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5 Common Habits That Are Undermining Your Happiness

<i>We all have a desire to be happy. It is a part of the human condition to seek joy and good feelings. Yet many of us unintentionally undermine our happiness every day.</i><p>Being a Life and Executive Coach, I see common patterns in people's daily behavior that are keeping them from lasting happiness. Too …

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Budapest Must-Dos

Travel<p>Our experts recommend the top attractions in and around Budapest—with advice on how to get the most out of your visit.<p><b>Fisherman’s Bastion</b><p>“In a city of superlative views, some of the most memorable can be had from the landmark Fisherman’s Bastion.”—Adrian Bridge, travel writer, <i>Daily Telegraph</i>. …

The Only 8 Moves You Need For Strong & Toned Arms

Here are the basic strength-building movements you should memorize and use for a lifetime.<p><i>From This Is Why You're Sick and Tired: (And How to Look</i> …

The 7 Biggest Mistakes You Can Make as a Leader

Everyone makes mistakes, but leaders are accountable to a much higher standard for theirs. Avoid the following seven common mistakes made by leaders.<p>Leadership is a tricky path, and for inexperienced leaders, it can be intimidating. While every person's leadership style is unique, and no approach …

Spark's Internet Button Is An IoT Remote With IFTTT Built In

We last spoke to Spark late last year when it had just announced the Photon, its $19 kit for building internet-enabled products. Now it’s back with the Spark Internet Button which takes the connectivity of the Photon and its predecessor, the Core, and hooks it up with the internet automation …

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Epic 500th Blogpost: 100 Fitness Lessons I’ve Learned About What’s Really Important (Do This Stuff to Succeed)

<i>note: make sure you don’t miss my NEW training compilation video that I put together to celebrate this milestone. You’ll find it at the end of this</i> …

24 Laws Of Eating For Muscle

A great workout is just the beginning when it comes to building muscle. Here are some key nutrition and supplementation tips for the other 23 hours …

Berlin travel blog: attractions, food, bars, events and more

Your trusted Berlin travel blog. Cool tips, food, fun events, attractions, bars, street art guides, maps, coffee shops and more

How to Make Crumpets at Home

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: If you ever thought crumpet was just a funny word for English muffin, think again. Izy Hossack from Top With Cinnamon is illuminating the</i> …

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Why your brand-new plane doesn't have a seat-back TV

Earlier this year, I boarded a United flight from Newark to San Diego. After passing the first few rows, a young boy turned to his mother and asked, "Why aren't there any TVs?"<p>"It's probably an older plane," she responded -- but that couldn't be further from the truth.<p>The aircraft, a 737-900 with …

How to Make Kefir at Home

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: It's easy to make kefir -- a thick and tangy drink that's full of probiotics -- at home.</i> <i>Emma Galloway from My Darling Lemon Thyme</i> <i>shows us …

Mindfulness: The Juicy Stuff Beyond the Hype

When it comes to mindfulness meditation, especially how it is practiced and taught in the context of the workplace, I have good news, even better news and bad news.<p>The good news is that all the hype surrounding mindfulness is grounded in reality, at least according to the scientific research and my …

Great places to stay on the world's loveliest islands

Don’t waste precious travel time dragging your flip-flopped feet to the beach. We’ve rounded up ten places to stay on some of the world’s most beautiful islands – and they’re all a stone’s throw from the beach. Best of all, you don’t need to sell your granny to enjoy an island getaway, we’ve picked …

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Transcendental meditation: does it work?

I don't know about you, but I am knackered. I wake up knackered, and spend each morning limply punching away at the fog inside my skull. I eat lunch knackered, then swear at every inanimate object in front of me. I try not to fall asleep at my desk, then stagger to my sofa, pass out in my clothes …

Flying the world's fastest plane: Behind the stick of the SR-71

Spencer Hall interviews former SR-71 Blackbird pilot Rick McCrary about what it's like to fly the world's fastest plane. Spoiler: It's terrifying.<p><i>The Lockheed SR-71 "Blackbird" is the fastest jet ever built, a machine so far ahead of its time even its own pilots thought it looked more like a</i> …

How I Finally Got Muscle to Grow - Phase 1

I started my weightlifting journey as a pencil-thin 16 year-old from the shallow end of the bodybuilding gene pool. During my first few years I …

Barack Obama’s Paragraph

Ten leading historians assess Obama’s rank in the pantheon of American presidents.<p><i>Barack Obama knows he’s a man running out of time. Reflecting on his presidential legacy in a long interview with the</i> New Yorker <i>’s David Remnick, Obama said, “at the end of the day we’re part of a long-running story.</i> …

Let's Be Mindful About Mindfulness

When I saw the recent <i>Time</i> magazine cover story, "The Mindful Revolution," it was déjà vu all over again. For one thing, <i>Time</i> alone has done at least two previous cover stories about the value of mental practices derived from Eastern spiritual disciplines.<p>In 1975, Maharishi Mahesh Yogi adorned the …

10 Inspiring Quotes to Reach Your 2014 Fitness Goals

<i>By Marc Perry, CSCS, CPT</i><p>While losing body fat and reshaping your body is challenging, feeding your mind positive thoughts can make the challenge much more manageable.<p>That's why I compiled this list of inspiring quotes, which can help propel you to success in 2014. I hope you enjoy them.<p>Master Your …

The 14 Biggest Weight-Training Mistakes

The bad news? There are a lot of exercises you grew up doing that are dead wrong for building power. If you want to get stronger faster, you’ll need to embrace the new science. The good news? The fixes for those old mistakes are fairly simple. We enrolled two of the country’s leading fitness …

7 Things Airlines Can Learn From Comedians' Most Common Complaints

The airline peanut is likely only second to the mother-in-law as the starting point for jokes by comedians. But even beyond the peanut, airlines are …

Finding Happiness and the Science Behind it

Everybody longs for happiness, but it seems like a hidden treasure.<p>One way or another—consciously or unconsciously, directly or indirectly—everything …

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