Angela Riley

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25 changes to make in your 20s to set yourself up for lifelong success

In fact, one psychologist calls this time period the "defining decade," since it sets the stage for the rest of your life.<p>We understand that might sound intimidating. To reduce some of the pressure, we put together a road map of sorts based on several Quora threads on how to make the most of your …

Why (& How) You Should be Your Own Best Friend.

Although we have best friends or favorite relatives, if most of us were given the option of being joined at the hip to another human being, we would …

10 Pitfalls Keeping You From An Awesome Meditation

There are many guidelines out there for how to meditate. But it’s also good to understand what <i>not</i> to do in meditation. Here are 10 common pitfalls …

Meditation

How Should We Interrogate the Brain?

<b>Towards a New Science of Interrogation</b><p>I’ve argued previously here that the evidence is clear – that torture doesn’t work for veridical information …

Dear Stress, Let's Break Up: 10 Tips To Help You De-Stress

The mind and the body feed one another continuously, so if you are challenged by stress, this can certainly affect your overall wellness. Long-term …

7 Surprisingly Simple Keys to Happiness and Success

You're reading 7 Surprisingly Simple Keys to Happiness and Success, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're …

Five things Science says will make you Happier

Did you know that happiness has its own holiday? Four years ago, the General Assembly of the United Nations proclaimed March 20 to be the …

Happiness

Why a psychiatrist thinks the key to happiness might be swallowing the right bacteria

That these organisms influences us as much — if not more — as we influence them is a powerful idea, explored in fecal transplant therapies and microbiome sequencing.<p>It's also one that some researchers want to take advantage of, psychologically speaking.<p>They're looking for psychobiotics — bacteria …

Morgan Freeman travels the world to piece together 'The Story of God'

First, he played God. Starting Sunday, Academy Award-winning actor Morgan Freeman, 78, will tell <i>The Story of God</i>.<p>Executive produced by Freeman and his Revelations Entertainment partners, Lori McCreary and James Younger, <i>The Story of God</i> follows Freeman on an international, interfaith journey as he …

Wood windows? Researchers make breakthrough in transparent wood

Researchers at Stockholm’s KTH Royal Institute of Technology have made a breakthrough in developing transparent wood.<p>While transparent wood has been …

The Brain Processes Social Information at High Priority

<b>Everyday actions activate bottom-up attention processes. Bochum researchers use hypnosis to study cognitive processes</b><p>Our brain automatically pays …

The Brain

Just 6 Seconds of Mindfulness Can Make You More Effective

Some days it’s really draining to be a senior executive. You sit in meetings for hours on end, and every decision you need to make is difficult — all of the easy decisions have already been made at levels below you. On those days, you know you could be a much more effective leader if you could …

6 Simple Changes That Will Make Your Brain Work Better in 2016 | Inc.com

That 3 lb. organ between our ears controls everything we do. We depend on it for literally everything from deciding which holiday presents to exchange to keeping us breathing. Yet most of us spend more time and energy trying to improve every other part of the body but give little thought to our …

5 Lessons The Dalai Lama Taught Me About Happiness

<b>I</b> was lucky enough to have the opportunity of attending a lecture, titled ‘Happiness: the power of giving & receiving’, handed down by none other …

23 Things To Do To Improve Your Mental Health In 2016

Have a very happy new year — literally.

In A Crisis, Being Anxious May Be Good For You

<b>Brain prioritizes threats, especially in anxious people.</b><p>New findings by French researchers show that the brain devotes more processing resources to …

Allergies may boost chances of anxiety or depression symptoms | Reuters

(Reuters Health) - Kids who have allergies at an early age are more likely than others to also have problems with anxiety and depression, according to a new study.<p>As the number of allergies increase, so do internalizing behavior scores, the researchers found.<p>Internalizing behaviors include …

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How Well Do You Handle Uncertainty? Take This Quiz to Find Out

Grappling with uncertainty is an inherent part of being human. Every day, we face ambiguity of one sort or another, ranging in seriousness from a …

Career Assessments, Myers-Briggs® More

According to Dunning (2003), “Communication is key to a successful business and personal interactions” (Dunning, p.1). Not only can improving your …

Myers-Briggs

What The Pharmaceutical Industry & Your Doctor Don’t Tell You About Depression

I'm in!<p>Before starting off, it’s important to mention that yes, some individuals suffer more than others when it comes to depression, and people do …

Sore head? Wine contains more alcohol than manufacturers claim

Winemakers willfully mislead consumers by changing the percentage of alcohol on bottle labels<p>If you are struggling with a hangover this morning, it might not be entirely your own fault.<p>Wine has more alcohol in than manufacturers claim, putting drinkers’ health at risk and raising the chance of …

Well-funded startups on an unlikely mission: making meatless food appeal to the masses

NEW YORK — Patrick Brown is on an improbable mission: Make a burger Americans love, minus the meat.<p>Veggie patties have been around for decades, but …