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Understanding ADHD in Adults

In the past, ADHD (attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder) was considered a condition that children had and then "grew out of" before they reached …

Autism

For A Healthy Brain, Exercise Your Legs

Exercise — and specifically leg exercise — is critical for keeping the nervous system healthy.<p>Leg day might be even more important than we thought. …

Neuroscience

5 Everyday Strategies to Make Your Brain Stronger (One of Them Involves Eating)

You can actually bulk up your brain strength -- without going to the gym.<p>4 min read<p>We want to make sure that not only our bodies but our brains are healthy. Otherwise creativity and innovation can't happen. But you don't need to do a major overhaul to improve your brain function. It can be …

The Brain

The six proven ways to prevent dementia according to science

Challenging yourself, taking aspirin and drinking champagne: The six proven ways to prevent dementia according to science<p><b>This week is Dementia Action</b> …

Dementia

Why This 15-Pound Weighted Blanket Is Part of My Anti-Anxiety Routine

My anxiety causes a lot of sleeping problems. I set out to see if a gravity blanket would help me get a more peaceful night’s sleep.<p><b>Health and</b> …

Time I

How to Optimize Google My Business and Leverage It For More Sales

Just a few days ago, I found something that surprised me.A phone book.<i>These still exist?</i>After all, 60% of Americans use smartphones and tablets to …

Small Business

10 Easy Steps to Starting an LLC

10 Steps to Setting Up a Limited Liability Company (LLC)<p>Updated September 01, 2017<p>The Limited Liability Company, or LLC, has in recent years become …

Exactly How I Went From Running a 12-Minute Mile to a 7-Minute Mile

It's confession time. I've always been afraid of running. I absolutely dreaded it in high school and whenever it was mile day, I found a way to get "sick" so I could skip PE class. If I tried a little in my mile times, I could finish it in 10 to 11 minutes, but most of the time, I was averaging 12 …

Fitness

How to Mine Bitcoin for Free With Google BigQuery

You won’t get rich, but it’s a pretty neat mining hack.<p>Cryptocurrency miners are always looking for a way to save on electricity costs. Sometimes that involves funding huge mining operations moving to small towns to take advantage of cheap hydro power, or developing obscure mining rig set ups that …

How decluttering your space could make you healthier and happier

More stuff doesn't equal more fun<p>As much as advertisers may work to convince you otherwise, having more things doesn't necessarily make you happier. …

Building Self-Esteem in Tweens

If you've been noticing that your tween's self-worth has been dropping, you may be searching for strategies for building self-esteem. While you can't …

Seven ways ... to improve your sleep

Knowledge is power<p>Key restorative processes take place while we are asleep, yet about one in five adults in the UK, and a third of those in the US, fail to get the seven to nine hours recommended for those aged 18-64. Sleep deprivation has been linked to a long list of health problems, including …

Sleep

How to Recognize When a Person Has Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Everyone experiences anxiety at some point. Occasional stress and worry about relationships, school, work, money, and health are just a normal part …

The Most Important Factors in Determining a Child's Success in School

The past several decades have been filled with research to help figure out the most influential factors in determining a child's success in school. …

7 Ways to Boost Your Small-Business Marketing

These marketing strategies can help small businesses gain new customers and increase repeat business.<p>This story originally appeared on Bizness Apps<p>Marketing is important to every business’ survival, whether it’s for the local business up the street or the mega-corporation that spreads across all …

Small Business

Truly likable people all share the same trait — here are 9 ways to know if you're one of them

Everyone worries from time to time.<p>Maybe you walked into a roomful of coworkers whispering and assumed they were gossiping about you. Or maybe your friends forgot to include you on the email chain for an upcoming getaway.<p>Our advice? Relax. You're probably plenty well-liked.<p>But if you're really …

Psychology

14 Habits That Are Sabotaging Your Mental Health

A new book identifies the toxic thought patterns that get in the way of happiness and success.<p>In early 2007, life coach Andrea Owen hit her own …

Psychologists Studied 5,000 Genius Kids for 45 Years — Here Are Their 6 Key Takeaways

Even kids with genius-level IQs need teachers to help them reach their full potential.<p>Follow thousands of superbright kids for four and a half …

Education

Attention deficit disorder, autism share cognitive problems

Children with autism have many of the cognitive difficulties seen in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), a new study …

Autism

Which Crypto Exchange Should You Use?

Fiat Exchanges (Coinbase) vs. Centralized Exchanges (Binance) vs. Decentralized Exchanges (IDEX)<p>One of the difficult things about crypto in its …

What Are Fluid Intelligence and Crystallized Intelligence?

While many people claim that their intelligence seems to decline as they age, research suggests that while fluid intelligence begins to decrease …

What Are the Main Types of Therapy for Anxiety?

In my previous post I talked about finding the right word to label what we are feeling. This is a useful skill. I will refer to it again when I …

5 Steps to Quit Yelling at Your Kids—and What to Do Instead

If you erupt when your kids don’t listen or when the play becomes wild, we get it. But here’s how to stop your tirades once and for all—even when you really, really (really) want to yell.<p>A while ago I almost broke a blood vessel in my eye from yelling at my three kids to go to bed. Another time, I …

The Three Most-Overlooked Digital Marketing Hacks Small-Businesses Forget To Utilize

Every day I encounter another small-business struggling to gain tracking in the digital world. The frustrating thing is, today, it’s absolutely …

Marketing

10 ways to sleep better every night

Some helpful solutions to your sleep struggles…<p>It seems that the world is finally waking up to the <b>importance of sleep</b>, especially when it comes to …

What Do Clinical Psychologists Do?

Clinical psychology is concerned with the assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mental disorders. While professionals in this field …

Could I rewire my brain to lose my worrier mentality? | Toronto Star

A skew to one way or the other is known as a cognitive bias — in other words, an assumption we don’t know we are making. The direction and strength …

A new kind of doctor's office that doesn't take insurance and charges a monthly fee is 'popping up everywhere' — and that could change how we think about healthcare

Bryan Hill spent his career working as a pediatrician, teaching at a university, and working at a hospital. But in March 2016 he decided he no longer wanted a boss.<p>Soon after, Hill learned about a different way to run a doctor's office.<p>"It's the most fun I've ever had," Hill said.<p>Now almost 18 …

Health Care

Your Complete Guide to Parenting a 15-Year-Old

By the time most teens turn 15, they’re rather independent. Yet, the vast majority of them struggle to recognize their limitations. As a result, …