Tom Pham

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5 Habits of Highly Mindful People

Mindfulness is more than meditation and staying in the present -- and can make you more successful.<p>Why do some people seem to handle challenges with grace and ease while other crumble under stress? A growing body of research points to mindfulness as the answer. Put simply, mindfulness is, "the act …

Mindfulness

TYPES OF MEDITATION – AN OVERVIEW OF 23 MEDITATION TECHNIQUES

Ok, so you know that meditation has dozens of benefits, and everybody is doing it. You look for information online or on a bookstore, and see that …

Meditation

Give Your Mind a Workout---Try Meditation

Should you meditate?<p>Psychologist and author Daniel Goleman—well-known for his 1995 book “Emotional Intelligence”—spent almost two years combing through more than 6,000 academic studies on meditation with a team of researchers to sort through the hype and discover the real benefits. He wrote about …

Mindfulness

How One Yoga Teacher Uses Deepak Chopra's Seven Spiritual Laws of Yoga in Her Classes

In Yoga Journal's online course, Finding Connection Through Yoga: A Workshop on Our Universal Oneness, legendary integrative-medicine and meditation …

Yoga

Where's the Proof That Mindfulness Meditation Works?

The concept of mindfulness involves focusing on your present situation and state of mind. This can mean awareness of your surroundings, emotions and …

How to Spend the First 30 Minutes of Your Day to Maximize Productivity

How you spend your morning makes or breaks your day.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As entrepreneurs, we often work late into the night, only to roll out of bed the next morning, picking up where we left off. One day bleeds into the next, making it seem as if we're …

Time Management

10 best meditation apps for Android

Many people vaunt the usefulness of meditation. The claims are that it improves health, your mental faculties, and more. We’re not medical professionals, so we’re not going to attempt to prove or disprove those notions. However, we do know of some really good apps to assist in meditative practices. …

Meditation

A Single Mindfulness Exercise Could Help Reduce Alcohol Cravings

While this is just a small short-term study, researchers are surprised at how effective it is.<p>(Reuters Health) - Heavy drinkers may be able to cut back after brief mindfulness training exercises that involve helping them focus on what’s happening in the present moment, a small experiment in the UK …

Great Leaders Do This One Thing Exceptionally Well

Part of being a great leader is being able to communicate effectively, and that includes being a good listener. Here are 3 ways to strengthen your listening muscles.<p>Of all the communication skills, listening is by far the most underrated. There are countless books and courses on how to be a better …

3D ‘encyclopedia’ to show vertebrates inside and out

A new initiative will take specimens from museum shelves to the internet by CT scanning 20,000 vertebrates and making the 3D images available to …

How to declutter your mind

Because your brain could benefit from a good tidying just as much as your house.<p>A mind is a terrible thing to waste, right? Maybe that's why we tend …

U.S. Air Force

Five Precepts of Buddhism Explained

The broad category of moral conduct has been codified throughout the history of Buddhism, beginning in the Buddha’s time, into five precepts for …

Spirituality

15 books Malcolm Gladwell thinks everyone should read

A 2015 New York Times article poked fun at how often he blurbs books and recommends them on social media.<p>The bestselling author has published multiple books and articles exploring human behavior from all angles; he also recently launched a hit podcast.<p>We dug through years of his tweets, book …

Barnes & Noble

10 Free Online Courses That Will Make You Happier

Here’s something to smile about: These 10 free online courses are waiting to teach you how to create a happier, more fulfilling life. Learn about the …

Why Do Women Bully Each Other at Work?

Research suggests that conditions in the workplace might be to blame.<p><i>Updated on August 3, 2017</i><p>The bitches,as Shannon saw it, came in three varieties. She categorized them on her personal blog, in a post titled “Beware the Female BigLaw Partner.”<p>First was the “aggressive bitch”—a certain kind of …

A 69-year-old monk who scientists call the 'world's happiest man' says the secret to being happy takes just 15 minutes a day

Who is the happiest man in the world?<p>If you Google it, the name "Matthieu Ricard" pops up.<p>Matthieu Ricard, 69, is a Tibetan Buddhist monk originally …

New Hope for Depression

Every week, when Ian Hanley sits down with his therapist, he goes through a list of depression treatments he’s been researching online. The …

General Hospital

The Truth Behind All Those Gut Health Claims

No alternative facts here.<p>I get it. Gut health is not a sexy topic. (Who wants to talk about something called "leaky gut?") It is, however, a buzzy one. Just do a Google search, and you can easily fall down a rabbit hole of weird blog posts and misinformation about diets and nutrition. Finding …

The Power of a Monthly Poker Game

Just one way to stave off a midlife crisis.<p>I'm not here to talk about my marriage. Though not wanting to talk about my marriage is part of the reason we were in couples therapy in the first place. Let's just say I had drifted, in my early forties, from a midlife malaise—the graying temples, the …

3 Necessary Practices to Manage Your Mind and Achieve Your Goals

Discipline your body, mind your emotions, and strengthen your soul.<p><i>How do I control my mind and focus on my goals? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Awdhesh Singh, Author of Books on</b> …

21 profound rules of life by an ancient Japanese Buddhist master that will change your life

Do you have a personal manual of life principles to live by? What adages do you use to guide you in your everyday living?<p>Today, we’d like to share a …

We Tried All The Calming Teas. Here Are The Ones That Actually Eliminated Our Anxiety

I’ve struggled with anxiety for most of my adult life. For the most part, I try to avoid medication (every person is individual, and I find it’s not …

Spices

12 Important Career Lessons Most People Learn Too Late in Life

Here are the 12 best career lessons everyone should take to heart early in their careers.<p>If there's one thing we all have in common, it's that we all make mistakes along the way (and hopefully learn valuable lessons from them). But if you're smart, you'll learn as much as possible from the mistakes …

Want a Younger Brain? Forget Sudoku and Do This

Mental age is more in your control than you might think.<p>Nobody wants to lose cognitive function, especially when so much of business--and life in general--depends on being "on top of it" to stay ahead of the competition. But statistically speaking, the reality is, you have to fight to stay sharp. …

Learn How to Cook Absolutely Everything You Eat from Scratch

Learn How to Cook Everything from Scratch<p>From condiments to homemade mixes, you can make it all at home<p>Updated December 15, 2017<p>Real food tastes …

Food

Your Crappy American Diet Might Leave Your Gut Bacteria Stunted

Adopting a healthy lifestyle might not seem that hard on the outset. You ate a lot of cheeseburgers and drank a lot of soda, and now you’re going to …

12 Alzheimer’s Awareness Must-Reads

Since its first diagnosis in 1901 by German psychiatrist Dr. Aloysius Alzheimer, Alzheimer’s Disease has been the prognosis for approximately 5.4 million Americans. As the Baby Boomer generation approaches the most common age demographic for the disease – sixty-five and older – that number is …

The Diets That Actually Have a Scientific Backing

There is a ton of confusing, often contradictory information about what diets work and which ones are healthy. This video breaks down many of the …

Twelve ways to get healthier right now

Illustrations by Joren Cull for The Globe and Mail<p>Get out the calendar<p>Forget New Year’s resolutions. Let’s start a new tradition: monthly goals. Old habits die hard. So why not break your big objective into smaller, more manageable pieces? Aim to change one little thing each month. You could start …

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