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The 7-Step Evening Ritual That Will Make You Happy

Everybody talks about morning rituals to get the day started right. (Even I have.) But <i>ending</i> the day right can be even more important. Why?<p>Because …

The complete guide to reading—and even enjoying—classic literature

The classics. Literature’s Greatest Hits. You’ve been hearing about these supposedly elite, magnificent books for forever, yet you’ve never really picked one up and cracked open its cover. Or clicked, in this digital age. Still, it’s likely you’ve wanted to read a classic novel at least at some …

A New Online Course Teaches Buddhist Meditation for Free

<i>By Sonia Jones</i><p>In this video, Sonia Jones, Sonima's founder, sits down with David Germano, Ph.D., a professor of religious studies and the director of the Contemplative Sciences Center at the University of Virginia, to discuss the school's newest online course on Buddhist meditation in the modern …

Buddhist Meditation

18 Habits Of Highly Creative People

Great artists, writers and innovators may have "messier minds."<p>Creativity works in mysterious and often paradoxical ways. Creative thinking is a stable, defining characteristic in some personalities, but it may also change based on situation and context. Inspiration and ideas often arise seemingly …

Liquid Solar Technology Could Be Next Gen of Renewable Energy

Look out solar panels, there’s a new “first of its kind” solar technology in town!<p>Its makers said it’s engineered to outperform rooftop panels by …

7 Things Mindful People Do Differently

High-Sugar Diet Can Impair Learning And Memory By Altering Gut Bacteria

The typical American diet is loaded with fat and sugar, and it may be hurting not only our physical health, but also our ability to think clearly.<p>New research from Oregon State University finds a high-sugar, high-fat diet causes changes in gut bacteria that seem to lead to significant losses in …

7 Cardinal Rules In Life

A Harvard professor reveals a strategy that can help you stop worrying

We all deal with this when life gets challenging.<p>There is a way to overcome worry that doesn't involve alcohol or a straitjacket.<p>The answer is thousands of years old — but now science is validating those ancient ideas. You've probably even heard of it: Mindfulness.<p>Yeah, it's all the rage now. But …

Mindfulness

Creative Exercises That Will Make Writing Fun Again

If you’re like me, it’s been a lifelong dream to write professionally. Hours spent scribbling away in notebooks as a child morphed into opportunities …

Creative Writing

This German Glass Sphere Will Revolutionize Solar Power

A new sun-tracking solar generator created by German solar startup Rawlemon. The man behind the invention is Andre Broessel, who is an …

Three key attributes of every great hire

Degrees and grades are rarely a good indication of an employee's future success on the job.<p>The success of any company or organization depends almost entirely on its most important resource: its workforce. It is the people who make up an organization who ultimately decide which revenue streams to …

Daily Meditation: Hang On

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life.<p>Today's meditation is a recording by the musical group Pink Martini that tells the simple, yet moving …

Web Design Resources for Non-Designers

Most of you are too busy monitoring Google's latest algorithm updates, examining web analytics, and building links and content to stay up to date on …

How to Create a Website as a Writer (Without it Costing You Both One Arm and One Leg)

Please welcome guest Stuart Horwitz, founder and principal of Book Architecture, a firm of independent editors based in Providence. Book …

Writing

Good Morning Yoga Sequence

Yoga

10 Online Tools to Upgrade Students’ Essay Writing Skills

<b>10 Online Tools to upgrade Students’ Essay Writing Skills</b> <br>As an educator, you have the noble duty of awakening your students’ potential to express …

What is Brand Storytelling?

Brand storytelling can greatly enhance interest and engagement in you and your business. It has emerged from the explosion of content marketing, …

Emotional Pain Chart

An Indian alternative to the New York Times’ all-white summer reading list

The New York Times’ literary critic Janet Maslin recently published her list of must-read summer books, one that might well be her very last before she leaves her long-held full time role in July.<p>As Gawker points out, Maslin’s list this year manages to be made up entirely of white authors. And …

8 Normal Experiences That Should Not Always Be Labeled a Mental Illness

<b>Anxiety</b>: Life is full of anxiety and it’s a very normal part of existence. Can you think of a time when you were very anxious about life and your …

Mental Health

The Path To Disruption: Entrepreneurs, Incumbents, And The Next (R)evolution In Online Education

The bloom is off the rose. Massively open online courses (MOOCs), heralded by Silicon Valley visionaries and higher education critics alike as the great disruptor of the university, are coming under increased criticism for their failure to provide the powerful learning outcomes that their …

5 New Math Websites for Teachers

May 22, 2015<br>Today we have curated for you this list featuring some new math websites. These are recommendations we have received in the mail in the …

Mathematics

Viewpoint: Islam v feminism?

<b>Why on earth would any girl abandon the liberties of a modern democracy to join the dark ages of IS? Huda Jawad attempts to offer an answer.</b><p>I was born in Baghdad and grew up in the United Arab Emirates and Syria before coming to settle as a teenager in London in the late 1980s. My parents were …

Give Me a Self-published Author Over One From a Traditional Publisher Any Day

<b>So there I was, a budding author with two manuscripts clogging up my hard-drive, an enthusiastic literary agent, and a phone that was ominously quiet. Depressingly so.</b><p>Despite phlegmatic assurances from my agent, I couldn't get a book published to save my self-esteem. On two heart-stopping occasions …

Exercise Fuels Mental 'Time Travel'

<i>Wendy Suzuki is a Professor of Neural Science and Psychology at New York University (NYU)'s Center for Neural Science. A popular speaker, she is a</i> …

Modern Prefab Cabin - The Passive Solar Dogtrot Mod House

The Dogtrot Mod: Celebrating Modern Dogtrot Style, In Modern Prefab Cabin Form.<p>Modern prefab cabin brings passive solar design, modern cabin style …

Arab Youth Turn to Social Media to Bless Israel

Young people from Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Yemen and many other Arab countries are turning to social media to tell the world that they love Israel.<p>The …

Storytelling WordPress Theme with Full Aesop Compatibility

I am very happy to introduce a new member of the Cohhe theme family: Longfrom.<p>The team at Cohhe spent a long time creating this free WordPress theme …

Web Design