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Practicing Mindfulness

Matti Perilstein | Posted 12.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Matti Perilstein

What are you thinking about? You've probably been asked this question before, but how often do you consciously think about your thoughts on your own? ...

4 Powerful Mindset Shifts to Start Using Today

Elyse Gorman | Posted 12.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Elyse Gorman

If you're always focused on problems, fears and all the things that could go wrong, problems and misfortunes are exactly what you'll find. If you're predominantly focused on simply joys, love, kindness and beauty in the world, blessings and goodness are exactly what you'll find.

How To Think Like A Writer

Lauren Salkin | Posted 11.24.2014 | Fifty
Lauren Salkin

Turn off the practical humdrum switch in your brain, comforted by numbers and lists and repetitive functions that can cause carpal tunnel brain syndrome. And let your thoughts stretch your imagination.

The Importance of Loving Your Self

Osi Mizrahi | Posted 11.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Osi Mizrahi

Treat your self with kindness and love, and you will find that same kindness and love surrounding you. You will eventually notice the negative behavior occurring around you and choose to remove yourself from harmful relationships.

Living Life Now, Even If It Is Temporary

Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D. | Posted 11.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D.

All we really have is the present moment -- where you are right now and with whom you are with. Give yourself time to think and reflect. Live purposefully. Be in the now and take it all in. Be brave. Have gratitude for what you have. Accept reality. It is all we have.

12 Poisonous Thoughts That Are Sabotaging Your Life

Carol Morgan | Posted 11.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Carol Morgan

Most people aren't even aware of their negative thoughts. It's almost like they have just become a habit, so it seems normal to them. Here are 12 common toxic thoughts that you need to drop in order to have a better life:

Changing Your Thoughts Can Change Your Life

Rebecca Mckown | Posted 11.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Rebecca Mckown

The other day my 5-year-old-son was washing his hands, a habit he has gotten into almost obsessively. I felt the need, not sure why, to explain to a f...

There's Strength in Softness: How Femininity Can Dictate the Rules in a Boy's Game

Maria X. Liu | Posted 11.13.2014 | Women
Maria X. Liu

We have to examine who's actually setting standards for what is an acceptable version of femininity. The patriarchy reaffirms this ideal of acceptable femininity to better conceptualize, understand, and control the fairer sex.

What Do Normal People Think About?

Maria Senise | Posted 11.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Senise

In order to help ease my anxiety, I have to distract myself. Moving around and being productive makes it a bit easier for me to ignore the worries tha...

5 Reasons Imagination Is More Important Than Reality

Lamisha Serf-Walls | Posted 11.04.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Lamisha Serf-Walls

While there have been many people in my life who have so kindly reminded me of the importance of being responsible and realistic, I have learned that imagination is far more valuable than reality and here are a few reasons why.

Inquire Before You Accuse

Tiffany O. Silver | Posted 11.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Tiffany O. Silver

Being fortunate to work worldwide with various people over the years, I've found there's a common denominator either leading people to their own demis...

Health and Longevity: Chalk It Up to Mind

Russ Gerber | Posted 10.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Russ Gerber

The concept of mind we're all familiar with is fast becoming the mind of the past. The decision maker, the seat of knowledge, the repository of hunche...

The Order of Things

Garret Kramer | Posted 10.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Garret Kramer

What we need to consider, then, is that chasing external wants requires thought, a lot of thought. And a lot of thought is what causes bad feelings; it detaches us from our own inner wisdom and instincts.

11 Signs It's Your First Fall in New York City

Katka Lapelosová | Posted 12.01.2014 | New York
Katka Lapelosová

Maybe it's the wind blowing through the hair of that hipster dude sitting on a bench in Washington Square Park, or admiring the healthy, pink cheeks of the toddlers and their families on their way to preschool somewhere on Lexington Avenue, but New Yorkers look their best in the fall.

How to Spot a Real Problem

Michael Neill | Posted 11.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael Neill

I have found in my private practice that the vast majority of the problems that occupy our thoughts and energy wouldn't even exist if we didn't give so much energy to our thoughts about them. They are illusory in nature -- nothing more than tricks of the mind.

Today's Buddha Doodle - How To Change Your Future

Molly Hahn | Posted 11.09.2014 | Good News
Molly Hahn

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A New Thought

Michael Neill | Posted 11.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael Neill

While this willingness to stay in the unknown long enough for a new thought to appear is certainly one of the keys to teaching excellence, it is much more than that -- it is also the secret behind both personal and professional transformation.

Do You Know What It's Like to Hate?

Dan Johnson | Posted 11.08.2014 | Politics
Dan Johnson

There is no one above, and no one below. There are wrong actions, not wrong people. There are dangerous risks, not dangerous souls. From now on, there is no one above, and no one below me. From now on, I view each of you, each of us, as human.

Permission and Prohibition

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 11.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

Re-examining our behaviors regarding permission and prohibitions in the realm of body, mind (belief systems), feelings and socio-cultural practices can be beneficial to our health and well-being.

The Danger in Keeping All of Your Thoughts

Rudri Bhatt Patel | Posted 09.27.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Rudri Bhatt Patel

The physical emptying of my space offers comfort and clarity. For the last few years, I've tried to adopt this same emptying technique with my mind, but I am not certain how successful I am in paralleling the clarity that I've achieved in my physical space.

The Material Is Immaterial

Bill Halamandaris | Posted 09.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Bill Halamandaris

The words we use to describe things are as inexact and conceptual as the things they describe. In other words, the words we use to describe things are not the things they represent. Words merely stand imperfectly for the things they represent in our minds.

Some Call Me Selfish

Cecilie Aslaksen | Posted 09.15.2014 | Impact
Cecilie Aslaksen

Abundance, to me, is a way of living, not something you own or have. It's about who I am as a person, what values I have. And most of all it's about being thankful for the things and benefits I have, and the life I'm living.

Nasty Neural Habits: Take 2 Positive Thoughts and Call Me in the Morning

Marc Gopin | Posted 08.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Marc Gopin

The first step in healing the destruction in our world is healing the destruction in our own thoughts. Moving on from that to positive thinking we have discovered an infinite world of possibility that creates real change in human relations that emerges from inside the resilient human brain.

Reprogram Your Brain

Michelle May, M.D. | Posted 08.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Michelle May, M.D.

Mindfulness is awareness of what is happening in the present moment, including awareness of thoughts, without any attachment to whatever you notice. Mindfulness is helpful because it creates space between thoughts and actions.

The Tilt

Sister Jenna | Posted 08.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Sister Jenna

Do you ever get the feeling that we are at a tipping point? That we are simply one thought away from mayhem or harmony? What if we are? What could w...