Can Meditation Really Calm a Stressed, Overwhelmed Guy?

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The men in my family have a history of acting on impulse. My father once got drunk on St. Patrick’s day, painted his horse green, and rode bareback into a honky tonk with a woman who wasn’t my mother. His booze-fueled bent for B.S. and mayhem came from my grandfather, who I’m told was the most charming sot, liar, and cheat in Ada County, Idaho (more…)

Why You Should Try Meditating While Running (and How to Do It)

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I’m running down Kelly Drive in Philadelphia on an unseasonably warm fall day, my sneakers softly thudding against the ground. As I run, I notice a young boy skateboarding on the street, and the way his red hat flops to the side. I pass dry-looking trees and plump geese gathered in the grass next to the trail, and a couple kissing on a rock overlook. I notice the way the water ripples as a racing shell cuts cleanly through the center of the Schuylkill River and glides away from me.

Would you guess that I’ve been meditating this whole time?

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Health benefits of watermelon Seeds

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Watermelon is an extremely popular fruit. While we all enjoy eating this sweet refreshing fruit, we usually discard the tiny seeds scattered in it without realising or rather knowing of their health benefits. These seeds are loaded with nutrients including fatty acids, essential proteins and lots of minerals. These seeds are rich in vitamin B like thiamine, niacin, folate and minerals like magnesium, potassium, manganese, iron, zinc, phosphorus and copper. Besides, they are a great source of calories with 100 grammes of watermelon seeds providing around 600 grammes of calories. (more…)