INSPIRE THE MIND
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In-depth review of inspiring concepts
The beloved Zen master offers simple wisdom on how we can live peacefully and mindfully through breathing.
Here are some great quotes from a man who inspires us still to hold fast to conviction, determination, and hope – for the world and for ourselves.
With phones in our pockets or glued to our palms, it’s too easy to lose precious minutes to social media. Reclaim your time and clear your brain by cutting back.
Most of us try to steer clear of our “enemies”. But as the following spiritual leaders explain, our foes can be as enlightening as any friend or mentor.
Hope can see you through seemingly impossible situations. Here are seven ways you can maintain hope during tough times.
Discover the meaning behind the Tree of Life – one of the world’s oldest cultural icons and symbols of universal interconnectedness.
We can never know how deeply our actions in life affect others. Chances are, you may inspire others every day without even realizing it. Here are some small yet powerful ways to be a source of light for all who encounter you:
Practicing gratitude can improve mental wellbeing as much as diet, exercise and good sleeping habits. Here are some examples of this principle in action
Autumn is a study in contrasts, and the result is a rich, multi-sensory experience. Apply these five lessons from autumn in your own life.
While fame does not shelter anyone from breast cancer, it certainly brings attention and gives voice to an issue that many find difficult to put into words. Read on to find encouragement, wisdom, and hope from celebrities who’ve beaten breast cancer.
October 2 marks the birthday of one of the zaniest performers of all time! To celebrate the birthday of Groucho Marx, here are ten zany pieces of advice summed up in his most famous one-liners.
Mahatma Gandhi was one of the most extraordinary leaders of the 20th century. Although he became a highly educated and successful attorney, he left this comfortable life and cast his lot with the lowest rung of humanity. Gandhi spent his life trying to rise up the lowest, without destroying the highest.
Morning Pages have been credited with changing lives and causing major breakthroughs. Learn how this easy writing exercise can help unlock creativity, get ideas flowing, and make you more productive throughout the day.
Today’s technology and digital archiving means some of the best stories are available online, and for free! The next rainy day, be sure to check out the following books that classic literature has to offer.
Our fast-paced culture can make us feel pressured to create new ideas and pull of amazing feats as quickly as possible. But not everything can be rushed! Check out these five great achievements that show how a slow pace pays off in the end.
Sky above me, earth below me, fire within me. Delve into this powerful mantra and understand the meaning behind all of its poetic elements.
The moon never ceases to fill humans with wonder. But more than being beautiful, this celestial orb has much to teach us on how we can live our best lives here on earth.
When facing any demanding situation, it is important to stay cool! Here are three ways to calmly deal with occasional life hiccups, beginning with keeping calm yourself.
Courage comes in all different shapes and sizes, and every one of us has the capacity to demonstrate bravery. Learn more about different types of courage, and we guarantee that you’ll see yourself in at least one.
Strayed’s writing touches on the grace and grit needed to survive life’s toughest obstacles. No stranger to suffering herself, her work speaks from a place of experience and truth. Read on to discover some of the best and most beloved advice she had for readers.
No matter where we are in life, many of us like to retreat to the ocean for peace, direction, and guidance. The ocean has so much to teach us. Read on to learn what lessons we can glean from this stupendous body of water.
We often take for granted the treasures right in our own towns. Before expanding your world, trying expanding your neighborhood. Here are a few easy ways to explore what’s right outside your door.
Whether you have a big sprawling plot or a small planter just outside your window, your patch of soil and seeds can teach you so much. We’ve harvested a few of gardening’s most valuable lessons.
Behind the mask of ice that people wear, there beats a heart of fire.
Whether you’re a seasoned globe-trotter or you’re ready to make your first big excursion, here are a few thoughts to make sure your next jaunt is a truly a journey and not just a trip.
Steps for going green don’t have to be complicated. You don’t need to redo your whole lifestyle. Here are ten small changes you can make to be more eco-friendly.
The tenets of good style can also serve as excellent rules for living a good life. Consider the following wisdoms from fashion’s top gurus. You may be surprised at universality of their messages!
The giraffe could teach us a thing or two about how to live. Here are a few lessons you can learn from some of the most unique looking mammals in the animal kingdom.
Love, peace & gratitude – 3 simple ways to make the most of nature's special day.
We’ve offered a few thoughts on what spring can teach us and how you can take advantage of this treasured time of year!