10 Tips For Quieting The Mind

10 Tips For Quieting The Mind

Tip #1 – Meditate. I already know what you’re thinking: ‘But it’s so hard after a busy week to quiet my mind enough to actually relax into meditation. My mind won’t shut off!’ Yes, it’s a Catch-22 situation; you want to meditate to quiet your mind, but you can’t quiet your mind long enough to actually meditate. And you’re right, it isn’t always easy; but if you regularly practice meditation, it gets easier and easier to silence that monkey-mind of yours. Make it a habit to meditate daily, even if…

5 Ways to Change Your Attitude When You Feel Like Giving Up on Life

5 Ways to Change Your Attitude When You Feel Like Giving Up on Life

Changing your attitude is one of the hardest things to do in life. Throughout all of the amazing experiences in life, there is an equal amount of pain and suffering to be had in order to learn. Sometimes you just have a bad day, even weeks that won’t quit. I come across a lot of people on a daily basis, people with bad vibes and no sign of a smile. I try to remind myself when someone is upsetting me or hurting my feelings that there is a very good…

7 Egyptian Secrets Revealed

7 Egyptian Secrets Revealed

1. Ancient Egypt is far older than we previously thought The great pyramids and many of the temples are pre-dynastic and most were built before 8,500 BCE. Some are up to 14,000 years old, such as the temple of Karnak in Luxor, which is aligned with the midsummer sunset of approximately 11,500 BCE. This suggests a much older and more mysterious truth lying beneath the layers of archaeological fact that makes up the recorded history of the dynasties.

The Dark Sides of Modern Life Come to Life in These Artworks

The Dark Sides of Modern Life Come to Life in These Artworks

Has anyone ever told you that in order to fully see something for what it is you have to be outside of it?  Well, it’s true.  Which is why we sometimes need to take a step back and look at what’sreally going on around us. And sometimes a good way to do that is by consuming media that throws the sad realities of a modern life in our face.  Like the artwork of Steve Cutts, a London-based illustrator and animator who’s known for using powerful imagery to critique the dark…

5 Cheap ways to travel the world

5 Cheap ways to travel the world

Nowadays, it seems like pretty much everyone and their mom says they like to travel.  And I don’t blame them.  Travelling is easily one of the most rewarding and gratifying activities to undertake, whether it be within the limits of your home country or a grand adventure in a foreign world.  There’s always talk of getting the “travel bug,” meaning you once you start, it can be difficult to want to quit.

5 Reasons Sarcastic People Are the Smartest People You’ll Meet

5 Reasons Sarcastic People Are the Smartest People You’ll Meet

Most people are fluent in sarcasm.  It’s an easy-to-use tool that let’s people know that not only are you already entirely aware of what’s going on, but you see the humor in it.  Some like to debase sarcasm as the lowest form of wit, but I’m pretty sure those people are the ones who get made fun of by sarcastic people because they have no idea what’s going on.