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The Danger in Keeping All of Your Thoughts

Rudri Bhatt Patel | Posted 07.28.2014 | 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 07.25.2014 | 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 07.16.2014 | 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 06.30.2014 | 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 06.20.2014 | 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 06.13.2014 | 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...

The Top 13 Places To Do Your Best Thinking

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 06.12.2014 | Healthy Living

Let's be honest with ourselves. Most of us structure our lives in such a way that constant movement, attention to a task (usually multiple tasks) and ...

6 Stories That Could Be Sabotaging Your Career (and Life)

Chris Deaver | Posted 06.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Chris Deaver

Now's the time to change the stories that could be sabotaging you. It may seem unexpected or inconvenient, but the more you power others with your kindness, authenticity and inspiration, the more you'll be powered to accomplish your dreams.

The High Price Of Being Crazy-Busy

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 06.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Paula Davis-Laack

Being busy isn't a bad thing as long as it's purposeful, but too many people go from busy, to addicted to busy, to burned out.

The Greatest Gift That You Can Give Your Partner

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 07.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

When we no longer hold our partner responsible for the fulfillment of our needs, everything changes. This is easier said than done, but it is perhaps the single most important thing we can do to insure that our relationship will be mutually satisfying.

The 5 Worst Ways Modern People Think About Sex

Cracked | Posted 05.12.2014 | Weird News

As much as we obsess over sex, however, it seems like many people have a very awful way of looking at it, which I guess makes sense. The more people f...

What a New House Has Shown Me About Being Human

Dr. Amy Johnson | Posted 06.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Amy Johnson

Knowing that experiences come and go in a meaningless, impersonal fashion makes me far less likely to attach much to them. I can be in the middle of a "this is so frustrating" story and see that the frustration I'm feeling is thought-created, not a new-house creation.

Be Careful of Your Thoughts: They Control Your Destiny

Robert C. Jameson | Posted 06.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Robert C. Jameson

If I think positive thoughts and take positive actions toward my goals, my destiny can be one of joyful and uplifting, with moments of gleefulness. I might fall and get a few bruises along the way, but if my habit is to get up one more time than I fall, my destiny will be one of success.

Don't Solve Your Problems, Transcend Them

Dr. Amy Johnson | Posted 06.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Amy Johnson

We don't need to solve our problems as much as we need to transcend them and see the truth about them. Solving problems in the world gives us a momentary high and then an empty place for the next problem to fill; transcendence gives us freedom.

What Are You Projecting Onto the Movie Screen of Your Mind?

Maria Portas | Posted 06.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Portas

This world that we live in is really the movie screen of your mind. Whatever it is that you think and feel will be projected onto the vision of your ...

If the Bathroom Mirror Could Talk

Lindsay Henry | Posted 05.10.2014 | Women
Lindsay Henry

The light floods the room as she flips on the switch. Here, these lights are my friends, though in other areas -- dressing rooms in particular -- their harshness can tell as many blunt lies as I do if you bend me in a house at a carnival.

Does Being Hurt Ignite a Desire in Us to Hurt Others?

Sister Jenna | Posted 04.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Sister Jenna

After meeting a Syrian man who defected from Syria at the airport, I wrote these thoughts from 30,000 feet above on my way to Washington, D.C. fr...

Full Disclosure: It's Not What You Think It Is

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 03.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

Full disclosure is about being transparent and honest with each other out of the intention of promoting deeper trust, respect, and integrity in the relationship.

Can You Touch Your Thoughts?

Dr. Wendie Trubow | Posted 03.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Wendie Trubow

This is not a way we are accustomed to thinking, but being able to distinguish that the thoughts you are having are simply thoughts, and not real, can work wonders for your mood!

100 Motivational Quotes That Will Inspire You to Be Successful

Lolly Daskal | Posted 03.03.2014 | Business
Lolly Daskal

Read on to find the words of wisdom that will inspire your heart, motivate your mind in building your business, leading your life, creating success, achieving your goals, and overcoming your fears.

What Are These Thoughts in My Head and Where Do They Come From?

Robert C. Jameson | Posted 12.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Robert C. Jameson

The first step is to realize that we have these different voices offering up their advice. They all want things to be done their way. The challenge is to get this "committee" to come together in a consensus so we can make a decision that's for the highest good for all of our parts.

The Perks of Being a Cyclist: My Nighttime Biking Escapade to Central Park

Jane Seo | Posted 11.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Jane Seo

Biking at nights when the park empties out sans a few joggers provided me with an indescribable feeling of liberation -- from the Internet, the technology, the rest of the world.

36 Tips for the College Freshman

Edward Lando | Posted 08.27.2013 | College
Edward Lando

As a freshman, the sense of being lost in a big new world was exciting, but at the same time I treasured every bit of advice I could get.

Mind Wide Open: Listening to Disturbing Voices, Thoughts and Feelings

Dr. Gary Trosclair | Posted 10.25.2013 | TED Weekends
Dr. Gary Trosclair

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgWe all have many parts to our personalities and getting those parts to work in harmony is the essence of emotional health. Leave out certain voices and you're in for strikes, rebellions, hypocrisy, and, eventually, brutal attacks.

4 Reasons You're Not Happy

Garret Kramer | Posted 10.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Garret Kramer

If you forego the mental strategy (and avoid adding more thought), your head will empty, insights arise, and you will feel better. After all, you, like all human beings, are designed to regulate to clarity without effort.