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11 TED Talks That Show How Weird The Human Mind Really Is

You have less control over your decisions than you think.<p>We use our mind every second of every day, but it's safe to say no one understands exactly …

Forget Marijuana Stocks: Buy These 3 Biotech Stocks Instead

Why are investors so excited and intrigued by marijuana stocks? Some want to ride the wave of growing acceptance of cannabis-based products. Others like the momentum. I think, though, that investors can find better risk-versus-reward potential in three biotech stocks: <b>Organovo Holdings</b> (NASDAQ: …

Investing

23 Free Blogging Tools That Will Make You a Better Blogger

Whether you blog to share your experiences or to promote your business, blogging is the best way to connect with the outer world.<p>But blogging is …

Always angry or stressed? Here are six exercises to bring back happiness into your life

“I choose to be happy today,” is easier said than done. But, if we adjust how we perceive things, life can be a lot better.<p>Paul Emery, a master …

Yoga

Eating too much? You can blame your brain. [How brain signaling drives what you eat. And what to do about it.]

<b>Forget willpower: Brain signals drive what, how, and when we eat. If you’re eating too much, here’s how to take back control.</b>++++It’s no secret that …

Nutrition

What Are Nootropics, how do they work, different types

The term ‘nootropics’ was applied in the 60s to a very specific species of drug known as the Racetams. Piracetam was the original nootropic to be …

Quantitative Value Investing Profile: Low EV/EBIT Multiple

Using quantitative investing strategies founded in a value philosophy has historically outperformed over time.<p>Methodically investing in a portfolio …

Investing

6 Ways to Get Creative with Writing Your Blog Content

Writing

How to focus better at work: top surgeons reveal their secrets

There are few professions that require such prolonged focus as surgeons. It’s not unusual for a liver transplant to take ten hours, requiring those …

One-hour deliveries could be the future of Amazon Prime, and it’s already here for some people

Forget next-day or even same-day deliveries. Even two-hour shipping doesn’t sound that good when it could be even faster. Amazon is now ready to …

You Are Not What You Think You Are

Why you are not what you think you are<p>Often we can go through life identifying with our thoughts, our habits of thinking and believe this is the …

The Controversial Device That Might Make You Feel the Presence of a Higher Power

In the middle to late 1990s, the frenzy for neuroscientific explanations for everything from why we laugh to how we fall in love was only just gaining a toehold in the popular science. And word was there was some interesting data coming out of a small lab in a Canadian hinterland. Really …

Consciousness

Uprooting the Seeds of Anger

We operate under a common illusion that the things that make us angry lie outside of ourselves, that they are external to us. Something out there is …

Mindfulness

This Best-Selling Psychologist Says Watching 3 Minutes of This Every Morning May Affect Your Whole Day

It may be connected with low performance and higher likelihood of depression. But there is good news.<p>How about this frontal assault on your cerebral cortex: People who watch just three minutes of negative news in the morning have a whopping 27 percent greater likelihood of reporting their day as …

DIY Hanging Macramé Chair

This chair was not my easiest DIY. Only because there was no tutorial anywhere to follow which means there was A LOT of trial and error which is …

3 Ways To Develop Your Brain For Maximum Performance

This article was started with a purpose. Science is neglecting to approve mind training games. In the meantime, science is making meditation appear …

Hillary Clinton Economic Team Planned Secret Meeting With Wall Street Mogul Pushing To Shift Retiree Savings To Financial Firms

Days before publicly promoting a plan that could funnel billions of dollars of retiree assets to Wall Street, the president of one of the world’s …

OPEC Oil Deal ‘Imminent’: Iraq & Saudis Compromise?

With oil prices sinking toward $45 per barrel this week, the Middle East experts at <b>SGH Macro Advisors</b> say that a compromise to prop up prices could …

Warren Buffett Doesn't Think We Should Worry about the U.S. Economy

Analysts in the U.S. have been worrying about sluggish economic growth for the past few years, with Donald Trump saying that gross domestic …

health

3 Emerging Market ETFs Killing It

Developing country stocks have rebounded this year, finally beginning to pull ahead of developed markets, with emerging market exchange traded funds that track customized or smart beta indices leading the charge.<p>A combination of cheap valuations and improved corporate earnings are supporting the …

Investing

7 Reasons Why 90% of Start-ups Fail and How to be the 10%

Winning is a conscious decision. Avoid these seven pitfalls and be the 10% that win!<p>As a former Navy SEAL, it's easy for me to see the correlation between the worlds of entrepreneurship and special operations. They both have similar attrition rates. Managing fear is critical. And both can have very …

A Simple Practice For Letting Go Of Negative Thoughts

Recently, I was invited to offer a mindfulness presentation for a group of lawyers at a retreat. I typically try to minimize my time away, so I booked a short trip. Just 24 hours. I had the option of spending an extra day but declined.<p>Once I arrived, I immediately regretted my decision. The resort …

Meditation

How To Start A Blog With No Expertise & No Money (2017 Edition)

Why should you start a blog in the first place? <br>Step 1 – Find your passion and write a mission statement <br>Step 2 – Discover your tribe <br>Step 3 – …

Marketing