Matt Berges

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Lack of Sleep Is (Literally) Killing You: Here's Why and What to Do, According to Science | Inc.com

You probably want to hit that snooze alarm as much as I do or find yourself asleep on a 10AM flight when you should be at peak alertness. It's an indication of how tired we are--everyone knows that.<p>But what you might not know is how much damage our lack of sleep is doing.<p>Professor Matthew Walker, …

Sleep

How to Change Your Brain With Mindfulness, With Daniel Goleman

Mindfulness is having a moment. A trending moment, specifically: the hashtag #mindfulnessinamerica is currently trending on Twitter, thanks to the …

Mindfulness

Would You Do This to Reduce Your Stress? Researchers Say It Really Works | Inc.com

It appears that talking to one's self has gotten a bad rap. While once perhaps viewed as crazy, people who talk to themselves do a better job at quickly bringing down their stress levels. The trick is to hold your conversations in the third person.<p>Legendary psychologist, Ethan Kross, researches …

Psychology

How Buddhism & Neuroscience Can Help You Change How Your Mind Works: A New Course by Bestselling Author Robert Wright

Buddhist thought and culture has long found a comfortable home among hippies, beatniks, New Age believers, artists, occultists and mystics. Recently, …

Meditation: The Miracle Life Hack?

We might as well admit it and get this out of the way first: Everyone is looking for a hack. <i>The</i> hack. The <i>one thing</i> that will bring us happiness. The <i>one thing</i> that will make us lose weight. The <i>one thing</i> that will lessen the stress. The search for that critical hack only seems to intensity as we …

Meditation

Buddhism’s bad boy: the fall of Sogyal Rinpoche | Post Magazine | South China Morning Post

In August last year, Sogyal Rinpoche, the Tibetan lama whose book <i>The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying</i> (1992) has sold more than three million copies …

In Japan, Less is More

Recently, I spent several weeks travelling around Japan, experiencing firsthand the Japanese people’s respect for authority, reverence for nature, …

Don’t Get Too Comfortable at That Desk

First there were individual offices. Then cubicles and open floor plans. Now, there is a “palette of places.”<p>New office designs are coming to a workplace near you, with layouts meant to cater to the variety of tasks required of modern white-collar workers. Put another way, it means people don’t sit …

The Workplace

Mixed Up About Mindfulness and Meditation? Here`s your simple guide to blissful living…

It’s difficult to get a journal or scroll with our social networks feeds without seeing a mention of either mindfulness or reflection. Often it can …

Distractify

Going from having no kids to all of a sudden being responsible for a human life is a huge transition. After the first few initial months of worrying …

Jim Gaffigan

Play classic video games in style with OpenEmu for Mac

Like iTunes for classic games<p>The world has no shortage of video game emulators, but many can be painful to use — many reflect their hacker origins with equally hacky interfaces, and you'd need a vast collection of different emulators to properly relive your childhood. By contrast, OpenEmu is a …

Catch: How Apple Could Integrate Note-Taking Capabilities into Reminders, Siri, Maps, and More

Before shutting its doors in August of 2013 following an acquisition by Apple that was revealed this morning, Catch operated a web-based note taking service and iOS and Android apps known as <i>Catch Notes</i>. Ahead of the company's acquisition, <i>Catch Notes</i> was well-known as a high-quality productivity app …