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Sneezing myths and facts

Sneezing is an involuntary reflex that all humans have but we still understand relatively little about.<p>Following on from the news that stifling a sneeze by clamping your nose and mouth shut can cause serious physical damage, we explore some sneezing facts - and myths.<p>Weird things can make us …

Want to Raise Kids Who Won't Give Up Easily? Teach Them the 'Batman Effect' | Inc.com

It's tough to teach kids perseverance and mental strength in the modern world. Technology allows for instant gratification and our digital devices offer an easy escape when things get tough.<p>Kids have shorter attention spans and less patience than ever when things aren't going their way. The good …

Self-improvement

How to Discipline Stubborn, ‘Unpunishable’ Children

You might not be able to control their behavior, but you do have control over what they learn.<p>Parents of strong-willed children have a unique set of …

Tony Robbins and Other Famous Motivational Speakers on How to Capture Anyone's Attention | Inc.com

There's more to be learned from great motivational speakers than what it takes to be happy in your work or at home.<p>In addition to finding new ways to improve your life and find passions in your work, you can also learn a lot about engaging an audience. And, if you work in any kind of business, …

Motivation

3 Simple Steps To Hold People Accountable | Inc.com

There is a common theme that many leaders struggle with: they don't know how to hold their people accountable. Even if they are great at hiring A players, many leaders still are left with that feeling that their people could be doing more or better work.<p>Rather than first finding fault with the …

Team Building

The Scientific Case for Obnoxiously Early Bedtimes

From improved school performance to reduced obesity risk, putting kids to bed early is what's best for them.<p>Getting your kid ready for bed as early …

Sleep

The 9 Words Parents Should Never Say to Their Kids

The rhyme says ‘words will never hurt me,’ but when used on children these 9 epithets could cause damage.<p>The fight over the efficacy and cultural …

Parenting

Richard Branson Says You Should Do 3 Things to Achieve More Happiness in 2018 | Inc.com

Every year, it is estimated that one in four people struggle with a mental health problem. In fact, according to <i>Psychology Today</i>, an estimated 15 million Americans a year struggle with depression.<p>One of my own family members has grappled with depression for decades, so I understand it firsthand. …

Happiness

Want to Gain Customers' Trust? Try These 4 Communications Tips.

In one study, poor communication was the reason behind the failure of a third of all failed projects surveyed.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Business communication has much more importance than many people realize. In fact, a study by the Project Management Institute …

19 simple social skills that will instantly make you more likable

<b>• Likability isn't necessarily inherent.</b><p><b>• You can practice certain behaviors in order to appear — and become — more likable.</b><p><b>• Practices range from smiling more to honing your listening skills.</b><p>Being likable is entirely under your control.<p>All it takes is the ability to pick up a few key social skills …

Emotional Intelligence

2018 Goals: Get more sleep. Sleep deprivation is toxic to your health

You can live for about three minutes without air, three days without water and about 21 days without food. But in between food and water, there is something else critically essential: sleep.<p>It turns out you can only live about 11 days without sleep. You can give it a try if you don’t believe me, …

Toxins

This Simple Solution Will Eliminate Tons of Conflict From Your Life | Inc.com

Conflicts. Arguments. Frustrations. Even for all the toughies out there, fighting with companions is never fun. Interpersonal struggles, no matter how minor, are destructive and can eventually come to erode relationships. It happens in marriage, in the workplace, and between friends.<p>But what if you …

Psychology

Want Your Child to Have a High-Paying Job in the Future? Science Says to Study These 7 Things | Inc.com

As parents, we want many things for our children including health, happiness, and a secure financial future. As technology advances, however, thousands of jobs are being threatened by machines and artificial intelligence, and it's become more difficult to know how to prepare our children to succeed …

Artificial Intelligence

8 common things you should never do when you're trying to get a good sleep, according to an expert — and what to do instead

Poor sleep makes us miserable. Not only that, but research has shown that if we don't get enough sleep, it can be bad for our mental health, result in poor performance and concentration, and in the long term can increase our risk of diseases like cancer and Alzheimer's.<p>But no matter how many times …

This 6-Year-Old Makes $11 Million a Year on YouTube. Here's What His Parents Figured Out | Inc.com

A few years ago, a preschooler named Ryan was really into watching toy review videos on YouTube. He started asking his parents to set up a channel for him, too.<p>They obliged. As you might imagine, no one watched any of the boy's videos at first. But then, his mother came up with an idea that brought …

Advertising

The Most Successful Kids Have Parents Who Give Them These 10 Things | Inc.com

Think about someone who made you believe in yourself -- someone who saw more in you than you believed was possible.<p>How did they inspire you to stop settling and start reaching for what is possible?<p>They <i>gave.</i> They gave generously. They gave selflessly. And they didn't expect anything in return. …

Self-esteem