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Lessons I Learned From 10 Days of Silence and Meditation

<i>Image credit: Pete R., BucketListly.</i><p>The first time I heard about Vipassana meditation was back in 2014 when my friend and business partner Prean decided to take a break in a hectic startup world and realign his values and vision for life. I have never been that much into meditation and taking a …

Europe's Most Overlooked Smaller Cities

By: <i>Barbara Woolsey</i><p>@barbarawoolsey<p>If you learned anything from repeated late-night viewings of the movie <i>EuroTrip</i>, it's be wary of absinthe. Also, nude beaches and sex clubs are <i>never</i> what they're cracked up to be.<p>But what you should've also taken away is that a Euro trip isn't complete without …

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Top Travel Apps for Solo Travelers

Imagine if you could use 5 simple shortcuts while working in Excel, and increase your productivity without wasting time for searching information in …

Interview with Your Self: Be Inner-Wise, Resolve Life's Problems

Wouldn’t it be great to really trust ourselves with problem solving? “We have everything we need inside of us; there is no need to look outside of …

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Count by 5’s to Build Your Thighs

<b>Duration</b> 2 Days<p><b>Exercises</b> 11<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>Fewer things cause more chiding in the gym than someone looking like an apple on toothpicks. If you’re leg …

The simple and delicious way Italians make espresso

And while it is a vital morning ritual in Italy, taking pride of place over any other activity as the first thing to do after getting out of bed, it is also an after-meal ritual, a mid-afternoon ritual, and even, for some, a before-bed ritual.<p>It's a sign of good hospitality to offer guests—even …

8 Excellent Websites for an Improved Cup of Coffee

Advertisement<p>Coffee is loved all over the world and our heavy reliance on the magical bean Does Drinking Coffee Really Make You More Productive? Does …

The 10 Most Important Books You Need To Read To Expand Your Brain

By James Altucher,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1OQv1hB<p>Books suck. No question about it, almost everyone who writes a book is a crappy writer.<p>And …

How psychopaths can save your life

The right balance of ruthlessness and cool can make people heroes rather than killers, says psychologist Kevin Dutton<p>I once met a man who told me this: “In the operating theatre I am reborn: as a cold, heartless machine, totally at one with scalpel, drill and saw. Emotion is entropy and seriously …

Neuroscience backs up the Buddhist belief  that “the self” isn’t constant, but ever-changing

While you may not remember life as a toddler, you most likely believe that your selfhood then—your essential being—was intrinsically the same as it is today.<p>Buddhists, though, suggest that this is just an illusion—a philosophy that’s increasingly supported by scientific research.<p>“Buddhists argue …

4 Funky Mind Hacks That Reduce Errors, Boost Attention and Memory - PsyBlog

• Tweet<br>• Share 0<br>• Pocket<br>• Pinterest 0<br>• LinkedIn 0<br>• Email<p>These four straightforward activities have surprising mental benefits.<p>1. Stare at a grassy rooftop to …

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A Beautiful Mind: Brain Injury Turns Man Into Math Genius

In 2002, two men savagely attacked Jason Padgett outside a karaoke bar, leaving him with a severe concussion and post-traumatic stress disorder. But …

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