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5 Core Workouts for Stronger Running

A strong core will help you hold proper running form longer.<p><i>Zach asks: I don't know that I'm what you'd call a beginner, but I think I am. I was just wondering if you could recommend some strength and core training for me? I've always neglected this part of fitness because I hate going to the gym,</i> …

Why People Lie: Investigating the Truth About Deception

Weekly Meditations for Healthy Sex (April 19-25)

It's vital for mindful acts of emotional and spiritual intimacy to steadily develop as a daily practice for healthy sex. To that end, Center for Healthy Sex has created daily meditations to help you reach your sexual and relational potential. (You can subscribe for free here.)<p>Even momentarily …

The Number One Way People Screw Up Life -- Are You Making This Mistake?

That got your attention, didn't it?<p>And what is the number one way that people screw up life? By taking it for granted. Assuming there will be time to fix things, find the right person, make the changes you should and be happy... later.<p>Think about the last time you lost someone close to you. It …

Dalai Lama 'Culture Of Compassion' Talk: Key To Good Health Is 'Peace Of Mind' (VIDEO)

Good nutrition and exercise may be important, but the secret to good health and long life is all in your head, according to the Dalai Lama.<p>After participating in a Peace Walk at the Peace Bridge in Derry, Northern Ireland on April 18, the 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, gave a talk at the "Culture …

How to Stop Worrying About Worrying

Sir Winston Churchill, who battled plenty of demons, once said, "When I look back on all these worries, I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which had never happened."<p>Unfortunately, that advice wouldn't have been able to stop …

5 Things You Don't Know About Your Brain: A Conversation With Neuroscientist Rafael Yuste

<i>photo courtesy of TEDMED</i><p>Earlier this month, President Obama announced a proposal to fully map the activity of the human brain. The initiative would aim to better understand both the brain and the often-mystifying conditions that affect it, including Alzheimer's, autism and stroke, among others, the …

The Real Reason We Struggle to Lose Weight

Your body is broken.<p>That was the four-word conclusion that we came to about two years ago. In truth, it wasn’t like it suddenly dawned on us that our …

Body Fat

The Mental Game

We often hear that in sports or other performance-related activities, the mental game is as important as the physical game. Fair enough. But what exactly is the mental game?<p>Most people define the mental game using words like: having confidence, belief, a good attitude, or thinking the right …

Why Your Brain Craves Music

If making music isn’t the most ancient of human activities, it’s got to be pretty close. Melody and rhythm can trigger feelings from sadness to …

Kripalu Presents Jack Kornfield: Why Meditate?

Meditation can be the doorway through which we enter into a deeper connection with the world within and around us. At the beginning of his five-day retreat at Kripalu, The Wise and Loving Heart, Jack Kornfield reflects on the benefits and blessings of meditation.

Bald Is Beautiful?

What is beauty?<p>I've debated this question over and over again, wearing many different hats. Student, young adult, free spirit, cancer patient, and now cancer survivor. It's certainly a vague question, open to interpretation and very much dependent on each individual who answers it. I've seen edited …

Om Alone: The Meaning of the Sound and Symbol

When I started doing yoga, I loved most of what happened in the classes. One thing I did not love, though, was the chanting of "om." None of my early teachers could explain what it meant or why we were doing it. It felt cult-y and confusing.<p>Eventually, that frustration led me to try a different …

Spirituality

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How the Post Office Sniffs Out Anthrax Before It Hits Your Mailbox

The Amerithrax case of 2001, in which letters harboring Anthrax spores were delivered to media outlets and a pair of US Senators' offices, killed …

An Introduction To The Mechanical Watch

The mechanical watch is one of the few remaining practical, day-to-day items that has remained unchanged in many ways since its inception hundreds of …