Sarah Miller

16 Flips | 4 Magazines | 4 Likes | 1 Following | @SarahMiller1ojr | Keep up with Sarah Miller on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Sarah Miller”

Movie Reviews and Classic Movie Lists

We’re officially half-way through 2018, and it’s already been an interesting year for the big screen. Highly-anticipated Disney sequels have been …

The World's 2nd-Smartest Man Reveals The 'Brain Drugs' That He Thinks Make Him Smarter

The regimen, he says, makes his brain "work better." If you prevent age-related cognitive decline, then "that's sort of like being smarter."<p>Rosner has an IQ of 192, compared with the average IQ of 100, as ranked by intelligence tests on this list kept by the World Genius Directory.<p>The health nut …

A neuroscience researcher reveals 4 rituals that will make you happier

Actually, don't trust me either. Trust neuroscientists. They study that gray blob in your head all day and have learned a lot about what truly will make you happy.<p>UCLA neuroscience researcher Alex Korb has some insights that can create an upward spiral of happiness in your life.<p>Here's what you and …

Self-improvement

Strange Beauty: How Reading the Classics Will Change You

What is the best sort of life for a human being? Socrates claimed in 400BC that a man lives a happier life if he’s just, even if he is thrown …

Why the digestive system and its bacteria are a 'second brain'

<i>Can the bacteria in our gut really influence our mental health? A growing number of scientists say yes—and they're warning us not to ignore digestive</i> …

Is equity release a sensible way to provide for your old age?

Taking out a ‘lifetime mortgage’ on your home might seem like a good idea, but there is a downside<p>Using your home as a cash machine to help fund your retirement is becoming an increasingly mainstream option. It emerged this week that schemes which allow older people to unlock some of the value tied …

Old Age

7 Powerful Books Sheryl Sandberg Wants Women to Read

Here's what the Facebook COO thinks you should be checking out.<p>Previous posts have provided the recommended reading lists of Bill Gates, Elon Musk, Steve Jobs, Warren Buffet, Jeff Bezos, and Mark Zuckerberg. Now I figure it's time to expand our reading beyond the billionaire boys' club.<p>This post …

In Defence of Ayn Rand, Monster Under the Progressive Bed

The posthumous release of a new novel by Ayn Rand has sparked familiar—and tired—liberal criticisms of Objectivism's grande dame.<p>Liberals are constantly begging for more female authors and female lead characters in literature, but one woman author and philosopher remains stubbornly absent from …

Apple Pay Faces New Challenge From Barclays Contactless Devices

Apple is getting ready to launch its contactless payments service in the UK this week, but one of the country’s main banks has snubbed the iPhone maker to go its own way.<p>Barclaycard, part of Barclays Group, is launching a set of contactless payment gadgets that anyone with a debit or credit card …

25+ Incredible Novels You Must Read At Least Once In Your Life

A great book should leave you with many experiences, and slightly exhausted at the end. You live several lives while reading. —William Styron<p>Books …

The Great Zen Buddhist Teacher Thich Nhat Hanh on How to Do “Hugging Meditation”

“When we hug, our hearts connect and we know that we are not separate beings.”<p><i>“I embrace you with all my heart,”</i> Albert Camus wrote in his beautiful letter of gratitude to his childhood teacher shortly after winning the Nobel Prize. To embrace one another with our whole hearts is perhaps the …

Meditation

How to Control Your Temper Before You Lose It

We all get angry sometimes, but if you’re prone to rage bursts that rival The Hulk, it can really damage your relationships and even ruin your …

How to Create a Bare-Bones Budget

Whether you’re struggling to get your debt under control or simply want to build up an emergency fund or a down payment as quickly as possible, a</i> …