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4 Reasons Why Modern Urbanites Need the Ancient Art of Massage

Living in the city is often exciting. The latest developments are concentrated in concrete jungles and the most competitive people live in urban areas, which is why those who have big dreams believe that taking to the city will bring them closer to them. Basically, cities are lands of milk and honey for a lot of people — the place where they will achieve success. Continue reading

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FOODS THAT HELP YOU KEEP DEPRESSION AT BAY

There are many ways to kick depression out of your life, but the process in itself is all but simple.

We fight with our own mind to find perspective and direction in life, that is what depression trickles down to. The main reason why it’s so difficult to get out of this state is because it’s hard to even start and healing works differently for every individual, so what works for some might not work for you and vice versa. Continue reading

Love without Attachment, Live without Fear

Love without Attachment, Live without Fear

A woman says to her husband, a rabbi, “While you were away, a friend of ours visited us and left two jewels of incalculable value here for me to look after. They’re really lovely jewels! I’ve never seen anything so beautiful before. He has since come to claim them back, and I don’t want to return them. I’ve grown too fond of them. What should I do?”

The rabbi responds firmly, “No one can lose something he or she has not possessed. Keeping those jewels would be tantamount to stealing them. We will give them back…”

She replies, “In fact, they already have been. The two precious jewels were our sons. God entrusted them to our care, and while you were away, he came to fetch them back. They have gone.”

 “The Two Jewels”, Like the Flowing River, Paulo Coelho

 

Attachment to Things

When we talk about attachment, we often discuss it in the context of material possessions. We all know money can’t buy happiness, and we’re aware that there will never come a day when an external object such as a big house or expensive car will make us feel complete, so attaching ourselves and our happiness to these things or wanting them is useless, even dangerous. You can’t buy happiness, right? Continue reading

Three Stretches to Help Reduce Knee Pain

Each part of our body is delicate in its own way and we need to perform regular exercises to keep everything in good shape. The majority of people experience joint pains at  some point in their life, with knee joint pain being the most common among the population. Our knee joints are more prone to injury than any other joints in our body. If you’re experiencing a knee joint pain then you’re not alone – about 50 million Americans feel exactly the same. But, don’t worry! Just like a rusty door hinge, with maintenance and care, your knees can also be free from any kind of problem. Continue reading