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37 Of The Most Heartbreakingly Beautiful Lines In Literature

"Everything was beautiful and nothing hurt."<p><b>2.</b> "We accept the love we think we deserve."<p>– Stephen Chbosky, <i>The Perks of Being a Wallflower</i><p>Submitted by Carly Black, Facebook<p><b>3.</b> "Till I die and after I die, and when I find my way out of the land of the dead, I'll drift about forever, all my atoms, till …

What Happens When You Take Full Responsibility for Your Life

Leave yourself "no outlet."<p>Four realities exist.<p>The first is that indecision is potentially your greatest threat. The second is that most people are "drifting," which means they haven't taken command of their mind or their life. Drifting is when you let external circumstances determine where you go …

7 Common Causes of Dry Mouth—and How to Fix It

Having a dry mouth makes it uncomfortable to do basic things like breathe, speak, and swallow. Kind of important stuff. The good news is that many of …

The Oceans Are Getting Warmer Faster Than Anyone Realized

Great news, everyone! We’re getting better at measuring the changing temperature of the ocean. Unfortunately, the data shows that they are warming …

Why are Turkey and the Netherlands clashing?

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Netherlands this weekend barred Turkey's top diplomat from entering the country to address a political rally.<p>That set off ugly diplomatic feuding, name-calling and popular unrest.<p>The spat erupted as citizens prepare to cast their ballots in votes that could radically alter the political …

Bill Gates, Warren Buffett And Oprah All Use The 5-Hour Rule

<b>Top business leaders often spend five hours per week doing deliberate learning.</b><p>In the article “Malcolm Gladwell got us wrong”, the researchers behind …

The Silk Road Could Be Thousands of Years More Ancient Than We Realised

Time to rethink who actually built it.<p>The fabled Silk Road may be one of the most famous and important trade networks in Earth's history, but a new …

Can Essential Oils Act As Pain Relievers?

If medications aren't easing your pain, you might be interested in finding alternative remedies for relief. Essential oils may be one natural way to …

Ancient herb ashwagandha gives boost to modern world

In a certified-organic field in Ramganj Mandi, India, the soil is arid and hasn’t seen water in months. This is exactly how the prolific crop growing there likes it best. Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera), the jewel in the crown of the 5000-year-old system of Ayurveda – which means science of life – …

How to stop overthinking everything

Worrying too much? We spoke to a psychologist for advice on how to be positive and find perspective<p>Are you one of those people who obsesses over …

5 Questions That Will Make You Emotionally Strong

Ever been caught in the grip of extreme emotions? I’m gonna guess whatever decision you made next probably wasn’t a good one.When we’re anxious, …

Self-help

Books that inspired me to become the creative person I’m today

Today, I feel creatively confident. And, that has obviously added to my overall confidence. But, it didn’t happen overnight. Over the years I’ve put …

5 Science-Backed Ways to Banish a Bad Mood (in Just 10 Minutes)

Mondays are punctuated by a touch of dread for many as we make the mental pilgrimage from the weekend back to the workweek. While your Instagram feed …

105-year-old yoga teacher shares her secrets to healthy ageing

"I'm just a little more careful than I was years ago, but I don't feel old."<p>Meet Lil Hansen, a centenarian living in Michigan, America. At …

How Much Turmeric Should You Actually Be Taking?

By now you know: Inflammation is considered by many to be the root cause of some major health ailments (everything from bloating to autoimmune …

Follow These Rules And You Will Never Look Back In Life With Regrets

You are responsible for your life, for your feelings, for you actions, and for every results you get. You are in control of your thoughts. You have …

Dr. Sanjay Gupta: Lessons from meditating with the Dalai Lama

<b>(CNN) —</b> For the past two months, I have been a changed man. It is hard to fully describe, except to say my mood is mostly sunny and more patient than usual.<p>In the past, my family and friends would've typically described me as pleasant but hurried. My baseline restlessness and edginess, however, …

Dalai Lama

5 Workout Moves That Will Ease Anxiety Almost Instantly

<b>Best For: Alleviating Anxiety, Feelings of Imbalance, and an Unsettled Mind</b><p>"This is one of my favorite morning postures, as it's an incredible way to …

Yoga

Winter running just isn’t for you? Maybe you’ve been doing it wrong.

By Gabriella Boston<p>Gabriella Boston<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Many detest it and simply refuse to do it, while others do it begrudgingly while longing for spring’s sunny days. A third group, though, loves it and says that “it’s not a matter of bad weather; it’s a matter of bad clothing choices.”<p>We’re talking …

Weather

Do These 7 Simple Things Every Morning for a Healthy Mind and Body, According to a Psychotherapist

Add these 7 routines to your morning to set yourself up for success.<p>You might wonder how successful people structure their mornings. Is there something so special and unique that people like Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg do that sets them up for success? And, if so, can other people put into …

26 Japanese Brands Every Highsnobiety Reader Should Know, and Where to Buy Them

<i>To celebrate the launch of Highsnobiety Japan, we’re exhibiting the numerous ways in which Japanese culture intersects with our publication’s points</i> …

Clothing

Want to Be Super Successful? Science Says Do Any 1 of These 10 Things

Or, if you like, try them all. They work. Science says so.<p>We all have the same amount of time. That's why people who are more productive -- and successful -- use their time more effectively.<p>And that's why my <i>Inc.</i> colleague Chris Winfield is such a great resource for entrepreneurs.<p>Chris is an …

Want to Raise Successful Kids? 93 Percent of Successful Entrepreneurs Say This Is the Key

I asked 118 successful founders for their best advice, and 110 told me basically the same thing.<p>Parents want the best for our kids. Near the top of the list? Financial security and freedom.<p>Since research shows that the only way to accumulate great wealth in America is through entrepreneurship, I …

Always angry or stressed? Here are six exercises to bring back happiness into your life

“I choose to be happy today,” is easier said than done. But, if we adjust how we perceive things, life can be a lot better.<p>Paul Emery, a master …

30 Books You Need to Read to Earn 'Well-Read' Status

With this list, you'll feel like you can dominate the Trivial Pursuit literature section.<p><i>What books should one read to feel well-read? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Cristina Hartmann,</b> …

These five plants don’t just look good — they improve your health, too

By Megan McDonough<p>Megan McDonough<p>Weddings writer and editorial aide<p>Email Bio Follow<p>It should come as no surprise that plants play a vital role in maintaining our atmosphere by absorbing carbon dioxide and releasing oxygen through the well-known process of photosynthesis. (Thanks, high school earth …

Houseplants

The HIIT Yoga Workout Will Satisfy All Your Calorie-Blasting and De-Stressing Needs

Rev those endorphins when you’re stressed AF.<p>The struggle is real: You crave the calorie-crushing results you get from high-intensity interval workouts, but you also love getting down with downward-facing dog. Enter Insta-famous trainer Alexis Novak, of Los Angeles, who created a solution for those …

Exercise