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This One Simple Thing Can Make Your Life Much Better

Many people have written to me saying they love all the research on bettering themselves but need that first step on how to shoehorn it in to their …

Creative Writing

Design Exercises To Get Your Creative Juices Flowing

The creative mind is like the human body.<p>Creativity is something that should be trained everyday, or else it would get out of shape. Thus, doing some …

Graphic Design

Here's How Zen Meditation Changed Steve Jobs' Life And Sparked A Design Revolution

Jobs, a Reed College dropout, had just spent a few months in India.<p>He had gone to meet the region's contemplative traditions — Hinduism, Buddhism — and the Indian sun had darkened his skin a few shades.<p>The trip changed him in less obvious ways, too.<p>Although you couldn't predict it then, his travels …

Meditation

Young designer Corbin Mahieu has an impressive portfolio to his name

Belgian designer Corbin Mahieu learned his craft at the prestigious Sint Lucas School of Arts in Ghent, following in the footsteps of a legion of …

Best Philosophy, Mind, and Consciousness Books of 2014 (according to me)

Here are some of the best books I have been exposed to this year. Obviously, I cannot read everything, so this is a partial list at best. They are …

What Teachers Need to Know about Critical Thinking Vs Creative Thinking

December 7, 2014<p>When it comes to differentiating critical thinking from creative thinking, things get a little bit blurry as there is no consensus as …

Sony E-ink Watch Aims To Make Low–Power Screens The Next Big Thing In Fashion Fabric

Almost every tech hardware maker is basically racing smart watches out the door, but Sony is looking at how it can re-invent the basic timekeeping device itself with a new special project that was only just now revealed to be associated with the Japanese electronics giant, despite popping up on a …

How to Meditate: An Essential Guide - NoBullying - Bullying & CyberBullying Resources

<i>We often hear of ancient and modern meditation practices as the best way to reduce stress in our everyday lives. However, most people don’t really</i> …

Forget smart watches and glasses, smart clothing will be the hottest trend of 2015

Smartwatches and fitness bands are one of the hottest products of 2014. We’ve seen a dizzying array of watches from many major manufacturers, and …

Wearable Tech

Paramahansa Yogananda, and the legacy of India’s mission to enlighten America

Yoga and meditation are seen by the public as methods to exercise and relax, respectively. However, these are side-benefits of their actual purpose, …

35 Random Corners Of The Internet You Should Visit When You Need A Break

Bookmark this for when you're having a bad day or when you just need a distraction and want to play. There's something so soothing about these single-serving sites.<p>Major h/t to this post by Tumblr user Writing Weasels and the website The Useless Web for providing me with endless hours of amusement.

InterAct

More Photos of the Red Nike ‘Air Yeezy 2′

Even with all the Jordans dropping this year, it’s hard to think of another sneaker more anticipated than the all red Nike Air Yeezy 2. There’s been …

Nike WMNS Roshe Run “Metric” - The Fox Is Black

Sci-fi and the future; I think about these all the time. The science fiction tales of the last 100 years has inspired so many of the objects we now …