James Akbar

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Goodbye nine to five, hello work-life balance

So many of our current working patterns are hugely outdated. The idea of “nine to five” was conceived during the industrial revolution, prior to the invention of electricity, never mind the internet. Our culture of presenteeism was born out of conformity, rather than evolving working patterns into …

Work-life Balance

Getting the most joy out of life: A self-reflection practice

<i>If you prefer to listen, here’s the podcast version of this post on</i> <i>iTunes</i> <i>and</i> <i>Soundcloud</i><p>Hi friends, this is a self-examination practice with ways that …

10 Ways To Kick The Procrastination Habit - How To Improve Your Life...You Can Do It!

A survey (by the University of Chicago) suggested that those who relish challenge are more likely to live up to 10 years longer than those who spend …

Procrastination

Vegan Chickpea Crab Cakes

All the flavors are here-Old Bay, lemon and that distinct brininess-but there's no crab in sight with these cakes. Instead, chickpeas stand in for …

Chickpeas

5 Meditative Chair Exercises Guaranteed To Promote Work Productivity

Discover how these 5 easy meditative exercises can relieve stress, improve your focus, and promote work productivity in just 5 minutes.

Productivity

Recipe: Sweet potato and quinoa burgers

Recipe from mother-and-daughter duo who run popular vegan and gluten-free bakery and cafe<p>Ever since mother-and-daughter duo Kelly Childs and Erinn …

Start Your Morning With These Quick and Easy Raw Buddha Bowls

Health and wellness are high on our list of priorities. We love energizing nutritional vegan recipes and even consulted an expert to show us how to kickstart a raw and healthy lifestyle. But it’s never too late to get back on the health kick so we have two simple and quick raw recipes for you: a …

America’s gun laws have put its people on a road to ruin

The NRA likes to say that the best defense against a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun. That argument fell apart completely this week. A good guy–at the very least, a man who should be presumed innocent–with a gun in his car was shot to death by a police officer. The shooter had beengiven …

Guns