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10 Science-Supported Health Benefits of Yoga

There were no signs that a heart attack was imminent. Dilip Sarkar was not overweight. Nor did he have high blood pressure or high blood sugar. In …

Deskercise! 33 Secret Ways To Work Out — At Work

Illustrated by Sydney Hass.<p>Remember the days when “work” meant manual labor with a side of blood, sweat, and tears? Neither do we. These days, it …

Yoga

These 365 Quotes Will Inspire You Every Day This Year | Inc.com

With a new year nearly upon us, it's a great time to get inspired about the future, your vision, your goals and executing on those goals. I'm so grateful for all of the inspiration I've gotten from leaders, writers and thinkers through the years. So I wanted to share my favorite, most inspiring …

The Anti-YouTube Tutorial: A Case for Putting on Makeup with Your Hands

In the age of precise, tutorial-taught beauty, fingers have become our most underutilized makeup tool. Celia Ellenberg goes freehand<p>Six years ago, a Florida college freshman named Michelle Phan opened up a MacBook Pro, on loan from her school, and uploaded to YouTube a video of herself putting on …

Makeup

10 Tips for Taking More Interesting Photos

The end of one year and the beginning of another is always a time for reflection, and for many people a time to make New Year’s resolutions about …

Landscape Photography

Understanding The Basics of SLR Photography

Knowing how to use your SLR is not as awkward as it would seem. Imagine that your camera is a box that lets in light. On top of that box is a …

EssayTyper

More mobile phones mean fewer deaths from natural disasters

Fewer people were killed or affected by natural disasters than in any other year in the past decade, according to a report (pdf) released Oct. 17. In 2012, some 15,706 died, compared to 37,907 in 2011 or almost 304,474 casualties in 2010, according to the International Federation of Red Cross, …

Traditional Work Hours Are a Myth: Ditch The 9-to-5 Standard

<i>Ilya Pozin is an entrepreneur, writer and investor. He is the founder of Open Me, a social greeting card company, and Ciplex, a digital marketing agency. He’s a columnist on entrepreneurship and marketing</i><p>The traditional 9-to-5 workweek has become a relic of the past. Today, the number of hours an …

14 Jeff Bezos Quotes That Show Why Amazon's Boss Is A Total Genius

He's building a mysterious 10,000-year clock in a West Texas cave.<p>Earlier this year, he bought the Washington Post for $250 million.<p>You wouldn't want to get on his bad side.<p>Bezos achieved so much success by being incredibly smart and business savvy, and so we rounded up some quotes that show his …

Business Strategy

The 7 Keys to Mastering The Headshot

A good headshot says a lot about a person, as it should. A headshot technically is a portrait, but a great headshot isn't just your typical posed …

7 Moons, Reiki Meditation Music, Relaxing and Releasing

Weekly Meditations for Healthy Sex (Oct. 4-10)

It's vital for mindful acts of emotional and spiritual intimacy to steadily develop as a daily practice for healthy sex. To that end, I've co-authored a book of daily meditations titled <i>Mirror of Intimacy</i> with a colleague at Center for Healthy Sex to help you reach your sexual and relational …

Is it ever OK to photograph strangers on a train?

As a lifelong cyclist, I'm usually spared the horrors of public transport. Suitcases (and worse) pressing into my coccyx, Metro horoscopes, vomit, delays and the smell of someone else's sweaty armpits – I happily avoid them.<p>But one new public transport phenomenon has recently crashed into my …

Why Obama Just Named Sweden As A Model For Energy Policy

During a press conference with Sweden’s Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt on Wednesday afternoon Stockholm time, President Obama was asked what the …

The Surprising Reason Why Many People Can't Lose Weight

If you find losing weight to be difficult, you're not alone. But your leptin receptors might be.<p>Leptin is an important hormone, secreted by fat …

8 Good Morning Questions that Create Happiness

<i>The morning is extremely important. It is the foundation from which the day is built. How you choose to spend your morning can be used to predict</i> …

Being The Best Isn't About Knowing The Most

“The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge.” – Stephen Hawking<p>When an individual believes they know all the answers, they shut themselves down from the possibility that there is more they might learn on a subject. They limit themselves from experiencing …

The sound of silence

In today’s busy world it’s very rare that we get to experience moments of silence. Thanks to our smartphones and tablets, we can text, email, talk, …

How to Start Meditating in 21 Steps

Our checklist<p><b>Don't know how to meditate?</b> Neither did we! So we asked Andy Puddicombe, the cofounder of meditation-for-the-masses company Headspace and the voice on its mobile app, to write this basic script. Ask a friend to read it to you slowly, setting a timer for ten minutes. It would help if …

The Law of Karma

"I'm stuck," is a phrase I hear each day. As a psychologist, I experience the issues of others first-hand -- I sympathize with my clients' challenges and relate to their sufferings. And their most frequent struggle, they confess, is becoming stuck in unwanted life cycles.<p>Time is a fluid element. …

Lifestyle Intervention Beats Diet for Weight Loss: 6 Simple Changes to Make Today

As a nutritionist, for years I've seen the pendulum swing back and forth as to which "diet" works best for weight loss: low-carb, high-carb, low-fat, the fill-in-the-blank diet (rice diet, grapefruit diet, peanut butter diet), you name it. The diet rage of the day just leaves overweight individuals …

Weekly Meditations for Healthy Sex (Aug. 30-Sep. 5)

It's vital for mindful acts of emotional and spiritual intimacy to steadily develop as a daily practice for healthy sex. To that end, Center for Healthy Sex has created daily meditations to help you reach your sexual and relational potential. (You can subscribe for free here.)<p>Even momentarily …

What Can You Do With a Bachelor's in Psychology?

Students who also earn a teaching certificate along with their bachelor's degree in psychology can also become teachers. Some graduates may opt to …

It's Alive! Scientists Create Mini Human Brains With Stem Cells

Groundbreaking brain news from a laboratory in Austria– for the first time, scientists have managed to grow miniature human brains from stem cells, reports Reuters Health. The implications of this development are massive, not the least of which is eventually understanding the inner workings of …

ATTITUDE OF GRADITUDE

How Lighting Plays a Crucial Role in Your Photography

You’ve heard me deliberate about how significant lighting in photography is, but do you really know the reason why? You may know that gaining enough …