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It Takes Courage To Use Emotional Intelligence

Emotional Intelligence. We hear the term all the time, thinking it's some abstract leadership model that only the elite use to improve themselves and their teams.<p>I'm here to tell you that EQ is real and the opportunity to use it occurs many times a day, if you're willing to listen and use it. Here …

How Do I Know if I Need Mental Health Services?

If you have ever wondered if mental health services are right for you and have been reluctant to reach out for a consultation, here's a quick reference questionnaire that may help you determine that.<p>Everyone experiences difficult times throughout their lives accompanied by deep emotions and …

Is It Love or an Illusion?

<i>This post originally appeared on mydailyvibe.com</i><p>There is something very magical and mystical about the experience of "falling in love." Emotions get stirred, imagination bursts to life and sparks fly igniting passion and unmistakable bliss. When the attraction is mutual, each person feels as if …

Brain Mechanism for Creating Durable Memories

<b>Rehearsing information immediately after being given it may be all you need to make it a permanent memory, a University of Sussex study …

The Science of Sleep: Dreaming, Depression, and How REM Sleep Regulates Negative Emotions

For the past half-century, sleep researcher <b>Rosalind D. Cartwright</b> has produced some of the most compelling and influential work in the field, enlisting modern science in revising and expanding the theories of Jung and Freud about the role of sleep and dreams in our lives. In <b>The Twenty-four Hour</b> …

What Women Really Think About Sex After Marriage

"Believe me, if I were still single right now, I'd want to be married too. I am so much happier with my husband and family."<p>The media depicts sex after marriage as this pretty bleak affair for both genders: men supposedly want more of it, women never have orgasms, etc. In this week's "Sex Talk …

Warren's war with the White House

POLITICO's Manu Raju on Sen. Elizabeth Warren's opposition of the White House's push for a trade deal. Video sponsored by Comcast. Produced by Michael Schwab. 5/14/15<p>05/13/2015 05:58 PM EDT

Obama's final legacy?

POLITICO'S Manu Raju on how the trade deal could be Obama's final achievement in the presidency. Video produced by Michael Schwab. 6/11/15<p>06/10/2015 05:04 PM EDT

Christie's road ahead

POLITICO's Alex Isenstadt on Chris Christie's announcement for presidency and his road ahead. Video produced by Michael Schwab. 6/30/15<p>06/29/2015 04:30 PM EDT

AIPAC forms new group to oppose Iran deal

AIPAC, the powerful pro-Israel organization, has launched a new advocacy group to oppose the Iran nuclear deal.<p>Citizens for a Nuclear Free Iran, a new 501(c)(4) group, is dedicated to informing the public “about the dangers of the proposed Iran deal,” spokesman Patrick Dorton told The New York …

This Buddhist Monk Has Unlocked The Secret To Happiness, And It May Help Us Save The Environment

Matthieu Ricard has lived many lives.<p>As a young student in Paris during the late 1960s, he was writing his dissertation in biochemistry at the prestigious Institute Pasteur. Five years later, guided by an inner stirring to explore a deeper side of life, he was living Darjeeling, India, where he had …

Mysterious Mountain On Pluto's Moon Has Scientists 'Stumped'

“It looks like somebody just dropped a giant boulder on Charon."<p>A new close-up photo of Charon, one of Pluto's moons, revealed a mysterious feature that has scientists puzzled.<p>The image taken by the New Horizons spacecraft shows what appears to be a massive depression or pit with a mountain rising …

President Obama Visits Prison in Oklahoma

11 Morning Habits That Will Change Your Life (And Make You More Creative)

<i>Your alarm clock goes off and it’s time to mindlessly shower, brush your teeth, eat breakfast, then head to work. Is that really all there is?</i>In …

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Several dozen people have authored letters defending Dr. O.H. “Bud” Frazier and criticizing an investigation by ProPublica and the Houston Chronicle. …

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Reporting on Risky Bond Deals

Podcast: Jason Grotto and Heather Gillers of the Chicago Tribune talk about a painful reckoning for the city after decades of papering over budget …

Tapping Into The Latest News In Federal Law Enforcement

<b>By Allan Lengel<br>ticklethewire.com</b><p>Here’s a scenario that has been played out countless times over the years.<p>Jason McGahan of the Daily Beast reports:<p>A …

Image - Pluto and Its Moon, Charon

About this image<p>This is the clearest view yet of the distant planet Pluto and its moon, Charon, as revealed by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope (HST). …