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A psychology professor reviewed decades of research about having kids and came to a depressing conclusion about marriage

Lots of women look forward to motherhood — getting to know a tiny baby, raising a growing child, developing a relationship with a maturing son or daughter.<p>All over the world, people believe that parenting is the most rewarding part of life. And it's good that so many mothers treasure that bond with …

Parenting

The answer to treating drug and alcohol addiction may be far simpler than you think

The answer is far simpler than you might think, at least according to neuroscience journalist and author Maia Szalavitz, whose new book, "Unbroken Brain," throws water on most of the modern assumptions that plague our understanding of drug and alcohol addiction.<p>Addiction, she writes, is not a …

Mental Health

LSD's impact on the brain revealed in groundbreaking images

First modern scans of people high on psychedelic drug has given researchers unprecedented insight into neural basis for its effects<p>The profound impact of LSD on the brain has been laid bare by the first modern scans of people high on the drug.<p>The images, taken from volunteers who agreed to take a …

The Brain

9 TED talks that can help you become insanely productive

Reaching optimal productivity is about working smarter, not harder, and making the most of each day.<p>The following TED talks offer valuable lessons in doing just that.

TED Talks

Robert De Niro pulls Vaxxed from Tribeca Film Festival

Robert De Niro has made a u-turn and withdrawn Vaxxed, the controversial film about the MMR vaccine from his Tribeca Film Festival.<p>The 72-year-old actor had apparently consulted the "scientific community" and said: "We do not believe it contributes to or furthers the discussion I had hoped …

Australia scientists develop 'bionic spine' which could help paralysed patients walk

Device can be inserted in the brain – without brain surgery – and could allow paralysed patients to operate robotic limbs “using thought alone”<p>Scientists in Australia have developed a “bionic spine” which could enable people with spinal cord injuries to walk again by controlling a tiny paper …

5 Psychological Negotiation Methods That Allowed Me to Close Huge Deals

I don't exactly consider myself a master deal-closer. However, over the course of my career in startups, acquisitions, and business, I've been involved in quite a few.<p>The world of negotiation isn't at all what I thought it would be -- the closed-door conference room tensions, sharp words, underhand …

How To Make a Funny Video–Fast–From The Guy Behind SNL’s Best Videos

You can always tell which <i>SNL</i> offering is by Mike O’Brien–and not just because these digital shorts have lately begun bearing the title card “A Mike …

5 Things Bill Gates Says You Must Do to Be Successful

When the world's richest man offers career advice, it's smart to listen.<p>If you're looking for a role model of lifelong success, you can't do much better than Bill Gates. Microsoft, the company he founded, created a whole industry. At a net worth of nearly $80 billion, he's the richest man in the …

Bill Gates

One Research-Backed Way to Effectively Manage Your Stressful and Busy Schedule

About twenty years ago, a group of college students at Stanford University headed home for winter break. While they were gone, they were given the …

On Being a Spiritual Warrior: 10 Truths.

I cannot count the number of times in a yoga class that I have said, “Let go of that which no longer serves you” or start with “letting go of …

3 Decisions You Should Make TODAY to Take Control of Your Life

Let’s face it, changing can be difficult, but you must if you want to take your power back and be in the driver’s seat of your life. There are three …

Probing the Mysterious Perceptual World of Autism

The perceptual world of a person with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is unique. Beginning in infancy, people who have ASD observe and interpret …

Autism

Five surprising facts about sleep

Mindfulness, more vegies and a trip to the dentist are surprising ways to ensure you have sweet dreams.<p>Sweet dreams are made of surprising things, …

Promoting (Innovative) Critical Thinking In The MENA Workplace

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>At any given moment in a company's business lifecycle, the number of ideas it has is significantly higher than what it actually develops and …

Critical Thinking

The Extraordinary Scientific Proof That Positive Thinking Works

Ninety percent of success in any walk of life is a direct result of how the mind is used. Top athletes, top business executives, top parents, top entrepreneurs, and the most successful individuals all understand the important truth that the mind is what counts.<p>It really is as simple as Henry Ford …

Quantum Physics

31 Things You Can Add to Your Morning Routine to Increase Your Productivity

It seems like one of the most popular things for entrepreneurs to talk about online is the morning routine.Generally speaking the idea behind it, is …

Productivity

Death Valley National Park

<b>Location: California & Nevada<br>Established: October 31, 1994<br>Size: About 3.4 million acres</b><p>The largest national park south of Alaska, Death Valley is known for extremes: It is North America's driest and hottest spot (with fewer than two inches/five centimeters of rainfall annually and a record high of …

The 70 best Android apps in 2018: Get the best from your phone

Get the most from your smartphone with the best Android apps around

Apps

Meditation: I Know It's Good for Me, but How Do I Get Started?

By far the No. 1 question I get when I let someone know I'm a meditation teacher is, "I know it's good for me, but how do I get started?" I can see the frustration and desire in the eyes of the questioner. There is a longing to crack the code on this recent health craze and somewhat woo woo …

Meditation

A daily capsule of probiotic bacteria may help people cope with anxiety and memory problems

Those who took the bug-bearing capsules for a month reported less stress and anxiety, and had lower levels of the stress hormone cortisol in the morning, than when they took a placebo instead.<p>Those on probiotics also fared better on memory tests that required them to pair objects together, such as …

Wellness

15 hilarious parenting comics that are almost too real.

Brian Gordon is a cartoonist. He's also a dad, which means he's got plenty of inspiration for the parenting comics he creates for his website, Fowl …

Parenting

Richard Branson's 5 Favorite Happiness Quotes

Get your happiness inspiration from the most joyful seeming entrepreneur around.<p>There are lots of successful entrepreneurs out there making heaps of money and changing the world. But what sets Richard Branson apart from the likes of Steve Jobs, Elon Musk, and Bill Gates? Of all these …

Happiness

10 ways to improve your emotional intelligence and become a better leader

It was my technical skills that had gotten me the job, not my leadership skills, as these had barely had the chance to develop.<p>I remember my first day in this new role, one of my direct reports came to see me, and she said she wanted to talk to me urgently.<p>So trying to be a good boss, I took her …

Emotional Intelligence

10 steps to starting a business while keeping your full-time job

I listed a number of reasons why this makes sense. I even included some practical steps.<p>But I didn't go far enough.<p>So here's a guest post from Ryan Robinson, an entrepreneur and marketer who teaches people how to create meaningful self-employed careers.<p>(His online courses "Launching a Business …

Entrepreneurship

15 Qualities You Need to Develop Mental Toughness

Mental toughness is a huge indicator of success. Here's how to know if you've got it.<p>We all reach critical points in our lives where our mental toughness is tested. It might be because of a toxic friend or colleague, a dead-end job, or a struggling relationship.<p>Whatever the challenge, you have to …

3 Math Facts All Kids Need to Know (But Many Do Not)

With school back in session, I find myself reteaching and refreshing students on a very familiar (to me, anyway) list of math concepts. By now I …

13 Harsh Reasons Why You Are Nowhere Near Success

Here are 13 harsh, yet truthful indicators as to why you are nowhere near success at this very point in time.<p>1 – You procrastinate<p>Actions speak …

Motivation