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Mindfulness Is The Most Important Subject You Won't Learn in Class

We must honor our thoughts. We must continuously examine our lives as they are now and as we want them to be. And we must define success for ourselves and have the audacity to believe in our definition.<p><i>By Gigi Falk, Duke Student</i><p>As my first blog post began to disseminate through the news feeds of my …

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The Greatest Philosopher You've Never Heard Of

Let's be honest. When most of us talk about philosophy — the hard-core, name-dropping, theory-quoting kind — we're talking about a particular lineage that traces back to the Hellenistic Greeks.<p>But consider, for a moment, the fact that over the last few thousand years there've been a whole lot of …

Five of the best meditation apps

Boost your mindfulness and try to rise above digital distractions with these apps to carve out time for peaceful reflection<p>The first rule of mindfulness might be to switch your smartphone off. From checking emails at bedtime to constant, needy push notifications from mobile games, our phones can …

Improve Your Résumé by Turning Bullet Points into Stories

You’re searching for a new job. Updating your LinkedIn profile and résumé. Describing your accomplishments in two- to three-line bullet points that start with powerful action verbs and end with quantifiable results.<p>You know the standard advice. But for the most part, recruiters aren’t calling. And …

The $30 Billion Industry Every Freelancer Should Be Tapping

Sponsored content presents a unique opportunity for creators looking to gain new clients.<p>For as long as there have been advertisers, there have been advertisers trying to connect with consumers. And now that technology such as ad blocking allows consumers to choose what ads they do and don't see, …

Native Advertising

29 Dining Etiquette Tips You Need To Know Before Your Next Vacation

Here's how not to be a rude tourist.<p>If you've clicked on this article, chances are you're a savvy world traveler. But unless you're a savvy world traveler <i>and</i> an etiquette expert, you likely don't know, say, where it's appropriate to add a tip to your bill in Europe or that it's rude to bring your …

Food & Dining

7 UNESCO World Heritage Sites you need to see before they disappear

It's not an easy feat to get inscribed to this list, which is why its all the more upsetting when these precious sites become threatened and added to the "UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Danger" list.<p>Unfortunately, most of the threats are from humans, caused by poorly managed mass tourism and …

National Parks

Exploring the Intersection of Journalism & Documentary in Laura Checkoway's 'Lucky'

When is a story better on paper, and when is it better on film?<p>Journalist Laura Checkoway, who's written investigative features for Rolling Stone, …

The 20 Most Beautiful Places in Italy

Few parts of the world can claim so rich a store of art, architecture, music, and food—or so intense a range of natural beauty, from craggy mountains to verdant hills to coasts of shattering beauty. No list of "bests" or "tops" from among the thousands of possibilities could be definitive. So …

15 Things Therapists Actually Want You To Know

Don't worry, they won't Google you or say hi to you at the bar.<p><i>Therapy can be mysterious and intimidating, especially if you don't know what to expect. So BuzzFeed Health spoke with three psychologists who all have extensive experience with psychotherapy: Stephanie Smith, Ph.D., clinical</i> …

Mental Health

Lake Como: A Love Story

Travel<p>This month's great read, selected by our editors: On their final trip together, a husband and wife head to the soothing shores of Italy's Lake Como for a glimpse of heaven.<p>My wife was walking through hell and longed for a piece of heaven. So I transported her to the most beautiful place I …

33 Books Millennials Need to Read Before Turning 30

To lay the foundation for a fulfilling career, turn to these classic titles.<p>Your 20s are a time for figuring out who you are and what you want from life.<p>While the only way to learn is to survive the inevitable cycle of successes and failures, it is always useful to have some guidance along the …

당신의 로망이 시작되는 곳, 'W 리조트'

‘Whatever/Whenever’가 모토인 W 리조트. 사진 제공/허니문리조트 © News1<p>방콕에서 남쪽으로 560㎞ 떨어진 코사무이는 태평양 연안에 접해 있으며 태국에서 세 번째로 큰 섬이자 태고의 자연을 간직하고 있다. 막 발돋움을 시작해 원초적인 자연을 느껴보고자 하는 신혼부부라면 이보다 더 좋은 휴양지는 없을 것이다.<p>사무이 국제공항에서 15분 떨어진 곳에 위치한 ‘W 리조트’은 코사무이에 있는 리조트 중 단연히 눈에 띄는 곳이다. ‘W 리조트’의 ‘W’는 ‘Whatever/Whenever’를 의미한다.<p>이것은 무엇이든, …

If These Hotels Did Not Exist, Neither Would These 9 Things You Love

The Bloody Mary? First concocted in a hotel. The heart-shaped tub? Well, some of us love them -- and they, too, were first introduced in a hotel.<p>Hotels are travelers' homes away from home -- and sometimes their secrets retreats -- so it's no surprise that they've been the sites of many an …

How You Eat a Slice of Pizza Reveals a Lot About Your Personality

Find out which of these four pizza-eating personality types you possess.<p>By Lauren Haslett<p>We all know there’s more than one way to eat a slice of …

10 Odd Emotions You May Have Experienced

Have you ever had the persistent feeling that you were out of place, or felt a sense of sadness that you will never know what will happen to your …

The Strange Psychology of Ghosting

Within 15 minutes of our hour-long UBERPool ride, I was convinced I had made a new friend.<p>She laughed at my jokes. I loved her shoes. We liked the …

The 12 best things to do in Rome

This is where <i>la dolce vita</i> originated, after all.<p>Of course, after more than 2,000 years in existence, there's enough to explore to keep you busy for years, with decadent pasta and gelato to indulge in, places to shop for everything from handicrafts to haute couture, archeological sites, Baroque …

*중세시대 성의 복원을 통한 이탈리아 공공도서관 Gianluca Gelmini’s Attentive Restoration of the Medieval Torre Del Borgo in Bergamo

이탈리아 밀라노의 북동쪽으로 40킬로정도 떨어진 곳인 Villa d’Adda에는 "마을의 타워"라고 불리는 Torre Del Borgo가 수십년동안 고즈넉하게 홀로 세워져 있었다. 그러다 현지 의회가 이곳을 매입하기로 단호히 결정한 뒤, 현지 토박이 건축가인</b> …

Integrating Mindfulness Into Education

By onJuly 23, 2015 6:34 AM<p><i>We welcome today's guest blogger, Matthew Brensilver a leading expert on Mindfulness.</i><p><b>Why Mindfulness?</b><br>Fifteen years ago, the …

Maybe We Were Wrong About The Link Between Birth Order And Personality

Does being an oldest, middle or youngest child shape the person you become?<p>According to a large body of research on birth order, the answer is yes -- a child's rank in the family may exert a significant influence on their personality and intelligence. These studies have found that oldest children …

10 tourist traps you should avoid in Italy — and where to go instead

But Italy is big, and it can be overwhelming for first timers, who inevitably, bowled over by choice, fall into overpriced tourist traps.<p>Here are the places you should avoid, and the often cheaper, always more authentic alternatives you should hit instead.<p>If we told you to go see a tilting old …