Brooke Faran

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Credit card-size cellphone will free you from your iPhone

The iPhone is a distracting gadget. There’s texting, Facebook and a dozen-odd games I keep on the thing. I’m constantly being notified that there is something new to look at, a new Instagram post, a new Twitter reply, a new email.<p>Sometimes I just want to get away from it all, but I keep my iPhone …

Mobile Technology

Your Food Problem Isn't About Food

Do you have a "food problem"?<p><i>I just can't seem to stop eating peanut butter once I start.</i><p>I know that I'm not supposed to eat too many carbs or sugar, but I do it anyway.<p>I'm always eating way more than I should.<p>And, most of the time, we blame it on our lack of willpower, or on the food itself.<p><i>If</i> …

5 Ways Ego Interferes With Your Happiness

The word happiness is defined in most cases as a feeling of contentment, or as a feeling ranging from contentment to intense joy. Happiness is an …

The 15 Best Quotes to Inspire You to Never Stop Learning | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

I used to think that school was the place to get an education. But I was wrong.<p>School is just <i>part</i> of your education.<p>We live in an Information Age …

Motivation

Mindfulness Meditation for Beginners & Intermediates

Displaying 1 - 9 of 47 entries.<p>Posted on May 20, 2017 at 2:49 am<p>So you’re interested in learning mindfulness meditation, and wondering if it’s for …

Meet the Heroes Fighting Alongside Prince William in His Battle Against Wildlife Extinction

Prince William

'Obamacare' Has Exiled Me To Florida!

<b>Yes, there you have it folks. I've been a happy New Yorker all my life and within a month or so I will be a Florida resident.</b><p>How did this happen? It's quite a story -- but first I want to make a statement.<p>I have never before referred to The Affordable Care Act as Obamacare. I consider the term to …

Self-Taught Artist Ivan Hoo Has Inhuman Ability To Turn Objects Into Hyperrealist Drawings

A glass of wine, an adorable pug, a jar of Nutella. Not only does Ivan Hoo have an inhuman ability to transform worldly objects into drawings, he also has great taste in subject matter. Hyperrealist junkies, feast your eyes on artworks so realistic you'll just want to eat them up (Nutella) or give …

Learn How To Meditate In 8 Easy Steps

Brandon West, <i>Contributor</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>Learning how to meditate is the most important thing that we can do while we are alive. It is our greatest asset …

Beeban Kidron: 'We need to talk about teenagers and the internet'

The boy addicted to porn; the girl who endured sexual assault to get her BlackBerry back… In Beeban Kidron's sobering documentary British teenagers open up about how they use and feel about their smartphones and the internet<p>When Beeban Kidron makes a film, she says, she always tends to start on the …

Our Souls Turned Into Weapons

"During basic training, we are weaponized: our souls turned into weapons."<p>Jacob George's suicide last month -- a few days after President Obama announced that the US was launching its war against ISIS -- opens a deep, terrible hole in the national identity. George: singer, banjo player, poet, peace …

12 Herbs and Foods for Lowering Blood Glucose Naturally

May 03, 2013<p>Lowering Blood Glucose Naturally<p><b>By Dr. Paul Haider</b><p>Lots of people are either diabetic or pre-diabetic and need to control their blood …

You’re Not Supposed To Be Happy All The Time: 10 Things We Misunderstand About Emotion

1. The long-term effects of emotional abuse can be as bad, if not worse, than physical abuse.<p>Emotional abuse is often not taken as seriously because …