Lesli Roush

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What Makes People Compelling

What makes a winning personality? How can some people walk into a room and instantly entrance everyone into a state of amicable submission? What makes someone like Carl Sagan at once so beloved and so respected? That’s precisely what communications strategists <b>John Neffinger</b> and <b>Matthew Kohut</b>, who …

The Ego and the Universe: Alan Watts on Becoming Who You Really Are

During the 1950s and 1960s, British philosopher and writer <b>Alan Watts</b> began popularizing Eastern philosophy in the West, offering a wholly different perspective on inner wholeness in the age of anxiety and what it really means to live a life of purpose. We owe much of today’s mainstream adoption of …

Astronaut Chris Hadfield on Success and the Meaning of Life

Shortly after the release of his fantastic book <b>An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth: What Going to Space Taught Me About Ingenuity, Determination, and Being Prepared for Anything</b> (<i>public library</i>), Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield sat down with celebrated British-Canadian broadcaster Peter …

Tycoon's Lesbian Daughter Rejects Multimillion-Dollar 'Marriage Bounty'

A Hong Kong real estate tycoon made headlines two years ago when he offered a $65 million bounty to the man who could win his daughter's heart and marry her. In an open letter today, the daughter says she hopes he can accept that she is indeed a lesbian.<p>Cecil Chao, a billionaire property developer …

Dear Daddy, you must accept I’m a lesbian: Gigi Chao pens plea in open letter to tycoon father

Hong Kong socialite Gigi Chao was reluctantly thrown into the spotlight when her tycoon father Cecil Chao Sze-tsung declared his refusal to accept …

Relationships

Beyond the Basics

Are you ready to enhance your basic knowledge of Reiki? Sadly, the principles at the core of the spiritual art of Reiki healing are sometimes skimmed …

Alternative Medicine

Basic Reiki Hand Placements for Self Treatment

There are twelve basic hand placements generally used when giving yourself a Reiki treatment.These hand placements are not set in stone, but rather, …

Channelling the Energies of the Earth

August 11, 2012 by chakrahealing<p>As we walk through this life, and gaze at all its wonders, we discover quite naturally and easily that simple things …

Meditation

The Energies of Healing: How To Use Them

August 11, 2012 by chakrahealing<p>Our bodies are wonderful and mysterious things, a complex organism capable of achieving great feats, creating new …

Spirituality

MIT Wristband Could Make AC Obsolete

Here's a scary statistic: In 2007, 87 percent of households in the U.S. used air conditioning, compared to just 11 percent of households in Brazil …

Cats Fight Kids, People Just Stand Around And Film It (VIDEO)

Cats will fight back when provoked, and kids are just going to do their thing. Put the two together, and the results can be volatile.<p>But apparently that doesn't stop some people from filming uncomfortable encounters between cats and kids, then posting them to YouTube.<p>So far as we know, neither kids …

Susan Sontag on Why Lists Appeal to Us, Plus Her Listed Likes and Dislikes

<i>“The list is the origin of culture,”</i> Umberto Eco famously proclaimed. Whether or not he was right about origin, the list is very much a currency of culture, today’s favorite attention-exploitation device in an information economy of countless listicles and innumerable numerical headlines. But what …

10 Chinese Herbs to Cure What Ails You

Can Chinese herbs cure what ails you? Western medicine, which has been slow to embrace the 5,000-year-old practice of traditional Chinese medicine, …

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 …

Cats And Dogs With Their Famous Humans

Cats and dogs are cool enough on their own, but just in case you weren’t convinced about this verified fact, here are some famous people with their …

What People Think Of Various Countries According To Google Autocomplete

The @Amazing_Maps twitter account, dedicated to sharing all kinds of interesting maps, has recently shared a map showing the search suggestions that …

Golden Retriever Adopts an Orphan Kitten Rejected By Her Mother

When Ichimi the kitten was rejected by her mother, Ponzu the golden retriever and his owner Jessiepon took her in and have begun nursing her back to …

Grains Of Sand Magnified x300 Reveal Dazzling Images

A grain of sand is so small and finite that our eyes are unable to render any significant detail.<p>It often just looks like a shiny or dark grain of …

Why Oprah Reportedly Canceled Her 60th Birthday Party

With all of the planning, prepping, and Hawaii vacationing that went into celebrating Michelle Obama’s 50th birthday this month, we forgot that the country’s other most powerful woman is reaching a major milestone this January—Oprah Winfrey, who rings in her 60th year of being superior to everyone …

Michelle Obama