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10 Meditation Tracks to Bring You Back to Nature

Meditation at the field

Did you know that being in nature can calm your mind, heal your body, and improve your mental functions? In a study by Japanese researchers, it was found that walking or staying in a forest (a practice known as forest bathing) decreased hostility and depression significantly while increasing liveliness significantly among participants.[1] A... Read More »

Living in Ubud, Food: Vegetarian Restaurant Reviews

Ubud: Warung Sopa Nasi Campur

This is part 4 of a 5-part travel series on Ubud where I share things to note as a traveler living in Ubud and how to make the best out of your trip here. Living in Ubud Series: Introduction, Visa, Accommodation Environment: Nature, Climate, Villages, Animals Transport: Scooters, Taxis, Go-Jek Living in... Read More »

Do You Have a Morning Ritual?

Meditation in the morning, during sunrise

Do you have a morning ritual? A set of activities you do every morning as you start your day? For those of you who’ve taken my Anti-Procrastination Program, you know about the concept of the productivity ritual, what I call a set of activities that energizes you and helps you to achieve and... Read More »

What Happens When You Quit Smoking [Infographic]

Cigarette smoke

We all know that smoking is dangerous and a key cause of death everywhere in the world. In fact, smoking is the no. 1 cause of preventable death in the United States — ranking higher than obesity, substance abuse, infectious disease, firearms, and traffic accidents. A study by BMC Medicine asserts that in Australia, up... Read More »

Healthy Living Challenge, Jan 2015

Healthy Living Challenge

This is the overview page for 14-Day Healthy Living Challenge where hundreds of participants from around the world work together to improve on their diet and fitness in January 2015. While the challenge is over, you can still do the tasks in your own time! Scroll below for all the challenge tasks and posts. Here... Read More »

What Texting and Mobile Usage Does to Your Spine

What using the phone does to your spine

We live in a time when mobile devices have become the de-facto of everyday life. Most of us check our phone several times a day, be it to check messages, send emails, surf the net, or call someone. Some of us watch movies on our tablets or read e-books on our e-reader while on the... Read More »

Barbie Thomas: Body Builder with No Arms, Mother of Two

Barbie Thomas, modeling on the beach

Today I introduce to you this lady called Barbie Thomas. Barbie is 37. She’s not much different from you or me except that she has no arms — she lost them when she was two years old due to an accident with an electric transformer. She climbed onto the transformer, grabbed on the wires and the... Read More »