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5 ways to build lasting self-esteem

<i>Monica Ramos</i><p>Everyone is in favor of high self-esteem — but cultivating it can be surprisingly tough. Psychologist Guy Winch explains why — and …

Self-help

These Underwater Yoga Photos Prove The Practice Is Truly Magical

Be an actual mermaid 💫<p>Looking for a reason to hit the yoga mat today? Take a gander at these stunning photos.<p>The surreal images, which were snapped by photographer Elena Kalis, feature yoga instructor Britta Jade as she masterfully executes yoga poses under water. They’re a truly majestic display …

No More Pills? Tiny Nerve-Zapping Implants to Fight Disease

Imagine a future where we can treat diabetes or autoimmune disorders with an electrical zap delivered by a device no larger than a speck of dust.<p>The …

Masters of Marketing: 64 Brilliant Chief Marketers Each Share Their Best Advice

Drew Neisser brought 64 thought leaders together in order to share the art and science of marketing. Prepare yourself for a crash course in marketing brilliance.<p>First of all, wow. As a 22 year digital marketing vetran, I'm in awe of Drew Neisser, founder and CEO of Renegade. He spent the last 5 …

6 Things That Happened When I Tried Meditating Every Day For A Month

Goodbye monkey brain, hello inner calm.<p>I started meditating a little over a year ago—and by "start" I mean I had the most amazing guided meditation …

10 Travel Apps for Trotting the Globe on a Budget

Travel can be an incredible, restorative experience—but it can also be crazy expensive. Flights and hotels are pricey enough, and on top of that you …

Yoga Poses for Every Part of Your Body

One of the beauties of yoga is that it works on your whole body. Unlike having a "legs day" or "arms day" at the gym, doing a regular yoga practice …

Yoga

How to Become a Better Content Team Leader

We’re all fully aware of how content marketing is shifting the way brands prioritize their creative resources. From scaling production of high …

A New Climate Change Documentary Focuses On Solutions, Not Doom

But instills a healthy amount of fear, too<p>Despite the shrillness of climate deniers in today’s political and media circuses, it’s fair to say that most regular citizens--and nearly all of the global scientific community--know that our planet’s climate is changing, and that those changes are already …

Your Brain Makes You A Terrible Listener–Here’s How To Fix It

When we hear a person’s words, we also try to imagine why they’re saying them. Most of us suck at this.<p>Economics used to operate under the belief that people are rational actors. Behavioral economists came along and said that’s crazy–there’s no such thing as a rational actor. People make decisions …

Attachment and Non-Attachment: Attachment Theory and Buddhism

Copyright © 2009-2010 by Nobo Komagata (http://nobo.komagata.net/pub/Komagata09-Xtachment.html, http://nobo.komagata.net/pub/Komagata09-Xtachment.pdf)<p>…

Yoga to lower back pain - Yoga Poses - YogaPoses.com ®

Though without the body or senses, the I aham sees, hears, and smells. Though not an agent in the worldly sense, the I alone creates the different …

America is too damn hot: U.S. faces dramatic rise in extreme heat and humidity

Heat is the No.1 weather-related killer, and as carbon pollution continues, global temperatures will keep climbing<p><i>This article originally appeared on Climate Central.</i><p>Across the United States, we’ve hit the dog days of summer. Most regions are now seeing their hottest temperatures of the year, and …

The Golden Age of Teaching Yourself Anything

Who can resist the romanticism of self-taught achievers? They didn't need school. They didn't need "the system." They needed only their passion and …

How to Love a Woman who Scares You.

<i>“Does she scare you a little? Good. She should make you fear her love, so that when she lets you be a part of it, you won’t take it lightly. She</i> …

Relationships

The solution for the melting polar ice caps may be hiding in the rainforest

There was already dramatic evidence that our planet is undeniably warming before 30 December 2015, when the world heard that the ice at the North Pole was melting. (The temperature on 30 December 2015 was, by some reports, 33ºF [0.7ºC], 50ºF above average).<p>And yet one immediate, effective way to …

Biodiversity

Can You Solve 'Einstein's Riddle?'

In this TED-ED video, we're presented with what's called "Einstein's Riddle." As the video-makers admit, it apparently has nothing to do with …

When Adult ADHD Looks Something Like ‘Flow’

Writers, entrepreneurs, and creative leaders of all types know that intense focus that happens when you’re “in the zone”: You’re feeling empowered, …

Machine Learning Driven Programming: A New Programming for a New World

<i>If Google were created from scratch today, much of it would be learned, not coded. Around 10% of Google's 25,000 developers are proficient in ML; it</i> …

Why Everyone Is Freaking Out Over This Bear

You've never seen yoga like this before.<p>Meddy Teddy is basically the Snuggle bear but bendier — he's a toy designed to inspire kids to practice yoga, meditation, and mindfulness. But Meddy's getting lots of love on Instagram, with 10,000 followers and counting.<p>Because you probably have a lot of …

Chicken With a Beef: The Untold Story of Chick-fil-A’s Cow Campaign

Stan Richards, founder and creative director of ad agency The Richards Group, was sitting in a routine staff meeting in 1994 when he learned his …

Advertising

Meet the People Building a Medieval Castle Without Using Any New Technology

Two hours outside of Paris stands Guédelon, a castle that looks like it’s from the medieval period, but is actually being constructed right now. …

Emerging Technology

There’s a way to train our brains to cope with stress that changes chemistry “as much as any antidepressant”

Stress is often perceived as the villain of contemporary culture: the nagging tension that keeps us chained to our desks during the day, awake all night, and makes us dangerously unhealthy.<p>But Ian Robertson, a cognitive neuroscientist at Trinity College Dublin and author of the upcoming book ‘<i>The</i> …

What big teeth you have: Camera trapper captures the private lives of beasts

Robert Martinez decided four years ago that he wanted to catch a mountain lion – on digital film, that is.<p>He brought his Reconyx still camera and lashed it to a tree in the Angeles National Forest above Glendora. Then he flipped on the motion sensor, went home and waited … and waited.<p>Two weeks …

Brain-to-Brain Communication Is Closer Than You Think

Don't call it telepathy, but call it very cool.<p>When neuroscientists used a monkey's thoughts to control computers, it was a huge breakthrough in mind-machine research. But harnessing brain waves has become even more complex now that humans are the subjects. Recently, researchers used the thoughts …

The Brain

8 Small Things People Use to Judge Your Personality

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The human brain is hardwired to judge. This survival mechanism makes it very hard to meet someone without evaluating and interpreting their behavior.<p>While we tend to think that our judgments are based on the content of conversations and …

5 Proven Hacks to Increase Self-Control

After a long day at the office, happy hour sounds like sweet, sweet relief. But, let us know if this sounds familiar: You look at your calendar, see an 8 a.m. meeting scheduled for the next morning and think, "I'll just stop by." Then, you proceed to stay too late, and drink too much -- again. …

Earth - The strange fate of a person falling into a black hole

<i>This was the most-read story on BBC Earth in 2015. Here is another chance to read it.</i><p>It could happen to anyone. Maybe you're out trying to find a new habitable planet for the human race, or maybe you're just on a long walk and you slip. Whatever the circumstances, at some point we all find …

7 Keys To A Successful Social Media Marketing Daily Routine

As a social media manager, you know how difficult it can be to measure your time. And the game keeps changing. Every day your routine can undergo …