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Move Beyond Mindfulness: Why Awareness is More Powerful

If you’ve been to the personal growth section of your local bookstore lately, it’s likely you’ve seen books written on the topic of mindfulness. It’s become a bit of a buzz word. The concept of mindfulness has to do with … r

The World’s Most Spiritually Powerful Places

Around the globe, there are some special places, both on and off the tourist trail, that have strong spiritual connections. Some are known for being historical sacred centers for religious ceremonies or worship and others from being blessed with natural … r

Why Meditation Doesn’t Always Work and What To Do About It

How often have you carved out time to meditate, only to squander those twenty to thirty minutes obsessively thinking of what you need to accomplish, or drifting off to sleep from exhaustion only to emerge with your anxieties intact? I … r

These 5 Mental Health Tools Will Help You Cope with Any Difficult Situation

Though it may be a surprise for some, mental health problems are commonplace. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, nearly 44 million American adults deal with mental health symptoms on an annual basis. That’s nearly 20% of the … r

The Unexpected Benefits of Neuro-Linguistic Programming

At some point in our lives, we may need to change or modify certain aspects of our behaviors and attitudes, perhaps in a bid to improve our productivity at a task or to improve on our interpersonal relationships. This stems … r

6 Reasons Why Smart, Hardworking People Aren’t Always Successful

Did you ever look at someone and think, “Wow, this person’s going to do great things someday.” The person stood out amongst his or her peers. She got straight A’s on her report and was praised by all her teachers. … r