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It can be very difficult to cultivate inner peace if our surroundings are chaotic or cluttered. Cleaning is an everyday task that few of us can avoid, and it provides the perfect opportunity to become one with everything you focus your awareness on (yes, even the toilet). This can be done by giving...Read More
Question: Meditation Versus Sleep? Dear Deepak, I've been interested in the subject of meditating and finding relaxation through it, however, whenever I've tried one of the practices, I keep ending up asking myself: Wait! Isn't this exactly what sleeping does?! Closing my eyes and letting go of all...Read More
Wondering what to do with all that luscious and abundant summer produce? This time of year offers an array of fruit in peak season, like nectarines, peaches, apricots, strawberries, blackberries, and melons. When it’s easy to find produce in-season, it becomes easier to incorporate more plant-based...Read More
It’s easy to get nervous as you head into the sun. With skin cancer rates on the rise, it’s important to be mindful of the sun’s potentially harmful effects on your skin. But the ingredients of many sunscreens on the market may be cause for concern, too. The UV protective ingredients are either...Read More
Summer is the best time to enjoy the outdoors and connect with the healing power of nature. But there are pros and cons that come with sunshine. Find out how to protect yourself against overexposure to UV rays, while ensuring you get your dose of Vitamin D.Read More
You want to start a meditation practice, but you can't seem to find a minute. You have a busy life ”… but guess what? You still have time to meditate. Here are eight ways to sneak in some stillness, no matter how long your to-do list.Read More
From conception, we belong to community. Attachment to our clan is a biological necessity. We are wired to connect—and our bonds are crucial not only for security and survival—but also to thrive and for our well-being. Compassion is an essential element of a healthy community. It’s the awareness of...Read More
While “brain” is a term many are familiar with, the specific scientific ideas and Greek words associated with brain science can feel unnecessarily overwhelming. To clarify the common confusion and demystify the befuddling details, here are a half a dozen terms with explanations and descriptions...Read More
According to the Center for Disease Control, 80% of visits to the doctor are believed to be stress-related. Yet what is “stress” if not fear, anxiety, and worry dressed up in more socially acceptable clothing? While we tend to view worry, anxiety, and fear as signs of weakness, most of us are...Read More

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