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Wild Mushrooms & the Mycology of Consciousness

<b>This program is now full. You may join the waitlist at this time.</b><p>You may be interested in:<p><b>Wild Cortes: Birds, Flowers & Poetry</b> with Rex Weyler & …

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25 Mindfulness Quotes that Will Change the Way You Spend Your Life

I’ve been studying eastern philosophy for a few years now and I honestly feel blessed with every lesson I learn. The greatest thing about practising …

The 15-Minute Workout That Leaves You Sweaty, Sore, and Tired | Men's Health

In fact, a 30-second sprint is enough to increase your level of growth hormone by 530 percent. A high-intensity workout filled with fast-paced moves can keep your metabolism cranking for up to 24 hours.<p>And you don’t even need weights to get the effect. Take this lightning-fast metabolic complex …

You Won't Want to Bring Your Kids to These 12 Destinations

While family vacations are undoubtedly fun and bring everyone together, sometimes you want to skip the kid-friendly activities and leave the tots with grandma and grandpa. Whether you're looking to have a romantic getaway with your significant other, or simply cut travel expenses (and annoyances? …

European Travel

These Women Swear By Not Sharing a Bed with Their Husbands

<b>The Pros</b><br>Let’s be real: Sleep is super-important, so the most obvious benefit of this setup is that both people have a better shot at getting a quality night’s rest. If you don’t sleep well, you won't have as much energy the next day—and your mood will be affected, too, says Goldman. Coming up with …

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How You Can Manage Email Like a Millionaire (5 Simple Rules)

How can you cut the time spent on emails in half? How can you get to "inbox zero" every single day?<p>I recently interviewed over 200 millionaires, entrepreneurs and highly successful solopreneurs for my new book, <i>15 Secrets Highly Successful People Know About Time Management.</i> I learned that …

30 places in Europe you must see in your lifetime

25 incredible hikes to take in your lifetime

We've put together a collection of some of the world's most breathtaking hikes.<p>From the Kalalau Trail in Hawaii to trekking the volcanic Tongariro Northern Circuit of New Zealand, here are 25 hikes everyone should take in their lifetime.

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How To Have A Happy Relationship With A Difficult Partner

So, you are married to someone who happens to be difficult to live with. Even though you are fully committed to your relationship, you find that they …

Researchers Study 94-Year-Old with 627 Marathon Finishes

Don McNelly said to be model of lifetime fitness.<p>Don McNelly ran his first marathon in 1969, when he was 48. Three years later, he recorded his lifetime best, a 2:51 at Boston.<p>He wasn’t even warmed up.<p>In his 60s, McNelly ran roughly 20 marathons a year. In his 70s, McNelly completed 295 marathons …

Marathons

More Ways to Manage Racing Thoughts

Yesterday, I shared some suggestions from Sarahjoy Marsh’s book <i>Hunger, Hope & Healing</i> for decelerating racing thoughts and calming our minds and …

5 Productivity Apps This Executive Swears By | Inc.com

Ticketfly processed around 16 million tickets for 90,000 events across the United States and Canada in 2014. As VP of operations, I am constantly juggling a million different things to ensure that this growth continues, often while working on-the-go. As a result, I am always on the lookout for apps …

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Mind Tricks To Help You Beat Procrastination That Are Backed By Science

Image via Steve Koukoulas<p><b>If you are reading this</b> now, chances are that you are actually supposed to be doing something else.<p><b>Business Insider</b> has …

Thich Nhat Hanh: The Power Of Walking Mindfulness Meditation

Mindfulness – the art of focusing your attention to the present moment - is a way to develop peace and happiness in our lives according to Thich Nhat …

Meditation

The Dalai Lama’s 18 Rules For Living A Full Life

The current incarnation of the Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, was born in 1935 and recognized as the 14th incarnation of the Dalai lama at the age of …

10 Easy Ways To Optimize Your Music Practice

Last summer, we published a week-long series called "The Young Person's Guide to Making Music" in collaboration with our colleagues at the radio program <i>From The Top</i>. The idea was to provide guidance and suggestions for parents and kids just starting out in music, with ideas for everything from …

Nutrition

Best of Spain

Castillo de Onda Onda, Comunidad Valenciana, Spain<p>Historic town of Onda is worth stopping by. Climb…<p>Montanejos Hot Springs Montanejos, Comunidad …

The world's most dangerous pathway just reopened to the public after 15 years — and the views are dizzying

You know you're in for a thrill when a related Google search for "Caminito del Rey" suggests "death toll."<p>Called the world's most dangerous trail, Caminito del Rey is a roughly five-mile walkway that clings to the walls of the El Chorro gorge in southern Spain. It closed in 2000 after a number of …

Recreation

How to Meditate While Walking

Thus far we've learned how to perform Son Buddhist meditation in several common physical positions ("How to Meditate Sitting in a Chair, Parts 1 and 2," "How to Meditate Standing Up," "How to Meditate Lying Down"). We've also learned how to set up a daily meditation schedule ("How to Set Up a …

The Scientific Benefits of Mindfulness

Hundreds of mindfulness studies are published every year. The research has found that not only are mindful people more prone to wellbeing, but …

'Teaching' Kids Mindfulness

Can we actually teach our children how to be mindful? Or are we just trying to preserve the inherent consciousness that they already seem to have? In other words -- is mindfulness truly taught, or is it just "unlearned" over time?<p>I remember watching my children eat when they were four or five years …

Mindfulness

Run Faster, Get Firmer: The 15-Minute Runner Workout

Exercise 1 Plyometric Jump Squat<p>Stand with your feet slightly wider than hip width and extend your arms in front of you at shoulder height; sit back and bend your knees until your thighs are at least parallel to the floor <b>(A)</b>. Press through your heels as you push and jump into the air <b>(B)</b>. Land …

Workouts

The 10 Biggest Fitness Myths

Chances are some bogus training advice has wormed its way into your fitness regimen. Time to root it out. Here are the ten performance myths holding you back, from pre-race stretching to the evils of high-fructose corn syrup. Plus: Three truisms that are still up for debate.<p>Myth #1: Stretching …

Exercise

The Gross Truth About How Often You Should Clean (And Replace) Your Pillow

<b>The question: How often should I clean my pillow?</b><p><b>The answer: Every three weeks for the outer cover, and every three months for the pillow itself.</b><p>The concern is less about the pillow breaking down and more about <b>the host of critters and debris</b> that can be found in the pillow you lay your face on …

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