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To Develop Emotional Intelligence, You Have to Focus on This One Thing First | Inc.com

There's no denying it: Emotions are powerful.<p>Think about it. When you're happy, you're confident. You're ready to take on the world; nothing can get in your way.<p>In contrast, sadness or fear can have the opposite effect.<p>And how about other emotions, like jealousy? Pride? Love? Each of these feelings …

Emotional Intelligence

This just in: Science proves yoga changes your DNA

A study conducted by Harvard University, has empirically proven that yoga positively changes your cellular metabolic functions, ie, it improves the …

Divorce : A Primer For All (Yes, That Includes You)

Much has been written on the subject of divorce, yet likely it goes unread by those who are married. "It doesn't apply to me," we think. "That will never be me." And for many who are married, that it will never be them is, thankfully, correct. For many others, self-included, it isn't.<p>Whether or not …

Relationships

The Difference Between Sex & Love for Men

As a psychotherapist who specializes in emotions, and as a woman with my own personal history of serial monogamy, I have come to realize that some …

Our brain suppresses perception related to heartbeat, for our own good: Not being aware of the pulse of our heart might prevent anxiety, scientists found

Not being aware of the pulse of our heart might prevent anxiety, scientists found<p>Researchers have discovered that the human brain suppresses the …

Neuroscience

Science Explains Why Having Zero Time Is Making You Miserable | Inc.com

Do you know someone who wears their busyness like a badge of honor? They humbly brag, "I am just so busy!" to anyone who asks. Every hour is spoken for with meetings and minutiae. And they always look a bit frazzled.<p>Being busy may seem like a minor problem to have. But a study done by Stanford …

Time Management

4 Ways to Ruin a Perfectly Good Relationship

You finally met someone great! You have been dating about 4-5 months and everything is going really well. But the amphetamine-like rush of endorphins that were released in large quantities at the beginning of your new relationships are beginning to wane. The high of being swept up in intensity of …

Relationships

The Spirituality of Money: Author Q&A with Heather King

Sean Salai, S.J.<i>Heather King</i> <i>is a</i> <i>Catholic writer and ex-lawyer</i> <i>based in Los Angeles. Raised on the coast of New Hampshire, she struggled with</i> …

New Hampshire

The New Science of Afterlife Research and Its Benefits to Society

One of the most revolutionary ideas ever conceived is that we are more than our bodies and that our true home lies beyond our physical planet. This idea, that we are or have souls that do not die at death, is found in all the earth's religions. Under attack since the Enlightenment, it is reemerging …

Spirituality

Did Earth’s magnetic field collapse for 2 hours on April 23?

No, Earth’s magnetic field did not collapse for 2 hours on April 23. The erroneous story, which is still spreading, originated with a glitch in a …

How To Be Happy Now

Films are made about it, books are written about it, scientists study it, countries dedicate funds to it, and it’s the one thing we all want — no, …

New research suggest that free will might be nothing more than a trick the brain plays on itself

In each case, we conceive of ourselves as free agents, consciously guiding our bodies in purposeful ways.<p>But what does science have to say about the true source of this experience?<p>In a classic paper published almost 20 years ago, the psychologists Dan Wegner and Thalia Wheatley made a revolutionary …

Consciousness

Warren Buffett's Surprising Secret for Success and Happiness | Inc.com

Contrary to what many people think, the key to success is not toiling away at a 9-to-5 job from which you take no pleasure. Take it from Warren Buffett himself: "The secret to reliable, sustainable success does not come from forcing yourself to do something you don't love. In fact, true achievement …

Happiness

Corner Bright Light

Once known for being dark and shadowy, <b>corners are about to be seen in a whole new light</b>. In developing the Corner Bright Light, furniture designer <b>Scott Klinker</b> reevaluated the role of the corner in brightening a room. His elegant floor lamp is comprised of a single exposed LED bulb on a thin frame …

