Brian M.

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3 Must-know Knots for Boating, Fly-fishing, and Camping

Whether you’re spending the weekend camping or casting a line, you need to know some basic knot-tying iterations.<p>Here are three must-know connections …

The 10 Best National Parks in the U.S.

A few are even free.<p>From swampy marshes to soaring canyons, from pristine glaciers to scorching deserts, America’s national parks encompass nearly …

Feeling Anxious? This Simple Navy SEAL Trick Calms Your Nervous System in 5 Minutes Flat

If it works in combat, it will work for what you're going through.<p>Mark Divine is a U.S. Navy SEAL and the founder of SEALFIT, a fitness organization for those who want to push themselves to the max.<p>Divine is no stranger to stress and extreme circumstances. And there's one practice he says has risen …

7 Must-Haves For Restful Sleep While Backpacking

It’s 2 a.m. in the morning. I know this because I have consistently checked my phone every hour for the past three hours. It’s the dead of night: the …

Why Most People Will Remain in Mediocrity

Photo by Carl Cheng on Unsplashhttps://medium.com/media/f7e4f00f3ea170530fa77acb0d416baf/hrefWhy Most People Will Remain in MediocrityMost people …

Motivation

Doing These 9 Uncomfortable Things Will Pay Off Forever

<i>This story originally appeared on Businessinsider.com.</i><p>What makes someone uncomfortable depends on the person, but what's universally true is the …

If You're Too Busy for These 5 Things, Your Life Is More Off Course Than You Think

Despite turbulence and other conditions keeping airplanes off course 90 percent of flight time, most flights arrive in the correct destination at the intended time.<p>Despite turbulence and other conditions keeping airplanes off course <i>90 percent</i> of flight time, most flights arrive in the correct …

Self-improvement

Working memory is key to focus, and you can improve it it in 3 simple steps

No matter how hard you try to keep your thoughts in order, ideas continue to bounce wildly around, beating at your limited attention.<p>While working on a project, all of a sudden you start thinking about what you're going to make for dinner or a conversation you had with a friend a few nights ago.<p>The …

The Brain

How to Avoid Jet Lag, According to an Airline Pilot

Travelers rely on airline pilots to be alert while they are flying, for obvious reasons. But because pilots spend their days (and nights) flying …

Wellness

Top 10 anti-inflammatory foods

By now, you’ve probably heard the terms “inflammation” and “anti-inflammatory” thrown around quite a bit. But, do you have any idea what they …

Wellness

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, he pointed to a stack of nearby books and said, "Read 500 pages like this every day. That's how knowledge works. It builds up, like compound interest. …

Success

The Guide to Productivity That Will Change Your Life

Do you want to be more productive? Do you want to boost your productivity? This article is what you were looking for.

How to Make Windows 8's Start Screen Actually Useful

Windows 8's Start Screen gets a bad rap, but with the right tweaks and a couple downloads, it can actually be pretty useful. Here's how to make the …