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50+ Best Home Decorating Ideas of All Time

These home decor tips from top designers take good design to the next level.<p>Whether you're decorating your first home or your fifth, great design is in the details. We've consulted top designers and scoured our archives to find the best ideas for every room in the house.

4 Meditation Tips For the First Timer

From a guy who trained as a Buddhist monk for 10 years.<p>Life can be incredibly stressful. If the tried-and-true methods for dealing with it—whiskey, some exercise, moving to another country and changing your name—aren't working, you might want to consider meditation.<p>Andy Puddicombe knows that you …

You Don't Have To Do 'Spiritual Things' To Be Spiritual

I, like many people, thought for a long time that spirituality was practiced by doing "spiritual things." I'd sit at my alter, and use my oracle cards, and attempt to meditate, and try to contact my spirit guides, and do the exercises from A Course in Miracles, and read a zillion books on …

Why You Are Not Meditating

Do you meditate regularly?<p>If you do, you know how invaluable it is to your well-being.<p>If you don’t, you probably know you “should” but either cannot …

How to Release Anger through Mindfulness

To be happy, to me, is to suffer less. If we were not capable of transforming the pain within ourselves, happiness would not be possible.<p>Many people …

Eckhart Tolle's 15 Mindfulness Ways To Find Peace and Happiness

Eckhart Tolle born on 16th February 1948 is a German-born resident of Canadian writer. He is popularly known for his book <b>“The power of now.”</b> …

Mindfulness

Rumi 15 Mindfulness Ways To Find Happiness In Your Life

Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Rūmī <b>( Rumi)</b> was a 13th-century Persian poet, Islāmic scholar, jurist, Sufi mystic, and theologian.<p>Rumi’s philosophy depends on …

The Meaning of Life

Human beings are more than just a bag of bones and blood.<p>The religious traditions may disagree on the exact nature of the soul or spirit that animates the body.<p>They may differ on the details of what happens to us after we die.<p>But they're unanimous in their proclamation of a great truth: who we are, …

Quiz: I Want to Learn to Meditate, Where Do I Start?

For beginners though, it can be overwhelming to find your starting point. There are hundreds of meditation programs, styles, techniques, and …

Meditation

21 Easy Ways to Create a Calm Mind (Without Meditating)

<b>“Learn to calm down the winds of your mind, and you will enjoy great inner peace.” ~Remez Sasson</b><p>While juggling a full-time job and my writing, I …

Top 10 Mindfulness Lessons from Jon Kabat-Zinn

Jon Kabat-Zinn’s mindfulness lessons are simply gold. It helps us in so many ways. I learned a lot of things from his teachings. His words are …

Mindfulness

3 Mindful Things to Do When You Eat

People often ask me, when is the best time to bring mindfulness into your day and aside from saying, “anytime,” a great way to integrate mindfulness …

4 Powerful Ways To Awaken Your Life's Purpose

Nietzsche said, "He who has a why to live for can bear almost any how."<p>If you're feeling tired, burned out, or just stuck, awakening your sense of "why" can be a powerful way to build resilience and thrive. A strong sense of purpose is the everyday awareness and conscious acknowledgment that you …

Happiness

Meditation, Mindfulness and Sleep Can Radically Impact Your Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The entrepreneurial drive that inspires us to work tirelessly in service of our vision is one of the integral components of building a great company from scratch. No game-changing organization has ever been created without diligent …

Mindfulness

Mindfulness: A New Way of Life

“Mindfulness is simply being aware of what is happening right now without wishing it were different; enjoying the pleasant without holding on when it …

Mindfulness

Start Practicing Loving Kindness Meditation Now!

Carve out some quiet time for yourself (even a few minutes will work) and sit comfortably. Close your eyes, relax your muscles, and take a few deep …

NFL star Martellus Bennett on his new children’s book and app, Hey A.J.

It’s not everyday that a 6 ft. 7 in. NFL star says he is going to spend his offseason designing and launching a new interactive children’s app.<p>So to learn more, we sat down with Martellus Bennett, tight end for the New England Patriots and founder of The Imagination Agency, a multimedia production …

Get Ready for NeoCon 2016

I’ll be honest, we’ve been pretty lazy about covering commercial interiors, trade shows, and brands. In past year, we weren’t all that excited about …

World's scariest school run? Chinese children tackle 800-metre cliff

Children as young as six from Atuler village in Sichuan province have to scale a huge rockface using rickety ladders<p>Authorities in south-west China have vowed to come to the aid of an isolated mountain village after photographs emerged showing the petrifying journey its children are forced to make …

Apple II: 1977

Introduced in 1977, the 8-bit computer designed primarily by Steve Wozniak was one of the first successful personal computers.

How to Design a Creative, Inspiring Home

Whether your job calls for creativity or not, many of us wish we felt more inspired and creative on a daily basis for personal projects, hobbies and …

Home Offices

Apple Pay gains over 20 more banks in the US, prepaid ‘boon. by Wirecard’ in the UK

We’re now more than a year and a half out from the launch of Apple Pay — Apple’s iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch-based mobile payment system — in the US, and we’re still seeing additional banks across the country regularly join the roster of participating partners. More than 20 new banks have added …

FinTech

Apple Increases iPhone SE Orders Amid Growing Sales Pressures

In line with Apple CEO Tim Cook's recent comments about "very strong" iPhone SE demand exceeding supply, the company has reportedly increased orders for the low-priced 4-inch smartphone in the second quarter of 2016.<p><i>DigiTimes</i> claims that the second-quarter outlook for iPhone SE-related chip orders …

Tim Cook

FBI to keep Apple guessing on San Bernardino iPhone hack

The FBI plans not to disclose to Apple the method it used to access an iPhone belonging to the San Bernardino shooting suspect, or submit it for an internal government review, according to a Wall Street Journal report.<p>The FBI announced in March that it had purchased a hacking tool from a third …

Wall Street

Why Apple’s stock fell off a cliff today

Apple took a more than $40 billion hit today after reporting its second-quarter earnings — and it was <i>bleak</i>. Shares of Apple were down more than 8 percent in after-hours trading at one point today.<p>Things went about as poorly as you could expect: the company couldn’t hit revenue or earnings targets, …

Dropbox’s latest idea could change the way you think about cloud storage

One of the problems with Dropbox and indeed all cloud storage is the way they have implemented how you view your cloud storage on your local drive. If you want to access your cloud file system in your local file management tool, you literally need to have it stored on your drive, which really …

Microsoft’s Word Flow keyboard app lands on iOS

Microsoft has released a next-word predicting keyboard as an iOS app as it seeks to tap into the popularity of Apple’s mobile ecosystem in the hopes of expanding its influence in the mobile productivity space.<p>The Word Flow app, which was developed by Microsoft’s in-house experimental projects …

Ford is planning for a future with Apple Car in it

Elon Musk has called the Apple Car an “open secret” and now, in a new interview, Ford CEO Mark Fields say that the automaker is acting on a “working assumption” that an Apple Car is not too far away.<p>Ford wouldn’t be willing to take on a contract manufacturing job, however — since it’s not into the …

Prototyping