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21 Soothing Quotes From Zen Philosophy That Will Help You Overcome Anxiety and Stress

More often than people realize, psychological distress is caused by some combination of lack of meaning, lack of social engagement, and lack of …

Spirituality

11 Quotes on Living an Extraordinary Life

The difference between ordinary and extraordinary can simply be a slight shift of mindset. By memorizing quotes to help you navigate your life, it …

25 Wise Quotes on Letting Go, Meditation and Mindful Living From Jon Kabat-Zinn

Ever heard of Jon Kabat-Zinn? If not, he’s one of the main reasons mindfulness is in so popular in the west. A professor of Medicine Emeritus, he …

Why Researchers Recommend Eating Avocado Every Day

<i>This content originally appeared on Health.</i><p>Here is some very good news for guacamole lovers everywhere: A new review of scientific literature …

How to Take More Risks in Street Photography

Dear friend,<p>I think the reason why street photography is fun is because it is risky.<p>1. Shoot what you’re afraid of<p>I know whenever I see a good …

Why athletes should treat the brain like a muscle

By Amanda Loudin<p>After back surgery three years ago, 31-year-old environmental scientist Danielle Cemprola had become a frustrated runner, suffering from a sense that she might never return to her former level of performance. Having run 44 marathons pre-surgery and six after, she had all but given …

Is social media hacking your brain? How Facebook and Snapchat are purposely keeping us addicted

Ex-Google 'ethicist' compares the psychological experience of smartphone apps to casino slot machines.<p>An ex-Google employee has claimed that the …

This Mom Triumphantly Embraced Her Postpartum Body With a Stunning, Raw Photo Shoot

"F**k your photoshopped imagery because your bullsh*t no longer applies to me."<p>Learning to accept — and even embrace — the often irreversible changes …

How a long-distance relationship can actually be a good thing

SO, because life insists on staying interesting, I recently fell head over heels in love with a botanist who spends much of his time out in the bush …

🎧 Which Signs Make Good Lovers and Which Ones Don’t

Podcast: Download |<p>Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSS<p>Have you ever wondered why it seems like some relationships are made …

Relationships

The Astrology Hotel

Filed in Astro Gaga<p>The just opened Astrology Hotel in Sydney’s inner suburb of Ultimo is a brilliant idea but i am not sure it goes far enough.<p>From …

What Made ‘Zodiac’ Intimidating 10 Years Ago Are The Same Qualities That Make It A Classic Now

I didn’t see <i>Zodiac</i> when it was released in theaters 10 years ago (exactly 10 years ago today, in fact). You probably didn’t, either. This is not a criticism; it’s a fact. <i>Zodiac</i>, director David Fincher’s fifth movie overall, and first since <i>Panic Room</i> five years earlier, was not a hit. It made $84 …

Elements of Astrology

A zodiac divides the ecliptic by 360 degrees into 12 equal parts. Each twelfth (30 degrees) is called rashi (sign of the zodiac). While western …

Jealousy/Envy and Polyamory

So once upon a time I had a blog that was all about polyamory. I believe I even wrote an entry about jealousy… most likely from some lofty “I know …

Why We Need to Challenge the Culture of Monogamy

Relationship norms are so pervasive that they've led to flawed science.<p>As someone who identifies as poly, I've often experienced negativity from those who don't think outside of how their relationships function. At times, this judgment has come from those close to me. "You're just slutty" or "Your …

Who’s Afraid Of Mercury In Retrograde?

What to expect when the planets go wild<p>If you’re even mildly interested in astrology, you’ve probably been warned about Mercury in retrograde. You’ve probably been told to brace yourself, to get all of your necessary projects started before it comes on, to hold off on contracts, to be careful …

“Love drugs” will soon be a reality. But should we take them?

Love potions have been a plot point in fairytales for centuries. Now, thanks to dramatic advances in our understanding of the neuroscience behind love, they’re close enough to reality to be studied by Oxford University researchers.<p>Anders Sandberg, a neuroethicist at Oxford University’s Future of …

Jidenna's Biggest Turn On in a Woman Will Have You Picking Up a Book

Jidenna’s Biggest Turn On in a Woman Will Have You Picking Up a Book<p>He also has some interesting views on monogamy vs. polygamy.<p>Embedded from …

What Will Happen to Your Body if You Eat 2 Bananas a Day

Healthy food isn’t always tasty. But with regards to bananas, this isn’t the case. Which is why it’s doubly pleasing to learn that they not only …

Wellness

Spotify Premium Director Robert Lamvik leaves company for meditation app Headspace

Meditation app Headspace recently brought on Robert Lamvik, Spotify’s now-former director of its Premium service, and Dr. Megan Jones Bell, former chief science officer at mental health startup Lantern. Their respective roles at Headspace are head of growth and chief science officer — two new roles …

Why You Need Carbs After A Workout

Carbohydrates have gotten a pretty bad reputation in the last few years. People have made the drastic switch from a low-fat diet to a low-carb diet, …

Zen Buddhism Explains Why Attachments Lead to Suffering (and What You Can Do About it)

Attachment, clinging, desiring…I’m sure you’ve heard these words spoken about negatively by Zen masters before when discussing Buddhism and suffering.<p>…

3 Mind-Blowing Secrets to Success That Most People Fail to Realize

Success is difficult and it requires a lot of dedicated work and time to produce the extraordinary results that people desire. Even so, people are …

Motivation

8 Foods That Will Help You Look 10 Years Younger! It’s Unbelievable!

Age is just a number, but feeling younger than you are can help you keep a youthful glow and an adventurous spirit. Diet plays a vital role in our …

You Are Defined By the Photos You Make

Dear friend,<p>Don’t think or worry too much about your style, direction, or definition of photography.<p>Rather, just think that you’re defined by the …

How to Have More Creative Confidence in Your Photography

Dear friend,<p>I want to write you some words of encouragement to have creative confidence in yourself:<p>1. You don’t need anyone’s approval<p>First of all, …

Creativity