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3 Lessons About Mental Toughness You Can Learn From Yoda

You might never use the Force, but you can learn a couple of tricks from the little green Jedi.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Yoda, Jedi Master and hand puppet, once said, “Do or do not -- there is no try.”<p>Whether you’re a Star Wars fan or not (although I’m …

Self-improvement

May triggers article 50 with warning of consequence for UK

Theresa May has told parliament that she accepts Brexit will carry consequences for the UK, as a letter delivered to Brussels began a two-year countdown to Britain’s departure from the EU.<p>The prime minister made a speech on triggering article 50 minutes after the European council president, Donald …

Great Britain

US Navy SEALs develop mental toughness by reinforcing one behavior

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: How can the average person learn the skill of mental toughness without joining the military?</i> <i>Answer by Ronald Fry, author of Hammerhead Six.</i><p>Mental toughness is a state of mind. Anyone can develop the mental toughness of a solider without being part of the …

Special Forces

German Researchers Discover Cause of OCD

This is major.<p>Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) can take many forms. Perhaps someone washes her hands over and over again, leading to cuts and skin damage. Or maybe she can’t fall asleep at night until she’s gotten out of bed to make sure the door is locked. Perhaps she always orders objects in a …

Obama Administration Rushed to Preserve Intelligence of Russian Election Hacking

WASHINGTON — In the Obama administration’s last days, some White House officials scrambled to spread information about Russian efforts to undermine the presidential election — and about possible contacts between associates of President-elect Donald J. Trump and Russians — across the government. …

Trump's immigration reform talk lands with thud on Hill

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Hill lawmakers on both sides of the aisle had a similar reaction to President Donald Trump's talk of a grand immigration reform compromise: We'll believe that when we see it.<p>Despite wide support in Washington for a lofty ideal of someday reaching a bipartisan compromise on …

Immigration

Kids' tonsillectomies make more sense for sleep apnea than strep throat

Children who have their tonsils removed to treat chronic throat infections or breathing problems during sleep may get more short-term symptom relief than kids who don't get tonsillectomies, two recent studies suggest.<p>Over time, however, the benefits of surgery for chronic streptococcal throat …

National Academy Of Sciences Pushes For Rescheduling Of Marijuana

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) may believe marijuana is as harmful as heroin, but the science community is backing down on demonizing marijuana.<p>The National Academy of Sciences released a new report last week that reviewed 10,000 scientific abstracts and reached nearly 100 conclusions …

This soft robot hugs your heart to help keep it pumping

It could help you survive heart failure<p>About 5.7 million Americans suffer from heart failure, meaning their hearts don't pump blood as well as they should. The affliction costs the nation about $32 billion a year, and there's no cure. But a squishy, air-powered robot might be able to help.<p>A team …

'Delirium' caused by busy hospitals can trigger dementia in older patients

Noisy and chaotic hospitals are triggering and accelerating dementia in elderly patients, new research reveals.<p>Multiple transfers from ward to ward, staff coming on and off shift and confusing signage contribute to a state of “delirium” which renders patients eight times more likely to succumb to …

Here's What World Leaders Think Is the Greatest Risk for 2017

Some of the world’s most powerful leaders are growing more concerned, it seems, about the world’s most powerful leaders. More so, in fact, than …

China's Xi Jinping Defends Globalization In First-Ever Speech At World Economic Forum

In a major speech at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Chinese President Xi Jinping positioned himself as a defender of globalization and free trade.<p>It was the first time a Chinese head of state has appeared at the annual meeting of political and financial powerhouses, and the speech …

What is Davos? 5 things to know about the World Economic Forum

DAVOS, Switzerland — The temperature will be a frigid 14 degrees when 3,000 of the world's elite descend on this frumpy ski town 5,120 feet above sea level in the Swiss Alps on Monday. There's no chi-chi Prada store or glamorous spa. And few of the monarchs, CEOs or heads of state who show up will …

