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Ian Rankin: ‘Solitude, coffee, music: 27 days later I have a first draft’

There is no such thing as a “typical” day, even when I’m busy on a book. Some days the words flow, others feel like wading through suet. The phone rings, the doorbell sounds, there’s shopping to be done or an urgent email demanding a reply. That’s why I try to get away. I’ve got a house on the …

Brian Eno

24 Things You Need to Do to Heal Your Life From Anxiety

1. The opposite of addiction isn't sobriety, it's connection. The same is true for anxiety. Anxiety is being disconnected from the present moment, other people, or yourself. Usually all three. You must reconnect with your life.<p>2. You must give yourself permission to want what you really want. There …

10 Tidy Habits That Will Change Your Life

It's easy to think of all the good habits we wish we had. And, as it turns out, setting good habits can be a powerful way to achieve our goals, as well as keep us focused and organized. Once a good habit becomes etched in our brain, we're able to attain our objectives without even thinking about it.<p>…

Minimalism

This Hospital Has A Wonderful Secret Lullaby Factory

Going to hospital, either as a patient or visitor can often be a strange and stressful time. Stark waiting rooms, fluorescent lighting and a fear of …

Visual artists, poets, and…

Visual artists, poets, and musicians are releasing free content online faster than ever before. There is an athleticism to these aesthetic outpourings, with artists taking on the creative act as a way of exercising other muscle groups, bodybuilding a personal brand or self-mythology, a concept or a formal vocabulary. Images, music, and words become drips in a pool of art sweat, puddling online for all to view. The long-derided notion of the “masterpiece” has reached its logical antithesis with …

“From Saint To Whore” The Ingrid Bergman Cheating Scandal

<b>BANNED IN THE USA!</b><p><b>Hollywood legend CASABALANCA star INGRID BERGMAN was denounced in Congress as a “free-love cultist” when she abandoned her husband</b> …

Is The Law of Return Unjust?

The uniqueness of the Jewish Diaspora requires Israel's Law of Return, writes Alex Stein.<p>Occasionally, one sees a picture of an anti-Zionist Jewish …