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tablehopper
4 hours ago
SF food

This week's tablehopper: storied. (free)

Stressful events can lead to accidents; staying attentive is crucial. [ more ]
Independent
3 months ago
London

What happened when I swapped my hectic London life for a Benedictine monastery in Limerick...

Finding peace and quiet away from an always-on lifestyle can help alleviate anxiety and stress. [ more ]
www.npr.org
5 months ago
Education

To help these school kids deal with trauma, mindfulness lessons over the loudspeaker

Sullivan Elementary School uses a mindfulness program called Inner Explorer to help students cope with stress.
The program involves daily lessons in observing sensations and emotions. [ more ]
tablehopper
4 hours ago
SF food

This week's tablehopper: storied. (free)

Stressful events can lead to accidents; staying attentive is crucial. [ more ]
Independent
3 months ago
London

What happened when I swapped my hectic London life for a Benedictine monastery in Limerick...

Finding peace and quiet away from an always-on lifestyle can help alleviate anxiety and stress. [ more ]
www.npr.org
5 months ago
Education

To help these school kids deal with trauma, mindfulness lessons over the loudspeaker

Sullivan Elementary School uses a mindfulness program called Inner Explorer to help students cope with stress.
The program involves daily lessons in observing sensations and emotions. [ more ]
morestress
Design Milk
6 days ago
Design

Minimal Phone Offers a Masterclass in Minimalist Restraint

Prioritizing minimalism in mobile devices can enhance user experience and reduce distractions while promoting mindfulness. [ more ]
Yoga Journal
2 months ago
Deliverability

A 10-Minute Bedtime Yoga Sequence to Help You Calm Down and Sleep

An evening yoga practice like bedtime yoga can help unwind and improve sleep quality. [ more ]
#self-awareness
Yoga Journal
2 months ago
Writing

6 Full Moon Journal Prompts That Will Expand Your Life

The full Moon symbolizes connection, stillness, and self-awareness, guiding us to be present and embrace change. [ more ]
Scary Mommy
3 months ago
Digital life

Why I Stopped Posting Most Of My Personal Life On Social Media

Taking a break from social media and excessive phone usage can lead to increased presence, happiness, and personal fulfillment. [ more ]
Mindful
3 months ago
Mindfulness

How to Navigate Overthinking With Compassionate Awareness

Overthinking can lead to a mental marathon of worries and doubts.
Mindfulness and creating mental space help counter overthinking and promote clarity. [ more ]
Yoga Journal
2 months ago
Writing

6 Full Moon Journal Prompts That Will Expand Your Life

The full Moon symbolizes connection, stillness, and self-awareness, guiding us to be present and embrace change. [ more ]
Scary Mommy
3 months ago
Digital life

Why I Stopped Posting Most Of My Personal Life On Social Media

Taking a break from social media and excessive phone usage can lead to increased presence, happiness, and personal fulfillment. [ more ]
Mindful
3 months ago
Mindfulness

How to Navigate Overthinking With Compassionate Awareness

Overthinking can lead to a mental marathon of worries and doubts.
Mindfulness and creating mental space help counter overthinking and promote clarity. [ more ]
moreself-awareness
#meditation
Metro Silicon Valley | Silicon Valley's Leading Weekly
2 months ago
Writing

A Vagabond Voyage Begins on Santana Row's Left Bank

Meditation can be triggered in unexpected places like enjoying olives at a French restaurant, leading to a deeper contemplation of thoughts and connectivity. [ more ]
Mindful
2 months ago
Education

The Whole Child Matters-What It Means to Have Mindfulness in Schools

Introducing meditation in schools supports students' stress management and mental well-being. [ more ]
Alvinalexander
2 months ago
Writing

Ram Dass quotes about The Witness and witnessing (and awareness)

Understanding the concept of 'The Witness' through Ram Dass quotes and books is crucial for meditation and self-awareness. [ more ]
Mindful
3 months ago
Mindfulness

How Meditation Supports Health and Healing

Mindfulness meditation rooted in Eastern traditions is now widely practiced in the West for its numerous health benefits.
Research indicates that meditation is effective in improving mental health, reducing stress, and enhancing holistic well-being. [ more ]
Mindful
3 months ago
Mindfulness

A 12-Minute Meditation for Rediscovering Your Essence

Meditation isn't an escape but a way to reconnect with inner calm and clarity amidst life's chaos.
Guided meditation helps in rediscovering the essence of quietness and relaxation within ourselves. [ more ]
Mindful
3 months ago
Mindfulness

Cultivating Mindfulness Beyond Meditation: How 8 Skills Empower Us in Everyday Life

Formal meditation is valuable, but everyday mindfulness requires a broader set of skills.
Mindfulness involves a mindset that helps overcome challenges and return to clarity in crucial moments. [ more ]
Metro Silicon Valley | Silicon Valley's Leading Weekly
2 months ago
Writing

A Vagabond Voyage Begins on Santana Row's Left Bank

Meditation can be triggered in unexpected places like enjoying olives at a French restaurant, leading to a deeper contemplation of thoughts and connectivity. [ more ]
Mindful
2 months ago
Education

The Whole Child Matters-What It Means to Have Mindfulness in Schools

Introducing meditation in schools supports students' stress management and mental well-being. [ more ]
Alvinalexander
2 months ago
Writing

