Cinta Higgins

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If You Want Success, Figure Out The Price, Then Pay it

<i>The important thing is this: to be ready at any moment to sacrifice what you are for what you could become. — </i><b>Charles Dickens</b><p>Everything has a price. …

Motivation

I Started Meditating to Cure My Anxiety. I Never Expected it To Totally Change My Sex Life.

It all started with a panic attack.<p>I’ve been a perfectionist for as long as I can remember. I cried hysterically through a Kindergarten math lesson when I failed to evenly divide three apples between a group of farm animals. Sitting at my desk, I remember erasing and re-calculating, staring at …

5 tricks to free up space on your Android phone

It doesn't matter if your Android phone has expandable storage via a microSD card -- you fill up whatever space you're given, whether it's 32GB or 200GB. Here are some easy ways to free up storage on your Android device -- both the internal storage and microSD.<p>Got an iPhone? Check out our tips for …

Apps

Keys to conquering social media in 2017

Social media—as many digital marketers know it—refuses to slow down.<p>To keep up with trends, consumer inquiries and engagement efforts, it’s …

Three Questions with the Man Leading Baidu’s New AI Effort - MIT Technology Review

Artificial intelligence is guided by the far-off goal of having software match humans at important tasks. After seeing results from a new field …

Sailing around the world for eight years with three kids taught us to live without structure

Behan Gifford and her husband Jamie had it all. Three young children, a lovely home on an island near Seattle and two well-paying professional jobs. So why did the couple leave it all behind and decide to live aboard a sailboat for eight years?<p>“It’s just so easy to be caught up in the pattern of …

Overcoming Fear Of Public Speaking Through Mindfulness

Four years ago today, I attended my first Toastmasters group. A year prior to that, I was diagnosed with social anxiety disorder. Given that as a lawyer, I get paid to talk for a living, struggling with overwhelming anxiety each time I had to speak felt like a huge personal failure. Since that …

Mindfulness

5 Simple Habits That Will Make You a More Positive Person | Inc.com

Are optimists born or made?<p>We tend to think of those who see the sunnier side of life as having been blessed with a positive disposition. And it's true that some significant portion of our happiness is probably determined by our pre-set tendency towards melancholy or cheer. But according to …

Happiness

10 Hard Truths About the Heartbreaking Fantasies We Tell Ourselves

We stress ourselves out… because of fantasies.We procrastinate to the point of failure… because of fantasies.We get angry with others, with …

In 'Service,' A Celebrated Photographer Turns His Lens On U.S. Troops

As a celebrated portrait photographer, Platon Antoniou (who goes professionally by his first name) is well-known for his close-up depictions of the powerful. He has aimed his camera at the faces of celebrities and world leaders ranging from Vladimir Putin and Moammar Gadhafi to Willie Nelson and …

U.S. Army

Why is video game lore so awful?

There have been times during my career that I've found myself at a press event, listening to the creative director of a role-playing game, talking …

See Hiroshima for yourself, congressman of Japanese descent tells President Obama

Rep. Mark Takano didn’t know about his family history in Hiroshima, Japan, until he visited relatives there in 2002.<p>He didn’t know his great-aunt was supposed to be working near the bomb site that day, or about the bodies that choked the river or how residents tried to use cucumber to try and cool …

Doug DuBois's Beautiful Photos of Youth, Age, and His Parents' Failing Marriage

The photographer has a retrospective at Aperture in New York.<p><i>This gallery originally appeared on VICE US</i><p>"Was it really that bad?" That's what Roger DuBois asked after seeing his son Doug's photograph of their family's 1987 New Year's Eve celebration. In it, the DuBois clan sits silently and glumly …

7 Scientific Ways to Become Smarter

You can vastly improve your brain's performance by making a few minor changes in your daily routine.<p>A while back, I posted a column describing five scientific ways to become smarter. Since then, I've been reading more about neuroscience, hoping to find additional easy techniques to improve brain …

British actor says he regrets never entirely realising his original vision of a ‘very, very dark, messed-up character’<p>Christian Bale believes he failed to nail his turn as Batman in Christopher Nolan’s celebrated Dark Knight trilogy.<p>Interviewed by Yahoo! Movies, the British actor said he imagined …

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