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30 behaviors that will make you unstoppable

A lot of people are good at what they do. Some are even elite. A select few are completely unstoppable.<p>Those who are unstoppable are in their own …

Motivation

Canada Is Offering Free Admission to Its National Parks in 2017—Here’s Where to Stay

Mindfulness Workouts Are The New Way To Work Your Body And Brain

<i>This article originally appeared in the December 2016 issue of SELF.</i><p>Here are some of the things to love about sweat-drenched, heart-pumping fitness …

Legendary Zen Buddhist Teacher Thich Nhat Hanh on Mastering the Art of How to Love

What exactly is love? We know it’s important and we know it’s a powerful feeling but how do we attain it?<p>That’s what That’s what legendary Vietnamese …

Meditation

10 Spine-Friendly Yoga Poses for the Office Drone Who Wants Better Posture

All in favor of fixing that computer hunch.<p>Thing you already know but conveniently forget: Your desk job is silently killing you. Sure, there's the increased risk of cancer, obesity, and heart disease, but there's also the heightened likelihood that your computer situation is turning you into the …

17 Easy Ways To Become A Happier And Calmer Person In 2017

Being a stressed out mess is so last year.<p>These past 52 weeks weren’t the best when it came to mental health, between the very real development of election anxiety to the tragic events that happened regularly. How could a person <i>not</i> live in a perpetual state of stress?<p>If you’re still looking for a …

Mental Health

4 Ways to Control Your Emotions in Tense Moments

Twenty-three years ago, one of my employees — I’ll call him Dale — asked for a private meeting. Dale was serious and bookish and had very strong opinions. His work was fastidious. He rarely socialized with colleagues, but he was impeccable in his commitments to others. And he was skilled at his job.<p>…

Galleries and Slideshows

Image galleries on WordPress.com are a great way to share your pictures with your friends, family, and your followers. An image gallery will display …

Tutorials

Stanford Professor puts his entire digital photography course online for free

When it comes to the list of digital imaging pioneers, Marc Levoy is one of those names that belongs right near the top. His work has led to many of …

Digital Photography

Level Up with Blogging U.

Thousands of bloggers have used Blogging U’s step-by-step email courses to get started, grow as writers, create beautiful websites, learn the ins and …

Web Design

Train Your Brain With Simple Mind Boosting Methods

You can’t research on an <b>vacant abdomen; countless</b> studies have proved as a lot. That’s why schools in creating nations and poverty stricken locations …

Success

50 Quotes With the Power to Motivate You to Do Anything

There’s no denying the fact that entrepreneurs need a daily dose of motivation. One of the best ways to lift your spirit is by reading quotes that tug at heartstrings and stimulate our minds.<p>As I'm living the entrepreneur dream and working my 10-13 hours a day, I am in constant need of motivation. …

Trump Is Right: Here’s Proof Hillary & Obama Founded ISIS

<b>Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama are founding members of ISIS by bankrolling, arming and supporting jihadists in Syria and Libya to both destabilize</b> …

10 Free Online Courses to Increase Your Productivity

Increasing your productivity is a goal that many busy professionals, parents, students, and entrepreneurs share. Finding enough hours in the day to …

Time Management

Take the 7-Week Time-Management Challenge

Take the 7-Week Time-Management Challenge and feel less overwhelmed, more proactive, and get finished what you started. One 30 minute exercise per …

Time Management

Can't Turn Off Work Mode On The Weekend? Research Says Your Personality Matters

In today’s society, work is becoming a seven-day-a-week proposition. Mobile technology is blurring the lines between work and leisure. Working on …

Psychology

The biggest security threat to the US might not be ISIS or Al Qaeda

Counterterrorism officials and the public are on high alert from terrorism threats, but a new threat assessment from the conservative Heritage Foundation warned that Iran "represents by far the most significant security challenge to the United States, its allies, and its interests in the greater …

5 Mythological Stories About How the World Was Created

The Big Bang and the Biblical creation narrative are far from the only stories about how the world was created. Here’s five incredible creation myths …

10 of the best surf locations in the world

From Mozambique to Mexico, via Cornwall, here are great places to ride waves, find a bed close to the beach and eat drink and party after a day on the water<p><b>Canggu, Bali</b><p>A decade ago, Canggu was just a black-sand beach with one food shack, rice paddies as far as the eye could see and a fantastic reef …

Aquatic Sports

Boarding school: How to become a surf instructor in 10 weeks - in South Africa

A 10-week surf safari and volunteering programme along South Africa’s coast culminates in an instructor’s qualification that could set you up for life. We join the new intake<p>It’s a bright afternoon on Cape Town’s Muizenberg beach and I’m racing down the sand in a wetsuit, stopping to lunge or …

South Africa

Learning Excel isn't just for finance professionals — here's how it can boost anyone's productivity at work

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Alfonso de Tomas / ShutterStock<p>We've said it before but it bears repeating: Microsoft Excel is likely the most powerful program on your …

Ulysses is now a damn good WordPress editor for Mac and iOS

This might sound like inside baseball, but I’ve been using Ulysses for all my writing for a few months now. It’s a rock-solid, well-designed writing app for iOS and macOS. And now, the app lets you publish on any WordPress website with a native export screen, among other things.<p>Ulysses is a …

Apps

The Brain of a Genius: 5 Surprising Characteristics of The World’s Greatest Minds

You're reading The Brain of a Genius: 5 Surprising Characteristics of The World’s Greatest Minds, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation …

Creativity

5 Rules for a Vacation that’s Truly Worth It

Photo by Jacob Walti<p>“A master in the art of living draws no sharp distinction between his work and his play; his labor and his leisure; his mind and his body; his education and his recreation. He hardly knows which is which. He simply pursues his vision of excellence through whatever he is doing, …

Brexit Just Made Visiting the UK Incredibly Cheap, if You Go Soon

Dear America: Hello from across the pond, where my country may have just bollixed up Western civilization. By now you know that 52% of voters in the …

Free E-Book: Street Photography 101 (Version II)

Dear friends,My new edition of “<i>Street Photography 101</i>” (<i>Version II, 91MB Direct Download</i>) is available for download as a PDF. I wrote the book last …

Street Photography

6 of the Most Unbelievably Cheap Paradises on Earth

By: John Marshall<p><i>Credit: Justin Sawn/Flickr</i><p>Everyone at one time or another has wanted to get away from it all and beach/ski/paraglide-bum it in some foreign land. Small problem: that's very expensive. Or is it? (That's our sweet rhetorical way of saying maybe not.) Check this list of 12 shockingly …

The 9 Most Spectacular Lost Cities in the World

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Cities