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Runner's World | What Will It Take to Run A 2-Hour Marathon

The most astounding marathon outlier of all time is Paula Radcliffe. Her 2003 world record of 2:15:25 is nearly three minutes faster than any other woman in history. Lucky for us, physiologist Andrew Jones began studying her when she was a teenager—his data yields clues into her VO2 max and running …

5 Books That Will Make You Happier, According to Bibliotherapists

A book a day keeps the doctor away?<p>We're all familiar with the way a book can help us temporarily escape from reality (that's why we love summer reading so much, after all), but did you know that reading books can literally act as therapy?<p>That's right: Reading therapy, a.k.a. bibliotherapy, is the …

25 Comforting Quotes that Shoot Straight to our Soul.

As a writer, words have a way of inspiring me and shooting straight to my soul.<p>Words can serve as a pick-me-up when I am feeling down.<p>Quotes hold the …

9 Motivational Videos to Help You Succeed in Business and Life

Can a few minutes of watching change your life? These deeply inspirational videos just might.<p>There are videos that energize us, inspire us, and motivate us to do great things. Then there are the very few that do all of that--and touch us so deeply that we wind up watching them over and over. We …

14 Ways to Chill the Eff Out Without Using Meditation

Sitting quietly isn't the only thing that helps you calm down.<p>Sure, meditation chills you out, alleviates pain, improves your mood, plus helps you think clearer and sleep better. But it's not for everyone. If sitting quietly with your eyes closed just isn't your thing, here are 14 other ways you …

Top Mindfulness Quotes to Change Your Life Forever

Mindfulness is a process of exploring ourselves. Mindfulness is a way to know yourself. It is a new way to look at your own thoughts. It is a way to …

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4 Hard Questions to Ask About Your Company’s Purpose

jennifer maravillas FOR HBR<p>In the early 1930s, cars in Europe were still a luxury for the rich. But in 1933 Dr. Ferdinand Porsche launched the People’s Car: Volkswagen. Its purpose was to enhance people’s lives through great engineering that offered everyone an accessible, high-quality car. The …

How to craft the perfect playlist for productivity

Nothing has more of a negative impact on my workday than forgetting my headphones.<p>Like most people, music is a huge part of my life. I listen to the most music while I work, sifting through playlists, from neo classical to indie to electronica on what seems like a never-ending search for the …

100 Inspirational Quotes To Help You Gain & Maintain Momentum

Post written by Katie Milton.<p>The desk is littered with lists. Things to do, problems to solve, calls that need to be returned. The phone is ringing …

How To Be Optimistic: 4 Steps Backed By Research

<b>Should you see a glass as half empty or half full?</b><p><b>If you want to live a better life, and you care what research has to say, there’s a clear answer to</b> …

6 Must-Try Taco Joints In Toronto

Tacos might not be the first thing you think to seek out in Toronto, but with an explosion of both traditional and reinvented Mexican restaurants across the city, they should be. Hipper taquerias like the bourbon-slinging, hip-hop-blaring <b>Grand Electric</b> and <b>La Carnita</b> remain mobbed night after night, …

Change Your Entire Life with this Simple Technique from Thích Nhất Hạnh.

<i>To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself.</i><p>~ Thich Nhat Hanh<p>I was visiting a friend …

Scenes of Spring

Temperatures in the northern hemisphere are finally warming, flowers are blooming, and the sunshine beckons us outside once again. On a nice spring day like today, I thought I'd share some recent colorful images of the season from Germany, Japan, Scotland, the United States, and more.

Unforgettable Pictures By The Award-Winning Photographer Killed In Afghanistan

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Bethany Hamilton: How Does She Do It?