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Why One Neuroscientist Started Blasting His Core

A new anatomical understanding of how movement controls the body’s stress response system<p>Elite tennis players have an uncanny ability to clear their heads after making errors. They constantly move on and start fresh for the next point. They can’t afford to dwell on mistakes.<p>Peter Strick is not a …

10 apps to help make you a morning person

It's time to kick that snooze habit once and for all.<p>How you spend your morning can be a good indicator for how you spend your entire day. A good …

Learning Strategies, Not Learning Styles

Too often we put students in boxes and label them with learning styles, when we should be teaching them learning strategies to use when we aren't …

Four Things To Do Outside The Office To Boost Your Creativity

The best place to spark innovation on the job may be to get completely away from the office.<p>To be successful, businesses need innovation, and that requires creative thinking. Former advertising agency creative director Jack Foster says ideas are the “wheels of progress,” and warns that without them …

Creativity

How to Stop Worrying By Staying Present With Mindfulness

Excessive worry seems to continue to be on the rise, even impacting teens more than ever, and can have devastating consequences. Worry and stress can …

Mindfulness

Slightly More Than 100 Exceptional Works of Journalism

This fantastic nonfiction from 2015 is still worth discovering and pondering today.<p>Each year, I keep a running list of exceptional nonfiction that I encounter as I publish The Best of Journalism, an email newsletter that I curate weekly for its subscribers. This is my annual attempt to bring some …

31 Ways to Improve Your Life in Just a Month

Imagine the possibilities of a life filled with these simple acts of joy that can be done in minutes. Here's a template to get started.<p>Before this 31-day plan became a lifestyle, I first had to remove the tumors of self-gratification and hubris (trust me, the attitude ruling my life in the old days …

Happiness

How to Treat Social Anxiety Without Medication: What Worked for Me

How to Treat Social Anxiety Without Medication: What Worked for Me<p>Updated on June 17, 2018<p>A Quick Fix With No Long-Term Solution<p>Looking back on my …

Cognitive Science

19 Incredibly Useful Websites You Wish You Knew Earlier

We tend to think of learning a new skill or “going back to school” as something you’d do when looking to change careers, or to upgrade within your …

How To Coach Your Brain To Stop Being Mad At Someone

You’re mad as hell and you can’t take it anymore! Lucky for you, you don’t have to.<p>You and a coworker–or, for that matter, a relative, partner, or friend–had a falling out. The wounds are still fresh. You’re still angry. And every time you see or even think of that person, you seethe. Maybe plenty …

Self-help

Illustrator Creates Doodles That Interact With Their Surroundings

French art director and illustrator David Troquier, who goes by Troqman, has an impressive sense of humor. He creates scrapbook doodles and places …

50 Years of Wildlife Photographer of the Year – in pictures

Natural History Museum’s new book released on Wednesday marks five decades of the WPY competition, celebrating the art of wildlife photography. Started in the 1960s, the 160 prize-winning and commended images represent 50 years of different times, styles and specialisms – showcasing some of the …

On the Red Couch with Rancher Bill Niman

Inside Flipboard / November 26, 2013<p><i>Bill Niman never thought he was going to be a rancher—never mind one who’d take the food industry by storm. But</i> …

The 2013 Adventurers of the Year

Over the past year, highly organized, well-funded teams pulled off an astounding number of firsts, sending a Hollywood director to the deepest spot in the ocean, landing a drone on Mars, and equipping a skydive from the edge of space. Presented here are our adventurers of the year. Enjoy!<p>Run Your …

Backyard Farmers: 25 Websites You Should Be Reading

Remember when we told you about the new magazine Urban Farm? Well, while browsing their site today hoping to download the Spring issue, we came …

What to Do When Your Skills Don't Align With Your Passion

skill (noun):<p>1. The ability to do something well; expertise.<p>2. A particular ability.<p>So many of us get extremely caught up in doing the things we're good at. Maybe it's a trade we learned from our parents growing up... maybe it's what we were directed to go to college for, and we have a degree plus …

18 Places to Generate Great Blog Post Ideas - Thought leadership - mark-making*

Coming up with ideas to slot into your editorial calendar is not easy. Whether you are just starting out or if you are writing for an already …

5 Amazing Stories of Devoted Dogs

A new book shows how our canine companions enrich our lives.<p><b>Dog owners know how how much joy our beloved canine companions bring to our lives.</b><p>They enrich us in small and undramatic ways every day—by making us laugh, keeping us company, and offering us unconditional love. My new National Geographic …

Build Raised Garden Beds For Your Chicken Coop - Free Plans ::: Coop Thoughts Blog

One of the nice things about The Garden Ark mobile chicken coop is that you can move it around your yard or garden to focus your chickens’ grazing …

First

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9 Rules for Starting Your Own Farm | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Forrest Pritchard, farmer and author of</i> Gaining Ground.<p>You’ve dreamed of becoming a farmer, growing food not …

Earth Starter makes growing your own food seem like 'magic'

Earth Starter is raising a Kickstarter campaign to fix our broken food system. The company creates ‘Nourishmats‘ that make it easy for anyone living in an urban area to grow their own vegetables and herbs.<p>More than one-third of adults and 17% of children and adolescents are overweight and obese in …

Mom and Dad's Excellent Adventure

IN THE LATE NINETIES,my parents surprised everyone when they applied for the Peace Corps. Recent empty nesters, they were a lifetime older than your typical volunteer. They were also no West African well diggers. A management consultant (Mom) and commodities broker (Dad), they remembered fondly the …

This is Africa - An Update From My Tour d'Afrique Bike Adventure

Three words to live by if you want to enjoy Africa for what it is – a wild, untamed dark star that can at once delight and frustrate you. When …

National Geographic Celebrates 125 Years Of Photographs With The Magazine's Most Iconic Images

Believe it or not, National Geographic has been around for 125 wonderful years.<p>The revered travel magazine is celebrating more than a century of publication with a special anniversary issue centered around the awe-inspiring power of photography. From the famed "Afghan Girl" to the breathtaking …

Advice From a Third Grader: How to Make Kindness Ripple Throughout the World

On Sept. 21, UN World Peace Day was celebrated across the globe. Marked as a fixed day on the UN calendar through the efforts of Jeremy Gilley at Peaceoneday.org, Peace Day calls for 24 hours of ceasefire in war-torn areas, making it possible for hundreds of relief agencies to rush into areas where …

How to Get Up and Go

WE LIT OUT in a spring snowstorm, flakes fat as butterflies spattering the windshield, the highway hissing with slush. By sundown we were galloping into Utah, our tracks back in Wyoming vanished under white. We hooked off I-70 at the ghost town of Cisco and curled down to the Colorado River, silver …

How to Switch Careers

Making a big career change is never easy, especially if you have a family, bills to pay, or other obligations to worry about. However, if you create …

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