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If data is the new oil, who is your refiner?

For enterprise teams, data seems to be everywhere, waiting to be unlocked to drive your business goals forward. We sat down recently with two of Nokia’s leading IoT authorities — Marc Jadoul, IoT Market development director, Denny Lee, Head of Analytics Strategy — to talk about how your firm’s data …

How To Be Proactive About Treating Depression

When you live with clinical depression, it can be difficult to know how to get out of the vicious cycle of apathy, listlessness, and feeling like you just “can’t.” Your brain is telling you that you can’t, and the most important thing to remember is that “you can.” I’m not indicating in any way …

Online

What’s the difference between empathy and sympathy and why is it important?

Today is the first ever Empathy Day, which aims to use words and stories to build children’s empathy.<p>It’s common to mistake empathy with sympathy, so …

I Am Happily Divorced, And Not Looking For Love

I am not dating. I’ve been divorced for 10 years now, and I’m not in a relationship. I’m not looking to be in one, either. Oh, yeah, there have been …

Relationships

Science Knows the 2-Step Process for Breaking the Bad Habits Holding You Back

Bad habits are terribly persistent, until you learn where the weak links are.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Bad habits can be like weeds in the garden, you get rid of them for a while, but they come right back. In order to successfully break a bad habit, you need to …

Roxane Gay on how our culture hates fat people: it will not make “a space for you to fit”

Original Bad Feminist Roxane Gay has not been having an easy book tour, but you wouldn’t know it by the interview she did with Trevor Noah on <i>The Daily Show</i> on Monday night.<p>Gay’s new book is called <i>Hunger</i>, and it’s about her experience navigating the world as a fat person. But it’s not, she hastens …

The minimalist vegetable garden: growing things when you have no space

I grew up vegetable gardening. We had a 25 acre property that had been in my family for decades and my mother always planted a huge garden, full of …

Gardening

Nobilis Therapeutics receives allowance for a patent treating psychiatric disorders with noble gases

Nobilis Therapeutics announces that the patent that it had exclusively licensed from Partners HealthCare/McLean Hospital has received a notice of …

Psychiatry

The psychological benefits of being in a bad mood

<i>Homo sapiens</i> is a very moody species. Even though sadness and bad moods have always been part of the human experience, we now live in an age that ignores or devalues these feelings.<p>In our culture, normal human emotions like temporary sadness are often treated as disorders. Manipulative advertising, …

Psychology

You Don’t Need To Have Witnessed A Terror Attack For It To Affect Your Mental Health

This is what psychologists have observed in survivors and the population at large.<p>After the London Bridge terror attack at the start of the month, the hashtag #SofaForLondon trended as locals opened up their homes to take in strangers. The same thing happened after the Manchester attack two weeks …

Mental Health

The Top Five Ways to Make Adult Friends

Because we're all a little lonely.<p><b>By Eric Barker</b><p>When you were a kid it was a lot easier. In college you almost had to be trying not to make friends. …

Physical Therapy Exercises for Hip Impingement

Femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) is a condition in your hip or hips that may cause hip pain, leg pain, and limited overall mobility. The pain from …

Science Says It's OK to Stay Up Late and Sleep In (So Long as You Do This) | Inc.com

Do you believe that the earlier you go to bed and the earlier you get up, the healthier, happier, and more productive you'll be? Many people do, and many websites, including this one, offer lots of advice about how to be a morning person and why it's so important to be one.<p>Well, maybe it isn't so …

Sleep

3 Reasons Why Meditation Is the Smartest Thing You Can Do for Your Career | Inc.com

<i>What are the benefits of meditation for busy, career-driven people? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Yuhna Kim, Founder & CEO of Simple Habit, on Quora:</b><p>A common issue for busy, …

Meditation

Ottawa signs child-care deal targeting families in need

The Liberal government has a signed a national child-care agreement with the provinces and territories aimed at helping families who need it most.<p>Families Minister Jean-Yves Duclos was joined by his provincial and territorial counterparts in Ottawa on Monday to sign the Multilateral Early Learning …

Canada

5 Ways Powerfully Confident People Gain Mental Strength | Inc.com

One aspect of confidence that is rarely discussed is mental strength. While you may be able to identify a confident person based on their presence--the way that they carry themselves as they enter a room--you may not as easily pinpoint the mentality that aids their self-trust. And while everyone …

Self-help

Could a Bacterial Infection Make It Hard to Conceive?

Whitney Port is now in the third trimester of her first pregnancy, and she's been refreshingly honest about the anxiety and discomfort that come along with the excitement of becoming a mom. One aspect of her journey that was not entirely smooth-sailing was finding out she and her husband Tim …