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This Year's 5 Best Inspirational Videos

Need a little boost? These five short videos will remind you what's important in life and work as you head into the New Year.<p>At the end of each year, I like to share the best inspirational videos from that year, the videos that not only caught my eye and informed my mind, but tugged at my heart, …

Motivation

Tracked Since Birth: The Rise Of Extreme Baby Monitoring

Does tracking a baby’s every movement, cry, and wet diaper mean happier parents and healthier infants, or are we turning our kids into Tamagotchis for no reason?<p>Elle Lucero has been tracked since birth.<p>For the first 10 months of her life, her mother, Yasmin, kept detailed records of Elle’s sleep …

Pregnancy

The Four Elements of Physical Energy and How To Master Them

"Manage your energy, not your time." This is the quote that made Tony Schwartz famous. And it's one that I believe best represents a truly efficient …

20 Amazing and Essential Non-fiction Books to Enrich Your Library

<b>Your Money or Your Life, by Joe Dominguez and Vicki Robins</b>. No book on money is more important. If you haven’t read this book yet, you must. It’s …

Books

17 Tips to Help You Get Leaner and Fitter

I would bet that I’m not alone here in wanting to get leaner and fitter — it’s something that many of us would like to do, and many of us are …

Minimalist Fun: The 100 Things Challenge

Could you cut your personal possessions down to 100 things?<p>Last week, in my Haiku Productivity post, I mentioned blogger Dave Bruno’s 100 thing …

6 Simple Mindfulness Practices To Reframe Your Perspective

Get familiar with the Holstee Manifesto and join the fast track to a better understanding–and appreciation–of your work, your life, and the world around you.<p>This is your life.<p>Do what you love and do it often.<p>If you don’t like something, change it.<p>If you don’t like your job, quit.<p>If you don’t have …

Startups

BalanceInMe.com: The World's Most Transformational Personal Development Audios

Since 2008, the purpose of BalanceinMe.com has been to help you grow as a human being. This includes guiding you to discover your life's purpose, …

The Power of Introverts, Animated

In this short animated excerpt from Susan Cain’s RSA talk, based on her fantastic book <b>Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking</b> (<i>public library</i>) and illustrated by the darkly delightful Molly Crabapple, Cain explores how modern society evolved to glorify the qualities …

Monk Mind: How to Increase Your Focus

I confess to being as prone to the distractions of the Internet as anyone else: I will start reading about something that interests me and disappear …

Achieving Without Goals

Have you ever had a long amazing conversation with a friend, that took all kinds of turns neither of you could possibly have expected when you …

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Earth As Art: 'How Did Nature Do That?'

Satellites are powerful tools. They beam our TV signals, phone calls and data around the planet. They help us spy, they track storms, they power the GPS signals in our cars and on our phones. But they also send back striking, totally disarming images of planet Earth.<p>This set of images is all about …

22 Unbelievable Places that are Hard to Believe Really Exist

Our world is so full of wonders that new and amazing places are discovered every day, be that by professional photographers or amateurs. Different …

Japan

Best Procrastination Tip Ever

Post written by Leo Babauta.<p>Your first thought as you look at this article will be, “I’ll read this later.”<p>But don’t. Let the urge to switch to a new …

Alain de Botton on atheism 2.0 and what secular ideologies can learn from religion

How to Create the Perfect Wife

In the spring of 1769, twenty-one-year old Thomas Day received a letter informing him that his fiancée was breaking up with him. Margaret, the attractive, cultured, and spirited sister of a friend he had met the summer before, was clearly no match for the awkward, sullen, and serious Day, who had …

Built to Last

• <b>Author:</b> Jim Collins & Jerry I. Porras<p>"This is not a book about charismatic visionary leaders. It is not about visionary product concepts or visionary products or visionary market insights. Nor is it about just having a corporate vision. This is a book about something far more important, enduring, …

Tao Te Ching

• <b>Author:</b> Stephen Mitchell<p>Lao-tzu's Tao Te Ching, or Book of the Way, is the classic manual on the art of living and one of the wonders of the world. In eighty-one brief chapters, the Tao Te Ching llods at the basic predicatment of being alive and gives advice that imparts balance and perspective, a …