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If you’re stressed, new study says to think of yourself as someone else

To put your problems in perspective, it helps to give yourself some objective distance.<p>But when our problems only exist in our heads, stepping back …

RPGs

How to change minds and influence people's behaviour

Psychology

‘Placenta-on-a-Chip’ Technology Will Let Scientists Research Neonatal Diseases Without Using Human Fetuses

Scientists have made breakthroughs in simulating the human body on a microchip.<p>It's hard to believe, but in the last few years, scientists have made great strides miniaturizing and recreating human organs on microchips, which researchers hope will help speed new drug development.<p>Organs-On-Chips …

In Vivo

New gene editing tech promises to be even better than CRISPR

Just when we were getting used to the CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing revolution, a new “fourth-generation” DNA base editor has come along — offering a new …

7 Steps to Developing the Habits of Success

Use this simple, proven methodology to develop the habits you want to incorporate into your personality.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following excerpt is from the Brian Tracy’s book</i>Million Dollar Habits<i>. Buy it now from</i> Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iTunes …

Self-improvement

How to Overcome The 6 Most Toxic Employee Behaviors

Identify, prevent, and get rid of the most toxic of workplace behaviors forever.<p>The old adage that <i>“People are hired for their talents and fired for their behavior”</i> is true. People often fail at work by exhibiting patterns of behavior that are toxic to the organization. The following six varieties …

Human Resources

23 habits that psychologists have linked with happiness

It's the little things.<p>Some habits just seem to have the power to lift your spirits.<p>Whether it's taking a few minutes to dive deep into your …

Happiness

Smart Ways to Approach a 7-Day Detox Diet

The thought of going on a seven-day detox diet can be incredibly daunting. With so many different diets touted online and in books, it’s tough to …

Picture Perfect: 10 Photo Gifts to Make

Have you ever given a handmade gift that was oohed and ahhed over? A gift that the recipient fell in love with instantly, and you know for a fact will never part with? Chances are, that gift was personalized in some way with photos! Photo gifts are meaningful, special, and always well-received. …

Study demonstrates possibility of simultaneous improvement in all mental, physical functions

15 Ways Living In Korea Might Transform You

We’ve all heard it before: the more you hang out with a certain group of friends, the more your habits start to align. Do you use ㅋㅋㅋ instead of LOL? …

23 of the bluest, clearest waters on the planet

Seventy-one percent of our planet is covered in water, from oceans to mountain lakes to jungle lagoons. Over time, the names and boundaries of these …

National Parks

How happy are you?

What is happiness?<p>It would be shortsighted to define happiness as a state of euphoria and glee. More accurately, happiness is the state of being content with one's life.<p>People who are not happy may be surprised to know that it is common for happy people to have bad days. Happy individuals accept …

23 Dogs Who Have Mastered The Art Of The Photobomb

It's official. Man's best friend has conquered the photobomb.<p>You may have thought that cats were the best animals photobombers out there, but we've got proof that dogs can crash a photo opportunity with just as much hilarity as any cat, human or even seal.<p>Behold, 23 dogs taking photobombing to a …

THIS Is a Service Dog: He Calls 911 After His Handler's Seizure

Trust me, coming out of a generalized seizure — the kind that used to be called “gran mal” — is no fun. It sucks like a big old sucky thing, and not …