Ryan Suevel

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How one family thrives in the Arctic with a cob house inside a solar geodesic dome

Life inside the Arctic Circle is by no means easy, unless you’re a Hjertefølger. We first heard about Benjamin and Ingrid Hjertefølger four years ago …

How To Support A Partner With Depression: Reddit Users Share Their Tips

#7: Don’t forget to take care of yourself.<p>When a partner is suffering from depression, it can be difficult to know how to help them while staying …

30 Books You Need to Read to Earn 'Well-Read' Status | Inc.com

<i>What books should one read to feel well-read? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Cristina Hartmann, writer who abandoned a career in law, on Quora:</b><p>For anyone who wants to attain the vaunted …

Literature

Brace yourself: the most disruptive phase of globalization is just beginning

To properly understand globalization, you need to start 200,000 years ago.<p>Richard Baldwin skillfully takes on this daunting task in a new book, starting all the way back with the hunter-gatherers. For too long, he says, traditional analysis of trade has been too narrow, he argues.<p>The economist, who …

3 Practices For Letting Go Of Looping Thoughts

Your partner screams at you because there was a miscommunication. Your client takes an action that you specifically warned him against, then blames …

Top Scientist Calmly Destroys Anti-Climate Science Politician With Science

"For whose data do you rely on?" asked the senator... "Everybody," replied the chief scientist.

The Proper Way to Finish Surfacing Wood Furniture

One of the appealing things about crafting a piece of furniture from wood is that it already has a pleasant color and texture. You might not want to …

The Best Sleeping Pads for Backpacking and Car Camping

We slept on 15 different sleeping pads on a total of five car-camping and backpacking trips, as well as on the floor in our own living rooms, before …

Backpacking

Andrew W.K. on Meditation

Be your own guru.<p>John S. Shealy is a Louisville, Kentucky-based psychologist who has written much about meditation and mindfulness, an act he and countless others liken to taming a wild horse. Our mind, he writes, "loves to run fast, wildly chasing after first this thought, then that sensation, …

The Greater Patagonian Trail could be the most epic through-hike you don’t know about

Since 2013 Jan Dudeck has returned regularly to map out what he has coined the “Greater Patagonian Trail” — a 1500km route which includes old roads, …

10 Habits you need to give up to increase your productivity

Share40<p>Tweet<p>Share275<p>+18<p>Shares 323<p>Would you like to be successful? But what are you willing to do in order to reach your goal? Success is not …

Is Running Long Distances Healthy?

When I posted that I was training for a half-marathon trail run in November, most comments were enthusiastic. Being that there can never be a thread …

Time I

'Historic gardens being damaged by visitors using them as parks'

Some of Britain’s finest gardens are suffering serious damage at the hands of visitors who use them as a “family recreation park” instead of appreciating the beauty of their lawns, plants, trees and flowers.<p>One of Britain’s leading gardeners has criticised the National Trust (NT) for encouraging …

Iliotibial (IT) Band Stretches to Treat ITBS

The iliotibial band is a thick tendinous fascia that originates on the outside portion of the hip and extends to the side of the knee. After …

The Morning Routine That Will Save You 20 Hours a Week

The first 3 hours of your day are your most precious for maximized productivity.<p>The traditional 9-5 workday is poorly structured for high productivity. Perhaps when most work was physical labor it made sense, but not in the knowledge-working world we now live in.<p>Although this may seem obvious …

Time Management

New Adventures: all the best science fiction and fantasy books coming out in August

Space pirates, horror conventions, and epic fantasies<p>It’s a new month, which means that it’s a good time to look forward to the coming onslaught of science fiction, fantasy, and horror novels coming out in the next couple of weeks. Get ready, because there are some amazing books coming to a …

15 Practical tips to help you understand your own mind

Understanding our own mind is not an easy, but if you can meditate well, you can. Our mind performs so many tasks that sometimes it can confuse you. …

5 Easy Morning Habits That Can Jump-Start Your Day | Inc.com

Do you want to be more productive? Do you want to be more motivated today? Happier? Then put some thought into the most important part of the day: the start.<p>I know it may seem obvious, but the beginning of your day is the same as the beginning of a race--if the runner stumbles at the starting line, …

Time Management

Map & Compass: How To Navigate And Orienteer

You’re running through the woods, a map in your hand. A compass points direction as you race the clock, looking for hidden flags.<p><b>This is</b> …

Thin Slices of Anxiety: An Illustrated Meditation on What It’s Like to Live Enslaved by Worry and How to Break Free

A guided tour of this pernicious prison of the psyche, honest and assuring in its honesty.<p>Kierkegaard called anxiety “the dizziness of freedom” and believed that it serves to power rather than hinder creativity. For Darwin, it was a paralyzing lifelong struggle — he accomplished his breakthroughs …

Social Research