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Talented Artist Inks Haunting Illustrations of Mental Illnesses Every Day Throughout October

Shawn Coss, a very talented artist and author of the crowdfunded book <i>Kindergarten</i>, has illustrated hauntingly beautiful ink sketches of his own …

3 Simple Habits That Will Make You Insanely Productive

Remove the unnecessary. Automate decisions. Maintain good health.<p><i>What are the best productivity hacks of startup CEOs? originally appeared on Quora--the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Mikael Cho, founder of Crew | Unsplash,</b> …

This Ancient Wisdom Reveals 6 Rituals to Become Happier

People have enormous respect for ancient wisdom. They just don’t read it. Funny thing is, we’re more likely to live happier lives when we visit the …

Top 20 Urban Exploration Photos on 500px So Far This Year

At the end of every year, we do a “Best of *inset year here*” series, where we count down the top 10 most popular photos in every single category. …

These Five Motivational Speeches Will Get You off Your Ass

We all know we aren’t reaching our full potential. Our lives are full of empty promises, “maybe’s”, and failed ideas. Failed ideas that we never went …

Architect Nicholas Hunt creates a tiny retreat in his Brooklyn garden

American architect Nicholas Hunt has built a micro studio in the backyard of his Brooklyn home, intended to provide "solitude within the immense …

Architecture

The Secret Reason Some People Are Never Happy (and What to Do About It)

My friends and I like to play a game we call "pennies from heaven." It's very simple: Pinpoint a sum of money you believe could come to you out of …

7 Surprising Reasons Why You Fail To Be Productive

Another day soars by and you’re finding it hard to relax.Your to-do list never shrinks and you’re constantly finding new things to add to it. You …

Time Management

Foods you must eat to stay happy

OPEN TO OPINION<p><b>English</b> | Bangla<p>There is a way to cut stress to size through your diet.<p>LIFE<p>| Hello, Health | 3-minute read | 14-03-2016<p>Kavita Devgan …

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

One Simple Phrase That Can Bring You Joy, Peace and Happiness

<i>This article originally appeared on Completed Thoughts.</i><p>I feel fortunate to be able to say that most of the time I feel happy and calm, and that is for many reasons. However, this was not always the case and there is one short little phrase which played a major role in transforming my life.<p><b>This</b> …

Make It on Mobile: Irmak Akçadoğan Cannot Stop Drawing

Irmak Akçadoğan began drawing at age two. By age three, her canvas included her bedroom curtains (with her parents’ enthusiastic encouragement of …

Interview: Ethereal Marbled Paintings Express the Inner Light Inside All of Us

Through gorgeous, ethereal paintings, artist Emma Lindstrm creates a tangible representation of a feeling. To her, this feeling is floating and irrational, but always uplifting and full of hope–one that can be experienced, but never formed into a thought. The conceptual basis for Lindstrm's artwork …

Art

5 Difficult Yet Surefire Steps to Lead an Exciting Life

As a kid, I indulged in games. Then, life happened.Everything became more serious. I then got my first job.Work was fun... for a while. After a few …

Motivation

Why You Should Start EMOM Training | Men's Health

But it’s actually just the opposite.<p>My routines and prescriptions keep getting simpler and simpler. Some of my best workouts often feature only a single move and use very straightforward set, rep, and rest structures.<p>(Check out Gaddour’s cutting-edge fitness DVD, <i>Get Back in Shape</i>, for three intense …

14 Things Successful People Do First Thing in the Morning | Inc.com

"If it has to happen, then it has to happen first," writes Laura Vanderkam, a time-management expert and the author of <i>What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast</i>.<p>Those among us who have managed to find professional success and eke out a life actively embrace this philosophy. They must set …

Time Management

3 Decisions You Should Make TODAY to Take Control of Your Life

Let’s face it, changing can be difficult, but you must if you want to take your power back and be in the driver’s seat of your life. There are three …

Motivation

32 Ways To Actually Wake Yourself Up In The Morning

Stop snoozin' and start livin'.<p>To get the best sleep, stop eating or drinking things with caffeine at least eight hours before you want to go to bed. That means soda, coffee, energy drinks, tea, and even chocolate.<p>According to the National Sleep Foundation, drinking alcohol can have adverse effects …

Jet Lag

12 Mini Habits of Insanely Successful People

“Mini habits” are daily routines that take just a few minutes to perform, but have huge returns in the overall quality of your life as a result of …

Success

Taking Up These 10 Hobbies Will Make You Smarter

There is a general perception that we can’t do much to enhance our intelligence. It’s almost always believed that whether you’re smart or not is …

The Brain

7 Scientific Reasons You Always Feel Like You Don’t Have Enough Time | Inc.com

We’ve all used conversational expressions like "there aren't enough hours in the day" to describe a common sentiment--that if we had more time, we would all be more productive. However, this isn't always the case, and as you might suspect, the usual culprit for this feeling isn't a lack of time, …

Time Management

3 Things Ultra Productive People Do Differently | Inc.com

We all know one of those ultra productive people. You know the ones I’m talking about. They make life look easy, as if they have countless hours at their disposal. Time, however, is the great equalizer. We all have the same amount of hours in the day. As Thomas Edison once said, "Time is really the …

Time Management

How I built a seven-figure business without employees

There is a lot to be said for those rare few that possess the ability to create huge companies with hundreds or thousands of employees that are all just ecstatic to be at work. It is exceptionally difficult and equally as impressive, which is why they end up taking up space on the front page of a …

7 Hobbies Science Says Will Make You Smarter

Entrepreneur & Consultant<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For a long time, it was believed that people are born with a given level of intelligence and the best we could do in life was to live up to our potential. Scientists have now proven that we can actually <i>increase</i> …

5 Signs You're Standing In Your Own Way to Success

While a lot of the entrepreneurs I’ve met and mentored in the past decade have been successful, I’ve probably met as many, if not more, unsuccessful …

How To Be Happy At Work: 10 Simple Tips That Work

Do you want to learn how to be happier at work? Here are 10 simple things that you can do that are proven to work.<p>This infographic was crafted with …

What I learned when I followed Benjamin Franklin’s schedule for a week

I've heard time and again that the most successful people in life rise and reflect before the sun does, so I figured why not give it a shot myself and see if I magically get successful over night too?<p>Even though I hated myself the second I hit "publish" on that post, because who the hell wants to …

How Naked Yoga Enlightened Me

Photographer: Craig White<p>One question haunted me for days leading up to my first nude yoga class. At work, as I ran errands, and as I fell asleep at night, this one absolutely crucial question bounced endlessly around inside my head...<p><i>Do I put my yoga mat at the front of the class, or at the back</i> …

Photographer Takes Haunting Photos Of Beautiful Abandoned Places

Spooky!<p>Polish photographer Anna Mika knows how to get the most out of an abandoned setting. The crumbling buildings in her work look beautiful and inviting, despite the creepy nature usually associated with vacated spaces.<p>Mika told The Huffington Post that her photos are mainly of mines, hospitals, …

Photography