Mindfulness is not a religion or a spiritual practice, although it can be associated with both. Mindfulness is the ability to pay attention and be in the moment, and it has become popular because of the health benefits associated with it. It alleviates stress, reduces tension, and encourages calmness. Most importantly, when regularly practiced, it improves [...]
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If you’re looking for a new source of power, and haven’t tried prayer, you may want to give it a try. People claim they’ve received comfort, overcome addictions, cured deadly illnesses, and enjoyed various blessings, and it doesn’t appear to matter to whom you pray to or what religion you practice. What matters is the act, and the [...]
If you’ve ever thought about getting a pet, numerous studies have shown you could be healthier if you own a dog. According to one 2008 UK study, older adults benefit physically when interacting with dogs, and a study by Hayley Cutt from the School of Population Health at the University of Western Australia found dog owners are seven times [...]
Some things give you the biggest bang for your buck, and if you pick out those big bangs in relation to your health, happiness, financial security, and the environment, you have a darn good chance of living a full and happy life. So, what things did I decide provide the biggest bang? Here’s the list.
People spend their lives pursuing happiness. Some people think a shiny new convertible or a bigger house will allow them to capture the happiness that has eluded them. Yet, according to researchers, money and material possessions are not the key ingredients to greater happiness. David Myers and Ed Diener reached a similar conclusion and broadened [...]