• Lao-Tzu also known as Laozi was an ancient Chinese philosopher, and the author of the book Tao Te Ching, which is the base of the religion Taoism. Laozi is an inspirational figure for many people; even his works influence Confucianism and Chinese Buddhism also. Here...
  • Imagine being in a dark room holding a flashlight. You can only see where you’re pointing the light, and only what the light reaches. This room is your mind, and what the flashlight reveals is your limited awareness of it. But a new study suggests...
  • Summer means more sun, an uptick in vacations, and more great excuses to spend time in nature. But are those environmental changes really going to make a difference in your mood? Well, it turns out, they probably will if you let them. According to a...
  • In the past thirty years, hundreds of distant healing studies have been conducted to help us better understand the connection between our thoughts and feelings and non-local effects in the physical world. Of these hundreds of studies, some stand out as statistically significant, well-designed, reproducible...
  • Do you think you have green fingers? Or do you think the opposite? In either case, you may find it interesting to know that plants react to your touch. The simple act of water droplets landing on a leaf causes an elaborate response inside of...
  • In case you’ve forgotten, here’s an overview of mindful things you can do during the day to bring some awareness to yourself and your existence. These are from on an article written by Janet Miller. She describes eight ways to introduce mindfulness into your life: Mindful breathing...
  • As humans we are always trying to control, control, control. We think we have the ability to change/control anything that crosses our path and we believe we have the capabilities to handle it to our perfect satisfaction every time. Sorry, guys, it’s simply not true....
  • Stop. Think. When was the last time you laughed a hearty, full-bodied chuckle? When was the last time you acted silly and felt really good doing it? When was the last time you truly enjoyed yourself? If these questions are hard for you to answer...
  • Current research offers information on attentional processing that the left side of the brain may selectively filter and, thus, limit access to this broader awareness. Research also shows that training can expand the way we perceive the world. Long-term meditation training, for instance, increases right hemisphere...
  • Once you learn to enjoy being alone, your life will change for the better. Here are 10 amazing changes you’ll experience. You’ll get to recharge You’ll reflect more often You’ll get in touch with your own emotions You’ll start doing things you actually enjoy You’ll...