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Hate practicing? This brain hack could help you improve memory and learn faster.

Most tasks get easier with repetition. Whether it’s wrangling data in Excel, public speaking or cramming facts for a big meeting, any sort of tricky …

10 Foods That Science Suggests Really Do Contribute To Long-Term Health

A bad diet is now a leading cause of death across the globe. Much of this is due to the fact that people who had previously eaten much healthier, traditional diets are now eating more “Westernized” fare. And its effects on global health are, unfortunately, showing.<p>Here in the U.S., it can sometimes …

Holistic Medicine

How to Gamify Your Life to Quickly Accomplish Big Goals | Inc.com

Is your life a video game, filled with challenging quests and new adventures?<p>Or has your life become somewhat stale?<p>As most people get older, they lose their childhood sense of wonderment and openness. Most people stop growing and settle for "reality" as they see it.<p>But life doesn't have to suck. …

Self-improvement

14 Remarkable Ways My Life Changed When I Quit Social Media | Inc.com

<i>How did your life change after leaving Social Media? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p>My friend Rafiq's Facebook status read, "I got a job offer from Google. Now I am the happiest person in the …

Social Media

How I Became Conversationally Fluent in a Foreign Language in 17 Days | Inc.com

<i>How do I quickly and efficiently learn a new language?</i> <i>originally appeared on</i> <i>Quora</i><i>, the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world. You can follow Quora on</i> <i>Twitter</i><i>,</i> <i>Facebook</i><i>, and</i> <i>Google Plus</i><i>.</i><p><b>Answer by David Bailey, Founder Coach,</b> …

Language Learning

Successful people who lose their spark come to me for help — and I find many of them fall prey to a tendency we all have

Success is never certain. It never comes without risk.<p>Even if you're the smartest or the hardest working, there's no guarantee of anything.<p>The people who go on to do great things in their lives know this. They also embrace it.<p>Reflect on that Teddy Roosevelt quote for a minute here. Missing the …

Depression is a physical illness which could be treated with anti-inflammatory drugs, scientists suggest

Depression could be treated using anti-inflammatory drugs, scientists now believe, after determining that it is a physical illness caused by a faulty immune system.<p>Around one in 13 people in Britain suffers from anxiety or depression and last year the NHS issued 64.7 million prescriptions for …

Immune System

How Speaking a Second Language Affects the Way You Think

About half of the world’s population uses a second language in their daily lives. Some areas of the world, such as Switzerland and Singapore, are …

This 3-Letter Word Will Make You Live Longer and Happier, According to Science | Inc.com

Ever encountered something so vast, so beautiful, so intense, that your mind struggled to comprehend it? There's a word for that, and multiple studies have concluded that it's very good for your health. It's the experience of <i>awe</i>.<p>Psychologists describe awe as those feelings we get when we're touched …

Psychology

Evan Rachel Wood Shares The 21 Lessons She Learned In Her 20s

In honor of turning 30 yesterday<p>I can finally start looking back on my past with a smile on my face because it’s over and I survived.<p>My brother compares turning 30 with that moment in <i>The Goonies</i> when Sean Astin escapes booby traps and bandits and finds One-Eyed Willy. He walks up to this mythical …

Photos of Naked Men Doing Yoga. You're Welcome.

Yoga is all about self-love and feeling free, vibrant, and full of light. Maybe sometimes you want to feel even more free, and that might mean stripping down and Down Doggin' in just your skin. Not into trying it yourself? That's OK. Seeing these photos of naked men doing yoga is just as freeing, …

Why Happy People Cheat

A good marriage is no guarantee against infidelity.<p>“Most descriptions of troubled marriages don’t seem to fit my situation,” Priya insists. “Colin and I have a wonderful relationship. Great kids, no financial stresses, careers we love, great friends. He is a phenom at work, fucking handsome, …

The First White President

The foundation of Donald Trump’s presidency is the negation of Barack Obama’s legacy.<p><b>It is insufficient</b> <b>to state</b> the obvious of Donald Trump: that he is a white man who would not be president were it not for this fact. With one immediate exception, Trump’s predecessors made their way to high office …

