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How to quickly get directions to any address on your iPhone

Option B: Use a home screen web app<p>If you're using an app that doesn't have the share sheet — like Messages, for example — you can also add the …

Is this Apple’s secret weapon that could force Android users to buy an iPhone?

There are many reasons why Android users switch to iPhone, and vice-versa, but Apple may have a secret (or not-so-secret) weapon that could pressure …

Redefine Your Problems Periodically To Find Better Solutions

The first step to fixing a problem is identifying it. Most of us may stop there, but as you work to fix your problems, it helps to go back and …

Agile Development

Build an E-Commerce Business. Automate Everything. Break All the Rules.

In my consulting practice, I often work with entrepreneurs who own dropship e-commerce stores and are struggling to expand. Dropshipping as a …

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

From the editors of ELLE.com, 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 …

Sleep

Exactly What to Eat to Raise Your IQ 20 Points

Asprey says there are three things you need to do to eat for your IQ. Read them below—and, if you’re feeling super inspired, try the Bulletproof Diet out for yourself. New Year’s resolution, anyone?<p><b>1. Fill Up on Fat</b><br>No, this is not an invitation to stuff yourself silly with gooey peanut butter …

Nutrition

7 Morning Rituals That Will Change Your Life

Calendar of Programs

• February 2–4, 2018<br>• Friday–Sunday: 2 nights<p>Jacqui Bonwell<p><i>Yoga Teachers (YA)</i><p>February 2–4, 2018<br>• Friday–Sunday: 2 nights<p>Karen Paolino Correia<p>Louis …

Republicans blame Cruz for year-end confirmations

WASHINGTON (AP) — Unhappy Republicans say Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas has given President Barack Obama a present this holiday season — a gift certificate good for confirmation of 12 judicial appointments, not long after the voters had delivered the Democrats a lump of coal in midterm elections.<p>Cruz, a …

Know Your Inner Hooker: 5 Ways to Work with Shenpa

We all get set off from time to time--we think, hear, see, smell or taste something that we really, really like or we really, really dislike...and …

Anger Management: Know-How of Eastern Equanimity

When anger becomes the mood of human societies, the quality of fire (or the primitive and destructive intent of the frustrated ego) invades the plane …

Sticky issues re-emerge at UN climate talks

LIMA, Peru (AP) — The momentum from a historic U.S.-China pact to resist global warming is showing signs of fading at U.N. climate talks as the familiar rich-poor conflict persists over who should do what to keep the planet from overheating.<p>Last month's joint emissions pledges by Presidents Xi …

6 Mindful Ways to Calm Your Mind and Heal Your Heart

<b>“We do not heal the past by dwelling there; we heal the past by living fully in the present.” –Marianne Williamson</b><p>As the last moments of my thirties …

Keep Your Eyes on the Prize When Your Goal Seems Far Off

<b>“Doing your best means never stop trying.” ~Unknown</b><p>As a teacher, the summer season is special, sacred time when I recover from a busy school year and …

Time I

Learning to Let Go and Trusting That We Will Be Okay

<b>“You must learn to let go. Release the stress. You were never in control anyway.” ~Steve Maraboli</b><p>While going through some major life changes, I am …

8 Habits That Hold You Back from Happiness

<b>“We first make our habits, then our habits make us.” ~John Dryden</b><p><i>This may look good, sound good, and maybe even feel good at first, but it’s not</i> …

Yoga

The 8 Fold Path to Becoming a Business Buddha.

The Buddha’s Eight Fold Path is an integrative path which can bring us to the cessation of suffering.<p>The suffering referred to by Buddha are greed, …

Latest Medical, Nutrition, Fitness News

How a nutritionist organizes her refrigerator<p>Twins suffering from liver disease, transplant saves one but other dies<p>Children more likely than before …

Gaza

INFOGRAPHIC: The True Environmental Cost of Eating Meat

Do you know the real cost of a steak? We’re not talking about the dollars that people shell out to buy one, but rather the environmental cost of …

Agriculture

Tip of the Day: Reachability Lets You Use Your iPhone 6 or 6 Plus One Handed

If you're having trouble accessing items at the top of the screen on your new iPhone 6 or 6 Plus, give your overstretched thumb a break and start using Apple's new Reachability feature to pull the top of the screen within reach.<p>Tapping twice (not clicking) on the Home button will cause the iPhone 6 …

iPhone

12 best iPhone apps of 2014

Between iOS 8 and the iPhone 6, 2014 may have been one of the best years yet for iPhone users.<p>But killer updates from Apple aside, there was no …

Chicago man killed himself after trying to shoot girlfriend dead at her job: Report

A Chicago woman was hospitalized and in critical condition on Friday night after a man shot her before killing himself with the same gun, WLS-TV …

This Coffeemaker Is Super Smart

We’ve written about all kinds of alarm clocks to help you wake up: one that tracks your circadian rhythm, one that wakes you with colored lights, another that plays your favorite Pandora station, and even an alarm clock-sex toy. But when it comes to finding motivation to wake up and get out of bed, …

Coffee

3 Buddhist Beliefs That Will Rock Your World (And Make You Much Happier!)

You don't have to practice yoga or follow an Ayurvedic diet to benefit from Buddhist ideas (but if you do, more power to you).<p>So whether or not you …

Meditation Tips for the Easily Distracted

<i>By Alex Orlov for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>Odds are good that you’re one of the 90.6 percent of Americans that have not meditated in the past 12 months. …

How Your Untamed Mind Affects Your Productivity

The human mind is always on the move, producing up to 100,000 thoughts per day, and in today’s busy world, your brain is bombarded with seven times …