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8 Ways to Be More Productive Without Feeling Like a Robot

There’s plenty of good advice on how to be productive. But most of it makes you feel like you need to turn yourself into a machine. You don’t want to …

Time Management

5 Simple Habits That Will Make You a More Positive Person | Inc.com

Are optimists born or made?<p>We tend to think of those who see the sunnier side of life as having been blessed with a positive disposition. And it's true that some significant portion of our happiness is probably determined by our pre-set tendency towards melancholy or cheer. But according to …

Happiness

A Harvard psychologist says too many people think about happiness all wrong

Generally speaking, trying hard is a great way to achieve most of what you want in life.<p>Put in more effort at work and your prospects for a promotion will almost definitely improve — at least more than they would if you simply accepted the status quo of being a slacker.<p>Date a lot of people and …

Happiness

50 places in Europe you need to visit in your lifetime

We've come up with the ultimate bucket list of travel destinations in Europe.<p>From biking along the canals of Amsterdam to laying out on the beaches of Lagos, Portugal, here are 50 things you need to do in Europe in your lifetime.

European Travel

8 Secrets Of Great Communicators

When it comes to communication, we all tend to think we’re pretty good at it. Truth is, even those of us who are good communicators aren’t nearly as good as we think we are. This overestimation of our ability to communicate is magnified when interacting with people we know well.<p>Researchers at the …

Public Speaking

Here’s How Much Revenue Your Startup Should Generate Before You Look for Investors

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Entrepreneurship

How To Harness The Brain Chemical That Makes You Trust Someone

Brain scientists still don’t understand why these simple behaviors release trust-inspiring oxytocin. But they know how.<p>Next time you’re having a fight with your partner try this: Reach out and touch them. Place your hand gently on their knee or their hand. Now, if the fight has escalated to …

Hurling

A philosopher explains why suffering is essential to all happy marriages

It could just be a sign that a marriage is running smoothly.<p>In a recent op-ed for the New York Times, entitled "Why You Will Marry the Wrong Person," de Botton challenges the romantic notion that successful marriages contain no conflict.<p>People <i>can't</i> be perfect for one another, he argues. Suffering …

Divorce

7 Things You Tell People Without Saying a Word | Inc.com

I shared an infographic recently that has really had me thinking about the impressions we make on others. Have you ever gotten the cold shoulder and wondered might you might have done to deserve it? Or been passed over for something you were sure you had in the bag -- whether it was a sale, a deal, …

Body Language

Kristen Bell's Stance On Mental Health Is Positively Perfect

Kristen Bell has a message for anyone facing a mental health issue: There's absolutely no shame in asking for help.<p>The "Frozen" star recently opened up about her own experience with depression and anxiety in an interview with "Off Camera with Sam Jones," where she stressed the importance of seeking …

Mental Health

Science says parents of successful kids have these 13 things in common

And while there isn't a set recipe for raising successful children, psychology research has pointed to a handful of factors that predict success.<p>Unsurprisingly, much of it comes down to the parents.<p>Here's what parents of successful kids have in common:

Self-improvement

IBM Just Made a Powerful Research Tool Available to Everyone for Free

IBM has a powerful new research project that anyone can use for free.<p>The business technology company’s research arm said on Wednesday that it’s …

Quantum Computing

The drug-like effect of screen time on the teenage brain

<b>JUDY WOODRUFF:</b><p>But, first, a new report looks at how digital devices are taking a toll on kids and families.<p>The report issued yesterday by Common …

An interrogator explains how to catch someone in a lie

How do you scope out a liar? Their darting eyes? Or sweaty palms?<p>Interrogator and psychologist Edward Geiselman says there's a more sure-fire way to spot a con.<p>In an interview with the New York Times, he recommends strategies for improving your lie-detecting skills.<p>His team at the University of …

Psychology

Poor Parenting Can Be Passed From Generation to Generation: Study

Beating, yelling and neglect can all be passed from one generation to the next — but parents are often keen to break the cycle of abuse if they can get the right help, researchers said Monday.<p>They found that the more adverse childhood experiences a person had, the more likely their children were to …

