CATEGORY: SPIRITUAL

“A short practice that you do every day is better than a long practice you keep putting off to tomorrow.” Dr. Kelly McGonigal is a health psychologist who is known for her work in the field of 'science help'—popular explication of scientific research—as it relates to achieving personal goals despite inner conflict. She's studied the physical and psychological effects of mediation. She believes that anyone can do it and that with some practice, even the most distracted person can find mindfulness through meditation. Here’s how to get started: 1. Sit still and stay put . Sit in a chair with your feet flat on the ground, or sit cross-legged on a cushion. Sit up straight and rest your hands in your lap. It’s important not to fidget when you meditate—...

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If there's one thing we've learned about ourselves in 2017 it's that we are resilient. I feel I can speak for all of us when I say that 2017 tested us, over and over again. But we've made it through and can breathe again. We can finally stop carrying the emotional baggage we've been dragging for the last 12 months. So as we enter a fresh new start, it's important to pause and take a reflective moment. Where are we still feeling drained and empty? Where could we improve? What wounds are still healing? To truly make the most of this new year, we need to take an honest look at ourselves. This beautiful January Horoscope written by Caitlin Conlon perfectly depicts what each sign should be working on and working towards in the new year. CAPRICORN - Get y...

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The Ascendant, also known as the Rising Sign, marks the beginning of the horoscope birth chart. The Ascendant is the most important angle of the chart and forms the cusp of the first house. The Ascendant marks your entry into this world at the moment of birth. The twelfth house is the house of confinement and all things that are hidden, so it is logical that emerging from the womb (the 12th house) you ascend into this world and make your first appearance. In your personal horoscope, the first house represents the way we present ourselves to others and the first impression we make. Also known as your Astrological Mask; the first house can only be determined by knowing your exact time of birth. Without the exact time of birth, the first house and the true b...

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