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Your Brain On Drama: What Social Media Means For Your Personal Growth

The field of neuroscience has a decent grasp on many of the ways our brain develops, processes stimuli and reacts to the world around us. But with each passing day, that world becomes noisier, more cluttered and chaotic. The fast paced, 24-hour news cycles, never-ending streams of competing ideas, …

Social Media

Brain training app can improve levels of critical cognition-improving neurochemical

Over the last few years, a surge of brain-training apps have hit the market purported to do everything from improve memory to staving off the onset …

The Brain

Forget the Gym, The Best Workouts Are On Your Phone

On the go, just like you.<p>While the camaraderie of an intense, sweat-inducing exercise class is undeniably fun, the ease of an at-home workout is …

Exercise

These Free Online Courses From Google Will Boost Your Career No Matter What Business You're In

From product design to LinkedIn strategies, Google has a lot to teach executives and entrepreneurs.<p>Google has a lot it wants to teach us. The search giant offers a massive number of online courses, many of them targeted to students or recent graduates through Grow with Google. Others will teach you …

Online Life

The No-Med Approach to Dealing with Anxiety

Mental-health professionals outline some helpful tools to tame your anxiety naturally.<p>Everyone freaks out occasionally, and everyone has occasions …

Mental Health

The 15-minute dish that will wow weeknight dinner guests

Presented by Perdue<p>Hosting your monthly book club or women’s circle at your place always <i>sounds</i> like a good idea—until it’s the night before and …

Recipes

10 ways to beef up your LinkedIn profile

LinkedIn has become the preeminent platform for professionals.<p>What started as a simple networking and job search tool has blossomed into an essential …

Marketing

Changing mindsets and behavior, one “nudge” at a time | Organization

July 16, 2018 – <i>by Anna Güntner, Bill Schaninger and Julia Sperling</i><p>Our understanding of the unconscious mind has come a long way since Sigmund Freud, …

Psychology

This Is the "Best Island in Europe," as Voted by Thousands of Travelers

Crowning an island the best in Europe might seem like a tall order, but that's exactly what the <i>Travel+Leisure</i> team set out to do with its annual …

European Travel

The Death of a Parent Affects Even Grown Children Psychologically and Physically

Grief is both real and measurable. Scientists now know that the death or your father or mother will forever alter your brain chemistry and may also …

Psychology

I've Been to Italy 12 Times—These Spots Are Straight Out of a Fairy Tale

You'd be forgiven for thinking Natalie Obradovich is permanently on vacation. The blonde perennially tanned travel photographer seems to spend more …

Italy

The Simple but Effective Way to Stop Worrying So Much (It Sounds Ridiculous, But It Actually Works)

Science shows you can contain your worries to 30 minutes each day.<p>"I just can't shut off my brain. I worry so much I can't pay attention to what I'm doing." I hear comments like this in my therapy office on a daily basis. Whether you're constantly worried about money or you just can't stop …

Self-help

The Complete 35-Step Guide For Entrepreneurs Starting A Business

Starting a business entails understanding and dealing with many issues—legal, financing, sales and marketing, intellectual property protection, liability protection, human resources, and more. But interest in entrepreneurship is at an all-time high. And there have been spectacular success stories …

Small Business

The 7 Best Presentation Software Tools For Entrepreneurs

Having great ideas, knowing the facts you want to convey and presenting a pitch deck so successfully that you get funded can be very different things. Regardless of the stage of your company, a lot of your success is riding on a few slides.<p>This is something I was reminded when I covered the pitch …

Entrepreneurship

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Understanding the Effects of Old Abuse and How to Conquer It | The Exhausted Woman

One of the many ways a person learns to cope with intense trauma or abuse is to dissociate or detach from their immediate environment. For some, this …

Mental Health

How Dealing With Depression Can Be the Key to Your Success

While mental illness carries a stigma, people who have come forward and talked about dealing with bipolar and depression have used it to fuel their businesses.<p>We are in the midst of a mental health crisis in our country, and unfortunately, there is still a stigma about mental illness.<p>While we can …

How 20-Year-Old Kylie Jenner Built A $900 Million Fortune In Less Than 3 Years

K<p>ylie Jenner sits at a dark-wood dining table at her mother’s home in Calabasas, California, flicking through display options for a forthcoming pop-up shop. The youngest member of the Kardashian-Jenner industrial complex needs to decide how to showcase products by her Kylie Cosmetics makeup …

Kylie Cosmetics

Start Your Day Right With These 3 Energy-Boosting Tips

Extra hours, late nights, and weekend work sessions are all a part of the entrepreneurial journey. But if you let work drain your energy, you're doing your business, family, and friends a disservice.<p>Whether balancing a side-hustle or juggling work and family, every self-employed person and business …

Brainwaves

Massive Genetic Study Finds Many Links Between Various Psychiatric Illnesses

An excavation of a million people’s genes has provided some interesting clues to how several common psychiatric disorders might arise, including …

I Live With Emotionally Unstable Personality Disorder And Here's Why We Need To Stop Labelling Women As 'Crazy' And 'Hormonal'

• Grazia<br>• Life<br>• Real Life<p>by Hattie Gladwell | 01 10 2017<p>Regardless of whether someone suffers from a mood disorder, we need to get rid of the ‘crazy’ …

PayPal Co-Founders Back New Credit Card for Startups

Losing gobs of money on a quest for hyper-growth and world domination might get you funding from venture capitalists, but it won’t get you a credit …

Your Brain on Meditation, According to Neuroscience

Let your noggin chill, brother.<p>Contrary to the popular stereotype, meditation isn’t just for hairy, granola-loving hippies. In fact, the science is …

3 tips for flipping the script and seeing your anxiety as a strength, not a weakness

If you have anxiety, you’re not even a little bit alone—in fact, according to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, anxiety disorders …

The Best Meditation Apps

If you’d like to learn to meditate, or keep up with a practice, a meditation app on your phone can help. After talking to meditation experts from the …

You May Not Be Able to Control Your Negative Thoughts, But You Can Control What Actions You Take

See how mindfulness saved one woman's life and created a super successful business in the process.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Sarah Anne Stewart’s story of resilience and spirit is incredibly inspiring. Growing up in a healthy, holistic environment, she learned how …

Mindfulness

10 jobs that pay over $100,000 with the least competition

It's no surprise that tech jobs can offer sky-high salaries. But to land a coveted job at a company like Facebook or Google, applicants have to …

I Took 400 Meetings With Investors to Get My Startup Funded. Here's What I Learned.

Here are five strategies that early stage entrepreneurs can adopt as they begin fundraising for their company.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Yep, you read that headline right -- 400 meetings with investors. As a Silicon Valley entrepreneur who has raised seed and angel …

Investing

The Curly Haircut Trend You’re Going to See Everywhere This Summer

Each summer, a fresh fleet of haircuts takes over salons and makes us start itching for a new look. When picking the perfect trending haircut for …

The Invisible Struggle Of Living With High-Functioning Depression

It’s Monday morning when I arrive early at my full-time office job in Toronto’s financial district — looking put together and well rested for the day …