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Philosophy News | Welcome to Philosophy News

"Populism" is a label often used but little understood. It's incoherent an ideology yet not to be dismissed as deranged or imaginary. Populism is a …

Philosophy

How to Make An Audience Love Your Brand on Facebook

In a world where smartphones and photo filters have greatly improved our ability to take and edit photos, it’s become important to have credible, …

Graphic Design

The Science Behind PTSD Symptoms: How Trauma Changes The Brain

After any type of trauma (from combat to car accidents, natural disasters to domestic violence, sexual assault to child abuse), the brain and body …

Too much on your plate? How Coloring Mandalas Can Create Balance in Your Life

Share & Inspire Others!<p>The Challenge: Our fast-paced lives leave us feeling stressed and anxious, even when the workday is over. <b><br>The Science:</b> Coloring …

Mindfulness

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Memory Master Reveals 5 Ways to Keep Your Brain Sharp

An entrepreneur who can memorize the order of a deck of cards in under a minute shares tips to sharpen your memory.<p>Ed Cooke, CEO and co-founder of Memrise, has an unusual background for an entrepreneur. Forget business school or years as a consultant, Cooke spent most of his 20s competing in memory …

The Brain

12 Commandments Of Happy, Long-Lasting Relationships

<i>By Charles J. Orlando</i><p>When it comes to creating successful relationships, you need certain critical traits in place. Traits not just merely "present," but existing in a real and genuine way that emanates from each partner through their own want (not because someone is complaining). The moment "give …

37 Signs Your Relationship Is About to End

We asked our readers, "How do you know when a relationship is about to end?" Their answers make an excellent guide to impending doom. Here are our 37 favorite responses:<p>1.<p>"When I hate to see the man eat, I know things are over." -- Lovereaction<p>2.<p>"When he doesn't have time for me. There is always an …

Relationships

4 Things to Think About Before Offering Advice to Someone in Pain

When it comes to solutions for my chronic pain, I've heard it all.<p>"Have you tried yoga? What about wheatgrass? This vegan diet I'm on will fix you right up. Green juice is the answer to your problems, I guarantee it. Probiotics will literally save your life."<p>My fellow chronic pain sufferers and I …

InterAct

How to Turn a Bad Day Around

Let’s face it. Life can be full of frustrations—an argument with your teenager over breakfast, a missed train, or even just a spilled coffee can make you wish you could crawl back into bed. How can you change your mood when you’ve started your day off on the wrong foot? How do you stop annoyances …

Self-help

These Women Divorced By Age 30. Here's What It Taught Them About Marriage

Divorcing by age 30 is not something most people plan on.<p>But sometimes, splitting up feels like the only option. On Wednesday, HuffPost Live spoke to three women who recently contributed to our "Divorced By 30" blog series about divorce and what they learned from the experience.<p>Ceri Gautama, a …

Divorce

Mindful Sex

Meditation and sex might not be the two things you’d most naturally associate. One involves sitting alone in silence while the other is rather more …

How To Help A Bipolar Family Member Cope With Their Diagnosis

The signs and symptoms may have persisted for years before a diagnosis of bipolar was made. There may have been many incorrect diagnosis’ and …

6 Mental Habits That Will Wear You Down

Source: Goran Bogicevic/Shutterstock<p>Do you struggle with self-doubt and self-defeating habits?<p>Do you want to feel more confident about yourself and …

Self-help

50 Free Apps To Make You An Incredibly Productive Person

Communicate with ease, tame your schedule, and get things done with these great tools.<p>You’re running a million miles an hour, trying to hold down a tight schedule full of tight deadlines on a tight ship. From messages to meetings to managing meddlesome minutiae, these 50 apps can help you work …

Apps

“Just Googling it” is bad for your brain

Having the world at our fingertips around the clock takes a lot of the pressure off our minds to remember basic facts. But the ability to find answers on search engines like Google is also killing our memories, a recent report (pdf) by cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab shows.<p>When asked a question, …

The Brain

12 Mini Habits of Insanely Successful People

“Mini habits” are daily routines that take just a few minutes to perform, but have huge returns in the overall quality of your life as a result of …

Success

Lying awake at 3am? Perhaps you should try biphasic sleeping

Poor sleep and insomnia can make you less effective, but it’s still not necessary to stay in bed for eight hours<p>Madonna, Margaret Thatcher and Donald Trump all claim to have thrived on four hours or less of sleep. If it’s good enough for the queen of pop and the Iron Lady, should entrepreneurs be …

Entrepreneurship

What The Most Successful People Do In The Mornings

Even though he has a pretty important and often stressful job, President Barack Obama works out for 45 minutes a day, six days a week. His sweat sessions are more frequent than most Americans', and, chances are, the routine helps him keep a clear head when the workday starts.<p>Morning exercisers are …

Success

A Beautiful Mind: Brain Injury Turns Man Into Math Genius

In 2002, two men savagely attacked Jason Padgett outside a karaoke bar, leaving him with a severe concussion and post-traumatic stress disorder. But …

Smart is the new sexy: The stunning, welcome rise of “sapiosexuality”

Singles claiming to value intellect over looks are popping up on dating profiles from Tinder to OkCupid<p>You know what’s hot? Intelligence. "Brains are the new tits!" shouts a T-shirt slogan I saw recently. It also happens to appear on a Facebook page for sapiosexuals. Because, yes, there is indeed a …

Relationships

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5 Things I Wish I Knew About Marriage (BEFORE I Got Married)

It happens all the time. My wife and I hear things about our marriage that makes us smile. Things like:<p>"You look so happy!"<p>"You act like newlyweds!"<p>"You can't relate with what I'm going through because your marriage is so good."<p>"You two never fight."<p>We don't smile because these things make us …

Happiness

Sex Moves You and Your Husband Can Use Each Night This Week

Has your married sex gone from too hot to touch to too boring to bother? You're not alone. "After we settle into commitment, the mystery and excitement can fade as we settle into a marriage built on stability, trust and security," explains Emily Morse, Ph.D., sexologist and founder of the <i>Sex With</i> …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Winter<p>The silver lining to no early spring? Deeply discounted winter essentials.<p>21 Photos8 hours agoView More<p>Music<p><i>Amen</i> is out today.<p>By Alex Wong8 …

Dating a Narcissist: How to Spot and Break Up With Self-Absorbed Men

Many of us hear the word "narcissist" and automatically think about a self-absorbed person who constantly talks about himself—and yes, that's a very irritating (but small) part of it. A narcissist, by definition, is, "Someone with a grandiose sense of self and little or no ability to empathize with …

Narcissism

How Can You Tell if a Guy Is Ready to Settle Down?

Here's how you know if a dude is ready for a real-deal relationship or still playing the field.<p>When is a man ready to settle down? The answer is not always as obvious as we might like. In a culture as visual as ours, we demand the most conspicuous of tells. If a guy is covered in maritime tats and …

Relationships
Psychology

4 ways exercise gives your mind and body a boost

The CDC recommends adults get two and a half hours of moderately intense activity — like briskly walking or riding a bike — each week.<p>But finding the time and energy to do it can be a struggle: Nearly 80% of adults don't meet these basic fitness goals.<p>You might be familiar with the physical …

Exercise