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Use Google Wifi to upgrade the Wi-Fi on older PCs and Macs

Here's a quick guide to how to substantially increase your wireless networking performance on older computers without struggling with drivers or …

Don't Do These 13 Things on an Interview (Especially if You Want The Job)

Learn from my mistakes.<p>An interview is a lot like a first date.<p>You might be nervous. You might be worried about how you'll be perceived. And you'll definitely be rehearsing what you plan on saying before meeting the other person.<p>The anticipation builds. Excitement increases. And then once you're in …

9 Signs You're Not Fully Present In Your Life, According To Experts

I used to roll my eyes whenever someone talked about mindfulness. Then, I realized that basically every problem I had came down to not being mindful. …

Top Backpacks on the AT: Results from the 2017 Hiker Survey

In this installment of The Trek’s 2017 Hiker Survey, we cover backpacks and shake downs. We asked hikers about the frame type, capacity, brand, and …

Backpacking

Early or late: One senior says ignore the conventional wisdom of waiting to take Social Security. Take it at 62.

By Michelle Singletary<p>Columnist<p>My husband and I are in a great debate about when to start collecting Social Security.<p>I want to delay getting benefits until we are 70. We both reach full retirement age at 67.<p>“Nope,” my husband says. “I’m going to take it early at 62. Why wait all those years when we …

How I Stopped Chasing Happiness and Started Enjoying My Imperfect Life

<b>“I want to live my life without stress and worries. I don’t need to be rich or famous. I just want to be happy.” ~Unknown</b><p>Have you ever set a goal and …

A Therapist Explains How to Reconnect With Your Intuition

Getting reacquainted with our wise minds<p><i>by</i><p>, NYC Therapist, Writer, Coach, Forever student<p>Our higher self is the essence of who we are before all the …

Meditation

Tibetan Master Patrul Rinpoche Outlines Three Unique Paths to Enlightenment

The great Tibetan lama Patrul Rinpoche was a widely revered and much respected teacher, and people gathered around him to receive his wisdom and …

Spirituality

Do Less, Accomplish More

THERE IS AN OLD story of a man riding very fast on a horse. As he rides past his friend standing on the side of the road, the friend yells, “Where …

Lake Clark National Park’s only public-use cabin is a gem

One public-use cabin for 4 million acres.<p>That's exactly the situation since last month, when the historic Woodward cabin at Priest Rock on the north …

How to Reverse Aging and Become Whoever You Want to Be

In 1978, Ellen Langer, a Harvard psychologist, conducted an important study.<p>In 1978, Ellen Langer, a Harvard psychologist, conducted an important study. She gave houseplants to two groups of nursing-home residents. One group was told they were responsible for keeping their plant alive, and that …

32 Books That Will Make You a More Well-rounded Person

Do you aspire to be one of those people who knows at least a little bit about everything?<p>There's any easy way to do it: Read everything!<p>You can't …

Books

Why Buddhism is true

Robert Wright on the wisdom of mindfulness meditation.<p>Robert Wright, the best-selling author of <i>The Moral Animal</i> and <i>The Evolution of God</i>, has written a new book titled <i>Why Buddhism is True</i><i>.</i> Don’t be put off by the audacious title, though.<p>Wright isn’t proselytizing or implying that other religions are …

Meditation

The Best Mindfulness Exercise Most People Don’t Know

“Live in the moment,” “one moment at a time,” “just breathe,” “look within,” “be in the here-and-now,” “face your problems head-on.” Who’s not …

A Wilderness Bucket List

12 must-visit places, courtesy of Sierra Club members and Outings leaders<p>Sponsored content underwritten by LEKI<p>If you could visit only one wilderness …

The Best Secret Spots in America's National Parks, From a Couple Who Visited All 59

Each one of America’s 59 national parks has its well-known, must-see stops -- you probably aren’t going to hit Yellowstone without swinging by Old …

National Parks

Do You Read Books More Than Once? Here Are The 13 I’ve Read At Least Twice

My Go To Bibles For Business, Writing, Persuasion, Creativity And Growth<p>I walked into my office and noticed the cleaning person placed all my loose …

A psychotherapist shares 6 ways to stop overthinking everything

Chronic over-thinkers rehash conversations they had yesterday, second-guess every decision they make, and imagine disastrous outcomes all day every day.<p>Thinking too much about something often involves more than words — over-thinkers conjure up disastrous images too. Their minds resemble a movie …

Self-help

The Most Common Cause of Suffering According to Buddhism (and What You Can Do About it)

Ever heard of the four noble truths of Buddhism? If you haven’t, it’s basically the four principles of life that govern Buddhism philosophy. They are:<p>…

Meditation