Frank Sinatra's Fettuccine Recipe Is the Perfect Dinner Dish

We'd expect nothing less from the Italian-American crooner.<p>Before you commit to the latest diet trend and swear off carbs entirely in 2017, you'll want to give Frank Sinatra's famous fettuccine recipe a try. Originally published in <i>The Sinatra Celebrity Cookbook: Barbara, Frank, and Friends</i> …

Why You Should Try Meditating While Running (and How to Do It)

Yes, you can get your Zen on while getting miles in. Here are nine tips for making your next run extra-serene.<p>I’m running down Kelly Drive in Philadelphia on an unseasonably warm fall day, my purple sneakers softly thudding against the ground. As I run, I notice a young boy skateboarding on the …

Meditation

Just One Dose of This Psychedelic Drug Can Ease Anxiety

Cancer is a brutal disease on both the body and mind. Not only do treatments like chemotherapy take a massive toll, but the emotional side effects …

New York University

How to Manage Your Emotions Without Fighting Them

We often hear tips and tricks for helping us to “control” our emotions, but that’s the wrong idea: strong emotions aren’t bad, and they don’t need to be pushed down or controlled; they are, in fact, data. Our emotions evolved as a signaling system, a way to help us communicate with each other and …

Self-help

This Specific Type of Exercise Will Keep Your Brain Young, Study Says

Do this type of exercise twice a week and your brain will thank you.<p>Exercise doesn't just make you fitter. It also makes you smarter. Don't believe me? A whole host of studies prove that moving more leads to thinking better, which is a phenomenal thing to know if you're looking for a little …

Exercise

Foods for Thought – Natural Brain Supplements - Healthy Living Benefits

In times gone by, the human diet was dictated by the complex forces that were mostly outside an individual’s control. Nowadays, for many people, …

Nutrition

Why Lonely People Stay Lonely - Quiet Corner

Nobody likes feeling lonely, and some recent research suggests that the ache of isolation isn’t only a psychological problem; unwanted solitude …

You Can Have Emotions You Don’t Feel - Facts So Romantic

What does it mean to have an emotion? It seems obvious that having one means <i>feeling</i> it. If you’re happy but don’t know it, in what sense could you …

Motivate Yourself: Three Tricks to Kick Your Own Ass

Is there a plan good enough to motivate anyone?I am not judging you.If you are used to watching television on your sofa for the whole day, munching …

The Fascinating Psychology Of Why And What We Choose To Recycle

Can we nudge people to recycle more by redesigning packaging?<p>Marketers have long investigated what motivates us to buy stuff: how to arrange shopping aisles and shelves; the best colors, fonts, and logos to use on packaging; and so on. But, until recently, little work has gone into the other end of …

Happiness, hormones and productivity

I’m not a regular follower of TED talks, but I recently stumbled upon one of them while researching for this. The talk is given by Shawn Achor, a …

Never Feel Sad, Stressed Or Depressed-Supercharge Your Dopamine Levels

<i>Our brain discharges a neurotransmitter, dopamine, which is significant for various essential bodily functions. Dopamine is awesome for the following</i> …

Your World is Full of Placebo Buttons (and That's a Good Thing)

All products and services, everything we buy and use, have but one job--to modulate our mood. The fundamental reason we use technology of all sorts, from stone tools to the latest iPhone, is to make us feel better. To prove the point, consider how perception of relief is tantamount to actual …

11 Habits of Truly Happy People

Your habits create happiness more than anything else in life. These 11 habits will make you happier today.<p>Guest Writer<p>Co-author of Emotional Intelligence 2.0 and President at TalentSmart<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This article was originally published on Nov. 11,</i> …

Happiness

The Happiest People Don't Let Their Minds Wander, According to a Harvard Study

There is an old saying: “Happiness is a state of mind.” As it turns out, it's true.<p><i>How does one overcome depression and anxiety? originally appeared on Quora--the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Mellissa O'Brien, mindfulness</b> …

Happiness

Cherry Orange Sangria

Ingredients<p>1-750 ml bottle red wine<br>• 1/2 cup cherry-pomegranate juice<br>• 1/4 cup kirsch<br>• 1/8 cup triple sec<br>• 1 cup pitted cherries<br>• 1 orange; sliced<br>• 2 cups …