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15 Signs That You Are Emotionally Intelligent

Unlike your IQ, your EQ is highly malleable.<p>When emotional intelligence (EQ) first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: People with average IQs outperform those with the highest IQs 70 percent of the time. This anomaly threw a massive wrench into the broadly …

Surprising stuff happens to men who earn less than their wives

<b>Couples and money</b><p>“Threatened” masculinity may be affecting voting patterns.<p>Lynn Stuart Parramore<p>May 7, 2017 3:45am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Masculinity got a shakeup in the wake of the Great Recession. Fresh research finds that the financial tsunami did more than wipe away …

Bernie Sanders

A New View of the Self: The Psychology of Connection | Heleo

“When you see the self as something bigger than just the body, then you start realizing the self includes our connections with each other.”<p><b>Scott</b> …

Mindfulness

How Mindfulness Makes Us Happier & Better Able to Meet Life’s Challenges: Two Animated Primers Explain

The West has very rich contemplative tradition. Monastics of the early Christian church practiced forms of meditation that have been adopted by many …

Mindfulness

​ How to Eat More Nutrients Without Eating More Food | Men’s Health

Getty Images<p>If you want to fuel up your body with the vitamins and nutrients it needs, you have to think smarter—not more.<p>“Think of your body as a car with a small gas tank,” says Jessica Crandall, R.D.N. and spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. “If you try to put in too much …

Zero-carbon home generates income by making more energy than it needs

The home of the future could slash your utility bills and generate enough money to help pay the mortgage. UK firm Koru Architects designed and built …

Clean Energy

17 Profound Quotes From The Dalai Lama That Will Make You Realize That Kindness and Compassion is the Only Answer

The Dalai Lama is one of the most inspirational spiritual teachers living today. From the age of 16, he was inducted with enormous responsibility in …

Kitchen Composure: Small and Easy Upgrades To Organize Your Kitchen

The holidays brought a whirlwind of gingerbread making, holiday cookie decorating, and pies cooling galore. And while all the frosting and sprinkles …

36 Straight-Up Genius Ways To Add Storage To Your Home

You'll finally be able to use your oven for something other than your sweaters.

How to Live with Purpose if You Don’t Have a Clue

How I stay focused every day<p>“The mystery of human existence lies not in just staying alive, but in finding something to live for.” — Fyodor …

Motivation

10 Vegetarian Food Hacks that will Change the Way you Eat

Looking to take your cooking game to the next level? Look no further than the following vegetarian food hacks that will keep your food delicious and …

Food

As the White House changes course on climate change, California stubbornly presses forward

With cheese and shrimp cocktail piled on their plates, guests strolled the exhibit like patrons at an art gallery, sipping beer and pausing to ponder the displays that lined the room. But instead of paintings or sculptures, they were examining scientific charts about climate change at a state …

Expert Advice: 10 Tips To Get Your Garden Ready for Spring

Waiting for spring can make you as antsy as waiting for Christmas when you were a kid. Will it ever get here? And then it arrives suddenly…and …

11 Best Trees to Plant for New England-Style Foliage

When planning gardens we often think about form and about blossoms, in terms of trees, but not about what happens next. Fall color is an added and …

Celebration of women filmmakers triggers heated debate among Salma Hayek, Jessica Williams and Shirley MacLaine

"Is your coat wool?" Alfre Woodard asked as she sat at a long, flower-filled table draped with purple paisley Italian linen. "I'm allergic to wool. I can never wear anything nice."<p>Under the cavernous, vaulted ceiling of a mountain mansion, where the driveway was heated, an indoor stream trickled …

What is Emotional Intelligence and Why Does it Matter?

<i>This article originally appeared on Entrepreneur.</i><p>Most people are conditioned to believe that knowledge is power, when, in fact, knowledge is only …

Iranian couple, Syrian mother and baby stopped at DIA as protesters rallied in main terminal against new policy

Married doctors from Iran on their way home to Portland, and a mother and her infant daughter back from Syria, were detained for about two hours …

Trump's Ban Targeting Muslims Suspended by Federal Judge, Refugee Deportation Barred

A federal judge for New York's Eastern District issued an emergency stay on Saturday night that temporarily halts President Donald Trump’s Friday …

10 Yoga, Meditative And Restorative Techniques Infographic To Improve Your Sleep Quality

Time flies. It seems as if it's only yesterday when our parents had to drag us, kicking and screaming, to our beds at 9 and make sure we fall asleep.

How to Finally Stop Focusing on the Negative

For many of us, it’s second nature to focus on the negative. We tend to dwell on criticisms (while brushing off compliments), and brace ourselves for …

This racial justice map sheds light on an often overlooked part of U.S. history

Dark parts of American history are often swept under the rug for being too shameful and painful. But engaging with that history is crucial to …

Black History

Al Gore has revived the climate change summit canceled by the CDC

A summit on climate change canceled by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention earlier this week is back on, thanks to former vice president …

Climate

Meal Prep: 5 Healthy Recipes To End January On A High Note

It's always a good idea to think ahead.<p><i>Every week we bring you Meal Prep to help you lay out healthy weekly meals. Do your shopping, spend a few hours cooking on the weekend, and enjoy the fruits of your labor all week long. A lot of thought goes into curating them, ensuring there’s a good balance</i> …

Healthy Eating

Trump fan charged with hate crimes over JFK Muslim attack

<b>A Massachusetts man has been charged with hate crimes for allegedly kicking a Muslim worker at New York's JFK airport and shouting expletives at her.</b><p>Robin Rhodes, 57, is accused of saying "Trump... will get rid of all of you." and blocking the woman from leaving her office in the Delta Sky …

How this group is gearing up to stop the policing of black and brown girls in Trump’s America

“It’s more important now than ever to really, really center in on students of color,” Nia Evans told me.<p>Evans is a developer for The National Women’s …

Is There a Link Between Negative Emotions and Disease?

You're reading Is There a Link Between Negative Emotions and Disease?, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If …

Chronic Disease

Yes, marches can make a difference. It depends on these three factors.

<i>This is the second post in our series on what social science can tell us about the Women’s March. Find our first one here. More posts will appear in the coming days. — TMC editors</i><p>Millions of people across the United States and the rest of the world showed up at one of the Women’s Marches this past …

Rights & Freedoms

Girls see themselves as less talented than boys by age of six, scientists find in 'heartbreaking' research

Girls as young as six believe that exceptional talent is a male trait, according to "heartbreaking" research into gender stereotypes.<p>They also shun activities and games for the "really, really smart" from the same age, believing their male counterparts are more likely to exhibit "brilliance", the …

Gender

Rogue tweeters in government could be prosecuted as hackers

WASHINGTON (AP) — Who are the federal government's rogue tweeters, using official agency social media accounts to poke President Donald Trump? Are …

Social Media

25 Quotes From Confucius That Will Change Your Perspective on Life

If you’ve ever studied Chinese history, you’ve undoubtedly heard of the great philosopher Confucius.<p>Not only has his words of wisdom had enormous …