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The Easiest Way to Start Riding Every Day

Find new bike routes, get out the door faster, and make riding every day a habit with tips from our new online course<p>Ever wondered how your life might change if you started riding your bike every day?<p>In 2016, <i>Bicycling</i> dares you to find out.<p>Committing to a daily ride habit is a powerful thing—much …

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Ancient Buddhist Way to Cope With Hardship

48<p>SHARES<p><i>Imagine you just found out that your child was suspended from school.</i> Imagine your boss just told you to redo a report you'd worked on for a …

The Ultimate Guide to Breaking Out of Your Comfort Zone | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

The comfort zone is the warm and fuzzy place where everything makes sense, and nothing is particularly challenging. But the comfort zone is also the …

When Your Memory Sucks: 6 Easy Ways to Compensate | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

When lost car keys, missed appointments, and forgotten passwords are every day occurrences, it gets frustrating! If your memory isn’t as good as it …

The Top 10 Ways Exercise Can Radically Improve Your Life | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

There’s so much more to exercise than weight loss, toned glutes and a strong punch (but hey, those are some major benefits!). It’s proven that …

A Simple Exercise to Increase Well-Being and Lower Depression from Martin Seligman, Founding Father of Positive Psychology

<i>“When [a man] has fair health, a fair fortune, a tidy conscience and a complete exemption from embarrassing relatives,”</i> Henry James wrote in his diary, <i>“I suppose he is bound, in delicacy, to write himself happy.”</i> More than a mere philosophical contemplation, however, James’s observation presages …

The Benjamin Franklin Effect: The Surprising Psychology of How to Handle Haters

<i>“We are what we pretend to be,”</i> Kurt Vonnegut famously wrote, <i>“so we must be careful about what we pretend to be.”</i> But given how much our minds mislead us, what if we don’t realize when we’re pretending — who are we then? That’s precisely what <b>David McRaney</b> explores in <b>You Are Now Less Dumb: How to</b> …

Tara Brach Reads from Mary Oliver’s “Dog Songs”

Key among my favorite podcasts is one by DC-based mindfulness teacher Tara Brach. Imagine my delight when in a recent episode, Brach illustrated one of her teachings on lovingkindness, or <i>metta</i>, by reading from <b>Dog Songs</b> (<i>public library</i>) by Pulitzer-winning poet <b>Mary Oliver</b> — one of 2013’s best books …

Brian Eno’s Reading List of Twenty Books Essential for Sustaining Human Civilization

<i>UPDATE: The folks from the Long Now have kindly asked me to contribute to the Manual for Civilization library — here is my own reading list.</i><p>There is something inescapably alluring about the reading lists of cultural icons, perhaps because in recognizing that creativity is combinatorial and fueled …