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People Are Shook After Footage Showed The Alleged North Korea Killer Wearing An “LOL” Shirt

"The most 2017 assassin ever."

New Study Confirms Work Email Is Destroying Your Mental Health

And makes the case for unplugging after-hours.<p>When word got out in June that France was trying to pass a labor law including a "right to disconnect" clause (read: a ban on work-related emails after-hours), we all downloaded DuoLingo and began silently plotting our moves.<p>Now, a new study by three …

Acceptance, exercise, and art equal happiness

For many folks, the diagnosis of a mental illness most often comes with a prescription for medication. In many cases, this is a good thing because …

Embroidery 101

Learn to paint pictures with floss and fabric.<p>Gussy up some fabric with easy decorative stitches that will wow your friends and family. To embroider basically means to decorate material with needlework. Embroidery is based on hand-sewing stitches, and encompasses many different forms of stitching: …

Wake Up from the Trance of Unworthiness

For many people, living with deeply ingrained feelings of unworthiness has become the norm. The veils of unworthiness--which often include guilt, shame, remorse, anguish, and resentment--can be so dense that we feel like we're sleepwalking through life.<p>Feeling unworthy is behavior based. We have …

Michael Moore Is Angrier than Ever

Vanity Fair sits down with the filmmaker at his annual holiday party to talk 2016, Trump, and why he’s still an optimist.<p>“I feel more optimistic because I’m more angry, actually, than I’ve ever been,” <b>Michael Moore</b> says. It’s a Thursday night and he’s surrounded by friends and well-wishers, …

Pope Francis

Take 'Steps' To Dramatically Improve Your Creativity In 2016

Turns out walking turns us into magic-making machines. Being a believer in the collective benefit of creativity, it’s in my interest to share with you this creativity tip. It’s easy, scientifically proven, and personally tested. Start walking on January 1st and experience 60% more and better ideas. …

Creativity

10 vintage inspired wallpapers that you'll want to bring back right now

Wallpaper is the latest interior design style to see a renewed rise in popularity.<p>Take a bold step and decorate your home in one of these vintage …

33 books everyone should read before turning 30

While the only way to learn is to survive the inevitable cycle of successes and failures, it is always useful to have some guidance along the way.<p>To help you out, we've selected some of our favorite books that likely never made your high-school or college reading lists.<p>It's an eclectic selection …

Books

How to Never Get Angry: 3 New Secrets From Neuroscience

They’re one inch from your face, boiling with rage, screaming and yelling at you.<p>And all you want to do is scream and yell back. But you know that’s …

11 Thoughts To Unlock Your Creativity

<b>“The human mind can hold two completely opposing ideas at the same time.”</b> Thank you Liz Gilbert for enlightening us with this concept. How many times …

A New Approach to Finding Happiness

<b>By: Kayleigh Pleas</b><p><i>"Ultimately, happiness comes down to choosing between the discomfort of becoming aware of your mental afflictions and the discomfort of being ruled by them." -- Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche</i><p>Never before in history have so many believed that they "should" be happy. Our Western, …

5 Ways to Apply the Latest Research on Happiness

A recent study shows looking back on ordinary moments boosts happiness. Here's how to put that insight to use.<p>If someone asks what will make you happy, you're most likely to say something like a long beach vacation, seeing old friends, or even watching a hilarious video. But whatever you …

12 Dalai Lama quotes that will make you think differently about happiness

He fled his home during the Chinese occupation of Tibet and soon set up a government in exile in India.<p>The monk has been the spiritual leader of his people and his religion since he was 15 years old. He's also one of the foremost authors and philosophers within Tibetan Buddhism, having authored …

Happiness

Yes, Happiness Can Transform Your Body

We'd consider this a good reason to smile.<p>Happiness manifests itself in different ways -- a compliment from a stranger, a hug from our friends, a greeting from a puppy -- but our body's <i>reaction</i> when we feel this joy is generally the same. And the science behind it is actually pretty delightful.<p>As …

Happiness Advice From an Artist Living With Schizophrenia

<i>By Naomi Fryers</i><p>On first meeting with 42-year-old Rich McLean in inner city Melbourne, I was struck by two things. If the old adage is true, that you can tell a good man by the kindness and sincerity in their eyes, then Rich must be one of the best. His vast and infinite wisdom is remarkable, and I …

Mental Health

Neuroscience backs up the Buddhist belief  that “the self” isn’t constant, but ever-changing

While you may not remember life as a toddler, you most likely believe that your selfhood then—your essential being—was intrinsically the same as it is today.<p>Buddhists, though, suggest that this is just an illusion—a philosophy that’s increasingly supported by scientific research.<p>“Buddhists argue …

Consciousness

Feel Trapped? Do These 9 Things To Take Your Life Back

A dysfunctional family is more than disagreement or constant arguments. Anything from plain neglect, to abuse and even verbal and physical violence …

Trailblazing Physicist David Bohm and Buddhist Monk Matthieu Ricard on How We Shape What We Call Reality

“Reality is what we take to be true. What we take to be true is what we believe… What we believe determines what we take to be true.”<p>We never see the world exactly as it is — our entire experience of it is filtered through the screen of our longings and our fears, onto which project the …

Meditation

Here's what it's REALLY like to be a Delta Air Lines flight attendant, one of the most competitive jobs out there

Being a flight attendant isn't like your typical 9-to-5 job.<p>According to Delta's careers page, flight attendants can expect 4 a.m. wake-up calls and sporadic hours, delays, and flight cancellations that will nix plans, and weekends and holidays spent working.<p>The tradeoff, though, is getting to see …

Delta Airlines

The 10 Best (and Worst) Airfare Search Sites

Brian Williams and the Smoking Gun That Isn’t

TV news is smoke and mirrors. We are supposed to forget that. It is presented to us so seamlessly. Here is a man we trust, an omniscient man …

Fresh Air For Aug. 16, 2018: Remembering Aretha Franklin : NPR

The Queen of Soul rarely gave interviews, so we were delighted when she sat down with Terry Gross in 1999. Franklin died Thursday at age 76.<p>Music Interviews<p>Aretha Franklin: The 'Fresh Air' Interview<p><b>Listen · 47:55</b><p><b>Toggle more options</b><p><b>Download</b>• <b><br>Transcript</b>

Aretha Franklin

On Creative 'Taking': Sincere Words for Both the Takers and the Taken-from

I’ve been struggling to come to terms about how I feel about this particular issue for a couple of years now. I’m still not “settled,” but I am experiencing some long awaited insights. I will warn you, however, that you must read all the way through to find the inspiration, and the inspiration is not easily accessible. The things I’m about to say might make you uncomfortable (or heaven forbid, even offend you) at first, but I promise they are not meant to. I’m writing this only because I …

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Cute & Functional: 5 DIY Projects That Look Good & Make Life Better

These small DIY projects won't change the entire look of a room in your home, but they will make your life a tiny bit better by being cute and …

Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell - Powell's Books

Synopses & Reviews<p>Publisher Comments<p>In this stunning new book, Malcolm Gladwell takes us on an intellectual journey through the world of outliers — …

Praying Drunk

• <b>Author:</b> Kyle Minor<p>The characters in <i>Praying Drunk</i> speak in tongues, torture classmates, fall in love, abandon their children, keep machetes beneath passenger seats, and collect porcelain figurines. From Kentucky to Florida to Haiti, these stories enact the struggle to remain physically and …