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24 Thought Provoking Questions You Need To Answer To Know Yourself Better

1Share<p>ShareEmailComments<p>These 24 thought provoking questions I am sharing with you today have no right or wrong answers. Asking them is the answer. …

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3 Strategies for Dealing With Toxic People

This story appears in the April 2014 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>"Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing," Ralph Waldo Emerson once mused. It's a solid observation about handling interactions with difficult people. Mark Goulston, a Los Angeles-based business …

Radiation Physicist Beautifully Colorizes X-Ray Images of Nature

<b>Hanging Begonia, Chameleon</b><p>In late October, at the TEDx event in Groningen, Netherlands, one man stood on the stage and gave a fascinating talk about how his life's work had taken him on a journey to becoming an artist. Arie van't Riet studied radiation physics at Delft University of Technology and …

Everyone We Meet Is Simply a Mirror

What do you do when the world seems to be working hard to bring you down, show you you're not good enough and make you feel like crap? Take responsibility and look inward.<p>I recently watched a lecture by Gabrielle Bernstein called, "Meaning is the New Money." It was a fabulous panel discussion about …

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What to Do the Night Before So You Exercise in the Morning

Exercise is one of the most important things you can do for physical and personal balance. This routine is one person's strategy to help you power down at night so you can power up in the morning and get your day started out right! Let the balance begin!<p>Exercise: You know you should do it. You even …

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Arousal and Performance: How Stress and Fear Affect Tactical Performance | The Art of Manliness

Think back to the last time you experienced a high amount of psychological stress. For example, after you were in a fender bender or before you had …

10 Surprising Facts About How Our Brains Work

One of the things that surprises me time and time again is how we think our brains work and how they actually do.<p>On many occasions I find myself …

Suicide prevention app awarded $50,000 prize at White House conference

A team led by Nadine Kaslow, PhD, an Emory University School of Medicine psychologist, has developed a user-friendly mobile app designed to provide …

11 Life Hacks For The Emotionally Struggling 20-Something

By Brianna Wiest,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/16bPGo2<p>Everybody I know is either in or needs to be in therapy. The common theme among them is that …

14 Of The Most Powerfully Hot Qualities People Can Have

By Brianna Wiest,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1dvowyK<p>1. A strong sense of self. An undeniably sound understanding of who they are and the …

5 Kinds Of Love You Will Experience In Your Life

By Charmaine Inah Calumpang,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/16LUs1G<p>1. The Love That Would Remind You How Simple It Is To Feel.<p>The kind of love that …

27 Easy Everyday Tips To Being Healthier, Feeling Sexier And Living Longer

By Nico Lang,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1adJrDQ<p>1. Laugh More.<p>There’s a reason they say laughter is the best medicine. Studies from the …

How to Be Optimistic

Is your glass half-empty or half-full? How you answer this question may reflect your outlook on life, your attitude toward yourself, and whether …

Successful Entrepreneur Rules | Entrepreneurship Success

Daring truth bombs about entrepreneurship. Brace yourself<p>Have you ever dreamt of owning your own business? Or being your own boss? Or starting your …

Can the Simple Act of Making a List Boost Your Happiness?

Every Wednesday is List Day, or Tip Day, or Quiz Day.<p>This Wednesday: <b>Can the simple act of making a list boost your happiness?</b><p>When I was in college, I …

How To Remove a Limiting Belief in About 20 Minutes

Anthony Dejolde<p>Freelance Writer/Blogger/Copywriter Read full profile<p>Limiting beliefs stop you from achieving your full potention. As such, you should …

How to Make Awesome PowerPoint Presentations

Not being able to stay productive at work is a problem that everyone runs into at some point; no matter how much you like your job, there are certain …

Alan Turing's Best Productivity Tricks

Alan Turing is one of history's first computer scientists. Not only was he a mathematician, logician, and cryptanalyst, he was also one of the most …

Daily Quote: Happiness is Not a Reward

No!<p>It’s a simple fact that you can never be productive if you take on too many commitments — you simply spread yourself too thin and will not be able …

31 Thought Provoking Life Questions to Answer If You Feel Stuck in Life

No!<p>It’s a simple fact that you can never be productive if you take on too many commitments — you simply spread yourself too thin and will not be able …

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Happiness Tips: 9 Simple Steps To Joy (PHOTOS)

<i>By Kate Lowenstein</i><p>A few years ago, Debbie Jankowski went hunting for a way to bring her life new joy. She found the solution in her bank account. "I had always been thrifty, but I decided it was time to spend money on things that would broaden my world," says Jankowski, who's based in …

How To Stop Stressing Yourself Out

Here’s your bit of trivia knowledge for the day. The term stress was first used for something you feel by Dr. Hans Seyle in the 1930s, describing the physiological responses in the body in situations that people judged to be “stress-ful.” At a conference he attended nearer the end of his career, an …

Conquer Phobias By Watching Someone Else Interact With What You're Afraid Of: Study

Are you afraid of spiders? A good way to get over that fear might be to watch another person interact with a spider, and experience no harm from doing so.<p>A new study suggests an effective way to conquer your fears could be to see someone <i>else</i> safely interact with the thing you're afraid of -- …

When Empathy Hurts, Compassion Can Heal

<b>Empathy can be painful.</b><p>Or so suggests a growing body of neuroscientific research.<p>When we witness suffering and distress in others, our natural tendency to empathize can bring us vicarious pain.<p>Is there a better way of approaching distress in other people? A recent study, published in the journal</i> …

Six Psychological Secrets to Public Speaking

This is a guest post by Bryan Kelly. He lives in Chicago and interviews experts like Michael Hyatt, Chris Brogan, and Jeff Goins about presentation …