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Do our brains have extraordinary untapped powers?

In rare cases, brain damage has unlocked prodigious mental abilities in patients. Now researchers are exploring the hidden potential in all of us<p>On 13 September, 2002, 31-year-old Jason Padgett, a furniture salesman from Washington, was beaten and mugged by two men after leaving a karaoke bar. He …

The Brain

The Morning Routine That Will Save You 20 Hours a Week

The first 3 hours of your day are your most precious for maximized productivity.<p>The traditional 9-5 workday is poorly structured for high productivity. Perhaps when most work was physical labor it made sense, but not in the knowledge-working world we now live in.<p>Although this may seem obvious …

The 3 Cocktail Recipes You Need to Make Before Summer Ends

Make the most of the season’s bounty with these fruity refreshments<p>Summer is coming to a close—so now’s the time to drink it up. Late summer’s juicy, ripe fruit isn’t just perfect for cobblers and jams, but fantastic in cocktails, say André and Tenaya Darlington, authors of <i>The New Cocktail Hour</i> …

Want the Secret to Happiness? Never Stop Doing This

Happiness is something that we all want, yet so few feel as though they really understand how to achieve it consistently<p>Happiness is something that we all want, yet so few feel as though they really understand how to achieve it consistently. We are constantly bombarded with messages that tell us …

Happiness

16 drool-worthy ways to celebrate National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day

There are plenty of questionable food holidays (Lima Bean Respect Day? Huh?) but today is a day that we can really get behind here at TODAY Food. That's because August 4 is National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day! Hooray! Sure, you could pick up a box of store-bought cookies but since they're so easy to …

Want to Change Your Personality? Here's How, According to Science

Research shows you really can become more disciplined, more outgoing, and more open.<p>Do you want to change your personality? If you're like most people, the answer is yes. Psychologists talk about five key personality traits: extraversion (enjoying being with others); conscientiousness; openness; …

Spending Too Much Time Doing Nothing Lately? 10 Habits That'll Change That

We all enjoy a lazy afternoon now and then, maybe even a relaxed weekend. But when lazy days turn into weeks, you have a problem . Once you become …

The Science Behind Smarter Decision Making: 7 Mental Models To Know

Every one of us make dozens, if not hundreds of small to big decisions on a daily basis.<p>Some don’t impact our lives at all, while some can change the outcome of our entire lives.<p>“75% of European digital ecosystem is present at #TNW2018”Are you doing business in Amsterdam in May?Join us<p>Whether it’s …

Time Management

How to Beat Procrastination

Procrastination comes in many disguises. We might resolve to tackle a task, but find endless reasons to defer it. We might prioritize things we can readily tick off our to-do list—answering emails, say—while leaving the big, complex stuff untouched for another day. We can look and feel busy, while …

To reverse damage of sitting, take a brisk, hour-long walk

LONDON (AP) — If you spend all day sitting, then you might want to schedule some time for a brisk walk — just make sure you can spare at least an …

Sitting

4 Habits of the Most Resilient People | Inc.com

The truth is that life can be tough, business can be hard-hitting and success comes with challenges. What separates those who can hold their own and keep going in times of adversity is a cluster of habits that center on resilience.<p>Resilience means developing a strong solid level of mental …

Self-help

Maximize Your Learning in Short-Term Assignments

The number of short-term assignments in companies has been increasing, and the trend is expected to continue. Within large corporations, secondments, short-term transfers, and functional or geographic management rotation programs often thrust full-time employees into short-term jobs. Many companies …

7 Easy Strategies Psychologists Use to Drastically Improve Performance

Leaders need simple psychology to create a cohesive team and maximize productivity.<p>Every leader wants a more efficient workplace. Employees benefit from a safe, supportive atmosphere that uses cutting-edge psychological tools to empower each person to make a meaningful contribution to the …

5 Daily Habits That Will Help You Free Up Time for Your Side Hustle

How you can work on your new idea even with a full-time job.<p><i>This story first appeared on The Muse, a Web destination with exciting job opportunities and expert career advice.</i><p>"I'd love, to but I don't have time!"<p>This is the biggest excuse I hear when it comes to people explaining to me why they …

10 Ways to Improve Your EQ to Be a Better Leader

Leadership is all about the people and here are 10 ways to boost your people skills.<p>We get promoted because of our technical skills, but our success as managers and leaders is determined by our Emotional Intelligence, or our EQ.<p>This is because it's our EQ which helps us connect with our teams and …

This Is How The Rest Of The World Drinks Iced Coffee

Now we're thirsty.<p>Cold brew coffee seems to be the caffeinated iced beverage of choice these days in the U.S. Starbucks has put it on its menu, and Dunkin’ Donuts has, too. And even though cold brew contains less caffeine than regular coffee, folks stateside are still reaching for it.<p>But that’s not …

Coffee

Stuffed raw peppers with cream cheese filling

Pepperoni crudi farciti<p>Red peppers have a crisp, juicy sweetness that is lost when they are cooked. Therefore I sometimes use them raw using this …

Cream Cheese

Mexican Shrimp Cocktail Recipe

"I first tried something similar to this in San Antonio and could never find a recipe that really recaptured what I had there. I experimented and …

White Bean and Edamame Hummus Recipe - Chowhound

Tip<p>How to Freeze Beans<p>Cooked beans can easily be placed into pre-portioned freezer bags for easy storage. Be sure to date the plastic bags with a …

Herbed Ricotta Bruschettas

Prepare a charcoal grill with hot coals or turn a gas grill to medium-high heat.<p>Combine the ricotta, scallions, dill, chives, 1 teaspoon salt, and …

A Trio of Bruschetta

For the white bean: Combine all ingredients in a medium bowl and let sit at room temperature for 30 minutes.<p>For the tapenade: Combine all ingredients …