Meditation

Seven Key Factors to Creating Resilience - Propelling Entrepreneurs to Massive Success

Dr Michelle K. Nielsen | Posted 15.04.2014 | UK
Dr Michelle K. Nielsen

There are many examples of people who have failed repeatedly, before they managed to achieve success. These examples are interesting, motivating and inspiring...

How to Think Your Way Healthy - The Power of the Placebo

Dr Michelle K. Nielsen | Posted 10.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Michelle K. Nielsen

Belief can be so strong that pharmaceutical companies not only use double- blind, but also sometimes triple-blind randomized studies to try to exclude the power of the mind over the body when evaluating new drugs.

Seven Steps to Flourishing: Plant the Seeds to Be Happier This Spring

Cheryl Rickman | Posted 07.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Cheryl Rickman

As the winter blues and grey rainy days subside and we step towards the promise of blue skies and sunshine, it's the perfect opportunity to shake off the gloom and instead bloom with positivity. How?

The Five Components of Mindful Exercise

Andy Puddicombe | Posted 01.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Andy Puddicombe

To get the maximum benefit from all that effort, we just need to think about, and apply, the five components of mindful exercise. Try bringing your awareness to them the next time you workout, and notice the change in how you feel.

Why You Need to Slow Down to Speed Up!

Dr Michelle K. Nielsen | Posted 31.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Michelle K. Nielsen

You can move forward in your life by thinking and feeling too, not just doing. With a clear vision and a sense of direction, you can focus your energy more effectively, be more productive and make better decisions.

Surprising Ways That Stress Is Affecting You and How to Fix It

Dr Michelle K. Nielsen | Posted 26.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Michelle K. Nielsen

According to a new survey, released by Bupa, stress is at chronic proportions in Britain with 44 % of the adult population suffering from debilitating stress. Out of these frazzled people, two-fifths (27%) say they regularly feel close to breaking point.

Eight Easy Ways to Make Your Brain Smarter, Stronger and Faster

Dr Michelle K. Nielsen | Posted 25.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Michelle K. Nielsen

You are the owner of one of the most powerful and fascinating machines on the planet - the HUMAN BRAIN.This incredible piece of equipment was designed for you to use to create an incredible life. Your brain is more complex and efficient than the world's most powerful computer.

How to Think Your Way to Prosperity

Dr Michelle K. Nielsen | Posted 24.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Michelle K. Nielsen

Shifting the way we think allows us to overcome and learn from our past mistakes. This change in perspective may empower us to take appropriate action to change our life for the better. Sometimes it's important to dig deep into our subconscious mind to discover where we have limiting and self-defeating beliefs so that we can replace them with more positive ones.

Five Easy Ways to Double Your Health and Vitality

Dr Michelle K. Nielsen | Posted 20.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Michelle K. Nielsen

Let me ask you a question: "What controls everything in your body?" Hopefully, you answered the brain - that amazing computer in your skull that is made up of hundreds of billions of nerve cells.

Tinnitus - The Mystery Solved?

David Green | Posted 17.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
David Green

If so, you really have my sympathy. Tinnitus is a distressing condition for an estimated 10% of the world's population including the UK and 50 million people in the USA. The medical profession have many theories as to the cause, but few concrete answers or effective treatments. More often than not, sufferers are sent away and just told to learn to live with it.

The Great Red Sauce/ Brown Sauce Debate

Matt D Ryan | Posted 14.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Matt D Ryan

I'm just drawing your attention to the human disease of judging other people based on your own opinions. And I'm talking at a very base every day level here. The way when someone tells us they are going to Greece for a holiday and we pour scorn on that idea - basically because we don't like Greece for whatever reason.

Can Meditation Help Depression and Improve Well-being? The Latest Medical Research Gives Pause for Thought

Dr Raj Persaud | Posted 12.03.2014 | UK
Dr Raj Persaud

The most recent comprehensive review of research on the benefits of meditation concludes that rigorous clinical trials find only, 'small to moderate reductions of multiple negative dimensions of psychological stress'.

