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12 compelling books on the Wellcome Book Prize 2018 longlist

The WBP2018 longlist has been announced, featuring 12 books examining our relationship with health, medicine and illness.<p><i>Non-fiction</i> (Doubleday, …

Buzz Aldrin wants you to buy this $150 solar backpack

Buzz Aldrin: revered engineer, astronaut of our time and now, the face of high fashion backpacks. Bag brand Sprayground has released a new collection, "Mission to Mars", and the campaign sees Aldrin playing the role of a flight coach, modelling the collection's pieces as he hangs around Mars …

This 1 Simple Exercise Will Change How You Handle Toxic People

How to avoid the 1 mistake everyone makes in dealing with difficult people.<p>A big idea. A thirst for freedom. The desire to help others. The drive to reach your own potential. The search for a more interesting life. Entrepreneurs have so many inspiring reasons for taking the leap. But there's …

Why Mindfulness Meditation Is The Most Important (and Undervalued) Self-Development Practice

Meditation is always the first thing to go.<p>The busier you are, the easier it becomes to sacrifice your values.<p>If you aren't careful, you'll blink and wake up living the life you never wanted--a life filled with regret, mediocrity, and complacency.<p>You'll lay awake late at night contemplating all of …

12 books that every leader should read

I have been maintaining – and occasionally updating — a list of “Books That Every Leader Should Read” on my old <i>Work Matters</i> blog since 2011. These …

How to ease anxiety with the '54321' mindfulness trick

When anxiety threatens our peace of mind, it can be difficult to stay in the moment.<p>But one mindfulness tool used by multiple psychologists has the …

These Are the Drugs Influencing Pop Culture Now

Many critics consider Thomas De Quincey’s <i>Confessions of an English Opium-Eater</i><i>,</i> published in 1821, to be the first explicit exploration of the …

Medicine

There's a subtle trick to tell the difference between intuition and over-thinking, according to a relationship expert

In the fog of love, it can be easy to get carried away with the feelings of infatuation and ignore warning signs that someone might not be right for you .<p>Other times, you might have a niggling feeling in the back of your mind that something's amiss.<p>According to Jonathan Marshall, a relationship …

Self-help

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Mindfulness courses at work? This should have us all in a rage | William Little

Lunchtime meditation might reduce workers’ stress – but it does nothing to tackle the rat-race culture that causes it<p>Mindfulness meditation is being offered at some of the world’s biggest companies, such as Google, GlaxoSmithKline and KPMG, to cut workplace stress and boost productivity. With …

This Is the Most Useful Trait You Can Give Your Child for Future Success

Childhood is the best time to start building resilience for happiness and a successful future an ever-faster changing world.<p>From social media, virtual reality, the gig economy, crypto-currencies, changes in global balance of power and soon quantum computing, one thing is sure: Our world is changing …

6 Ways to Shift a Negative Mindset

Happiness has always been, and will always be, an inside job.<p>"Seeking happiness outside ourselves is like waiting for sunshine in a cave facing north." This Tibetan saying is wisdom of the ages, essentially affirming that true happiness must come from within. And in order to find that sense of …

Transforming Conflict

Learning how to negotiate conflict demands that we become more present, more fearless. We may need to relinquish the hopeful image of ourselves as …

10 Free Tech Tools & Websites Every Teacher Should Know About

Photograph courtesy MaxPixel. Public domain<p>Confession: I was a late tech adopter.<p>I didn’t own a computer until I was in college. I couldn’t record on …

Education Technology

The morning routine experts recommend for peak productivity

What’s the best way to start your day so that you really get things done?<p>Laura Vanderkam studied the schedules of high-achievers. What did she find? …

Time Management