Ram Dass quotes about The Witness and witnessing (and awareness)

Understanding the concept of 'The Witness' through Ram Dass quotes and books is crucial for meditation and self-awareness. [ more ]
Mindful
3 months ago
Mindfulness

How Meditation Supports Health and Healing

Mindfulness meditation rooted in Eastern traditions is now widely practiced in the West for its numerous health benefits.
Research indicates that meditation is effective in improving mental health, reducing stress, and enhancing holistic well-being. [ more ]
Mindful
3 months ago
Mindfulness

A 12-Minute Meditation for Rediscovering Your Essence

Meditation isn't an escape but a way to reconnect with inner calm and clarity amidst life's chaos.
Guided meditation helps in rediscovering the essence of quietness and relaxation within ourselves. [ more ]
Mindful
3 months ago
Mindfulness

Cultivating Mindfulness Beyond Meditation: How 8 Skills Empower Us in Everyday Life

Formal meditation is valuable, but everyday mindfulness requires a broader set of skills.
Mindfulness involves a mindset that helps overcome challenges and return to clarity in crucial moments. [ more ]
moremeditation
Metro Silicon Valley | Silicon Valley's Leading Weekly
2 months ago
Writing

Hunt and Peck: A Zen Meditation on One Hand Typing

Embrace Zen philosophy in everyday tasks to create a fulfilling and artful existence amid limitations and challenges. [ more ]
#productivity
Yanko Design - Modern Industrial Design News
2 months ago
Design

Zen garden pen brings a visual and tactile way to inspire mindfulness - Yanko Design

The Zen Pen aims to induce mindfulness and calmness through its unique design inspired by Zen gardens. [ more ]
Tiny Buddha
5 months ago
Career

How I Cherished Every Beautiful Moment of My Daughter's Short Life - Tiny Buddha

The author struggled with the concept of rest and initially felt that he didn't have time for it while balancing family and work responsibilities.
The author decided to actively practice rest by sitting still and observing, which proved to be challenging but ultimately beneficial. [ more ]
Yanko Design - Modern Industrial Design News
2 months ago
Design

Zen garden pen brings a visual and tactile way to inspire mindfulness - Yanko Design

The Zen Pen aims to induce mindfulness and calmness through its unique design inspired by Zen gardens. [ more ]
Tiny Buddha
5 months ago
Career

How I Cherished Every Beautiful Moment of My Daughter's Short Life - Tiny Buddha

The author struggled with the concept of rest and initially felt that he didn't have time for it while balancing family and work responsibilities.
The author decided to actively practice rest by sitting still and observing, which proved to be challenging but ultimately beneficial. [ more ]
moreproductivity
Yoga Journal
2 months ago
Writing

I've Done the Same Ritual More Than 4000 Days in a Row. This is What I've Learned.

Creativity as an accountability partner can help in exploring stillness and awareness. [ more ]
#communication
HuffPost
3 months ago
Parenting

6 Common Phrases Grandparents Need To Stop Saying To Their Grandkids

Be mindful of communication with grandchildren to avoid unintended consequences. [ more ]
www.fastcompany.com
7 years ago
Career

6 Good Ways To Become A Better Listener

The average human has an eight-second attention span. Technology and responsibilities make it challenging to be consistently aware and intentional. Listening is critical to understanding others' thoughts and perspectives. [ more ]
HuffPost
3 months ago
Parenting

6 Common Phrases Grandparents Need To Stop Saying To Their Grandkids

Be mindful of communication with grandchildren to avoid unintended consequences. [ more ]
www.fastcompany.com
7 years ago
Career

6 Good Ways To Become A Better Listener

The average human has an eight-second attention span. Technology and responsibilities make it challenging to be consistently aware and intentional. Listening is critical to understanding others' thoughts and perspectives. [ more ]
morecommunication
#digital-workplace
TNW | Future-Of-Work
3 months ago
Mental health

Digital mindfulness could help reduce the effects of technostress at work

Mindfulness and digital confidence can help reduce negative health impacts of technostress.
Mindfulness techniques, when applied in the digital workplace, can lead to reduced stress and anxiety among workers. [ more ]
The Conversation
3 months ago
Mental health

Digital mindfulness could help reduce the effects of technostress at work

Mindfulness and digital confidence can help reduce negative effects of technology use on health. [ more ]
Yahoo
4 months ago
Productivity

Four mindful practises to ward off work stress

Practicing mindfulness in a digital workplace can protect against anxiety and burnout.
Being 'digitally confident' and practicing mindfulness can reduce stress, overload, fear of missing out, and addiction. [ more ]
New York Post
4 months ago
Mental health

This ancient Buddhist practice can help to combat stress, burnout in the workplace, experts say

Practicing mindfulness at work reduces anxiety, stress, and burnout.
Mindfulness is crucial for workers in the digital workplace era. [ more ]
Phys
5 months ago
Mental health

Mindfulness at work protects against stress and burnout, study finds

Being mindful in the digital workplace can protect against stress, anxiety, and overload.
Digital confidence and mindfulness are vital for a healthy digital working life in the 21st century. [ more ]
TNW | Future-Of-Work
3 months ago
Mental health

