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Here’s how to stop worrying so much

Ever feel like you can’t turn your brain off? Worried about how to stop worrying? We all deal with this when life gets challenging.<p>There is a way to …

Mindfulness

John Oliver 'accidentally eviscerates' Trevor Noah as guest on 'The Daily Show'

Nowadays we normally see John Oliver behind his own desk on his weekly show <i>Last Week Tonight.</i> However, that doesn't stop him from appearing as a …

The Daily Show

A Separation is a quietly devastating depiction of modern loss and alienation

To say the nameless narrator of <i>A Separation</i> isn’t one for emotional confessions would be to understate the case. Chapter after chapter, the reader …

44 of the best long hiking trails in the continental US all on one map

So many trails, so little time. That’s sure how it feels sometimes when you’re trying to pick a new adventure to go on. It can be difficult deciding …

Hiking

Clean Eating Dessert Recipes

Who says desserts can't be healthy? By utilizing ingredients like fresh fruit, dark chocolate, and dairy, you can create clean eating desserts that …

Gardening 101: String of Pearls

String of Pearls, <i>Senecio rowleyanus</i>: “Quirky Elegance”<p>The succulent String of Pearls, with its small green bubbles along a slender stem, recalls the …

Even With Everything Else He Does, Obama Makes Time to Read Lots of Books

Thanks, Obama. You ran the country for eight years and you’ve also added to my ever-growing reading list. Sorry, but unlike the President of the …

Books

10 Spectacular Places in Canada to Visit Now

The cold country will be a hot destination this year.<p>Canada will be a <i>hot</i> destination in 2017. Both The New York Times and Lonely Planet have ranked the country as the #1 place to visit this year, and Princess Kate and Prince William took a highly-publicized tour of the country in the fall.<p>Convinced …

Dangerous Myths

We fear what we don’t know. That in a nutshell is what drives most of the hysteria surrounding the use of technology to improve food production. The …

Best books of 2016: The fiction we loved

With its heady mix of books that both spoke to our time and ripped us right out of the present and down the rabbit hole, 2016 was a good year to be a …

Books

Video: A Simple Visual Explanation of Shutter Speed, Aperture, and ISO

If you need a simple, straight-forward explanation of how the digital camera captures photos, look no further. This creative little animation by …

5 Easy Ways To Incorporate Conscious Sexuality Into Your Life

The SFW guide so you can get NSFW later<p>A couple months ago, I traveled to Dorset, England, to participate in a conscious sexuality festival. I had never heard of the term before going. I had no idea what I was getting myself into. All I knew was what I gleaned from the website, which mentioned …

Consciousness

30 Books You Need to Read to Earn 'Well-Read' Status | Inc.com

<i>What books should one read to feel well-read? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Cristina Hartmann, writer who abandoned a career in law, on Quora:</b><p>For anyone who wants to attain the vaunted …

Books

Here are the books longlisted for the 2017 PEN Literary Awards

Looking for a book suggestion? PEN America's got you covered.<p>Starting this week PEN America is kicking off its literary award season by announcing …

How to handle heartbreak, Buddhist style

<i>What’s the high-vibe way to deal with your lowest moments? Lodro Rinzler, the co-founder of MNDFL meditation studio in New York City, tackles that</i> …

Relationships

A Buddhist monk explains mindfulness for times of conflict

“Compassion is not sitting in your room; it’s actually very active and engaging,” a senior disciple of Thich Nhat Hanh says.<p>Thich Nhat Hanh is one of the world’s most renowned Buddhist leaders, second only to the Dalai Lama in fame and influence.<p>With his 100+ books, he’s been an advocate for …

Meditation

17 Amazing Holiday Cocktail Recipes You Need On Your Menu

Hosting holiday festivities at your place this year? Serving up a great seasonal cocktail for your holiday guests is sure to make a lasting …

Recipes

5 Roth IRA Misunderstandings That Could Cost You

If you're ready to sock money away for retirement via a Roth IRA -- or you're already doing so -- bravo! Making the most of a Roth IRA can considerably improve your financial condition in retirement. Just be sure that you're not suffering from any costly misunderstandings about Roth IRAs and how …

Words in your ears: the 10 best books podcasts

A bookseller and writer chooses his favourite audio options for those occasions when actually reading a book would be ill-advised<p>You can’t read books all the time; trust me, I’ve tried (and like I said to the officer, at least I wasn’t texting and driving). The next best thing is a good books …

Books

A soldier's photos from Iraq reveal a beautiful yet hellish landscape that's choking with toxic smoke

Oil-well fires have raged for months near Mosul, Iraq, and US soldiers in the region are choking on the toxic smoke and haze.<p>ISIS chose Mosul as its stronghold in the country about two years ago and have prepared for an assault ever since, according to Peter Bergen at CNN.<p>But as part of more recent …

Oil

14 cool apps to help you budget, save money, and invest

BI has rounded up some of the best apps and services around right now that can help you do everything from manage your household bills and save money to keeping track of your work expenses.<p>The 14 apps we've highlighted could help you track, save, make more money. Check them out:

Personal Finance

This Tool Kit Contains All You Need For A Two-Acre, Off-The-Grid Farm

Farm from a Box generates solar, collects rain, and powers a drip irrigation system. In a year, you can feed your whole neighborhood.<p>While some social enterprises try to solve the problem of food security with cheaper groceries or redistributing wasted food, one startup is taking a different …

Why the Next President Must Regionalize Iraq

Joe Biden, it seems, was ahead of his time.<p>In May 2006, then-Sen. Biden and foreign policy writer Leslie Gelb proposed a plan to divide Iraq into …

Middle East

Micah 7:7–9: How to Rise After We Fall into Sin

Our hearts break when we repay God’s faithfulness, kindness, and love with sin. What should we do after our spiritual adultery has left us broken, …

Spirituality Through Service

My grandfather Baba Amte, was born in 1914 and was called a 'fearless seeker' by Mahatma Gandhi. Born with a silver spoon in his mouth, he spent a quarter of his life as the son of a wealthy landlord, owning 4000 acres of land, a pet cheetah, a Singer racing car and a deep pen-friendship with Greta …

Spirituality

Ten ‘lost’ books you should read now

As the revival of lost works takes the publishing world by storm, Lucy Scholes delves into the archive to uncover the best hidden literary gems.

Books

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12 of the world's most beautiful spots to stargaze

But when it comes to observing the night sky, not all places are equal. If you were to step out on the street in, say, New York City, you might be able to see a tiny speckling of stars across a hazy sky, at best.<p>There are a lot of factors that work together to create optimal stargazing conditions. …

National Parks

24 books to read this summer that will change your life forever, according to my coworkers

Books can be incredibly powerful. They have the ability to suck us in, take us on adventures, and influence the way we think.<p>They can teach us, move us, give us new perspectives, and help shape us. And the most powerful ones change our lives forever.<p>I asked my Business Insider colleagues to share …

Books

Why This Christian Studies Islam

People often ask me, "Why do you study Islam if you are a Christian?"<p>Here is my answer:<p>I am hungry for meaning, wherever it might be found. I do not care if it is in a desert of Arabia or a small village in France. I want to bridge the perceived worlds, through meaning-making. I want to find the …

Spirituality