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The Do’s and Don’ts of Compelling (and Sellable) Travel Photography

Don’t make your photo solely about a landmark or a tourist view of the location. The goal is to explore the city and photograph almost like a …

What coconuts can teach us about building design | Cosmos

<b>Coconuts are designed to withstand the heavy impact of falling from the top of trees</b> that can grow to 30 metres tall. And the design solutions they …

Engineering

I Tried 5 Ikea Hacks To See How Cheap And Easy They Really Are

Would I LACK the skills or would I find the Allen key to success?<p>I've just moved house and had a load of old Ikea furniture on my hands, so I decided to try out some popular hacks I found online, hoping to transform it from cheap and <i>generic</i>, to cheap and <i>chic</i>.<p>The closest I've come to DIY is changing …

14 Signs Of People Who Advance Rapidly In Their Careers

Learn how to climb the ladder of success by working smart and strategically using these 14 skills of people who advance rapidly in their careers.

5 Ways To Deepen Your Connection To The Divine

I had the opportunity to spend time with an incredible spiritual teacher on sacred land in New Mexico. His name is Arkan, and he does not have a …

Finding the Courage to Live with Your Whole Heart

In my writings and lectures, I often coach people to slow down, turn within, and listen to the whispers of their heart. Learning to hone intuition is …

New Orleans

The mistake we all make... and the simple experiment that reveals it

A simple experiment questioning people’s response to a picture reveals a common error that hampers our decision making. In an extract from his new book, psychologist Richard Nisbett reveals the ‘mindware’ to help us think smarter<p>Bill Gates is the richest person in the world. At the age of 19, he …

Psychology

6 Life Hacks Learned in Prison That Will Maximize Your Productivity

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A life hack is defined as a strategy or technique to more efficiently manage one's time and daily activities.<p>After I quickly shook off the shock of being sentenced to two to five years in prison for a bar fight that took place seven years …

Productivity

These Illustrations Are Here To Inspire You Through A Creative Block

Are you in a creative slump?<p>Going through a dry spell can be incredibly frustrating -- but don't hit your head against the keyboard just yet. Sometimes all it takes is a more positive attitude to shift your perspective and spark some new inspiration (not to mention, adopting an upbeat mindset also …

Creativity

5 Steps to Making Meditation a Daily Habit

Buddhaimonia.More than any other, the most common question I get via email is this: “How do I make meditation into a daily habit?” In my book, Zen …

Zen

How Can You Hear Inner Guidance?

My first teacher used to say that there are only twenty-one questions in the inner life.<p>I’ve never kept count, but I have noticed that sooner or …

5 Time Management Personality Types: Which Are You?

For better or worse, how we spend or misspend our time is our own choice. While you might already <i>know</i> that you procrastinate, or that you're always late, or that you're a little flaky, you might not recognize how much of that behavior is rooted in your own unique and possibly dysfunctional …

Procrastination

The simple habits of mentally tough people

<i>This post originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow the author here.</i><p>We all reach critical points in our lives where our mental toughness is tested. It might be a toxic friend or colleague, a dead-end job, or a struggling relationship.<p>Whatever the challenge, you have to be strong, see things through a …

Emotional Intelligence

What Is Transcendental Meditation?

With the big promise of transcendence spelled out right in its name, transcendental meditation, or TM for short, can seem like a tall order. Rumor …

Meditation

5 Simple Habits That Guarantee Rapid Progress Towards Your Goals

“Your net worth to the world is usually determined by what remains after your bad habits are subtracted from your good ones.”<p>-Benjamin Franklin<p>We all …

The Six Things the Most Productive People Do Every Day

I admit I stole this title. Part of being productive is to piggyback on the shoulders of greatness.<p>So I decided to write down what six things I do every day that help me with productivity. They make work for you. Or not. They work for me although I always need to improve.<p>About six years ago I would …

Productivity
Motivation

How Bold Entrepreneurs Are Breaking $1 Million In One-Person Businesses

Allen Walton, 27, lives a life many Americans can only dream of: He is on track for seven-figure revenue in a business that has been a one-man show until very recently, when fast-growth made it necessary to hire someone to answer the phones. Walton manages his year-old online store, …

Entrepreneurship

How to Write Your Life

Every life has drama: joy, loss, surprise, knowledge, conflict, wisdom -- the stuff of a memoir. Writing yours can be a treasured gift to your children and grandchildren because it tells them something eloquent about who you are and who they are. It can also be a gift to yourself by providing the …

Writing

Seeing green boosts your concentration, research shows

A momentary glance out the window will only help if you see green.<p>Glancing at a green roof for only 40 seconds markedly boosts concentration, new …

Green Roofs

8 Steps to Truly Love Yourself -- and Why It's the Most Selfless Thing You Can Do

There seems to be a very beautiful trend taking shape that I am completely devoted to: It is starting to be popular to "be loving." Over the last few years, health, spiritual practices and taking care of mother earth are starting to be considered a hip thing -- rather than a strange "hippie" thing. …

Spirituality

15 Eating Habits That Make You Live Longer

<i>By Dan Buettner</i><p>For more than a decade, I've been working with a team of experts to study hot spots of longevity -- regions we call Blue Zones, where many people live to 100 and beyond. They are the Greek island of Ikaria; the highlands of Sardinia; the Nicoya Peninsula in Costa Rica; Okinawa, …

Inside Don Draper’s Big Sur Nirvana: The Esalen Institute

How fitting that questing Don wound up at Esalen, still a mecca for the human-potential movement, the counterculture, and the intersection of …

A Vegetable Growing Cheat Sheet

9 Addictions 90% of Us Struggle With

<i>We are addicted to our thoughts. We cannot change anything if we cannot change our thinking.</i><p>“I’m addicted!” she said.<p>“But didn’t you just tell me …

The 4 Psychological Triggers That Catalyze Change

<b>“Things do not change; we change.” ~Henry David Thoreau</b><p>The world knows no joy like an evangelist with an opening. My eyes lit up as I jumped into my …

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