micronanopico

1,761 Added | 23 Magazines | 31 Likes | 1,319 Followers | @umnmpm | Keep up with micronanopico on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “micronanopico”

TS Eliot's The Waste Land remains one of the finest reflections on mental illness ever written

The poet’s modernist masterpiece gathered fragments of an arduous life, some of which can be traced to a seafront shelter in Margate<p>In 1921, having taken time off from his job at Lloyds Bank for what would now be called depression, TS Eliot spent three weeks convalescing in Margate. It was the …

Literature

How to Put an End to Passive-Aggressive Behavior

The underlying emotion is usually fear.<p><i>Why is it a bad thing that I'm passive aggressive?originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Vijayraj Kamat, Author of "STOP LYING, START MOVING" | TEDx</b> …

Anger Management

6 Proven Ways to Generate Good Luck Every Day

Would you recognize good luck whenever it hits you? This successful entrepreneur has created an entire process to make sure he capitalizes every time.<p>Nearly everyone wants to be luckier. Some people think success is about preparing for luck, while others think success is about what you do with luck …

Business Strategy

How to nurture your four most important friends

A friend in need is a friend indeed, but forget Facebook, research shows that you can count on just four in a crisis – so here’s how to keep those relationships rosy<p>If you’re one of those people who get a warm glow from browsing through their list of 400 Facebook “friends”, look away now. New …

San Francisco to Las Vegas: Travel Options

How to Travel Between San Francisco and Las Vegas<p>People often ask about how they can get from San Francisco to Las Vegas. This is a roundup of the …

Las Vegas

Is everything you think you know about depression wrong?

Johann Hari took antidepressants for 14 years until a shocking realisation – the drugs don’t work. In this extract from his new book, he calls for a new approach<p>• Johann Hari Q&A: ‘I was afraid to dismantle the story about depression and anxiety’<p>In the 1970s, a truth was accidentally discovered …

São Paulo

The 2 Unusual Meeting High Achievers Schedule Every Day

From billionaires to world class athletes, the ultra successful schedule several of these odd meetings every week - and it isn't a coincidence<p>When the world's youngest self-made female billionaire, Spanx founder Sara Blakely had her twins, she entered a period of depression. It's not that she …

Asking your coworkers two uncomfortable questions is the key to getting ahead in your career

How do the people you work with see you?<p>However you answered that question, you're almost certainly wrong. It's surprisingly difficult for most of us to understand how others perceive us — we think we're being inclusive as managers and others see us as weak and indecisive (that happened to me). Or …

Self-improvement

17 thoughts on running, startups, and life while running 2017 miles in 2017

I ran, <i>a lot,</i> this year— 2017 miles over 280 hours, or just short of 12 full days. For many of you, that seems like a ridiculous amount of distance …

A Guide to the National Parks of Arizona

Get ready to explore the Grand Canyon—and much, much more.<p>Maybe the Grand Canyon is already on your bucket list (for good reason), but it’s fair to …

National Parks

This Simple Solution Will Eliminate Tons of Conflict From Your Life

Make your life easier by following these skill sets to wipe out conflict from your life.<p>Conflicts. Arguments. Frustrations. Even for all the toughies out there, fighting with companions is never fun. Interpersonal struggles, no matter how minor, are destructive and can eventually come to erode …

This 45-Minute Treadmill Workout Is the Cardio Your Body Is Begging For

Too cold outside to run? Lace up your shoes and get yourself to the gym, because this treadmill workout is all you need to gain more energy, burn fat, and build your endurance. Michael Olzinski, MSc, Purplepatch endurance coach, and Equinox run coach, created this exclusive session for POPSUGAR, …

How Are You Perceived at Work? Here’s an Exercise to Find Out

It’s not easy to understand how other people perceive us. We are often uncertain, confused, or even completely unaware of what we project. And this lack of self-awareness can be career-limiting.<p>Consider a former client of mine who was angling for the C-suite but had received feedback that his …

This brain hack will help you attract good luck

Things like good and bad luck are actually just in our minds. We have a tremendous amount of control over our own realities. It’s all a matter of the …

Watch an ocean of dreamy clouds roll through the Grand Canyon

When visiting the Grand Canyon, there's a sense of awe and wonder at its natural beauty. Nothing could improve on that, could it?<p>How about a full …

This Formula Will Make You Happier At Work and at Home in 2018

Wellbeing can be broken down into five key aspects.<p>Growth is good and we all want to be part of a growing company. But there is a dark side; a year of late nights, working on weekends, always-being-connected can really take a toll on people--depleting energy and impacting wellbeing.<p>Research shows …

50 Tough Questions You Never Ask Yourself, But Should

Lasting growth begins with introspection. These thought-provoking questions will set you up to achieve your life and business goals in the New Year.<p>With the dawn of every New Year, pledges are made by hopefuls everywhere to do or change something big in their life and business. Most of these …

The Old Horse - The Arthur Conan Doyle Encyclopedia

In 1929, Arthur Conan Doyle had a heart attack. He survived it but his health was weak. In 1930, he was willing to look back on his life and drew …

5 common email subject lines you need to stop using

I sent my first email when I was in middle school. So, needless to say, I have a lot of experience with the concept.<p>But even with all of that experience, I don't always send clear messages that make people say, "I know exactly what Rich wants!"<p>And that problem typically starts with my subject …

Productivity

10 of the most mysterious codes and ciphers in history

Whether your sending messages from behind enemy lines or hiding codes in cat memes, ciphers have been used to deliver secret messages for centuries – …

INSIDR guide to grocery shopping in Paris

Shopping

How to Work with Someone Who’s Always Stressed Out

We all know people who seem to be constantly stressed out — who claim to be buried in work, overloaded with projects, and without a minute to spare. Colleagues like that can be difficult to work with, but you probably don’t have a choice. How do you deal with coworkers who can’t handle stress? …

Sherlock Holmes and classical music: 10 musical facts about the great detective

13 October 2014, 10:34<p>Sherlock Holmes was a Stradivarius-playing violinist who loved opera. Here are 10 musical facts as told by Holmes's sidekick, …

Sherlock Holmes

Crash: how computers are setting us up for disaster

We increasingly let computers fly planes and carry out security checks. Driverless cars are next. But is our reliance on automation dangerously diminishing our skills?<p>When a sleepy Marc Dubois walked into the cockpit of his own aeroplane, he was confronted with a scene of confusion. The plane was …

Become A Faster Runner In Your Forties And Beyond

Sometimes running life begins at 40 and, as a result, you should continue to see improvements in running pace and performance. But, even if your …

Marathons

ALL-OVER Dye Sublimation Printing

YouTube

12 Things Successful Entrepreneurs Should Do In January

What a year 2016 has been. I hope this year has been a thriving one for your business. Regardless of whether this was a growth year or a stagnant year for you, I think it’s vital to an entrepreneur’s long-term success to spend intentional time reflecting on the past and planning for the future.<p>Here …

Entrepreneurship

10 Lessons From Daily Life About Making Habits Stick

Better habits start with understanding why we want to change and what we stand to gain.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This article originally published on Dec. 31, 2016</i><p>Have you made a New Year's resolution? I'm afraid the odds of sticking to your promises are stacked …

Self-improvement

A Week-by-Week Guide to Becoming a Runner (Later in Life and/or Safely)

<b>Whether it’s events like Tough Mudder, a marathon, or a local sprint triathlon many people decide to take the step to get into running each year.</b> …

Exercise

9 Things I Wish I Had Known When I Started Running

<b>I started running longer distances about fifteen years ago</b>. Before that I would run a mile or two to keep in shape for soccer and then call it quits. …