14 Simple Ways To Make Someone’s Day (And Your Own)

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Source:https://medium.com/ By:Karen Nimmo hink of the last time someone did something nice for you. Not something big; just a small act of kindness — bought you a coffee or a treat, did a household chore for you before you’ve asked, asked how your weekend was (and genuinely listened to the answer). Recall for a minute how that […]

This Is How To Plan A Day.

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Source:https://medium.com/ By:Deb Knobelman, PhD Photo by Oli Dale on Unsplash Banish anxiety and overwhelm on busy days. I am going out of town with my family tomorrow. I have a lot to get done before we step on the plane. I woke up with my mind spinning on repeat: work, write, errands, kids, meals, cleaning, dog. All the […]

40 Hour Work Weeks are Overrated

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Source:https://medium.com/ By:Aaron Webber The 40 hour work week is a hot topic as of late. Some folks say it is an unproductive drag of time that hurts the opportunity for a healthy life-work balance. Others stand by it as the gold-standard for how to make a decent living. I won’t deny that those who believe […]

5 Ways Travel Changes You As a Person.

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Source:https://medium.com/ By:Melissa Chu Photo credit: David Marcu When you’ve been away for a while, everything feels so different after you return home again. As you step out the front door and embark on your journey, you don’t know what to expect. Sure, you might have watched some videos and read about your chosen destination. You probably […]

Understanding This One Principle Will Make You a Happier Person.

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Source:https://medium.com/ By:Srinivas Rao Photo by Robert Collins on Unsplash Happiness and freedom begin with a clear understanding of one principle: Some things are within our control, and some things are not. It is only after you have faced up to this fundamental rule, and learn to distinguish between what you can and can’t control, that inner tranquility and […]

Twelve Life Lessons

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A dozen things I learned over the past year. Source:https://medium.com/ By:Nina Gheihman Photo:Sunset over Jaipur, India. January 2018. © Nina Gheihman Exactly a year ago, I left my comfortable existence in Cambridge, Massachusetts to embark on a year-long travel adventure for my dissertation research. My first stop was Paris, then Tel Aviv, and finally Los […]

What made Tesla a genius? Lessons learned from Nikola Tesla

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Source:https://medium.com/ By:Catalin Matei I have about 400 books on my waiting list. If you’re in a similar situation, you understand how hard it is to actually decide what to read next when the opportunity cost is so high, because there are other very good options. Nevertheless, a couple of days ago I decided to read […]