The stoic knows: 4 rituals that will make you well-liked

Do you want to have better relationships? Well, you should definitely take some advice from… the Stoics.<p>I know, it sounds weird. Most people think of …

7 Ways People Will Hold You Back--If You Let Them | Inc.com

Think about the people you've encountered throughout your professional life. There's probably a range, with some who have gone out of their way to help you learn and grow, others who may have helped a bit when it wasn't too much trouble, and perhaps a few who seemed to actively be working to hold …

Self-help

A study of 36,000 students just backed Bill Gates' favorite style of education

The style is known as "personalized learning," and a study involving 36,000 students just upheld it as a major driver of improvement in reading and math skills.<p>Since personalized learning has had scant formal evidence showing its success as a teaching method, the new study also adds some empirical …

4 Things Science Says You Can Do to Be Happy

Being nice and in the natural world is conducive to happiness. Being alone in the virtual world isn't.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>People spend years chasing happiness, only to learn the hard way that it wasn’t where they thought it was. They assume career success, …

Tony Robbins Has 1 Question That Can Turn Your Worst Day Around | Inc.com

I erupted out of sleep only to be jerked back by the handcuffs and leg cuffs that held me to the wooden bench. It took a few minutes of drunken processing to realize I was in a Boston jail cell with zero recollection of how I got there.<p>Which version should I tell? The funny blackout version where I …

Tony Robbins

Understanding The Science Of Consciousness In Ancient India - Part 1

Snapshot<p>This is the first in a two-part series that presents a summary of the Vedic theory of consciousness within a framework of contemporary …

Quantum Mechanics

What Is It That Preceded The Universe?

Indeed, a question which must have come in each one of your minds. However, the answer is still ambiguous. There are indeed a number of scientific …

Physics

Here's the Full Transcript Of Angela Davis's Women's March Speech

"History cannot be deleted like web pages."<p>Civil rights activist Angela Davis spoke at the Women's March on Washington on Saturday in front of a crowd of hundreds of thousands who gathered in the nation's capital to protest the Trump administration. Davis, who is known for writing such books as</i> …

Rights & Freedoms

13 Cognitive Biases That Really Screw Things Up For You

The human brain is a natural wonder. It produces more than 50,000 thoughts each day and 100,000 chemical reactions each second. With this amount of processing power, you would think our judgment would be highly accurate, but that's far from the case.<p>Our judgments are often inaccurate because the …

13 habits science shows will help you fall asleep faster and sleep better

But not sleeping, in addition to making you less efficient and more stressed, is terrible for your health.<p>Americans currently average 6.8 hours of sleep per night, down an hour from 1942. Four in 10 Americans don't even get the minimum of seven hours of sleep doctors recommend. That's a public …

Two Powerful Emotions Leaders Need To Know How To Tap (At The Same Time)

Our emotions help us make decisions. Great communicators know that–without exploiting it.<p>Last September, Elon Musk publicly unveiled a sweeping vision to colonize Mars. The SpaceX founder and CEO framed those ambitions as nothing less than a bid to save humanity from self-destruction.<p>Whatever your …

Brain-fade? Your neurons might be taking a powernap

We all live our lives in a daily cycle of alertness and tiredness, but the brain functions that drive this are still mostly a mystery. Stanford …

Just One Dose of This Psychedelic Drug Can Ease Anxiety

Cancer is a brutal disease on both the body and mind. Not only do treatments like chemotherapy take a massive toll, but the emotional side effects …

American criticism of Cuba on human rights is total hypocrisy, given U.S. history of terrorizing the island

The U.S. has tried to crush Cuba in a campaign of terror for over 50 years and tortured detainees at Guantánamo<p>Revolutionary leader Fidel Castro died this week at age 90. The former Cuban president, known to his countrymen as El Comandante, survived 10 U.S. presidential administrations — and also …

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Meditation helped me save $25,000 and get my financial act together

Eleven years ago, before I began meditating, I had so many good things in my life. I'd graduated with a master's degree from an Ivy League college, had a great job as a licensed clinical social worker and was celebrating one year of marriage to a wonderful man with whom I could travel the world.<p>But …