Michael May

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You Can Reprogram Yourself to Be a Positive Person and You Should

Rational optimists are much more in touch with reality than chronic pessimists.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The end of a relationship or the failure of your business can make you feel negative. <i>Life</i> can make you feel negative. We all have to persevere through …

This Is the Fastest Way to Calm Down

When people are anxious before getting surgery, doctors and nurses often tell them to take slow, deep breaths with long exhalations. It may seem like …

The Main Reason Changing Your Life is Tough

Many of us have things we’d like to change: our exercise and diet habits, procrastination and productivity habits, patience and mindfulness habits, …

4 Step Guide to Letting Go of the Past

We’re constantly struggling with the past, in so many ways:<p>Mistakes we’ve made that we regret or that make us feel bad about ourselves<br>• Anger about …

Mindfulness

This Would Be a First for the Marijuana Industry

Image source: Getty Images.<p>The marijuana industry had an incredible 2016, and pro-legalization enthusiasts are hoping that momentum carries over into 2017.<p>Heading into 2016, there were 23 states that had legalized medical cannabis and four (Washington, Colorado, Oregon, and Alaska) that had …

Cannabis

7 phases I went through to get from waiting tables to owning a 6-figure business

I wanted everything at once. I wanted to build my dream business overnight and have an enormous community of fans and friends and make millions of dollars creating products I loved.<p>Having zero experience and a small network, those ambitions soon sputtered out. I adopted a new mindset: I figured out …

Entrepreneurship

This smart home appliance will make it easier to grow weed at home

As cannabis use becomes normalized, the tech industry is finally starting to innovate the seed to weed growing process.<p>A venture capital-backed …

Cannabis

Men And Women Literally See Things Differently

The brains of men and women interpret visual cues in different ways, biologists find.<p>If you thought men and women tend to see things differently, you were right in a surprisingly literal sense.<p>As it turns out, this colloquial observation has a real basis in brain differences. New research finds …

The Brain

How to deal with the emotional triggers that stress you out

<i>Editor's note: This story was originally published Dec. 1, 2016. We're bringing it back because it remains relevant for the holiday season.</i><p>The smell …

We All Know About Fear of Failure - Here's the Dark Secret About Fear of Success

There is plenty of advice on overcoming fear of failure, but what if the fear holding you back is what might happen if you're actually successful?<p>We talk a lot about fear of failure and how it can impede the progress of an entrepreneur, but we rarely talk about the opposite barrier that can be just …

Here's the patent that could crush Monsanto and save the world

Monsanto has a new enemy… fungi. Mycologist Paul Stamets holds a patent for insect-killing fungi – or mycopesticides – that could disrupt the …

Farming

It Turns Out that the Steve Aoki Documentary is a Film About Dad Issues

Whenever Aoki throws a cake in somebody's face...who is he really throwing the cake at?<p>, an 81 minute documentary focused on pioneering EDM DJ, Steve Aoki, feels like it's arrived slightly too late to capture the zeitgeist. For a while, many people who take dance music very seriously were upset …

This Video Shows You How to Properly Stretch Your Calves for Better Balance

Your calves and ankles are under-appreciated muscles that work hard to keep your body steady and balanced while you’re standing, walking, or running. …

8 Camping Sites Within Two Hours of San Francisco

<i>This story is brought to you by the great people over at the Bold Italic. The Bold Italic is an online magazine, shop, and events hub in San</i> …

6 exercises to help you fall asleep faster at night

"You need to focus on a couple of things to be primed for sleep," says Jaspal Singh, M.D., sleep specialist with Carolinas HealthCare System and …

Watch Gilles Peterson's documentary on Brazilian music in full

Originally posted on FACT.<p><b>Feature-length doc Brasil Bam Bam Bam is streaming now.</b><p>A documentary about Brazilian music that follows British DJ and …

Vinyl Records

The Secret to Creating a Calm Mind and a Cool Temper

Learn how focusing on your breath for only minutes a day can grow mental strength and resilience.<p>Can you remember a time when you were lying in bed, wrestling with a problem and the entangled emotions surrounding it? Have there been nights when intrusive thoughts and difficult memories keep you …

How to Transfer Your Marijuana Plant

Ideally, you’ve had success germinating and planting cannabis seeds. By now your starter plant is probably ready for a new and larger container of …

You'll Find Dusty Deep House and Sunset-Ready Remixes in This Week's Seven Most Played

Here's a few rays of sunshine to brighten up another largely terrible week in the UK.<p><i>This article originally ran on THUMP UK.</i><p>After last week's Brexit madness, isn't it lovely that things have calmed down and we're all getting back to norm...Oh, yes, that's right: the entire political system of the …

Top Ten Foods for Building Muscle

Nutrition Articles<p>Top Ten Foods for Building Muscle<p>These are ten foods to include in your diet because they have a superior effect on protein …

Nutrition

Hieronymus Bosch Died 500 Years Ago, But His Art Will Still Creep You Out

Imaginary animals dance across the panels of artist Hieronymus Bosch's paintings: There are snails with human legs, fish with human arms and at least one spider-legged peacock. Since his death in 1516, Bosch has been called "the devil's painter," and he has been hailed as a psychedelic seer born …

Art

Finally: A Documentary on Female Graffiti Artists

For the past three years, Alexandra Henry has traveled the world filming and interviewing an all-female group of graffiti stars.<p>A subculture of female graffiti artists has long pursued their art under dangerous and illegal conditions without receiving the same respect as their male counterparts—and …

I heard about ‘arugula sauce.’ How can I make that?

If going to the farmers market isn’t on your weekly to-do list, you might be inclined to forget about all the fruit and vegetable growers, meat producers, cheesemongers, egg sellers, beekeepers and others who bring fresh, local products to your area. Well, we can jog your memory! It’s farmers & …

Arugula

San Francisco's Best Fast and Affordable Eats

San Francisco has no shortage of fine dining establishments with Michelin stars and James Beard awards and other international accolades. But if you …

Quiz: How Much Do You Really Know About Monsanto?

To say Monsanto (MON) doesn’t get a lot of love would be an understatement. As <i>Fortune</i> detailed in its story, “Can Monsanto Save the Planet,” the …

Instructions for Listening Meditation

Try to sit stable like a mountain and vast like the ocean.<p>Listen to the sounds as they occur.<br>Do not imagine, name, or analyze the sounds.<br>Just listen …

Meditation

An Oral History of the Legendary 80s Club That Introduced Toronto to House Music

Before the raves and entertainment district, the Twilight Zone was the city's answer to New York's Paradise Garage.<p>Toronto city council's relationship with nightlife has been historically antagonistic, but they recently broke from that tradition this year by approving a motion to rename a small …

New Jersey

The First Badass Female Guitarist: Meet Sister Rosetta Tharpe, the Godmother of Rock ‘n’ Roll

She influenced Chuck Berry, Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, and countless others, but Sister Rosetta Tharpe was a legend in her own right.<p>In recent …

Music