Meditation

A Buddhist Master Reveals 21 Rules of Life That Will Blow Your Mind

Ever heard of Miyamoto Mushashi? If not, he was an expert Japanese swordsman, Buddhist and ronin.<p>He became renowned through stories of incredible …

Buddhist Meditation

Is Veganism the Secret to Happiness? The ‘Happiest Man in the World’ Says So

Happiness is a concept that’s been considered by philosophers for thousands of years. Plato addressed it in his philosophical dialogues, and …

Matthieu Ricard

15 Quotes From a Buddhist Master That Will Remind You to Believe in Yourself

If you’ve read anything about modern day Buddhism, you’ve probably heard of Sharon Salzberg.<p>She’s a New York Times best selling author and a highly …

Mindfulness

Buddhist Monk Breaks the Scales of Brain Activity While Meditating in a Laboratory

Mattheui Ricard is a writer and a photographer, but he is also a Buddhist Monk who has spent countless hours meditating. He describes meditation as …

Mindfulness

Everything is a surprisingly fun meditation on existence

“Walking simulator” is often used a pejorative to put down a genre of games where you can’t fail and instead experience a world with little to no stakes. But a new game takes that idea to a new level and proves that if you’re skipping games in this genre, then you’re missing out.<p>Everything is a …

Alan Watts

15 Quotes That Give Inner Peace to Cope With Tough Times

Finding inner peace is the one of the most important goals for most people on Earth, even though it can be quite difficult.<p>However, we are all …

Buddhist Meditation

11 Life Lessons From Buddha That Will Soothe Your Soul (And Make You Much Happier)

Guatam Buddha is at the center of Buddhist teachings, and his words of wisdom have been passed down over the millennia through oral teachings and …

Buddhism

Why You Should Cope With Your Stress Now And How To Deal With It

Did you know stress can literally eat away your brain (and potentially making you stupider)? And we’re not being dramatic—it may even kill you!Today …

Well-being

12 Powerful Mindfulness Tips That Will Change the Way You Live Your Life

Mindful living is a new concept that’s emerged over the recent years. At least that’s what most people might think. The concept of mindfulness has …

Mindfulness

5 Mindful Attitudes That Will Help You Cope With Anxiety and Stress

Anxiety is a big problem for people in America. According to The Kim Foundation, approximately 40 million American adults ages 18 and older, or about …

Mindfulness

4 Buddhist Monk Habits That Are Hard to Adopt But Will Benefit You Forever

Ever wondered how Buddhist Monks live and what habits they adopt to make them so peaceful?<p>I’ve been always been fascinated by this question so I did …

Buddhist Meditation

The Myth of the Experienced Meditator

<i>I tell Kyodo Roshi I want to take my practice to a deeper level. “Deeper level?” He laughs again. “What do you mean, ‘deeper’? Zen practice only one</i> …

Buddhist Meditation

What Is Power Nap And How To Do It For The Biggest Brain Benefits

People often de-value sleeping or napping. But believe it or not, nearly one-third of the human race are sleep-deprived.At this point, maybe the …

Well-being

Keep talking to yourself—it’s doing wonders for your brain

We carry inner monologues with us throughout the day. Sometimes we have internal messages that monitor and judge how we’re coming across in a particular situation. Other times we’re psyching ourselves up for a challenging interaction or preparing for an important life event. Or, more often than …

Mindfulness

Try these simple 1-minute meditations to calm your mind

Meditation can be scary at first: You're supposed to sit alone, in silence with <i>all</i> of your thoughts, yet not let them distract you. It sounds nearly impossible right? Well, studies have found countless health benefits to meditation, so there's definitely something to it.<p>Though it might be best to …

Spirituality

How to Meditate Before Bed to Supercharge Your Sleep

Sleep is like the reset button for our minds and bodies. It wipes the slate clean and a good night’s rest can prepare us to tackle a brand new day. …

Mindfulness

How Elon Musk, Richard Branson, and Other Time-Crunched Entrepreneurs Find Inspiration

Billionaires and celebrities are human, too. Here's what they do to get back on top.<p>Mental grayness. Hazy thoughts. Unmotivated sluggishness.<p>We all know what it's like to feel down. When we wake up and still feel tired, when the afternoon lull hits us at our desk, when we get home from work …

Transcendental Meditation

This one habit can completely change your workday for the better

Americans are more stressed than ever. It seems that as budgets become tighter, to-do lists become longer and it’s harder to get through the day …

Mindfulness

3 Ways to Deal With the Anxiety of Being an Entrepreneur

In 2016, I decided that I was going to own my own business—I was going to become an entrepreneur.<p>This has been both the best decision I’ve ever made …

Mindfulness

How Yoga Can Improve Your Sex Life

Here's how you can take the soothing meditation technique into the bedroom and win.<p>Can yoga turn up your sex life? Yes, girl!<p>Much more than just a …

Yoga

Business Is A Mental Game: Learn How To Win It

Don't let a sense of dread take control of your mind. Breathe into your business' success instead.<p>Experiencing success as an entrepreneur is as much about business acumen and strategy as it is mastering the mind. Founders and CEOs are among the most determined creatures on the planet, but that …

Mindfulness

Neuroscience reveals 4 rituals that will make you stress-free

The modern world seems to be designed to increase stress, and I'm starting to wonder if worrying will soon be an Olympic sport.<p>You may have your own …

Emotions

The One Thing I Do Before Bed That Guarantees I Get A Good Night’s Sleep

I’m an anxious person. Whenever I’m not occupied, my mind constantly scans my diverse to-do list, a curse with which I know I’m not uniquely plagued. …

Well-being

Do Mindful People Have a Stronger Sense of Self? - Mindful

We all experience moments of self-doubt. Maybe we’re faced with a choice that leaves us confused about what we want; a conversation where we feel …

Mindfulness

5 ways to spring clean your mind this year

Dr Linda Papadopoulos on the mental changes we can make in time for the clocks going forward<p>A clear mind is integral to our wellbeing and our ability …

Mindfulness

The Revolutionary “Mind, Consciousness, and The Cultivation of Wellbeing: Transformation through the Lifespan” Conference at UCLA

<b>The models that we have established in modern society are killing us.</b> ~ Deepak Chopra<p>Over 800 people gathered at UCLA last weekend for the truly amazing and groundbreaking “Mind, Consciousness, and The Cultivation of Wellbeing” conference, which Deepak Chopra summed up by stating “We do not know …

Spirituality

How Positive Thinking Builds Mental Strength

The power of affirmations and being a constructive thinker.<p>Positive thinking, I must say, was the hardest thing for me. If you knew me seven years …

Mindfulness

Kids and meditation - it's a business, of course

Rising stress levels for children in Asia are being blamed for all sorts of issues - from headaches to anxiety attacks and, in some cases, suicide.<p>From this, there's been a rise in demand for classes that teach kids meditation and mindfulness, among other relaxation techniques.<p>Proponents say it …

Spirituality

Catastrophe Checklist: The Simple Art of Navigating Stress

<i>Please secure your mask first, before assisting another person.</i><p>What would you do in an emergency plane landing?<p>I am sure you have heard the word</i> …

Mindfulness

A Zen Philosopher Explains How to Rewire Your Brain to Cope With Negative Feelings

Everyone feels rushed and panicked at times, and that can result in feelings of negativity. So when we’re feeling overwhelmed, what can we do?<p>I came …

Mindfulness