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7 Simple and Powerful Ways to Motivate Yourself, According to Science

What are the tricks of the trade for motivating yourself? Fortunately, science has the answer to that question.<p>In the world of business, we often talk about the importance of motivating others--our employees, our team, our vendors, our customers. Everyone, that is, except for ourselves. This, of …

Motivation

Want to Be Happier? Science Says Do These 11 Things Every Single Day

Try them. They work. (If you can't trust science, what can you trust?)<p>Obviously, we all want to be happier. But there's another reason to wish to be more lighthearted and content: Happiness is definitely a result, but happiness is also a driver.<p>While I'm definitely into finding ways to improve …

Happiness

There’s a way to train our brains to cope with stress that changes chemistry “as much as any antidepressant”

Stress is often perceived as the villain of contemporary culture: the nagging tension that keeps us chained to our desks during the day, awake all night, and makes us dangerously unhealthy.<p>But Ian Robertson, a cognitive neuroscientist at Trinity College Dublin and author of the upcoming book ‘<i>The</i> …

Immune System

The world's most beautiful mosques

Seven holidays that are cheapest if you book now

From luxury breaks in Tenerife to polar bear excursions in the Arctic, these are the holidays that are best booked now. This article is updated each month with new suggestions and tours.<p>1. Cut-price winter sunshine in St Lucia<p><b>When:</b> November<p><b>Why book now?</b> Look forward to some Caribbean warmth before …

The Science of Memory: How to Effortlessly Boost Your Retention and Recall

There's an easy way to improve your memory, but don't take my word for it - here's the research.<p>Have you ever had trouble remembering names? I know I have. There's nothing more embarrassing than having someone who "knows you" start a conversation while you're running through your mental Rolodex and …

High Blood Pressure

Wind Down

Everything Facebook knows about you

Facebook<p>See Also<p>If you use Facebook, then you know the deal.<p>Facebook is free to use and fun, and sometimes necessary if you belong to groups that use it to communicate with their members.<p>But in exchange for that service, you have allowed it to track your activity so that advertisers can find you, …

Digital Advertising

This physicist has a groundbreaking idea about why life exists

Why does life exist?<p>Popular hypotheses credit a primordial soup, a bolt of lightning, and a colossal stroke of luck.<p>But if a provocative new theory is correct, luck may have little to do with it. Instead, according to the physicist proposing the idea, the origin and subsequent evolution of life …

6 ways to get a shy person to open up to you in 5 minutes or less

John Stoker, president of DialogueWORKS and author of "Overcoming Fake Talk," regularly gives a presentation called "Do you ruin everything by being you?" in which he shares a revealing statistic: About 70% of people are not comfortable speaking up.<p>"You know what this means?" he asks his audience. …

3 Books That Can Help You Be Better in 2016, and Beyond

<b>The Productivity Project</b>, Chris Bailey<p>For one year, Bailey, a Canadian business school grad, structured his life around a single obsession: improving …

This 'homeless' guy flies first class for free and says anyone could do it — here's how

And he's homeless, because he spends most of his time in the sky, flying first class — for free.<p>He says anybody could get free first-class tickets, if you play it smart.<p>"It sounds cliché, but I'm living my dream," Schlappig told Business Insider.<p>We spoke to Schlappig to hear his story:

I am your Father Ted: fans feel the force of Star Wars' Craggy Island confusion

A possibly inadvertent homage to the title sequence of the 1990s Channel 4 sitcom has some speculating whether the roots of JJ Abrams’s inspiration reach further than George Lucas’s original creations<p><b>• This article contains mild spoilers</b><p>The symmetry seems too perfect to be dismissed as coincidence. …

How Do Travel Hackers Fly the World for Free?