How Running Meditation Can Up Your Game

Headspace/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

With the London Marathon just over a month away, both newbies and veterans are wondering how they can become better runners. The clever people beh...

How to Break Your Anxiety Habit?

Dr. Bill Cloke | Posted 03.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr. Bill Cloke

We have two nervous systems. One is the sympathetic nervous system or the "on" switch for anxiety and the other is the parasympathetic nervous system or the "off" switch. We need to learn where those switches are and what turns them on and then what turns them off and let me tell you it's not simple either, but also not impossible.

Rare Diseases Day: 16 Things You Know When Living With a Chronic Illness (or Three) In Your 20s

Natasha Lipman | Posted 28.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Natasha Lipman

So, today, on Rare Disease Day, I'd like to take the opportunity to share some quick things that millennials (ugh) living through their teens and twenties with chronic illnesses will know. I hope that this will serve to help people be more understanding and aware of what they can do to support their friends and loved ones who fight every day for their health.

How to Change Your Life in 15 Minutes

David Green | Posted 24.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
David Green

There is a natural way to remind us how to be happy - through meditation - the superfood for the mind. It's been around for thousands of years, has no negative side effects and our brain power is enhanced and not ruined. There are countless scientific studies showing the huge benefits of meditation for the mind, the body and our general wellbeing.

Poorna Bell

Tried And Tested: What Happened When I Tried F**k It Therapy

HuffingtonPost.com | Poorna Bell | Posted 25.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

As one of the champions of our Third Metric strategy – the HuffPost’s drive against burnout, to seek out less stress, and a sustainable way of liv...

Do This Life Justice, Engage in Every Moment, Live in Gratitude

Mercedes Ngoh | Posted 13.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Mercedes Ngoh

Appreciate the people I love and the things I have so when it comes time, when it is meant to be no more, there isn't a feeling of loss nor a need to hang on. No regrets or should have dones. Just this feeling that I lived it well and did my life, this precious life, justice.

10 Ways to Love Your Life

Jackson Bliss | Posted 12.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jackson Bliss

This world can be heartbreaking, so find time everyday to celebrate the small moments in your fractional life. Humour helps you take life less seriously. Humour helps you take life more seriously. Laughter is the way we heal when we see the world in a new way.

3 Must-have Apps For a Super Body, Mind and Soul in 2014

Dr Michelle K. Nielsen | Posted 07.04.2014 | UK Tech
Dr Michelle K. Nielsen

Keep your mind strong, engaged and positive with this enjoyable and free podcast. It will give you the motivation to stick to all those great New Year's resolutions!

We Are All Sensation Chasers

David Mochel | Posted 05.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
David Mochel

Philip Seymour Hoffman, an actor whose work I enjoyed very much, died this week, apparently from a drug overdose. The efforts to get rid of unpleasant feelings and to replace them with pleasant ones can take a powerful toll on a human life.

Top 10 Tips for Success in Business - Without Being the Wolf of Wall Street

David Green | Posted 05.04.2014 | UK
David Green

I was recently asked by a reporter whether these programmes demonstrate how ruthless we need to be to get on in business. Certainly not. To achieve success we need to have a spiritual attitude and that doesn't mean being soft and fluffy.

Introducing The Third Metric

Carla Buzasi | Posted 02.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Carla Buzasi

From across the globe we've gathered stories about businesses harnessing these values to improve their work places, politicians practising mindfulness and bankers being encouraged to -- shock, horror! -- nap at work.

Why You Should NOT Do an Extreme Detox in Winter

Stella Photi | Posted 26.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Stella Photi

But before you stop any good work and reach for the biscuits I'm not advocating sitting about and eating badly! Better to adopt a few healthy habits that you can bring about to nurture and restore yourself at this time of year, and save the more full-on cleansing till spring when you're more energetically able to cope with it.

The Real Cost of Food: Is Vegetarianism the Only Answer?

David Green | Posted 21.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
David Green

I fully accept that diet is a personal choice as is wasting our hard earned cash on food we throw away, but with less waste and even becoming part time vegetarians for at least three days per week, we can help preserve three of the planets most valuable assets.