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How to train your brain by thinking like an expert

Gary Klein is one of most influential psychologists today. In his 2013 book, "Seeing What Others Don't", he postulated a model categorising all types …

10 Super-Successful Lesbian, Bisexual & Queer Celebrities With Depression

<i>feature image via The Pop Hub</i><p>Our gal pal true love Kristen Stewart’s recent comments to <i>The Daily Beast</i> about the validity of mental health diagnoses …

Mental Health

5 Helpful and Unique Tips for People Who Want to Improve Their Sleep

Without proper sleep, our mission for fat loss morphs into the next installment of <i>Mission Impossible</i> (and Tom Cruise won't rescue us).<p>According to a <b>research study published</b> in the American Journal of Health Promotion, getting less than 6.5 hours nightly resulted in the subject having a higher body …

The most incredible things the human body does that people have no idea about

Just running the numbers on the human body should be enough to make the least secure person proud of their rig. You're packing some 206 bones …

3 Strategies to Declutter Your Life Right Now

Our stuff weighs us down literally and figuratively in ways that impact our productivity, job satisfaction, clarity of purpose, and joy of living.<p>When it came to clutter, my house wasn't perfect but instead hovered around average. Yet our suburban roof still seemed to be shrinking. What felt …

Minimalism

How Your To-Do List is Killing Your Productivity

If you’re anything like me, your to-do list is a mix of meaningless words (I’m not quite sure what I meant by a task simply labeled, “pinball”) and …

The 10 most egregious U.S. abuses of psychology and psychiatry

<b>(AP/Brennan Linsley)</b><p>From Project MKUltra to the CIA’s torture program, mental health professionals in the US have some explaining to do<p>Bruce E. Levine<p>September 29, 2015 10:57pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Psychiatrists and psychologists have been used by the U.S. Central …

10 things highly successful people do to stay motivated

<i>Answer by Nelson Wang on Quora.</i><p>When I was in 20 years old and studying at UCLA, I flunked an economics class. I was devastated. Guess what happened? …

7 Skills You Must Learn to Reach Your Full Potential (And Where to Learn Them)

The stepping stone from where you are today to where you want to be is simple:<b> learning more skills.</b>If we compare the differences between the people …

A financial planner says the best strategy to grow your wealth is something you can start doing today

According to certified financial planner Neal Frankle, the best thing you can do to increase your net worth is something anyone can do — and something anyone can start doing today.<p>"The absolute best advice I can provide for anyone who wants to start growing their net worth is to automate their …

The first results of a brain study reveal something fascinating about smart, successful people

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 classified as "negative," like high drug use.<p>But some say we should be cautious in how we …

8 Easy Ways to Become Highly Productive Without Working Harder

I have always known hard work to be an essential secret of success. And because I like succeeding in all I do, I work hard.<p>The harder I work, the …

Time Management

Science Says Your Lack Of Sleep Is Making You A Miserable Person

"Slangry" is the new "hangry."<p>Forget feeling "hangry." There may be another monster that's causing your next-level irritability: Exhaustion. According to a new small study, a lack of sleep may alter your ability to process emotions and keep them in check.<p>Researchers from <b>Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical</b> …

How a cup of coffee affects your body from the first sip

Britons guzzle 70 million cups of coffee each day but few of us realise the extent to which our morning brew affects our bodies from the first sip. Recent research has revealed that a late night shot slows down our internal body clock and stops us sleeping – but it does a whole lot more than have …

4 Rituals That Will Make You Happy, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

Self-improvement

The 5 Little Secrets of Highly Persevering People

Are you getting pumped up with your new exciting project just to give up when it gets hard? Do you start projects never leading them to …

There Are 8 Indispensable Elements of Real Wealth and 7 Aren’t Money

<b>What’s the purpose of life?</b><p>That’s a powerful question that deserves your attention. My answer has drastically changed the past five to 10 years, and …

Motivation

How to Build the Social Ties You Need at Work

Relationships at work matter. Getting along with your coworkers not only makes your days more pleasant but also makes you better at your job. So what should you do if you realize you’re eating lunch alone every day or that you don’t even exchange pleasantries with your colleagues? How can you build …

Financial Services

Physicists Discovered New State of Matter

Excitons are made when a photon strikes a material, mostly a semiconductor. If an electron is knocked loose, or excited, it leaves what is labelled …

How To Become A Genius

Whether you’d like to admit it or not, you probably have an average IQ. Luckily, there’s a lot you can do to increase your intelligence.<p>You probably think you’re pretty smart. Most people believe they’re smarter than the average American, according to a study from YouGov. Yet when it comes to IQ, …

The Brain

Low resting heart rate linked to 'future violent or anti-social behaviour'

A Scandanavian study suggests that adolescents with resting heart rates of 60 beats per minute or below are up to 39 per cent more likely to become criminals in later life<p>New research has suggested that boys with lower resting heart rates during childhood and their teenage years are more likely to …

The Lean Machine: How Your Body Fat Affects Your Health and Biochemistry

There is a more dangerous factor than just body fat percentage, the distribution of fat, linked to numerous health risks.

Here's Proof That You Are Wired To Be Lazy

When you have one free evening and two competing impulses—to work out and to binge watch—which do you usually follow?<p>You’ll be relieved to hear that …

Exercise

What Your Cravings Are Secretly Telling You About Your Health

They speak volumes!<p>There's no surefire way to figure out exactly why you want to eat a particular food at a particular time. But some food cravings can hint at nutritional deficiencies or other health issues, according Joseph Colella, M.D., weight-loss expert and author of <i>The Appetite Solution</i>.<p>So …

Wellness

8 tricks for remembering everything you read

But just because forgetting is a human phenomenon doesn't mean you should simply accept it. In fact, there are plenty of simple, creative strategies for retaining more of what you read — whether that's novels, news articles, or scientific textbooks.<p>To find out what some of those techniques are, we …

Using Quantum Physics to Explain Thoughts & Behaviors

Although we may hate to admit it, we often do things that disdain logic. In a quest to explain this behavior, psychological scientists are turning to …

How to Remember Everything: Great Techniques to Enhance Your Memory

Aren’t you frustrated when you can’t remember an important piece of information, but completely irrelevant memories start to emerge when you least …

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Employment