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What Is Mindfulness and How Does It Work?

It is readily arguable that the single most significant development in mental health practice since the turn of the millennium has been the …

Mindfulness

Why can’t the world’s greatest minds solve the mystery of consciousness?

One spring morning in Tucson, Arizona, in 1994, an unknown philosopher named David Chalmers got up to give a talk on consciousness, by which he meant the feeling of being inside your head, looking out – or, to use the kind of language that might give a neuroscientist an aneurysm, of having a soul. …

Consciousness

How A Media Star Found Mindfulness After A Meltdown In Front Of 5 Million Viewers

Some of us find mental clarity in quiet solitude. Others do it in front of a television camera.<p>After Dan Harris, then an ambitious rising star at ABC’s news division, was left panting for breath during an on-air panic attack on <i>Good Morning America</i> in front of 5 million viewers, he realized that his …

40 Free Resources Every Designer Should Know

<i>Jennifer Cirpici is a Dutch graphic designer and blogger. This post originally appeared on OtherFocus.</i><p>Ever wondered where designers get their resources to help them succeed with a project? Here is a list of great resources including sites, PSD. files, actions, UI elements, mock ups, et cetera. Best …

A Life With OCD

Saying it feels odd calling home as a patient in a mental institution is an understatement. Yet not long ago, that's what I found myself doing. I called my mom in Los Angeles from McLean Hospital in Boston to relay I safely checked in as a patient in its Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Institute, a …

Mental Health

Type & Lettering Advent Calendar

Day 3: Paul Thurlby<p>I’ve been excited about showing Paul’s inspired Santa portrait and 3 combination all week. You may have seen his work feature on the blog before as I’ve been captivated by his colourful, neo-retro visuals for many years (I also have his ‘A for Awesome’ print on my wall).<br>OK, so I’m a fan, but I think that Paul treads the path between designer and artist with distinction, as the above number shows.<p>“The inspiration for my work comes from mid-century design and illustration. My …

Make the Most of the Maker Movement

In other words, Studio H students learn by making. In the process of applying core concepts to real-world challenges, they develop a designer's eye …

Maker Faire

Quiet Riot: Celebrating Introverted Kids in an Extroverted World

<b>From Brain, Child</b> <b><br>The Magazine for Thinking Mothers</b><p><b>By Margret Aldrich</b> <b><br>Fall, 2013</b> <br>The bus is four minutes away, and I’m crouched next to my reticent …

Don't Help Your Kids With Their Homework

<b>From The Atlantic</b><p><b>By Dana Goldstein</b><p><b>March 19, 2014</b> <i><br>And other insights from a ground- breaking study of how parents impact children’s academic</i> …

The Ultimate Guide to Understanding Composition

With all of the gorgeous new gadgetry coming out this season, it’s easy to get caught up in the shiny, techy part of photography. (New Nikon D810, …

Landscape Photography

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Folded Book Art!<p>This unique folded paper book can be made with the initials of your choice and an ampersand in between. Carefully made from folding the pages of recycled books, each piece is crafted to your specification.<p>When you place your order, there will be a section during check out where you …

Marilyn Monroe Dictionary Art

Face it, old dictionaries are useless. Nobody really uses them anymore either, since looking up a word is as simple as typing it into Google. Instead of throwing old dictionaries away and letting them go bad, I recycle them, and make them into art you can hang up in your home. There is no point in …

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20 fonts every graphic designer should own

Renowned Italian designer Massimo Vignelli, creator of the classic American Airlines logo, once said that designers use far too many typefaces. But …

Typography

10 typography tricks every designer should know

In this article we're going to reveal some typography tips and tricks that you can use to boost your design skills and impress friends and …

Typography

Creepy Type 2

Resharing this in preparation for Halloween!<p>This ‘oral alphabet’ must surely be a counterpart to the fleshy type I posted about a few months ago.<p>The toothy type has been created by Japanese designer Takayuki Ogawa who was inspired by the the mouth’s ability to express such a wide range of emotions by itself. This is clearly demonstrated in the many emoticons that use the mouth to describe the key emotion— :) :D :p. :/ —etc.<p>Brilliantly executed, they have been made from stone powder clay, …

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Mascot Stand-off

Oklahoma State University (OSU) is suing New Mexico State University over the similarity of their mascots. OSU claims first use since 1930. Maybe the …

Brand New

Announcement<p><b>Early-bird Tickets End Friday, August 21</b><p>Posted Aug. 14, 2018<p>Brand New Conference Updates<p><b>New York (2018)</b><br>Speakers announced for the 2018 …

Football League Championship

20 Amazing Free Handwritten Fonts for Your Designs

Among all the types of fonts existing today, handwritten fonts are one of the most useful and multipurpose. Depending on the task you have, you may …

Typography

Brain Structure, Function Predict Future Memory Performance in Children, Adolescents

<b>From ScienceDaily.com</b> <b><br>January 28, 2014</b> <i><br>Assessing structural and functional changes in the brain may predict future memory performance in healthy</i> …

Graduation Disparities Loom Large for Students with Special Needs

<b>From Education Week</b><p><b>By Christina A. Samuels</b> <b><br>January 28, 2014</b><p><i>The wide graduation-rate gaps in many states between students with disabilities and those</i> …

Early memories slip away around age 7

Although infants use their memories to learn new information, few adults can remember events in their lives that happened prior to the age of …

Computer training for ADHD doesn’t deliver

Researchers report that computer-based training programs for children with ADHD don’t work—and many don’t even target the right part of the …

40+ Tricks, Apps, and Extensions for Google Plus You Don't Know About

Google Plus is still the new kid on the social media block. With 500 million users registered as of January 2013, most users still treat + as the red …