Geetika Lizardi

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What psychology teaches us about opposing an unpopular president

Trump’s best hope is to convince opponents he’s more popular than he actually is.<p>These are disorienting times for American democracy. Key features of a democratic nation — that the candidate who wins the majority has the right to rule, that elections are free from outside influence, and that …

Political Science

5 Mantras to Help You Become Calm and Confident

Can one simple phrase actually make a difference in your life? According to Sherianna Boyle, the answer is most definitely yes. She is the author of</i> …

Meditation

11 Signs That You Lack Emotional Intelligence

These are the behaviors that you want to eliminate from your repertoire.<p>Guest Writer<p>Co-author of Emotional Intelligence 2.0 and President at TalentSmart<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When emotional intelligence (EQ) first appeared to the masses, it served as the …

Emotional Intelligence

10 Ways to Avoid Traps Set by Your Own Mind

<i>In some cases it feels as though our whole lives consist of one long battle with our feelings, laziness, and temptations. And unfortunately, triumph</i> …

7 Surprising Facts About Creativity, According To Science

The brain’s creative circuitry holds some unexpected secrets that scientists are only just beginning to understand.<p>Daydreaming. Horsing around. Aimless wandering. A sudden, traumatic loss. So many things that seem to conjure an automatic, negative connotation can actually have an …

Creativity

You are almost definitely not living in reality because your brain doesn’t want you to

Every cognitive bias exists for a reason—primarily to save our brains time or energy.<p>I’ve spent many years referencing Wikipedia’s list of cognitive biases whenever I have a hunch that a certain type of thinking is an official bias but I can’t recall the name or details. But despite trying to …

Critical Thinking

New Neuroscience Reveals 4 Rituals That Will Make You Happy

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.Actually, don’t trust …

Neuroscience Of Mindfulness: How To Make Your Mind Happy

Everybody is talking about mindfulness… but nobody seems to be able to explain clearly what the heck it really is. Ask people and you’ll hear, “Umm, …

Neuroscience of Meditation: How to Make Your Mind Awesome

So is meditation just another fad that pops up from time to time like bell-bottom jeans? Nope. Research shows it really helps you be healthier, …

A Writer’s Guide to Hacking the Reader’s Brain (in 5 Steps)

Question: When you’re lost in a story — any story — what, exactly, is it that has you so mesmerized that the real world seems to have vanished?<p>You may be thinking, <i>Hey, it depends on what kind of story I’m lost in, the genre, whether it’s commercial or literary fiction – sheesh, there’s a long list</i> …

The True Secret To Staying Young

To remain engaged and excited by reading, writing, and by life itself, says a seasoned novelist, we must constantly seek to discover the new, to …

#Gardening : How to Grow a Citrus Tree Indoors

Gardening<p><b>How To :</b><p><b>Step 1 :</b> Buy the right tree. Persian or Bearss Lime, Semi Dwarf Lisbon, Meyer Lemon , Citris Mitis Calamondin-Minature, Calamondin …

How to Make Cheap Flowers Look Expensive

Even grocery store bouquets can look elegant.<p>Sometimes it seems like men run towards the flower stall, close their eyes, and indiscriminately seize whatever bouquet they touch first. But all is not lost on your cornucopia of artificially blue carnations and baby's breath. Eric Buterbaugh, chief …

Dining Rooms

The ONE Bedroom Change I Recommend To All My Patients For Instantly Better Sleep

<i>Ellen Vora, M.D., is a holistic psychiatrist practicing with Frank Lipman, M.D., at the Eleven Eleven Wellness Center in NYC. This week, we're</i> …

How To Read What Signatures Mean

Handwriting analysis is a tricky business. At the moment, it's up in the air as to whether the testimony of a handwriting analyst can be used in …

Handy