Nylah Daud

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You Need to Give Up These Toxic Habits If You Want to Be Exceptionally Successful

<b>These common habits are standing in the way of your</b> <b>ultimate success.</b><p>The internet is chock full of daily habits that will help your routine (I’ve even written about quite a few myself) but what about bad habits?<p>Whether it’s finally dragging ourselves to the gym or writing daily, we tend to shift our …

Britain's universities must change to survive. Higher education reform is the way forward

Ten years ago, none of the following existed: the iPhone, Uber, Airbnb, Spotify, Instagram and WhatsApp. Facebook had not made it to the UK, and Twitter had just been founded. The change to our lives made by these innovations has been truly profound. The next 10 years will undoubtedly see as much …

13 podcasts that will help make you a better human

The humble podcast has finally come into its own. Apple first added the format to its iTunes suite back in 2005 – but it probably wasn't until 2014, when Serial’s explosive first season captivated an audience of 40 million listeners, that the medium's potential became clear. Since then, the podcast …

Ultimate Guide To Cute Happy Birthday Wishes & Quotes

A birthday is a special occasion for the celebrant because it only comes once a year and during this day, you can show how you care about him/her and …

Is Positive Psychology Burning You Out?

<i>Interview with Louis Alloro</i><p>If you're someone who practices positive psychology and wellbeing and shares these approaches with others, it seems reasonable to hope that one of the perks of your work would be to more consistently flourish. After all you're immersed in the research, you're more likely …

6 Racist Things That 'Non-Racist' People Always Say

According to the news cycle, there are a few things you can count on happening every day. Somebody out there is angry about a reboot of a beloved …

Black Lives Matter

The Basics of Your Author Platform

"You must have an author platform!" Everyone keeps saying this, but what does that mean? And how do you go about it?<p>Basically, your author platform consists of a home where people can find out about you and your books (website), and an engaged audience who is keen to follow your career and content …

28 Incredibly Motivating Quotes to Start Your Week

Get inspired, find your flow, and achieve peak performance.<p>We all need a boost from time to time. While it might be tempting to chug an extra shot of espresso, sometimes the thing we need most is the power of positive thinking.<p>Looking to thought leaders in mindfulness often inspires us to pause and …

10 Hard Truths About the Heartbreaking Fantasies We Tell Ourselves

We stress ourselves out… because of fantasies.We procrastinate to the point of failure… because of fantasies.We get angry with others, with …

6 Surprising Ways To Boost The Effectiveness Of Antidepressants

<i>By: Julia Bowyer</i><p>Over the past few decades, antidepressant use has risen exponentially. A 2011 report from the National Center for Health Statistics found that between the years 1988 to 1994 and 2005 to 2008, the number of American teens and adults taking this medication has increased by almost 400 …

Mindfulness

Return of the Tribe: Honoring Your Moon Cycle

Within every woman there is a wild and natural creature, a powerful force, filled with good instincts, passionate creativity, and ageless knowing. Her name is Wild Woman, but she is an endangered species. Though the gifts of the wildish nature come to us at birth, society's attempt to "civilize" us …

Spirituality

This Designer Turned A Year’s Worth Of Emotions Into Colorful Spectrums

Portuguese designer Giestas has created a trilogy of books that visualize a year of his emotions as rainbows of feelings.<p>Even after years of therapy and mindfulness, many of us have difficulties mastering the full spectrum of our emotions. Portuguese designer Giestas decided to turn it into a data …

Terzani Orten’zia Small Rechargeable LED Table Lamp Creates Cool Light Bouquet Effect in Any Room

Creating a magical atmosphere can be done with <b>Terzani Orten’zia Small Rechargeable LED Table Lamp</b>. Designed by Bruno Rainaldi, this rechargeable …

Beautiful Houses: Floatwing, a houseboat

Today we will show you a really cool houseboat, a project designed by a firm called Friday. The nice thing about this boathouse is that it was …

Absinthe Used to Be Malaria Medicine: The Secret Medical History of Cocktails

Créme de menthe settled rebellious stomachs and absinthe fended off malaria. This is the secret medical history of the speakeasy cocktails we've come to know and love.<p>"We don't create cocktails now to cure venereal diseases or to relieve gout, but there's that history there," says <b>Matthew Rowley</b>, …

Alcohol

Zaha Hadid’s “Liquid Glacial” Furniture Mimics Rippling Water Frozen in Time

World-renowned architect Zaha Hadid has highlighted her other design talents with <i>Liquid Glacial</i>, a series of furniture that resembles water and ice formations. The collection of tables, chairs, and stools appear as if they’re frozen in time, with subtle ripples suspended through the polished …

White Privilege & the Mindfulness Movement

Edwin Ng and Ron Purser want to tell you this:Corporate Mindfulness is Bullshit.Their Salon article went viral since it first appeared on Sunday …

Illustrator Adds Funny Cartoons To Strangers’ Instagram Photos (Part 2)

Lucas Levitan, a Brazilian illustrator based in London, has a wild imagination that seems to invent alternative stories for everything he sees. In an …

Beetles

Architizer

Vertu's new luxury phone gets you into exclusive events

By now, we know phones are more than just phones. You've got your apps, your browsers, your 3D Touch. What about a luxury phone that represents your …

Mobile Technology

Heavier cutlery makes food taste better

Eating with heavier cutlery makes food taste better, with researchers for the first time finding a direct link between the weight of eating utensils …

Is Your Childhood Wrecking Your Love Life?

Our childhood experiences shape us in myriad ways, not the least of which is how our early attachments to our parents form our mental representations …

6 Ways Handwriting Can Benefit Your Brain

We are great fans of handwriting. Not only it is one of the most pleasurable activities we can think of – and that’s why we celebrated <b>World</b> …

The Brain

How Your Taste Buds Can Help You Lose Weight

It’s no big secret that people have different taste preferences. Some of us gleefully devour arugula salads for lunch, while others won’t touch …

Beautiful Mosaics Made from Painted Ceramic Plates

Molly Hatch's plate paintings look like mosaics of decorative china designs that hang on your wall. Each plate in Hatch's collection carries a painting that's beautiful in its own right, but it also makes up part of a bigger picture. The work together as mosaic tiles. From a distance, you can grasp …

Tearful Mother Listens to Her Deceased Son’s Heartbeat Inside the Woman Who the Heart Was Donated To

This past Valentine's Day, one mother got the chance of a lifetime. She heard her son's heartbeat for the first time in nearly two decades when she finally met the heart-transplant recipient whose life had been saved thanks to her son's organ donation. Saturday, which was also National Donor Day, …

Airports

William S Burroughs 101: the queer, gun-toting junkie, in brief

What you need to know about the controversial author of Naked Lunch, Junky and Queer<p>Over the past century, the Burroughsian myth has inspired all sorts of inflammatory, bewildered and reverent reaction. Public perception of the Harvard graduate turned heroin addict – whose writing became a …

Understanding the Spiritual Causes of Depression

Open, <i>Guest</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>Can you believe it, 70% of Americans are on some kind of prescription drug and more than half receive at least two …

Small Circle, Big Circle | What's New?

Posted on July 11, 2018 by<p>Talk Fusion is an online marketing company that makes it easy for other companies and startups to harness the power of …

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