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Surprising ways to beat anxiety and become mentally strong – according to science

Do you have anxiety? Have you tried just about everything to get over it, but it just keeps coming back? Perhaps you thought you had got over it, …

Self-help

How Meditation And Yoga Can Alter The Expression Of Our Genes

For those who are still skeptical about whether mind-body practices like meditation, yoga, and Tai Chi actually work, a new study goes further in laying out how they affect us—right down to the level of our genes. The new review, published in the journal <i>Frontiers in Immunology,</i> looks back over a …

How To: Producing immersive audio for VR

<b>Dr. Henney Oh, co-founder and CEO of spatial audio specialist G’Audio Lab talks us through the processes of capturing, mixing and rendering sound for</b> …

Electric cars are 37% more likely to hit a pedestrian — here’s what automakers can do about it

The low roar of a combustion engine. It’s one of the most recognizable sounds on the streets, instantly alerting pedestrians that a car, and perhaps danger, is approaching. To urban pedestrians, it is an entirely common sound, yet it is remarkable in its ability to serve as a warning.<p>In 2016, sales …

Automotive Industry

VR Cinematic Storytelling, Part Two: Music Sound Design

<b>The following blog post, unless otherwise noted, was written by a member of Gamasutra’s community.<br>The thoughts and opinions expressed are those of</b> …

5 Things You Should Do When Designing Sound

Great sound design requires a lot of creativity and attention to detail, so here are 5 steps you might want to take as you start the …

Storytelling With Sound

Although movies are filled with tons of visuals to capture our attention, they would be nothing without sound. Good sound design doesn't simply give …

25 books that will blow your mind

We've put together a list of 25 such books — taking inspiration from Amazon's list of 100 books to read in your lifetime, recommendations from Goodreads users, as well as some of our own personal favorites.<p>These books' exploration of politics, history, and the human condition are so insightful, …

Literature

Overthinking Will Destroy Your Happiness: 3 Tips to Keep Your Sanity

You're reading Overthinking Will Destroy Your Happiness: 3 Tips to Keep Your Sanity, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self …

Hung Up

There's a Wrong Way to Daydream—Here's How to Do It Right

Trending Stories<p>Our Favorite Kitchen Organizing Ideas Ever<p>7 of Our Healthiest Slow-Cooker Recipes<p>7 Slenderizing Fashion Strategies<p>The Very Best …

20 Small Things You Can Do Every Day To Lead A Joyful Life

To be joyful is to be happy, jubilant and elated. Who doesn’t want more of that in their life! Here are 20 small things you can adopt into your …

Happiness

How to Be Happier Without Really Trying

You are already a happiness expert. Seriously. You’re just a bit inconsistent.<p>You already do a lot of things that researchers recommend for increased …

5 Surprising and Inspiring TED Talks by Women Leaders in 2015

What would you say to the world after a decade of silence? What would you design if you could print out your clothes? What kind of leader would you …

7 Cups Puts Trained Listeners and Mindfulness Exercises on Your Phone, for Free 

Android/iOS: 7 Cups is a great service to talk to someone if you don’t have the money for therapy, and their mobile apps make it even easier to …

Apps