Heather Lin

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How to Feel Less Lonely in the World: 8 Steps to Reconnect with Your Heart

Isn’t it interesting how, in a sea full of souls, more and more people feel alone, isolated, disconnected from one another and disconnected […]The …

Your Breath is Your Brain’s Remote Control

We have all heard this simple saying during times of trouble: “Take a deep breath in.” Science being science, however, indicates that we may now have …

5 Things To Do When You Just Can’t Get Out Of Bed

One of my favorite parts of every day is when I turn off my alarm, grab my dogs and cuddle with them in bed for as long as I can possibly get away …

A Zen Master Reveals a Powerful Mindfulness Strategy to Stop Negative Thought Cycles

If you’ve ever read wisdom from the likes of Buddha, Osho or Eckhart Tolle, then you’ve undoubtedly heard the phrase “become an observer of your …

5 Mindfulness Strategies to Interrupt Mind Wandering and Rewire the Brain

When you’re daydreaming or staring absent-mindedly out the window what is your brain doing?<p>Well, it’s actually still very active and is strengthening …

6 Ways to Keep Your Ego in Check | [site:name]

I was working a valet job less than four years ago. I worked every major holiday, including Christmas, Thanksgiving and New Year’s, and worked …

How to be 1% Better Every Day (The Kaizen Approach to Self-improvement)

This curated column is authored by Thomas Oppong, Founding Editor at Alltopstartups “CompoundingThe post How to be 1% Better Every Day (The Kaizen …

7 Warning Signs That You Will Never Achieve Your Dream

According to the title of a popular motivational magazine manual, there are no UN-achievers, but please don’t mention that to the people who are …

Motivation

Sloth, begone! Here are 11 little ways to motivate yourself when you're feeling lazy

No matter how much we’ve slayed in the past few weeks, we all run into a wall of laziness every now and then. Whether it arises out of tiredness or …

Short-Term Memory

I took the Dalai Lama to a ski resort and he told me the meaning of life

I had become friendly with a group of Tibetan exiles who lived in a compound on Canyon Road, where they ran a business selling Tibetan rugs, jewelry, and religious items. The Tibetans had settled in Santa Fe because its mountains, adobe buildings, and high-altitude environment reminded them of home.<p>…

Have Anxiety? A Therapist Recommends Picking Up This Hobby

Anxiety is an indiscriminate disorder, affecting some 40 million adults in the United States, or a whopping 18% of the population. What's worse, only …

3 Questions That You Should Regularly Ask Yourself That Can Transform Your Life

Start with "Where am I"? and "Where do I want to be"?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Asking great questions regularly can drastically transform your life in many amazing ways. Doing this also encourages you to pause and think more deeply. What's more, asking the right …

My Husband and I Meditated Daily for a Month and It Felt Like Free Couples Therapy

Tibetan Buddhist Pema Chödrön once said, “If it weren’t for my mind, my meditation would be excellent.” I’m not a Buddhist, nor an ordained nun like …

Essential Tools For Getting Through Life's Toughest Struggles

We all hope for a life free of struggles. But of course we know challenges are an inevitable part of life. A few tools can help you glide through the …

Does your life have a purpose, or are you just a drifter? Quiz

If you are a go-getter you may find that you live longer than those happy just to drift through life<p><b>Does your life have purpose?</b> <b>Are you a drifter or do you have a cast iron plan for the future? To find out, answer the following three statements on a scale from 1 (strongly disagree) to 7 (strongly</b> …

This Is How To Make Friends As An Adult: 5 Secrets Backed By Research

When you were a kid it was a lot easier. In college you almost had to be trying not to make friends. But then you’re an adult. You get busy with …

What I Learned From 30 Days of Positive Thinking

You could argue that, in the grand scheme of things, getting in trouble at 5 isn’t that big of a deal. But the story, and how it’s burned into my …

Happiness

Meditation for Beginners: 7 Tips For Those Who Say They Can't Meditate

One of the most healthy habits you can develop for yourself is meditation, hands down.<p>Countless research studies have shown its benefits, ranging …

How to Change Your Relationship with Stuff: Recognizing There’s More to Life Than Material Things

<i>“I wish everyone could become rich and famous so they can realize it’s not the answer.”</i> <b>Jim Carrey</b><br>What’s your relationship with stuff like?Are you …

A Psychologist's Top Tips For Beating Chronic Stress

Lately I've been hearing clients, as well as friends, say things that go like this: "Since last November, I've been having trouble sleeping. Instead …

Stop losing sleep because of stress and overwork

Feeling frazzled and sleepless in the city that never sleeps? You’re not alone. According to a new study reported on BMJ Journals’ website, 97 …

Time Management

How I Learned to (at Least Try to) Get My Way

He spent the morning with his daughter. I ask how old she is. He grins as he tells me she just turned 9 months. He then proudly pulls out his phone …

Psychological Secrets to Hack Your Way to Better Life Habits

Habits run our lives. Who you are and what you can accomplish depends largely on routines and behaviors. You are either getting better and becoming …

Why Self-esteem Is Different From Confidence and How to Build Both Effectively

As humans, we sort of depend on certain qualities and traits. For example, self-esteem and self-confidence (or confidence) are two fundamental …

Self-help

6 Things You Need to Recover From Every Day

Less than 1% of people are living according to the principles/science described herein. However, I’m confident that if you apply these recovery …

How to Center Yourself Within 60 Seconds

Looking back on the past 24 hours, were you mainly calm or reactive?As you worked, were you focused or scattered?In the evening, did you feel …