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Create a Habit (That Sticks) in 5 Days

You might know the phrase, "we are creatures of habit," but did you know that some psychologists estimate 95% of our behavior†occurs out of habit, either unconsciously or in reaction to our outside ci…

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How My 5-Year-Old Inspired a Life-Changing Meditation For Me

I first learned about the laughter meditation when my son was 5 years old.†Like all children, he loved to laugh, play, dance, sing, have fun. He was a natural -- and highlighted how much I had lost to…

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11 Natural Treatments For Depression

As an MD, Iíve watched too many of my colleagues yank out anti-depressant samples every time a patient starts to cry. So on behalf of physicians everywhere, let me apologize for our trigger-happy p…

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Simple Feng Shui Tips to Feel More Grounded & Centered

Natural elements are an incredibly important part of Feng Shui;†the ancient practice teaches us that we can†enrich our lives by bringing the earth and other elements into our homes. To harness this…

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Is Personality and Heart Rate Variability Predictors of Well-Being?

As many of you may know, I work for the Institute of HeartMath, where we do research on intuition, heart- brain interactions, interconnectedness and heart rate variability heart (HRV).† This article a…

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Feeding the Field on Earth Day

What happens when you feel strongly about something?†HeartMath researchers repeatedly have identified mental and physical changes that study participants undergo as they experience positive and negat…

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Which Meditation Technique is Right for You?

For a breakdown of some of the meditation techniques listed below, and exactly how to do them, the above below gives a good outline (skip to 1:10). The data is in, and meditation works; not only d…

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5 Ways Meditation Makes You Kinder

My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness. The Dalai Lama When we were on our honeymoon we had the joy to sit with the Dalai Lama at his residence in McLeod Ganj, India. He held our hands…

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How a Healing Space Design Soothed This Breast Cancer Victim

My name is Robert F. Esterley III. My friend, Sherri Eberhart, allowed me the opportunity to create a healing space for her during the final months of her battle against breast cancer. Hereís our s…

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4 Ways Mindfulness Transforms Your Life (As It Did For the Seahawks!)

Thereís an amazing epidemic sweeping America and itís a healthy, vital and enriching one. In every walk of life people are hearing about the value and importance of mindfulness and meditation. For ins…

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I remember fireflies. Sadly, have not seen even one, in many years.

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Amazing little insects and they must be a magical vision to look at. The ecosystem needs all her cre…

Yeah, well if you think it's OK to work for a pet store which, if it has live animals, is complicit …