Tony Smid

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Gisele on the secret to not feeling overwhelmed

Gisele Bünchden’s to-do list may be more like “prep for red carpet event, walk Chanel runway, and do a headstand on the beach” than “prep PowerPoint …

6 Pilates moves that will transform your whole body

If you think of slow, quiet, no-sweat sessions on a Reformer when you think of Pilates, you haven’t yet encountered Cassey Ho.<p>The bubbly, inspiring …

Yoga

16 Incredibly Useful Resources for Aspiring Authors

…You’ll Wish You Knew About These EarlierThroughout the process of writing my book and helping clients with theirs, I’ve curated a list of tools that …

Writing

17 Essential Mindfulness Quotes to Inspire and Motivate You

Live the happiest and healthiest life you can with these inspirational words of wisdom.<p>Want to live a happier, healthier, and more efficient life? Follow in the footsteps of Steve Jobs and try practicing mindfulness.<p>The wisdom of mindfulness can be found in daily meditation, regular spiritual …

Meditation

5 Probiotic Sources Ranked by Effectiveness (Because It’s Confusing As Hell)

If you’re not taking/drinking/eating probiotics right now, are you even healthy?! Just kidding. But these little critters that live in your gut are …

Microbiome

20 Post-Workout Meals That Are Super High in Protein (and Plants!)

There's no hangriness like post-workout hangriness. You know, the kind where you could house an entire pizza no problem.<p>If you really don't want your …

Right Speech Reconsidered - The Eightfold Path

The Buddha was unequivocal about the importance of how we employ our human capacity for speech and verbal interaction. Right Speech, also called Wise …

Meditation

Science Says Time Really Does Seem to Fly as We Get Older. This Is the Best Way to Slow It Back Down

Where did the summer go? As we age, time seems to whiz by. The 'why' is interesting... but what you can do about it is what really matters.<p>Time flies as we get older. But why?<p>Research shows your brain's internal clock runs more slowly as you age -- which means the pace of life appears to speed up. …

Work-life Balance

10 Life-Changing Questions to Ask Yourself Today

Be honest with yourself about the directions you're taking in this world.<p>Happiness, life satisfaction and the daily habits of the most successful people are topics which researchers love to study. And what they consistently find is that individuals who reach the end of their lives feeling …

Happiness

Live like you could lose everything, but know there’s nothing to lose

For most people, the stakes simply aren't high enough.<p>There's not enough reason to get up early and work, get off Facebook or get into shape.<p>Put most …

Self-improvement

4 Simple Morning Habits That Will Improve Your Day (and Each Takes Only 5 Minutes)

If you're tired of feeling groggy and lethargic in the mornings, this simple routine will dramatically change that.<p>The alarm clock is ringing and the next course of action is to hit the snooze button for an extra few minutes of sleep that often times turn into 30 minutes or more (there goes that …

Self-improvement

I Meditated Every Day Before My Workout For A Week And I Achieved The Impossible

As a yoga teacher, meditation is an extremely important part of my daily practice.<p>Essentially, meditation seeks to transform the mind in some way …

Meditation

There's A New Way to Use Meditation to Reshape Your Brain

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How Gratitude Changes You and Your Brain

With the rise of managed health care, which emphasizes cost-efficiency and brevity, mental health professionals have had to confront this burning …

Understanding And Practicing Mindfulness

Mindfulness meditation has become quite a vital part of my daily routine, it's just as important as eating and exercising. Whilst the body needs …

Mindfulness

Thinking About Writing a Book? Here Are 4 Tips.

Almost every executive has a book in them, they just need to learn how to get the words down on paper.<p><i>By Tiana Laurence, co-founder and CMO of Factom.</i><p>I wrote a book. That might be hard for some to believe given that I'm a technology executive. In many ways, it's even harder for me to believe. …

Writing

4 Great Reasons to Read Romans

Many Christians have declared Romans to be the finest book of the Bible, the high peak of Scripture. J.I. Packer echoes many pastors and theologians …

Theology

The Best-Kept Secret Swimming Holes of Central Florida

With a year-round temperature of 68°F, Kelly Park Rock Springs is a wonderful place to cool down on a hot day. Because the park’s creek flows freely …

The Best of Glacier National Park and Whitefish Montana

Today I’m excited to welcome guest authors Logan and Morgan Greenhaw from Trail Mix for Newlyweds. Logan and Morgan have taken a little break from …

10 Common Flyfishing Mistakes (and How to Fix Them)

Sure, everyone makes mistakes. But the fly anglers who make the fewest land the most fish. Watching out for these 10 easily correctable but …

7 Top Outdoor Destinations for Rock Climbing Newbies

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The Four Foundations of Mindfulness

The Buddha's Instructions for the Practice of Mindfulness<p>Mindfulness is one of the most basic practices of Buddhism. It is part of the Eightfold Path …

Mindfulness

The most important thing you need to succeed in life, according to a happiness expert

Narcissists tend to get the furthest in life. That's the most disheartening fact that writer Eric Barker learned after spending almost a decade …

An Amazing Mentor Can Help the Average Become Extraordinary. Here's How to Get One

Someone who can show you the right path saves you time, energy and heartache. Use these expert tips to find and engage the best mentor for you.<p>Many of today's high school and college students obsess over GPA. They've been taught by their parents to look at a B or a C like a bad Yelp review--a black …

Self-improvement

About to Retire? Read This First

Don't enter retirement without giving it some thought first. Here are 12 things to know now that can help you plan and prepare for the most …

Tip: The Shoulder Stretch You Need

Still have poor overhead mobility? Loaded stretching could be for you. Here's what to do.<p>Overhead pressing issues come in two varieties: strength …

Is silence the next wellness luxury?

Back in the day, when your mom banned you from watching television and told you to go to your room to sit quietly in silence, it definitely wasn’t …

4 Steps to End Negative Habitual Thinking

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