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Do You Truly Want To Be Healthy and Happy?

Do you want to be healthy and happy? Really? Think about it—about what it would be like to have nothing to complain about? To have nothing special about you? We have to be honest. Are we ready to have…

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Why You Have a Hard Time Staying Present (And What to Do About It)

If you’ve ever listened to your own thinking, you may have noticed that you either spend a lot of time thinking about the past or stressing about the future. This can lead to a lot of unnecessary stre…

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9 Lifestyle Tricks to Avoid Insomnia

Sometimes, you just can’t fall asleep. It may be stress, caffeine, alcohol, foods — who knows? If insomnia happens to you on a semi-regular basis, try these tricks to encourage sweet slumber upon your…

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Three Thieves That Steal Your Peace of Mind

The recent mega million-dollar drama surrounding FIFA and its president Sepp Blatter has taught us an invaluable lesson: how greed and power are like thieves in the night that steal our sensibility, k…

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3 Lessons I’ve Learned About Why Activists Should Meditate

angel Kyodo williams (pictured above) will be leading the webinar Introduction to Mindfulness for Activists.   You might think someone like me would know a lot about meditation and mindfuln…

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3 Self-Reflective Practices That Can Change Your Life

We're always on the go in this society and rarely take time to do any self-reflective work. The reality is that this can help us with our health in the form of reducing stress. Additionally, according…

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How to Stop Negative Thoughts From Getting You Down

Negative thoughts? We've all had a few, and it's natural. Scientists have found that trying to be constantly upbeat can make you even more unhappy and suppressing bad thoughts can make them even worse…

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3 Different Ways to Use Crystals in Your Daily Life

Crystals and gemstones have long been used throughout history for different purposes. Ancient Egyptians used carnelian for protection. The Greeks used amethyst to ease hangovers. The Chinese used Jade…

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5 Ways Mindfulness Meditation Could Make Your Life Better

During my college years, I stumbled across a weekly mindfulness meditation meeting near my apartment. I decided to drop by a session, and it turned out to be one of the best decisions I made during my…

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How to Meditate Like a Pro: A Beginner’s Guide

Take a minute (or 10 or 30) to meditate! This healthy reboot for your body and mind is definitely worth a little time in your day. Meditating has become more and more popular with the increased atten…

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