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How To Be Better At Being Good To Yourself

Tips and tricks for becoming a more mindful, active, and zen human being<p>Wellness, mindfulness, and self-care are all pretty buzzy words right now, and have been for some time now. Is there anyone you know who <i>doesn't</i> have a meditation app on their phone? Group meditations and sound baths are …

How to (actually) find your purpose

You know what I don’t like? <b>Advice that doesn’t come with instruction</b>.<p>For instance, “leadership gurus” often say, “You must do the work you’re …

High School

10 best mindfulness apps

“Mindfulness” is the buzzword of the moment – but it’s a lot more than a passing trend. It’s an NHS-approved approach to helping deal with anxiety, …

Why pay for Office and Photoshop when you can get these alternatives for free?

Top-quality software that costs nothing.<p>We rely on expensive computer programs to edit photos and video, deal with office work, and protect our computers from malware. But they're not our only options. Often, commercial studios will offer the most basic versions of their products free of charge. In …

10 things I learned about life from asking myself a single question

We're often told to live everyday like it's our last. I think that's bad advice.<p>Most of us still have a long way to go, and a good way to make it miserable is through shortsightedness. That said, I do think we can build on the idea.<p>When I'm unsure about how to move forward, I like to ask myself a …

Technology is destroying the most important asset in your life

<i>“Money isn’t the most important thing in the world. Your time is.”</i><p>Parents, teachers, and mentors all around the world have spoken these words to us, in one form of another, throughout our lives. It makes sense, too.<p>Most of us come to realize at some point that money is a means, not an end. It …

Mindfulness

Could The Secret To Your Success Be Quiet Time?

What are four ways incredibly busy people can get some quiet time?<p>Our lives are filled with chatter, whether it’s virtual, physical, or in our own minds. Silence has become a rare commodity, one we think rarely about, and yet time to ourselves has become scarcer and scarcer. How can we carve out …

4 ways to resist distraction and focus at work

Have you said any of these recently?<p><i>I get distracted and procrastinate.</i>• <i><br>I make plans but I don’t follow through on them.</i>• <i><br>I get things done… but not the</i> …

How to Use Your Histogram for Better Exposure

The histogram is a really useful tool for photographers. It can provide guidance about whether you’re getting a decent enough exposures, given the …

Here's Elon Musk's Plan to Power the U.S. on Solar Energy

"The sun is a giant fusion reactor in the sky."<p>Tesla CEO Elon Musk — whose company makes electric cars and has a new solar roof panel division — told …

Stop Right Now And Watch “Chasing Coral” To Understand What We’ve Done To The Ocean

If you think devastating effects of climate change aren’t here yet, the new film from the makers of “Chasing Ice” will make it very clear how wrong you are.<p>Underwater in the Great Barrier Reef, after weeks of filming coral to manually build time-lapses–helping gather 50 or 60 shots a day, and …

Chill Out: Guided Meditations for Every Part of Your Day

If you feel like you can stand to become more centered and relaxed throughout your day, then take a look at the guided meditations free on YouTube – …

The Science of Taming the Wandering Mind

Consider the following statement: Human beings only use 10 percent of their brain capacity. Well, as a neuroscientist I can tell you that, while …

I just spent a day in a mindfulness program developed at Google and left with 5 key lessons

It was a fitting start to a day of mindfulness training.<p>Search Insider Yourself (SIY) is a two-day program that teaches participants skills around mindfulness, emotional intelligence, and resilience. It was originally developed at Google, by the company's 107th employee, Chade-Meng Tan (a.k.a. the …

Why Surrendering to Life is the Key to Positive Change

<b>“Surrender to what is. Say ‘yes’ to life and see how life suddenly starts working for you rather than against you.” ~Eckhart Tolle</b><p>“Surrender” in …

The Workout You Need to Do If You Sit All Day

It’s no surprise that sitting all day does some undesirable things to our bodies. Research has linked excessive sitting with an elevated risk for …

Sharing These 20 Truths with Your Child Could Change Their Life

<i>“Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.”<br>― Margaret Mead</i>Our children grow up so fast. Before we know it they’re out there somewhere …

Three Ways To Stay On Track When Feeling Overwhelmed

Entrepreneurs are no strangers to the odd bout of existential terror. Usually, these period of stress and fear flair up only to die down rather quickly.<p>Sometimes, however, these stresses persist and can make you feel totally overwhelmed.<p>Fortunately, I have plenty of experience coping with the …

Entrepreneurship

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16 things your successful friends have given up

Sit down and think, for a moment, about what your successful friends do<p>comparedto your loser friends that complain. If you don't have any successful …

Motivation

Panic, Fatigue, And Alt-Facts: How TV Showrunners Are Handling Trump

The people behind shows like The Good Fight, The Path, The Carmichael Show, and Love open up about the new world order.<p>When <i>American Horror Story</i> creator Ryan Murphy let it slip recently that the next season of his FX series would be about the 2016 presidential election, the internet lit up. What …

Life Is Not a Race: Why We'll Never Find Happiness in the Future

<b>“Life is not a race but a pace we need to maintain with reality.” ~Amit Abraham</b><p>Almost all of my adult life I've competed in the extreme sport of …

This Is the Fastest Way to Calm Down

When people are anxious before getting surgery, doctors and nurses often tell them to take slow, deep breaths with long exhalations. It may seem like …

Mindfulness

Meditation Minis Podcast

Join host Hypnotherapist Chel Hamilton for short, guided meditations to calm your anxiety, overcome negative thinking, increase your confidence, and …

The Shockingly Simple Math Behind Early Retirement

Here at Mr. Money Mustache, we talk about all sorts of fancy stuff like investment fundamentals, lifestyle changes that save money, entrepreneurial …

31 Free Entrepreneurship Courses Worth Taking in 2017

• 522shares<p>Do you want to launch a business this year? Or may be you need help to grow your business. You can now take excellent entrepreneurship …

An easy guide to colouring with LUTs in Adobe Premiere and DaVinci Resolve

Lookup Tables, or LUTs, are simply amazing. LUTs are like presets, but work across all platforms and software, for both video and stills. LUTs can be …

Thought, Action and Power

The fundamental lesson of meditation is that we empower whatever we give attention to. When we sit in silence and let thoughts come and go, the …

The Pursuit Of Meaning, Not Happiness Is What Makes Life Incredibly Better

<i>“You don’t become happy by pursuing happiness. You become happy by living a life that means something, says Harold S. Kushner</i><p>If you are feeling unmotivated, unsure of yourself, aimless, or can’t lose yourself into your present work, you’re not alone — many people are in the same boat.<p>Tom Path, …

Being pulled to your greater mission

I’ve always had a weird feeling about Tony Robbins…<p>He’s always flaunted his wealth, which I find a little tacky. I’m the kind of guy who, when I see …