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9 Foods that Keep Your Mind Focused and Memory Sharp

Serotonin-boosting foods provide alphalinolenic acid (LNA) and DHA, which have a vital impact on brain health. Perhaps the most important is DHA.

The Brain

Why You Should Let It Go And Be Happy

Feeling stressed, worried or upset about a situation? In this article, Elizabeth Harmon looks at why you should learn to let it go, in order to find true happiness.<p>As humans, we can find it easy to feel negative about situations. The problem is, negativity can often build up and get on top of us. …

Happiness

5 Ways to Make Your Relationship Smoking Hot Again

It’s a simple fact of life: When you’ve been with someone for a while, you probably don’t feel like jumping their bones every second of the day like you did when you first got together.<p>We know it happens, but what’s up with that? “Familiarity is the enemy of eroticism,” explains licensed marriage …

Relationships

12 Ways to Know You Genuinely Have Emotional Intelligence

Genuine people have a profound impact upon everyone they encounter. Discover the unique habits that cause them to radiate with energy and confidence.<p>There's an enormous amount of research suggesting that emotional intelligence (EQ) is critical to your performance at work. TalentSmart has tested the …

Constant Multitasking Is Damaging Millennial Brains, Research Shows

And their employers are making things worse.<p>You probably know that multitasking makes you less productive not more so. Neuroscientists, psychologists, and efficiency experts have been telling the world for years that since the brain can't actually pay attention to more than one thing at a time. …

Brain training may forestall dementia onset for years, new study says

If you're intent on keeping dementia at bay, new research suggests you'll need more than crossword puzzles, aerobic exercise and an active social life. In a study released Sunday, researchers found that older adults who did exercises to shore up the speed at which they processed visual information …

Dementia

In 5 years of studying millionaires, I learned one huge factor of success has nothing to do with money

In my Rich Habits Study, where I interviewed 233 wealthy individuals (177 of which were self-made millionaires) with at least $160,000 in annual gross income and $3.2 million in net assets, I found:<p>As it turns out, the rich in my study were on to something big. According to a Columbia University …

Self-improvement

The secret to getting the salary you deserve

Here's how to get that pay rise.<p>Sam Barnes was a consultant at a digital marketing agency for two years before he started to feel that he wasn’t making quite enough money.<p>“I wasn’t being badly paid, but I felt a little bit undervalued,” said Barnes, 26, who lives in Newcastle-upon-Tyne in the …

The Definition of Happiness Changes as You Age, According to Science

The definition of happiness shifts radically but predictably with age, research shows.<p>Type a simple search into Google and you will bombarded by tips on how to be happy. You could spend weeks if not years reading all that advice on boosting well being.<p>Many of these articles are valuable, but most …

10 Habits That Help You Learn Twice as Fast

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The world is in constant change due to advances in technology, science, and innovation. What was considered “hot” a year ago may no longer be relevant today. Just look at all the new social media platforms that have sprouted since …

Learning

This Former Monk Explains Why You're Tackling Mindfulness All Wrong

Why you're doing mindfulness all wrong.<p>If you're up-to-date on your buzzwords, then you'll know that mindfulness is the new black.<p>It seems that everyone has their own idea of what it means to be mindful. Apps like Headspace, Smiling Mind and iMindfulness promise to help you center yourself, clear …

8 Habits You Should Stop Doing Now To Radically Improve Your Life

Something is in the water. Everybody, it seems, is blogging, speaking, or doing research about the concept of happiness and freedom in the …

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5 Ways to Immediately Maximize Happiness and Productivity in a Cubicle

Happiness is a byproduct of full engagement with the now.<p>Happiness is elusive. During the workdays, we chase it by reassuring ourselves that we will discover serenity on our lunch breaks or after leaving the office. We try to commodify it by convincing ourselves that, after updating the wardrobe, …

Happiness

The Science Behind Marketing Automation Planning Success

If you’ve been working with marketing automation technologies for any period of time, you’ve probably experienced a project that felt like a complete …

