Mathew B. Mitchell

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Chris Hedges Fearlessly Tells His Own 'Forbidden' Stories

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Thanks to this brain-sensing meditation device, I'm calmer and sleeping great

I've tried lots of things: Giving up caffeine (that was hard!), giving up alcohol (even harder), and getting up at 5:30 a.m. to work out (brutally, insanely hard).<p>My latest trick has been easy, fun, and unbelievably effective: I've been using a brain-sensing device called Muse to meditate for 12 …

Meditation

7 Things to Start Being More Productive, Today

Working smarter, not harder, is the key to better results<p>When I was 17 years old, I used to work and study for about 20 hours a day. I went to …

There's a Dark Side to Heroic Leadership, and It's Haunting Most Organizations

In her recent TED Talk, Margaret Heffernan, an entrepreneur, former CEO of five companies and author, discussed an experiment on productivity by …

Leadership

Want to Lead? Enable Others to Flourish

When people are intrinsically motivated, there is something inside of them that pushes them to work. However, if they are extrinsically motivated, something outside them brings them there.<p><b>Intrinsic motivations</b> include the inborn needs for mastery, autonomy, and purpose.• <b><br>Extrinsic motivations</b> are …

Harvard Business School

How Your Personality Determines How You Learn

Here’s what the latest psychological research says about learning styles and the things that shape them.<p>It’s virtually impossible to imagine life without learning. We come into the world armed with little more than a bunch of primitive survival instincts, but it’s thanks to our ability to learn …

Dynamic Balance To Bring Purpose.

Linds Redding's 'Short Lesson in Perspective'

Linds Redding, a New Zealand-based art director who worked at BBDO and Saatchi & Saatchi, died last month at 52 from an inoperable esophageal cancer.<p>Redding also kept a blog, and after his death an essay he wrote about the ad business. "A Short Lesson In Perspective," has gained a new and sudden …

Esophageal Cancer

How Structure Arose in the Primordial Soup

<i>From Quanta Magazine (</i><i>find original story here</i><i>).</i><p>About 4 billion years ago, molecules began to make copies of themselves, an event that marked the …

10 Non-Dual Principles Of Spiritual Awakening

Spiritual Awakening<p>Spiritual awakening is not a state, experience or goal to reach in the future. As the Buddha taught, it is not a superhuman …

7 hard truths that will make you a better entrepreneur

<i>"Entrepreneurship is crazy. One day you feel like you're on top of the world, and the next day you want to die."</i><p>These experiences are two sides of the same coin.<p>Fortunately, there are some simple — if harsh — truths that will help you as an entrepreneur.<p>You may not want to hear them, but these …

Entrepreneurship

Meraki founders score $25 million from Andreessen Horowitz for sensor startup

Two founders who helped big companies get a handle on their Wi-Fi networks and later sold their startup to Cisco for $1.2 billion, want to do the …

The Odd Empathy of Elon Musk

An enthralling new biography gives us a peek into the psyche of the SpaceX and Tesla CEO.<p>At the moment, Elon Musk and Ashlee Vance aren't speaking. Having one of the more powerful men in the world pissed at you probably isn't a great feeling, but, considering that Vance just spent three years …

BEAN, a New Social Network Developed to Create and Allocate Wealth Within African American Communities

<b>— Free Network Connects U.S. Black Population with Resources for Economic Growth —</b><p><i>In February, 2014 a Neilson Company report predicted that African</i> …

Should You Start Worrying About Your Mind?

I speak to a lot of corporate audiences, and regardless of the topic I come to discuss, I get a lot of general psychology questions, the most popular …

See Jane Run... and Run and Run

“I think it’s a hoot that, at my age, people are calling me a fashion icon,” said Jane Fonda, who freely admits to being 77, on a beautiful spring evening in Manhattan. She was in her small apartment-like hotel room (“I love to have a kitchen”) near Lincoln Center, and she was wearing a chic gray …

6 Reasons to Upgrade to RebelMouse from WordPress

The huge gap between current CMS offerings and what the world needed occurred to me during my time as CTO of The Huffington Post. When we were …

Faith vs. Fact

<b>Jerry A. Coyne</b> is a Professor in the Department of Ecology and Evolution at the University of Chicago. He received a B.S. in Biology from the College …

University of Chicago

Exercise Fuels Mental 'Time Travel'

<i>Wendy Suzuki is a Professor of Neural Science and Psychology at New York University (NYU)'s Center for Neural Science. A popular speaker, she is a</i> …

Missing the big picture on Big Data

Why is the government so anxious to make the ownership of an >Aadhar card, which is officially voluntary, practically mandatory? Why did the online …

Spooky Quantum Action Might Hold the Universe Together

Author: Jennifer Oulette, Quanta Magazine. Jennifer Oulette, Quanta Magazine Science<p>Date of Publication: 05.10.15.<p>Time of Publication: 7:00 am. 7:00 …

The Most Detailed Account of a Slave Ship Ever Penned

<i>Excerpted from</i> <b>The Slave Ship</b> <i>by Marcus Rediker. Published by Viking Penguin.</i><p><i>This article supplements Episode 2 of The History of American Slavery, our</i> …

Tech investors have a 'copy paste mentality' that is fueling a dangerous boom in on-demand startups

"There's a little bit of FOMO ventures happening," said Shervin Pishevar, a partner of Sherpa Venture and an early investor in Uber. "That's part of the boom, bust cycles."<p>Pishevar, speaking at the On Demand Conference, warned that a lot of the U.S. market is already saturated by consumer on-demand …

The history of medicine will seem blunt and random compared with what's coming next

"So much of medicine is just based on the average patient," Dr. Eric Green said in an interview at Smithsonian magazine's "The Future is Here" festival. "There are so many cases where you'll give a medicine to somebody and you know there's a 50-50 chance the medication is either not going to work …

Medicine