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This Kurt Vonnegut Quote Completely Changed The Way I Approach The Idea Of "Happiness"

You can't touch it, but you can certainly feel it. You can't buy it, but you can create it. You can't see it, but you can easily perceive it. I'm …

Happiness

Instructions For Living A Conscious, Fulfilling Life

Back in 2011 or 2012, during a yoga class or perhaps while meditating, I created a pithy phrase that summed up my instructions for a conscious, fulfilling life at the time. Channeling a consumer packaged goods marketer’s brain, I came up with “Talk less, listen more. Focus on your breathing. …

Consciousness

8 surprising things ultra productive people do every day

When it comes to productivity, we all face the same challenge — there are only 24 hours in a day. Yet some people seem to have twice the time; they …

Time Management

7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

Self-help

Too much stress can make you physically ill. Researchers now may know why.

It took a serious illness to remind me that no amount of achievement or money is worth losing one's health.<p>It’s not a surprise when cold and flu season strike once a year with aches, pains and bodily misery. However, something even more virulent has the ability to make us ill year-round: stress.<p>I …

Immune System

The incredible message you may have missed from Holly Butcher, a 27-year-old dying woman

Holly Butcher, who recently died at age 27 of a rare form of cancer that affects the bones, wrote a letter to her friends and family in her last week of life giving wise and moving advice about how to get the most out of whatever time we each have on Earth.<p>I’ve gleaned 14 life lessons from the …

101 Inspirational Quotes to Inspire You in 2018 | Inc.com

I don't know about you, but I'm ready for 2018. With a new year, we are presented with an opportunity to make a success plan which will help us achieve the goals we have set for ourselves. A new year gives us a chance to renew our commitment to our business and to working hard at being our best …

This Imagination Expert Can Help You Get Your Best Creative Work Done

The author and scientist shares how to make something compelling -- and get more work done.<p>How Success Happens <i>is a podcast featuring polar explorers, authors, ultra marathoners, artists and more to better understand what connects dreaming and doing. Linda Lacina, Entrepreneur.com's managing editor,</i> …

Creativity

What Makes a Genius? The World's Greatest Minds Have One Thing in Common

Being a genius is different than merely being supersmart. Smart people are a dime a dozen, and many of them don’t amount to much. What matters is …

Creativity

10 Tips How to Shoot Better Architecture Photography

I’ve always had a passion for photographing architecture, ever since I started photography at age 18.Why architecture?Well— I have always been drawn …

Street Photography

21 Positive Thoughts For Your Morning

When Ricky Gervais was 8 years old, he woke up every day going:<p>"Wow! I'm alive! Yes! I've got to eat! I've got to take a clock apart to see how that works! There's an ant! I'm going to follow that ant! Let's go to the library! What, sausages? Oh my god, I can't believe my luck!"<p>We could still …

Happiness

You Can Reprogram Yourself to Be a Positive Person and You Should

Rational optimists are much more in touch with reality than chronic pessimists.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The end of a relationship or the failure of your business can make you feel negative. <i>Life</i> can make you feel negative. We all have to persevere through …

Happiness

London's Most Authentic Curries

<i>These curries are so delicious, you can almost smell them coming off the screen.</i><p>The lamb rendang at Dapur, Holborn<p>The Dapur website shouts-out to the …

Albert Einstein Had 3 Rules for Work That Guarantee Unexpected Discoveries | Inc.com

Albert Einstein's life was about making the complex, simple. He was a master of so many aspects of life, including creativity, the state of the world, and the power of imagination and intuition. He was a true mystic in scientific garb.<p>These three guidelines for work should be on your computer, …

Creativity

Make This 1 Word Your Summer Mantra To Stay Successful Year-Round | Inc.com

If you want to make the most of your summer, here's the word you need to keep in mind.<p>No, it isn't work--enough of that happens the rest of the year.<p>No, it isn't practice--even though you should still make time to make progress toward your goals.<p>No, it isn't even planning--the future will take care …

Workaholics

What Makes a Good Photo?

Dear friend, I’m very interested in aesthetics, and what makes a “good” photo– or an aesthetically pleasing image, which causes our soul to quiver. …

Street Photography

3 Creative Problem Solving Strategies You Should Steal from the MoMa | Inc.com

The most unique thing about the player was that it went beyond the functional "press one to play the patter about the art piece" feature and instead created an interactive experience from the start with such features as emailing yourself links which recap your visit for the day and copies of audio …

Creativity

7 signs you're not taking enough chances, according to an expert

Taking risks may not be at the top of your priority list, what with your busy job and bustling personal life. But if you zoom out and look at the …

Want to Raise Healthy Kids? Science Says Teach Them to Eat Like Japanese Families Do | Inc.com

A study in the British medical journal <i>The Lancet</i> points out that of all the world's cultures, children who are born and grow up in Japan have the longest lives and healthiest lifestyles. One of the key reasons? It has to do with the way their families manage meals and choose their food.<p>The result …

Kids

15 habits of self-made millionaires

Success doesn't crop up overnight. All self-made millionaires had to start somewhere.<p>Much of their transformation from ordinary to seven-figure …

Self-improvement

Basic Photography Composition Tips

Dear friend; I want to give you some basic photography composition tips:<p>1. Triangles and Diagonals<p>First of all, to make stronger compositions, look …

Dispelling the Myths Around Depth of Field and Crop Factor

There is a lot of misunderstanding and confusion on the subjects of depth of field, the difference between full-frame and crop sensors, and the ‘crop …

20 Profound Quotes From a Japanese Zen Master That Will Change Your Perspective on Life

Ever heard of Kodo Sawaki? If not, then you’re in for a treat of wisdom today.<p>Kodo Sawaki is considered to be one of the most significant Zen masters …

Meditation

Victorian-Era Photography Captures Acrobatic Bodies in Motion

Using 19th century proto-motion picture technology, Italian artist Manuel Cafini captures the beautiful abstraction of bodies moving in space.<p>Some of the earliest photographic technology explored bodies in motion: those of humans, animals, and objects. One of these technologies, known as …

Victorian Era

12 Authentic Quotes From Buddha That Will Make You Question Everything

If you’ve spent any time on the Internet, you’ve probably heard some wise quotes from Buddha. However, seldom are these his authentic quotes.<p>When I …

Lo Bosworth Opens Up About Battling "Crippling Anxiety and Depression"

Living with depression and anxiety can be an isolating experience, but Lo Bosworth just did something that has the potential to make people struggling feel less alone. <i>The Hills</i> alumna recently revealed her battle with "crippling anxiety and depression."<p>Bosworth opened up in an essay on her website, …

Vitamin D

How to pick the perfect frame on iPhone Live Photos

The iPhone’s Live Photos feature is one of the funnest innovations Apple’s brought to photography. There’s just one annoying problem with the moving pictures: you can’t choose which frame it uses for the final image.<p>Thanks to a third-party app there’s finally a way to do just that, making Live …

Doing These 8 Little Things Every Day Will Seriously Boost Your Confidence

Confidence plays a major role in countless of our daily interactions, whether you realize it or not.<p>Your confidence affects your personal …

Self-improvement

Why Knowing And Accepting Who You Are Will Change Your Life

The starting point for personal development is knowing who you are and accepting yourself. You’ll never make an effort to improve any aspect of your …

Self-improvement

'I Tried Meditating Every Day for a Month—Here's What Happened’

"It's as if I'd been drinking only juice my entire life, and now I've been led to my first glass of cool spring water.”<p>Larissa Kosmos<p>I regularly tend to parts of myself which need attention: I lotion my hands, brush my teeth, feed my belly. On occasion, I paint my toenails. Yet somehow, for a …