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How to Stop Overreacting to the Small Stuff

<i>“It is not our stress that kills us, it is our reaction to it.”</i> —Dr. Hans Selye<p>All of us—on occasion, at least—overreact to the small stuff, often …

The Anti-Anxiety Diet: 7 Foods a Harvard Doctor Wants You to Eat

For most of us, the anxiety-diet connection begins and ends with having too much coffee before work and experiencing those uncomfortable, anxious …

Mental Health

How much would a home in Skyrim cost you? The price of video game real estate has been revealed

Whether it’s a starter home in Skyrim or a penthouse in San Andreas, in-game property prices have always been a real world mystery… until now.<p>To be …

Real Estate

10 Simple Phrases Emotionally Intelligent People Know How to Use

Each of these phrases will help you make emotions work for you, instead of against you.<p>As humans, we're emotional creatures. We may use logic and intelligence to help us figure out what to do, but if our feelings and emotions aren't engaged, we won't be motivated to do it. In contrast, those same …

Emotional Intelligence

Why We Choose the Mates We Do — and How to Choose The Best Mate for You

Our choice of a long-term romantic partner or mate is one of the most important decisions we make in our lifetimes. Yet sometimes it seems a mystery …

Psychology

12 Easy Fall Crockpot Recipes That Will Have You Begging for Seconds

It’s no secret that fall is the time of year when cooking becomes more of a welcome endeavor. Once summer’s temperatures have subsided and ovens are …

Cooking

How to become the best version of yourself

A lot of personal development content focuses on things like productivity, health, wealth and happiness. Which is fine, except these goals can …

Nelson Mandela

7 Clever Questions To Ask On A First Date, Because Getting To Know Someone Should Be Fun

When people first meet me, they assume I'm a confident extrovert. But the truth is, I'm actually a super shy, awkward person who's learned how to …

Relationships

Curiosity — The Universe Shouldn't Exist, According to Physics

At the moment of the Big Bang, the incredibly hot, impossibly dense mass known as the universe exploded to create every particle of matter that now …

Physics

Burned Out At Work? 3 Ways To Reenergize Yourself And Others

It’s okay. It’s normal. And, you shouldn’t feel guilty about it. We all can feel burned-out, and run-down at work sometimes. It doesn’t mean you’re weak. It doesn’t mean you hate your job. In fact, research says, it shows you’re human.<p>Consider this interesting study. In 2016, the Melbourne …

Self-improvement

How to Control Your Emotions so Your Emotions Don't Control You

Sharpening your emotional regulation skills will make you mentally stronger.<p>Have you ever said something out of anger that you later regretted? Do you let fear talk you out of taking the risks that could really benefit you? If so, you're not alone.<p>Emotions are powerful. Your mood determines how you …

Self-help

How to Get on with Anyone – Gain the confidence and charisma to communicate with any personality type? Review

By @SimonCocking review of How to Get on with Anyone – Gain the confidence and charisma to communicate with any personality type? By Catherine …

Psychology

The Anti-Anxiety Diet: A Whole Body Program to Stop Racing Thoughts, Banish Worry and Live Panic-Free

Overview<p>The Anti-Anxiety Diet: A Whole Body Program to Stop Racing Thoughts, Banish Worry and Live Panic-Free by Ali Miller<p><b>Eat Meals that Calm Your</b> …

Barnes & Noble

The secret to getting the life you’ve always dreamed of

We are going to do something kind of risky. For the next few weeks, I will be sharing with you 10 lessons I’ve learned about life, dreams, and …

Harry Potter

Drive-Thru Window Workers Share the Craziest Things They've Seen in People's Cars

Working at fast-food restaurants, or any public-facing hospitality job, is one of the most dynamic, demanding lines of work, as you must deal with a …

Fast Food

Simple Slow-Cooked Korean Beef Soft Tacos Recipe

"This recipe was handed down to me by a Korean friend. So full of flavor! I wanted to share it with you all. I did tweak it a little to add more …

Recipes

Breaking Hate: What a Former White Supremacist Says Will End Racism May Suprise You

We’ve said it before, but it’s worth repeating—black people can’t rid white America of its cancerous racism—that’s going to be an inside job, by …

Rights & Freedoms

Become the creative you’ve always wanted to be by embracing these seven habits

The most commonly held belief about creativity is that it’s elusive, esoteric and unique only to the anointed few.<p>The ancient Greeks believed that creativity was a divine attendant spirit that came to human beings from some distant and unknowable source, for distant and unknowable reasons. They …

Creativity

Want A Casual Sex Buddy? This Is What You Need To Do

If movies about finding a friend with benefits — like that one literally called <i>Friends With Benefits</i> — are to be believed, then you can expect to …

Relationships

These 7 Buddhist philosophies are hard to understand but they’ll benefit you forever when you do

What’s the secret to feeling calm and focused?<p>It’s not an easy question to answer.<p>So, why do Buddhist monks appear peaceful and present all the …

Meditation

You Can Train Yourself to Take More Calculated Risks--Here's How

One of the biggest factors that prevents us from taking more calculated risks is the unknown.<p>It is easy to mistake successful entrepreneurs as fearless visionaries who chased big ideas and bet everything in the process. Often though, the most accomplished founders rarely viewed their actions as …

Entrepreneurship

This Mysterious Creature That Washed Up in Vietnam Is Straight Out of a Science Fiction Movie

<b>Did you know that the ocean makes up about 70 percent of our planet?</b> And did you also know that more than eighty percent of it is unmapped, …

Nature

Why most people will never be successful

“Success” isn’t just having lots of money. Many people with lots of money have horribly unhappy and radically imbalanced lives.<p>Success is …

Self-improvement

6 Physical Traits That May Reveal Something About Your Personality, According To Science

While it's obviously never a good idea to make sweeping generalizations about physical traits and what they reveal about someone's personality, …

Psychology

10 Weird Facts About Buddhism

In Western culture we love to hate or point out all the weird things about Christianity, Richard Dawkins, Christopher Hitchens and Bill Maher have …

Meditation

The strange tale of the lost California sphinx

After nearly a century, the shifting red dunes of California’s Central Coast are giving up their final secrets. For 10 days in November, archaeologists used shovels, horsehair brushes, and gallons of quick-hardening foam to unearth and remove a nearly complete Egyptian sphinx from the sands of …

Archaeology

Man Spends 40 Years Planting a Tree on Barren Island Every Day, Now It’s a Giant Forest

In 1979, Jadav Payeng—a then-16-year-old resident of Assam, India—made a startling discovery: several dead snakes scattered along the sandy banks of the Brahmaputra River's Majuli Island. Having been displaced by flooding, the creatures were then killed due to the island's lack of shade.<p>This …

Ecology

No Man's Sky Has Griefers, But Tools to Keep Them Out Are on the Way

Even with all its recent <i>Next</i> update additions, <i>No Man’s Sky</i> is still mostly a game about exploration for exploration’s sake. It makes a perverse sort …

No Man's Sky

The Cognitive Biases Tricking Your Brain

Science suggests we’re hardwired to delude ourselves. Can we do anything about it?<p>I am staring at a photograph of myself that shows me 20 years older than I am now. I have not stepped into the twilight zone. Rather, I am trying to rid myself of some measure of my present bias, which is the tendency …

Critical Thinking

The 7 Most Common Types Of Anxiety & How To Tell Which One You Have

Anxiety symptoms often get lumped together into one big category, and labeled as "anxiety." But there are actually many different types of anxiety …

Anxiety