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6 Workouts To Break Your Elliptical Rut

<i>By Sara Angle</i>, SELF<p>The elliptical machine is genius for burning fat and tightening your butt. But let's face it: It can be insanely boring. The fix? Getting smarter about your intervals. Here's how.<p><b>The Butt-Blaster Workout</b><p>This sequence will tighten and tone your butt by building lean muscle mass in …

How to Meditate Daily

Post written by Leo Babauta.<p>The habit of meditation is one of the most powerful things I’ve ever learned.<p>Amazingly, it’s also one of the most simple …

10 Maya Angelou Quotes That'll Make You Love Life and Get Sh*t Done

Inspiration straight from a legend<p>Maya Angelou, the renowned poet and author, passed away this morning at age 86. Celebrate her life and honor her legacy with these 10 motivational quotes—they're guaranteed to stir up feelings of determination, pride, and compassion.<p>"Success is liking yourself, …

Everything You Need To Know About Meditation

<i>By Jancee Dunn</i><p>"It'll change your life!" my trendier friends say. For the past year, they have been urging me to meditate. "Not my thing," I answer. I'm not good at Zen -- I'm good at running late to an appointment as I fire off five texts. But after a particularly chaotic week in which I reeled …

If You’re Too Busy to Meditate, Read This

This morning, like every morning, I sat cross-legged on a cushion on the floor, rested my hands on my knees, closed my eyes, and did nothing but breathe for 20 minutes.<p>People say the hardest part about meditating is finding the time to meditate. This makes sense: who these days has time to do …

7 Things Really Amazing Communicators Do | Inc.com

It doesn't matter whether you are in the business of delivering products or services--either way, your success depends heavily on communication. When things go wrong, you can almost always trace the problem to a breakdown in communication. And when things go right, it's usually great communicators …

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Size of My New Diet of Self-love

Are you tired of living your life either on or off of a diet? Here is the diet to end all diets. It is my new Diet of Self Love:<p>My diet will include the following required intake every morning:<p>A large cup of "Gratitude" for simply waking up to a new day of life;<p>A large serving of "Self-Love" as I …

The F**k It List

Yep, this is the time of year when everyone has stated their resolutions, hopes and other long lists of <i>to-dos.</i><p>Perhaps, you may have even assembled a "bucket list"? <i>Well... welcome to my "f**k it list."</i><p>Taking life too seriously leaves little space for any new, exciting adventures to make their way …

New Year, New You: The Power of Meditation

In today's busy world of working, networking, and the ongoing assaults of emails, texts, and family problems, we are saturated with the stress of psychological overload. Our minds are rarely at rest and our bodies are paying the price. You finish the end of a normal day and find that stress has …

Forget Resolutions -- Time to Set Intentions

Every year we make these resolutions and never keep them. Last year I asked you what your life would be like if your resolutions were to actually stick.<p>Specifically I asked:<p><i>What would your financial situation be?</i>• <i><br>What would your love and family life look like?</i>• <i><br>What would your health be like?</i>• <i><br>What</i> …

The power of vulnerability | Brené Brown

A Meditation For Promoting Peace Within Ourselves

Today, I’m pleased to present a guest post by Brenda Bentley, a therapist and mindfulness teacher.<p>She’s also author of the book <i>Eat, Guilt, Repent,</i> …

5 Steps to Detoxify Your Inner Self | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Have you ever felt like you were bloated with all the negative thoughts that you have created for yourself? Have you ever been under deep pressure …

How To Meditate Without Meditating At All

Your meditation doesn't have to emulate the Buddha's 49-day retreat. Whether you think there's no time for a mindfulness meditation practice, or the concept of sitting in stillness is more daunting than restful, there are still ways to reap the benefits of the ancient art.<p>That's right -- you can …