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10 Habits Of Highly Creative People

Writers' block? Go take a nap.<p>Composer Erik Satie walked roughly 10 kilometers from Arcueil to Paris every morning. Saul Bellow rode his mountain bike. Novelist Haruki Murakami keeps a famously intense running schedule, which he described in the <i>Paris Review</i>:<p><b>Whether it lets the mind wander, improves</b> …

I choose to be {Happy}

Every day we go through life making choices; we decide what we would like to have for break fast, what to wear?, where to go on vacations? etc. The …

The Way to Happiness: Remember the 4 P’s

There’s an overwhelming amount of happiness research.<p>Forget incorporating it all into your life — merely <i>remembering</i> it is daunting enough.<p>I like to …

Happiness

Survival Of The Happiest: How Optimism Affects Your Chances of Success

Four ways that your positive outlook can improve your business.<p>There an important lesson entrepreneurs can learn from Disney’s classic film <i>Snow White</i>.<p>Like the seven dwarfs, leaders who whistle while they work might just be singing a jaunty tune all the way to the bank.<p>In <i>Snow White</i>, among her seven …

Happiness

5 Steps To Turn Inspiration Into Action

Don’t let a great idea slip by because motivation is failing you. Next time you have the urge to “do it tomorrow,” follow these steps.<p>How many times have you read a great article, or had an idea, or wanted to make a change … but then didn’t?<p>It’s one of the biggest frustrations for people who read …

Motivation

40 Swimming Pools We'd Love to Take a Dip in Right Now

Now this is where we want to spend our summer.<p>From a Tuscan-style retreat to an all-natural swimming pond, these designer pools make a splash. Steal our favorite patio and landscaping ideas too for the ultimate backyard getaway.

How to Be Happy in Your Current Situation

Too often we complain about being unhappy with our current situation. However, what would happen if you decided to just be happy anyway?<p>If you have ever taken the subway you should be familiar with booth attendants. You know the people that you ask for directions or purchase your subway ticket …

Happiness

Against Positive Thinking: Uncertainty as the Secret of Happiness

Having studied under Positive Psychology pioneer Dr. Martin Seligman, and having read a great deal on the art-science of happiness and the role of optimism in well-being, I was at first incredulous of a book with the no doubt intentionally semi-scandalous title of <b>The Antidote: Happiness for People</b> …

See What Happens When a Woman Asks Photoshoppers in Different Countries to 'Make Her Beautiful'

Journalist Esther Honig wanted to see what beauty standards were like in different cultures. She could have simply bought a magazine or watched some …

50 Influential Photographs That Changed Human History

1 of 51<p>Family members pass Kosovar refugee Agim Shala, 2, through a barbed wire fence into the hands of grandparents at an Albania camp, March 1999.<p>2 …

Deadly Tornadoes in Pictures

Amazingly Realistic Drawings Created with Ballpoint Pens

When we first saw Portugal-based artist Samuel Silva's portrait, <i>Redhead Girl</i>, most of us were completely in awe of how Silva (aka VianaArts) could achieve such amazing details with just a handful of everyday pens.<p>Since that time, the patient and skilled artist has developed an extensive collection …

Drawing

A Question Of Biggitude: What's The Largest Creature On Earth?

What's the biggest living thing on Earth? I can think of two. I'm not sure which is biggest, but neither of them is a blue whale. These are weirder. Much, much weirder.<p>One is a tree. The other eats trees.<p>This is the tree.<p>Now, I know this looks like more than one tree. If you were counting, it looks …

The Other Tunnel

Final scene is cool, but the side-by-side with the greenscreen is awesome!

Cannes Cannes: The Best Film Festival Fashion 2014

As celebs flock to the South of France to fête the biggest films of the season, see every fabulous look from the chic photocalls to the glamorous red carpet.<p>As celebs flock to the South of France to fête the biggest films of the season, see every fabulous look from the chic photocalls to the …