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Apple turns 40: remembering the products that mattered to us

When I was a kid, I used to stare at the Apple logo on my sister’s hand-me-down Macintosh LCII and dream about the future. That half-bitten apple was a symbol, a vision of a different world: a world where renegades and upstarts took crazy ideas and turned them into reality.<p>The funny thing is that …

101 Greatest Quotes About Success and How to Achieve It | Inc.com

What makes something smart? It can mean many things for many people.<p>But the kind of smart I'm talking about is the smart that inspires, the smart that speaks to us and makes sense, the smart that allows us to move past ourselves and do something about the things that keep us stuck.<p>Let these smart …

Motivation

Mindfulness: A Beginners Guide On How To Be A Pro At Meditating Your Stress Away

Things To Do<p>by Hannah J Davies | 06 09 2015<p>Sometimes it feels awkward and sometimes you accidentally end up rubbing shoulders with a weird sect. …

Mindfulness and meditation meets the boardroom

Some executives are hoping to make better decisions with the power of thought, writes John Anthony.<p>AUT lecturer and wellbeing facilitator Anne …

Mindful Mondays: A reminder to take things slow every now and then

With temperatures beginning to get cooler and fall just around the corner, it's time to transition into a more positive mindset in wake of the changing seasons.<p>RELATED: Hoda Kotb's 5 'secrets of happiness' she tries to do every day<p>In the coming weeks, we'll be sharing inspirational quotes and …

3 Powerful Practices for Accessing the Healing Power of Your Mind

Justin Faerman, <i>Contributor</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>In recent years, a number of groundbreaking studies have been published showing a very direct link between our …

Keeping Mind in Mind

When I first began learning about the three principles behind the human experience, I just wanted to be happy. I had been seeking to avoid a return to depression for over twenty years, and to my delight, I began to experience a level of well-being that was previously unknown to me. So I threw …

10 Steps to Conquering Anything You Set Your Mind To

<i>This post originally appeared on BrandMentalist.com</i>.<p>There are things I'm proud of have achieved in my life and there are things I have failed to achieve. However, I have learned that to accomplish something big and rewarding, there are 10 key rules I need to stick by in order to guarantee …

Don't Get Hijacked By Your Unconscious Mind

The unconscious mind is responsible for 80-90 percent of our decision making! We don't always actively notice it, but it's the part of our mind that is always assessing the situation we are in and matching it with early relationships and experiences.<p>Have you ever gotten sick right before a holiday …

Access Your Inner Superhero: The Superhuman Mind Giveaway

If you could have any superpower, what would it be? What if you could unlock the power to learn incredible things, things that have seemed …

How mindfulness plays havoc with memory

The practice can disrupt the brain’s ability to tell the difference between real and false memories, scientists find<p>Mindfulness, the form of meditation embraced by business leaders, celebrities and the NHS, might not be so beneficial for the mind after all, according to research.<p>The practice, which …

Mindfulness

New neuroscience-based platform to get to know your mind

My friend Stanford neuroscientist Melina Uncapher and her colleagues are piloting a new public project called mymntr meant to create a "user guide …

How Mindfulness Can Transform Your Writing Life

It could be said that writing starts when the ballpoint hits the surface of paper, or when fingers tap the square-shaped keys of a keyboard, but I like to think that writing begins somewhere else.<p>For me, writing begins on a walk, where the gravel crunches beneath my feet, and the birds swoop in, …

Smoking with Lucia Berlin

By Elizabeth Geoghegan August 18, 2015<p><i>Remembering Lucia Berlin.</i><p>Lucia Berlin in Albuquerque, 1963. Photo: Buddy Berlin/Literary Estate of Lucia Berlin<p>Lucia Berlin was not PC. And she was not New Age. She never talked to me about “recovery” or “karma.” We never spoke of the Twelve Steps. It was …

What Would The Name Of Your Memoir Be?

We all deserve to write a best-selling novel about ourselves.

5 Things All Authors Must Know About Book Publishing in the Digital Age

I always knew that the book world was a tough one, but it is one that I've immersed myself in since I was a girl. I loved escaping into a good book. I always knew that I was going to be a writer. I didn't know what kind of writer, but I knew that this was the industry I belonged in. I couldn't even …

For authors from Ken Kesey to Nathan Filer and Christie Watson, conventional working life has provided a vital resource – and not only in getting the rent paid<p>According to Mark Twain, experience is an author’s most valuable asset: “It’s the thing that puts the muscle, breath and warm blood into the …

Creative Writing

How to Title Every Book You Ever Write

You’ve decided on a life of letters. You’ve got that manuscript you workshopped getting your MFA, an agent, and a publisher. Congratulations! You’re …

The Longest Silence: On Writing and Fishing

<i>The Compleat Angler</i>, <b>Izaak Walton’s</b> 1653 book (pdf) of practical advice, poems, songs, and dialogues about fishing, ends with the intonation “study to …

Children and teenagers,Books,Culture,Anne Fine,Children's books: 8-12 years,Teen books<p>One of the most celebrated children’s authors of our time, who penned stories including Madame Doubtfire and The Diary of a Killer Cat, speaks to <b>site member CaraErica</b> about her life, career and of course books, …

Books

The (Im)Purity of Language

At JSTOR Daily, linguist Chi Luu makes a case for emphasizing grammar rules that follow popular usage, rather than the pedantic standards set by …

Language

Let yourself cry: Jennifer Niven's inspirational top writing tips

I was lucky enough to grow up with a writer mom, who taught me that I could be or do anything I wanted to be or do, and for as long as I can remember I’ve always wanted to be a writer. This was in spite of the fact that I saw first hand how hard it could be. Even during the toughest, saddest times …

Creative Writing

How 10 of the Biggest Hip-Hop Stars Got Their Rap Names

We take a look at how some of the world’s biggest hip-hop artists, both past and present, got their names.<p>What’s in a name? For rappers – whether …

See Kendall Jenner's Full Debut Calvin Klein Campaign

She looks absolutely gorgeous.<p>After posting a <i>pretty</i> telling tweet last night, Calvin Klein announced officially that Kendall Jenner is the face of the Calvin Klein Jeans #mycalvins Denim Series, a new limited edition line inspired by athletic and urban streetwear. See all the campaign images, where …

Kendall Jenner

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