26 Scientifically Proven Superhuman Benefits of Meditation

I have a confession to make… I know meditation is meant to be good for you but I don’t meditate every day. I go through cycles of meditating 20 minutes a day and then slowly ‘forget’ and slide into not meditating until I feel I need to — until I feel like crap. Sound familiar? But recently things have been different. For the last 30 days, I’ve…

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How to Use Meditation and Mindfulness to Improve Your Life

With everyday stresses putting pressure on all of our lives, it sometimes becomes hard to feel motivated and with the weight of the world on your shoulders, you may become unhappy with your life. Meditation and Mindfulness are two approaches that are generally associated with relaxation and appreciating the world around you. However, they can also be used as a part of everyday…

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5 Life-Changing Benefits of Lucid Dreams

Lucid dreaming isn’t just a way to have mystical experiences—it’s also an incredibly useful day-to-day life skill. Here are five ways you can use it to gain incredible advantages in your life Once a relatively obscure practice studied only by sleep scientists, artists, and mystics, lucid dreaming has become an incredibly popular subject. Although many are aware of the phenomenon of being consciously…

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How Listening to People and Their Stories Changed My Life

This is my story of how listening to people and their personal stories changed me and my life. I hope it will inspire you to be kinder with those around you. On September 22nd, 2013, 9:17 of a sunny and crisp Sunday morning, my father died. The heart attack was not entirely unexpected, but sudden nonetheless. This incident changed my life forever. I was…

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Celery Seed: Lifting Flavour and Lowering Blood Pressure

Who doesn’t love celery? It adds a crunchy texture to salads and aromatic intensity of flavor to all kinds of soups and stews. But there’s another way to deliver that spicy flavor, with even more intensity and to a much wider range of foods. It’s celery seed, a spice that’s easily available but sadly under-used. The spice with the misleading name. It seems…

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Lessons from Cognitive Behavioural Therapy to Reduce Stress and Anxiety

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy or CBT has long been a favorite of psychologists and therapists worldwide. If you went to see your family doctor because of problems with stress or anxiety it is highly likely that they would recommend a program of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. Despite this, some of the simple techniques from CBT that you can make use of for yourself are not…

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Three Quick and Simple Ways to Get Yourself to Meditate

Have you ever found yourself wondering how other people manage to fit so much into their lives? Their social life is packed, their house is always tidy and they even find the time to do yoga or meditate. The thing is we’re programmed to believe that some tasks look bigger than they actually are. Do you also believe that you are too busy…

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How to Care for a Partner with Depression or Anxiety

Depression or anxiety can affect one in five adults during their lifetime - is your partner one of them? There is hope for relationships, in this area, and you can help your special someone cope with their mental illness. There really is no simple way to talk about depression or anxiety. They are complicated monsters that can affect all areas of your life.…

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