Michelle Reiter

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16 psychological tricks that will help you ace a job interview

That means they're susceptible to the same psychological preferences and cognitive biases that affect the rest of us.<p>To help you get into your interviewer's head and learn what they want to see in a candidate, we rounded up a list of science-backed strategies to make yourself seem more likable, …

Employment

Can't Sleep -- The Meditation Cure

There are times in life where we just cannot sleep. We toss and turn the night away, hoping upon hope to fall back to sleep again. Whether it be for short intermittent periods during stressed and challenging times, or long years of sleeplessness caused by chronic tension, insomnia can be like the …

Meditation

Meditation: I Know It's Good for Me, but How Do I Get Started?

By far the No. 1 question I get when I let someone know I'm a meditation teacher is, "I know it's good for me, but how do I get started?" I can see the frustration and desire in the eyes of the questioner. There is a longing to crack the code on this recent health craze and somewhat woo woo …

Meditation

Is the FCC ready to think outside the set-top box?

That unsightly and costly metal box that funnels cable or satellite service into your TV might be going the way of the black rotary-dial telephone — in the technology trash heap.<p>A holdover from the early days of pay television, the set-top box is an energy-inhaling contraption that also sucks money …

Set-Top Boxes

What Happens to the Brain When You Meditate

Ever since my dad tried to convince me to meditate when I was about 12, I’ve been fairly skeptical of this practice. It always seemed so vague and …

How mental health alters decision making

All of us are wired to seek rewards and avoid losses, and that remains true in people with mental health disorders. But in those people the nature of …

These Zen Buddhist Koans Will Open Your Mind

"Out of nowhere the mind comes forth."<p>A koan is a riddle or puzzle that Zen Buddhists use during meditation to help them unravel greater truths about the world and about themselves.<p>Zen masters have been testing their students with these stories, questions, or phrases for centuries. Many koans can …

Meditation

Mindfulness Practice During A Heart Attack: Or Me and My Mind Against My DNA

<i>The author at age 26 sitting in Zazen Seiza style.</i><p>This past August, at the age of 56, on the last day of my summer vacation, on the day after I ran yet another 5k, while I was attending my Saturday morning yoga class, I had a heart attack that could have killed me. It was a shock but not a …

Science Says You Don't Need a Standing Desk, After All -- You Only Need This

You may want to sit down before I tell you this. Really.Remember when everyone was calling sitting "the new smoking," warning that too much sitting …

Frugal Living

Study: Meditation and yoga dramatically cut our need for health care services

Living a healthier life doesn’t have to be hard. That’s the conclusion of a new study, which found that using relaxation techniques such as meditation and yoga can reduce the number of hospital visits you might need.<p>The explanation is simple. Though stress-related illnesses won’t usually kill you …

Health Care

Here’s how one woman is using Instagram to shame online pervs and creeps

We’ve all heard of the Rich Kids of Tehran Instagram account that flaunts the lifestyle of a shamelessly rich group of kids in Iran, or of playboy Dan Bilzerian, who shares snaps of his life of guns, cars, and half-naked models. There are many more such examples.<p>Instagram just passed 400 million …

Social Media

I Ended My Abusive Relationship and Lost Almost Half of My Body Weight

The simple tricks Annamarie Rivera used to drop more than 180 pounds will seriously motivate you.<p><b>Before:</b> 401 <b>After:</b> 204<p><b>The Lifestyle</b>Although I 've been concerned about my weight since middle school, it never bothered me enough to do something about it. As I reached my early 20s, I started eating a …

Weight Loss

Kids may inherit stress from father’s sperm

DNA isn’t the only way a parent can pass on traits to their offspring.<p>A new study with mice shows at the molecular level how experiencing stress …

How to Turn Instagram Into a Revenue Channel

When you look at the full spectrum of social channels, shopping apps, and digital sites that consumers engage with today, Instagram has continued to …

Watch Saturday Night Live's Hilarious Family Feud Divorce Sketch

Over the past few years, <i>Family Feud</i> has rediscovered its magic and turned into one of the most popular game shows on television. Much of that success …

23 Body Language Tricks That Make You Instantly Likeable

You send people signals all day, without paying attention to them. The way you move your eyes, the way you shake a hand and so on. There are things …

Male brain is programmed to seek out sex even if it means sacrificing food, researchers say

It is said that the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach, but a study has indicated that when it comes to sex, food is the last thing on his …

Albert Einstein

An algorithm can predict human behavior better than humans

You might presume, or at least hope, that humans are better at understanding fellow humans than machines are. But a new MIT study suggests an algorithm can predict someone’s behavior faster and more reliably than humans can.<p>Max Kanter, a master’s student in computer science at MIT, and his advisor, …

Artificial Intelligence

Vitamin D | What is it? Benefits? Deficiency Symptoms? Sources?

Vitamin D, also known as the sunshine vitamin is in the news a lot these days.<p><b>In this article you can find:</b><p>What is Vitamin D?<p><b>Vitamin D</b> is an …

The Top 10 Questions Men Ask About Sex

Imagine you had an hour to sit at a bar next to a beautiful woman—who also happened to be a sex expert—and ask her all of the questions you wanted to …

Top 10