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This is how to overcome anger: 5 powerful secrets from mindfulness

There’s a voice shouting. Takes a second before you realize it’s yours. You feel energized. Righteous. Driving every point home. It’s like the climax …

Mindfulness

Exactly What to Do to Get Out of Your Own Head

"When you get in your head, you're dead." ~ Tony Robbins<p>We all have those moments (or weeks or days!) when we get in our head too much. Our constant …

7 Mind Tricks to Be More Present Right Now

Anyone can learn how to better enjoy the present moment at any time of the day.<p>With today's technology constantly at our fingertips, it makes sense that we're always looking for new distractions and other, virtual ways to escape the space that we actually inhabit. Unfortunately, this causes us to …

Mindfulness

A psychotherapist shares 6 ways to stop overthinking everything

Chronic over-thinkers rehash conversations they had yesterday, second-guess every decision they make, and imagine disastrous outcomes all day every day.<p>Thinking too much about something often involves more than words — over-thinkers conjure up disastrous images too. Their minds resemble a movie …

Self-help

3 Buddhist beliefs that will soothe your soul (and make you much happier!)

There’s no denying that life is tough.<p>We might appear that we’re happy, but deep inside, it’s total chaos. It’s almost like we’re “ducks” – calm on …

19 Reasons Why Long-Distance Relationships Are Better Than You Think

Age-old wisdom dictates long-distance relationships are doomed to fail. That's a bunch of bullshit.

The Dalai Lama Reveals What's Fueling Your Anxiety and What You Can Do About It

It’s strange to see such anger and discontent in the more developed nations of the world. Living conditions have never been better, yet people in …

Mindfulness

10 Podcasts That Will Make You Smarter

Feed your brain at the gym, in the car, or whenever you have a few minutes to spare.<p>Hate your commute? Struggle to motivate yourself to hit the treadmill? Perhaps both these problems (and many more) have the same solution. Why not turn these odds and ends of unpleasant time into opportunities to …

Self-improvement

101 Quotes From Lao Tzu That Will Blow Your Mind Wide Open

Lao Tzu was an ancient philosopher and writer who founded the philosophical framework for Taoism, which has had a huge influence on Chinese …

10 Essential Rules to Live Like a Zen Monk and Be More Productive

You don’t have to be a Zen monk to find great inspiration in the way they live their lives. The simplicity, concentration and mindfulness with every …

How to Cultivate Mental Toughness

What can we learn about mental toughness from the world's top athletes?<p>Grit. Determination. Willpower. Fortitude. Do you have what it takes to …

How to Use Mindfulness to Work With Difficult Emotions

What do you do when difficult emotions come your way? If you’re like most people, you probably try to avoid or even fight against these negative …

8 Types of Toxic People Who Will Rob You of Your Happiness

Science shows even small doses of toxic people can do outsize damage to your life.<p>Just how terribly destructive can spending time with toxic people be? Science offers a few clues (and they're all disturbing).<p>First, psychological research shows that criticism and insults are five times more powerful …

Self-help

The 5 Causes of Suffering According to Buddhism And How You Can Overcome Them

We all encounter mental roadblocks in life. To feelings of self-doubt to anxiety and depression, mental hindrances can be extremely tough to deal …

Rohn: Why You Should Be a Student of Your Own Life

Let me share with you two of the best sources of information available.<p><b>1. Your Own Experiences</b><p>Become a good student of your own life. It’s the …

Self-improvement

20 Beliefs You Will Gradually Let Go of Over the Next 20 Years

<i>The afternoon always understands what the morning never even suspected.</i>Everyone tells a story about themselves inside their own head.Every day. All …

This Is The Most Insane Way To Be Smarter, Confident, and Resilient

That critical voice in your head. Always telling you how you’re screwing up. Always putting the worst-case-scenario front and center. We all have it. …

Self-help

A simple mindfulness exercise that rewires your brain to let go of negativity

In this busy world of ours, the mind is constantly pulled from thoughts to sensory data, scattering our thoughts and emotions and leaving us feeling …

3 Steps to Add to Your Bedtime Routine to Rewire Your Brain Overnight

Just as we should reset our computers now and then by turning them off and back on, our brains also need the opportunity to organize and refresh to …

US Navy SEALs develop mental toughness by reinforcing one behavior

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: How can the average person learn the skill of mental toughness without joining the military?</i> <i>Answer by Ronald Fry, author of Hammerhead Six.</i><p>Mental toughness is a state of mind. Anyone can develop the mental toughness of a solider without being part of the …

Green Beret

How to Create Charlotte Tilbury’s The Rock Chick Look

Here’s just one of the reasons we love Charlotte Tilbury: She makes Hollywood glamour accessible to everyone. After all, not all of us can be the …

Makeup

The Ultimate Secret About Life (That No One Wants You to Know)

Contemplation gives you the power of perspective.<p>Society wants you to buzz like a good little worker bee.<p>The powers that be don't want you to think freely for yourself and question the system in which you're embedded, they want you to mindlessly perform your task for society.<p>In American culture, …

Positive Thinking

Can Listening to Binaural Beats Make You Feel Better?

Binaural beat technology (BBT) was discovered in the early 1800s and first described in the popular literature in the early 1970s. In the last four …

The Brain

Spiritual Cleaning: 6 Ways to Cleanse Your Body's Aura

We’ve Taught You A Bit About Auras, but one other important thing to note about the energy surrounding you is that auras are like magnets. They are …

9 Things You Never See Successful People Do

Here's what successful people avoid, and why you should, too.<p>It's fun to read lists of what makes successful people tick.<p>Their morning rituals. Their habits. Their goal-setting routines. The things they do before calling it a day. What they eat for lunch.<p>But sometimes, it's interesting to see what …

Motivation

Chinese Zodiac And Lucky Birth Years

The Chinese zodiac is based on a centuries-old system based on natural elements, marked by fixed colors and assigned a dozen animals as they …

The Y Has Returned in a Big Way to YSL

Today at Paris Fashion Week, Saint Laurent showed its first collection since Hedi Slimane’s departure, and new designer Anthony Vaccarello seems to …

Hedi Slimane

20 Tough Truths About Life No One Wants to Admit

We all struggle. We all suffer on the inside. Every day…We worry.<br>We procrastinate. <br>We feel overwhelmed.<br>We feel angry.<br>We feel lonely. <br>We don’t feel …

Loneliness

10 Troubling Habits of Chronically Unhappy People

Research shows that your habits create happiness (and unhappiness) more than anything else in life. Don't let these bad habits drag you down.<p>Happiness comes in so many different forms that it can be hard to define. Unhappiness, on the other hand, is easy to identify; you know it when you see it, …