Megan Burwinkel

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8 things to do before bed to have a better day tomorrow

The mega-successful wake up at dawn every day, conquering the world many times over, while everyone else is still fumbling around in the kitchen for a coffee filter.<p>I've developed some great morning routines too, but what about the other times of day? Don't they play equally important roles as well?<p>…

Sleep

The neuroscience argument against “living in the present”

There are plenty of advice columns, self-help books, and loosely spiritual twenty-somethings devoted to extolling the virtues of living in the present. The advice is intended as an antidote to life spent scrolling absentmindedly through twitter or planning next weekend, while failing to appreciate …

How To Remember Most of What You Read Online

Alex Mombo<p>Read full profile<p>There’s so much information available to us right now that it’s very easy to overlook or simply <b>forget</b> about things that …

Motivation

5 Surprising Signs You Have a Higher IQ Than Average

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 …

7 Things to Remember When You Feel Cheated On

Sometimes we feel cheated on by others.Sometimes we feel cheated on by our circumstances.Sometimes we feel cheated on by life itself.In any case, we …

Relationships

10 Habits That Help You Learn Twice as Fast

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The world is in constant change due to advances in technology, science, and innovation. What was considered “hot” a year ago may no longer be relevant today. Just look at all the new social media platforms that have sprouted since …

Learning

20 Small Habits That Create Lasting Happiness

Be proud, happy, and excited when you walk out the door in the morning.<p><i>How do you simplify your life? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Lukas Schwekendiek, life coach, motivational speaker,</b> …

How to stop being annoyed by life

<b>(CNN) —</b> Do you get easily annoyed? At times, does that emotion quickly escalate to anger? You are not alone.<p>You shouldn't live with it, though.<p>Beyond improvements to your general mood and happiness, taming your anger can have important benefits to your health. Constant stress and aggravation is …

Mindfulness

9 Summer Gadgets for the Beach, Trail or Barbecue

It’s time to fire up the backyard barbeque, throw a pool party, or pack up the car for a road trip.<p>Of course, you’ll need some waterproof gadgets and plenty of battery power to see you through the long summer days. Whether you’re taking a family road trip, cooling off in the pool, hiking, biking or …

5 Common Emotions You Never Knew Had Names

That cozy feeling you get when it's raining out and you're indoors? There's a name for it.<p>Emotional life is far richer than the vocabulary we have to describe it. Sadness, joy, exhilaration, regret, fury, etc., bleed into each other, creating unique blends in which one emotion is tinged with …

US presidential election: Millennials want to see a decrease in money influencing politics

A majority of young Americans have said that they want to see an end to the way money controls the political arena in the US. Recent research …

What the Flint water scandal says about US politics in 2016

As the US 2016 presidential election rumbles on, the city of Flint, Michigan has become a national symbol of inequality and government failure. It …

25 (scientific) happiness hacks

Some people just ooze happiness: They always seem to be smiling and having fun, and let negative emotions and experiences roll off their backs. But if you think there's no way you could possibly ever be that way, you're wrong. Science proves that you do have the power to change your outlook on …

Wellness

5 Reasons Why People Who Cry A Lot Are Mentally Strong

Kyle B. Hart<p>Read full profile<p>Unfortunately, not all emotions are created equal.<p>The most widely accepted emotion, happiness, is a sign of confidence, …

We Finally Know Why Eating Fish During Pregnancy Improves Baby's Brains

It's no secret that eating fish rich in fatty acids during pregnancy boosts baby's brain health, but a new study dives into the why.<p>We already knew that eating fish during pregnancy ensures a good balance of the omega 6 and omega 3 fatty acids essential for the brain development of an unborn …

This Is the No. 1 Ritual You Need to Do Every Day

You read a lot on the internet about rituals that can help you be better in the morning or leap over tall building with a single bound. Maybe some …

9 things scientifically proven to make you happier

We all want to be happy – it’s pretty much a universal life goal.<p>And when research reveals that happy people live longer, who wouldn’t want …

7 Online Classes That Will Make You Smarter and More Interesting

Massive open online courses have opened up classes from top-tier universities to students around the world. Here are some of the more unique offerings.<p>Since massive open online courses, known as MOOCs, exploded on the higher education scene, they've increased the breadth and access of classes in a …

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 …