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Today's Free Daily Horoscope

The universe is a complicated place. Why not utilize every kind of horoscope possible to help untangle the web of mystery that surrounds us?<p>Whether …

Living With Anxiety

My heart is pounding, and I have a bit of a sick feeling in my stomach. I'm also breathing faster and a bit shallower. All because I am writing a post about something that I've kept hidden from myself and others for years.<p>Anxiety.<p>It has been a part of my psyche for so long that I honestly never …

Motherhood

7 Ways to Gift Yourself Instant Peace and Calm

Some days I'm running around like a chicken with my head cut off. Do you know the feeling? Today, life seems to be moving faster than ever.<p>We all have demands and pressures including work, deadlines, our families, taking care of our bodies and the endless ping on our phone alerting us of an email …

Essential Oils

6 Relaxing Yoga Poses To Help You Fall Asleep

Ease your way into a more restful night sleep with restorative yoga poses and deep, mindful breathing. Where Zen meets REM, here are six easy yoga …

How to Manage Anxiety When Mindfulness Fails You

It’s 4 a.m. I’m spiraling deep into what I call the “nightmare fantasy”: imagining the absolute worst possible scenario, how I would react, what …

The One Sentence You Need to Say to Everyone You Meet

Gravity exists on many levels, both physical and emotional. There is a force in the universe that literally weighs things down.<p>In order to counter …

A Simple Technique to Quiet Your Mind & Be Present

<b>“Get out of your head and get into your heart. Think less, feel more.” ~Osho</b><p>Meditating. It’s one of those things that we all know we’d be better off …

Transform Bad Heavy Stress Into Positive in 5 Minutes

<b>Stress is not always bad.</b><p>There is actually a good form of stress, one that helps you focus, helps you to be motivated and get prepared; a stress that feels exciting and that improves your performance. Like, for example, the tingling sensation in the stomach that you feel just before you talk in …

Mindfulness

5 Quick and Easy Meditations That Anyone Can Do

Don't have time to sit in the lotus position for 45 minutes? Don't throw your spiritual journey out the window just because you can't keep up with the Dalai Lama's dedication to mental stillness.<p>Our brains multitask all day. During meditation, we switch our intention by focusing on one particular …

Meditation

Connect With Mind Body & Spirit

“The body heals with play, the mind heals with laughter and the spirit heals with joy.” – Proverb<p><b>Your authentic self</b><p>I wish to present you with an …

Spirituality

Your Brain On: Meditation

Meditation is the new yoga. <b>Katy Perry</b> does it. So does <b>Oprah</b>. The only thing this trend’s missing is a super-pricey brand of clothing designed to …

Mindfulness

3 Evening Habits For Weight Loss

<b>Stop after dinner.</b> It can be easy to mindlessly snack away while you relax, so make an effort to stay aware of why you're reaching for your pantry door. If you're doing it out of habit or because you're bored, try spending more time out of the kitchen or drinking peppermint tea instead of snacking. …

Questions abound over fate of ISIS leader

<b>(CNN) —</b> He's enemy No. 1 in the fight against ISIS. But after waves of airstrikes by both Iraq and U.S.-led coalition forces, questions abound over whether the terror group's leader was hit.<p>Iraq's Ministry of Interior said the Iraqi air force wounded ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and killed a …