Merri Chan

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How to Be Successful in Life in 6 Steps

Psychologists have long attempted to link specific traits or personality characteristics to success in life and work. The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator …

The Best Mindfulness Exercise Most People Don’t Know

“Live in the moment,” “one moment at a time,” “just breathe,” “look within,” “be in the here-and-now,” “face your problems head-on.” Who’s not …

Mindfulness

These Serums Actually Work, According To Top Dermatologists

Sure, a new pair of shoes or an It bag is nice, but many of us are more wiling to shell out a chunk of our paychecks for quality skin care, all in …

Skin Care

National Geographic travel photographer of the year 2017 winners – in pictures

After much deliberation, the judges have announced the 2017 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year winners. The selection of winning images explores the diversity of the world through its geography and its inhabitants

Photography

12 eerie photos of enormous Chinese cities completely empty of people

Throughout China, there are hundreds of cities that have almost everything one needs for a modern, urban lifestyle: high-rise apartment complexes, developed waterfronts, skyscrapers, and even public art. Everything, that is, except one major factor: people.<p>These mysterious — and almost completely …

Urbanism

The One Simple Quote That Has Driven This Serial Entrepreneur to Succeed

The author of 'Think and Grow Rich' and the inventor of the infomercial have this strategy in common.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you’ve ever read Napoleon Hill’s famous <i>Think and Grow Rich</i>, then you’re familiar with the concept of setting your “chief aim.” As Hill …

Entrepreneurship

Street View: Photographs of Urban Life, displays 100 years of photography

<i>Street View: Photographs of Urban Life</i> at Graves Gallery, Sheffield, showcases a hundred years of familiar urban landscape photography. The …

Retro Patents turns famous inventions into art you can buy

A fun little side project-cum-startup from two of the founders of Soundwave, the social music company acquired by Spotify, wants to turn patents into art. Launching today, Retro Patents lets you buy prints of famous patents to hang on your office wall, or at home, if that’s your thing.<p>The patent …

Mushroom Is the Color Taking Over Pinterest and Homes in 2017

Here are 10 unique ways to incorporate the elegant color throughout your house.<p>Warmer than gray but cooler than taupe, this neutral, earthy shade is popping up everywhere. Here's how to make the color work in every space.

Architecture Is About People, Not Buildings. These Photos Prove It

Architectural photography often eschews humans, but these photographers focus on the relationship between people and buildings.<p>A building is a building. Right? But in the hands of skilled photographers, the built environment becomes much more than an amalgam of glass, concrete, and steel–instead, …

The best food trucks in Tokyo

<i>By Cal Widdall</i><p>Street food in Tokyo is no longer limited to takoyaki and yakisoba stalls pitched at festivals. Recently, the food truck scene has …

Japan’s top train station bento boxed lunches for 2016, as picked by travelers

If you’re <b>riding the rails in Japan</b>, here’s how you should be <b>stuffing your face</b>.<p>Japan is a nation whose populace shows an extraordinary enthusiasm for …

Japan

A Hobbit-style apartment building rises in Japan

Green roofs for days<p>If hobbit homes were conceived as apartment complexes, they’d look like this new project completed in Takamatsu, Japan by architect Keita Nagata. Built over two and a half years, the five-unit building follows the mountainside site’s hilly terrain, piling one residence over …

Are You Following These Photographers on Instagram?

10 talents that make everyday life that much more beautiful<p>Instagram allows us to tell stories instantaneously with images instead of words, and that's perhaps why many photographers have found huge followings on the social media—they're already pros at exactly that. While their jobs are to capture …

I survived 4 years without a paycheck to build my business

Small business owners often have to make personal sacrifices for the sake of their business. Read here to discover how two entrepreneurs survived for …

What To Do When Your Client Pressures You To Slash Your Rates

Draft that long, frantic email, then hit “delete.” Write these four sentences instead.<p>Elliot’s biggest client, Monstrous, was rapidly expanding into the U.K. and Europe. Elliot had noticed accounting issues with them lately. Nothing huge, just some sloppiness–they’d misplaced a couple of invoices, …

Journy's Must-Read Guide to Tokyo, Japan

Updated: December 18, 2016<p>Tokyo is HUGE. Between navigating the railway system to brushing up on Japanese customs, figuring out the best way to visit …

How to Have a Positive Powerful Presence

What impact do you have when you enter a room? What do people feel when you leave?<p><b>Being powerful means that people experience something, positive or</b> …

Mindfulness

Dressing for Success: An Entrepreneur's Guide

Fashion expert Clinton Kelly once said, "How you dress tells the rest of the world how you expect to be treated."<p>Fashion expert Clinton Kelly once said, "How you dress tells the rest of the world how you expect to be treated." And while sweats, hoodies, and sneakers certainly have their place in …

Contemporary House With A Folding Wood Facade And Interior Garden

When the site and the surroundings allow it, architects and interior designs try as much as possible to establish a smooth dialogue between the …

Architecture

The 20 best architecture photographs of the year

Get ready for the Arcaid Images Architectural Photography Awards 2016<p>Photographing buildings, interiors, or any built environment is no easy task—as anyone who’s struggled to snap an artful architecture Instagram will know—so it’s best left to the pros to create images that do more than document …

Law Of Attraction Basics: 9 Steps In The Art Of Joy

by Zachariah Bourne & Andrilisa Read,<i><br>Guest writers, In5D.com</i><p>Learning to use the Law of Attraction has changed the lives of countless people. From …

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The Japanese practice of ‘forest bathing’ is scientifically proven to improve your health

The tonic of the wilderness was Henry David Thoreau’s classic prescription for civilization and its discontents, offered in the 1854 essay <i>Walden: Or, Life in the Woods</i>. Now there’s scientific evidence supporting eco-therapy. The Japanese practice of forest bathing is proven to lower heart rate and …

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