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How to Move On After Every Failure

<i>Va corriendo el agua porque el agua es libre como decir no</i><p><b>Nina Montes</b><p><i>You can be unique just by being who you are</i><p>In life, there will be times when dreams get shattered. When that one thing you blindly believed was going to work out doesn't. Most of us have been there, in a place outside our comfort …

10 Inspirational Quotes for 2014

Today's Top Stories<p>1<p>Is Meghan Markle Actually A Vegan?<p>2<p>6 Paxil Side Effects You Should Know<p>3<p>The Vegan 'Fake Meat' You'll Actually Want To Eat<p>4<p>Jazz Jennings Is 'Going To Have A Vagina' Soon<p>5<p>Are There Any Benefits To Personalized Vitamins?<p>Live by these mantras, and you’ll have one amazing year<p>Next9 …

6 Tips for Dealing with Difficult (Even Impossible) People

In case you're wondering how to play well with others, we have a few ideas.<p>I am Really Ticked Off. Do I <i>Have</i> to Be Forgiving?<p>What's a Respectful Way …

Occupy Wall Street buys $15 million of Americans' medical debt

An Occupy Wall Street spin-off group has bought up $14.7 million worth of Americans' personal medical debt and forgiven it over the last year as part of its Rolling Jubilee project, the group announced Monday.<p>The Rolling Jubilee project, organized by Occupy Wall Street's Strike Debt group, has so …

Police defend Navy Yard response

The U.S. Capitol Police issued a report Friday defending their response to the September shooting at the Washington Navy Yard.<p>In the immediate aftermath of the shooting — in which Aaron Alexis killed 12 people and injured three others before being killed by police — criticism arose that U.S. …

7 Ways Travel Makes You Healthier

Traveling the world and exploring new places can change your life. It exposes you to new cultures and can help shape your mindset.<p>Lots of time we focus on the downside of travel -- you can gain weight, spend too much money and party too hard. But traveling can also make you a healthier, better …

Free Yourself from Regret and Transform Your Life

<b>“The practice of forgiveness is our most important contribution to the healing of the world.” ~Marianne Williamson</b><p>I always had a hard time accepting</i> …

The 3 Pieces of Recovery from Addiction or Depression

<b>“I now see how owning our story and loving ourselves through that process is the bravest thing that we will ever do.” ~Brené Brown</b><p>When I started …

Watchdog: Koch-Backed Group Bending Tax Code

Cit­izens for Re­spons­ib­il­ity and Eth­ics in Wash­ing­ton, the cam­paign fin­ance watch­dog, is call­ing on the IRS to in­vest­ig­ate Free­dom …

Chamber of Commerce

A New Personality Test: What Your Brain Says About You

Odds are at some point in your life you've been labeled right-brained (creative and thoughtful) or left-brained (detail-oriented and logical), but …

Just Knowing These 8 Facts Will Make You Way More Productive

Whether trying to conquer Mount Everest or just pick up your laundry, learning these quick facts will make it easier to be super productive -- or at least understand why you're not.<p>And if you're the type of person who is likely procrastinate instead of reading the rest of this article, then you …

NYC Hotels from $100 a night during January "Hotel Week"

Planning to come to New York for the holidays? You might want to push back your dates a week or two, as more than a dozen central Manhattan hotels will offer rooms for $100 a night as part of "Hotel Week 2014." The promotion covers rooms booked for stays between January 3-12, 2014.<p>What's the catch? …

Hospitality

5 Little Known Ways to Instantly Put Yourself In a Great Mood | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

The internet is awash with great tips on how to improve your life, your mood and everything in between. The thing is – we already know most of this …

10 Psychological Studies That Will Change What You Think You Know About Yourself

Why do we do the things we do? Despite our best attempts to "know thyself," the truth is that we often know astonishingly little about our own minds, and even less about the way others think. As Charles Dickens once put it, “A wonderful fact to reflect upon, that every human creature is constituted …

Army lets air out of battlefield spyship project

Near the height of the Afghanistan war, the Pentagon spent $297 million on a seven-story blimp-like aircraft — as long as a football field — that would hover over the war zone for weeks at a time, beaming back crucial intelligence.<p>But as the military wound down its presence in the Middle East, …

The Millennials' failure to launch: searching the jobs report for answers

If this month’s jobs report is any indication, it appears as if millenials will continue to have trouble living up to President Obama’s description of them as the generation that will build America’s future.<p>Things are bad all over, sure. The September jobs report is out with very little good news. …

Student Loan Problems Showing Up In Wall Street Earnings

Buried in the earnings statements of financial companies are hints of problems with student loan repayments.<p>Three of the biggest financial institutions lending money to student — Wells Fargo, Discover, and Sallie Mae — are having some issues with student loans.<p>According to the New York Fed, there …

5 Ways to Stop Laziness In Its Tracks | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Is procrastination eating into your valuable study time? Does it stop you from making the change to a healthier lifestyle or affecting your …

3 Ways Your Comfort Zone Is Restricting Your Life | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Expanding your comfort zone is great because of this…because of that…<p>Personally, I’m more of a consequence thinker. So when people explain a bunch of …

How to Stop Being Defensive in Close Relationships

Most of us are defensive in close relationships. If we're not, we have to interact with people who are. It is the relational disease of our culture and the one that imprisons and destroys intimacy, and prevents love and connection between partners and friends. Why are we so defensive and what are …

Relationships

4 Ways Your Darkest Moment Can Positively Change Your Life

I will never forget the moment that I woke up in a hospital bed the morning after I tried to take my own life. At the age of 26 years old my marriage …

More Angst For College Applicants: A Glitchy Common App

For many high school students this year, the already stressful process of applying to college has been made far worse by major technical malfunctions with the Common Application, an online application portal used by hundreds of colleges and universities.<p>"It's been stressful, to be honest," says …

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Who Is Right About Happiness? (Part 2)

Although the pursuit of happiness is so natural that it was written into the Declaration of Independence, modern psychology has turned doubtful about it. In the previous post I listed a few reasons why even the field known as positive psychology holds that being happy all the time is basically …

Bounce Back from Unexpected Challenges Stronger and Happier

<b>“True happiness means forging a strong spirit that is undefeated, no matter how trying our circumstances.” -Daisaku Ikeda</b><p>Let’s face it, whether big …

Positive Thinking

3 Often Overlooked Causes of Anxiety (And What to Do About Them)

<b>“Peace cannot be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.” ~ Albert Einstein</b><p>An anxious mind is a hard burden to bear. In fact, if you …

You Are the One: 5 Helpful Tips for the Brokenhearted

<b>“All the wonders you seek are within yourself.” ~Sir Thomas Browne</b><p>Anyone who has ever gone through some sort of heartbreak knows what awful pain it …

12 Tips for Surviving Personal Crisis

<b>Coping With and Surviving Personal Crisis</b><p>"The journey of our lives is not just about the destinations we have reached. Our wisdom, education and personal growth come from the people we meet, the paths we choose to follow and the lessons we have learned along the way." -- Unknown<p>Personal crisis came …

Flipboard For Corporate Teams

Inside Flipboard / October 1, 2013<p>In this week’s Flipboard for You series, we explore how corporate teams can use Flipboard to keep up with company …