David Osborne

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Every Person Should Do These 8 Things Before 8 A.M.

Life is busy. It can feel impossible to move toward your dreams.<p>Life is busy. It can feel impossible to move toward your dreams. If you have a full-time job and kids, it's even harder.<p>How do you move forward?<p>If you don't purposefully carve time out every day to progress and improve -- without …

The One Thing Stopping You From Creating Wealth (It's Not What You Think!)

The One Thing Stopping You From Creating Wealth (It’s Not What You Think!)<p>Reveals The Easy-To-Understand But Hard-To-Live Idea That Keeps You From …

How a Synesthete Experiences Bach: An Empathic Journey into Sound Through Minimalist Motion, Shape, and Color

An animated invitation to inhabit a rare neurological crossing of the senses.<p><i>“Music is at once the most wonderful, the most alive of all the arts,”</i> Susan Sontag wrote in one of the most beautiful meditations on the power of music, <i>“and the most sensual.”</i> Indeed, music beckons to multiple of our …

How to Release the Stress stored in our Bodies

Do you spend much time sitting in front of a computer, on a plane, in a car? If so your hips may be locked up which effects your ability to dance, …

Faradarmani: The Practice of Complementary and Alternative Healing

The Deadlift. It is the quintessential weightlifting exercise. According to David Robson, a bodybuilder, personal trainer and contributor to …

Exercise

A Zen Master Explains the Best Way to Quiet Your Mind and Experience Peace

If you’ve ever read wisdom from the likes of Buddha, Osho or Deepak Chopra, then you’ve undoubtedly heard the phrase “become an observer of your …

Small, Green, and Mighty: Hurricane-Proof Prefab

A new prefab company represents the future of low-impact affordable housing.<p>When it comes to building sustainably, it requires more than slapping a solar array on a house. Cubicco—a Dutch prefab company that opened an office and a manufacturing facility in Miami, Florida, in August 2013—takes a …

Prefab Homes

Small Business Lessons From Billion Dollar Brands

If you want to be like Ralph Lauren, you have to start by thinking like Ralph Lifshitz.<p>Apple, Nike, Starbucks, Ralph Lauren: They all come to mind when we think of successful brands. These billion-dollar companies grow not just because their products are good (many businesses sell great products), …

HX-01: a feature-length journey in psychedelic space

HX-01 is an animated full-length film on the verge of hitting its modest $6k crowdfunding goal. Its landscape of psychedelic geometric video graphics …

Draw like an artist: go from "I can't draw" to "handmade art for sale"

Boing Boing-beloved artist Chris Locke (previously) writes, "World-famous artist and middle-school art teacher Christopher Locke has published a new …

7 Ways To Eat Healthy For Just $4 a Day

Loading up on the good stuff doesn’t have to strain your wallet<p>If you’re not careful, eating healthy <i>can</i> cost more than eating junk.<p>In fact, a recent study in the journal <i>Preventive Medicine</i> found that people who picked more nutrient-rich foods ended up shelling out more at the grocery store on …

The Best Slow Cook and Grill Recipes for Pork Roasts and Ribs

The Best Slow Cook and Grill Recipes for Pork Roasts and Ribs<p>Updated on March 16, 2016<p>Country Style Ribs with Hoisin Sauce<p>Hoisin sauce is a rich, …

This Simple Technique Will Clear Your Mind [and Lighten Your 'Mental Load']

The life-changing magic of "thinking clean"...<p>Do you ever feel like you have so many things on your mind that you aren't able to fully focus on <i>any</i> of them?<p>Maybe you're trying to finish a project at work, but your mind keeps wandering to all of the tasks you have to finish at home, the financial …

Your Self-Consciousness Is Killing Your Creativity (And What to Do About It)

Self-consciousness is the enemy of all creative expressions.<p>We are all naturally creative. The human race's creative power is distributed in all of us, not concentrated in selected few. Every object or product you know today, however old or new, however simple or sophisticated, holds the stories of …

How to Improve Your Life when You Don’t Know Where to Start

Want to improve your life but not sure where to start? Here are some ideas to get you moving in the right direction. This post contains affiliate …

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8 Must-Read Mindfulness Books From Thich Nhat Hanh

Thich Nhat Hanh is a Buddhist monk and a peace activist. Uniquely his teaching is so straightforward and practical; as you can easily connect with …

Meditation

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Inventionis Mater - Zappa Duo

One of the best rock violin solo ever!

Yes, Balancing Rocks Is an Art—If You're This Good at It

All it takes Ishihana-Chitoku to make these stacked, temporary sculptures, is two hands and a little focus.<p>There's something beautifully surreal about seeing inanimate objects, be they playing cards or matches, precariously stacked on top of one another. Over the years, it's actually been …

The 9 Daily Steps Guaranteed to Shift Your Mindset

The nine daily measures you need to master your mindset.<p>Becoming a master at anything requires laser focus, awareness, and positive action daily. Mastering your mindset is no different.<p>If you don't quite know where to start, you can use these nine daily steps to rapidly shift your mindset.<p>1. Check …

3 Scientifically-Proven Reasons to Start Meditating

It seems like mindfulness is the new cultural buzzword. In our fast-paced, iPhone-obsessed society, being busy is often seen as a badge of honor. Therefore, it makes sense that people are turning to time-tested practices in an effort to become more present in their everyday lives.<p>As a …

Is Your Mind Wandering?

<b>Is your mind wandering?</b><p><b>The Practice: Pay attention.</b><p><b>Why?</b><p>Moment to moment, the flows of thoughts and feelings, sensations and desires, and conscious and unconscious processes sculpt your nervous system like water gradually carving furrows and eventually gullies on a hillside. Your brain is …

Mindfulness

Breath Counting Meditation: How to Build Mental Power

You know what's funny? Nearly everything we buy or use comes with instructions. Not just cellphones and computers, but even something as simple as a hammer will usually have at least a drawing that tells you how to use it.<p>But people are not products. We're all born with a brain and body, but at …

Meditation

How To Reprogram Your Mind For Success

Way too many people have already decided that a job is a way to pay the bills and nothing more. They reached that conclusion after beating their head against the wall trying to get more out of a job than just a paycheck, to no avail.<p>There’s no question that the world is full of dysfunctional …

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These Are the Best Exercises for Anxiety and Depression

<i>By Kathleen Mulpeter</i><p>If you suffer from depression or anxiety, your workout can play a key role in managing your symptoms, thanks to the powerful link between your physical and mental health.<p>"We know that the old divisions of body and mind are false," says Ben Michaelis, PhD, an evolutionary …

Mental Health

14 books that will change the way you think about money

A lot of what holds people back from financial success are their thoughts and beliefs about money — not their job title or salary.<p>It turns out, you're probably already making enough money to become rich, as David Bach preaches in "The Automatic Millionaire"; and you <i>can</i> splurge on a $4 mocha and …

Personal Finance

9 Toxic Behaviors Holding Good People Back

<i>The quality of your behavior drives the quality of your life.</i>When you spend a decade working with and coaching thousands of people from around the …

Self-help