Digital mindfulness could help reduce the effects of technostress at work

Mindfulness and digital confidence can help reduce negative health impacts of technostress.
Mindfulness techniques, when applied in the digital workplace, can lead to reduced stress and anxiety among workers. [ more ]
The Conversation
3 months ago
Mental health

Digital mindfulness could help reduce the effects of technostress at work

Mindfulness and digital confidence can help reduce negative effects of technology use on health. [ more ]
Yahoo
4 months ago
Productivity

Four mindful practises to ward off work stress

Practicing mindfulness in a digital workplace can protect against anxiety and burnout.
Being 'digitally confident' and practicing mindfulness can reduce stress, overload, fear of missing out, and addiction. [ more ]
New York Post
4 months ago
Mental health

This ancient Buddhist practice can help to combat stress, burnout in the workplace, experts say

Practicing mindfulness at work reduces anxiety, stress, and burnout.
Mindfulness is crucial for workers in the digital workplace era. [ more ]
Phys
5 months ago
Mental health

Mindfulness at work protects against stress and burnout, study finds

Being mindful in the digital workplace can protect against stress, anxiety, and overload.
Digital confidence and mindfulness are vital for a healthy digital working life in the 21st century. [ more ]
moredigital-workplace
Yanko Design - Modern Industrial Design News
3 months ago
Design

Water filtering pitcher concept wants you to slow down while pouring a drink - Yanko Design

Drinking water can be connected to slowing down and mindfulness.
The Osoi water pitcher design aims to promote a sense of calm and encourage users to take a break. [ more ]
Yanko Design - Modern Industrial Design News
4 months ago
Design

Smart mirror concept encourages you to reflect whenever you look at yourself - Yanko Design

Practicing mindfulness through everyday actions like looking into a mirror is crucial for mental health.
MIO mirror design encourages self-reflection by integrating mindfulness into daily routines subtly. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
4 months ago
Digital life

How to Have a Healthier Relationship With Your Phone

Technology detox can improve well-being
Practice mindfulness to control technology impulses [ more ]
The Atlantic
4 months ago
Writing

What to Read to Reawaken Your Senses

Literature can help cultivate a patient, attentive state of mind by highlighting beauty in day-to-day life.
Being attentive to the world is both possible and crucial, offering a rapturous examination of our surroundings. [ more ]
#personal-growth
YogaRenew
4 months ago
Career

One Mindfulness Hack That People Aren't Talking About

Mindfulness defined as awareness in the present moment non-judgmentally
Mindfulness practices like meditation and yoga help manage stress [ more ]
Entrepreneur
5 months ago
Career

3 Lessons I Learned About Entrepreneurship From Boxing | Entrepreneur

Sacrifice is necessary for pursuing goals
Being intentional about sacrifices is crucial for a fulfilling life [ more ]
YogaRenew
4 months ago
Career

One Mindfulness Hack That People Aren't Talking About

Mindfulness defined as awareness in the present moment non-judgmentally
Mindfulness practices like meditation and yoga help manage stress [ more ]
Entrepreneur
5 months ago
Career

3 Lessons I Learned About Entrepreneurship From Boxing | Entrepreneur

Sacrifice is necessary for pursuing goals
Being intentional about sacrifices is crucial for a fulfilling life [ more ]
morepersonal-growth
Mindful
4 months ago
Productivity

Mindfulness for Grief and Loss

Grief extends beyond loss of loved ones to encompass various life changes.
Mindfulness offers valuable support in navigating grief and managing emotions. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
4 months ago
Mental health

Ask Ugly: Is a makeup routine really mindfulness?

Makeup as mindfulness may not work due to beauty industry influence and conditioned self.
Meditation through makeup may not provide stress relief as it may reinforce societal beauty standards. [ more ]
Mindful
4 months ago
Mental health

Halting the Spiral: Navigating Repetitive Thought Patterns

Mindfulness disrupts negative thought patterns
Identify and challenge distorted thinking, emotional triggers, and negative self-talk [ more ]
#healing
Mindful
4 months ago
Mindfulness

Four Takeaways From PBS Movie: The Mindfulness Movement

Mindfulness is about learning to love the life you have.
Mindfulness meets individuals where they are in their journey. [ more ]
Tiny Buddha
6 months ago
Career

How I Healed My Anxiety with Simple Mindfulness Practices - Tiny Buddha

Mindfulness brings healing to ourselves and the planet.
Living with uncertainty can be both liberating and scary. [ more ]
Mindful
6 months ago
Mental health

Inner Calm: The Key is Letting Go

Inner calm is the ability to let go of attachments and reactions to life's events, resulting in ease and clarity.
Inner calm is achieved through stopping, looking, and letting go for healing and clarity. [ more ]
Mindful
4 months ago
Mindfulness

Four Takeaways From PBS Movie: The Mindfulness Movement

Mindfulness is about learning to love the life you have.
Mindfulness meets individuals where they are in their journey. [ more ]
Tiny Buddha
6 months ago
Career

How I Healed My Anxiety with Simple Mindfulness Practices - Tiny Buddha

Mindfulness brings healing to ourselves and the planet.
Living with uncertainty can be both liberating and scary. [ more ]
Mindful
6 months ago
Mental health

