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Is there a meditation technique that is right for you?

Is there a meditation technique that is right for you?

Aum December 13, 2015 0

The data is in, and meditation works; not only does it help us live happier, less stressful lives, but it has measurable effects on physical health too. But if you’ve tried and (feel like

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5 calming quotes about meditation.

5 calming quotes about meditation.

Aum December 5, 2015 0

Meditation is not a way of making your mind quiet. It is a way of entering into the quiet that is already there – buried under the 50,000 thoughts the average person thinks every

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Mindfulness builds grey matter in the brain

Mindfulness builds grey matter in the brain

Aum November 28, 2015 0

You’ve heard how good mindfulness is for you, but did you know it helps you grow new brain cells, changes how your brain functions on a day-to-day level, and even resets your perception of

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5 ways being thankful can improve your life

5 ways being thankful can improve your life

Aum November 18, 2015 0

Some Thanksgiving traditions are best in small doses, like pie binges, chair naps and televised parade coverage. But thanks to a group of scientists at the University of California-Berkeley, the holiday’s namesake spirit of

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The nuns in this Wisconsin convent have been praying nonstop for 137 years

The nuns in this Wisconsin convent have been praying nonstop for 137 years

Aum November 16, 2015 0

There are winning streaks and losing streaks. There are running streaks, lucky streaks, straight-A streaks and selling streaks. But did you know there are also praying streaks? At a small convent in western Wisconsin,

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7 steps to a longer life

7 steps to a longer life

Aum October 26, 2015 0

Earlier this summer, I attended a conference on “life extension” at Cambridge University in the U.K. Scientists from around the world had descended on this small English city to discuss ways of making immortality

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Maybe we don’t need so much sleep after all

Maybe we don’t need so much sleep after all

Aum October 17, 2015 0

The only thing more worrisome than our lack of sleep is how stressed out we are by our lack of sleep. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, insufficient sleep is a

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What is hypnobirthing?

What is hypnobirthing?

Aum October 11, 2015 0

Advocates of hypnobirthing prize the technique’s emphasis on getting out of the body’s way during childbirth and allowing it to perform its natural processes. Today, more than 50 percent of women giving birth in

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5,000 year old holy tree persists as a place of enlightenment.

5,000 year old holy tree persists as a place of enlightenment.

Aum September 14, 2015 0

The sacred banyan tree in the town of Jyotisar is said to be more than 5,000 years old. According to Hindu teachings, the god Krishna delivered the messages of the scripture known as the

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5 ways to banish negative thoughts

5 ways to banish negative thoughts

Aum August 12, 2015 0

Whether it’s every once in a while or almost all the time, negative thoughts can barrel their way into our brains. It’s obviously not healthy if you let them fester, so it’s key to

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