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Clean Your House – Your Mind Will Follow

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.

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4 Questions To Stop Asking Yourself

I recently read this article written by Deepak Chopra and was inspired. In it he talks about the importance of developing our mind to become our ally, and to not let it overwhelm us as our enemy.  In everyday life almost all our suffering is related to our thoughts.  So many of us obsess and worry needlessly. A mentor of mine once told me that worrying is praying for what you don’t want to happen – I like that idea, it’s very true.

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7 Mind – Body Practices to Transform Your Relationship With Stress

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.

Left Brain Right Brain – The Debate Continues

The debate continues – some believe in the left brain, right brain split, and others don’t.  Is the left brain the logical side of our mind and the right creative?

Check out these articles and make up your own mind:

Despite What You’ve Been Told , You Aren’t ‘Left-Brained’ or ‘Right-Brained’.

Beyond The ‘Left’ and ‘Right’ Brain

Researchers Believe Brain Functions Split Between Top And Bottom Not Left And Right

Debunking The Left Brain Right Brain Myth

Follow Your Bliss

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

10 Mind-Blowing Experiments That Will Change What You Think You Know About Yourself

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

How the mind can heal the heart

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

9 Tips for Living an Awesome Life

Great advice never dates.  Check out these top 9 tips for living an awesome life from Mark Twain.

Living an awesome life

Fascinating New Research on Meditation and Brain Health

More on the benefits on meditation.

Fascinating New Research on Meditation and Brain Health | TruthTheory.

How to Focus A Wandering Mind

Screen Shot 2013-09-16 at 8.10.06 PMVery 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