Inner Calm: The Key is Letting Go

Inner calm is the ability to let go of attachments and reactions to life's events, resulting in ease and clarity.
Inner calm is achieved through stopping, looking, and letting go for healing and clarity. [ more ]
morehealing
YogaRenew
6 months ago
Mental health

My Favorite Way to Practice Yoga

Yoga as a holistic lifestyle
Benefits of Ayurveda in self-care [ more ]
Mindful
5 months ago
Social justice

Mindfulness for Racial Healing

Monthly articles on mindfulness and race
Guided meditations and reflection prompts [ more ]
Mindful
5 months ago
Productivity

Distracted? Turn Your Screen Time into Mindfulness Time

We actively seek out distractions and have become addicted to our screens.
Street meditation can help transform idle moments into opportunities for mindfulness. [ more ]
Mindful
5 months ago
Productivity

Struggling with the Sunday Scaries? Mindfulness Can Help

The Sunday scaries are a form of anticipatory anxiety that many people experience on Sunday nights, feeling anxious about the upcoming workweek.
Mindfulness can help address the Sunday scaries by encouraging curiosity and understanding of the underlying emotions, rather than trying to conquer or overcome them. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
Digital life

My experiment in phonelessness was a failure. It also changed my life

Rhik's phone addiction experiment seems to be working as he is now spending less time on his phone and no longer feels addicted.
A Buddhist meditation teacher suggests that looking for satisfaction outside of ourselves leads to addictive behaviors, and encourages experiencing life as it is. [ more ]
Tiny Buddha
5 months ago
Mental health

How to Process Intense Feelings with Mindfulness: 4 Powerful Steps - Tiny Buddha

Intense emotions often hijack our mental well-being, leaving us feeling drained and powerless.
Suppressing emotions or allowing them to dictate our actions leads to a cycle of reactivity and emotional turbulence. [ more ]
Calm Sage - Your Guide to Mental and Emotional Well-being
5 months ago
Career

The Way to Zen: 8 Ways to Not Let Things Bother You Anymore!

Embrace mindfulness to reduce anxiety about the future and regrets of the past.
Learn to identify what events or situations are worth your attention and energy. [ more ]
www.npr.org
6 months ago
Education

A visit to one Florida school where mindfulness is helping youngsters succeed

Mindfulness reduces stress, anxiety, and loneliness
An elementary school in Florida is using a mindfulness program with success [ more ]
#mental-health
time.com
6 months ago
Digital life

9 Ways to Reset Your Relationship With Social Media

Excessive social-media use is linked with negative mental health consequences such as loneliness, depressive symptoms, and poor self-esteem.
Crafting a mission statement and setting intentions for social media use can help individuals reset their relationship with these platforms. [ more ]
www.fastcompany.com
6 months ago
Public health

Headspace begins rolling out all-in-one mental health offering following 2021 Ginger merger

Headspace has integrated its mindfulness content and clinical mental health services into one platform.
The offering includes mental health coaching, therapy, psychiatry, and work-life services. [ more ]
Calm Sage - Your Guide to Mental and Emotional Well-being
1 year ago
Mental health

5 Best Meditation Practices To Overcome Fear

Fear makes us move away from things and despite facing our fear, we start choosing satisfaction and comfort.Fear is a highly subjective topic because it knows no bounds and if not taken care of on time, it can quickly escalate into a phobia.So, if you want to face your fear instead of moving away, stop listening to the people who say, "Feel the fear and do it anyway."
www.thisislocallondon.co.uk
1 year ago
Health

Every Day Is Mental Health Awareness Day - Zarah Gaffar, GGS

Every Day Is Mental Health Awareness Day - Zarah Gaffar, GGS (Image: totalshape on www.unsplash.com)What is mental health and why is it important?Mental health; a person's condition with regard to their psychological, emotional and social well-being.A person's mental health can affect many factors, from the way they interact in day-to-day life to the way they cope with things such as stress and anxiety.
Calm Sage - Your Guide to Mental and Emotional Well-being
1 year ago
Mental health

How to Stop Thinking About Someone: 14 Ways to Get Them Off Your Mind

Have you ever been stuck in a situation when you were not able to stop thinking about someone?I'm sure it must have happened to you when your crush waved at you for the first time.It is very common to not know how to stop thinking about someone especially when you are infatuated.However, these thoughts about your crush often fade away with time but sometimes when you're hurt by someone, their memories don't leave your thoughts easily.
Inverse
1 year ago
Mental health

Here Are 5 Psychologist-Backed Tips to "Build Happiness" to Try Right Now

If you found the last three years exhausting to the point of feeling emotionally tapped out, you are not alone.Millions of people had mental health issues before Covid-19 arrived on the world stage in 2020, but the pandemic exacerbated these problems and brought new mental health challenges to the fore for many more.
time.com
6 months ago
Digital life

9 Ways to Reset Your Relationship With Social Media

Excessive social-media use is linked with negative mental health consequences such as loneliness, depressive symptoms, and poor self-esteem.
Crafting a mission statement and setting intentions for social media use can help individuals reset their relationship with these platforms. [ more ]
www.fastcompany.com
6 months ago
Public health

Headspace begins rolling out all-in-one mental health offering following 2021 Ginger merger

Headspace has integrated its mindfulness content and clinical mental health services into one platform.
The offering includes mental health coaching, therapy, psychiatry, and work-life services. [ more ]
Calm Sage - Your Guide to Mental and Emotional Well-being
1 year ago
Mental health

