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Here Are 29 Brilliant Books & Tools on Amazon That’ll Help You Grow Personally & Spiritually

For the most part, I'm not really big on buying unnecessary stuff — it may sound obvious, but happiness should mostly come from within. Still, …

Meditation

Everyone says time is more valuable than money — but they're missing the most important resource of all

<i>"Money isn't the most important thing in the world. Your time is."</i><p>Parents, teachers, and mentors all around the world have spoken these words to us, in one form of another, throughout our lives. It makes sense, too.<p>Most of us come to realize at some point that money is a means, not an end. It …

Try this trick to go straight to sleep

Each time you choose to stay up a little longer bingeing that Netflix show, you’re beckoning death, slowly cutting off years from your life. This was …

Mossberg: The Disappearing Computer

Tech was once always in your way. Soon, it will be almost invisible.<p><i>Welcome to Mossberg, a weekly commentary and</i> <i>reviews column on The Verge</i> <i>and</i> <i>Recode</i> <i>by veteran tech journalist Walt Mossberg, executive editor at The Verge and editor at large of</i> <i>Recode</i><i>.</i><p>This is my last weekly column for The Verge and</b> …

15 Enlightening Rumi Quotes That Will Change Your Perspective on Life

Rumi was a famous poet who has influenced countless generations across the world.<p>He has been described as the most popular poet ever and best selling …

Top 10 Must-Read Mindfulness Books Of All Time

You’ve probably heard before that a book can change your life. This phrase couldn’t more relevant than to a book about mindfulness. Practising this …

How to Learn New Things as an Adult

A new book explores the psychology of mastering skills and absorbing information.<p>Quick, what’s the capital of Australia? No Googling! (And no points if you’re Australian—that means the information is more meaningful to you, which means you’re more likely to know it.) Did you get it? Or are you sure …

Learning

Six Habits of Highly Empathic People

If you think you’re hearing the word “empathy” everywhere, you’re right. It’s now on the lips of scientists and business leaders, education experts …

Empathy

Podcast

The Number One Cause of Suffering According to Buddhism (and What You Can Do About it)

Ever heard of the four noble truths of Buddhism? If you haven’t, it’s basically the four principles of life that govern Buddhism philosophy. They are:<p>…

Meditation

The Science Behind How Mindfulness Can Help Break Negative Thought Patterns

Remember that time you really embarrassed yourself, and you play it over and over in your head, cringing a little each time? Or how about your inability to ask for a raise or promotion you deserve because you have told yourself so many times you are not worth it? You let it stew, creating …

Mindfulness

Real success in Silicon Valley comes from rejecting almost everything shiny you hear about it

The Dark Night of the Soul is universally understood as a period of spiritual desolation and utter despair. It’s a state of complete hopelessness, when you feel you have no options. Elon Musk suffered the Dark Night when Tesla nearly went bankrupt in 2008. Uber co-founder Travis Kalanick detailed …

Startups

25 Mindfulness Quotes that Will Change the Way You Spend Your Life

I’ve been studying eastern philosophy for a few years now and I honestly feel blessed with every lesson I learn. The greatest thing about practising …

The albums you need to hear this month

DAVID BOWIE – <i>BLACKSTAR</i><p>If there’s one release that’s been on everybody’s lips this month it’s <i>Blackstar</i>, the beautiful and endlessly intriguing gift left behind by David Bowie, one of the world’s most sparkling creative forces. Created amidst an awareness of his mortality, the album embraces this …

10 things you need to know before European markets open

Good morning! Here's what you need to know.<p><b>UK lending and money supply figures are coming.</b> At 9:30 a.m UK time (4:30 a.m. ET) figures for private lending and the money supply for the UK economy in August will be released. Analysts expect mortgage approvals and consumer credit to have picked up …