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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 …

Books

What Happens When You Take Full Responsibility for Your Life | Inc.com

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 in life.<p>The third: Just …

Self-improvement

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 …

Dry Skin

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 …

North Africa

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 …

Self-improvement

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 …

Silk Road

Can Essential Oils Act As Pain Relievers?

Why use essential oils?<p>If medications aren't easing your pain, you might be interested in finding alternative remedies for relief. Essential oils may …

Essential Oils

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 – …

Alternative Medicine

The Number One Cause of Suffering According to Buddhism (and What You Can Do About it)

Ever heard of the four noble truths of Buddhism? If you haven’t, it’s basically the four principles of life that govern Buddhism philosophy. They are:<p>…

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 …

Creativity

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 - Yoga Teacher Lil Hansen

Meet Lil Hansen, a centenarian living in Michigan, America. At 105-years-old, Lil is still teaching weekly yoga classes at her local senior centre — …

Yoga

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 …

Wellness

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 …

Motivation

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, …

Meditation

25 Profound Quotes From The Dalai Lama That Will Make You Rethink Love, Life and Happiness

The spiritual leader of Tibet and widely seen as the human embodiment of peace and love, His Holiness The 14th Dalai Lama is a powerful example to …

15 Calming Mindfulness Quotes That Will Help Soothe Your Anxious Feelings

Anxiety is becoming a big problem for people in America. According to most recent estimates, anxiety disorders affect 18.1 percent of adults in the …

5 Workout Moves That Will Ease Anxiety Almost Instantly

I've touched on my issues with anxiety before—revealing the most effective (and all-natural) coping mechanisms I've tried thus far. And while it's …

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

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 about winter running — which even in Washington can …

Marathons

7 Simple Things Successful People Do Every Morning | Inc.com

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 practice some of these same activities to ensure success? Well, there's …

Time Management

26 Japanese Brands Every Highsnobiety Reader Should Know

Only a few years ago, Japanese fashion was one of the best kept secrets in menswear. Clearly that’s no longer the case.<p>Of course, brands like COMME …

Want to Be Super Successful? Science Says Do Any 1 of These 10 Things | Inc.com

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 entrepreneur and writer, and if you like this post (and the next …

Productivity

Want to Raise Successful Kids? 93 Percent of Successful Entrepreneurs Say This Is the Key | Inc.com

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 asked a huge group of successful entrepreneurs to tell me about their childhoods. Could they point …

Entrepreneurship

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 | Inc.com

<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, writer who abandoned a career in law, on Quora:</b><p>For anyone who wants to attain the vaunted …

Literature

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

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 science class.)<p>But certain plant varieties go a step further by reducing airborne …

Plants

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

Rev those endorphins when you’re stressed AF.<p>Alexis Novak<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 …

Yoga