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Science-Backed Benefits of Photography for Your Mental Health

The ever-handy smartphone has allowed almost anyone to be a photographer. This device has allowed us to capture memorable aspects of our lives and see the world in ways we never thought of before. While some people believe that taking photos doesn’t help us to understand the world, science has proven that the benefits of photography are many. So, why should we put…

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80+Year-Olds Share Their Advice for the Younger Generation and It’s Eye-Opening

When you’re younger, you don’t put much thought into how life is going to be in your 80s or 90s. No, those years don’t really pass through your mind. When you’re younger, you’re looking for pleasure, building on your dreams, even when they’re extreme. But the sad part about this is that everyone forgets how life is short. We completely forget that one…

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Animal Soul: Striking Portraits Capture Pets’ Personalities

The eye is the window to the soul, and it turns out that the camera can be the window to animal souls. Humans have long wanted to communicate with their furry companions, but few of us are animal whisperers. Photographer Robert Bahou has used his skills to enable us to unearth their personalities and the motivations behind their behavior. He presents Animal Soul,…

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6 Swedish Christmas Traditions to Get You into Holiday Spirit

With so many regular customs experienced at Christmas, are you missing out on more unique ones you haven't heard of? There are several Swedish Christmas traditions that are not as common as our traditional gingerbread houses and mistletoe. It is worth it, however, to become more familiar with these traditions as they could add to your enjoyment of the holidays. As great as…

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Alan Watts’ Philosophy, Biography & Key Ideas of His Teachings

Alan Wilson Watts (6 January 1915 – 16 November 1973) was a British philosopher who interpreted and popularized Eastern philosophy for a Western audience. Born in Chislehurst, England, he moved to the United States in 1938 and began Zen training in New York. Pursuing a career, he attended Seabury-Western Theological Seminary, where he received a master's degree in theology. Watts became an Episcopal…

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6 Fall Activities to Help You See the Beauty of This Season

Finally, the beautiful season of rainy days and crispy leaves is here. You may be surprised to hear something like that or you may understand exactly what I mean. Unexpectedly enough, there are many people who dislike summer and love fall. Are you one of them? Or is there a quizzical expression on your face as you read these words? In either case,…

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Winnie the Pooh Friends and Wise Life Lessons We Can Learn

Life teaches us so many things, good and bad. Sometimes, children's books and cartoons provide some of the wisest of these life lessons. As a child, I watched Winnie the Pooh Friends, a cartoon from 1924. I marveled at the story and various characters. In those times, it was basically entertaining to a bored little girl. Now, I look at the stories and…

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What Is Eckhart Tolle’s Pain Body and How It Can Help You Heal

Eckhart Tolle’s pain body had been weighing him down for almost all thirty years of his life, until a night in 1977. For almost thirty years, ever since he could remember, he was burdened with this sinister, palpable baggage of negative energy. But on that night, when Eckhart Tolle's pain body had brought him to the brink of despair, he suddenly had an…

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15 Dr. Seuss Quotes That Reveal Profound Truths about Life

We all know quotes can lift the spirits, and some can make us laugh. Dr. Seuss quotes can do both, and strengthen our imagination as well. I grew up reading Dr. Seuss's books and loved them too. As I read the rhyming sentences, I felt this strange magic pass right through me. I never thought those words that I loved so dear could…

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6 Comforting Quotes for Getting Through the Tough Times in Life

Times will get tough, it’s just a part of life. There are, however, many comforting quotes to boost your morale and provide strength. Life isn’t always easy, then again, sometimes it is. But for the sake of argument, let’s say this is the worst time of your life. Let’s say you feel as though you want to give up. Don't do it. Don’t…

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