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The First Thing Introverts Should Know About Public Speaking

<b>This article first appeared on QuietRev.com</b><p><b>I have a really complicated relationship to public speaking.</b> The mere prospect of giving a lecture used to make me want to throw up. Literally. Once during law school, I got so nervous that I had to bolt for the restroom on the way to class. (I can’t …

7 Ways Clutter Is Ruining Your Life

Clutter overloads your senses, just like multitasking overloads your brain. Here are all the ways a messy space can affect your life.<p>Take a quick glance around your workspace: Do you see piles of papers on your desk? Supplies you haven’t yet put away? An overflowing trash can? This clutter adds up …

Suffering from self-destructive food cravings? Stop them cold in their tracks

Food cravings sometimes are a warning that the body lacks an essential nutrient, but more often than not, perceived food cravings are simply a response to an emotional trigger, the most common being anxiety, sadness, loneliness, and boredom.<p>Instead of allowing food cravings to control you, take …

Nutrition

8 Uncommon Ways To Show You're Thankful

When we show people we are thankful for them, it doesn’t just make <i>them</i> feel good. It’s actually good for <i>us</i> as well. In fact, Dr. Martin Seligman, a former president of the American Psychological Association, and his colleagues found that tangible expressions of gratitude can reduce depression and …

101 quotes on success from some of the world's most accomplished people

What makes something smart? It can mean many things for many people.<p>But the kind of smart I'm talking about is the smart that inspires, the smart that speaks to us and makes sense, the smart that allows us to move past ourselves and do something about the things that keep us stuck.<p>Let these smart …

Motivation

How introverts can outperform all the extroverts around them

Susan Cain's book "Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking" has been a bestseller ever since it was first published back in 2012.<p>Cain also recently launched Quiet Revolution, which she describes as "a mission-based company that offers parenting and educational services to …

Male brain v female brain? Same difference, says data

Many people believe there is such a thing as a ‘male brain’ and a ‘female brain’ … But when you look beyond the popularized studies – at collections …

What’s the best way to remove pesticides from fruits and vegetables?

<b>The Question</b><p>Is rinsing fruit and vegetables under water effective at removing pesticides? Should I use a store-bought produce wash instead? Are there some fruits and vegetables that, no matter how I clean them, I should buy organically grown?<p><b>The Answer</b><p>There is a growing concern among Canadians …

5 Types of People to Surround Yourself With for Success | Inc.com

You don't become a success alone, you've got friends who support you and family who listen to your business trials and tribulations. You might even have both friends and family who work side by side with you. And they run the gamut don't they?<p>They're all types of different people you need in your …

Motivation

6 Foods Your Body Needs to Shed Fat: A Doctor Explains

Are you doing everything to lose weight but without success? The scale stays the same or keeps climbing upwards? Do you have belly fat? You are not …

The Great Salt Debate: How Much Sodium Is Too Much for Your Diet?

ORLANDO, Fla. — Americans eat, on average, more than 3,400 milligrams of sodium each day — much more than the 2,300-mg current recommended limit for …

21 Signs That Americans Are The Unhappiest People In The Entire World » Alex Jones' Infowars: There's a war on for your mind!

<b>How can we possibly be so miserably unhappy? For a nation that supposedly “has it all”, we sure are depressed.</b><p>In America today, suicide rates are …

Unraveling the Neural Circuitry of Cravings

<b>Dartmouth researchers studying rats have discovered that activation of designer neural receptors can suppress cravings in a brain region involved in</b> …

7 Ways to Stay Healthy When You Spend Your Life at the Office

No standing desk required.<p>Shutterstock<p>Between the fluorescent lights, “ergonomic” desk chairs, and perpetually stocked vending machines, working in an office can feel like the complete antithesis of healthy living.<p>Luckily for both your sanity and chances of making it to retirement, it doesn’t have …

5 Reasons Smart People Have Trouble Accepting Themselves

Let’s talk about five specific struggles that people who are above average in intelligence face.<p>Research suggests that individuals with an IQ of 120 …

FALL CHALLENGE – SETTING LIFE GOALS: Redefine Your Time and Redesign Your Life

I don’t mean to alarm you, but did you know that there are only 7 weeks left in 2015?<p>(Scary, right??)<p>If you still have goals for the year that you …

New Moon in Scorpio – Healing Collective Trauma

11th November 2015 By Simon Vorster and Jennifer Langstone Contributing Writers for Wake Up World Nothing is as it used to be within us. We have been …

Understanding Metabolism

Metabolism

How to Kickstart a Healthy Habit When You've Gotten Off Track

<b>“Come, come, whoever you are. Wanderer, worshiper, lover of leaving. It doesn't matter. Ours is not a caravan of despair. Come, even if you have</b> …

Positive Thinking

Real Spiritual: One Self

As a minister in a New Thought teaching (Science of Mind/Religious Science), I'm constantly hearing people make reference to the idea that there are two different "versions" of themselves. There are multiple variations of the idea too but there's always a "better" one than the other. It may be the …