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
The problem isn’t your social skills 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
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,
Researchers estimate you have about 60,000 thoughts each day. And many of those thoughts involve thinking the same things over and over again. I never have enough time. I have nothing to wear. I look My
During the Collision Conference, I had a distinct pleasure of meeting and speaking with Adam Miller, Founder and CEO of Cornerstone OnDemand, a publicly traded maker of cloud-based talent management software.
Mothers come in all forms and personalities. Some are affectionate and doting, while some can be overbearing and controlling. How was your relationship with your mom? We all know moms are important, but
Explore the “continents” and “states” of universal feelings with this new geography-inspired interactive. Two years ago, the famed psychologist and emotions expert Paul Ekman sent a survey to nearly 250
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
Most people practise the wrong tasks, reveals a psychologist. Take your head out of those textbooks for a few minutes and read his advice Even the most dedicated study plan can be undone by a failure understand
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
The first article in this 3-part series ("3 Parts of Your Mind That Affect Your Ability to Make Decisions") explained the basic makeup of your mind, how your mind differs from your brain, and the complicated
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.
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. They're thinking, How can a blog make money? Isn't that just a hobby?
Meet the overweight sausage dog who has found a new lease of life after shedding more than half his body weight. Rescue dog ‘Fat Vincent’ was taken in by US-based K-9 Angels Rescue when his owner passed
Want proof? Start asking for more favors. 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
Thanks to new technology, you'll always be able to contact your travel companions. When travelers Charles and Kristy Stanton took a recent trip to Southeast Asia, they inadvertently got separated at Angkor
Because cat cafes weren't enough. 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