If, as Oliver Kamm writes in his new book Accidence Will Happen, “learning rules of language is part of what it is to be human,” then arguing over what those rules are, and if they matter, is most certainly
Obviously, we all want to be happier. But there's another reason to wish to be more lighthearted and content: Happiness is definitely a result, but happiness is also a driver. While I'm definitely into
Image Credit: continuousreader.blogspot.com.au The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho is one of the best-selling books in history, with over 65 million copies in 56 different languages. The story of Santiago, shepherd
"True life" begins when we are fully present, said Thich Nhat Hanh. When we think about happiness and success, many of us turn our attention to some distant horizon where our hopes and aspirations lie.
It's not the phone (or the content) that we're addicted to -- it's the distraction. Since we accepted this non-stop pace in our society, we feel awkward when we slow down. We have no clue how to relax
This is what I started doing after I quit my elaborate mediation practices. I do not recite mantras. I do not attempt to bend my arms and legs into inhumane positions. I do not close my eyes. I do not
Gut bugs. Why are they the buzz of the media and a hot topic of scientific research? The average human being has about 100 trillion gut microbes with most being located in your lower intestines and trillions
What's the secret to actually making time for meditation? Photo: Pond5 By Alex Orlov for Life by DailyBurn Establishing a meditation routine can be difficult. You're busy! Who has time to breathe, let
The other day my 5-year-old-son was washing his hands, a habit he has gotten into almost obsessively. I felt the need, not sure why, to explain to a friend nearby why he was washing his hands after doing
Eating a diet that is Ayurvedic and matches your mind-body type and excludes foods that you have an intolerance to can strengthen your digestive tract, improve serotonin production and thus strengthen
You can build a better relationship with your soul through stillness, meditation, spending time in nature, soul or journal writing, being open-hearted and authentic, and doing more things that you love.
We create our experience by virtue of how we are thinking about a particular situation, good, bad or indifferent. What's important to bear in mind is that if we can think ourselves in, we can always think
You'll want to load up on the citrus after you read this By Aly Walansky for Daily Makeover You might love lemonade and lemon chicken, but your skin and hair love lemons even more—they have an amazing
For all the times you need to cool down fast We've all had intensely stressful moments in life where you find yourself wishing that wine came in those convenient six-packs of juice boxes with the pop-in
While words and thoughts do create positive or negative energy in your life, it's not only the words, but the feeling you have about them and the context in which they are said that's most important. is