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10 Easy Ways You Can Practice Mindfulness Every Day

Living mindfully is one of the very best ways that you can transform your life. When people think about meditation they think about sitting in lotus …

Norwegian Air plans $69 flights between Europe and US

The budget airline wants to shake up the popular transatlantic route dominated by traditional flag carriers<p>Norwegian Air hopes to sell one-way tickets to North America for $69 (£45) as early as 2017 by flying to US airports that have low fees, chief executive Bjørn Kjos has said.<p>Europe's …

Google's algorithm for happiness

Deep inside the global tech behemoth Google sits an engineer with an unusual job description: to make people happier and the world more peaceful.<p>A few years ago, Chade-Meng Tan, one of the company's first engineering employees in Mountain View, noticed many of his colleagues were stressed out and …

Happiness

Two Steps to Control Your Emotions (So They Don't Control You)

<i>By meQuilibrium</i><p>When a negative emotion hits you, you can feel it in your body, right? A heaviness on your chest, a hollow feeling in your stomach, a flushed face, tears welling up. Knowing exactly how to identify and name those emotions? That's a different story. You know something set you off, and …

Mindfulness

8 Signs It's Time to Break Up With a Friend

We all know how painful breakups can be.<p>Sleepless nights, tissues full of tears, and enough takeout to last us a lifetime. Days spent convincing ourselves we will never be the same again. But we silently pray to ourselves that the miserable feelings will pass, and eventually, they do.<p>But what about …

Self-esteem

A sociologist has an unsettling theory about how we experience emotion

In his book named after the idea, sociologist Stjepan Meštrović describes contemporary Western societies as <i>postemotional</i>.<p>By invoking the prefix "post," he doesn't mean to suggest that we no longer have any emotions at all, but that we have become numb to our emotions, so much so that we may not …

Psychology