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The Shortness of Life: Seneca on Busyness and the Art of Living Wide Rather Than Living Long

<i>“How we spend our days,”</i> Annie Dillard memorably wrote in her soul-stretching meditation on the life of presence, <i>“is, of course, how we spend our lives.”</i> And yet most of us spend our days in what Kierkegaard believed to be our greatest source of unhappiness — a refusal to recognize that “busy is a …

The BMW i8 is the Hybrid Sports Car of the Future

7<p>SHARES<p>Carmakers tend to hold out on us—unveiling innovations in a slow, steady trickle that ensures the hungry motoring public always has something …

Coastlines

5 Ways To Live Without Regret | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Regret is something everyone experiences at one point or another. It would be impossible to go through life without experiencing any regret at …

Motivation

So why did Jeff Bezos pre-announce plans for drone-based delivery now?

Advertisement<p>38 Comments<p>We live in a shock-and-awe media landscape. Jeff Bezos, the mastermind behind Amazon, did precisely that when he shared plans …

Google’s Smart Contact Lens Project

Google is always up to something, and their latest dally into the tech space with their Smart Contact Lens proves that they’re not slowing down any …

Contact Lenses

Rolls-Royce Drone Ships Challenge $375 Billion Industry: Freight

In an age of aerial drones and driver-less cars, Rolls-Royce Holdings Plc is designing unmanned cargo ships.<p>Rolls-Royce’s Blue Ocean development team …

The Foundations of Vipassana Meditation

Peter O’Donoghue, <i>Contributor</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>I spent 6 consecutive weeks sitting and serving on courses at Dharma Sikhara, a Vipassana centre, in …

15 Motivational Quotes for Entrepreneurs

Have you ever read something that made you want to get up and do something productive? It’s usually followed by thoughts of all the ways you are …

Motivation

15 Inspiring Quotes From Nelson Mandela On Leadership, Change And Life

I just read a post here on Forbes from Glen Llopis about hope, and it inspired me to think about the human quality of hopefulness: what it is and why it’s important for us. I like this definition of hope from dictionary.com: <i>the feeling that what is wanted can be had or that events will turn out for</i> …

11 Super Herbs and Spices for Your Health

There’s a reason explorers traveled thousands of miles and crossed oceans for herbs and spices. Besides making cuisine more delectable, they’ve been long used to promote health and cure disease.<p>We’ve already covered the super foods you should consider, so this time we’ll take a look at the herbs …

Alternative Medicine

Recipe: Flu-Season Ginger-Honey-Lemon Tonic

Place the water, ginger, lemon juice, and honey in a small saucepan over medium heat until heated through. Pour the mixture through a strainer into a …

Kent

Recognizing Happiness

Define happiness:<br>Will you be happy when you are successful?<br>Or are you successful because you are happy?<p><b>Happiness doesn’t come as a result of getting</b> …

“Travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living.” - Miriam Beard

“Travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living.” - Miriam Beard

8 Zen Master Stories That Illustrate Important Truths

You probably heard some of these, maybe all. I thought about stories that touched me or made a big impression and that came from Zen or Taoists …

10 Life Lessons People Should Learn Before They Turn 30

There are so many lessons I wish I had learned while I was young enough to appreciate and apply them. The thing with wisdom, and often with life …

There's More to Life Than Being Happy

Meaning comes from the pursuit of more complex things than happiness<p><i>"It is the very pursuit of happiness that thwarts happiness."</i><p>In September 1942, Viktor Frankl, a prominent Jewish psychiatrist and neurologist in Vienna, was arrested and transported to a Nazi concentration camp with his wife and …

"The master of the art of living makes little distinction between his work an...

"The master of the art of living makes little distinction between his work and his play, his labor and his leisure, his mind and his body, his …

10 Sentences that Can Change Your Life for good

The power of a sentence is tremendous. A single destructive sentence can ruin somebody’s life, make your day, or change your mood. Fortunately, there …

How to Find Your Purpose and Do What You Love

<i>“Find something more important than you are,”</i> philosopher Dan Dennett once said in discussing the secret of happiness, <i>“and dedicate your life to it.”</i> But how, exactly, do we find that? Surely, it isn’t by luck. I myself am a firm believer in the power of curiosity and choice as the engine of …