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"You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream." ~C.S. Lewis https://t.co/BcSbGJp65n

I don't chase people anymore. If they like spending time with me, they will. If not, I'm content in my own company. https://t.co/ZqTUyloV4J

At the end of the night, before you close your eyes, be content with what you've done and be proud of who you are. https://t.co/H3NdScrr18

Our Everloving Quest to Control Our Lives, by Leo Babuta

Almost our entire lives are spent in a quest to gain control, security and comfort in our lives. Unfortunately, we never really get it, so we keep …

Workouts

The Best Goal is No Goal, by Leo Babauta

The idea of having concrete, achievable goals seem to be deeply ingrained in our culture. I know I lived with goals for many years, and in fact a big …

The Contentment Habit, by Leo Babauta

I’ll admit I do it as much as anyone else: see the cool things that others are doing and wish I were doing something cool like that too.<p>You see great …

8 jobs every company will be hiring for by 2020

The labor market is changing faster than you might realize.<p>Demographic changes and technological advancements may lead to the net loss of 5 million …

Which countries get the best - and worst - value healthcare?

As the world's attention turns to Davos, many people will remark on the Swiss knack for well-functioning services. It’s something I’ve often observed …

World Economic Forum

This is how we will say goodbye to the rock-and-roll generation

It was one of those waves. David Bowie died on a Sunday. Seven days later, it was Dale “Buffin” Griffin from Mott the Hoople and proto-rapper Clarence “Blowfly” Reid. Then Glenn Frey of the Eagles the day after that. And here’s the thing about waves: Some are bigger than others, but they never stop …

This amazing map shows where most of humanity lives

The map above shows the distribution of the world's population. Half of humanity lives in the black space and the other half in the yellow. It's a stunning illustration of the degree to which people are concentrated in certain urban centers, particularly in Asia, where the majority of the global …

Bourbon Cherries Recipe

<b>Makes about 1 pint</b><p>Ingredients<p>1 heaping cup (6 ounces) pitted Bing cherries, fresh or frozen<p>1 cup bourbon<p>3 Tbsp. sugar<p>1 (1") knob of ginger, peeled …

Recipes

3 Resistance Flexibility Workouts to Try at Home

The Casties: Quartz’s awards for the best podcasts of 2015

The staggering growth of podcasts is great for those of us that love them.With all of these new options, it’s really tough to know which are actually worth listening to. There are great podcasts of many types: expertly produced narrative storytelling, short fiction, a couple of people chatting for …

TV

50 million crabs take over an entire island every year

Christmas Island, an Australian island in the Indian Ocean, is home to one of the world's coolest natural wonders: the Christmas Island red crab migration.<p>Every year, the island's ~50 million crabs trek from the forest to the coast to breed. Since the ideal breeding conditions are incredibly …

6 Things You Should Keep in Your Travel Bag

One of the perks of my media career is that it gives me an opportunity to travel. A busy schedule can mean last minute packing so I always make sure I have my pre-flight routine down. Below are my 6 travel essentials to keep me healthy, balanced and beautiful on the go.<p><b>1. A fiber rich healthy …

9 Things Grateful People Believe

<i>*This post was originally published at the end of 2015. Since this was around the time I decided to create my newly launched gratitude journal, it</i> …

Positive Thinking

5 under-the-radar beach towns to visit in Florida

Here's the thing about Florida: You visit time and again, and you're quite sure you know the state and its glorious sandy stretches pretty well. But there's always a surprise waiting for those who stray from the classic Panama City-Orlando-Miami-Key West stops.<p>From Atlantic coast enclaves that …

30 Inventive Kitchens with Stone Walls

It is simply amazing how design and fashion are so cyclical, and how what is shunned as outdated quickly finds its way back to the top of the trends …

Here's How 10 People Visualize Their Depression

"Depression feels like a two-sided world."<p>For me depression used to feel like a two-sided world. A world with a light side full of sunlight, flowers, grass, and a bright blue sky. And a dark side with barren, cracked land, dark gloomy skies, thick air that was hard to breathe in, and nothingness. I …

Matt Kivel - Janus

Let’s not starve hospital patients, say experts

New research calls on the doctors running emergency rooms, surgical departments, and other hospital programs to let patients eat more regularly and …

Medicine

Older adults say managing health care is a burden

Nearly four in 10 older adults say managing their health care needs is difficult for them and their families. They also say medical appointments or …

Health Care

The Planet-Saving, Capitalism-Subverting, Surprisingly Lucrative Investment Secrets of Al Gore

The former vice president has led his firm to financial success. But what he really wants to do is create a whole new version of capitalism.<p>“When i left the White House in 2001, I really didn’t know what I was going to do with my life,” Al Gore told me this summer, at his office in the Green Hills …

Minimalist Wardrobe

A minimalist wardrobe brings so many benefits to life. It makes getting dressed easy and fast in the morning. It helps us define our style. When you …

How to Stick With Good Habits Every Day with the Paper Clip Strategy

In 1993, a bank in Abbotsford, Canada hired a 23-year-old stock broker named Trent Dyrsmid.<p>Dyrsmid was a rookie so nobody at the firm expected too …

Weight Loss

Reclaim Your Sense of Wonder to Live an Extraordinary Life

<b>“There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle, the other is as though everything is a miracle.” ~Albert …

Positive Thinking

Designer Spotlight: Gorjana Captures The 'Laws Of Layering' Jewelry

Gorjana, the LA-based women’s jewelry brand, has established a niche of easy, go-to, accessible, interchangeable jewelry pieces that go with everything without overpowering its wearer. Wife-and-husband duo, Gorjana and Jason Griffin Reidel, set out on a mission to veto outdated work style jewelry …

Custom melanoma vaccines provoke T cells

Personalized melanoma vaccines can spark a powerful immune response against unique mutations in patients’ tumors, according to early data from a …

Immunotherapy

Nicaraguans told to eat iguanas as drought threatens food crisis

Nicaraguans struggling to afford meat as the country suffers its worst drought in 32 years should consider raising and eating iguanas, a government expert has suggested.<p>The advice comes amid warnings that Nicaragua, Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador could require levels of humanitarian aid not …