Kimberly Colvin

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Drunk Tourist Climbs the Alps Instead of Walking to Hotel

Ain’t no mountain high enough to keep this drunk tourist away.<p>That’s what an Estonian tourist, known as Pavel, found out when he mistakenly hiked up …

Loyalty

How to do a daytrip to Amsterdam using the new direct Eurostar train

You don’t know stress until you find yourself shrilly beseeching a dreadlocked man in an Amsterdam bike hire shop to please, <i>please</i> return your …

Alexa Chung’s Guide To Tokyo

Like any seasoned traveller, Alexa Chung took on Tokyo with a list of districts to explore and hot spots to tick off. She even took <i>Vogue</i> along for …

Japan

Why You Should Stay in Hostels

I know what you’re thinking. Hostels are dirty and packed with young people, with bare bones service and amenities. I’m here to introduce you to the …

Hospitality

15 Reasons Ulta Is Your One-Stop Shop For the Best Travel Beauty Products

Since I prefer to travel with only carry-on luggage, it can make packing my cosmetics pretty stressful. I'm not a fan of going anywhere without my favorite shampoo or face toner. Luckily, Ulta has an incredible selection of travel-size products from all your favorite brands. On your next trip, …

Skin Care

Flights to Iceland Just Dropped to $92

You might think of it as home to the villains from <i>D2: The Mighty Ducks</i>, and that's true, but Iceland is also an incredible place to visit, and you …

Flying

This Famous Luxury Train Has Announced Amazing New Vacation Packages for 2019

Looking to visit Canada on an upcoming vacation? Our vote is to see the country's majestic landscapes by train, aboard the Rocky Mountaineer. The …

Country Lifestyle

4 of the Most Dangerous Hikes in the World

Hiking, by most accounts, involves nothing more than putting one foot in front of the other over and over until you reach your final destination. …

Hiking

A Few Things You May Hate About Cruises

Don't get me wrong: I like cruises. I like sailing on the oceans and rivers, I like fresh air, I like being transported from port to port without …

ABC News anchor talks mindfulness

Dan Harris, an ABC News anchor and the New York Times-bestselling author of “10% Happier,” discussed on Tuesday how meditation benefited his …

Mindfulness

Finding a Balanced Mind and Heart in the Midst of a Tumultuous World

There certainly is a whole lot of troubling and heart wrenching news in the world today and this current atmosphere can give our minds endless fuel …

Mindfulness

How Mediation Training Could Promote Student Resilience, Well-Being

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Jessica Jameson, a professor of communication at NC State.</i>Universities are grappling with ways to help their …

North Carolina State University

SPONSORED: What is bipolar disorder? A guide to signs and symptoms—and how to get help.

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Depression

How to Use Your Attention Wisely

mohamed_hassan / PixabayYou only have so much attention you can devote—and one of the toughest parts of leadership is deciding what’s deserving of …

Mindfulness

The Trauma Dharma

Meditation can lead people to some dark places, triggering trauma or leaving people feeling disoriented, according to Dr. Willoughby Britton, who has …

Mindfulness

5 Easy Ways to Practice Mindfulness

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Mindfulness

Working Parents, Incorporate Mindfulness into Tasks You’re Already Doing

We all know that mindfulness can ease stress, but when you’re a working parent, it feels hard to find the time to fit in anything — even 10 minutes of meditation. Luckily, you can build mindfulness into your busy routine. Spend a few minutes writing down the activities you do each day: drop the …

Mindfulness

The Power of Taking Deep Breaths

Ever since I started listening to Tim Ferriss’s podcast in 2015, I learned about how he was a big evangelist of meditation. For those who don’t know, …

Mindfulness

5 tips on how to build resilience, recover from setbacks, and not be scared by 'failure' again

A person’s resilience can be measured by how fast they bounce back after disappointments. But more than that, it’s about your ability to adapt to …

Mindfulness

Eight simple ways to boost your happiness instantly

Many people spend their whole lives trying to unlock the secrets to achieving true happiness.<p>However, the key to leading a cheerful life could be …

7 recipes for people who hate to cook

(And they work just fine for those who like to cook, too.)<p>My go-to food when I don't feel like cooking is flatbread. I grab leftover protein, veggies …

Cooking

20 Instant Pot Hacks Every Cook Should Know

By now, you’ve most definitely heard of the Instant Pot, also known as a multi-cooker or a pressure cooker, slow cooker combo. It’s the hottest …

Cooking

Russia-linked account pushed fake Hillary Clinton sex video

A pornographic video that falsely claimed to show Hillary Clinton engaged in a sex act has been traced back to an account that Reddit acknowledged on Tuesday is linked to Russia’s Internet Research Agency.<p>The account, Rubinjer, was the Russia-linked agency’s most popular account on Reddit and …

Internet

Facebook CEO puts on suit and a smile to try to seduce, assuage senators

Sen. Blumenthal (D-CT): “Your business model is to maximize profit over privacy.”<p>Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was grilled before the Senate Commerce …

Donald Trump

Trump considering firing Rosenstein to check Mueller

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump is considering firing Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, multiple people familiar with the discussions tell CNN, a move that has gained urgency following the raid of the office of the President's personal lawyer.<p>Such an action could potentially further Trump's …

Donald Trump

Syria 'chemical attack': Russia warns US against military action

<b>Russia has urged the US to avoid taking military action in response to an alleged chemical attack in Syria.</b><p>"I would once again beseech you to refrain from the plans that you're currently developing," Moscow's UN envoy Vasily Nebenzia said on Tuesday.<p>He warned Washington that it will "bear …

Middle East

Zuckerberg resists effort by U.S. senators to commit him to regulation

WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday navigated through the first of two U.S. congressional hearings without making any further promises to support new legislation or change how the social network does business.<p>During nearly five hours of …

Social Media

Puerto Rico to get $18.5 billion to rebuild shattered housing market

SAN JUAN (Reuters) - Puerto Rico will receive $18.5 billion from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to help rebuild its battered housing stock and infrastructure after September's Hurricane Maria, the island's governor and HUD officials said on Tuesday.<p>The funding for the U.S. …

Caribbean

Zuckerberg says regulation inevitable. Is Congress up to it?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg acknowledged Wednesday that regulation of social media companies is "inevitable" and disclosed that his own personal information has been compromised by malicious outsiders. But after two days of congressional testimony, what seemed clear was how …

Social Media