Kirill Kharlip

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The Shock Clock Alarm Wearable Turns Anyone into a Morning Person

As humans, we love patterns and routine. We tend to go through our day completing the exact same menial tasks we did the day before: we brush our …

Wearable Tech

What Is Consciousness? Self-Awareness May Be A Side Effect Of Brain Trying To Maximize Entropy, Researchers Say

What is consciousness, and how does it emerge from inanimate matter?<p>After all, the atoms that constitute the brain — the birthplace of consciousness …

A minimalist explains how a psychological trick called 'the beginner's mind' could make your life easier

A lot of joy could be found with the same practice.<p>And it is simple: practice seeing life with a beginner's mind.<p>I'm stealing this of course from Zen Buddhism's shoshin and Shunryu Suzuki's "Zen Mind Beginner's Mind," and I've written about it numerous times. But it's more fundamental than most …

Meditation

Approaching Life with Beginner’s Mind

A lot of our troubles could be solved by one simple practice.<p>A lot of joy could be found with the same practice.<p>And it is simple: <b>practice seeing life</b> …

Meditation

Alcoholics lack a key enzyme in the brain – and this creates a 'vicious cycle' of addiction

People suffering from an alcohol dependency may see the production of an enzyme 'turned off' as the dependency grows, a group of scientists has found.<p>…

Zika fear prompts travel warning for Miami, CDC’s first in U.S.

Fourteen people have been infected with the Zika virus in Florida, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a warning to pregnant women to avoid traveling to the Wynwood neighborhood.<p>Sixteen people have been infected with the Zika virus in Florida, and the Centers for Disease …

Public Health

7 Easy Ways to Make Yourself Happy Every Day | Inc.com

We all want to find happiness, but with so many of us feeling overworked, overstressed, and overwhelmed, it's easier said than done.<p>But here's the good news: Seven little acts that can give you a daily does of happiness.<p><b>1. Expand your positive self-talk.</b> <br>We all have an inner conversation going on, …

Happiness

Parents Of Successful Kids Do These 10 Things In Common, Science Finds

Every parent wants their kids to be successful. It is the purest wish a parent can have. Making this wish a reality is an entirely different …

Parenting

20 surprising effects that getting more sleep has on your mind and body

If you have a few days off this summer, one of the best things you can do with your time is fix your sleeping habits. Just let yourself sleep naturally during those days and see how much you really need.<p>For at least 40% of the US population that isn't getting the recommended seven to nine hours a …

Immune System

Meet Zenta, a next-generation wearable that promotes mindfulness

Child of the ’90s? Surely you remember mood rings, those delightful pieces of jewelry that promised to change color as often as you shifted emotions. …

11 Beneficial Habits of Emotionally Intelligent People | Inc.com

Emotions. They're complicated.<p>On one hand, they're a natural and vital part of our lives. They motivate us, regulate us, empower us. But they can also limit us greatly--if we don't understand the effect they have on us and others.<p>So how do we improve our emotional intelligence, that ability to …

Emotional Intelligence

5 Universal Success Principles That Have Nothing to Do With Motivation

<b>Most of the success advice you read is crap because it mistakes correlation for causation.</b><p>“Eighty percent of successful CEOs wake up at 5 a.m.—follow …

15 Signs You Are Smarter Than Average

A thought-provoking list was published by Business Insider that summarizes some science-based commonalities between smart people. Certainly, this is …

Psychology

The Ultimate Guide To Increasing Your Intelligence, Part 1 Of 2

It’s easy to say to ourselves and one another, “Just follow your dreams and everything will work out.” While the first half of this sentence isn’t …

Self-improvement

Why The 8-Hour Workday Doesn't Work

The eight-hour workday is an outdated and ineffective approach to work. If you want to be as productive as possible, you need to let go of this relic and find a new approach.<p>The eight-hour workday was created during the industrial revolution as an effort to cut down on the number of hours of manual …

Time Management

5 Signs You're Burnt Out and Why You Need to Manage Stress

You should heed these signs to have a healthier, happier life.<p><i>This story first appeared on The Muse, a Web destination with exciting job opportunities and expert career advice.</i><p>At least once every year, I develop an unforgiving cough and congestion so bad I have trouble hearing. Each time, as I …

