Semiramis Amiralai

12 Flips | 2 Magazines | 63 Likes | 6 Following | 2 Followers | @missSemira | Keep up with Semiramis Amiralai on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Semiramis Amiralai”

The Best Choices for Low-Carb Chinese Food

From the spicy food of Szechuan and Hunan to the more subtle flavors of Canton, Chinese food tends to present somewhat of a challenge for low-carb …

Food & Dining

Easy Crock-Pot Recipes to Help You Eat Clean and Stay Fit

Have you considered using a crock-pot to start eating cleaner and as part of your fitness program? They are also known as slow-cookers and have …

Cooking

40 Philosophy Tips For Living Everyday Life

Practical philosophical tips on living:<p>1. What are ethics?<p>Ethics: a code of values which guide your choice and actions in your life.<p>Ethics— they will …

Zen Philosopher Alan Watts Explains Why You Need to Stop Trying to Improve Yourself

I think we’ve all tried to improve ourselves at some point, whether through therapy, mindfulness, reiki or all manner of new age fads. In fact, …

Zen Philosophy 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.<p>If you grew up in the west, most of us …

10 Bad Habits You Must Eliminate from Your Daily Routine

You are the sum of your habits. When you allow bad habits to take over, they dramatically impede your path to success. The challenge is bad habits are insidious, creeping up on you slowly until you don't even notice the damage they're causing.<p><i>"Chains of habit are too light to be felt until they are</i> …

A Zen Master Reveals 5 Mindfulness Strategies to Improve Your Personal Relationships

<i>“To love without knowing how to love wounds the person we love.” – Thich Nhat Hanh</i><p>Mindfulness is all about being aware of your surroundings and …

Use This Buddhist Practice to Overcome Self-Doubt.

The funny thing about growing up is that it requires us to push ourselves outside our comfort zone—and it won’t always feel great.<p>We can’t truly …

A Zen Master Reveals 10 Fundamental Mindful That Will Make You Much Happier

The only moment that truly exists is the here and now, and that is the key to living life in a mindful way.<p>With the stress of family and career, it …

Your Mind Is Your Religion: Lama Yeshe on practice

When I talk about mind, I’m not just talking about my mind, my trip. I’m talking about the mind of each and every universal living being. The way we …

3 life lessons from Zen Samurais that will blow your mind

When you read about Zen samurais, you would expect to learn about fighting, swords and strategy.<p>But when I researched Samurai texts, this …