Take three people. All are unmarried, 33-year-old women who live in the United States.
Because we live in a richly diverse world in which, more and more, we depend on one another, isolating ourselves is simply not an option. We are social creatures and need to be in relationship with others, John A.
Plus, why these herbs have been getting so much buzz.
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According to neuroscientist Tara Swart, leaders need to be at the top of their performance. To improve your performance, leaders need to optimize their thinking and thus, their brains.
When your mental health isn't 100 percent, the effects can be exhausting. Never mind dragging yourself to the gym even a Netflix binge session might require more energy than you're able to give.
Has someone ever sent you an angry email, and then you found yourself, weeks later, thinking about it while you're wide awake at 2am?
Emotions can be a major source of distraction, according to researchers Richard Davidson and Daniel Goleman, who have chronicled what we know thus far about the meditator's mind in a new book, Altered Traits, Science Reveals How Meditation Changes Your Mind, Brain, and Body.
In this whiteboard session for Harvard Business Review, Davidson and Goleman talk about one of the most important discoveries: repeated practice helps us untether from emotional cues that keep us mired in distraction specifically, rumination.
This article along with others on mastering your mind, body and soul connection are featured in Newsweek Special Edition: Spiritual Living.
Most of us trust our doctors even when they hand us a prescription for a drug we can't pronounce.
Do you find it difficult to get to sleep, or wake up a few hours after going to bed and find it hard to drop off again?
My sleep was affected when I was struggling with long distance care of my elderly parents, and it was a huge relief to discover the Insight Timer app and meditation for sleep.
And it was reassuring to know that if I woke up worrying in the early hours I could switch on a meditation to take my mind off the problems that are always so nightmarish at that time of night.
If you thought earning more money would make you happier, you were only partly right. There's a point at which more money has decreasing returns in terms of our emotional well-being and life satisfaction.
Money can't buy me love, sang The Beatles, although it is doubtful that this was a rigorous empirical claim. Still, nobody disputes that there's more to life than money and a new book, The Origins of Happiness (UK) (US) argues that happiness should be a guide to government policy.
Shares 148Thailand's rich history dates back to thousands of years. The impressive landmarks we see today are remnants of the ancient temples and Buddhist architecture built by several emperors that ruled the country at the time.
It's only a fraction of the millions you dream about.
February 22, 2018
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How many times have you thought, If I just made $5,000 or $10,000 more per year, then I'd be happy?
Turns out, a marginal raise like this might be the key to feeling satisfied and happy for some.
After the 2015 shooting that killed nine people in a Charleston, S.C.
Except for the Stoics themselves, no one has influenced me as a reader and writer more than Robert Greene. Which is why I was nervous but excited to interview Robert about Stoicism and this ancient philosophy has influenced his work over the years.
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My Filipino father wasn't always a practicing Catholic but it was important that these ideals were ingrained in us as children. Later in life, while I was a teenager my mother changed faiths and married someone of a similar belief and we attended more Pentecostal and Evangelical church services.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom. ~ Anais Nin
I am a work in progress, but WHAT a work I am!
My way forward is paved with the strength of an open heart and the power of an open mind.
This article originally appeared on VICE Denmark.
There are ten of us here, all sitting on our own mattress in a function hall in Aarhus, Denmark.