Rob O'Sullivan

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This 10-Minute Exercise Is Scientifically Proven to Make You Feel Better About Yourself

Here's what happened when psychologist Renee Engeln tried it on about 1,500 young women.<p>Do you feel confident, secure, and generally good about yourself? Or are you constantly piling on self-criticism, scolding yourself for your many failings, and especially for the way you look? If your answer is …

Happiness

iWonder - Life of the Buddha: A spiritual journey

In collaboration withDr Andrew SkiltonKing's College London<p>Controversial dates<p>Buddhism is largely based on the teachings and philosophy of one man, the Buddha, and his spiritual journey. But tracing a timeline of events for the historical Buddha can be difficult, as the dates are …

Spirituality

Why umeboshi paste is the new vegan superfood you should try

Although the common misconception that vegans only eat dull vegetables and quinoa is far from true, one ingredient has the power to bring vegan …

Food

Learn the History of Indian Philosophy in a 62 Episode Series from The History of Philosophy Without Any Gaps: The Buddha, Bhagavad-Gita, Non Violence & More

The belief in a singular, coherent “Western tradition” in philosophy has led to a very insular, Eurocentric view in philosophy departments, as Jay L. …

Positive Thinking Apps

Positive thinking can transform your life. While this is a commonly shared opinion, it is also one that is backed by research.<p>Studies show that …

Happiness

The One Reason Why You're Not Losing Weight is Simpler Than You'd Think

Just because you’re working your butt off in the gym, sweating profusely, gasping for oxygen, experiencing all the post-workout soreness and seeing your weight dramatically decrease, doesn’t mean you’re burning fat. Yes, the truth really hurts, even more than your muscles do after a week at the gym.<p>…

Fitness

The Dalai Lama's 11 Greatest Words of Wisdom | Reader's Digest

Photo: vipflash/Shutterstock<p>The Dalai Lama’s Words of Wisdom<p>1. True change is within<p>“True change is within. Leave the outside as it is.”<p>2. Practice …

The secret to an ageless body (and how to get fitter after 40)

The middle-aged spread, a snail’s-pace metabolism and declining muscle tone once seemed like inevitable waymarkers of the midlife years.<p>But now they …

Understanding Maslow's Theory of Self-Actualization

Psychologist Abraham Maslow's theory of self-actualization contends that individuals are motivated to fulfill their potential in life. …

Learn How To Publish Your Novel On Your Own With This In-Depth Guide

It helps you become an author by focusing on the entire process, from writing to creating a website to getting your book published on Amazon.<p>The idea …

17 Essential Mindfulness Quotes to Inspire and Motivate You

Live the happiest and healthiest life you can with these inspirational words of wisdom.<p>Want to live a happier, healthier, and more efficient life? Follow in the footsteps of Steve Jobs and try practicing mindfulness.<p>The wisdom of mindfulness can be found in daily meditation, regular spiritual …

Two apps to help you start meditating, and one for when you’re ready to go deeper

Our phones, with all their dings, distractions, and addictiveness, may also be our best bet for bringing some mindfulness back into our lives.<p>New York Times columnist David Gelles, author of <i>Mindful Work: How Meditation Is Changing Business From the Inside Out</i><i>,</i> learned to meditate in India 10 years …

Intermittent Fasting Is Confusing: Here's Exactly When To Eat

As a functional medicine practitioner, I see a wide range of health problems that all stem from chronic inflammation. And while acute inflammation is …

Oil Pulling: A Dentist's Guide To Benefits, How-To & Everything Else You Need To Know

Chances are, you’ve heard the term "oil pulling" at least once, even if you aren’t completely familiar with the practice. Also called "oil swishing," …

Fitness advice: The truth about protein shakes – do they work, when should you take them, and what to watch out for

No matter where you go, you’re sure to see some sort of advertisement for protein shakes. In 2017 it was estimated that the supplement industry was …

Tesco to launch vegan steak that can ‘hardly be distinguished from real steak’

If you’re veggie or vegan and have been craving a good old juicy steak, then your prayers may well have been answered.<p>Tesco is set to launch a 100% …

Why Coconut Oil Pulling May Be The Secret To Whiter Teeth & Better Digestion

Oil pulling, called <i>gundusha</i> in Sanskrit, stems from ayurvedic tradition. Ayurveda is the world’s oldest health system, originating in ancient India …

The Mood-Supporting, Cell-Protecting Supplement You've Never Heard Of

In my integrative neurology practice, I regularly recommend supplements and herbal formulations. At times, I recommend them to help minimize symptoms …

In the worst human traumas, psychologists found the roots of happiness

All around us are reminders of how important happiness is in people’s lives: in TED talks, in the practice of meditation, in the annual World …

How To Actually Deal With Intrusive Thoughts, According To Experts

Ever lie awake at night and surprise yourself with a thought that you just can't shake? Dealing with stressful thoughtscan feel super isolating, but …

Big History Project

<b>Proven impact.</b> Big History students show clear, demonstrated gains in reading, writing, and content knowledge.<p><b>Free, open, and online.</b> All lessons are …

Big History

How controlling your gut bacteria could help you avoid a host of illnesses from diabetes to Parkinson's

Ever had a funny feeling in your stomach that tells you something is wrong? Or butterflies in your tummy when nervous? What about that bout of …

Wellness

These 6 apps and websites will take care of your medical needs | fitness

A rising middle-class, state-of-the-art health care facilities, expert physicians, and increased dependency on technology to facilitate health care …

Health Care

A Healthy Way to Lose 10 Kilograms Fast

Choosing to lose 10 kilograms is a reasonable goal if you fully commit to changes in your dietary and exercise habits. Losing weight reduces your …

Nutrition

What will the Doctor order?

By Melissa Hogenboom<p>Our quest to understand how our genes work started in earnest in the mid-19th Century when a biologist and monk called Gregor Mendel came to a startling conclusion about the traits of plants. He crossed purple flowered pea plants with white ones, and found that all the resulting …

Genetics

Telepathy is real

How do we transmit information from one person to another?<p>(Inside Science) -- Now, I don’t want to alarm anyone, but telepathy, the act of transferring thoughts into someone else’s head is now real. As in, published-in-academic-papers real. People have now telepathically communicated with each …

The secret to overcoming anxiety

Is it more simple than we 'think'?<p><i>by</i><p>, Business Development at PwC, Corporate Wellbeing Advocate & Author of 'No-mind'<p>Over 40 million Americans and …

Mindfulness

Cancer-killing hydrogel stays in place until the job is done

The cure for cancer might have been inside us all along – our own immune system. The trick is to give it a boost to find and destroy those rogue …