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Why Haven't We Met Aliens Yet? Because They've Evolved into AI

Movies and television have led us to think of aliens as green, slimy creatures traveling around in flying saucers. Nonsense.<p>While traveling in Western Samoa many years ago, I met a young Harvard University graduate student researching ants. He invited me on a hike into the jungles to assist with …

20 Essential Life Lessons For Happiness And Success

A recent birthday got me reflecting on my journey to this age, and I’m happy to say that, compared with the younger me, I’m much more at peace with myself, content with my life, confident of what I want and sure of how to get there.<p>I often write about how to attain career and money success, and …

The Only Way to Improve Your Situation is to Improve Yourself

Self-improvement is multifaceted. To improve yourself, you must consider every aspect of the word self. This means improving your mind, your body, …

5 Ways To Live Without Regret | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Regret is something everyone experiences at one point or another. It would be impossible to go through life without experiencing any regret at …

How to Consistently be a Calm Person Even if The Going Gets Tough | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

How to be a calm person<p><i>There are some things you learn best in calm, and some in storm.</i><i><br>– Willia Cather</i><p><i></i>We have all been through times that have been …

Brené Brown: How To Be Less Critical

<i>The author of</i> Daring Greatly<i>, who's launching Part 2 of the groundbreaking The Gifts of Imperfection e-course, on why we should stop criticizing others.</i><p>By Brené Brown<p>First, the bad news: If you have a fondness for snarky jabs -- and believe me, most of us take pleasure in the occasional barb -- …

The Simple Secret to a Happy Life

So I have been offline for a bit because life has been speeding by. It's funny how life can sometimes do that. And then one day, in just one moment, something happens and everything just makes sense. An epiphany!<p>One of those moments came for me this morning. A very simple moment where I actually …

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When Should I Buy Organic Food | Organic Produce - Consumer Reports

Organic food as a rule costs more than conventional food, but is it worth the extra money? “We want consumers to appreciate that by buying organic …

Demystifying Meditation

I am far from an organic-cotton-wearing, vegan zen master. My days are filled with stress (work-imposed and self-imposed) and a general feeling that …