Jim Sim

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You can think your way into changing who you are–but there are limits

For years she had tried to be the perfect wife and mother but now, divorced, with two sons, having gone through another break-up and in despair about her future, she felt as if she’d failed at it all, and she was tired of it. On June 6, 2007, Debbie Hampton, of Greensboro, North Carolina, took an …

The Brain

5 Powerful Practices to Expand Your Awareness and Harmonize Your Brain

While the brain and consciousness are inextricably linked, groundbreaking research into the nature of consciousness is revealing that their …

Bill Gates and Elon Musk are wrong: Artificial intelligence is not going to take over the world

<b>(Shutterstock/Salon)</b><p>Even the simplest bacteria are smarter than the most advanced AI<p>Sean Miller<p>October 15, 2015 10:56pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>There's been a lot of chatter in the past year about the menace of artificial intelligence. This summer's movie season offered …

Singularity

7 Horrible thoughts that hinder success

Getting control of your mind is one of the toughest challenges entrepreneurs face and something you will likely work on your whole life. It’s normal …

5 Breathing Exercises To Relax Your Mind

It might not sound very important, but learning how to utilise our breath is essential to the health of our body and mind. Think about it: we take …

Self-help

The 3 Things That Helped Me Finally Stick With Meditation

<b>By Marianne Hayes</b><p>Over the last few years, I've read a hundred different reasons why I should adopt a regular meditation practice.<p>It's the best way to harness the power of the present moment. It's a tool for self-healing. It provides direct access to the divine.<p>The list goes on. My problem was that …

Meditation

Watch This Beautiful 10-Minute Film on the Current State of Neuroscience

The brain is one of the most-studied — and most complex — things on the planet, so it can be hard to keep up with what the current state of …

The government's new dietary guidelines ignite a huge food industry backlash

So much of the agriculture and food industry is affected by the release of the federal government's dietary guidelines every five years that it's natural to expect them to keep a close eye on the results.<p>The 2015 guidelines, which are currently in preparation by the Departments of Agriculture and …

DNA detectives win Nobel Prize for cancer cure breakthrough

British based Tomas Lindahl was awarded the Nobel Prize for chemistry for discovering that DNA must be able to repair itself when damaged<p>Scientists who discovered how cells repair damaged DNA, a breakthrough which could lead to a cure for cancer, have won the Nobel Prize for chemistry.<p>Sweden’s …