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The letter this 27-year-old woman wrote before she died will move you to tears

And it'll help you to put things in perspective.<p>As a young person, it's entirely natural to feel invincible. Like you'll live forever. The concept of death - even being an old person - feels so alien that you rarely consider it . Your own mortality gets brushed to one side, almost as though it …

How To Make Your Kids Smarter: 10 Steps Backed By Science

I’ve explored the science behind what makes kids happier, what type of parenting works best and what makes for joyful families.<p>But <b>what makes children</b> …

Tony Robbins breaks down the 10-minute exercise he does every morning to have more energy

If you want to start your day the same way Tony Robbins does, you only need to set aside 10 minutes.<p>Robbins has spent the last three decades as the world's foremost performance coach, taking on clients like billionaire investor Paul Tudor Jones, tennis champion Serena Williams, and former president …

Spending 10 days in absolute silence changed the way I think, act, and work

<i>In this opinion piece, Payal Sheth, a global marketing manager at the Boston Consulting Group, explains how an ancient meditation technique helped change the way she thinks and engages with people.</i><p>Yes, you read that right. Silent meditation.<p>One might ask: Isn't it obvious that you are almost always …

What You Should Know If You Love Someone With High-Functioning Depression

Don't give up on them.<p>Everything feels a lot harder when you’re dealing with high-functioning depression ― including relationships.<p>Experts say the condition often isn’t noticeable to most people, because those who experience it tend to mask it well. This arguably makes the disorder difficult for …

'Stranger Things': How Realistic Are Parallel Worlds?

<b>WARNING:</b> This article contains spoilers for the Netflix original series "Stranger Things."<p>The hit new series "Stranger Things" is more than just the …

This school replaced detention with meditation and the results are fascinating

We all know a thing or two about detention. Whether you’ve experienced it directly or indirectly, you understand that detention isn’t usually …

Zika virus could have Alzheimer's-like effect in adults

Zika can “wreak havoc” on the brains of adults and cause major, lasting damage, according to a new study. The research could overthrow the assumption …

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This Professional Organizer Loves Tidying Up — and She Makes $150 an Hour

Why you might have a drinking problem & what to do about it

<i>For 15 days, we’re exploring the topic of making our health and well-being a priority as part of the 15 Days to a Healthier You series. You can read</i> …

The Internet Is Loving This Grandpa’s Reaction To Someone Offering Him A Subway Seat

A grandpa showed off his upper body strength on the subway and the internet is crushing hard<p>Age ain’t nothing but a number… that indicates how many …

The Best Writing App Ever Just Came To iOS

For almost a decade, Scrivener has been helping writers tame their untameable manuscripts. Now it’s been perfectly adapted to mobile.<p>A vintage typewriter, a beautiful fountain pen, a distraction-free writing app, or a ridiculously expensive e-ink word processor. Writing is hard, which is why …

Writing

This is what happens to your social network accounts after you die

Facebook has 1.6 billion users. Inevitably, a sizable portion of those people pass away, leaving behind a number of inactive social media …

The perfect breakfast for people with depression

Antidepressants and therapy, while both effective, are not the only means available to combat depression. Exercise has been described as a “wonder drug” for reducing symptoms, walking in nature reduces negative thoughts, and meditation can have a powerful positive effect.<p>But there’s another, often …

Nutrition

When my dog died, I didn’t understand why it felt like a human had died. Then I read the research.

I picked the dog I wanted in the same way I picked a favorite Pokémon. I looked in the classified section next to the automotive ads and found a breed named "Peekapoo," which was close enough to "Pikachu."<p>No one ever tells you that begging for a dog as an 11-year-old could affect you deeply as an …

Empathy

The Apple TV Just Got Wildly Better

When Steve Jobs first introduced the Apple TV, he called it a “hobby” or, in essence, an experiment. To his and Apple’s surprise, the streaming box …

Smart TV

8 Ways to Declutter Your Life

If you have ever taken the time to realize how cluttered your life is with work, school, finances and entertainment that doesn’t leave much time for …

Raised in Captivity in New York City: Meet ‘The Wolfpack,’ Six Brothers Saved By the Movies

The Angulo brothers were raised in captivity in a New York City apartment by their paranoid father. Now they’re free, and the subject of the riveting …

His Neighbors Saw These Boxes On His Lawn… 60 Days Later, He Finished Building THIS

The thought of succesfully growing a vegetable garden might seem like an impossibility for many of us that are burdened with work and life …

Gardening

13 Qualities A Woman Has That Make You Love Her Forever

Many articles & blogs are written women and their complicated mind. But, this one is all about those qualities of a Woman which make a Man love her. …

10 Things You Will Learn from Dating an Independent Woman

A lot of people imagine that independent women are some sort of mystical creature, or maybe a goddess or even a myth. However, independent women are …

Relationships

11 Sneaky Ways to Use Adhesive Hooks

They're great for so much more than hanging your keys by the door.<p>These organizing super stars are great for so much more than hanging your keys by the door. This piece originally appeared on GoodHousekeeping.com.

12 Pieces Of Buddhist Wisdom That Will Transform Your Life

Matt Valentine, buddhaimonia.com<p>1. Live with compassion<p>Compassion is one of the most revered qualities in Buddhism and great compassion is a sign of …

Sony's Clip-On Unit Turns Any Eyewear Into Smart Glasses

Sony has unveiled a new clip-on display unit that will attach to the frame of any eyewear and transform it into a pair of smart glasses in the mode of Google Glass.<p>The accessory incorporates a control board with Bluetooth and Wi-Fi along with a compass, accelerometer and touch sensors. It’s powered …

6 Things You Can Learn From the Dalai Lama

Hello Law of Attraction friend,<p>Want to be more like the Dalai Lama? Well, you can be…<p>But first, why would you want to be more like the Dalai Lama?<p>In …