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4 Important Personal Habits for a More Productive Life

Let's be real: productivity is difficult. You get motivated, you set goals, you put systems and routines in place... but reality doesn't seem to …

Productivity

11 Ways To Be Hyper Productive

Learn 11 ways that you can be productive, no matter what your job is, who you are or where you live.

How entrepreneurship changed my life in two years

Exactly two years ago, I was thinking about becoming rich with my first startup. We were reaching out to potential customers for our half-baked …

Entrepreneurship

Harvard MRI Study Proves Meditation Literally Rebuilds Brain's Gray Matter In 8 Weeks

A study conducted by a Harvard affiliated team out of Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) came across surprising conclusions regarding the tangible …

How to Stop Feeling Guilty: 5 Secrets Backed by Research

You did something bad. And now you feel terrible. But the feeling won’t go away. It gnaws at you. Even worse, it makes you feel like you’re a <i>bad</i> …

American Psychiatric Association

What Higher Consciousness Really Means, How We Attain It, and What It Does for the Human Spirit

“At such moments, the world reveals itself as quite different: a place of suffering and misguided effort … but also a place of tenderness and longing, beauty, and touching vulnerability. “<p><i>“[Leonardo da Vinci’s] unique brain wiring … allowed him the opportunity to experience the world from the</i> …

This 6,000 Year-Old Eastern Practice Can Help Give You Perfect Skin

By all appearances, beauty entrepreneur Mally Steves Chakola was born with perfect skin. But she’s the first to admit that her smooth, glowing …

The Pretty Skin Diet

When it comes to having a gorgeous complexion, you truly are what you eat.<p>Maintaining a consistent skincare routine that utilizes a powerful mix of anti-agers to reverse as well as prevent future damage is key to having youthful, radiant skin. However, it's not the only link in the quest for …

How to Create a Natural Skin Care Routine

Skin care products can be a major source of toxins for many people. Most are packed with chemicals and artificial ingredients that might have a …

Skin-Care Facts and Myths

Skin-care misconceptions, fallacies, and flat-out wishful thinking are as plentiful as cleansers in a drugstore. Some are long-held beliefs passed …

Skin Care

Movember Survival Kit: 15 Facial Hair Care Essentials for Guys (+ Gals!)

We could pretend that whiskers are only something big, brawny men have to deal with, but we wouldn’t want to lie to you like that. Oh, you <i>know</i> what we mean. With Movember upon us, all the men of the world will be growing out their mustaches, and the women of the world will continue to deny they …

Men's Fashion

The pH of Cleansers and What It Means For Your Skin

Cleansing the face with the right product is one of the most crucial steps to maintaining good skin. We’ve heard whispers about the pH of cleansers …

DIY: Homemade Skin Care Recipes

1 of 10<p>Parsley Eye Mask<p><b>What you need:</b><p>A handful of parsley<br>• 1 tablespoon hot water<p><b>How to:</b><p>Roughly chop the parsley and drop it into a small bowl. Grind …

The Best Concealers That Haven't Failed Us Yet

There's no denying the power of concealer. This makeup-bag staple helps to cover up dark under-eye circles and acne spots, gets lipstick to last longer and adds volume to eyelashes.<p>In addition to understanding the many ways to use this product, its important to know which brands and formulas have …

Makeup

7 Apps Every Writer Should Own

Like most writers I know, I have a fondness for paper and ink. Despite this, most of my work is done on a computer or tablet. Specifically on Apple …

Apps

You Are Not Just Your Brain

For some time now, I've been skeptical about the neuroscience of consciousness. Not so much because I doubt that consciousness is affected by neural states and processes, but because of the persistent tendency on the part of some neuroscientists to think of consciousness itself as a neural …

Consciousness

20 weird psychological reasons someone might fall in love with you

Love is mysterious, but it's probably not destiny.<p>According to the research, your hormones, interests, and upbringing all help determine who you fall for — and who falls for you.<p>Since your partner plays a significant role in your long-term health, happiness, and even your career prospects, we've …

University of Michigan

The Woman Advocate: Proven Strategies to Improve Persuasion Skills of Women Lawyers

16 psychological tricks that will help you ace a job interview

That means they're susceptible to the same psychological preferences and cognitive biases that affect the rest of us.<p>To help you get into your interviewer's head and learn what they want to see in a candidate, we rounded up a list of science-backed strategies to make yourself seem more likable, …

Employment

520-Million-Year-Old Brains Preserved in Fool's Gold

A set of incredible fossils from southwest China reveals something amazing: 520 million-year-old brains, some preserved in fool's gold.<p>The brains belong to shrimplike creatures just a few centimeters long named <i>Fuxianhuia protensa</i>, which scuttled around the seafloor during the Cambrian Period. …

Dinosaurs

How Mindfulness Meditation Can Improve Your Health

What is it you do when you first wake up? Do you greet your day with a stretch and a cup of coffee or tea? Do you exercise or do yoga? Whatever it is that you are doing to create your day, if you haven't opened your day through deep breathing via meditation then you are going to be lost to …

Mindfulness

11 insanely successful philosophy majors show that Marco Rubio was wrong

"We need more welders and less philosophers," Rubio said, making the argument that vocational skills like welding are more valuable than abstract skills like philosophy.<p>But as Fusion's Felix Salmon and others pointed out, philosophers actually tend to make <i>more</i> money than welders — think <i>billions —</i> …

Peter Thiel

The Social Behavior Of Bacteria, Trippily Explored In Art

The advanced collective and social intelligence of bacteria colonies makes for some very psychedelic design.<p>The invisible colony of bacteria that spreads its invisible biomass across a petri dish is as gestalt as any alien hive-mind. Like such a mind, it grows with design, and it is from this …

Biology

Can Thinking About Time Make You A Better Person?

A new study finds that thinking about money makes people more likely to cheat, but thinking about time keeps them honest.<p>Imagine: Briefcases full of cash. Scrooge McDuck diving into his swimming pool vault of gold coins. Winning $100 at a blackjack table. Feeling a little dishonest yet?<p>Just …

Research

Student dies and wakes up in the morgue—what happens next, it was mistake

A computer programming student was undergoing surgery in Costa Rica, when she died, experienced the afterlife, then returned to her body—in the …

Is Emotion Really The Enemy Of Reason?

If you let emotion guide your decisions, are you setting yourself up to fail? The answer depends largely on one key thing.<p>A great leader makes great decisions, and for much of human history, great decisions were thought to be made with cold logic. The idea that emotion was the enemy of reason …

Psychology

10 Brain Myths Busted

It's going to take more than 10 percent of your brain to read this story<p>In the Hollywood action-film <i>Lucy</i>, actor Morgan Freeman—playing a world-renowned neurologist— speaks to a packed auditorium. “It’s estimated most human beings only use 10 percent of their brains’ capacity,” he says. “Imagine if …

Astrology Love Horoscope for November 2015

<b>Tracy Allen's horoscope columns appear monthly in Glamour. In addition to astrology, she has a graduate education in counseling psychology and worked as a psychotherapist. Follow @astrotherapist on Twitter and email tallennyc@gmail.com to schedule a private session. Check back here for more</b> …

Astrology

The Biggest Questions: What is Truth? Prof. Simon Blackburn & Tony Sobrado