Molly Jo Johnson

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‘I emailed a message between two brains’

Could we one day hook up our brains to the internet? Rose Eveleth investigates a claim for the ‘first’ online message sent between two minds.<p>As internet connections become faster and more of the devices we carry help keep us online, it can sometimes feel like we’re on the verge of spontaneous email …

The Brain

How To Meditate Without Meditating At All

Your meditation doesn't have to emulate the Buddha's 49-day retreat. Whether you think there's no time for a mindfulness meditation practice, or the concept of sitting in stillness is more daunting than restful, there are still ways to reap the benefits of the ancient art.<p>That's right -- you can …

The Busy Girl's Guide To Meditating

Research shows that taking the time to find some inner calm can do a whole lot of good. Whatever your schedule, here's how to take a few moments to yourself from Gabrielle Bernstein, author of the New York Times bestselling book Miracles Now.<p>"When women say to me, 'I don't have time to meditate' I …

Meditation

The Summer Standard: Chic Celebs in Sundresses

Get inspired by these classic warm-weather frocks.<p>As the temperatures rise, so does the difficulty of sartorial choices as we look for things that are both chic <i>and</i> comfortable. Enter the sundress — an easy breezy timeless summer staple. In all different shapes, sizes and prints, this sort of frock …

Angelina Jolie

7 Ways to Better Listen to Your Intuition

Elizabeth Renter, naturalsociety.com | Have you ever been in a situation where your <i>“gut feeling”</i> told you one thing, but your rational mind said …

How to Find Your Path When Life Suddenly Changes

<b>“Never fear shadows. They simply mean there’s a light shining somewhere nearby.” ~Ruth E. Renkel</b><p>As an ocean lover, I frequently visit the shore, even …

How to Take a Leap of Faith—and Make a Perfect Landing

I've always loved the way cartoon characters run right off cliffs, then look down for a hapless frozen moment before plummeting into the abyss. …

Mental Disorders

The Way to Happiness: Remember the 4 P’s

There’s an overwhelming amount of happiness research.<p>Forget incorporating it all into your life — merely <i>remembering</i> it is daunting enough.<p>I like to …

6 Quotes That Prove Happiness Is A Journey

<i>The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you find your way back to balance.</i><p>GPS Guides are our way of showing you what has relieved others' stress in the hopes that you will be able to identify …

5 Scientific Ways to Instantly Brighten Your Day

How nice would it be to push a button and instantly feel happy, uplifted, and fun?<p>Turns out you can. Or at least exert the same amount of effort for the same results.<p>Recent studies are upending the age-old belief that emotions just happen to us. In fact, its just the opposite. We often choose which …

Mindfulness has changed my life. And it could do the same to yours

After five days in silence on a meditation course, I discovered an invaluable sense of stillness and calm, writes Anthony Gordon Lennox.<p>I had no idea what <b>mindfulness</b> meant. All I did know was that a handful of my most senior clients, and a number of close friends, talked about it as a completely …

Meditation

Taking care of the present moment

I’ve been having a well-earned rest from blogging after completing our 100 Days of Lovingkindness, during which time I managed to contribute a blog …

Meditate For 5 Minutes A Day: It Can Change Your Life

Five minutes a day can change your life. I know so many people who don’t meditate simply because they have no clue as to what meditation even means. …