Nenad Nikolić

56 Flips | 3 Magazines | 1 Like | 3 Following | @nnikolic | Keep up with Nenad Nikolić on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Nenad Nikolić”

A Brief Guide to Photographic Acronyms

Sometimes it seems like photography is just one big repository for acronyms. We buy a new lens, it is sold with OS or VR. Our cameras have very high …

How I Discovered Mindfulness

photo credit: mindfulness via photopin cc<p>I live a frantic life at work, working for huge multinational corporation. Every day I wake up at 6 am, get …

7 Meditation Myths

<b>by Sheila Bayliss</b><p>It’s taken me over 5 years to feel comfortable telling my friends that I meditate regularly. (Yes, meditate – that wasn’t a …

Mindfulness

13 Incredibly Simple Ways to Overcome the Fear of Failure

Imagine if you could do anything in the world without feeling fear or any negative feelings.Fear of failure is instilled in us from early childhood. …

How to Tackle the Top 6 Fears That Keep Us Stuck

<b>“Fear is inevitable, I have to accept that, but I cannot allow it to paralyze me.” ~Isabel Allende</b><p>When you think of a fearless person, you might …

16 Things to Let Go to Live a Truly Happy Life

<b>“Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.” ~Jim Rohn</b><p>Sometimes I feel like I’ve spent the …

Happiness

13 Things Mindful People Do Differently Every Day

It may have started as a trend among Silicon Valley tech companies, but mindfulness seems to be here to stay for all of us.<p>2014 has been called the "year of mindful living," and in the past several months, mindfulness has made headlines in seemingly every major print publication and news site. No …

Be lucky - it's an easy skill to learn

Those who think they're unlucky should change their outlook and discover how to generate good fortune, says Richard Wiseman<p>A decade ago, I set out to investigate luck. I wanted to examine the impact on people's lives of chance opportunities, lucky breaks and being in the right place at the right …

Five Famous Fears

A young person in my life recently labeled himself ‘stressed’ he claimed the reason for 'all' his life circumstances was because of this 'label' he …

10 Ways to Do What You Don’t Want to Do

Life would be grand if we only did what our fleeting hearts wanted to do, each moment of the day.<p>Unfortunately, the laundry, taxes and difficult …

On Making It Through Tough Journeys

A reader wrote to me about a very tough journey he and his wife are setting out upon, and asked for some words of advice or motivation though this …

Happiness

How to Be Happier Without Really Trying

<b>“Happiness is the absence of trying to strive for happiness.” ~Chuang Zi</b> <b></b><p>I sat in the café wondering why I wasn’t happy.<p>I had been listening to all …

Happiness

The Cure for Your Distraction Syndrome

I absolutely adore the Internet, but there’s no doubt it has made us more distracted than ever.<p>I can see this in myself, and in watching everyone …

You’re Not Worse Than Other People

I was talking to a loved one yesterday about her fears, and several times made the comment, “Everyone has these fears. Everyone.”<p>And this is true. …

Insecurity

Being Mindful of Your Stress

Yesterday I had to drive somewhere, which I don’t do much anymore, and it was a fascinating experience.<p>I kept checking in on my body, and finding …

Mindfulness

What if You Didn’t Have to Worry About Yourself?

Have you ever had people annoy you at work? Or maybe family members whose little habits bothered you? Have you been frustrated by a store clerk or …

Self-help

How You Can Learn to Finally, Really Relax

It seems like relaxing is something everyone should be able to do, but those of us who are constantly stressed, are workaholics, or have certain …

Self-improvement

Becoming Emotionally Self-Reliant

I’m the first to admit that for many years, I was a bit emotionally needy.<p>Not in a crazy, desperate way, but in the way that many of us are. I wanted …

Happiness

Mellissa O'Brien's answer to Meditation: What are some mindfulness techniques?

Here are 11 ways I commonly use to introduce more mindfulness into my daily life. I hope you try them out for yourself and see the benefits!<p>1. One …

Mindfulness

15 jazz records for people who don't like jazz

<b>Busting the myth of jazz as a private island for the smug, middle-aged and lonely.</b><p>When the idea for this feature first came up it was with the …

The 10 most popular Zen Pencils comics of 2013

Hey everyone, I hope you all had a nice Xmas holiday (if you celebrate it). To see out the year, here are the 10 most popular <i>Zen Pencils</i> comics of …

Genius

The Calm Approach

Yesterday I got a van from my carshare service to drive the family to a friend’s house. I drove down a busy street with a smile on my face, and a …

Mindfulness

What Do Buddhist Monks Know About Gadgets? Everything

The morning air is still crisp. Buddhist monks, clad in saffron robes, line the front row as a room of people unroll their mats, sit down and close …

What A Subway Ride Taught Me About Mindfulness

As I was riding the subway on my way to teach yoga last week, I was planning my class based on mindfulness: the simple act of paying attention to the …

The Science of Procrastination and How to Manage It, Animated

From AsapSCIENCE — who have previously brought us the scientific cure for hangovers, the neurobiology of orgasms, and how music enchants the brain — comes this illustrated explication of the science of procrastination and how to manage it, a fine addition to these five perspectives on …

11 Ways To Weave Meditation Into Your Day

Neglecting meditation can cause angst and anxiety on top of everything else going on in our lives. Yet, it's often the times we've strayed from our …

Reduce Your Stress in 2 Minutes a Day

Bill Rielly had it all: a degree from West Point, an executive position at Microsoft, strong faith, a great family life and plenty of money. He even …

A Simple But Powerful Way to Kick The Worry Habit

<b>By Abby Seixas</b><p><b>“Worry often gives a small thing a big shadow.” ~ Swedish proverb</b><p>I’m a worrier by nature, and I come by it honestly. My mother was …