Yesenia Silva

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A Zen Master Explains the Art of ‘Letting Go’, And It Isn’t What You Think

<b>Thich Nhat Hanh</b>, the Zen Buddhist master, has some interesting advice about what it means to truly let go. Many people mistake detachment or …

12 Things Successful People Do On Friday Afternoons

How you end your workweek will not only have a huge impact on how productive you are the following week, but also may determine how relaxed you are …

Time Management

A psychotherapist shares 7 things you should do every night if you want to be more successful

How you spend your night can have a huge impact on the day that follows. Do you spend your time ruminating over issues? Or maybe you stress over something that didn't quite go right during the day. There's no doubt: How you think affects how you feel. This is particularly important at night, as you …

6 Must-Read Books That Will Unlock Your Inner Mental Strength

They all contain valuable insight on making the process work better for you.<p><i>What are the best books to read for mental strength? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Praveen Tipirneni,</b> …

personalimprovement

Why Reading Books Should Be Your Priority, According to Science

You're not doing yourself any favors if you're in the 26 percent of American adults who haven't read even part of a book within the past year.<p>More than a quarter--26 percent--of American adults admit to not having read even part of a book within the past year. That's according to statistics coming …

Books

8 lies you're telling yourself while trying to find your purpose in life

TRUTH: You might feel passionate about one thing now, and another thing later in your life.<p>Life is made up of many seasons. Trying to figure out what you're going to be passionate about now and for the rest of your life is silly. If you're struggling to answer the question "What is my passion?" try …

Here are 15 of the most surprising work-from-home jobs hiring now

These beer editors, dictionary authors and eye doctors can WFH – plus five remote gigs that don’t require previous experience.<p>You’ll feel right at …

Science Says This Is the Simplest Way to Remember More of What You Read

Hit pause. Reflect on the content. Excel. Repeat.<p>Whether it's Facebook content, Bill Gates' favorite book, or the latest critical business report, most of us enjoy reading or have to do quite a bit of it through the day. But in the rush to do everything in less time, you might be missing a crazily …

Productivity

Tesla flying car? Elon Musk teases 'special upgrade' of Roadster supercar

Want to take your Tesla for a joyride ... through the air?<p>In a tease that would be utterly ludicrous if it had come from practically anyone else, Tesla CEO Elon Musk hinted Sunday that a "special upgrade" of the company's new Roadster supercar may be capable of briefly flying.<p>The first units of the …

Want to Raise Mentally Strong Kids? Do These 3 Things (Most Parents Don't Do Any of Them)

All kids have the ability to develop mental muscle. We just need to teach them how.<p>Challenges, hardship, and setbacks are inevitable. Teaching kids to build mental muscle helps them become resilient. It's also the key to helping them reach their greatest potential in life.<p>But, it's easy to get so …

Self-help

30 Photography Tutorials and Links That You Will Love

With so much exciting stuff going on in the field of modern photography it sure is great that we have Toad Hollow Photography searching all corners …

Photography

14 Tips for Taking Creative Self-Portraits

Self-Portrait, Not Selfie<p>From Instagram filters to wireless technology, advances in digital photography are making it easier than ever to capture …

Mobile Photography

The Sophisticated New Tile Trend We Can't Get Enough Of

I'm very into tile. I have favorite kinds of tile. I watch tile trends. I have joked about starting a blog called 'Tile Therapy', but it is not …

30 *Totally* Impressive Homemade Salad Dressing Recipes

For some, the idea of cooking from scratch sounds like a nuisance; why waste time making your own sauces, spices, and spreads when you can grab them ready-made at the store? But more people are taking the homemade route these days, and we encourage you to give it a go. Salad dressing is an easy …

How To Decorate Your Space In 5 Layers

Ever wondered how to decorate your space like an interior designer would? We're lucky to work with many fabulously talented designers in our offices and we asked one of our favorites, Caitlin McBride, to give us her professional insider tips on decorating a space, using one of her recent living …

35 Bean Recipes for All Your Plant-Protein (and High-Fiber) Needs

“Beans, beans, they’re good…” OK, we all know how that ends. But cheeky rhymes aside, it’s true that beans are some of the best foods you could be …

The Best Indoor Plants to Clear the Air, Literally

Aloe vera is a pretty magical little plant, and its medicinal properties are well known for treating minor cuts and burns. But there's another …

Go Warm-Water Scuba Diving...in the Heart of Utah

Utah is well-known for its abundance of outdoor pursuits. A stunning backdrop to the Salt Lake Valley, the craggy peaks of the Wasatch and Uinta …

5 Professional Photographers, 5 Different Camera Systems

A pro-level camera system won’t make a great photographer. It can’t create composition or find the right light. It doesn’t get you “the eye.” But in …

Photography

15 pictures of best living rooms from Indian homes

Living rooms are the highlight of every home. Whether you are building a home or renovating an apartment, it’s always nice to see beautiful, …

Hydroponic Gardening: How to Easily Grow Plants In Water

We've finally found a solution for people who love houseplants, but don't love when their feline roommates treat the fiddle leaf fig like their own …

18 Must-Have Apps to Become Your Best Self

Your Action Plan is a monthly to-do list of tips straight from <i>SUCCESS</i> magazine—10 things you can do right now to improve yourself and your life. To …

Apps

Raised in the U.S. without legal status, he attains the American dream — in Mexico

Six years ago Bernardino Hernandez boarded a plane to Mexico City with not much — his high school yearbook, a printer and his college copy of "Thomas More's Magician," a novel about creating a utopian community in 16th century Mexico.<p>He had recently graduated from UC Davis, but he felt limited by …

Immigration

The American Hiking Trails You Must Do Before You Die

Shutterstock<p>Panorama Trail<p><b>Where it is:</b> Yosemite National Park, CA<b><br>Distance:</b> 8.5 miles<br>Have your GoPro ready—you're definitely going to want to capture …

Hiking

How to Make Banana Bread With Avocados

Banana bread can be a sugar bomb thinly disguised as healthy food, or an energizing breakfast or snack that helps fuel your day.<p>We set out to make …

Breakfast

The 1 Question You Must Ask Your Mentor

Entrepreneurs aren't getting the most out of a potentially valuable relationship unless they ask this.<p>How important is mentorship for business owners? Incredibly, according to research. In fact, having a wise head with whom you can talk through the ups and downs of your business has been shown to</i> …

Entrepreneurship