Dana Christensen

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How to prepare your Google account for when you pass away

It's not something we like to talk or even think about, but we're all going to die one day. I sincerely hope that day is far off for all of us and …

Google Pay

This 2-step, 10-minute exercise creates immediate self-awareness

“Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited to all we now know and understand, while imagination embraces the entire …

Creativity

An annual conference on consciousness in the Arizona desert takes an anything-goes approach to some seriously wacky theories<p>By Tom Bartlett<p>Start with Noam Chomsky, Deepak Chopra and a robot that loves you no matter what. Add a knighted British physicist, a renowned French neuroscientist and a …

Consciousness

Mayo Clinic Q and A: Probiotics, gut bacteria and weight -- is there a connection?

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I?ve read some research that indicates one possible contributing factor to obesity is the balance of bacteria in a person?s gut. In …

Holistic Medicine

The emerging, devastating evidence that childhood trauma could affect the next generation

It is a well-documented and deeply sad fact that if you suffer from trauma as a child, you are more likely to suffer as an adult. People with a childhood history of trauma have a greater risk of being obese, getting cancer, suffering from heart disease and mental illness, and dying sooner. They’re …

The Brain

Physics Wiz and MIT Grad Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski Is So Talented, Stephen Hawking Cited Her

<i>Badass Women spotlights women who not only have a voice but defy the irrelevant preconceptions of gender.</i><p>By the time Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski was …

Stephen Hawking

Billionaire Ray Dalio says these 3 books have 'had the biggest impact' on his life

Billionaire hedge fund magnate Ray Dalio has been fascinated with finance since he was 12, when he bought his first stock.<p>He graduated from Harvard …

Self-improvement

This iPhone feature can radically improve your life and relationships

Recently, I read a book about a man named Matthew Cowley, who was an incredible missionary and humanitarian to the people in New Zealand over 100 …

Self-improvement

What It’s Like to Trip on the Most Potent Magic Mushroom

"I felt as though I were communing directly with a plant for the first time."<p>Paul Stamets, a mycologist I had come to visit in Washington State’s Olympic Peninsula to go mushroom hunting, had a gift he wanted to give me. We were in his office, looking at some images on his computer, when he pulled …

Immune System

The Eisenhower matrix: How to decide on what’s important and urgent (without a to-do list)

Dwight Eisenhower was the 34th President of the United States between the years, 1953 to 1961.<p>Before this, Eisenhower was a five-star general in the …

Time Management

From Chaos To Calm: A Life Changed By Ketamine

For six years now, life has been really good for James. He has a great job as the creative director of an advertising firm in New York City. He enjoys spending time with his wife and kids.<p>And it has all been possible, he says, because for the past six years he has been taking a drug called ketamine.<p>…

Mental Health

How to Change Your Mind with Psychedelics

In his new book, health and food reporter Michael Pollan explores the science and future of psychedelics as mental health treatments.<p>Over the years, the same psychedelic drugs that inspired Timothy Leary's "turn on, tune in, drop out" movement are now being studied as potential mental health …

Consciousness

(Zen) Buddhists & the Unitarian (Universalist) Encounter

Inspired by a conversation about the Japanese Buddhist and American Unitarian encounter, I dug around to find this paper which I first delivered back …

Meditation

Quantum physics may be even spookier than you think

<b>Atom (Sergey Nivens via Shutterstock)</b><p>A new experiment hints at surprising hidden mechanics of quantum superpositions<p>Philip Ball<p>May 27, 2018 6:00pm (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American<p>It is the central question in quantum mechanics, and no one knows the answer: What …

Quantum Physics

The 'SIFT' Method for Your Child's Emotional Intelligence

One of the best things that you can do for your children's mental health is to help them develop their self-awareness and emotional intelligence …

Overview of Dialectical Behavior Therapy

Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) is a type of cognitive behavioral therapy. Its main goals are to teach people how to live in the moment, cope …

Mental Health

This Is The Secret To Finding Happiness And Confidence While Pursuing Goals

"The way to measure your progress is backward against where you started, not against your ideal."<p><b>"</b><b>The way to measure your progress is backward against where you started, not against your ideal."--</b> Dan Sullivan, THE GAIN AND THE GAP<p>Most people have a negative relationship with goal-setting. There's …

Happiness

It’s Not Your Fault: Overcoming Trauma

There is a famous scene in the film <i>Good Will Hunting</i> where Robin Williams, playing a therapist, compassionately repeats the line “It’s not your …

A New Theory Based On Quantum Entanglement Says Your Mind Exists In Another Dimension – Page 2

Principles of quantum physics may explain how the mind processes information<p>Meijer believes that our consciousness could be sharing information with …

Grimes is changing her name to the symbol for the speed of light, encouraged by Elon Musk

Her legal first name will be ‘c’<p>It’s easy to pick up habits from romantic partners. People who are attracted to each other often engage in mirroring, or subconsciously copying each other’s gestures and patterns of speech. It’s also common for people in relationships to adopt each other’s attitudes, …

Scientists Have an Experiment to See If the Human Mind Is Bound to the Physical World

Perhaps one of the most intriguing and interesting phenomena in quantum physics is what Einstein referred to as a “spooky action at a distance” — …

Comparing Erikson's vs Freud's Theories

Sigmund Freud's psychosexual theory and Erik Erikson's psychosocial theory are two well-known theories of development. While he was influenced by …

Psychology

What is box breathing?

Box breathing is a powerful, yet simple, relaxation technique that aims to return breathing to its normal rhythm. This breathing exercise may help to …

WOW Air Is Launching $199 Flights From the U.S. to India (Video)

WOW Air is expanding to Asia, launching routes from nine different U.S. cities to Delhi, India, via Iceland, with fares starting at $199 one-way.<p>The …

With Holography, Mind Control Through Lasers is Now a Thing

Comparing new science fact breakthroughs to science-fiction movies like <i>The Matrix</i> may be pretty cliche, but it’s just the best way of boiling down …

Memory transferred between snails: California sea hare study demonstrates memory transfer via RNA

California sea hare study demonstrates memory transfer via RNA<p>Memories can be transferred between organisms by extracting ribonucleic acid (RNA) from …

As D.I.Y. Gene Editing Gains Popularity, ‘Someone Is Going to Get Hurt’

WASHINGTON — As a teenager, Keoni Gandall already was operating a cutting-edge research laboratory in his bedroom in Huntington Beach, Calif. While his friends were buying video games, he acquired more than a dozen pieces of equipment — a transilluminator, a centrifuge, two thermocyclers — in …

Genetics

According To Physicists Parallel Worlds Interact With Us

<b>According to new claims made by some physicists, there are other parallel worlds that interact with us.</b><p>Quantum mechanics is a tested science, but it …

Scientists Have Identified The Physical Source of Anxiety in The Brain

And they can control it with light.<p>We're not wired to feel safe all the time, but maybe one day we could be.<p>A recent study investigating the …