How To Stay Motivated (The Locus Rule)

A study was conducted in 1998 at Columbia University by professors Claudia M. Mueller and Carol Dweck where they took a large group of fifth graders and separated them into two groups to complete puzzles. After solving the puzzles one group of children were told they did so well because they were so smart, the … Read more

Short stay: The Treehouses, Dittisham Hideaway, Devon, UK

In the famous 19th century children’s book, when the shipwrecked Swiss Family Robinson have the opportunity to leave their treehouse on their isolated island, many of the family choose to remain. And they didn’t even have the designer luxuries of Dittisham Hideaway’s toe-warming under-floor heating, fresh herbs growing next to the front door, Nespresso coffeemaker … Read more

5 best hotels in Siena, Tuscany

This beautiful city is home to some of the best hotels in the region, perfect for couples or solo travelers alike. So whether you’re looking for a 5-star property with all the bells and whistles, or a more modest option with Tuscan charm, there’s sure to be a perfect hotel for you in Siena. To … Read more

10 alternative activities to do in Barcelona

Barcelona is a beautiful, lively city with a lot to offer tourists. However, it can be easy to get caught up in the daily schedule of your vacation and miss out on some of the best that the city has to offer. If you’re looking for something a little different to do on your next … Read more

Stoicism: Become Undefeatable – New Trader U

Stoicism is the philosophy of the acceptance of circumstances as they are and not what we wish they were. Stoicism is the art of not indulging in unhelpful emotions. Stoics are pragmatists that see no purpose in dwelling in negative emotions like regret, jealousy, and worry to name a few. Stoics don’t cry over spilled … Read more

How to visit Taiwan on a budget

You can definitely travel cheap in Taiwan, and with some planning, it can be immensely enjoyable. That said, Taiwan is not as budget-friendly as Vietnam, Malaysia or Indonesia, though it is more affordable than Singapore, Hong Kong and Japan. Taiwan is also more economical than South Korea, except for accommodation. In general, lodging costs are … Read more

Cafeteria culture in Indiana – Lonely Planet

Strawberry pie, blueberry pie, cherry pie. Fluffy lemon meringue and gooey, crunchy pecan. Chocolate cream, banana cream, coconut cream, all piled high with gravity-defying layers of whipped topping. I’ve never forgotten the lineup of pies at Gray Brothers Cafeteria in Mooresville, Indiana, 10 miles south of Indianapolis International Airport. As a child growing up in … Read more

Getting around in Toronto – Lonely Planet

Exploring on foot is a great way to experience a new place. However, in a city as big as Toronto where the different neighborhoods and attractions are fairly spread out, you might need a little help that will give your feet a rest. Toronto might be one of the most exciting and diverse metropolitan destinations … Read more