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Too Burned Out to Work? Science Says Do This to Refocus ASAP

It's been said that our brains are built to do roughly 52 minutes of intensive work at a time. Needless to say, this statistic doesn't exactly fall …

Read These 3 Books to Harvest Your Creativity in 2017 | Inc.com

Enter the new year resolved to continuously cultivate your creativity. Why? Because creativity is the fundamental means to discovery, reinvention and attunement. It is a "chaordic system" consisting of randomness (the "chaos") and structure (the "order") that leads to innovative outcomes. The …

Creativity
Clothing
Clothing

Want to Be Mentally Tough? Science Recommends 1 Surprising Daily Habit | Inc.com

When we resolve to be more resilient and mentally strong, we often adopt a militaristic "tough it out" approach. That is, we believe the more we put our noses to the grindstone and endure, the stronger and grittier we'll become. Picture: a Marine slogging through the mud, or a football player …

Productivity
Donald Trump
Donald Trump

Want to understand how Trump happened? Study quantum physics

The past decade will be remembered as the period when the global underclass revolt snowballed into a movement with political bite. From Occupy Wall Street to Brexit to Donald Trump’s election, these post-financial crisis years have featured many unsynchronized awakenings that are forcing a …

James Clapper

Forget Multi-Tasking – It's All About Mono-tasking, Say Stanford Researchers

We know multi-tasking is bad for us: we just can’t stop doing it.<p>No matter how many times we hear that multitasking causes heightened mental stress, …

Time Management

How To Spot A Common Mental Error That Leads To Misguided Thinking

Human beings have been blaming strange behavior on the full moon for centuries. In the Middle Ages, for example, people claimed that a full moon could turn humans into werewolves. In the 1700s, it was common to believe that a full moon could cause epilepsy or feverish temperatures. We even changed …

Peer-Reviewed

5 Mental Habits That Will Make You Much Smarter, According to an MIT Neuroscientist

IQ is largely fixed, but intelligence depends on context and approach.<p>Give a person an IQ test in elementary school and again when he or she is a senior citizen and science suggests the score will remain largely unchanged. Which means, like it or not, our sheer mental horsepower is largely …

Note-Taking

Most Of Us Are Blissfully Ignorant About How Much Rancid Olive Oil We Use

You may have heard by now that the olive oil in your kitchen cupboard may be an impostor. After a 2010 report found that 69 percent of imported olive …

Louis Vuitton

The Chilling History of Monsanto’s Rise to Power

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>In the featured video, journalist Abby Martin discusses Monsanto's rise to power and how the company has managed to saturate the global …

Co-CEO of Thrive Market Explains Emotionally Intelligent Leadership

I wake up to an email from an overseas client whom I’ve been supporting through a recent breakup: <i>I just listened to your podcast with Gunnar Lovelace</i>, it reads. <i>T</i><i>he guy’s self-awareness, emotional intelligence, and humility are so amazing and inspiring! Definitely the type of guy worth holding out</i> …

Leadership

The Target boycott has reached a boiling point — and sales may suffer as a result

More than 1.2 million people have signed a pledge to boycott the retailer after it announced last month that it would welcome transgender customers to use any bathroom or fitting room that matches their gender identity.<p>Critics have been holding protests and demonstrations at stores across the …

Chick-fil-A

Harvard researchers have isolated a key to happiness, and Iceland is helping them test it

Reykjavik<p>Michael Porter, a Harvard economist who made his name working on ideas around competition, has come to the capital of Iceland to talk about social process and how to measure it. Here at a conference on the topic, he reminds the audience that economic indicators—while we’re very used to …

Economics

8 Habits of Happy, Healthy, and Successful People

Simple behaviors that are committed to over time can yield enormous results.<p>According to Harvard psychologist Shawn Achor, happiness and success cannot be pursued directly. Instead, these things are organic byproducts of quality habits and vision. As Aristotle put it, "To be excellent we cannot …

Self-improvement

9 Mental Habits That Can Make You Feel Bitter

Over the course of our lives, we run across all types of people—and the fact that we're prone to classifying them as "types" shows just how much we …

Self-help

A simple technique called 'anxiety appraisal' can turn nervousness into success

<i>I just can't wait to learn how I will fail to live up to my own expectations.</i><p><i>I lie awake, tight-chested, at 3 a.m., just really looking forward to what fresh hell that meeting will be about.</i><p>Don't mind me, I'm just trying out a cognitive trick that's supposed to help with anxiety.<p>It's called …

Self-help