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IT'S SO QUIET

YOU ARE READING<p>40 Poems From POMEGRANATE FLESH by Strider Marcus Jones<p>This collection of poetry features 40 of the 75 poems from my latest book …

Everything You've Ever Been Told About How You Learn Is A Lie

Three myths your teachers told you about how your brain learns, debunked<p>When I was in middle school and high school, teachers loved to impart various tidbits of wisdom about the way students learn during lectures, always couched in such a way as to indicate these were scientifically accepted facts.</i> …

Happy Moments Everyone Gets (But Doesn't See Coming)

<i>Proof surprises don't have to be scary: These delightful slices of life are served up when you least expect them.</i><p>By Amy Shearn<p><b>1. It Turns Out "Jo-Jo's Famus Restaurant" Does Have The World's Best Key Lime Pie</b><p>It may have a misspelled sign, and it may look like any old ramshackle, roadside diner, and …

Elizabeth Gilbert, 'Eat, Pray, Love' Author, On What It Takes To Get Inspired (PHOTOS)

Elizabeth Gilbert gets raw and real to talk inspiration, individuality and creativity. The following is an excerpt from ORIGIN Magazine.<p><i>Interviewer: Chantal Pierrat</i><p><b>Chantal Pierrat: What is it right now that is stoking your passion? What perspective or practice is setting you on fire?</b><p>Elizabeth …

The 75-Year Study That Found The Secrets To A Fulfilling Life

Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy<p>What if there was a study dedicated to unearthing the secrets to a happy and purposeful life? It would have to be conducted over the course of many decades, following the lives of real people from childhood until old age, in …

7 Reasons You Aren't As Smart As You Think You Are

Owning and operating a brain is hard.<p>You are issued one at birth, a model that comes riddled with delusions and biases, prone to logical fallacies, and built to create stories to help explain the difficult and messy business of being a person. It also comes with something else, a powerful …

First Fiction: The 25 best debuts of the 2000s - Blog Post

As the writers of the 2013 debuts we've been highlighting this month know, launching a first novel is an uncertain thing. Which signal the beginnings …

40 Books To Read Before Turning 40

<i>By Leigh Newman</i><p><i>The manual for making your first four decades the most joyful, wise and stress-free of your life.</i>

The 4 Weapons Of Exceptional Creative Leaders

By Charles Day9 minute Read<p>For the leader of a company powered by creativity, the difficulties of navigating today’s complex marketplace are …

Management

How Meditation Works

Mindfulness meditation is having a moment in the West, and with it some compelling reasons to understand and try it.<p>NicoleAbalde/Flickr<p><i>Mindfulness meditation</i>. Chances are that you've either heard or seen (or rolled your eyes at) these words in recent months, as studies, celebrity endorsements, and …