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Science of Kindness – Increase Your Health

It is said kindness is its own reward; it is love in action. But did you also know that kindness is also joy fulfilled? We devote great effort and time to the pursuit of joy. Those who show kindnes…

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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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Effects of Stress on Memory and Cognitive Functions

Having a well-functioning memory is something we may think about more and more as we age. Memory and other cognitive processes can gradually diminish as many grow older, but research in the last sever…

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5 Lessons Your Dog Can Teach You About Success

Watch him lounging on the couch, snoozing in the sun, taking a leisurely stroll. This is not a vacation. Itís your dogís enviable existence. Thereís more to learn from the canine life than the value o…

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Paul McCartney, Richard Gere & Deepak Chopra Lead Us Toward Mindfulness

Mindfulness is a hot buzzword at the moment, furthered by TIME Magazine having The Mindful Revolution on its front cover. But what does mindfulness look like in practice? What difference does it make …

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4 Tips to Turn Insight Into Action

Most of us have good insights about what we need to change. But those pesky repeating mental patterns that result in stress, damaged relationships or other unwanted outcomes can make it difficult t…

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Defeat the Zombie Apocalypse with Mindfulness

I donít want to scare you, but have you seen the zombies? They are everywhere, youíll find them in your town, in your street, and thereís every chance that youíll wake up in the morning with one sl…

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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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10 Ways Mindfulness Turns Fear Into An Ally

At first glance you might not put mindfulness and fear together, or think that one can counterbalance the other. But while mindfulness invites us to be present with fear rather than run from it, it al…

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How to Change the Culture of Bullying

When I was in the ninth grade in the 1960s, a gang of four girls I didnít know cornered me in a stairwell after a late band practice with an iron ball and chain and threatened to beat me up. Why? I do…

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