Larry Rosbach

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What Is the 4-7-8 Breathing Technique?

The 4-7-8 breathing technique is a breathing pattern developed by Dr. Andrew Weil. It’s based on an ancient yogic technique called pranayama, which …

Mindful eating can help weight loss, study shows

Eating without the distraction of work, computers or TV can help people lose weight and maintain the loss, researchers say<p>Eating mindfully, choosing and savouring food away from the distractions of computers and televisions, can help people lose weight, a study has shown.<p>A programme in the US tells …

Weight Loss

Want to Be Happy? Stop Doing These 10 Things.

A few small adjustments to your outlook could be the key to happiness.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Last year, the Journal of Happiness Studies published research by Michael Minkov and Michael Harris Bond that claims happiness has a genetic component -- some people …

This Former Monk Explains Why You're Tackling Mindfulness All Wrong

Why you're doing mindfulness all wrong.<p>If you're up-to-date on your buzzwords, then you'll know that mindfulness is the new black.<p>It seems that everyone has their own idea of what it means to be mindful. Apps like Headspace, Smiling Mind and iMindfulness promise to help you center yourself, clear …

Loving Kindness Meditation: A Zen Technique to Boost Compassion

Loving Kindness Meditation is a popular Zen meditation technique which is practiced to develop compassion towards oneself and for all living …

Meditation

Tibetan Pranayama: The Little-Known Meditation Technique with Powerful Benefits

Pranayama has been a source to draw in the ‘Prana’ or chi or the universal life force across meditation practitioners for times immemorial. The oft …

It's Not All About Gratitude: 4 Steps to a Happier 2016

This morning during my usual Internet fix, I came across a motivational blog that claimed to know the secret of happiness. It spoke of something most of us have heard before, and many of us agree with: The key to happiness is gratitude.<p>The blog goes on to explain that if something bad happens -- …

When Meditation Becomes Prayer

The essence of <i>vipassana</i> meditation -- the Buddhist root of mindfulness -- is to see things as clearly as possible without superimposed narrative, without the colorations of personal history, free from the desires and aversions that steer even the most subtle reaches of mental life. It is this …

Mindfulness Exercise

23 Pieces of Life-Changing Wisdom You Can Learn from Your Everyday Life

Spending time in solitude through meditation makes room for new experiences

The American Buddhist nun and author Pema Chödrön talks to Bill Moyers about the value of not only powering down our electronic devices but also …

10 Ways To Be Mindful Throughout A Busy Day

People the world over are discovering more about the wonderful benefits of mindfulness, the practice of bringing your awareness to what is currently …

How to Trick Yourself into Doing Tasks You Dread

For some of us, checking off each item on our to-do lists provides the endorphin rush we need to make task completion an intrinsic joy. But most of us need a little extra motivation, especially for boring work like recording billable hours, uncomfortable tasks like facing awkward conversations with …

Do This One Thing a Day to Defeat Clutter Forever

The problem with most advice on clearing clutter is that it runs on the assumption that people actually have enough storage space in their homes. I …

14 Tips To Make 2015 Your Most Productive Year Yet

We talk to the most productive people all year, here are their best productivity tips for 2015.<p>In case you haven’t noticed, we’re a little obsessed with productivity.<p>To make your quest for a more productive self this year something you can really work towards, we asked some of the most productive …

19 Tips to Boost Confidence Right Now, Because You're Awesome

Like finding the perfect pair of jeans or getting to inbox zero, confidence is a pretty elusive thing. But without it, it’s all too easy to fall down …

Psychology: A simple trick to improve your memory

Want to enhance your memory for facts? Tom Stafford explains a counterintuitive method for retaining information.<p>If I asked you to sit down and remember a list of phone numbers or a series of facts, how would you go about it? There’s a fair chance that you’d be doing it wrong.<p>One of the interesting …

Study Skills

Productivity Advice I Learned From People Smarter Than Me

<i>Ryan Holiday is the bestselling author of</i> <i>The Obstacle Is The Way</i><i>, the founder of</i> <i>Brass Check Marketing</i> <i>and gives</i> <i>monthly book recommendations</i> <i>to 30,000 people here.</i><p>Like all people, I’d like to think I am a productive person. If I am, however, it’s because I’ve been ruthlessly efficient at one thing: …

10 Meaningful Lessons from The Story of the Mexican Fisherman

One of the first posts I wrote for Be More with Less was The Story of the Mexican Fisherman. This story gave me great inspiration to simplify my …

Reset to Zero

At least once a week, I like to reset to zero.<p>I wash the dishes, drying each piece of flatware and cutlery until it’s ready to be tucked away into …

10 Strategies for Absolute Clarity

Living intentionally requires clarity. When you are clear about what makes you happy, healthy, loving and wonderful, you can be happy, healthy, …

6 Questions to Ask Yourself Everyday

Life is fleeting. Moments are there for an instant and then they are gone. Do you enjoy these moments or do you merely use them as a means to an end? …

A Simple Technique to Quiet Your Mind & Be Present

<b>“Get out of your head and get into your heart. Think less, feel more.” ~Osho</b><p>Meditating. It’s one of those things that we all know we’d be better off …

Why Saying Is Believing — The Science Of Self-Talk

From the self-affirmations of Stuart Smalley on <i>Saturday Night Live</i> to countless videos on YouTube, saying nice things to your reflection in the mirror is a self-help trope that's been around for decades, and seems most often aimed at women. The practice, we're told, can help us like ourselves and …

Your Brain Unplugged: Proof That Spacing Out Makes You More Effective

Andrew Smart wants you to take a break—sit and do nothing. We’re taught that taking on more is better—it makes us more valuable. The reality is that doing too many things makes us less efficient. Andrew argues that our “culture of effectiveness” is not only ineffective, but it can be harmful to …

10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

Overcome Limiting Thoughts: Be Happier & More Present

<b>“The past exists only in our memories, the future only in our plans. The present is our only reality.” ~Robert Pirsig</b><p>Do you sometimes feel …

Warren Buffett's Best Productivity Hack Is A Simple 2-List System

The secret to the Buffett's success? If you look at how rigorously empty he keeps his calendar, you get the impression that he's a master prioritizer — and a story we spotted on Scott Dinsmore's productivity blog shows how we might gain that mastery.<p>While we haven't confirmed the story with …

Productivity