Cecilia Menendez

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The Best Briticisms from The Great British Baking Show, Defined

What is The Great British Bake Off? Technically, it's a British television show that airs in the U.S. on PBS as The Great British Baking Show (the …

Dessert

4 Books to Get What You Want in 2017 | Inc.com

Say what you want about politics or culture--the past year has been amazing in terms of the books that have come out.<p>People dedicated to getting what they want in life are on a constant journey to learn more about themselves and the world around them, and the best way to do that is to read.<p>Below, …

Self-improvement

Ultimate California National Park Adventures for your Bucket List

There are plenty of adventures you can experience not far from the hustle and bustle of cities in California. With an extensive amount of national …

Great Smoky Mountains National Park Is One of the Few Places to Watch Synchronous Fireflies

Tips on how you can experience this natural phenomenon<p>As dusk deepened into inky darkness, the light show began. At first, it was just a few quick …

Nature

Over 40 At-Home Exercises You Need For Your Best Butt Ever

Get ready to build out that booty and strengthen your body from the bottom up (get it?) with these at-home and gym-ready exercises. From no-equipment squats to kettlebell deadlifts to BOSU bridges, we've got your bases covered in a way that'll leave beginners and experts alike with a serious burn …

Yoga

The 5 soft skills that will get you hired — and how to learn them

Landing a great job isn't just about having the technical abilities a role requires. If it did, there'd be little reason for employers to interview …

Employment

Zen Buddhism Explains Why Attachments Lead to Suffering (and What You Can Do About it)

Attachment, clinging, desiring…I’m sure you’ve heard these words spoken about negatively by Zen masters before.<p>If you grew up in the west, most of us …

Fly From the US to Southeast Asia for Just $474

If all the talk about Vietnam as an up-and-coming destination has got you itching to take a tour of Southeast Asia, then All Nippon Airways has got …

10 Podcasts That Will Make You Smarter | Inc.com

Hate your commute? Struggle to motivate yourself to hit the treadmill? Perhaps both these problems (and many more) have the same solution. Why not turn these odds and ends of unpleasant time into opportunities to learn by popping on a podcast? That's how many luminaries like Bill Gates manage to …

Self-improvement

Pristine Scuba Dive Spots with an Eye on Marine Conservation

When I qualified as a PADI Open Water scuba diver, I wasn’t sure when I might next have the opportunity to dive and didn’t think it would become a …

8 most romantic camping destinations in America

The most romantic camping destinations in the US are all about sharing the love of the outdoors with someone special!<p>As long as your love’s idea of …

30 Behaviors That Will Make You UNSTOPPABLE

This curated column is authored by leadership & startup consultant Benjamin Hardy AThe post 30 Behaviors That Will Make You UNSTOPPABLE appeared …

Motivation

7 Challenges That Will Make You More Successful

It’s truly fascinating how successful people approach problems. Where others see impenetrable barriers, they see challenges to embrace and obstacles to overcome.<p>Their confidence in the face of hardship is driven by the ability to let go of the negativity that holds so many otherwise sensible people …

25 Powerful Quotes From Zen Buddhism That Will Change Your Perspective on Life

Zen Buddhism is a profound philosophy that counters much of what we’re taught in the west.<p>In western society, we tend to think that we’ll find …

These 10 powerful mantras will give you a push when life is tough

Life can be hard sometimes. No matter who you are or what your circumstances, we all encounter tough times.<p>During times when life is tough, you may …

9 Skills You Should Learn That Pay Dividends Forever | Inc.com

The further along you are in your career, the easier it is to fall back on the assumption that you've made it and have all the skills you need to succeed. The tendency is to focus all your energy on getting the job done, assuming that the rest will take care of itself. Big mistake.<p>New research from …

Self-improvement

15 Bullet Journal Hacks That Are Going to Totally Transform Your Life

Type-A perfectionists, prepare to swoon.<p>If you've spent any time on Instagram, you're likely intrigued by (or obsessed with) bullet journals. A combination of a diary, to-do list and planner, a "bujo" organizes just about everything in your life. Get in on the hand-lettering trend by adding these …

25 Profound Quotes From Thich Nhat Hanh That Will Make You Rethink Love, Life and Happiness

Ever heard of Thich Nhat Hanh? If you haven’t, he is master Buddhist teacher who is renowned for his amazing wisdom on self-compassion, mindfulness …

10 Reasons Why You Haven't Fulfilled Your Potential | Inc.com

You're frustrated that you aren't where you think you should be in life. With your career, your family, and your bank account--and you can't put your finger on the problem. You just want to be happy.<p>Here's the brutal reality you need to confront. The problem is you. You have to get out of your own …

Motivation

Best Lenses For Landscapes | Sony

What makes a great lens for landscape photography? We reached out to the Sony Artisans Of Imagery to find out what the best of the best use to get …

Cameras

How To Take Great Travel Portraits & Stand Out In The Crowd | Sony

By Erick Prince, MinorityNomad.com<p>People make the place. No matter how beautiful the landscapes or wonderful the food, the people are what truly …

Start With The Light | Sony

This is the first in a series of articles about documentary-style wedding photography by Sony Artisan Paul Gero. In this installment we’ll look at 3 …

These 10 Leadership Habits Have Been Found in the World's Best Leaders | Inc.com

If you're not familiar with the leadership movement known as servant leadership, you might want to grab a cup of java and pull up a chair. This may just transform how you lead your tribe moving forward.<p>What we are finding is that organizations around the world are changing their attitudes toward …

Leadership