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10 Beaches Around the Globe You Need to Know About

Costa Rica<p>Arco Beach<p>Costa Rica has lots of popular beaches and is well known for its surf spots — but even this tourist hotspot still has a charming …

A CEO shares 8 simple skills that will radically improve your life

We often focus only on learning skills that are directly pertinent to our job during the busy workweek.<p>Wealthy and successful people, on the other hand, know that there are some other skills outside of their job description that can also immensely improve their wealth and their life.<p>They may not …

These 10 Questions Can Foretell If You'll Be Successful In Life

Success isn’t limited to just how far you’ve climbed up the corporate ladder, but other aspects of your life, too, such as instilling a healthy …

Self-improvement

The Little-Known Skill of Every Great Leader | Inc.com

There's a skill that's never on the list of qualities that make a great leader.<p>But without this skill, leaders can't light a fire in their team's hearts, inspire them into action, and win their wholehearted commitment.<p>That skill is storytelling.<p>Stories are important, because they frame our …

Leadership

Chicken Stir-Fry with Asparagus and Cashews

<b>Good News</b> Cashews contain oleic acid, the same monounsaturated fat that makes olive oil so heart-healthy. This chicken-cashew stir-fry is a lighter …

The Remarkably Simple Way to Turn Fear Into Success | Inc.com

All of us experience fear now and then. And all of us know the effects fear can have on us. Fear can hold us back from pursuing our dreams, whether those dreams are about starting a business or starting a relationship. It can keep us stuck where we are.<p>If <b>fear</b> is keeping you from being who you want …

Self-improvement

Delicate Tattoos Fuse the Graceful Beauty of Nature with Structured Geometry

Tattooist Jasper Andres uses a delicate touch to craft his intricate body art. Often fusing nature with geometry, the hybrid images exemplify the beauty found in both by highlighting their differences—the graceful movements and curves of animals and flowers are offset by the rigid structure of …

Art

How to Make a Major Life Decision, in 9 Steps

I spent weeks preparing the application, went through two rounds of interviews, and finally, after months of anticipation, received an offer to join …

15 Incredible Swimming Holes in Northern California

There are so many great rivers, lakes, and ponds to escape to in Northern California, but these hidden gems stand out beyond the rest.<p>Jump from …

Hiking

Use Shopify and Xero to sell online

A home for your business<p>Shopify is a commerce platform with everything you need to sell to your customers, however they like to buy. Sell your …

A Giant List Of Epic Destinations For Anyone Who Lives To Travel

Pack your bags.<p>There's a big world out there, and no shortage of incredible destinations to explore. So it's only natural that choosing where to visit can be hugely intimidating. Thankfully, we've got you covered with lists on lists of epic spots to sift through. Check 'em out!<p><i>Note: Some of these</i> …

25 Small Life Changes That Create Lasting Success

The guaranteed way to increase your luck is to increase the number of times you bet.<p><i>What are some of the best life tips? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Dean Yeong on Quora:</b><p><b>Start before</b> …

6 Simple Ways to Talk Your Brain Out of Negativity

Negativity is sticky. It's hard to make it go away. Here are a few tips to help positivity prevail.<p>It's easier to recall negative thoughts and memories than positive ones. And the more we recall those negative thoughts, the more they stick with us. Suppose you feel like an idiot because of a dumb …

The absolute best anime on YouTube

If you’ve ever been a fan of anime, you’ve probably spent more time than you’d like searching online for a site to stream from. On the top of the …

Anime

Why filmmaker David Lynch says Transcendental Meditation is the secret to success

David Lynch says he hasn't missed a day of Transcendental Meditation since he started practicing it 43 years ago.<p>The director and writer behind the cult TV series “Twin Peaks” and movies including "Mulholland Drive" was in Los Angeles recently to lend support to<p>Georgetown UniversitySchool of …

Meditation

Geek book of the week: Enter the messy mind of Neil Gaiman

Neil Gaiman is an understated genius. That much is clear to the readers who have followed his dry wit and dark imaginings from <i>Sandman</i> to <i>Stardust</i>, …

Three Ways You Can Be More Creative

People tend to talk about creativity as if it’s a magical, intangible thing that can’t really be pinned-down or quantified. Especially creative …

Creativity

A Guy Who's Been Living Off the Grid for 20 Years Explains How to Live Sustainably

I asked the guy living in Sydney's greenest house whether I'm too poor to live off the grid.<p>From the street, Michael Mobbs's inner Sydney terrace house looks like any other. But 20 years ago, Michael and his wife transformed their Chippendale home into an experiment in sustainable living: solar …

12 Mindfulness Quotes that Will Change the Way You Spend Your Life

Over the past couple of years, as I’ve watched my son grow from a baby into a remarkable little boy, I’ve learned that a young child can teach an …

Mindfulness

After 60 Years in Advertising, I Believe True Creativity Is More Powerful Than Ever

A good thing about getting old in this business is that you've actually lived through all the changes and survived the perennial predictions of ad …

A UPenn psychologist uses the 'Hard Thing Rule' to teach her kids to take control of their success

It's doubly so if that successful person is a top psychologist who specifically studies how to help kids thrive.<p>That psychologist is Angela Duckworth, a professor at the University of Pennsylvania whose new book, "Grit," offers research and anecdotal evidence on how passion and perseverance lead to …

17 Easy Low-Carb Dinners

Despite (or maybe because of) endless research, the confusion surrounding carbohydrates remains real. For the record, carbs are <i>not</i> evil. (In fact, …

You Asked: Is It Bad to Be Inside All Day?

Shelter is a basic human need. But staying indoors all day may fuel anxiety, insomnia and that too-familiar sense that humans just aren’t meant to …

The 20 Best Small Towns to Visit in 2016

Though you'll probably want to move to the one nicknamed "9,000 feet above stress level."<p>The Smithsonian just released its annual list of the best small towns in America, and this year's roundup is bound to give you intense wanderlust.

15 Lucid Dreaming Facts That Will Make You Question Reality

Are you sure you aren't dreaming right now?

Physiology

3 Ways You Can Benefit from Your Chakras

sitting with eyes closedMost people have heard of the seven chakras (Sanskrit for “wheels”) and have perhaps read about their interpretations, which …

Spirituality

I'm convinced this virtual reality short is the future of animation

Penrose<p>If there's one takeaway I've gathered from the Tribeca Film Festival, it's that people are doing some incredible things with VR.<p>The New York …

Virtual Reality

Five tips to make you rich at 40

It’s a decade of firsts … first serious relationship, first time living out of home, first time buying a car … and of course, your first proper …

How This 10-Minute Routine Will Increase Your Creativity

Learning to channel your thinking--both conscious and subconscious--creates the conditions that make achieving your goals inevitable.<p>"Your subconscious mind works continuously, while you are awake, and while you sleep."--Napoleon Hill<p>Your subconscious never rests and is always on duty because it …

4 TED Talks To Become A True Leader

There’s no set formula for what makes an effective leader. Some people make it to the top and others don’t, but contrary to popular belief, it’s not all a game of wealth. The following TED Talks, given by thought leaders in their respective fields, explore various factors that contribute to the …

Public Speaking