Daria Jakubowycz

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How To Do A 5-Minute Meditation In The Morning

Start your day off right.<p>Most people barely have time to get ready in the morning, so fitting meditation into the routine probably feels impossible.<p>But the benefits of a few minutes of mindfulness are clear: Research shows that it helps increase self awareness, lowers stress and improves …

I Have No Idea Why I Am Hiking the Appalachian Trail

I want to hike the Appalachian Trail because I want to find myself, connect with nature, meet my soul mate, and film a cool documentary. All the …

'Star Wars' Science: Is the Force Contagious?

In the "Star Wars" universe, a mystical power known as the Forcedrives the battles between Jedi knights and their dark counterparts, the Sith. Ahead …

Star Wars

No Time to Run? Let a Time Management Pro Help

Laura Vanderkam, an expert on how successful people spend their days, shows runners how to find hours for their favorite activity.<p>Laura Vanderkam is a time-management expert, and she has a powerful message for runners who struggle to schedule time for training:<p><i>You have time to run, if it’s a</i> …

9 questions about Russia you were too embarrassed to ask

A lot of history here. Also the backstory of a Eurodance hit.<p>Vladimir Putin and the nation he leads lurked in the background of the 2016 campaign for months and months, perhaps even shaping the outcome of the race. And now Putin’s preferred candidate, Donald Trump, appears ready to embrace him as …

The 5 Most Important Words for Succeeding in Fitness

“Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by humanity.” - Rudyard Kipling<p><b>For years I had the word confidence taped to my bathroom mirror.</b> …

Motivation

Researchers Have Pinpointed How Mindfulness Literally Changes Your Brain

A new study has pinpointed how mindfulness training triggers changes in neural networks. These changes in brain connectivity allowed veterans who …

Give up these habits to be more productive in 2017

2017 is just around the corner. This means it’s time for new year resolutions. And, people are all jumping up and down with the list of things they …

Productivity

5-minute morning routines that can make your whole day better

You don't have to add three leisurely hours to your morning routine to be happy or productive.<p>In fact, plenty of the habits that can help you start your day take <i>five minutes or less</i>.<p>Several of those habits are listed under the Quora thread, "What can I do in 5 minutes in the morning to make my …