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Mindfulness has lost its Buddhist roots, and it may not be doing you good

Mindfulness as a psychological aid is very much in fashion. Recent reports on the latest finding suggested that mindfulness-based cognitive therapy …


How to Motivate Yourself in 10 Easy Steps

It’s 2:00 p.m. Your lunch sits snugly in your stomach causing fog to settle over your brain. Your energy is low. Thought processes stop mid-stream. …

The Telegraph Festival of Business 2018

The Telegraph’s flagship event for SMEs returns in Autumn 2018 and for the first time will tour the country to champion entrepreneurship and provide essential advice for small businesses with ambitious growth plans. Coming first to Birmingham (September 18), then Manchester (September 27) and …

Small Business

Think days, not years, to fight procrastination - Futurity

A shift in time metrics can motivate people to accomplish their goals, report researchers.

Too Much Nighttime iPhone Use May Have Long-Term Health Consequences

From the editors of, this goes beyond just messing with your sleep.<p>Can't tear yourself away from Pinterest when it's time for bed? You might be seriously hurting yourself. According to a new study published in the <i>Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences</i>, using gadgets before bed can …


Zion National Park Photos

National Parks

10 Easy-to-Remember Tips for Successful Weight Loss

In their new book, <i>“The Biggest Loser Bootcamp: The 8-Week Get-Real, Get-Results Weight Loss Program”</i> trainers and experts from NBC’s <i>The Biggest Loser</i> …


24 of Europe's great walking routes

<b>Editor’s note:</b><i>These walking holiday recommendations were originally published in 2008 as part of the article “The world in 50 walks” in which the writer, Christopher Somerville, selected his favourite routes around the globe.</i><p><i>The details have been edited and checked for 2015, with tour operator and</i> …

European Travel

The Ultimate Backpacking Checklist

Figuring out what to bring backpacking can be quite the challenge! You have one small bag and so much stuff you <i>could</i> bring. How do you decide exactly …


The Top 10 Outdoor Adventures Via Public Transportation

Weekend warriors have it easy. Clock out at five, stop by home to grab gear, hop into the car, and chase the world of adventures lying just beyond the dashboard. It's that simple.<p>But for many city-dwellers cars are not an option, or at least not a practical one, and their world of possibilities is …


​How To Find The Perfect Tent

Is there anything more synonymous with camping than the tent? Whether you're just getting started or looking to upgrade, the shear number of options …


Phone bill shock is a worldwide problem with no solution in sight

<i>Me and the sysop</i><p>At the end of 2011, wireless providers in the United States and the FCC agreed to new voluntary bill shock guidelines. This was the result of repeated stories where customers faced wireless bills of thousands of dollars (or more). We used to see story after story after story about …