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20 Things Exceptionally Happy People Don't Do | Inc.com

Many things that we value in life are the result of accumulating stuff; experience, wealth, and education all come from adding more to what we have. By contrast, the act of being happy is often more about subtracting things that weigh us down, tie us to the past, or keep us engaged in unhealthy …

Happiness

What We Can Learn from Programming a Computer to Be Autistic

A new neuro-simulation framework offers insights into the physiological roots of autism and maybe even schizophrenia and aging.<p>Neuroscientists from Baylor University have successfully programmed an artificial neural network to exhibit autistic behavior. In doing so, they've shown how a theorized</i> …

Neuroscience

Caffeine as an antidote to depression caused by stress.

Kaster et al. do work that suggests adenosine A2A receptor (A2AR) antagonists might be therapeutic agents for relieving stress induced …

Neuroscience

Social Anxiety Disorder Linked to High Serotonin Levels

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>Depression and other mental health problems are at epidemic levels judging by the number of antidepressants prescribed each …

DIY Raised Garden Beds

Gardening

If Astrology Hasn’t Profoundly Shocked You, You Haven’t Understood It Yet

<i>This article was originally posted on www.jennzahrt.com</i><p><i>“Wonder is the beginning of wisdom when it leads to further thought”</i> <i><br>—James Redfield,</i> …

15 Things To Give Up If You Want To Be Happy

Converse in 25 Collaborations

In 1921, American basketball player Chuck Taylor became a salesman, then ambassador for Converse, adding his name to the iconic sneakers launched in …

Shoes

A 30-Second Ritual To Start Every Day Off Right

All of us all want to be happy. And despite the way our culture commonly approaches this conversation, happiness is actually a relatively simple …

17 Life Changing Lessons to Learn from Mother Teresa

Luminita Saviuc, <i>Purpose Fairy</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>“If you are kind, people may accuse you of selfish, ulterior motives: Be kind anyway. If you are successful …

Why True Self-Love Is Your Most Important Mission And How It Will Change Your Life Forever

Why is self-love so important? And anyway, is it really that important? Well, let’s see… but first, we should take a closer look and try to …

‘Mind Bending’: The T-Rex Optical Illusion That Will Have You Questioning the Reliability of Your Own Eyes

A video uploaded to the Internet on Monday showing an “amazing T-Rex illusion” has gone viral, achieving nearly 3.5-million YouTube views in the days since it was posted.<p>According to Slate, the “key to this whole thing is the way your brain sees perspective.”<p>“Your brain wants to interpret the …

Graceful Photo Shoot Staged Completely Underwater

<i>The Flood</i> is a captivating series by Belgium-based photographer Harry Fayt that features Belgian soul singer Typhene Barrow immersed in an underwater world. Everything from a couch and coffee table to a chandelier and piano is submerged in Fayt's surreal, alternate universe, presenting a beautiful …

Coffee Table

Stop Seeking and Start Finding: Create a Near-Perfect Life

<b>“What could I say to you that would be of value, except that perhaps you seek too much, that as a result of your seeking you cannot find.” ~Herman</b> …

Discovery Channel's 'Hawaii' Shows Just How Amazing The Islands Are

“It was nature’s greatest experiment in evolution, an experiment that asked a big question: What would happen if you put the world’s most active volcano in the wettest place on the planet, and then made it all so remote, that everything that happened here happened in complete isolation from the …

Successful Entrepreneur Rules | Entrepreneurship Success

Daring truth bombs about entrepreneurship. Brace yourself<p>Have you ever dreamt of owning your own business? Or being your own boss? Or starting your …

The Many Faces of Mater

Mater might be a tow truck of just average intelligence, but boy does he have a lot of talents. Take a look at how Pixar Animation Studios transforms …

The Power of Failure: We Get to Decide What It Means

<b>“The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.” ~Elbert Hubbard</b><p>Why does this affect me so? What am I …

13 Ways Mindfulness Makes Me a Better Parent

I recently got the following question on my Twitter feed: <i>Do you feel meditation has really changed you? More relaxing, less stress? So on?</i><p>The short …

The Amazing Ways Your Thoughts Create Your Brain

Deane Alban, <i>Contributor</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>Of course you know that your thoughts are generated by your brain. But you may not have considered that in many …

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Improve your Nature Photography and Join The Great Nature Project

Shares 3<p>Lately, I’ve been working hard to improve my photography. Last week, I had a chance to speak with Kelley Miller, a senior photography editor …

Nature Photography

The USA's 10 best motorcycle roads

A great road is a great road, but if you’re riding a motorcycle, you’re looking for something special: twisties, vistas, turnouts, that perfect stretch of smooth tarmac, and biker-friendly stops that make getting there most of the fun. Here are 10 of the best roads across America for an …

Surf Photographer Captures “A Perfect Moment”

Zak Noyle, a world class surf photographer, has made his way to into our hearts already, and the photograph below only goes to show why. His …

Why Confidence is Both an Inner and Outer Game | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

When it comes to confidence, or the lack of it rather, people just want more of it.<p>Because they have to little of it, everything in their lives seems …

Motivation

Why isn't science doing something about goddamn spiders?

Spiders. They're terrible, they're everywhere, and one is probably <i>crawling on you right now</i>. With all the wondrous things that science has achieved, …

Zoology

Parents: Parenting News & Advice for Moms and Dads

Baby Luna was completely mesmerized when her celebrity parents took her to New York City to see...<p>Stuffy nose keeping you up at night? Here's how to …

Parenting

What Your Favorite Pixar Film Says About You

It’s tough to choose, we know. But for argument’s sake, make your pick and find out what your favorite Pixar film says about you…<p><b>Toy Story(s)</b><p>Yes, …