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That Awkward Moment When People Think They’re Philosophers: I Don’t Think People Actually ‘Get’ Socrates

There is a quote attributed to Socrates often encountered in popular culture; it is sometimes referred to as the Socratic paradox: “I know that I …

15 Keys To Workplace Happiness

We spend a huge portion of our lives at work. Even if you only work the traditional 40 hours in a week, you’re still spending nearly 1/3 of your life …

How to Show Up Every Day

<i>How do you keep focused doing the things that matter even when they’re a grind?</i><p>Reader Alan N. just recently asked me this question and it’s an …

15 Notebooks That Will Inspire Your Creativity

We schedule appointments and meetings on our smartphones and computers, we take notes on our tablets and even journal through apps. But for some people — or everyone, on certain occasions — our tech devices can hinder our creative juices. The practices of handwriting, calligraphy and even sketching …

Doodling

Does God Exist? – Spirituality and Intellectual Honesty, part 4/6

In order to see as clearly as possible what the connection between spirituality and intellectual honesty might consist in, we will now have to be …

Sam Harris on the Paradox of Meditation and How to Stretch Our Capacity for Everyday Self-Transcendence

Montaigne believed that meditation is the finest exercise of one’s mind and David Lynch uses it as an anchor of his creative integrity. Over the centuries, the ancient Eastern practice has had a variety of exports and permutations in the West, but at no point has it been more vital to our sanity …

Neuroplasticity Studies Reveal Your Brain's Amazing Malleability

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>As time goes by, science provides more and more evidence that your brain is malleable and continually changing in response to your …

Father Offers Wisdom to His Kids Through Powerful Double

Florida-based photographer Brandon Kidwell uses his artistic skills as a powerful way to give valuable advice to his kids. In a series titled <i>Wisdom For My Children, Life Lessons Through Photos</i>, he creates double-exposure images that convey different teachings. It's a personal project that took form …

Photography

Challenge Yourself With This Equipment-Free Workout

Perfection may be futile when it comes to our expectations of our partner, job, kids, and even ourselves. But as a fitness professional, I have a morsel of joy to share with you: There is such a thing as the perfect workout.<p>In my hectic world, a perfect workout is short (no more than 20-minutes, …

Workouts

25 Workout Moves Fit People Love To Do

It's not all burpees and planks. OK, it's some burpees and planks. But a bunch of other amazing stuff, too.<p>Quick heads up: These GIFs and videos aren't meant for instructional purposes, just motivation! If you want to try a new move or workout, you should get an all-clear from your doctor, and work …

The 5 Daily Rituals That Will Make You Happy

You know what percentage of people are really happy? Not “oh, life is pretty good”, I mean people who are <i>flourishing</i>. They feel their lives are …

Happiness

So what IS the best way to lose weight? DON'T diet, get more sleep and avoid low-fat foods, says leading expert in new myth-busting guide

• <b>Dieting is not the best way to lose weight, says Dr Sally Norton</b> <b></b>• <b><br>She warns against eating low-fat foods, which are often packed with sugar</b>• <b><br>Also argues</b> …

Pictures of the Week 11.13.14

Pictures of the Week 11.20.14

What to Expect From Tesla's 'Unveil the D' Event

Elon Musk is planning a huge Tesla unveiling tonight that will draw dozens of celebrities and coverage by hundreds of media outlets.<p>The billionaire …