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The Best Free Yoga Classes Online

<i>The Cut’s guide to self-improvement without spending a million dollars.</i><p>As yoga has skyrocketed in popularity, teachers — typically paid a pittance …

Yoga

33 books everyone should read before turning 30

While the only way to learn is to survive the inevitable cycle of successes and failures, it is always useful to have some guidance along the way.<p>To help you out, we've selected some of our favorite books that likely never made your high-school or college reading lists.<p>It's an eclectic selection …

Books

Infographic: 20 Cognitive Biases That Screw Up Your Decisions

If you feel like you’re the awkward person at social events or you struggle to enter into conversations because you’re shy, it can impact your social …

Pivotal goes after Oracle and 'the traditional database' with open source HAWQ

Pivotal is an interesting beast, a spin out created from technology contributed from both EMC and VMware. The company is seen as the cool kid to the …

How To Eliminate 90% Of Your Regret And Anxiety By Thinking Like A Roman Emperor

Do you know what Steve Jobs, John D. Rockefeller, Amelia Earhart, and Ulysses S. Grant have in common?<p>They each possessed the talent of turning …

How to Live Well with Chronic Pain & Illness: A Mindful Guide

I have been drawn to Toni Bernhard’s work because of the history of chronic illness in my family and because of the Eastern tradition she brings. …

Trailblazing Physicist David Bohm and Buddhist Monk Matthieu Ricard on How We Shape What We Call Reality

“Reality is what we take to be true. What we take to be true is what we believe… What we believe determines what we take to be true.”<p>We never see the world exactly as it is — our entire experience of it is filtered through the screen of our longings and our fears, onto which project the …

Meditation

A complete guide to designing your morning routine to double your productivity

On average, each of us wake up to 25,000 mornings in our adult life, which means we have 25,000 days to maximize how we spend it.<p><b>Your morning defines the rest of your day.</b><p>If you can optimize your morning routines, you’ve set yourself up to have a productive day ahead of you.<p>The good news is, we all …

60-Second Yoga Fix: Downward Dog

You're flowing through vinyasa class, moving to the rhythm of your breath, and lengthening and strengthening your entire body with each pose. But in …

The Ten Most Important Books to Expand Your Brain

Books suck. No question about it, almost everyone who writes a book is a crappy writer.<p>And this is a good thing.<p>It's because the writer spent his life getting GOOD at what he was writing about. He didn't spend his life being good at writing.<p>He didn't spend his life typing. He ran a country. Or …

Books

7 Top Tricks To Beat Common Meditation Challenges

Whether you already know how to meditate and love how it calms your brain and lowers your stress levels, or are new to meditation and struggling to …

Minipresso, A Pocket-Size Espresso Maker for Brewing on the Go

Minipresso is a pocket-size espresso maker created by Hong Kong startup Wacaco that lets users brew a fresh cup on the go. The cylindrical system …

The Beginner’s Guide to Meditation

Maybe you’ve tried meditating before. You close your eyes, expecting enlightenment (or at least some instant stress relief ) but nothing happens. …