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We Need To Stop Trying To Do What We Love And Find What We Love To Do Instead

I was a junior in High School when I watched Steve Jobs’ commencement address to Stanford University’s graduating class of 2005 for the first time. …

Palawan, The Most Beautiful Island In The World, Is Sheer Perfection

It's hard to believe the Philippines are an under-appreciated tropical travel destination, especially with their extraordinary hiking, diving, beaches and of course -- islands that are THIS beautiful.<p>And while we'd like to visit every single island in the Philippines, there's one island in …

Lilies and Lotus

25 Breathtaking Night Sky Photos Around The World

From the milky way galaxy in France to the Northern Lights in Norway, these 25 spectacular shots of the night sky around the world remind us of the …

Northern Lights

10 Things You Must Stop Doing Today to Believe In Yourself

Reflecting on the commemoration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s achievements, it’s important to consider the one thing that made it possible for him …

A Rich Man Sent His Son To The Rural Area And This Is What Happened When His Son Returned Home

A really rich Chinese man sent his son to the rural area and wanted him to experience poverty. His son lived with a family in the rural area for …

Leave work for a year to go live on a remote island? How a TED Talk inspired me to take a mid-career sabbatical

Winston Chen left his job at a software company in Boston and moved his family to the island of Rødøy, population 108, for a year. Here, Chen’s son …

6 Ways to Achieve ‘BIG’ Things in Life!

<i>To create an ever-lasting and significant change in your world, besides thinking and talking about it you need to do a lot. Whatever your goals are,</i> …

How To Get People To Like You: 7 Ways From An FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

How To Stop Being Lazy And Get More Done – 5 Expert Tips

Some days the to-do list seems bottomless. Just looking at it is exhausting.<p><b>We all want to know how to stop being lazy and get more done.</b> I certainly …

How Not To Die Full Of Regrets | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

If you ask anyone what they want in life, chances are they will tell you one of the following things:<p>More money<br>• Peace/happiness<br>• Better physical and …

Motivation

4 Apps That Get You Lost, So You Can Have Actual Experiences

Why is technology always about efficiency? These apps introduce a little something unexpected in your day and get you to really take in your surroundings.<p>Wanting to map the “psychogeography” of Paris in the 1940s, the Situationists–a prominent art collective at the time–came up with the concept of …

How Do I Ask Someone to Be My Mentor?

Dear Lifehacker,<br>I understand how useful it is to have a mentor, or someone whose experience I can benefit from. Once I've found someone though, how …

5 Trips Where The Journey IS The Destination

Inspiring Adventures For Solo Female Travellers

5 Places To Visit In Slovakia

The Most Exciting Bike Routes In Amsterdam

Amsterdam

Exploring The Gems Of The Mediterranean Coast

5 Top Places to Visit in Croatia

9 Ways to Use Vinegar for More Beautiful Skin and Hair

<b>Facial Toner</b><br>Mix together one tablespoon apple cider vinegar and two cups water. Moisten a cotton ball, and swipe the mixture over a clean, dry face to tighten skin. Don't rinse (the scent will dissipate quickly). Apple cider vinegar's natural alpha-hydroxy acids and acetic acid will stimulate …

Tone Your Abs on a Mat: 5 Moves Better Than Crunches

Feel the burn, skip the crunches.<p>The mat is a great place to sculpt sexy abs. What's not so great? Only doing crunches—which utilize just a portion of your core muscles—to tone up. So we put together five intense and efficient core-strengthening moves that target <i>all</i> the regions of your abs. Here's …

Workouts

15 Healthy High-Fiber Foods That Make You Feel Full and Satisfied

Fill up (and not out) with these good-for-you, high-fiber foods

Healthy Eating

Meditation Is All About the Art of Being

I once considered this question: Can you reach a moment of utter peace when walking in the garden? Is a glimpse of enlightenment and joy possible?<p>I believe that there is a misconception about <b>meditation</b>. About meditating. I think that some people think that they have to have an end game for sitting …

5 Exercises You Should Be Doing Way More Of

Get the max from your gym time—without adding more reps or more minutes<p>You're all about multitasking when it comes to your job, your to-do list, and even your free time (seriously, who <i>just</i> watches TV these days?). So why shouldn't your workout—and your body—benefit from the same smart shortcuts? …

Muscle

Feeding the Mind: Lewis Carroll’s Rules for a Fine Information Diet and Healthy Intellectual Digestion

Included in the altogether fantastic <b>Alice in Wonderland Cookbook: A Culinary Diversion</b> (<i>public library</i>) — which also gave us some delicious recipes inspired by the Carroll classic and the author’s tips on dining etiquette — is Carroll’s essay titled <i>Feeding the Mind</i>, originally written in 1907, …

14 Ways to Get Bikini-Ready in 24 Hours

We're not miracle-workers, but when the bikini countdown is officially on, there are some last minute hacks to putting your best body forward. See how to tackle everything on the fly, from banishing bumps and bruises to nipping bloat in the bud. (And you're not just hearing it from us—we've got …

Nina Agdal

The Meditation Diet

What is the simplest, surest, safest way to diet? You just concentrate on losing weight for a few minutes every day. It couldn't be easier if you do as Dr. Solomon tells you to and follow the Meditation Diet he has worked out exclusively for BAZAAR—and you, from our May 1972 issue.<p>Ninety percent of …

Drinking Smart: How To Imbibe On A Diet

Registered nutritionist Charlotte Stirling-Reed tells us what we should (and shouldn't) be ordering at the bar<p>For most of us, a quick drink after work or a catch up over a glass of wine is something to be enjoyed. However, sometimes that one glass can all too easily turn into two or three, and we …

Nutrition

5 Reasons to Try a Vegetarian Diet

Even if you're not interested in becoming a vegetarian or vegan, there are plenty of reasons to up your intake of plant-based meals. In my private …