Brandon O'Neil

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10 Lies We Tell Ourselves That Keep Us From Living Happy And SMART

I do my best with my writing here and on my blog SMART Living 365 to stay away from politics. That's not because I don't have an opinion, but my intention is to instead inspire and encourage us all to think and form our own opinions from a space of awareness, compassion and personal responsibility. …

How to Make Pour-Over Coffee

A step-by-step video<p>Not too heavy and not too light, the pour-over produces a cup of coffee that in Starbucks partner Chris Smith’s words, “is just …

Spy On Muslim Americans? 'Absolutely Not,' Rand Paul Says

The Kentucky Republican slammed Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) for suggesting additional surveillance.<p>Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) says he does not think the U.S. should specifically target Muslim Americans with surveillance programs in the wake of the deadly Paris terror attacks.<p>"Yes we should follow people …

12 Invaluable Lessons Married People Want The Unmarried To Know

Health

Three Portland coffee roasters making moves in 2016

Last month, the worst kept secret in Portland coffee broke like the seal on a vacuum-packed bag of beans: Peet's, the pioneering Berkeley roaster …

Coffee

Correction: Free Speech-College Presidents

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — In a story Nov. 22 about debates over free speech on college campuses, The Associated Press erroneously reported how Williams …

Want to Be Happy? Make Your Relationships Exceptional

<i>By Emiliana R. Simon-Thomas, Ph.D.</i><p>How do you think a friend would rate the quality of your relationship with her? How would she describe you -- as cheerful, compassionate, irritable, self-critical? Does that description match your self-image? How much does her perception of you matter to your …

Psychology

4 Important Personal Habits for a More Productive Life

Let's be real: productivity is difficult. You get motivated, you set goals, you put systems and routines in place... but reality doesn't seem to …

10 Characteristics of a Healthy Relationship

We all desire to have a relationship that is filled with happiness, joy, and -- most importantly -- love.<p>Unfortunately, for many of us, we've been exposed to so many unhealthy relationships in our lives that we don't know what a truly healthy relationship even looks and feels like. So here are 10 …

8 Tips for Dealing With Stress and Overwhelm

In today's modern world, distractions are growing, busy-ness is increasing, stress is climbing and people are feeling more overwhelmed than ever before. Information overload, the rapid rate of change and increased role expectations are all contributors. These trends are unlikely to slow down so …

16 Deal Breakers for People Who Are Stuck in Toxic Relationships

Michelle Millis Chappel<p>Princeton Ph.D. in psychology, world-acclaimed singer-songwriter, speaker, coach, and author Read full profile<p>True confession: …

Motivation

Young jazz guitarist wins fans - and benefactors - in Madrid | News Home | Reuters

MADRID (Reuters) - If you’re a guitar aficionado visiting the Headbanger Rare Guitar shop in Madrid, Spain, you’re likely to find a teenager in a baseball cap bent over a 1955 Gibson, his nimble fingers producing jazz scales that belie his youth.<p>Pedro Gonzalez plays guitar inside a guitar store in …

24 Buzzworthy Gifts for Coffee Drinkers

These are the best gifts for people who can't live without coffee.

How To Use a Coffee Press

A step-by-step video<p>Starbucks® partner Chad Moore explains why the coffee press is his favorite brewing method, and shows you how to make a great cup.<p>…