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Collected Quotes from Albert Einstein [Note: This list of Einstein quotes was being forwarded around the Internet in e-mail, so I decided to put it on my web page. I'm afraid I can't vouch for its authenticity, tell you where it came from, who compiled the list, who Kevin Harris is, or anything like that. Still, the quotes are interesting and enlightening.] "Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius -- and a lot of courage -- to move in the opposite direction." Copyright: Kevin Harris 1995 (may be freely distributed with this acknowledgement)

Yasodhara Ashram yoga retreat and study centre Meditation Techniques for the Busy or Impatient If you are reading this then you probably recognize some value in meditation, in slowing down, and reducing stress. At the same time you probably struggle with fitting meditation into your daily routine. The good news is that establishing a daily meditation practice is easier than you may have thought. In order to make this work, it will be helpful to: Lower your expectations of meditation. How to Easily Incorporate Meditation into Your Day The way to do this is to transform some of the things you are already doing each day into mindful meditation. Exercise Meditation Any continuous physical activity over a period of time can work. The way to transform any of these activities into meditation is to first focus on your breath. Bathing Meditation The next time you shower or take a bath, create your own spa experience simply by flipping the switch in your mind. Let go of words and labels by expressing your good feelings through meaningless sounds such as “aum,” “mmmm,” or “ahhhhh.”

Sticks and Stones Will Free Our Bones {3} 1500 91 58 45 432 558 1225 529 Buddhist Studies WWW VL Est.: 5 Sep 1994. Last updated: 18 Aug 2016. Edited by: Dr T. Matthew Ciolek (The Australian National University, Canberra, AU), Prof. Joe Bransford Wilson (U. of North Carolina at Wilmington, US) and Privat-Dozent Jerome Ducor (Ethnographic Museum, Geneva, CH) in association with Adrian Hale, Barry Kapke, Murray Kessell, and Peter Schlenker (in US, UK, DE and AU). This site keeps track of leading information facilities in the fields of Buddhism and Buddhist studies. How to Make Your Own Couch to 5K Playlist for Free | Lucas Hammer So I have seen a lot of requests online that look something like this: Hey, I like x kind of music and want to do the Couch To 5K. Can somebody make me a playlist? Due to the large number of requests, I decided to make a quick tutorial to show how I created mine easily and for free. The first two things that you’re going to need are audacity which is available for free at and iTunes which is available for free at . The first step once both of the programs are installed is to adjust the iTunes import settings to set the default format of import to .mp3 format. Then select Import Settings which is on the General tab of the preferences. In the “Import Using” dropdown, select MP3 Encoder. After this, click OK twice to return to the iTunes main playlist screen. Now that iTunes is set up to receive new downloads in MP3 format, we need to download a podcast to give you verbal cues on when to run and when to walk. You’re halfway there.

Seven quotes for a Thursday afternoon - Part five "Always be a first rate version of yourself instead of a second rate version of somebody else" Judy Garland "I dress for the image. not for fashion, not for men". Marlene Dietrich "I've never yet met a man who could look after me. Joan Collins (b. 1933) "I'd marry again if I found a man who had fifteen million dollars, would sign over half to me and guarantee that he'd be dead within a year". Bette Davis "All marriages are happy. Shelley Winters "As long as you know that men are like children you know everything!" Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel "I want a man who's kind and understanding. Is that too much to ask of a millionaire?" Zsa Zsa Gabor Seven quotes for a Thursday afternoon is an ongoing weekly series

How Yoga Might Relieve Stress-Linked Ailments: Scientific American Podcast Yoga and relaxation practices have been around for thousands of years. And modern research suggests that yoga could have a very real impact on many stress-related illnesses, including anxiety, depression and heart disease. And here's another reason to be down with downward-facing dog. Stress can make symptoms of chronic pain and depression worse. But yoga might be able to help, in part by stimulating the cranial nerve and an important neurotransmitter called GABA. The new theory is in the journal Medical Hypotheses. Previous research had found that people who did yoga for 12 weeks had lower anxiety and reduced chronic pain than those who went for walks or had standard medical care alone. The researchers are now testing just how well yoga, combined with conventional treatments, can actually improve symptoms of real medical and psychological conditions, including epilepsy, depression and posttraumatic stress disorder. —Katherine Harmon [The above text is a transcript of this podcast.]

The Couch to 5K plan A week-by-week description of the nine-week set of Couch to 5K podcasts. Week one Begin with a brisk five-minute walk, then alternate 60 seconds of running and 90 seconds of walking, for a total of 20 minutes. Week two Begin with a brisk five-minute walk, then alternate 90 seconds of running with two minutes of walking, for a total of 20 minutes. Week three Begin with a brisk five-minute walk, then two repetitions of 90 seconds of running, 90 seconds of walking, three minutes of running and three minutes of walking. Week four Begin with a brisk five-minute walk, then three minutes of running, 90 seconds of walking, five minutes of running, two-and-a-half minutes of walking, three minutes of running, 90 seconds of walking and five minutes of running. Week five There are three different workouts for this week, which are: Workout one: a brisk five-minute walk, then five minutes of running, three minutes of walking, five minutes of running, three minutes of walking and five minutes of running.

What Does Love Mean to a Four-Year-Old? | John Mark Ministries A group of professional people posed this question to a group of 4 to 8 year-olds, “What does love mean?” The answers they got were broader and deeper than anyone could have imagined. See what you think: “When my grandmother got arthritis, she couldn’t bend over and paint her toenails anymore. “When someone loves you, the way they say your name is different. “Love is when a girl puts on perfume and a boy puts on shaving cologne and they go out and smell each other.” “Love is when you go out to eat and give somebody most of your French fries without making them give you any of theirs.” “Love is what makes you smile when you’re tired.” “Love is when my mommy makes coffee for my daddy and she takes a sip before giving it to him, to make sure the taste is OK.” “Love is when you kiss all the time. “Love is what’s in the room with you at Christmas if you stop opening presents and listen.” “Love is when you tell a guy you like his shirt, then he wears it everyday.” Karen – age 7 Like Loading...

100 Inspiring Quotes & Demanding Joy - StumbleUpon So many people have said so many things so much better than I will ever be able to. Here are 100 of them. I hope you find at least a few that speak to you. If you want to be happy, be. – Leo Tolstoy The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up. – Mark Twain Happiness is excitement that has found a settling down place. But there is always a little corner that keeps flapping around. – E.L. Konigsburg Man is fond of counting his troubles, but he does not count his joys. Several of these came from Louise Hay, who is pretty terrific. Tags: lists , quotes