Kim Starnes

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6 Tips to Release Anxiety to Feel Calm and Free

<b>“I vow to let go of all worries and anxiety in order to be light and free.” ~Thich Nhat Hanh</b><p>For a long time I have struggled with episodes of …

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Researcher finds way to calm fears during sleep

Fear may be the most powerful of all human emotions, but according to a study released today in the journal Nature Neuroscience, sleep can be its enemy.<p>In a first-of-its-kind experiment, specific emotional memories of human beings were deliberately altered during sleep. The complicated small study, …

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10 myths about meditation

The Times of India: With close to six billion minds active from moment to moment, there are endless streams of thoughts on every aspect of …

This Practice May Boost Intelligence And Lower Stress By Re-Wiring Your Brain

Meditation and mindfulness aren't just buzz words. A growing body of scientific research shows that the simple act of sitting still in thought confers long-term health benefits -- and even changes in brain function.<p>What exactly have scientists discovered? Here are eight scientifically backed …

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10 Easy Steps To Establishing a Daily Meditation Practice.

Like all the other shoulds and musts in life, it’s hard to make it a daily habit. We are so burdened by the laundry list of our day to day …

Yoga for an Immune System 'Boost Up'

<i>by Holly Walck, devoted Iyengar yoga student and teacher</i><p>There are countless studies that show that yoga improves immune functioning, most recently the one mentioned in a post here by Dr. Eliaz that describes "how yoga is actually working to benefit us on the genetic level."<p>The online Oxford English …

The Radical Transformation From Self-judgment to Compassion

We were three days into a weeklong meditation retreat when one of my students, Daniel, came in to see me for his first interview. He plopped down in …

Seeing Beyond the Negative: It’s Better Than You Think

<b>“Dwelling on the negative simply contributes to its power.” ~Shirley MacLaine</b><p>When I first started teaching, I was really ambitious. I took a line …

7 tips and tricks for navigating iOS 7

Along with Friday's launch of two new iPhones, Apple has released iOS 7, the latest update to its mobile operating system that runs the smartphone as well as the iPad and iPod Touch.<p>Whether you sat through an hours-long download on Wednesday or plan on upgrading your phone or tablet today, here are …

FBI calls half of populace with 9/11 doubts potential terrorists

The memo thus adds 9/11-official-story skeptics to a growing list of targets described by federal law enforcement to be security threats, such as …