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The Internet Of Sound

Patrick Bergel Contributor<p>Patrick Bergel is a creative technologist and one of the founders of Chirp, a platform for sharing data with sound.<p>How do birds communicate? By singing. And now it’s the turn of the machines. A new crop of businesses are now creating what’s referred to as the Internet of …

In the pursuit of happiness? See the best tips from TODAY's week-long series - TODAY.com

All this week, TODAY explored the best methods to become happier in life, from overcoming stress at work to pursuing a new career path.<p>Closed Captioning<p>ON<p>OFF<p>apply | reset x<p>font<p>size<p>color<p>The pursuit of happiness is celebrated on TODAY: See the best tips<p>Play Video - 2:06<p>Play Video - 2:06<p>More video<p>1:38 …

Olympic Medalist Deena Kastor Shares 10 Mindfulness Tips for World Record Success, Health and Happiness

Olympic Medalist Deena Kastor After Setting Four World Records. Photo Credit PhotoRun.net/Competitor Group<p><b>At 5'4" and only 104 pounds, no one knew quite what to expect as 41-year-old Deena Kastor lined up for the 2014 Philadelphia Rock 'N' Roll Half-Marathon.</b><p>An Olympic bronze medalist and American …

“You have to look at food as medicine. Clean eating can become a lifestyle that’s easy to follow”: Candice Kumai on secrets of happiness and health

Let’s go back to eating real again — it’s the very best way to feel good about yourself, says Candice Kumai<p>My mom is Japanese, and my father is Polish-American, so she was really adamant about putting greens and produce and fresh vegetables on the table first, and then she tried to incorporate …

Hoda Kotb's 5 'secrets of happiness' she tries every day - TODAY.com

We all approach personal happiness differently, but TODAY’s Hoda Kotb has five special ways she builds her own happiness daily.<p>Write down three things you feel grateful for daily.<br>• Write down something great that happened within the past 24 hours.<br>• Exercise a little each day.<br>• Meditate for a few minutes …

10 Ways to Be Happy, Successful, Fulfilled, and Motivated | Inc.com

Success and fulfillment do not have to be so elusive.<p>In many cases, the real change that needs to take place is in your own attitude. These principles can help you adjust your thinking. Once you do, the opportunities will arise. Your new outlook about problems will help you push through them. Your …

Motivation

Choosing to Live My Best Life

My life has been transformed. Completely and utterly turned on its head, and it is amazing. I go to bed like a child on Christmas Eve because I am so excited to begin another day. What could be better than that?<p>I'm bursting with enthusiasm, energy and a desire to share what has happened to me, …

Why You Should Focus on Happiness, Not Productivity

<i>This post originally appeared on BrandMentalist.com</i>.<p>We grew up learning the art of productivity -- from getting up early to go to school, attending all the classes, to finishing homework, going to bed early and getting up the next morning just to do it all over again. We learned to embrace …

5 Keys to Real Happiness From 5 Must-Read Books

Fairytales feed our minds with the enchanted thoughts about finding a situation where our wishes are fulfilled and we live "happily ever after." Contrary to this belief, happiness is not something to go out and find. Happiness is made (with focus and effort) from within. Following the guidance of …

The 1 Thing Happy People Do Every Day

Growing up with a mother as a counselor definitely had its perks: she was incredibly patient, a supportive listener, and always gave the best advice. Even though my mom is retired, she continues to help others by sharing her years of wisdom on what it takes to be truly happy. She's told me time and …

27 ways to be happier at work

The spaces in which we work and the people we work with make up most of our lives. Why, then, is happiness viewed as a distant outcome rather than an enduring prerequisite?<p>Whenever I meet someone who expresses love or hate for his or her job, I immediately interrupt and ask why.<p>What ensues is …

Happiness

If you want happy workers, stop treating them like children

Recently, there’s been something of a happiness backlash against America’s obsession with feeling happy at work. That’s because some companies have been going about it in the wrong way, working on short-term solutions that tend to treat employees more like children than adults who add real value to …

Employment

6 Life-Changing Decisions Successful and Happy People Make | Inc.com

While luck certainly plays a part, success is usually the result of making a number of smart choices.<p>And so is happiness.<p>Here's a guest post from Ryan Robinson, an entrepreneur and marketer who teaches people how to create meaningful self-employed careers. (His online courses "Launching a Business …

Entrepreneurship

A Philosopher's Guide to Happiness

Happiness: A Philosopher’s Guide is worth reading. Frederic Lenoir explores what the greatest thinkers — Aristotle, Plato, Chuang Tzu, Voltaire, …

Ditch Work-Life Balance and Find Real Happiness: Part II

<b>Part II: Your Blissful Others</b><p>Well hello again!<p>The last time we met we discussed the notion that the real problem with work/life balance isn't that you can't achieve it.<p>It's that nobody can.<p>We talked about the fact that the idea of balancing our separate professional and personal life components …

7 Laws Of Happiness: Lessons From Indian Wisdom

Seven years have flown by since I moved to India. It has been a fantastic journey reconnecting with my roots. Growing up in India, I did not have the luxury of travel, but thanks to the support of my family I have had the opportunity to make up for all the lost time. I have had a wonderful time …

Why Staying Connected Constantly Is Your Enemy in the Long Run | Inc.com

In our age of e-mail, Google docs, and smart phones, it's easier than ever to stay connected with your work no matter where you are. I’ve written a lot recently about how the rise of telecommuting has made it so millions of workers can get their tasks done while at home or at some other remote …

Google Docs

Here's how billionaire Mark Zuckerberg defines happiness

During a Q&A on Facebook last month, Zuckerberg answered a ton of questions and wrote a great deal about how people play a huge role in his life and work:<p>To me, happiness is doing something meaningful that helps people and that I believe in with people I love.<p>I think lots of people confuse …

13 Incredibly Smart Tips To Be Happier From Mental Health Experts

Genius tips from people whose job it is to make you feel better.

Mental Health

5 Practical Habits That Will Make You Happier at Work | Inc.com

There are a lot of things you can do to be happier at work no matter what your level of happiness already is. When you love your job, it's much easier to smile and have a more positive attitude. If you think of your job as stressful, annoying, and unbearable, you may want to start looking for other …

Happiness

16 Ways to Create Your Own Happiness at Work

Let's face it, happiness and work do not tend to go hand in hand.<p>When it comes to making yourself happy, you need to learn what works for you. Once you discover this, everything else tends to fall into place. And making yourself happy doesn't just improve your performance; it's also good for your …

Warren Buffett's 9 Tips for Happiness and Success

Warren Buffett knows a thing or three about becoming wealthy and successful, and the Oracle of Omaha is not averse to handing out mostly excellent …

Self-improvement