E-Learning Buddhist Studies This section contains education material on all aspects of Buddhism: • Basic Buddhism Guide. • Buddhist Studies for Schools. • Online Study Guide. • Buddhist History & Culture, and • The Buddhist World. Entry level Buddhism: Outlines and Summaries of the Basics Concepts and Teachings. A self-study course on Buddhism based on the Historical Buddha, His Teachings, and Buddhist History & Culture. Awesome Minimalist Disney Posters FTW Something about minimalist art just looks great on movie posters. Combine that with Disney movies and you get a whole new edge. You might think most of these posters are for some dark, avant-garde indie film, not a cute animated kid’s flick.
The Good Guy Contract Twenty years ago, the first woman I ever loved broke my heart. Like many break ups, the end came in stutters and sine waves rather than as an abrupt but mercifully irreversible amputation. However, for reasons I couldn't understand yet quickly began to resent, my ex-girlfriend continued to ask favors of me. And I continued to grant them. Then one morning while chanting I found myself ruminating about how inappropriate it was of her to keep asking, and the more I thought about it, the more irritated I became. My indignation continued to intensify after I'd finished chanting and began showering, finally reaching a peak as I rinsed the shampoo from my hair, causing me to make a sudden and angry determination that the next time she asked me for a favor, I'd refuse.
Self Help Junkie Kristen’s Books “Where does patience end and procrastination begin? Kristen Moeller bares her soul to help us understand the answer. She wants readers to start participating in their lives instead of watching them like a movie. I Was Here “Dear Photograph” by James Taylor is a project in which you have to select a picture of past, place that photo in the same location and take another shot. You can upload that new image on Dear Photograph website. If you like these photographs, you will also enjoy “Past Meets Present“.
100 Ways to Kickstart Your Brain On a Lazy Day By Olivia Coleman Everyone has those days at school or work when your brain is moving just a little slower than usual. If you find yourself up against a lazy day, give one of these tricks a try to get your brain going. With suggestions on brain-boosting foods and drinks, games, trivia, exercise and fun strategies, you are sure to find a way to wake up your brain from the list below. Brain-Boosting Drinks Helping a Depressed Person: Taking Care of Yourself While Supporting a Loved One Helping a depressed friend or family member Depression is a serious but treatable disorder that affects millions of people, from young to old and from all walks of life. It gets in the way of everyday life, causing tremendous pain, hurting not just those suffering from it, but also impacting everyone around them. If someone you love is depressed, you may be experiencing any number of difficult emotions, including helplessness, frustration, anger, fear, guilt, and sadness. These feelings are all normal.
Chromolithography Process Origins Uncle Sam Supplying the World with Berry Brothers Hard Oil Finish, c. 1880. This cheaply produced chromolithographic advertisement employs a technique called stippling, with heavy reliance on the initial black line print. Fake it Till You Make it: 10 Ways to Feel Confident (Even When You Aren't) “Original Fake” Photo Credit: courtesy of MashKulture Is your self-confidence natural, or a daily struggle? Many people’s confidence naturally wavers from day to day, leaving them too timid or confused at just the wrong time. Whether you are naturally confident or could use some better eye contact with your life, setting in place a few simple strategies goes a long way to stoke your inner confidence. If you think you’re not especially smart or capable, or that failure is a given no matter how hard you try, you’re right.
Depression Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatments and Causes Depression: Introduction Depression, also known as clinical depression, is a serious medical and mental health disorder that is associated with many factors, including the balance of chemicals in the brain. Depression can manifest as a large variety of symptoms, most often feelings of sadness or despair that do not go away. Depression can negatively affect a person's ability to function effectively in the activities of daily living, such as going to work and school, caring for family, and taking care of basic needs. More than 20 million people in the United States have depression, according to the National Institutes of Health. Depression is often thought of as experiencing feelings of sadness, "having the blues", or being disheartened.
Chris Jordan’s Wave Illustrates Ocean Garbage Photographic artist Chris Jordan never ceases to amaze us with his clever pieces that allow people to “see” concepts that are often difficult to visualize. We submit for your viewing pleasure, his latest work, Gyre. Look familiar? The 8′ x 11′ triptych is based on the famous Japanese painting, “The Great Wave off Kanagawa” by Hokusai.