Jill Morrison

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I Went to an Orgasmic Meditation 'Turn-on,' and Things Got Intense

Last year, at a workshop titled Introduction to OM, I learned the practice of orgasmic meditation: Someone strokes the upper left quadrant of your clitoris for 13 minutes and then presses on your vulva to "ground" you for two minutes—all with no goal other than to be aware of your sensations in the …

The Downsides of Being Very Emotionally Intelligent

Gemma is extremely caring and sensitive. She pays a great deal of attention to others’ emotions and is kind and considerate. Gemma is also quite optimistic. She is usually upbeat and remains positive even in the face of bad news. Her colleagues love working with her because they see her as a beacon …

Emotional Intelligence

Seven Common Reasons People Self Sabotage Their Own Lives

<i>What are some ways people wreck their own lives and how can they avoid doing so? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Julie Anne Exter, Quora Media and Publishing Team, on Quora:</b><p>So here's how …

How to Take Decent Pictures of the Sky at Night

It might look easy, but taking an epic photo of the night sky in all its glory takes skill. You have to be in the right place with the right …

“Flawed individuals will victimize you”: A top FBI profiler’s lessons on extreme narcissists like Trump

<b>Donald Trump (AP/Paul Sancya)</b><p>There are 130 warning signs of the narcissistic personality. Trump checks off at least 90<p>Joe Romm<p>December 10, 2016 4:59pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p><i>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.</i><p>I recently spoke with former FBI agent Joe Navarro …

Psychology

Common Biases That Block Us From Thinking Clearly

10 daily habits that are sabotaging your productivity and success

When you allow bad habits to take over, they dramatically impede your path to success. The challenge is bad habits are insidious, creeping up on you slowly until you don't even notice the damage they're causing.<p><i>"Chains of habit are too light to be felt until they are too heavy to be broken." —</i> …

This One Weekly Habit Will Boost Your Productivity, Improve Your Health and Make You Happy

And it's easier than you think.<p>It's been a tough week. You're behind on some important deadlines. Your customers want more from you than you can give. Or maybe you don't have enough customers and desperately need to find new ones. As always, you're worried about cash flow.<p>What should you do this …

Ziplining

Knitting, crocheting and jam-making improve mental health, study finds

Knitting, crocheting and jam-making have never been associated with great thrills – but, it turns out, they work wonders for wellbeing.<p>A study has found that people who participate in arts and crafts feel happier, calmer and more energetic the next day.<p>The activities which the researchers listed …

5 Habits That Make Your Mind and Body Amazingly Strong

Learn something new every day.<p><i>What are the best ways to stay mentally and physically active throughout the day? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Nela Canovic, Productivity hacker, writer,</b> …

Commuting

32 Amazing Gifts For People Who Love Drawing

Today... mom's fridge. Tomorrow... The Whitney.

Worried about the NSA under Trump? Here's how to protect yourself

We don’t yet know Trump’s surveillance plans, but follow these guidelines if you think it’s better to be safe than sorry<p>In January 2017, Donald Trump will become President of the United States of America, and the most technologically advanced surveillance infrastructure in the world will start …

23 Of The Best Organization Products You Can Get On Amazon

You can never be ~too~ organized.

This Specific Type of Exercise Will Keep Your Brain Young, Study Says

Do this type of exercise twice a week and your brain will thank you.<p>Exercise doesn't just make you fitter. It also makes you smarter. Don't believe me? A whole host of studies prove that moving more leads to thinking better, which is a phenomenal thing to know if you're looking for a little …

Exercise

Android has a nifty hidden feature that lets you take partial screenshots

Android is pretty cool, but taking decent screenshots could be painstakingly frustrating – especially when you want to capture only a small part of your screen. Fortunately, things might be about to get a lot easier.<p>A resourceful YouTuber going by the name Maxr1998 has come across an intriguing …

After a Suicide Attempt, the Risk of Another Try

My family is no stranger to suicide and suicide attempts, and we are not alone. To recount just two instances:<p>A 20-year-old nephew, after receiving a very caring letter from his sister-in-law explaining why she could not be his lover, went to his room, shot himself in the head and died.<p>A beloved …

No Need For An App--Here Are 4 Smarter Ways To Train Your Mind

Brain-training games are fun, but they may not actually make you smarter.<p>It's the end of the day, you have no idea where the day went, and you still have a day's worth of work to do. If only you could get more done in the day--if only your brain worked faster! We've all had these thoughts. In fact, …

The Brain

10 Things To Know When You’re Dating Someone With Depression

You’re dating a person, not their illness<p>Relationships are hard, and they’re even harder when you or your partner’s mood isn’t in check. Though mental illness, especially depression, is scarily common in America, there is still a stigma attached to it. Society’s at a point where we can talk openly …

The Fast, Easy Way to Make Oversize Christmas Ornaments

Bigger ornaments mean happier holidays.<p>What do light globes, used tuna cans, and eye hooks have in common? Together, you can use them to craft a supersize Christmas ornament that will make your front porch really stand out this season.<p>When I came across Home Stories A to Z's brilliant craft, I …

Allegiant Air's planes 4 times more likely to fail in flight | NOLA.com

Allegiant Air's aircraft are four times as likely to fail during flight as those operated by other U.S. airlines, an investigation by the Tampa Bay …

Aviation

FACT CHECK: Coconut Oil Improves Focus and Cognition?

CLAIM<p>Coconut oil has a positive effect on cognition and focus.<p>RATING<p>ORIGIN<p>Coconut oil products have seen an uptick in popularity due to myriad claims …

50 Craft Business Ideas - Small Business Trends

If you have any artistic skills or crafty hobbies, you might just have one of the essential building blocks of a successful business. There are so …

Is ADHD a Spectrum Disorder?

According to the <i>Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders</i> (DSM-V), ADHD comprises two predominant sub-types: inattentive and …

Neuroscience

Gene injection to brain could halt Alzheimer's disease

Alzheimer’s disease could be stopped in its tracks with an injection into the memory centres of the brain to boost a gene which clears out destructive sticky plaques, scientists believe.<p>Four years ago, researchers discovered that a protein called PGC1 -alpha was vital for preventing the build-up of …

9 Brain Exercises to Keep You Productive and Happy

Feeling gloomy or burned out? These mental exercises can help you stay focused.<p>Originally published by <b>Gretchen Rubin</b> on LinkedIn: Try These Surprising and Intriguing Brain Exercises<p>Dorothea Brande was an American writer and editor, well known for her books <i>Wake Up and Live</i> and <i>Becoming a Writer</i> (a …

Happiness

This is the Most Genius Way to Use Those Plastic Halloween Pumpkins

You'll never look at those cheap plastic pumpkins the same way again.<p>Holiday decorations can get quickly get ridiculously expensive (which is why we …

Decorations

50 Cool DIY Projects That Can Make Your Home More Beautiful

Small DIY projects are a great way to pass the time and also do something useful or nice for your home. Even you’re not really into this sort of …