Jamie Rupert

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The 10 Most Insane Botanical Gardens Across Canada You Have To Visit Once In Your Life

<b>Bonus: The Cover Photo features The Butchart Gardens in Brentwood Bay, British Columbia.</b><p><b>Living in an</b> urban city we don't get a lot of opportunities …

11 Ways to Stay Motivated, According to Highly Successful Business People

Self-discipline is a prerequisite for success. Conquer it once and for all.<p>Building a successful business and a life you love takes enormous …

Inevitable muscle wasting of old age could be stopped, scientists believe

The inevitable muscle wasting of old age could be stopped, scientists believe, after discovering why people become frail as they grow older.<p>Most people become weaker in their later years, as their leg muscles get smaller and less able to bear weight, which often leads to disability and falls.<p>But …

18 'healthy habits' you should give up in 2018

We all have them — habits we think are healthy because we heard them somewhere on the news or from a health-conscious friend. And no matter how much we hate them, we just keep doing them because we think they're good for us.<p>Take using BMI to tell whether you're a healthy weight. Is it really the …

Nutrition

Where to Score the Best Travel Deals on Cyber Monday

We know that crossing off your holiday shopping list is the intention behind days like Black Friday and Cyber Monday. But with so many incredible …

Take a Trip Around the World for $1,263 This November

A deal so sweet you won't even miss Grandma's sweet potato pie this Thanksgiving.<p>At Travel + Leisure, we’re vocal advocates of ditching Thanksgiving …

7 of Hawaii's Best Musicians

However evocative, Hawaiian music can still be mystifying to the uninitiated ear. Yet it resonates around the world. Today’s artists—from Henry "The …

Silicon Valley is obsessed with meditation, and there’s new evidence it changes the brain for the better

The idea of sitting in a quiet room doing nothing for a few minutes each day might sound absurd — unless you understand how meditation works.<p>By giving our bustling mind a dedicated break from its day-to-day worries, meditation appears to empower it to run more efficiently. A growing body of …

Meditation

‘Just Breathe’: This Short Film Illustrates How Mindfulness Helps Kids Manage Their Emotions

If you have kids, you know a little something about the great, <i>big</i> emotions they have. In fact, one of the hardest things about being a parent is …

Here Are The Exact Words To Use On Social Media To Get More Customers

How you phrase your calls to action on social media can be the difference between just racking up impressions online and actually generating sales.<p>Every month, I consult with a variety of entrepreneurs and brands on their social media strategy. When I first meet with them, they always raise the …

Social Media

Your Social Media Strategy Isn’t Complete Without These 21 Tactics

You’re ready to take social media to the next level.But if you aren’t building the traction you hoped for, there’s usually a reason.Just like any …

Social Media

How to avoid overthinking at night, reveals a leading mindfulness expert

Reclaim your sleep with these top tips<p>We've all had those night's when you can't quite manage to switch off and your thoughts keep running through …

Why Multitasking Is Bad for You

For nearly all people, in nearly all situations, multitasking is impossible. When we think we’re multitasking, most often we aren’t really doing two …

Why Your Facebook Ads Aren’t Profitable (And How to Fix It)

Facebook has two billion monthly active users.That translates into a couple billion opportunities to grow our businesses.So you create a few Facebook …

Social Media

The 10 Best Day Trips to Take in France

There is no shortage of revelatory cultural, gastronomic, and outdoor experiences to be had throughout France—and many of them are within close proximity to some of the country’s leading destinations. From Roman-era villages to mountain-like sand dunes, here are ten of our favorite day trips.

5 Ways to Use Facebook Ads to Take Down Your Competitors

Main image: I’m willing to wager that at least one of Facebook’s 5 million (and counting) advertisers is your direct competitor. Even if Joe’s HVAC …

Marketing

How to Create the Best Facebook Business Page

Remember back when Facebook pages were simple places where you could Like a business to follow them?This is what Facebook pages used to look …

The Most Incredible Art Ever Made With MS Paint

1. Hal Lasko<p>Hal Lasko spent most of his life as a traditional painter, but when his eyesight degenerated too much to accurately place his brush he …

Funko’s Super Cute Chewbacca and Baby Groot Tees Deliver the Adorable

Funko has built a whole brand on finding the most charming aspects of pop culture characters and highlighting them in appealing ways. Case in point: …

This Entrepreneur Lost $150M. Here's What He Learned About Life, Happiness, and Success

He was fired from Facebook as Employee #30. Here's what happened next.<p>Most of us would rather avoid losing something than gaining it.<p>Psychologists call this loss aversion, and studies show that losses are twice as powerful. We face more pain at the thought of losing $150 than gaining $150, right? …

The Amazing Way My Workouts Improved After I Started Meditating

Like so many fitness breakthroughs, this one started with a New Year's resolution. After reading countless articles about the benefits of mindfulness and even hearing some firsthand accounts from friends who had adopted the practice, I decided I had nothing to lose and everything to gain from …

Meditation helping professionals improve concentration and reduce stress while they work

MEDITATION is bringing mindfulness to the modern office.

Why Student Athletes Should Practice Mindfulness

Let me paint a picture for you.<p>Imagine a quiet yoga studio packed full of big, sweaty, college football players. Their eyes are closed, and they're …

Meditate at Your Desk

Most of us spend a great deal of time sitting behind our desks, or in conference rooms or colleagues’ offices, so having a short practice that helps …

Mindfulness

Top 10 Freelance Opportunities Overseas: Earn In Dollars, Live Anywhere You Like

By Jason Gaspero, InternationalLiving.com<p>All over the world, folks of all ages are turning their backs on the traditional nine-to-five grind and setting off for travel, fun, adventure, and profit. And they’re getting paid while they’re at it.<p>Their “offices” are wherever they open their laptops…on …

Digital Nomads

The Simple Facebook Posting Strategy That Helped us 3x Our Reach and Engagement

<i>Quick note: This post was written in May 2017 and updated in March 2018. The tips and strategies listed below continue to work for us despite the</i> …

You Won't Be Able To Resist These S'mores Recipes

Summer can't come fast enough.<p>INGREDIENTS<p>Graham crackers<p>Peanut butter cup<p>Roasted marshmallow<p>INSTRUCTIONS<p>Place graham cracker face down.<p>Add peanut butter cup, then a roasted marshmallow.<p>Top with another graham cracker.<p>INGREDIENTS<p>Chocolate chip cookies<p>Roasted marshmallow<p>Chocolate<p>Chocolate hazelnut …

Fidget spinners, ranked by design

In this strange new world, there are those who fidget spin and there are those who wish this toy trend would run its course already, oh my god.<p>For …

Tickproof Your Yard Without Spraying

This year is expected to be one of the worst on record for ticks, and not just in the Northeast. At least one variety of disease-transmitting tick …

How to Breathe Your Way to Inner Calm

<b>“Sometimes the most important thing in a whole day is the rest we take between two deep breaths.” ~Etty Hillesum</b><p>Today I’d like to discuss something …