Matthew Dorko

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When You Love Someone Who is Depressed

At its worst, depression can put a person in bed.<p>We don't hear about that too often because there's still a stigma attached to mental illness. Many …

2016: The Year We Began Mining the Moon

Now that Elon Musk’s SpaceX has managed to land upright, the future of travel and commerce in outer space is bright.<p>It came streaking down from the …

Space Travel

How to give and get more love in your relationship

<b>If you prefer to listen, here’s the podcast version of this post on iTunes and Soundcloud.</b><p><i>This one is for Katie – I hope this helps!!</i><p>This is about …

Why Conflict Is Great for Your Relationship & How to Make It Constructive

<i>Conflict is bad. Healthy couples hardly fight.</i> These are the most common misconceptions about conflict. Because as Lena Aburdene Derhally, MS, LPC, …

Gain 10 Pounds of Muscle - How Skinny Guys Can Gain 10 Pounds of Muscle Within a Month

As a skinny guy, or hardgainer, I'll bet you'll pretty much do anything to gain 10 pounds of "muscle" quickly, right? I'll also bet that you've …

What Your Favorite Songs Can Tell You About The Way Your Brain Works

Are you an empathizer or a systemizer?<p>Why do you love certain types of music and hate others? It may come down to the way your brain processes information.<p>Psychologists already know that music preferences are linked to personality, but a new study finds that your taste in music is also associated …

Psychology

Neuroscientist Sam Harris Selects 12 Books Everyone Should Read

From Bertrand Russell to the Buddha, or why you should spend a weekend reading the Qur’an.<p>On an excellent recent episode of <i>The Tim Ferriss Show</i> — one of these nine podcasts for a fuller life — neuroscientist <b>Sam Harris</b> answered a listener’s question inquiring what books everyone should read. As a …

Western Philosophy

12 psychological tricks to winning people over

When you're working hard and doing all you can to achieve your goals, anything that can give you an edge is powerful and will streamline your path to success.<p>Mind tricks won't make you a Jedi, but using the brain's natural quirks to your advantage can have a positive impact on everyone you …

Body Language

10 Insightful Books Steve Jobs Would Have Recommended

It’s been said again and again that Steve Jobs was a visionary, but it wasn’t because he focused only on growing Apple and designing the iPhone. How …

Self-improvement

Jake Gyllenhaal Shows How He Got Into Ridiculous Shape For ‘Southpaw’

It wasn’t that long ago Jake Gyllenhaal looked like this. In fact, it was the last movie he starred in, and to play Lou Bloom in the excellent <i>Nightcrawler</i>, Gyllenhaal had to drop 30 pounds. He’s since gained what he lost back, and then some (it’s called “pulling a Christian Bale”).<p>The <i>Southpaw</i> actor …

The Best Workout for a Toned, Tight Butt

Exercise 1 Prone Leg Raise<p>Lie facedown on the floor with your head supported by crossed arms, legs shoulder-width apart, core engaged <b>(a)</b>. Contract your glutes to lift your legs about 12 to 16 inches off the ground and bring them together to touch <b>(b)</b>. Pause, then slowly lower back to start. That's …

I play video games to run from my problems

Playing games to escape reality seemed like the worst thing one could do when I was growing up.<p>We were told that gaming was nothing more than pure escapism; a temporary way to run from the world and bury our heads in the sand.<p>There was a bit of a moral panic about what all these games were doing to …

Fitness Lessons From Prison

Fitness

18 Spiritual Teachings that Blew my Mind Wide Open

by Michelle Margaret Fajkus <br>elephantjournal<p><b>I have been a grateful sojourner on the winding spiritual path for as long I can remember.</b><p>After rejecting …

Exercise Research Update: Sprints for Endurance Athletes, Bench vs. Band-Assisted Push Up, HIIT in Hypoxia, Stiff-Legged Deadlifts vs. Leg Curls + 5 Add. Recent Studies

If you want the latest in strength and conditioning research, today's SuppVersity article is for you!<p>I am not sure if you are following belong to the …

5 Top Entrepreneurs and Their Signature Body Language Moves | Inc.com

Being a great leader isn't just about what you say. It's also about how you say it.<p>That's why successful founders are also masters of body language: Whether it's a positive gesture like giving two thumbs up, or a power pose like standing with your arms crossed, people tend to move in ways that …

Entrepreneurship

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The Dragon Ball Training Guide to Self-Improvement

Olympic judoka and UFC champion Ronda Rousey turned some heads and busted some scouters when she appeared at this year's Wrestlemania wearing a <i>Dragon</i> …

Anime

One Stupidly Easy E-book Hack That'll Supercharge Your Language Learning

Reading a full-length book in a foreign language without much prior reading practice?<p><b>That’s like trying to run a marathon without any training.</b><p>Sure, …

Does the language you speak change your view of the world?

Bilinguals get all the perks. Better job prospects, a cognitive boost and even protection against dementia. Now new research shows that they can also …

Language

Depression: Why Talking Isn't Enough

Talking about mental illness openly is an important step towards ridding humanity of a stigma that's breathtaking in its ignorance and dangerous in …

Is 30 Pounds of Lean Muscle in 3 Hours Impossible? No!

15 years ago, I would have said impossible to gain anymore than 10 pounds of muscle in a year! This is certainly not the case anymore. In fact, it is …

How to Brain Hack Your Way to Success

Have you ever driven your car to work in the morning? Suddenly, you are parked at your office, and don’t remember the drive?<p>The entire time you were …

Small Business

Unlocking the Secrets of the Brain (Gallery)

<i>The U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) contributed these images to Live Science's</i> Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights.<p>Researchers are on the verge of …

Differences between Anxiety and Depression

Anxiety and depression are both serious mental disorders and must be treated as such. And even if some people don’t see them in the same way they see …

Depression

Astronomers may have just found a planet we could really live on

A few months ago, scientists predicted that it would take two more years until we found another habitable planet somewhere out there. Well, one team …

Crowd-Source Tool Relieves Depression and Anxiety

Researchers have developed a new software tool that allows people suffering from anxiety and depression to interact with others via an online support …