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According to Neuroscience, These Are the 10 Most Relaxing Songs Ever

Sure to both stir your soul and calm your nervous system.<p>Everyone knows they need to manage their stress. When things get difficult at work, school, or in your personal life, you can use as many tips, tricks, and techniques as you can get to calm your nerves.<p>So here's a science-backed one: make a …

Neuroscience

This Is What Happens To Your Brain When You Experience Happiness

<i>This article was previously published on Prevent Disease.com and written by Dr. Marianna Pochelli.</i><p>Too much research has been devoted to the science …

myfrequent.com

5 Habits of Insanely Successful Leaders (They're the Opposite of What You Think)

It's no wonder so few leaders practice these principles--they're so often misunderstood.<p>If you've been following my column for a while, you've noticed humility is one of my favorite leadership traits to write about.<p>But because this word has different effects on different people, it's often …

Leadership

I Tried These 7 Anxiety Remedies, and This Is What Worked

Anxiety is a funny thing—we've all had it at one time or another, but it's difficult to pin down a concrete reason for it. Even now, as I write this, …

17 interview questions that are designed to trick you

One way they do this is by asking seemingly simple questions that get you to reveal information you may have been trying to conceal; queries that …

7 Meditation Apps to Get You Started On Meditating

To help you get started on your meditation practice, the BookMeditationRetreats.com team has scoured the web for the best meditation apps in the …

MOTI, a Robot That Promises to Help You Develop Better Habits

If you’re struggling to stick to your exercise routine, meet your work deadlines, or just remember to floss, a tiny robot named MOTI wants to help …

The 19 best documentaries on Netflix

Netflix can be the perfect escape—especially when you’re talking <i>Stranger Things</i>, Winona Ryder and those adorable ’80s kids on a sci-fi quest. But the …

Does reading fiction make you a better person?

I have been a nerd my whole life. I was always "that kid," the one who read in a corner at recess and talked about Jo March and Ponyboy as though they were real people. I have a vivid memory of myself at 8 or 9, staying up far past my bedtime to read Katherine Paterson's "Bridge to Terabithia" by …

Psychology

Storm chaser's time-lapse tornado video is as gorgeous as it is terrifying

Storms chasers are a special breed of people. Upon a storm warning the natural reaction for most of us might be, "ACK, take cover." Not for storms …

Time-lapse Photography

Thor's Well

On the Oregon coast there is a natural hole that seems to be draining the sea.<p>Sitting on the edge of the Oregon coast, a gaping, seemingly bottomless …

Nature

Tijuana Cole Slaw

This slaw takes off on a cabbage-onion-chile salad dressed with Mexican crema and lime that a Mexican neighbor used to make. It is delicious …

Tijuana

14 Empanadas to Satisfy Your Cravings from Morning to Night

When that empanada craving comes a-callin’ you might think you can only get the delicious snack from a hard-to-find food truck with a line a mile long. Think again! An empanada is simple enough that you can actually make them right at home (which leaves your options WIDE open when it comes to …

Cooking

Chicken Soup

These comforting recipes include classic chicken noodle soup and hearty chicken-and-sausage gumbo.

Cooking
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Personal Finance

14 Home Decor Splurges That Are Way Cheaper to DIY vs Buy

Whether you just moved into your first apartment or you’re finally committing to that full apartment makeover, it’s easy to go big and treat yo’ self to a bunch of new furniture. Resist this urge. There is nothing more discouraging than having a half-finished kitchen because you just couldn’t say …

Home Decorating

10 Creative Ways to Make IKEA Curtains Super Stylish

We basically want to put yellow pom-poms on everything now.<p>We basically want to put yellow pom-poms on everything now.

Must-See Design Documentaries You Don't Want To Miss

Inspiration is all around you. Your design taste is developed by the things you consume. Your creative genius is influenced by the food you eat, sounds you hear, music you listen to, books and articles you read and movies you watch. If you feel like procrastinating make sure you spend your time …

Gaming Industry

8 apps to take the hassle out of travel in 2016

There's something to be said for a digital detox while on vacation, but technology doesn't always deter from the travel experience. When used wisely, …

Apps

What The Healthiest People Are Eating For Breakfast

It takes more than just an apple a day to keep the doctor away. It takes a balanced and hearty breakfast packed with protein, greens and fresh fruit to jumpstart your day on the right foot. As the New Year kicks off -- along with all your resolutions -- there’s no better time to get inspired by new …

Healthy Eating

Why You Should Buy Airline Tickets, Now

Airline prices are about to hit a three-year low.<p>This month, the average price for a round-trip airline ticket is projected to dip to $210—almost 15% …

Rock Bottom

23 Books Mark Zuckerberg Thinks You Should Read | Inc.com

<i>The End of Power</i> by Moisés Naím: This pick, written by a former director of the World Bank, is a "historical investigation of the shift of power from authoritative governments, militaries, and major corporations to individuals. This is clearly seen in what's now become a Silicon Valley cliché, the …

Books

19 Hearty Vegetarian Soups and Stews

Few things are as gratifying on a cold day as a warm bowl of soup, and this is one arena in which vegetarian dishes can really stand out. Remember all those root vegetables, brassicas, grains, and beans we showcased in our collection of winter salad recipes? Many of them are perfectly appropriate …

Cooking

The music documentaries you need to watch in 2016

Last year was <i>the year</i> for insightful, agenda-setting and occasionally shocking music documentaries, from Asif Kapadia’s heart-breaking and controversial <i>Amy</i> to Brett Morgen’s ambitious <i>Montage of Heck</i> and Liz Garbus’ startlingly intimate portrayal of Nina Simone in <i>What Happened, Miss Simone?</i> But that …

12 Self-Awareness Exercises That Fuel Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>An African proverb says, “When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside can do you no harm.”<p>Self-awareness is one of the most important skills for success. How you behave and respond to external situations is governed by internal …

Self-awareness

The best piece of advice Mark Cuban has ever given on how to be successful

So what is the real secret to his success?<p>According to Mark, "It's not about money or connections, it's the willingness to outwork and outlearn everyone."<p>That's it. Success is based primarily on working hard — incredibly hard.<p>Whenever I write about how success is often based on outworking other …

Self-improvement