Self-awareness seems to have become the latest management buzzword — and for good reason. Research suggests that when we see ourselves clearly, we are more confident and more creative. We make sounder
“I’m good at my job, Rebecca, really good. And I want to stay here. I just want to be happier in it.” A coaching client recently defined what so many of us experience. We work really hard to get ahead
It's fairly easy to be modestly successful; you just have to work hard. (Seriously: that is all it takes.) It's harder to be very successful; you have to work hard, and smart, and catch a few breaks along
There may be another habitable planet, Proxima Centauri b, orbiting our nearest neighboring star, according to findings published by the European Southern Observatory released this week. The discovery
Why do people complain? Not to torture others with their negativity, surely. When most of us indulge in a bit of a moan, the idea is to "vent." By getting our emotions out, we reason, we'll feel better.
The essence of vipassana meditation -- the Buddhist root of mindfulness -- is to see things as clearly as possible without superimposed narrative, without the colorations of personal history, free from
The researchers found that people with more traits the researchers classified as "positive," like high IQ, tended to have a greater number of brain connections than people with more traits the researchers
When psychologist Arthur Aron was a graduate student in the 1960s, he was looking around for something to study for his dissertation. But he didn't want just any topic. He wanted to find one "that people
Forget body language or eye movements. There are much better ways to identify the deceitful. This story is part of BBC Future’s “Best of 2015” list, our greatest hits of the year. Browse the full list.
From ending natural disasters, to flying to Sydney in an hour, scientists are working on future technologies to solve some of humanity's biggest challenges Imagine a world where severe storms, tornadoes,
This post has been corrected. If you find yourself stuck inside a black hole, Stephen Hawking says not to panic: You may die, but all traces of your existence may not be lost forever. Current science that
Using four years’ worth of data from the Kepler space telescope, researchers announce the new exoplanet along with 12 possible ‘habitable’ others Scientists on the hunt for extraterrestrial life have “the
Memory isn’t about stuffing your head with facts; it’s about honing your creativity. Here’s how. Ever wandered into a store and quickly realized you’ve forgotten what you need? Or been introduced to someone
The busier you are, the more energy you need, and the more "you are what you eat" rings true. You need to be at tip-top performance, all day, every day -- so make sure that what you're putting into your
Remember you want to harness the power of the law of attraction to attain the most awesome versions of what you want, not the watered-down stuff we typically get from creating by default, not realizing