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Your Brain Has A “Shuffle” Button–Here’s How To Use It

Having breakthrough ideas means priming your brain with lots of raw material for it to rummage through at random.<p>In the early 1890s, everybody wanted the newest technological marvel. Democratic and affordable, the bicycle could cut people’s commute to work in half and enable them to enjoy the …

Creativity

Every book Emma Watson has ever recommended

Emma Watson loves to read.<p>The actress has that in common with her brainy <i>Harry Potter</i> character Hermione as well as bookish Belle, who she plays in …

I tried this trippy healing modality for mental clarity—and still can’t believe how it made me feel

A few years ago, a friend told me about an underground breathwork circle she’d attended in Venice Beach—back when breathwork outside of yoga studios</i> …

Five Books That Genuinely Improved My Happiness And Mental Health

Reading itself has been proven to be good for your mental health, but it was only recently I realised that reading <i>about</i> improving your mental health …

Happiness

13 Wacky Pope Stories and Fun Facts to Celebrate 'The Young Pope'

There have been a lot of popes over the past two millennia, and it wasn’t all fun and games

Young Pope

Love, sex and death: What my fiancé’s death taught me about the afterlife

<b>(Thomas Spayth via Shutterstock)</b><p>“He isn’t dead, he’s right beside me” doesn’t go over well, but this isn’t grief-induced delirium, it’s a full life<p>Karen F. McCarthy<p>January 16, 2017 12:30am (UTC)<p>Seeing the spirits of the dearly departed didn't bode well for me living a normal childhood. While it …

The science of touch: why physical contact can make you happier and more successful

"What is the good life?" is one of life's most vexing questions. Knowing what makes us happy, and how to bring happiness to others, has been the …