Xavier Chua

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I'm sensitive. I love deeply. I think deeply about life. I'm honest, loyal, and true. I will not change or harden to this world. https://t.co/12M5Kuc79p

4 life hacks from ancient philosophers that will make you happier

You’ve probably heard about Stoics or Stoicism — and most of what you know is wrong.<p>They weren’t joyless bores. The ancient Stoics were the first …

Apple launches new Swift app development curriculum for free on iBooks, offered at six community colleges this fall

Apple has today announced that is launching a new app development curriculum designed to teach students how to start using Swift to create fully functional iPhone apps. The course is available for free on iBooks (plus teacher’s guide) for anyone to download, and builds on the Everyone Can Code …

How Trying Something Outside Your Comfort Zone Can Pull You Out of a Mental Rut

<b>“Move out of your comfort zone. You can only grow if you are willing to feel awkward and uncomfortable when you try something new.” – Brian Tracy</b><p>Have …

Self-help

This excavator is one of the largest land vehicles on Earth

A mining monster, by the numbers.<p>Taller than the Statue of Liberty and heavier than the Eiffel Tower, this German mining machine is one of the largest land vehicles on Earth. In HBO's futuristic <i>Westworld</i>, a bucket-wheel excavator like this claws out an entire city. In reality, these diggers work in …

How to Trust That You'll Be Okay No Matter What

<b>“The only thing that makes life possible is permanent, intolerable uncertainty; not knowing what comes next.” ~Ursula K. Le Guin</b><p>Did you play with …

Overcoming the Fear That Stands Between You and Your Dreams

<b>“A few rare individuals refuse to have limited lives. They drive through tremendous amounts of pain—from rejections and failures to shorter moments</b> …

People Confound Experts: Three Paradoxes Of Health And Human Behavior

People are funny. And they don’t necessarily respond in ways that academics and experts might predict, particularly when it comes to health issues. I’d like to discuss three recent counter-intuitive or paradoxical results in health policy. I don’t have a good explanation for these results — but …

More young women are getting heart attacks — here's why

On the morning of December 15, 2016, 37-year-old Christine Wayne woke up feeling tired and more rundown than usual. Although she had a cold that week, she thought she should feel better.<p>The Stamford, Connecticut, woman stayed home from work and rested, but decided to keep her dinner plans with a …

14-year-old girl's sick skydiving spins will actually blow you away

Most of us are unable to do a split or even a cartwheel on the ground — so imagine doing them in mid-air.<p>For 14-year-old Kyra Poh, though, it's not …

The email habits of Tim Cook, Bill Gates, and 16 other successful people

That suffering increases exponentially when you're the leader of a company.<p>So how do busy people manage their overwhelming inbox flux?<p>We looked to top executives like Tim Cook and Bill Gates for some answers:

Tim Cook

7 Things to Remember When You Think You’re Not Good Enough

<b>“We can't hate ourselves into a version of ourselves we can love.” ~Lori Deschene</b><p>Sometimes I am really terrible to myself and relentlessly compare …

Swimwear

How to Create a Happy Future by Accepting the Present

<b>“Whatever the present moment contains, accept it as if you had chosen it. Always work with it, not against it.” ~Eckhart Tolle</b><p>Imagine if every night …

Happiness

New Zealand's ONLY Mens Lifestyle Magazine

M2 July 2018 - LATEST ISSUE!<p>June 29, 2018<p>Throughout the year we are lucky enough to sample some incredible wines. It is always the best of these …

Blade Runner 2049

The 8 Greatest Apps For Incredibly Busy Guys

Swipe these and take back lost time<p>Ever feel like there aren’t enough hours in the day to tackle your to-do list?<p>Use these insanely helpful apps to take control of your calendar, streamline your inbox, and consume more information in half the time.

10 Habits of Unhappy People (And How to Fix Them)

<b>“Ego says, ‘Once everything falls into place, I'll feel peace.’ Spirit says, ‘Find your peace, and then everything will fall into place.’” ~Marianne</b> …

This Instagram Fitness Star Just Shattered Everything You Believe About Your Weight

My Sweat Life's Kelsey Wells shares a friendly reminder that the numbers on a scale are just numbers.<p>My Sweat Life blogger Kelsey Wells has spent a year and a half doing Kayla Itsines's BBG program, and she has the results to show for it. But if you think that she's hung up about how much she …

Love Shows Up When You Do

<b>“Slow down and everything you are chasing will come around and catch you.” ~John de Paola</b><p>After six months of being single after my divorce, I wanted …

How to Really Live In the Moment and Appreciate Life

<b>“There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” ~Albert Einstein</b> …

Positive Thinking

Why We Put Ourselves Last & Why Self-Care Should Be a Priority

<b>“Be there for others, but never leave</b> <b>yourself</b> <b>behind.” ~Dodinsky</b><p>Sometimes, when we’re feeling stressed and running around taking care of everybody …

You Are Broken, Let Me Fix You

<b>“To wish you were someone else is to waste the person you are.” ~Sven Goran Erikkson</b><p>Let me fix you.<p>You really should try not to be so sensitive, …

5 Ways to Validate Yourself: Be Part of Your Support System

<b>“You have been criticizing yourself for years, and it hasn't worked. Try</b> <b>approving of yourself</b> <b>and see what happens.” ~Louise L. Hay</b><p>We all have …

7 Behaviors That Will Make You Insanely Productive

Productivity is purposefully and consistently moving in a desired direction.<p>Productivity is not doing lots of stuff fast.<p>You can do lots of stuff and get nowhere closer to your ideal. Most people are living their lives this way. They are burning themselves out running in a million different …

Time Management

The 23 Best Biceps Exercises

Pump up your guns with these sleeve-busting biceps exercises<p>Who doesn’t love to work their guns? No one, that’s who. (Except the guys on Facebook that’ll say training your biceps is stupid.)<p><b>Related:</b> RIPTENSITY—Fast Bodyweight Workouts From <i>Men’s Health</i> That Are So Intense, They Rip Away Body Fat!<p>The …

How to Defeat Your Insecurities and Tell Someone You Love Them

<b>“Our own ego judges us, so we become afraid of self-awareness. If it's not puffing us up to look better than others, it's tearing us down—anything to</b> …

The More of Less: A Minimalist Guide to a Fuller Life (Giveaway)

<b>UPDATE – The winners for this giveaway are:</b><p><b>CA Los</b>• <b><br>Joy Nicholson</b><p>When I think of minimalism, I think of two things: freedom and Joshua Becker’s blog, …

Minimalism

Create an Extraordinary Life: 5 Questions to Ask Yourself Daily

<b>“We have one precious life: do something extraordinary today, even if it's tiny. A pebble starts the avalanche.” ~K.A. Laity</b><p>Do you have a vision of a …

Happiness

Dell Inspiron 3552 – 500GB, 4GB, 15-inch HD for sub-Php16K

The <b>Dell Inspiron 3552</b> is now available over at online retail store Villman for less than Php16K. It carries a 15.6-inch display, 500GB internal …

Life Goes by Too Quickly to Postpone Our Dreams

<b>“The best way to make your dreams come true is to wake up.” ~Paul Valery</b><p>As I am sitting at my desk, looking out the window, I am contemplating if I …