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Growing Cut Flowers Part 1: Spring bulbs

Being able to cut your own flowers from the garden is a luxury and yet such an easy thing to achieve. With your own patch, you can grow the flowers …

To Handle Increased Stress, Build Your Resilience

Wherever you live or work, stress is on the rise. According to the International Labour Organization, workers in developed and developing countries are facing increasing strain at work. The onslaught of mounting stressors include global challenges, such as climate change, terrorism, and political …

Management

“Inside Out” Director Pete Docter on the Importance of Getting Out of Your Own Head

<i>Episode 5 of the Science of Happiness Podcast by the Greater Good Science Center, featuring Pete Docter, director of Inside Out, in conversation with</i> …

Powerful Ways to Be More Patient with Your Kids

It’s hard to be patient when your child is turning the color of the tomatoes you just passed because you won’t let them fling produce out of your …

Mindfulness Resources

A Guest Post by Shaun Laurito<p><b>ATTENTION STUDENTS: Help make your teacher more mindful!</b><p>Hey Kids,<p>Has your teacher seemed on edge lately? Did they lose …

Toxic Childhood? 4 Exercises to Promote Healing

I always thought that how I acted was just a function of my personality—that I was born defensive, quick to anger, prickly. I didn’t occur to me …

13 Really Good Reasons To Start Meditating Every Day

Different forms of meditation have been used for thousands of years as a spiritual practice to create inner peace. But today, meditation is just as …

Meditation

We must stop Swimming in the Waters of Victimization.

We’ve all come across them—those people who seem to live their lives seeking advice about their suffering.<p>Moving from confidante to confidante, they …

5 Simple Grounding Exercises to Ease Anxiety & the Stress of Daily Life.

<b>Life is busy.</b><p>Let’s face it, managing home, work, and family obligations is overwhelming and feels endless. We tirelessly manage to get through the …

Medium – Read, write and share stories that matter

Read All About It: Children's books about mindfulness

Quiet. Stillness. Silence. Peace. These serene words come from two powerful picture books on mindfulness.<p>“I Am Peace: A Book of Mindfulness” by Susan …

Mindfulness Practices | Ohio State Integrative Medicine

Mindfulness is paying attention in three particular ways: on purpose, in the moment and without judgment. You can practice mindfulness of breathing, …

Four New Apps to Keep You Mindful

AccessNowAvailable for iOS and AndroidMaayan Ziv, a Canadian photographer with muscular dystrophy, created AccessNow, a crowdsourcing app that shares …

Chronic Pain? This Mindfulness Technique Might Change That

I'm quick to regret the label of chronic pain. I believe in the power of words and thoughts, so the idea of labeling a consistent pain as "chronic" …

Second-Hand Stress Can Be Toxic — Here's How To Stop It From Affecting You

If you're stressed, you stress out those around you. That's a well-known social fact that anybody who's ever had a friend going through a house move …

The Brain

Modern mindfulness is rooted in a racist history

In January 1902, Reverend Clarence Edgar Rice warned Americans of a religion that “both in theory and practice…degrades women,” practices “crass brutality” towards animals, and “goes hand-in-hand with vice…that blushes not at unspeakable practices.” Even more terrifying, this “cruel” and …

Hinduism

Are you Stuck in Fight-or-Flight mode? Here are 3 ways to Transcend it.

For the past few months, it’s been tough for me to focus or maintain perspective.<p>I end conversations with people before they even begin. A friend …

Yoga, Sustainability, Politics, Spirituality.

The Blogger Who Turned His Life Around With Mindfulness

And what you can learn from him.<p><i>by</i><p><i>Thrive Global and The Quaker Oats Company present The Fuel List—20 people changing the way we fuel our minds and</i> …

The Harvard Professor Who Showed the Power of Our Minds to Improve Our Health

The 'Mother of Mindfulness' is someone you should know.<p><i>by</i><p><i>Thrive Global and The Quaker Oats Company present The Fuel List—20 people changing the way</i> …

How Brené Brown Made Vulnerability a Badge of Honor

And why more people are choosing to be courageous.<p><i>by</i><p><i>Thrive Global and The Quaker Oats Company present The Fuel List—20 people changing the way we</i> …

The Zen Priest Creating Social Change Through Meditation and Mindfulness

And how she’s making meditation and mindfulness accessible for everyone.<p><i>by</i><p><i>Thrive Global and The Quaker Oats Company present The Fuel List—20 people</i> …

There are so many wonderful ways to cook cauliflower. Here are a few of our favorites.

Consider this set of recipes from our archives a reminder of cauliflower’s versatility, especially when it comes to meatless cooking.<p>Crisped Cauliflower With Lemon Tahini Sauce, above. You’ll fry the florets until golden, then serve them with a creamy, tangy sauce. (You could roast rather than fry, …

Cooking

How to shoot amazing black-and-white photos on your iPhone

Often, our eye is drawn to something because of its color. But sometimes we’re attracted by a pattern, or perhaps color even detracts from an image (like a row of cars in front of a beatific white building). At those times, we should shoot black-and-white images, which emphasize pattern, texture …

Mobile Photography

Navy Is the New Black: How to Incorporate 2017’s Navy Trend Into Your Home

Usually, when we talk about neutrals, blacks, whites and grays steal the spotlight — and for good reason! They go with everything, they’ve been …

Home Decorating

Millions of Verizon customer records exposed in security lapse

Customer records for at least 14 million subscribers, including phone numbers and account PINs, were exposed.<p><i>Security TV: Can cyber insurance bring</i> …

Security

Sure, drink your rosé this summer. But try these bottles, too.

Exceptional   Excellent   Very Good<p>Here are five wines to help you through the sweltering weather of July: Rosé of course, including a top-notch Sancerre and a fun one from Italy, plus three delicious whites — two from Italy, one from Spain.<p>Kevin et Christian Lauverjat, Moulin des Vrillères …