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Measles outbreak in Arizona is biggest of season so far

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Arizona Department of Health confirmed 22 cases of measles as of July 9, representing the biggest outbreak of the season. All infections are directly linked to Eloy Detention Center, an immigration detention facility located in Pinal County.<p>"We have not identified the individual that …

The 3 Simple Steps to a Perfect Daily Routine (and how they can change your life)

You're reading The 3 Simple Steps to a Perfect Daily Routine (and how they can change your life), originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation …

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The Secrets of Creative Writing

Home Editor Picks Frontpage Inspirational Tips Lucy Adams new The Secrets of Creative Writing<p>Philipe Borges<p>Share this article:<p>Creativity – is a real …

One Motivational Technique Really Works (And It's Easy!)

A massive new study has pinpointed the most effective motivational technique for improving performance—and it’s incredibly easy. Simply using …

90 Days to Breakthrough Success

<i>As we wind up Live Happy’s 90 Days to a Happier You challenge, happiness and grit expert Caroline Miller reminds us of what it takes to make goals,</i> …

4 ways to get motivated when you don't feel like working

Every week I write up to three new articles like this one. And every week I struggle to find the motivation to get started on each article. On Sunday …

7 Alternative Ways to Get Things Done if You Hate Goals

You‘ve heard the productivity gurus, read the time-management blogs, and heard from the motivational speakers. Everyone repeats the mantra that goals …

How To Find Your TRUE Calling in Career + Life [#cjRAW with Chris Guillebeau]

My true calling in life is exactly what I’m doing right now, but I did not wake up one day and just KNOW that I wanted to become a photographer and …

🎧 The Keys to Living a Fearless, Successful, and Healthy Life

Podcast: Download |<p>Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSS<p>Are you taking care of your mind, body, and spirit? If you don’t take …

The right questions get others to convince themselves you’re right

It’s not quite a <b>trick</b>, but it sure <b>works:</b> Asking the <b>right questions</b>. Questions can be the <b>difference</b> between <b>stating</b> what you think someone should think …

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Hermann Hesse on the Three Types of Readers and Why the Most Transcendent Form of Reading Is Non-reading

“At the hour when our imagination and our ability to associate are at their height, we really no longer read what is printed on the paper but swim in a stream of impulses and inspirations that reach us from what we are reading.”<p>Categories are how we navigate the world, for better or for worse — …

10 Proven Habits of Happy People

Discover what the happiest people already know.<p>If there's one desire that humans universally share, it's happiness. For Americans, "the pursuit of happiness" is even written into the Declaration of Independence.<p>But the results of that pursuit vary greatly. Some people remain sunny even in the worst …

7 ways to be great at dating, according to science

Everyone in the dating game spends untold time, money, and emotional energy trying to find a nice person to chill with on the couch while you both actually watch Netflix — but somehow, most of us still feel like we're striking out constantly.<p>Shouldn't there be a better way?<p>Well, yes: There's no …

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10 Proven Tips To Get What You Want! - How To Improve Your Life...You Can Do It!

Are you stuck?!<p>Are you trying hard to achieve your simplest dreams but you seem to be standing on the same square without moving a step forward?<p>Now, …

Prone To Depression? Scientists Say It's Due To Your Creativity

The Deadlift. It is the quintessential weightlifting exercise. According to David Robson, a bodybuilder, personal trainer and contributor to …

Neuroscience Reveals the Nourishing Benefits That Silence Has on Your Brain

Here's what happens to your brain when it's surrounded by the noise of nothingness.<p>When's the last time you sat in total, utter silence? While it's not easy to find true peace and quiet, there's now evidence you may want to find more opportunities to embrace noiselessness throughout your day.<p>We …

Synchronicity, Myth, and the New World Order

/ Dec 11, 2012<p>Looking out upon the horrid ruin we seem to have made of the planet, in spite of the kind hearts and good intentions of the vast …

Facebook launches Snapchat-style disappearing messages, again

Disappearing messages launched alongside new encryption feature, ‘secret conversations’<p>For the fourth time, Facebook is trialling a Snapchat-style ephemeral messaging system.<p>This time, however, the company is introducing the new feature alongside a much wider change: the first chance to use …

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Five Ways Cognitive Computing Will Transform Businesses

We are entering a new era in the history of humanity — the era of cognitive computing.<p>Gartner predicts, “The smart machine era will be the most disruptive in the history of IT.”<p>In this new era, breakthroughs in technologies, such as natural language processing, semantic analysis, automatic …

Cocaine Causes Your Brain To Literally Eat Itself, Study Finds

High doses kick your cells' cannibalism function into gear.<p>We know cocaine's not so good for your brain, but it turns out the effects of the popular drug are more gruesome than we thought. A new study from Johns Hopkins University finds that high doses of cocaine cause your brain cells to kill …

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Want a fit brain? Here are 12 tips to do it

Focus, be mindful and have a mental stretch to keep your brain on full power<p>Thu, Jan 21, 2016, 16:18 Updated: Thu, Jan 21, 2016, 16:20<p>So you’re …

How to exercise smarter

If you’re serious about your exercise plan, you need to smarten up.<p>Before you head to the gym, here are seven fascinating insights from science to help motivate you and get more from your exercise, plucked from the BBC Future archive:<p><b>1. Why exercise boosts IQ</b><p>Consider this: children who walk to …

How Worrying Now Can Hurt Your Brain Down the Road

All that anxiety might cause some serious consequences<p>This might be one more thing for chronic worriers to panic over: Having high anxiety now can hurt your brain later, research published in the journal <i>Alzheimer’s & Dementia</i> found.<p>In the study, people who experienced high levels of anxiety—like …

How Sleep And Meditation Really Affect Your Brain

Here's what the science says.<p>Scientists have long known that sleep and meditation can lower stress, improve memory, and might even help with maintaining a healthy weight, among other health benefits.<p>But what <i>else</i> can these practices do to our brains, and how so?<p>The Huffington Post recently sat down …

New Research Says Magic Mushrooms Actually Turn Off Part Of The Brain That Causes Depression

For thousands of years, humans have consumed psilocybin mushrooms for their psychoactive "tripping" effects.<p>Seen primarily as a recreational drug, …

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Second language learning theories: Why is it hard for your adult brain to master another dialect?

The older we get, the more difficult it becomes to learn another language. Why? Some say our brains are only built for it when we are young. Some say …

Spaced repetition: a hack to make your brain store information

Using spaced repetition as a study technique is effective because you are deliberately hacking the way your brain works<p>Late night dates with a 600-page textbook and a multipack of Red Bull are a familiar encounter for many people. Whether in school, university or work, we all find ourselves in …

What Are the Three Ways to Train Your Brain to Be Happy?

You can train your mind to be unhappy and you can train it to be happy.<p>Training your mind to look for errors and problems (as happens in careers like …