Jack McFadden

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A Homemade Buddhist Ritual for Letting Go.

A photo posted by Elephant Journal (@elephantjournal) on Sep 23, 2016 at 10:08am PDT<p><b>Maybe it is just this time of year—</b>when the rains begin to come …

The Purpose-Driven Life? No Thanks!

A lot of people these last few thousand years seem to be obsessed with something called "purpose" --especially with people having a purpose, actions having a purpose, life having a purpose.<p>Why does everyone care so much about having purpose?<p>Because the idea of purpose is part of the definition of …

30 of The Most Profound Quotes From Plato

In history, there have been fewer minds more brilliant than that of the Greek philosopher, Plato.<p>I mean, consider a man who was the student of …

How to Make Your Mind Happy: 5 Secrets to Mindfulness

Sometimes it seems like your brain just sits around creating lousy feelings and worries. You want this, you’re frustrated about that, you’re annoyed …

Mindfulness

Aristotle's best presentation tips

Share<p>Tweet<p>+1<p>Share<p>Imagine you have a brilliant idea. It just feels right. You know it answers the problem you were trying to solve. All you have to do …

Public Speaking

Why I Don’t Believe In Work-Life Balance

Do you get drained trying to find a balance between activities in your life and career?<p>There’s work, promotions, goals, making money on one side of …

Obstacles to social mobility in Britain date back to the Victorian education system

Despite the growing number of young people attending university, comparatively few disadvantaged students are accepted into Britain’s most …

Higher Education

This country has figured out the only way to save the American Dream.

There's only one thing that can save the American Dream, and that's socialism.<p>That, at least, is what economists Rasmus Landerso and James Heckman found when they looked at what's supposed to be the real land of opportunity nowadays: Denmark. It's the best country in the world for a poor kid to …

Income Inequality

The Only Thing that Feels Right Today. {Poetry}

I’ve got to be honest—<p>I don’t want to meditate today.<p>I don’t want to haul myself through work for the day.<p>I don’t want to put on a brave face, or …