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How Successful People Stay Calm

The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. TalentSmart has conducted research with …

Memory Doubled By Playing These Sounds During Sleep

<i>These sounds played during sleep can enhance both memory and sleep.</i>

Lose Weight and Feel Great With the Anti-Inflammatory Diet

The anti-inflammatory diet can make you feel great! "How," you ask. By cutting out or significantly reducing your consumption of pro-inflammatory …

Why You Should Never Give Up On Someone You Love, Even When It's Hard

Relationships these days give a new definition to ‘forever’, it now usually seem to last from few weeks to few months. Today ‘I love you forever’ and …

How to Improve Your Life when You Don’t Know Where to Start

Want to improve your life but not sure where to start? Here are some ideas to get you moving in the right direction. This post contains affiliate …

This Is How You Know You're A Writer. But Also? An Introvert.

As a writer myself, I can attest to what John Irving is saying here.<p>I see people with headphones on trying to isolate themselves from the world going …

8 Must-Read Mindfulness Books From Thich Nhat Hanh

Thich Nhat Hanh is a Buddhist monk and a peace activist. Uniquely his teaching is so straightforward and practical; as you can easily connect with …

How to Say What You Mean without Sounding Like You're Mean

Opinions fly high during the political season, and as a result, you may find yourself in situations where you’ve been asked to provide yours. …

This Spice May Be The Secret Weapon To Weight Loss

Many of you are aware that a balanced diet and exercise is the recommended method for controlling body weight. Some people may turn to herbal products to promote health and well-being and weight loss. What if I told you that there is one spice that could help speed up this process? Sounds good, yes.<p>…

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 …

21 Secrets All Anxious People Know To Be True

Don't say it will "all be OK," because that just makes it definitely NOT OK.

'Everyone' needs to take vitamin D supplements as modern life is bad for bones, health officials warn

Everyone should take vitamin D supplements during the British autumn and winter because modern lifestyles and gloomy weather have led to deficiencies, health officials have warned.<p>Indoor jobs and poor diets are depriving people of the “sunshine vitamin”, according to Public Health England (PHE), …

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5 Easy Morning Habits That Can Jump-Start Your Day | Inc.com

Do you want to be more productive? Do you want to be more motivated today? Happier? Then put some thought into the most important part of the day: the start.<p>I know it may seem obvious, but the beginning of your day is the same as the beginning of a race--if the runner stumbles at the starting line, …

New Trials Are Using Ketamine to Treat Alcohol Addiction

Researchers in the UK and US are running studies to see if ketamine could help prevent alcoholics from relapsing.<p>People looking to quit problematic drinking in the UK could one day have access to a new, quick-acting treatment to help them cope with the difficult first few weeks of sobriety: …

Why Are Millennials So Unhappy? Because They Can't Stop Thinking About This

Know a Millennial who seems unsatisfied and unhappy? This could be why.<p>The jury's out. Being in your late 20s can kinda suck. Even though Millennials actively tout their picture-perfect lives on social media, things aren't always so rosy on the other side of the screen.<p>Studies find that the concept …

What's Driving the Personalization of Healthcare?

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You’re sick. But you don’t know what’s wrong. You grow more and more worried as you get passed around between experts, having test results returned to you as doctors shrug their shoulders in confusion--there’s no diagnosis in sight. And …

Cortisol - Why It Matters

When it comes to health and fitness, it's easy to concentrate on the areas you can see. Whilst things like the exercise you do, the food you eat and …

How This Technology Is Making Doctors Hate Their Jobs

Chances are that your doctor feels like a glorified data entry clerk.<p>Matthew Walvick is a doctor. But until recently, when he left a large hospital to work at a startup, he felt like his day was utterly consumed with data entry.<p>Walvick, a former internal medicine physician at John Muir Health, …

There's a new source of Medicare fraud

After years of criminal prosecutions, civil suits and huge financial settlements, that controversy finally began to fade.<p>But a recent report by the Department of Health and Human Services Inspector General's Office has sparked a new concern that the compounded drug industry, which provides …

Cracklands: Where drug abuse meets the Olympics

RIO DE JANEIRO – Less than a mile from Maracana Stadium, where the opening ceremony of the Summer Olympics will be staged Aug. 5, lies the most hopeless place imaginable.<p>Cars pass by a squalid sidewalk where Rio’s undesirables go to feed their cocaine habit. Prostitutes, some of them pregnant, sell …

8 Secrets Of Great Communicators

When it comes to communication, we all tend to think we’re pretty good at it. Truth is, even those of us who are good communicators aren’t nearly as good as we think we are. This overestimation of our ability to communicate is magnified when interacting with people we know well.<p>Researchers at the …

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The Brain Receptor Responsible For OCD Has Been Identified

Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) can manifest itself in a variety of curious ways, ranging from a repetitive urge to wash one’s hands to a …

Neuroscience

The Incredible Brain Benefits of Silence

Scientists were shocked to discover the outsize impact of silence on the brain. You will be too.<p>When was the last time you experienced true silence?<p>If you're lucky enough to live in a quiet, remote place, that might be a simple question to answer. But for most urban dwellers, escaping the cacophony …

4 Proven Ways to Increase Your Motivation to Exercise

Workout motivation. You don’t have any. You know exercise is good… and you still don’t do it. You’re not alone.<p>We all want a magic pill that makes us …

The House Just Passed the Most Important Mental Health Bill in Decades

Though the conversation surrounding mental health issues is improving every day, stigmas persist and resources for the mentally ill are seriously limited. That’s why the news last week that the House of Representatives almost unanimously passed the Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act of …

How Clever Are You Really? Scientists Can Now Accurately Measure Human Intelligence

This could lead to the creation of truly intelligent AI.<p>How clever do you think you are? Normally we would try and define such a benchmark using …

DIY Beauty Products: 4 Superfood-Packed Beauty Products You Can Make In Your Kitchen

Ever toss your kale and berries into your blender and think “Facial mask!”? (Us too.) Of course, your skin care products can come directly from your kitchen, and not the beauty counter, says green-beauty savant Deborah Burnes.<p>Should you love the idea of being able to identify everything that goes …

Mental Illness: The New Cancer

My brother was a music student, outdoor leader, and president of his school's student union. Creative and ambitious, he dreamed of continuing our father's legacy by becoming a professional musician. Now he lives in a homeless shelter, and struggles to separate what's real from what isn't.<p>My …