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Why Willpower Keeps Failing You. Here's What to Do Instead | Inc.com

For most people, the tendency is to see will power like a bridge. It's what enables you to cross over the troubles of life and get to the other side, where things are better, <i>you</i> are better and there's nobody between you and the finish line. And if you don't have enough will power, well, then, shame …

Will Power

Harvard Physicists Just Proposed That Mystery Radio Bursts Are Powering Alien Spaceships

Because no one else can explain them.<p>Of all the unexplained things in our Universe, fast radio bursts are arguably the weirdest. They're some of the …

Universe

12 Important Career Lessons Most People Learn Too Late in Life | Inc.com

If there's one thing we all have in common, it's that we all make mistakes along the way (and hopefully learn valuable lessons from them). But if you're smart, you'll learn as much as possible from the mistakes of others and spare yourself some of the grief.<p>Here are 12 important career lessons that …

Self-improvement

How I Motivated Myself During My Darkest Times | Inc.com

Motivation is a daily struggle. We all have those mornings when it's cold and rainy, and all you want to is stay curled up in bed. Other times, we're just mentally and physically exhausted. Then there are the times when a disastrous and unexpected moment hits you so hard that everything becomes …

Motivation

32 Easy Exercises to Boost Your Creativity Everyday | Inc.com

For a lot of people, creativity is a talent that few people have.<p>For me, creativity is a skill we all have and can improve with regular exercise.<p>"Creativity is not just for artists. It's for businesspeople looking for a new way to close a sale; it's for engineers trying to solve a problem; it's for …

Creativity

Want to Achieve Lifelong Success? An Army Ranger Says You Need This 1 Trait the Most | Inc.com

Talent is important. So is intelligence. So is experience.<p>But when you want to accomplish something truly challenging, what quality matters most?<p><b>Adaptability.</b><p>But don't just take my word for it. Take the word of someone who really knows: Tyler Grey, an Army Ranger who was deployed twice to …

Self-improvement

Here's the One Way to Finally Win the Fight Against Procrastination

You only need to commit to one thing to end procrastination forever.<p>There are so many tips and tricks out there to increase productivity and decrease procrastination.<p>Take short breaks, make lists...<p>Remove distractions, prioritize...<p>Drink less coffee, drink more coffee...<p>You've heard them all …

Procrastination

12 actions you need to do right now to be a better writer

You <b>can</b> be a better writer. So many posts offer you advice. Most of it you just look it, kind of file it away, and never return to it. That’s why I’m …

4 Secrets to Resisting Distraction and Staying Focused

Have you said any of these recently?<p><i>I get distracted and procrastinate.</i>• <i><br>I make plans but I don’t follow through on them.</i>• <i><br>I get things done… but not the</i> …

Mindfulness

Why stop at five senses? Tech is letting us hack our brains to give us 'superpowers'

Many people claim to have a sixth sense, whether it's being able to predict the weather or that they can just 'sense' something bad is about to …

The Brain

11 insights that can help you learn anything faster

But some people keep studying — and thinking — the same way all their lives without improving their methods.<p>Thankfully, cognitive science has taken a look at how people actually learn. The results are surprising and super helpful.

Self-confidence

3 Easy Hacks to Becoming a Constant Learner

Don't have time to carve out an hour a day for deep learning? Here's how to do it throughout your day.<p>It's no surprise many of the most successful people share the constant learner gene. They carve out significant time for absorbing new information and deliberate learning. Some dedicate an hour …

Learning

Moon Express approved for private lunar landing in 2017, a space first

For the first time ever, a private company has permission to land on the moon.<p>The U.S. government has officially approved the planned 2017 robotic lunar landing of Florida-based Moon Express, which aims to fly commercial missions to Earth's nearest neighbor and help exploit its resources, company …

