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VegPyr

6 Vegan Cheats For Vegans & Meat Eaters Looking To Cut Back

What's veganism? How do you do it? Gosh, that must be so hard. You can't eat anything. I could never do it, I love meat too much! I hear at least one of these phrases every single day. Here's the deal: I love my vegan diet, so when I meet fun people, I want to share this super awesome way of life ...
Stressed-Girl

Want To Quiet Your Mind? Meditative Exercises To Have A Peaceful Day

Let your soul take the time to wonder deeply about being human. You are a conscious lifeform, moving your own set of molecules and your own array of energies within a vast space we call the cosmos. Like all things in this wondrous universe, your soul exists in harmony with nature - a balance between...
streetmedi

How To Quiet Your Mind In Even The Loudest Settings

The building where I used to run a meditation group was on the same street as a fire station; one could almost guarantee that sometime during the meditation a fire engine would come rushing past, sirens wailing. Not surprisingly, people would afterwards complain: "How could I meditate with that goin...
occupypeace

An Action Plan For Peace – Occupy Peace

“How can you have a war on terrorism when war itself is terrorism?” - Howard Zinn President Dwight Eisenhower gave a chilling warning in his farewell address on January 17, 1961 about a threat to democratic government. This threat, he warned, was the infiltration of the military-industrial complex,...
womanondock

6 Techniques To Quiet Your Mind

"My mind just won't shut up" is the most common excuse I hear when people explain to me why they can't and don't regularly attempt to make meditation a part of their daily life. It's the reason why so many of us feel as if we are doomed to be victims of busyness and scrambled thoughts, never experie...
relax

The Benefits Of Doing Nothing

We live in a society where sitting in stillness and silence, void of any stimuli, is seen as doing nothing - a view polluted with a negative stigma, with the implication that doing nothing is synonymous with being nothing. However, this could not be further from the truth. To sit in stillness is not...
retire

Die Before You Die:  A New Kind Of Retirement Plan

In a recent post, I examined the legitimacy of the financial “industry” and its operating principles and described some issues I faced in planning for the future with so-called financial “experts.”  One thing the financial consultants never brought up with me - and which should be an integral part o...
manalone

Why “Me Time” Matters: 5 Reasons To Treasure Solitude

Life has a habit of passing us by; too many moments slip away without being seized. We spend the majority of our time working stressful jobs (and that’s without even counting how often we check our emails at home). What’s more, we spend a good proportion of our free time worrying about the future or...
stressedredheadgirl

4 Secrets To Staying Peaceful During Stressful Times

Robert Burton said, "A quiet mind cureth all." Being able to find inner peace is one of the greatest skills anyone can acquire. A tranquil mind helps us to appreciate the good times, weather the bad, and be present for every moment in between.  But on some days... it's tough. The car doesn't start, ...