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Mental noise is hurting us: Why silence is the think tank of the soul

Upon meeting a Zen master at a social event, a psychiatrist decided to ask him a question that had been on his mind for a long time.<p>“Exactly how do …

This Push-Up Challenge Will Make You So Much Stronger

Finally master the mechanics of this notoriously challenging full-body burner. Then take things up a notch.<p>Build Your Foundation<p>Nailing perfect …

Workouts

10 Things Unstoppable People Do That Average People Don't

Most people can't handle success, authority, or privilege. It destroys them. It makes them lazy.<p>Are you unstoppable or average?<p>Do you get derailed by prior success?<p>Are you thinking linearly or exponentially?<p>Do you do these 10 things?<p>1. Don't get crushed by success.<p><i>Success can become a catalyst for</i> …

personaldevelopment

What Is the 4-7-8 Breathing Technique?

The 4-7-8 breathing technique is a breathing pattern developed by Dr. Andrew Weil. It’s based on an ancient yogic technique called pranayama, which …

I'm a Yoga Instructor, and These Are the 12 Poses I Do Every Single Day

I'm a yoga instructor, but I'm also a CrossFitter, a runner, and a skier, and keeping yoga as an integral part of my life allows me to strengthen and stretch my body to help me stay healthy and reach my fitness goals. I also work full-time and am a mom, and keeping a daily yoga practice is …

The Results of a 100,000-Person Quantum Experiment Seem To Violate Einstein’s Theory of Local Realism

The largest participatory experiment in quantum physics is helping physicists better understand the nature of reality by eliminating free will from the equation.<p>When you close your eyes, you don’t assume that the world is no longer there simply because you can’t see it. Similarly, everything we …

Newsletter

INNOVATIONS IN<p>Scientists are beginning to unravel a mystery that has long vexed philosophers.<p>Christof Koch is chief scientist and president of the …

Consciousness

7 Agonizing 2-minute Workouts That’ll Torch Every Muscle in Your Body

You can’t step foot in a gym these days without hearing rabid talk about the VersaClimber. Thanks to the excruciating full-body workout it provides, …

Exercise

30 Behaviors That Will Make You Unstoppable

A lot of people are good at what they do. Some are even elite. A <i>select few</i> are completely unstoppable.<p>Those who are unstoppable are in their own world. They don’t compete with anyone but themselves. You never know what they will do — only that you will be forced to respond. Even though they don’t …

29 Motivational Quotes to Get Yourself Charged

Albert Einstein was a slow learner at school. He was expelled for his poor learning ability. Today we know him as the father of modern physics.<p>J. K. …

Motivation

Does modern neuroscience help us understand behavior?

Two experts argue that the field needs to move beyond its limited roots<p>Lately, some neuroscientists have been struggling with an identity crisis: what do we believe, and what do we want to achieve? Is it enough to study the brain’s machinery, or are we missing its larger design?<p>Scholars have …

While America Ignores A Disease Bigger Than Zika, Its Victims Remain Invisible

Some 300,000 in the U.S. have it. Many are afraid to come forward.<p><i>This article is part of HuffPost’s</i> <i>Project Zero</i> <i>campaign, a yearlong series on neglected tropical diseases and efforts to fight them.</i><p>LOS ANGELES ― Pancha sits in her cramped living room and scoops her two little dogs into her lap. They …

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick has resigned due to investor pressure, and a search for a new leader is on

Benchmark, Fidelity and others demanded his resignation in a letter titled “Moving Uber Forward.”<p>Uber CEO Travis Kalanick has resigned in response to demands from key investors for a change in leadership, <b>Recode</b> has confirmed.<p>It’s about time.<p>Kalanick had become a giant liability to the car-hailing …

Sexual Harassment

Tech CEOs meet with Trump on government overhaul

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump met on Monday with the heads of 18 U.S. technology companies including Apple Inc (AAPL.O), Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) and Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O), seeking their help to make the government’s computing systems more efficient.<p>The White House wants to update …

Donald Trump

11 Books All Harry Potter Fans Must Read

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Harvard doctors say this overlooked move is the quickest way to get strong abs

Instead of crunches, they suggest doing planks, the exercise that involves holding yourself on your hands and toes in a pre-push-up position. The findings are detailed in a Harvard Medical School health report called "Core Exercises."<p>As opposed to sit-ups, which target only your abdominal muscles, …

I’m a millennial and my generation sucks

Millennials are the worst. I should know — I am one.<p>At 26, I’m stuck in the middle of the world’s most maligned, mocked and discussed age group. And …

Turmoil at the National Security Council

“These are chaotic and anxious days inside the National Security Council, the traditional center of management for a president’s dealings with an …

National Security Council

Spike Lee Shares His NYU Teaching List of 87 Essential Films Every Aspiring Director Should See

I’m sure you’ve heard by now: wealthy, successful film director Spike Lee hopes to fund his next film via a Kickstarter campaign. Yes, that’s right, …

Federal Judge Stays Trump Travel Order, But Many Visas Already Revoked

<b>Updated at 4:30 a.m. ET Saturday</b><p>A federal judge in Seattle has issued a nationwide temporary stay against President Trump's executive order that prevented citizens of seven mostly Muslim countries from entering the United States. Judge James Robart acted to stop implementation of the order while a …

8 Sources of Strength Powerful Enough to Overcome the Fears Holding You Back

To avoid failure, acknowledge and compensate for your weaknesses. To achieve great success, discover and build on your strengths.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What are your powers? Few of us are focused on what our powers are, let alone practicing or leading …

Self-improvement

I started 2016 weighing 300 pounds. How I got my weight — and my life — under control

When you’ve spent your entire life overweight, you try to convince yourself that it’s just normal. You tell yourself that it must be bad genetics, and perhaps a bad digestive system. Big bones run in the family, you say, and oh well, food is a required sustenance of life, so you might as well eat …

Fitness

22 ways to be healthier with minimal effort

The new year is a common time to think about self-improvement.<p>Luckily, there are lots of ways to better your lifestyle without throwing your daily …

An ancient Buddhist strategy for overcoming paralyzing fear

The first step in taming all-consuming dread of a Trump presidency is to get calm.<p>In the days since November 9, an oppressive cloak of fear and dread has descended upon a great many Americans.<p>The causes are endless: Our government is at risk of becoming “systemically corrupt” under President-elect …

Meditation

How to build strength not bulk

Jo McRae, author of <i>Ride Strong: Essential Conditioning For Cyclists,</i> explains the basic rules for building strength and not bulk when training to …

Muscle

Starting to run during your 40s and 50s has its advantages. Ask these first-time marathoners.

When Keith Cartwright played football in high school, he never ran more than 200 yards at one time. He was a running back, so he didn’t have to do more than a sprint.<p>“My buddies know me as an anti-distance runner,” Cartwright said.<p>Now 52 years old, Cartwright, who lives near Richmond, has become a …

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ISPs

25 Investments That Will Save You Money In The Long Run

Like retail therapy for your bank account.<p><i>Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>