Slowdown, Relax and Reset
In a fast-paced culture, where life is sped-up. We rush through our days completing our tasks, only to feel tired and worn out. So many things we miss with the high-speed consume it all, experience-it-all, lifestyle. Take a moment to slow down, relax and reset.
Simple Brain Hacks May Boost Mental Concentration
What do you do when you’re born completely color blind, but are desperate to enjoy a full range of color vision? If you’re Neil Harbissoh, you implant an antenna into your head.
Opinion: Mental and Physical Health Can Be Taken Care Of Anytime
When I am traveling for work-related purposes, I usually do not bring along any fitness equipment. Simply, because I am too idle to pack them in my luggage and drag them along. I do not have much time to visit the gym too, due to my tight schedule. I have to attend meetings and company activities in the morning and evening.
Opinion: School systems should include meditation as part of daily curricula
Mother and children practicing meditation.Artem Podrez, pexels. Meditation must be taught as a subject in our public schools. It could be one of the best and easiest opportunities for a lot of children to grow into well-meaning, empathetic, connected adults.
A Poem about Life
An Abecedarian Poem is a poem that is completed alphabetically. In its earliest document English use, the term abecedarian refers to "one learning the rudiments of something". In the early 1600s, it meant someone that was beginning to learn the use of the alphabet. The term was created using the combination of the letters A, B, C, D, and the suffix. The echo of that initial pronunciation can still be heard in the original dialect of the word. The adjective itself appeared decades later in the English language. The following is a true story using the abecedarian format for your contemplation and enjoyment.
A Poem on Aging
Tell me please about your life, the library within. Tell me all you've read and learned, the spaces and the sins. Tell me of your loves and losses, the chapters that bind your soul. Tell me the desires of the heart you have never told.
How to practice meditation and mindfulness for happier lives
Author's personal experience with meditation in motion. Picture of the author during a 10-mile run on the American River Parkway, Sacramento, CALeilani Dunmoyer, my runner friend.
I Try to Make Meditation as Simple as Possible.
Many people meditate these days, but many more don’t. Some find it weird or daunting, others have the usual excuse — no time. I’ve been guilty of the latter during the last couple of years, but I’ve managed to get myself back into my mediation mode and it’s helped me a lot recently.
Will Smith Checks in With Guru — What’s He Learning? (opinion)
Will Smith headed over to India for some guidance, in his first public appearance since slapping Chris Rock at the Oscars. He was all smiles as he arrived dressed casually in a t-shirt and gray shorts over white compression tights, sporting Nike sneakers.
World Religion Basics
It is impossible to determine just how many religions now exist on the planet. The best estimate is over 4000 with 85% of the global population identifying with a religious group. For the purpose of reader understanding the term “religion” in this piece will be defined as a specific belief system in a god or gods that is manifested in a code of ethics, rituals, expression, and conduct. It includes belief in an unseen world or entity and is not limited to race or socioeconomic status. Nearly all religions recognize a supernatural realm.
Opinion: How to Hear Life Whispering To You, Like Einstein Did
“I believe in intuitions and inspirations…I sometimes FEEL that I am right. I do not KNOW that I am.” — Albert Einstein. In honor of Einstein’s birthday this week, I'm exploring the yogic belief in the “third eye,” and how it's said to see deeper into ourselves and the meaning of life. It’s where our intuition lives.
Opinion: Stop Worrying About These Things for Peace of Mind
Stop Worrying Over these 8 Things for Mental Peace. Disclaimer: This story contains affiliate links to my book and books I love. If you click them and make purchases, I get a commission.
Live Well and Look After Yourself
Wellness - it’s a global problem; people don’t practice enough wellness or anyat all. Wellness, self-care, living well or wellbeing, are different words that have the same meaning — looking after yourself.
Meditating during stressful world events
With the ongoing war in Ukraine, it feels like world events can be extremely stressful. That can make it hard to find the time and space for meditation. It's more important than ever to find ways to center yourself and connect with your inner peace.
Meditation Is Dedication, You Need To Start Doing It Now
When the meditation wasn’t cool like it is now, I wanted to do it but I couldn’t. I thought meditation was all about thinking of nothing. But that’s not true of course, and I know that now, years later.
Meditation on Gazing at a Redwood Tree
Looking up at the canopy of a redwood tree evokes all kinds of complex feelings. There’s the feeling of being connected to nature, of being small in comparison to the natural world, and of being in awe of the power and beauty of nature.
Meditation for Peace in Ukraine
Yesterday, the international community looked on as Russia launched a full-scale invasion of the country of Ukraine. Many of us are probably feeling powerless in the face of this international strife.