The business world is abuzz with mindfulness. But perhaps you haven’t heard that the hype is backed by hard science. Recent research provides strong evidence that practicing non-judgmental, present-moment
Surf in solitude in Mozambique, go hiking in Kurdistan or bumble through Spain in a 2CV … we round up the best new adventures for 2015 Hard-pushed to pinpoint it on a map? You’re not alone. On the Horn
IDEAS Barker is the author of Barking Up The Wrong Tree Wandering minds are associated with creativity. Popular wisdom tells you to live in the moment. Huh? So is it better to be unfocused or focused?
Race is at the forefront of the current debate over the police use of deadly force. But one shooting in Wisconsin highlights another factor at play when police shoot civilians — the lack of outside investigation.
We all know that living under stressful conditions has serious physical and emotional consequences. So why do we have so much trouble taking action to reduce our stress levels and improve our lives? Researchers
Like eating their vegetables, teaching kids to enjoy tech at an early age could be key to their future. For $150, parents can buytheir kids a Kano computer kit, a present that just might jumpstart techie
What makes a company great to work for? Good pay and benefits don't hurt. But when it comes down to it, employees said it's office culture and great colleagues that make these companies satisfying places
When a man was fitted with a new heart, his mind changed in unusual ways. Why? The answer reveals a surprising truth about all our bodies, says David Robson. Every second or so, Carlos would feel a small
Even though the burden of cultural expectation still generally falls on mothers, fathers now spend almost five more hours on childcare each week than they did in 1965. What scene comes to mind when you
Karen Armstrong on Sam Harris and Bill Maher: "It fills me with despair, because this is the sort of talk that led to the
(Knopf/Michael Lionstar/HBO) November 23, 2014 4:59PM (UTC) Karen Armstrong has written histories of Buddhism and Islam. She has written a history of myth. She has written a history of God. Born in Britain,
(CNN) — Happiness -- you know it when you see it, but it's hard to define. You might call it a sense of well-being, of optimism or of meaningfulness in life, although those could also be treated as separate
Standing out to consumers in an endlessly crowded market isn’t always about having a completely unique product. The term USP, which stands for either unique selling proposition or unique selling point,
A study by the Higher Education Commission says that teachers and health managers may ultimately miss out on mortgages under the new system of £9,000 annual tuition fees Thousands of middle-class professionals
(Jorge Salcedo via Shutterstock/Salon) November 17, 2014 5:00PM (UTC) With colleges spending billions on lavish housing developments, it's easy to think that all students are living large. The sad reality?