Jeremy Huard

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The Ultimate Guide to Vitamins and Minerals

We see cartons of juice and boxes of cereal trumpeting their vitamin and mineral content, but why are these microscopic nutrients so important? From …

Nutrition

7 Simple "Calm-Down Phrases" That Can Blow Away Your Worst Troubles

Have you heard the popular urban legend of the <i>space pen</i>?<p>As the story goes, the US space mission needed something reliable to write with while they …

Understanding the Sensitive Heart.

Now and again, it is necessary to seclude yourself among deep mountains and hidden valleys to restore your link to the source of life. Breathe in and …

Where To Meditate: 11 Surprising Places To Find Some Zen

In search of simple, quick and cheap stress relief? Meditation is what you're after.<p>Often associated with Eastern-world practices, meditation has been making headlines and infiltrating the West. It's no mystery as to why: Just 20 minutes has been shown to decrease stress, help with depression and …

A Broken Collarbone on the Path to Inner Peace

The clang of my bike skittering into the bushes blended with the <i>thud-crunch!</i> of my body hitting hard-packed dirt at high velocity.<p>I stumbled to my feet in shock, trying to figure out how badly I was hurt.<p>"What were you <i>thinking?!</i>" my mountain biking buddy yelled at me from the top of the 20-foot …

11 Ways To Make Your Mindfulness Practice Stick

When the fact that I teach mindfulness comes up in conversation, a frequent response is “Oh, I LOVE meditating... but I can’t get myself to …

3 Ways to Better Control Your Mind and Thoughts

Maybe you don't have any trouble with your thoughts, but I do. Thoughts pop into my mind without my permission faster than a mosquito bites my skin on a sweltering summer afternoon. And, equally without my permission.<p>Descartes, father of modern philosophy, pointed to both the distinguishing …

Meditation

What Love Does to the Human Brain

Christina Sarich, <i>Staff Writer</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p><b>What Love Does to Us</b><p>Falling in love results in the very same neural response that ignites the brain when …

Why Is Mindfulness So Difficult?

Mindfulness entails trying to get the mind to look at the mind, trying to observe how our operating systems are running. Using the analogy of software, you will quickly realize how difficult it is to get your Windows 8 or Mac OS X operating system to debug itself. You normally need an outside …

Mindfulness

3 Unconventional Tips for Forgiving and Letting Go

<b>“The greatest obstacle to connecting with our joy is resentment.” ~Pema Chodron</b><p>Forgiveness is good, right? I don’t mean in a <i>heal the planet</i> kind of …

Positive Thinking

The Power of Mind & Its Role in the Shaping & Deconstruction of Consensus Reality. ~ Matt Huish

This article serves two major purposes:<p>1. To demonstrate the power of the individual mind as equivalent to and even far greater than mere physical …

4 Steps to a Shaping a Wiser Brain

“It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.” ~ Aristotle<p>I’m not so sure I agree with you Aristotle. …

The No. 1 Habit of Highly Creative People

“In order to be open to creativity, one must have the capacity for contructive use of solitude. One must overcome the fear of being alone.” <b>~Rollo …

Between Awake and Asleep - Achieving Deep Relaxation with Qi Gong

Ramel Rones, David Silver of YMAA <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>Most Eastern arts seek ways for the practitioner to spend more time in a deeply relaxed state, that is, …

7 Concepts That Shape Who You Are, How You Think About Yourself and Others

Josh Richardson, <i>Prevent Disease</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>Our world of duality is slowly changing. More of us are seeing each other for who we are and why we’re …

Investing the Downward Dog Way? Adviser Suggests Deep Breaths

Financial Planners Turn to Yoga, Meditation; Chanting in Sanskrit as the Market Gyrates<p>By<p>Rachel Louise Ensign<p>When the Dow Jones Industrial Average hit a new record this past March, Brent Kessel awoke at 3:30 a.m.<p>But the financial adviser, who co-founded a firm that manages more than $800 million, …

Meditation In Action: How To Unleash Your Limitless Potential (PHOTOS)

<i>By Headspace</i><p>It is often said that as human beings we’ve have limitless potential. But how can we practically apply this to our experience of meditation? How can we use this idea to motivate us in our daily practice? Below, the meditation experts at Headspace share five steps for recognizing your …

Let Go of Attachment: You Can Be Happy Even if Things Change

<b>“Letting go gives us freedom and freedom is the only condition for happiness.” ~Thich Nhat Hanh</b><p>A wise old soul once told me that I needed to practice …

Positive Thinking

Mallika Chopra: Train Your Mind Like An Olympic Athlete

<i>By Mallika Chopra</i><p>Wellness is a popular trend these days. From bootcamps, to botox, to gluten-free diets — there is no shortage of methods and …

Meditation

Integrating Inner Identities

Chris Bourne, <i>Openhand Contributor</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>Due to disruptive nature of society, it’s probably the case that with most, the lower self is separated …

5 Ways to Never Be Stressed Again

Everybody feels stress and knows it intimately, but very few of us think about what stress actually is.<p>Stress is a thought. That’s it. No more, no …

Mindfulness

Meditation in action

By Roger S. Gottlieb<p>Suddenly, it seems, meditation is all the rage. Prestigious medical schools (Harvard, Duke, etc.) have whole departments devoted …

Secular Meditation: How Down Time is Changing

Release Worries: 5 Mindful Tips for Living in the Now

<b>“The next message you need is always right where you are.” ~Ram Das</b><p>I try to exercise mindfulness in all things. Nowhere has this been as important …

Mindfulness

The Dhammapada: "one of the greatest psychological works ever written"

Jonathan Haidt, who studies morality and emotion, at the NYU-Stern School of Business, discusses the Buddhist classic, The Dhammapada, on Five …

Psychology

Can't Keep up? 15 Ways to Simplify Your Morning Routine | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

It can become pretty stressful, right?<p>Every morning we have to struggle to get ourselves ready, get everything done and be out the door on time. And …

Time Management

How to Rewire Your Brain (and Renew Your Life)

I began practicing yoga and meditation in 1970 when I was seventeen years old.<p>I practiced in my small bedroom at one end our family's long New York …

How To Conquer Your Greatest Enemy: You

<b>So often we look to external forces and blame them for our inability to experience true happiness.</b><p>When of course, the source for our dissatisfaction …

Reprogramming the Mind to Change Unwanted Habits. ~ Satya Kalra

The Secret of Self-Transformation: How to Change Our Behavior One Step at a Time.<p>Have you ever tried to change a behavior or habit, only to find …