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Declutter Your Mind and Enjoy Inner Peace

Declutter Your Mind and Enjoy Inner Peace

No sane person has ever claimed they had a mind that was too clear and peaceful. We’d all like to feel less cluttered and more peaceful and relaxed. Decluttering your mind is largely the result of decluttering all aspects of your life. We tend to put too many burdens on our minds, but there’s a more effective way to live. With a few simple hacks, you can reduce the load on your mind and give it the […]

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Dealing With Your Mental Chatter

Dealing With Your Mental Chatter

We all have a constant companion that never shuts up. The mental chatter in our heads starts when we wake up and is still going when we go to sleep. It’s even active during our dreams. Unfortunately, this never-ending stream of thought can be damaging over time. Fortunately, with understanding and objectivity, the impact of mental chatter can be mitigated. If you’re willing to take control and keep your thoughts positive, mental chatter even be helpful. There […]

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The Surprising Truth about Unpleasant Experiences During Meditation

The Surprising Truth about Unpleasant Experiences During Meditation

Meditation can be calming, but it can also be disturbing. A recent study confirmed what many practitioners already knew. Mindfulness creates a wide range of experiences. More than 25% of adults who meditate regularly reported having an unpleasant experience related to their practice, according to research led by the University College London. Fearfulness and distorted emotions and thoughts were more common among men and participants who used a deconstructive approach. Before you give up your cushion, it […]

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12 Healthy Ways to Distract Your Mind

12 Healthy Ways to Distract Your Mind

We all have ways of distracting ourselves. In a sense, we’re all addicts. We all have ways of soothing ourselves when we feel bad. Some people utilize unhealthy distractions, such as drugs, alcohol, unhealthy food, inappropriate sex, or excessive spending. Neutral distractions include things like TV, reading fiction, and mindlessly surfing the internet. However, there are healthy distractions, too. If you really need a distraction, it makes sense to be healthy about it. After you’ve distracted yourself […]

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