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Leave the Past in the Past: What Matters Most Is Who You Are Now

<b>“Focus on what matters and let go of what doesn’t.” ~Unknown</b><p>When I was in rehab for alcohol addiction, one of the most difficult things for any of us …

19 simple social skills that will make you more likable

Being likable is entirely under your control.<p>All it takes is the ability to pick up a few key social skills that build emotional intelligence.<p>To help you out, we sifted through the Quora thread "What are useful social skills that can be picked up quickly?," talked to an etiquette expert, and looked …

Self-improvement

The cringe-inducing comedy that won the Palme d'Or at Cannes

The Square is a dark satire from the director of Force Majeure that stars Elisabeth Moss, Claes Bang and Dominic West. Rebecca Laurence takes a look from Cannes - watch the video.<p>Christian is a successful curator in a modern art gallery who seems to have it all. Not only is he handsome and wealthy, …

Palme d'Or

THE RATS OF NIMH Film Project Is Finally Moving Forward With a Director

Surviving Loss: You Always Have Choice

<b>“I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.” ~Stephen Covey</b><p>One ordinary night after an ordinary day of work and family, …

Self-help

5 Things Successful People Do After Getting Rejected | Inc.com

Your hopes were high, and now they've been dashed. You received a curt, "Thanks, but no thanks" for an opportunity you were really excited about.<p>There's no way around it -- rejection is tough for all of us. And, while there's nobody out there who will claim to <i>enjoy</i> it, there are some people who …

Self-improvement

An Antidote to the Age of Anxiety: Alan Watts on Happiness and How to Live with Presence

<i>“How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives,”</i> Annie Dillard wrote in her timeless reflection on presence over productivity — a timely antidote to the central anxiety of our productivity-obsessed age. Indeed, my own New Year’s resolution has been to stop measuring my days by degree …

19 psychological tricks that will help you ace a job interview

That means they're susceptible to the same psychological preferences and cognitive biases that affect the rest of us. Simple tweaks to the way you speak and hold yourself can make you seem much more likeable, competent, and hireable in their eyes.<p>With that in mind, we rounded up a list of easy …

Employment

5 Ways That Failure Transforms You Into Greatness

Have you ever wondered if there was a way that failure could transform your life towards your success? I used to hate failure. Now I see failure …

Motivation

7 Fall 2016 Hair Trends We Can’t Wait To Try

Fresh off the runway<p>Okay, so it still may technically be summer for another month, but fall is just around the corner—and with the boiling sauna that has been New York City the past few weeks, we really can’t begin to tell you how excited we are. With that said, on top of things cooling off and …

We Saw Bon Iver Debut the New Record '22, A Million' with a Bunch of Wet Wisconsinites

Justin Vernon and company played the new record at his music festival Eaux Claires in the north woods. Mother Nature was even in attendance.<p><i>All photos courtesy of Bon Iver</i><p>Just before midnight this past Thursday in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, two bearded men silently painted a mural on the side of a …

Indie Music

Worlds Best 42 Timeless Self-Improvement Quotes

Our life is a continuous process, an interesting book to learn. starting from the birth to death. Every bit of a second is a lesson. Such as, broken …

5 Proven Ways Posture Can Help Improve Mental Health

We’ve always heard our parents telling us to sit up straight, to walk tall, and to have proper posture. But, why is it that good posture is so …

Mental Health

20 Cognitive Biases That Screw Up Your Decisions

<b>So you think that you’re a rational person and that those psychological tricks that work on the masses won’t work on you? Well, the following</b> …

7 Quotes that Will Stop You from Holding On When You Should Let Go

One of the hardest lessons in life is letting go – whether it’s guilt, anger, love or loss. Change is never easy – you fight to hold on and you fight …

Anger

21 movie sequels that are way better than the originals

If a movie does well, or if it's based on an existing property, the likelihood that it will get a sequel is very high. Some sequels are simply pale imitations of their predecessors.<p>Then there are some sequels that take their source material and bring it to another level entirely. They expand the …

Movies

Are You Thinking Too Much?

<b>Are you thinking too much?</b><p><i>The Practice:</i><p>Rest your weary head.<p><i>Why?</i><p>The traditional saying that's this week's practice has been sinking in for me lately. Thoughts have been swirling around like a sandstorm about work, things I've been reading, household tasks, finances, concerns about people, a yard …

Mindfulness

9 TED Talks That Will Make You Hungry for Success

Here’s how a TED Talk is born:<p><i>“Once a year, a thousand remarkable people gather in Monterey, California, to share something of incalculable value.</i> …

The basics of the thorny relationship between science and philosophy | Ars Technica

Meaning of Science offers a quick tour of big questions about why science works.<p>A lot of things that try to pass themselves off as science, like …

Philosophy

'Jason Bourne' wins with $60 million, 'Bad Moms' scores

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Between the return of Matt Damon as super spy "Jason Bourne," the promise of laughing along with a few fed-up ladies in the raunchy comedy "Bad Moms" and the dark internet thriller "Nerve," all of which had strong debuts, there was something new for everyone in theaters this …

Film Industry

The 18 best movies on Netflix you've probably never heard of

There are so many movies on Netflix that your typical Friday night is probably spent trying to find something to watch, as opposed to actually watching something.<p>The streaming service has a huge, rotating selection of movies both old and new. It is hard to navigate through Netflix's massive library …

Robin Williams

In Order To Achieve Lasting Success: 10 Tips To Become An Attractive Person

Fifty percent of this year is gone. Question, have you reached 50 percent or half of your goals?<p>If one of your goals is to be successful in any area …

20 Small Habits That Create Lasting Happiness

Be proud, happy, and excited when you walk out the door in the morning.<p><i>How do you simplify your life? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Lukas Schwekendiek, life coach, motivational speaker,</b> …

Happiness

Is there a thin genetic line between happiness and depression?

"Energy flows where attention goes," is a philosophy on well-being that resonates with individuals who are seeking positivity. Now, a new review …

How 'BoJack Horseman' Got So Good at Depicting Mental Illness

'BoJack Horseman' creator Raphael Bob-Waksberg told us BoJack could still bottom out. He's not sure yet.<p>Netflix releases the third season of <i>BoJack Horseman</i> on Friday, July 22—a big relief to the poor souls who actually identify with the show's deeply unhappy protagonist. BoJack (voiced by Will …

Mental Health

You Need To Hear This Powerful Poem On Mental Illness

This is one creative way to be a mental health advocate.<p>After being diagnosed with bipolar I disorder, a serious mental illness that causes manic episodes and periods of depression, poet Yashi Brown decided to educate everyone about her condition through her art. She wrote a powerful poem titled …

Mental Health

10 Lies We Tell Ourselves That Keep Us From Living Happy And SMART

I do my best with my writing here and on my blog SMART Living 365 to stay away from politics. That's not because I don't have an opinion, but my intention is to instead inspire and encourage us all to think and form our own opinions from a space of awareness, compassion and personal responsibility. …

Happiness

Pokémon Go Is Having an Unexpected Effect on Players' Mental Health

Pokémon Go, which enables people to "catch" Pokémon during everyday experiences in the real world, has had a positive impact on users' mental health, …