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How To Bring Wellness Into Your Everyday Life

Wellness – it’s such a buzzword. Everyone wanting to live their best lives, more often than not through the filter of a lens. But what lies beneath? …

Wellness

Stephen Hawking, science's brightest star, dies aged 76

I’m not afraid of death, but I’m in no hurry to die. I have so much I want to do first Stephen Hawking<p>There is no heaven or afterlife for broken-down computers; that is a fairy story for people afraid of the dark Stephen Hawking<p>My goal is simple. It is a complete understanding of the universe, why …

Stephen Hawking

Best Ever Cream Cheese Chocolate Chip Brownies

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>First, prepare the cream cheese batter. In a medium bowl blend together melted chocolate chips, egg, cream cheese, sugar, flour, and …

Should You Let Your Dog Sleep with You at Night?

Researchers say having a dog in the same room or same bed probably won't hurt your sleep quantity, but it could affect your ''sleep efficiency.''<p>The …

You can now add this cheese to your list of anti-inflammatory foods (seriously!)

Sticking to an anti-inflammatory diet isn’t easy. It involves cutting ties with gluten, dairy, and (of course) sugar. Sure, there are some amazing …

The One Vitamin Nutritionists Say You Should Have Before 10 A.M. For Weight Loss

Some people get up at the break of dawn to exercise. Other early birds like to get a load of work done before heading to the office. Us? We’re not …

Why The Internet Is Going Crazy Over This Mattress

Casper is only three years old and has already developed a cult following — notorious for disrupting the $14 billion mattress industry and completely …

Guy gets super-high on ayahuasca, gets cosmic woodworking instructions

Chris Isner was a regular guy until an ayahuasca trip gave him clear instructions on creating a trippy style of <i>bas relief</i> wood sculptures.<p>Says …

Woodworking

Beat Bloating With These 6 Gut-Healthy Foods

Being bloated is one of those things that we try not to talk about, hoping that if we don’t mention it, maybe it will just go away. The truth of the …

A Massive 30-Part Guide to Retouching Photos in Photoshop

Want a crash course in retouching photos in Photoshop? Here’s a 4-part video series that clocks in at 4.5 hours in total, making it a very …

Tutorials

Inspirational golden retriever perfectly demonstrates how to get swole for the summer

Summer's around the corner, which means some people are seriously doubling down on their workouts. Including dogs.<p>Though we all know all bodies are …

The 44 Training Program: Turning Uncertainty & Discomfort into Mindful Openness

Today is my 44th birthday (thanks mom!) and I have a gift for you, my beautiful readers:<p>It’s called <b>The 44 Training Program: Turning Uncertainty to</b> …

Mindfulness

Having a Hard Time Sleeping? Do Nothing!

Do you toss and turn in bed? Can’t get to sleep (or go back to sleep) no matter what you do?<p>I’ve been there and one thing is sure: insomnia is …

Sleep

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The Truth About Karma and How to Use it as a Guiding Force in Life

Just about everyone’s heard of karma. Some people think it’s almost fate. But have you ever stopped to think what Karma really means?<p>The truth is, …

Spirituality

Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week – Three Free Speech-to-Text Tools

Last week during Practical Ed Tech Live I answered a request for free speech-to-text tools. If you missed the broadcast, I suggested Dictation.io and …

When Brain Cells Die, Having Sex And 3 More Ways To Try To Grow Them Back

According to the media, nearly anything fun or delicious puts you at jeopardy of losing brain cells, but are there any activities that can help to …

A Mindfulness Expert Reveals 7 Morning Rituals That Will Transform Your Life

I think we can all agree that the morning is the most important part of the day. If you have a peaceful and productive morning, you’ll be ready to …

9 things to get rid of to simplify your life — and save money

Imagine a world where you don't stumble over 10 pairs of shoes crowding your front door or frantically search for a single document hidden beneath 30 …

Personal Finance

The 7 Best Apps For Planning a Room Layout & Design

What a time to be planning room layouts! Lucky for us, we now have access to a treasure trove of user-friendly apps to help us create floor plans and …

Do weighted blankets work for anxiety?

Some people who experience anxiety may not find relief through medication alone, or they might be hesitant to try medication. Other methods of …

9 ways to stop overthinking (so that you can start living)

You are one step away from feeling happy. Except that you think too much. Come to think of it – overthinking might be the reason that’s holding you …

Scientists Discover a Hidden Network of 'Mini Brains' That Could Be Responsible For Pain

We might have been wrong about how our bodies feel pain.<p>Scientists have found evidence of a hidden network of 'mini brains' that could overhaul our …

Descartes on Opinion vs. Reason, the Key to a Wakeful Mind, and the Discipline of Critical Introspection

“It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to apply it well.”<p><i>“The questions raised by the desire to know are in principle all answerable by common-sense experience and common-sense reasoning,”</i> Hannah Arendt wrote in her brilliant treatise on thinking vs. knowing and the crucial …

5 hidden iPhone features

You might think you know everything there possibly is to know about your iPhone, but there’s always something new to learn. These hidden iPhone features will save you time every single day.<p>As iOS gets more complex, Apple’s sneaky engineers continue to cram cool features into the operating system. …

Getting the Most Out of Old Age

The initial wave of reader response to our question “Is a long life really worth it?” was overwhelming “meh, not so much.” But since then, many sexagenarians, septuagenarians, octogenarians, and nonagenarians have emailed more enthusiastic outlooks on old age. Here’s Jim:<p>A thought-provoking …

Patrick Murphy Racey On The New Teleconverters For 70-200 f/2.8 GM

As a followup to his initial test of the new 70-200mm f/2.8 GM G Master lens, Patrick Murphy Racey takes a look at the new 1.4X and 2X teleconverters …