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Need Zen? These Gifs Will Help

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 09.29.2014 | Arts

GIFs are more often associated with zany cats than zen, but that hasn't stopped Julien Douvier from working some beautiful magic. In the hands of t...

5 Ways To Slow Down And Enjoy Your Life More

Posted 09.29.2014 | Healthy Living

By Andy Puddicombe for YouBeauty Most of us have wished for a simpler life at some stage or other. No surprise really, given how hectic our tech-fu...

This Great Eastern Philosopher Reminds Us Of The Pleasure Of Simplicity

The Philosophers' Mail | Posted 09.29.2014 | World

In the West, we have a vague sense that poetry is good for our ‘souls’, making us sensitive and wiser. Yet we don’t always know how this should ...

My Cat Is My Role Model

Maria Senise | Posted 09.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Senise

My cat, or rather daughter, is the most beautiful creature on the planet. Her name is Moo, and she is my role model. She is so calm and chill all t...

What Do Steve, Arianna, Millie and Karen Have in Common?

Millie Grenough | Posted 09.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Millie Grenough

Photo: Jon Snyder/ | CC BY-NC Common element in Steve Jobs, Arianna Huffington, Millie Grenough, Karen Gomez: a) creativity b) crazy-busy...

Two-Minute Stress Buster

Kellie Edwards | Posted 09.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Kellie Edwards

This two-minute gratitude stress buster will help release stress and restore calm -- give it a go! Test it out when you are feeling a little unbalanced or stressed.

The Philosophy Of Calm

The Philosophers' Mail | Posted 09.15.2014 | World

There are so many reasons to be frantic, to run from one thing to another, to be pumped high with anxiety and dread. And yet – as we know in our hea...

6 Tips That Prove Meditation Is Way Easier Than You Think

SELF | Posted 08.21.2014 | Healthy Living

Unlike some types of meditation, you don't have to say a mantra or try to picture your "third eye" during mindfulness practice. Instead, you're focusing on the here and now -- thoughts, sensations and emotions.

Fear, Control and Sweating Out the Crazy

Maria Senise | Posted 08.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Senise

I've always known it, but truly, right now, I realize how incredibly imperative exercise is to my health. Sure, my physical health benefits from it, my body becomes stronger, but more importantly for me, my mental and emotional health benefits hugely.

Pushing the Pause Button on Life

Maria Senise | Posted 08.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Senise

I don't know how else to explain the experience besides saying we put a pause on real life and took a break. We let ourselves immerse in nothing but fun and joy and forgot about everything else temporarily.

I'm Not a Chill Girl

Literally, Darling | Posted 09.30.2014 | Women
Literally, Darling

I'm shushed daily, probably hourly. I must be in a constant state of running because I'm always falling over my own two feet. I worry constantly about my career and trust me -- you will know how I feel about politics.

If You've Been Rushing Around and Multitasking, Get Ready for the Consequences

Donna Labermeier | Posted 09.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Donna Labermeier

If you do feel off-balance during the day, here are some ways you can slow down, and therefore, raise your vibration, so that you accomplish much more and experience a peaceful life.

4 Ways We Calm Ourselves Down Without Really Knowing It

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 07.23.2014 | Healthy Living

Being stressed out is about as enjoyable as working overtime on a Friday or being stuck in traffic. (For some of us, that is what stresses us out in t...

Your Boss Does Not Hate You! 5 Secrets to Perspective, Health and Happiness

Susie Moore | Posted 09.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Susie Moore

We all come from the same creator. You are as deserving, special and entitled to the good things in the world as anyone else. It is often the mind poison we feed ourselves that block the miracles that come our way and stop us receiving what is rightfully ours.

5 Mindful Things I Do Every Day

Kellie Edwards | Posted 09.06.2014 | Parents
Kellie Edwards

Mindfulness can sound far more complicated than it actually is. I like to describe it as being aware of what is happening as it is happening. It isn't the normal way of operating in our busy lives, so it takes a conscious decision and practice to become mindful rather than living in the past or future.

Cultivating Equanimity -- How to Remain Calm, Composed and Present

Chris LuVogt | Posted 07.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Chris LuVogt

Mindfulness is so closely linked with equanimity because it directly teaches you to take the middle path -- to not resist or cling to things, and to not just let things happen to you willy-nilly.

This Will Inspire You To Do More Than Just 'Get By'

Posted 05.21.2014 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

5 Ways To Disconnect From A Toxic Relationship

Susie Moore | Posted 07.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Susie Moore

Remember, you come first. No one will treat you with love or respect unless you do so first for yourself. Releasing non-supportive relationships are one of the first ways to do this!

Creating Calm

Jaye Pniewski | Posted 07.06.2014 | Women
Jaye Pniewski

I've learned that we all should work some, play some, give some and rest some. I'm learning to step away and unplug in order to plug into what really matters -- my family, my friends and my sanity!

Clean From the Inside Out

Leigh Weinraub | Posted 06.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Leigh Weinraub

We have minds that race at a speed we can barely comprehend. We live in bodies that endure wear and tear of non-stop stress. We have souls that are constantly being pulled and pressured by the energetic demands of life.

The Philosophers' Guide To Calm, Part 3

The Philosophers' Mail | Posted 03.28.2014 | World

Nowadays, almost all of us wish we could be calmer. It's one of the distinctive longings of the modern age. Across history, people have tended to seek...

The Philosophers' Guide To Calm, Part 2

The Philosophers' Mail | Posted 03.26.2014 | World

Nowadays, almost all of us wish we could be calmer. It's one of the distinctive longings of the modern age. Across history, people have tended to seek...

The Philosophers' Guide to Calm, Part 1

The Philosophers' Mail | Posted 03.24.2014 | World

Nowadays, almost all of us wish we could be calmer. It's one of the distinctive longings of the modern age. Across history, people have tended to seek...

Thrive, Turn on Your "Buddha Nerve"

Gayatri Devi, M.D. | Posted 05.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Gayatri Devi, M.D.

Your Buddha Nerve, better known as the vagus, is your body's built-in mechanism for thriving and for maintaining good health. So how do you turn it on?

How to Relax and Renew Yourself Right This Moment

Dr. Karin L. Smithson | Posted 04.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karin L. Smithson

"Take rest: A field that has rested gives a bountiful crop." -- Ovid Your spirit was created to thrive when given its own time of rest and renewal ...