<i>Copyright: Markgraf via Shutterstock</i><p>You've read the stories. You've dreamed. You've fantasized. Over the last year, stories of travel hackers who game and strategize around airline miles and travel points have been tickling the imaginations of many avid fans of travel. No doubt, for many …

If Travel Experts Could Visit Anywhere, This Is Where They'd Go

The picks are NOT typical.<p>If you want to go somewhere truly unique, follow the pros.<p>Harper's Bazaar asked the travel field's top experts -- hoteliers, senior editors and TV show hosts -- where they'd go if they had one shot at a trip... and their answers are anything but typical. Some of our …

These are the places in the world that are so beautiful they don't need an Instagram filter

Most of the time on Instagram, people are trying to dress up the world to look better than real life. Instagram filters make colors look more vibrant and light look most dramatic.<p>But Instagram's #nofilter tag is a glimpse into the places in the world where we have the opposite urge. These are …

The Challenges of Climbing Mount Everest

<i>How tough is it to climb Mt. Everest? originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question.</i><p><b>Answer by Jonas Mikka Luster, former cook, current traveler, on Quora.</b><p>It's extremely tough.<p>While individual legs aren't all super complicated, the facts that you're operating on much less oxygen in …

THE SELECTS: ‘On Yoga, The Architecture of Peace’

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7 Reasons to Volunteer on Your Next Vacation

Frontierofficial/ Flickr<p>Travel can offer rewarding, life-changing and humbling experiences. Exploring an unfamiliar environment can open your eyes to a world you never thought existed, teach you important lessons and introduce you to people who will heighten your perspective and understanding of a …

Yoga: Chaturanga, Do It Better!

<b>To chaturanga, or not to chaturanga?</b><p>As we're working toward optimal body health and movement patterns a low plank or high chaturanga has a lot more value than a low and "traditional" chaturanga. I used to do a lot of low chaturangas with improper alignment. As I practiced more I would increasingly …

Podcast: The Importance of a Growth Mindset | The Art of Manliness

There are several factors that determine our success life — talent, luck, access to resources, etc. We have no control over some of them and a bit of …

6 Sleep Habits Of Productive People

For starters: They don’t need alarm clocks, stick to their bedtimes, and don’t sleep with their smartphones.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 habits to adopt to be better at your job in 2016. See the full list here.</i><p>You may feel super productive by pulling all nighters, but you’re …

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Traveling to India? Check out these apps first

Whether you're planning an impromptu getaway, discovering the right place to stay or just finding your way around a new city, these India-centric …

Apps

30 places in Europe you must see in your lifetime

Loose Tubes: Arriving review – return of the British jazz game-changers

Loose Tubes caused the big bang that gave birth to the wildly diverse jazz scene Britain enjoys today. When they first appeared it was as if every conceivable kind of music – not just jazz – had been piled into a large sack, shaken vigorously and upended in front of us. Unbelievably, that was in …

21 Easy Things To Do On Sunday That Will Make Mondays Suck Less

Because Mondays really don't have to be so awful.

5 Traits of True Leaders | The Art of Manliness

We all lead at some point in our life. We serve as leaders in our jobs, in our communities, and in our families. For many, being a leader means …

Top 10 Things to Do in New Orleans (Besides Mardi Gras)

New Orleans is more than parades and parties. Here are ten of its best offerings besides the annual festivities of Mardi Gras.<p><b>Jackson Square</b><br>The French Quarter’s heart and soul is a must-see, boasting a statue of Andrew Jackson at its center and a ragtag collection of artists and fortune-tellers …

Travel

101 Reasons to Travel Now: Travel Hacks

We've scoured the globe in search of hidden gems to experience around the world. Check out these tips from our globe-trotting network.<p><i>From the October 2015 issue of</i> Traveler <i>magazine</i><p>Reasons to Travel Now: 54-66<p><b>54. STRONGER DOLLAR:</b><p>With the euro, the Japanese yen, and other currencies at a historic …

India rail holidays: On board the Deccan Odyssey

"Fifty-nine wagons,” I shout above the roar of wheels on track and a blast of the driver’s horn.<p>“No, Dad, it was 60,” insists Lydia, my nine-year-old daughter, “I’ve never seen such a long train.” The guard on the brake car, a scarf wrapped tightly around his head, waves a red light as the train …