Many people are nervous about the idea of meditation; they see it as a religious practice and would rather steer clear. But meditation has plenty to offer for even the most diehard atheist. Meditation: Not Just a Craze for Spiritual Fanatics Meditation has been practiced in India for centuries as a way to achieve physical and psychological well-being. But in the skeptical West, it has often been regarded with suspicion, as an exotic path to spiritual enlightenment. Why does a practice that has brought emotional and
You will not be able to succeed or achieve anything significant in your life without having the motivation, the fuel that pushes you to get things done. You will either remain where you are at now, or you will progress through life at a slow pace. You need the motivation to get out of bed, to go to work, to exercise, to go to a movie. You also need the motivation to help you quit any habits that you do not want, such as quitting
We all know that being good to the environment is the right thing to do, for ourselves and for future generations. But it can seem like to make a big impact on the environment you have to do something extraordinary and potentially expensive like buying a hybrid car, having solar panels fitted or only buying more expensive locally sourced food. Big gestures may help but there are hundreds of little things that you can do easily and cheaply that will have a great environmental impact
One of India’s most important spices, turmeric can do as much for your health as it can for your taste buds. Here are some ideas for ways in which this bright yellow spice can pep up all kinds of humdrum dishes while bringing you some very significant health benefits at the same time. An underrated additive You probably think turmeric, a pivotal spice in Indian cooking, is not something you have in your spice cupboard. Think again! You’ve probably got a venerable package of curry
Imagine if you had to walk two miles to get drinking water for your family every day. That’s what many of these children in Zambia have to do three times a day. They have dreams of going to school. Watch what happens when their village gets clean water for the first time. To learn more about how you can help the people of Zambia get clean water, visit World Vision. This makes me so grateful that I have a roof over my head, running water,
At the moment you can feel easily overwhelmed by other things going on in the world especially if you watch a lot of the news. Our own lives can be pretty overwhelming at times too so I have put together a little list of some simple ways to boost your happiness back up. Let’s face it we all could do with the extra smile boost right? So read on for my tips to bring that smile to your face; 1. Don’t be Regular We all
“The starting point of all success is desire” ~Napoleon Hill We are busy. Time flies. We have routines and habits that guide us through our days and to-do lists. However, there is another part of us that runs parallel to this experience. Next to our to-do list is another list that we keep close to our heart. This is the list of things we hope to someday accomplish. These are our soul projects, our creative projects. Maybe you want to someday... Write a book. Learn to
You don't need a ton of time or even effort to upgrade your outdoor space. In fact, in an hour or less you could complete a project that will further turn your backyard or balcony into an impressive oasis. Here are 10+ such projects to consider. 10. Get Rid of the Pests Nothing kills an outdoor party like insect bites. Make your own citronella candles or turn an empty wine bottle into an attractive mosquito repelling torch. The simplest and quickest bug deterring "project," though?