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The 18 Best Motivational Books Everyone Should Read

We asked our readers to name the motivational books that have inspired them. These are the 18 reads they loved the best.<p>Three years ago, I identified the "Top 10 Motivational Books of All Time," but with a twist: I left the No. 1 spot blank and asked Inc.com readers to name their favorite.<p>In …

selfdevelopment

11 hidden costs of travel you probably overlook

From overpriced Wi-Fi to hidden departure taxes, you don't want to be strapped for cash when it comes to these often-overlooked fees.<p>Make sure you include these 11 items when budgeting for your next trip.

Poem of the Day: Famous

The river is famous to the fish.<br>The loud voice is famous to silence, which knew it would inherit the earth before anybody said so. <br>The cat sleeping …

In Praise Of Zen Habits: Creating A Schedule That Keeps You Calm

Anxious, overworked, and overblown? Try a blissful taste of Zen Habits.<p>Habit has been called the invisible architecture of our lives. Often, though, the design’s more busy than minimalist.<p>It’s against (and possibly with) this chaos that Leo Babauta founded Zen Habits, his full-time blog “about …

Meditation

From the Pennines to Pembrokeshire: Britain's seven best long-distance hikes

Britain’s wild and varied countryside is best experienced on foot. But rather than spending a day hiking an ancient byway or climbing a hill, why not throw yourself into a multi-day trek? These long-distance paths take in Hadrian’s Wall, Iron Age barrows, sweeping bays and a Welsh book festival, …

Hiking

Rök Smokehouse restaurant review - London, UK

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The Culpeper, London E1, restaurant review

Expect the unexpected from a menu that mixes the classic and the crazy<p><b>The Culpeper,</b> 40 Commercial Street, London E1 6LP <b><br>Contact:</b> 020 7247 5371 <b>theculpeper.com</b> <b><br>Price:</b> Three courses: <b>£29.80</b><p>The ground floor of The Culpeper is a neo-traditional boozer where you can get perfectly good neo-traditional grub – …

England

The 5 best places to see street art in London

London has one of the most vibrant and exciting street art scenes in the world. It's always changing, of course, but Greg Key reveals the best places …

Writers — You Must Finish Your Book!

My first book, an epic fantasy, is about to be published by Tor. Getting to that publication date—September 29th, 2015—has taken nearly all the years …

3 Things I Learned About Writing: Analyzing Stephen King’s IT

This reoccurring column takes the classic writing advice “good writers are good readers” and puts it to work, by looking at books across all time …

Writing And Editing: Five Problems to Avoid in Your First Novel

<i>The first novel is definitely the hardest! You think you have internalized how a story works as a reader and then you discover there is so much more</i> …

The best novels in English: readers' alternative list

After Robert McCrum finished his two-year-long project compiling the best novels written in English, you had a lot to add. Here are the 15 books that received most votes to join the list<p>Which are the 100 best novels ever written in the English language? No list could possibly satisfy everyone, as …

Books

The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali: The Eight Limbs of Yoga – The Yamas

Home The Eight Limbs of Yoga The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali: The Eight Limbs of Yoga – The Yamas<p>Main Uddin<p>22:06 The Eight …

Yoga

Psychology in Fiction

Over the last few years, I've been writing fiction. For decades, I've been a psychiatrist. As a novelist, I now write with a reader's sensibility, and read with a writer's eye. I'm struck by the degree to which fiction and psychology share certain crucial elements.<p>Human functioning can be …

10 Things I've Learned as a Debut Novelist

Seeing my new novel, <i>The Things We Tell Ourselves</i>, out in the world has been exciting, surreal, and educational. Here are 10 things I've learned in the last month:<p><b>1. I can actually write</b>. This seems ridiculous since I have been a professional journalist and writer my entire adult life, but …

53 ways to improve your short stories

<b>The author of We Don’t Know What We’re Doing has thought quite a bit about how best to approach writing short fiction. We asked him to compile a list</b> …

Love, sex and the burden of shame on the Arab woman: changing the narrative

A monster lives among the Arabs. Its sole purpose is to terrify people from love and sex. No one has seen it, but we’ve all heard it. The monster …

How Reading (and Writing) Obituaries Can Improve Your Fiction

Flickr Creative Commons: Howard IgnatiusGreat characters are the heart and soul of every great novel. And even though I’ve published three novels, I …

The Geek's Guide to the Writing Life: Alan Cheuse's Gift

Some weeks ago I was headed down up the Hudson River on the train from Albany-Rensselaer to Penn Station. As I rode I was thinking about my former teacher, Alan Cheuse because at the time, Alan was still in a coma from head injuries sustained in a car accident in California and I was among …

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Why is Storytelling Biologically Important for Survival?

Tear Jerker: The Moral Molecule and StorytellingDr. Paul J. Zak is a fascinating man. Not only did he discover the implications of the brain’s …

Kate Tempest slams conventional poets' disdain for performance

Arguing against intellectual snobbery, star author says performance returns the artform to ancient days when ‘it was about how well you could communicate’<p>Kate Tempest has hit out at “intellectual snobbery” among poets, saying she is fed up with conflict between performance and written …

A terrible beauty: the poetry of 1916

Mairéad Ashe FitzGerald explores the cultural legacy of the Easter Rising in the work of the rebels themselves and fellow poets Yeats, AE, James …

Literature

Margaret Atwood on free will, safety and modern romance

In conversation with Margaret Atwood on freedom vs. security, government spying and her new novel, The Heart Goes Last<p><i>This interview by Rachel Giese</i> …

H.P. Lovecraft’s Monster Drawings: Cthulhu & Other Creatures from the “Boundless and Hideous Unknown”

If you've ever played <i>Call of Cthulhu</i>, the tabletop role-playing game based on the writing of H.P. Lovecraft, you've felt the frustration of having …

H.P. Lovecraft