Mel Basañez

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Want the Secret to Happiness? Never Stop Doing This

Happiness is something that we all want, yet so few feel as though they really understand how to achieve it consistently<p>Happiness is something that we all want, yet so few feel as though they really understand how to achieve it consistently. We are constantly bombarded with messages that tell us …

Happiness

How the 4-7-8 breathing technique could help you fall asleep

From bedtime aromatherapy to pre-sleep yoga, our Sleep Sanctuary series shares some top tips to help you get a good night’s sleep.<p>In this video, we show you how to utilise the 4-7-8 breathing technique. Pioneered by the US sleep expert Dr Andrew Weil, the technique works by calming the mind and …

How Screen Addiction Is Damaging Kids' Brains

"I've worked with hundreds of heroin addicts and crystal meth addicts, and what I can say is that it's easier to treat a heroin addict than a true screen addict," says Dr. Nicholas Kardaras, author of 'Glow Kids.'<p>In the 80s, Graham Nash from Crosby Stills & Nash appeared on MTV for an interview. …

Drug Addiction

Science says happier people have these 9 things in common

REUTERS/Sean YongEverybody wants to be happy. That's why the science of happiness has taken off in recent years, with the skyrocketing popularity of …

50 Years After His Death, Architect’s Buildings Are Still Shaping History

Seventeen projects designed by Le Corbusier have been added to the UNESCO World Heritage List.<p>Le Corbusier, the pioneering modernist architect who is lionized for his ideas as much as his buildings, got another boost this week when his body of work joined the ranks of cultural landmarks like the …

Here’s How Much Revenue Your Startup Should Generate Before You Look for Investors

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Pokemon Go's mental health benefits are real

Dr. John Grohol is an expert in technology's impact on human behavior and mental health, and for the past 20 years he's studied how people operate online. He's the founder of mental health network <i>Psych Central</i>, and he knows all about the latest tools aimed at helping people deal with anxiety, …

Sharing Your Netflix Password Is Now a Federal Crime

On July 5th , the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued an opinion which found, in part, that sharing passwords is a crime prosecutable under …

Game of Thrones

User Interface Design Is Dying

Imagine winning a Jackpot or inheriting a lot of money. Now you’re finally able to organize your life the way you always wanted. Part of that new …

Artificial Intelligence

Minimal CSS frameworks for coding demos

On RubyTapas, I occasionally need to demonstrate web application code. I often use little Sinatra apps for this purpose, because it allows me to …

XHTML

4 Secrets Of Releasing Deep Emotional Pain

Someone crushed my heart pretty badly. It was one of those breakups you don't see coming, the kind of heartbreak you never thought could happen to …

The Mediterranean Diet Can Change Your Life

As someone who has lived in the South of France and enjoyed the Mediterranean diet for a long period of time, I cannot give enough praise to this way …

Mexico’s 1960s house is covered by handmade tiles by Peter Pichler Architecture

<b>Peter Pichler Architecture</b> <b>has transformed Mexico's 1960s historic house in Jalisco, Mexico by using custom handmade tiles that are inspired by a</b> …

Architecture

8mm Howlite Turquoisite Beads Tibetan Buddhist Mala Bracelet for Meditation Rosary

Product View<p>Product Screenshots<p>Features<p>Beads Size: 8 mm<br>• Free Jewelry Pouch<br>• Adjustable and fit all size of wrist<br>• Handcrafted by ovalbuy<p>Description<p>In …

6 Korean Skin Care Products Every Woman Needs in Her Beauty Routine

Face mists, cushion compacts, sheet masks—you've likely been hearing about these Korean skin care products everywhere lately. And you can thank the geniuses there for our new-found skin care saviors.<p>But here's the thing; we know there's a lot to keep up with coming out of the Asian beauty market. …

Unbelievable Shots Of A Photographic Exhibition Under The Sea

“Andreas Frank” Austrian photographer to set up his exhibition, like the legendary Atlantis underwater world created to see to it must be equipped …

8 Mistakes People Make Trying To Lose Weight Quickly

Whether you've got a friend's wedding, a party or a holiday coming up – you may be wondering how to lose weight quickly but be careful, do it too …

Don't Be Fooled by High-Megapixel Cameras

Three weeks ago, Hasselblad unveiled a new mirrorless medium-format camera called the X1D. Given the price (nearly $9,000—for the body alone)‚ it's …

Cameras

Revealed: The best places to raise a family, be an entrepreneur or retire, if you're a global butterfly

Has Britain’s vote to leave the European Union put the kibosh on relocation to some of the most beautiful and cultural cities on the Continent? That was certainly one of the defining arguments of the Remain campaign. Brexit will stop our children from travelling freely to EU countries, drive up …

Six Simple Sunday Habits To Set You Up For A Productive Week

Go easy on those summer barbecues. Heavy eating on Sunday may sink you into a food coma you’ll still be feeling on Monday.<p>It’s hard not to resent Mondays. The day marks the end of the fun and freedom of the weekend–and that’s especially true during the summer, when ordinary Saturdays and Sundays …

High Fiber

A CEO shares 8 simple skills that will radically improve your life

We often focus only on learning skills that are directly pertinent to our job during the busy workweek.<p>Wealthy and successful people, on the other hand, know that there are some other skills outside of their job description that can also immensely improve their wealth and their life.<p>They may not …

Facebook's news feed and the tyranny of 'positive' content

It's been four months since Facebook freed its users from the limits of the "Like," introducing a set of reactions like "wow," "haha" and "angry." The new icons have made it far more pleasant to respond to certain types of posts — particularly sad or outrage-inducing ones. They've also, like …

Use the 'Goldilocks rule' to stay motivated instead of getting discouraged

Labor laws were loose back then and the boy managed to land a position selling guidebooks to visitors for $0.50 a piece.<p>Within a year, he had transitioned to Disney's magic shop where he learned tricks from the older employees.<p>He experimented with jokes and tried out simple magic routines on the …

4 Powerful Ways To Awaken Your Life's Purpose

Nietzsche said, "He who has a why to live for can bear almost any how."<p>If you're feeling tired, burned out, or just stuck, awakening your sense of "why" can be a powerful way to build resilience and thrive. A strong sense of purpose is the everyday awareness and conscious acknowledgment that you …

How to Read People Like Sherlock Holmes: 5 Secrets Backed by Research

We’d all like to learn how to read people like Sherlock Holmes. And research shows understanding things like body language is even more powerful than …

Psychology

7 Inspirational Rules For Achieving Your Life Goals

Is your house full of clutter?<p>Are you looking for some help to finally get things under control?<p>Decluttering is the act of removing clutter, or all …

Minimalism

Here’s What You Need to Ask Yourself Before Starting a Business

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

10 Timeless Habits That Will Change Your Life Right Now

Use these as a template for living an awesome life. The first step is to get intentional about one of them. Then the rest will follow.<p>I've had many low points in life, the lowest stemming from a divorce that led to months of recovery from depression and anxiety.<p>It was also the best thing that ever …

Happiness