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50 Awesome Meditation Tips for Beginners

Buddhaimonia.It’s officially the Zen for Everyday Life release week, and with the book being just two days away from release (look for it Wednesday!) …

Zen

The top 10 things I learned meditating for 35 hours last week

<b>Estimated</b> <b>Reading Time</b>: 10 minutes, 29 seconds. I’ve <b>bolded</b> the golden nuggets if you’re in a bit of a hurry.<p><b>I remember it vividly.</b><p>About four years ago …

Meditation

Miracles of The Midbrain

<b>REENA SINGH attends a meditation session that makes the impossible, possible</b><p>More than 90 per cent of our thoughts are negative. Make a commitment …

Neuroscience

36 Foods That Help Detox and Cleanse Your Entire Body

Practiced for thousands of years by cultures around the world –detoxification is about resting, cleansing and nourishing the body from the inside …

Ten Go-to Editing Tips for Using Photoshop

The recent release of Adobe Photoshop Creative Cloud (CC) 2014 (which is the 15th release of the product) got me thinking about my own workflow. …

Tutorials

10 Painfully Obvious Truths Everyone Forgets Too Soon

Marc Chernoff, Marc and Angel<p><i>“The truth does not cease to exist when it is ignored.”</i><p>You know how you can hear something a hundred times in a hundred …

Why the modern bathroom is such a wasteful, unhealthy design

Bathrooms are complicated. They appear to be designed with almost no thought to how human bodies actually work, use drinking water to flush away what …

30 Things To Start Doing For Yourself

Marc and Angel are the authors of 1000 Little Things Happy Successful People Do Differently. Here’s their amazing list of <b>30 things to start doing for</b> …

Mindfulness: Murat Kaplan at TEDxAIU

Stunning Portraits Of The World’s Remotest Tribes Before They Pass Away (46 pics)

Living in a concrete box with hot water pouring from the tap, a refrigerator cooling our food and wi-fi connecting us to the rest of the world, we …

Papua New Guinea

Brazilian Scientist: Ayahuasca/DMT Can Effectively Treat Cancer

Eduardo Schenberg, of the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil, recently published a piece in <i>Sage Journals</i>, detailing his belief that Ayahuasca has …

10 Easy Things That Will Make You Happier, Backed By Science

Happiness is so interesting, because we all have different ideas about what it is and how to get it. So naturally we are obsessed with it..<p>I would …

20 Tiny Thoughts Crushing Your Biggest Dreams

<b>“My dreams and goals can wait.”</b> – Live a life you are proud of. In the end, your greatest fear should not be of failure, but of succeeding at things …

Quantum Theory Suggests Consciousness Moves To Another Universe At Death

A book titled “<i>Biocentrism: How Life and Consciousness Are the Keys to Understanding the Nature of the Universe</i>“ has stirred up the internet, because …

This quick tweak will speed up Chrome on your Android

If Chrome on your Android device is acting sluggish, stuttering as you scroll down pages, you don't have to just twiddle your thumbs in silent …

Interactive Web App Makes Sure You Never Forget a Photoshop or Lightroom Shortcut

When it comes to getting the most out your post-processing applications, you really want to know your shortcuts. The problem is, there’s so many …

13 Things Mindful People Do Differently Every Day

It may have started as a trend among Silicon Valley tech companies, but mindfulness seems to be here to stay for all of us.<p>2014 has been called the "year of mindful living," and in the past several months, mindfulness has made headlines in seemingly every major print publication and news site. No …

Scientific Study Shows Meditators Collapsing Quantum Systems At A Distance

I'm in!<p>Numerous scientists over many years have studied the role of consciousness and how it can directly influence our physical material world, and …

Sleep Test Will Tell You If You Need to Catch More Zs

Everyone can probably benefit from a few extra Zs at night, but is your lack of sleep at the level of sleep deprivation?<p>In a new video from YouTube …

Why Alone Doesn't Have to Mean Lonely | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

People tend to confuse being alone with the loneliness, between which there is a relevant difference. To be alone means to be by one self. Even …

Qi Gong - Promoting Health Through Life Energies

As the efforts to diminish access to supplements and herbs in Europe and America increase, don’t forget that you can still take charge of your health …

6 of Lightroom's Hidden Treasures

6 of Lightroom's Hidden Treasures - virtual copy, soft proofing, smart previews, lights out, targeted adjustment, and visualize spots.

Blog Archives

This series of articles will chronicle our journey into living off grid at the least cost, and as comfortably as possible. As with all things in …

Turn your bicycle into an electric bike in less than a minute

If you already have a bicycle, but want to take advantage of the benefits of an electric drive, such as extending your practical riding range or …

Electric Vehicles

Seagate Launches 4TB Backup Plus Fast USB 3.0 Portable Drive . . . and It's Really Fast!

One of the many exciting storage products unveiled at CES 2014 is the new Seagate 4TB Backup Plus Fast. It features a pair of 2.5" laptop-sized, 2TB drives inside configured in RAID 0. The USB 3.0 …

edelkrone Presents Target: An Automated Cinematic Tool for tracking your subject

Now this is cool – edelkrone has announced the Target Module for SliderPLUS V2 – a slider that tracks the object you’re wanting to highlight as the camera moves thru the slider! Very cool<p>Have a look at the awesome video below to really see this work – it is very impressive.<p>It doesn’t have a focus module, but you can attach a remote follow focus I would think. I would love to have one of these for doing product reviews! Adding motion to the simple shots is something we all desire – but since I’m …