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Learning Creativity Through Creative Tension - People Development

• Bio<br>• Twitter<br>• Google+<br>• LinkedIn<br>• Latest Posts<p>Jeff Ton<p>EVP of Product & Service Development at Bluelock<p>Jeff is the Executive Vice President of Product and …

What is bipolar disorder? You asked Google – here’s the answer

Every day millions of internet users ask Google life’s most difficult questions, big and small. Our writers answer some of the commonest queries<p><i>“When you are high, it is tremendous. Shyness goes, the right words and gestures are suddenly there, the power to seduce and captivate others a felt</i> …

How to Create a Meditation Space in Your Home

If you’re dealing with stress, you’ve likely been dabbling in anxiety apps, trying to journal your way to calmness or even sitting down with crayons and adult coloring books. If you haven’t found an awesome way to deal with your stress, it’s time to give meditation a real shot (consistency is …

Meditation

Depression: A revolution in treatment?

<b>It's not very often we get to talk about a revolution in understanding and treating depression and yet now doctors are talking about "one of the strongest discoveries in psychiatry for the last 20 years".</b><p>It is based around the idea that some people are being betrayed by their fiercest protector. …

Depression

Brain training may forestall dementia onset for years, new study says

If you're intent on keeping dementia at bay, new research suggests you'll need more than crossword puzzles, aerobic exercise and an active social life. In a study released Sunday, researchers found that older adults who did exercises to shore up the speed at which they processed visual information …

Dementia

11 Ways To Instantly Connect With Anyone

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that the ability to connect with others is a natural, unteachable trait that belongs to only a lucky few. It's easy to fall prey to this misconception. In reality, this ability is under your control, and it's a matter of emotional intelligence …

The Definition of Happiness Changes as You Age, According to Science

The definition of happiness shifts radically but predictably with age, research shows.<p>Type a simple search into Google and you will bombarded by tips on how to be happy. You could spend weeks if not years reading all that advice on boosting well being.<p>Many of these articles are valuable, but most …

Autolux explores the six-year cycle of creativity that spawned its recent album

Like the life-cycle of a rare species that blossoms at odd intervals, the Los Angeles trio Autolux arrived with its recent album, "Pussy's Dead," after six years of germination.<p>But however glorious its spring arrival may have been, dozens of other records, tracks, remixes and mixtapes by hot new …

Drake

The New Science of Empathic Accuracy Could Transform Society

Source: VLADGRIN/Shutterstock<p>Do you believe that the ability to put yourself in someone else’s shoes and feel empathetic is more the result of gut …

Psychology

Celia Walden: 'Why my procrastination beats Angelenos' proactivity'

That interiors guy from down the road was right: as well as being every top make-up artist’s staple, Bioderma’s micellar water will have the scuff marks off your paintwork in seconds. Admiring the clean sweep of white wall in front of me, I feel a swell of satisfaction.<p>This swiftly subsides, to be …

Creativity

Wharton Professor Says Procrastination Is An Incubator For Creativity

<i>These questions originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answers by Adam Grant, Wharton professor, New York Times writer, author of Give and Take and Originals, on Quora.</b><p>Q: How has being a white male shaped …

These Stick-Figure Cartoons About The Anxiety Of Procrastination Are The Best

<i>Wait But Why</i> author and co-owner Tim Urban was asked to do a TED talk. It all went downhill from there, thanks to his fear of public speaking and extreme procrastination. Luckily, he chose to document the experience in great, self-punishing, hilarious detail with stick-figure cartoons that will …

Here's Why Procrastination Makes You More Creative

If you feel bad over your procrastinating ways, good news is on the way.<p>In his new book <i>Originals</i>, Adam Grant, a professor at the Wharton School of …

Procrastination

Procrastinating at work makes you more creative, research suggests

Chronic procrastinators are likely to be more creative, a new book claims<p>Here’s some very good news for all the procrastinators out there.<p>Next time your boss questions why you haven’t yet completed that important task you can point them towards this research.<p>Avoiding certain tasks may seem like a …

13 Charts Anyone Who Has Procrastinated Will Understand

Don't worry, reading this will be productive procrastination.

Tinder: My Right Hand Master Procrastinator

My name is Sasha and I'm a procrastinator. That's right, a self-diagnosed, self-confessed time wasting expert with a diary full of back-to-back …

When Does Procrastination Hurt You Most? (Hint: It's Not When You Think)

"Wait But Why" Blogger Tim Urban deconstructs procrastination--and makes some surprising discoveries.<p>Are you a procrastinator? That's a trick question--we all are. At least, that's what Tim Urban believes, and he should know. He writes the "Wait But Why" blog, which means he spends more time …

Procrastination
Self-help

Relax, You Actually Procrastinate Much Less Than You Think

There’s a wide range of behaviors you accomplish so automatically that you hardly realize when you do.<p>You swear you won’t wait until the last minute to file your taxes or turn in that term paper. You’re late changing the oil in your car. You tell your doctor you’ll take your medication, only to …

Procrastination

One Ritual That Will Save You From Procrastination Online

Procrastinating while online? This 3-step ritual will definitely help you!<p>Remember when you were a child and there was a special good-night ritual made up by your parents? That pleasurable sequence, where you brushed your teeth, listened to a bedtime story and got a kiss on your forehead, was …

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A Wharton professor says there’s a right way to procrastinate, and it will make you more creative

Such is the procrastinator's motto, and it's mostly tongue-in-cheek. But research conducted by organizational psychologist Adam Grant suggests there is a real benefit to meeting deadlines at the eleventh hour.<p>Procrastinating makes you more creative, Grant says.<p>In addition to being a professor in …

Creativity

How procrastinators can get back on track in the 10 years before retirement

Canada's chartered professional accountants are so worried people aren't saving enough for retirement that they've published a kind of first-aid book for late starters.<p>The book is called <i>The Procrastinator's Guide to Retirement: How You Can Retire in 10 Years or Less</i> (CPA Canada). It was written by …

Make time for productivity – and procrastination

<b>The Productivity Project</b><p><i>By Chris Bailey</i><p><i>(Random House Canada, 292 pages, $32)</i><p>Don't worry about procrastinating. Everyone does it. The more important and challenging the task in front of you, the more likely you'll procrastinate. So if you focus on your important and challenging tasks – as you should …

Facing Procrastination in Your Job Search? Try These 4 Tips.

You know the effects of procrastination in your job search.<p>It affects your ability to concentrate on <b>big</b> things, such as completing your research, your application materials, and your submissions.<p>It tells you to postpone them. The outcome just might be <i>another</i> rejection, right?<p><b>Fear</b> takes over.<p><i>Fear of</i> …

Procrastinators Delight (But Not for Too Long)!

If you're just starting to go through your drawers to find your w-2s, 1099s and your forgotten password to your tax software, you can breathe a little easier this tax season. We can thank Honest Abe for giving us three extra days for "some of us" to get our acts together and honestly file our taxes …

5 Times Procrastinating Is Actually a Good Idea

Procrastination has some real upsides.<p>Be honest: How often do you put off important work projects until the last minute?<p>Rather than beat yourself up …