Thao Nguyen

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The 10 Easiest Pasta Meals Ever

Make any of these tasty (and healthy!) pasta recipes in less than 30 minutes!

Healthy Eating

Finding Happiness and the Science Behind it

Everybody longs for happiness, but it seems like a hidden treasure.<p>One way or another—consciously or unconsciously, directly or indirectly—everything …

15 Tricks to Sleep Better

Need sleep? Learn how you can get more sleep with these 15 restful sleep tricks

Sleep

Birth Control Options: The Ring

Learn about each contraceptive option available so you can find the best birth control for you. Here, everything you need to know about the ring<p><b>What it is:</b>The ring (NuvaRing) is a soft, flexible transparent ring that measures approximately two inches in diameter. It contains hormones and is …

Women's Health

The discipline of Happiness

We have to want to, so much so that we willingly give up something so we can fit it in.<p>Then we have to do it enough that we notice the difference it …

3 Great Buddhist Meditation Techniques

Previously, guest author, Richard wrote popular articles about Om Mantra Chanting, The Awakening of Kundalini and Energy Centers, Yoga Pranayama for …

5 Yoga Poses for Depression

Yoga

How To Transform Anger Into Creativity

Anger is a good thing…when we know how to be the master, and not the servant, of this powerful energy.<p>How can we be in mastery of our anger so that …

Stop Judging Everyone So Much (Especially Yourself!)

The layers upon layers of judgments we hail at people all day. At ourselves. Morning and night.<p><i>I can’t believe you would do that.</i><p><i>I would never do</i> …

Is Suffering Necessary For The Spiritual Life?

One of my first yoga instructors used to say, ‘Suffering is optional.’ In the immediate he was referencing the struggle to remain in challenging …

Stress Reduction for Writers

I’ve had insomnia for the past couple of years. Sometimes I’m up from 2-4 or 5 a.m., reading until I fall back to sleep. Other times I sleep through …

'Never lose your happiness'

MANILA, Philippines - “Write it on your forehead: I will stay happy and distribute happiness to others.”<p>“Bolo (repeat),” the teacher said in Hindi. …

Happiness is the best medicine

New research suggests that mood-enhancing activities can serve as a nutrient for the human body<p>Tom Jacobs<p>May 12, 2013 1:00pm (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on Pacific Standard.<p>We’ve all experienced downward spirals, in which dark emotions lead to destructive behavior that damages our health, …

Q&A: Dharma Mittra talks about aging, fear, and more

Dharma Mittra‘s 74th birthday is on May 14th!<p>In this previously unpublished interview between Sri Dharma and Adam Frei—the Program Manager & Director …

5 Ways Spirituality Can Dramatically Improve Your Life | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

If you grew up in a zealously religious home practicing a strict faith, you might run from religion like your hair is on fire.<p>You may also run away …

Spirituality

Have You Achieved Enlightenment?

Rene Descartes, <i>Contributor</i> <br>Waking Times<p><b>Have you achieved enlightenment?</b><p>Perhaps.<p>You would know if you did. You’d know it far more easily than knowing …

There Are Only Hands and Eyes: Zen Buddhism as Universalism

Let me start with an anecdote, a conversation between two old hands on the Zen way collected in the 12th century Chinese spiritual anthology, the Blue Cliff Record. Joan Sutherland and John Tarrant's translation:<p>Yunyan asked Daowu, "How does the Bodhisattva Guanyin use those many hands and eyes?" …

Awaken Your Authentic Power

When I was 25, I became a devotee of the spiritual teacher Marianne Williamson. One of her books in particular hit me straight in the heart: <i>A Woman’s</i> …

YogaLife - IMAGINE THE SKY AT MIDNIGHT - AND NOTHING ELSE. ...

Your Refuge - A Heart That Is Ready for Anything

When the Buddha was dying, he gave a final message to his beloved attendant Ananda, and to generations to come:<p><i>“Be a lamp unto yourself, be a refuge</i> …

If this isn’t for you, it’s for someone you know

Since last September I have been serving on the Board of Directors for the Utah division of the nonprofit organization NAMI, the National Alliance on …

33 Amazing Plates Of Food

How can you just sit there chewing, content with your sad, conformist sandwich? You could be turning your food into ART.

Blue Cheese

10 paths to painless pizza-making

As you may have noticed, we’re <i>kind of</i> into pizza in the smitten kitchen. I mean, just a little. I can’t help it–in my mind, it combines the best …

baked chicken meatballs

As it turns out, I’m a sucker for a good meatball. It’s a funny thing because ground meat has rarely done it for me; I’m certain I’m the lone …