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New Research Reveals What People Regret Most of All: 5 Ways to Make Sure You Never Do

We all have regrets. But one type of regret discourages people the most and lasts the longest. Here's how to make sure that doesn't happen to you.<p>Look forward and the path seems uncertain, the future impossible to predict. Look back, though, and all your dots seem to connect...except, of course, …

Motivation

Want to Raise Kids Who Won't Give Up Easily? Teach Them the 'Batman Effect'

Instilling perseverance at a young age will serve your child well throughout life.<p>It's tough to teach kids perseverance and mental strength in the modern world. Technology allows for instant gratification and our digital devices offer an easy escape when things get tough.<p>Kids have shorter attention …

Kids

Want Your Best Workers to Never Quit? Research Says It Comes Down to Asking Them 6 Simple Questions

Forget perks like nap pods and climbing walls. It's how your employees feel after asking them these questions that will make the most impact.<p>A question I get asked a lot is how to go about getting teams or whole workforces "engaged." It's a legitimate question pondered by head-scratching managers, …

Employee Engagement

3 Bad Mistakes Even Good Parents Make

Good intentions aren't enough to put your kid on the path to success. You also need knowledge.<p>There are plenty of bad parents out there, but if you're reading this article, you're probably not one of them. Truly bad parents don't show much of an interest in scientifically validated parenting …

Self-improvement

Sleep Scientist Warns Against Walking Through Life 'In An Underslept State'

The National Sleep Foundation recommends an average of eight hours of sleep per night for adults, but sleep scientist Matthew Walker says that too many people are falling short of the mark.<p>"Human beings are the only species that deliberately deprive themselves of sleep for no apparent gain," Walker …

University of California

Having a pint of beer ‘actually increases your creativity’ according to science

Take a peek into literary history, and you’ll notice one thing – most really good writers tend to be awful, awful p*ssheads.<p>There might be a reason …

31 Quotes on How to Be a Great Leader From Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela would have been 99 years old this week. His words of wisdom will last another thousand years.<p>Tuesday was the birthday of Nelson Mandela, the South African civil rights leader who was instrumental in the country's transition out of Apartheid. He spent over 27 years in prison for his …

Motivation

How Strength Training Changes Your Body For Good

<i>The following story is excerpted from TIME’s special edition,</i> The Science of Exercise<i>, which is</i> <i>available at Amazon.</i><p>Dr. Dena Oaklander, a psychiatry …

Exercise

Is silence the next wellness luxury?

Back in the day, when your mom banned you from watching television and told you to go to your room to sit quietly in silence, it definitely wasn’t …

Dear Creative Marketers, You Have No Idea What Creativity Actually Means (I Say This To Help You)

Someone had to say it.<p>By definition, I am a creative marketer and strategist.<p>I hold workshops, speak at conferences, and consult a number of companies, startups, and executives on both their personal brand's and business's creative marketing strategy.<p>But I am not a creative marketer.<p>In fact, in …

Creativity

There’s one kind of employee who is vastly under-appreciated in most modern offices

Extroverts are the darlings of the modern office. Conventional wisdom holds that to succeed in the 21st century workplace, you need to be bold, outgoing, and highly energetic—and that your contributions are only worth as much as your ability to chat frequently, and excitedly, about them.<p>But I think …

Personality

7 surprising ways you wreck your body when you don't get off your butt

One of the worst things you can do to your body is doing nothing at all: Sitting parked on your butt can be just as dangerous as being obese, according to a study from the University of Cambridge.<p>Globally, 1 in 4 adults aren’t moving enough, according to the World Health Organization. And even if …

22 Aesthetically Pleasing Ways To Make Your Bedroom Look More Organized

Unless you are a neat freak who keeps everything clean all the time, you know that <b>staying organized</b> can be really tough. This is especially true when …

DIY Weekend Crafts Ideas to Decorate Your Home

Your home is just like your kids, that needs attention, care, pampering, love and affection. If you fail to make this bond of attachment with your …

Crafting

The chances of a refugee killing you - and other surprising immigration stats

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump has announced a new executive order on immigration. It is a slightly more lenient version of the extremely controversial "travel ban" he issued in February -- Iraq has been exempted, leaving six instead of seven Muslim-majority countries on the list.<p>People from the …

Climate Scientists Launch Brainy Attack On Inaccurate News

Climate scientists have volunteered by the dozens to review the accuracy of stories about climate change. Now they’re collaborating with computer experts to develop ways to scan the internet for fake and misleading stories about climate.<p>“The concept is to try to bring the scientists to have a voice …

Elon Musk Has Trump’s Ear, and Wall Street Takes Note

The election of Donald Trump and the accompanying rehabilitation of fossil fuels should have been, by all rights, devastating for Tesla Motors.<p>Tesla is the top maker of all-electric autos, and it completed its merger with SolarCity, a leading manufacturer of solar energy panels, days after the …

California governor defiant in face of Trump agenda

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown forcefully defended California's efforts to curb global warming, protect immigrants and expand health …

How MLK can get you out of your 'Trump Slump'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Are you experiencing the following symptoms?<p>Insomnia: No sleep because you dread what happens over the next four years.<p>Hallucinations: You keep thinking that what you saw on TV last November must be a bad dream.<p>Fits of rage: You've unfriended half of your Facebook friends and you won't talk …

Black History

A Revolution In Reality Is Around The Corner

By Deepak Chopra, MD<p>Whether they think about it or not, people take sides about reality. The dividing line separating science from spirituality was crossed long ago, and it doesn't take a lesson in philosophy or theology to pick up a smartphone. Therefore, by default reality for everyone is …

The Cowardice of Donald Trump

He’s built his reputation on straight talk—but when the Republican candidate sits down with the groups he vilifies, he exhibits a striking change.<p>Crusaders against “political correctness” often portray themselves as brave. They deride others for knuckling under to left-wing orthodoxy, for being too …

How To Eliminate 90% Of Your Regret And Anxiety By Thinking Like A Roman Emperor

<i>This column is by Raad Ahmed, Founder & CEO at lawtrades</i><p>Do you know what Steve Jobs, John D. Rockefeller, Amelia Earhart, and Ulysses S. Grant have …

Motivation

Liberalism Is Under Attack From the Left and the Right

Arising from the shadows of the American repressed, Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump have been sending chills through the corridors of establishment …

Society

3 Mental Habits That Set True Geniuses Apart

What average people regard as 'work,' geniuses tend to regard as play.<p><i>What are some secret things geniuses do to solve problems? originally appeared on Quora -- the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Steve Denton on Quora:</b><p>I …

Genius

National borders exist to pen poor people into reservations of poverty | Giles Fraser: Loose canon

Why, in this era of advanced globalisation, do we believe in free trade and the free movement of goods, but not in the free movement of labour?<p>He is not one of my regulars. From Cameroon, he says. And hungry, poor bloke. I can tell he’s had to swallow a lot of pride to beg for food at my door. I …

Amazing images of the world's greatest cities before they were cities

1/<p>Rio de Janeiro was founded by Portuguese colonists in 1565.<p>Wikimedia Commons<p>2/<p>Guanabara Bay, the second largest bay in Brazil, was one of the main …

Humans Evolved to Believe In God, This Theory Argues

More than eight in ten people worldwide believe in some form of religion.<p>More than eight in ten people worldwide have some sort of religious belief, according to a Pew Research Center study. Approximately one third of those people are Christian.<p>Even though the percentage of people who identify as …