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How You Can Be Nicer, Smarter and Happier With Just Five Minutes A Day

Meditate like a Zen monk at the touch of a button! If you’ve ever tried to meditate, you know how farfetched that claim sounds. Meditation is an incredibly beneficial practice whose many benefits we’ve touted before. But meditation is difficult, especially for beginners. Focusing on your breath for 15 minutes sounds simple until you remember […]

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45 Ways to Cheer Up On A Bad Day

Having a bad day once in a while is inevitable, but you don’t have to stay that way. Just follow our 45 tips to boost your mind. 1. Have a warm drink. It turns out the British might be onto something. A 2008 study found that hot beverages promote warm feelings. So go ahead, have […]

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8 ways to stay focused at work this summer

8 Ways to Stay Focused at Work This Summer

Spending your summer in the office when everyone else is off on vacation can be incredibly unproductive. But it doesn’t have to be! So stay focused this season with our 8 tips. 1. Dress appropriately. Many offices relax the dress code during summer months. While ditching the suit jackets to stay cool is great, dressing […]

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9 Ways to Travel Responsibly

9 Ways to Travel Responsibly

With summer underway, many of us are off to a vacation in far-off corners of the world. But how do your travels affect the places you visit? While tourism brings in lots of money to destination countries, it can also trample natural resources and history if we’re not careful. Early this month in Paris, part […]

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I Know It’s Out There – A Tribute to Michael Jackson

We were recording at Westlake Studio A on Santa Monica Boulevard in Los Angeles. Quincy Jones was producing Michael Jackson with Bruce Swedien, our masterful engineer. I had just finished recording a special sound on “Beat It,” Michael’s new song. Michael and Quincy called me in because I owned a Synclavier, a revolutionary new digital […]

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