Mariana Pedroza

112 Added | 7 Magazines | 122 Likes | 7 Following | 9 Followers | @MarianaPedr2015 | Keep up with Mariana Pedroza on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Mariana Pedroza”

Tense? On the edge? This grounding meditation will help you find peace

In today’s wired world, we are always rushing to meet a deadline or being bombarded with constant stimuli. Add to that the pressures of home, family …

health

These Women Artists Are Their Own Damn Muses

<i>Warning: This article contains nudity, prepare your innocent eyes.</i><p>There is a very practical, historical reason why so many women have been drawn to the genre of self-portraiture.<p>Artists with sizable ambitions have long been expected to master rendering the nude human form with accuracy and style. …

Art

5 Mental Habits That Will Make You Much Smarter, According to an MIT Neuroscientist

IQ is largely fixed, but intelligence depends on context and approach.<p>Give a person an IQ test in elementary school and again when he or she is a senior citizen and science suggests the score will remain largely unchanged. Which means, like it or not, our sheer mental horsepower is largely …

Note-Taking

3 tips para desarrollar tu carisma si eres introvertido

¿A quién no le gustaría dominar el arte del carisma? Imagínate: apenas llegas a una reunión, comienzas a atraer la atención y las sonrisas de todos; …

Sustainable growth needs a radical new solution. Nature could be the answer

Last year’s Paris Agreement was a remarkable feat - 196 countries came together to reach consensus on a set of goals for halting climate change. …

5 Signs You're a Lot Smarter Than You Think

These surprising qualities and habits might indicate a higher intelligence.<p>Psychologist Dr. Jeremy Dean, founder and author of the popular website PsyBlog, caught my attention recently with an article about some really odd signs that suggest your IQ may be above average.<p>I went around the internet …

Psychology

Why Women In China Don’t Get Breast Cancer

This article will reveal the story of Jane Plant, a renowned professor and an expert of geochemistry, but first of all, a dedicated mother, and a …

How To Learn In 2 Days What Normally Takes 6 Months

Research has found that having clarity about your goals is essential to having motivation to achieve those goals.<p>If you’re not clear on what you’re …

When It Comes to Packing School Lunch, Experts Say: Think in Threes

Not to give cafeteria lunches a bad rap, but packed lunches are almost always the way to go. You can ensure that kids are eating more of the good …

Healthy Eating

3tags.org

Portland's 17 Essential Mexican Restaurants, Mapped

Portland's Mexican food scene is stellar, which may surprise some because so many of the city's best Mexican restaurants are hidden. Use this map to find top options in neighborhoods far and wide.<p>What makes great Mexican food is hotly contested, so the map features everything from traditional …

Mexico

What Teens Need Most From Their Parents

As adolescents navigate the stormiest years in their development, they need coaching, support, good examples and most of all understanding<p>By<p>Sue Shellenbarger<p>Sue Shellenbarger<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>Google+<p>Sue.Shellenbarger@wsj.com<p>The teenage years can be mystifying for parents. Sensible …

Psychology

How To Lose Weight Fast And Easy With The Japanese Morning Banana Diet!

When it comes to diet plans and also fat burning, there are countless preferred ways as well as diets that could be discovered on the web. Several of …

The Next Wave Will Be Built on This One Thing, According to Steve Case

If AOL represented the first wave of the Internet, and Google and Facebook represent the 2nd wave, what will the 3rd wave look like?<p>If you are a budding entrepreneur you need to understand the ways that emerging companies will be built and what type of playbook is required to ensure success. The …

Whiteboards

How to trick your brain into remembering someone's name the first time you hear it

You take her through the office kitchen, show her where the good snacks are hidden and point out the lounge area she can use if she wants to get away from her desk.<p>Then you bring her over to the sales team to introduce her.<p>But just as you're about to make the introduction, you realize that you …

The Brain

10 Evening Habits Of Highly Successful People

We all know that early birds get more things done by making the most out of their mornings and setting the day right for successful completion of all …

Babies’ brains are wired to learn multiple languages at once

Any adult who has attempted to learn a foreign language can attest to how difficult and confusing it can be. So when a three-year-old growing up in a bilingual household inserts Spanish words into his English sentences, conventional wisdom assumes that he is confusing the two languages.<p>Research …

Language Learning

The Conundrum of Introversion and Leadership | Inc.com

In her book <i>Killosophy</i>, poet and aphorist Criss Jami says, "Telling an introvert to go to a party is like telling a saint to go to hell."<p>I'm an introvert. I like to write. I like to read. I like to think. I like to listen to music alone. While I can network socially, I need down time afterwards to …

Leadership

Have you ever heard of Moringa? - Quiet Corner

Moringa oleifera is a fast-growing tree native to South Asia and now found throughout the tropics. Its leaves have been used as part of traditional …

7 tips from a hostage negotiator that will help you be more persuasive

But much of what you read doesn't work in tough scenarios. So I decided to call someone who has handled the most challenging scenarios imaginable — ones where lives are on the line …<p>Chris Voss was the FBI's lead international hostage negotiator and he's the author of an excellent new book: "Never …

Self-help

7 Powerful Habits That Make You More Assertive | Inc.com

Everyone wants to be more confident, but not everyone knows how to be assertive. Assertive falls right between passive and aggressive. If you're passive about voicing your opinion, you may come across as submissive. And if you are aggressive with your viewpoint, you may come across as a hostile or, …

Body Language

The Healthiest Ways To Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

You had oatmeal for breakfast, a grilled chicken salad for lunch, a veggie quinoa bowl for dinner, and healthy snacks throughout the day. In short, …

9 Things Mentally Tough People Always Do

Talent is important, but success is also based on persistence, focus, and standing fast in the face of criticism. Fortunately, mental toughness is something you can develop.<p>Let's get this out of the way: Mental toughness is not a quality you either do or don't have.<p>Sure, some people may have …

Self-improvement