Jacob Carpenter

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This Quick Mental Exercise Will Bring You Immediate Clarity & Motivation

A common way to clarify what you want in life is by imagining yourself on your death bed.<p>A common way to clarify what you want in life is by imagining yourself on your death bed. Similarly, Dr. Stephen Covey invites readers of <i>7 Habits of Highly Effective People</i> to imagine their own 80th birthday …

Self-improvement

Kyle Schwarber likes it down and in!

Potbox: A monthly subscription box for dank weed

There may actually be no reason to ever leave your home again.<p>At this point, it may be easier to count things that <i>don't</i> have a subscription-based …

This 8-step process will change the way you read forever

Other luminaries who have lived a thousand lives include SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk, who believes that reading is the fastest way to learn.<p>The members of Chromeo spend most of their time in the library, while business magnates Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger frequently spend entire days …

History's great thinkers tell you how to get happy

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's almost like clockwork: Just when things in our lives are going well, a problem at work or school or with a loved one will crop up to bring us down.<p>Even if "getting happy" is something we actively pursue as a goal, it can be a struggle to find happiness and hold onto it. Those unhappy …

Happiness

The vast majority of people who think they are sensitive to gluten are wrong

Are there real health benefits associated with going gluten-free, or is it just another passing fad?<p>A recently published study in the journal Digestion found that 86 percent of individuals who <i>believe</i> d they were gluten sensitive could tolerate it.<p>Individuals with celiac disease, a hereditary …

Disk Inventory X

What is this?<p>Disk Inventory X is a disk usage utility for Mac OS X 10.3 (and later). It shows the sizes of files and folders in a special graphical …

Operating Systems

Sauerkraut Could Be The Secret To Curing Social Anxiety

Can you eat your way to an anxiety-free existence?<p>It might sound outlandish, but the idea that your diet can have a huge effect on your emotions has become the focus of an exciting new area of psychological research. The latest addition to this growing body of research comes from psychologists at …

9 Things Every Teacher Should Do Over Summer Break

Summer break is not just for teacher vacations. Sure, you need to unwind and recharge your batteries, but working to hone your craft is also good …

Teaching

Why More Athletes Are Turning to Weed

It’s a typical Wednesday evening. After a long run, Andrew*, who works in digital media in New York City, is following his standard post-run routine. …

Book Manifesto: How To Zero In on The Book You Are Destined To Write

Do you know the hardest question for an author to answer?<b>“What is special and unique about my book?”</b>It’s not because you don’t know.It’s because you …

Podcast: The Origins of Depression | The Art of Manliness

Listen to the Podcast!<p>Listen to the episode on a separate page.<p>Subscribe via iTunes. (Please give us a review if you enjoy the podcast. It helps …

Self-improvement

How to supercharge the way you learn

What is the easiest way to learn? David Robson meets a group of scientists and memory champions competing to find techniques that make facts stick... fast.<p>Face to face with the world’s leading memory experts, my mind is beginning to feel very humble. Ben Whately, for instance, tells me about the …

The Brain

Meet The French Author Who Has Happiness Figured Out

<i>By David Marchese Follow @david_marchese</i><p>For decades, the French have ranked among the world's most pessimistic people, so it's fitting -- in a life-is-a-farce-and maybe-also-merde kind of way -- that a Frenchman should write a provocative, possibly even helpful, book about happiness. Frederic …

Why Teaching Is Still The Best Job In The World

<b>7 Reasons Why Teaching Is Still The Best Job In The World</b>by <b>Paul Moss</b> Sometimes, <b>good teachers quit.</b> Teaching is an increasingly demanding job with …

35 books everyone should read at least once in their lifetime

Whether they're written for children, sci-fi lovers, mathematicians, or fiction aficionados, certain stories transcend their genre and should be read by everyone.<p>In a Reddit thread, users were asked what is a book that everyone needs to read at least once in their life?<p>So in honor of World Book …

Jon Stewart: why I quit The Daily Show

Photograph: Empics Entertainment<p>Stewart gave Barack Obama one of his toughest interviews, suggesting his 2008 election slogan should have been ‘Yes we can, …

Barack Obama

How I Use Flipboard as an Educator

When <b>Flipboard</b> invited magazine readers to create their own magazines, I jumped on the bandwagon and immediately began compiling my own. Most of my magazines are targeted for the education field. I believe Flipboard is the perfect tool for educators to create magazines for themselves, their students …

A Practical Guide To Start Meditating Every Day

When we think of changing or taking on a new challenge, we think about preparing our bodies and making external physical changes. But a very powerful …

23 Stress Hacks That Will Actually Change Your Life

Easy, breezy, life-changing.

Sara Bareilles

35 Books You Need To Read In Your Twenties

From Cheryl Strayed's Wild to Amy Poehler's Yes Please, these are the books you need to get through your own roaring twenties. Inspired by this post.

7 Scientific Self-Help Books That Will Transform Your Life

I’m one of those weirdos that prefers reading non-fiction books over fiction books any day of the week — especially when it comes to books about …

50 Awesome Meditation Tips for Beginners

Buddhaimonia.It’s officially the Zen for Everyday Life release week, and with the book being just two days away from release (look for it Wednesday!) …

Ray Kurzweil Predicts Some Fantastic Things Coming In The Next 25 Years

Ray Kurzweil has received 20 honorary doctorates, has been awarded honors from three presidents of the United States and has written 7 books (5 of …

15 Research Based Secrets to Bulletproof Willpower

• Need willpower right now? Clench your fists, cross your arms, tense your muscles, and stand up straight. (Improving your posture can improve your …

Self Control

Even for the active, a long sit shortens life and erodes health

Maybe those of us who sit for long hours in meetings, on phone calls, and tapping away at keyboards should be getting hazard pay. New research that distills the findings of 47 studies concludes that those of us who sit for long hours raise our average risk of cancer, cardiovascular disease,<p>type 2 …

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50 Books Worth Reading This Year As Recommended by TED

January 17, 2015<br>Reading is definitely one of the things many have put in their new year’s resolution list. Depending on how you approach the act of …

Books

17 Brilliant Short Novels You Can Read in a Sitting

This week author Ian McEwan expressed his love of short novels, saying “very few [long] novels earn their length.” Certainly it seems like a novel …