World travelers are changing their technology-totting ways, an Intel survey says. Today, more travelers are carrying their laptops, smartphones and devices with them to the airport despite hefty security and baggage fees.
This Summer One of my colleagues used to head to the men’s room and brush his teeth every time he felt a surge of writer's block? He swears it did the trick. Another exits the building and walks around the block to clear his head.
Enrich your life when you step out of the comfort zone. Tackling a new skill or taking an adventure that scares you a little helps you grow and makes you happier. Most of us have a desire to be comfortable and play it safe.
Post written by Leo Babauta. One of the most frequent questions I get when people read Zen Habits, looking to change their lives, is: “Where do I start?
From getting in shape to flossing to getting productive to waking earlier to learning languages and much more … there are so many habits to change that people often become confused, overwhelmed, to the point where they don’t start.
There are a bajillion different ways you can talk to somebody. But which one is the best if you're trying to set up a date? Or talk to your boss? Or...? Stop asking questions and consult this flow chart.
Sometimes I catch myself staring at the people around me – studying their mannerisms and expressions. I wonder, “What is their story? What are they searching for? What makes their heart beat with happiness, with sorrow, with fear, with longing?” And then I ask myself, “What words might I post on this blog to inspire them, and to remind them that, even on the toughest of days, our hearts all beat for these same things?”
The Kindle just got a whole lot more kid-friendly. Amazon on Thursday rolled out a series of updates for its Kindle iOS and Android apps, as well as its Kindle Cloud Reader, to now support children's books, graphic novels and comics.
As reading habits shift from printed to digital ink, public libraries are struggling to raise awareness of their digital offerings. The introduction of tablets and dedicated e-book readers has changed the way we read.
Will you be any worse off the moment humans cease to speak in Aragonese? How about Navajo or Ojibwa? Or Koro, a language only just discovered in a tiny corner of northeast India? No, you probably wouldn't, not in that moment.
Sometimes you know your job just isn't right for you. Maybe you're in the wrong field, don't enjoy the work, feel surrounded by untrustworthy coworkers, or have an incompetent boss. Most people would tell you to find something that's a better fit.
The Four Agreements are from the book, The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom, by don Miguel Ruiz. The Four Agreements are a reminder to find your own integrity, self-love, and peace.
When Universal Sports and BP present a series of original webisodes highlighting the personal stories of Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls over the coming weeks, fans won't just be treated to the videos.
The truth is that many of us don't apply ourselves enough to achieve the positive life changes to which we aspire. Why? Why is it that we so often fail to successfully make the changes we really want?
Over the years, I've lectured to tens of thousands of people on the subject of improving their quality of life. One of the main points I make is that an essential element of having more of the life you want is dedicating at least some time each day to clearing and quieting your mind.
After describing the practical, physiological, emotional, mental, and of course spiritual benefits of taking even just a few minutes a day to meditate or relax deeply, it's clear that most people are genuinely inspired to do it. Unfortunately, only a small percentage of people ever act on their inspiration. But these would-be meditators are not alone.
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