Lonni Mooreland

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You Can't Be Rational If You Are Not Emotional (11.1)

<i>"The heart has reasons that reason knows nothing about." -- Pascal</i><p>You can't be rational if you are too emotional. But you can't be rational if you are not emotional.<p>When you are too emotional, you don't want to do what you know is best. Think of times you've succumbed to temptation and, against …

7 Places To Shop For Home Decor That Aren't Ikea

If we see one more Malm dresser...<p><i>Photo courtesy: Zara Home</i><p>OK, so you just moved into a new apartment and you need home things. Namely dishtowels without stains, cups sans university logos and maybe a new nightstand that isn't from Bed Bath & Beyond. Most people's natural instinct is to head …

Out-of-the-Box Tips on Saving Money

news Tips Friday, May 29, 2015<p>It's kind of hip these days to portray young adults in the movies as fashionably irresponsible. They can't keep a house …

Why do people under-save for retirement?

Behavioural economists – those who study and analyse human behaviour to explain economic decision making – are particularly fascinated by the …

How much do we really know about the human brain?

Of all the physical components of the human body, the one we most associate with our “self” and our consciousness is the brain.<p>That fantastically …

12 Ways to Replenish Your Energy

There are lots of ways to drain your energy other than physical activity. Even if you were active but you are not happy at the end of the day, you …

Happiness

Patients who have a good emotional fit with their doctors are more likely to follow their advice - Scope

Getting patients to trust - and take - their doctor's advice isn't always easy. In the United States alone, an estimated 40 percent of patients in …

7 retirement mistakes Gen X’ers are making

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>I often write about the retirement preparedness (or lack thereof) of boomers — my peeps …

Why checking email after work is bad for your career - and health

This article is published in partnership with Money.com. The original version can be found here.<p>By Donna Rosato @RosatoDonna<p>The availability of …

The 7 Secrets of a Happy Brain

<b>I like my student's brain on happy and so will you.</b><p>Positive experiences change the brain by making happy connections between the thinking brain and …

Happiness

Want to boost your memory? Think about how an event made you FEEL: Recalling everyday information is easier when linked to an emotion

From what we eat to what we see, we constantly take in details about our environment.<p>And while there is no need to remember many of them, our brain …

The Brain

'Shell-shocked:' new details about NBC's handling of the Brian Williams scandal

The crisis inside NBC News over Brian Williams' puffed-up stories was made worse by the anchorman's denial and his strained relationship with executives in charge of the network, according to a new probe in Vanity Fair magazine.<p>As the crisis over Williams' exaggerated war stories unfolded, network …

Media Industry

Freshen Up Your Home's Curb Appeal This Spring

<i>Laura Gaskill, Houzz Contributor</i><p>Time to pack away the winter coats and pull out those Wellies — spring is finally here! With this checklist as your guide, help your home burst into spring with a curb appeal makeover. Pick as few (or as many) tasks as you want to tackle, from porch swings to …

12 Common Home Repairs That YOU Can Do

Sometimes you don't need to hire a pro.<p>Sometimes you don't need to hire a pro. In her new book, <i>DIY Home Repairs: 100 Fix-It-Yourself Projects</i>, Sarah Berry provides a step-by-step home improvement guide so you can do it on your own. We've rounded up 12 solutions to your most common household …

7 Life Hacks for Greater Career Success

Sometimes, reaching the next level of success isn't hard -- it just requires discipline, time, and consistency.<p>Sometimes, it's the simplest things that matter most. The tiniest changes to your routine, your behaviors, and to your overall outlook can have a massive effect on your ultimate results. …

People Buy on Emotion Far More Than Logic or Reason

You’ve probably heard it a few dozen times: people buy on emotion far more than logic or reason. Yet, if truth be told, most salespeople pay little …

Science Says These Two Techniques Will Keep You Cool Under Pressure

Suppressing emotions can backfire:<p>Via Your Brain at Work: Strategies for Overcoming Distraction, Regaining Focus, and Working Smarter All Day …

No Emergency Fund? It’ll Cost You

Nearly half of all Americans couldn’t come up with $2,000 without pawning belongings or charging to a credit card. Here’s why your credit card shouldn’t be your lifesaver.

What I Learned Writing A Brain Blog For 17 Months

November 2013, I proudly launched the Brain Watch blog here at WIRED. This will be my final post. For seventeen months I’ve used the blog to report …

The Brain

It’s Complicated: Ten Years After

By Gretchen Ayoub<p>A few years ago, as I was driving home, I heard an ad on the radio. Participants were needed for a study on complicated grief. The …

General Hospital

Essentials of Character Building

<i>POST BY MICHELLE GRIEP</i>No matter the genre, every story has characters. Otherwise, you'd be writing a phone directory. Hold on. Bad analogy. I know …

Creative Writing

Brain Fitness For a Long and Healthy Life

The strategies for living a long and healthy life are well known and relatively simple, if not always easily executed: Maintain an appropriate …

Do You Manage Your Social Media Accounts Effectively?

Way back in 2008(ish), I was asked if I used Facebook and Twitter. I had accounts, but I never used them because, and I quote, “I really can’t see …

6 Obstacles Keeping You From Pursuing Your Passion (and How to Overcome Them)

You have something to say — a story to tell, emotions to stir, imaginations to captivate. But there are obstacles that stand in the way of your …

There's A Hidden Dark Side To Being An Entrepreneur - It Wreaks Havoc On Your Mental Health

The life of an entrepreneur sounds glamorous when you’re on the outside looking in. Setting your own schedule, creating your own rules, and building the type of company you want to work for can be incredibly alluring.<p>In fact, successful entrepreneurs tend to be idolized by the masses as they appear …

Mental Health

Pressure: Meet The Villain

Demolishers of cities and civilizations, slaughterers of heroes' fathers/mothers/lovers, terrorizer’s of little girls with fluffy kittens; villains …

Psychology

Five Strategies to Tame Your Inner Critic

<i>"It’s like a big stick that I hit myself with from the inside. Really, would I want anyone I love to do that to themselves? Certainly not! And, I’ve</i> …

Positive Thinking