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The 7 Million Dollar Habits

Do you remember the first time self development became important to you?<p>I do. I was 7 years old and I was in love with basketball. My mother had …

Solving the Procrastination Puzzle: A Field Guide to Finally Getting Started

How often do you catch yourself putting things off until tomorrow? Does “tomorrow” ever really come? In <i>Solving the Procrastination Puzzle</i>, you’ll …

The Intelligence of Emotions: Philosopher Martha Nussbaum on How Storytelling Rewires Us and Why Befriending Our Neediness Is Essential for Happiness

“Emotions are not just the fuel that powers the psychological mechanism of a reasoning creature, they are parts, highly complex and messy parts, of this creature’s reasoning itself.”<p><i>“The power of ‘the Eye of the Heart,’ which produces insight, is vastly superior to the power of thought, which</i> …

Why Empathy Is Key for Your Relationships

Here is a true story.<p>Last summer in New York I was at a crowded bar when I saw a girl in a green skirt out of the corner of my eye. We made eye contact and I walked over to introduce myself. Just as I opened my mouth to say something, a woman stepped in between us and whispered soberly in the …

They want kids to be robots: Meet the new education craze designed to distract you from overtesting

“Reformers” talk about mindfulness as if it’s an answer, not just another way to sneak corporate culture in schools<p>From inner-city classrooms to wealthy boarding schools the mindfulness juggernaut has hit education. A recent Atlantic article shows that despite its “inherent nebulousness” as a …

Mindfulness

23 Body Language Tricks That Make You Instantly Likeable

You send people signals all day, without paying attention to them. The way you move your eyes, the way you shake a hand and so on. There are things …

25 Habits That Will Make You Smarter

Want to expand your mind? A little bit of effort every day goes a long way.<p>In the Quora thread, “What would you do to be a little smarter every …

Stack Overflow

Why This Morning Routine Will Boost Your Productivity Level | Inc.com

Back in May of this year, I wrote what has become my most successful, most practical, and most-read article in 15 years. It resonated with readers to such a degree that, for a while, I was receiving multiple emails per week from people who said they were putting the ideas into practice. Many …

Time Management

7 qualities for successful student career.

Student life can be one of the most important stages in a person’s life, everyone is getting into a race now a days to become top in their field. It …

How I Built Better Habits With Calendar Appointments

Old habits die hard. You've probably experienced this when you vowed to eat all salads forever, only to crash and burn a few days later. Building new …

Productivity

There is something very important that I think every meditator should know (that I didn't)

Hello everyone.<p>Since I began to meditate I have been lost in a sea of confusion. Not necessarily about the physical act of sitting down and watching …

Motivation

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Your 30-Second Restaurant Etiquette Guide (Including the Right Way to Instagram Your Dinner)

Etiquette expert Ben Schott answers your burning questions about refilling your own wine glass, how to 'gram your dinner, and more.<p></head><i>Writer and Bon Appétit contributor Ben Schott knows his manners. In his new (and succinct) column, the author of Schott’s Original Miscellany offers up his</i> …

Etiquette

12 Scientifically Proven Habits That Will Change Your Life | Inc.com

Research says the best way to bring change into your life is by creating new routines and sticking to them until they become habits.<p>The way to make sure we cultivate the new behavior is to reward ourselves. With motivation, we repeat the action again and again until it becomes ingrained.<p>How you go …

Happiness

10 Manners Parents Should Be Teaching Their Kids But Aren't

Teaching kids to say "please" and "thank you" is just the beginning. Don't forget these 10 important manners to teach kids now.<p>Shutterstock<p>We parents …

Parenting

10 YouTube fitness superstars who make getting in shape simple

YouTube<p>There's no need to leave your own home for workout classes anymore. YouTube is a great place to get workout inspiration.<p>With instructional …

THE GARDEN is a Proof-of-Concept Short Sci-Fi Retelling of Paradise Lost

Meet the fitness tracker obsessives

While tracking calories and paths is becoming par for the course, a new trend for extreme health tracking is emerging. But can you know too much about how your body works?<p>Ken Snyder orders a glass of wine and says: “Blood glucose is one of my favourite things to measure these days.”<p>First thing …

15 ways to boost self confidence and love the way you look, according to scientists

Women in America are really unhappy with their weight.<p>About 84% want to lose weight and 34% say that what they eat or how much they weigh is interfering with their happiness, according to Happify— a website and app that uses games and tasks based on scientific studies in positive psychology to make …

Happiness

How Can I Know Anything at All? BBC Animations Feature the Philosophy of Wittgenstein, Hume, Popper & More

How did everything begin? What makes us human? What is the self? How do I live a good life? What is love? We've all asked these questions, if only …

Philosophy

This infographic shows the surprisingly simple basics of mindfulness meditation

Studies suggest that meditation does all sorts of great stuff for you, like increasing memory and awareness while decreasing stress and negative …

Emotional Intelligence

The Art of Argument and Persuasion

Any conflict typically boils down to crucial conversations - moments when the stakes are high, emotions run strong and opinions differ. And you …