Gwendolynn Cogswell

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The Keys To Self Acceptance, by Ocean Robbins

Self-criticism is pretty common. After all, we are usually the world's number one experts on our own shortcomings. If finding fault with ourselves …

Awakening Our Creative Soul: 5 Tips for Uniting Inner & Outer Life.

What does it takes to unite body, mind and spirit?<p>Understanding this will allow us to achieve the balance that nearly everyone wishes they had in …

Splash out: the world's most amazing waterfalls

The bigger they are, the harder they fall – feel the power of the planet's mightiest and most beautiful waterfalls.<p>1. Victoria Falls, Zambia/Zimbabwe<p><i>Image by MAZZALIARMADI.IT</i><p>Explorer David Livingstone could be accused of dampening expectations by naming these falls after England's doughy queen: …

These Are Supposedly The Words That Make The NSA Think You're A Terrorist

This is an (admittedly huge) list of words that supposedly cause the NSA to flag you as a potential terrorist if you over-use them in an email.<p>We found this on Reddit, where James Bamford, a veteran reporter with 30 years experience covering the NSA, is answering questions from the community. He …

The First Known Fluorescent Vertebrate Is An Animal You've Probably Eaten Before

You can really taste those fluorescent proteins.<p>There are many animals that display fluorescence. They have proteins in their tissue that glow when hit with light. But they're all invertebrates like jellyfish and coral polyps--at least, that's what we thought, until 2009, when a pair of Japanese …

The Fear of Losing Control

Imagine walking in utter darkness, blindfolded, guided only by your senses. Your heart is pounding, your palms are sweating and you are terrified. But your intuition tells you to keep walking, to put one foot in front of the other. Your entire body is clenched, but you know you have to let go. You …

How not to say the wrong thing

When Susan had breast cancer, we heard a lot of lame remarks, but our favorite came from one of Susan's colleagues. She wanted, she needed, to visit Susan after the surgery, but Susan didn't feel like having visitors, and she said so. Her colleague's response? "This isn't just about you."<p>"It's …

The secret to getting engineers to be more charismatic

<i>Olivia Fox Cabane is an executive coach with an unusual approach: She teaches her clients how to become more charismatic. It’s an odd calling for someone who is an introvert by nature. In this excerpt from “The Charisma Coach” published by Matter, writer Teresa Chin explains why Silicon Valley</i> …

Art & Painting

Art & Painting

Art & Painting

Art & Painting

Art & Painting

Art & Painting