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Ditch Distractions and Get Productive With a Method Called "Deep Work"

I first heard about the idea of "deep work" while listening to a podcast on my way to work. NPR's Shankar Vedantam interviewed Cal Newport, a computer scientist and Georgetown professor, about his research and insights on the subject.<p>Newport shared how he manages to get a seemingly impossible …

Time Management

13 Dog Breeds That Can Help With Anxiety

If you're a dog lover, then you already know about the incredible healing powers they have. Simplybeing around a dog can make you feel more at easeby …

A psychologist explains how to beat social anxiety

The problem isn’t your social skills<p>It is rarely helpful to tell a shy person to “just be yourself!” Riffing on that frustrating exchange, clinical psychologist Ellen Hendriksen has written a book that she hopes will answer the question the anxious person usually asks in return: How?<p>Hendriksen …

Psychology

Research Says These 6 Habits Improve Future Brain Health

Doctors claim the secret to a healthy brain in years to come is to S.H.I.E.L.D. it.<p>Many of us hope to live a long life, which includes being of sound mind and body. While there's lots of education and emphasis on physical health as a way to live longer--maintaining a healthy weight, blood pressure, …

15 Ways to Get Someone Out of Your Head

7. Don't waste all of your time trying to figure someone else out.<p>Have you ever found that you just can’t stop thinking about someone—what they did …

3 Ways to Declutter Your Mind So You Can Focus on the Things That Matter Most

Getting rid of the mental clutter makes room for the things that really matter.<p>Researchers estimate you have about 60,000 thoughts each day. And many of those thoughts involve thinking the same things over and over again.<p><i>I never have enough time. I have nothing to wear. I look stupid. My house</i> …

Self-help

Managing a Powerful Work Force: Performance Analytics, Not Time Tracking

In the future, not everyone will work on-demand, but time tracking and hourly billing will give way to real-time performance analytics. Think Uber ratings for projects.<p>During the Collision Conference, I had a distinct pleasure of meeting and speaking with Adam Miller, Founder and CEO of Cornerstone …

5 important ways your relationship with your mother affects your success

Mothers come in all forms and personalities. Some are affectionate and doting, while some can be overbearing and controlling.<p>How was your relationship with your mom?<p>We all know moms are important, but the root of your psychology and how you orient yourself towards success is more connected to your …

Establishing Boundaries: A Step-By-Step Guide To Training Other Dog Parents

You know the feeling. You’re having a lovely time at the park with your best friend, when suddenly, another dog parent is screaming or physically …

An Atlas of Emotions, Inspired by the Dalai Lama

Explore the “continents” and “states” of universal feelings with this new geography-inspired interactive.<p>Two years ago, the famed psychologist and emotions expert Paul Ekman sent a survey to nearly 250 researchers active in his discipline. The idea was to see what the fast-growing field actually …

Emotions

The Weird Way Social Media Is Messing With Your Brain

You may know the eye cream she uses before bed and her favorite poolside cocktail. But following someone's social-media feeds doesn't mean you know her. How hanging out on the Internet is messing with our relationships—not to mention our minds.<p>On a balmy summer evening in San Francisco, Bridget and …

The way you're revising may let you down in exams – and here's why

Most people practise the wrong tasks, reveals a psychologist. Take your head out of those textbooks for a few minutes and read his advice<p>Even the most dedicated study plan can be undone by a failure to understand how human memory works. Only when you’re aware of the trap set for us by …

Study Skills

Here's What You Should Do If You Find A Baby Bird Out Of Its Nest

Plants and Animals Photo credit: Why so grumpy? I just rescued you! Prokaev Vladimir/ShutterstockSeeing a baby bird in distress is never a pleasant …

Parenting

7 foods to boost your mental performance

Research shows that nutrients in food can have a significant positive impact on cognitive performance. Cognitive impairment is increasingly attributed to oxidative stress, a condition that involves excessive harmful molecules called free radicals or oxidants. Since these free radicals can lead to …

Nutrition

8 ways to make your home look beautiful on a budget

Cool interior design tips that won't break the bank<p>Want to give your home some TLC but don’t have a big budget to play with? Home stylist and blogger …

5 Ways to Stop Your Mind From Sabotaging All Your Hard Work

Once you understand the effect your mental programming has on your life, use these simple strategies to overcome dysfunctional patterns and ensure future success.<p><i>The first article in this 3-part series ("</i>3 Parts of Your Mind That Affect Your Ability to Make Decisions<i>") explained the basic makeup of</i> …

10 silly things you're doing that make you less likable

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likeable comes from natural, unteachable traits that belong only to a lucky few — the good looking, the fiercely social, and the incredibly talented.<p>It's easy to fall prey to this misconception. In reality, being likeable is under your …

The week in wildlife – in pictures

Cheetah cubs learning to hunt, cherry blossom and a prairie rattlesnake are among this week’s pick of images from the natural world

Wildlife

Here's the Memory Trick That Science Says Works

If the brain could brag that’s pretty much all it would do. It’s easily the most complicated organ in your body, and, more than that, the nimblest …

A couple who quit their jobs to travel the world reveal how they stretched their small budget across 13 countries

In spring 2014, Michael Gallagher and Alexandra Carson were poolside in Santa Monica, California, talking logistics for a month-long vacation through …

I earn over $5,000 a month traveling the world — here's how travel blogs really make money

When people ask me what I do for a living and I reply, "I'm a travel blogger," I can pretty much see the confusion in their faces.<p>They're thinking, <i>How can a blog make money? Isn't that just a hobby? Who pays you? How much can you really make?</i><p>Based on my own experience — and those of many other …

Family Brings Home A Dying Puppy To Let Her Die In Peace, But She Surprises Them All!

Advertisement<p>An American family living in Turkey has been volunteering at a local shelter that houses nearly 4,000 dogs. Mary and her three …

Obese sausage dog ‘Fat Vincent’ stuns vets with amazing transformation

Meet the overweight sausage dog who has found a new lease of life after shedding more than half his body weight.<p>Rescue dog ‘Fat Vincent’ was taken in by US-based K-9 Angels Rescue when his owner passed away eight months ago and has since made a dramatic weight loss transformation.<p>The formerly …

Pets

This Museum's Prank Went Wrong And Now They've Employed A Cat

His name is Maray and he is paid in fish and cutlets.

Art Museums

You Have More Influence Over People Than You Think

Want proof? Start asking for more favors.<p>Do you hesitate to ask people for favors simply because you assume they'll say no? A new study suggests others are far more likely to do your bidding than you probably think.<p>For 10 years, psychologist Vanessa K. Bohns, Ph.D., and colleagues from Cornell …

Psychology

How to Stay Connected—Even in the Most Remote Places on Earth

Thanks to new technology, you'll always be able to contact your travel companions.<p>When travelers Charles and Kristy Stanton took a recent trip to Southeast Asia, they inadvertently got separated at Angkor Wat. Panic didn't ensue, however, as the two had goTennas, a candy bar–size device that lets …

Japan Opens Hedgehog Cafe (And It's the Cutest Thing Ever)

Because cat cafes weren't enough.<p>Move over cat and dog cafes, Tokyo residents and visitors have a new choice when it comes to adorable animal-themed spots: a hedgehog-themed cafe. Located in the Roppongi district of Tokyo, the Japanese cafe houses 30 hedgehogs, and, since opening in February, has …

Japan