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7 Ways to Feel Blissful and Free (Even When You're Stressed)

photo credit: Loto via photopin (license)<p>For the average working adult, stress is a fact of life. With demanding (and often competing) schedules between work and home, it's no wonder so many of us struggle to experience even a few moments of relaxation.<p>The good news is, you don't have to use all of …

6 morning moves that will improve your work day

Let's be honest — who hasn't gotten sidetracked first thing in the morning checking social media or reading up on what everyone thought of last night's "Walking Dead" episode?<p>Here's the thing: How you kick off your morning can set the tone — and momentum — for getting things done throughout the day.<p>…

The Walking Dead

12 Ways to Meditate During the Day

You don’t need a big chunk of time to reap the benefits of meditation: Mindfulness is the no-nonsense method for taking control of your thoughts and …

Mindfulness

A Mini-Guide For Anyone Who Wants To Start Meditating

The popularity of meditation is a wonderful thing. What could be better than a more peaceful and mindful planet!? But there's also a lot of confusion …

Fountain Of Youth: 5 Tibetan Exercises You Should Be Doing Every Day

Aside from yoga, a workout I love for enhancing flexibility is the Five Tibetan Rites, also known as the "Fountain of Youth," because this practice …

10 Things Only People Who Can’t Stop Learning Would Understand

Learning matters in living a full and rich life. You can take your passing interest in art and explore it more deeply. You can also improve your …

Learning

Summer reading guide: The 136 books you'll want to read

Another summer, another chance to draw up the perfect reading list to see you through those languid, sun-drenched days. Whether you’re stretched out by the pool or nestled in a coffee shop, clutching a hardcover, paperback or e-book, we’ve got more than enough titles to keep you reading through …

5 Reasons Why We Procrastinate

Procrastination is one of the things we all have in common.<p>It lies deep within us. And comes whenever we’re about to start working on something …

How to increase metabolism: 8 quick tips

Here's the skinny on boosting metabolism, along with simple ways to burn more calories.<p>For those who struggle with weight and low energy, learning …

The Three Most Important Factors to Maintaining Work Motivation

Work shouldn't always feel like a burden, but keeping your motivation can be a constant struggle. Here are three factors that can help you understand …

Motivation

Try Out These Popular Fitness Classes, Right in Your Living Room

You don't have to be a student going back to school to be nervous about the first day of class. When you're starting a new fitness routine it can …

5 Ways To Live Without Regret | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Regret is something everyone experiences at one point or another. It would be impossible to go through life without experiencing any regret at …

"Walking Organizes the World Around Us"

We've seen time and time again how walking can boost creativity and mood. The above quote, from Ferris Jabr at the New Yorker, sums up all the …

Walking

Oprah: "Death Shows Up to Remind Us to Live More Fully"

On May 28, as I was dressing to go on set to film the movie <i>Selma,</i> I got the call from Maya Angelou's longtime assistant, confidante, and friend, Mrs. …

Do You Still Need a Pap Smear?

<b>How does the test work?</b><p>It's a vaginal swab test that detects the DNA of the human papilloma virus (HPV), which causes nearly all cases of cervical …

Stop Looking for the Perfect, "Soul Mate" Job

Many of us look for our "perfect job." The dream job that we could do for the rest of our lives. While this can help us narrow down the type of work …

"Own Your Attention, It's All You Really Have"

It's easy to get distracted by pretty much everything in the world. As a reminder of that fact, programmer Jonathan Harris reminds us that we get to …

Time Management

How Sleep Changes as You Age, and Why You'll Need Even More of It

Not sleeping as well as you used to? Maybe it's just you're naturally getting older. Unfortunately, since sleep is so important for protecting your …

Google Stars Is Now on Chrome, Looks Like an Awesome Bookmarking App

Chrome: Stars is Google's new take on bookmarking, and the features it promises—adding notes, shared folders, and filters for automatic …

Apps

Turn Your Handwriting into Digital Notes for the Best of Both Worlds

With the world's obsession with apps and smartphones, it's easy to forget how a simple handwritten note is sometimes the easiest way to jot down your …

"Everything Good Proceeds from Enthusiasm"

It's easy to get creatively stuck on things. Often our response is to try and sit back and wait for something to happen. Musician Brian Eno reminds …

Shoot Shares Rich Contact Cards via Email to Boost Networking

iPhone: It's a good idea to share a digital contact card after exchanging business cards. Shoot makes customizable, rich digital cards that you can …

Networking

Tab Grenade for Firefox Turns Tabs Into a Shareable List, Saves Memory

Firefox: Got too many tabs open? Tab Grenade lets you shut them all in one click without losing them. It saves them as a list, so you can open them …

Software

15 Fitness Habits You Need to Establish In Your 20s

Your future self will thank you

Fitness

Our Guide to Hawaii’s Most Beautiful Island

Hawaii's most beautiful island is probably one you've never heard of. Located just east of Oahu, Molokai offers an untamed look at the state’s natural charms, including pristine beaches, clear water, and, best of all, uninterrupted solitude. Read our guide to the place, then go book a trip.<p>There …