Beth Lynch

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The Benefits and Simplicity of Meditation

I recently wrote a piece ranking the Top 20 Habits for Happiness, Health, Productivity, and Success. The list is subjective, based on my research, reading, learning from experts, and personal experimentation over the years.<p>Although the list has generally been well-received, readers pointed out one …

Are Your Ideas Insanely Creative or Just Plain Crazy? Here's How to Know | Inc.com

It is said that you cannot improve anything if you cannot measure it first. Creativity is no different. You need to be able to measure your creativity before you do something, and after you do it, to see how much you improved, if at all.<p>There are many ways to improve creativity, from avoiding …

Creativity

This 10-Minute Routine Will Increase Your Clarity and Creativity

<i>"Your subconscious mind works continuously, while you are awake, and while you sleep." </i>-- Napoleon Hill<p>Your subconscious never rests and is always on duty because it controls your heartbeat, blood circulation, and digestion. It controls all the vital processes and functions of your body and knows …

Creativity

The Ultimate Guide To Sleeping Less and Living More

You're reading The Ultimate Guide To Sleeping Less and Living More, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're …

Brainwaves

How to develop a ‘Super Mind’ through meditation, according to this renowned psychiatrist

<i>Psychiatrist and author Norman Rosenthal practices Transcendental Meditation, an ancient practice brought from India to the U.S. in the 1950s. A TM teacher gives the student a mantra or other sound and explains how to repeat it in an effortless way. A successful practice leads to “relaxation, joy</i> …

Meditation

How To Remember 90% Of Everything You Learn

Wish you could learn faster?<p>Whether you’re learning Spanish, a new instrument, or a new sport, we could all benefit from accelerated learning. But …

Intelligent Ways To Increase Productivity

As an entrepreneur, I’ve definitely had my ups and downs. I’ve struggled with motivation, procrastination, and especially with being productive. …

When design met modern medicine

Designing conceptual stuff is easy. Designing real world products that affect and improve lives is the real challenge. The Bend is a medical …

6 of the most inspiring portfolios

If your design portfolio needs a bit of work, take a look at these brilliant examples to help you showcase your work in the best possible way.<p>01. …

soft blown glass meets hard metal plates for harry allen esque lighting series

<b>soft blown glass meets hard metal plates for harry allen esque lighting series</b><br>all images by rune stokmo<p><b>for the second time, new york-based designer</b> …

CRISSCROSS flat pack furniture modules assemble with no tools needed (Video)

Bulky, monolithic pieces of furniture that can't be disassembled are the bane of people who have to move frequently. So no wonder flat pack furniture …

Furniture

The Reading Habits of Ultra-Successful People

Want to know one habit ultra-successful people have in common?<p>They read. A lot.<p>In fact, when Warren Buffett was once asked about the key to success, …

Bill Gates

Do Things You Hate, Love Yourself More

People would always tell me, <i>do what you love.</i><p>It’s sound advice, and I get that they only want the best for me — which is being happy and fulfilled in …

College & University

Your complete guide to avoiding procrastination and getting sh*t done

All of us procrastinate in one way or another.<p>I’m sure we can all remember putting off studying for that dreadful exam or thesis paper in college. But you’re not alone.<p>Over 25 percent of Americans think of themselves as chronic procrastinators, which is up from only five percent in 1978.<p>Before we …

Procrastination

This 10-Minute Routine Is the Ultimate Mind Cleanse

Add these two little tweaks to your daily routine for much greater clarity and creativity.<p>Your subconscious mind is a whole lot more powerful than you think.<p>Not only does it take care of essential business like keeping you breathing, but quietly, in the background, your subconscious is constantly …

Success

10 things I wish someone had told me when I was 20

My second startup had just completely failed. I came home on a Saturday night at midnight and there was a letter on my kitchen counter.<p>It was from a law firm threatening to sue my company.<p>It felt like someone kicked me in my stomach. It was one of the worst feelings in the world.<p>In the last 31 …

Résumés

The Creative Process

Design thinking and the design process is like Kanye hot right now… right? Startups, CEOs and the public in general is embracing design in ways they …

UX Design

Understanding the behaviour of design thinking in complex environments

The “human” in human centered design

Being a relatively new transplant to Portland, Oregon, I was excited to check out Design Week PDX. I thumbed through the catalog, and I was surprised …

Living Rooms

How design thinking helped me learn to love my discipline

When I first encountered design thinking, I made a common mistake among those who are tired or even burnt out as a result of doggedly working within …

Design Thinking

What the hell is design thinking anyway?

In a meeting a couple of weeks ago, one of my colleagues asked me to define “design thinking”. This question felt like a potential bear trap — after …

UX Design

Empathy is the difference between academic thinking and design thinking.

The has opened up new possibilities whenever a problem is to be resolved. It was amazing to see rich and diverse solutions emerge for seemingly …