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June 2015

Nine Powerful Life Lessons From Studying With A Monk

When I was 18 years old, I suffered from anxiety and stomach problems. A compassionate physician and practicing Buddhist referred me to a Taoist monk …

Your Brain Is Shrinking—Here’s How to Reverse It

Meditation isn’t just about being “zen” or something ideological. It has physical impacts on the brain, and thus great potential in preventing …

Daily Meditation: Gloria

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life.<p>Today's meditation features a rendition of "Gloria" sung by music ensemble the Benedictine Monks of St. …

Meditation

3 Natural Ingredients That Clean (Almost) Anything in Your House

What includes a sprig of mint, a twist of citrus, and packs a real punch in every room of the house? Here's a hint: It's better suited to a spray bottle than a cocktail glass.<p>We're talking about DIY all-natural household cleaners, of course -- the kind that side-step harsh fumes and chemicals in …

Cleaning

Say goodbye to capitalism as we know it

A new economic system has entered the world stage.<p>The Collaborative Commons is the first new economic paradigm to take root since the advent of …

Lemon-Vanilla Pound Cake

For a tantalizing tea-time treat, try this heavenly lemon pound cake.<p><b>Ingredients:</b><p>1/4 cup(s) unsalted butter, melted1 cup(s) milk1/2 cup(s) unsalted butter, cut up2 cup(s) all-purpose flour1/2 teaspoon(s) salt4 large eggs, at room temperature2 1/4 cup(s) sugar1 tablespoon(s) vanilla extract1/2 …

How to Beat a Photo-Enforced Speeding Ticket (or Red Light Ticket)

by Nate Cox Last year I received a letter in the mail from the Washington D.C DMV claiming I was speeding. As you can see it was one o…

Identity Theft

10 Exercises to Help Prevent Lower Back Pain

When was the last time you read a book, or a substantial magazine article? Do your daily reading habits center around tweets, Facebook updates, or …

9 Important Productivity Habits My Parents Taught Me When I Was Small

If you have so many things to do that you often find yourself struggling to finish projects and tasks and move on to other stuff, you’re certainly …

Procrastination

Judging a Person Does Not Define Who They Are... It Defines Who You Are

The Deadlift. It is the quintessential weightlifting exercise. According to David Robson, a bodybuilder, personal trainer and contributor to …

Exercise

10 Ways to Encourage Post-Incident Positive Thinking

Face it, “Negative Ned and Nancy,” you’ve been bitten by the negativity bug and you’re infected. Maybe an incident at work has knocked you down or …

Happiness

The Thinking Habit That Changed My Life, by Leo Babauta

I remember one evening, when my life was pretty different and I was overweight and deeply in debt and a smoker and had such a hard time changing …

Siblings

Yoga of Sound: Enhance Brain Function and Health With Yoga Mantras

<i>HJ: Yoga mantras are sounds that transform consciousness, enhance brain function and improve health among many other valuable and needed things. The</i> …