K.S.

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8 Reasons Why Spending Time Alone Is Good For You

Social butterflies listen up. As much as it is super fun to be around people all the time it is actually very important and quite beneficial to spend …

Dharma Delight: A Visionary Post Pop Guide to Buddhism and Zen

<i>Dharma Delight: A Visionary Post Pop Guide to Buddhism and Zen</i><br>by Rodney Alan Greenblat<br>Tuttle Publishing<br>2016, 128 pages, 7.5 x 10 x 0.5 inches …

How you can use a bullet journal to live a healthier life

If you want to live a healthier lifestyle, start by getting organized.<p>One trend that has been taking the Pinterest-obsessed by storm is a hobby …

How to design effective teams using positive psychology

Incompatibility has the potential to derail even the simplest of projects.The post How to design effective teams using positive psychology appeared …

Five Ways the Beat Generation Transformed Pop Culture

We reflect on the seminal strands of the Beats' impressive legacy, to coincide with the Pompidou's exhaustive exhibition<p><b>The Beats</b>’ reputation is one …

Energy Meridians and Emotions

<b>by Rivka Levy</b>Energy Meridians and Energy of EmotionsEnergy Meridians and Ancient Body HealthEnergy meridians were first mapped in the human body …

10 Yoga Exercises to Undo Damage of a Desk Job

<b></b>Challenge: Sit behind a desk and try to maintain good posture: straight spine, feet on the floor about hip distance apart, weight evenly distributed …

7 Simple Ways to Make the Workplace More Positive | Inc.com

One of our most important resources for our productivity and happiness is our own energy. Clearly, people recognize how important high energy is to productive daily living. The energy drink market reached $10 billion in 2015.<p>Aside from the most obvious hacks to protect, restore, and supercharge our …

Self-help

Do Buddhists believe in a soul?

Illustration by Nolan Pelletier.<p>The short answer is no. In fact, this is the defining premise of Buddhism and one of the main things that …

Feeding Your Yoga 7 Chakras: Steps to Benefit Body, Mind, and Heart

Nurture Your Yoga Chakras With The Right Foods<p>Eating is an powerful act loaded with the capacity for healing or damage. After all, we consume several …

Spirituality

Be a Part of Our 4-Week Beginner Bodyweight Challenge

If you're completely new to strength training, doing bodyweight exercises is a great starting point — since you don't need any equipment, you can do …

Fitness

50 Ways to Cultivate a Creative Habit

<i>“inspiration exists, but it has to find you working” – Picasso</i><p>“Creativity” as a concept often seems daunting. Many people don’t feel they aren’t …

3 Proven Ways to Build a Writing Portfolio From Scratch

One of the most common questions I get asked from aspiring freelancers is how to build a writing portfolio from scratch. Many of them are just starting out and feel at a loss when it comes to creating a collection of writing clips.<p>I get it because I've been there. We all have. All the freelancers …

4 Lies We Need to Stop Telling Writers, Artists, and Other Creatives

<b>The assumption that</b> <b>oppression nurtures art</b> <b>and that struggling leads to more beautiful and raw work is ridiculous. Yet, we continue to applaud and</b> …

Writer’s Kit: 3 Things to Keep You Going When the “Shiny” Wears Off

<i>We’re getting ready for Camp NaNoWriMo this April! What’s in your writer’s toolkit? Today, Shantea Gauthier, author and NaNoWriMo participant tells</i> …

Writer’s Kit: Why Writing From Your #OwnVoice is Crucial

<i>We’re getting ready for Camp NaNoWriMo this April! What’s in your writer’s toolkit? Today, Katherine Cho, NaNoWriMo participant and writer, tells us</i> …

Why Gravitational Waves Are Red Herrings

By Deepak Chopra, MD, Menas C. Kafatos, PhD, Rudolph E. Tanzi, Ph.D.<p>When big science gets a major boost, the news goes around the world with an air of celebration. The latest such event was the confirmation of gravitational waves, which were predicted by Einstein in his General Theory of …

Patanjali's Eightfold Path of Yoga

This article is an introduction to Soulful Arogya’s Yoga 101 series where we explore steps and benefits of beginner and intermediate level yoga …

Why Can’t You Remember Your Future? Physicist Paul Davies on the Puzzlement of Why We Experience Time as Linear

The curious question of how and whether we can tell the difference between an experience and the memory of an experience.<p><i>“If our heart were large enough to love life in all its detail,”</i> French philosopher Gaston Bachelard wrote in his 1929 meditation on our paradoxical experience of time, <i>“we would</i> …

Dog accidentally runs half-marathon and finishes in seventh place

A clever canine demonstrated her running prowess after accidentally finishing seventh in a half-marathon<p>Some people train ahead of a race for months, but this fit as a butcher's dog just decided to turn up on the day.<p>A canine from Alabama has become an internet star after running a 13.1 mile …

Marathons

15 Practical Ways To Find Your Zen At Work

Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh on the power of mindfulness.<p><i>This story is part of our monthlong “</i><i>Work Well</i><i>” initiative, which focuses on thriving in the workplace. You can find more stories from this project</i> <i>here</i><i>.</i><p>Given how much time we spend at work, it is a crying shame if we don’t get the most out of …

Take the Powerful Step into a NEW BEGINNING!

Hello Spiritual Warriors!! We’re 5 days into 2016! How does it feel so far? The same? New? Amazing? Filled with infinite possibilities or just the …

A Visual Guide to Slowing Down and Enjoying Every Moment

We’ve discussed why time feels like it’s flying by, and how to slow it down, especially as you get older, but this visual guide puts some of those …

I Gave Up Alcohol For 31 Days. Here's How It Transformed My Life

Just over a year ago, I was at the airport, returning home from a business trip to London and feeling like crap from the night before. It hit me that …

9 Signs Your Gut Is At The Root Of Your Health Issues + How To Heal

As a doctor specializing in functional medicine and gut health for almost a decade now, you’d think I grew up with a healthy, balanced digestive …

Cleaning up Your Game

How Do you clean up your game? How do you get to God? Well, you use methods.The method of offering it to Kali, of purification is one method; …

The Quad Quake Workout

This triple-threat, three-exercise circuit pumps up your thighs, jacks up your heart rate, and incinerates your belly<p>The quadriceps are your body’s biggest muscles, and when you work them in concert with your glutes and hamstrings, you hit more than 50 percent of your body’s total muscle mass.<p>It …

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