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The Breakfast Nutrient That Keeps You Alert & Calm

What do the following breakfast menus have in common? Coffee and doughnut. Pancakes with syrup. Milk with sweet cereal. Yes, they are quick to put together and taste good. But if you start fee…

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5 Things I Have Learned About Tackling Stress

A Buddhist monk once said, "If a problem can be solved, why worry? And if it cannot be solved, what's the good of worrying?" Wise words, but admittedly difficult to practice. Problems are inevitabl…

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Defeat the Zombie Apocalypse with Mindfulness

I don’t want to scare you, but have you seen the zombies? They are everywhere, you’ll find them in your town, in your street, and there’s every chance that you’ll wake up in the morning with one sl…

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6 Surprising (& Natural) Stress Relievers

Everyone gets stressed sometimes. Whether it be financial or personal, significant stress is an unfortunate aspect of modern living. But, too much stress can be a bad thing. Whether you have trouble s…

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5 Terrific Ways to Tame a Hectic Workday

Three quarters of Americans list workplace stress as one of the major sources of stress in their lives. According to the American Institute of Stress, "Numerous studies show that job stress is far and…

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7 Simple Ways to Create Calm Around You

"Peace is present right here and now, in ourselves and in everything we do and see. Every breath we take, every step we take, can be filled with peace, joy, and serenity. The question is whether or no…

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5 Quick Ways to Achieve Mindfulness

As a teacher of meditation and mindfulness, I am seeing more and more that any moments of awareness we can give ourselves during the day can be powerful and redirect us to a less stressed and more con…

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How To Transform Anger Into Creativity

Anger is a good thing... when we know how to be the master, and not the servant, of this powerful energy. How can we have mastery over our anger so that we use this strong energy in the most creati…

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Wisdom from Lisa K.

Trust. It allows you to be present in the here and now, it allows you to face the world with calmness and centeredness. Trust gives you the ability to easily let go and let God. Trust puts you in the …

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Good Vibrations: A Five-Step Sound Practice to Quiet the Mind

In Ayurveda, simple daily practices, called dinacharya, attend to the five sense organs—eyes, ears, nose, tongue and skin—the way we take in the world. Just as the foods we eat, the air we breathe,…

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