Sleeping Disorders, Anxiety, Depression and Panic Attacks

Coming from the world of <b>Pro Wrestling and Bodybuilding</b>, nutrition and foods are essential but even more than that for recovery on the body, is sleep. Both sports put the body under a great deal of stress and beats it up. Nothing functions properly when you are over tired.<p>I've done some research, …

How to Hack Your Brain to Become Radically More Confident and Less Fearful

<b>A guide from Harvard Psychologist and TED Talk star Amy Cuddy</b><p>We’ve all had those paralyzing moments where our palms are sweating more than a marathon …

3 Bizarre Things Neuroscience Has Discovered About Your Brain

A neuroscientists shares the strange but wonderful truth about what is really going on in your head.<p>If there's one thing everyone is an expert on, it's what it feels like to be inside your own head. We're all intimately aware of our perceptions, feelings and sensations.<p>Or are we?<p>We might think we …

Can meditation and psychedelics have the same benefits for your mind?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Do you ever find yourself worrying about an upcoming situation, even though similar past experiences have worked out fine? Or do you worry about your relationship or finances in a way that is out of proportion with your actual circumstances? These are classic symptoms of anxiety.<p>Anxiety …

Psychedelia

What does alcohol do to your body and brain?

Alcohol is one of the world’s favorite recreational drugs. After a drink, most people become more sociable, less stressed, and happier, and will probably reach for another drink before too long. For all this to occur, the alcohol in the drink has to do a multitude of things.<p>When you sip that tasty …

Alcohol

10 Things You Need to Stop Doing for a Happier Life

Don't we all seem to be endlessly searching for happiness? Sometimes we blame circumstances or people for the things that make us feel otherwise, when in fact it all starts within ourselves. It all begins within our own minds.<p>If you feel like your search for happiness never ends, and all you wish …

7 Ways To Reduce The Cortisol In Your Body

<i>The stress hormone, cortisol, is public health “enemy number one.” Scientists have known for years that elevated cortisol levels: interfere with</i> …

Wellness

Stress was destroying my sleep — until I spent a weekend without clocks

Then I found unexpected bliss at a famous device-free "Summer camp for adults" retreat in Mendocino, California's Redwood forest, where I enjoyed one of the best nights of sleep I can remember.<p>Unlike other fun filled vacations, Camp Grounded employs an innovative trick that the founder, Levi Felix, …

5 Things You Can Do Today to Keep Stress From Getting You Down

If you're on a hike and a bear comes crashing out of the bushes you better believe that stress is the perfect response. If though, on an on-going basis, you're dealing with a miserable situation like an unhappy relationship, money worries or a crazy, unpredictable boss, you're depleting your mental …

How to develop a ‘Super Mind’ through meditation, according to this renowned psychiatrist

<i>Psychiatrist and author Norman Rosenthal practices Transcendental Meditation, an ancient practice brought from India to the U.S. in the 1950s. A TM teacher gives the student a mantra or other sound and explains how to repeat it in an effortless way. A successful practice leads to “relaxation, joy</i> …

Meditation

Nvidia's new graphics cards are a big deal

'Almost irresponsible amounts of performance'<p>The hotly anticipated Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 is now official, marking a major leap in performance and efficiency with the introduction of the new Pascal architecture. How major? Take the ultra beefy and expensive Titan X graphics card from last year, …

MIT is raising $5 billion to make the world a better place

MIT's new fundraising initiative called "Campaign for a Better World" seeks to tackle some of humanity's (and our planet's) biggest challenges. Since that's no easy feat, its goal is just as lofty: $5 billion. The institute lists its various projects under the campaign's six priority areas. First …

Everything You've Always Wanted to Know About Driverless Cars

Image source: Google.<p>Driverless cars may seem a bit like a futuristic fairy tale, or nightmare, depending on your perspective. These vehicles will move us around where we want to go without assistance from us, and will be much better at driving than we could ever hope to to be.<p>Most of us have heard …

Google to Face Off Against Oracle Next Week in $8.8 Billion Lawsuit

(Reuters) – Even if a jury orders Alphabet’s Google to pay the full $8.8 billion sought by Oracle in an upcoming San Francisco copyright trial over …