Mike Penny

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5 Ways to Train Your Brain to Be Optimistic

Are you an optimist or a pessimist? While it may seem like the answer lies within your outlook and attitude toward life, it actually has a lot to do …

Yoga

BREXIT FALLOUT: JPMorgan and UBS both think London will lose its crown as the financial centre of Europe

They join US rating agency Fitch and the cohead of Goldman Sachs' investment bank in warning that the City could see significant downsizing in the year's ahead after Britain voted 52% to 48% in favour of leaving the European Union.<p>Both JPMorgan and UBS think London will remain a financial hub but …

Financial Services

Why am I not finding the blog post? Reshaping INDIHOPE

<b>Disclaimer</b><p>Dear Reader, if you have come across here from a different blog post, then it means the blog that you are looking for is no longer …

10 Ways To Reduce Stress And Improve Your Life

In our fast-paced society today, we seem to be in a constant struggle to keep up. While the advancement of technology has its benefits, we are now …

Steps to Turn Off the Nagging Self-Doubt in Your Head

Most of us lose time to negative thoughts; reframe your thinking and feel more positive<p>Think of the last time you told yourself something critical or negative. Then think of the last compliment you gave yourself.<p>Which is easier to remember?<p>Many of us—whether due to genetics, brain chemistry, our …

Wall Street

10 Things to Remember When You’ve Lost Your Motivation

<i>The biggest and most complex obstacle you’ll ever have to overcome is your mind. If you can overcome that, you can overcome anything.</i>Have you ever …

5 tips for striking the perfect balance between ambition and happiness

Being happy seems to increase your chances of success, while study after study indicates that chasing success tends to make you unhappy.<p>In short, both science and personal experience demonstrate that ambition for one more accomplishment or one more dollar is a never-ending rat race that results in …

8 Mental Habits the Most Successful People Learn to Break

It's not what you learn, but what you unlearn that matters.<p>Sometimes, success comes not from what you learn to do but what you learn to stop doing.<p>That bit of wisdom comes from Sandja Brügmann, serial entrepreneur and founder of the Passion Institute, a recently launched online educational program …

6 Mental Habits That Will Wear You Down

Do you struggle with self-doubt and self-defeating habits?<p>Do you want to feel more confident about yourself and what you have to offer?<p>Do you focus …

Long-term study shows why bullying is a public health problem

Bullying may be responsible for nearly 30% of cases of depression among adults, a new study suggests.<p>By tracking 2,668 people from early childhood through adulthood, researchers found that 13-year-olds who were frequent targets of bullies were three times more likely than their non-victimized peers …

Severe weather warnings as 90mph winds forecast to hit UK

Powerful 250mph jet stream and two Atlantic "weather bombs" will see UK battered by severe gales this weekend<p>Severe <b>weather</b> warnings have been issued for Friday and Saturday as a powerful 250mph jet stream and two Atlantic "weather bombs" bring winds of up to 90mph to the UK.<p>Scotland and the north …

The world's 50 greatest cities - according to you

Wealthy, educated, single men most likely to drink heavily in later life

Decade long study finds that Britons cut back on their alcohol consumption as they get older, especially women who have split from their partners<p>Wealthy, educated, single men are are most likely to drink heavily later life, whilst divorced women over 50 cut back on their alcohol consumption, a …

The Big Picture photography competition: best of 2014

7 Habits of Incredibly Happy People

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources and insights to entrepreneurs and business owners. The article below was</i> …

Virginia Tech

9 best refined sugar-free treats

If you're trying to stick to a sugar-free diet then these sweet treats could be the answer<p><b>Livia’s Crumble</b> (above)<p>Perfect for winter nights when you want comfort food (or an indulgent breakfast), Livia’s Crumbles are traditional desserts made free from wheat, dairy and refined sugars. The berry, …

Top 25 Photographs from the Wilderness #21

Human Journey<p><b>“The question is not what you look at, but what you see.” Henry David Thoreau</b><p>A good friend once told me that wildlife photography makes him sad. He explained that when he sees images of the wild creatures and unspoiled places his heart aches too deeply at the thought of what he …

28 Fall Weeknight Meals You Can Make in an Hour or Less

From roasted chicken to winter squash pasta, here are 33 quick weeknight meals for fall.<p><b>Pasta, winter squash, roast chicken—fall is the best time for weeknight cooking</b>. Plan your entire week's worth of dinners with these 33 meals, each of which can be made in an hour or less.

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Hong Kong says riot police have pulled back as protesters jam city streets

The Hong Kong government said Monday that riot police have pulled back from pro-democracy demonstrations around the city that have caused widespread disruption in one of Asia's financial hubs.<p>Defiant demonstrators remained on the streets of Hong Kong's financial center, blocking traffic on key …

Top 10 Compact Cameras for Travelers

Travel<p>Upgrade your travel photos with these lightweight cameras that pack a punch.<p><i>Tom O'Brien is a mechanical engineer and the photo engineer for</i> National Geographic <i>magazine. He designs and builds custom equipment for the photographers of the magazine. You can follow him on Instagram</i> …

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Adventure Photo of the Week

Yet another beheading. What's the world going to do about ISIS?

ISIS beheaded another Westerner, a British aid worker. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry courted Middle Eastern leaders to join a coalition in the fight against the Islamist militants. And U.S. planes aimed at ISIS fighters near Iraq's capital.<p>As world leaders struggled Monday to come up with …

Wine and Exercise: A Promising Combination

Red and white wines showed equal health benefits in new research—among people who move.<p>The European Society of Cardiology is currently convened in Barcelona for its annual congress, where an abundance of promising heart-disease research has been unveiled. Envious American eyes are on a study of …

4 Strategies For Remembering Everything You Learn

• knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system kinda skips one of them, which is terrifying, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

Apple Wins Patent on Transparent Cube Store Design

Those dreams of massive cities full of beautiful Apple store-style glass cube buildings? They've been officially been smashed.<p>Apple has won a patent …

All 29 Recipes from the Hot 10 Best New Restaurants 2014

All of the recipes from Bon Appétit's 10 Best New Restaurants of 2014, from hanger steak to butter cookies, fried rice to roast chicken<p><b>We are thrilled with our Best New Restaurants of 2014</b>—it's a great mix of places: food trucks, luncheonettes, reinvented dive bars, even, like, a regular restaurant …

12 Grilled Salad Recipes Featuring Corn, Tomatoes, Zucchini, and More

Grill, meet veg. Veg, meet grill. We think you guys are gonna get along<p><b>Why should meat and fish get all the live-fire love?</b> See what a touch of smoke can do to electric summer produce like sweet peppers, squeaky-fresh leeks, and just-picked corn. Welcome to grilled salad season.