Rebecca Greene

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Reduce Your Stress in Two Minutes a Day

Bill Rielly had it all: a degree from West Point, an executive position at Microsoft, strong faith, a great family life, and plenty of money. He even got along well with his in-laws! So why did he have so much stress and anxiety that he could barely sleep at night? I have worked with Bill for …

The 14 Best Foods for Stress Relief (INFOGRAPHIC)

<b>By NIKI GRUTTADAURIA</b><p>Stressed out? That’s no surprise — we battle plenty of stressors in the hectic culture that we live in: work, health issues, …

Wellness

4 Important Life Lessons For Sensitive Souls

1. Embrace, but control, your emotions.Sensitive and emotional people should embrace their emotional sides. It’s an important thing to do. In many …

The Post

The Life-Changing Question a Stranger On a Bench Asked Me

"Come on, it's time to go! I'm burning up out here!"<p>I sat at the neighborhood park, ablaze with the summer heat and more than a little irritated that my daughter was taking so long to finish her "last" go around on the jungle gym. She continued to play, blissfully unaware of my growing …

Positive Thinking

Neil DeGrasse Tyson Tells Stephen Colbert That Earth Could Be A Dwarf Planet Too

As humans caught their first glimpse of Pluto’s surface on Tuesday -- thanks to New Horizons' historic flyby -- comedian Stephen Colbert sat down with astrophysicist Neil DeGrasse Tyson to chat about the “9th rock from the sun.”<p>Pluto was downgraded from a planet to a dwarf planet in 2006, and Tyson …

Dwarf Planet

10 Ways to Gain Real Super Powers That Will Change Your Life

You Can Gain Real Super Powers<p>No gamma radiation, spider bites or mutations necessary.<p>A few simple tips from the blog can have you performing heroic …

Athletic Apparel

14 Scrumptious Summer Crock Pot Recipes

There’s seriously nothing better coming home to the sweet smell of dinner waiting for you. No, you don’t have to hire a butler to make this a reality. We’re talking crock pots, the ultimate kitchen appliance when it comes to stress-free meals. If you can chop an onion and open a few cans, you can …

Cooking

The Tenure Conundrum

Republican presidential hopeful Scott Walker, the governor of Wisconsin, thinks he's hit political pay dirt with his proposal to gut faculty tenure protections at his state's public universities, notably the flagship University of Wisconsin, long one of the nation's best state universities. His …

Higher Education

How to Keep Berries Fresh for Longer

<i>Don't let your berries boss you around.</i><p>Berries: can't live with 'em, can't live without 'em. Like many coveted objects, berries are both precious and frustrating, expensive and fragile. What is more maddening than splurging on vivid, juicy berries at the market only to find that your fruity jewels …

An Indian alternative to the New York Times’ all-white summer reading list

The New York Times’ literary critic Janet Maslin recently published her list of must-read summer books, one that might well be her very last before she leaves her long-held full time role in July.<p>As Gawker points out, Maslin’s list this year manages to be made up entirely of white authors. And …

Books

8 Delicious Anti-Inflammatory Diet Dishes

There are so many illnesses that involve inflammation. After all, it is part of the body's normal and natural response to injury. Whether you're simply laid up with a sprained ankle or nursing chronic arthritis, this type of diet is important to learn about in order to take every measure towards …

Healthy Eating
Emotional Intelligence

Exercise Helps Keep Stress at Bay

Exercise may improve mental health by helping the brain cope better with stress, according to research into the effect of exercise on neurochemicals …

A Home Air Quality Monitor That Can Be Checked Out From The Library

Air pollution comes from many sources — power plants, industrial production and fires, to name a few. In Pittsburgh, the most polluted city east of California, according the American Lung Association, avoiding dirty air while outdoors can be difficult, if not impossible. But a new device, available …

Pollution

12 online courses that could help you get rich

If you want to learn about personal finance, books aren't the only option.<p>You have choices, including the chance to take online courses from some of the best universities in the world.<p>From understanding the stock market to developing negotiation skills, we've picked out some of the best classes for …

College & University

7 Shifts To Create A Classroom Of The Future

<b>Tomorrow’s Learning Today: 7 Shifts To Create A Classroom Of The Future</b>by <b>Terry Heick</b><i>(Ed note: This post has been updated from a 2013 post)</i>So we’re …

Education Technology

The Most Popular Book Set in Each State — in One Surprising Map

America loves Stephen King, and it especially loves <i>The Stand</i>.<p>As we've found with movies and TV shows, the most popular books set in each state can be …

Books

7 signs you lack emotional intelligence

Yet I can't count the number of times I've heard from people that the one thing their colleague needs to work on is emotional intelligence.<p>This is the problem: Those who most need to develop it are the ones who least realize it.<p>The data showing that emotional intelligence is a key differentiator …

Emotional Intelligence

10 Houseplants That Ease Stress, Purify Your Home, And Are Impossible To Kill

Houseplants are a truly delightful addition to any home. They're a great decoration, but they also have profound impacts besides just looking good. …

The Science Behind Why Naming Our Feelings Makes Us Happier

In many kinds of individual and group therapy, we are instructed how to identify what we are feeling, disclose what we are feeling, listen carefully and without judgment to the feelings of others and acknowledge others' feelings with empathy, caring and compassion.<p>It's often helpful to assign a …

Mindfulness

A Powerful Way to Motivate Yourself to Pursue What You Want

<b>“See the positive side, the potential, and make an effort.” ~Dalai Lama</b><p>Until fairly recently, I was somewhat afraid of talking to girls.<p>Well, that’s …

38 of the Most Inspirational Leadership Quotes...Ever

No one can deny the power of a good quote. They motivate and inspire us to be our best.<p><b>Here are 38 of my absolute favorites:</b><p>1. “I alone cannot change …

Motivation

11 Recipes That Will Make You Love Fruit Salad

We’ve all had enough hard, crisp, and flavorless mixes of sharp-cornered honeydew cubes, unyielding cantaloupe, and sour, frosted strawberries to …

Food

Handling Emotional Outbursts on Your Team

Do you have a crier on your team? You know, the one with tissue-thin skin who expresses frustration, sadness, or worry through tears. Or maybe you have a screamer, a table pounder who is aggressively invested in every decision. These kinds of emotional outbursts are not just uncomfortable; they can …

Self-help

How to Negotiate Nicely Without Being a Pushover

We all want it both ways: to get what we want from a tough negotiation and to walk away with our relationship intact. The good news is that kind of outcome is possible. But how exactly do you drive a hard bargain while also employing soft skills? How do you advocate for what you want without …

Stanford University