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8 Powerful Features to Help You Use Buffer to the Fullest

Social media offers a huge opportunity for you to reach and connect with people in creative ways.<p>Via great content. Hilarious cat GIFs. Amazing brand …

Social Media

37 Free Social Media and Marketing Courses to Elevate Your Skills Today

When I first started out with digital marketing, I was blown away by the sheer amount of online social media and marketing courses available!<p>I read …

Marketing

The 20 Best New Social Media Tools to Try in 2017 (And How to Use Them) - The Buffer Blog

<i>Update (January 2018): We have an updated list of the 20 best new social media tools to try in 2018. Feel free to check it out!</i><p>The social media world …

Social Media

50 Free Places To Promote Your Website

If you’ve just launched your business website or you are planning to do so, this list is essential for you, and it’ll save you a substantial amount …

18 tools to quickly solve your social media marketing problems — Part 1

Storytelling is an ancient art. It is an art that has helped businesses to reach their audience and carve a niche. From the advertising campaigns …

Alcohol's cancer risks outweigh any health benefits, study shows

Drinking alcohol is a direct cause of at least seven forms of cancer, and the more you drink, the higher your risk, a new analysis found.<p>The report’s …

Major breakthrough against heart failure after scientists use stem cells in 'astonishing' trial which could help millions

Heart attack patients who were not expected to live are fit and healthy after scientists regenerated their hearts with stem cells in a ground-breaking trial which could help millions of people with heart failure.<p>The research is the first to show that scarring of heart muscle, associated with a …

Top Best Paid and Free Press Release

Our list of the best paid and free press release websites to submit your press releases for maximum SEO and traffic opportunities<p>As an Internet …

70 Smart Tips to Instantly Boost Your Blog

Our thanks to Federica Auletta of U.K. based Market Inspector for this guest contribution and infographic! In the last decade, social media has had a …

Book Club: All the Light We Cannot See

We love <i>All the Light We Cannot See</i> so much that as well as being one of our Book Club books, it was also our Fiction Book of the Month last …

Wellcome Book Prize Shortlist: My Age of Anxiety

The Wellcome Book Prize is awarded to a book that engages and explores with some aspect of medicine, health or illness. This can cover a number of …

Book Club: The Ballad of a Small Player

We try not to quote directly from the book's official blurb often but this line from <i>The Ballad of a Small Player</i> is too good not to mention. <i>'</i>The …

Microbes Matter

Two-thirds of Britain’s adults are overweight or obese. According to dogma, these people eat too much and move too little, and the excess energy they …

This Fancy Headband Could Help You Catch More ZZZs

These days, wearables come in every form imaginable — including stylish bracelets, rings and even temporary tattoos. Whether they’re tracking shopping, fitness or sleep, they’re designed to be discreet and pretty. Now, there’s a wearable that’s not quite as fashion-forward — but the science behind …

The Brain

Thanks to this brain-sensing meditation device, I'm calmer and sleeping great

I've tried lots of things: Giving up caffeine (that was hard!), giving up alcohol (even harder), and getting up at 5:30 a.m. to work out (brutally, insanely hard).<p>My latest trick has been easy, fun, and unbelievably effective: I've been using a brain-sensing device called Muse to meditate for 12 …

Brainwaves

The Best Ways To Catch Up On Sleep

Get those Zs.<p>Want to catch up on lost Zs this weekend? While it's important to always try to keep a regular sleep rhythm, there are ways to make up for the hours you didn't get, according to sleep researcher Els van der Helm.<p>In the video above, learn how it's possible to have sleep debt -- the …

Sleeping With Technology: Harming Your Brain One Night at a Time

Sadly, most children, teens and adults are not getting close to the recommended night's sleep and you can see this clearly in futile attempts to sleep in on the weekends to pay off our mounting "sleep debt."<p>Here is an all-too-common scenario: <i>Jeff and Mary put the kids to bed and settle down for the</i> …

Mayo Clinic

Sleep Problem: My Brain Won't Shut Off

Some people get "conditioned" to worry, ruminate, plan, think and engage their brains during the night. This association is not intentionally formed. It's the result of accidental learning. This is amplified if you try to avoid worries during the day by keeping yourself busy and distracted.<p>When …

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Exercise reorganizes the brain to be more resilient to stress

Physical activity reorganizes the brain so that its response to stress is reduced and anxiety is less likely to interfere with normal brain function, …

Neuroscience

Reading can help save your memory: It slows decline in brain power say scientists

• Reading or doing crosswords at any age could slow decline in brain power<br>• Study found decline is cut by 32% with frequent mental activity in later …

HOW WE DECIDE: mind-blowing neuroscience of decision-making

Jonah Lehrer's How We Decide is the latest in a series of popular neuroscience books (Brain Rules, Stumbling on Happiness, Mind Wide Open, The Brain …

This headband promises to help you take control of your dreams

Andrew Smiley was sitting inside a huge, ornate dining hall when he began to notice the lights pulsing overhead. That’s weird, he thought. He stood up to get a better look, drawing the eyes of those around him. Suddenly, he knew what was happening, and what to do next: he bolted, diving through a …

Study: Reading a Novel Changes Your Brain

College students experienced heightened connectivity in their left temporal cortexes after reading fiction.<p>Scientists have proven in the past that reading stimulates many different parts of the brain. In a 2006 study, for example, research subjects read the words “perfume” and “coffee,” and the …

Scientific Research Suggests We Unconsciously React to Events Up to 10 Seconds Before They Happen

Can your brain detect events before they even occur? That was the stunning conclusion of a 2012 meta-analysis of experiments from seven independent …

Mind over matter, the brain alone can tone muscle

ATHENS, Ohio, Dec. 24 (UPI) — New research suggests muscles respond to simple thoughts of exercise; simply imagining exercise can trick the muscles …

Thync Will Zap You in the Mood: New Wearable Headset Will Hack Your Brain in Fifteen Minutes

Tap your smartphone and zap your head.<p>That’s right, there’s a new mood-changing headset that just hit the market and it’s proven to perk you up, keep …

Concentrate! How to tame a wandering mind

Procrastinate often? Caroline Williams does, so decided to find out if brain training could tackle her wandering mind. What she discovered could help everyone.<p>I am about to be zapped in the head with an electromagnet, once a second, for eight minutes. I fidget, trying to get comfortable in a huge …

The Buddhist and the Neuroscientist

What compassion does to the brain<p>In 1992, the neuroscientist Richard Davidson got a challenge from the Dalai Lama. By that point, he’d spent his career asking why people respond to, in his words, “life’s slings and arrows” in different ways. Why are some people more resilient than others in the …

This Is Your Brain on Exercise

Right now the front of your brain is firing signals about what you’re reading and how much of it you soak up has a lot to do with whether there is a …