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Old Hay Barn Converted To A Modern Guest House Filled With Light

It used to be just another old hay barn. It didn’t really have a purpose anymore. Then, in 2016, someone decided to make something out of it. That’s …

What a nutritionist eats when she starts feeling sick

You’re at the office, hard at work, when your cubicle-mate shows up with a fist full of tissues and a nagging cough. Cue: panic. What can you do to …

If You Do This 1 Thing, Your Life Is Guaranteed to Be Changed in 2017

Meditation, if done properly, will change your personal and professional life for the better.<p>If you haven't incorporated meditation into your routine yet, you're not alone. Maybe you've always heard about it but aren't sure where to start. Maybe you've tried it out but felt like you weren't getting …

Meditation

Learn Eight Field Photography Tricks In 90 Seconds

If you’re looking to boost your field photography skills, these eight clever tricks can be done with common items almost everyone has.<p>In this video, …

How To Be A Better Photographer In 2017

The dreaded 2016 has come to an end and from the ashes has risen a brand new year filled with creative opportunity. Everyone wants to be better this …

Motivation

Doctors discover why stressed out people have more heart attacks

Emotional stress has long been considered a major risk factor for heart disease. But doctors have struggled to determine exactly how all that tension …

19 things to try when you can't fall asleep

This happened every night for probably several months. Let me just say, it's my least favorite memory (and my parents').<p>But one of the things that stuck out from that time was one trick my mom taught me to help calm me down. She'd tell me to close my eyes and picture a treasure chest. Then, she'd …

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The Barn

Resembling the classic farmstead outbuilding on the outside, The Barn uses a mix of rustic finishes and modern updates for a one-of-a-kind …

Get to Know Yourself: 5 Ways to Discover Your Joyful True Nature

<b>“Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.” ~Aristotle</b> <br>Four years ago I left a corporate career, belongings, a nice home, and family and …

Intel chiefs presented Trump with claims of Russian efforts to compromise him

<b>(CNN) —</b> Classified documents presented last week to President Obama and President-elect Trump included allegations that Russian operatives claim to have compromising personal and financial information about Mr. Trump, multiple US officials with direct knowledge of the briefings tell CNN.<p>The …

Donald Trump

People Who Never Worry Have These 7 Habits in Common

When anxiety hits, it can feel like a freight train slammed into you and knocked the wind right out. Other times it's like a roller coaster made its …

Self-help

Why You Need a Morning Ritual, not Just Morning Routine

You probably already have a morning <i>routine</i>, where you get up, clean up, get ready for the day, and head out the door. What you may be missing is a …

Meditation Is Exactly What Your Workout Routine Is Missing

Here are six exercises to get you started.<p>Fitness comes down to two simple things: 1) doing what helps you, and 2) not doing what hurts you. Most active people are great at the first part—they lift weights, do cardio, wear ultra stretchy T-shirts, etc.—but aren't great at the second.<p>So, what hurts …

How to Create and Succeed at Personal Goals in the Coming Year

Goals have been a central part of my personal, professional, and financial successes for as long as I can remember. I remember setting personal goals …

Self-improvement

Jetstream aims to double residential solar efficiency - ExtremeTech

By on January 9, 2017 at 9:56 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Large-scale solar projects work …

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Mon, 14 May 2018<p>Developing the positive attitude in life is not easy as developing the negative attitude. Our mind is naturally biased to the …

The Number One Cause of Suffering According to Buddhism (and What You Can Do About it)

Ever heard of the four noble truths of Buddhism? If you haven’t, it’s basically the four principles of life that govern Buddhism philosophy. They are:<p>…

The Very Real Threat of Trump’s Climate Denialism

The incoming Trump administration seems to be in a competition with itself to pretend climate change isn’t real—and that has very real …

Science Says Listening to These 5 Songs Will Make You Remarkably Happy

Music has long been tied to deep emotion in all living beings--including happiness.<p>For as long as sound has existed, music has always been tied to deep emotion in all living beings. It's one of the stimuli that are most likely to evoke a memory or intense reaction, one of the strange phenomena that …

Brain Imaging

Get a look at the innards of a 270-foot wind turbine

Wind Power

Five Ways to Sleep Better

We sleep 8.8 hours a night, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. This means either we’re getting the 7 to 9 hours experts recommend, or …

Canada Gears Up For Marijuana Legalization in 2017

In 2017, Canada will become the first G7 nation to fully legalize marijuana use. The stock prices of cannabis companies reveal investors are …

Meditation for Beginners: 7 Tips For Those Who Say They Can’t Meditate

One of the most healthy habits you can develop for yourself is meditation, hands down. Countless research studies have shown its benefits, ranging …