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9 Powerful Quotes from Osho That Will Blow Your Mind Wide Open

Like many of the readers of this blog, I’m a huge fan of Osho for his pragmatic wisdom about how to live an inspired life full of purpose.<p>Many …

How to Choose Your Next Trip Based on the Weather You Want

<i>This article originally appeared on Travel + Leisure</i><p>Wish you could travel to a destination where the weather was exactly how you’d like it?<p>Now you …

NOAA

10 Stellar Resorts Perfect for Stargazing

Robb Report<p>Motors<p>Aviation<br>• Cars<br>• Marine<br>• Motorcycles<br>• Car of the Month<p>Travel<p>Destinations<br>• Hotels<br>• Resorts<br>• Spas<p>Style<p>Men’s Fashion<br>• Footwear<br>• Jewelry<br>• Watch …

Palm Springs

This is the best country in the world for a vacation

Every two years, the World Economic Forum releases a report on the world’s most travel-friendly destinations. This year’s report, titled “The Travel …

Eco Stay Package for 2 at Tri Luxury Hotel in Sri Lanka

Tri is a stunning meeting of geometric ingenuity and awe-inspiring beauty – Sri Lanka’s first truly contemporary, sustainable luxury hotel. For a …

There's an intense new way to travel the world with this new Google Earth tool

Whether you’d rather dive into shark-filled waters off the coast of Fiji or hover above the frigid Mirny Airport in Siberia, Google Earth’s new …

Nordic Noir: 7 Scandinavian Homes Enveloped in Black

Scandinavian architecture finds beauty in simple, functional spaces. Through clean lines, angular structures and minimalist principles, well-executed Scandinavian homes employ acute design to make daily life increasingly comfortable and uncomplicated. Enveloped in black — a deliberate shade both …

Science Says Parents of Successful Kids Have These 13 Things in Common

How do you measure up?<p>Good parents want their kids to stay out of trouble, do well in school, and go on to do awesome things as adults.<p>And while …

Self-improvement

For half a century, neuroscientists thought they knew how memory worked. They were wrong

We rely on memory to pass exams and excel at trivia nights, but in fact the stakes are far higher than simply recalling facts, no matter how essential. Memory structures our identity; it’s the foundation of consciousness. Our past and current selves, emotions, and experiences, are linked together …

Humanity

A Buddhist Master Explains What Karma Really Means and How It Can Be Used for Personal Growth

Just about everyone’s heard of karma. You’ve probably heard someone say “She must have some good/bad karma!”<p>Some people think it’s almost fate.<p>But …

The groundbreaking app turning millennials into stock traders is now said to be worth more than $1 billion

The new round of funding is reportedly led by Yuri Milner's investment arm, DST Global, and values the investing app at over $1 billion. That makes it a "unicorn" in Silicon Valley terms.<p>Robinhood declined to comment on the new funding round. Fortune previously reported that the startup was looking …

Venture Capital

11 Amazing Trips You Need to Take As Soon As You Retire

You've got all the time in the world and all the world to see. Start planning.<p>No more waiting for your annual vacation and then filling it end-to-end …

Ho Chi Minh City

Diagnosing Vincent Van Gogh

Every schoolchild knows that Vincent Van Gogh cut off his ear. The bloody event occurred on Dec. 23, 1888. But how much he sliced away (the entire …

Van Gogh Museum

9 Destructive Habits to Get Rid of If You Want to Be Happy

It’s no secret that we all want happiness. After all, the “pursuit of happiness” is even enshrined in the Declaration of Independence. But happiness …

Tiny house with private ‘bedroom’ offers minimalist chic

Bright and clean<p>Built by Canadian company Minimaliste Houses, this sleek tiny house on wheels in Québec is perfect for, well, minimalists. Named “Sakura” and first seen on Tiny House Swoon, the design is on the larger side of tiny homes and comes with a rooftop terrace.<p>Inside, everything is …

