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Ancient technique can dramatically improve memory, research suggests

A memory technique invented by the ancient Greeks can make dramatic and long-lasting improvements to a person’s power of recall, according to research that suggests many of us have extensive untapped memory reserves.<p>After spending six weeks cultivating an internal “memory palace”, people more than …

The Brain

His Doctors Were Stumped. Then He Took Over.

They called him the Beast.<p>David Fajgenbaum was the fittest of his friends at the University of Pennsylvania’s medical school, a 6-foot-3 gym addict and former quarterback at Georgetown. His mammoth hands seemed more suited to spiraling footballs than the fine fingerwork a doctor-in-training might …

Medicine

21 Thought-Provoking, Soul-Searching Quotes By Alan Watts, One Of The Greatest Philosophers Ever

Greatness is not always as celebrated as it should be.<p>You might not have heard the name, Alan Watts, but he was one of the most profound figures of …

Alan Watts

5 Effective Ways to Change Your Behavior And Improve Your Life | Inc.com

Lets be honest: Change Is hard. And sometimes we set goals that we can't meet. Stuff happens. Most of the time, however, it's "stuff" that we have full control over.<p>If you're stuck and looking to change up your strategy to set better goals and be more productive, here are five things that will make …

Procrastination

So You Want to Read Dystopian Fiction: Here’s Where to Start

Consider this book your introduction to dystopiana. Believe it or not, <i>1984</i> is totally hot right now. There have been reports of retailers actually …

Science Fiction

50 Profound Buddha Quotes That Will Crack Your Idea of Reality Wide Open

If you want to see the best Buddha quotes in one place, then you’ll LOVE this post.<br>I’ve personally gone through hundreds of Buddha quotes to pick out …

Spirituality

6 Ways To Live Mindfully

There are many things in life that we can’t control. But there are many things that we can. The key to better control is mindful living. Dr. Melanie …

The Reward Chart That Changed Everything In My House

Right when we become fooled into believing that we have mastered a certain tricky stage in our child’s development, a new one smacks us right in the …

5 Ways to Kick the Bad Mental Habits That Keep You From Reaching Your Goals | Inc.com

No matter what goals you've set for 2017, you'll struggle to reach them if your brain is working against you. The way you think affects how you feel and how you behave. And it only takes one bad mental habit to hold you back.<p>Getting rid of your bad mental habits will help you work smarter, not …

Self-help

A sleep doctor says 4 types of animals represent how people sleep — and these are the ideal daily routines for each

When it comes to health and productivity, it's not just about what you do — eating right, exercising, and working hard — it's also about <i>when</i> you do it.<p>Chronobiology is the study of internal clocks, how they differ among people, and how you can adjust your daily schedule to suit your unique …

7 things you can do this weekend to make this year better than the last

But if you're waiting for the perfect moment to make progress on these goals, you'll be waiting forever. Business Insider's best advice is to just start — now.<p>Below, we've listed seven little steps you can take this weekend — not next! — to make 2017 awesome.<p>1. Give yourself a performance …

Discover the Right Time to Do Everything!

<b>What is a “Chronotype“?</b><p>Every person has a master biological clock ticking away inside of their brain, and dozens of smaller biological clocks …

25 Enlightening Quotes From Thich Nhat Hanh That Will Transform Your Perspective on Life

Ever heard of Thich Nhat Hanh? If you haven’t, he is master Buddhist teacher who is renowned for his amazing wisdom on self-compassion, mindfulness …

After watching over 50 TED talks, these are the insights that have stuck with me most

Watch over 50 TED talks across several years — as I have, obsessively — and you begin to think a little differently about the world.<p>Not every talk is awe-inspiring or illuminating, but the best ones have changed how I think about education, business, psychology, and human behavior.<p>Here are some of …

You Can Improve Your Default Response to Stress

One morning while anchoring <i>The Early Show</i> in New York, one of my coanchors got mixed up and tossed the show to me five minutes before I was slated to appear for my next segment, which was covering breaking news on political corruption in Washington. The teleprompter was cued to a different story, …

The 20 Best Anime Movies Not Made by Studio Ghibli

2 Secrets To The Good Life, Backed By Ancient Wisdom And Research

On the first day of his class on ancient Chinese philosophy, professor Michael Puett makes a promise to all the students:If you take the ideas in …

This essay got a high-school senior into Harvard, Yale, MIT, and other top schools

But before he was accepted to the prestigious Ivy League school, he had to first navigate the tricky process of writing a stellar admissions essay.<p>His hard work certainly paid off. In addition to Harvard, he gained acceptances at Yale, MIT, Columbia and the University of Virginia.<p>Rodriquez …

Learning Web Development in 2017 is Much Easier than You Think!

I am a web developer. Although, this was not always the case. Years ago, I took a two-year course which resulted in a certification to be a software …

Planning to get fit in 2017? First you need to change the way you think

Sometimes, your approach to health and fitness needs a whole new mindset. Tomorrow is the day when we face up to our new year resolutions, particularly when it comes to our bodies. We will be different in 2017, we tell ourselves. We will be fitter, leaner, more effective in our lives.<p>This is …

I Didn't Get The Job -- Should I Send The Hiring Manager A LinkedIn Invitation?

Dear Liz,<p>I interviewed twice for an excellent position (or so it seemed to be) but I didn’t get the job in the end. The manager was extremely gracious and nice to me.<p>I sent her a thank-you note card after my first interview and I emailed back and forth with her one more time after that.<p>The company …

Employment

The Best Anime To Binge-Watch Over Winter Vacation

Winter vacation is for binge-watching anime. It’s what you’re probably going to do anyway between family meals and sleeping, so let’s just be honest …

Changing Strides: The Pose Method and Newton Shoes

<b>I’ve got feet like a hobbit.</b> They’re wide, a little hairy when ungroomed, and my second toe is longer than my big toe. I still have an arch although …

Thich Nhat Hanh Quotes

Ever heard of Thich Nhat Hanh? If you haven’t, he is a master Buddhist teacher who is renowned for his amazing wisdom on self-compassion, mindfulness …

10 Success lessons from Robert Kiyosaki – “Rich Dad, Poor Dad” for entrepreneurs

Share58<p>Tweet<p>Share181<p>+11<p>Shares 240<p>Robert Kiyosaki, is the author of number one personal finance book of all time ‘Rich Dad, Poor Dad,’ American …

Motivation

Military Diet Meal Plan To Lose Up To 10 Pounds In 3 Days

Everyone that is overweight goes under strict regimes to lose some pounds, but the yo-yo diets usually do not work once you finish dieting. That is …

Social media profiles you should secure to build your personal brand

Regardless of whether you're an agency account manager, client-side marketer, business owner, or just a marketing professional who cares about …

13 more mind-blowing psychology findings that explain the baffling choices you make every day

We could have gone on forever.<p>Below, we've rounded up <i>another</i> 13 insights into human behavior that were shared on the same Quora thread.<p>Read on to find out why mimicking someone's body language makes them like you more, why an image of eyes encourages us to behave ethically, and why we dismiss …

Silence is beautiful, unsettling, and one of the finest religious movies ever made

Martin Scorsese’s film keenly understands Shūsaku Endō’s novel and challenges believer and nonbeliever alike.<p>Shūsaku Endō’s novel <i>Silence</i> (first published in Japanese in 1966 as <i>Chinmoku</i>, then translated into English in 1969) is slippery and troubling, a book that refuses to behave. It flatters no …

An 11-Minute Yoga Flow to Ease Holiday Stress and Fight Weight Gain

Between dealing with family drama, preparing excessive amounts of food, and shopping for way too many gifts, there’s no denying the holidays can be …