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Parkinson's Disease and Sleep

Parkinson's disease is a disorder of the central nervous system that causes a loss of cells in the part of the brain that controls movement. People …

REM Sleep Behavior Disorder: Acting Out Your Dreams

Dangerous dreaming: Kicking, screaming and falling out of bed might be more common than reported

A troubling sleep disorder that causes sleepers to physically act out their dreams by kicking, screaming or falling out of bed may be more common …

Acting Out Dreams Is Often Early Sign of Parkinson's Disease

A rare sleep disorder that makes people act out their dreams may be an early warning of a deadly neurological illness, a new review of previous …

Neuroscience

Classic Warm-Weather Black Tie

The white jacket variation of black tie began in the early 1930s as a way for well-heeled vacationers to dress formally in the tropical heat without …

Men's Fashion

Pope Francis: God is waiting for your “yes”

Saying “yes” to God is truly original whereas sin makes us “old inside,” Pope says on the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception<p>VATICAN CITY — God is …

Google Keep has taken over my Task Management and GTD

Why more users don’t use Google Keep is a mystery to me because it’s awesome. It has changed how I use to-dos, GTD, Task Management, Project …

Men Dump Their Anger Into Women

I need one thing from a partner that few men have: sustained participation in an activity that helps with emotional balance. Therapy would do it, …

Want to Raise Your IQ by 23 Percent? Neuroscience Says Take Up This Simple Habit

In less time than it takes you to have lunch, you could be expanding your brain -- literally.<p>There are two types of intelligence: crystallized intelligence and fluid intelligence.<p>Crystallized intelligence is your ability to utilize information, skills, and experience already learned -- basically, …

Watching 81% of My White Brothers and Sisters Vote For Trump Has Broken Something in Me

"Something has been broken for me; a fragile hope that the work of racial and gender justice will be embraced by the larger church."

Faith

Here Are 13 Examples Of Donald Trump Being Racist

He claims to have "a great relationship with the blacks," which is totally something a normal person would say.<p>Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump may have failed to disavow the Ku Klux Klan in late February, but he’ll have you know he is not racist. In fact, he claims to be “the …

Donald Trump

How to Use Your Smartphone to Chill Out

Our mobile devices are always by our side and often get blamed for adding stress to our everyday living, but with the right apps in tow, our phones …

Neuroscience Says Listening to This Song Reduces Anxiety by Up to 65 Percent

Sure to both stir your soul and calm your nervous system.<p>Everyone knows they need to manage their stress. When things get difficult at work, school, or in your personal life, you can use as many tips, tricks, and techniques as you can get to calm your nerves.<p>So here's a science-backed one: make a …

The Brain

How to Outline a Novel Chapter by Chapter

Writing a novel is a massive undertaking that often requires planning before you start putting words on paper. In particular, a chapter-by-chapter …

This 23-Minute Morning Ritual Will Make Your Day Healthy, Happy And Productive

If we ask you what makes you happy or what is the meaning of happiness for you, you might come up with the memories you have spent with someone …

Happiness

A “sound bath” provides many of meditation’s benefits, without the discipline

The benefits of meditation—increased focus and clarity, decreased anxiety, and a heightened capacity for empathy among them—hold obvious appeal. The thing is, sitting still with one’s thoughts, let alone transcending them, is actually really hard. Therein lies the appeal of one of the latest waves …

Meditation

This Is the Song Scientists Use to Make People Feel Sad

How does it make you feel?<p>Listen to the song in the video below, and pay close attention to how it makes you feel. Are you relaxed by the sweeping sounds of string instruments? Does the song's tone make you feel frightened or uneasy? Or maybe the music actually moves you tears?<p>Don't be embarrassed …

This is what eight weeks of mindfulness training does to your brain

<i>By</i> Christian JarrettPractising mindfulness – spending time paying attention to your current mental experiences in a non-judgmental way – has been …

Mindfulness

What It's Like to Have Borderline Personality Disorder

"I keep seeing my neighbor's pool in winter, just an empty bowl of dusty blue tiles. Imagine standing in the middle of that, when suddenly, the pool fills up. In an instant, you're drowning."<p><i>This post originally appeared on VICE Australia.</i><p>It's Mental Health Week across Australia. Each state starts …

Working Over 25 Hours Per Week After Age 40 Could Lead to a Decline in Cognition, Study Finds

Another reason not to spend more time at work than you need to.<p>A new study from the University of Melbourne finds that working the standard 40 hours …

Treat ADHD with Mindfulness and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy | CHADD

The Power and Benefits of Mindfulness Meditation

By now there’s a good chance you’ve heard the term “mindfulness.” It seems to be everywhere—touted as the new yoga, the answer to stress, the …

4 mindfulness exercises for ADHD kids

From Spidey senses to the Wow factor<p>Last year, psychologist Daniel Goleman posited in the <i>New York Times</i> that, based on a trio of reputable studies, …

Mindful Parenting for ADHD

Your child has ADHD. He impulsively acts out; he struggles in school; he seemingly won’t settle down for even one second after you walk in the door …

Mindfulness

The Dangerous Acceptance of Donald Trump

“Vice is a monster of so frightful mien, / As, to be hated, needs but to be seen,” the poet Alexander Pope wrote, in lines that were once, as they said back in the day, imprinted on the mind of every schoolboy. Pope continued, “Yet seen too oft, familiar with her face, / we first endure, then pity, …

Donald Trump

9 Cool Features Hidden in Android 7.0 Nougat

Android's latest upgrade isn't a revolutionary break from 6.0 Marshmallow, but it still comes packed with some helpful little surprises.<p>PCMag reviews …