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The recipe for happiness and success? Try compassion

<b>Programming note:</b> CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta introduces us to leaders and volunteers behind inspiring organizations in a one-hour, prime-time special airing Saturday, June 17 at 9 p.m. ET on CNN.<p><b>(CNN) —</b> Looking for a way to be happier? Are you seeking deeper connections with …

Mindfulness

A minimalist explains how a psychological trick called 'the beginner's mind' could make your life easier

A lot of joy could be found with the same practice.<p>And it is simple: practice seeing life with a beginner's mind.<p>I'm stealing this of course from Zen Buddhism's shoshin and Shunryu Suzuki's "Zen Mind Beginner's Mind," and I've written about it numerous times. But it's more fundamental than most …

Meditation

Viber offering free calls to landlines & mobiles in countries affected by Trump’s travel ban

Viber has announced that is is allowing users to make free Viber Out calls to both landlines and mobiles between the U.S. and the seven countries affected by Trump’s travel ban.<p>In light of recent events in the United States, we are now offering free calls to any landline or mobile number between …

Want To Live In The Arctic Circle? Build Your House Inside A Solar Geodesic Dome

That's what this Norwegian family did.<p>The Hjertefølger family began their experiment in sustainable living in 2013, when they moved to Sandhornøya Island in the Arctic Circle to build their home. There, they constructed a three story cob house from sustainable materials like sand and clay. To …

Take It From A German: Americans Are Too Timid In Confronting Hate

In Germany, we were taught over and over again that Hitler came to power because ordinary people were afraid to stand up and speak out. Americans …

Chefsache: Was gute Chefs nie sagen würden

Gute Chefs sind selten. Leider. Denn Respekt und Anerkennung werden einem als Chef nicht einfach vor die Füße gelegt. Mit Wertschätzung, Vertrauen, …

Belohnungsaufschub: Selbstkontrolle kann man lernen

Der Psychologe Walter Mischel erfand das berühmte Marshmallow-Experiment zum Belohnungsaufschub. Er erklärt, warum Selbstdisziplin so wichtig ist.

Deepak Chopra's Guided Meditation for Stressful Moments

39<p>SHARES<p>When life gets stressful, as it inevitably does, it’s common that the last thing we prioritize is time for ourselves. That’s a shame because …

Meditation

How Monsanto is Turning an Island Paradise Into a GMO Wasteland

Monsanto is conquering one of the world’s most stunning utopias – and it’s happening right under our noses. The company is turning the picturesque …

Agriculture

Schwimmhaus: The Sustainable Modern HouseBoat

The Schwimmhaus by German architects Confused-Direction is a green hausboot (oops, <i>house boat</i>) designed to float around or just stay put on the shore. …

North Sea

Schuld gibt es nicht

Stellen Sie sich vor, Sie verlassen Ihren Arbeitsplatz pünktlich um 18 Uhr. Sie haben Ihre Aufgaben erledigt. Die Kollegen bleiben dagegen ein …

How It Works: The Inner Earth

Know your planet!<p>Plate tectonics—the theory that explains the sinking, spreading, and slip-sliding of big chunks of Earth’s surface—is a bedrock of geology. But it can’t explain what happens to plates once they sink, or account for the forces that drive many of the planet’s volcanic hotspots. …

Earth Science

4 Ways Mindfulness Meditation Benefits So Many Conditions - PsyBlog

Mindfulness meditation works because of four central meditation benefits.<p>With studies pouring in on the benefits of mindfulness, psychologists’ …

13 natural solutions for killing and deterring ants

Ants are making their way into homes this time of year. Natural pest control methods can help you cope with and eliminate the problem.<p>Little tiny …

Insects

Come fly with me

This graph shows why solar power will take over the world

More than 100x cheaper in 35 years<p>For those who still doubt that solar power is about to shift into high gear and play a <i>much</i> bigger role, look at the …

Renewable Energy

Handy-Spionage: So wird Ihr Smartphone sicherer

Gegen das Abhören von Telefonaten und Mitlesen von SMS kann man sich kaum wehren. Das gilt selbst für die Kanzlerin. Doch diese Handgriffe machen das Handy ein Stück sicherer.<p>Der NSA-Skandal hat eine neue Stufe erreicht: Angela Merkels Handy wurde von US-Geheimdienstlern abgehört, auch andere …

Apple Reportedly Planning to Launch New Mac Pro Hardware in April or May

It’s been quite some time since Apple released a substantial update for the Mac Pro (almost 3 years, in fact) – and eager power users have been …

Blue state: Microsoft's tricky strategy to strike back against Apple and Google

Can Redmond rethink 30 years of corporate culture to pull this off?<p>As it has countless times in the last decade, Microsoft once again finds itself at a crossroads.<p>Over the course of thirty-plus years, Microsoft rose to global dominance on the back of the desktop computer. But in the last decade, PC …