9 Mistakes to Avoid While Starting Meditation

9 Mistakes to Avoid While Starting Meditation

Don’t expect immediate results.Maybe because of the way popular culture has portrayed meditation as the “one-stop solution to get rid of your stress at one go”, many people get frustrated when all their stress doesn’t magically disappear immediately after their first meditation session. While it’s true that meditation can relieve stress, the results will be…

How I Train: Marcey Rader

Marcey Rader is a personal lifestyle trainer who specializes in fitness and productivity for mobile professionals. Her business grew out of her own experiences in learning to stay fit and sane while living out of cars, planes, airports and hotels. “Some say staying fit and productive requires self-discipline, commitment or willpower.”, Rader says on her…

Productive Habits: an Interview with Mark Frauenfelder

Where technology and intelligent counterculture meet, you will find Mark Frauenfelder. Mark Frauenfelder is the founder of Boing Boing, the founding editor-in-chief of MAKE, editor-in-chief of Cool Tools and co-founder of Wink Books. He’s also an author, illustrator and maker; his latest book is Maker Dad: Lunch Box Guitars, Antigravity Jars, and 22 Other Incredibly…

Resilient Activism and Productive Writing: the Habits of Derrick Jensen

Photograph by Dawn Paley. Derrick Jensen is the award-winning author of over 20 books and has written for Orion, Audubon, The Sun, and many other magazines. Jensen makes a compelling argument that civilization is inherently unsustainable: “To pretend that civilization can exist without destroying its own landbase and the landbases and cultures of others is…