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A Psychotherapist Shares Her Top Strategies for Being Calm in Times of Stress

Ten strategies to build your resilience against pervasive angst<p><i>by</i><p>, Psychologist, nature-lover, parent. I dream of a world that is healthier, calmer, …

A 69-year-old monk who scientists call the 'world's happiest man' says the secret to being happy takes just 15 minutes a day

Matthieu Ricard, 69, is a Tibetan Buddhist monk originally from France who has been called "the world's happiest man."<p>That's because he participated in a 12-year brain study on meditation and compassion led by a neuroscientist from the University of Wisconsin, Richard Davidson.<p>Davidson hooked up …

The Mantra That Will Help You Live a Happier and More Vibrant Life

The best advice I can give on how to be happy is to manage your emotional weight. This means that while you might not be feeling happy all the time (and what a relief to not have the pressure of walking around like little Ms. Sunshine 24/7!), you've at least owned whatever mood you truly are in and …

The Peace Pact : World Peace Starts with Individual Thought and Intent

One of the biggest questions that has weighed on the minds of the greatest philosophers, and humanity at large, is if peace on earth is a viable …

6 Moves to Do in the Morning for TONS of Energy

Get up, get moving, and kick ass every day.<p>As a yoga instructor, I know how big of an impact meditation and a few yoga poses first thing in the morning can have on your day. From clearing your mind to prepping your body for eight hours of sitting, kicking off your morning with a little time to …

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Perils women in uniform face

28-year-old Aimoni* remembers vividly that April 2013 morning in Assam's Goalpara police station where she was posted at the time. "It was a muggy …

These are the 15 best universities for a high-paying job in finance

The question is where to do it?<p>Emolument, a company that collects data on pay, compiled a list of the 15 European universities whose finance students earned the most when they got out.<p>The survey was based on the salary of 700 finance workers in London who graduated after 2011, and excludes …

Southeast Asia's moment of shame | Politics

For decades, the Southeast Asian region has been hailed for its multicultural diversity, economic miracles that gave birth to tiger cub economies of Malaysia and Singapore, and the almost total absence of inter-state conflict. Next to the industrialised powers of Japan, China, and South Korea, much …

12 Foods To Eat When You're Totally Stressed Out

<i>By Lindsay Funston</i><p>When work deadlines begin piling up and your social calendar is booked, the last thing you want to hear is to steer clear of the vending machine. Who has time for healthy eating? But when it comes to combating stress levels, what you eat may actually help relieve your tension. …

2 Simple Habits to Stress-Proof Your Life | Inc.com

Let's face it--stress isn't going anywhere. "We talk about how to reduce stress," says Jenny Evans, a frequent speaker on stress and resiliency, and author of <i>The Resiliency rEvolution</i>. "The reality is, nobody's job is going to be asking less of them next year. And nobody's family is going to be …

These 36 questions can make you 'fall in love with anyone'

A simple test claims to be able to make two people fall head-over-heels in love, by helping them seem vulnerable to each other. Why not give it a try?<p>The path to true love just got a whole lot smoother.<p>The key? To ask someone the 36 questions below - and answer them yourself. Doing this, …

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The defence sector’s work on clean energy raises policy questions, Georgina Voss argues, about how to support responsible innovation’s grand challenges<p>It is harder than it first appears to shoehorn a festive theme into a piece about the military industrial complex. The nearest thing I could …

Meet the Amateur Street Photographer Taking China by Storm

Street View<br>Tao Liu<p>1 of 15<p>Early in October, in the third-tier Chinese city of Hefei in the province of Anhui, the young street photographer Tao Liu …

10 Productivity Strategies Backed by Science | Inc.com

<i>Sujan Patel has championed internet marketing and entrepreneurship for over a decade. His experience, ideas, and strategies have helped hundreds of companies build and strengthen their businesses online. Sujan is VP of marketing at thisCLICKS, the makers of When I Work--an employee scheduling</i> …