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Editor's Picks: 8 Products That Have Totally Helped Me Get Some Effing Sleep

I used to really suck at sleeping, y'all. Although I only had occasional trouble falling asleep, for years, I would wake up around 4 a.m. with …

10 Free Meditations to Encourage Restful Sleep

I really resisted getting into meditation. I thought it was too quiet, boring, and unproductive—I like action. But I noticed the calm in people who …

The Most Boring Podcast on Earth Is My Favorite Thing—Here's Why

I am a terrible sleeper. Even though I go to bed completely exhausted most nights, once I get into position, I find the whole becoming-unconscious …

The Secret to Being a Decisive Person

A couple of months ago, I felt blocked. I felt like I couldn't make a business decision, and my indecision was keeping me stuck, frustrated, and …

21 Epigrams Every Man Should Live By | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest article from Ryan Holiday.</i><p>As long as man has been alive, he has been collecting little sayings about how to live. We …

Motivation

10 Must

There are plenty of great books out there. But most people have one incredible book that completely changed their perspective and the trajectory of …

These 197 Tech Companies Are The World's Most Valuable Unicorns

What are the world’s most valuable private technology companies?<p>A new map released by CB Insights identifies the 197 companies globally that are considered “unicorns,” meaning that they have a valuation of at least $1 billion.<p>Collectively, these companies are valued at approximately $679 billion …

Venture Capital

Science Says Parents of Successful Kids Have These 13 Things in Common

How do you measure up?<p>Good parents want their kids to stay out of trouble, do well in school, and go on to do awesome things as adults.<p>And while …

The complete list of Alexa commands so far

Here are all the things you can ask Alexa to do. (Dad jokes included.)<p>Amazon's voice assistant, Alexa, is infiltrating your home, your beach trips and even your ride to work. Now that there are many ways to interact with Alexa -- with the Tap, Echo, Echo Dot, Echo Look, Echo Show, Dash Wand and the …

Smart Homes

24 Things You Need to Let Go to Be Truly Happy | Inc.com

If you want to be happy you have to find the things that make you unhappy.<p>If you want to move forward, there are always things you need to let go of first. It's a process that shouldn't happen just once a year. Taking stock should be an ongoing activity. To make sure you're moving in the direction …

Happiness

Yes, our ‘flawed’ democracy just got downgraded. Here’s why.

In January, the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)’s Democracy Index demoted the United States from “full democracy” to “flawed democracy.” That’s disturbing, but what does it mean?<p>A democracy index is an attempt to measure how democratic a country is, like a movie rating flags “adult” content, or a …

Political Science

Use a Mind Map To Figure Out What You Want to Do With Your Life

We’ve talked before about using mind maps as a means to kickstart creativity, but former Google career coach Jenny Blake suggests using one to figure …

Relationships

Tom Brady wants to help you sleep—with high-tech infrared pajamas

Tom Brady is all about wellness. The superstar NFL quarterback is known for his super-healthy home life with wife Gisele Bundchen, as well as his own …

How complaining rewires your brain for negativity

Research shows that most people complain once a minute during a typical conversation. Complaining is tempting because it feels good, but like many other things that are enjoyable -- such as smoking or eating a pound of bacon for breakfast -- complaining isn't good for you.<p>Your brain loves …

The 7-Day GM Cabbage Soup Diet to Lose 10-20 Pounds in a Week

There is absolutely nothing even more enticing than rapid and extreme weight reduction plans with a claim like ‘Lose 10 extra pounds in a week’.<p>And …

Nutrition

Prospects for the Climate, and Environmentalism, Under President Trump

President Donald J. Trump.<p>Get used to the sound of that, my environment-oriented friends.<p><b>Is this end times for environmental progress or, more specifically, climate progress?</b><p>No.<p>The bad news about climate change is, in a way, the good news:<p>The main forces determining emission levels of heat-trapping …

Donald Trump actually has very little control over green energy and climate change

“Market forces, not the government” are responsible for the fact that wind and solar power are replacing coal<p><i>This piece originally appeared on BillMoyers.com.</i><p>Yes, there are reasons to fear an impending environmental disaster: Donald Trump has spent much of his campaign claiming the mantle of …

Top 10 Evil Ways to Use Technology

Like other powerful tools, technology can be used for great good or for great evil. Learn how people use technology for wrongdoing so you can protect …

Teach yoga and meditation to 'unplug children', says education minister

Children should be taught Buddhist meditation techniques and yoga in schools to help them "unplug from their online world", a minister has said.<p>Edward Timpson, an education minister, said that schools across the country should start teaching "mindfulness" as a "normal part of the school day".<p>The …

Talented Artist Creates Amazing and Whimsical 3D Drawings

26 Shares<p>Comments<p>3D drawings and paper cutouts are extremely popular these days and many people from all around the world are trying out some …

Digital Art

Why You Should Design Your Life

Ayse Birsel's "Design The Life Your Love" is revelatory!<p>Last month I had the pleasure of participating in one of Ayse Birsel's "Design the Life You Love" workshops. I attended with a few friends at the School of Visual Arts in New York City and we left pleasantly surprised at what a 3 hour …

How to survive (and thrive) when life punches you in the face

A few weeks ago, one of my students posted this in my Facebook mastermind group (<i>emphasis mine</i>):<p>Let me start by saying that I applaud this woman for having the courage to step up, share her story, and ask for help so she can overcome this and move forward again. It’s actually pretty damn hard to …

Self-improvement