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‘True Detective’ Season 2’s Fatal Finale: Why Nic Pizzolatto’s Show Will Be Hailed as a Cult Classic

Few shows have been ripped apart like the HBO potboiler’s second season. But with its campy characters and outrageous plot(s), it will find an …

Al Gore Dreamed Up a Satellite—and It Just Took Its First Picture of Earth

The U.S. Deep Space Climate Observatory just sent back its first view of our home world, and it’s a beauty.<p>One night in February 1998, Vice President Al Gore awoke with a start.<p>He had dreamed of a satellite. It would sit far out in space, beyond the reach of more conventional orbiters, so distant …

Natural Ways To Increase Serotonin So You Feel Happier

ISS astronaut shares space snaps before voyage to Earth – in pictures

Three astronauts from the International Space Station have returned to Earth safely after a 200-day mission that included hundreds of scientific experiments. One of the trio, the Expedition 43 commander Terry Virts, beamed back a series of incredible photographs charting the six-month expedition, …

Don't downgrade your dream just to fit your reality. Upgrade...

If you feel like you’re the awkward person at social events or you struggle to enter into conversations because you’re shy, it can impact your social …

Self-help

Your Life Is A Reflection of Your Thoughts

Your life is a reflection of your thoughts -- what I call the thought-seeds you plant and give energy to.<p>More precisely, your life is a reflection of the unconscious assumptions you make about life and your relationship to it.<p>For example, if you grew up in an environment where there wasn't much …

12 Pieces Of Buddhist Wisdom That Will Transform Your Life

Matt Valentine, buddhaimonia.com<p>1. Live with compassion<p>Compassion is one of the most revered qualities in Buddhism and great compassion is a sign of …

7 Tips for Finding Your Passion

<b>"Life is short. If there was ever a moment to follow your passion and do something that matters to you, that moment is now."</b><p>Passion finding has been the topic of several conversations with friends recently and is a clear reminder that many of us will reach a point in our lives, if you haven't …

5 Ways To Prove The Naysayers Wrong And Do Something Remarkable

<i>Do you want to do something remarkable in your life, but you’re surrounded by naysayers?</i><p>When I decided to quit my 9-5 job, I unleashed a storm of …

14 Easy Ways to Get Insanely Motivated

These simple strategies can keep you energized both on and off the job.<p>Here's a column that I guarantee will make you more more successful in both your professional and personal lives.<p>Here are 14 quick strategies to get and keep yourself motivated:<p><b>1. Condition your mind.</b> Train yourself to think …

Motivation

Positive Thinking: 7 Easy Ways to Improve a Bad Day

Don't let a bad morning ruin your entire day. Use these mental tricks to change your momentum.<p>Had a lousy morning? Things looking grim?<p>Not to worry. The rest of your day need not be a disaster. It can in fact become one of your best, providing you take these simple steps:<p><b>1. Remember that the past</b> …

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3 Must-Haves For Increasing Your Self-Esteem

Why are your successes never enough to outweigh the failure you fear and take so personally?<p>This fear has planted roots in your psyche and eroded …

Motivation

The Aha Moments – How Entrepreneurs Realized What To Do In Life

Before any entrepreneur became successful there was a time they did not know what to do. And then the aha moment happened. How?About 2200 years ago …

The complete guide to having a creative breakthrough

We all struggle for a moment of insight. Whether you’ve been banging your head against the wall for days or just woke up to a problem this morning, the desire for a creative boost is a powerful one. It’s the same feeling that plagues writers facing a blank page or advertisers developing a brand’s …

Creativity

4 Strategies For Remembering Everything You Learn

• knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system kinda skips one of them, which is terrifying, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

11 TED Talks That Will Help You Lead A Happier Life

Increasingly, psychologists, neuroscientists, business leaders, and spiritual advisors have studied the mechanics of happiness and how we can utilize them in our everyday lives. Many of them have shared their findings at TED conferences.<p>We've gone through TED's expansive online library of …