Laura Austin

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Be Alone Until You Find Someone Who Actually Gives A Shit About You

By Becca Martin,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/2ssK4cf<p>Being alone is not scary, or bad, or a curse, or any other bullshit thing that people make it …

9 Reasons Why You Might Still Be Single as an INFJ Personality Type

Few things are more important to an INFJ than having strong, close relationships. This is especially true when it comes to love. INFJs don’t want …

How Spending Time Alone Makes You Better To Be Around

Introverts, rejoice!<p>Forcing yourself to go out and be social when you really feel like staying home and falling into a Netflix-hole, is not the right thing to do, and yet so many of us feel pressure to reject our hibernating tendencies and interact with the rest of the world. And yet, it turns out …

Not Getting Enough Sleep? Camping In February Might Help

It's tempting to keep the computer running late and promise yourself an extra 30 minutes of bed rest in the morning. It's tempting to do it again the next night, too. But sleep inevitably loses out to getting up early for school or work.<p>There's a simple way to combat this: End all artificial lights …

Sleep

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In Residence: Alex Michaelis

London-based architect Alex Michaelis takes a boundary-pushing approach to sustainability as one half of design duo Michaelis Boyd. Best known for …

45+ amazing desert spots in the American Southwest

I LOVE the desert landscape. It’s amazing how life can flourish in seemingly hostile conditions; I find that so interesting and inspiring. It’s also …

The only photographs you need to see this month

PHOTOS THAT EXPLORE THE MALE BODY AS A SEX OBJECT<p>It’s not often that you see a body being actively celebrated as a sex object. However, photographer Florian Hetz has no issue being so upfront about his intentions. Talking frankly with photographer and filmmaker Matt Lambert earlier this month ahead …

West Africa

Photographer Captures The Heartbreaking Reality Of Alzheimer's

"The visual stories of patients and caregivers can humanize what is, in fact, a very cruel and dehumanizing disease.”<p>Alzheimer’s is synonymous with memory loss ― an affliction most of us struggle to wrap our heads around. But the disease impacts those who suffer from it, along with their families …

Alzheimer's Disease

How to Get Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable (According to a Green Beret)

7 steps to acclimate yourself to extreme situations so you can excel at every level.<p>I've been an entrepreneur for seven years. Midway through the fourth year, things were coming to a head. I wasn't getting enough sleep. I wasn't exercising, and I wasn't keeping my mind clear with meditation.<p>In the …

Self-help

7 Free Travel Journals to Dive Into

Under-the-radar publications to explore over the holidays<p>Reading, writing, and traveling have a long affinity, and many a noteworthy author has been …

Creative Writing

Americans share their greatest fears

<b>(CNN) —</b> Photographer Mike Belleme says that in the last few years, he has noticed a greater sense of fear throughout the United States.<p>And our fears, he says, have polarized us.<p>"I think a lot of the reason for that is just a lack of connecting to the sense of other, someone who's different from …

Biased girl takes DNA test to reveal her ethnicity – the results bring her to tears

In an effort to contrast the prejudices we all have with the facts about who we actually are, travel company Momondo gathered 67 people from various …

Genealogy

Typhoons And Sand Dunes: Photos Of Everyday Life From Around The World

Can you find beauty in a life of hardship?<p>If the photos from the Siena International Photo Awards are any indication, the answer is yes. Last month, the winners and runners-up in 11 categories, including travel, nature, people and portraits, were announced.<p>Many of those top images were taken in the …

How Realistic Is It to Really Move to Another Country?

Here are countries with lax visa requirements—either for relocation or a long vacation<p>If you’re among the millions of Americans still in disbelief …

Family Travel

INFJ Complexities

Every time I meet new people, I have to have this conversation:<p>Person: You’re so friendly! You should come hang out with this group and then that …

INFJ in Depth — Discover Your Strengths and Make the Most of Your INFJ Talents

What is an INFJ?<p>INFJ is an acronym used to describe one of the sixteen personality types created by Katharine Briggs and Isabel Myers. It stands for …

21 INFJs Share The Piece Of Wisdom That Turned Their Lives Around

By Heidi Priebe,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1WdEEg2<p>This week on my MBTI Facebook Page, I asked each type to share a personal epiphany they’d had …

The Privilege That Is Inherent To Each Myers-Briggs Personality Type

By Heidi Priebe,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1o16b6J<p>The other day, while discussing relationships with a close INFJ friend, I remarked …

Here's the One Perfect Book for Each of the 16 Myers-Briggs Types

I’ll admit it. I’m an MBTI junkie. In fact, in my coaching practice, I use Myers-Briggs Personality Type to help leaders become more effective by …

Myers-Briggs

Robin Williams's expansive bike collection up for auction

Dario Pegoretti Love #3<p>If his expansive and eccentric bike collection is any indication, Robin Williams loved bicycles—especially colourful and odd …

Fueling the Hour of Power

Three strategies from busy parents and avid athletes who's workouts often land too early in the morning, at lunch or late into the evening you may …

Solo or Social, How Do You Prefer to Ride?

We asked Australian cyclist Brendan Canty to break down the desire to ride alone or with friends and here is what he had to say.

Laura Austin | How To Do A Solo Road Trip

How To Do A Solo Road Trip<p><b>This post was origninally featured on Corona Australia</b><p>A road trip is a pretty common concept… packing friends or family …

Travel

The water crisis facing California – in pictures

Mustafah Abdulaziz has spent years documenting humanity’s relationship to a precious natural resource – water. His latest work focuses on the challenges facing California, a highly populated state and a major agricultural center. <i>Water</i>: California was the first prize winner in the Syngenta …

The Clinton Campaign in Pictures

Al Gore

The Trump Campaign in Pictures

Baltic States

William Eggleston: The Father of Modern Color Photography

The acclaimed pioneer in color photography has been teaching us how to see the world his way for decades, and once you fall under his spell, it’s for …