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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 …

Happiness

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 …

Literature

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 …

Meditation

18 Habits Of Highly Creative People

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 out of nowhere and then fail to show up when we most need them, …

Creativity

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 …

Wellness

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 …

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 …

Human Resources

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 …

Meditation

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 …

Infographics

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 …

Good Morning Yoga Sequence

10 Online Tools to Upgrade Students’ Essay Writing Skills

As an educator, you have the noble duty of awakening your students’ potential to express their arguments through the structured form of academic …

Teaching

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

Books

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 …

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 …

Innovation

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 …

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 …

Religion

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> …

The Brain

Passive Prefab House Kit - Cabin Attitude In The City.

The Dogtrot Mod: Celebrating Modern Dogtrot Style, In Modern Prefab Cabin Form.<p>This sleek expandable prefab cabin house kit intertwines passive solar …

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 …

Israel

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 …