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These Moving Portraits Show the Victim-Blaming Statements Rape Survivors Hear

These photos are so beautiful and so haunting.<p>As the Brock Turner case came to a close earlier this month, people everywhere were able to read the letters and statements made by Turner, his dad, his friends from his hometown, and others as the case files were made public. One letter in particular …

Conflicts Between Science And Spirituality Are Rooted In Your Brain

"They are different kinds of insight, so there is really no reason for so much conflict to arise."<p>The standoff between science and religion -- between fact-based and faith-based ways of thinking and explaining the world -- is nearly as old as human thought itself.<p>In fact, the conflict may be rooted …

5 Things I Learned From a 50-Day Meditation Streak

<i>My 50-day meditation streak, happily quantified by the Calm app.</i><p><b>Like so many of us, I'm an overthinker.</b> My mind whirrs mercilessly, day and night. Therefore, for years I've been saying, "I really should start meditating." I "knew" it would benefit me, but the thought of trying to get rid of my …

We asked for your stories from the front lines of dieting. They were brutal.

This week, we took a deep dive into the world of diet books authored by doctors. The main premise of the piece: Most of these books purport to hold the one true secret to weight loss — high protein, low carb, 5:2, "Wheat Belly," you name it. But these books contain a central falsehood: Not only is …

Holistic Medicine

I went to a 'mindful drinking' meditation class — here's what happened

But it might also do us some good to stay mindful about why and how much we're knocking back.<p>On Wednesday, I tried a class at M N D F L (meaning "Mindful"), a new meditation studio in New York City's Greenwich Village that offers meditation classes. All of its classes gear toward incorporating …

I’m Leaving You to Love Myself.

<i>“The most painful thing is losing yourself in the process of loving someone too much, and forgetting that you are special too.” ~ Ernest …

The Verge Review of Animals: The face mite

Ew<p><i>This column is part of a series where Verge staffers post highly subjective reviews of animals. Up until now, we’ve written about animals without telling you whether they suck or rule. We are now rectifying this oversight.</i><p>Listen up: there are mites on your face. Yes, right now.<p>I hope you're still …

BBC Radio 4 - Seriously... - Seriously... - Is Mindfulness Meditation Dangerous?

Is Mindfulness Meditation Dangerous?<p>For a new series of Out of the Ordinary, Jolyon Jenkins investigates whether meditation can do you more harm than good. What has he discovered?<p>Are you sitting comfortably? Close your eyes. Take a few moments to settle down. When you are ready, pay attention to …

20 Amazing Websites for Free Online Education

ShareEmailComments<p>Nowadays, getting educated online is becoming a trend. People who are already working or students who have financial constraints, …

Education Technology

The Only 5 Tips You Need to Know That Lead to Success

ShareEmailComments<p>There’s too much life advice out there. Everyone’s claiming to have the happiness formula and the step-by-step plan that will lead …

Mindfulness: A New Relationship With Discomfort

We all hate discomfort, especially the emotional kind. Everyone avoids it. But, there are new therapeutic techniques that can actually help us tolerate it better by building a new relationship with it. Sounds crazy right? A new relationship with pain? WTF?<p>But, it works. It's called …

Eating This Way Can Improve Heart Health

Scientific evidence continues to mount that mindfulness is a fount of health and wellbeing. Recent research finds that mindfulness meditation—a …

Holistic Medicine

What Are the Benefits of Yoga? Yogis Are Less Stressed, Probably Better Than You

In the health world, yoga has proven to be a valuable practice that can have positive physical and mental effects. Physically, yoga can help with …

Yoga

Why our obsession with happiness is driving us crazy

According to author Ruth Whippman, we're looking for happy in all the wrong places. Put down the self-help books, the secret of happiness is here. …

Happiness

A Feisty Guide to Meditation From a Half-Assed Practitioner

Meditation is a trendy topic lately and I hear all sorts of comments about what type, how often, and how to do it "right." I'm going to break this down in layperson's terms based on what I've learned in my 12 years practicing meditation. I say "practice" because that's what the gurus call it. They …

I spent 10 days in silent meditation in India. Here’s what I learned.

As of two weeks ago, I had never meditated more than 10 minutes in my entire life, and sitting still for even that long was like trying to teach …

Meditation

Watch Trump Brag About Uneducated Voters, ‘The Hispanics’

Donald Trump clinched his third straight victory in the Nevada caucuses Tuesday, winning 46 percent of the vote. He celebrated with a rousing victory …

Government

6 takeaways from a big night in politics

<b>(CNN) —</b> Donald Trump won big in Nevada on Tuesday night, leaving Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio to once again fight amongst themselves for the right to take on the billionaire businessman.<p>The results were the highlight of a big night in politics, just two weeks ahead of Super Tuesday.<p>Earlier in the …

The Kanye West Sleeping Meme Is Today's Gift from the Internet

Snoozing at a Taylor Swift concert, snoozing on Drake's shoulder...<p>Thank you, Kim Kardashian, for providing us with this now widely circulated photo of Kanye West and North sleeping:<p>While we've got proof that the rapper does indeed fall asleep everywhere IRL, Reddit users are now Photoshopping …

Darth Vader

9 Things You Need To Stop Doing If You Want To Be Successful

Earl Nightingale, American motivational speaker and author, once said, “We become what we think about.” Perhaps truer words have never been spoken. …

10 Things You Never See In Successful People

Everyone has their own interpretation of what success means to them, but when you break it right down, everyone can agree that it always has …

How to Set Goals

Whether you have small dreams or lofty expectations, setting goals allows you to plan how you want to move through life. Some achievements can take a …

15 Small Things Successful People Do Every Day

There are certain people that come to your mind when you think about success. Perhaps they are people like Steve Jobs, Elon Musk, or Larry Page. Yet …

300+ Top Inspirational Quotes & Quote Pictures | Quote Catalog

<b>339 Inspirational Quotes</b> organized by Most Popular<p>Accomplishing goals is not success. How much you expand in the process is.<p><b>— Brianna Wiest</b><i>, brought</i> …

10 Things To Remember If You Want To Do What You Love For A Living

According to the latest Gallup polls, only 32% of Americans actually love what they do for a living. That leaves a whopping 68% of people feeling …

How to Motivate Yourself in 10 Easy Steps

Quick wins from successful entrepreneurs and CEOs who have built multi-million and multi-billion dollar companies.<p>It's 2:00 p.m. Your lunch sits snugly in your stomach causing fog to settle over your brain. Your energy is low. Thought processes stop mid-stream. You know what needs to get done, but …

Procrastination