Parenting

When You're Tapped Before Age 30: 5 Behaviors That Burn Us Out

In all likelihood, you know what burnout feels like: Exhaustion, disinterest, poor performance, irritability, lack of empathy.<p>The media often claims it’s caused by bad work environments; bad coworkers; bad bosses. This is partially true: Employees with large caseloads experience burnout more often. …

Psychology

How Spanking Children Affects Their Behavior as Adults

A new study that analyzed 50 years of research on spanking concludes that the more children are spanked, the more chance there is that <b>they'll</b> …

Luxury dive resorts: 10 of the world's best | CNN Travel

(CNN) — Super-swanky dive resorts come in all sizes. But mostly in small.<p>From Chile to Australia to St. Lucia, the world's most exclusive scuba hideaways serve fewer than 100 select guests.<p>Some cater to a maximum of just 20 diving VIPs. Others tempt groups to reserve their whole private island.<p>I …

Swimming Pools

The Biggest Judgment Error You Don't Know You're Making

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As a lifelong student of psychology, when the principles of human behavior spring to life around me, I typically respond with equal parts interest and glee. But a few weeks ago, I was on the receiving end of a psychological phenomenon …

Psychology

Which of These Women Has a Mental Illness? | Women's Health

Mackenzie Stroh<p>Whether we have OCD or anxiety or bipolar disorder or schizophrenia, all of us share one common challenge: stigma. It shrouds mental illness, leaving patients to suffer alone and in silence, fearful of repercussions. Grave repercussions that include an increased risk for chronic …

TripAdvisor's best islands for 2016 | CNN Travel

TripAdvisor

GoDaddy Billionaire Bob Parsons' 7 Tips For Entrepreneurs

Domain name registrar and Web-hosting firm GoDaddy was founded by businessman and philanthropist Bob Parsons in 1997. The colorful entrepreneur sold the majority of the firm to private equity investors in 2011 and stepped down as executive chairman in June 2014. The company went public on April …

Entrepreneurship

I tried the app that links you to a therapist you text during tough times, and it completely changed my view of therapy

I was on my way to the subway when my phone buzzed with a new text from an app called Talkspace. The app is a text-message-based therapy platform that replaces or at least supplements your trips to the offices of a therapist.<p>"Hi Erin, it's nice to meet you," said the message. "Can you tell me a …

Mental Health

This 79-Year-Old Celibate Man Just Dropped Some Pretty Solid Relationship Advice | Women's Health

Here are our favorite pieces of advice:<p>Physical Contact Is Important<p>Pope Francis agrees with your mother that you should never go to bed angry. But a lot of times, that’s easier said than done. His advice: Keep things physical in your relationship—and not just in the bedroom. In the paper, he …

Addiction may explain the link between social media and depression

Studies have linked the use of social media to depression, but addiction to social media, rather than use alone, may explain the connection, new research suggests.<p>"We believe that at least having clinicians be aware of these associations may be valuable to them as they treat patients with …

The #1 Way To Have a Happier, Longer Life

Who wants to live a happy, healthy, long life? Yeah, everybody. Turns out an incredible amount of scientific evidence points to one simple …

Happiness

7 money basics to teach your kids in elementary school if you want them to grow up to be rich

Less than half of states in the US require that students at public high schools take a personal finance class before they graduate.<p>"Even if they have personal finance being taught in high school, that's too late," explains Gregg Murset, certified financial planner and founder of MyJobChart.com, a …

Personal Finance

The 4 Rituals That Will Make You an Expert at Anything

We hear a lot about “10,000 hours” being what it takes to become an expert. But the majority of people totally misunderstand the idea.<p>So I decided to …

Self-improvement

The science of forgiveness: “When you don’t forgive you release all the chemicals of the stress response”

Researchers are studying how we can let go of our grievances and live a healthier life. Here’s how it works<p><b>The Burn Surgeon: How Anger Can Impede Healing</b><p>In 1978, Dr. Dabney Ewin, a surgeon specializing in burns, was on duty in a New Orleans emergency room when a man was brought in on a gurney. A …

Psychology

Snooze Alert: A Sleep Disorder May Be Harming Your Body And Brain

It's time for consumers to wake up to the risks of sleep disorders, scientists say.<p>More than 50 million adults in the U.S. have a disorder such as insomnia, restless leg syndrome or sleep apnea, according to an Institute of Medicine report. And it's now clear that a lack of sleep "not only …

Sleep