Michelle Christner Burley

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Transcendental Meditation and Its Many Benefits

Transcendental meditation, also known as TM for short, is a simple and effective form of meditation that is shown by research to be quite effective …

Meditation

Paris Passlib' - Paris Pass - Office de tourisme de Paris

Vous venez passer 1 journée, 1 week-end, ou plusieurs jours à Paris ? L’Office de Tourisme et des Congrès de Paris vous propose un séjour clé en main …

Paris

4 Ways to Find More Meaning in Life

There’s no shortage of tips about what brings happiness, but what gives your life <i>meaning</i>?<p>“Meaning in life” is one of those things everybody insists …

Happiness

11 Fantastic TED Talks That Explain How Your Brain Works

Why are we the way that we are? Is there anything we can do to change the way we think, behave, and react? And even if we come to know how the brain …

Psychology

10 Remedies For The Horrible Things Writers Tell Themselves

Writing is hard enough without bashing ourselves over the head about it. This is what I tell my students (and myself) when the going gets tough:<p><b>Stop</b> …

This week’s must-read books

<b>Dragon Teeth by Michael Crichton</b> <i><br>(Harper Collins)</i><p>A recently discovered book from the late bestselling author of “Jurassic Park,” who died in 2008. …

Books

Carb Cycling for Weight Loss and Improved Fitness: A 5-Day Plan

Weight loss diets are nothing new. And weight loss itself involves a fairly basic equation: burn more calories than you take in, and you will lose …

31 Days to a Clutter-Free Home

1 of 11<p>Days 1-5: The Warm Up<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 11<p>Days 6-8: The Bedroom<p>3 of 11<p>Day 9-10: The Closet<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 11<p>Days 11-14: The …

A relationship expert shares the 4-letter word that can diminish conflict with your partner — and it does not get said enough

Hal Runkel is a family therapist and the author of "Choose Your Own Adulthood." In this video, he shares the one word, it's a four-letter word, that does not get said enough in marriage. The following is a transcript of the video.<p><i>There is one word, it's a four-letter word, that does not get said</i> …

6 Vitamins And Minerals That Boost Brain Power

The human brain is a complex organ requiring many different nutrients to function properly. Nutritional deficiencies have been shown to contribute to …

The team behind the world’s best restaurant opens affordable spot in NYC

Budget-travellers heading to New York now have another option to get a great meal for less than $15 as the team behind the “world’s best restaurant” opens an affordable and casual spot in NYC.<p>Made Nice is a new spot from Chef Daniel Humm and restaurateur Will Guidara, who own Eleven Madison Park – …

Barack Obama

Why ‘hygge’ is the go-to concept for happiness that has spawned an entire publishing genre

Did the idea come first or the books? No matter. Here’s what it can do for you.<p>If you thought all this while that the greatest global export of the …

I read 15 books this year on happiness, productivity, and success — here are the most meaningful insights I've taken away

The bad thing is that one time a stack of said books collapsed on my desk neighbor.<p>Without a doubt, the books that moved me most this year focused on psychology and behavioral science — and as 2016 draws to a close, I'm reflecting on everything I learned.<p>Below, I've rounded up the most meaningful …

Is Hygge A Key To A Happy Holiday & A Path To Living & Aging Well?

Have you ever heard of the word, "hygge?" If not, it may be because you've never lived in Denmark where the concept has been around since the 19th Century. But in 2015, a prominent article written about hygge for the BBC website went viral and exploded across the U.K. and Europe. Now it is coming …

Why Tim Ferriss Believes Meditation Is the Key to Success

What connects world-class performers across industries?<p>According to Tim Ferriss, many regularly take the time to focus on the present moment. When …

The secrets to a truly restorative vacation

<i>Jason Travis</i><p>Research-backed advice for what you need to do on your holiday break (and how long you should do it for)<p>Most of us assume that the best …

3 Ways Mindfulness Can Help You Survive Family Occasions

<b>Since you're here...</b><p>... we have a small favor to ask. More people are reading Ideapod than ever before, but advertising revenues across the media …

Four Steps to Feeling Better about Yourself

By Tchiki Davis<p>What gives you a sense of self-worth?<p>Data from my well-being survey recently revealed that positive self-views (or feeling good about oneself, a general belief that we are good, worthwhile human beings) were the best predictor of happiness--even more so than 19 other emotional …

6 Counter-intuitive Methods to Make Your Life Better that No One Talks About

There are thousands of ways to improve your life in slight degrees. However, here are 6 unconventional (but realistic) ways to make your life better.

8 Christmas cookie recipes you haven't tried yet, and will totally love

We love all things Christmas, but we also love all things Christmas cookies! We heart Christmas cookies not just because they’re super yummy, but …

20+ Soup Recipes to Help You Beat Weight Gain

Winter is the unofficial soup season, I think we can all agree to that. It's bitterly cold, gets dark out by 5 p.m., and typically nothing sounds better than curling up on the couch with a bowl of something warm and comforting, like soup.<p>Whether it's packed with an unforgivable amount of sodium or …

Healthy Eating

Top 10 villes revues et colorées, pour égayer ce vilain mois de novembre

Il y a des photographes qui consacrent leur vie à trouver le meilleur noir et blanc possible, d’autres artistes, comme Ramzy Masri trouve que le …

What A Trump Administration Might Mean For Income Inequality

When the political world turned upside earlier this week, there were hopes on one side, concerns on the other. Even many who had voted for Trump said they did so while holding their noses. But the election is over and, as happens in every election, it’s time to understand what the future might …

Economics

Trump fires off blistering pair of tweets at New York Times for its coverage of the 'Trump phenomena'

On Sunday, the real-estate mogul fired off a series of tweets slamming the New York Times for its coverage of Trump's supporters, mocking an open-letter publisher Arthur Sulzberger Jr. and executive editor Dean Baquet addressed to readers questioning whether the Times underestimated Trump's support.<p>…

Yep, race really did Trump economics: A data dive on his supporters reveals deep racial animosity

<b>Donald Trump; Memorial to Michael Brown (AP/Evan Vucci/Charles Rex)</b><p>Still think economic anxiety and trade policy were the big factors in Trump’s win? Data suggests otherwise<p>Sean McElwee<p>November 13, 2016 12:00pm (UTC)<p>Donald Trump is the president-elect. As with any event of such historical …

I just spent a day in a mindfulness program developed at Google and left with 5 key lessons

About five minutes before Search Inside Yourself was scheduled to start, I was running through New York City’s Flatiron District, using half my mouth …

A Wholesome, Hearty Red Lentil & Red Cabbage Stew {Vegan}

This low fat and healthy vegan stew goes to prove that a dish doesn't always need meat to be full of flavour and savour. A spur of the moment dish …

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