Maggie Fried

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A Map Of How Emotions Influence Our Lives, Commissioned By The Dalai Lama

When the Dalai Lama teams up with a top psychologist, who teams up a top data viz firm, you get the Atlas of Emotions.<p>The five circles slowly pulsing on my screen are meant to visualize the entire core of human emotion. Fear. Disgust. Anger. Sadness. Enjoyment.<p>Reductive? Yes. But that’s exactly the …

Emotions

5 daily 20-minute habits that will make you a happier person

Despite the differences in what defines happiness for each person, there is consistency in actions you can take to increase your happiness.<p>In the guest post below from my friend and colleague Neil Pasricha, he shares 5 simple but powerful actions you can take to get started right now.<p>Neil is the …

100 books to change your life

We all have memories of books that have ignited our imaginations but is there one special book that has changed your life?<p>That's the premise behind a fascinating new collection of essays featuring contributions from writers, politicians and actors, who discuss the book that holds a special place in …

Elon Musk's SpaceX wants to send a spacecraft to Mars by 2018

SpaceX wants to go to Mars as early as 2018, according to a Tweet from the company's account on Wednesday.<p>This is the first time that the company has …

Pass the butter: The experts were all wrong

When I was a kid, the milkman came right to our back door. He brought us bright glass bottles of rich whole milk and thick sweet cream. We drank a lot of milk. Nobody had heard of skim. On weekends my dad cooked up breakfasts of eggs fried in butter, piles of bacon, delicious German sausages. For …

8 Easy Ways to Kill Bad Habits, According to Research

Bad habits; we all got’em. You know what they are. You know you should stop. But… it’s hard. In fact, sometimes you feel downright powerless. And …

Self-help

A psychologist interviewed a bunch of murderers and learned 5 surprising things about what drives people to kill

<i>Who could do something like this? Who is truly that evil?</i><p>Forensic psychologist James Garbarino might have some answers.<p>Earlier this year, the Loyola University psychologist published a book tying these experiences together, entitled "Listening to Killers: Lessons Learned from My Twenty Years as a …

Everything Facebook knows about you

Facebook<p>See Also<p>If you use Facebook, then you know the deal.<p>Facebook is free to use and fun, and sometimes necessary if you belong to groups that use it to communicate with their members.<p>But in exchange for that service, you have allowed it to track your activity so that advertisers can find you, …

Digital Advertising

Five alternative careers for teachers

From working in a museum to corporate training, if you decide to leave teaching your skills stand you in good stead for securing a variety of other jobs<p>Teaching can be an enormously rewarding and attractive career, but it’s not for everyone. A growing number of teachers are choosing to walk away …

Love and Sex in the Desert

As we were driving to Burning Man at the end of last summer, I came across a listing for a class called "Intimate Breathwork & Eyegazing". The workshop promised to help couples connect in a very deep way and I thought "I want to connect in a deep way with my husband... let's do this."<p>If you've …

A psychologist reveals the biggest predictor of happiness — and it's not money

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 thought couldn't be studied scientifically and then prove that it could be," he said.<p>And then …

Amazing Places You Can Stay Around The World For Less Than $50 A Night

You live to travel. But damn, it's expensive. And since you'll probably bust your budget on overpriced airfare and some kind of Fiat rental, that doesn't leave much to spare for a killer suite.<p>Thankfully, there are places all around the world you can stay for about $50 a night. We've rounded up the …

This Is The North Korea They Want You To See

A tourist's view of the notoriously controlled Hermit Kingdom hits Instagram.<p>The latest photos from inside North Korea are nothing short of surreal -- largely due to the fact that they're on Instagram.<p>Photographer Taylor Pemberton posted a rare series of Instagram photos from his visit to the …

10 Healthy Foods That Will Help You Sleep Like A Baby Tonight

Never go to bed hungry again.<p>Go ahead and give in to that pre-bedtime snack craving.<p>Science has shown that proper diet and sleep quality go hand in hand, but hitting the hay with a satisfied stomach can also be crucial to a truly restful night. Experts recommend eating a small meal rich in …

Motherhood is lonely — and new moms have it the worst

Research finds feelings of post-partum depression fall on a continuum, and 90 percent of mothers are on the scale<p>Entering motherhood is a rite of passage for most women. For many new moms, however, the first months and years can be a lonely place. A new study finds that several types of social …

The Biggest Barrier to Wealth Is Your Self-Limiting Beliefs

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I’ve made millions by trading penny stocks and teaching my students how to do the same, but what a lot of people don’t know about me is that I was a philosophy major in college. My career has obviously taken me in a different …

Stocks

You Can Legitamtely Sleep Under The Stars In This Clear Bubble Tent

<i>By Men's Gear, as seen on DETAILS</i>.<p><i>(photos courtesy of The Bubble Tent)</i><p>Exhibitionists rejoice! You can now enjoy camping and all of nature without the annoying distraction of some tent fabric in the way. The Bubble Tent ($1,140) is your transparent outdoor shelter, rugged enough for any season.<p>Made …

What It Felt Like to Witness the Liberation of Paris During World War II

For four long years during World War II, France’s capital city festered under the thumb of Nazi occupation—until Aug. 19, 1944, when Paris, it …

World History

How to Have a Super Sexy Marriage

What makes married sex life hot is totally subjective. What works for some may not work for others, so what matters is if you're happy with your circumstances.<p>With that being said, when you're in a long-term, forever relationship, you have to work to keep sex hot. It doesn't just happen on its own; …

7 Hobbies Science Says Will Make You Smarter

Guest Writer<p>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 …

The Brain