101 Awesome Zen Proverbs and Sayings to Live Your Life By

You can’t really put Zen into words, but you can share some of its timeless wisdom in ways that lead you on the path to discovering the truth for …

The Most Exhilarating Drives in California

It’s easy to think of driving in California as a series of directions from one freeway to the other. Yes, taking the 405 to the 101 to the 5 to the …

The 20 Minute Morning Routine That Relieves Anxiety

Anxiety. I call it a brick wall.<p>I want to enjoy time with my friends and family… Brick wall.<p>I want to go to work… Brick wall.<p>I want to go on holiday… …

7 Profound Lessons From Zen Buddhism That Will Change Your Perspective on Life

Contrary to what people believe, Buddhism is not a religion. It is a lifestyle and a practical experience. It dates back more than 2500 years when a …

This Personality Quiz Will Figure Out Your Shape

A Timothy Leary-inspired online quiz generates an entire exhibition for artists Kayla Mattes and Justin Seibert.<p><i>This article was originally published on February 10, 2017, but we think it still rocks!</i><p>Timothy Leary certainly had a vivid imagination, but even he might not have imagined that his ideas …

Art

5 Techniques to Keep You Focused at Work

With focus, you can finish a task in half the time or less, reduce your margin of error. Here are some tips to help with work focus.<p>Surely Steve Jobs …

An Effective Therapy For Treating Depression

We know that exercise helps alleviate depression, especially aerobic movement. There is plenty of evidence that meditation helps lift one out of the …

These 5 Insecurities Will Seriously Hinder Your Personal Growth | Inc.com

Although we all struggle with insecurities, they are definitely more crippling to some than to others. While it's not so easy to find ways to magically solve self-confidence problems, it is possible to overcome insecurities simply by understanding how they affect our daily lives--and our crucial …

Self-help

Watch These 5 Remarkable TED Talks to Improve Your Emotional Intelligence | Inc.com

Improving emotional intelligence--often shortened to E.I.--has lately been at the forefront of many people's minds. At its core, emotional intelligence is the ability to understand others and their emotions, as well as being able to properly react to others' behavior in an effective manner. Doing …

Emotional Intelligence

Simple ways to improve your mood, according to psychologists

Jason Kempin / Staff / Getty Images<p>It's the little things.<p>Some habits just seem to have the power to lift your spirits.<p>Whether it's taking a few minutes to dive deep into your favorite novel, jotting down some things you're grateful for, or spending some time in nature, there's plenty of …

Happiness

Career FOMO: How to Stop 'Fear of Missing Out' From Ruining Your Happiness

You’ve felt it before. You’re at home on a Friday night with <i>Shark Tank</i> on the TV, a cold glass of Pinot Grigio in hand, feeling anxious and insecure instead of relaxed and self-assured, all because you glanced at your Instagram feed and saw the proof that all your friends, colleagues, and even your …

Social Media

5 apartments to copy if you have less than 70m2

For all the advice on living smartly in a small home, sometimes it just helps to peek inside another home design that just works. This doesn't mean …

If You Want Real, LASTING Love, You NEED These 4 CRUCIAL Things

"All you need is LOVE" ... right? Not so much.<p>Many of us grow up being taught that when we grow up, we'll fall in love and everything will end in a blissful, fairy tale ending. Except, they forgot about the rough, tough, and downright IMPOSSIBLE spots along the way. We were never prepared for the …

Relationships

Couples Who Gain Weight Together, Stay Together (Says Science)

What is an indicator of a happy and successful relationship? Couple rings? Countless couple photos on Facebook? Family and friends who get along swimmingly?<p>__According to science, the best way to tell if a couple is happily in love is by looking at their waistlines. __<p>For a period of four years, …

This Totally Counterintuitive Mind Trick Will Make You Much Happier

Chasing happiness usually backfires. Try this instead.<p>Happiness is an important life goal for a lot of people, so we should spend a lot of time thinking about how to be happy, right? Actually, no. Thinking a lot about happiness is a pretty surefire way to make yourself miserable, according to a …

Happiness