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This Mental Trick of Olympic Athletes Can Radically Increase Your Productivity

Top athletes use this simple but powerful technique to perform at their best. So can you.<p>This summer in Rio de Janeiro, we're likely to see awe-inspiring displays of physical prowess. What we're unlikely to see is the mental work that goes into those jaw-dropping accomplishments.<p>Everyone knows that …

12 Powerful Habits I Have Stolen From Ultra-Successful People

As you may already know I am very curious about habits, behavior psychology and how it all affects success. For over two years I have been …

10 basic rules for a happier life — and most may surprise you

Happy International Day of Happiness! How did you celebrate?<p>The United Nations sets aside March 20 as a time to recognize "the relevance of happiness and well-being as universal goals and aspirations in the lives of human beings."<p>Rejoicing yet? Or do the stresses of everyday life mean little …

The truth about sugar in fruit: how much you should really eat - Telegraph

Nutrition

7 Habits of Highly Resilient People

The most resilient among us make it through the worst of times--and we don't do it by accident. Are some people born a little more resilient than others? Sure. But make no mistake: Building resilience is something anyone can do--and needs to in order to thrive in the face of stress.<p>Regardless of …

Six things students can do to boost their mental health

University mental health day is the perfect time to take stock of how you’re feeling, the things that stress you out and the activities that lift your mood<p>It’s well-known that university can be a mental health pressure-cooker for students. Far from being the best years of their lives, many are …

Mental Health

Why too much choice is stressing us out

From jeans to dating partners and TV subscriptions to schools, we think the more choices we have the better. But too many options create anxiety and leave us less satisfied. Could one answer lie in a return to the state monopolies of old?<p>Once upon a time in Springfield, the Simpson family visited a …

Peter Thiel

There’s no such thing as Left and Right any more – can we all agree on that?

Voters have turned their backs on the politics of the 20th century and want to hear grown-up answers to urgent practical matters<p>On it goes: has David Cameron abandoned the Right to position himself smack in the middle of the Left’s territory? Or is he a Right-wing leader to his core who is …

Leave it out: are food intolerances fact or fad?

Serious food allergies are rare, while intolerance of many common foods – from dairy products to gluten in bread – is increasing. Are we in the midst of a health craze or something more complicated?<p>You know the scenario: you invite some friends over for dinner and they graciously accept. But then …

Immune System

10 Strategies to Reverse Autoimmune Disease

Autoimmune diseases, when taken all together, become a HUGE health burden. Among these are rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, multiple sclerosis, psoriasis, celiac disease, and thyroid disease. In fact, over 80 diseases have been classified as autoimmune and the list is growing.<p>Per the latest stats, 50 …

The market – not Miliband – is key to our university challenge

Labour’s tuition bribe is no answer. Institutions should have a financial stake in their students<p>It is not difficult to understand why so many young people are so upset. University fees have shot up, and yet the quality of higher education and the employability of graduates hasn’t improved. The …

Apple's Stock Is Down Due To Overblown iPad Concerns

Apple’s shares are down about 1% to $119 while the overall stock market is down about 0.4%. There is an article on 9to5Mac that has data from KGI Research’s Apple analyst Ming Chi-Kuo (who is quite good) that iPad sales could decrease 30% year over year in calendar 2015 to between 44-45 million.</i> …

iPad Mini

19 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

Here's a list of websites that will actually make you smarter:<p><b>Digital Photography School—</b> Read through this goldmine of articles to improve your photography skills; they're helpful even if you're a complete beginner. There's also an active forum where you can find a community of other photographers …

Learning

10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

Time Management