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18 Habits Of Highly Creative People

Great artists, writers and innovators may have "messier minds."<p>Creativity works in mysterious and often paradoxical ways. Creative thinking is a stable, defining characteristic in some personalities, but it may also change based on situation and context. Inspiration and ideas often arise seemingly …

Study: Religious Kids Are Jerks

A study published in the journal Current Biology testing the behavior of Christian, Muslim, and atheist children has found that religious kids are …

Watch Muhammad Ali's Perfect Response To 'Not All White People Are Racist' -- In 1971

Saying not everyone is racist doesn't make racism go away.<p>So often reaction to people of color who call out racism, be it police brutality or job discrimination, is the "not all white people" argument. Like "not all men," this defense is used to derail conversations about racism by reminding people …

Boxing

10 Rules to Live By for Those Who Want to Live a Positive Life

<b>1. Be comfortable in your own skin.</b><p>The first step to becoming happy is to feel comfortable in your own skin. Everyone was born with a flaw. No one is perfect. Accept yourself with what you're born with whether it be your background, your skin, your nose, your eyes, your hair, your freckles, your …

Happiness

The World's 10 Sexiest Beaches

<i>By Chaney Kwak for DETAILS</i>.<p><i>(photos: Getty Images)</i><p>Hot sun, hypnotic waves, lots of bare skin . . . Beaches are languorous and voluptuous to begin with, but these 10 sandy stretches around the world are extra sexy, thanks to their beautiful scenery and even more beautiful people.<p><b>1. José Ignacio,</b> …

Puerto Rico

This concept from Zen Buddhism will help you let go of beliefs that are holding you back

A buddhist statue. Reuters/Rupak De Chowdhuri<p>I played baseball for 17 years of my life. During that time, I had many different coaches and I began to notice repeating patterns among them. <br>Coaches tend to come up through a certain system. New coaches will often land their first job as an assistant …

Self-improvement

14 ‘Relationship Virgins’ On What It’s Like To Be Perpetually Single

By Jessica Winters,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1iBz4Vc<p>1. I’ve never had a boyfriend.<p>“I’ve never had a boyfriend. That means I’ve never had a …

How It Feels To Be An Atheist In A Highly Religious Society

Death threats, ostracism, and imprisonment in a psychiatric facility: Being an atheist can be dangerous.<p>"The day I decided to declare my atheism and discuss it publicly was the end of an era of my life. Some of my friends from the pre-atheism-declaration era won't accept me any more. I now have …

12 Scientifically Proven Habits That Will Change Your Life

There's a science to building new habits. Read on to get yourself unstuck and get the change you want kick-started.<p>Research says the best way to bring change into your life is by creating new routines and sticking to them until they become habits.<p>The way to make sure we cultivate the new behavior …

White Millennials Explain What It Means To Be White In America, And You Should Listen

"We’ve never had to internalize what white people have done in here in America."<p>In 1955 James Baldwin traveled to Leukerbad, Switzerland, a tiny village nestled in the heart of the Alps. The inhabitants, who had not encountered too many black people, marveled, and often gaped, at his dark skin and …

Glover’s Lane

On December 5, 2014, musician Childish Gambino was nominated for two Grammys, for his album <i>Because the Internet</i> (Best Rap Album) and song “3005” …

10 Tips From a Buddhist Monk on Living a Fulfilled Life

Is there any doubt that people are searching for happiness in the wrong places?<p>Reaching a fulfilled lifestyle is much more than just a beautiful home …

“I must be happy. All the time.” – Is That True?

This post may disturb those inclined towards compulsive positive thinking. But it is likely to provide much needed relief to those who feel stretched …

Luxury Submarine Hotel Offers Romantic Undersea Getaway

Lovers Deep is a luxury submarine offered by Oliver's Travels for couples to go on a romantic getaway, deep in the ocean, and perhaps join what they're coining as the “Mile Low Club” (an undersea alternative to the Mile High Club that so many have participated in on airplanes). Each watercraft in …

Luxury

One-third of Mississippi population will have diabetes by 2030, doctor warns

A third of the population of Mississippi will have diabetes by 2030 and need costly care to stay alive, which will have a devastating impact both on them and the state's economy, according to a leading physician.<p>Dr Richard deShazo at the University of Mississippi medical centre in Jackson, is one …