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One Easy Way to Find Your Life's Purpose and Boost Your Brain's Health

"I fairly sizzle with zeal and enthusiasm and spring forth with a mighty faith to do the things that ought to be done by me." -- Charles Fillmore, Unity School of Christianity<p>Those words were spoken in the early 1900s by a man in his 94th year, the head of a major spiritual movement. Just reading …

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Are You a Mature Soul?

Frank M. Wanderer, Ph.D, <i>Contributor</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>What does it mean that the Soul is mature or immature?<p>If, during your spiritual Journey, you ask …

The Underlying Psychology of Office Politics

All organizations are political – and to some degree, they always will be. The underlying reasons are psychological. First, work involves dealing with people. That means finding a compromise between what they want and what we want; and it’s often a zero-sum game. Second, humans are emotional …

14 Things You Should Give Up Chasing No Matter What Others Say

Whenever we chase after something, we take ourselves out of the present moment where life actually happens. The future doesn’t exist yet and the past …

Happiness

Why You Need Emotional Intelligence to Succeed | Inc.com

When the concept of emotional intelligence was introduced to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs outperform those with the highest IQs 70 percent of the time. This anomaly threw a massive wrench into what many people had always assumed was the …

Emotional Intelligence

A 25-Year-Old Coding Genius Was Making $500,000 A Year In College, And He Just Raised $10 Million For A Startup

He launched his first tech startup when he was 12. "I wanted to cheat video games," he laughs. "I did Cheat Neopets, web game cheats. For $25/month you got whatever cheats I found. It did well until Neopets sent me a cease and desist letter."<p>"I was 13. I thought I was screwed," he told us. "I …

Startups

Reboot Your Life

You are in an imaginary hot air balloon. It’s just you and all of your belongings in the wicker basket. Something went wrong and you are losing …

What 10 Things Should You Do Every Day To Improve Your Life?

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75 Benefits of Meditation for an Inspired Life

Amanda Froelich, <i>Guest</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>How many times have you heard ‘meditation is good for you!’, yet you resist the actual act of sitting in silence …

The 3 Stages of Awakening

<i>Editor’s Note: Richard Harvey. psychotherapist, author and spiritual teacher, answers questions about the threefold model of human awakening.</i><p><i>You</i> …

Why Do Dogs Eat Grass? It’s Not Why You Think

Brain scientists in recent years have discovered a number of surprising ways that the brain influences our overall health, as well as how our …

Getting Back to Our First Nature: Why the Mind Is the Key

When the importance of some form of meditation is pointed out to us, we often think we are being told about an esoteric, high-level, Buddhist practice, something largely unnecessary for ordinary folks. We imagine that meditation is an add-on for the elite and the few; and largely pursued by those …

The Myths of Meditation | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

When we look at the peaceful monks sitting in meditation we likely have some interesting opinions about what it is that they are actually doing. We …

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A Tale of Two Birds and Tantric Meditation

I’ve just returned from my biannual meditation retreat focused on <em>Phowa</em>, a Tibetan Buddhist practice that prepares you to consciously transfer your mind stream from the body at the moment of death.<p>Photos by Zeena Schreck<p>I’ve just returned from my biannual meditation retreat focused on …

Meditation

How Our Minds Mislead Us: The Marvels and Flaws of Our Intuition

Every year, intellectual impresario and <i>Edge</i> editor <b>John Brockman</b> summons some of our era’s greatest thinkers and unleashes them on one provocative question, whether it’s the single most elegant theory of how the world works or the best way to enhance our cognitive toolkit. This year, he sets out on …