I read Outliers again during the holidays as I was outlining my 2013 goals and the concept of practice resonated. What could I practice more of in order to achieve a healthier life balance in 2013?
There's not a list that you can just memorize and live by. Good eating requires a life-style change. It requires more time to learn, more time to shop, and more time to cook. It all begins with better education.
Patagonia experiences all four seasons on any given day at any time of the year.
Referring to the "Lost City" these days is a bit of a misnomer, as the attraction is quickly becoming a "must-see" attraction for adventure travelers.
She pressed the back of her hand to her forehead, feigned collapsing on the ground and then looked up, smiling. She spoke in English. "I'm tired," she said.
Iceland was settled by Nordic people in the ninth century and is a unique destination that offers unspoilt nature, breathtaking landscapes and vibrant culture. Here are eight great reasons to visit.
Nothing matters when nobody can see you. You could have the world's worst secret, you could tell it out loud and it wouldn't matter. You could be the world's worst goal-setter, the worst keeper of resolutions, and it doesn't matter.
Changing the terms of the debate about North Korea, and the division of the peninsula, will require creativity and imagination in the effort to generate feelings of connection and compassion between ordinary people in North and South Korea.
Plan to celebrate winter with a flourish by attending one of these seven mid-winter carnivals. Ice carvings, snow sculptures and polar bear swims are some traditional winter pastimes that will warm your spirit in spite of the single digit temps.
These photos are just adorable.
During the winter months, the California desert becomes a cooler place to visit (literally), making it an ideal time to take a trip to Joshua Tree National Park. Roughly two and a half hours from Los Angeles, Joshua Tree is the closest national park to L.A.
By the time we finally landed, three people had sobbed loudly, two lost their breakfasts. Not one of us said a word until the plane came to a stop.
Earlier this year I travelled to a place better known for sea, sand and unrest than for hiking.
For young adults, cancer comes at a time when life is sweet and our awareness of our mortality is the furthest thing from our minds. A host of unique psychosocial challenges make it even more important to seek life, meaning and purpose, to reclaim it from cancer.
There are thousands of things to do in Los Angeles, and it's near impossible to figure out how to make the most of a short trip. Here are some of the best, well-rounded suggestions for anyone looking to get a 'little' off the beaten path.
It reminded me of some kind of Hollywood movie set for an old western film that used to run on TV in the middle of the night. It was like no place I'd ever been; it didn't feel real.