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8 Ways To Increase the Endorphins In Your Brain

8 Ways To Increase the Endorphins In Your Brain

  Endorphins…trigger a positive feeling in the body similar to morphine. For example, the feeling that follows a run or workout is often described as “euphoric.” That feeling…can be accompanied by a positive and energizing outlook on life. – WebMD Endorphins are classified as an “endogenous opioid neuropeptide.” In other words, these brain chemicals boost our overall mood and outlook similar to […]

10 Ways That Meditation Can Change Your Life

10 Ways That Meditation Can Change Your Life

10 BENEFITS OF MEDITATION: 1 – Meditation relieves overall stress. It can lighten the load of a busy day and relieve your physical and emotional stress through relaxation. 2 – It helps you look young by getting rid of all that stress that can add wrinkles to your face and make you ill. You feel energized and rejuvenated, lightening your load and reducing feelings […]

How Negative Thinking Can Ruin Your Life

How Negative Thinking Can Ruin Your Life

I know a woman, a full-time resident of the negative zone, who saved for years to go on her dream vacation. Once she finally got there, it rained constantly—and her vacation was ruined. Now, it’s important to understand that residing in the negative zone means that no matter what good may come your way, you will find something wrong with […]

5 Techniques to Quiet Your Mind

5 Techniques to Quiet Your Mind

 “Peace does not mean to be in a place where there is no noise, trouble, or hard work. Peace means to be in the midst of all those things and still be calm in your heart.” ­_ Unknown In many ways, the uncontrolled mind resembles a five year old child wanting to run amok through the city streets, only able […]

If You Want to Change Your Results, You Have to Change Your Thinking First

If You Want to Change Your Results, You Have to Change Your Thinking First

Ask yourself these 9 questions to trigger thought and action. Here’s a simple assessment that will trigger thought and action. Rate yourself 1 to 10 on each question below (1 is low; 10 is high). Then take a few minutes to write down what actions you want to change in response to your answers. 1. How is my life working […]

Celibacy In Buddhism

Celibacy In Buddhism

What is Celibacy? Celibacy is refraining from the pleasure of sexual activity. Some critics of Buddhism say that The Teaching goes against Nature and they claim that sex life is natural and therefore necessary. Buddhism is not against sex, it is a natural sensual pleasure and very much a part of the worldly life. One may ask, why then did […]

Stressed or Anxious

           5 Steps to Feeling Better Right Now          Here are 5 steps, drawn from my background in cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and human development, that can help you feel better, faster.     CBT includes many more techniques and strategies, but I like these five because they are simple, effective, and easy to remember. Used […]

10 MERITORIOUS AND 10 EVIL ACTIONS ACCORDING TO BUDDHA

10 MERITORIOUS AND 10 EVIL ACTIONS ACCORDING TO BUDDHA

         A fortunate or unfortunate life depends on individual merits and demerits.       The performance of good actions gives rise to merit (punna), a quality which purifies and cleanses the mind. If the mind is unchecked, it has the tendency to be ruled by evil tendencies, leading one to perform bad deeds and getting into trouble. Merit […]

RIGHT SPEECH – WHY IT IS NEEDED TO AVOID MANY PROBLEMS

RIGHT SPEECH – WHY IT IS NEEDED TO AVOID MANY PROBLEMS

 The Buddha divides right speech into four components: abstaining from false speech, abstaining from slanderous speech, abstaining from harsh speech, and abstaining from idle chatter. Because the effects of speech are not as immediately evident as those of bodily action, its importance and potential is easily overlooked. But a little reflection will show that speech and its offshoot, the written […]

REAL CHARITY ACCORDING TO BUDDHISM

REAL CHARITY ACCORDING TO BUDDHISM

     You perform real charity if you can give freely without expecting anything in return. The essence of true charity is to give something without expecting anything in return for the gift. If a person expects some material benefit to arise from his gift, he is only performing an act of bartering and not charity. A charitable person should […]