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A Beginner’s Guide to the Religious Symbols of Japan

Japan is a universally reverent country, with a deep religious history and a long tradition of respect for gods and men alike. You’ll find a rich tapestry of religious traditions including Shintoism, Confucianism, Taoism, and Buddhism alongside smaller folk religious traditions. This rich tapestry of spirituality is expressed through a broad vocabulary of religious symbols […]

Ways to Stay Healthy While You’re Under Pressure

1. Get Enough Sleep Sleep is absolutely critical to our ability to deal with stress. But in a cruel irony, sleep is often hard to find when we’re under significant stress. Without sufficient rest, you’ll find your resiliency lowered significantly.