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5 Powerful Habits That Make Your Mind Sharper and Stronger

Give yourself permission to grow.<p><i>How do I grow stronger mentally and change my perspective for good? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Nela Canovic, Productivity hacker, writer, entrepreneur</b> …

Onetime party drug hailed as miracle for treating severe depression

It was November 2012 when Dennis Hartman, a Seattle business executive, managed to pull himself out of bed, force himself to shower for the first time in days and board a plane that would carry him across the country to a clinical trial at the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) in …

Depression

The 10 Hottest Travel Destinations Right Now

The 10 hottest travel destinations right now.<p>When it comes to New Year’s resolutions, Americans are most concerned with their health, according to …

Humorously Relatable Illustrations Display the Reality of Living with Anxiety and Depression

British illustrator Gemma Correll combines art and humor to cope with the depression and anxiety disorder she's dealt with throughout her life. Globally, 1 out of every 13 people are affected by anxiety (the most common form of mental illness) and depression impacts an estimated 350 million …

Mental Health

These tips are the combination of years of blood, sweat and tears. Follow them to the letter, and I promise that you will feel an enormous amount of momentum backing you up on a day to day basis, the likes of which you have never felt before. I’m not a guru & I don’t mean […]

96 Shares<p>Share Email Comments<p>These tips are the combination of <b>years of blood, sweat and tears</b>. Follow them to the letter, and I promise that you will …

Motivation

Exciting New Breakthrough in Mental Health

Melissa was a 45-year-old research nurse in Africa with a long history of major depression. When her depression worsened, she went for treatment and …

Depression

Why Steve Jobs wore the same outfit every day

<i>What he knew about decision making that most people don’t.</i><p>Every day we make a bunch of choices. It starts in the morning with hitting the snooze …

More information about anxiety disorders

The National Institute of Mental Health offers more information about anxiety disorders at nimh.nih.gov.<p>Under “Health & Education,” the website describes these signs and symptoms of generalized anxiety disorder, or GAD:<p>People with GAD can’t seem to get rid of their concerns, even though they …

Mental Health

80 Books Every Person Should Read

We invited eight female literary powerhouses, from Michiko Kakutani to Anna Holmes to Roxane Gay, to help us create an updated list of books everyone should read. Each participant made 10 picks. It's a new year, a new Esquire.com. We're looking forward to reading and we hope you are, too.<p>What can …

Literature

‘That was our rent money’: Woman confronts Starbucks barista who stole $212 from her credit card

A Starbucks barista stole a customer’s credit card information on New Year’s Day and spent over $200 at a local store. Confronted by the card’s owner …

Identity Theft

My Name Is Tony, and I'm Living Well With Depression

If more people shared their stories of illness and eventual recovery, it would have a profound effect on those who are suffering in silence. I recently posted a request on HuffPost asking for stories of recovery.<p>I heard from a psychologist who refused to recognize his own depression, even as he …

Why Two Shouldn't Become One in Relationships

Almost everyone has had someone else refer to their partner as their “other half.” But is that really a healthy goal in relationships?

Relationships

The 4-Week Plan to Run a 6-Minute Mile

Want cardio cred? Follow this program to run your fastest mile ever<p>It doesn’t matter whether you’re a runner or not, or whether you ever plan to toe the starting line of a marathon or 10K. Every man should aspire to run a 6-minute mile, or at least see how fast he can run this classic …

5 Simple Strategies To Help You Worry Less This Year

The author of The Anxiety Toolkit explains how we get caught in negative, fear-based ideas -- and how to break free.<p>Believe it or not, psychologists have a term to describe people who like to think a lot. The trait is called <i>need for cognition</i>. It refers to people who enjoy effortful thinking and …

5 Things We Should Teach in Our Educational System But Don't

Every time I teach my interpersonal communication class, I give an introductory lecture that starts off by asking the students, "How many of you had a communication class in grade school or high school?" I usually have maybe one or two students raise their hands. Then I ask, "And what did you learn …

4 Traits You Need to Change Your Life

What I know for sure is you can take an ordinary, boring, disappointing, and overwhelming life and turn it into a fulfilling, purposeful, happy, exciting and pleasurable life.<p>You don't have to suffer and keep having the same challenges in your life day after day.<p>I hear people complaining and …

20 Small Things People Who Enjoy Being Alone Do That Bring Great Joy

We all have what tickles us. But for those who enjoy spending time alone, they can have specific preferences on how they spend their time.<p><b>1. They</b> …

Happiness

11 Amazing Facts to Slip Into Conversation to Seem Smarter

Pack these eleven amazing facts in your coat pocket and you’ll be just fine.<p>1. HUMANS DO NOT HAVE FIVE SENSES.<p>We’ve got way more than that. There’s …

Top 10 TED Talks That Could Change Your Life

There’s no time like the present to grow or refine ourselves a little bit more, and few resources are as helpful as TED talks. In that vein, here are …

Self-improvement

24 Awesome Food Events Worth Traveling to This Year

This year, expand your cultural horizons—and eat some amazing food while you're at it. Here's how to make 2016 the year you travel the world in …

Critical Thinking & Textual Analysis: an example

<i>This is an example that accompanies my Edutopia blog post,</i> Teaching Literary Analysis<i>. Remember that the questions posed and the answers provided</i> …

15 Things an Introvert Mom Wants You To Know

Nothing can really prepare you for parenthood. And when you’re an introvert, there’s nothing in the world that can get you ready for the constant …

Parenting

40 experiences everyone should have before they turn 40

Turning 40 is a major milestone. You're getting older, but you're still young enough to do something crazy, like bungee jump or take a trip on a whim. There's a good chance that you probably have more money to spend, too. We've come up with a bucket list of 40 things everyone should do before they …

Stevie Wonder

The mathematically proven strategy to win 14 of the most popular games

<i>Originally published May 8</i><p>From Risk to tic-tac-toe, popular games involve tons of strategic decisions, probability and math. So one happy consequence of being a data nerd is that you may have an advantage at something even non-data nerds understand: winning.<p>So how do you win (almost) every game in …

Mathematics

How to Meditate & Be Mindful in 2016: Advice From 8 Experts

Meditators have been claiming many benefits of their practice for millennia and in recent years scientists have been finding strong evidence to back …

Women’s Everyday Problems Illustrated By Romanian Artist

Life can get real tough when a Youtube “smokey eyes” make-up tutorial turns you into a raccoon instead of a dazzling beauty. Or when you wake up in …

Who Are You? This Breathtaking Video Might Change Your Life

<b>“Normal is getting dressed in clothes that you buy for work and driving through traffic in a car that you are still paying for – in order to get to</b> …

10 Websites To Help You Become Smarter

In an age of so much information, it’s a whimsical thing to find people burning all their time on social media. You can only get ahead in this world …

Learning

A teacher explains what teachers really do all day

In a speech at a Campaign for America's Future event, National Education Association president and teacher Lily Eskelsen Garcia gave a rousing explanation for what the teaching profession entails.<p>After starting the speech by saying teachers needed to educate politicians on what the typical teacher …

Teaching