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Make every aspect of your life better by sending 5 simple emails

You can make strides in 5 fundamental areas by just sending 5 emails.<p>1. Happiness<p>Every morning send a friend, family member or co-worker an email to say thanks for something.<p>Might sound silly but it's actually excellent advice on how to make your life better.<p>There's tons and tons and tons of …

Loneliness

Inside Inscape, Manhattan’s new luxury meditation studio

A cross between “4th century monasteries, the temple at Burning Man, and the feeling you get when you look at the infinite horizon line”<p>I’m sitting inside the womb, eyes closed, as an overly pleasant voice slowly guides me towards what should be some level of serenity. This is meditation class at …

7 Books to Help You Slow Down and Cheer Up

We live in a fast-paced, frantic, noisy, and highly overcharged society. Wired in more ways than one, the thought of disconnecting strikes fear in the hearts of most. We are addicted to speed — online, in life, and even in our dreams. But is this constant push forward healthy? Are our never-ending …

Myers-Briggs Type Indicator

The terms Introvert and Extravert are commonly misused and misunderstood, but this complimentary ebook, brought to you by the official publisher of …

5 Do It Yourself Remedies For Plantar Fascitis That Work!

Plantar fasciitis is a constant, nagging pain for many people who suffer with it. But most cases of plantar fasciitis can be treated at home with a …

Essential Oils & How To Use Them

Essential oils and plant extracts have become increasingly popular in recent years, but health practitioners have been using essential oils for …

Essential Oils

What To Do If You Can Orgasm Alone, But Not With Your Partner

<i>You've written me with questions, and this week, I'm answering some. Check Refinery29's Snapchat Discover Channel every Saturday for answers to more</i> …

I've worked in the auto industry for 15 years, and there's one email you should send when you buy a new car

Yes, I know most of you disagree.<p>That said, I've seen every type of negotiator walk through my showroom doors over the last 15 years. I know what it takes for someone to walk out with a smoking deal and get the best deal on a new car.<p>And today, I'm going to share with you what really works: from …

Automotive Industry

22 Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes for a Quick Boost of Inspiration

You're reading 22 Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes for a Quick Boost of Inspiration, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. …

Motivation

15 Free Resources To Get You More Organized In 2016

So, it’s 2016 and you’re ready to get your life organized, once and for all. The question is <i>how</i>? There’s only so much that you can manually manage …

Apps

8 Ways to Organize All of Your Most Important Paperwork

That means tax documents, medical info, and even sentimental items.<p>That means tax documents, medical info, and even your kid's treasured drawings.

Middle School

Best Grooming Products | Men's Health

The Best Grooming Products for Every Budget<p>Whether you prefer top-notch ingredients or just your local drugstore, here’s a pick for every price point<p>The Editors of Men's Health<p>With all the grooming products out there, deciding which ones to spend your hard-earned cash on is a tough decision. Does …

9 great health and fitness Apple Watch apps to get on your wrist now

You may not have bought an Apple Watch to help you stay fit, but wearing one makes improving your fitness game incredibly easy. In fact, there's a …

Top 10 Books That Will Change Your Life in 2016

Photograph courtesy Getty Images<p>These titles will make you reflect, say yes and choose joy in the year ahead.<p>Our preview of 10 carefully selected …

Self-improvement

How To Set Up Your Own Meditation Room – Creating A Design Plan

Although the exact benefits of meditation are still being uncovered and there is to clear definition of this type of activity, everything discovered …

Meet the new you: a self-help guide to shake you up

Overhauling your life, whether it’s your home, job or your relationship, can seem an impossible task. But these five self-help gurus are here to get you started<p>Rohan Gunatillake, the mind cleanser: ‘Society shouldn’t be trapped in a dysfunctional relationship with the technologies on which it …

Books

A 7-Day Chakra Reset For Your Best Year Ever

With the arrival of a new year, we have a sense of starting fresh. We find the motivation to start new fitness regimens, make commitments to eating …

Yoga

Top 10 TED Talks That Could Change Your Life

There’s no time like the present to grow or refine ourselves a little bit more, and few resources are as helpful as TED talks. In that vein, here are …

Morning Yoga Challenges For Men

Yoga

How to Transition into a Relationship When You’re Used to Being Single

It seems like people are always looking for love, but single life can be pretty great. You’re independent, you don’t have to compromise, and you get …

Gay New York: a guide to clubs, bars, drag shows and queer culture

Michael Musto, Out.com columnist and former Village Voice writer, shines a light on the LGBTQ arts, entertainment and nightlife scenes in the city that never sleeps<p>NYC is a gay-friendly town with a variety of neighbourhoods offering pockets of queer culture and nightlife, each with its own fruity …

LGBTQI

How much sex will make me happy?

If you are in a couple, it will make you happiest if you have it once a week. But having it more often won’t increase your happiness<p>You can’t have too much of a good thing, can you? And sex is definitely a good thing. Several studies show that couples are likely to be satisfied with their …

Happiness

7 Simple Steps to Create an At-Home Wellness Retreat

Air-fare, lodging, meals, admission fees -- yoga and wellness retreats can get expensive. As a certified yoga instructor who attends and hosts multiple retreats per year, I know this fact all too well. While I highly recommend saving for a getaway wellness retreat for all the soul-soothing joy and …

5 Amazing Sex Secrets That Have Stood The Test Of Time

Ayurveda is the art of living in harmony with nature. Dating back to India more than 5,000 years ago, it's considered the “sister science” with yoga …

Alternative Medicine

The 20-Minute Yoga Flow for Total Beginners

There's something about the change of seasons that always leaves us feeling a little off-balance. On days when we're feeling blah, we know no amount …

The World's Best Yoga Retreats

1 of 8<p>Best for Going Alone<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 8<p>Best for First-Time Yogis<p>3 of 8<p>Best for a Girls Getaway<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 8<p>Best for the …

Reprogram Your Brain to Improve Relationships and Heal Past Wounds

If you’ve followed my work, you’ve probably heard me talk about or read something I’ve written that has talked about the skillful application of …

10 Easy Ways You Can Practice Mindfulness

Have you ever wondered what it means to live in the present? Aren't we all here, now, in the present?<p>Technically, yes, but for so many of us, we are only 10 percent here.<p>We are really living in our minds. We exist from day-to-day in a dream-like state where we're not really connected to the world …

Vacation vicariously with these must-see summer travel films

Vacation films used to be something to fear. The blurry Super 8 home movie from the lake or the two-hour slide show of the neighbor’s trip to the Badlands would quickly put us to sleep (although we might have preferred death).<p>But these days, anyone can shoot and edit their vacation films with …

iPhone

10 Success Books That People In Their Thirties Should Read

Your twenties are behind you. You have a job and responsibilities, but you know there’s more to life.<p>You’re looking for inspiration for that next …