Adrian Wong

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What Children Can Teach Us About Risk, Failure, and Personal Growth

<i>“If I limit myself to knowledge that I consider true beyond doubt,”</i> E.F. Schumacher wrote in his timelessly wonderful <i>A Guide for the Perplexed</i> in 1977, <i>“I minimize the risk of error but I maximize, at the same time, the risk of missing out on what may be the subtlest, most important and most</i> …

Finding Happiness Without Needing Success and Validation

<b>“The way you treat yourself sets the standard for others.”~ Sonya Friedman</b><p>Five years ago I was driven, determined, and thriving. I was in the middle …

100 Ways to Elevate Your Consciousness

<b>1. Connect with nature</b> – Go for a walk in the forest, jungle, field of daisies, or wherever you feel like getting a connection with nature. It is …

12 Little Known Laws of Karma That Will Change Your Life

What is Karma? Karma is the Sanskrit word for action. It is equivalent to Newton’s law of ‘every action must have a reaction’. When we think, speak …

Liquid Media: Hawaii Design and Marketing

Our servers are hosted and maintained by Liquid Web. Hosting costs are billed anually at in the first week of the year, we like to keep it simple, …

Web Design

Laura Mvula interview: the supply teacher turned reluctant star

Prince plays her album before his shows and the critics love her. So why is the singer-songwriter Laura Mvula so tortured by her newfound fame?<p>“I loves you, Porgy/Don’t let him take me/Don’t let him handle me/And drive me mad…” Nina Simone’s doleful contralto floats from a stereo in a London …

5 Fat-Burning Finishers You Must Try at the End of Today’s Workout

This new move called the plate push will crush calories and build total-body strength. Give it a try in one of these fast-paced metabolic circuits<p>Pushing a weight sled is a fantastic workout. It builds total-body strength, burns fat, skyrockets your heart rate, and boosts lower-body power. But for …

Drop One Belt Size in One Month!

Get ready to buy a smaller pair of pants. This cutting-edge fat-loss plan will make you stronger and leaner in just four weeks<p>The scale isn’t the best indicator of fat loss. If you want to lose inches around your middle, you need to pack on pounds of lean muscle. The reason: Muscle takes energy …

10 Things People With Passion Do Differently | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

I’m sure you’ve seen them.<p>You can spot them right away by the spring in their step, the enthusiasm they exude, and the joy that’s written all over …

Motivation

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10 Evolutionary Signs that Science and Spirit are Converging

<i>“It is necessary to perceive truth with the heart, not just the mind.” Jonathon Miller-Weisberger</i><p>Long before science surfaced as a force of nature …

Big Idea 2014: You Will Transform Your Own Biology

<i>This post is part of a series in which LinkedIn Influencers pick one big idea that will shape 2014. See all the ideas here.</i><p><i>This post was co-authored</i> …

Consciousness

The New Way to Crank Your Fat Burners

Work this new approach into your strength-training effort to earn better results<p>It's proven that stronger people usually have less body fat—with minimal fat in the belly, especially. These people are lean not because they were "born that way" or weigh less, but because they have more muscle mass …

8 Chances Unhappy People Never Take

<i>“The only way to find true happiness is to risk being completely cut open.”<br>―Chuck Palahniuk</i><p>For some reason the register at our local quickie mart …

5 Traits of a Good Relationship

Once we really check into what it takes to be happy with ourselves, we can really illuminate that light in our relationships, too.<p>Personally, I used to have a high ideal as to what it took for me to be happy on my own, let alone wanting to meet someone who was supposed to make me feel good.<p>Bit by …

10 Surprising Facts About How Our Brains Work

One of the things that surprises me time and time again is how we think our brains work and how they actually do.<p>On many occasions I find myself …

The Brain

Start Your Day In The Mindfulness Zone

"When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive -- to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love." -- Marcus Aurelius, Meditations<p>From the second we open our eyes in the morning, we have an opportunity to set the tone of our entire day mindfully, but most of us wake …

David Gandy: how I got my body

He has one of the most famous physiques on the planet. But how does David Gandy, the world's most in-demand male model, stay in shape?<p>The question I get asked more than any other is: “how did you achieve your physique?” The simple answer is: <i>hard work</i>.<p>The fact is that no magic pill, no short cuts …

Can You See Others as They See Themselves?

In every human encounter, even with a stranger, you have the capacity to close down or open up. Let's say you have an appointment in a bank, and the …

Spirituality

Movie Review: Why Jim Jarmusch’s Vampires in Only Lovers Left Alive Are Infinitely Cooler Than Edward and Bella

Vampires have never appeared as cool, cultured, or frankly, human, as they do in Jim Jarmusch’s romantic-comedy drama <i>Only Lovers Left Alive</i>, which screened on Thursday at the Toronto Film Festival. Tom Hiddleston and Tilda Swinton star as Adam and Eve, a pair of sophisticated, centuries-old blood …

10 Ways to Touch the Sacred.

It seems like everything nowadays is plastic and disposable.<p>We have forgotten the value of things. We have more, but enjoy less. We have gadgets that …

5 Exquisite Replenishing Rituals | Rejuvenation Lounge

<i>“Rituals take you to where you want to be going”</i><p>Rituals are deliberate precious moments in time. We repeat them. Sometimes often.<p>They can infuse life …

Incredible paintings of sci-fi suburbia will make you wish you were Swedish

Welcome to rural Sweden, sometime in the late '80s. Citizens go about their mundane lives and children explore the countryside. But something isn't quite right. Robots and hovercrafts are commonplace, and decaying science facilities sprout from the harsh Scandinavian landscape. There's even a rumor …

Modern science confirms yoga's many health benefits

<i>Modern science now confirms why humans have been practicing yoga since the beginning of recorded history: it is good both for the body and mind.</i><p>There …

Is Sex the Key to Success?

Sure, sex burns calories. But a new study suggests that it puts money in your wallet, too. The Institute for the Study of Labor, an independent …

How to Deal With Major Life Changes

I used to think I knew how some caterpillars become butterflies. I assumed they weave cocoons, then sit inside growing six long legs, four wings, and …

Self-help

What If Lara Croft Was A Dude?

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