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If I Understand Why I'm an Addict, Maybe It Will Go Away...

Addicts new to recovery typically enter treatment motivated by their current crisis and a desire to escape their actual and potential consequences (rather than a desire to change their behaviors and live differently moving forward). And instead of being focused on the day-to-day solutions that …

It’s Time to Retire Your Trusty Day Planner

Evernote is a 21st century day planner. In Part 4 of his productivity series for school leaders, organization consultant and former principal Frank …

Ted Cruz Just Involved Himself in a Crazy Conspiracy Theory That’s Dividing the NRA

His newest foreign policy advisor Frank Gaffney, is a key player in the effort to remove Republican superstar Grover Norquist from the organization's board.<p><i>This article originally appeared in The Trace.</i><p>Ted Cruz named Frank Gaffney his foreign policy advisor on Thursday, a move that threatens to …

Hubble Photo Shows Galaxies Colliding in the Nightclub of Space

Galactic collisions are a relatively common occurrence in the universe, but every once in a while an entire cluster of galaxies will smash into …

7 Cloud Services Every Small-Business Owner Should Try

These cloud services don't require extensive IT expertise, yet they can help you protect files, block hackers, and even track your meetings in a secure environment.<p>The cloud is an integral part of business these days, but it can be hard to know which services make the most sense for small …

Small Business

13 Things About Love

<i>This originally appeared on Sum of My Pieces</i>.<p>I used to think that shielding yourself from intimacy made you a badass. And then I got into a relationship. There is nothing harder than loving someone and letting them love you in return. It makes you weaker and stronger, smaller and bigger. It is not …

How to Start Any Healthy Habit (And Actually Make It Stick)

Chances are, you can identify at least one practice that would affect your health and/or happiness that you’re not currently engaging in. Whether …

Astronomers: Our Sun Is Likely Capable of Producing an Apocalyptic 'Superflare'

But we'll probably be OK.<p>It would be make for an impressive doomsday. One moment, here we are gardening or walking to lunch in the mellow light of a spring Sun, and the next moment said Sun has shredded Earth's atmosphere and twisted up our power grids, radio communications, GPS, and most anything …

Seven Zen Stories That Could Open Your Mind

For centuries, Zen masters have used stories and koans, or paradoxical riddles, to help students realize their true nature. These stories are often …

10 Signs You're Experiencing More Than Just Stress

Here's how to tell if your issues are deeper than everyday angst.<p>Nobody's perfect. And the stressors we all face on a regular basis can bring out the worst in pretty much everyone. But some people's emotional turmoil runs a bit deeper than your average, everyday angst.<p>The National Alliance on …

10 Habits of Super-Satisfied Couples

Got your bases covered?<p>Relationships take work, there’s no question about it. But the science on love shows that it’s discrete behaviors, not major overhauls, that can turbocharge your bond.<p>Ten easy tweaks ahead, based on what the most satisfied couples are doing right.<p>RELATED: 12 Daily Habits of …

How astronomers could find the 'real' planet Krypton

<b>(CNN) —</b> The search for exoplanets, worlds orbiting stars other than our own, has become a major field of research in the last decade -- with nearly 2,000 such planets discovered to date. So the release of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice got me thinking: does Superman's home planet of Krypton …

Universe

7 Useful Strategies for Managing Anxiety and Burnout

Your mental health is critical to your success. When anxiety, burnout, or depression comes knocking, work these steps to keep your sanity.<p>In 2013, author Jessica Bruder documented the emotional and mental brutality that comes with being a founder in her shocking <i>Inc.</i> report, "The Psychological Price …

Mental Health

For me, traditional publishing means poverty. But self-publish? No way

Life as a professional writer is financially depressing, and I’ve often been advised to self-publish. Here’s why I won’t do it<p>A few days ago, I wrote a piece on my blog exploding the myth of the rich writer, and laying out (in terms the Royal Literary Fund described as “ruthlessly mathematical”) …

Writing

12 healthy ways to cope with a chronic illness

In 2007, Tami Stackelhouse, then 35, was diagnosed with fibromyalgia, a chronic condition that caused pain throughout her body, brain fog and extreme fatigue.<p>“I remember thinking, ‘<i>If I could just close the door, turn off the lights and lie down on the floor of my office, I would be asleep</i> …

4 Ways to Learn Anything in 20 Hours

<i>“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”</i> — Mahatma Gandhi<p>What if you could learn anything in 20 hours, what would …

The 15 best poetry books of all time

Four Daily Habits That Will Make You Happier

According to experts, the traditional formula for success may be backwards.<p>Do great work, you’ll get a promotion and then you’ll be happy. This is the mainstream formula for happiness.<p>We’re taught that working hard will lead to a great success and finally result in happiness. But happiness experts …

Happiness

Watch a Big Green Comet And Its Twin Fly Past the Earth

The larger of the two is continuing to brighten in the night sky. Here's how to catch it.<p>Comet 252P/LINEAR has delighted astronomers in the Southern Hemisphere by brightening more than expected in recent days, and it's on its way to the skies of the Northern Hemisphere. The bright green comet made …

If You Don’t Believe in UFO Watch This…

The video is very accurate, made in documentary style, so his vision is very smooth and definitely not boring. Also the theme is quite fascinating, …

Total Eclipse in Pisces SuperMoon March 8th 9th 2016~

In the archetypal waters of Pisces, we are asked to step into the Dreamtime to reflect, feel it all, cleanse it all and draw forth from the ocean of …

Understanding Your Emotional Story to Deal With Low Sexual Desire

I've seen it in therapy over and over. A couple who really loves each other, but who struggles to sexually connect in their relationship. One partner has a low sexual drive, while the other one would desires to sexually connect. Both partners in the relationship identify each other as close …

17 Things to Never Say to a Girl With Borderline Personality Disorder

One woman with Borderline Personality Disorder opens up.<p><b>1. Nothing.</b> Going to bed in an argument isn't our style. Even when you've casually dismissed it as a minor disagreement and all but forgotten about it, we're worrying that you hate us and will never speak to us again. So please, stay awake …

Inside the Chinese closet: The world of the fake-marriage market for the LGBT community in China

Andy is talking to his father on his mobile and on the surface, he's pretty much like any son, talking in monosyllables to his father. He listens …

Magical thinking: the history of science, sorcery and the spiritual

The Book of Magic: from Antiquity to the Enlightenment by Brian Copenhaver invites us to reflect on the long history of magic in culture.<p>Sir James …

University of California

Plato’s weekend suggestions

Home <b>›</b> Plato's Suggestions <b>›</b> <b>Plato’s weekend suggestions</b><p><i>on</i> January 15, 2016 • ( 47 )<p>Our regular Friday diet of suggested readings for the weekend:<p>How …

PLATO

NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope spots a giant lightsaber in space

NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has photographed what appears to be a gigantic double-bladed lightsaber inside the Orion B molecular cloud complex, …

Louis CK Begs Fans Not to Vote for Trump in an Epically Hilarious Email. It’s a Must Read. | T.V.S.T.

on March 7, 2016 at 5:23 am<p>Louis C.K. is considered one of those “smart” comedians. He’s not just cheap punchlines and sex jokes; his comedy is very …