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Type Your Own Animated Movie With This Crazy Software

Inside this playful screenwriting software may hide the future of filmmaking: You simply write what you want to see, and that vision plays on screen.<p>Here’s how Hollywood works today: Somebody writes a script. And especially if it’s an animated feature–a piece that will take hundreds of Pixar …

Seeing Beyond the Negative: It’s Better Than You Think

<b>“Dwelling on the negative simply contributes to its power.” ~Shirley MacLaine</b><p>When I first started teaching, I was really ambitious. I took a line …

The Amazing Ways Your Thoughts Create Your Brain

Deane Alban, <i>Contributor</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>Of course you know that your thoughts are generated by your brain. But you may not have considered that in many …

The Power of Failure: We Get to Decide What It Means

<b>“The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.” ~Elbert Hubbard</b><p>Why does this affect me so? What am I …

The Real Armageddon: Learning how to be Alone!

V. Susan Ferguson, <i>Contributor</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>We can all see that life on planet Earth is moving towards some inexorable, perhaps unknowable massive …

The Transforming Power of Mindful Prayer

When the pain is deep, the more fully we touch it, the more fully we release ourselves prayerfully into boundless, compassionate presence.<p>Although not always highlighted in the West, prayer and devotion are a living stream in Buddhism. The earnest wishes expressed in the practices of lovingkindness …

Loneliness

The Nia Technique to a Quiet Mind

With the upcoming deadline, and the mountain of work still left to do, you have no idea how you will get it all done on time. You are literally down …

This Is Your Brain on Meditation

Rebecca Gladding, M.D., <i>Guest</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>I realized today that in all my posts regarding the brain and how to sculpt it with mindfulness, I’ve never …

How Your Thoughts Create Your Brain | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Of course you know that your thoughts are generated by your brain. But you may not have considered that in many very real ways, your thoughts <i>create</i> …

Yoga and the Breath: Antidotes for A Stressful Life

By:<p>B Grace Bullock, PhD, E-RYT 500<p>Stress is unavoidable. Although we often equate stress as negative and undesirable, the pressures that we encounter …