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If You're Too Busy for These 5 Things, Your Life Is More Off Course Than You Think | Inc.com

Despite turbulence and other conditions keeping airplanes off course <i>90 percent</i> of flight time, most flights arrive in the correct destination at the intended time.<p>The reason for this phenomenon is quite simple -- through air traffic control and the inertial guidance system, pilots are constantly …

Self-improvement

To Make Better Decisions, Ask Yourself ‘What,’ Not ‘Why’

Recently, I was talking with my good friend Dan. Having run his own business for many years, Dan was living the good life: making tons of money, …

Penguin Random House

Bipolar Disorder Ravages the Brain's Self-Control Regions

Researchers have mapped the disorder for the first time.<p>Bipolar disorder affects about 60 million people worldwide, according to the World Health Organization. And despite decades of study, scientists remain unsure about its underlying neurological mechanisms. However, a new study reveals brain …

A psychologist’s surprisingly reassuring advice for socially awkward people

Growing up, I was a socially awkward kid. Cool people seemed to occupy the opposite end of the social spectrum. Still, I was always trying to <i>seem</i> cool—whether was my stint as an aspiring break dancer or my measured decision to never again wear my <i>Battlestar Galactica</i> T-shirt to school.<p>Of course, as …

Body Language

How to Change Your Life in 5 Seconds. Yes, 5 Seconds | Inc.com

In 2008, author, entrepreneur, and award-winning television commentator Mel Robbins was out of work and out of money and running out of options.<p>Her husband, Chris, had invested in a restaurant that was struggling and the family was facing bankruptcy. Simple, everyday decisions like getting out of …

Self-improvement

Try this powerful psychology trick to break yourself from negative thought cycles

Do you criticize yourself? Do you ever think you’re not good enough? Most people self-talk, however when that self-talk becomes negative, it can …

Sensitivity to Negative Events Heightened by Previous Traumatic Experiences

<b>Survivors of an August 2001 trans-Atlantic flight that lost all power nearly 100 miles from land vividly recalled the ordeal nearly a decade later</b> …

10 Things To Do To Change Your Life Forever

<i>“Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future”</i><br>~ John F. Kennedy<p>The one constant thing in …

Motivation

Indecision, Over Thinking, Confusion And ADHD

Sometimes, I. Just. Can’t.<p>There are lots of times that I feel like I’ve been stopped dead in my tracks. Sometimes, leading up to that, I can see …

7 books that will train your brain to overachieve

1. "Curious"<p><b>Subtitle:</b> The Desire to Know and Why Your Future Depends On It<p><b>Author:</b> Ian Leslie<p><b>5 Second Summary:</b> Harness your natural curiosity to develop the ability to think more broadly and deeply.<p><b>Best Quote:</b> "Curious learners go deep, and they go wide. They are the people best equipped for the …

London School of Economics

7 Signs and Symptoms of Depression in Men.

More than 5 million men in the U.S. experience depression each year.<p>Clinical depression in women or mencan cause sadness and a loss of interest in …

3 Tips for Regaining Happiness in Your Life

Are you happy with your life? I have had the pleasure (insert sarcasm) of meeting numerous people who were extremely unhappy with their lives for various reasons. This prompted me to think in depth about what would make some of the unhappiest people, well, happy again.<p>It really isn't that …

3 Powerful Practices for Accessing the Healing Power of Your Mind

Justin Faerman, <i>Contributor</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>In recent years, a number of groundbreaking studies have been published showing a very direct link between our …

The best (and worst) ways to spot a liar

Forget body language or eye movements. There are much better ways to identify the deceitful.<p><i>This story is part of BBC Future’s “Best of 2015” list, our greatest hits of the year. Browse the full list.</i><p>-<p>Thomas Ormerod’s team of security officers faced a seemingly impossible task. At airports across …

Psychology

Why Creating A Meaningful Morning Routine Will Make You More Successful

For the majority of my child and adult life, I never considered myself a "morning person." I was a night owl. During my architecture school career I worked late through the night and slept in the mornings. When I started working at an Architecture firm, I conformed to getting up at 7 a.m... but I …

6 Important Keys To Staying Motivated For Life

Staying motivated is a combination of internal and external factors that stimulate a desire to be continually interested and committed to attain a …

Another Circle Of ADHD To Avoid

Uhhh … ??<p>We hyper-focus on things we should steer clear of. We procrastinate when we should be attending to important tasks. We get distracted by …

This Is What Will Happen To You When You Do Meditation

By cultivating this one small habit of meditation, you’ll experience tremendous benefits. See what will happen to you when you do meditation every …

Meditation

Forget Brain Workouts—Chanting Mantras Takes Half the Time and Is More Effective

I read some disquieting news recently. Apparently, science isn’t sure that brain workouts work. This bothers me because it means that I will have to …

Parkinson’s disease brain cells burn out scientists say

Canadian researchers liken Parkinson’s disease to an overheating motor<p>Researchers have found that certain brain cells burn out in Parkinson’s disease sufferers.<p>A team of scientists at the University of Montreal may have uncovered a key clue to how Parkinson’s disease develops.<p>The illness, which …

Dementia

A self-made millionaire says these are the 4 things you should do once you achieve success

But what happens once we reach it?<p>Most people don't think that far ahead, says Paul Scolardi, a self-made millionaire who has figured out how to continue thriving after achieving success.<p>Scolardi, who spent nearly two decades in corporate finance as a Certified Public Accountant, has been investing …

Concentrate: How to Tame a Wandering Mind

This story originally appeared on BBC Future<p>I am about to be zapped in the head with an electromagnet, once a second, for eight minutes. I fidget, trying to get comfortable in a huge black chair with jointed metal arms that stand between me and the door. I feel faintly ridiculous wearing a tight …

7 Hobbies Science Says Will Make You Smarter

Entrepreneur & Consultant<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For a long time, it was believed that people are born with a given level of intelligence and the best we could do in life was to live up to our potential. Scientists have now proven that we can actually <i>increase</i> …

Can You Pass This Psychopath Test?

This quiz is based on the ‘Hare Psychopathy Checklist’ that professionals use to pick out psycopaths. See how well (or poorly) you score!<p>START THE …

What 15 Top Meditation Experts Struggled With Most as a Beginner

Like playing golf or making the perfect boiled egg, meditation sounds a lot easier than it actually is. After all, you just sit there with your eyes …

This popular 'smart pill' enhances brain function with an added benefit

In the years since, modafinil has become popular for another, off-label use: to boost a person's cognitive abilities — an effect that hadn't been thoroughly studied by scientists.<p>Now a team of researchers has reviewed the literature to find that modafinil does, in fact, increase a number of …

MindAlive: A New Alternative Treatment for ADHD?

This audio-visual entrainment device is intended for treating ADHD, autism, and other mental health concerns.

Audio-visual