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Henepola Gunaratana’s 10 Ways to Find Happiness

Henepola Gunaratana knows as Bhante G is a Sri Lankan Buddhist monk. He became a monk at the age of 12; in the temple of Malandeniya Village. He is …

Buddhism

15 TED talks that offer career advice you've probably never heard before

But often some of the most valuable advice is the stuff that doesn't get repeated ad nauseam.<p>Thankfully, unconventional thinking is at home on the TED stage, and there are plenty of talks that feature some insightful, if not counterintuitive, career wisdom.<p>Here are some of the best talks:

14 TED Talks to watch when you're feeling totally burned out

If this sounds like you, odds are you're burned out.<p>Burnout isn't just the greatest challenge to the global health system or a drain on the American workplace — it's wreaking havoc on your well-being.<p>But with the help of TED's expansive online library of presentations, you can quickly learn what …

Keep These Pancakes In The Freezer For Post-Run Snacking

<i>*REPUBLISHED WITH PERMISSION OF VELOPRESS FROM ROCKET FUEL: POWER-PACKED FOOD FOR SPORTS AND ADVENTURE BY MATT KADEY, RD. See more recipes at</i> …

Breakfast

23 High Protein Snacks

Reaching for fat- and sugar-filled snacks when you start feeling #hangry is a major no-no when you’re trying to get that bikini bod before summer. …

Healthy Eating

Healthy No-Bake Protein Balls Recipes for Energy and Muscle Recovery | Fitness Magazine

Whether it's to jump-start your workout or recover from one, these healthy protein ball recipes taste great no matter how, when, or why you eat them.

Recipes

Living Life With Renewed Energy: The Purpose Of Purpose

We operate at a fraction of our possible energy level. To a degree this is because of a lack of physical wellness, but there is something else at work as well. We live at partial energy because we fail to consistently tap into our deepest sources of emotional renewal.<p>In an insightful interview, …

Profit

The Most Motivational TED Talks of 2016 | Inc.com

TED talks can inspire you to do your best work, reach for the stars, or even try a new way of tying your shoes. With the 2016 TED Conference wrapped up last month, the folks at TED have gone to work putting some of the best talks they've hosted recently online. Delivered by a TV mogul, the leader …

Doorhandle

Seven Zen Stories That Could Open Your Mind

For centuries, Zen masters have used stories and koans, or paradoxical riddles, to help students realize their true nature. These stories are often …

Meditation

4 Ways The Most Productive People On Earth Get Stuff Done

You may know Charles Duhigg as a Pulitzer Prize-winning writer for <i>The New York Times.</i> Or as the guy who taught you to actually change your habits …

Lawn Mowing

Proof You Can Change Your Body in Three Weeks

<i>Editor's Note: To ensure our 21 Days to Total-Body Fitness plan was effective — and could actually better your health, performance, and body metrics</i> …

Bacon Jalapeno Chicken Recipe | Traeger Wood Fired Grills

Start by mixing together the softened butter, diced jalapeños, and 1 teaspoon of Traeger Cajun Shake. Dice the bacon and mix it in.<p>Start the Traeger …

Food

Zen and the art of getting things done

<b>(CNN) —</b> The new hot trend in Silicon Valley office culture is a Buddh-ish encouragement of workplace mindfulness. Guided meditation is the new free cafeteria meals.<p>But David Allen, the author of the international bestselling productivity bible, Getting Things Done, has been teaching people how to …

Meditation

Transforming into The Rock

Unfortunately, it’s not easy.<p>37-year-old American office worker Mark Webster found this out the hard way.<p>The New Yorker has written a fascinating …

How To Use Your iPhone GPS For Hiking In The Wilderness

Using Your Smartphone GPS for HikingTravel TipsWould you be surprised if I told you my favorite piece of backpacking gear is my smartphone? I love …

Travel Gear

This guy trained and ate like Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson for a month — here's what happened

Mark Webster, New York City based, office dwelling family man, had enough of the gym and his boring old routine. Living day to day with the same old, boring gym workout schedule was getting to him.<p>It was time to shake things up. And having read about The Rock's megalomaniac dietary schedule, he …

10 Happiness Lessons From “The World's Happiest Man”, Matthieu Ricard

If you’ve ever found yourself wondering if there’s anyone on Earth you can point to and say with certainty that he’s happy, you’ve found your …

11 TED Talks for when you feel like you're not enough

A 69-year-old monk who scientists call the 'world's happiest man' says the secret to being happy takes just 15 minutes per day

Who is the happiest man in the world?<br>If you Google it, the name "Matthieu Ricard" pops up.<p>Matthieu Ricard, 69, is a Tibetan Buddhist monk originally from France who has been called "the world's happiest man."<p><b>SEE ALSO: Study: Prioritizing time over money leads to more happiness</b><p>That's because he …

Happiness

How to Make Your Mind Happy: 5 Secrets to Mindfulness

Sometimes it seems like your brain just sits around creating lousy feelings and worries. You want this, you’re frustrated about that, you’re annoyed …

38 Healthy One-Skillet Meals

There’s a lot that can go wrong when cooking. Maybe you miss an ingredient and now your meal tastes weirdly salty, or you make such a steamy dish …

Cooking

What The Healthiest People Are Eating For Breakfast

It takes more than just an apple a day to keep the doctor away. It takes a balanced and hearty breakfast packed with protein, greens and fresh fruit to jumpstart your day on the right foot. As the New Year kicks off -- along with all your resolutions -- there’s no better time to get inspired by new …

The Only 8 Moves Necessary to Be Fit and Build Muscle

We train to be fit and to build muscle by doing a myriad of exercises and different moves, adding weight as we get stronger. That’s how we load the …

Workouts

9 fab empowering TED talks that will zoom you towards SUCCESS

Want to find out how successful people become successful? Actually, they share common qualities that have allowed them to do well in their particular …

(Motivational Video) Have You Really Truly Lived?

This video is an eye opener, it challenges you to think about the impact that you have had in this world and it provokes you to find a way to expect …

Morning Stretching Routine For Health & Vitality | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This post was a collaboration between AoM and Mike Fitch of</i> <i>Animal Flow</i><i>.</i> <i></i><p>When your alarm went off this morning, how did you get out of …

5 Awesome TED Talks That Will Make You Remarkably Happy | Inc.com

There are lots of TED Talks about serious subjects like medical research, natural disasters, and even rocket science. However, some TED Talks are sure to put a smile on your face. Here are five of my favorites.<p><b>1. Dan Gilbert: The Surprising Science of Happiness</b><p>Gilbert, author of <i>Stumbling on</i> …

Happiness

Best New Back Exercise: The TRX Row to Overhead Press | Men's Health

The movement—which you can see <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour perform in the video above—bulletproofs your shoulders and builds your mid-and-upper back muscles all at once.<p>You can do 10 to 20 reps of the exercise as a warmup before your upper-body workout. Or you can make it a full back …

What Happens to the Brain When You Meditate

Ever since my dad tried to convince me to meditate when I was about 12, I’ve been fairly skeptical of this practice. It always seemed so vague and …