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The Dalai Lama's Guide to Getting Through the Next 4 Years

Bookmark this one.<p>What a pit we've fallen into. Nevertheless, the Dalai Lama, the exiled spiritual leader of Tibet, maintains our "surrounding situation" should not be the end to all happiness.<p>His Holiness spoke with Dr. Sanjay Gupta of CNN before President Trump's inauguration about preserving …

The 20-Minute Low Impact, High Intensity Workout For Everyone

Torchin' calories, takin' names.<p>Personal trainers Justin Norris and Taylor Gainor have co-opted the word “lit” once again. And this time, the definition is far healthier.<p>Low impact training, also known as the LIT Method, is a boutique fitness program founded by Norris and Gainor in Los Angeles. And …

Seven Steps to Completely Turn Your Life Around This Year

<i>How can I change my life completely in the next year or two? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Max Lukominskyi, CMO at Sliceplanner, on Quora:</b><p>Changing your life completely is a huge step that …

How I Gave Up Trying to Cure my Depression & Found Happiness.

<b>I have been told many</b> times before that I write as though I have lived a long time, and I have often thought about why that is.<p>I feel like I have …

A Zen Master Reveals The Truth About Meditation and Why Most People Get it Wrong

True meditation has no direction or goal. It is pure wordless surrender, pure silent prayer. All methods aiming at achieving a certain state of mind …

These 3 profound lessons from a Japanese Zen Master will blow your mind

It can be hard to find meaning and purpose sometimes. We spend so much time working and being busy that we forget to stop and look inside ourselves …

30 Self-Reflection Questions That Will Make You Reevaluate Your Life

As each month flies by and we ask ourselves, "What have I been doing with my life?," we're struck with a little panic. But the passing of time doesn't have to scare us if we check in with ourselves regularly.<p>Self-reflection is vital for self-improvement. By acknowledging your concerns, needs, and …

17 Cheesy Slow-Cooker Casseroles Your Dinner Rotation Needs

Slow-cooker casseroles are a guaranteed dinnertime win, especially cheesy slow-cooker casseroles. For those times when you want nothing more than …

The ancient Secret of the Golden Flower is a simple way to improve your whole life

Some of the world’s best secrets are hidden in plain view for centuries. So it is with a simple Chinese method for clarifying the mind and finding freedom, called <i>The Secret of the Golden Flower</i>.<p>This ancient Taoist text on inner alchemy teaches a single magic trick—getting in tune with the …

Spirituality

50 Easy Business and Personal Goals Everyone Should Be Doing This Year

Start the year off right.<p>9 min read<p><i>This article originally published January 20, 2017.</i><p>When the New Year rolls around, we are all inspired to make changes in our lives, but it can be tough to figure out the best way to get started. You want to begin on the right foot, but you don’t want to take on …

Work-life Balance

Harvard's complete photography course is now available for free online [updated]

If your resolution for 2017 is to take better photographs than your current blurry, badly composed effort, you’ll want to check out this free MOOC from Harvard University –the school where Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates cut their teeth.<p>ALISON – one of the many repositories of online learning …

The 13 Best Superfoods, According To Registered Dietitians

These days the term “superfood” gets tossed around a lot. So much so that it seems like there’s a new so-called super ingredient every day. And it …

Healthy Eating

The Best Research on Body Fat, Losing Fat, and Eating Fat

<b>If I see an article on the Internet or in paper publication worth reading, I take notes of the gist of the article and secure its reference.</b> If it …

Exercise

46 Facts You Should Know About Entrepreneurship (Infographic)

Before embarking on your entrepreneurial journey, check out this handy graphic.<p>1 min read<p>Entrepreneurship is on the rise. Today, there are more than 400 million entrepreneurs around the world -- that means one in every 18 person owns a business, according to statistics compiled by …

Entrepreneurship

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Not Your Normal Things to Do With a Crock Pot

I recently bought a new crock pot and have been cooking in it daily. Here are some things you might not have realized that you can do with a crock …

10 TV shows that are too amazing to miss

From scintillating sci-fi and charming costume dramas to the series making long-awaited comebacks, here are the things to watch as the nights draw in.<p>…

I learned the meditation technique taking over Wall Street and now I get why traders are willing to set aside 40 minutes a day

I was waiting for my first Transcendental Meditation lesson.<p>My teacher Mario Orsatti, a man in his 60s with a penchant for big smiles and unwavering eye contact, took my offering of two apples, a kiwi, and purple irises I'd picked up at a bodega 20 minutes earlier as instructed, and ushered me into …

8 Mouthwatering Slow Cooker Soup Recipes You Need to Try This Winter

I love my slow cooker because it allows me to mind my businesses, while the meals are cooking themselves. And I just found you can make soup in a …

5 Digital Marketing Strategies To Help Your Small Business Generate A Higher ROI This 2017

As an entrepreneur, you know that it takes more than an attractive and website to gain new customers, turn them to repeat customers (and increase your ROI in the process). Since more and more consumers go online to find and buy the products they need, it becomes increasingly important for you to up …

YouTube Marketing: A Small Business Guide

As my series on using social media marketing platforms to market your small business comes to a close (check out past installments on Facebook, …

Amazon Alexa is now a small home robot thanks to Omate

As Amazon's Alexa voice assistant becomes smarter each day, it's also showing up in more form factors, with the latest being a small home robot courtesy of, well, a smartwatch brand. Omate's Yumi is, in many ways, a mini version of the ASUS Zenbo: Its head features a 5-inch 720p touchscreen, it …

I'm a financial planner, and here's my favorite new spreadsheet to help you pay off debt

If you have student loans, credit cards, a mortgage, or any other debt that you're working to pay off, this tool will help you do it as quickly and effectively as possible.<p>Specifically, it will help you:<p>Below I'm going to walk through the most helpful features of this tool so you can see how it …

5 Free Marketing Tools Small Businesses Can't Afford To Ignore

Think that it takes lots of money to market your business effectively? Nope. There are a number of online marketing tools now available to help you attract and sell to more customers without costing you a dime.<p>Here are five of the most effective marketing tools your business should be already using:<p>…

Marketing

The Top 11 “Hidden Gems” of the Internet

In <b>the Dark Ages of the Internet,</b> pretty much every web site and mailing list was the effort of a small, independent, voice. With even Google now …

Secret Service

How to Make a Mirror That Tells You the Weather

Build a cool mirror that tells the time and the weather while you look at your reflection.<p>Normal mirrors are pretty great, but we live in the future now and so everything needs to be Wi-Fi-compatible. If you've got a boring normal mirror, it's time to turn it into a cool smart mirror that can tell …