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Science Says Parents of the Most Successful Kids Do These 10 Things

Want your kids to lead happy and fulfilled lives? Here are some tips for getting them started on the right foot.<p>We all want to lead happy, successful lives. But for parents, there's a time when your priorities shift a bit, and your most important goals start to involve setting your kids up for …

Self-improvement

Science Explains Why Early Birds Have Better Mental Health Than Night Owls

Birds

5 Practices to Help You Live a Happier, More Present Life

<b>“There is nothing else than now. There is neither yesterday, certainly, nor is there any tomorrow. How old must you be before you know that?” ~</b> …

Happiness

The Pursuit Of Meaning, Not Happiness Is What Makes Life Incredibly Better

<i>“You don’t become happy by pursuing happiness. You become happy by living a life that means something, says Harold S. Kushner</i><p>If you are feeling unmotivated, unsure of yourself, aimless, or can’t lose yourself into your present work, you’re not alone — many people are in the same boat.<p>Tom Path, …

Win the Day With Tim Ferriss's Morning Routine

Here's how the best-selling author and serial entrepreneur starts things right.<p>"If you win the morning, you win the day -- or at least, so it has been said," says author and entrepreneur Tim Ferriss. And he has a routine designed to set him up for success. In this video, Ferriss explains what he …

Tim Ferriss

Study: More than a quarter of medical students are depressed, suicidal

<b>(CNN) —</b> More than a quarter of medical school students report depressive symptoms or depression, while about one in 10 experiences suicidal thoughts, according to a new analysis in the Journal of the American Medical Association. The analysis reviewed nearly 200 studies involving more than 129,000 …

Mental Health

The 7 Step Morning Ritual That Will Make You Happy All Day

We read a lot about this or that morning ritual that will make you productive. But what about one that makes you happy?Research shows that being …

Happiness

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This 20-Minute Daily Ritual Will Make You Smarter, According to Science

There are a number of habits we can forge to boost our IQ, like reading, listening to podcasts, and flexing our mental skills with brain training …

10 Books That Can Change Your Life in One Long Weekend

After the turkey, feed your mind.<p><i>I want to read 52 books in 52 weeks. Which books changed your life? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Will Chou, Self development blogger who uses</b> …

Motivation

Key & Peele - Substitute Teacher

YouTube

China is at the forefront of manipulating DNA to create a new class of superhumans

Would you want to alter your future children’s genes to make them smarter, stronger, or better looking? As the state of science brings prospects like these closer to reality, an international debate has been raging over the ethics of enhancing human capacities with biotechnologies such as so-called …

Molecular Biology

7 Science-Backed Habits To Keep You Motivated Every Single Day

How to be your own best cheerleader at all times.<p>Coffee might be your saving grace to get through the workday, but caffeine on its own won't cut it in the long-run.<p>To stay passionate and excited about work, you're going to need to harness your inner-motivation. It's stronger than a shot of …

Here's the One Way to Finally Win the Fight Against Procrastination

You only need to commit to one thing to end procrastination forever.<p>There are so many tips and tricks out there to increase productivity and decrease procrastination.<p>Take short breaks, make lists...<p>Remove distractions, prioritize...<p>Drink less coffee, drink more coffee...<p>You've heard them all …

Procrastination

An ancient Buddhist strategy for overcoming paralyzing fear

The first step in taming all-consuming dread of a Trump presidency is to get calm.<p>In the days since November 9, an oppressive cloak of fear and dread has descended upon a great many Americans.<p>The causes are endless: Our government is at risk of becoming “systemically corrupt” under President-elect …

5 Habits That Make Your Mind and Body Amazingly Strong

Learn something new every day.<p><i>What are the best ways to stay mentally and physically active throughout the day? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Nela Canovic, Productivity hacker, writer,</b> …

A Different Look at Energy

Across the U.S. and Europe, groundbreaking oil and gas initiatives rooted in collaboration and sustainability uncover new ways to drive innovation and efficiency while reducing environmental impact.

Foam rolling: 5-minute routine to stretch your body

Foam rolling, also called self-myofascial release, is performed using a cylindrical piece of foam. There are many different ways you can use a foam roller, all of which are intended to release muscle tightness and tension, increase blood flow and increase your range of motion.<p>Foam rolling is one of …

6 Ways To Argue And Not End Up Divorced

There’s a right way and a wrong way to argue in a relationship. To have an effective argument, both partners need to show up and be ready to tackle the issues like grown ups. If either spouse is too wound up to talk rationally, conflict resolution isn’t likely to happen.<p>What else do couples need to …

Startups

35 Things You Should Know Before Becoming “SUCCESSFUL”

<b>1. It’s Never As Good As You Think It Will Be</b><p><i>“One of the enemies of happiness is adaptation,”</i> says Dr. Thomas Gilovich, a psychology professor at …

The 10 most important things in the world right now

<b>1</b>. <b>Donald Trump has formally accepted the Republican nomination for president</b>. Trump gave a lengthy, dark speech casting himself as the only savior of an America in decline.<p><b>2. Francois Hollande has told British Prime Minister Theresa May that there will be no free trade without open borders</b> …

Warren Buffett

Cinnamon may be fragrant medicine for the brain - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

If Dr. Kalipada Pahan's research pans out, the standard advice for failing students might one day be: Study harder and eat your cinnamon!<p>Pahan a …

16 powerful habits of productive, successful people

<i>Andreas von der Heydt published this post originally on LinkedIn.</i><p>Today's (business) world is more complex, ambiguous, and demanding than ever before.<p>At the same time our working days have only so many hours. Fortunately! In addition, I strongly argue that it's not the smartest thing to add hours in …

Productivity

This Is Your Brain on Nature

When we get closer to nature—be it untouched wilderness or a backyard tree—we do our overstressed brains a favor.<p><b>When you head out</b> to the desert, David Strayer is the kind of man you want behind the wheel. He never texts or talks on the phone while driving. He doesn’t even approve of eating in the …

The Brain

Why are our kids so miserable?

“Something in modern life is undermining mental health,” Jean Twenge, a professor of psychology at San Diego State University, wrote in a recent paper.<p>Specifically, something is undermining young people’s mental health, especially girls.<p>In her paper, Twenge looks at four studies covering 7 million …

Psychology

The 15 best poetry books of all time

Literature

Why Love Is Not the Cure for Loneliness

<b>The following is an excerpt from the book Stop Being Lonely: Three Simple Steps to Developing Close Friendships and Deep Relationships. Reprinted</b> …

Loneliness

Life in Purgatory: Buddhism Is Growing in China, But Remains in Legal Limbo

Yan Lu studied Marxism-Leninism in college, majoring in ideological and political education. After graduating from the prestigious Southwest Jiaotong …

This Googler Explains How To Design Your Time Rather Than Manage It

Breaking all your tasks into quadrants can help you become more strategic about how you work.<p>For many of us, work can feel like a never-ending cycle of long meetings, overflowing inboxes, and urgent demands. No matter how fast we go or how hard we work, there’s far more to do every day than there …

4 small changes to boost happiness and memory

When making change for healthier habits, focusing on one small change at a time is a much more manageable approach than trying to make major overhauls.<p>Here are some favorites from my book “52 Small Changes for the Mind,” that can make a lasting impact to increasing happiness, improving memory, …

Happiness