meditation

A Powerful Tool You Seldom Use

EVERYONE BREATHES—well, everyone who is alive breathes. Breathing is something we do regularly, and usually it is something we do without having to apply any thought. On average, adults breathe about 15 times per minute. Don’t try to count your respiratory rate for yourself, though. Self-awareness makes your frequency and depth ...

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Destinations for Spiritual Discovery

Tired of the frenetic pace of modern life? Has the endless routine of work, friends and Breaking Bad repeats left you feeling somewhat empty, unfulfilled? This is the article for you. It’s no secret that most of us have the occasional doubt: the nagging worry that all this really is ...

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10 Best Self-Improvement Boards on Pinterest

We all have things about ourselves and our lives that we would change. Sometimes they are cosmetic issues like the way we have our hair. Others are lifestyle factors, like fitness level or health. More are deeper and effect our entire lives, like location of residence, education, job title and ...

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6 Best Flickr Groups for Self-Improvement

When you think of Flickr photo pools, you probably think of any random genre that you are into yourself. Just a place where photos of a specific subject (sometimes very specific) can be shared with others for feedback, or even just bragging rights. The Flickr community is extremely vast in this ...

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Stress at Work, and How to Avoid it

Stress at work is a problem that touches millions of people all over the world, and it can be really dangerous as it can lead to depression or worse. What Is Stress? First of all we need to have a clear definition of the notion of stress, which can be defined as ...

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Frugality is a Virtue

Warren Buffet is known for his frugality. He is independent-minded. Too many people are unnecessarily swayed by "salesmen" who don't have their best interests at heart. Buffet has made money by depending on himself. Whether you like it or not, you only have yourself to blame. Nearly 55 years ago, Warren ...

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4 Things You Didn’t Know About Participating In Social Media

I am not usually one for pointing out the paranoid when it comes to modern technology. I have heard a great deal about privacy concerns, GPS tracking, satellite images and identity theft. For the most part, I can understand the worry, even if I tend to be pretty lax myself. ...

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HOW TO: Monitor News with Tweetdeck (Short Tip)

One of the greatest things about Twitter is that you can get real time news delivered right to your desktop: this improved productivity when properly implemented. Let's say you are planning a trip to New York and want find some deals and offers in the city (say, to get inspired). You ...

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What Can Be Done in 10 Minutes

Some people say nothing worthwhile can be done in 10 minutes. You can't get a good workout. You can't make a meal… The list of CAN'Ts go on and on, so we decided to say we CAN. We dove into study after study, book after book to bring this random, fun ...

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Five Tips For Starting Your Day Right

Does this sound like your typical morning? The alarm shrieks jarringly as your body awakens in a panic state. Perhaps your pillow is crushed while trying to drown out the noise. Do your feet stumble in a stupor trying to find the source of the horrid racket? Precious moments are ...

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