Melissa Wright

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5 Weekly Habits for a Meaningful Life

You're reading 5 Weekly Habits for a Meaningful Life, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, …

4 ways to bring more meaning into your life

There's no shortage of tips about what brings happiness, but what gives your life <i>meaning</i>?<p>"Meaning in life" is one of those things everybody insists …

Happiness

A Millionaire Entrepreneur Shares How to Be Happy (and It's Not by Making Lots of Money)

Many founders dream of getting wealthy and finding happiness. Millionaire Basecamp co-founder David Heinemeier Hansson what you should really focus on<p>Podcasts to me, like for millions of people, have become an amazing staple this year. Forget TV: Podcasts are my episodic content. Tara Gentile's</i> …

16 Biscuits, Shortbreads, and Scones That Prove Butter Is Always Better

Say hello to our favorite 16 recipes for fluffy, flaky, and buttery biscuits, scones, and shortbreads.<p><b>Whether sweet or savory</b>, topped with fried chicken or flowers, these recipes prove that biscuits, shortbreads, and scones are the fluffy, flaky, buttery breads of our baked-goods dreams. Here we've …

Breakfast

5 Things Everyone Gets Wrong About Napping

High achievers nap, too.<p>Slowly but surely, more and more high achievers are coming around to the idea that an afternoon nap can do a body (and a bottom line) good. But there are still enough doubters out there that haven't yet jumped on the napping bandwagon.<p>To help spread the power of the …

How to Be Happier Without Really Trying

You are already a happiness expert. Seriously. You’re just a bit inconsistent.<p>You already do a lot of things that researchers recommend for increased …

3 Books That Can Help You Be Better in 2016, and Beyond

<b>The Productivity Project</b>, Chris Bailey<p>For one year, Bailey, a Canadian business school grad, structured his life around a single obsession: improving …

Magazine - Mindful

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Mindfulness

7 Things Mindful People Do Differently and How To Get Started - Mindful

The intention of being more present in our lives is continuing to grow and touch an increasing amount of people. I have friends who I never would …

5 Steps to Making Meditation a Daily Habit

Buddhaimonia.More than any other, the most common question I get via email is this: “How do I make meditation into a daily habit?” In my book, Zen …

A Backbend Sequence For Anyone Who Sits All Day

Many of us spend the majority of our days sitting at a desk, hunched over a computer, rounding our spines, closing off our chests and hearts and …

11 Thrilling Things Every Active Woman Should Try to Do in Her Lifetime

We made you a bucket list so you didn’t have to.<p>In the May issue of <i>Women's Health</i>, we gave you 50 ideas for how to get a fresh perspective on fitness. But because you can never have enough excuses to get outside, we found 11 more items that belong on every active lady's bucket list.<p>1. Run a bridge. …

Hiking

13 Times Sex Actually Is the Answer to Your Problem

When you get that feeling, you need sexual healing.<p>Ever had someone tell you sex doesn’t solve anything? While it might not exactly be a cure-all, anyone who's ever said that has clearly never experienced the effects of a mind-blowing orgasm on a stress headache that’s the size of a filing cabinet. …

Bridal Showers

The 10-Minute Sequence For Finding Fulfillment

<b>Prep work</b><br>Start seated in Sukhasana (Easy Pose), placing both palms over your heart, connecting with awareness and compassion. Find a rhythmic breath. …

How to Find Your Own G-Spot

Let's go exploring!<p>The elusive G-spot is one of the most hotly debated topics when it comes to women's sexual health. It's basically science vs. women's anecdotal evidence: some studies have concluded it simply doesn't exist, which baffles women who hear the results of this kind of research and …

Sexual Health

How to Do Shower Sex RIGHT

It can be as hot and steamy as you'd hope...if you follow these tips.<p>When you imagine having sex in the shower, what comes to mind? It might be beautiful, naked, soapy bodies exchanging steamy kisses—or maybe soap in your eyes, butts against cold tiles, and awkwardly slipping against each other as …

Water Parks

5 mindfulness techniques to make you a better leader

That advice comes from Charles Francis, author of "Mindfulness Meditation Made Simple: Your Guide to Finding True Inner Peace" and director of the Mindfulness Meditation Institute.<p>Sounds good — so how do you achieve greater mindfulness? Meditation is certainly one powerful way to do it, and it …

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The Ultimate Guide To Meditation

Meditation. What is it? We’ve all heard of it. Maybe you’ve tried it a few times, or if you’re truly dedicated to it, you do it every day. Meditation …

How To Reset and Make a General Cleaning of Your Life | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

<i>“Never be a prisoner of your past. Become the architect of you future. You will never be the same.” – Robin S. Sharma</i><p>It’s impossible to pour water in …

How to Really Really Find Your Life Purpose (and Do the Work You Love)

Break the rules. We have so many rules in life about everything. I say break the rules. Not the law, but break the rules / Arnold Schwarzenegger<p>Can …

7 Things Ellen DeGeneres Can Teach You About Being Yourself

“Find out who you are and be that person. That’s what your soul was put on this Earth to be. Find that truth, live that truth and everything else …

5 Easy Ways to Love Who You See in the Mirror

A poor self-image is becoming increasingly common in the modern world. One of my mentors once said “You can never ‘out-succeed’ your self image”. …

5 Ways to Cultivate an Attitude of Gratitude

Do you often find yourself complaining about the smallest things? From our extensive to do lists, the stress of our jobs or a dreadful commute, …

Free Business of Yoga Webinar with Guest Speaker Baron Baptiste

In this session you will learn how to build your own tribe of yogis. A strong community is key to a yoga teacher's long term success.

The Butt Workout That'll Lift, Tone, Tighten - and Turn Heads

Firm up your booty and tighten your abs with these ten targeted moves<p>Ready to work your booty? We've got ten moves that'll blast your buns (and work your abs while you're at it). Follow along with this workout—first do the four warmup moves, and then get down to the hard work with three killer …

Workouts

15 Healthy High-Fiber Foods That Make You Feel Full and Satisfied

Fill up (and not out) with these good-for-you, high-fiber foods

Healthy Eating

6 Super-Smart Eye Shadow Hacks You NEED to Try

Making your life easier one hack at a time<p>Creating a fabulous eye look is seriously an art form (there's a reason that they're called makeup <i>artists</i>). But learning a few simple tricks of the trade can take you from eye shadow zero to eye shadow hero. We asked makeup artist Matthew Waitesmith, …

8 Stages Everyone Goes Through During a Breakup (in GIFs!)

Step away from your ex's Facebook page, and read this instead.<p><b>Stage 1:</b>You grab some chocolate (or ice cream, wine, whatever), and station yourself under the covers to watch every chick flick you own—and cry about all those totally unrealistic happy endings.<p><b>Stage 2:</b>You invite your friends over so …

19 Beauty Tips That'll Transform Your Routine

...in 140 characters or less!<p>Twitter may be the ultimate resource for breaking news, but it's also an amazing hub for beauty tips. We favorited these pros' tweets.<p>Mani Monday: Nail Care—many adults suffer from brittle nails, which can be remedied with B vitamins.—<i>manicurist Angel Williams</i>, …