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Yoga Pose Names

Curve up like a snake in Cobra, exult like a choreographed Shiva in Lord of the Dance, stand tall and rooted in Tree. Yoga poses have colorful names …

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7 Science-Backed Books About Spirituality You Need To Read

Apprehensive about those spirituality books in the Self-Help aisle? Me too. Here are 7 Science-Backed books about Spirituality to help get your …

Meet the 22-year-old blogger who gets paid up to $15,000 for a single Instagram post

Danielle Bernstein, the personal-style blogger behind We Wore What, recently told Harper's Bazaar that she can make as much as $15,000 from a single Instagram post.<p>The money comes from brands that want to get their products noticed by the 992,000 people who follow Bernstein on the app.<p>Like many …

Artist Sean Yoro Paints Meticulous Seaside Murals While Balancing on His Paddle Board | Colossal

<p>Riding atop a paddle board, artist Sean Yoro (aka Hula), paints murals while floating on the waves, placing his works just above sea level. The …

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The Four Stages of Life

Life is a bitch. Then you die. So while staring at my navel the other day, I decided that that bitch happens in four stages. Here they are.Stage One: …

Self-improvement

The 10 things people need to fall in love

Psychologists have identified ten factors that can generally explain why we fall in love with someone, according to Elizabeth Phillips, a Ph.D. student in applied experimental and human factors psychology at the University of Central Florida.<p>Phillips gave a talk at the Nerd Night Global Festival …

Guy Who Follows His Girlfriend Around The World Goes To India

The famous Russian photographer who was following his girlfriend around the world has gone to India and taken #followmeto to the next level. This …

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12 Habits Of Successful Young Entrepreneurs

Copying these habits of successful young entrepreneurs won’t guarantee you success, but it can’t hurt either.<p>We’re obsessed with studying the habits of successful people to figure out how to better structure our days and lives.<p>But how can you tell if your daily habits put you on the right track to …

Entrepreneurship

Sounds True Presents: Body and Mind are One, Part 1

Costa Rica Arenal hotel | Nayara Hotels Arenal Volcano National Park

Nayara Springs, our Adults-Only boutique resort, communicates with Nayara through a bridge over the pristine rainforest. This ultra-luxury resort is …

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What would you pay to be happy?

The source of our happiness is closer than ever to being located, measured and commodified. Alex Renton meets the ‘psychoeconomists’ and asks, have they created a monster?<p>The happiest man in the world is a 67-year-old Buddhist monk called Matthieu Ricard. He starts his day sitting in a meadow in …

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A Collection of Rare Banksy Works Goes on Display in New York

Rat-adorned walls, carefully restored for exhibition, and other works come to Art Miami New York.<p>Sometimes the work of Banksy shows up on gallery walls—and sometimes the gallery even knows about it. Starting this Monday, as part of Art Miami New York, the Keszler Gallery will have on display a …

5 Questions To Ask Before You End A Relationship

Buoyed by the success of our first collaboration, I invited Carolyn Byrne (a matrimonial attorney) and Aimee Hartstein (a marriage therapist) to join …

This Is the Key to Happiness, According to Psychotherapists

The story you tell yourself about your life.<p>When your vision of your life story is inadequate, depression can result.<p>Psychotherapists actually help …

Why I Will Always Love My Ex-Boyfriends

Years ago as I curled up next to my then-beau, we started on that inevitable conversation of past loves. At that point I only had one — one that left me on Halloween evening, sobbing and throwing up on the corner of Times Square, devastated and broken.<p>“I hate him,” I said, tears forming as I clung …

Watch Nina Simone Tackle Her Demons in Stirring Documentary Trailer

After kicking off this year’s Sundance Film Festival, <i>What Happened, Miss Simone?</i>, a new documentary on Nina Simone, <i></i>will premiere on Netflix and in …

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This beautiful tree explains modern art history

The tree below, drawn by Miguel Covarrubias in 1940, is an amazing way to visualize the history of modern art in the West. It traces the different schools that sprang up, from post-Renaissance France to surrealists like Salvador Dalí.<p>You can click on each of the red icons in the image to learn more …

The Bottom Line: 'The Enlightenment Of Nina Findlay' By Andrea Gillies

Dropping the word “enlightenment” into a novel’s title can be read as a provocation of sorts. It implies certain aspirations, certain promises of insight and revelatory character development.<p>In Andrea Gillies’ <i>The Enlightenment of Nina Findlay</i>, this insinuated promise is an ever-elusive lure …

How to Save Some Euro and Fly Into Italy's 5 Cheapest Airports

From the cypress-dotted cliffs that mark the Amalfi Coast to the snow-tipped tops of brooding Mount Etna in the south, Italy is one darn enticing destination to contemplate. If you're one of the many American travelers keen on checking out its sights and sounds this year, then be sure to read on …

Rome Must-Dos

Our experts recommend the top attractions in and around Rome—with advice on how to get the most out of your visit.<p><b>Pantheon</b> <br>"A magical space, expansive, evocative, and peaceful."—Ann Wise, Rome-based journalist. Rome's most intact ancient monument; a massive sphere designed as a pagan temple by …

13 Things To Remember When You Love A Person Who Has Depression

By Koty Neelis,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1Fs64Hz<p>1. Depression is <i>not</i> a choice.<p>Depression is one of the most helpless and frustrating …

The Pinnacle of Pasta: The Top 9 Plates of Pasta in Rome

The top plates of pasta in Rome, from cult classics to signature dishes.<p>A decent carbonara is pretty easy to come by in Rome. But no one visits the Italian capital in search of a merely passable pasta dish. After several thousand Roman restaurant meals over the past dozen years—including more …

Exploring Greece's Ancient Past

When traveling in a country as old as Greece, ancient ruins can quickly go from magnificent to mind-numbing. Great — yet another nameless hill with …

Why You Should Love Yourself Enough to Walk Away Instead of Settling

<i>Originally published on Unwritten</i><p>I was 18, fresh out of high school and about to embark on the thrilling journey known as college when I met him. He was entering his senior year of high school in a neighboring town: a fact that should have had me running the other way as soon as I found out. I …