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9 Words To Stop Negative People From Sucking The Energy Out Of The Room

We’ve all been in those meetings where most people are trying to do something positive and constructive, but there’s one person who keeps sniping and oozing negativity over every good idea.<p>Someone says, “I think this new software will really help our productivity.” But the negative person …

Self-help

What an ayahuasca retreat showed me about my life - Vox

What the psychedelic drug ayahuasca showed me about my life.<p>When I finally puked on the fourth night, I felt an odd sense of pride.<p>Inside the loud, stuffy ceremony room, people were laughing, crying, chanting, gyrating, and, yes, vomiting, around me. When my time finally comes, I think: Just aim …

Cod with Kale and Chorizo in Broth

<b>Ingredients</b><p>1 bunch kale (about ¾ pound)<br>1 small onion<br>3 cloves garlic<br>1 ½ ounces cooked chorizo sausage<br>1 tablespoon olive oil<br>1 ½ cups fish stock, …

This is how to recover from tragedy: 4 secrets from research

I’d love to start with witty jokes, but we’re talking tragedy here, so brace yourself. This story isn’t comforting.<p>On May 1st, 2015, while …

What if Consciousness is Not What Drives the Human Mind?

<i>Summary: Researchers provide new insight into human consciousness, reporting we don’t consciously choose our feelings or thoughts; we simply become</i> …

Consciousness

11 signs you're going to be even more successful than you think

• Success isn't just about money, power, and fame. Personal fulfillment and making an impact count for something, too.<br>• We collected a series of …

A biologist believes that trees speak a language we can learn

I’m in a redwood forest in Santa Cruz, California, taking dictation for the trees outside my cabin. They speak constantly, even if quietly, communicating above- and underground using sound, scents, signals, and vibes. They’re naturally networking, connected with everything that exists, including …

Ecology

The three-degree world: cities that will be drowned by global warming

The UN is warning that we are now on course for 3C of global warming. This will ultimately redraw the map of the world<p>When UN climate negotiators meet for summit talks this month, there will be a new figure on the table: 3C.<p>Until now, global efforts such as the Paris climate agreement have tried to …

Global Warming

9 ways to stop dwelling on things

Struggling to move on from certain events or emotions? Give these tips a try...<p>It's something we're all familiar with. There's been an argument, an …

Emotional intelligence: why it matters and how to teach it

Teaching young people skills such as active listening, self-awareness and empathy can equip them to succeed both academically and socially<p>In our work with schools, it’s now commonplace for us to hear those in education talking about helping students (and staff) develop their emotional intelligence. …

Emotional Intelligence

6 Idiot-Proof Houseplants That Can Live For Weeks Without Water

Just don't... over-water them.<p>It can be tough keeping plants alive indoors, especially as the dry winter months approach (if you're in the Northern …

Plants

Step Inside the Silicon Valley of Agriculture

A powerhouse of innovation, this tiny country embodies the future of farming.<p>How did the Netherlands, a country better known for its tulips, become a leading tomato producer and the top exporter of onions and potatoes? With more than half its land area used for agriculture, the nation is a pioneer …