Laura Ierullo

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Hyperrealistic Aqua Paintings by Reisha Perlmutter

Originaire de Naples, Reisha Perlmutter est une artiste peintre qui puise toute son inspiration dans le fait d’avoir grandi à côté de l’eau. D’une …

Naples

Protect Your Relationships By Communicating Effectively

<i>This article first appeared on the blog of Intentional Insights, a nonprofit organization that empowers people to refine and reach their goals by providing research-based content to help improve thinking, feeling, and behavior patterns.</i><p>________<p>In my early twenties, I said goodbye to my family in …

ZEN BUDDHISM | Practice | Zen Meditation Guide (zazen guide)

Zazen is like water in a glass. Leave the water to sit quietly and soon the dirt will sink down.<p>How to practice Zen meditation?<p>The practice of Zen …

The secret to how startups like Uber raise billions: Saudi Arabia, China and Singapore

Just when you thought the startup market can't possibly get any crazier, Uber goes and raises another $3.5 billion in funding.<p>That jaw-dropping …

3 Mental Habits That Set True Geniuses Apart

What average people regard as 'work,' geniuses tend to regard as play.<p><i>What are some secret things geniuses do to solve problems? originally appeared on Quora -- the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Steve Denton on Quora:</b><p>I …

Genius

3 Skills That All Emotionally Intelligent People Master

There are very many benefits to EI.<p><i>How can we improve our emotional intelligence, and what are the benefits? originally appeared on Quora--the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Chade-Meng Tan, co-chair of a Nobel Peace</b> …

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Artist Spotlight: Céli Lee – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

Some recent drawings by Céli Lee (previously featured here and here), originally born in China, currently based in London. More images below.

Art

Companies once thought they’d make big money off big data–now it’s their biggest liability

Let’s just say it: In the future, successful data companies will not own any data. The data economy is the engine of growth for all digital businesses. However, the landscape is changing. We are heading for a data crunch. Data has huge economic value but it is becoming businesses’ biggest …

Personal Data

The Mathematics of Design

It is common for people to group themselves into two categories; those who are good at art or design, and those who are good at math or science. The …

8 Productivity Habits Of The Most Successful Freelancers

Why do some solopreneurs struggle while others knock it out of the park? Here are eight habits of the most successful.<p>Working for yourself offers a number of advantages when it comes to productivity. You have a great deal more control over how you spend your time. You may still have to attend …

Time Management

The 5-Minute Butt Workout That'll Fire Up Your Glutes in a Flash

Feel the booty burn, baby.<p>There's nothing like a glute bridge to whip your booty into shape. This simple move targets both your posterior muscles and hamstrings, while requiring you to activate your ab and lower back muscles, too. (Hello, full body burn!)<p>Think you mastered bridges ages ago? This …

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The 10-Minute Core Workout That Guarantees More Than Six-Pack Abs

This quick routine will maximize your burn and cinch your waist with compound moves<p>We all want defined abs, but working towards a six-pack isn't the …

Watch These 10 Movies on Netflix if You Also Want to Chill

Get ready for so much chilling.<p>1. <i>I Am Love</i><p>Tilda Swinton's character has a hot affair with a much younger man. Italian and Russian are spoken. There's a pretty mansion and some frolicking in a field. You will want to do the same (the frolicking part anyway).<p>2. <i>Cruel Intentions</i><p>Ryan Phillippe's abs. …

14 Stress Management Apps to Relax Your Mind & Body

Self-help can be your biggest asset. Check out these apps to help you manage your stress and anxiety on a daily basis.

The 15-Minute Workout That’ll Leave You Chill AF

Better energy is just a few poses away.<p>Still looking for your second wind after your third cup of coffee? Girl, namaste. Sounds counterintuitive, but one of the best ways to get amped is to slow things down. Way down. <i>(Tone up, beat stress, and feel great with Rodale's new With Yoga DVD.)</i><p>"One bout …

When Should You Say 'I Love You'?

<i>"The regret of my life is that I have not said 'I love you' often enough." — Yoko Ono</i><p>Hearing a partner say "I love you" for the first time is …

Relationships

Yoga Poses to Relieve Stress and Loosen Up Your Shoulders

Fredy Soberanis<p>Dolphin at Wall<p>Place forearms on the wall parallel to one another below shoulder height, fingertips up, keeping elbows shoulder …

Yoga

How to love from a safe and balanced distance

Love shouldn’t hurt. It shouldn’t feel like it’s your lifeline – that you will fall into a million pieces if someone else doesn’t do what you want …

Prince: A Life in Pictures

Why Writing Is the Most Important Skill an Entrepreneur Should Master

Writing is the most important skill an entrepreneur can master.<p>One of the benefits of starting a company is that you get to meet a lot of interesting people. If you're smart, you make the most of this benefit by asking them for advice. I've found that most people jump at the chance to share their …

Writing

Love hummus? Try this black bean hummus dip recipe

Sure, you could make hummus with a classic blend of garbanzo beans (also called chickpeas) some lemon, tahini, maybe a touch of fresh herbs, and it would be incredible.<p>But why not switch it up a little?<p>Add black beans to the mix, or use your imagination, flavoring the dip with cayenne pepper, cumin …

Not all leafy greens are created equal — here's the definitive ranking of the best ones for you

So which should you pick to justify the croutons, bacon, and other yummy toppings in your salad?<p>We're here to help. Using rankings from the CDC's 2014 list of "powerhouse foods," as well as the nutritional breakdowns of the veggies, we compiled the best, most nutritional greens for your salads, …

5 Benefits of Starting a Small Side Business

Are you challenged at work? Do you regret career decisions? Are you happy? If the answer to the questions leads to a negative feeling, it is time to …

Employment

10 Psychological Traits That Make a Great Salesperson

Psychologists and salesmen have more in common than you think.<p>People often compare athletes to salespeople. Their competitiveness, work ethic, and drive to succeed correlate strongly, which is why you often see a sales floor comprised of a majority of athletes.<p>While it is rarely spoken about, the …

Emotional Intelligence