Brian Rock

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Feeling Anxious? This Simple Navy SEAL Trick Calms Your Nervous System in 5 Minutes Flat

If it works in combat, it will work for what you're going through.<p>Mark Divine is a U.S. Navy SEAL and the founder of SEALFIT, a fitness organization for those who want to push themselves to the max.<p>Divine is no stranger to stress and extreme circumstances. And there's one practice he says has risen …

Yoga

These Detailed Sexual Fantasies Are Better Than Fifty Shades Of Grey

Even if you think you’re not kinky, there’s a chance your brain might be. And when it comes to getting turned on and orgasming, our brains deserve …

Here's How Resilient People Avoid Taking Things Personally

Next time you're feeling hurt or angry, this is what to do.<p>"It's not personal. It's just business." How many times have you heard those words when you were smarting over a job you didn't get or a pitch that got rejected, or a professional setback or slight? And how often have you found them …

Baked Goat Cheese with Tomato Sauce

Happy Super Bowl Sunday to you, happy snack day to me, and happy birthday to Sonja of A Couple Cooks! Today, I’m popping in to share a delicious …

Cooking

Scientists Develop Treatment for Tinnitus

Three million German people can now return to their normal life and work thanks to a new treatment for tinnitus or ear ringing.<p>US scientists strongly …

Want to Raise Successful Kids? Do This to Help Them Be Strong, Confident, and Resilient | Inc.com

Much has been written about the habits and characteristics of high-achieving adults, and how they differ from everyone else. But if you're a parent, a more compelling question may be: "What can I do to make sure my kids succeed in life?" According to researchers, one attribute that certainly helps: …

Self-improvement

The best science fiction, fantasy, and horror novels of 2017

Not a good year for humanity, but a great year for books<p>2017 was a hard year for a lot of people. With climate change, haywire politics, and tech companies running amok, there are lots of reasons to put the year in the rearview mirror. But through it all, a run of great books shined a light in the …

22 Skills Every Kid Should Have By the Time They’re 10

<i>The following was produced in partnership with our friends at</i> <i>New York Life</i><i>, who are committed to helping families be happy, successful, and good at</i> …

Kids

Should You Shower in the Morning, or at Night? Yes.

There were few greater sins in my childhood home than going to bed dirty, though I could sometimes appease my mother by just washing my feet before slipping between the clean sheets. Now, as an adult, I cannot bear to get in bed with the grime of the day clinging to my skin. And I’m not alone.<p>We …

Skin Care

13 Adult Truth Or Dare Questions For A Steamy Night

Many of our first experiences with the classic party game Truth Or Dare likely involved someone being coerced into revealing their crush, a sloppy …

Ikigai: Why you need to try the Japanese secret to a long and happy life

<b>If you tried the Danish concept of hygge last year, embracing the joy of cosiness, then it's time to turn your attention to a new lifestyle principle</b> …

Celebrating Life Events Frugally and Meaningfully

I recently celebrated my birthday with my family and a few friends. It was a decidedly low key affair. We went out to dinner together at a pretty …

8 Things Successful People Do Every Day That Most People Ignore | Inc.com

During the four-year process of starting and scaling SkyBell, I have had the pleasure of meeting some remarkably successful people. Whether it's a potential investor or the CEO of a company with which we could become partners, I'm lucky to have had a front-row seat to a diverse set of individuals …

Self-improvement

Most productive people: 6 things they do every day

Ever feel like you’re just not getting enough done?<p><b>Know how many days per week you’re actually productive?</b><p>People work an average of 45 hours a week; …

10 Cult Classics That Are Worth The Read

It's a question that keeps book nerds up at night: what makes a book a <i>cult</i> book? Usually, a "cult" book isn't actually a book about cults. Rather, …

Books

A neuroscientist explains the radical theory that our free will is just an illusion

Dean Buonomano, a professor at UCLA and author of "Your Brain Is a Time Machine: The Neuroscience and Physics of Time", gives a simple explanation of the theory of eternalism. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><i>It seems that everything in the universe has already happened under eternalism.</i><p><i>In</i> …

Here’s how likely your startup is to get acquired at any stage

Let’s say you randomly selected 1,000 seed-stage startups based in the United States. How many of those would go on to raise a Series A? Of companies that go on to raise a Series A, how many would go on to raise a Series B? You could keep this process going until only a few companies remain.<p>But …

8 qualities that will help you be great in any relationship, according to a psychotherapist

Do you ever wonder how some people seem so natural and at ease in relationships, while others really struggle to maintain them?<p>Is it a difference in temperament, like introversion or extroversion?<p>It could be, but as a psychologist, I can say the approach to relationships for each temperament is …

Catholic schools crying foul is a well-worn ritual, but funding levels can't be justified

Let’s face it, everyone was caught by surprise when the prime minister, Malcolm Turnbull, announced a new pathway to school funding equity – one that would overturn a two-decade mantra that no school would lose a dollar. Schools that are currently funded ahead of their entitlement will be pared …

Christianity

15 Calming Mindfulness Quotes That Will Help Soothe Your Anxious Feelings | HelloCare

Anxiety is becoming a big problem for people in America. According to most recent estimates, anxiety disorders affect 18.1 percent of adults in the …

4 Side Gigs You Can Start Today

When you really have things running right you will make money while you sleep.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s no secret that we’re shifting gears into a “gig-economy.” The typical 9-to-5 workday is slowly becoming a thing of the past as skilled freelancers are able …

This Ice Cube Trick Will Make Your Burgers Super Juicy

Juicy burgers that melt in your mouth are one of life’s greatest pleasures. If your patties often turn out tough and dry, this clever method might …

Zen Philosophy Reveals 4 Ways to Stop Caring What Other People Think of You

<i>“When you do not seek or need approval, you are at your most powerful.” – Caroline Myss</i><p>Are you stuck in a dead-end job? Do you feel the need to …

10 things you can learn about money in 10 minutes that will change your life

by Libby Kane, Tanza Loudenback<p>If learning how to build wealth is important to you, you've come to the right place.<p>Below, <i>Business Insider</i> has rounded …

Personal Finance

Why you shouldn’t ‘be yourself’ at work

The most common career advice can be completely misleading. Lennox Morrison explains why.<p>'Be yourself' is the defining careers advice of the moment. It’s heard everywhere from business leaders in the boardroom to graduation day speeches. It's so common it's even a hiring tool for some companies.<p>One …

London Business School

39 science fiction, fantasy, and horror novels to read this April

Dystopic futures, Moon colonies, epic fantasies, and more<p>It’s a new month, which means there is another stack of books hitting bookstores to check out.<p>I recently finished John Scalzi’s <i>The Collapsing Empire</i>, and I had a lot of fun reading it. I’ve largely enjoyed the books that I’ve read from him, …

The secret to container vegetable gardening

Maximize your space and reap all the growing benefits<p>If you want to grow your own food but have too little time and space for a garden (or too many …

Rock Bottom Is Where Your Life Truly Begins

This week for me has been one of the toughest ever. Again I’m faced with a decision that is so tough I have been frozen in time. I can’t do anything …

Want To Know What Your Brain Does When It Hears A Question?

Questions hijack the brain. The moment you hear one, you literally can’t think of anything else. And that can be a powerful tool.<p>What color is your house?<p>After reading that question, what were you thinking about? The obvious answer is the color of your house. Though this exercise may seem ordinary, …

What Happened When I Started Meditating Before Every Run

In an effort to begin my runs feeling relaxed and not just end them that way, I started doing just three minutes of guided mediation before every run …