Benefits of Transcendental Meditation | How/Why to Work on Posture | Best/Worst Carbs

  • The power of imagery is amazing. By visualizing what it is you want to accomplish, what you want to succeed, you can actually create a future memory that you can tap into just like you do for true memories that have happened in the past. Think about how many times in your life you've gone back to your memories to remind you that you've done xyz before or that if you could do z, then you could definitely do y. Memories help guide us. The tricky part of creating this future imagery for visualization is your limiting belief. As an example, say that you want to run a marathon. You visualize you crossing the finish line, and it is as clear as day, however, say also that you've never run a 5K. Your mind will actually put a halt to the visualization process because you immediately begin to form self-doubt, you in turn limit the belief of what you can accomplish. While yes, you saw yourself cross the finish line (the end goal) you did not allow your mind to build the memory of how that end goal came to be. You did not allow your mind to picture your training, possibly working with a coach, buying the correct shoes, maybe joining a local running club for encouragement and camaraderie. When you begin to hear your inner dialogue begin to tell you that you can't, ask it why. If it tells you, "you've never run a 5K", respond with "not yet, but I will". If you remove your limiting beliefs and allow your complete visualization to appear, you'll be well on your way to accomplishing your goals.

6 Benefits of Transcendental Meditation

Here’s the gist: for 20 minutes, twice a day, you sit quietly with your eyes closed while silently repeating a mantra. The idea is that regular practice of Transcendental Meditation will help you feel less stressed, more focused on the here and now, and more attuned to your body and your mind. THRIVE GLOBAL

100 Very Short Rules for a Better Life

Here are 100 rules that have helped me live the life I want. Some have come from my own experiences. Others are pieces of advice I’ve been given or wisdom from things I’ve studied. Your mileage may vary for each of these, but hopefully, some of them will help you in your own pursuit of living a good life. FORGE

How (and Why) to Work On Your Laptop-Wrecked Posture

Good news: There’s one thing you could do right in this very moment to look better. Better news: It has nothing to do with taking a shower or changing out of those sweatpants. It's simply paying attention to your posture. GQ

The Best and Worst Types of Carbs

Not all carbs are considered healthy. Here's how refined and complex carbs differ, and which foods to choose and skip. EVERYDAYHEALTH

27 Risotto Recipes for Fancy (but Easy) Dinners at Home

The most luxurious dinner can be yours with a little stirring. EPICURIOUS