Matthew Leach

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8 Steps To Push Past Your Limits When You Think You’ve Hit Them

We’re all excellent storytellers, especially when it comes to spinning a tale about why we failed. Here’s how to stop doing that.<p>Sometimes, when it comes to achievement, our biggest enemy is ourselves.<p>“We have an infinite capacity as human beings to tell ourselves stories, and the most important …

Self-improvement

Stress Literally Shrinks Your Brain (7 Ways To Reverse This Effect)

We all know that living under stressful conditions has serious emotional, even physical, consequences. So why do we have so much trouble taking action to reduce our stress levels and improve our lives?<p>Researchers at Yale University finally have the answer. They found that stress reduces the volume …

Famifi

9 Life-Changing Habits That Will Make You a Better Person

Life is truly a gift, but even when you know this deep down, sometimes it can really get the better of you. Just when you think you’ve got it all …

Happiness

Sleep deprivation hits some brain areas hard

Pulling consecutive all-nighters makes some brain areas groggier than others. Regions involved with problem solving and concentration become …

7 Reasons Why You Need to Embrace Procrastination

Those who delay are sometimes smarter.<p>We hear it all the time--procrastination is a terrible habit. It interferes with productivity and kills momentum, and if you want to accomplish anything ever you better never ever procrastinate. As with so many things, the truth is more complicated. There are …

Procrastination

Want to Be More Focused and Happier? Use Your Brain Like This

How to go from "overwhelmed" to "accomplished."<p>Have you ever been in the middle of working on something <i>really</i> important--like a report your boss wants "yesterday" or a presentation you have to give at the next staff meeting--only to have your mind drift away...right in the middle of it?<p>Perhaps you …

Time Management

5 Proven Ways to Turn Failure into Success

As entrepreneurs, we put far more than our money and reputations on the line when we start a new business. We put a big chunk of our hearts and souls …

These Self-Sabotaging Habits Are Ruining Your Career

When you meet a client for the first time or introduce yourself to a new colleague, what’s your go-to greeting? If you prefer to forgo a formal …

A sleep specialist shares 5 tips for getting better rest on a work night

You have to be up for work in six hours, but this fact is quickly lost among the thousand other thoughts running through your mind.<p>If this scenario seems familiar, you're not alone. More than a third of Americans don't get enough sleep, according to a study released by the CDC's Division of …

Hunched Over? Try a Simple Back Stretch

It's easy to become hunched over if you sit at a desk all day, you'll likely feel hunched over at some point in the day.<p>The good news is that …

Duterte's dirty war

Latest stories<p>Why LGBT rights are under threat—and what to do about it<p>Open Future39 minutes ago<p>The average job is less painful and less tiring than …

War

Highlights from the August 13th 2016 edition, in audio

Latest stories<p>Donald Trump lays into Britain’s Brexit plan<p>Britain15 minutes ago<p>Why Japan is going to accept more foreign workers<p>The Economist …

Arab States

Microcephaly Isn’t The Only Threat Zika Virus Poses To Newborns

A new study reveals more about a Zika-linked joint condition in babies.<p>The most commonly known birth defect caused by Zika virus is microcephaly, a condition in which an infant’s head circumference is smaller than average. It can indicate brain damage and lifelong learning and mental disabilities …

The government asked innovators to combat Zika. Here are their ideas.

The call for applications was broad and immediate: As the Zika virus was spreading throughout the Americas, the U.S. Agency for International Development wanted innovators with bold solutions to step forward<b>.</b> Nearly 900 did so, and officials winnowed them down to 21 of the most promising ideas …

Can I Ever Get Pregnant? And Other Questions About Zika Virus

The most extensive report yet on Zika virus and its risk to babies shows that 5 percent of women infected while pregnant go on to have babies with diagnosed birth defects.<p>Because data is fuzzy, this matches up with the last report showing 10 percent of women infected while pregnant have babies with …

Brazil defeated the mosquito that spreads Zika once before — few expect it to do so again - Los Angeles Times

It has been done before in Brazil, and much of Latin America. But that was more than half a century ago.<p>The battlefield looks very different now, and experts fear that this time it is an unwinnable fight. The epidemic might wane, but as long as the mosquito remains, the virus can strike again.<p>The …

This Kevlar iPhone cable is supposed to survive anything … so we blew it up

For the past few weeks, a company by the name of Zus has been generating quite a lot of buzz with its innovative new product: the Zus Kevlar cable. …

Self-driving robots to start delivering packages in the UK, Germany and Switzerland

Citizens of London in the UK, Düsseldorf in Germany, and Bern in Switzerland will soon be able to order packages, groceries and food and have it …

3Glasses D2 Vanguard Edition review

With 3Glasses D2 Vanguard Edition, you get what you pay for: a cheap system.<p>With 3Glasses D2 Vanguard Edition, you get what you pay for: a cheap …

5 Wearable Gadgets That Will Increase Your Productivity

Go ahead, lose your keys, forget your passwords, and leave your charger at home. These wearables have you covered.<p>As an entrepreneur, you know better than most that time is finite. When you are not working on your business, you are probably spending your free time with loved ones, hatching the next …

Wearable Tech