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10-Step Qi Gong Meditation For Grounding – Evolve + Ascend

The following is called the One through Ten Meditation and is used to prepare for Qigong practice. It allows one to relax, sink and root the mind. …

Here's how an artist built a 2,000-gallon lake in an art gallery

Toronto-based artist Steve Driscoll has 25 solo exhibitions to his name, but only one that requires a pair of wellies. <i>Recovered Shores,</i> on now until …

Illustrator Spotlight: Tomer Hanuka – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

Design

19 Cauliflower Recipes to Hack Your Favorite Comfort Foods

Cauliflower is *definitely* making a comeback as your go-to powerhouse veggie. Remember when Cauliflower rice recipes were all the rage? Before that, everyone went <i>crazy</i> for the ever-popular cauliflower pizza. Now that everyone knows the veggie is the chameleon of the vegetable world, healthy …

Cooking

18 choices millionaires make that the rest of us don't

Getting rich isn't reserved for a lucky, select few.<p>"Like most things in life, becoming good at attracting money is no different than becoming good at anything else, be it being a sub-par golfer, losing weight, or mastering a second language," writes self-made millionaire Steve Siebold, author of …

Self-improvement

Descendants of the Sun: the Korean military romance sweeping Asia

<b>Korean television dramas have always been popular across Asia, but the region may have hit peak K-drama fever with military romance Descendants of the Sun.</b><p>"This show satisfies all my fantasies," 35-year-old Beijing fan Ms Dai tells the BBC. "It reminds me of the feeling you have in a romantic …

Watch out for the dark side of charismatic leaders

In a recent leadership session I conducted with a number of senior executives, we talked about the importance of charisma as a way of connecting with people and getting them to hear a leader's message. Several asked whether charisma is always positive or whether there is a potential dark side that …

9 Mental Habits That Can Make You Feel Bitter

Over the course of our lives, we run across all types of people—and the fact that we're prone to classifying them as "types" shows just how much we …

A simple technique called 'anxiety appraisal' can turn nervousness into success

<i>I just can't wait to learn how I will fail to live up to my own expectations.</i><p><i>I lie awake, tight-chested, at 3 a.m., just really looking forward to what fresh hell that meeting will be about.</i><p>Don't mind me, I'm just trying out a cognitive trick that's supposed to help with anxiety.<p>It's called …

50 documentaries you need to see

Ten of the best nonfiction film-makers today choose their own favourites, from serial killer stories and studies in the horrors of war to meta pranks<p>• Storyville’s Nick Fraser on the power of the documentary form<p><b>The Texan director’s feature debut, The Act of Killing (2012), and its follow-up, The</b> …

Documentaries

This Workout Will Help You Do Burpees Like a Boss

Our Next Fitness Star loves them and you should too!<p><i>Nikki Metzger is</i> Women's Health<i>'s Next Fitness Star winner and the creator of the heart-pumping, cal-torching method you'll find in her Ignite routine.</i><p>If I could only pick one exercise to do for the rest of my life, it would be the burpee! Yes, …

Workouts

The Morning Routine Experts Recommend for Peak Productivity

What’s the best way to start your day so that you really get things done?<p>Laura Vanderkam studied the schedules of high-achievers. What did she find? …

Tokyo: the city that came out of the shadows

Daido Moriyama has spent his life obsessively photographing the dirty stairwells, neon signs and salarymen Japan’s capital in gritty black and white. Now, at 77, he’s exploding into glorious colour. Why?<p>One of Daido Moriyama’s best-known images is of a stray dog he encountered on a street in Aomori …

11 ways to get richer this year without winning the lottery

Three lucky winners will split the record $1.58 billion Powerball jackpot, leaving the rest of us disappointed and down a few dollars.<p>The good news is that there are other ways to get start getting rich this year.<p>In T. Harv Eker's bestselling book, "Secrets of the Millionaire Mind," the self-made …

