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The Real Reason Why Your Brain Is so Scared of Failure

Failure doesn't scare you. Not knowing does.<p>You've just recklessly jumped ship -- left the security of your job or refused the investor who isn't offering exactly what you want. You find yourself gripped by a cold, raw fear. What are you <i>actually</i> afraid of?<p>Imagine you're driving along a clear …

Ask Amy: Husband has become way too handy with tenant

<i>Dear Amy: My husband and I have been married for 40 years. He owns rental property, and last year a married woman moved into one of his houses. Her husband lives out of town and is expected to move here once he retires.</i><p><i>A few months ago, she and my husband began an affair. I don't believe it was</i> …

Inventions

The Natural Supplement That Replaced My Adderall

I was prescribed Adderall at the end of my junior year in college to help with my focus. Mostly, I used it to get through weeklong library binges and …

Wellness

Kurzweil: By 2030, Nanobots Will Flow Throughout Our Bodies

Ray Kurzweil, Google’s director of engineering, is a well-known futurist who seems to have a penchant for accurate predictions. Most recently, he has …

The Smartest Way to Combat Stress (From a TED Speaker and Neuroscientist) | Inc.com

Dr. Rebecca Brachman has dedicated her life to exploring the connection between mental illness and stress. As Brachman gears up to speak at the TED conference today, the TED Fellow shares the best way to combat your stress and finally puts to rest the idea that mental illness indicates genius.<p><b>Inc.:</b> …

20 Protein-Packed Snacks to Help Beat the Afternoon Slump

The afternoon slump is a real-life problem we all face — lunch feels like forever ago, your stomach is begging for something, and dinner is hours …

6 Ways to Stop Overthinking Everything | Inc.com

While everyone overthinks situations once in a while, some people are plagued with a constant barrage of thoughts all the time. Chronic overthinkers rehash conversations they had yesterday, second-guess every decision they make, and imagine disastrous outcomes all day every day.<p>Thinking too much …

Self-help

Why I wish I hadn’t blamed my father for all of my faults

My father and I have been estranged for over two years. He was physically violent and emotionally abusive to me throughout my childhood, and I felt that I couldn’t forgive him. In August 2014, I told him I never wanted to see him again, focusing on all the negative things about him and all the ways …

Empathy

27 of the Toughest Interview Questions In the Job Market Right Now

Getting a great job at a great company isn’t easy, and that means their interview questions are going to be difficult. If you thought the usual …

A Look Back: “Two New Useful Resources On Teaching Writing – And An Old One”

<b>In February, this blog will be celebrating its ten-year anniversary! Leading up to it, I’m re-starting a series I tried to do in the past called “A</b> …

Seeing the Lamborghini Veneno on a wet track is something special

Supercar owners typically have an aversion to weather that's anything short of sunny and dry, so it's downright pleasantly surprising to see a …

America's most expensive home boasts $250 million price tag

This mansion designed for the "ultimate billionaire" in Bel Air, Los Angeles, has set the record for the priciest home ever listed for sale in the …

Product Preview: 2017-2018 CAPiTA Neo Slasher Splitboard

Yes, you read that correctly. CAPiTA will release a splitboard next season. If you’ve enjoyed riding the Charlie Slasher, you’re gonna love the Neo …

Extreme Sports

The art of dating casually: It’s not as easy as it might sound

I always thought that casually dating — and doing it successfully — was a myth. An urban legend that only a few lucky people could experience.<p>This is partly due to the fact that a relationship’s success is generally determined through its longevity, the most successful being “until death do us …

Fresh Beauty released a new product that acts like a corset for your skin

If you’ve ever watched a period piece where the women wore corsets, you’ll likely empathize with constricting visions of women lacing their bodies up …

Skin Care

Cast Iron Steaks with Herb Butter | America's Test Kitchen

Ingredients<p>2<p>(1-pound) boneless strip steaks, 1 1/2 inches thick, trimmed<p>Kosher salt and pepper<p>4<p>tablespoons unsalted butter, softened<p>2<p>tablespoons …

This is How to Overcome Your Fear of Failure

When Pablo Picasso was an old man, he was sitting in a cafe, scribbling on a napkin.<p>He didn’t know it, but a woman sitting near him was looking on in …

Pablo Picasso

What True Leaders Know About Emotional Intelligence

<i>This article first appeared on the blog of Intentional Insights, a nonprofit organization that empowers people to refine and reach their goals by providing research-based content to help improve thinking, feeling, and behavior patterns.</i><p><i>Written by Dr. Gleb Tsipursky, Intentional Insights Co-Founder</i> …

A Few Reasons Science Is Afraid of Animal Consciousness

Slowly, slowly, animal cognition — or, gasp, consciousness! — is becoming a valid, fruitful scientific pursuit: over the past year, scientists have …

What to Do When You Want to Leave Your Job, But You Don’t Know Where to Go

“When did you decide to go from being a lawyer to a full-time writer?” I asked Gretchen Rubin. She wrote the #1 New York Times bestseller, “The …

Happiness

A Simple Mindfulness Strategy That Literally Rewires Your Brain to Let Go of Negativity

In the center of everyone’s being is a place of pure peace. But as we go through life, we tend to be taken away from this deep sense of self as a …

27 Recipes You Need To Cook In 2017

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10 Essential Career Change Questions To Ask Yourself In 2017

If you're planning a career change, you need to ask yourself these 10 essential questions as the world of work changes before your eyes.

This Big-Hearted Kid 'Therapist' Offers Emotional Support To Stressed Out Adults For $2

And he offers his profits to schoolmates who can’t afford to buy lunch.<p>Sitting behind a folding table on a busy subway platform in New York City, 11-year-old Ciro Ortiz looks calm and thoughtful. He’s sitting across an adult and engaged in an apparently deep conversation.<p>It’s safe to assume he …

Psychologists say one behaviour is the 'kiss of death' for a relationship

On the way home from work you have every intention of greeting your partner with a friendly "Hi, how are you? How was your day?" and listening …

University of Washington

Neuroscience and Buddhism Agree: Consciousness is Everywhere

A new theory in neuroscience suggests consciousness is an intrinsic property of everything, just like gravity.<br>The theory, called Integrated …

Consciousness

Hidden Apple TV Features You Should Know

Here's how to navigate Apple TV, with some special tricks for the updated model.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate …

Here's the latest smart home gear that works with Alexa

Use Amazon Alexa to control your Dish Network box.<p>Published:4 January 2017 Caption:Brian BennettPhoto:Dish NetworkRead the article<p>These televisions will come with the system and Alexa voice assistant built right in.<p>Published:4 January 2017 Caption:Brian BennettPhoto:Amazon/ElementRead the …

Smart Homes