CHRYSTINE

52 Flips | 12 Magazines | 357 Likes | 12 Following | 39 Followers | @CHRYSTINE2016 | Keep up with CHRYSTINE on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “CHRYSTINE”

These Are The Best Tasting Whiskies On Earth, According To The Masses

Oh, how we love to rank the things we love. And, oh, how we love whiskey (and whisky). Put those two things together and you have yourself something worth arguing over late into the night while enjoying a nice bottle glass of the caramel-colored stuff. Yet it’s all a little futile at the end of the …

Top 10 Must-Read Mindfulness Books Of All Time

You’ve probably heard before that a book can change your life. This phrase couldn’t more relevant than to a book about mindfulness. Practising this …

Eckhart Tolle Brilliantly Explains How to Deal with Anger and Other Negative Emotions

We all know what anger is. That often fleeting but violent feeling that arises in response to perceived threats.<p>Anger is a normal and healthy human …

Want to Get Outside Your Comfort Zone? Ask Yourself These 3 Simple Questions

When you avoid situations that make you anxious or afraid, you keep yourself safe--but you also limit your potential to grow.<p>Avoiding situations and tasks that frighten us in many ways is the most natural thing in the world. Evolutionarily speaking, it's also probably helped our species to survive. …

Self-help

Yes, Women's Brains Are Different from Men's Brains

The real question is whether those very real differences really mean anything.<p>A team of 18 researchers at the University of Edinburgh recently scanned the brains of 5,000 men and women between the age of 40 and 70. They discovered that there are significant differences between men and women in the …

humanbrain

21 life-saving facts that everyone should know

But life can also throw situations at us that we don't have a quick, handy response for.<p>Commenters in a recent Quora thread about life-saving facts offered their best tips, which are easy to remember and could have a huge effect if you ever find yourself in a dangerous situation.<p>You might want to …

Rules of memory 'beautifully' rewritten

<b>What really happens when we make and store memories has been unravelled in a discovery that surprised even the scientists who made it.</b><p>The US and Japanese team found that the brain "doubles up" by simultaneously making two memories of events.<p>One is for the here-and-now and the other for a lifetime, …

The Brain

Once you learn these 4 profound lessons from Lao Tzu, your perspective on life will completely change

Lao Tzu is one of the greatest Chinese philosophers to have ever lived.<p>His teachings have become so influential in Chinese society that they are …

FINALLY: A Cheat Sheet That's Going to Save All of Your Houseplants

Never question how much sunlight your spider plant needs again.<p>Even though cheat sheets are frowned upon in the classroom and bound to get your kid into serious trouble if he's found with one, they're the ultimate lifesaver at home. In our opinion, you should embrace anything and everything that …

The One Thing No One Realizes About Happiness

Last year I was reading about a European billionaire who, after losing a good chunk of his wealth in a bad investment, ended his life. The day he …

$50 gadget adds a high-tech Head Up Display to any car

Unless you’ve got money to burn, luxury cars aren’t really worth the money anymore. Cars from affordable brands like Toyota, Honda, Kia, Hyundai and …

A 15-Minute Vinyasa Flow That Eases Neck Pain and Tension

A bad night's sleep, a killer upper-body workout, a long day hunched over your desk—whatever causes your neck pain and tension, you need relief fast. …

Earth - The strange link between the human mind and quantum physics

"I cannot define the real problem, therefore I suspect there's no real problem, but I'm not sure there's no real problem."<p>The American physicist Richard Feynman said this about the notorious puzzles and paradoxes of quantum mechanics, the theory physicists use to describe the tiniest objects in the …

Quantum Physics

Paralysis inspires MS discovery

<b>"I had a dead leg one Sunday morning and it progressed to full paralysis within two hours," says Dr Denise Fitzgerald, from Queen's University Belfast.</b><p>She was only 21 at the time, but the event helped to inspire the fledgling scientist to crack how the brain is repaired.<p>The discovery reported today …

A Simple Mindfulness Technique That Literally Rewires Your Brain to Let Go of Negativity

In the center of everyone’s being is a place of pure peace. But as we embark on life’s journey, we tend to taken away from this sense of self thanks …

Mindfulness

Neuroscientists Unlock the Secrets of Memory Champions

In five minutes, 32-year-old Boris Konrad can memorize more than 100 random dates and events. After 30 seconds, he can tell you the order of an …

Can You Guess The Common Phrases From The Riddles?

Are you an idiom pro or an idiom idiot?

37 Of The Most Heartbreakingly Beautiful Lines In Literature

"Everything was beautiful and nothing hurt."<p><b>2.</b> "We accept the love we think we deserve."<p>– Stephen Chbosky, <i>The Perks of Being a Wallflower</i><p>Submitted by Carly Black, Facebook<p><b>3.</b> "Till I die and after I die, and when I find my way out of the land of the dead, I'll drift about forever, all my atoms, till …

How Do You Know Someone Has Emotional Intelligence? Look for These 5 Signs

If you have these characteristics, did you know you also have high emotional intelligence?<p>It should be no secret by now that people exhibiting high levels of emotional intelligence (EQ) are drastically more self-aware, work better with others, and are promoted at a much faster pace.<p>Studies over the …

Emotional Intelligence

How to improve your memory and never forget anything

Many of us regularly dream of the days when we can finally put our feet up and do the crossword after years in the workforce. However the answers to that crossword might not be as easy to recall as we imagine.<p>A recent study shows retirement causes brain function to rapidly decline, with short-term …

Do Crystals Actually Work? A Spiritual Healer Explains

Chances are you've been hearing about crystals or seeing them on your Instagram. Crystals are probably the trendiest wellness practice of the moment, but we wanted to learn more about them — sure, they're beautiful (just look at this water bottle!) . . . but what do they <i>do</i>? Do they work? Is there …

Spirituality

30 Lessons Leonardo da Vinci Has Taught Me About Photography, Art, and Life

Leonardo da Vinci was the ultimate ‘autodictat’ (someone who taught himself everything).<p>Download<p>To read this on the go, you can download the files …

This Is the Most Popular Brownie Recipe on Pinterest

I'm going to go out on a limb here and say something pretty radical: I think I might prefer brownies to cookies. I mean, it's hard to screw up a …

Whether You’re Right- or Left-Handed Has Nothing to Do With Your Brain

Right-handed people are more logical, and left-handed people are more creative. Right? Maybe not.<p>According to a study published last week in the …

Prenatal Development

I Have 15 ideas to Change Your Life—Do You Have Five Minutes?

I’m the last person to say that life is easy. I don’t think that’s the case at all. But there’s one thing I’ve learned in recent years that changed …

Where to find what's disappeared online, and a whole lot more: the Internet Archive

In a gleaming white former church with Greek-style pillars, under the shade of cypress trees in a quiet neighborhood of San Francisco, an effort to preserve much of what’s online, and to scan books, and save video streams from around the world, is now underway.<p>InternetArchiveExterior.jpg<p>Go in the …

Genealogy

Vegan recipe video: Here’s how to make sweet potato cakes

<b>This delicious recipe is a healthier take on your average potato cakes.</b><p>It’s made using ingredients like sweet potato and buckwheat flour and is …