Don’t you just love people who have the guts to follow their bliss. This little story is about a company called Zenith Cleaners and here’s a little exert:
Tolu discovered the therapeutic and meditative qualities of cleaning as a child, he says, and thinks of cleaning as a practice in loving, caring, and making a difference.
Stress is the body’s way of reacting to a challenge. In days of old it was a useful reaction that set off the sympathetic nervous system resulting in a fight or flight response. However, today that ‘fight or flight’ response is often unnecessary.
Because we live in a rather over-stimulated world, where we face many challenges, it is all too easy to get overloaded and stressed out. And once we are stressed, it can be difficult to get back to a healthy equilibrium.
These 7 practices will get you off to a very good start. Find out more here.
It seems that creativity sustains us, and that following your bliss may actually help you to live longer.
“It was once thought that as we got older, our brains simply grew dimmer like a light bulb on its last bit of wattage. But lo and behold, it’s not so simplistic. Research now indicates that as the brain ages, it begins making connections and cross indexing in ways it never has before.”
Read more: Get a Life: Follow Your Bliss
I particularly liked the study that outlines how we’re easily corrupted by power and end up eating our cookies like the Cookie Monster, with mouth open and crumbs all over chins and chests.
10 Mind-Blowinng Experiments
Tara Bennett-Goleman and Daniel Goleman explain the science behind “mind whispering”—a technique for overcoming self-defeating habits of mind.
Mind healing heart article
Great advice never dates. Check out these top 9 tips for living an awesome life from Mark Twain.
Living an awesome life
Very interesting article based on some new research that reveals what happens in a wandering mind—and that sheds light on the cognitive and emotional benefits of increased focus.
If you’re not much of a reader, then there’s a cute 2min video to check out.
How to Focus A Wandering Mind