Lena Chen

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Train Your Brain for Resilience

UCSD study finds mindfulness training produces "elite" brain patterns.<p>Back in October, I had the opportunity to visit a lab in San Diego where some of the toughest people in the world come to have their brains scanned. For the last few years, Martin Paulus and his colleagues have been studying …

Strength Training for New Runners

Essential moves for beginner runners to build power and prevent injury.<p>Sure, it’s easy to get hurt when you’re just starting out. There are countless aches, pains, and ouches that you’re bound to feel when you’re pushing your body farther and faster than it’s gone before. But here’s the good news: …

Stop Being Hard on Yourself: 5 Tips for Learning Life Lessons

<b>“When we can no longer change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves.” ~Viktor Frankl</b><p>I learned a big lesson this week. It’s been a …

Good Stress: There Is Such a Thing

In a recent Ohio State University study, mice that experienced brief but intense stress were better able to fight the flu. And a smattering of research has linked acute short-term stress to a reduced risk of diabetes, heart disease, cancer, and Alzheimer's.<p>The reason? Stress jolts you into repair …

The perfect trip: Cambodia

From ancient temples to an elegant capital and all the rich village life in between, Cambodia is a small country with a big soul where family and religion reign supreme.<p>Marvel at the palaces, markets and bars of the capital, Phnom Penh, before heading north to Siem Reap for excursions to a floating …

Asia Travel

Apple's iOS7, Well, It Was Time For Skeuomorphism To Die

Now that iOS 7 is out (despite the little difficulties that some have been having in downloading it) it’s perhaps worth celebrating what Apple has done here. They’ve killed off skeumorphism. It’s been known for some time that Jony Ive wanted to do this and that he was held back by the opinions of …

Reasons to be bullish on Chinese banks

<i>Joe Zhang is Chairman of Guangzhou Wansui Micro Credit Company, and the author of "Inside China's Shadow Banking: The Next Subprime Crisis?".</i><p>ON A …

(Images) 60 Colorful Picture Quotes To Empower Your Life

We have created a collection of <i>powerful self development picture quotes</i> to remind you of your true power and potential that is deep inside of you and …

Inspiration

The Science Behind What Motivates Us to Get Up for Work Every Day

<i>The following post is a guestpost by Walter Chen, founder of a unique new project management tool IDoneThis. More about Walter at the bottom of the</i> …

Money talks: A peculiar row

Financial Review Sunday

Carnival Cruises chief executive Ann Sherry says the government has “completely underestimated” the growth in the cruise industry, warning the …

Fairfax Media