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18 of the Most Creative Music Videos

The music video might be the perfect vehicle for an artistic statement: It's succinct, it has a built-in springboard, and it's conducive to both …

Kurt Cobain

The Best Yoga Postures to Help Alleviate Back Pain

<b>It's time to align your spine and get your back on track!</b><p>It has been estimated that 84% of adults suffer from back pain at some stage in their lives. …

The Truth About How To Get A Six Pack

For something that should be so simple – eat less, do some crunches, get some abs – attaining a washboard stomach is still seen as the holy grail of …

Workouts

10 Science-Backed Ways to Become a Happier Person

A boatload of research offers practical advice you can use to start being happier today.<p>Science has landed a probe on a comet hurtling through space, wiped smallpox from the face of the earth, and split the atom. Surely research can come up with a few ways to make humans happier.<p>Thanks to the …

22 Things Happy People Do Differently

This article is from Chiara Fucarino. Enjoy!<p><b>Disclaimer: This article is not intended to address those with clinical depression or other mental</b> …

17 Underrated Bands You Need To Listen To ASAP

Here's your chance to say, "I heard them first."

Indie Music

29 Delicious Grain Bowls That Make Dinner a No-Brainer

We get it: At first, a "grain bowl" doesn’t sound like the most exciting dinner option. But if you look beyond the image of tasteless “macrobiotic …

Keeping A Journal Can Make You Mentally Stronger, Science Explains Why

Some people might think journaling is just for recording bits of daily life. But usually it’s more than that. Science has proven that keeping a …

Top 10 Best Exercises to Do at Home with No Equipment

While weight training is perfect to get whatever fitness results you want – losing fat, gaining muscle or keeping fit – the required equipment isn’t …

Workouts

7 Netflix Documentaries Every Entrepreneur Should Watch

<i>This piece originally appeared on The Hustle.com.</i><p>Netflix (nflx) is great for Friday nights spent on the couch, long study breaks in the library, and</i> …

These Are the 4 Skills You Need to Master to Be Happy

According to the latest science, you can learn to be happy, just like you can learn to play an instrument.<p>We generally think of happiness as either a matter of chance or circumstance. Some people are born with happy brains--they just naturally seem to see everything in a cheerful light. Others are …

A Stanford psychologist says these 6 things are the keys to happiness and success

But that notion is completely wrong, according to psychologist Emma Seppala, science director of the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education at Stanford University.<p>As Seppala explains in her new book "The Happiness Track: How to Apply the Science of Happiness to Accelerate Your …

Happiness

Seneca on How to Fortify Yourself Against Fear and Misfortune

“If you would not have a man flinch when the crisis comes, train him before it comes.”<p><i>“Anyone with any degree of mental toughness,”</i> artist Georgia O’Keeffe wrote in contemplating life and the art of setting priorities, <i>“ought to be able to exist without the things they like most for a few months at</i> …

Time I

7 Motivational Ways To Get Over Your Past And Focus On The Present And To Embrace The Art Of Mindfulness

To be exceptionally good at everything you do, it’s essential to live in the moment. The art of mindfulness is all about leaving the past behind and …

From Björk to Beastie Boys: Spike Jonze's 10 best music videos

Most of you probably know <b>Spike Jonze</b> as the acclaimed filmmaker of cult classic films such as <i>Being John Malkovich</i>, <i>Where The Wild Things Are</i> and <i>Her</i> - …

Stress Literally Shrinks Your Brain. Here Are 7 Ways To Reverse This Effect.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all know that living under stressful conditions has serious emotional, even physical, consequences. So why do we have so much trouble taking action to reduce our stress levels and improve our lives?<p>Researchers at Yale University …

'Groundhog Day,' the Buddhist lifehacker movie

<b>(CNN) —</b> <i>"It's not true that life is one damn thing after another -- it's one damn thing over and over." -- Edna St. Vincent Millay</i><p>I've seen the 1993 film "Groundhog Day" again and again and again, but only once on the big screen, a few years after it was in theaters. It was shown in a packed lecture …

Groundhog Day

A 69-year-old monk who scientists call the 'world's happiest man' says the secret to being happy takes just 15 minutes a day

Matthieu Ricard, 69, is a Tibetan Buddhist monk originally from France who has been called "the world's happiest man."<p>That's because he participated in a 12-year brain study on meditation and compassion led by a neuroscientist from the University of Wisconsin, Richard Davidson.<p>Davidson hooked up …

Happiness

16-minute no-equipment workout to bust boredom

Forget the fancy-pants gym. Follow this quick bodyweight-only routine from Emily Cook Harris, certified personal trainer and head coach of EMpowered in New York City.<p>“These moves allow you to get in a high-intensity, super-effective workout no matter where you are,” Harris said. “Whether you’re …

Workouts

The Motivation Strategy That Works Every Time

An expert claims this simple strategy can help anyone achieve just about anything.<p>Here's how most of us approach motivation: we wait around for something to fire us up to reach a goal (maybe it's the inspiration of a new year, maybe it's a particularly amazing role model) and then we expect that …

How 'Star Wars' actor John Boyega got ripped in just 21 days

Recently, "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" star John Boyega told British Vogue that his character Finn will be "much more physical" in the next "Star Wars" movie, "Episode VIII."<p>"I might be in the gym a bit more," the British actor said.<p>Turns out he wasn't joking.<p>After filming wrapped on "The Force …

Star Wars

17 Make-Ahead Vegetarian Casserole Recipes to Enjoy on Meatless Mondays

If there’s a one-dish answer to all those #MeatlessMondays when you just don’t have enough time to cook after work, vegetarian casserole recipes are it. That’s right, no more dissatisfied Monday nights spent eating potato chips in bed because that stir-fry just didn’t cut it. Vegetarian casseroles …

21 Things Real Vegans Actually Eat

It's not as hard as you think.

Healthy Eating

The 7-Step Morning Ritual That Will Make You Happy All Day

We read a lot about this or that morning ritual that will make you productive. But what about one that makes you happy?<p>Research shows that being …

Oh My Veggies Best of 2015

With the New Year right around the corner, we're taking a look back at our 12 most popular recipes from 2015.

Vegetables

80 Books Every Person Should Read

We invited eight female literary powerhouses, from Michiko Kakutani to Anna Holmes to Roxane Gay, to help us create an updated list of books everyone should read. Each participant made 10 picks. It's a new year, a new Esquire.com. We're looking forward to reading and we hope you are, too.<p>What can …

Literature

Fried Tofu "Takeout" Noodles Recipe - Chowhound

1To make the sauce, in a bowl whisk together all of the ingredients until well combined and the sugar mostly dissolves. Set aside.<p>2Bring a large pot …

Tofu

Forget resolutions—use these nerdy lifehacks to make life a little better in a lot of ways

It’s New Year’s. You want to set goals, and achieve them. But, realistically, you’re probably not going to. Researchers find that anywhere from 40% to 8% of Americans who set New Year’s resolutions successfully stick to them.<p>The problem is that people often aim to completely overhaul their lives, …

Nutrition