Oh Teik Bin

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Constantly In Overdrive? Five Strategies To Reduce Stress

As executives, many of us are extremely disciplined. We are masterful at perseverance and getting things done. At first glance, we might think that because we operate well under pressure, we have become immune to the stress of working in such high-tension environments. However, the opposite is …

Mindfulness

When Your Mind Is Racing With Stress, Try Thinking About These 6 Things To Calm Down

Have you ever felt so incredibly stressed out that your mind refuses to stop racing, no matter what you try to do? Whether you're in a rough patch …

Mindfulness

5 TEDx Talks That Will Help You Learn How to Focus

These TEDx talks teach the power of mindfulness and how it can help overcome common obstacles in your business and your life.<p>Although we know it's best to be fully present in everything we do throughout the day--it's tough to do this without practice and guidance on how to stay focused.<p>When we are …

Mindfulness

This Study Confirms How Important Forgiveness Is. Here's How To Do It

Forgiveness isn't always easy: If someone has hurt you, you may carry feelings of anger and bitterness for a long time. And forgiving <i>yourself</i> for …

A Meditation Exercise For People Who Simply Cannot 'Quiet' Their Minds

<i>In a warp-speed world, it can be difficult to entertain even the thought of slowing down for a meditation. The following mindfulness exercise,</i> …

How Meditation Reduces Stress (Plus 6 Tips for Absolute Beginners)

Yoga Medicine®<i>teacher Diane Malaspina explains the research-backed benefits of meditation and provides simple suggestions for getting started.</i>If you …

Jack Kornfield: Buddhism 101

What is Buddhism? How could it help your daily life? Is it a religion? And what does the statue we always see really represent? Jack Kornfield, one …

Generation Z Is Already Bored by the Internet

Today’s teens are still bored, often incredibly so. They’re just more likely to experience a new type of boredom: phone bored.<p>Teenagers today have …

The 'world's happiest man' reveals the secret to happiness takes only 20 minutes a day

Buddhist monk Matthieu Ricard has got the answers...<p>According to scientists and Google, the world's happiest man is a Tibetan Buddhist monk named …

10 Lessons from 10 days in a Buddhist Monastery.

<b>For 10 days each September</b>, Kopan Monastery in Kathmandu, Nepal welcomes a stream of spiritual seekers from all over the planet to learn about the</i> …

31 Quotes to Read in The International Month of Happiness

Embed from Getty Images—<br>There`s a certain essence to spring – especially March – that makes it charming. The weather is improving, so is your mood, …

How to Stop Your Mind From Wandering During Meditation

Active meditation can prevent intrusive thoughts from sabotaging your practice.<p>The virtues of meditation and mindfulness are being extoled almost …

How Mindfulness Protects You as You Get Older

In our minds, old age is often associated with a variety of ills, from aches and pains to forgetting where you put the keys. But research …

Want to Be a More Successful Leader? Try Mindfulness Meditation

This healthy habit will improve your life in myriad ways.<p>Do you often feel there just aren't enough hours in the day? Running from meeting to meeting, and no matter how efficient your planning skills, you feel as if you are perpetually playing catch-up. Mindfulness meditation can help. It optimizes …

What Is Mindfulness and How Does It Work?

It is readily arguable that the single most significant development in mental health practice since the turn of the millennium has been the …

Warren Buffett is worth $87 billion — here are 9 of his best pieces of advice on success

When it comes to getting rich, Warren Buffett is in a class all his own.<p>The 87-year-old founder and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway is worth $87 billion. He first became a millionaire when he was 32.<p>Buffett's skill and success with the stock market has reaped major benefits and earned him a nickname: …

How to Raise Happy Kids: 10 Steps Backed by Science

<b>When you ask parents what they want for their kids, what’s usually the most common reply? They want their children to be</b> <b>happy</b><b>.</b><p>Via Raising Happiness: …

How sharing kindness can make you healthier happier

You've heard the uplifting stories: Passersby dropping scads of cash into charity collection buckets or anonymous donors paying off hospital bills …

Happiness

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Spirituality

This May Be the Best Prescription for Happiness

<b>"Less me, more we."</b><p>We hear this all the time: It has kept psychiatrists like me in business for years. But while I agree with the overall message, it …

7 Ways To Tell If Someone Was In Your Past Life, According To Psychics

Have you ever met someone you immediately felt a strong connection to? Despite the fact that you're strangers, you just have a feeling that you <i>know</i> …

Spirituality

Siddhartha Gautama, the Historical Buddha

Illustration<p>by Cristian Violatti<br>published on 24 November 2013<p>The Buddha seated in meditation, one hand on his lap, the other pendant in a gesture …

Ancient History

Meditating on Your Death Could Make You Happier

Try this death meditation to feel a little happier about life.<p>I was 26. I watched my fair complexion darken to grey, then black. The flesh fell off my skin in damp patches that were absorbed into the earth. Then I was bone. Those, too, deteriorated to fine grains that were picked up my the wind. …

The Benefits of Meditation

For some folks in the Western hemisphere, meditation is seen as a sort of “new-age hippie” fad, something that you do right before you eat granola …

Mindfulness

Is death still frightening if you believe the self is an illusion? An astonishing study of Tibetan Buddhists

<i>By</i> Christian JarrettImagining ourselves as no longer existing is, for most of us, terrifying. Buddhism may offer some reassurance. A central tenet of …

Want to Raise Successful Kids? 7 Things the Most Successful Parents Do, According to Science

From Jeff Bezos to Sara Blakely and Tony Robbins, here's how the world's most successful people raise their kids.<p>The rich aren't like you and me, F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote almost a century ago. One of the ways that's most obvious today is how they choose to raise their kids.<p>Let's assume that the …

Psychologists say there's a growing unhappiness epidemic — and smartphones could be the culprit

We'd all like to be a little happier.<p>The problem is that much of what determines happiness is outside of our control. Some of us are genetically predisposed to see the world through rose-colored glasses, while others have a generally negative outlook. Bad things happen, to us and in the world. …

Why Are So Many People So Unhappy?

<i>This article was originally published at</i> <i>The Conversation.</i> <i>The publication contributed the article to Live Science's</i> <i>Expert Voices: Op-Ed & …

It Only Took Steve Jobs 5 Words to Give the Best Career Advice You'll Hear Today | Inc.com

The power of focus.<p>Without it, you're doomed to a life of distraction. A life in which others' priorities dictate on what you spend your time. As you move from one shiny object to another, you may get lots of things done--but few things ever get done well.<p>Or, you may find your life is ruled by …

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