Jazmin Ocampo

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5 signs the U.S. economy is shakier than it looks

Don’t buy that new car just yet. The middle class is still shrinking, and inequality is hurting economic growth<p>Lots of people are cheering that the U.S. economy has shown signs of strengthening. The stock market looks to be doing better than anyone expected, and unemployment is under 6 percent. But …

6 Great Online Tools to Help You Meditate | Inc.com

You don't need to own this season's Lululemon collection or have Buddha figures around your home to enjoy the benefits of practicing meditation. As you may know, there are a lot of misconceptions about meditation:<p>It's "granola."<br>• You don't have time for it.<br>• It's not actually beneficial at all.<br>• You're …

Meditation

5 Ways to Fight Sleep Deprivation | Inc.com

How many hours of sleep did you get last night? If it was less than seven, then you're among the many Americans who are sleep deprived. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), nearly one-third of U.S. workers gets less than six hours of sleep a day, while the recommended …

Sleep

5 ways your body can talk to your brain - Futurity

A new book offers the latest evidence about the body's influence on the brain and tips on how to move to stimulate the mind.

Why Enemy is the one film you should watch this week – video review

Jake Gyllenhaal plays against himself in Enemy, a doppelgänger thriller about Adam (Gyllenhaal), a depressed university lecturer who sets out to find his double (Gyllenhaal) after seeing him in a bit part in a B-movie. Denis Villeneuve's film is tense, absorbing and nightmarishly bizarre, says …

B-movie

The True Cost of Teach For America's Impact on Urban Schools

Why are school districts paying millions in "finder's fees" to an organization that places people without education degrees to teach in urban …

School Districts

The 5-Minute Equipment-Free Total-Body Workout

No time? No equipment? It turns out you also have no excuses.<p>Here's what you need to get fit: 1) five minutes and 2) you.<p>This total-body workout uses super-fast bodyweight moves to torch calories and tone muscles in whatever time you have. The key is going all-out. Perform the first exercise at …

Fitness

Neil deGrasse Tyson Selects the Eight Books Every Intelligent Person on the Planet Should Read

In December of 2011, <b>Neil deGrasse Tyson</b> — champion of science, celebrator of the cosmic perspective, master of the soundbite — participated in Reddit’s Ask Me Anything series of public questions and answers. One reader posed the following question: <i>“Which books should be read by every single</i> …

Everything You've Ever Wanted to Know About Bedside Tables

Designer Markham Roberts's advice.<p>"A good bedside table is as important as a comfortable bed," says decorator Markham Roberts, who includes many great examples in his new book, <i>Decorating the Way I See It</i>. "Sure, they should enhance the decor of the room, but they're really all about function. The …

Furniture

Why Do Women Have to Abandon Their Lives to Find Themselves?

Every now and again, a piece of literature rises to the level of a phenomenon. In order for this to happen, of course, the book or piece of writing must be more than simply popular: It must inspire a widespread adoration that's most often bred from a deep recognition of self in the work. When this …

Literature

Yoga to the Rescue!

Why twisting like a pretzel can improve your riding—and how to do it right<p>Years of cycling had taken its toll on my flexibility, posture, core stability, and riding position. In the past, friends and colleagues had suggested yoga, but I resisted. Training to me was always about hard work and …

18 Things I've Learned about Changing Habits, Settings Goals, and Living Life

How to improve your memory

Cognitive science has come to a few conclusions about the mechanics of learning.<p>For example, if you’re trying to remember what you read, highlighting …

Analysis: Mexico scandals expose government without answers

MEXICO CITY (AP) — As he heads to Washington on Monday to meet with Barack Obama, Enrique Pena Nieto leaves behind a year that was hardly what he had …

2015’s Most Anticipated Movies: ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens,’ ‘The Hateful Eight,’ and More

WATCH THIS!<p>Yes, 2015 promises to be one of the best years ever for movies, featuring everything from a new Star Wars flick to films by Spielberg, …

Star Wars

Self-Refinement Through the Wisdom of the Ages: New Year’s Resolutions from Some of Humanity’s Greatest Minds

At the outset of each new year, humanity sets out to better itself as we resolve to eradicate our unhealthy habits and cultivate healthy ones. But while the most typical New Year’s resolutions tend to be about bodily health, the most meaningful ones aim at a deeper kind of health through the …

Literature