Want to Change Your Personality? Here's How, According to Science

Research shows you really can become more disciplined, more outgoing, and more open.<p>Do you want to change your personality? If you're like most people, the answer is yes. Psychologists talk about five key personality traits: extraversion (enjoying being with others); conscientiousness; openness; …

Goal Setting

Moving From Lecture to Learning

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Learning

The 'broken umbrella' leading us into space

We meet the Nasa engineer who plans to use a giant broken umbrella to take us to the stars.<p>For those of us at home in the Star Trek universe, 4 April 2063 will be a great day. This is the moment when genius rocket scientist Zefram Cochrane first successfully tests his warp drive. The technology …

Space Travel

How To Train Your Brain to Push Past Perfectionism

Perfectionism isn’t hard-wired, it’s learned. Which means we can unlearn it too, with these methods.<p>The fear of failure greatly impedes performance. That’s why most successful people are less likely to be perfectionists. After all, think about all of the quick, important decisions high-level people …

Time Management

Step-by-Step Guide to Building Your Own Apple Computer on The Cheap

Meet your new ‘hackintosh’.<p>Apple computers are great, but they're often very expensive. So what's the solution if you want a super-powerful Mac …

Personal Information

Follow 10 YouTube Channels to Learn Linux Online

Want to Learn Linux Course Online. YouTube is one of the best places to learn Linux online.<p>In this post we made a list of best Linux Channels and …

Career FOMO: How to Stop 'Fear of Missing Out' From Ruining Your Happiness

You’ve felt it before. You’re at home on a Friday night with <i>Shark Tank</i> on the TV, a cold glass of Pinot Grigio in hand, feeling anxious and insecure instead of relaxed and self-assured, all because you glanced at your Instagram feed and saw the proof that all your friends, colleagues, and even your …

Social Media

NASA RoboGlove developed for International Space Station finds a new purpose on Earth

A robotic glove developed in a partnership between NASA and General Motors (GM) for use onboard the International Space Station (ISS) has found a new purpose on Earth. Swedish medtech company Bioservo Technologies has entered a licensing deal with GM that will see the RoboGlove used in …

5 easy ways to plan your day to make more money

If you're self-employed or your pay depends on your productivity, it's important to consider how you're currently planning your day and what you should do differently.<p>Having freedom in your schedule is a beautiful thing, but it can also be a double-edged sword. On the one hand, you have superior …

Business Development

What you read matters more than you might think

A study published in the International Journal of Business Administration in May 2016, found that what students read in college directly affects the level of writing they achieve. In fact, researchers found that reading content and frequency may exert more significant impacts on students’ writing …

Creative Writing

This is how you make better decisions, according to science

Life would be a lot easier if we just knew how to make good decisions. Research shows we all make a lot of bad ones, according to Chip Heath's "Decisive: How to Make Better Choices in Life and Work."<p>With careers:<p>In our jobs:<p>And in our personal lives:<p>We get a lot of sketchy tips based on unreliable …

Career Development

How To Double Your Writing Speed

I am a writer. I write slowly.<p>This is a problem, because I am a writer.<p>About a year ago, I tracked my productivity and learned that I write on average 500 words per hour. Most professional writers produce at least twice that amount.<p>So in order to make better progress on my books, my natural …

Time Management

Create Compelling Content: 21 Ways Writers Can Find Creative Inspiration

Coming up with ideas for new posts, articles, and even books can be tough. Here's a list of ways to find the inspiration you need.<p>Want to write more posts? Want to write more articles? Want to write a book?<p>If so, you're not alone (here's looking at you, LinkedIn Pulse), but coming up with …

Writing

Lasers uncover hidden secrets of Cambodia's ancient cities

The huge tranch of new data builds on scans that were made in 2012 that confirmed the existence of Mahendraparvata, an ancient temple city near …

How To Make A Relationship Last: 5 Secrets Backed By Research

Love is wonderful, love is joy, love is the greatest thing in the world… Love is also an enormous pain in the ass. Marriage is hard work.(Older …

Relationships