Roberto Ramírez

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Stoicism & Coding

For the past several months I've been studying a philosophy known as Stoicism. I became interested in the subject after reading Meditations by Marcus …

Study Skills

International group of scientists suggest that octopuses might actually be aliens

Normally when you see a story about someone claiming that aliens are hanging out here on Earth its origins can be traced to a misguided conspiracy …

Biology

17 'Small,' But Significant, Lifestyle Changes That Help People With Anxiety

We’re not talking about a miracle cure.<p><i>17 ‘Small,’ but Significant, Lifestyle Changes That Help People With Anxiety was published on The Mighty by Sarah Schuster.</i><p>While it’s easy — and understandable — to roll your eyes when someone offers a “miracle cure” for your anxiety (<i>Yes! I have tried yoga!</i> …

Time I

Will We Still Be Relevant ‘When We’re 64’?

A gnawing sense of irrelevancy and invisibility suddenly hits many aging adults, as their life roles shift from hands-on parent to empty nester or …

Health Policy

Occasional fasting may be a fast fix for our health

Many people routinely fast, going hungry for a day or a couple of days either for spiritual or health reasons. Some say fasting cleanses toxins from …

Holistic Medicine

Why Teens Should Understand Their Own Brains (And Why Their Teachers Should, Too!)

A teenage brain is a fascinating, still-changing place. There's a lot going on: social awareness, risk-taking, peer pressure; all are heightened during this period.<p>Until relatively recently, it was thought that the brain was only actively developing during childhood, but in the last two decades, …

Middle School

5 Things You Should Do in the Morning to Build Momentum for the Entire Day

Your top priority is to prepare your mind to react with kindness, intelligence and authenticity.<p>Because everybody's so individual, there's more than one morning routine that can achieve fabulous outcomes--don't feel like you have to follow Elon Musk or Tim Cook. Still, there are a few activities …

Tim Cook

15 programas gratis para Windows que no pueden faltar en tu PC

Elegir <b>programas de Windows</b> para tu ordenador no es una tarea fácil.<p>De por sí, los PCs con las últimas versiones del sistema operativo de Microsoft</b> …

Act Now Before Your Flickr Account Is Transferred

Flickr has been acquired by SmugMug, and the official date for the switchover is looming. Here is why now might be the time to back up everything, …

Social Media

CRKT Tactical Key

Designed by former U.S. Army officer and martial arts Sensei James Williams, the CRKT Tactical Key is a stealth self-defense tool that hides in plain …

Self Defense

Stop Buying Tangerines. Plant Them In A Flowerpot And You Will Always Have Hundreds Of Organic Tangerines!

Tangerines, of the Latin name Citrus reticulate, are also known as Mandarin oranges. Clementines are the seedless variety of these irresistible …

Gardening

How To Grow Unlimited Amounts Of Blueberries In Your Backyard

Blueberries are not only delicious snack but they are also very healthy fruit too. Whether you eat them raw, squeezed in your juice, added to your …

Gardening

I Tried Intermittent Fasting For 10 Days, and This Is What Happened

Imagine going on a diet and being able to eat and drink whatever you want. There’s no cutting carbs or counting calories. And you can still drink …

Nutrition

This 75-year Harvard study shows how to have lifetime joy

For over 75 years, Harvard’s Grant and Glueck study has tracked the physical and emotional health of two groups:<p>456 poor people in Boston from 1939 …

Happiness

How To Make Killer Wide-Angle Landscapes | Sony

I still remember getting my first 16-35mm lens on a full- frame camera. It was like a whole new world of possibilities had been opened up for me. I …

Landscape Photography

David Goodall: Scientist, 104, begins trip to end his life

<b>On Wednesday, 104-year-old scientist David Goodall bid farewell to his home in Australia to fly across the world to end his life.</b><p>The lauded ecologist and botanist is not suffering from a serious illness but wishes to bring forward his death. Key to his decision, he says, has been his diminishing …

Assisted Suicide

Loneliness isn't inevitable – a guide to making new friends as an adult

When you are a child in the playground it is pretty simple, but “Do you want to be my friend?” isn’t a line you hear from adults. Teenage years are filled with friendships easily made (and some easily forgotten), when you are feeling keen, sociable and energetic. Then there are engagements, …

Relationships

Baking soda might stave off inflammation caused by autoimmune diseases, research finds

Though baking soda is often solely thought of as an important ingredient for making the perfect banana loaf, it has recently become a buzzy wellness …

Wellness

Here’s Why You Should Visit The Beach Regularly, According to Science

When you’re on vacation on St. Simon’s Island, sitting by the water in Hilton Head, or Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, it’s easy to feel like you don’t …

5 Vitamins You Should Be Taking For A Faster Metabolism

Looking for a metabolism boost to help you burn more fat and lose weight faster? The best ways to increase your metabolism naturally include simple …

Firefox has a new extension to prevent Facebook from snooping on you

Facebook's come under a lot of fire for its mishandling of user data, and rightfully so. Not too long after the FTC announced it had an ongoing …

7 Signs You Have Allergies—and Not Just a Cold

During cold and flu season, it’s a pretty safe bet that congestion, sneezing, and a runny nose are signs you’re coming down with something. But when …

Country Lifestyle

Research Says These 6 Habits Improve Future Brain Health

Doctors claim the secret to a healthy brain in years to come is to S.H.I.E.L.D. it.<p>Many of us hope to live a long life, which includes being of sound mind and body. While there's lots of education and emphasis on physical health as a way to live longer--maintaining a healthy weight, blood pressure, …

Tomar un desayuno energético ayuda a adelgazar, según un estudio

Un estudio que ha llevado a cabo la Universidad de Tel Aviv (Israel) revela que <b>tomar un desayuno energético ayuda a adelgazar</b>. Todos sabemos que los …

A psychotherapist shares 7 things you should do every night if you want to be more successful

How you spend your night can have a huge impact on the day that follows. Do you spend your time ruminating over issues? Or maybe you stress over something that didn't quite go right during the day. There's no doubt: How you think affects how you feel. This is particularly important at night, as you …

Try the Mediterranean Diet for a long life

Leonardo da Vinci once remarked, “Trifles make perfection and perfection is no trifle.” Trifles can make a huge difference in surgery, when building …

8 Life Lessons From 8 Good Books That Everyone Should Read

These inspirational books can change your life if you let them.<p>CEO and Co-Founder of Impact Theory<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Humans are adaptation machines. We are literally designed to adapt to our environment and the stresses that it places on us (both physical …

6 Simple Habits That Are Scientifically Proven to Make You Happier

Very small changes can have a very big effect on your emotional outlook.<p>There's a lot to be said for being happy. It makes you better at your job, healthier, likelier to have good relationships, and can even extend your life. Plus, if you've tried being happy and unhappy, then you already know …

8 Tips For Anyone Who Wants To Learn Calligraphy And Hand-Lettering

If you don't know where to start...start here!<p><i>Rachel Miller is a Senior Lifestyle Editor at BuzzFeed and the author of Dot Journaling―A Practical Guide: How to Start and Keep the Planner, To-Do List, and Diary That’ll Actually Help You Get Your Life Together.</i>

Calligraphy

Depression stems from this, not the brain

Ever come across people who seem to have everything going well for them yet depression finds a way to be a hindrance in their life? And, you may have …

Depression