Adi Palguna

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It Only Took This Instagram Co-Founder 1 Sentence to Provide the Perfect Cure for Procrastination | Inc.com

Everyone at least occasionally puts things off. Everyone at least occasionally avoids doing things they need to do. Everyone, at some point, procrastinates.<p>And everyone who procrastinates <i>hates</i> the fact they procrastinate -- especially when they put off things they actually enjoy doing or, more …

Procrastination

These Are the 8 Types of Friends You Need in Your Life

Do your friends sometimes disappoint you? Ever feel like there is something missing in your relationships? You’re not alone.<p>Tom Rath and the Gallup …

Self-improvement

A New Study of 500,000 Teens Shows This Much Screen Time Doubles Their Risk of Depression | Inc.com

"Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation?" wondered celebrated sociologist Jean Twenge in <i>The Atlantic</i> earlier this year. It's a scary headline, so scary in fact that you're likely to ask: is Twenge just being alarmist? Having a kid on Snapchat all day is certainly annoying, but is it really such a …

Mental Health

Four strategies for remembering everything you learn

If you're going to learn anything, you need two kinds of prior knowledge:<p>knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or …

The Symptom Of Depression We Don’t Talk About

You may think you know a lot about depression.<p>You know people with depression can feel sad and empty much of the time, have changes in appetite or …

The Right and Wrong Way to Apologize and Why It Matters | Inc.com

These past few weeks, we have seen what feels like an unusually high number of people faced with accusations of wrongdoing, sexual misconduct and unethical behavior. For most of them, the first response is one of denial and disputation. But as evidence and corroboration emerge, that strategy …

Anger Management

Put Down Your Phone: Why Presence Is the Best Gift You’ll Ever Give

<b>“When you love someone, the best thing you can offer is your presence. How can you love if you are not there?” ~Thich Nhat Hanh</b><p>The only thing worse …

How Loving-Kindness Meditation Makes You a Better Human

If you’re familiar to meditation, then you’ve probably tried a basic loving-kindness practice. It involves bringing to mind someone you love, and …

Mindfulness

Science Says These 7 Attention Exercises Will Instantly Make You More Focused | Inc.com

With knowledge workers--software engineers, writers, entrepreneurs, and most people with a "white-collar" job--currently outnumbering all other workers in the U.S. four to one, it's clear that the thinkers will inherit the Earth.<p>Yet with longer days, higher expectations, and the constant pinging of …

Mindfulness

What to Do When Your Friend Hurts Your Feelings

It's a specific set of skills.<p>We’ve all been there: our BFF shares one of our secrets, or makes an off-hand comment in front a crush, or doesn’t invite us with her on a juice run, or…or… It’s kind of an endless list. We suffer through these friendship affronts not because our friends suck, but …

These 4 Simple Steps Are the Key to Better, Happier Relationships | Inc.com

People are always communicating, but typically not well. Most people aren't aware their body language, tone, and even their silence sends loud messages to others. And when you don't realize that not doing the dishes may be interpreted as "you don't love me or value our relationship," that can lead …

Communication Skills

How to love with non-attachment

And why non-attachment isn’t avoidance<p>“It’s dark because you are trying too hard. <br>Lightly child, lightly. Learn to do everything lightly. <br>Yes, feel …

Spirituality

Science says happier people have these 9 things in common

Everybody wants to be happy.<p>That's why the science of happiness has gained more attention in recent years —researchers have started to produce …

Happiness

7 Essential Habits of Highly Mindful People (That They Never Talk)

I think we can all agree that we want to be more mindful in our lives. Not only does practising mindfulness increase your sense of calm, but it can …

Mindfulness

How to Become More Self-Aware, According to Research

You probably know more than a few people who are just clueless about themselves.<p>They make the same errors over and over but never seem to notice. …

Self-awareness

Talking about men's mental health

<! ReadSpeaker Player /--><p>Listen to this page<p>It can be hard for men to open up and talk about how they are feeling. And this can have serious impacts …

How To Tell A New Partner You Have A Mental Illness

I cried in his arms our first night together. <i>I’m not good</i>, I kept repeating, tears falling into my ears as he caressed my face. I knew what love required, and I knew that, time and again, I’d failed at giving it because of the ways my anxiety distorted my thinking, and my panic disorder made me …

Mental Health

Be the Most Persuasive Person in the Room: 9 Things Highly Influential People Always Do, According to Science | Inc.com

Every successful person I know is extremely good at persuading other people. Not manipulating or pressuring, but genuinely <i>persuading</i>: Describing the logic and benefits of an idea to gain agreement.<p>When you think of it that way, everyone needs to harness the power of persuasion: to convince other …

Self-improvement

Science Says You Can Boost Your Creativity and Performance With These Habits | Inc.com

The business world keeps evolving at breakneck speed as we enter into the Fourth Industrial Revolution. To stay competitive, it's critical that you keep learning new skills and adapting to new technology.<p>Your biggest challenge? Keeping the pace by staying productive (which is different than staying …

Creativity

Instagram and Snapchat are damaging young people's mental health, study warns

Instagram is the worst social media site in terms of its impact on the mental health of young people, a report has suggested.<p>The #StatusofMind survey …

Mental Health

War On Waste - Series 1 Ep 1 : ABC iview

Craig Reucassel is on a mission to uncover how much waste we produce as a nation and learn what we can about it. In episode one he focuses on food …

7 ways to tame your wandering mind and achieve better focus

Mind wandering has long been thought of as the enemy of concentration, but that’s not always true – the right kind of daydreaming can actually help …

Mindfulness

Yes, Women's Brains Are Different from Men's Brains | Inc.com

A team of 18 researchers at the University of Edinburgh recently scanned the brains of 5,000 men and women between the age of 40 and 70. They discovered that there are significant differences between men and women in the size and density of different parts of their brains.<p>As science writer Jesse …

The Brain

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Depression Tops List As Leading Cause of Disability and Ill Health Worldwide

<i>Summary: According to a new report, more than 300 million people are now living with depression, with an 18% increase in those diagnosed with the</i> …

Neuroscience: This Is How Meditation Changes Your Brain for the Better | Inc.com

Unless you've been living in a cave the last few years, someone has no doubt recommended meditation to you. With top entrepreneurs swearing by the practice and a parade of articles suggesting mindfulness for everything from stress reduction to better concentration, meditation is undeniably hot.<p>Is …

Meditation

Why Your Brain Loves You Not Having a Boss, According to Science | Inc.com

Being your own boss has been the Holy Grail of business for a long time, but now, there's some science to back up the idea that you'll accomplish more if you don't have someone else calling the shots. According to Dr. Daniel Glaser, director of science at King's College London, your brain works …

Stanford University

Experiences of bipolar disorder: 'Every day it feels like I must wear a mask'

Readers explain the intense mood swings brought on by bipolar disorder that can lead to self harm, loss of control and the need for medication, as part of the MQ series Speak your Mind<p><b>Anonymous</b><br>I am once again in the mental health treatment sausage machine. Plucking up courage to approach a GP to …

Mental Health