Danielle Garcia

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'More than 50' IS mass graves found in Iraq, says UN envoy

<b>A UN envoy has said more than 50 mass graves have so far been found in parts of Iraq that were previously controlled by so-called Islamic State (IS).</b><p>Jan Kubis told the UN Security Council that it was "evidence of the heinous crimes" IS had committed.<p>The graves have been discovered in recent months …

Is Investing in Gold Really Worth It?

Gold is the investment that people are more confused about than any other.<p>Gold is the investment that people are more confused about than any other. Sometimes it's collapsing and sometimes it's booming. People are left wondering whether this is really an investment that's worth adding to their …

Investing

Chinese investment in Canadian real estate set to increase in 2016

Chinese investors are getting hungrier for real estate in Canada, where foreign demand has fuelled record price gains and made million-dollar homes the norm in cities such as Vancouver.<p>Inquiries for Canadian homes on Juwai.com, a property search engine that lists real estate around the world for …

The Tech Community Is Mobilizing Against the Burr-Feinstein Encryption Bill

A bill requiring already cash-strapped startups to develop government-only back doors and then protect them from hackers is essentially a full-employment act for cyber criminals.<p>When the FBI backed off of its legal request to force Apple into breaking the encryption on an iPhone used by one of the …

Privacy

Hillary Clinton fights to secure black vote in New York in face of recent racial missteps

Hillary Clinton and her surrogates have courted African American voters across New York in advance of Tuesday's Democratic primary. The results: a mixed bag of comfortable alliances and uncomfortable stumbling.<p>Black voters will make up about 1 in every 5 Democrats casting ballots here, and Clinton …

Government

BOOK OF THE DAY: The Six Pillars of Self-Esteem by Nathaniel Branden Deeply life changing and thoughtful, Nathaniel Branden’s The Six Pillars of Self-Esteem is a thought-provoking and helpful...

Deeply life changing and thoughtful, Nathaniel Branden’s The Six Pillars of Self-Esteem is a thought-provoking and helpful extensive examination on …

6 Warning Signs You Suffer From Depersonalization Disorder

<b>It’s more common than you think.</b><p>Have you ever felt disconnected from your body or numb to feeling anything? If so, you may have depersonalization …

90 Days to a Happier You

Illustrations by John Coulter<p>Make 2016 a year of bigger dreams, better sleep, stronger relationships and less stress!<p>We could have resolved to eat …

Happiness

The psychology of bad decision making: How to stop choosing the wrong thing

Varun woke up to the sound of his ringing alarm. “Oh no!” he panicked. He had an exam to write in less than an hour and he was not at all prepared. …

The Emotion Roller Coaster: Why Characters Resist Change

I’m reading this fascinating book right now about the human brain (<i>yes, really!</i>) that details how our gray matter works, and how we can evolve …

Does neuron ‘feedback’ let the brain trick us?

Seeing something that isn’t really there could be your brain reacting to feedback between neurons in different parts of the visual system, according …

Neuroscience

Psychology Touts Selfishness for Survival

What's this all about? A high-powered team of psychologists from Yale and Harvard has made a splash with a well publicized claim that moral indignation is usually an affectation aimed at enhancing reputation and, thereby, gaining personal advantage. It is nothing more than a compulsive desire to …

Exercise Can Aid in Emotional Regulation

New research shows that aerobic activity can help to regulate mood.<p>While the physical and stress-relieving benefits from the activity are …

Bilingual Babies Have More Flexible Brains

Babies who are exposed to two languages (not including baby talk) instead of one during the first year of their life may develop a cognitive …

Positive Coping Strategies to Combat Workplace Stress

With longer hours and a rise in dual-income families, stress may have reached an all-time high.<p>With longer hours and a rise in dual-income families, stress may have reached an all-time high. This high stress is despite the fact that technology is supposed to have made work life, social life and …

Great Britain

The scientific way to train white people to stop being racist

No one wants to be called fragile. And if you’re white, what you feel reading the title of this article may be indicative of the term. “White fragility” refers to white people’s low emotional tolerance for discussing topics of race and racism.<p>The term was coined by Dr. Robin DiAngelo in a 2011 …

Critical Thinking

6 Questions to Reveal Your 'Intimacy Quotient'

Intimacy is a quality we normally associate with enduring relationships. However, in order to have these relationships in our own lives, we need to …

Psychology

5 Habits That Keep You From Making The Most Of Your Time

You're reading 5 Habits That Keep You From Making The Most Of Your Time, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If …

Hoarding is a serious disorder — and it’s only getting worse in the U.S.

Sandy Stark always loved pretty things. When she was a girl, she collected unusual rocks, birds’ nests, crooked sticks and dolls. As an adult, she gravitated to white ceramics and china, paperweights, kitchenware and art. Year by year, the treasures accumulated until the only way she could navigate …

Mental Health

What your phony internet personality says about you

The internet cannot tell who you are, no matter how much it wants to<p>Mon, Apr 11, 2016, 06:52 Updated: Mon, Apr 11, 2016, 07:11<p>Besides everything …

Hiking Changes Your Brain in These 3 Powerful Ways!

Shares 466<p>Not only is hiking a great workout and a fun way to spend time outdoors, researchers are now saying it can actually have so much of an …

How to use behavioural psychology to develop outstanding leaders

<i>By Kim Grist</i><p>Executing any strategy that requires a lasting change in human behaviour is one of the toughest challenges leaders will ever face. For …

Here's how money could actually buy happiness

Money really can buy happiness — if you buy things that "match" your personality, a new study from the United Kingdom suggests.<p>Researchers analyzed more than 76,000 purchases that 625 people made over a six-month period, and grouped the purchases into categories based on how they might be tied to a …

Why rich people don’t hang out with this kind of person

According to some new research, there is one type of person rich people tend to avoid... Read more: Can money really buy happiness? It depends... …

How much sex should you be having?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Are you having enough sex? You might have wondered if you should up your bedroom activity after reading about other couples' resolutions to have sex every day or about all the health benefits of getting horizontal.<p>In what might be welcome news for everyone exhausted from work and frazzled …

Rachel McAdams

10 Psychological Traits That Make a Great Salesperson

Psychologists and salesmen have more in common than you think.<p>People often compare athletes to salespeople. Their competitiveness, work ethic, and drive to succeed correlate strongly, which is why you often see a sales floor comprised of a majority of athletes.<p>While it is rarely spoken about, the …

Emotional Intelligence

How to Be Your Best Self? Embrace Your Imperfection

<i>To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don't need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself. -- Thich Nhat Hanh</i><p>Do you feel burnt out from trying to be perfect, multitask and accomplish more things than humanly possible in a day? The perfectionist in you wants to do it all, but your …

How To Cope With An Existential Crisis

Despite the weirdness of existence, most of us are able to get on with our lives and avoid debilitating feelings of despair, personal failure and …

Social Sciences