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The 10 Coolest Neighbourhoods in Mexico City

If you’re looking for cool neighbourhoods to explore on your next visit to Mexico City, you’re in luck. The Mexican capital has what is often …

Argentina, Chile & Brazil Tour

<b>Trip Overview</b><p><b>DiscoverBrazilEtc_JourneysSCSNG</b><p>Learn about Chilean wines from a certified enologist in the Maipo Valley, and cook up traditional dishes at a family home in Puerto Varas.<br>• Dance the tango at a neighborhood studio in Buenos Aires, and then see an optional tango dinner show<br>• Witness the …

Argentina

Best Breathing Techniques For Anxiety, According to These Experts

When you're in the throes of severe anxiety, it feels like you're trapped inside your own brain: your thoughts race, your heart beats a mile a minute, you get nauseated, and it's hard to get a grip on reality. And while a dose of CBD oil or, in severe situations, an anti-anxiety prescription can …

Yoga

19 places you had no idea existed in outer London

1<p>© NTPL/Stuart Cox<p>Attractions, Historic buildings and sites<p>Trot along to Ham House<p>There's certainly something a bit foreboding about Ham House in …

The cool Paris wine bars where tourists never go

Paris – most famed for the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre and the Arc de Triomphe, but delve deeper into the cobbled streets and stone façades and you’ll …

10 Smart Questions to Ask Your Partner at the Dinner Table

10 Smart, Introspective Questions to Ask Your Partner at the Dinner Table<p>June 9th, 2018<p>Image Credit: Kim Lucian<p>"How was your day?"<p>Every couple …

17 Powerful Quotes to Boost Your Confidence

When things get tough, confidence can sometimes be hard to find. Read these inspiring words to build your confidence when you need it most.<p>Confidence is a quality that all of us need to have in most every aspect of our lives -- work, friends, family, community, and so much more. And while there are …

49 Unforgettable Bucket List Trips You Can Do On A Budget

If you like to travel, you probably have a bucket list of places you want to hit throughout your lifetime. If you've been under the impression that …

The 5 Best Websites to Find Super Cheap Summer Travel Deals

How to get away and still have cash left in your pocket, according to someone who finds travel deals for a living.<p>It's the time of year when many of us are daydreaming of a summer getaway, which means it's also the time of year for media outlets and experts to start touting their best tips to find …

Taking Sustainability Exponential - John Elkington, Co-Founder of Volans

This is how to overcome anger: 5 powerful secrets from mindfulness

There’s a voice shouting. Takes a second before you realize it’s yours. You feel energized. Righteous. Driving every point home. It’s like the climax …

Mindfulness

Pictures of the Week 12.28.17

Peaks and froths: five wild UK walks with a classic pub

Crickhowell, Powys<p><b>Pub</b> The Bear<b><br>Start/finish</b> Bear Hotel, Crickhowell,<br>Google map reference<b><br>Distance</b> 11.8 miles<b><br>Duration</b> 5–7 hours<b><br>OS map</b> Explorer OL13<p>It’s not hard to see how the Black Mountains got their name: as the sun hides behind the cloud, the lumbering hills of the area darken with dramatic …

Scotland

The best travel discoveries of 2017 – chosen by Guardian writers

<b>Belmonte Calabro, Calabria, Italy</b><p>In the summer, we drove from Naples through Campania and Calabria, then took the ferry to Sicily. Along the way, we broke the journey at fantastic <i>agriturismi</i> and guesthouses but the most intriguing place was EcoBelmonte, Calabria’s only <i>albergo diffuso</i>. This ancient, …

4 Habits That Help Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and Bill Gates Stay Insanely Productive

So simple anybody can use them.<p>In Silicon Valley, it's not uncommon to hear all sorts of crazy tales about how to boost productivity -- from subsisting on food supplement drinks to microdosing on LSD (really) to enhance cognitive functions.<p>But here's the thing: The world's most successful …

Science Says Better Relationships Are Worth $100 Grand a Year: 7 Ways the Happiest People Think Differently About Their Lives

Happiness doesn't come from what you have. Happiness comes from what you are -- and how you think.<p>Perspective is everything -- especially where happiness is concerned.<p>A study published in the Journal of Socio-Economics found that your relationships are worth more than $100,000 a year in</i> …

20 Years Ago, Steve Jobs Said 1 Thing Separates Living an Exceptional Life From an Average One

It came easily to Steve Jobs -- and it's something we all should embrace.<p>Steve Jobs set extremely high expectations. He wanted things done a certain way, challenging other people to work harder, work longer, and sometimes to do more than they thought was possible.<p>Steve Jobs had high standards. He …

I'm a recruiter, and there are 34 words and phrases that you can put on your resume to show any hiring manager you're a leader

One of the most common types of people I work with are those aiming to elevate their brand messaging to more loudly announce, "I'm one hell of a leader!" as they change jobs.<p>It's one thing to be good at tasks, projects, and areas of specialization, but if you're aspiring to manage teams, you simply …

Employment

3 mindful minutes: these videos will make you calmer and happier

Stressed? Anxious? Overloaded? Author, speaker and modern healer Jody Shield is here to show you that no matter what you're faced with, in just three …

Mindfulness

Alderney: the most charming Channel Island

What a funny little island this is. What a curious, luminous, blusteringly beautiful speck of a place. Alderney is the Channel Island that no one has …

Beaches

The Best Slow Cooker Chicken Recipe Is Dairy-Free

(Image credit: Joe Lingeman)<p>By now we hope every home cook knows the pure dinnertime pleasure that is chicken in milk. The original dish, credited …

Cooking

Top 5 Adventure Activities in Bali you Must Try once in your Life

Tucked on the western end of the Lesser Sunda Islands is Bali, a province and island of Indonesia.<p>In terms of tourism and popularity, Bali got its …

5 rules for minimalist travel from the Marie Kondo of packing

Trying to anticipate everything you might need for a wellness retreat or long-weekend getaway in a geodesic dome—and then getting it all to fit into …

Come and spend 24 incredible hours surfing in Bali

Witness a day in the life of an amazing run of Indonesian swell.<p>If you know anything about surfing you'll know that the past few months in Indonesia …

27-year-old Becomes First Woman to Visit Every Country in the World

Cassie De Pecol, a 27-year-old traveler from Connecticut, just became the fastest person to visit every country in the world. She is also the first …

Pictures of the Week 8.10.17

Want to Be Happier and Less Stressed? Here Are 6 Strategies to Taking on Any Challenge

According to 75 years of Harvard research, one of the 4 keys of a happy life is to approach challenges as learning experiences. Here's how to do it.<p>No matter who you are or what you've accomplished, life is full of experiences that can pull you underwater so deeply that it feels as if you will …

Mindfulness

15 Underrated But Totally Romantic Beach Destinations

Your S.O. won't say no.<p>Bali, Fiji, the Maldives... When it comes to romantic beach trips, the options can seem surprisingly overdone, overcrowded or overpriced ― especially if you’re craving someplace that’s not in the typical playbook for a honeymoon <b></b>or couple’s vacation.<p>Below are 15 coastal …

Beaches

South Miami Is Now the First City in Florida to Require Solar Panels on New Homes

The Sunshine State has been resisting solar energy for years.<p>More than a year ago, a 16-year-old high school student named Delaney Reynolds wrote to half a dozen mayors in Florida, urging them to require citizens to adopt solar energy. South Miami mayor Philip Stoddard was the first to respond.<p>On …