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This could be why you stop feeling sleepy the second you get in to bed

You might be suffering from a sleep problem called conditioned arousal — but you can fix it<p>You've been struggling to keep your eyes open all day, …

I tried this trippy healing modality for mental clarity—and still can’t believe how it made me feel

A few years ago, a friend told me about an underground breathwork circle she’d attended in Venice Beach—back when breathwork outside of yoga studios</i> …

Puppy Bowl Pit Bulls in Flower Crowns Are Prettier Than an Instagram Filter

But will they wear them on the field?<p>Hey guys. It’s almost time for the Puppy Bowl. Since the introduction of this year’s teams, we have been …

13 Habits Of Super Persuasive People

Whether you're convincing your boss to fund your project or your preschooler to put his shoes on, persuasion is a skill that's instrumental to your success in life.<p>Persuasive people have an uncanny ability to get you leaning toward their way of thinking. Their secret weapon is likeability. They get …

How to schedule your day for maximum productivity after a terrible night's sleep

We've all been there — tossing and turning all night, counting down the hours until we have to get up for work in the morning. Sleepless nights are no fun.<p>And the unfortunate reality is that even though you feel like crap the next day, you still have to show up at the office, ready to give …

To change your life, learn how to trust your future self

Being a human is hard. We know the sorts of choices we ought to make, and we earnestly intend to make them, but when the time comes, we don't. We …

Psychology

Anxiety Took Over My Life

It started at the beginning of my junior year of high school in a warm, loud classroom. It was at that notorious point in our high school careers …

When There's No Therapist, How Can The Depressed Find Help?

For a revolutionary, Deepali Vishwakarma is more quiet and reflective than you might expect. She's in her 30s, small, with a round face that holds intense brown eyes and a shy grin.<p>Vishwakarma is a lay counselor in the state of Madhya Pradesh, India — a well-trained community member who goes out …

Mental Health

Six Ways To Get Back To Work When You Don't Want To

After almost two weeks of the holidays causing a slower office tempo (if not a complete stop) it’s hard to focus on work again. If you’re feeling resistance to your normal schedule, here are six strategies to help you get back to work when you don’t want to:<p><b>Expect to be slow, and plan …

Time Management

12 Negative Habits You Should Give Up If You Want to Be Successful | Inc.com

When it comes to "achieving success," the hardest thing for people to wrap their heads around tends to be the idea that small wins add up to big victories. It's a whole lot easier to imagine the end goal, the big celebration, than to think about each tiny step along the way it will take to get …

Time Management

The Psychology Behind Why We Can't Throw Things Away

<i>This article first appeared on Medical Daily.</i><p>At a young age, we established a sense of ownership with our toys, like Barbie dolls or trucks and cars. …

How To Use Mindfulness To Create A Healthier Mindset For 2017

Just as the body is influenced by what you eat, your mind is also influenced by your thoughts, your mindset and your life experiences. With mindfulness, you can train your mind to be in the present moment and spend less time preoccupied with unhelpful, unproductive thoughts. Recognizing that I am …

Mindfulness

Let Emma Watson's Year In Books Inspire Your 2017 Reading List

She's lit.<p>When you consider the series that made her a household name, it’s not that shocking to note that Emma Watson is quite literary.<p>This year, the British actress released her 2016 reading list on Goodreads for all of us to enjoy. Over the course of the past 366 days, the former “Harry Potter” …

Books

The Science Behind How Mindfulness Can Help Break Negative Thought Patterns

Remember that time you really embarrassed yourself, and you play it over and over in your head, cringing a little each time? Or how about your inability to ask for a raise or promotion you deserve because you have told yourself so many times you are not worth it? You let it stew, creating …

Mindfulness

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Why Cocaine Turns People into Jerks, a Simple Explanation

We asked a scientist about the physical process that turns nice, normal people into assholes after they've done a couple lines.<p>Cocaine's a funny drug, isn't it? I can't think of any other substance—bar maybe alcohol—with the power to turn a relatively nice, normal human being into an absolute …

Urban explorers in Fukushima's ghost towns – in pictures

Haunting images taken by photographer Keow Wee Loong, who with two friends sneaked into the ‘exclusion zone to explore four towns that were abandoned after the 2011 nuclear disaster

Fukushima

10 Timeless Steps to Better Writing From David Ogilvy, the Father of Advertising | Inc.com

It's been said that the ability to write well helps a person to achieve focus, which leads to better, clearer thinking.<p>But how can you learn to write better?<p>Enter the timeless advice of David Ogilvy.<p>Despite never graduating from college, Ogilvy had a gift for the written word. At one point as a …

Creative Writing

A Graphic Designer Redesigns a Movie Poster, Every Day

The 'A Movie Poster A Day' challenge delivers a graphically-pleasing box office of visuals.<p>Synthesizing a passion for film and an ability to follow a stringent schedule, Peter Majarich has embarked on a personal mission to redesign some of the most well-known movie posters. The Sydey-based designer …