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How To Trick Your Brain Into Overcoming Fear: A Psychologist Explains

<i>An expert in all things neuroplasticity, mindfulness, and positive psychology, Rick Hanson, Ph.D., is a pro at giving people power over their brains</i> …

Mindfulness

These 3 Blue Moon Spells Will Manifest Everything You Want Before Spring Comes

If you needed another reason to believe that we live in a magical universe, brace yourselves. On Saturday, March 31, we'll have a second full moon in …

Spirituality

Curry Lit: Writing Authentically About India

Even if the Indian subcontinent was never your home to begin with, it can serve—and has served—as a spiritual home in conversation, books, films, and pilgrimage-like trips. In her 1979 book <i>Karma Cola</i>, Gita Mehta observed these visitors and the industry of fake fakirs who sprang up around them to …

Books

How To Celebrate The Winter Solstice & Get In Touch With Your Inner Self

The winter solstice of 2017 falls on Thursday Dec. 21, marking the first official day of winter. That sucks, right? It's already four degrees out, …

Solstice

Why Content Writers Should Publish on Medium

Medium levels the playing field for writers. It gives a voice to individuals who have something interesting or important to say. Even if you don't …

Writing

Learn how to plan and outline your novel in less than 3 hours

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How to write a character unlike you

<i>Today we have a guest post, courtesy of ESL teacher Ethan Miller.</i>Character creation is a key element of writing a novel. Authors, knowingly or …

Creative Writing

Writing Advice From a (Newly Minted) Nobel Winner

Kazuo Ishiguro wrote the bulk of The Remains of the Day in four weeks. All it took was extreme dedication—and a willingness to be terrible.<p>It’s tempting to talk of writing—the art of it, the craft of it, the <i>lifestyle</i> of it—as a kind of romance. Writers of serious literature (according to, at least, …

Literature

Leonard Cohen’s Last Book, Response to Ishiguro’s Nobel Win, and More

StaffDaily News<i>Playboy</i>’s literary editor shares her experiences; <i>Image</i> to publish Flannery O’Connor’s college journal; writers on their favorite …

Literature

The Ultimate List Of Reasons Why You Should Be Blogging

The Ultimate List of Reasons Why You Should be Blogging<p>Oh boy, there are so many reasons why you should be blogging. Just type in ‘blogging reasons’ …

Marketing

Meditation For Creativity (Here's How To Do a Mantra Meditation)

Meditating on a mantra is a powerful way to release stress, and it’s also great for unleashing creativity. Many mantra meditators say once they began the practice they became much more creative, whether that meant painting or writing or finding an unexpected solution to a business problem. Many …

Meditation

Essential reading: nine experts on the books that inspired them

From film to philosophy, from music to history and economics, masters of their crafts pick the five books they could not live without<p>Philosophy: Alain de Botton<br>‘Seneca should be the author of the hour’<p>Author Alain de Botton is known for applying philosophical concepts to everyday life; his books …

Literature

Books to Get You Writing

Is 2017 finally going to be the year when you start that novel, finish your memoir, or journal with more regularity? When I started writing …

Books That Will Change Your Life

What is your big idea?<p>Found it……..or still looking? That one idea can be the catalyst to a life imagined.<p>Just one glimmer of inspiration can …

Robert Reich: 12 ways to disrupt Donald Trump’s first 100 days as president

Our 100 days of resistance begins a sustained and powerful opposition<p>Donald Trump’s agenda for his first 100 days in office includes repealing environmental regulations, Obamacare and the Dodd-Frank Act, giving the rich and big corporations a huge tax cut, and putting in place a cabinet that …

Donald Trump

4 Trends in Social Media That Are Changing the Game | Inc.com

Savvy brands have been using social media to engage with their audiences for a long time, and with continuous changes, updates, and additions making these platforms better and easier to use, brands no longer have an excuse to avoid using social.<p>As a marketer and leader, you have your choice of free …

Public Relations