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Why I Don't Drink As a Spiritual Choice and Four Practices for More Clarity

When I first met my life partner 10 years ago, he had just quit doing a whole host of things that weren't healthy for his mind, body or spirit. We met in a meditation center, and I soon found out he was struggling with addiction. I didn't have the same struggles with craving alcohol as we began to …

Critical thinking and problem-solving technology solutions

When it comes to critical thinking, problem-solving, inquiry learning and higher-order thinking there is much that can be facilitated by technology. …

Pedagogy

The 30 Best TED Talks of All Time That Will Open Your Mind and Inspire You to Take Action

Buddhaimonia. Seeing as TED 2015: Truth and Dare started today, and people all around the world are waiting to see what ground breaking TED talks …

TED Talks

The myth of the high-protein diet: How to prevent disease, prolong life and reduce body fat

Many people have been making the case that Americans have grown fat because they eat too much starch and sugar, and not enough meat, fat and …

Nutrition

NCAA Basketball Tournament: Arizona Is The One Team That Can Beat Undefeated Kentucky

When it comes to the 2015 NCAA Tournament, keep looking out for the Wildcats.<p>We’re not talking about the NBA’s 31st team — the undefeated and seemingly unbeatable Kentucky Wildcats, who have rolled right into the Sweet 16 and figure to continue their relentless march to Indianapolis for the Final …

College Basketball

Fifty years after Selma, whiteness still reigns supreme | Human Rights

The 1965 Selma to Montgomery March is a momentous event in the civil rights struggle that began on slave ships. On March 7, 50 years after that pivotal act of hope in which peaceful protesters were attacked for daring to petition the government, US President Barack Obama summed up the spirit and …

Human Rights

101 Proven Practices for Focus

<i>“Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four hour days.”</i> -- Zig Ziglar<p>Here is my collection of 101 Proven Practices …

Productivity

Physician’s heart-healthy prescription: Exercise addiction

From a young age, it has been my drug of choice. A daily self-prescription that I have spent the better part of my professional and personal life recommending. While I wouldn't call myself a full-fledged addict, I do regularly attempt to up my dosage – to see how far I can go without going …

Motivational Quotes | Runner's World

The 26.2-mile distance has inspired some wise words throughout the ages.​<p>Motivational sayings from the iconic American runner.​<p>The iconic race has sparked some inspirational sayings throughout the years.​<p>Illustrations By Megan Hetzel<p>A champion is made when you look at the time spent …

Inspiration

Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes: MLK Day 2015 inspirations, motivations

In honor of MLK Day 2015, here are some of the most inspirational quotes from the civil rights icon which are timely given the role race has played …

Black History

Martin Luther King, Jr.’s 1963 “Letter from Birmingham jail” remains relevant today

<i>King’s famous 1963 “Letter from Birmingham Jail,” published in The Atlantic as “The Negro Is Your Brother,” was written in response to a public statement of concern and caution issued by eight white religious leaders of the South. It stands as one of the classic documents of the civil-rights</i> …

Black History

5 ways your body can talk to your brain - Futurity

A new book offers the latest evidence about the body's influence on the brain and tips on how to move to stimulate the mind.

What Your "Working Memory" Does (and How to Give It a Tune-Up)

Working memory is like your brain's scratch pad, managing information as you go about your day. But our routine deluge of information can make us …

The Brain

Ways to Stay Active This Holiday Season (Rope Climb, Anyone?)

As the days get shorter, the weather gets chillier and holiday obligations ramp up, it becomes more and more challenging to stick to a fitness …

Middle School

5 Fitness Trends to Try in 2015

We put our sneakers to the ground to find out what fitness trends could be making their way into your gym in 2015. Happy sweating.<p>Curious about …