Lauren VanWagoner

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25 Books on Travel That Will Change Your Life

Books are a secret weapon that we carry, especially as we travel and discover not only the world we live in, but explore who we are as a human being.

12 Qualities of an Enlightened Person

"If you think you are enlightened, go home for Thanksgiving." -- Ram Dass<p>We sometimes say that some people are enlightened, but do we really know what that means? We might say that because they are kind, loving, and insightful. While these may indeed be qualities of an enlightened person, it's hard …

Women and stress

10 Buddhist Books Everyone Should Read - Lion's Roar

10 Buddhist books everyone should read, as selected by the editors of <i>Lion’s Roar</i>.<p><i>After the Ecstasy, the Laundry</i><br>by Jack Kornfield <i><br>(Bantam, …

How to boil an egg, the Heston Blumenthal way

Yes, this is a guide to boiling an egg. But the trick to getting it right every time may surprise you<p>For me, an egg is just right when the yolk is warm and runny, wrapped in a blanket of egg white that is just set. When the white’s not mucus-like (which means it’s not cooked) and not hard, it’s …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

The 10 Best Movies You Missed in 2014

And how to catch up with them.<p><b>You've been chilled</b> by the marriage-gone-awry suspense of <i>Gone Girl</i>, stupefied by the cinematic inventiveness of <i>Birdman</i>, and terrified by the twisted mentor-mentee relationship of <i>Foxcatcher</i>, but what about those other must-see films from 2014 that you didn't have time …

Power Breakfast Casserole

Apparently it’s breakfast week here on the blog. Or at least that’s what is tending, so today I’m sharing a power breakfast that you can adapt any …

From Good to Greatist: The Health and Happiness Site Joins Flipboard

Greatist is about what it sounds like: content to help readers be their best—healthier, happier and their greatest selves. But it’s also an ideology, …

Hemingway Editor

The Physics of Productivity

<i>James Clear writes about using behavioral science to master your habits and improve your health. His free guide, Transform Your Habits, has been downloaded more than 80,000 times. This post originally appeared on his blog.</i><p>In 1687, Sir Isaac Newton published his groundbreaking book, Mathematical …

Motivational Meditation Monday: Keep Calm and Stop Overthinking

<i>If you’re stressing over happiness, you’re doing it wrong!” ― Shannon L. Alder</i><p>Stop Overthinking!<p>Most people overthink things, which can actually turn …

Happiness

Sitting All Day Is Also Ruining Your Mental Health

It is finally Friday, glorious Friday, which probably means you’ve spent most of the last week sitting. Sitting at your desk, sitting on the couch, …

11 Pies You Can Eat For Dinner

Need we say more?<p>Marian Bull is an editor for the community-based food website Food52, where you can find lots more recipes, cooking advice, and kitchen products.

Startups will Unpitch ideas

An entrepreneur and an investor sit down to lunch.<p>What sounds like the start of a bad joke is exactly what close to 100 company founders and venture …

A Healthy Winter By Following Eastern Medicine Guidelines

While mainstream medicine recommends eating right, exercising and getting your flu shot to stay healthy during cold weather months, Eastern medicine …

1 Min Microwave Eggless Cookie Recipe / How to Make Chocolate Cookies in Microwave - Yummy Tummy

If have been getting mails from my viewers to post more microwave baking recipes. I too love baking in microwave, since it is so easy to make and …

The Geniuses Behind All Those San Francisco Startups? They’re Not Who You Think They Are

Meet three surprising company founders, trying to change their lives–and the world–while holding down day jobs.<p>San Francisco. It’s gotten that you can’t swing a corporate-logo-splashed swag bag in this town without hitting someone working on a startup.<p>Since around the time of Facebook’s IPO in …

Startups

Why You Self-Sabotage and What You Can do About It

<i>This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>Are things going relatively well for you? Have people told you, you are doing a good job?<p>“It's both terrifyingly interesting and interestingly terrifying”According to VICE, TNW Conference is quite the eventFIND OUT WHY<p>Do you want to ruin all of …

How to Manage Anxiety When Mindfulness Fails You

It’s 4 a.m. I’m spiraling deep into what I call the “nightmare fantasy”: imagining the absolute worst possible scenario, how I would react, what …

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10 Choices You Will Regret in 10 Years

<b>02. Letting someone else create your dreams for you.</b> – The greatest challenge in life is discovering who you are; the second greatest is being happy …