Mindfulness: An Eight-Week Plan for Finding Peace in a Frantic World

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Mark Williams, Author of Mindfulness; An eight-week plan for finding peace in a frantic world shows the world how a 1 minute meditation can blow away stress using these tips.

1) Sit erect in a straight backed chair – your feet can be flat on the floor – close your eyes or lower your gaze

2) Focus on your breath – stay in touch with the different sensations of each in-breath and out-breath. Observe the breath without looking for anything special to happen. There is no need to alter your breathing in any way

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Brands that Gives Back: NAUTICA + Charity :Water = CHANGE

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On World Water Day,Nautica announced a partnership with charity:water a non-profit organization that brings clean,safe drinking water to people in developing countries launched an ambitious campaign to help bring clean water to people in developing countries. Give Change to Make Change campaign concept is simple. Until the end of 2012, the sailing-inspired brand will round your total to the  nearest dollar, donating the extra cents to charity:water, a non-profit  benefiting clean water in projects in developing nations. 100% of donations made to charity: water go directly to clean water project costs that will fund a water project in Nepal with access to clean,safe water. (You can donate even more to Give Change Make a Change directly.) So far they’ve raised $125,000, this is an opportunity for each and every one of us to get involved and make a difference in the lives of so many.

Inspirational Quotes: Steve Job

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“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma — which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary

The full video of Jobs’ commencement remarks is embedded below courtesy of Stanford. After the break follows an excerpt from the speech.

Eckhart Tolle: Don’t Let Others Define You

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Give up defining yourself — to yourself or to others. You won’t die. You will come to life. And don’t be concerned with how others define you. When they define you, they are limiting themselves, so it’s their problem. Whenever you interact with people, don’t be there primarily as a function or a role, but as the field of conscious Presence. You can only lose something that you have, but you cannot lose something that you are.”

– Eckhart Tolle in A New Earth