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The Meaning of Buddhism

Fundamental principles of the Theravada doctrine<p>The teaching founded by the Buddha is known, in English, as Buddhism. It may be asked, who is the Buddha? A Buddha is one who has attained Bodhi; and by Bodhi is meant wisdom, an ideal state of intellectual and ethical perfection which can be achieved …

The 6 Most Beautiful National Parks to Add to Your Travel Bucket List Stat

The term "bucket list" usually conjures images of foreign landscapes and exotic locations, the type of journey that involves passports and tons of …

A Beginner's Guide to Retouching Portraits in Photoshop

If you're just starting with shooting portraits and retouching them, learning and subsequently mastering the myriad of techniques used in Photoshop …

5 Ways to Rewire Your Brain to Be Positive

How to train yourself to be happier.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether you realize it or not, the negative experiences you have lived through often influence your decisions. Your brain learns from difficult situations and painful memories, and these experiences get …

Happiness

How Compound Bows Work

Firing a bow is no longer a case of pointing it into the sky and lobbing an arrow into the distance. Now you can point your arrow at your target and actually hit it, thanks to the technology behind compound bows. Let’s break down how they work.<p>The goal of any type of bow is to take the force an …

Learn these eclipse terms now before everyone starts using them

With the total eclipse of the sun over a swath of the United States, a "Path of Totality" stretching from coast to coast, destined to make heliophysicists of us all, we thought we'd cover the basics of "eclipse talk" to help make sense of this celestial event. After all, it's been 99 years since …

South Carolina

Sparkly Meteors and 7 More Can’t-Miss Sky Events in July

Gas giants take center stage among the best sky shows this month.<p>The Southern Delta Aquarid meteor shower promises to add some glitter to the night sky in July, with as many as 25 meteors per hour during its peak.<p>The night skies will also showcase two of the largest planets in the solar system this …

How To Make Your Own Arrows - Tips, Techniques and Tricks

The art of how to make your own arrows is a survival skill worthy of our attention. Why? <b>Because it’s major form of self-reliance. And as survivalists</b> …

2017’s Best Street Photography, So Far

Street photographers are the nature photographers of the urban jungle. They are on the hunt for candid moments and perfect light in order to reveal …

The Simple Key That Will Finally Break Your Bad Habit

How can you use mindfulness to break bad habits?<p>If you’ve ever set concrete goals in life, then you know that’s the easy part. Do you want to walk more frequently throughout your day? Great. Do you need to lay off social media during work hours? No problem. Unfortunately, it’s the actual execution …

30+ Easy-to-Make Crazy-Delicious Taco Salads That Are Anything but Basic

For those who love Mexican food and could eat it every single day, but are trying to be just a little tad healthier, there's taco salad. We're not saying the tasty and well-seasoned dish is the healthiest lunch or dinner option out there, but it certainly packs less calories than a burrito (those …

Where to Devour All-You-Can-Eat Crab Legs in D.C.

Snow crab legs are surprisingly popular as an all-you-can-eat item. The salty, delicate meat trapped in thin shells makes for a fast and easy eating experience compared to blue crab, the crustacean that tends to inspire the D.C. area's loyalty.<p>While it's easy to find snow crab legs in many of the …

What Procrastination Does To Your Happiness?

Being a leader of a company or organization is certainly a difficult and often frustrating position – but it can also be tremendously …

Self-improvement

7 Surprisingly Simple Keys to Happiness and Success

You're reading 7 Surprisingly Simple Keys to Happiness and Success, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're …

Motivation

5 Ways You Can Use Mindfulness To Fix Your Brain, Reduce Stress And Boost Performance

There’s no shortage of advice out there claiming to make you better, but mindfulness meditation is the rare, research-proven technique that boosts your performance by physically altering your brain.<p>Researchers from the University of British Columbia recently pooled data from more than 20 studies to …

Mindfulness