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The 10 Best meditation apps

<b>1. Buddhify</b><p>This nicely-designed UK-created app is aimed at busy urbanites. You tell it whether you’re at the gym, walking, commuting or home. You can …

Meditation

How Not To Worry: Timeless 1934 Advice on Controlling Anxiety and Mastering Life

As far as vintage finds go, they hardly get more fortuitous than <b>You Can Master Life</b> (<i>public library</i>) — a marvelous 1934 compendium of sort-of-philosophical, sort-of-self-helpy, at times charmingly dated, other times refreshingly timeless advice on cultivating “the power to think, to create, to …

The Power of Breath in Meditation and Fitness

I was nine years old when my father, Deepak Chopra, taught me to meditate. Meditation has become an invaluable tool in my life to help me stay calm, …

Mindfulness: 5 Practical Methods for Your Daily Life

Mindfulness implies balance, focus and living in the moment. We often associate mindfulness with meditation and dedicated practice. It is even better if it can become a habit and a continuos process.<p>I have found the most challenging part of mindfulness trying to carry over the benefits of practice …

Mindfulness for People Who Are Too Busy to Meditate

Mindfulness has become almost a buzz-word. But what is it, really? Mindfulness is, quite simply, the skill of being present and aware, moment by moment, regardless of circumstances.<p>For instance, researchers have found that mindfulness can reprogram the brain to be more rational and less emotional. …

Dr. Amen: Change Your Brain, Change Your Health

<i>There are certain body parts you just don’t look at much. Or ever, in the case of your brain. But just because all that grey matter is out of sight,</i> …

The Brain

15 Years of Cutting-Edge Thinking on Understanding the Mind

<i>Bringing Jonathan Haidt, Martin Seligman, Alison Gopnik, Steven Pinker, Philip Zimbardo, and others together between two covers</i><p>For the past 15 years, literary-agent-turned-crusader-of-human-progress John Brockman has been a remarkable curator of curiosity, long before either "curator" or …

How + Why Meditation Works

Meditation is one of the most crucial aspects to cultivate more peace and happiness in life. It is literally the first thing I recommend to all my …

Top 10 Simple Tips that can Help you Improve your Memory | Alternative

<b>Story Views</b><p>Every day human mind comes across numerous different concepts and facts. It is not possible to grasp them all. Everyone occasionally …

Getting to Know Your DSLR: Part One

Today’s article is aimed at the newcomers amongst you, both to Lightstalking and to photography itself. Today we are going to take a look at getting …

Cameras

Visionaries, ideas and trends

• ORIGINALS<br>• INNOVATION HUB<br>• TECHNOLOGY<br>• THE VAULT<br>• OFFICE TOURS<br>• LIVE EVENTS<br>• GADGET GUIDES<br>• SPECIAL SERIES<br>• ABOUT BLUE SKY<br>• ADVERTISE<p>Technology<p>Twitter says it will open verification to everyone<p>Twitter may soon allow any user to sport the signature blue badge that already shows up on the accounts of many celebrities, …

Best Headphones For Frequent Travelers: Bose vs. Sennheiser

I travel a lot, and I know plenty of other people who travel a lot. Some like books, others e-readers. Some bring neck pillows, some don’t. Some drink on planes, other avidly avoid alcohol. They all have their own strategies, but just about every frequent traveler I know has some sort of noise …

101 Travel Tips: From How To Pack To Combatting Jet Lag

Nothing is both as rewarding and as stressful as traveling. With that in mind we have assembled the be-all and end-all list of travel tips to keep in …

Perfect Things: 2014 Editors' Choice Awards

This We Like<p>Greek islands and a slope-side bloody mary... Trusty boots and a more comfortable bike seat... Explorers who won't quit and a cabin you can take with you.<p>These and 49 other things make us stand up and say, "Yes!"<p>1. Fleece<p>It pills up. It melts in the dryer. It often smells like a wet …

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