10 Reasons to Retire to a Tiny House

Shrinking your home's footprint has its perks.<p>Retirees often opt to downsize to smaller houses. However, some of today’s seniors are taking this …

Housing

5 Habits of Exceptionally Emotionally Intelligent People | Inc.com

There's been quite a bit of talk surrounding the topic of emotional intelligence, or EQ. What is emotional intelligence? What's different about people who have it from those who don't?<p>According to <i>Psychology Today</i>, EQ is comprised of three things: the ability to accurately identify your emotions and …

Emotional Intelligence

2016 College Football Coaches and Players as Superheroes

Us sports fans love to get carried away with our allegiances, and we essentially think of college football players and coaches as men who are changing the universe.<p>In honor of national superhero day (April 28), we've assembled a list comparing superstars from the field to some memorable comic-book …

College Football

What Neuroscience Says about Free Will

It happens hundreds of times a day: We press snooze on the alarm clock, we pick a shirt out of the closet, we reach for a beer in the fridge. In each …

Consciousness

France shows off humanoid underwater exploration robot

MARSEILLE, France (AP) — French officials have unveiled a humanoid diving robot that they hope will give a big artificial hand to the practice of underwater archaeology.<p>Ocean One, which looks like something out of a scuba-diving sequel to "Transformers," is the work of a team of roboticists, …

Robotics

Mark Zuckerberg thinks AI will start outperforming humans in the next decade

Computer systems that can see, hear, and understand language better than their creators<p>On yesterday's investor call, Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg was asked how the machine learning technology behind its recent introduction of bots to Messenger would manifest itself in the future. "So …

Artificial Intelligence

Want to Be Truly Wealthy? Science Says to Do This | Inc.com

What's the one thing that sets apart the overwhelmingly wealthy from the rest of the world--other than money, of course? They read--and they read a lot.<p>Business tycoon and famed investor Warren Buffett is said to devote at least 80 percent of each day to reading. In the early days of his investing …

Bill Gates

This Retirement Calculator Tells You How Much to Save Monthly to Reach Your Goal

Saving for retirement seems overwhelming, and a big part of that is it’s just so much money. For example, if you’re 40, you’re supposed to have twice …

10 Apps That Will Make Your Life So Much Easier

In the fast paced and digitally connected world we live in today, time has fast become the most valued currency. As a result, almost everyone is …

Neuroscientists create ‘atlas’ showing how words are organised in the brain

Using brain imaging, scientists have built a map displaying how words and their meanings are represented across different regions of the brain<p>Scientists have created an “atlas of the brain” that reveals how the meanings of words are arranged across different regions of the organ.<p>Like a colourful …

The Brain

7 Self-Defeating Psychological Habits That Stymie Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The last thing any of us want to do is get in our own way of succeeding. Yet, despite this great intention much of the way our psyches operate is from the unconscious. Whatever is unconscious can wreak havoc on our path to success. To …

Self-improvement

This Common Way of Thinking Is Holding You Back From Success

People are afraid of commitment. We'd rather keep our options open. We'd rather diversify our investments to mitigate risk.<p>Before writing the first chapter of <i>Harry Potter</i>, J. K. Rowling planned for seven years at Hogwarts. As a result, Harry Potter is one of the most read books of all-time.<p>Before …

Self-improvement

Mindfulness can control depression as well as drugs, study shows

Mindfulness can control depression as well as mood-boosting drugs, the biggest ever review of the practice has shown.<p>A meta-analysis into the effectiveness of the treatment by Oxford University found that the therapy prevented people relapsing as well as anti-depressants.<p>Mindfulness Based Cognitive …

What I learned by waking up at 4:30 a.m. for 21 days

The challenge was simple: waking up 21 consecutive workdays at 4:30 a.m., a challenge I gave the name of #21earlydays. I was already used to waking up early (6 a.m. almost every day), but this time I wanted to go further. I wanted to test myself and be more aware of my own limits. And at the same …

Time Management