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32 Easy Exercises to Boost Your Creativity Everyday | Inc.com

For a lot of people, creativity is a talent that few people have.<p>For me, creativity is a skill we all have and can improve with regular exercise.<p>"Creativity is not just for artists. It's for businesspeople looking for a new way to close a sale; it's for engineers trying to solve a problem; it's for …

Creativity

5 all-natural alternatives to Adderall, according to a Beverly Hills MD

In recent years, the use of Adderall has grown immensely—but not just for ADD and ADHD. According <i>The New York Times</i> <i>Magazine’s</i> new cover story, …

A Google Maps for the Human Body

A group of scientists has taken the first important steps towards creating the Human Cell Atlas—a complete inventory of our staggeringly diverse cells.<p>Earlier this year, Steve McCarroll announced that his team had discovered the gene that most powerfully drives our risk of schizophrenia. Known as …

21 Photos Of Fluffy Babies Yawning That’ll Make You Smile

Just ten more minutes, mom.

Cute

10 essential books on personal growth to boost your self-belief

Although it might sound cheesy, self-confidence comes from within. But sometimes we all need a little boost. So to help give you a nudge in the right …

19 Gorgeous Ways To Display Your Favorite Travel Photos

Besides your Instagram grid!

This Man Planned the Most Efficient U.S. Road Trip of All Time

All the state capitols in the lower 48, in one trip.<p>Hitting the open road and driving into the sunset is a romantic notion, but most of us need a …

Hiking

How to Make a Relationship Last: 5 Secrets Backed by Research

Love is wonderful, love is joy, love is the greatest thing in the world… Love is also an enormous pain in the ass. Marriage is hard work.<p>(Older …

Top 10 Behavioral Interview Questions (And How to Answer Them)

One cliché we’ve all heard is that past behavior predicts future behavior. That may or may not be psychologically sound, but it is the theory behind …

Employment

Science Explains How The Beach Can Change Our Brains And Mental Health

Have you ever spent a day at the beach and come back home feeling relaxed and rejuvenated? You may readily agree that the beach has a calming effect, …

The Brain

8 Real-World Forests That Look Like They Belong in a Fantasy Novel

These enchanting groves are the perfect settings for a heroic quest.<p>Roll for initiative. Your adventure begins here. (Photo: …

Forests

The 9 Best Tips On Writing From Ernest Hemingway

Write what you know, leave out unnecessary words, and don't do it to be famous.<p>Ernest Hemingway was one of the greatest American writers of the 20th century. His most popular work, <i>The Old Man and the Sea</i>, earned him a Pulitzer Prize in 1953, and in 1954 Hemingway won the Nobel Prize for Literature …

10 Essential Life Skills To Teach Your Kids

Have you ever tried to list all the things kids need to know by the time they’re grown? It’s mind-boggling. No wonder it takes 18 or more years to …

8 Essential Apps for the Hiker

Going off the grid can always be a liberating experience. Hiking, trail running or camping, living at the pace of nature — these are downright …

Apps

The Glossary of Happiness

Last summer, Tim Lomas flew from London to Orlando to attend the fourth annual congress of the International Positive Psychology Association—held, naturally, at Walt Disney World. As Lomas wandered around the event, popping in and out of various sessions, he stumbled upon a presentation by Emilia …

The Actually Useful Guide to Self-Help

Over a decade ago, feeling Buddha-level enlightened after reading Eckhart Tolle’s <i>The Power of Now</i>, I dragged my friend Vicki into the nearest …

10 Modern Myths About Marriage

Mark Twain once said, <i>“It’s not the things you don’t know that will hurt you; it’s the things you know for sure that just ain’t so!”</i><p>When it comes to …

12 Creative Ways to Declutter Your Home

A simplified, uncluttered life comes with its fair share of benefits: less to clean and organize, less stress, more money, and more energy for things …

Minimalism

This Helpful Chart Shows You the Best Time to Book Your Flights

CheapAir analyzed 1.2 million trips to determine the answer.<p>Even if you're a world traveler with the biggest case of wanderlust ever, admit it: you still find booking flights intimidating. It's a complicated process, since there are so many airlines and prices are constantly fluctuating, making it …

Wonderful Websites You Should Bookmark Right Now to Learn From Internet

The internet can be a wonderfully, immense place for interesting content. If you've ever wanted to learn a new skill or to accomplish a seemingly monumental task, you need look no further than the internet. There is basically a site for every interest under the sun. It is also a great place to …

How to make sun prints from any object in your home (or yard)

Years ago in college, I learned how to make light drawings, or "sun prints" as they are commonly called, using <b>an alchemistic process that uses</b> …

Crafting

37 Products That Just Might Make You Infinitely Happier

Things to help you cheer up, calm down, or just get through.<p><i>Note: Submissions may have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Shopping

Tinker Crate will have your kids bolting to the mailbox for monthly tech projects

Let’s talk about DIY kits for kids! Ever since my nephew celebrated his fourth birthday, I’ve been buying him DIY kits. Robot kits. Science project …

Raspberry Pi

Here's What It's Actually Like To Live With Bipolar Disorder

"I'm not crazy. Something in my head just works different than yours."<p><b>"It became clear that this wasn't the case.</b> I started a new medication regimen a few months ago and my mood has been stable since then. There are still difficulties, but I try to take them in stride."

Mental Health

10 Ways Weed Makes Me a Better Girlfriend

On always taking the high road.<p>The first time I got stoned was in the back of a car when a hot senior passed me a joint. I was in the ninth grade. I accepted to impress him, and felt a rush of endorphins from the attention that was greater than the buzz itself. A decade and a half later, cannabis …

This Functional DIY Stirling Engine Is Basically Just Paper and Cardboard

And it can run off of as little as a bowl of warm water.<p>A tiny Stirling engine is one of the coolest desk toys you can have. Since it requires nothing more than a difference in temperature to get going, you can just throw it on your laptop, charging phone, or even put it in your hand to make it go. …

9 Google Goals for your path to self-improvement

Google announced its new feature, Goals, on Wednesday. The tool makes it easier to track of whatever personal goal you are trying to achieve.<p>While …

Schools are finally teaching what kids need to be successful in life

Research shows that teaching kids things like perseverance and self-control can improve their health, academic achievement, and happiness in life.<p>But teaching character, or social and emotional learning, has proven dicey. The science was sometimes squishy, the curriculum often felt driven by those …

University of Pennsylvania

19 Useful Things That Will Actually Organize Your Desk

Make your desk as cute and organized as you are.

I Tried Natural Deodorant For 6 Months, Here's What Happened

Nowadays, it's totally normal to incorporate green or eco-friendly products in almost all aspects of your daily life, from all natural beauty products to chemical-free household cleaners and everything in-between. Me? I'm a sucker for anything all-natural. But for me, one area that I've had trouble …

Diapers