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Elon Musk’s ‘time blocking’ method: How to manage time effectively even if your schedule is hectic

Elon Musk is possibly the busiest man on earth right now.<p>The billionaire founder and CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, usually spends up to 100 hours a week …

Time Management

J.K. Rowling: ‘Failure gave me an inner security that I had never attained by passing examinations’

<b>It’s graduation season, and we here at Ladders have decided to take a look back and showcase some past commencement addresses that stand the test of</b> …

Motivation

How to Live When Your Child Is Dying

Sue Matthews’ world was shaken when daughter Taylor was diagnosed with cancer at the age of 11. For the next five years, the family of five would be …

Cancer

I Was Ripped Off by Someone I Thought Was a Friend. Here's What I Learned.

If I had dug a little deeper, I would have seen the truth.<p>When I first met Chris, I felt a real kinship. He was accomplished, had a strong following and had the successes that I had been struggling to achieve. Not only did he understand marketing, manage a team of virtual assistants and run ads at …

Entrepreneurship

Bill Gates: Trump Is Even Dumber Than You Thought

And creepier, too!<p>As the past 35 months have made painfully clear, <b>Donald Trump</b> is not a particularly smart man. At least, not in the traditional way that Americans used to expect of their president. “We just got back from the Middle East,” he told a room full of Israelis, upon arriving in Jerusalem …

Donald Trump

Meal Prepping Helped Me Deal with My Anxiety, Then Made it Worse

I knew I had to stop obsessing over the contents of my fridge.<p>At the end of my first week living alone, I became convinced I was going to starve. I didn't cook much, but I had come to expect scrambled eggs in the morning before class. It was 11 p.m. and my fridge was bare except for some candy corn …

Healthy Eating

Being Socially Isolated for Long Periods of Time Reshapes Brain Chemistry

But the pain of loneliness may have a remedy.<p>Being lonely sucks. Sure, we all need our alone time now and then, but scientists have repeatedly found …

Neuroscience

Decisions can be tough when you have chronic pain - Futurity

The effects of chronic pain are more than just physical. A psychologist discusses how it can affect our ability to make decisions, too.

Chronic Pain

Is the Keto Diet the Secret to Better Brain Health?

Can the Keto Diet Help with Certain Brain Conditions?<p>Although it has recently resurfaced as a trendy approach to weight loss, the ketogenic diet was …

Diabetes

Occasional fasting may be a fast fix for our health

Many people routinely fast, going hungry for a day or a couple of days either for spiritual or health reasons. Some say fasting cleanses toxins from …

Diabetes

13 cognitive biases that really screw things up for you

The human brain is a natural wonder. It produces more than 50,000 thoughts each day and 100,000 chemical reactions each second. With this amount of …

Critical Thinking

What Is Stoicism? A Definition & 9 Stoic Exercises To Get You Started

For those of us who live our lives in the real world, there is one branch of philosophy created just for us: Stoicism.<p>A brief synopsis and definition …

George Washington

How to Balance Your Blood Sugar

Blood sugar and insulin work together to support your energy and health. Learn how to keep them in balance.<p>When energy flags, many of us reach for …

Diabetes

It's No Surprise That Romaine Lettuce is Leading the E. Coli Outbreak

This has happened before.<p>American salad lovers are in the midst of a crisis. <i>E. coli</i> continues to give consumers of romaine lettuce horrible, bloody, …

E.coli

Nutrition journal suggests new guidelines for egg consumption

We know eggs make a healthy, affordable and tasty meal — but now research has revealed just how many of them it is safe to eat in a week.<p>And in good news for lovers of a frittata or scramble, the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found there were no adverse effects from having as many as 12 …

Nutrition

Here's what's happening in your brain to make that chocolate bar, cigarette, or new purse feel so good

Every day we make a range of choices in the pursuit of pleasure: we do things that make us feel good or work in a specific job because it's rewarding or pays well. These experiences help shape our perspectives on life and define our personality.<p>Consequently, problems with our ability to manage or …

Neuroscience

Here's Exactly How Elizabeth Olsen Lost Body Fat and Gained Muscle for a Movie Role

<i>This article originally appeared on People. For more stories like this, visit people.com.</i><p>Elizabeth Olsen is already an action movie pro with two</i> …

Body Fat

Kids Need More One-on-One Time with Mom

The post Kids Need More One-on-One Time with Mom appeared first on LifeZette.

Parenting

Writing: A skill to be learned or an innate talent?

What does the science say about becoming a natural writer?Can you become a natural writer?Is writing a skill one is born with? Or is it a skill to be …

Self-improvement

Is ghee more healthful than butter?

Ghee is a type of clarified butter that contains fewer dairy proteins than regular butter. This ingredient can be used in place of regular butter, …

Nutrition

A scientist just turned 104. His birthday wish is to die.

Champagne bubbles danced in fancy glasses and birthday candles burned atop a cheesecake marking 104 years of a long and accomplished life.<p>David Goodall listened quietly as his loved ones started to sing.<p>Then he took a breath, made a wish and blew out the flames.<p>But Goodall was not wholeheartedly …

Assisted Suicide

Scotland-Sized "Dead Zone" in Arabian Sea Is a "Disaster Waiting to Happen"

Scientists say the situation is worse than they originally feared.<p>In the Gulf of Oman, the water is still. But tranquility isn’t always a positive …

Arabian Sea

This 75-year Harvard study shows how to have lifetime joy

For over 75 years, Harvard’s Grant and Glueck study has tracked the physical and emotional health of two groups:<p>456 poor people in Boston from 1939 …

Happiness

Symptoms of Throat Mucus and Tips to Help Reduce Phlegm

What is Throat Mucus?<p>Throat mucus, also known as phlegm, can be described as that uncomfortable feeling that you experience when <b>mucus clogs up your</b> …

Alternative Medicine

So Really, What Are the Benefits of Probiotics?

People take probiotics for digestion, immunity, depression, you name it. We looked into whether they're worth it.<p>For most of my life, I thought of probiotics as something I’d only drink if I lost a bet. Then stress-induced irritable bowel syndrome turned my intestinal tract into a nonstop river of …

Wellness

The New Midlife Crisis for Women

Sometimes, I think I'm falling apart. Then, I talk to my friends. One spent a whole winter getting a babysitter for her toddler daughter in the …

Demographics

Healthy Fats vs. Unhealthy Fats: What You Need to Know

Research about fat is confusing, and the internet is rife with conflicting recommendations.<p>Much of the confusion happens when people make …

Nutrition

The Best Mid-Afternoon Snacks For Maximum Satiation [Infographic]

Image: iStock<p>When it comes to healthy snacking, most people concentrate on foods that are low in fat and sugar. However, effective satiation is also …

Nutrition

NASA’s stunning video of the Lagoon Nebula will put your dumb life in perspective – Quartz

In case you thought your problems were of any significance whatsoever, a new NASA video of the Lagoon Nebula is here to remind you that they absolutely are not.<p>Oh, did you have a bad day at work? The Lagoon Nebula doesn’t care. Maybe you won a big prize and impressed everyone? Well, this nebula …

Nebulas

How To Actually Deal With Intrusive Thoughts, According To Experts

Ever lie awake at night and surprise yourself with a thought that you just can't shake? Dealing with stressful thoughtscan feel super isolating, but …