One of my personal goals for 2016 is to meditate every day, so I was happy to see this new article about the practice’s many benefits.
Carolyn Gregoire at Huffington Post offers insights into the benefits of meditation below.
“Whether you see meditation or prayer as the gateway to enlightenment or just a way to stay more focused at work, one thing that’s certain is that the practice comes with a whole host of physical and mental health benefits.” – Carolyn Gregoire
The quest for self-improvement never ends, and we’re always searching for resources that can help us along that path. Thankfully, the internet allows us to access the most brilliant and mind-expanding thinkers and creators who ever lived.
Today, I want to share five of my favorite places on the web for intellectually stimulating and inspiring ideas. Please feel free to share your own favorite resources in the comments.
Five Wonderfully Intelligent Websites
Brain Pickings– Essential for anyone interested in art, literature, philosophy, and science.
Open Culture– As the name implies, this is a treasure trove of culturally important resources – all free and open to anyone with an inquisitive mind.
National Geographic– Yes, the legendary magazine of world culture is still going strong in the 21st Century.
Mental Floss – Consistently excellent articles on a variety of subjects.
Atlas Obscura – A surprising source of little-known cultural facts.
Start the week off on a positive note with some encouraging wellness news.
It seems our reasons to ditch the negativity and assume a brighter outlook just got more persuasive.
Check out the article below for the full story.
“Many negative emotions such as anger, fear, and frustration become problematic when those emotions turn into a more permanent disposition or a habitual outlook on the world,” explains Emiliana Simon-Thomas, science director of the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley.