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This 95-Year Stanford Study Reveals 1 Secret to Living a Longer, More Fulfilling Life

This decades-long study shows that living an easy, stress-free life won't make you happier -- and definitely won't help you live longer.<p>What will make you happy? What will make you feel fulfilled? What will help you live a longer, healthier life?<p>Good questions.<p>Enter Lewis Terman with an …

Happiness

This Quick Mental Exercise Will Bring You Immediate Clarity & Motivation

A common way to clarify what you want in life is by imagining yourself on your death bed.<p>A common way to clarify what you want in life is by imagining yourself on your death bed. Similarly, Dr. Stephen Covey invites readers of <i>7 Habits of Highly Effective People</i> to imagine their own 80th birthday …

Self-improvement

Jaw-Dropping 4K Timelapse Spans 5 Years and 42 Locations

Photographer Chris Pritchard captures dozens of screensaver-worthy shots in his new timelapse film, 'Skylight.'<p>No matter where we are in the world, whether it's the center of booming metropolis or the outskirts of some barren desert, we can always look up and bear witness to a constantly shifting …

Time-lapse Photography

15+ Satirical Evolution Cartoons To Celebrate Darwin Day

Today, on the birthday of Charles Darwin, we celebrate Darwin Day, to promote science and highlight his contributions to the field. Darwin is best …

If Disney Movies Were Directed By Tim Burton

Don't you wish this version of Beauty and the Beast were real?

The 7 Things Introverts Need For Happiness In The Workplace

<b>This article first appeared on</b> <b>QuietRev.com</b><p>Dear Start-ups,<p>Introverts are valuable employees. We bring creativity, dedication, and self-motivation to any task we focus on. According to Marti Laney, author of <i>The Introvert Advantage</i>,<p>“Introverts are thoughtful, imaginative, tend to work independently …

9 Things Science Says Your Home Needs If You Want to Be Happy

Consider this your excuse to treat yourself to fresh flowers on the regular.<p>1 Green or yellow walls<p>Getty<p>Out of the entire rainbow, a study from Vrije …

All the Science Fiction and Fantasy Books Everyone Will Be Talking About in January

It’s a whole new year, and already the science fiction and fantasy publishers are hitting the ground running. There are tons of great new books in …

75 Science Fiction and Fantasy Films To Look Out For In 2016

Is there anyway the movies of 2016 could live up to 2015? 2015 had S<i>tar Wars, Jurassic Park, Terminator</i> and <i>The Avengers</i>. 2016 has Batman, Superman, …

Bye Bye, Perfectionism: I'm Done With You

Dear Perfectionism,<p>This isn't easy for me. We've been together forever -- since third grade to be exact. I've been practicing, how I can put this, and I realize there's no easy way to do this.<p>I'm done.<p>You and I have had a tumultuous relationship from the start.<p>I thought since we were introduced by …

How to eat right for your age. Fitness and nutrition strategies for your 20s through to your 80s.

The 30s: Finding your groove<p>The good stuff:<p>In your 30s, you might find you’ve accumulated more self-knowledge… you may have a clearer sense what’s …

This Is The #1 Ritual You Need To Do Every Day

You read a lot on the internet about rituals that can help you be better in the morning or leap over tall building with a single bound. Maybe some …

Happiness

Bad Religion’s Frontman Has a New Theory About Evolution and Coexistence

SoCal punk legend Greg Graffin has a new theory on what drives natural progression.<p>Each fall, mild-mannered Greg Graffin, a zoology PhD, lectures about evolution at Cornell University. For the rest of the year, he stirs up mosh pits as the frontman of SoCal punk legends Bad Religion. Last month, …

31 Posts That Prove "Harry Potter" Has The Funniest Fans

Harry Potter fans have jokes for days.

Scary Plants for Your Halloween Garden | Scary Halloween Yard Ideas

Creepy Plants for Your Halloween Garden<p>If you like vamping up your house for Halloween — adding some ghoulish touches and a few frightening follies — …

Horror

4 Rituals That Will Make You Happy, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

Self-improvement

10-Minute Exercises That You Should Try Every Morning

We have to admit, there are times getting out of bed to exercise can be a challenge. Most of us think that there should be a “go big or go home” …

How to Master the Pull-up

Perhaps you found this blog with the hopes of learning how to do your first pull-up, or maybe you want to increase the number you can perform. Some of you may simply want to perfect your form. We'll touch on all these points.<p>So you may be asking yourself, why even bother with pull-ups? Putting it …

Scientifically proven ways to make your weekend happier

News flash: research finds that people are generally happier on weekends than weekdays. However, some weekends — even a long holiday weekend, like …

5 Fantastic Fantasy Debuts Coming in September

It’s not quite September, but fall is already in the air. Soon we’ll hear the crunch of leaves underfoot, but maybe also keep your ears open for the …

Books

Happiness Isn’t the Absence of Negative Feelings

Happiness feels intolerably elusive for many of us. Like fog, you can see it from afar, dense and full of shape. But upon approach, its particles loosen and suddenly it becomes out of reach, even though it’s all around you.<p>We put so much emphasis on the pursuit of happiness, but if you stop and …

Happiness

12 Scientifically Proven Habits That Will Change Your Life

There's a science to building new habits. Read on to get yourself unstuck and get the change you want kick-started.<p>Research says the best way to bring change into your life is by creating new routines and sticking to them until they become habits.<p>The way to make sure we cultivate the new behavior …

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