5 Best Meditation Practices To Overcome Fear

Fear makes us move away from things and despite facing our fear, we start choosing satisfaction and comfort.Fear is a highly subjective topic because it knows no bounds and if not taken care of on time, it can quickly escalate into a phobia.So, if you want to face your fear instead of moving away, stop listening to the people who say, "Feel the fear and do it anyway."
www.thisislocallondon.co.uk
1 year ago
Health

Every Day Is Mental Health Awareness Day - Zarah Gaffar, GGS

Every Day Is Mental Health Awareness Day - Zarah Gaffar, GGS (Image: totalshape on www.unsplash.com)What is mental health and why is it important?Mental health; a person's condition with regard to their psychological, emotional and social well-being.A person's mental health can affect many factors, from the way they interact in day-to-day life to the way they cope with things such as stress and anxiety.
Calm Sage - Your Guide to Mental and Emotional Well-being
1 year ago
Mental health

How to Stop Thinking About Someone: 14 Ways to Get Them Off Your Mind

Have you ever been stuck in a situation when you were not able to stop thinking about someone?I'm sure it must have happened to you when your crush waved at you for the first time.It is very common to not know how to stop thinking about someone especially when you are infatuated.However, these thoughts about your crush often fade away with time but sometimes when you're hurt by someone, their memories don't leave your thoughts easily.
Inverse
1 year ago
Mental health

Here Are 5 Psychologist-Backed Tips to "Build Happiness" to Try Right Now

If you found the last three years exhausting to the point of feeling emotionally tapped out, you are not alone.Millions of people had mental health issues before Covid-19 arrived on the world stage in 2020, but the pandemic exacerbated these problems and brought new mental health challenges to the fore for many more.
moremental-health
#social-media
New York Post
6 months ago
Productivity

How to transform FOMO into JOMO, according to experts: 'Be more selective'

FOMO is being replaced by JOMO
JOMO allows you to be selective about what you want to do without worrying about others [ more ]
Washingtonian - The website that Washington lives by.
1 year ago
Washington DC

41 Things to Do in the DC Area This Week

Happy Monday, everyone!If you're a pop culture fan you can enjoy the 10th year of Awesome Con this week.If music and movies are your preference, then attend Re:Set DMV, or check out the launch of the first-ever DC/DOX Film Festival.Best Things to Do This Week
June 12-18



Re:Set DMV Festival.A brand new concert series arrives in town for three days of live music, outdoor fan fun, food, and drinks at Merriweather Post Pavilion.
Chicago Tribune
1 year ago
Chicago

Marcus Stroman: Chicago Cubs pitcher's Pride month donations

SAN DIEGO - An unexpected call from Roc Nation's sports division came through to Brave Space Alliance early Thursday.Shortly before Chicago Cubs pitcher Marcus Stroman's Pride month posts went live on his social media pages, his agency reached out to the Black- and trans-led LGBTQ+ nonprofit based in Chicago.
Calm Sage - Your Guide to Mental and Emotional Well-being
1 year ago
Mental health

Counterfactual Thinking And Its Effects On Your Decision-Making

1. Counterfactual thinking is the practice of imagining alternative outcomes to a situation that did not actually happen.
2. It can be used to increase cognitive flexibility and help people find more creative solutions to problems.
3. Counterfactual thinking can improve decision-making and resilience by
Mindful
1 year ago
Mindfulness

How Your Phone Can Teach You Mindfulness - Mindful

Every time you feel the urge to check your phone is an opportunity to pause, get curious about your experience, and practice present-moment awareness.Believe it or not, we are checking our phones an average 344 times every day.This might seem almost unfathomable until you bring mindful attention to how often you're eyeballing your email, Twitter, TikTok, finances-the list goes on and on.
www.independent.co.uk
1 year ago
UK news

Mourners wear pink at funeral for park stabbing victim Brianna Ghey

For free real time breaking news alerts sent straight to your inbox sign up to our breaking news emails Sign up to our free breaking news emails Tearful family and friends have paid their last respects at the pink-themed funeral of transgender teenager Brianna Ghey.The 16-year-old, from Birchwood, Warrington, was found with fatal stab wounds on a path in Culcheth Linear Park on the afternoon of Saturday February 11.
New York Post
6 months ago
Productivity

How to transform FOMO into JOMO, according to experts: 'Be more selective'

FOMO is being replaced by JOMO
JOMO allows you to be selective about what you want to do without worrying about others [ more ]
Washingtonian - The website that Washington lives by.
1 year ago
Washington DC

41 Things to Do in the DC Area This Week

Happy Monday, everyone!If you're a pop culture fan you can enjoy the 10th year of Awesome Con this week.If music and movies are your preference, then attend Re:Set DMV, or check out the launch of the first-ever DC/DOX Film Festival.Best Things to Do This Week
June 12-18



Re:Set DMV Festival.A brand new concert series arrives in town for three days of live music, outdoor fan fun, food, and drinks at Merriweather Post Pavilion.
Chicago Tribune
1 year ago
Chicago