NUT strike: Here is why teachers across England are staging a mass walkout of schools

Teachers across the country will take industrial action over pay and conditions on 5 July.<p>Teachers across England are set to stage a mass walkout …

The Remarkably Simple Way to Turn Fear Into Success

Only when you understand where your fear is coming from - will you be able to get through it.<p>All of us experience fear now and then. And all of us know the effects fear can have on us. Fear can hold us back from pursuing our dreams, whether those dreams are about starting a business or starting a …

The history of dating reveals how consumerism has hijacked courtship

Dating was tedious long before Tinder and OkCupid.<p>If taken seriously, few activities may fill your life with such highs, and such lows, as dating.<p>Now that it's possible to frenetically juggle prospects on multiple sites and apps and then bounce from bar to bed with them, the roller coaster can get …

Relationships

How I revolutionised my work-life balance - and you can too

As much as the modern workplace might like to shout about its dedication to flexibility and family, the reality remains quite different. The fact is, whether we’re working in marketing or medicine, we’re still judged on how early we arrive at the office, how late we leave it and how much …

Work-life Balance

This Totally Counterintuitive Mind Trick Will Make You Much Happier

Chasing happiness usually backfires. Try this instead.<p>Happiness is an important life goal for a lot of people, so we should spend a lot of time thinking about how to be happy, right? Actually, no. Thinking a lot about happiness is a pretty surefire way to make yourself miserable, according to a …

The Best Self-Help Books for the Summer of 2016

Our nation has a sort of embarrassing and very consuming addiction: self-help books. From <i>The Power of Now</i> to <i>The Artist's Way</i> to the <i>7 Habits</i>, we are bingers of how-to. The last time I checked, Forbes.com reported that Americans spend a whopping 11 billion on self-help books every year.<p>And summer is …

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10 Evening Habits Of Highly Successful People

We all know that early birds get more things done by making the most out of their mornings and setting the day right for successful completion of all …

9 Psychology Books Every Businessperson Should Read

Learning the secrets of the mind will make you a better professional.<p>At the base of it, business success is about people--making the right connections, understanding motivation, guessing what others will do next, and accurately evaluating those you meet. Which is why knowing some basic psychology …

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Skin Care

The Pros and Cons of Falling in Love with Your Best Friend

People's stories of falling for their mates – from long-term relationships, to never speaking to them again.<p>There are few things more unsettling – and recognisable – than the realisation you've started to fancy your best friend. It doesn't matter if it's your best mate in school, your "work …

The Course of Love: A Crash Course in the Long-Term Relationship

IN 1993, AN UNUSUALLY PRECOCIOUS 23-year-old named Alain de Botton rocked the literary world with the release of his first novel, <i>On Love</i> (also known …

Look Within: A Mindfulness Shift

<b>Look Within: A Mindfulness Shift</b><p>You sit quietly in the dark room with your eyes closed. Your foot itches, so you scratch it, which reminds you that you need to buy new running shoes. Maybe you should go for a run after this? You catch yourself - stop the thoughts, repress them. You will your mind …

Mindfulness

The talent trap: why try, try and trying again isn’t the key to success

The idea of “grit” speaks to our deepest wishes: we all want to believe in our own limitless potential, and that of our children.<p>Angela Lee Duckworth …

Self-improvement

How to cope when life seems frightening and upsetting

For many, this year has already felt relentlessly bleak. Political uncertainty, terrorist atrocities and global conflicts are hard to comprehend.<p>But this past month seems to have been even more difficult to bear. More than 50 people have been killed by a gunman in Las Vegas, who opened fire at an …

Mental Health

How physical exercise makes your brain work better

Research shows different activities have quite specific mental effects – here’s how moving your body could sharpen your ideas<p>The brain is often described as being “like a muscle”. It’s a comparison that props up the brain training industry and keeps school children hunched over desks. We judge …

The Brain