Success

How to Be Your Own Weight-Loss Tracker

Use this schedule to help recalibrate your internal body clock and reap the pounds-dropping benefits!<p>This year's most hyped timepiece isn't another new Apple product. It's free, it dates back millennia, and you already own it.<p>We're talking about your internal body clock—the one that regulates all …

Weight Loss

A Guide to Easy Japanese Home-Cooking

These six classic Japanese recipes are full of flavor, light on ingredients, good for you, and surprisingly quick to make.<p>Leave the pristine sushi to the restaurants. Japanese home cooking is full of flavor, light on ingredients, good for you, and surprisingly quick to make. In other words, <b>the holy</b> …

Cooking

These maps show the world's insane population concentration in cities

In the simple map above lies a stark spatial imbalance: half the people in the world cram into just 1 percent of the Earth's surface (in yellow), and the other half sprawl across the remaining 99 percent (in black).<p>Data viz extraordinaire Max Galka created this map using NASA's gridded population …

10 Apps to Keep You More Organized and Productive

If you're trying to get more organized in your business (and life), these 10 apps will do the trick.<p>One of my strengths is my obsession with being organized, (which my kids and co-workers may refer to as my OCD.) There are few things that get me more excited than a creating a perfectly designed …

How Incredibly Productive People Fit a Week's Worth of Work Into 24 Hours

These kinds of 'superachievers' have the same number of hours in the day as the rest of us, but somehow always seem to get more done.<p><i>This story first appeared on The Muse, a Web destination with exciting job opportunities and expert career advice.</i><p>"You have the same number of hours in the day as …

Here's How To Actually Start Exercising Again

Don't be afraid.

Fitness

I Changed My Diet For Perfect Skin

My skin and I haven't always been on great terms. It has pimpled, puffed, flaked, and fried countless times in the 25 years I've been around, and …

Invest In Getting More Personal Energy: Easy Habits For The New Year

Few people realize how much you can impact and boost your personal energy levels by consciously investing in them. Investing in energy has a higher impact than focusing on managing your time, because unlike time, energy is a source we can enlarge. This can enable you to meet the demands of work, …

Immune System

14 apps that will help you stick to your New Year's resolutions

Thankfully, there are apps to help you keep on track.<p>We combed through Apple and Google's list of the best apps of the year, along with Business Insider's own reviews and Tech Insider's App 100, to pull together a list of 14 apps that will help you reach your goals a little faster.

Apps

20 modern classic movies everyone needs to watch in their lifetime

And if you have some time off around the start of the new year, this might be a good time to binge some modern-day classics.<p>With that in mind, I've come up with 20 essential titles from the past 15 years that you should reexamine or, if you've never seen them, delve into.

Paramount Pictures

There's an 'invisible' trait that makes leaders more effective — here's how to develop it

The difference seems to lie at least partly in charisma — a trait that can be hard to define but relatively easy to spot.<p>Yet a growing body of research suggests that charisma is both definable and replicable. Scientists who study charisma say it's less a natural gift bestowed only upon some lucky …

The Art of Writing and the Art of Life

By Sarah Jane Abbott | Off the Shelf<p>I have two confessions to make. First, my greatest aspiration is to someday be a novelist. Second, Stephen King is my favorite writer--but this is not really a confession, as I'm proud of it and everyone who knows me knows this (and probably wishes I would stop …

It's Not All About Gratitude: 4 Steps to a Happier 2016

Negative experiences will still come and go, and sometimes, they'll still send you into a frenzy. But these situations will be fewer and further between since you'll be able to check in with yourself, figure out where you're at, and promptly make a change in either your mindset or your …

Washing Machines

Jenna Wolfe's Easy-To-Follow Tips for Major Weight Loss - Great Ideas : People.com

Personal trainer and <i>Today</i> show lifestyle and fitness correspondent <b>Jenna Wolfe</b> believes the best way to achieve weight loss is through making …