George Bonelli

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The 50 Most Scenic Drives Across the Country

When you want to hit the open road, here's where to set your GPS.<p>Here are 50 drives—one in every state—where you'll lose yourself in the surroundings, stumble upon the unexpected, and possibly blank on where you're ultimately headed. Do final destinations really matter?

Hiking

8 High-Fat Foods You Should Eat More For Better Health

If you are of a certain age, you probably remember the “fat scare” of the 1980’s and 1990’s, when America looked at its growing waistline and decided …

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Woman who’s travelled for five years reveals how she can afford it

Nina Ragusa, now 31, from Florida, US, departed for Bangkok, Thailand a month before her 26th birthday — and has only returned home twice since.<p>She …

Low-Cost, High-Reward Mini-Retirements: Explore the World with International Volunteering

One great method for taking an expenses-paid “mini-retirement”–or adding more time to your travels without adding costs–is to work with an …

7 Ways Successful People Have Better Mindsets | Inc.com

It's interesting to wonder why some people are more successful than others, especially if you yourself are aiming high.<p>What do people like Richard Branson, Elon Musk, and Bill Gates have that feeds their ongoing excellence and propels them to the highest levels of success?<p>The answers are complex, …

Self-improvement

Would You Be Better Off Spending More Time Alone?

<i>By: Lodro Rinzler</i><p>A meditation teacher unpacks an ancient Buddhist text that reveals the answer. It might surprise you.<p>Maybe you're like me and you live in a packed city, in a cramped apartment, with a partner and/or roommates, and spend your morning commute cramped amongst people to get to a job …

The Business Journals

Landscape Inspiration: A Dozen Lush & Lovely Townhouse Backyards

(Image credit: Megan Pflug)<p>The outdoor design for an urban dwelling is something totally different to a sprawling suburban or country yard. There's …

A Harvard philosopher’s argument for not loving yourself just as you are

The importance of loving yourself is a common catchphrase among feel-good gurus and the subject of countless self-help books.<p>But Harvard University’s Michael Puett argues that loving yourself—and all your flaws—can actually be quite harmful. Puett, who earlier this year published a book on what …

Harvard

8 Things Ridiculously Successful People Do Before 8 AM

Starbucks continues to grow relentlessly, with CEO Howard Schultz just announcing plans to open 500 new stores a year over the next five years. Much of this growth will happen in China, where Schulz is undeterred by the recent economic slowdown.<p>While many factors contribute to Starbucks' immunity …

The Secret Shame of Middle-Class Americans

Nearly half of Americans would have trouble finding $400 to pay for an emergency. I’m one of them.<p>Since 2013, the Federal Reserve Board has conducted a survey to “monitor the financial and economic status of American consumers.” Most of the data in the latest survey, frankly, are less than …

Personal Finance

This simple thing will increase your performance, stop procrastination, and make you happier

You read a lot on the internet about rituals that can help you be better in the morning or leap over tall building with a single bound. Maybe some …

15 passport stamps to impress your friends

The gendered way we’ve learned to ask questions is terrible for both men and women

“Thank god you picked up,” I whispered to my best friend. I was huddled in the sticky, single-stall bathroom of an Asian fusion restaurant in Washington, DC, just one closed door away from the dating equivalent of Chernobyl.<p>I had met the guy–Chernobyl–on Tinder. A few minutes later, my friend …

Relationships

12 of the coolest hot springs in the world

Stressed out? Plan your next vacation at a natural hot spring for a relaxing getaway.<p>Not only are they therapeutic, hot springs can offer a glimpse …

Costa Rica

11 TED Talks for when you feel like you're not enough

10 Quick Yoga Stretches For Neck Pain Relief

Long and stressful hours at the office, lengthy commutes, carpooling, and hoisting our toddlers up and down can be grueling for the mind and body. …

Yoga

12 Reminders A Married Man Wants You to Know and Remember

Being married changes people. Some couples become closer and happier. Some become distant.<p>You learn to truly co-exist with someone every day, despite …

Self-help

15 Creative Ways To Surprise Your Husband

If you’re married, you know it’s hard work to keep your marriage good. Everyday life can make it feel so much harder to be happy together. On an …

Relationships

52 Good Morning Mantras (That Will Change Your Life)

<i>“What day is it?” asked Pooh.<br>“It’s today,” squeaked Piglet.<br>“My favorite day,” said Pooh.</i>Here are 52 morning mantras – one for each week of the year …

Meditation

4 Unique Ways to Let Go and Get Over Failure

<i>Your failure does not define you, your determination does. Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, smarter than before.</i>It’s a feeling of …

Schadenfreude

15 Things Only People Who Work Overseas Can Understand

Some two and a half years ago, I decided to make a bold decision and follow my partner to the far away land of art, cheese, and fine wine — France. …

Language Learning

The Biggest Wastes of Time We Regret When We Get Older

We spend a lot of energy looking for shortcuts to save time, and sure, those shortcuts add up. But when I look back, my biggest time regrets aren’t …

Self-help

What #Vanlife Really Looks Like

The first time I thought the #vanlife dream might be a farce I was sitting on the floor of the van after my fiancé slammed the door and stormed off, proclaiming that he needed space to clear his head. Needing to distract myself, I found a picture we’d recently taken at Grand Teton National Park, …

RVs

How to Embrace the Chill and Keep Running

It’s cold. It’s dark. It’s snowing. Other athletes will make these excuses to skip workouts this winter, but not you. With these four expert tips for making the most of winter weather, you’ll transform into an honorary chionophile (that’s an animal that thrives in winter conditions), primed to …

Snowshoeing

The 11 Moves That Help Athletes Get Better with Age

Among the most important things an athlete can do to preserve fitness for years to come is avoid injuries. Sprains, tears, and broken bones can resurface as nagging aches or weaknesses as you get older, preventing you from pushing yourself with the kind of high-intensity interval training that’s so …

Exercise

7 things that hold people back from being successful

Is it simply that they're more innately talented, or they just got lucky? Probably not.<p>Over on Quora, users have weighed in with their thoughts on the beliefs, attitudes, and behaviors that can prevent you from achieving your full potential.<p>We've highlighted the most insightful responses, along …

How To Be The Most Interesting Person In The Room

Please don’t ever let this be the first question you ask anyone ever again…<p><i>So, what is it that YOUUUUUUU do?</i><p>I’m too ashamed to even lift my palm and …

6 Ways You Should Revise Your Writing, Every Time

When someone tells you a piece you’ve written doesn’t “flow well,” it can be maddeningly unspecific. But there’s good news: it’s surprisingly easy to …