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This Family Home In Mexico Enjoys A Palette Of Wood, Steel, And Stone

RAMA construction and architecture have designed this new family home, located in Guadalajara, Mexico.<p>The home has been designed with two cantilevers …

What Happens When You Look at Someone?

<b>What happens when you look at someone?</b><p><i>The Practice:</i><p><b>See beings, not bodies.</b><p><i>Why?</i><p>When we encounter someone, usually the mind automatically slots the person into a category: man, woman, your friend Tom, the kid next door, etc. Watch this happen in your own mind as you meet or talk with a co-worker, …

Here Are 7 Things That Will Make You Happier in 7 Seconds, According to Research

Chris Pecoraro—Getty Images<p>Sam Edwards—Getty Images/Caiaimage<p>Jetta Productions—Getty Images<p>by nacoki ( MEDIA ARC )—Getty Images/Flickr RF<p>Reza …

10 Simple Ways You Can Stop Yourself From Overthinking | Inc.com

Overthinking doesn't sound so bad on the surface--thinking is good, right?<p>But overthinking can cause problems.<p>When you overthink, your judgments get cloudy and your stress gets elevated. You spend too much time in the negative. It can become difficult to act.<p>If this feels like familiar territory to …

Self-help

Soothing Minimalist Black and White Photos

If you are in need of a calm moment during your busy day, we highly recommend taking a look at these soothing black and white photographs by Gavin Dunbar. The Edinburgh-based photographer focuses mainly on seascapes and minimalist subjects in these long-exposure images. He finds everyday objects, …

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 …

Want to Turn You Life Around? Ask Yourself These 3 Important Questions

<i><br>“Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.” ―Voltaire</i>We all want the approval of others and will do whatever it takes to get that …

Neuroscientists Suggest These 5 Easy Ways To Create Genuine Happiness In Your Life

Happiness

Mindfulness is the Easiest and Hardest Thing To Practice

Allow me to explain this paradox; and then I’ll provide five tips to help you with your practice.<p>Look at your right hand. See the shades of color in …

Mindfulness

Trinity Delta earphones make professional quality affordable

I’ve had problems with in-ear headphones for years, because the sound quality is typically far better with the over-ear variety. When I found out …

How to Stop Overthinking

Overthinking is a byproduct of trying to control. The "human" part of our being believes that we can think our way to safety and resolution when in fact, it is a combination of our left (thinking) brain and our right (intuitive/creative) brain that we form the best decisions and conclusions for our …

14 Enlightening Quotes By Lao Tzu That Are Life Lessons

• 3.0Kshares<br>• Share<br>• WhatsApp<br>• Email<p>Lao Tzu was a legendary Chinese philosopher whose teachings date back to 6th century BC. He wrote Tao Te Ching, a famous …

Spirituality

The Truth About Your Flammable Farts

Contrary to popular belief, it’s probably not methane leaking from behind that reckless “bros” light on fire (known as pyroflatulence); rather, it’s …

Methane

Accept the Past, Embrace the Future, and Live in the Present

<b>“Accept, then act. Whatever the present moment contains, embrace it as if you had chosen it. This will miraculously change your whole life.” ~Eckhart</b> …

Mindfulness

When Stephen Fry met Jony Ive: the self-confessed tech geek talks to Apple's newly promoted chief design officer

In an exclusive interview - in which Ive's promotion is revealed for the first time - Stephen Fry meets Jony Ive, and his boss, Apple chief executive Tim Cook, to talk spaceships, design and Steve Jobs<p><b>Jony Ive promoted to new role of chief design officer</b>• <b><br>Ive will spend more time on design and</b> …

Australia dumbs down as government bets on baristas over brains

Every country in the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development has a plan to grow its scientific enterprise and aid its translation into …

Don’t Wait Until the End to Wake Up to Your Life

<b>“Don</b><b>’</b><b>t be afraid of death; be afraid of an unlived life. You don</b><b>’</b><b>t have to live forever; you just have to live.” ~Natalie Babbitt</b><p>My friend died …

Flashback: Nirvana Play Gut-Wrenching Encore at Last Concert

Nirvana's <i>Unplugged</i> concert is often presented as the band's final show, but they actually played another month of American dates after that November …

Music

5 Beliefs About Happiness That Make Us Unhappy

<b>“There is only one cause of unhappiness: the false beliefs you have in your head, beliefs so widespread, so commonly held, that it never occurs to</b> …

Madonna and the cruelty of ageing in the world of pop

Madonna must wonder how the British can treat a queen this way.<p>The moving hand, once having writ, moves on. That's how it works in the kingdom of …

Henry Viii

In Defense of Men's Grooming

Quick story: My stepmother once gave me a bottle of moisturizer she bought in Paris that promised, in small-print French sentences that I understood every third word of, to make my skin basically perfect. I placed it in my medicine cabinet dead center on a lit shelf—where it looked extremely …

Rite Aid

Religious or Spiritual its Only Perspective

“There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.” ~ Dalai …

The No. 1 Way to Get a Good Night's Sleep

<b>When was the last time you had a good night's sleep?</b> And I mean good -- do you wake feeling-refreshed-and-fully-awake good? Or do you hit the snooze button and feel groggy from the moment you get up?<p>The latter used to be me. I would rarely get a full night's rest. At usually 3 or 4 in the morning …

The 9 Most Expensive Buildings Ever Aren't What You'd Expect

Buildings are expensive but they're nowhere <i>near</i> as expensive as incompetence, as we learned this week thanks to new revelations about the $4 billion …

Skyscrapers

The Exercise That Targets Your Legs, but Works Your Core Twice as Hard

Work one leg at a time to blast your entire body<p>When you think "total-body muscle builder," it's not likely you think of a single-leg exercise, but the single-leg straight-leg deadlift will hit your lower-body, core, and upper-body all at once.<p>"You'll use your hamstrings and glutes to hinge …

Workouts

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

Workouts

Sochi's gay community wary of world's attention

They are scared.<p>You might be, too, if you knew that you could walk out of that club one night the way 24-year old Andrey Ozerny did and end up on the …

Brisbane

7 Amazing Coming-Of-Age Novels

People are coming of age both sooner and later nowadays: nine-year-olds taking selfies, twenty- three-year olds lingering in their parents' houses while they look for jobs. At any stray moment in that weird, fluid span of time, you can just grow up. It can happen in a year or a glance across the …

Moment.us for iOS: the Right Song for Right Now?

If there’s one thing that movies have taught us, it’s that there’s a perfect piece of music for any given situation. Lovers saying a tearful goodbye on a railway platform, marines foiling a terrorist plot, zombie dinosaurs going ballistic on a space station – whatever happens, there’s a soundtrack …