Lori McCollum

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Here’s Exactly What to Do if a Tick Bites You

There are lots of experiences you might hope to have while exploring the great outdoors. Taking in scenic views after summiting a hike, enjoying …

Disease

20 Leadership Quotes From the World's Most Influential Leaders

From Steve Jobs to Thomas Jefferson, these quotes will inspire you to become a better leader.<p>Albert Einstein once said, "The leader is one who, out of the clutter, brings simplicity… out of discord, harmony… and out of difficulty, opportunity."<p>Being a leader is no easy task -- it takes hard work, …

Thomas Jefferson

How to increase mental toughness: 4 secrets of Navy SEALs and Olympians

Know what’s really interesting? Learning how Navy SEALs build mental toughness to handle deadly situations.<p>Know what else is really interesting? …

Special Forces

Depression Is Radical! - Happiness Is A Matter Of Perspective

Depression Is Radical! (Girls-Light Colors) by joerocks1981<p>Every day is a new adventure when you live with depression, which causes you to develop a …

Happiness

AIRS

The "Internet of things" (IoT) is becoming an increasingly growing topic of conversation both in the workplace and outside of it. It's a concept that …

How To Give To Others Without Burning Out

By Emma Seppala<p>In our over-stressed world, many health care providers, social workers, and caregivers are suffering from slow yet painful burnout. Many of the rest of us, working long hours and raising families, seem to be approaching burnout, too. Sometimes we may feel that we’re too exhausted to …

Science Says This 1 Thing in Your LinkedIn Profile Will Make or Break Your Chances of Getting Hired

Studies show your first impression sticks.<p>Many LinkedIn users invest hours into making their profiles look professional. They scour the thesaurus looking for a verb to describe their work experience and they tediously list every professional accomplishment they've ever achieved.<p>Yet, many of those …

Psychology

Being an Only Child Can Actually Change The Structure of Your Brain

It's not just the behaviour that's different.<p>Scientists have discovered that being an only child doesn't just lead to behavioural differences that …

Psychology

Brain activity in people who’ve taken psychedelics like LSD shows what might be 'heightened consciousness'

Is there anything psychedelic drugs can't do? A recent wave of scientific scrutiny has revealed that they can elicit "spiritual" experiences, alleviate end-of-life angst, and perhaps treat depression— and they might achieve at least some of all this by "heightening consciousness", according to a …

8 Toxic Personalities Every Successful Person Avoids

Nobody can afford an emotional saboteur.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The world is full of many types of people. There are those who sustain you through hard times and applaud you in good times. And then there are the noxious people, the ones who tear you …

Self-help

4 Reasons People Procrastinate and a Cure for Each One

With the ever-increasing barrage of distractions, the percentage of people suffering from serious procrastination issues is on the rise.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Almost everyone procrastinates from time to time, but <i>Psychology Today</i> has stated that an …

Procrastination

Kendall Jenner Has a Lob Now—and, Yes, It’s Actually Real

When it comes to hair, Kendall Jenner thinks a little differently than her younger sister, Kylie. While Kylie has tried just about every hair color under the sun, Kendall usually sticks to her beautiful, signature style: jet-black, long, and sleek. Of course, this isn't a bad thing, but Kendall's …

35 Things No One Told You About Becoming “Successful”

This curated column is authored by leadership & startup consultant Benjamin Hardy 1.The post 35 Things No One Told You About Becoming “Successful” …

How To Become Bulletproof From Negativity

Even people like Tony Robbins, Oprah, and Nelson Mandela have had to face humungous negative challenges in their life. No one is immune to them. …

Motivation

4 Keys to Increase Your Happiness As You Get Older

Through your youth and early adulthood, you accumulate many varied experiences, both good and bad. You make false starts, turn corners, try new …

These sustainable prefab homes are meant to last

Ecospace Studios designs homes, schools, studios, and more<p>Ecospace Studios was founded by Lee Town, Amira Idris-Town, and Matthew Kettle—who also head up IPT Architects in London—as a response to the pressing environmental, economic, and space issues affecting the world today. The result is a …

22 signs you might be a narcissist

That's because the traits that make narcissists so difficult to hang out with or date — including a constant need for validation, a willingness to control people, and a ruthlessness in getting their needs met — happen to make them super effective at rising up the ranks.<p>To help you figure out if you …

A beginner’s guide to total Android customization

Defaults are for suckers—here's how to make your phone your own.<p>We often, and quite rightly, complain about the way device makers customize the …

9 tricks for remembering everything you read

Tons of people weighed in with answers based on their personal experiences and research.<p>We rounded up some of the best insights from that Quora thread and scoured the web for expert advice on retaining more of what you consume — whether that's science textbooks, novels, or news articles.<p>Below are …

How to Feel Confident & Less Self-Conscious in the Bedroom

We're often given the advice to get out of our heads and live in the moment during sex, but it's hard to know how to feel confident when you're naked in front of another person. While we would all ideally be comfortable with every part of our bodies (and power to you if you already are!), that's …

18 Habits That Will Make You Smarter

Cultivating smart habits is the key to unlocking your potential.<p>To be smart is great, but it doesn't happen overnight. If you want to become smarter, you have to create habits that will groom your intelligence and nourish your mind.<p>Some people are born smart, but most smart people do daily rituals …

personaldevelopment

Self-Help Guru Tim Ferriss Has 6 Tips to Make Any Day 10x Better

After interviewing more than 200 of the world's most fascinating people for <i>The Tim Ferriss Show</i>, I believe more strongly than ever that 10x results …

Seven great habits of the most successful people

Many people wonder how they can become highly successful, not realizing that they hold within them everything they need to achieve all of the success they desire.<p>Successful people are where they are today because of their habits. Habits determine 95% of a person's behavior.<p>Everything that you are …

Wildlife Photographer of the Year - People's Choice

A cub escapes deep snow by hitching a ride on its mother's backside in Wapusk National Park, Manitoba, Canada.<p>Taken by Daisy Gilardini, from Switzerland, the photo is one of 25 shortlisted for the People's Choice Award in the latest Wildlife Photographer of the Year Competition - on show now at the …

Depression Is A Monster But Don't Fear it

One of the earliest films I can really remember is Alien. I loved it. I still do today. I grew up in the green and grey countryside of the shady …

3 Rituals That Will Make You More Motivated

You know what you’re supposed to be doing… but you’ve come down with a really bad case of “<i>I-don’t-feel-like-it.</i>” You just don’t have any motivation. …

Motivation

What your brain looks like on God: spiritual experience triggers same areas as sex and gambling

Religious and spiritual experiences activate the same brain reward circuits as love, sex, gambling and drugs, a new study shows.<p>Researchers at the University of Utah School of Medicine scanned the brains of 19 Mormons when they were reading religious texts and reported feeling 'close to the spirit.'<p>…

Brain Imaging

Foals - Mountain At My Gates (Alex Metric Remix)

Remixes

How to Create a Brand New Chapter in Your Life -- Starting Today

When we think about creating sweeping change in our lives, it often seems like a distant dream. When life gets in the way, it's easy to think it's "too late," or that we won't be able to restart because we are so set in our ways, whether it's our career, finances, or exercise plan.<p>Instead of …

New era of 'cut and paste' humans close as man injected with genetically-edited blood

A world where DNA can be rewritten to fix deadly diseases has moved a step closer after scientists announced they had genetically-edited the cells of a human for the first time using a groundbreaking technique.<p>A man in China was injected with modified immune cells which had been engineered to fight …