Kathleen Conway

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The Illusory Theory of Multiple Intelligences

Many people find the idea that there are many different types of intelligence very appealing. Howard Gardner disparages IQ tests as having limited …

Emotional Intelligence

Hardscaping 101: Driveway Paving

When designing a garden for a client, I consider every piece in the puzzle: the homeowner, the location of the house, the architecture, the current …

4 Anti-Inflammatory Supplements Doctors Swear By To Speed Up Your Metabolism

If you’re trying to lose weight and you’re not seeing the results you want, it’s time to boost things up–your metabolism that is! A fast metabolism …

Research Keeps Showing This Kind Of Teaching Is Very Effective. So Why Won’t Schools Use It?

A new peer-reviewed meta-analysis of 328 studies performed over the past 50 years finds “strong positive results” for a style of teaching known as …

Pedagogy

Yale's Most Popular Class Ever Teaches How to Live a Happier Life (Here's What Students Learn)

The fact the class is so wildly popular speaks to the state of mental health on campuses today--and in your workplace. Audit the course by reading on.<p>News flash--adult life is filled with unhappiness traps and the search for keys to happiness (or even a good happiness hack to help us get by).<p>It …

Will Power

Drop Nine Pounds in Three Days by Transforming Your Gut Bacteria

Not long ago, scientists realized that “trillions of bacteria living in our guts have a surprising effect on our weight,” according to Dr. Oz. Turns …

5 Healthy Foods that Contain More Potassium Than a Banana

Mention the word “potassium” and it’s almost for certain that everyone will have bananas on their minds. While it’s true that these elongated and …

I Was Diagnosed With Asperger’s at 33

<i>Those with Asperger syndrome are said to sit on the “high-functioning” end of the autism spectrum. While all subtypes of autism are now technically</i> …

Autism

Neuroscience: This Simple 10-Minute Exercise Will Give Your Brain an Immediate and Lasting Boost | Inc.com

There are times when we need to have all our brain cells working at their very best to help us make the right decision, or solve a difficult problem, or do well on a test or examination. But, as we all know, our minds sometimes seem to have a life of their own -- underperforming when we most need …

Exercise

This genius scale doesn't actually tell you how much you weigh

A startup just released the least judgmental scale you've ever seen — and it's powered by AI.<p>The scale, called Shapa, looks like any normal scale, …

Mom's Message About Her Baby's Death: "If I Had Given Him Just 1 Bottle, He'd Still Be Alive"

On what would have been Landon's fifth birthday, his mom, Jillian Johnson, managed to sideline her grief to speak out about the death of her baby boy.<p>Jillian has struggled with wanting to share what happened to Landon for a long time, but feared what others would say and how she would be judged. …

16 Tiny Stories of Regret that Will Change the Way You Live

Ten years from now, it won’t really matter what shoes you wore today, how your hair looked, or what brand of clothes you wore. What will matter is …

Relationships

This Medicine-Free Stuffy Nose Remedy is About to Become Your Go-To

It's November, and that doesn't just mean Thanksgiving is around the corner. It's also cold and flu season, the time of year when it seems inevitable …

Alternative Medicine

The devious art of lying by telling the truth

The line between truth and lies is becoming ever murkier, finds Melissa Hogenboom. There's even a word for a very different form of lying.<p>It is no secret that politicians often lie, but consider this ­– they can do so simply by telling the truth. Confused?<p>That statement becomes clearer when you …

Housing

The 5 secrets to becoming a Super Attractor

<i>When was the last time you thought about what you</i> really <i>wanted? I’m not talking about a matcha latte or new leggings (don’t get me wrong, those are</i> …

Ready to Start Writing Your Own Content? Here’s How

It’s never been easier or more possible to create your own content on a budget. Many of today’s hit shows started as a web series (like “Insecure” …

New Zealand

You Can Take These 8,000 College and University Courses For Free

College is expensive. In recent years several universities and colleges around the world have started offering some of their courses for free. Over …

College & University

No Lie: These Vitamins Will Make Your Metabolism Skyrocket

Did your mom always remind you to eat your vegetables and take your vitamins? As always, her advice was right (is she ever wrong?). Eating a balanced …

Wellness

To Write About Older Men, Maine Children’s Author Lois Lowry Says She Imagined She Was One

Lois Lowry has written more than 40 books for kids and young adults, won a bevy of awards for her work and had one of her books, “The Giver,” made …

Before and After: A Brownstone's Living Room Opens Up

Nicole and Dan's house tour of their Park Slope brownstone had me green with envy. A large space, it was lovingly renovated and beautifully …

Living Rooms

Sharing These 20 Truths with Your Child Could Change Their Life

<i>“Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.”<br>― Margaret Mead</i>Our children grow up so fast. Before we know it they’re out there somewhere …

Parenting

Just One More: The Cognitive Science Behind Our Sugar Addiction | Heleo

“As far as sugar and flour are concerned, once you grind it up I don’t care what it’s made out of. You’ve turned it into a drug.”<p><b>Dr. Susan Peirce</b> …

Deepak Chopra's go-to 3-minute meditation to stay focused

Deepak Chopra, physician, educator and author of "You Are the Universe: Discovering Your Cosmic Self and Why It Matters," leads a short meditation to help you focus on the day ahead.<p><b>Follow Tech Insider:</b>On Facebook

Meditation

How Walking Can Set Your Mental Well-Being in the Right Direction

5 Ways Walking Can Help You Navigate Self-Care for Your Mind.<p>Taking a walk is a simple yet powerful way to strengthen physical fitness. But as much …

Mindfulness

Weight Loss Success: Small Changes | Women's Health

‘I Made These Small Changes To My Diet And Lost 110 Pounds'<p>After getting engaged, Haley Smith set out to regain control of her weight before her wedding.<p>Haley Smith<p><b>Before: 278 lbs</b><p><b>After: 170 lbs</b><p>Growing up, I never really struggled with my weight because I led a very active lifestyle. I played sports …

Five Ways to Be Happier Without Changing a Thing | Inc.com

I was in downward dog the other day, in the most Zen place a person can find in New York City, a yoga studio. As the teacher rattled on about the importance of being present and the benefits of acceptance, my mind was racing about my various life problems and what I need to do to fix them. Perhaps …

Mindfulness

Want To Know What Your Brain Does When It Hears A Question?

Questions hijack the brain. The moment you hear one, you literally can’t think of anything else. And that can be a powerful tool.<p>What color is your house?<p>After reading that question, what were you thinking about? The obvious answer is the color of your house. Though this exercise may seem ordinary, …

The Brain

The Truth About Karma and How to Use it as a Guiding Force in Life

Just about everyone’s heard of karma. Some people think it’s almost fate. But have you ever stopped to think what Karma really means?<p>The truth is, …

I tried this trippy healing modality for mental clarity—and still can’t believe how it made me feel

A few years ago, a friend told me about an underground breathwork circle she’d attended in Venice Beach—back when breathwork outside of yoga studios</i> …

New York City

The hidden body signals that could change your behaviour

Apps based on “biofeedback” techniques promise to help reduce stress and more by reporting on what’s going on in our bodies. How do they work?<p>“Gently close your eyes. Listen to the soundscape you’re now in. As you focus your awareness on different parts of your body, the soundscape will, like your …

Biofeedback