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Five Zen Principles to Live By

Practical wisdom that instantly improves your life<p>I love practical advice that you can immediately apply to your life. And Zen, a school of Mahayana …

Penny Mingee Crawford

Who needs Vienna? 13 second cities you'd never thought to visit (but really should)

7 Powerful Lessons From TED Talks About Leadership

What makes a great leader in today's world? Answers from the likes of Sheryl Sandberg and Simon Sinek.<p>What does it take to be a great leader? In a fascinating series of talks, business leaders, researchers, a famed general, and an orchestra conductor tackle that question from their diverse …

Leadership

The Best Collections Of Infographics, Charts & Maps – 2016

I still have to post my choices for The Best Infographics of 2016 but, in the meantime, other people are beginning to publish their own choices. So I …

Stopping Regular Exercise for Just 10 days Shows Decline in Neural Blood Flow and Brain Health

One persistent question has echoed for decades in regards to exercise: how much? Current government guidelines suggest either 150 minutes of moderate …

8 Healthy Smoothies Made With 3 Ingredients

Plus the world's best freezer hack so you'll actually make them.<p>A lot of people like smoothies. But few people make them at home. Because think of all the measuring, the effort, the mess.<p>It doesn't have to be that way. Pick a few of these recipes, hit the grocery store, then make "smoothie packs" …

How to Make Your Best-Ever Smoothie

The best morning smoothie is one that takes almost no time at all to put together. Here's how it's done, from flavors and textures to ways to avoid breaking your blender.<p>There's always time to have breakfast in the morning if that breakfast is a smoothie. In no more than five to ten minutes, a …

Breakfast

Benefits Of External And Internal Use Of Turmeric

The curative properties of turmeric have lent it to be used as a spice in Indian recipes and Ayurvedic medicine for thousands of years. The healthy …

13 Free Apps That Are Better Than A Gym Membership

A personal trainer in your pocket.

Apps

Best value destinations for 2015

Bang for your buck and pizzazz for your pound: here’s where to stretch this year’s travel budget until it oozes contentment.<p>1. Tunisia<p>Low prices had just begun to lure travellers back to Tunisia, but a terrorist attack in the capital on March 18 has dealt a blow to the tourism industry’s recovery. …

South Africa

How To Construct The Perfect Green Smoothie

Green smoothies are incredibly good for you and fun to drink. I like to teach my clients to not get too caught up in specific recipes and instead …

10 best apps to train your brain

Whether it's to focus at work, do better at school, or just stay sharp, there are various reasons for wanting to boost brainpower. But maintaining psychological well-being is equally as important.<p>"Stress and anxiety are among the most pressing and far-reaching public health problems we face," says …

National Geographic Travel

11 TED Talks That Will Help You Lead A Happier Life

Increasingly, psychologists, neuroscientists, business leaders, and spiritual advisors have studied the mechanics of happiness and how we can utilize them in our everyday lives. Many of them have shared their findings at TED conferences.<p>We've gone through TED's expansive online library of …

Happiness

Top 20 free things to do in Berlin

Berlin may be one of the best-value cities in Europe but, for visitors, those euros can start to add up after days of museum-hopping and nights of clubbing. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways to stretch your budget further by cashing in on some tip-top freebies.<p>Catch a ride to the Reichstag’s …

Germany

How to Tell a Great Story

We tell stories to our coworkers and peers all the time — to persuade someone to support our project, to explain to an employee how he might improve, or to inspire a team that is facing challenges. It’s an essential skill, but what makes a compelling story in a business context? And how can you …

Top 10 family travel destinations for 2014

Slide 1 of 12<p>Planning a family vacation can become a series of questions followed by several attempts to get everyone from grandparents to parents …

Loneliness

The Best of the Best Places to Visit in 2014 (Photos)

To help with 2014 vacation planning, the Andrew Harper team has rounded up the best of the best bars, restaurants, spas, adventures, and more from …

13 Apps to Inspire Creativity

If you haven’t fallen off the resolutions wagon yet… congrats. If as soon as week one ended, so did your good intentions, we totally hear you. But one resolution that’s always worth keeping is continually trying to bring creativity to your life every day. In our obsession with doing just that, …

Creativity

Crossing Condotti - Rome, Italy Only 50 meters...

<b>Crossing Condotti - Rome, Italy</b><p>Only 50 meters away from Piazza de Spagna, in the heart of beautiful Rome, lies the enchanting Crossing Condotti, an …

The Definitive Guide to Growth Hacking – Chapter 1

The Definitive Guide to Growth Hacking by Neil Patel & Bronson Taylor<p>What is Growth Hacking?<p>What is Growth Hacking?<p>Growth hacking is so misunderstood …

Product Management

The World's 10 Most Mesmerizing Views

From the freedom of wide open spaces to glittering of big city lights, our world is filled with thousands of breathtaking panoramas just waiting to be enjoyed. With the variety of natural wonders and stunning cities throughout the world, finding the best views can be somewhat of a daunting task. …

Hong Kong

Top 20 International Small Hotels: Andrew Harper's Picks (Photos)

From Australia to Botswana and Italy to India, see the top luxury boutique hotels around the world.

10 Unique Train Trips

Love train travel? These railways offer a unique window on the world, cutting a swath through some of the most breathtaking landscapes on Earth:<p><b>1. Cass Scenic Railroad (West Virginia)</b><p>The steam trains climb the 11 miles (18 km) from Cass to the 4,842-ft-high (1,476 m) summit of Bald Knob, which has …

Ten hidden gems of Europe

There’s no place like Paris, Barcelona or Rome - but Europe has untouched corners that match the big hitters on beauty and charm, and with far fewer tourists. Take the road less travelled with these ten hidden gems of Europe.<p>1. Burg Satzvey, Germany<p>Whisper it: this fairytale castle is a short ride …

European Travel

The 25 Best Hotels In The World

We've created the ultimate list of the best hotels in the world by aggregating four notable hotel rankings made by elite travel publications and websites.<p>The rankings we used were Travel + Leisure's World's Best Hotel Awards, Conde Nast Traveler's Top 100 Hotels & Resorts (part of its annual …

Hospitality