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The Key to Family Happiness Is Really Simple

Sometimes, it can seem like the only way to spend enjoyable time together as a family is to do something new and different—like taking a far-away …

How to create an SMS app part 1 - sending & receiving msgs

Remember when phones were just phones? While you might use your Android device for pretty much anything <i>but</i> sending and receiving text messages most of the time (even to the point of preferring WhatsApp and other tools for written communication); SMS is still technically one of your phone’s primary …

Apps

14 Ways to Respond to Relational Aggression

For girls, meaningful friendships are an important part of life. Aside from providing a sense of belonging and a sense of community, healthy …

Self-help

The 10 Most Beautiful Coastal Towns in Spain

Spain has more than 1,000 miles of Mediterranean coastline (just for starters), a mix of ancient port cities and resort towns that draw the European aristocracy. But true beauty isn't confined to seaside landscapes—the food of San Sebastián, the art of Málaga, the marbled walkways of Alicante make …

Meticulously-Stitched Embroideries Sculpt Fuzzy Woodland Creatures with Thread

Illustrator Chloe Giordano embroiders miniaturized animals that are so thickly sewn, they take on a sculptural appearance. Her compositions consist of layers of fine, thin threads and, together, these meticulously-stitched marks visually blend color together like a pointillist painting. At the same …

Sewing

Here Are 7 Things That Will Make You Happier in 7 Seconds, According to Research

Chris Pecoraro—Getty Images<p>Sam Edwards—Getty Images/Caiaimage<p>Jetta Productions—Getty Images<p>by nacoki ( MEDIA ARC )—Getty Images/Flickr RF<p>Reza …

Consciousness Is Not Mysterious

It’s just the brain describing itself—to itself.<p>When Isaac Newton was 17 years old, he performed a series of experiments with prisms and light beams. Within weeks he discovered the scientific explanation for color, invented the reflecting telescope, proposed the particle theory of light, and …

Consciousness

Easy Ways to Start Meditating at Home

<i>The Cut’s guide to self-improvement without spending a million dollars.</i><p>Like its sibling mindfulness, meditation was a hot topic in 2015, with …

Meditation

Cats and Dogs Dressed as People, 100 Years Ago

I never thought I'd publish a photo essay of cute kittens and puppies ... but here it is. I mean, look at them—these amazingly sharp photographs of kittens and pups are a century old, but their humor and appeal is timeless, as the Internet has proven again and again. Photographer Harry Whittier …

Lenovo's carbon fiber Yoga 900S is 'world's thinnest convertible laptop'

LAS VEGAS — If you like having both a laptop and tablet, 2-in-1 convertible laptops are great for streamlining the number of devices you have to …

Top 6 Must-See Sky Events for 2016

Get a sneak peek at the best skywatching sights of the new year.<p>Among other celestial delights, the upcoming year may be best remembered for a planetary disappearing act and a Martian close-up.<p>Mars will be at its biggest and brightest in May, and then in the fall will appear to pass close to a …

Astronomy

Are gizmos and gadgets killing family time?

<i>by Manali Desai</i><p>Are smartphones and tablets ruining our mealtimes? Are these gizmos and gadgets killing our precious family moments? Let’s find out!<p>I …

3 Reasons Why You Really Need to Try Meditation, Even If You Think You'll Be Terrible at It

Mental ease and emotional stability are important to living a healthy, well-balanced lifestyle.<p><i>How can someone get started with meditation? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Ariel Banayan,</b> …

Meditation

Why Resolutions Don’t Work & How to Create Lasting Change

<b>“I can affect change by transforming the only thing that I ever had control over in the first place and that is myself.” ~Deepak Chopra</b><p>As the New …

Parenting While Heartbroken: The Do's and Don'ts

“Mama, play with me.” I heard my three year old plead with me distantly, as if through thick glass. Irritation was rising in her voice, her toddler …

9 Basic Needs We Must Meet to Feel Happy and Alive

<b>“No person, no place, and no thing has any power over us, for ‘we’ are the only thinkers in our mind. When we create peace and harmony and balance in</b> …

Happiness

Harbin Ice and Snow Festival: Pictures

Chinese Art

Social Media And Kids: How Young is Too Young?

Thanks to Luma for sponsoring today’s parenting post on the topic of social media and kids. It happened. My girls and I were out at a dinner party …

Kids

How To Stop Overthinking

There are different reasons people overthink. If your brain is bringing something or someone to your attention very often throughout your day, it’s …

7 Areas of Life That Should Be Prioritized

I had the privilege of interviewing Jay Papasan, co-author of the New York Times Bestseller <i>The One Thing</i>. The idea behind the book is simple. By doing less, you achieve more.<p>During this interview, Jay provides insight into how he prioritizes his ultra-busy life while achieving balance. He explains …

10 Easy Ways You Can Practice Mindfulness Every Day

bodymindsoulspirit | December 6, 2015 | 1 Comment<p>by Kirsten Cowart, <br>The Mind Unleashed<p>Living mindfully is one of the very best ways that you can …

Mindfulness

Deepak Chopra how to be mindful

Fifteen Minutes<p>Some people don't realize they are biological robots, Deepak Chopra says, but they are.<p>"They are machines. There is no difference between you and your computer," the award-winning author and physician told Business Insider this week while promoting the new documentary he's in, …

Meditation

7 Habits For 7 Days That Will Ensure 365 Days of Happiness

Do you want to be happy?That's a question everybody would in unison answer with a resounding 'yes" to.We all want to be happy and try every day to …

Happiness

3 tips from the expert who teaches mindfulness at Google, Microsoft, Sony, and Nike

Employees at the Google office in Zurich, Switzerland. Google<p>The alarm goes off at 7 a.m. and the first thing I think of is coffee. I get up, somewhat reluctantly, and as I make my way toward the coffee maker, I spot my so-called smartphone plugged into the wall.<p>Reflexively, I pick it up and check …

Mindfulness

20 non-toy holiday gift ideas for kids

Children everywhere have already begun to give serious thought to their holiday wish-list while parents everywhere have already begun to cringe with the realization that in just a few weeks more toys will be invading their home.<p>The good news is that not all gifts need to involve toys.<p>There are …

Kids

How to talk to anyone: the experts' guide

Handle awkward date silences, end a conversation with a stranger – plus chat to your children, your parents and your boss. Our panel shares their secrets<p><b>How to talk to… children and teenagers, by family therapist Karen Holford</b><p>Children often don’t have the words to say what they’re feeling, and they …

15 Ways To Stop Stressing Yourself Out ASAP

Being told to reduce the stress in our lives is largely falling on deaf ears. Modern life <i>is</i> stress. There's no escape from the external pressures …

Penguin Random House

Li-Fi Probably Won’t Be The New Wi-Fi For Most People

Long restricted to the academic domain, Li-Fi, a light-based data delivery method is suddenly getting all sorts of attention. An Estonian startup Velmenni recently tested an commercial implementation and found it to be superior to Wi-Fi in almost every way – except as something you and I will …

The Magic of Mindfulness: Complain Less, Appreciate More, and Live a Better Life

Photo: Susan Burdick This is another special (and short) episode of <i>The Tim Ferriss Show</i><i>.</i> In this episode, I share my personal experiences, apps, …

Mindfulness