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7 Short Videos That Will Make You More Social and Likable

Introverts and extroverts alike can increase their ability to connect and influence employees, customers, and co-workers.<p><b>Editor's note:</b> <i>"The First 90 Days" is a series about how to make 2016 a year of breakout growth for your business. Let us know how you're making the first 90 days count by joining</i> …

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These spots are definitely THE things to do in Zion National Park

The State of Utah is the home of Zion National Park. This fantastic place has many things to do and see and is one of the top places to visit in the …

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Amazing places in California where you can camp for free

Didn't bother making reservations? Want to avoid crowds? If you're willing to get a little more outdoorsy than an RV at a hookup, the Bureau of Land Management has a lot of options for you this Labor Day.<p>The BLM manages millions of acres of U.S. land — one-eighth of the country's landmass — and …

100 best hikes in America's national parks revealed in new book from Backpacker magazine

Three great things about hiking in a national park: fresh air and your own two feet. Now a new book from Backpacker magazine can guide you to finding the best trails.<p>"Backpacker: The National Parks Coast to Coast: 100 Best Hikes," a new book by Ted Alvarez, the magazine's Northwest editor, offers …

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Boeing is Cutting Jobs in Its Commercial Airplane Unit

Boeing (ba) said on Wednesday it would cut jobs at its commercial airplane unit, addressing intense pressure to reduce costs and compete with Airbus …

Learn How to Meditate With Seven Simple Techniques

So there you have seven methods to choose from which will either enhance your method of meditation, help you to choose a new and effective technique or it will help you to correct an existing practice, which is not correct for you.<p>Explaining all the different meditation techniques based on my …

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8 Amazing Coloring Books For Adults to Challenge the Artist in You

Coloring books had a bad rap when many of us were in grade school. Art teachers especially disliked them because they "stifled" creativity. Our parents, however, rather liked them -- they provided quiet time when mom wanted a nap or a great back-seat activity on long car trips. We just saw them as …

7 Ways to Feel Blissful and Free (Even When You're Stressed)

The good news is, you don't have to use all of your vacation time in order to tap into the feeling of freedom and bliss your mind, body, and soul crave. You can enjoy it now with the following tips below.<p>photo credit: Loto via photopin (license)<p>For the average working adult, stress is a fact of …

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2,500 Year Old Meditation of Limitless Awareness

The following meditation is my interpretation of the Buddha's wonderful teaching known as The "Cula-Suññata" (The Shorter Discourse on Emptiness). It describes how, though a series of patient observations, we can gradually shift our attention from the busy world around us to the formless realms of …

The Top 50 Cities To See In Your Lifetime

Buena Vista Images via Getty Images<p>With our ever-expanding bucket lists, it's sometimes easy to lose sight of the essentials. Well, we've gone to the community of travelers at minube.net with a simple goal: find the greatest destinations on Earth. From the great ancient capitals to the modern …

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10 Places You Have to See to Believe

Are you ready for your daily dose of wanderlust (and then some)? These wonders around the world—from Seussian flower fields to seas that shine like stars—simply must been seen to be believed.