Angelene S. Baker

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3 Weird Ways To Turn Procrastination Into Work-Horse Productivity

About a year ago I came up against my biggest obstacle in my career as a freelance copywriter.<p>I had just taken on a big name client and I was so …

4 High-Paying Medical Jobs You Don't Need an MD for

For those who want to work in the medical field, but cannot commit more than eight years to receive highly intensive medical training, there are …

Why Strength Training Is The Workout You Need To Do If You’re Trying To Lose Weight

When you think about the best type of workouts for weight loss, your mind might not immediately jump to strength training, but it should. While it’s …

How To Read People: 5 Secrets Backed By Research

We’d all like to learn how to read people like Sherlock Holmes. And research shows understanding things like body language is even more powerful than …

Psychology

Hustle Your Way To Success

Being a hustler in business is easy if you want to be successful enough. When you want to succeed as bad as you want to live you will find a way to make it. Hustling comes as a natural way to do business when you add value to people's lives and are compensated in the process. I humbly serve ½ a …

Yes, You Can Train Yourself To Be More Creative. Here's How.

People often think that creativity is something you're born with or you're not. "My sister is the creative one in the family; she goes to art school," you might hear an accountant say. Advertising agencies even label their departments as such: project managers deal directly with clients, while …

5 Ways to Start Reaching Your Goal – Before You Even Have One

At our family reunion last year, my nephew did something he had never attempted before. By the time we had all sat down for brunch, my nephew had run …

Motivation

21 Awesome Places to Learn Critical Skills That Will Change Your Life

Never stop learning. Improve your professional and personal lives here.<p>We tend to think of learning a new skill or "going back to school" as something you'd do when looking to change careers, or to upgrade within your current one.<p>But lifelong learning has incredible benefits, both personal and …

This Is How Much Fish You Should Eat To Protect Your Memory

Seafood could be the key.<p>A serving of seafood a week could be the key to preventing the memory loss that occurs with advancing age. A new study, published in the journal Neurology, suggests that foods with omega-3 fatty acids can have a protective effect on your memory and cognition.<p>"This study …

The Brain

The Cognitive Science Behind Repeating Mistakes

Being constantly late, losing your phone, spending too much money, dating the same inadvisable people—these are all errors that human beings make over and over again. But it has more to do with how the brain is wired than with a lack of discipline. In attempting to understand where we went wrong, …

Cognitive Science

Can growth mindset theory reshape the classroom?

Growth mindset holds that every learner has the potential to excel. How could it impact education?<p>Great teachers have long known what research is …

Pedagogy

The Benefits of Immersive Learning: From the Eyes of a Coding Bootcamp Student

Postsecondary Learning<p>The Benefits of Immersive Learning: From the Eyes of a Coding Bootcamp Student<p>By Rex Salisbury     May 9, 2016<p>Mary Jo Madda<p>I …

7 practical steps to harness the power of emotional intelligence

They're the people who are self-aware, self-regulated, and motivated to do more and be more.<p>They're charismatic leaders who transcend the competition and motivate their teams to accomplish the impossible.<p>Understanding how emotions effect your own performance is important.<p>Understanding how emotions …

How to stay focused and make good decisions

Humans are clever creatures.<p>We thought up outer space travel, penicillin, and the internet. We’ve come a long way in the past hundred years and consider ourselves the most intelligent beings around. And yet, we make irrational decisions to this day.<p>We’d rather stay at a job where we’re unhappy than …

8 bad habits that are ruining your sleep

Conversely, research shows there's a direct correlation between getting less sleep and workplace inefficiency.<p>The prefrontal cortex, where the problem-solving functions of the brain are housed, is degraded if we don't get enough sleep.<p>Working when you're sleep-deprived "we now know is the cognitive …

Sleep

Six Habits of Highly Attractive People

Everyone has met somebody who, physical appearance aside, is just truly, deeply appealing.<p>Whether they are physically attractive or not, members of …

Self-help

5 Effective Brain Exercise Habits to make you Smarter in Life

A busy life should take care of most things really. But if taking that extra step improves life in general then may be we must do it. So far as …

17 Ways To Fall Asleep Faster

According to The National Sleep Foundation, we spend up to one-third of our lives asleep, or at least we’re <i>supposed</i> to spend one-third of our lives …

Sleep

19 interview questions that are designed to trick you

But while they may seem simple — that's the point — some are actually designed to get you to reveal information you may have been trying to conceal. In other words: they're trick questions.<p>"To uncover areas that may reflect inconsistencies, hiring managers sometimes ask these tricky questions," …

Employment

How’d You Get That Picture? Michael O’Neill’s Personal Journey Into the World of Yoga

<i>It has taken yoga several thousand years to make the journey from a handful of monasteries dotting the Himalayas to the yoga studios popping up</i> …

Why Self-Compassion Works Better Than Self-Esteem

Boosting your ego won’t make you feel better. Instead, try talking to yourself like you would your best friend.<p>In 1986, California state assemblyman John Vasconcellos came up with what he believed could be “a vaccine for major social ills” like teen pregnancy and drug abuse: a special task-force to …

Psychology

This May Be the Healthiest Thing to Eat After Your Morning Workout

Carbs are probably the last thing you'd expect to eat after a workout, but according to nutrition coach Joe Wicks, they're essential for …

How To Have The Best Sex Of Your Life, Every Time

<i>Biet Simkin’s mindful, meditation-based approach to life has transformed hers in incredibly inspirational ways. To get more of Biet’s insights on how</i> …

Relationships

Three Things You Can Do To Grow More Brain Cells

Growing more brain cells is possible, and it all comes down to a few simple lifestyle choices.<p>In this video from the TED YouTube channel, …

The Brain

9 things mentally strong people do every day

Mental strength is just like any other skill: It takes time to develop.<p>In her book "13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do," psychotherapist Amy …

Be a better negotiator by following these five steps

The modern framework for negotiation is broken: Most of the prevailing theories see negotiations as battles in which the players act rationally in their own best interests. If you are lucky, this is a battle you might win.<p>But what if you reframed the whole idea, to think of a negotiation not as a …

Management

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The 50 (New) Healthiest Foods of All Time—With Recipes

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