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Yes, you can improve your memory. Here's how.

Think like a memory athlete<p>Think back to grade school. Do you remember those standardized tests where you were given lists of meaningless words to memorize? Then, after taking a challenging math or reading section, you had to write down as many words from that list as you could remember? If you …

Tutorial Tuesday – Furniture Facelift!

I know that this is straying a bit from my typical DIY projects, but I was so floored by the result that I wanted to post about it. I’m not one of …

Free Up iPhone Space With These Hidden Tricks

Storage running out? It’s not about deleting an app or photo here or there, but targeting the real space hogs.<p>It’s 2017 and I still often witness this soul-crushing scene: A friend goes to take a photo only to realize he doesn’t have any more space on his iPhone (soul crush 1). Then he frantically …

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A Buddhist monk explains mindfulness for times of conflict

“Compassion is not sitting in your room; it’s actually very active and engaging,” a senior disciple of Thich Nhat Hanh says.<p>Thich Nhat Hanh is one of the world’s most renowned Buddhist leaders, second only to the Dalai Lama in fame and influence.<p>With his 100+ books, he’s been an advocate for …

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10 Steps to Finding Inner Strength

The two universal laws of impermanence are uncertainty and unpredictability. When life changes unexpectedly, we can often feel off balance, insecure, …

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5 Tips for Scoring College Scholarships

If you’re a high school senior or a college student looking for scholarships to help fund the cost of school next year, now is the perfect time to …

Use the Rule of 5 to Clean Out Your Closet Now

When you love fashion as much as we do, closet organization can become a major problem, we know. It's okay, though—we're all guilty of having a …

25 of the world's must-visit remote outposts

Explore pirate islands, volcano villages, incredible wildlife and Arctic tundra in the furthest reaches of the world…<p><b>1. Cook Islands</b><p>New</b> …

The empath's guide: Awareness is the greatest predictor of happiness, success, and health… but what about self-discipline?

Every so-called guru talks about the subconscious mind, and such nonsense.<p>What they don't talk about is how much of what is happening, what is real, …

Start Your Morning With These Quick and Easy Raw Buddha Bowls

Health and wellness are high on our list of priorities. We love energizing nutritional vegan recipes and even consulted an expert to show us how to kickstart a raw and healthy lifestyle. But it’s never too late to get back on the health kick so we have two simple and quick raw recipes for you: a …

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The Ultimate San Francisco Bucket List: 49 Amazing Adventures To Do in 2016

When a year comes to a close, it’s almost inevitably accompanied by reflection: what you did, where you went, and which adventures you checked off …

Why am I not finding the blog post? Reshaping INDIHOPE

<b>Disclaimer</b><p>Dear Reader, if you have come across here from a different blog post, then it means the blog that you are looking for is no longer …

Microsoft Groove builds smart music playlists around your tastes

Your Groove is a direct answer to Spotify's Discover Weekly.<p>Smart music discovery playlists are all the rage right now (just ask Spotify), and Microsoft knows it. It recently introduced a Your Groove feature to Groove Music that automatically creates playlists suited to your taste. It'll generate …

BT's Smart Hub router promises stronger, more reliable WiFi

So long, Home Hub 5.<p>While it's possible to buy and install your own router, most people stick with the one supplied by their Internet Service Provider (ISP). Most are drab and generally underwhelming, both from a design and performance standpoint (please Google, bring your OnHub routers to the UK). …

Living in… the best cities for digital nomads

A laptop and an internet connection are all that’s required for some jobs these days – and many globetrotters are making the most of it, living and working in cities across the world.<p>Some jobs these days require little more than a laptop and an internet connection, allowing many digital nomads the …

The Dalai Lama just launched a website to help you achieve inner peace

With the help of Paul Ekman, a psychologist who consulted on the 2015 Pixar film "Inside Out," and the data visualization firm Stamen Design, the Dalai Lama has launched a new website meant to give people a map for understanding their feelings.<p>It's called the "Atlas of Emotions."<p>"When we wanted to …

Why Mindset Is Critical in Successful Relationships

Since the publication of her book, <i>Mindset: The New Psychology of Success</i>, Stanford psychologist Carol Dweck’s theories on fixed and growth mindsets …

Relationships

August Bluetooth Speaker LED Desk Lamp with USB Charging Port

Category: Cool Gadgets<p>August LED desk lamp not only provide comfortable illumination, but also brings more features with its integrated Bluetooth …

9 Skills You Should Learn That Pay Dividends Forever

The further along you are in your career, the easier it is to fall back on the mistaken assumption that you've made it and have all the skills you need to succeed. The tendency is to focus all your energy on getting the job done, assuming that the rest will take care of itself. Big mistake.<p>New …

Free will could all be an illusion, scientists suggest after study that shows choice could just be the brain tricking itself

Free will might be an illusion created by our brains, scientists might have proved.<p>Humans are convinced that they make conscious choices as they live …

MacBook vs. MacBook Air: What's the difference?

The new Macbook isn't just a prettier, updated version of the MacBook Air. Some features and specs got massive updates, while other features (like ports, for one), were sacrificed in the making.<p>If you're considering a new Macbook and finding yourself comparing the two options, look out for these …

Top 10 Destinations for Backpackers in Asia

10. Climb or recline on West Railay Beach, Thailand<p>Located on the tropical shores of the Railay peninsula, this stunning setting is among Thailand’s …

Forget mindfulness, stop trying to find yourself and start faking it

Why is the history of Chinese philosophy now the most popular course at Harvard? Top tips on how to become a better person according to Confucius and co<p>People are often surprised to learn that Confucius, Mencius, Laozi and other classical Chinese philosophers weren’t rigid traditionalists who …

Mindfulness

BrydgeAir Keyboard: This Is How To Turn Your iPad Air Into A Mini MacBook

<b>The Problem(s) With iPad Keyboards</b><p>I’ve used many Bluetooth keyboards designed for the iPad including standalone units, versions that use the folio approach Apple chose for its own Smart Keyboard, and case-style models that turn the iPad into a clamshell form factor. There is usually something …

How to Make Yourself Mentally Strong This Year

These 15 habits will help you keep you at your sharpest, whatever comes your way<p>In business, there are times when you need to be mentally acute to make tough decisions.<p>In leadership, there are times when you need to be mentally tough to navigate through complex information.<p>In life, there are times …

How the GIF Is Taking Over the World

The GIF has had a tumultuous history. The image format, which stands for Graphics Interchange Format, always struggled against the JPEG — it was …

The dangers of virtual reality

You set up a room with an advanced VR kit, and wire it to your PC. It all seems fine. Anything to be worried about?<p>Actually, I worry a lot.<p>Virtual reality is amazing, but it isn't safe. It isn't easy. And with the complicated hardware being released now, it could end up being a nightmare in the …