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Top 10 Music Sources For Mindfulness Meditation and Relaxation

Meditation is a powerful tool. It helps us to concentrate on ourselves from all other external objects. I practice meditation on a regular basis. It …

Test-Driven Development for the Uninitiated

Like many software developers fresh out of college, I felt I had a firm grasp of computer science but a less-than-strong knowledge of industry …

Software Development

5 (More) Brilliant TED Talks That Will Boost Your Emotional Intelligence

Back by popular demand: 5 more talks to help broaden your emotional horizons.<p>Emotional intelligence (EQ) describes a person's ability to recognize his or her own and other people's emotions, to understand the powerful effect of these emotions, and to use that information to guide thinking and …

In response to Amazon news, Facebook co-founder writes that we need to ‘break the cycle’ of the crushing workweek

The <i>New York Times</i> piece on Amazon’s crushing work culture has driven many a newsfeed this week, including ours, and fired up the pens of many when it …

Hey you, with the cheap headphones! Are you ready to hear what you've been missing?

Judy, one of my wife's friends, dropped by the other day, and she spotted my headphone collection scattered all around our apartment. I explained that I review headphones, and since she seemed interested, I asked if she wanted to hear a few. She was taken aback by my offer, but the look on Judy's …

Audiophile

Here's Why The Eight-Hour Workday Is An Outdated Concept

It’s a depressing adage we’ve all heard time and time again: <i>An increase in technology does not necessarily translate to an increase in …

Economics

Neuroscientist Sam Harris Selects 12 Books Everyone Should Read

From Bertrand Russell to the Buddha, or why you should spend a weekend reading the Qur’an.<p>On an excellent recent episode of <i>The Tim Ferriss Show</i> — one of these nine podcasts for a fuller life — neuroscientist <b>Sam Harris</b> answered a listener’s question inquiring what books everyone should read. As a …

Libraries

11 Morning Habits That Will Change Your Life (And Make You More Creative)

<i>Your alarm clock goes off and it’s time to mindlessly shower, brush your teeth, eat breakfast, then head to work. Is that really all there is?</i>In …

Creativity

How To Design Websites That Mirror How Our Eyes Work

Site layout affects conversions, so it’s important to know the value of your on-screen real estate. Take <b>Freespee</b> as an example. After redesigning their site into the above version, subsequent A/B testing revealed that they could increase their phone conversation rate by 30 percent for the same ad …

How to Cure Anxiety — One Workaholic’s Story, Six Techniques That Work

Charlie Hoehn was a full-time employee of mine during the making and launch of The 4-Hour Body. It was an intense period.<p>In this post, Charlie will …

50 Must-Read Personal Development Bloggers That’ll Change Your Life

Tired of reading the same blogs over and over? Looking for fresh articles to read? A new angle on your favorite personal development topics? I got …

Self-improvement

25 Must Have Podcasts For Every Entrepreneur Or Business Owner

<i>This post first appeared on Mention.</i><p>When I first started working in public relations back in 2008, companies were jumping on the podcast bandwagon with enthusiasm. Then, as trends do, the enthusiasm fizzled in the B2B space, while shows in the pop-culture and B2C space continued to flourish.<p><i>But</i> …

33 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read

And it doesn't come with a manual.<p>Luckily, there's a multitude of excellent books from founders, VCs, and CEOs who have been through it all.<p>Here's a collection of some of the best books on management, leadership, and entrepreneurship for anyone from seasoned entrepreneurs to those just starting out.<p>…

Self-improvement

TNW's Apps of the Year: Our Favorite Apps of 2014

<i>In our Apps of the Year series, The Next Web team shares personal recommendations for our favorite apps of 2014.</i><p>Earlier this week, we rounded up the best iOS and Android apps that launched in 2014. Some of our staff favorites may not have been released within the past 12 months, but they’re apps we …

Unbroken: what makes some people more resilient than others? | David Cox

The resilience of people like Louis Zamperini in the face of extraordinary trauma, as depicted in the film Unbroken, has lessons for psychiatrists treating post-traumatic stress disorder<p>“We hit the water nose down. The plane exploded. I felt like someone hit me in the forehead with a sledgehammer. …