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How to Trick Your Brain Into Working When it Doesn't Want To

<i>How do you get yourself to work effectively/focused when the motivation isn't there or you don't feel like it? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Charles Duhigg, Staff Writer, New York Times</b> …

Cancer

Hilarious Coffee Mugs Fitness Addicts Will Love

SarahMarieDS, Etsy<p>Sometimes You Just Gotta Go<p>Ssshhh, no need to speak—emojis say it all here. ($18; etsy.com)<p>Physical Culture/Zazzle<p>Forget …

17 Processed Foods Nutritionists Approve Of

Despite processed food’s bad reputation—which, for the most part, is deserved—there are actually several items you can indulge in guilt-free. …

6 Sneaky Relationship Betrayals That Have Nothing To Do With Cheating

In my intimacy and relationship coaching practice, I have heard countless women, men, and couples share with me the inner workings of their …

Engagement Rings

5 Ways to Enhance Your Relationship

Shortly after we were married, we went to India and spent our honeymoon in ashrams and monasteries. We were fortunate enough to have a private meeting with the Dalai Lama at his residence in McCleod Ganj, in the foothills of the Himalayas.<p>"After some thirty minutes of talking I was feeling so moved …

Top 21 Confucius Quotes to Unlock Your Inner Wisdom and Deal With the Stress of Modern Life

You're reading Top 21 Confucius Quotes to Unlock Your Inner Wisdom and Deal With the Stress of Modern Life, originally posted on Pick the Brain | …

Motivation

Nurturing steps help build good relationships

By Judi Light Hopson, Emma H Hopson and Ted Hagen/Tribune News Service<p>Do you wonder why your marriage or a friendship has fallen apart?<br>One reason …

Official Tickets and Your Source for Live Entertainment

Mar<p>7<p>Wed<p>Rams Head Live!, Baltimore, MD<p>Mar<p>11<p>Sun<p>The National Theatre, Washington, DC<p>Mar<p>15<p>Thu<p>MGMTMatthew Dear<p>The Anthem, Washington, DC<p>Mar<p>15<p>Thu<p>Lincoln …

30 Days of Spring Cleaning Tips for a Sparkling Home

It's time to pull on your gloves and get to work.<p>Give all your home's trouble spots a quick refresh with these pro tips.

11 TED Talks to watch when you're feeling totally burned out

If this sounds like you, odds are you're burned out.<p>Burnout isn't just the greatest challenge to the global health system or a drain on the American workplace — it's wreaking havoc on your well-being.<p>But with the help of TED's expansive online library of presentations, you can quickly learn what …

TED Talks

Zen Stories – DAILY ZEN

Sozan, a Chinese Zen master, was asked by a student: “What is the most valuable thing in the world?”<p>The master replied: “The head of a dead cat.”<p>“Why …

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What Marijuana Actually Does to Your Brain and Body

Marijuana. Pot. Weed. Whatever you call it, it’s the most popular illegal drug in the world, gaining support for legalization for both medicinal and …

Sexism is genuinely bad for your health

Women are so worried about coming across as 'hysterical hypochondriacs' they are avoiding the doctor. Gender stereotypes just got serious, writes Radhika Sanghani<p>Most of us already know that gender stereotypes can be limiting - note the <b>dearth of women going into science and maths</b> - a story which …

What happens to your brain when you give up sugar

Anyone who knows me also knows that I have a huge sweet tooth. I always have. My friend and fellow graduate student Andrew is equally afflicted, and living in Hershey, Pennsylvania - the "Chocolate Capital of the World" - doesn't help either of us.<p>But Andrew is braver than I am. Last year, he gave …

7 Things That Should Be Illegal Before Yoga Pants

<b>1. Catcalling</b> <br>Of all the things that should be deemed public indecent, unwanted sexual comments on the street top our list. And to anyone who thinks that ditching clothing like form-fitting yoga pants would put an end to it, this video documenting a woman being street harassed definitely proves …

'OMG, You'll Die If You Keep Running So Much!'

This plus other recent sensationalist fitness headlines have made us wonder where all the sane people have gone.<p>Last week, the <i>New York Times</i> fitness maven Gretchen Reynolds published an article titled “Slow Runners Come Out Ahead,” where she relayed the findings of a paper published this month in …

Running

What a Happy Cell Looks Like

A growing field of research is examining how life satisfaction may affect cellular functioning and DNA.<p>“What is the truest form of human happiness?” Steven Cole asks.<p>It’s a question he’s been considering for most of his career—but Cole is a genomics researcher, not a philosopher. To him, this …

The Science Behind How Boredom Benefits Creative Thought

Recent studies show that a little boredom in your day opens up the potential for more creative thinking.<p>Boredom gets a bad rap. Truly amazing ideas and offbeat solutions have often come from endless hours of daydreaming.<p>If space and time is what you need to make unusual connections, then why does …

Can pot treat depression? - Futurity

Studies with animals suggest marijuana can ease depression related to chronic stress. Researchers wonder if it could help PTSD sufferers.

6 Things You Should Be Cleaning WAY More Often

<b>2. The Refrigerator Door</b><br>Whether it’s in your home or the one in the office break room, this handle gets a lot of play all day, says Gerba. And if there are even microscopic bits of food on it, bacteria and viruses can feed and multiply. Once a week (or daily if someone in your household is sick), …

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8 ways sex affects your brain

Understanding how sex affects your brain can improve your roll in the hay, and it may also shed light on other parts of your health, said Barry R. Komisaruk, distinguished professor of psychology at Rutgers University in Newark, New Jersey. It's not the easiest subject to study—test subjects might …

'But why don’t you just cheer up?' and other things not to say to someone with depression

For the longest time I’ve found the idea that there could be stigma attached to mental illness rather difficult to grasp. And yet here we are. …

NASA Pluto photos arrive after 9 year mission

The New Horizons mission has sent back its first photos here after 9 years and 1 month since launch. Onboard the LORRI craft, an 8.2-inch …

Solar System

Rise of the robots: how long do we have until they take our jobs?

They have mastered the art of poker, helped write a cookbook and can cope with a basic conversation. The decision by a Japanese bank to staff their frontdesk with a bevy of robots is just the latest in a series of advances and predictions that at times appear to suggest we will all be replaced, …

Artificial Intelligence

10 Ways to Work Smarter Instead of Harder | Inc.com

My bosses say all the time: "We don't want you to work hard, we want you to work smart." (I work at an ad agency and innovative Think Tank)<p>I'm going to start big picture here and work backwards.<p><b>1. At the end of every year,</b> reflect on what goals you accomplished, what goals you fell short on, and …

Time Management