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3 Buddhist beliefs that will soothe your soul (and make you much happier!)

There’s no denying that life is tough.<p>We might appear that we’re happy, but deep inside, it’s total chaos. It’s almost like we’re “ducks” – calm on …

The Number One Cause of Suffering According to Buddhism (and What You Can Do About it)

Ever heard of the four noble truths of Buddhism? If you haven’t, it’s basically the four principles of life that govern Buddhism philosophy. They are:<p>…

Meditation

This Simple Daily Habit Will Make Your Day Better

Becoming the best version of yourself doesn't require magic. It starts with this simple habit.<p>Learning a language, writing a book, getting a job promotion, improving productivity, becoming a million dollar business, becoming healthier, developing fulfilling relationships, getting out of debt, …

Mindfulness

This In-Depth Video Tutorial Reveals 10 Photoshop Tricks That You’ll Wish You Had Known Before

Image-editing impresario Nathaniel Dodson of Tutvid is our go-to source of in-depth Photoshop and Lightroom tutorials that are guaranteed to make a …

Tutorials

How to Reduce Stress by Breathing Like a Navy SEAL

These are stressful, uncertain times. How are we supposed to be calm and productive workers amid all this chaos?<p>There is one simple way to cage the …

Military

Our top 45 free things to do in New York City

Seeing New York City's biggest attractions can mean spending a hefty chunk of your trip budget on tickets. Empire State Building? $36. The Guggenheim and the Whitney both go for $25. Even the Frick is $22. But there's a lifetime of fun to be had without ever handing over a cent, and not just by …

Library Studies

One day in Brooklyn: the perfect itinerary

For many first-time visitors to New York, New York equals Manhattan. But just a couple of subway stops across the river lies a whole other delicious world that deserves your exploration. So set aside a day to take a tour of Brooklyn, with these hand-picked highlights from Brooklyn local, Brian …

New York City's top shopping strips

<i>This is an excerpt from the Shopping chapter of Lonely Planet's</i> <i>New York City</i> <i>guide.</i><p>To the question ‘Where do I shop?’, NYC answers ‘How much you got?’ Well-funded shoppers head to Midtown’s Fifth Ave and the Upper East Side’s Madison Ave. SoHo has high-end boutiques stocking the wares of …

10 great literary bars in New York City

Booze and books have a natural affinity: both look great on a wooden shelf, both are designed to be consumed, and, for better or worse, writers have tended to gravitate toward certain booze-dens through the years.<p>Here are ten of New York City’s best bars with a literary past and present, ranging …

One perfect day: 24 hours in New York City - NYC travel

Twenty-four hours in New York is nowhere near enough, but if that’s all the time you’ve got, we’ve got a locally designed itinerary designed to help you make the most of every New York minute.<p>Even if you only have one day, don't miss a walk through Central Park. Image by Patti McConville / …

The Masters 2016: how do you become a member at Augusta, the most exclusive golf club in the world?

Staged at the Augusta National Country Club each year, the Masters is the world's premier golf major in the sporting calendar.<p>Not only is Augusta one of the most beautiful courses in the world, it is also the most iconic. From Amen Corner thorough to Eisenhower Pine; every inch of the 18-hole …

Golf
Basketball

Kobe Bryant’s goodbye: Love after two decades of loathing

There are pro athletes who, for the quality of their game and the content of their character, inspire blind love in the hearts of millions. These are the heroes — some who overcame significant obstacles to build their legacies. Muhammad Ali. Hank Aaron. Michael Jordan.<p>And then there are those …

Kobe Bryant

How to tell if you're ready to retire

Fortunately, I knew it was coming because it was no secret that my company was facing hard times, and so I had time to prepare.<p>But suppose you're lucky enough to choose the timing of your own retirement.<p>How do you know you're ready and that it's finally time to take the leap? You're probably …

Retirement

The 9 Keys To A Happy Retirement

It turns out that happiness and retirement <i>do</i> go together.<p>Well, based on the research and books I’ve read and interviews I’ve done since becoming editor of the Money & Security and Work & Purpose channels at Next Avenue in 2011, they <i>can</i> go together if you play your cards right.<p>And it’s not just …

Retirement

Relocating in Retirement? Here’s a Valuable Resource

A retirement expert addresses questions often asked about retirement finances<p>We’re considering moving in retirement, but the numerous (and ever-changing) “best places to retire” surveys don’t seem to help much. Are there any resources that are more valuable than others?<p>Try the Milken Institute, an …

Retirement

The Key To Enjoying A Safe Retirement Overseas

By Dan Prescher, InternatioalLiving.com<p>San Miguel de Allende, Mexico<p>As exciting and adventurous as the idea of moving abroad can be, it sometimes packs a little zing of anxiety with it. It's the anxiety you feel when you wonder how safe you'll be in a foreign country.<p>It's a perfectly natural …

25 fun, affordable places to retire around the world

Retirement means more than golf and gardening for an increasing number of Americans looking for fun outdoor activities, international adventures and cutting-edge cuisine later in life.<p>And while there are countries, cities and states that offer more affordability for retirees, the best place to …

Jackson Browne