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Gardenista - Sourcebook for Cultivated Living

Latest Design Dispatches<p>Gardening 101: Lady’s Mantle<p>by Clare Coulson<p>May 24, 2018<p>Candy Crush: A Dutch Model Moonlights as Brooklyn's Botanic Baker<p>by …

David Bowie’s 100 favorite books

“David Bowie Is” is a traveling art exhibition featuring over 300 pieces from David Bowie’s personal archives of instruments, sketches, stage …

30 Books You Should Read Before You're 30

The best books aren't static stories, but living entities with meanings that change and grow along with you. That's why we strongly recommend rereading the classics that were assigned to you in high school; you may find that they're nothing like they were before.<p>Still, some books are best …

20 Brilliant Books To Influence And Inspire You

You don’t need to head for the contemporary Best Sellers shelf for an excellent read. I’ve always taken the stance looking for acknowledged classics …

Literature

The 20 online talks that could change your life

TED,Education,Technology,Internet,Psychology,Science,Economics,Business,Mental health,Health,Society,Martin Luther King,World news,Religion,Philosophy,Population,Sex,Life and style,Diets and dieting,Health & wellbeing<p>From TED talks to online seminars, video channels crammed with inspirational and …

10 Unique Train Trips

Love train travel? These railways offer a unique window on the world, cutting a swath through some of the most breathtaking landscapes on Earth:<p><b>1. Cass Scenic Railroad (West Virginia)</b><p>The steam trains climb the 11 miles (18 km) from Cass to the 4,842-ft-high (1,476 m) summit of Bald Knob, which has …

How Meditation Works

Mindfulness meditation is having a moment in the West, and with it some compelling reasons to understand and try it.<p>NicoleAbalde/Flickr<p><i>Mindfulness meditation</i>. Chances are that you've either heard or seen (or rolled your eyes at) these words in recent months, as studies, celebrity endorsements, and …

How to uncover closed-door restaurants when travelling

It’s like a dinner party with strangers. Closed-door restaurants, also known as underground restaurants or supper clubs, are private eateries tucked away in a chef’s home. And though they’re not widely advertised, they are often some of the most sought-after tables in town.<p>For travellers, these …

Five unforgettable rail journeys

From a luxury odyssey through the Australian outback to traversing the peaks of the Ecuadorian Andes, here are some of the best ways to get on board.<p>There are few more memorable ways to travel than by train. From rail odysseys through the outback to day trips in Britain, here are five ways to get …

A Simple Guide to Mindfulness for Beginners

Eight out of ten adults experience lower back pain once in their lifetime. I am one of those people and I’m definitely not looking forward to my …

Bill Murray: The ESQ+A

The actor talks about inaccessibility and freedom, commitment and fatherhood. And Wes Anderson. And citrus fruit.<p><i>Published in the June/July 2012 issue</i><p><i>Friday, early evening in the basement of Murray's house in Charleston, South Carolina. Raab got into town around noon.</i><p><b>SCOTT RAAB:</b> Your name came up …

10 Essential Tips To Finish What You Start

For the full original unedited article, visit Celestine’s blog, Personal Excellence.<p>Do you have a habit of starting projects, but not finishing …

Project Management

5 Ways To Switch on Confidence | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Fortunately, confidence is an art that can be learned with consistent practice. We can turn on the confident personality button anytime we want. …

Self-help

The Happiest People Pursue the Most Difficult Problems

Lurking behind the question of jobs — whether there are enough of them, how hard we should work at them, and what kind the future will bring — is a major problem of job engagement. Too many people are tuned out, turned off, or ready to leave. But there’s one striking exception.<p>The happiest people I …

How Sales Reps Can Succeed in the Social Era

Social media is clearly a disruptive force for business. Although many companies started with social media monitoring and customer service, it’s exciting now to see a growing number go beyond the reactive and harness Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter for sales and customer engagement and service.<p>In …

Does Money Really Affect Motivation? A Review of the Research

How much should people earn? Even if resources were unlimited, it would be difficult to stipulate your ideal salary. Intuitively, one would think that higher pay should produce better results, but scientific evidence indicates that the link between compensation, motivation and performance is much …

14 Ways to Be Fearless

We all have fear – it’s an emotion that’s as normal as breathing.<p>The problem is that most people cling to their fears, and are therefore unable to …

Men and Women Tend to Argue About Different Things, in Different Ways

Talking to the experts about how fighting varies by gender<p>HBO<p>Everyone is trying to matter above the chatter. Talk shows have become shout fests, online venting grows increasingly opinionated, and our chosen paths seem to be judged at every turn. I was at a recent dinner party that was ruined by a …

Bitcoin Is No Longer a Currency

It's the ultimate dotcom stock.<p>(Flickr/zcopley)<p>Bitcoin might be a bubble or it might be <i>THE FUTURE</i>, but there's one thing it's not: a currency. It's a tech stock. The question is whether it's Pets.com or Paypal.<p>Now, for the uninitiated, Bitcoin is <i>supposed</i> to be the online currency that will free us …

Sir Ken Robinson on How Finding Your Element Changes Everything

<b>Sir Ken Robinson</b> has previously challenged and delighted us with his vision for changing educational paradigms to better optimize a broken system for creativity.<p>In this wonderful talk from The School of Life, Robinson articulates the ethos at the heart of <b>The Element: How Finding Your Passion</b> …

Top 10 MP3s of the Week (4/12)

The top mp3s have gone through many incarnations since the beginning of <i>Consequence of Sound</i> in 2007. What used to be an exhaustive roundup of all the …

23 Self Defeating Games That You Might Not Know You Are Playing | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

If you think you are beaten, you are<p>If you think you dare not, you don’t,<p>If you like to win, but you think you can’t<p>It is almost certain you won’t.<p>If …

Brain's music pleasure zone identified

Scientists know that music can give intense pleasure by delivering chemical rewards in the brain that are equal to the joy of good food or even sex, …

How to Escape the Cult of "Busy"

People who often say they're "too busy" or "crazy busy" sound like buzzing busy signals. And when you start sounding like an appliance, it makes it …

Daily Quote: Do You Have Your Own Imagination?

6 Reasons You Should Be Proud of Yourself Both Inside and Out

In Personal Development-speak, we are always talking about goals, outcomes, success, desires and dreams. In other words, all the stuff we want to do, …