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How to avoid overthinking at night, reveals a leading mindfulness expert

Reclaim your sleep with these top tips<p>We've all had those night's when you can't quite manage to switch off and your thoughts keep running through …

9 Bracket Tips That Can Help You Win Your NCAA Tournament Office Pool

The key to winning your 2014 NCAA Tournament office pool might be the bracket itself.<p>Rather than focusing on the 68 teams competing in 67 games over nearly three weeks from coast to coast, take a step back and look at the actual bracket. Since the field of teams expanded to 64 for the 1985 NCAA …

5 Things That Matter More Than Where You Get Into College

<i>This post was original published on The Prospect, a college admissions and high school/college lifestyles website. It was written by Aja Frost, a freshman at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. You can follow Aja on Twitter.</i><p>To all the seniors out there: Since you were practically fetuses (feti?), you've been …

Got Cancer: Now What?

There is really nothing that can prepare you for a cancer diagnosis. It is a shocking and momentary devastation that is overwhelming on so many different levels -- physically, emotionally and spiritually. But perhaps the greatest challenge is identifying the immediate logistical next steps of what …

In the Age of the Selfie, Privacy Still Paramount

As Americans and people around the world grow increasingly wary of the U.S. government's mass surveillance program, it is our obligation to speak up.<p>As a former prisoner of conscience in South Africa during the apartheid era, I know from personal experience just how important it is to protect our …

12 March Madness Bracket Strategies That Could Win You $1 Billion (But Probably Won't)

Ignorance may not be bracket bliss when it comes to the NCAA Tournament but knowledge isn't necessarily power either. Given the regularly-scheduled madness of March, the way you make your picks is at least as important to the bracket experience as the picks you actually make.<p>Whether you're more …

When Women Have It All

A couple of weeks ago, the world came together to celebrate International Women's Day. Last week and this week, the 58th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) is taking place in New York, bringing together UN agencies, governments and civil society to take stock of the situation of …

Phil Jackson and Mindfulness: 5 Trending Tips

The winningest NBA coach ever uses mindful awareness as a leadership principle?! Maybe Phil Jackson's onto something. Jackson's mindful principles can be applied to any group effort, whether it be a sports team, in a corporate setting, or at home with your family.<p><b>-- "In the heat of the game, I</b> …

To Refrigerate or Not to Refrigerate?

<i>by Sara Bonisteel</i><p>We were recently talking about Alessandra's interview with Grant Achatz, and she mentioned that the Alinea chef copped to eating peanut butter straight out of the jar and the fridge, where he keeps it.<p>He keeps his peanut butter in the fridge? That was a new one to me.<p>With Kerry's …

Why You Should Never Make Your Bed

What do you really want out of life? Most of us just want to enjoy it. That means spending as much time <i>living</i> your life (doing all the things you love) and as little time <i>sustaining</i> your life (doing the boring things) as possible. I discussed the three circles in which we spend time here. The third …

How Alex Banayan, the 21-Year-Old VC and Author, Spends His Mornings

Mornings are often the most coveted part of the day, especially for business executives and startup co-founders. It's the time of day that many find that they are most productive and efficient, as the outside world has not yet had a chance to bombard them with distractions and emails. In the past, …

5 Frustrating Debt Traps and How to Avoid Them

It's no secret that debt is a big problem. For the last few decades, we've become more and more comfortable using credit and putting off the pain of paying for things until later. The meltdown of the sub-prime mortgage market and the ensuing global financial crisis made a lot of us wake up and …