Marcus Stroman: Chicago Cubs pitcher's Pride month donations

SAN DIEGO - An unexpected call from Roc Nation's sports division came through to Brave Space Alliance early Thursday.Shortly before Chicago Cubs pitcher Marcus Stroman's Pride month posts went live on his social media pages, his agency reached out to the Black- and trans-led LGBTQ+ nonprofit based in Chicago.
Calm Sage - Your Guide to Mental and Emotional Well-being
1 year ago
Mental health

Counterfactual Thinking And Its Effects On Your Decision-Making

1. Counterfactual thinking is the practice of imagining alternative outcomes to a situation that did not actually happen.
2. It can be used to increase cognitive flexibility and help people find more creative solutions to problems.
3. Counterfactual thinking can improve decision-making and resilience by
Mindful
1 year ago
Mindfulness

How Your Phone Can Teach You Mindfulness - Mindful

Every time you feel the urge to check your phone is an opportunity to pause, get curious about your experience, and practice present-moment awareness.Believe it or not, we are checking our phones an average 344 times every day.This might seem almost unfathomable until you bring mindful attention to how often you're eyeballing your email, Twitter, TikTok, finances-the list goes on and on.
www.independent.co.uk
1 year ago
UK news

Mourners wear pink at funeral for park stabbing victim Brianna Ghey

For free real time breaking news alerts sent straight to your inbox sign up to our breaking news emails Sign up to our free breaking news emails Tearful family and friends have paid their last respects at the pink-themed funeral of transgender teenager Brianna Ghey.The 16-year-old, from Birchwood, Warrington, was found with fatal stab wounds on a path in Culcheth Linear Park on the afternoon of Saturday February 11.
moresocial-media
Food52
7 months ago
Cocktails

A Holiday-Ready Espresso Martini (& More Drinks to Savor This Season)

Building in time to savor festive drinks can help you stay mindful during the holiday season
Rasāsvāda's Black Ginger Spirit Restorative is a zero-proof botanical blend that can be enjoyed on its own or in recipes [ more ]
Mindful
7 months ago
Mental health

How to Make Mindfulness Part of Your Family Routine

Mindfulness practices can have long-lasting effects on children as they grow older.
Consistency is more important than duration when it comes to practicing mindfulness with family.
Empower children by allowing them to create their own mindfulness practices. [ more ]
#professional
Redfin | Real Estate Tips for Home Buying, Selling & More
1 year ago
Real estate

How to Create Luxurious Outdoor Living Spaces: From Infinity Pools to Outdoor Theaters

Welcome to the world of luxurious outdoor living spaces, where the boundaries between indoor comfort and the stunning outdoors blur into seamless harmony.Whether you envision basking by the sparkling waters of an infinity pool at your Calabasas home or immersing yourself in the magic of an open-air theater at your vacation home in , this guide will empower you to transform your outdoor sanctuary into a haven of opulence.
Calm Sage - Your Guide to Mental and Emotional Well-being
1 year ago
Mental health

Can Grief Cause Anxiety? | Understanding the Link Between Grief and Anxiety

Grief can be a major cause of anxiety, and it is important to recognize it as a potential source of stress and seek help if needed.
Common signs of anxiety related to grief include difficulty sleeping, difficulty concentrating, irritability, and fatigue.
There are many effective treatments available for anxiety caused by grief, such as cognitive behavioral therapy, relaxation techniques, and medication. [ more ]
Calm Sage - Your Guide to Mental and Emotional Well-being
1 year ago
Mental health

The Hidden Aftermath: Understanding Residual Symptoms of PTSD

1. Residual symptoms of PTSD can include persistent negative thoughts, feeling emotionally numb, and difficulty sleeping.
2. There are a variety of treatments available for PTSD, including cognitive-behavioral therapy and medication.
3. It is important to seek help from a mental health professional if you are experiencing PTSD or its residual symptoms. [ more ]
Happiful Magazine
1 year ago
Mental health

Losing 39 minutes of sleep impacts kids, so how can we help?

A new study has highlighted how losing just 39 minutes of sleep in a night can impact children.So what can we do to help kids get the best night's sleep possible?As adults, we know just how much sleep affects our ability to go about our daily lives.Following on from those nights where we toss and turn, getting through the next day is a whole lot harder.
Redfin | Real Estate Tips for Home Buying, Selling & More
1 year ago
Real estate

How to Create Luxurious Outdoor Living Spaces: From Infinity Pools to Outdoor Theaters

Welcome to the world of luxurious outdoor living spaces, where the boundaries between indoor comfort and the stunning outdoors blur into seamless harmony.Whether you envision basking by the sparkling waters of an infinity pool at your Calabasas home or immersing yourself in the magic of an open-air theater at your vacation home in , this guide will empower you to transform your outdoor sanctuary into a haven of opulence.
Calm Sage - Your Guide to Mental and Emotional Well-being
1 year ago
Mental health

Can Grief Cause Anxiety? | Understanding the Link Between Grief and Anxiety

Grief can be a major cause of anxiety, and it is important to recognize it as a potential source of stress and seek help if needed.
Common signs of anxiety related to grief include difficulty sleeping, difficulty concentrating, irritability, and fatigue.
There are many effective treatments available for anxiety caused by grief, such as cognitive behavioral therapy, relaxation techniques, and medication. [ more ]
Calm Sage - Your Guide to Mental and Emotional Well-being
1 year ago
Mental health

The Hidden Aftermath: Understanding Residual Symptoms of PTSD

1. Residual symptoms of PTSD can include persistent negative thoughts, feeling emotionally numb, and difficulty sleeping.
2. There are a variety of treatments available for PTSD, including cognitive-behavioral therapy and medication.
3. It is important to seek help from a mental health professional if you are experiencing PTSD or its residual symptoms. [ more ]
Happiful Magazine
1 year ago
Mental health

Losing 39 minutes of sleep impacts kids, so how can we help?

