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I've used a meditation app loved by Wall Streeters and Olympic athletes daily for the past 8 months, and now I can't imagine my life without it

Ever since I decided to try out the guided-meditation app Headspace last December after hearing about it on Tim Ferriss' podcast, I've been much more aware of my thoughts and emotions, and with a few exceptions (including a rough day at the airport) I've been much calmer and more collected in times …

Meditation

Stop Chasing Happiness: 17 Alternative Ways to Live a Great Life

<b>“If only we’d stop trying to be happy we’d have a pretty good time.” ~Edith Wharton</b><p>I have a question for you.<p>What would you be willing to sacrifice …

Happiness

How to Refinish Hardwood Floors: Step by Step Instructions Illustrated - RemodelingImage.com - Remodeling Ideas, Costs, Tips, and Advice

Are your hardwood floors getting dull or loosing their luster? Why not give ’em a quick refresh to make your room and your home look and feel great …

Woodworking

5 Powerful Morning Practices Guaranteed to Transform Your Life

We are living in one of the most prosperous and advanced times in human history. There are more opportunities and resources available to us then ever …

Motivation

A Giant List Of Epic Destinations For Anyone Who Lives To Travel

There's a big world out there, and no shortage of incredible destinations to explore. So it's only natural that choosing where to visit can be hugely intimidating. Thankfully, we've got you covered with lists on lists of epic spots to sift through. Check 'em out!<p><i>Note: Some of these destinations may</i> …

South America

Constructing Visions of "Perpetual Peace": An Interview With Noam Chomsky

A US Air Force B-52 Stratofortress leads a formation of aircraft from Poland, Germany, Sweden and the US over the Blatic Sea, June 9, 2016. Although …

Political Science

A famous yoga teacher reveals some simple moves to help you sleep better

In fact, more than 25% of the US population doesn't get enough sleep, while 10% suffer from chronic insomnia, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.<p>Insufficient sleep puts us at risk of heart disease, obesity, depression and other chronic diseases and conditions.<p>But as it …

Yoga

Watch 6,000 Years of Urbanization in 3 Minutes

Max Galka at Metrocosm has taken the most comprehensive dataset on cities and made it come alive in a new video.<p>Last week, I wrote about new research spearheaded by Yale University that, for the first time ever, mapped urban settlements from 3700 B.C. to 2000 A.D. Now, Max Galka at Metrocosm has …