Alex DeVito

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23 Powerful Motivational Quotes to Lead You to Success

It's easy to lose motivation when we run up against obstacles in our road to success. Take a few moments to recharge your batteries by reading these motivating words of wisdom.<p>Motivation is the essential factor to set and achieve goals in your personal and professional life--it is what causes you …

Motivation

Bucket List: 9 Destination Half Marathons

You'll happily pack your bags for these events.<p><b>Star Wars Half Marathon at the Disneyland Resort</b><p><b>Where:</b> Anaheim, California<p><b>When:</b> January 12, 2017<p><b>Approximate Number of Finishers:</b> 10,390<p><b>Register:</b> rundisney.com<p><b>Why Run It:</b> You'll line up next to plenty of Stormtroopers, Darth Vaders, and even a few …

Marathons

Chocolate Chunk Cookie Recipes, For When You Need A Little Extra Chocolate

There's a lot of debate about what makes a great chocolate chip cookie. Chewy vs. crisp, small vs. the size of your head. Some folks believe that it is the chocolate chips themselves that make for an <i>inferior</i> cookie, touting the virtues of chopped chocolate instead, which melts into the cookie …

Nepal earthquake: British doctor who saved 23 lives after Everest avalanche hailed a hero

Nepal earthquake 2015,Mount Everest,Natural disasters and extreme weather,Nepal,World news,UK news<p>Rachel Tullet suffered serious injuries to her leg but helped keep climbers and Sherpas alive until help arrived<p>Survivors of the avalanche at Everest base camp have been describing how a British doctor …

Faecal transplants and bio-art … Eden Project’s latest exhibition explores the science of microbes

Microbes. They are around you, on you and in you – outnumbering your body’s own cells and influencing your health in ways scientists are only just beginning to tease apart. Now this motley crew of microbes has taken over a new exhibition set to open this month at the Eden Project in</i> …

Microbiology

How Does the Brain Learn Best? Smart Studying Strategies

In his new book, “How We Learn: The Surprising Truth about When, Where, and Why It Happens,” author Benedict Carey informs us that “most of our …

National Geographic Travel

10 Things You Never See In Successful People

Everyone has their own interpretation of what success means to them, but when you break it right down, everyone can agree that it always has …

10 Stupid Mistakes You Need to Stop Making on Vacation

<i>By: Gianni Jaccoma</i><p>If you've ever lived in a tourist town, then you know that clueless visitors are often more trouble than they (or their wallets) are worth. And because you've likely tripped over enough clueless clods, you probably already know how NOT to be one when you're the out-of-towner.<p>But …

10 Reasons Sarcastic People Are Smarter Than You Think

Some people choose being sarcastic because beating someone up can probably get you arrested in today’s society. Some say being sarcastic is an …

University of California

What psychology tells us about student achievement — and how it is ignored

Modern school reform has focused primarily on “accountability” measures — or, how to hold students, teachers, principals, schools and districts “accountable” for higher standardized-test scores, but, unfortunately has failed to look at many of the real problems children face in their classrooms.<p>The …

Timeless Wisdom & the Science of Happiness: To Change Your Life, Change Your Mind (Not Others…)

“<i>The mind is everything; what you think, you become.</i>” ~ BUDDHA<p>Thoughts are not simply airy pieces of information that enter our minds and then …

How to Motivate Yourself in 10 Easy Steps

Quick wins from successful entrepreneurs and CEOs who have built multi-million and multi-billion dollar companies.<p>It's 2:00 p.m. Your lunch sits snugly in your stomach causing fog to settle over your brain. Your energy is low. Thought processes stop mid-stream. You know what needs to get done, but …

Procrastination

Workplace workouts can snag on stressful corporate culture | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - As evidence mounts that fit employees are productive workers, companies have slotted into the corporate routine an array of workplace workout initiatives, from in-house gyms to lunchtime yoga.<p>But fitness experts say even the best-intentioned get-fit efforts can founder before …

8 Workout Mistakes You're Probably Making

Here's what you need to know...<p>Don't fatigue your core between strength movements. Leave ab work for the end of the workout.<br>• Take your height and …

5 Totally Amazing Europe Trips Under $500

The process of picking one place to visit in Europe, with its wealth of stunning travel destinations, isn't easy. But for budget travelers, we have a few excellent ideas for planning an unforgettable vacation that's both marvelous and within your means. These ultra-cheap vacation recommendations …

The Cycle of Completion: Making Way for Success

Do you live in a state of mental and physical clutter? Do you have a bunch of unfinished business lurking around every corner?<p>Incomplete projects, …

Self-improvement

10 Things That Slow Your Metabolism

Beat these culprits to burn more calories<p>Need another reason to love your body? It burns calories all by itself—as long as you don't get in the way. See, every cell in your body plays a role in energy metabolism—the process of turning the food you eat into energy that keeps your heart beating, …

6 modern-day Christian terrorist groups our media conveniently ignores

They don’t get the coverage of ISIS or Boko Haram, but organizations like “The Army of God” are no less dangerous<p>Alex Henderson<p>April 7, 2015 6:15pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) recently released an in-depth report on terrorism in the …

Religion

Asha Butterflys

30 High-Impact Ways to Level Up Your Writing

<i>This is a guest contribution from freelance blogger and email copywriter Hassan Ud-deen.</i><p>Ever feel like your writing could be better?<p>If you’re a …

20 Bible Verses On Strength

God provides strength to those who need it. Here are 20 Bible verses on strength. I hope these encourage you in your walk with God. 1. Isaiah …

100 Motivational Quotes That Will Inspire You to Be Successful

As entrepreneurs, leaders, and bosses, we must realize that everything we think about we are projecting into the future.<p>Read on to find the words of wisdom that will inspire your heart, motivate your mind in building your business, leading your life, creating success, achieving your goals, and …

Scientists Recreate Medieval Medicine, Find That It Kills MRSA

(Photo: British Library)<p>Pictured above is Bald’s Leechbook, a 10th Century Latin and Anglo-Saxon manuscript owned by the British Library. It’s a …

British Library

The Bible isn’t a parenting guide: Why the religious right’s hypocrisy is so obscene

For a faith that professes to value “life,” many Christian conservatives are disturbingly blasé about child abuse<p>Why do the same people who fight against abortion argue that parents should have the right to beat their children and deny them medical care or education, as some conservative …

20 Self-Help Books To Better Your Life In All Aspects

This list of 20 self-help books is broken down into subjects ranging from dating to business. Find out how each can help you become a stronger person!

Buddhist Monk Displays “Unheard Of” Brain Activity While Meditating

When a person dies, many things can happen to them. I choose to believe that a deceased person has the ability to come back to Earth without taking a …

Abortion Lies Doctors Are Forced to Tell

Arizona has a bill that would force docs to claim abortions can be reversed—just one of the lies they have to tell pregnant women.<p>If the bill sitting …