Paul John-Scott Alliman

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20 Wise Insights on Gratitude to Spark a Positive Mindset

Being grateful doesn't guarantee that you'll get more, only that you'll have enough.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>No doubt this has been a year of much hardship, change and violence. It seems each time we turn on the news, there some new tragic mass shooting or act of …

Put Down Your Phone: Why Presence Is the Best Gift You’ll Ever Give

<b>“When you love someone, the best thing you can offer is your presence. How can you love if you are not there?” ~Thich Nhat Hanh</b><p>The only thing worse …

15 Great Instrumental Hip Hop Albums

Some of us listen to Hip Hop primarily for the lyrics, others for the beats. Most of the times it will be a combination of both that determines how …

How Seasick Steve turned out to be Session Man Steve

In 2007, Mojo gave its best breakthrough act award to a 66-year-old untutored blues player from Mississippi who built his own instrument from a cigar box and a spatula. At least it thought it did. In fact, it was giving it to a 56-year-old Californian session musician who had produced Modest …

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This Grim Video Will Make You Think Twice About Abandoning Your Tent At Glastonbury

Glastonbury, so much to answer for. It’s now been two weeks since the annual mass exodus of roughly 175,000 people from Worthy Farm. Obviously, all …

10 Hard Truths About the Heartbreaking Fantasies We Tell Ourselves

We stress ourselves out… because of fantasies.We procrastinate to the point of failure… because of fantasies.We get angry with others, with …

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ALL WIN TOGETHER NOW: The Marvel Of The Wu-Tang Clan

What’s in a name? Well, everything.<p>Some names just immediately illicit an emotional response in me. When it came to toys, it was Optimus, Megatron, …

With Depression, Nothing Is Permanent

Robert J. Wicks, psychologist and bestselling author of <i>Riding the Dragon</i>, recently told me a story about impermanence.<p>A psychiatrist (Epstein) went …

A Freak Is a Freak, and Egyptian Lover Is an Icon

Ahead of his new anthology, we spoke with the gilded lothario about 808s, the state of DJing, and how he shaped West Coast hip-hop as we know it.<p><i>Photo courtesy Stones Throw</i><p>If LA has a “Planet Rock,” it’s Egyptian Lover’s “Egypt, Egypt.” Forever b-boy canon, the 1984 single evolved Afrika …

Black Thought’s New Song With Styles P & 9th Wonder Is Absolute Lyrical Destruction (Audio)

For years, Black Thought has been atop countless lists of “the most underrated MCs.” This, despite having consistently released some of the best …

The Two-Second Muscle Builder

Build Size & Strength With Mid-Rep Pauses<p>Here's what you need to know...<p>Paused reps increase time under tension. This is essential for hypertrophy. …

7 Facts About Drugs and Addiction That Will Make You Question Everything You Know

There's no subject in our culture where the conversation is dominated by myths and misconceptions so much as drugs. We are frightened to talk about it. We are tempted to fall back on stock-phrases and mental spasms -- Just Say No, and all its more modern twists.<p>I have always been sympathetic to …

101 Albums To Hear Before You Die

Click or tap to zoom into this image<p>This is image <i>1</i> of 101<p>101_clara_rockmore CHECK UK PLEASE<p>In this week’s issue of NME, we’ve called upon Alex …

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9 Things the Happiest People Never Do

How you think--and what you do--matters a lot more than what you have.<p>Many people think happiness, both professional and personal, is based on having a bigger house, nicer car, larger income. It's all about better, faster, higher, <i>more</i>.<p>Yet the happiest people I know focus a lot more on what they <i>do</i>, …

the photographer who defined punk and hip hop

Janette Beckman was there at the beginning of it all, capturing the raw power and outsider attitude of London's punks in 77 and New York b-boys in 83.<p>Growing up, Janette always knew she wanted to make portraits, but with her drawing not being up to scratch, she picked up a camera instead and never …

What Are the Three Ways to Train Your Brain to Be Happy?

You can train your mind to be unhappy and you can train it to be happy.<p>Training your mind to look for errors and problems (as happens in careers like …

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 …