A new study has highlighted how losing just 39 minutes of sleep in a night can impact children.So what can we do to help kids get the best night's sleep possible?As adults, we know just how much sleep affects our ability to go about our daily lives.Following on from those nights where we toss and turn, getting through the next day is a whole lot harder.
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www.nytimes.com
1 year ago
Wellness

Why Do Women Have More Sleep Issues Than Men?

Q: I'm a woman in a heterosexual relationship, and my partner always seems to fall asleep faster (and stay asleep longer) than me.What's going on?Do men have an easier time sleeping than women?Trouble falling or staying asleep is common, especially as you age.And for women, research suggests, the difficulties can be even greater.
time.com
1 year ago
Wellness

9 Ways to Combat Self-Criticism

A greatest-hits soundtrack produced by self-criticism would sound something like this: You should have done better on that project.Why isn't the house cleaner?You tanked the whole soccer game!You're a bad parent, an even worse colleague, and a sorry excuse for a friend.And you're wasting so much time right now that you'll be lateagain.
Medium
1 year ago
UX design

5 Lessons In Gamifying Health

1. Gamification can motivate users to stay engaged with their health and wellbeing.
2. It is important to consider the user's experience when designing gamified apps.
3. Use rewards and feedback to reinforce positive behaviors and facilitate learning. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
1 year ago
Los Angeles

What do students want after school? Mental health help, good food and a place to stay

(Christina House / Los Angeles Times)

An after-school program can make a life-changing difference, but it's not reaching enough students, according to Haziel Gonzalez, a 16-year-old junior at the selective Los Angeles County High School for the Arts.His words embodied the general message at the Friday kickoff for an effort to make high-quality after-school programs widely available across the county.
www.nytimes.com
1 year ago
Wellness

This Kind of Walk Is Much More Than a Workout.

Welcome to the first installment of Well's five-week newsletter series dedicated to walking tips and inspiration.This week, we're exploring awe walks, outdoor rambles designed to cultivate a sense of amazement.To help, I tapped Dacher Keltner, a professor of psychology at the University of California, Berkeley, and the author of Awe: The New Science of Everyday Wonder and How It Can Transform Your Life.
www.cnn.com
2 years ago
Health

Fall asleep faster with mental tricks that calm your racing mind

Sign up for CNN's Sleep, But Better newsletter series.Our seven-part guide has helpful hints to achieve better sleep.You're exhausted, your body yawning for sleep.Yet once your head hits the pillow, your mind is flooded with worry, making sleep elusive, at times impossible.Train your brain for better sleep with 3 expert tips Don't fret, experts say: There are relaxation techniques you can use to calm that racing mind.
www.nytimes.com
1 year ago
Wellness

Why Do Women Have More Sleep Issues Than Men?

Q: I'm a woman in a heterosexual relationship, and my partner always seems to fall asleep faster (and stay asleep longer) than me.What's going on?Do men have an easier time sleeping than women?Trouble falling or staying asleep is common, especially as you age.And for women, research suggests, the difficulties can be even greater.
time.com
1 year ago
Wellness

9 Ways to Combat Self-Criticism

A greatest-hits soundtrack produced by self-criticism would sound something like this: You should have done better on that project.Why isn't the house cleaner?You tanked the whole soccer game!You're a bad parent, an even worse colleague, and a sorry excuse for a friend.And you're wasting so much time right now that you'll be lateagain.
Medium
1 year ago
UX design

5 Lessons In Gamifying Health

1. Gamification can motivate users to stay engaged with their health and wellbeing.
2. It is important to consider the user's experience when designing gamified apps.
3. Use rewards and feedback to reinforce positive behaviors and facilitate learning. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
1 year ago
Los Angeles

What do students want after school? Mental health help, good food and a place to stay

(Christina House / Los Angeles Times)

An after-school program can make a life-changing difference, but it's not reaching enough students, according to Haziel Gonzalez, a 16-year-old junior at the selective Los Angeles County High School for the Arts.His words embodied the general message at the Friday kickoff for an effort to make high-quality after-school programs widely available across the county.
www.nytimes.com
1 year ago
Wellness

This Kind of Walk Is Much More Than a Workout.

