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Want to Radically Improve Your Life? Ask Yourself 3 Powerful Questions Most of Us Have Never Thought of

Research found that the average person has about 60,000 thoughts per day. The bad news? 80 percent of those thoughts are negative and fear-based. Here are three questions to instantly curtail a negative mind.<p>If you're going through the ups and downs of life, maybe thinking about quitting on that …

Self-help

What does running do to your brain?

Research from Sweden shows how running can defuse at least one important biological stress pathway<p>It may seem obvious – as you push on through a long run, veering wildly between sensations of agony and elation – that running can have a huge effect on your state of mind. It is an intuitive idea that …

The Brain

You Have Only So Much Time: Here's How the Most Successful People Use Theirs

People who get to the end of their days and assess their lives positively have one thing in common--they're intentional about their behaviors in the here and now.<p>It can be sobering to think about the finite amount of time you've been given. And like it or not, how you assess your life when you get …

Self-improvement

This Book From the 1930s Can Teach You How to Create a Genuinely Happy Life

This obscure author already understood the lessons of modern happiness science decades ago.<p>What is the most common regret that pains people facing the end of their lives? According to a hospice nurse who has written about her experiences providing end-of-life care, the most common regret of the …

Happiness

The 100 stories that shaped the world

BBC Culture asked writers around the globe to pick stories that have endured across generations and continents – and changed society.<p>“I rarely find someone, really anyone, who doesn’t know some part of this story – the idea of the lost man who can’t get home after the war… the woman at home with …

Literature

Forget Smartphone Addiction. Here's What Experts Are Really Worried About

Our phones are not the problem when it comes to gadget addiction. It's this.<p>It's not the smartphone in your hand. It's not the tablet or the laptop. Reports about shiny objects captivating us all day miss the mark by a long shot. Apple is not to blame for making a useful phone, and Google is not to …

Social Media

The 100 novels Americans love the most, based on a survey of thousands

In 2018, Michael Wolff’s <i>Fire and Fury</i> and James Comey’s <i>A Higher Loyalty</i> have captured US readers with juicy insights into the Trump White House. But what books bring Americans deep, blithe pleasure?<p>Starting in May, PBS will run a series called <i>The Great American Read</i>, in which journalist Meredith …

Literature

Here’s What It Looks Like Inside the Handmade Sketchbooks of a Well-Traveled Artist

Over the last 13 years, artist José Naranja has been filling pocket-sized notebooks with his own visual diary. By illustrating his daily experiences, observations, ideas, and memories, Naranja considers his ongoing project as “a love letter to notebooks, a flight of fancy and also a part of [him].” …

Meditation Changes Your Brain In These 7 Ways, According To Science

Are you in the habit of breathing deeply and clearing your mind for five or ten minutes a day? It turns out that meditation and mindfulness training …

J.R.R. Tolkien book The Fall of Gondolin coming in August

J.R.R. Tolkien, author of The Hobbit and The Lord of The Rings, died in 1973. But fans will get the chance to read a new book by the author (well, new to them) this August.<p>HarperCollins will publish The Fall of Gondolin on Aug. 30, the publishing company announced Tuesday. The book was edited by …

6 Ways to Start a Business Even If You Have Debt

If you're one of the millions of Americans who carry debt, consider these six alternative funding solutions to start a business.<p>It's a fact of life in our modern economic climate: Americans are in debt. In fact, according to recent reports from the Federal Reserve, at $1.021 trillion, Americans now …

Small Business

Photographer Spends Years Capturing Incredible Up-Close Photos of Brown Bears

Kamchatka, a peninsula located in the Russian Far East, is a fascinating land. Bordered by the Pacific Ocean and the Sea of Okhotsk, filled with volcanoes, its subarctic temperatures have piqued the interest of explorers since the 17th century. But it was Kamchatka's population of brown bears—one …

Wildlife

The secret to overcoming anxiety

Is it more simple than we 'think'?<p><i>by</i><p>, Business Development at PwC, Corporate Wellbeing Advocate & Author of 'No-mind'<p>Over 40 million Americans and …

6 Smart Habits That Will Lead to a Fulfilling Life

Whom do you surround yourself with? This may be your first lesson toward a life of success.<p>Do you ever lay in bed at night in a state of insomnia and look back over your choices in life and think, "I wish I did that differently?"<p>Perhaps it's feeling like you should've made that transition into a …

Self-improvement

Change Your Brain With Cognitive Therapy

If you’ve ever been in the market for a mental health provider, you’ve probably come across references to “cognitive behavioral therapy” or …

A Zen Master Explains the Art of ‘Letting Go’, And It Isn’t What You Think

<b>Thich Nhat Hanh</b>, the Zen Buddhist master, has some interesting advice about what it means to truly let go. Many people mistake detachment or …

18 Behaviors of Emotionally Intelligent People

When emotional intelligence (EQ) first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs …

Self-help

NAHBS 2017: DirtySixer’s 32″ Road & All Road bikes head to Kickstarter

For a while now, David Folch has been beating the drum for bigger bikes for bigger riders. Not just big bikes, but big wheels and tires as well. As a …

Road Bikes

Olympic medal 'obsession' at heart of British Cycling culture clash?

An 'obsession' with beating Great Britain's London Olympic tally in Rio may have led UK Sport to overlook deepening issues within British Cycling's …

Cycling

Road rage driver charged after rant towards cyclist caught on video

<b>The driver of Ross, California, is scheduled to appear on April 4 in Marin Superior Court</b><p>A driver who was caught on camera threatening and ranting at …

Crime

Be Like Bevel: Paul Brodie’s Shaft-Drive Cruiser

With the North American Handmade Bicycle Show launching today and with it the cavalcade of beautiful bicycles about to hit the airwaves, today’s feature bike is probably the least expected machine to grace the pages of Cycle EXIF.<p>But for the readers of this site, one of the most highly anticipated …

Best dropper posts 2018: buyer's guide and recommendations

Dropper seatposts are an ideal example of how fast and far mountain bike technology evolves. Less than 10 years ago, a seatpost that moved up and …

Mountain Biking

Elevety finalizes their Domio micro-vibration helmet audio device

Listening to music while you ride can be very motivating, but it isn’t the safest idea to block out all sounds from your surroundings while ripping …

Headphones

MTB T-Rex!

Lance Armstrong Trolls Dale Earnhardt Jr. on Social Media

The former pro had some words for the NASCAR athlete and new rider about his cycling fashion choices<p>It's always exciting to see someone fall in love with cycling—especially when they're NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. Like any new cyclist, Ernhardt is learning some familiar lessons; like last …

Social Media

Peter Sagan sprints to Tirreno-Adriatico stage three win as crash disrupts finale

Peter Sagan (Bora-Hansgrohe) took his squad’s second WorldTour victory as he sprinted to the win on the third stage of Tirreno-Adriatico.<p>A crash in …

Why Cycling Feels So Damn Good

Science confirms what many of us know: Your bike is your happy place.<p>When you ride, you get a spike in neurochemicals such as serotonin and dopamine that relieve pain and improve mood, says Kim Chronister, PsyD, a psychologist in Los Angeles. You also get a hit of endorphins, which triggers the …

Cycling