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5 Historic Retreats To Truly Decompress

One of my favorite books in college was Gabriel Garcia Marquez's <i>100 Years Of Solitude</i>. That's a lie actually. I never read it thoroughly, which is probably why I got a C in international literature that semester (I was skiing a lot). I just loved the name -- something about it at that time in my …

Photos from a Fake Instagram Road Trip Across America

Photographer and writer Gideon Jacobs has gone on a journey across America without leaving the comfort of his home. His mom thinks he's driving across the Rust Belt.<p>Somewhere along the line, photography went from a means of recording reality to a force that informs it. Instead of living our lives …

Rust Belt

The Zen of Dying

This is my life. All of it. I miss my mom, but I'm forever grateful for this profound sorrow because it has taught me more about who I am. Turns out, I'm more than I thought I was. And I have a feeling, so are you.<p><i>"We're all just walking each other home."</i>-- Ram Dass<p>When I was a little girl I had a …

Jon Kabat-Zinn

'The Force Awakens' Is a Masterpiece of Nostalgia

<b>SPOILERS AHEAD FOR THE TWO OR THREE PEOPLE WHO HAVEN'T SEEN IT</b>:<p><i>The Force Awakens</i> is a brilliantly manipulative piece of film-making meant to reel in everyone who loved the first three Lucas films and rightly despised the next trio. And make them bring their kids, too.<p>It's got real humor.<p>It's got a …

The Single Best Tip From 6 Successful Entrepreneurs

If you could share one piece of advice, what would it be? Six successful entrepreneurs weigh in.<p>Entrepreneurs tend to reinvent the wheel, but sometimes there's no reason to--especially if that wheel was created from the lessons learned by successful entrepreneurs.<p>Here's a guest post from Ryan …

15 Highly Anticipated Books of 2016

Tell your Want to Read shelf to brace itself—books are coming. Sure, George R.R. Martin probably won't deliver The Winds of Winter this year, but who …

25 Instagram Accounts That Will Make You Want to Quit Your Job and Travel the World

Our passion lies in adventure photography. If you give us a chance, we'll be out in the wilderness with no questions asked.<p>Our passion lies in adventure photography. If you give us a chance, we'll be out in the wilderness with no questions asked. Chanel and myself grew up in a Johannesburg, which …

Outdoors

Scientists Have Discovered Brain Networks Linked to Intelligence For The First Time

And we may even be able to manipulate them.<p>For the first time ever, scientists have identified clusters of genes in the brain that are believed to be …

22 ways to earn passive income

Making money while you sleep.<p>Has a nice ring to it, doesn't it?<p>After reading books like "Rich Dad Poor Dad" and "4 Hour Work Week," I became interested obsessed with making passive income.<p>Whenever someone needs additional income, the stereotypical suggestion offered is to "get a part-time job."<p>But …

The Good And The Bad Of Keeping Your Day Job During Startup

The launch of Entrepreneurial Mind, LLC is a part-time endeavor of all of the founders.<p>Keeping our “day jobs” is an easy choice for all of us. My son has a great job with a healthcare tech startup. My daughter is enjoying being a fulltime mom after deciding to “retire” from teaching after the birth …

Startups

Unconventional happiness quotes to change your life

Happiness is something everyone usually strives for on a day to day basis, a sense of well-being which leaves you feeling accomplished and often …

This Habit May Separate Happy & Unhappy People

Take a minute to consider these four scenarios. Which do you think would make you happiest?<p>You might be surprised to learn, research backs numbers …

Mindfulness

Seven of Our All-Time Favorite Pieces of Gear

The outdoor gear industry tends to be forward thinking, using space-age tech to give us the gear of the future today. We’re talking specialized avy air bags, self-tying power laces, and fabrics so gossamer it’s a wonder they shield you from the elements (but they do!).<p>While we love the high-tech …

Shakerato Recipe

Learn how to make this frothy, iced espresso drink<p>Meet your new favorite chilled coffee drink: the Shakerato, our twist on the Italian …

Coffee

How an entrepreneur bounced back to disrupt real estate

Interestingly, Home61’s name is tied to its current hometown:<p>“We have always planned to expand our our market beyond Miami, but I wanted to keep something of Miami to remind us of our roots and where it all began,” Grinda wrote in an email.“While discussing potential names, a Miami Heat game was …

Book review: Super Genes

<b>Super Genes</b><p>Authors: Deepak Chopra, M.D. and Rudolph Tanzi, Ph.D.<p>You must find the place inside yourself where nothing is impossible.<p>– Deepak Chopra<p>It …

Scientists Find 15 Amazing Benefits Of Listening To Music

If you love listening to music, you’re in good company. Charles Darwin once remarked, “If I had my life to live over again, I would have made a rule …

7 Online Classes That Will Make You Smarter and More Interesting

Massive open online courses have opened up classes from top-tier universities to students around the world. Here are some of the more unique offerings.<p>Since massive open online courses, known as MOOCs, exploded on the higher education scene, they've increased the breadth and access of classes in a …

Does expat life really make you healthier, wealthier and happier?

It’s official: living overseas is good for your health, wealth and happiness. Or at least, that’s the case if the latest survey on the topic is to be believed.<p>An online poll of 1,000 people was carried out for international relocations company MoveHub. Half the respondents (located in the UK and …

6 Moves to Do in the Morning for TONS of Energy

Get up, get moving, and kick ass every day.<p>As a yoga instructor, I know how big of an impact meditation and a few yoga poses first thing in the morning can have on your day. From clearing your mind to prepping your body for eight hours of sitting, kicking off your morning with a little time to …

Yoga

The Simple Way to Living A Mindful Life Today

Mindfulness is about simply being with what is. Whether that's a quiet mind or a busy mind. Whether that's deep compassion or shallow annoyance. Whether that's bliss or agony. Mindfulness is simply the practice of being with what is. Well, here's what I've learned about living mindfully:<p><b>For a long</b> …

Mindfulness