Welcome to the first installment of Well's five-week newsletter series dedicated to walking tips and inspiration.This week, we're exploring awe walks, outdoor rambles designed to cultivate a sense of amazement.To help, I tapped Dacher Keltner, a professor of psychology at the University of California, Berkeley, and the author of Awe: The New Science of Everyday Wonder and How It Can Transform Your Life.
www.cnn.com
2 years ago
Health

Fall asleep faster with mental tricks that calm your racing mind

Sign up for CNN's Sleep, But Better newsletter series.Our seven-part guide has helpful hints to achieve better sleep.You're exhausted, your body yawning for sleep.Yet once your head hits the pillow, your mind is flooded with worry, making sleep elusive, at times impossible.Train your brain for better sleep with 3 expert tips Don't fret, experts say: There are relaxation techniques you can use to calm that racing mind.
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Calm Sage - Your Guide to Mental and Emotional Well-being
1 year ago
Mental health

10+ Strategies You Wont Believe to Get Your Mind Off Worries and Stress

1. Identify what is causing the unwanted thoughts and find ways to manage it. This could be through writing down your thoughts, distracting yourself with another activity, or talking to someone about it.
2. Practice mindfulness and self-care to help relax and take your mind off of something. This could include a self-care routine, yoga, meditation, or walking.
3. Remind yourself that it's okay to take a break from whatever is causing the stress and [ more ]
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www.nytimes.com
1 year ago
NYC real estate

Why You Can't Really Be a Gardener Without Mindfulness

Marc Hamer was the gardener, someone who for a portion of each day, over a career's worth of years knelt for hire, often pulling weeds.He knew that his employers in the big house, wine glasses in hand, would look out and see him in his posture of humility and perhaps say, The gardener is here, as if he were nameless and this was his only purpose on earth.
Insidehighered
1 year ago
Higher education

Leadership program offers support for underprivileged students

A program at the University of California, Irvine, ensures first-generation or underprivileged students are prepared for their lives after college, with a 100 percent graduation rate among its 630 scholars in the program's 24-year history.The Student Achievement Guided by Experience (SAGE) program provides scholars with tools for success, scholarship money and a supportive community to reach their goals during college and after.
www.nytimes.com
1 year ago
NYC real estate

Why You Can't Really Be a Gardener Without Mindfulness

Marc Hamer was the gardener, someone who for a portion of each day, over a career's worth of years knelt for hire, often pulling weeds.He knew that his employers in the big house, wine glasses in hand, would look out and see him in his posture of humility and perhaps say, The gardener is here, as if he were nameless and this was his only purpose on earth.
Insidehighered
1 year ago
Higher education

Leadership program offers support for underprivileged students

A program at the University of California, Irvine, ensures first-generation or underprivileged students are prepared for their lives after college, with a 100 percent graduation rate among its 630 scholars in the program's 24-year history.The Student Achievement Guided by Experience (SAGE) program provides scholars with tools for success, scholarship money and a supportive community to reach their goals during college and after.
moreback
Yanko Design - Modern Industrial Design News
1 year ago
Design

How to Design a Mindful Home - Yanko Design

Our homes are the epicenter of our lives and determine our emotional and mental well-being.Off late, mindfulness has entered architecture and interior design and aims at creating calm interiors that nurture the body and mind.As we spend more time at home, we must rethink our spaces and create a space that focuses on wellness.
Deep House London
1 year ago
London music

Love Machine Announces April Edition And New Desert Resort Location | News | Deep House London

Love Machine is the ultimate musical escape and one that restores and revives mind, body and soul deep in the sun-bathed and boulder-strewn mountains of Jacumba in California.This cultural getaway mixes up meditation, yoga, workshops and glamping with a soundtrack from world renowned talents including Rødhåd, Rodriguez Jr live, Nic Fanciulli, Themba, Pig & Dan, Doc Martin, Konstantin Sibold, Ian Pooley, Halo Varga, Emanuel Satie and many more.
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Insidehighered
1 year ago
Higher education

Engineering success center opens at Boise State

Boise State University opened its Micron Student Success Center earlier this year and will formally induct the space in April, offering a consolidation of resources for its engineering students to promote a sense of belonging and create a resource center.The success center will centralize internship, mentoring and advising services, in addition to creating a shared space for current, new and transfer students to engage with one another.
www.mercurynews.com
1 year ago
Golden State Warriors

Steph Curry turns 35, carrying weight of Warriors' hopes on his shoulders

SAN FRANCISCO Donte DiVincenzo was a Stephen Curry hater before this season.It was nothing personal, he assures.It was resentment born from respect.Curry's quickness and skill give even the league's most dogged defenders trouble.It's why teams often double- or triple-team him just to try to slow his roll.
Insidehighered
1 year ago
Higher education

Engineering success center opens at Boise State

Boise State University opened its Micron Student Success Center earlier this year and will formally induct the space in April, offering a consolidation of resources for its engineering students to promote a sense of belonging and create a resource center.The success center will centralize internship, mentoring and advising services, in addition to creating a shared space for current, new and transfer students to engage with one another.
www.mercurynews.com
1 year ago
Golden State Warriors

Steph Curry turns 35, carrying weight of Warriors' hopes on his shoulders

SAN FRANCISCO Donte DiVincenzo was a Stephen Curry hater before this season.It was nothing personal, he assures.It was resentment born from respect.Curry's quickness and skill give even the league's most dogged defenders trouble.It's why teams often double- or triple-team him just to try to slow his roll.
moreyears
Calm Sage - Your Guide to Mental and Emotional Well-being
1 year ago
Mental health

20+ Morning Journal Prompts to Start Your Day With a Smile!

I've never been a morning person but lately, I've decided to make a change to my morning routine.Earlier, I used to wake up feeling exhausted already, but now I wake up feeling refreshed and ready to tackle the day.Amid all these changes, I also thought, " Why not invest in a journal?"
And thus started my morning routine with journaling!
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