Posts Tagged ‘ Living ’

The pitfalls of positive thinking: a mindful perspective

Aug 4th, 2011 | By
transformation

If we browse the self-help section of any bookstore, the vast overwhelming number of self-help manuals and publications promote positive thinking, the product of a million-dollar industry that essentially tells us to turn our negative self-images into positive ones in the pursuit of success. Intrinsically there is nothing wrong with this concept, except that positive

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Does the future look bright for ‘compassionate’ meat-eaters ?

Jul 19th, 2011 | By
food

There is little doubt that meat is nutritious and tasty, and that humanity itself evolved from hunter-gatherer groups, with superior tools for killing animals being a crucial factor that put homo sapiens ahead of other human (humanoid) species. Yet instinctively to modern humans killing is ‘bad’, and we only need to look at the horror

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How to stay healthy chewing with care – using mindfulness against obesity.

Jun 15th, 2011 | By

Although there appears to be an entire industry busy tackling the modern obesity epidemic, the  increase  in the  magnitude of the problem   seems to be unrelenting.  Although everyone seems to know the methods which are effective in losing weight,  and also the principles of sensible nutrition which are important to prevent obesity,  in practice it’s

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