Afshin Hosseunzadeh

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Getting Students With Autism Through High School, To College And Beyond

Colin Ozeki, 17, doesn't like to sugarcoat how autism spectrum disorder has affected his interactions with others, his emotions and his own self-confidence. He sees it as an issue to confront, something about himself to work on and improve in order to fully participate in life around him.<p>He …

Autism

Autism's Placebo Problem

People on the spectrum—and their families—can be more easily swayed in their responses to treatments than previously thought.<p>What started as a seed of doubt in Leigh Merryday Porch’s mind had, by 2010, become a conviction. Her 18-month-old son, Callum, was delayed in his speech and motor skills. …

Raising a Creative Genius on the Autism Spectrum

My son, Colin, blows me away every day. He is 28 years old and was diagnosed with Asperger's at a young age - when the relatively unknown Asperger's was still stuck in a cul de sac of uncertainty. Now, Asperger's is everywhere - on mainstream TV, in movies, comic books and scores of blogs and …

Deleting fears from the brain means you might never need to face them

Conventional wisdom suggest that facing your fears is a good way to overcome them, indeed various forms of therapy for fear-related conditions are …

The Brain

10 Ways to Boost Your Brain Health This Week

Stay-sharp secrets from a leading expert on longevity…<p><b>Improve memory, focus, and cognition with these simple strategies from one of the country’s</b> …

Wellness

Novel drugs for depression

IT STARTED out as LY110141. Its inventor, Eli Lilly, was not sure what to do with it. Eventually the company found that it seemed to make depressed …

Depression

Innovation guru Clayton Christensen’s new theory is meant to protect you from disruption

If you’re sick of hearing about disruption, blame Clayton Christensen, who introduced the concept into business jargon.<p>Christensen is possibly the most influential management thinker in Silicon Valley. His 1997 book, <i>The Innovator’s Dilemma,</i> was embraced by Intel’s Andy Grove, quoted by Steve Jobs, …

Innovation

You May Be Able To Train Your Brain To Be Fearless

A developing treatment called neurofeedback may help people suffering from anxiety and PTSD.<p>All your fears, stresses and anxieties have one thing in common. They are sensed by a pair of pea-sized patches of neurons, called the amygdala, sitting deep inside your brain. So what if you could control …

10 Success lessons from Robert Kiyosaki – “Rich Dad, Poor Dad” for entrepreneurs

Share58<p>Tweet<p>Share181<p>+11<p>Shares 240<p>Robert Kiyosaki, is the author of number one personal finance book of all time ‘Rich Dad, Poor Dad,’ American …

31 Magic Tricks to Simplify Your Life

You'll be stunned at these shockingly simple yet effective ways to simplify. Don't miss number 31. If you do, you might ...

Psychology suggests the best way to change your life is through a series of small experiments

During my 20s, I didn’t give much thought to money. I was in grad school for a long time—seven years total between my masters and PhD—and I assumed my finances would straighten out once I graduated and got a job in the real world.<p>But shortly after I settled into my new job, my student loans came …

Credit Cards

How to Conquer Your Bad Habits--Forever

Conquer your bad habits or they will conquer you.<p>Our habits: for good or for bad they're with us every day, in the form of behavior that has become so routine that we repeat it unconsciously.<p>For some, habit means arriving at work to a well-planned day with everything they need to get started …

Self-help

10 Things You Can Do to Boost Self-Confidence

<i>“Low self-esteem is like driving through life with your hand brake on.” -- Maxwell Maltz</i><p>Nobody is born with limitless self-confidence. If someone seems to have incredible self-confidence, it’s because he or she has worked on building it for years. Self-confidence is something that you learn to …

The Myth of Mindfulness

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Scientists Reveal “Happy” Breakfast to Prevent and Fight Depression! Check it out!

This article was republished with permission from yourhealthtube.com<p>Breakfast to prevent and fight depression is probably an ideal way to improve your mental health condition. Well, we all know that there is a great link between how we feel and what we eat – which is where the popular expression</b> …

An Expert Explains Why You Feel So Lonely All the Time

Failing to connect with other people can seriously screw with your dopamine reward system, says psychiatrist Amy Banks.<p>We're living in what you might call an epidemic of loneliness. Recent research has shown that many of the people we feel close to probably don't reciprocate the feeling. Millions …

Relationships

The Importance of Food, Sleep, and Exercise and How it Impacts Your Success

Food has a direct impact on our cognitive performance, which is why one expert says "a poor decision at lunch can derail an entire afternoon."<p>Are you still looking for the secret to becoming successful in life and business?<p>It all starts with how healthy you are. And that means that you're eating …

Sleep

How To Release Negative Emotions Before They Affect Your Health

Fact: Negative emotions have a direct impact on physical health. Here's how to become aware of the direct connection between your mind and your body!

The Perfect Amount of Time to Work Each Day

The 8-hour workday is an outdated and ineffective approach to work. Let go of this relic and try a new, more productive approach.<p>The eight-hour workday was created during the industrial revolution in an effort to cut down on the number of hours of manual labor that workers were forced to endure on …

Time Management

An Ancient Method to Help With Anxiety

The most common mental health problems in the United States are anxiety disorders, experienced by 18% of the adult population. Many who do not meet …

This Shortcut to Success Could Save You Decades

Surprisingly, very few people take advantage of it.<p><i>What's the most badass life hack? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Brandon Lee, entrepreneur, investor, optimist, on Quora:</b><p>Hands down, it's</b> …

Self-improvement

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How to Change Your Life Without Doing Anything Big or Scary

<b>“Your life does not get better by chance, it gets better by change.” ~Jim Rohn</b><p>We’re human.<p>Every single one of us participates in behavior that we …

Self-improvement

13 Incredible Facts to Help You Unleash the Power Of Your Mind

The road to evolution starts with understanding the power of your mind.<p>Successful people create their own reality wisely using the power of the brain to create the outcomes they want in life. They truly believe they can achieve anything they set their mind to.<p>Irrespective of their current …

The Brain

What You Eat Affects Your Productivity

Think back to your most productive workday in the past week. Now ask yourself: On that afternoon, what did you have for lunch?<p>When we think about the factors that contribute to workplace performance, we rarely give much consideration to food. For those of us battling to stay on top of emails, …

The Quote That Totally Changed My Life

I wrote it on post-it notes and stuck them everywhere.<p>Whoever said your adolescence would be the hardest and most uncertain years of your life was so wrong. I never felt more unsure of myself than I did in my early 20s.<p>As a recent college grad, I was starting to figure out this adult life thing -- …

The 7 Seemingly Innocent Habits Holding You Back From Success

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What <i>big</i> things do you want to accomplish this year? Are you going to start a new business? Double the revenue in your existing company? Write a best-selling book? Lose 50 pounds?<p>Goals are great, and you should definitely have …

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