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12 Fabulous Emotional Intelligence Books to Read Before You Hit 50 | Inc.com

I didn't learn about the concepts of emotional intelligence until well into my 30s. But even if you're approaching the half-century mark (or whatever your age), it's not too late to learn what has been hailed as one of the most desired job skills that will be required by 2020.<p>What we're finding is …

Emotional Intelligence

29 Foods the World’s Healthiest People Eat Every Day

Want to keep running until you’re 90? These longevity-boosting foods can help.<p>1 of 29<p>Almonds<p>Rich in healthy fats, fiber, and protein, these nuts are made for more than snacking. Use slivered almonds as a topping for oatmeal or yogurt, add them to muffin recipes, or use almond flour in place of …

Nutrition

This Is Exactly How You Can Reset Your Metabolism, According to a Nutritionist

Changing any habit, no matter how small, is surprisingly difficult. You don't realize how set in your ways you are until you try to switch them up. …

Nutrition

Sports Psychology and Individual Mental Skills

Additional Information:<p>United Soccer Coaches developed a brand new online course highlighting sports psychology and teaching individual mental …

This is how to make close friends: 4 surprising secrets from research

Forget pandas. Close friends are the real endangered species these days.<p>That’s a painful thing. And I don’t mean “sad-painful.” I mean …

Should You Feel or Flee Your Emotions?

To a great extent, we live in a culture that resists and fears emotion. From the time we’re babies we’re taught to quickly shut off “negative” …

School Can Be a Bad Place to Have ADHD

When students with ADHD struggle in school, the problem is with the student, right? After all, if they didn’t have ADHD, they wouldn’t be …

Landmark Study Confirms Link Between Diet and Recovery from Major Depression

A 2017 study at Deakin University in Australia suggests a direct link between a healthy diet and recovery from major depression.<p>A <i>CBS New York</i> video …

The Four S's of a Healthy Relationship

One of the questions I’m asked most frequently in my psychotherapy practice is: “What is a healthy relationship?” To many, this is a great mystery as …

Functional Connectivity: Probing the Brain’s Astounding Complexity

One of the greatest scientific challenges for 21st century medicine is to illuminate the relationship between the brain and what we call “mind.” …

ADHD and Adults: When You're Having a Difficult Day

You wake up, and already feel absolutely drained. It’s as though the energy has been sucked out of your body. It’s as though your brain left the …

To Change Someone’s Mind, Stop Talking and Listen

Samar Minallah Khan, the feminist Pakistani anthropologist and filmmaker, was enraged. Local tribal leaders were trading little girls as compensation for their male family members’ crimes.<p>These leaders, responsible for settling legal disputes in their villages, act as local judges. A longstanding …

Leadership

3 Defining Features of ADHD That Everyone Overlooks

The <i>DSM-V</i> – the bible of psychiatric diagnosis – lists 18 diagnostic criteria for attention deficit disorder (ADHD or ADD). Clinicians use this to …

ADHD

Neuroimaging, Cannabis, and Brain Performance & Function

I think pot should be legal. I don’t smoke it, but I like the smell of it.<p>— Andy Warhol<p>Cannabis contains various molecules which bind to receptors in …

Cannabis

10 Signs That a Relationship Is Truly Loving

In the magical uncertainty of new romance, every couple creates its own emotional language. Sometimes those treasured connections deepen over time, …

Want a Fulfilling Relationship? Science Says the Happiest Couples Have These 13 Characteristics

The last one is particularly endearing.<p>Romantic relationships are challenging, rewarding, confusing, and exhilarating--sometimes all at the same time.<p>Should you take things slowly at the beginning or dive right in? Can things stay hot in the bedroom even after years of being together? What happens …

11 Brilliant Books To Help You Start Your 2018 Off Right

• Grazia<br>• Life<br>• Books<p>by The Debrief | 01 01 2018<p>Forget the strain of 2017, we're starting the new year with a fresh, positive state of mind<p>The start of the …

Mark Twain Quotes

Funny Mark Twain Quotes on Politics, Religion, and the Human Condition<p>Mark Twain had a way with words beyond his books and stories. He was also quite …

3 Workout Playlists That Will Motivate You to Get Moving

There’s nothing like good music to get you in the mood to bust a sweat. Just ask these fitness pros who continually create hit lists for their spinning, yoga, and high-intensity training classes. Even when you’re dead tired and about to give up, a song will come on that pushes you through — so …

Why Neuroscience Should Be Taught in Teacher-Preparation Programs

Most teacher preparation programs focus exclusively on education. Future elementary school teachers learn about the latest methods for teaching …

List-Journaling May Be the Ultimate Keystone Habit

All other life-enhancing habits can flow out of conscious living.<p>Charles Duhigg defines “keystone habits” as habits that set off “chain reactions …

Neuroscience Says Workplace Happiness Comes Down to Experiencing This Emotion Daily

When the brain releases this feel-good chemical, good things will happen for you and your company.<p>Over the last decade, compelling research from neuroscience continues to inform leaders and HR professionals on ways they can improve teamwork, productivity, and company performance.<p>But what's the …

Can Buddhist Practices Help Us Overcome The Biological Pull Of Dissatisfaction?

Are human beings hard-wired to be perpetually dissatisfied? Author Robert Wright, who teaches about the interface of evolutionary biology and religion, thinks so.<p>Wright points out that evolution rewards people for seeking out pleasure rather than pain, which helps ensure that human beings are …

Meditation

Six Ways to Beat Childhood Trauma and Stop Self-Sabotage

[This is a follow up to "Six Ways Developmental Trauma Shapes Adult Identity."]<p><i>You will see light in the darkness <br>You will make some sense of this</i> …

An analysis of the 16 best sports teams in history shows the most important person on a team isn't its coach or best athlete

<b>• An analysis of the greatest pro sports teams in history found captains are critical to a team's success.</b><p><b>• The best captains play for their teams, not their egos.</b><p><b>• This effect may be just as applicable in the military or the office.</b><p>Think of your favorite professional sports teams: What made them …

San Antonio

Here’s what happens when you mix youth leadership and sports: Camp Hoop Heroes

Alongside donors and board members, over 30 campers shot free throws for a six-minute game in a Miami Heat practice facility at the American Airlines …

What Happens When Poor Kids Are Taught Society Is Fair

A new study finds that the myth of meritocracy can lead disadvantaged adolescents to act out and engage in risky behavior.<p>Brighton Park is a predominantly Latino community on the southwest side of Chicago. It’s a neighborhood threatened by poverty, gang violence, ICE raids, and isolation—in a city …

Middle School

Keeping A Daily Journal Could Change Your Life.

You know exactly what you want in life.<p><i>"The life of every man is a diary in which he means to write one story, and writes another; and his humblest hour is when he compares the volume as it is with what he vowed to make it." -- </i>J.M. Barrie<p>You know exactly what you want in life. But you can't seem …

Learning About Learning

After more than forty years learning about learning, I’m intrigued by how much I still need to learn.<p>I mean, from time to time, I’ve had profound …

10 Easy Lunch Meal Prep Ideas

You're better than the sad cold sandwich served at the cafe next door.<p>July 27, 2017<p>What is more #adulting than meal prep? You're too busy during the …