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9 Nonfiction Audiobooks To Listen To While You Work Out, If You're Feeling Incredibly Ambitious

Everyone knows you're supposed to exercise for your physical improvement, but what about your intellectual gains? If you want to get pumped in body …

Books

The five habits that can add more than a decade to your life

People who stick to five healthy habits in adulthood can add more than a decade to their lives, according to a major study into the impact behaviour has on lifespan.<p>Loneliness isn't inevitable – a guide to making new friends as an adult<p>Read more<p>Researchers at Harvard University used lifestyle …

Holistic Medicine

Preparing Learners for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Do you like change? If you do, then living in the present is an exhilarating experience. For those who don’t, buckle up as we are only going to see …

Manufacturing

7 Hard Lessons You Need to Learn if You Want a Happy, Successful Life

The best way to enforce happy relationships is to exercise your willingness to walk away from them<p><i>"What is it that nobody tells you about adult life?" originally appeared on Quora--the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer</b> …

Relationships

Swan Songs: Music For Your Final Exit

Chances are your life story can be told in a series of songs — a mix of the music you heard and loved at various stages in your life, from infancy through your teen years, on into adulthood and beyond. This is true all the way up to the final chapter of your life, after you've shuffled off this …

Music

FDA Briefing Hints at First U.S. Government-Approved Marijuana-Derived Drug

Big pharma's getting in on the medical marijuana game.<p>Medical marijuana advocates and patients sing the plant’s praises for its ability to help …

Listening to Sacred Stillness: What Difference Can 20 Minutes Make?

April 17, 2018 by Greg Richardson<p><b>What Difference Can 20 Minutes Make?</b><p>When I practice listening to sacred stillness I follow the guidelines of …

In a Stunningly Aggressive Email, Elon Musk Gave 5 Brilliant Lessons That Everyone Should Adopt

This wasn't an email suffused with charm. But you can learn a lot from it.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>He's so funny, that Elon Musk.<p>He's so cool, too.<p>He dresses like a 90s rock star and seems to find the time to have a lot …

The best free apps and Alexa skills to boost your wellbeing

<b>A new study on mobile downloads shows self-care apps are growing in popularity. But although Headspace and Calm lead the pack, there are lots of</b> …

10 of the Best Music Podcasts

With car dashboards eliminating CD inputs and relying more on smart displays and smartphones, podcasts — both music-related and others — are …

The Single Most Important Thing You Can Do to Build Emotional Intelligence

The most important thing when you're trying to learn a skill often is to just be quiet.<p><i>How can we improve our emotional intelligence? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Jennifer</b> …

Emotional Intelligence

How to Become An Expert At Just About Anything In Just 45 Minutes A Day

“It takes 10,000 hours to become an “expert in an ultra-competitive field” but to go from “knowing nothing to being pretty good”, actually takes 20 …

21 books you need to read this spring

Spring is here and that can only mean one thing: time to shake yourself out of hibernation and bust out that spring reading.<p>But with so many great …

Books

Beyoncé knew Coachella’s white audience wouldn’t understand her set. That’s why she did it.

Tina Knowles-Lawson: Beyoncé wants to do “what’s best for the world and not what is most popular.”<p>As Beyoncé herself reminded the crowd during her historic Coachella performance last Saturday, she is the first black woman to headline the music festival. (“Ain’t that about a bitch?” she added, with …

25 skills LinkedIn says are most likely to get you hired in 2018 — and the online courses to get them

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>With the introduction of far-reaching and robust technology, the job market has experienced its own exponential growth, adaptation, and …

Online Education

Testing a universal basic income

<i>Technology is changing the kinds and number of jobs we have in this economy, so there's a push to give people who lose out a guaranteed minimum</i> …

Universal Basic Income

The 5 Foods a Harvard Nutritionist Wants You to Eat "Every Day"

When you think of adopting a healthy diet, you most likely think of all the decadent foods you have to give up. But as Harvard Health reports, there …

Nutrition

5 tips on how to build resilience, recover from setbacks, and not be scared by 'failure' again

A person’s resilience can be measured by how fast they bounce back after disappointments. But more than that, it’s about your ability to adapt to …

Mindfulness

13 Books These High Achievers Say Helped Them Get Ahead

These titles foster creativity, self-improvement, and open-mindedness.<p>Reading is good for you in many ways. It fosters creativity, self-improvement and open-mindedness. Researchers even have determined it can help you live longer. Here are popular titles suggested by more than a dozen successful …

Startups

12 bad decisions you make every day without realizing

Even smart people can make terrible decisions.<p>Generally, it's not because they spent time deliberating and somehow arrived at the wrong answer. It's because they didn't spend any time thinking at all.<p>For example: You might automatically keep your phone on your desk at work, or grab a smoothie as a …

Time Management

The Everything Guide to Buying Your First Home

So you’re thinking about buying your first home. Your very own house (and mortgage). A place to call — and make — your own.<p>It’s a big move, literally …

10 habits of mentally strong people

Despite West Point Military Academy’s rigorous selection process, one in five students drop out by graduation day. A sizeable number leave the summer …

Self-improvement

Are your phone camera and microphone spying on you?

Here is what the former FBI director James Comey said when he was asked back in September 2016 if he covered his laptop’s webcam with tape.<p>“Heck yeah, heck yeah. Also, I get mocked for a lot of things, and I am much mocked for that, but I hope people lock their cars … lock your doors at night. I …

Social Media

7 Things That Just Don't Bother You Anymore When You're Truly Happy With Your Life

Have you ever felt so stuck? Sometimes, work can be a total drag, and nothing exciting seems to be going on outside of work. Then, all of a sudden, …

I'm a financial planner, and this is the best advice I can give to people who are new to investing

One of the questions I'm most frequently asked has to do with what's needed to begin investing. Some folks want to know how much money they need to begin. Others have a strong desire to buy a few stocks they heard about. And then there are people who have spent a long time thinking about getting …

5 Surprisingly Great Freebies You Can Get With Your Library Card

Who knew you could use your card for more than just books?<p>Access to Mango, a program to learn a new language<p>Most people would love to learn a new …

The best books about science from the last 15 years that everyone should read

From discussions of human-machine hybrids to lost civilizations in the Amazon and octopus brains, scientists and writers have produced some amazing works of nonfiction in the past 15 years.<p>If you're in the mood to learn something new, as well as be entertained by riveting storylines, look no …

Books

What Happens After Death? New Theory Suggests Consciousness Moves To Another Universe

A book titled “<i>Biocentrism: How Life and Consciousness Are the Keys to Understanding the Nature of the Universe</i>“ has stirred up the internet, because …

Sex for rent: the rogue landlords who offer free rooms in return for ‘favours’

To the unaware, the true meaning of some of the phrases used on the ads for tenants could be missed. Rooms for rent are offered in exchange for “benefits” or “keeping me company”. Others are less subtle – “free accommodation in exchange for an erotic arrangement”.<p>Renting rooms for sexual favours is …

Housing

Here's Why That Video Of Reporters Reading The Same Script Went Viral

"Fake news" has become one of President Trump's favorite mantras. A video of reporters reading from the same script proves the idea of fake news has …