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5 Mantras for a Happier, Calmer, More Confident You

These powerful slogans can help you reprogram your brain think more positively.<p>Can one simple phrase actually make a difference in your life? …

Meditation

If You Have These Books, You Probably Don't Need a Mentor

When members of our parents' generation were out forging their careers, it was difficult to up your skills without following the traditional college …

Books

The 1 Secret Brain Exercise That Will Help You Achieve All Your Goals

Here's how intense visualization can help you achieve millionaire status.<p>There's a funny truth in the business world: hard work does not equate to success. If you've believed in this supposed connection for any length of time, you may find it unbelievable that there is in fact no direct …

Self-improvement

This Macaroni Coleslaw Salad Is the Ultimate Cookout Side Dish

When tasked with bringing a dish to a cookout or party (like, say, for Labor Day), there are a couple classics that probably pop into your mind — …

POWRPLNT And Intersessions Team Up To Offer DJ And Production Workshops In N.Y.C.

The month-long series will give women, LGBTQ, and gender nonconforming people the opportunity to learn the ins and outs of DJ-ing from fellow artists.<p>…

LGBTQI

Misty Copeland: dancing into history

She was caught between her impoverished mother and the ballet mistress who offered her a way out. Aaron Hicklin meets Misty Copeland, the first black principal at the American Ballet Theatre<p>We cannot know whether Misty Copeland would have become America’s most celebrated ballet dancer if she had …

How to stop wasting time & start living your life

Adventurer Matt Prior shares some practical advice for our busy world.<p>We all have plates to spin and balls to juggle. And I'm not from the camp that …

Listen To Steve Lacy’s New Single, “Dark Red”

The Internet guitarist’s debut project, Steve Lacy’s Demo, is out February 24.<p>Following bandmates Matt Martians and Syd, The Internet's Steve Lacy is …

What I Learned From 30 Days of Positive Thinking

You could argue that, in the grand scheme of things, getting in trouble at 5 isn’t that big of a deal. But the story, and how it’s burned into my …

8 Mindful Lifestyle Changes To Invite Money & Eliminate Debt

Research shows that money is at the top of the list of reasons we stress. According to the American Psychological Association, over 70 percent of …

5 Important Business Lessons You Can Learn From Billionaire Oprah Winfrey

Oprah isn't just a T.V. personality -- she's a businesswoman who grew her brand and worth over decades.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s no doubt that Oprah Winfrey is one of the most inspirational figures in business, and, while not everyone can have …

Business Strategy

Why Self-esteem Is Different From Confidence and How to Build Both Effectively

As humans, we sort of depend on certain qualities and traits. For example, self-esteem and self-confidence (or confidence) are two fundamental …

Self-help

J Dilla’s Closest Collaborators Tell What It Was Like To Witness The Making Of The Diary

Family, friends, and industry peers reflect on the producer’s larger-than-life legacy.<p>J Dilla was more than just a pioneering producer with …

Rap & Hip-Hop

10 Essential Rules to Live Like a Zen Monk and Be More Productive

You don’t have to be a Zen monk to find great inspiration in the way they live their lives. The simplicity, concentration and mindfulness with every …

Photography Gadgets You Didn’t Know You Need, But Will Definitely Want

What’s the one thing all photographers are guilty of?Gear lust!It seems that no matter how much gear we acquire, there’s always something else that …

4 Unspoken Rules of New York Fashion Week, as Told by a Style Editor

| Wed., Feb. 8, 2017 6:05 AM<p>Most style aficionados dream of being an editor at New York Fashion Week, but it may not be as easy as you think.<p>The …

Fashion Week

5 Classic Records You Don't Own, But Should (VII)

In part four of our <i>5 Classic Records You Don’t Own, But Should</i> series we featured five albums released in the 2000’s that were critically acclaimed …

LGBTQ Advocates 'Disappointed' by DeVos Confirmation

Betsy DeVos was confirmed as education secretary head Tuesday after Vice President Mike Pence took the unprecedented step of voting to break a 50-50 tie.<p>Opposition to DeVos was intense compared to that expressed at other Trump administration Cabinet hearings; Democrats held an all-night speaking …

56 Emotional Intelligence Quotes to Drive Your Success

Try this one: It isn't stress that makes us fall. It's how we respond to stressful events.<p>For decades, Emotional Intelligence (EQ) has proven to be a leadership development powerhouse ever since Daniel Goleman published his <i>New York Times</i> best seller, <i>Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More</i> …

Emotional Intelligence

A Simple Mindfulness Technique That Literally Rewires Your Brain To Be More Present

There is a mindfulness strategy to master the habit of attaining focus and becoming present for every moment, which leads to experiencing a higher …

How Habits Become Your Destiny

Habits are a part of everyone's life. We all have them, we all know of them, and most of us tend to complain about them. Yet not many of us take the …

Most Americans don’t want “religious freedom” laws that allow anti-LGBT discrimination

<b>(Getty/Yana Paskova)</b><p>A majority of Americans oppose discriminating against LGBT people in the name of religion<p>Nico Lang<p>February 8, 2017 10:00am (UTC)<p>A majority of Americans oppose denying services to LGBT individuals in the name of religion, according to a new poll from the Public Religion Research …

Tibetan Buddhist Master Reveals the Best Mindfulness Technique For Training Your Monkey Mind

As someone who has meditated almost daily for three years, there are some misconceptions I’m continually confronted with. So many people believe they …

Someone From The Internet Dug Up The Original Samples Of Over 300 Of Your Favorite Hip-Hop Songs From 2010-2016 : Watch

Since the beginning of <b>hip-hop</b>, <b>samples</b> have always been a huge part of genre's culture. One YouTube channel has taken the time to highlight over 300 …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Your Answer to This Question Will Determine Your Success in Life

Here's how to know what your fundamental goals are--and keep them from conflicting with each other.<p>Your time on this beautiful planet is brief.<p>The more consciously awake you become, the more you realize how short life really is.<p>You have no time to waste on pursuits that aren't taking you where you …

Self-improvement

Kendrick Lamar, Lil Wayne Headlining Rolling Loud Fest 2017

Three of the biggest names in hip-hop today are set to headline the 2017 Rolling Loud Festival in Miami. Kendrick Lamar, Lil Wayne and Future will …

Rap & Hip-Hop

6 Unusual Tips to Skyrocket Your Self-Esteem

You're reading 6 Unusual Tips to Skyrocket Your Self-Esteem, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're …

Top 15 Hip Hop Concept Albums

[<i>A</i> concept album <i>is an album unified by a larger purpose or meaning to the album collectively than to its tracks individually. This may be achieved</i> …

Mindfulness Meditation May Help Treat Anxiety Disorders

Our understanding of the ways in which meditation works in the body and brain is becoming more and more nuanced with every study that comes out. Not only does a meditation practice seem to change the structure of the brain in certain ways, but it also seems to affect the way it functions. One way …