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How to Finally Start Meditating (When You've Tried Before and Failed)

Sitting still and breathing can be way harder than it sounds.<p>Meditation couldn't be hotter these days, so there's no doubt you've heard about its many benefits. But getting these benefits requires you not just to read articles about mindfulness or swear up and down to yourself that you're going to …

'MIND' Your Diet, and Protect Against Alzheimer's - Technology & science - Science - LiveScience | NBC News

If you want to protect your mind, be mindful of what you eat. Doctors say that a diet rich in fruits, vegetables and lean meats that includes a little wine can lower the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease.<p>The researchers have aptly named their diet the "MIND diet" — it is a hybrid of the …

Think Trump’s Days Are Numbered? Ask the Women He Bragged About Groping.

Donald Trump has grabbed Lady Liberty in ways she should never be grabbed, seeming to figure he can do whatever he wants and say whatever he wants …

Donald Trump

Massive database containing over 560 million passwords discovered

Looks like it’s time to change passwords again. Security researchers have discovered a massive database of login credentials — over 560 million emails and passwords — put together by an unknown person. All of the information is insecure.<p>The database was discovered by the Kromtech Security Research …

LastFM

A Data Scientist Explains How To Launch A Career In The Field She Loves

Statistical analysis, data mining, and data presentation recently appeared in the top 10 list of most desired skills for 2017.<p>After the release of the report, I spoke to Yael Garten, a Director of Data Science at LinkedIn, who uses data to recommend ways for the company to evolve its mobile and …

This Is Why Smart People Prefer Fewer Friends

Many of us have pondered at one time or another, what makes a life well lived. Is it being surrounded by family and a lot of friends? Could it be …

Happiness

3 Daily Habits Of Peak Performers, According To Michael Phelps' Coach

Spend some time with U.S. Olympic men’s swimming coach Bob Bowman, as I recently did, and you’ll understand why some people go from good to great in a chosen field, while others, like Bowman’s longtime student Michael Phelps, go from good to record-shattering.<p>Phelps’ record is extraordinary. His 22 …

Michael Phelps

Watch Olivia Wilde's Moving PSA For World Down Syndrome Day

Olivia Wilde has once again teamed up with her <i>Meadowland</i> director Reed Morano, this time for a moving PSA raising awareness for Down syndrome.<p>In the …

Junk Bonds Are Back—And We Should All Be Terrified

Remember junk bonds? They’re back. We haven’t heard too much the so called “high yield debt market” since the 1980s and Michael Milken. But the high …

12 Mind Tricks That Make You Likable and Help You Get Ahead

Dr. Travis Bradberry shows you how to use the brain's natural quirks to your advantage.<p>When you're working hard and doing all you can to achieve your goals, anything that can give you an edge is powerful and will streamline your path to success.<p>Mind tricks won't make you a Jedi, but using the …

A Tool to Help You Reach Your Goals in 4 Steps

Remember what's important on this night

For all the children who should be loved always, but especially on this miraculous night, with our arms around them and a long good-night kiss on the temple, a kiss more precious than anything wrapped in a box.<p>For all the parents lingering in the doorways of the bedrooms, watching the sleeping …

25 Popular Business Books Summarized In One Sentence Each

To save you time and money, we’ve distilled 25 of the greatest business books down to their primary insights.<p>We’ve captured critical advice across a …

How Saul Colt turned his job hunt into a corporate contest

When <b>Saul Colt</b>‘s contract with the San Francisco-based software company Xero ended this August, he decided to take a less traditional route to finding …

Employment

How to Stay Focused on Your Goals When You Are Worn Out

You have dreams, aspirations and goals. And as a savvy hacker, you know that what you do day-to-day is directly tied to your future success. So you …

MORGAN STANLEY: Here are 36 stocks that should thrive no matter what

But even if the markets and economy as a whole were to turn, there will continue to be growth stories here and there that'll deliver no matter what.<p>These are the secular growth stories.<p>On Tuesday, Morgan Stanley released its annual list of secular growth stocks.<p>"To build this Secular Growth Stocks …

The complete guide to never quitting anything again

The truth is, most people can become good at almost anything.<p>However, most of us quit before we reach the finish line. Why?<p>Hard Fork?Hard Fork.HARD FORK<p>Frustration and lack of persistency is one of the biggest reasons why we never master the skills we want to acquire; from learning a language, …

The Science of Sounding Smart

When you’re trying to convey the quality of your mind to your boss, or to a company that’s considering you for a job, your best ally may be your own voice.<p>Although some people may assume that their ideas and intellect would come across much better in written form, it turns out that using your voice …

New Software Sifts Photos for the Most Clickable

Algorithms designed to pick striking photos and video stills draw interest from Web publishers<p>Hundreds of millions of photos and videos flood the Internet each day, a potential gold mine for online businesses that can get people to click on them. But which pictures will draw the biggest crowd and …

Marketing

This 15-Minute Activity Will Make You More Successful at Work

According to a paper from Harvard Business School, setting aside 15 minutes to write at the end of the workday is enough to make you better at your …

14 Factors That Affect the Decisions You Make

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12 mind tricks that will make people like you and help you get ahead

Mind tricks won't make you a Jedi, but using the brain's natural quirks to your advantage can have a positive impact on everyone you encounter.<p>None of these tricks are deceitful or disingenuous, except for number six, and I trust that you'll only use that one with good reason.<p>As soon as you become …

Self-help

A neuroscience researcher reveals 4 rituals that will make you happier

Actually, don't trust me either. Trust neuroscientists. They study that gray blob in your head all day and have learned a lot about what truly will make you happy.<p>UCLA neuroscience researcher Alex Korb has some insights that can create an upward spiral of happiness in your life.<p>Here's what you and …

The Brain

10 Ways to Become a Paid Speaker

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To turn you into a better public speaker, I'm not going to tell you to stand up straight, avoid verbal "fillers," speak clearly or abstain from reading from your slides. That was probably on your group-presentation rubric back in high …

The Economics of Tidying Up

Months after publication, Japanese home-organization guru Marie Kondo's book about de-cluttering has reached peak interest. Behavioral science may explain the appeal.<p>“In this book, I have summed up how to put your space in order in a way that will change your life forever.”<p>This is the ambitious …

Penguin Random House

Forget Why You Walked in a Room? Doorways to Blame, Study Finds

"So … what am I doing here, anyway?"<p>Even the most nimble-minded among us have pondered that question after walking into a room with some purpose in …

Science says people determine your competence, intelligence, and salary based on your weight

Their past performance? Personality?<p>These qualities might be meaningful, but a growing body of research suggests that we're swayed, too, by aspects of a person's physical appearance — namely, their weight. When it comes to judging professional potential, we're often biased to see overweight people …

ACLU

Make a Decadent Mini Cheesecake In the Microwave With a Mug

The rich, creaminess of cheesecake is usually only possible to achieve if you have some serious time on your hands. This microwave mini cheesecake …

How the Navy SEALs Train for Leadership Excellence

Almost every world-class, high-performance organization takes training and education seriously. But Navy SEALs go uncomfortably beyond. They’re obsessive and obsessed. They are arguably the best in the world at what they do. Their dedication to relentless training and intensive preparation, …

Google’s Driverless Cars Run Into Problem: Cars With Drivers

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — Google, a leader in efforts to create driverless cars, has run into an odd safety conundrum: humans.<p>Last month, as one of Google’s self-driving cars approached a crosswalk, it did what it was supposed to do when it slowed to allow a pedestrian to cross, prompting its “safety …