Shawn Wolken

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Wise Ancient Philosopher Reveals the Ultimate Secret to Stop Comparing Yourself to Others

It’s human nature to compare yourself to others. But for many people, comparing all the time can become overbearing to the point that you find it …

A Zen Master Reveals 10 Essential Mindful Habits That Will Make You Much Happier

The only moment that truly exists is the here and now, and that is the key to living life in a mindful way.<p>With the stress of family and career, it …

This Zen Story Reveals How to Rewire Your Brain and Overcome Your Fears

Overcoming our fears is one of the most difficult challenges we face in life.<p>We tend to cling to our fear because we’ve learned that it’s part of who …

Is the Default Mode of the Brain to Suffer?

If you’re going to get any sort of science done, an experiment needs a control group: the unaffected, possibly placebo-ed population that didn’t take …

50 Profound Buddha Quotes That Will Crack Your Idea of Reality Wide Open

If you want to see the best Buddha quotes in one place, then you’ll LOVE this post.<p>I’ve personally gone through hundreds of Buddha quotes to pick out …

Spirituality

Japanese Zen Philosopher Reveals Why Suffering Unlocks the Secrets of Life

We’re biologically conditioned to avoid pain, distress and hardship. So why does this Japanese Zen philosopher say that suffering helps you to unlock …

The best apps for your new Windows 10 PC

New PC? Start here<p>Congratulations! You just unwrapped a new Windows 10 PC for the holidays! Now you're wondering what the best apps are to install on your new machine. Fortunately, we're here to help, with some of our top picks to try out on your new PC.<p><i>We've rounded up our favorite and most-used</i> …

Apps

Watch: Your neurological system is a massive junkie (or, a surprising history of drugs)

Taking drugs is just a matter of stimulating a reaction that already exists within you.<p>The hugely popular television show <i>Breaking Bad</i> and the Third …

What To Do When Your Home is Not Up to Sniff

Does your home smell a little lackluster these days? Scented candles and store-bought air fresheners like Febreze can only do so much, and they …

Laundry Rooms

Which programs should I install when setting up Windows 10?

Stuart is getting his daughter a Windows 10 laptop for Christmas, and would like some advice on setting it up<p>My daughter has asked for a Windows laptop for Christmas, for schoolwork and games. I used to follow the same procedure when setting up a PC for the first time: I’d install AVG anti-virus, …

Software

Kodi: The ultimate guide

Cord cutters are raving about Kodi.<p>Kodi is an open-source media center app that's been developed and built out over the past decade. Its latest build …

Secrets Of A Professional Gift Wrapper

Wrap your gifts this year like a true perfectionist.<p>Wrapping presents in pretty paper is a weird tradition, when you think about it. It also takes on a slightly sinister, “big industry” quality when you look into its origins: Gift wrap was popularized in the United States in 1917 by the Halls …

Crafting

I tried transcendental meditation for two weeks — here’s what happened

As someone who’s struggled to manage panic attacks and anxiety since the tragicomedy we all refer to as “the teen years,” I’m always in desperate …

Using 20 Minutes A Day In This Way Can Hugely Improve Your Creativity And Mental Clarity

Sometimes you may find it difficult to engage your creative side or feel as though you’ve hit a wall and cannot come up with any more ideas. Other …

Creativity

Neuroscientists Say These Are The 5 Best Ways to Clear A Troubled Mind

We’re all trying to achieve great things. With a troubled mind, this can be significantly more difficult. Imagine if you could ‒ at will ‒ calm your …

This sustainable suburban home can power a pair of electric cars, too

Modern design and net zero principles helps a Minnesota couple realize their green home dreams<p>Minnesotans Mark and Kate Hanson believe in efficiency and a better environment, so it makes sense they’d seek out a more sustainable design for their new home. But the new net zero home they moved into …

Turn your iPad into a real educational tool, Osmo Genius Kit is now $80 shipped (Reg. $100, all-time low)

It’s time for your kids to use your iPad for more than just brainless games and silly YouTube videos. Amazon offers the Osmo Genius Kit hands-on game system for <b>$79.99</b> shipped, which is a fresh drop of $20 and by far the best deal we’ve ever tracked. Rated 4.6 out of 5 stars from 270 Amazon …

Microsoft Toolkit 2.6.6 Windows and Office Activator Free Download

<i>INTRODUCTION</i><p><i>Microsoft Toolkit 2.6.6 Windows and Office Activator Free Download</i><p><b>Microsoft Toolkit 2.6.6</b> is the fantastic toolkit for any computer …

50 free Google Chrome browser extensions | ZDNet

Get more done with free privacy and productivity extensions for Google Chrome<p>Here are 50 extensions that focus on privacy and productivity. With …

Google

[FREE ANDROID GAME] Mekorama - Adventure Puzzle Game - Similar To Monument Valley

Today FREE Android Game of the day is Mekorama.<b><br>What is this game about?</b><br>Mekorama is an adventure puzzle game where you need to guide the robot to find …

Top 10 Chromecast Hacks, Tricks For Mac & Windows

Chromecast was developed by Google and it is a digital media streaming adapter. This device is also called as dongle that plays audio and video on HD …

Top 10

Delete yourself from the internet by pressing this button

The internet can be a beautiful and horrible place at the same time. It’s weird, and sometimes you feel like you want to leave. Sadly, there’s no easy way out — or there wasn’t, until now.<p>Swedish developers Wille Dahlbo and Linus Unnebäck created Deseat.me, a web app that offers a way to wipe your …

How To Clear Your Data From Google & Attempt To Regain Some Of Your Privacy

Advertisement<p>At the moment, I am reading a fascinating must-read book called <i>Dragnet Nation</i> by Julia Angwin. Angwin is a former Wall Street Journal …

How to Choose a Meditation

By Tom Ball —<p>Why is the Buddha smiling? Because it’s finally happened: meditation is mainstream.<p>Of course, the true “Buddha mind” finds reason to …

Stress Literally Shrinks Your Brain (7 Ways To Reverse This Effect)

We all know that living under stressful conditions has serious emotional, even physical, consequences. So why do we have so much trouble taking action to reduce our stress levels and improve our lives?<p>Researchers at Yale University finally have the answer. They found that stress reduces the volume …

Mindfulness

How to Use a Multimeter to Measure Voltage, Current and Resistance

How to Use a Multimeter to Measure Voltage, Current and Resistance<p>Updated on March 30, 2018<p>What is a Multimeter?<p>A digital multimeter or DMM is a …

Arduino

5 Hidden Chrome for Android Tweaks That You Need to Try | Drippler - Apps, Games, News, Updates & Accessories

Most speed tests and comparisons make it clear that Chrome is the fastest browser on Android, but that doesn’t mean it couldn’t be better. While …