Your Ego is Not the Enemy

man mirror

Howard Falco reveals that our Ego’s deepest mission is a good thing. All we have to learn to do is stop resisting.

A Surprising Reason Why it’s So Hard to Forgive

woman-traint-tracks_flickr_katarina-silver_2

Things are trucking along just fine in your relationship until an argument happens and the next thing you know, you can’t seem to do anything right.

Zen and the Art of Running

sweat_flickr_jetportal

Why run? How do I reach a “runner’s high”? And how is zen related?

How to Form a Habit that Sticks

yoga-family_flickr_lululemon-athletica

Tweet The bad ones are easy, but adding a good habit might not be as hard as you think. — Why does it sometimes feel like it’s effortless to let negative habits creep up, but when we want to change them — or add a new healthy habit—it feels nearly impossible? A big part of […]

Five Myths About Stress That Might Be Making Us Sick

stress_flickr_bottled_void

Stress is bad; everyone knows that, right?

How Do We Maintain Mental Flexibility?

brain_flickr_neil-conway

Neuroplasticity has become a buzzword the past few years in health circles, but what does it mean for you and me?

Is What We Call Aging Actually Lack of Resilience?

elderly-couple_flickr_ajvin

In many cultures, aging is seen as a good thing. But in Western culture, not so much. Are we missing something?

Inside the Mind of a Procrastinating Meditator

Zazen-in-Joshua-Tree_Atalwin-Pilon

Is my curiosity or my desire to escape reality propelling my procrastination?

On Pipes, Porcelain and The Boogie Man

photo by Lost_In_Spain

How Trevor Ellestad learned to deal with his demons.

“If we found a way to remove addiction, would we be altering human behavior that we might find out later to be a core element of our humanity?”

woman_flickr_miss-libertine

This is a comment by Thaddeus Howze on the post “What Marijuana Means to Me”.

“What strikes me about Carlos Arredondo was that this instinct to act came from his heart without time to think, which defines him as a true man.”

boston_flickr_jeffgunn

These are comments by Ray Arata and Martin Marks on the post “How Boston Teaches Us About Purpose”.

Watch: This is What Happens When You Watch the Cinema

Clipboard01

Cinema is next to godliness?

“People don’t wake up one day and decide that suicide is something they want to do.”

rainy-street_flickr_nicholas-smale

This is a comment by Tom B on the post “How to Help Someone Who Is Feeling Suicidal”.

“Severe objectification is when you see someone as a collection of parts that only exist for your pleasure.”

mannequin_flickr_sebastiannddooris

This is a comment by wellokaythen on the Comment of the Day: “Society wants dads to ‘step up’, but they are literally stomped down when they do.”

“He said, ‘Sorry, I am not feeling well’, crushed his glasses, and then lost consciousness.”

subway_flickr_hibino

These are comments by Joanna Schroeder, Tamen, Marcus Williams on the post “On The Guy Who Left His Girlfriend and Kids in the Aurora Theater”.

Technology: Machine Mind Meld Is Closer Than You Think, According To IBM [@ibmresearch]

IBM’s got some bold predictions for the next five years, and we take a look at what they’ve got on their digital mind.