Vicky Mandeville

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Some of The best Photography of the Year

2014 is almost over, In this article, We are showcasing the most popular and beautiful photos that were popular in 2014.<p>Sometimes a picture is worth …

National Parks

Everything you think you know about addiction is wrong | Johann Hari

Can we ever achieve utopia? | Liv Kelley | TEDxYouth@VoyagerAcademy

What's so funny about mental illness? | Ruby Wax

Why we need to talk about depression | Kevin Breel

Humans Aren’t Special: Carl Safina’s 'Beyond Words' Delves Deep Into Animal Minds

Spending hours watching whales, wolves, and elephants in their natural habitats presents wildlife biologists with mountains of data that would quickly overwhelm most animal lovers. But when the time comes to catalog it all, renowned marine ecologist Carl Safina reminds us that the work is far from …

What you may not know about sleep

The secrets of sleep are only now coming to light. William Park surveys some of the more intriguing facts researchers have learnt about the world of slumber.<p>The science of sleep can be fuzzy and confusing at times. Researchers are still not sure what our brains are up to, why we dream, or what …

The paradox of measuring happiness

The best of the week’s long reads in science and technology, including Silicon Valley’s resurgence and why suicide rates are highest in the happiest places.<p>Food | Two months of soylent<p>Consumer review of the powdered meal-replacement mix which claims to be a complete adult food. “Soylent is a …

Do You Have A Mellow Music Brain Or An Intense One?

Cognitive style linked to preference in pop music<p>You truly believe that Kanye is the best musician on the planet. Is it simply a matter of taste, or is something else going on?<p>Although there’s no doubt that music preferences change over time and are shaped by social factors like what our friends …

Does Mindfulness Mean Anything?

We are in the middle of a mindfulness revolution.<p>According to Time, The Huffington Post and a host of other media outlets, mindfulness and meditation are having their moment in the spotlight. From hospitals to corporate wellness programs, mindfulness is — supposedly — a new path to relieving …

Mindfulness

Meditation: Change Your Mind, Change Your Life: Bodhin Kjolhede at TEDxFlourCity

Rewriting The Story Of My Addiction | Jo Harvey Weatherford | TEDxUniversityofNevada

O que aprendi no coração da vida | Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo into the heart of life

Amor romântico e amor genuíno | Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo on romantic love

No Worries: Nick Vujicic - An Inspiring Person!

"Life is easy" says Jon Jandai. "Why do we have to make it so difficult?" After pursuing "success" in Bangkok for several years, Jo dropped out of university to return to village life. There, he went back to the life he knew as a child, working 2 months of the year to grow rice (with an additional 15 minutes a day to grow vegetables), dug a couple of fish ponds, built his own homes using earthen bricks, and gave up buying clothes (he has so many clothes from friends and visitors that he has to give them away). Jo contends that to be happy, we cannot just rely on money; we have to reconnect with each other.

"Life is easy" says Jon Jandai. "Why do we have to make it so difficult?" After pursuing "success" in Bangkok for several years, Jo dropped out of …

Ten Days of Silent Meditation Will Make You Trip Balls and Lust After Puppies

A Vipassana is a silent prison that you enter of your own free will. You can't talk, read, use your phone, or masturbate, until you've finished ten days of meditating for ten hours each day.<p>When you sign up to do a Vipassana, there's a form they ask you to sign saying that you won't leave. When you …

Meditation

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Why can’t the world’s greatest minds solve the mystery of consciousness?

One spring morning in Tucson, Arizona, in 1994, an unknown philosopher named David Chalmers got up to give a talk on consciousness, by which he meant the feeling of being inside your head, looking out – or, to use the kind of language that might give a neuroscientist an aneurysm, of having a soul. …

Consciousness

Nobel Prize Scientists Who Understood This Reality is NOT Actually Real

Some of the biggest scientists ever to live on Earth, have reached the conclusion that we exist in a virtual reality, conditioned by our …

The Psychology of Procrastination and How to Avoid It

Paul is a productivity blogger who loves helping people improve their productivity so they can get more out of life. Learn more about how Paul works …

9 Words of Wisdom for Living a Distraction-Free Life

On the one hand, there are the things we want to do and achieve in life, like taking control of our selves and our lives and furthering our dreams …

7 Cardinal Rules In Life

The 5 Biggest Reasons People Remain Stuck

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In the entrepreneurial world, being stuck is one of the most frustrating situations imaginable, especially for entrepreneurs. By nature, these folks are eager to push the boundaries and work towards the future so being in a rut …

Motivation