10 different types of meditation and who they might be good for

10 Types of Meditation – And Who They Might Be Good For Meditation practice helps you stay strong in the face of negativity and uncertainty. It keeps you calm, rational and grounded under stressful conditions, and improves quality of life in the good times too. Here are 10 different types of meditation to try out…

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Know Thyself to Know What You Want It’s vital to learn about yourself in a changing world. Knowing thyself allows you to adapt to your strengths. There are many ways to learn about yourself including personality tests, family/friend feedback, journaling/writing, and meditation. Know thyself. This ancient Greek aphorism, originally attributed to Socrates, is said to…

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career funk

Breaking Out the Career Funk I hear a lot of people in the professional world say, “I’m in a career funk.” When you ask them why, they have no answer. What was once excitement is now apathy and a new challenge is now mundane. This is the “career funk” This not-at-all bad. In fact, we…

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Take back control of your attention

Take Back Control of Your Attention Make No Mistake, The Biggest Battle in America is for Your Attention The news media wants your attention. Facebook/IG/Snap/TikTok/LinkedIn want your attention. I want your attention! You get so used to being distracted that you can’t even focus on those around you. Do you find yourself struggling with time…

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The Power of Mindfulness and different types of meditation

The Power of Mindfulness and Types of Meditation Learn about the power of mindfulness, and the different types of mediation in order to increase your mental well-being The ability of our minds to do what we want them to do, and not do what we don’t want them to do, is maddeningly elusive. Anyone who…

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What is Conditioning?

What is Conditioning? Learn about conditioning and how it impacts your mental well-being. From the moment we are born, conditioning begins. We constantly have experiences that give rise to thoughts, feelings and emotions. Based on these we form conscious ideas, and subconscious or even unconscious mental patterns, which in turn drive our behavior. At any…

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Don’t Let Politics Derail Your Happiness Politics can be a major external factor in disrupting your happiness. Don’t let it. You’re enjoying some much-needed social interaction after a long quarantine. Everything’s going great until somebody brings up politics—blame or praise of a certain elected official, perhaps, or a brazen view on sensitive issues. Suddenly your…

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Learn about Sleep Hygiene for Your Physical Well-Being Do you really know if you are sleeping well? What are your nighttime habits? The practice of sleep hygiene means setting up the optimal conditions for your head to hit the pillow and go straight out, rather than tossing, turning, and stressing through the night.  The first…

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Learn About Chronic Illness and Physical Well-Being Illness in any form has profound impact on physical well-being. How do we deal with this? Chronic illness is subtly yet profoundly devastating. It wreaks havoc on a person’s body, mind, livelihood, relationships and happiness. In particular, diseases not able to be properly diagnosed, treated or cured by…

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Learn about Body Image and Physical Well-Being Body image is how you view and perceive your physical self, but it is just that—an image, a snapshot that only offers one perspective. Where one person sees beauty, another may see ugliness or nothing special at all. That is perception at work. Sadly, our body image is…

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Jedi Mind Tricks, tranquil woman doing yoga in the park

Top 10 Jedi Mind Tricks For Mental Well-Being Use Jedi Mind Tricks to eliminate negative thoughts. From positive psychology and cognitive behavioral therapy, we’ve devised these quick tips for you. Do you ever have a negative thought that you cannot eradicate? Does too much work cause an overhang of stress? Do you get set off…

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Physical Well-Being: Adjustment & Action As we progress through successive stages, you will begin to take charge of your physical well-being and use it as a tool to boost Ultimate Well-being. Now we will employ key practices like IF/Then, Habit Stacking, Pomodoro Technique and more. Adjustment You are putting in a lot of hard work…

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Physical Well-Being: Awareness, Understanding & Acceptance Physical well-being encompasses the body or wellness, life, and work. Now that sounds like a lot, doesn’t it? It’s something you already do but most of it, you don’t think about it. One of the key facets of UWB is developing awareness and taking a chaotic, confused life and…

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Hand reaching out to the sky, symbolizing spirituality and spiritual well-being

The Science of Spirituality KDAlive preaches spirituality as a core tenet of Ultimate Well-Being. “How can I believe something I can’t prove? you ask yourself. “How can I quell my fears and anxieties?” You are up late at night. You can’t sleep with life’s big questions floating through your head. Unlike measuring nutrition or tracking…

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Emplasticity: Three Layers of Empathy Empathy, we’ve all heard, “Put yourself in another’s shoes.” But do we ever really do this? I know I haven’t. For many years I was a tourist, just looking out the window as the car drives by impoverished places, taking pictures of the situation only to go back to the…

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