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Is addiction really a disease?

Treating addiction as if it is a learned pattern of thinking gives addicts the chance to stay clean<p>What is addiction? For the majority who have strong opinions on the matter, addiction is a disease. In fact it’s “a chronic relapsing brain disease” according to the American National Institute on …

Drug Addiction

8 crazy beauty gadgets that need a place in your kit

Makeup

How Neuroscientists Explain the Mind-Clearing Magic of Running

<i>By Melissa Dahl</i><p>A good run can sometimes make you feel like a brand-new person. And, in a way, that feeling may be literally true. About three decades of research in neuroscience have identified a robust link between aerobic exercise and subsequent cognitive clarity, and to many in this field the …

Haruki Murakami

Psychedelic Drugs and the Nature of Personality Change

Psychedelic drugs have been popularly referred to as “mind-expanding.” Some recent research suggests that psychedelic drugs, such as psilocybin and …

Consciousness

10 Thinking Habits Successful Leaders Avoid Like the Plague | Inc.com

Making good leadership decisions can be tough for entrepreneurs suddenly tasked with managing people and enterprises. Our brain doesn't develop neuropathways at the flip of a switch. It may take years for new habits to become second nature.<p>Science confirms that the best of leaders, who grasp …

Leadership

The real reasons you procrastinate — and how to stop

Have you ever sat down to complete an important task — and then suddenly discovered you were up loading the dishwasher or engrossed in the Wikipedia entry about Chernobyl? Or perhaps you suddenly realize that the dog needs to be fed, emails need to be answered, your ceiling fan needs dusting — or …

Procrastination

4 types of time-wasting personalities, and how to get over them

It turns out that certain types of people are actually prone to ineffective time management.<p>Being the productivity nut that I am, I naturally probed a bit deeper on this one and asked Brownlee to describe her four personality types, and how to stop struggling if you have one of them.

Time Management

15 People Reveal What It's Like to Wait for Sex Until Marriage

No. 7 is something literally all couples deal with. 😩<p>To get to the bottom of what it's <i>really</i> like to put off sex until you settle down and get married (a lot of tension and making out is my guess), a recent Ask Reddit thread posed just that question. Based on the fact that there are more than …

Relationships

The Reading Habits of Ultra-Successful People

Want to know one habit ultra-successful people have in common?<p>They read. A lot.<p>In fact, when Warren Buffett was once asked about the key to success, …

Bill Gates

Here Are the Top 24 DIY Spring Projects According to Pinterest

It’s (finally) spring, which means that a whole slew of new DIY inspiration is blooming on Pinterest. Not surprisingly, all of the pins revolve around organization hacks, wardrobe updates, spring decor ideas and a few crafty ideas for keeping the kids entertained. Trends come and go, but you can …

Crafting

Best Ticket to Success? Start with Nothing.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Want to give your children a big advantage in life? Then give them nothing.<p>I know it’s natural for parents to want to give their children advantages they didn’t have, but Ned Spieker says the best thing you can do to help your kids …

Student Athletes

New 'Time Slice' Theory Suggests You're Not as Conscious as You Think You Are

Our conscious perception of the world feels like a continuous and uninterrupted flow, but a new study suggests that it’s actually more like the …

Hinduism

12 Things That Are More Harmful Than Cheating

You're probably doing #6 without even realizing it.<p>Cheating is definitely one quick, big way to absolutely annihilate a relationship, but as a recent Ask Reddit thread pointed out, there are plenty of other things that are much more potent when it comes to ruining even the strongest of bonds. Some …

Horror Movies

7 Bad Habits Preventing You From Making More Money

Are any of these common habits putting a stubborn limit on the amount of money you earn?<p>Not all of us are materialistic, but we can probably all agree that making more money is a good thing. It's true that setting a strict budget, cutting your expenses, and saving more money can go a long way in …

Personal Finance

9 Unique Cruises You’ll Want to Book Immediately

The weather is warming up, wanderlust is on the rise and vacays are quickly getting booked. From the perfect weekend getaway to a much-deserved solo travel adventure, the variety of vacations to choose from can be overwhelming. Sometimes you don’t want to travel like a local, but live in luxury and …

Travel

How to Survive a Bad Mood

The problem with bad moods is that they have consequences. I'm not talking about depression, but rather the dark humor and crabbiness that …

Psychology

5 meditation experts to relax with on YouTube

Experts of all kinds take to YouTube to share their wisdom. From makeup to video games, viewers can find coaches on virtually any topic.<p>Meditation …

Genius Tips that Make Getting a Bikini Wax More Bearable

Fact: If you say you don’t mind getting a bikini wax, you’re lying. There’s nothing fun about being in close quarters with a total stranger as they …

Skin Care

The 15 Best Philosophical Movies of The 21st Century

8. Gone Baby Gone<p>Ben Affleck’s best film (and don’t let anyone kid you about Argo, which is good but not this good), Gone Baby Gone is an exploration …

Ben Affleck

3 Step Process to Build Relationships With Powerful People

Building relationships with powerful people is one of the best things you could do for your career. Imagine being able to send a few emails, sip your …

How Financial Insecurity Affects Relationships - The Soul of Money

Relationships

5 Powerful Books to Improve Your Life

Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>5. <i>The One Thing</i><p>Life gets hectic, does it not?<p>I was working 100 hours a week between managing my rental …

Books

7 memory skills that will make you smarter

Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of "Make It Stick: The Science Of Successful Learning."<p>"We need to keep learning and remembering all our lives," they write. "Getting ahead at work takes mastery of job skills and difficult colleagues. ... If you're good at …

Harvard Business School

13 Signs You’re Ready For Another Baby

“I knew I was ready for baby no. 2 when my husband finally agreed!” — Rachelle M.<p>“When I started packing away my one-year-old’s infant clothes.” — …

Pregnancy

15 Things To Start A Better Life With

It is obvious that to change your life, you need to do something. However, many people simply don't know where to start. Here are 15 tips on how to …

Happiness

7 Questions to Ask Yourself If You're Constantly Anxious

The other day my friend asked if I could broach the subject of emotional wellbeing with her father. His generation is one where mental health awareness doesn't exist. She hoped that he'd have some peace from his long-standing anxiety, because he was suffering from a terminal illness. I had an hour, …

Self-help