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The Dangers of a Wandering Mind

<b>You may spend up to 50% of your day lost in thought. (1)</b><p>To learn more about the wandering mind let’s examine data from a study published in the …

Mindfulness

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 …

A Universal Basic Income Is the Utopia We Deserve

The idea of a universal basic incomefor all citizens has been catching on all over the world. Is it too crazy to believe in? We spoke to the author …

Universal Basic Income

Kenya officially registers its first atheist society

April 9, 2016 by Matthew Facciani<p>The Atheists in Kenya Society has formally been registered as a legal society and is officially recognized by the …

The 'quitter's mindset' could be the secret to success

She looked out the window, and back down to her desk where a full-time offer letter from Lola sat, awaiting her reply.<p>It didn't matter that she'd only finished her first year. Or that most people she asked said it was a mistake.<p>She knew it was time to make a change, and she did.<p>Chisa made the …

Self-improvement

Dr. Randy Cale’s Terrific Parenting: Incessant coaching – Mistake No. 4: Taking things personally

Dr. Randy Cale<p>To find happiness, and to offer the seeds of happiness to our children, we must discover how to learn and grow in life without taking …

The Best Ways to Talk to Your Spouse

We've all heard the catchphrase that it's not <i>what</i> you say but <i>how</i> you say it. And now science is here to back it up. The happiest and healthiest couples, according to recent research, are those who use positive, affirming tones on the regular — even when they're offering up criticism.<p>Toni Coleman, …

How A Simple List Can Improve Behavior

This week I’d like to share with you a very simple strategy. It’s something you can do every day. It takes less than a minute. But it can improve any …

Teaching

How to Stop Procrastinating by Using the '2-Minute Rule'

I've been following a simple rule that is helping me crush procrastination and making it easier for me to stick to good habits at the same time.<p>I want to share it with you today so that you can try it out and see how it works in your life.<p>The best part? It's a simple strategy that couldn't be …

When it comes to losing weight and getting healthy, procrastination kills

Here on the hopeful threshold of the new year, the last thing anyone wants to hear is that losing that excess weight we've been lugging around doesn't matter.<p>So when a new study comes along that seems to tell us just that, we could let it dash our resolutions and have another cookie. Or, we could …

Holistic Medicine

Parents Struggle To Limit Children's Screen Time: Digital Detox Experts Offer Advice

Parents have revealed they find it easier to get their children to do homework, go to bed or eat healthily, than persuading them to turn off their …

Problem: Hiring Women (1944 WW2 Period Propaganda)

How To Discipline Your Kids Using Words

A few years ago, I watched Brene Brown’s TED Talk on Vulnerability. Her story, her research, her authenticity, and yes, her vulnerability resonated …

High School

Facebook is annihilating your self-esteem, and you’re not alone

<b>(JaysonPhotography via Shutterstock)</b><p>The dopamine high of a notification is never enough. Research ties the social media site to depression and anxiety<p>Nico Lang<p>December 10, 2015 10:30am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on The Daily Dot.<p>Last month, I reactivated my old Facebook account for 15 …

Childhood Bullying Can Have Lasting Effects on Mental Health

Bullying can have a lasting effect on a person's mental health: A new study finds that children who were bullied frequently when they were 8 years …

How Mindfulness Helps Us Lead Fuller, Happier Lives

"True life" begins when we are fully present, said Thich Nhat Hanh.<p>When we think about happiness and success, many of us turn our attention to some distant horizon where our hopes and aspirations lie. But according to Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh, true happiness begins with mindfulness and …

Thich Nhat Hanh

Were You Stopped by the Police? There's an App For That

A new app has been created to educate citizens of their rights so that they are better equipped in governing themselves during interactions with law enforcement.<p>Developed by Mbye Njie, a native of Gambia now residing in the metro Atlanta area, the concept behind the “Legal Equalizer” app sparked …

How to make initiating sex easier

People in a long-term relationship can't expect to feel as horny or want sex as much as they did when they met, but trying to make physical intimacy …

Text Messaging

How Can I Get Child to Behave Nicely at Home? She's Perfect at School!

<i>I read a recent article from you regarding a daughter who was an angel at school and aggressive at home. This could describe my eight-year old daughter to a tee. I have sought help from doctors, health visitors and her school. I have tried The Naughty Step and 123 Magic. My question is do you have</i> …

Parenting