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Let Harvard teach you about Buddhism in this free online course you can take now

Harvard University's popular course on Buddhism returns with an interactive feature and great content.<br>Read More

How one couple adapted a 204-square-foot tiny house for their new baby

What’s it like to live in a 204-square-foot space with a baby? Samantha and Robert Garlow of SHEDsistence know, and they’re sharing their story. …

Student Finance

15 Profound Tweets By Dalai Lama On Love, Happiness Compassion To Start Your Day With

The 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, is the most important monk of the Gelug School of Tibetan Buddhism. The spiritual leader has traveled across the …

Mindfulness

How to Read and Study Buddhist Teachings

There is such a wealth of Buddhist books and teachings to consume. Where do you start? Here are some tips on how to tackle your reading list.The post …

Some iPhone 6 Plus owners may be upgraded to an iPhone 6s Plus for free

If you own a relatively old iPhone 6 or 6 Plus model, you can restore it to former glory via a simple battery replacement. Many of the iPhone 6 units …

Easy Ways to Teach Kids About Emotions in Daily Life

Anthropologists say that Inuits, whose world is full of snow, have at least 50 words for variations of snow. Inuit children learn those words and …

Want your kids to talk to you? Try this...

If you want your kids to talk to you, don’t ask them questions.<p>Kids and husbands have a lot in common—both hate questions. Husbands don’t have the nerve to tell their wives how much they detest the <i>why</i> word. Kids? Boys will grunt a nonsensical response, girls will flash a dramatic eye-roll, and both …

What To Say To Little Kids Instead Of 'Say Sorry'

When touring different preschools for my daughter, I visited one where I got to observe the kids playing on the playground. While climbing the ladder …

How to Practice Loving-Kindness Meditation

Meditation

10 Life Lessons We Can Learn From Buddhist Teachings

Buddhism is a very peaceful religion that centers around releasing oneself from attachments and feelings of dissatisfaction, and embracing liberation …

50 Deep Questions to Ask Yourself for Deep Insights

Years ago when I had no idea who I was and what I wanted to do with my life, I decided to ask myself a few deep questions. I decided to sit down with …

Time I

These 50 profound quotes from Buddha will change the way you spend your life

If you want to see the best Buddha quotes in one place, then you’ll LOVE this post.<p>I’ve personally gone through hundreds of Buddha quotes to pick out …

14 Benefits of Mindfulness. {Infographic}

Mindfulness, for me, can be elusive. How about you?<p>After studying this infographic and perusing all the benefits of mindfulness (and how mindfulness …

The #1 Ingredient an Energy Healer Says You Should Stop Eating to Be Healthy

Do you overthink everything? Have you fallen into a pattern of negative internal dialogue? If you've been neglecting your feelings, then it might be …

Harvard and MIT teamed up for this open-source online education platform

<i>This post is brought to you by EdX.</i><p>It’s often said that the internet makes it possible for anyone to get educated on any subject. But just as in offline modes of education, the many models of online teaching and learning are far from perfect, with plenty of room for improvement and innovation.<p>A …

You can now design a $250,000 tiny house on an app and get it delivered in months

Becoming a tiny house homeowner is now as easy as tapping away at an iPad.<p>Blu Homes, a California-based prefab home manufacturer, just launched a new line of micro houses that shoppers can customize on an app and get delivered to their property in a matter of months.<p>The cost starts at $250,000, …

BIG-i robot looks like a trash can but is a lot more helpful

There’s a new robot butler making its way to the world and it understands voice commands, recognizes faces and interacts with your smart devices. It …

Top 5 Must-Haves For Flipping Houses

Many people assume that they can simply 1) buy a house, 2) apply a fresh coat of paint, 3) trim some bushes, and then 4) resell the home at a profit. …

Flipping Houses For Dummies Cheat Sheet - dummies

“Flipping houses” sounds as easy as 1-2-3: 1) Buy a house significantly below market value, 2) fix it up, and 3) sell it. However, when you actually …

This blogger retired at 30, and he wants to show you how you can do it too

When do you hope to retire? 65? 60 if you really get frugal? Mr. Money Mustache left the working world at 30, and he wants you to, as well. The popular personal finance blogger (who only reveals that his first name is Pete) has gained a loyal following by insisting that early retirement is really …

Personal Finance

The 7 Best Office Music Playlists for Productivity

Not long after I first started at HubSpot, I was welcomed with a fresh pair of orange, noise-canceling headphones. At the time, I had no clue that …

I've been working from home for 7 years — here's what I've learned

At this point, I have more than seven years of experience doing this. Along the way, I've fulfilled the terms of several professional contracts without any sort of serious conflict.<p>I know from others who work from home that this isn't always the case. Sometimes, people who work from home find great …

Reduce eye strain when watching television at night with bias lighting

When working late into the night at your computer or binging your favorite TV show on Netflix, you've likely experienced some form of eye strain. Your eyes get scratchy and dry, you experience blurred vision, and you might even get a slight headache.<p>Surprisingly, fighting eye strain and improving …

Headaches

9 Ways to Create a Productive Home Office (Infographic)

2 min read<p>Working from home is great...when you actually work. Often it’s tempting not to, like when Mount Laundry threatens to swallow your couch whole or this or that delicious distraction calls to you from the fridge. And that poor pup, pouting in the corner. Doesn’t he need to be walked? And, …

Productivity

Home Office Design: INFOGRAPHIC

For writers, sometimes their homes doubles as offices. Mashable reports that two businesses, an interior design company called OKA Direct and a …

Digital Marketing

How To Improve Your Home Office Space

Working from home is great in theory, but tempting distractions are all around. Try these office tricks and get back to be being productive.<p>30 million Americans work from home at least once a week, and while it seems like a dream, there are a million and one things to get distracted by there. …

Home Offices

5 Ways to Create an Office Where People Can Relax and Do Their Best work | Inc.com

How often have you heard someone say that they "practically live" at the office? Or called people at 7 or 8 p.m. and found them still at their desks? The fact is, we all put in way too many hours at our desks. And today's coolest office designs take that fact into account by giving us spaces to …

7 Simple Ways To Make Your Home Office Look Expensive

Create a space so stylish and welcoming you'll actually want to get your work done.<p>Home offices are often an afterthought when designing a house. They're the spaces where our good intentions reside — like one day creating a space where we'll sip our morning coffee and conquer the world. Instead, …

Home Offices

Make Yourself Comfortable: Home Office Ergonomics

Is your workspace a pain in the neck (or back or head)? Our home office columnist lists some inexpensive guidelines for a stress-free setup.<p>PCMag …

Ergonomics

The Best Home-Office Furniture and Supplies

Your home office should be a place where you feel comfortable doing your best work day after day. A team of work-from-home veterans spent more than …