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The Best Fall Foliage Train Trips to Take This Year

Living in a world of pristine beaches and towering castles, it’s easy to forget that people from halfway around the world travel to our backyard to …

Google Maps

World's Greatest Places 2018

Amalfi Coast Destinations Only Locals Know About

From hairpin bends and Alfa Romeos to Limoncello liquor, there's more to the Amalfi coast than Jamie Oliver would have you believe. So before you …

Italy

To Make a Change at Work, Tell Yourself a Different Story

Human beings crave coherence. We long to be true to ourselves and to act in a way that’s consistent with what we believe and value. We want to live and work authentically. This quest for coherence is hardwired; psychologists often refer to human beings as “meaning-making machines.” Our brains …

Leadership

10 Yoga Poses to Do in Bed to Ease Pain and Have the Best Sleep of Your Life

Whether you sit in an office chair all day, like to garden, or are on your feet for extended periods of time, you're probably no stranger to sore …

What School of Buddhism Is Right for You?

<b>People turn to Buddhism for a variety of reasons ranging</b> <b>from</b> emotional or psychological issues, family conflicts, health problems, and a feeling of …

Three Tactics from the Buddha to Forgive without Feeling Defeated

When you forgive someone who has wronged you, it doesn’t erase that person’s karma in having done wrong. This is why some think that forgiveness has …

Striking the Balance: Waterfall and Agile - Part 3

In part 1 of this blog series, we discussed on how business and application related considerations affect selection of SDLC methodology …

Striking the Balance: Waterfall and Agile - Part 2

In part 1 of this blog series, we discussed on how business and application related considerations affect selection of SDLC methodology <br>Part I: …

Striking the Balance: Waterfall and Agile - Part I

Agile initially started with small to medium teams of people working on relatively small applications due to tight coordination and shared tacit …

Project Management | The 5 New Rules of Face-To-Face Communication

Ever had this internal conversation: Why meet when you can call? Why call when you can email? Why email when you can text? Why text when you can …

How To Discover Your Individual Communication Style

The secret to bringing out the best in yourself and others is in recognizing communication strength and learning styles.<p>We all have our own communication style, and most of us have strength in more than one area.<p>Knowing how your strengths–and challenges–stack up gives you insight and an awareness …

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Travel

10 reasons why Sicily should be your next family holiday

You might think Sicily is one destination where it’s best to leave the children behind - or wait until they’re older. Dramatic but sometimes forbidding landscape, serious cultural sights, and madcap cities like Palermo seem to cry out for a grown-up approach. But don’t be put off. Sicily has a huge …

Forum: Is Karma Fate or Freedom?

Rita Gross, Andrew Olendzki, and Larry Ward explain what karma is, how it works, and why it’s not all bad news. Introduction by David Loy.The post …

Revenge of the Introvert

After ten years as a psychologist practicing psychodynamic psychotherapy, I reclined on the couch of my own analyst feeling burdened by my chosen …

Learner Experience Design: The Core of Active Deep Learning

The business world is increasingly moving to an experience economy—shifting from commodity, to product, to service, and now to experience. This …

Revealed: 2018's best and worst cities to live in

The Austrian capital Vienna has been named the world’s best city to live in for the ninth consecutive year.<p>Mercer’s 20th annual Quality of Living survey compared 231 major metropolises, examining factors such as crime, healthcare, education, public services, recreation, housing and personal freedom.<p>…

BBC - A History of the World - Object : Seated Buddha from Gandhara

This is one the first images of the Buddha ever created. It shows him in an enlightened state, wearing monk's robes and seated in the lotus position. The position of his hands indicates that he is revealing the dharma, the 'way' of his teaching. This statue would have sat in front of a stupa - a …

How Women Can Develop — and Promote — Their Personal Brand

We all know developing a personal brand is valuable, since a strong reputation can put you on the radar for exciting career opportunities. When your true talents are understood, it’s far more likely you’ll be tapped for relevant and interesting assignments — and it helps you stand out in a field of …

Why Every Culture Aficionado Needs to Visit Fez, Morocco

This imperial city remains deeply rooted in the past — in the best possible way.<p>Fez and Marrakech are armed with mystique, imperial grandeur and gorgeous architecture. However, these exotic locales are far from interchangeable. Think of them as siblings: The former is older, wiser and a bit …

The Best Day Trips to Take From Mumbai

Action-packed Mumbai, India's financial capital, is known to be a loud and chaotic city that's overwhelming at times. As a result, it's natural to …

India

A Vegas Vacation Perfect for Non-Gamblers

Pauline Frommer once said, “As often as you have seen it on TV or in a movie, nothing can prepare you for your first sight of Las Vegas.” And that …

Las Vegas

The 25 Most Photogenic (and Breathtaking) Spots in America

From the sky-blue alleyways of Morocco to the hot-air balloons over Cappadocia, our bucket list is <i>beyond</i> full. But you don’t need a passport to see …

How to travel in Berlin like a local

Berlin has been the cultural, political and economic centre of Germany since the 13th Century, making it one of Europe’s most significant and storied …

Germany

The Exact Amount of Money it Takes to Make a Person Happy Just Got an Update

A new study pinpoints how much it takes to buy satisfaction.<p>You've probably heard that studies have shown an income of about $70,000 to $75,000 leads to the most happiness. A new study expands that research to provide a more complete picture of how much cash is required to make us not only happy …

These Korean Temporary Brow Tattoos Will Radically Reshape Your Arches

Our collective obsession with thick brows shows no signs of fading. If anything, it’s grown stronger—seethe microblade craze, in which technicians embed semi-permanent pigment into the skin with fine strokes of a sharp-edged tool. Those seeking a less extreme solution to sparse arches should look …

Beauty

Five Places to Go in Montmartre

For years, the 11th and 12 arrondissements, two formerly quiet, working class neighborhoods in eastern Paris, have been the preferred location for the French capital’s best young chefs. Why? Affordable apartments assure a hungry young clientele for the new restaurateurs who choose the area for its …

The 10 Most Popular Travel Tours in the World

You'll be surprised by which locations made the cut.<p>Using booking data from 2017, TripAdvisor has revealed which iconic landmarks and sites remain the most popular among travelers globally. Here are the top 10 hot spots around the world.

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