9 Mindfulness Rituals to Make Your Day Better “Smile, breathe and go slowly.” - Thich Nhat Hanh, Zen Buddhist monk Post written by Leo Babauta. Are you simply moving through your day, without fully living? I did this for many years. It was as if life were just passing by, and I was waiting for something to happen. I always felt like I was preparing for something later. Inspiration Gallery #189 - Quotations & From up North In From up North’s inspiration galleries we present the latest of our findings from the wonderful world of design. Amazing high quality artworks in various categories from great designers all over the globe. Wasted time May the bridges I burn light the way The best way to predict the future is to create it Future – Submitted by Housseynou Fall
11 Tips to Help Manage Anxiety If your mind were a diesel engine, anxiety would be the leaded gas that was accidentally poured in and responsible for all the burps and stutters. Even more so than depression, I think, anxiety is the big disabler in my life, with a capital D. That is why I try to nip my anxiety in its early symptoms. 54 Life Lessons 14 Years of World Travel Taught Me post written by: Marc Chernoff Email This post was written by Caz, author of the y Travel Blog.
5 Ways To Hack Your Brain Into Awesomeness Much of the brain is still mysterious to modern science, possibly because modern science itself is using brains to analyze it. There are probably secrets the brain simply doesn't want us to know. But by no means should that stop us from tinkering around in there, using somewhat questionable and possibly dangerous techniques to make our brains do what we want. We can't vouch for any of these, either their effectiveness or safety. All we can say is that they sound awesome, since apparently you can make your brain...
The Charles Schultz Philosophy The following is the philosophy of Charles Schultz , the creator of the "Peanuts" comic strip. You don't have to actually answer the questions. Just read the e-mail straight through, and you'll get the point. EFT More Effective than Medication in Treating Anxiety (NaturalNews) EFT, or The Emotional Freedom Technique is a technique based on acupuncture points that helps people to experience emotional harmony. Emotional stress has a tremendous impact on physical health, causing it to go into its primal state of fight or flight, with hormones being released, the digestive system turning off and muscles tightening. While diet and exercise are essential for health and wellbeing, emotional health is equally vital.
21 Habits of Happy People Contributed by Cindy Holbrook “Happiness is a habit – cultivate it.” ~ Elbert Hubbar Happiness is one aspiration all people share. No one wants to be sad and depressed. We’ve all seen people who are always happy – even amidst agonizing life trials. Evie Read is an active five-year-old - but ataxia-telangiectasia will rob her of ability to speak and walk while leaving her mind untouched Twenty children in the UK are diagnosed with ataxia-telangiectasia every yearProgressive condition will slowly rob Evie of her physical abilities. There is no known cure By Claire Bates Updated: 10:23 GMT, 29 February 2012
Three Things That Maintain Anxiety How many times have you had the same conversation with someone over and over again, and then became frustrated again and again because they did not follow your advice? I hear about this happening all of the time actually. I hear about it from therapists that I train who tell me how frustrating it is to work with anxious patients. Now, I will agree that it can be frustrating to work with some anxious patients, but it does not have to be. In fact, some of the best therapy in the world was designed to treat anxiety disorders. So, treating stressed and anxious people is not all that difficult if you know what you are doing.
7 Habits that Will Make You Happier, Healthier & Way More Likeable Happiness — I want it, you want it, we all want it. Just the fact that you’re reading The Change Blog means that you and I are on a similar path—seeking for those nuggets of wisdom that will bring us more peace, joy, and personal fulfillment. After having owned a businesses for about 10 years in the swimming pool industry, a little over a year ago I commenced a new quest in life to satiate my need to teach and help as many possible to achieve their full potential. This is also why I asked Peter if I could contribute a guest post to The Change Blog. How to Train Your Brain to Alleviate Anxiety Our thoughts affect our brains. More specifically, “… what you pay attention to, what you think and feel and want, and how you work with your reactions to things sculpt your brain in multiple ways,” according to neuropsychologist Rick Hanson, Ph.D, in his newest book Just One Thing: Developing A Buddha Brain One Simple Practice at a Time. In other words, how you use your mind can change your brain. According to Canadian scientist Donald Hebb, “Neurons that fire together, wire together.” If your thoughts focus on worrying and self-criticism, you’ll develop neural structures of anxiety and a negative sense of self, says Hanson.
50 Life Secrets and Tips Memorize something everyday.Not only will this leave your brain sharp and your memory functioning, you will also have a huge library of quotes to bust out at any moment. Poetry, sayings and philosophies are your best options.Constantly try to reduce your attachment to possessions.Those who are heavy-set with material desires will have a lot of trouble when their things are taken away from them or lost. Possessions do end up owning you, not the other way around. Become a person of minimal needs and you will be much more content.Develop an endless curiosity about this world.Become an explorer and view the world as your jungle. Stop and observe all of the little things as completely unique events.
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