Wesley Pope

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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 …

New Jersey

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

<i>"We're all just walking each other home."</i>-- Ram Dass<p>When I was a little girl I had a recurring nightmare of my mom dying. I'd wake up out of breath, panicked. I'd run into my parent's bedroom, quietly put my tiny face up to her beautiful mouth and then let out a sigh of relief when I felt her …

'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 …

Emily Blunt
Entrepreneurship

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. Chanel and myself grew up in a Johannesburg, which is a massive urban area and the thought of exploring the outdoors has always appealed to us. At the beginning of the year we …

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 …

Genetics

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 …

Real Estate

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 …

Entrepreneurship

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 …

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 …

Made in America

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 …

How an entrepreneur bounced back to disrupt real estate

Credit: Bryan Sereny (via Photopin)<p>Since moving from Brazil to Miami, French entrepreneur Olivier Grinda has been quietly growing Home61, a real estate tech startup that plans to expand across the US in the near future. These ambitions are backed with $1 million in funding from known European, …

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 …

Genetics

4 Masters of Chi Reveal Their Secrets

Of all the ideas and practices available to us for finding good health, peace of mind and happiness in this crazy world, the Chinese and Taoist …

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 | Inc.com

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 variety of disciplines.<p>Websites like Coursera and edX have leveled the playing field, allowing curious students from around the world to explore …

Social Media Marketing

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 …

Saudi Arabia

6 Moves to Do in the Morning for TONS of Energy | Women's Health

Exercise 1 Constructive Rest and Breath Awareness<p>Lay on your back with your knees bent and your feet hip-distance apart. Place one hand on your heart and one on your belly. Breathe fluidly into your belly and chest, and focus on your on the breath. Feel your stomach and chest as it rises and falls. …

The Simple Way to Living A Mindful Life Today

<b>For a long time I didn't understand what mindfulness was.</b><p>I used to think that meditating was all about entering a blissful trance state. I used to think that mindfulness was all about making your mind totally silent. And whenever I was meditating I thought I was doing it wrong, because, well, I …

Mindfulness