Jenna Sexton

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18 incredible gadgets under $50 that every kitchen should have

From new cooking devices to innovative utensil redesigns, there are loads of cool products that can spice up any stove, pantry, or dining room.<p>Here are a few affordable must-have tools for the home cooks in your life.

Kitchens

30 gifts for your cat, even if they're an assh*le

They may be little monsters sometimes, they may ignore your calls and wake you up at the crack of dawn because they want food even though they have …

40+ Life-Changing Books to Read This Year

Knowledge is king. The first step to creating change in your life is to know what you're doing wrong or why you need to change. We've picked out over …

Science to Moms: Having Babies Makes Your Brain Work Better

Yes, becoming a mother changes your brain, but not in the ways you probably think.<p>When I was in my third trimester of pregnancy, I walked out of the door one night with my dog...and without my keys or cellphone.<p>Luckily, my neighbors were home and happy to help, so the situation ended well. The only …

Facebook's effects on teenagers' brains revealed in UCLA study

The same parts of the brain activated by winning money and eating chocolate is activated when teenagers see large numbers of social media "likes" on …

Hormone Causes Decline in Cognition After Social Stress

<i>Summary: Researchers explore how stress can influence our cognitive performance.</i><p>Source: Max Planck Institute.<p><b>How does stress influence our cognitive</b> …

Why I Stopped Taking My ADD Pills

This is what it's like to get to know your brain post-medication.<p>​​<p>Photo by Lauren Gucik<p>At age 12, I—the perpetual space cadet who constantly loses my jacket and backpack—am told I have Attention Deficit Disorder, ADD. I'm sitting with my mother and sister, lounging on pillows, and my mother pulls …

The 3-Second Pause that Can Save a Morning and Spare Some Pain

<i>by Rachel Macy Stafford</i><i>“Do every act of your life as though it were the very last act of your life.”<br>– Marcus Aurelius</i>It was my children’s first day …

Nintendo Wii

Want to Be Unforgettable? Science Says Do This

People forget up to 90 percent of what you communicate. Fortunately, there's something you can do about that.<p>Believe it or not, researchers have found that we forget up to 90 percent of the new information we receive--whether it's in a one-on-one meeting with our boss, or in a large industry …

Public Speaking

Photo exhibit shows Yellowstone changes over 140 years

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Boulders shift, canyons erode, old trees fall, new ones grow and tourists crowd Yellowstone National Park, the length of their vacations barely any time at all in the stream of history.<p>A century and a-half is nothing in the eons of often violent geology that made Yellowstone. …

Why Setting Intrinsic Goals Can Make You Happier

Happiness is what we all strive for in life and our goals can help us get to the level of happiness we want. Going after goals and dreams is what …

Success In Reaching Goals Is Determined By Mindset

What do you think it takes to achieve your goals? Hard work? Lots of actions? While these are paramount to becoming successful in reaching our goals, …

Self-improvement

The Secrets To Handling Passive-Aggressive People

Dealing with people who exhibit passive-aggressive behaviour is easily one of the most challenging aspects of our social lives. Here's what you need …

Psychology

Awake At The Bedside - Zen and the Art of Dying

The editors of <i>Awake at the Bedside: Contemplative Teachings on Palliative and End-of- Life Care</i> want to make one thing very clear: this book is not about dying, it's about life and what it can teach us, it's about caring and what giving care really means.<p>Equal parts instruction manual and …

Meditation

Part 2: Mental Shifts That Allowed Me To Become a Millionaire at 22

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Last year I wrote one of the most popular articles on Entrepreneur.com. It detailed the seven mental shifts that I implemented to accelerate my career success and become a millionaire at the age of 22. These were the ideas that pushed me …

Self-improvement

Here's What It Takes to Make a Mathematical Genius, According to Science

Raw talent can't explain everything.<p>The film <i>The Man Who Knew Infinity</i> tells the gripping story of Srinivasa Ramanujan, an exceptionally talented, …

12 things successful people do on Sunday nights

Most people will tell you they don't look forward to Sunday evenings.<p>In fact, a whopping 76% of American workers say they get the Sunday-night blues, according to a 2015 Monster survey.<p>Even if you love your job and typically look forward to getting back into the swing of things, "it's easy to feel …

Success

12 Mindfulness Quotes that Will Change the Way You Spend Your Life

Over the past couple of years, as I’ve watched my son grow from a baby into a remarkable little boy, I’ve learned that a young child can teach an …

6 Habits of People Who Age Well

Exercise, diet—even attitude—can be as important as genetics when it comes to growing old gracefully. “Old age,” as Bette Davis once said, “is no …

8 small signs people use to judge your personality

The human brain is hardwired to judge. This survival mechanism makes it very hard to meet someone without evaluating and interpreting their behavior.<p>While we tend to think that our judgments are based on the content of conversations and other obvious behaviors, the research says otherwise.<p>In fact, …

Fraser Valley

The 22 Most Beautiful Places in the World

These destinations are just begging to be Instagrammed.<p>There are so many amazing places around the globe to see, we couldn't possibly include them all in just one list. But, these breathtaking destinations are definitely worth bumping to the top of your travel bucket list – whether you're looking …

The Only Thing You Need to Know to Get Things Done

Breaking down, step by step, the ruthless art of prioritization.<p>One of the biggest struggles millennials face is wading through the information overload to figure out what we should be doing with our time.<p>Can you really blame us?<p>Every time you look at your phone, dozens of pings, notifications and …

7 Habits That May Actually Change The Brain, According To Science

The brain is by far our most precious organ–others are good, too, but they all pale in comparison to the mighty brain. Because the brain works so hard around the clock (even while we’re sleeping), it uses an extraordinary amount of energy, and requires a certain amount of nutritional support to …

Wellness

New 'Time Slice' Theory Suggests You're Not as Conscious as You Think You Are

Our conscious perception of the world feels like a continuous and uninterrupted flow, but a new study suggests that it’s actually more like the …

9 TED talks that can help you become insanely productive

Reaching optimal productivity is about working smarter, not harder, and making the most of each day.<p>The following TED talks offer valuable lessons in doing just that.

TED Talks

4 Beliefs that Prevent Your Professional Growth

Albert Einstein said, "Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death." As an executive coach who has devoted her career to helping people develop, I wholeheartedly agree with him. We all have the capacity to become better versions of ourselves.<p>While I think most successful …

6 Ways to Beat Stress at Work

Everyone suffers with the feeling of stress from time to time, but if it’s interfering with your productivity, then it may be time to take a step …

7 Simple Ways to Find Happiness at Work

The dreaded Monday blues, hump day, and ”Thank God it’s Friday.” These are all sayings we use to describe our work week. Everyone wants less work …