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The Eye Floater Phenomenon: Between Science and Spirituality

In the mid-1990s, I met a man named Nestor living in the solitude of the hilly Emmental region of Switzerland. Nestor has a unique and provocative …

The cult of productivity is preventing you from being productive

I’ve spent a lot of time over the past couple of years thinking about how to be more productive. As a graduate student and freelancer, there’s no one telling me what to do, and no (immediate) consequences if I spend all day procrastinating. But gradually, through trying different techniques, …

Time Management

The best street food to eat in 28 European countries

Taking suggestions from locals and national tourism boards, we've put together a list of the best street foods you can enjoy in the European Union.<p>From crispy french fries dipped in curry ketchup to baked tarts stuffed with egg custard, here are 28 mouthwatering snacks to try while roaming the …

8 Great Hacks to Sleep Better Tonight

Simple yet often overlooked steps to improve your sleep, relationships, and productivity.<p><i>By Jane Porter, writer for Help Scout</i><p>A bad night of sleep is almost always a recipe for an unproductive day ahead. You know this all too well: you're groggy, you're irritable, you're making stupid mistakes, and …

University of California

What Higher Consciousness Really Means, How We Attain It, and What It Does for the Human Spirit

“At such moments, the world reveals itself as quite different: a place of suffering and misguided effort … but also a place of tenderness and longing, beauty, and touching vulnerability. “<p><i>“[Leonardo da Vinci’s] unique brain wiring … allowed him the opportunity to experience the world from the</i> …

12 Quotes From Alan Watts’ The Way Of Zen

These are some quotes I collected while reading Alan Watts’ book, <i>The Way Of Zen.</i><p>I highly suggest reading this book if you have any interest in Zen, …

27 Breakfast Sandwiches That Cure a Hangover With Less Grease

Sometimes the best breakfast is one you can eat on the go. As much as we try to sit down for meals, we're often too rushed in the a.m. hours, …

Healthy Eating

10 Things To Do To Change Your Life Forever

Do these 10 things to change your life forever and for the better. Achieve your dreams and never give up with these tips!

Dimensions of Personality Types and Ideal Careers For Each

Taking your work to the next level means setting and keeping career goals. A career goal is a targeted objective that explains what you want your …

Employment

7 Tips to Improve Your Memory

Learning ability is probably the most important skill you can have.<p>Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of <i>Make It</i> …

Holistic Medicine

9 Strong Mental Habits That Successful People Never Give Up

For most people, success in any endeavor is not an overnight phenomenon but is achieved through years of consistent effort and the development of …

What a can of Coca-Cola REALLY does to your body in just an hour

What a can of Coca-Cola REALLY does to your body: Infographic reveals the effects the fizzy drink has in just an hour... from a 20-minute blood sugar …

10 Inspirational Books that can Change Your Life

“Read, read, read. Read everything – trash, classics, good and bad, and see how they do it. Just like a carpenter who works as an apprentice and …

Fat Burning Foods to Add to Overnight Oats

What makes it such a nutritional superhero? Unlike most cold cereals, it’s packed with insoluble fiber and whole grains, which lowers levels of …

Top 10 life lessons from books of the past

Worried about how to leave parties, need to get rid of bedbugs or simply want to know the best chat-up lines? A book historian comes to the rescue with some pearls from the library of wisdom<p>Bedbugs. Awkward conversations. Embarrassment on the dance floor. No matter what problem you’re facing, the …

Winner, Winner, Chicken Dinner: How to Grill Juicy, Tender Chicken Breasts in 4 Simple Steps

Tired of your boneless skinless chicken breasts coming off the grill dry, tough and chewy? You're not alone! Grilled chicken is hard to get right, even for restaurants. Fortunately, there's a solution. Follow these four simple steps, and your chicken will come out perfectly tender and juicy every …

Goodreads Picks the Hottest Books of the 2015 Summer

Just in time for the official start to summer, Goodreads, the popular book recommendations site, has crunched the numbers on the titles filling beach …

6 Apps for the Craft Beer Connoisseur

Craft beer has gone from flourishing to spoiling its acolytes for choice. The go-to place to navigate this sudsy world is our phones — but a quick …

Art Basel Opens in Basel: Pictures

Art

Father's Day: 20 uplifting quotes

4 skills that will help you stand out in any job interview

If you're in job search mode or even keeping your eye on job openings *just in case*, then you're probably wondering what you can do to really get …