Sara Cross

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A Foolproof Guide To Ending Procrastination

We’re all probably putting something off. We here at Uproxx know that because we can see our website usage statistics, and y’all aren’t logging on quite as much <i>after</i> work. While not everybody is a procrastinator, we <i>all</i> procrastinate, and it’s a bad habit that dates back to the beginning of man. But …

Ancient Philosophers Reveal 4 Rituals That Will Make You Happier

Alright, you’ve probably read a zillion articles about happiness online and you’re not a zillion times happier. What gives?<p><i>Reading ain’t the same as</i> …

Happiness

7 books to make your teaching more memorable

Memory underpins learning. And yet, as a profession, we talk about it so rarely. What gives? Here are 7 books to kindle that conversation:<p>1. Make it …

Wanting to Be Happy Can Make You Unhappy—Here's What To Do Instead

A recent study in <i>Depression and Anxiety</i> found that social pressure to be happy can lead to increased levels of depression.<p>“We’re really starting to …

5 Habits That Improve your Mental State, Motivation and Productivity

Most entrepreneurs have an intuitive understanding that mental health is important to the success of their business.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Being an entrepreneur is a lonely, difficult journey. You're running your own business and dealing with the fact that your …

3 Mindset Hacks For Unstoppable Workout Motivation

You're reading 3 Mindset Hacks For Unstoppable Workout Motivation, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're …

Motivation

24 Things You Need to Let Go to Be Truly Happy | Inc.com

If you want to be happy you have to find the things that make you unhappy.<p>If you want to move forward, there are always things you need to let go of first. It's a process that shouldn't happen just once a year. Taking stock should be an ongoing activity. To make sure you're moving in the direction …

Happiness

This Simple Trick Makes Box Cake Mix 1,000 Times Better

It's life-changing.<p>I consider myself a baker — which to me means, I bake at least once a week, if not more. And more often than not, I'd rather go the extra mile and make things from scratch than use a mix, a refrigerated dough or a pre-made batter. I just feel like mixing a few ingredients makes a …

4 Foods That Are Making Your Memory Worse

The old adage "food for thought" should be taken literally: The foods you eat greatly affect the inner workings of your mind. Similarly, eating …

Break Bad Habits with a Simple Checklist

When we’re starting out on a new goal, we’re full of energy and enthusiasm. We eagerly make changes and take steps in our new direction in the first few weeks. But as time goes on, the newness wears off. Our energy drains, and we lose sight of our goal. Ultimately, we slide back into the status quo.<p>…

Treat Yourself to 63 Free Foods on Your Birthday

When it's your birthday, take advantage of all the free foods and drinks your favorite restaurants dole out. Do it right and you can dine like royalty all day long. There's only one caveat: most require you to sign up for a club to take advantage of the offer.<p><b>Applebee's</b>: Sign up for its email club …

I learned more from 5 days without sugar than in 20 years of dieting

In 2015, I started trying to be more conscious of the way different foods make my body feel. I’ve always been anti-diet but like many women have fallen prey to popular diet fads at different times in my life. As time passed and I’ve become more aware of various forms of "food hangovers,” I decided …

Nutrition

Do These 7 Things to Age Well

Exercise, diet, even attitude can be as important as genetics when it comes to growing old gracefully. “Old age,” as Bette Davis once said, “is no …

5 Mantras to Help You Become Calm and Confident

Can one simple phrase actually make a difference in your life? According to Sherianna Boyle, the answer is most definitely yes. She is the author of</i> …

Research Again Finds That Talk Therapy Can Change The Brain

In the ongoing search to find effective treatments for mental health disorders, recent years have brought some interesting findings. One of the latest is from a new study in <i>Translational Psychiatry</i>, which suggests that people who have cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) have measurable changes in the …

The Brain

10 Netflix lifehacks everyone should know

This one might only apply to users that want a little bit more privacy than Netflix affords by default, but it’s absolutely possible to wipe your viewing history from your account. Whether you want to clear it all out or just remove certain items, it’s a simple process.<p>Pop back into your Netflix …

Lifehacks

10 Habits That Will Dramatically Improve Your Life

We have to be very careful in choosing our pursuits, because our habits make us.<p>Co-author of Emotional Intelligence 2.0 and President at TalentSmart<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This article originally published on Jan. 17, 2017.</i><p>In Hans Christian Andersen’s fable <i>The</i> …

Can These Apps Help Reduce Anxiety and Depression?

For someone dealing with depression or anxiety, regular visits with a mental health professional can often be the best solution. But in-person help …

9 Apps to Kickstart Your Mental Health Resolutions

While it’s always a good idea to make it a resolution to get fit and eat healthy in the New Year, we’re also making it a priority to get our brains in shape by trying to live more mindfully in 2017. That’s why we decided to set ourselves up for success (because let’s be honest — sticking to a New …

MRI study finds that depression uncouples brain’s hate circuit

A new study using MRI scans, led by Professor Jianfeng Feng, from the University of Warwick’s Department of Computer Science, has found that …

The disturbingly accurate brain science that identifies potential criminals while they’re still toddlers

Scientists are able to use brain tests on three-year-olds to determine which children are more likely to grow up to become criminals. It sounds like <i>Minority Report</i> come to life: An uncomfortable idea presenting myriad ethical concerns. But, though unnerving, the research is nuanced and could …

The Brain

Neuroscience Finds This Seemingly Mindless Exercise Sharpens Your Brain | Inc.com

To help improve focus, develop superior thinking skills and improve cognitive function, a deep-thinking activity like chess might come to mind. If there were a sport that produced the same brain boosting results, you'd probably think one like soccer -- with its all-in-one multi-tasking trifecta of …

Humanity

Being fat is 'all in the brain' and that's why you can't lose weight

"Eat less, move more" must rank among the most misleading pieces of dieting advice ever offered. Not only does the adage minimise the difficulties of …

Cognitive science backs up the ancient Indian philosophy that we’re conscious even in deep sleep

Deep, dreamless sleep is often described as unconsciousness. We certainly don’t see distinct objects or have linear and memorable trains of thought, as we do in daily life or while dreaming. But in a meta-analysis published last month in Trends in Cognitive Sciences, cognitive science experts argue …

Consciousness

5 secrets to finding deals on Amazon

These days, it might be easier to ask, “Who among us does <i>not</i> use Amazon?” But let me tell you, shopping on Amazon.com the right way is more than clicking items and loading up your cart.<p>Once you learn a few tricks, you’ll find sales and price cuts you never imagined possible. Here are 5 insider …

Shopping

The best lifehacks to help you read more, eat more vegetables, and keep your sneakers like new

I was standing in the shower recently when I realized that baked oatmeal has changed my life. Historically, my weekday morning breakfast routine has vacillated between eating and spending too much ($5 egg-and-cheese bagels) and eating too little (leftover bits of cornflake dust). Then, this year, I …

Productivity

25 Best Habits to Have in Life

If you are committed to happiness and success, work these into your daily routine.<p>Entrepreneur, software engineer, author, blogger and founder of WanderlustWorker.com<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We are creatures of habit. Everything we think, say and do is a result …

Online Depression Test – Zung Depression Scale

The Best Research on Body Fat, Losing Fat, and Eating Fat

<b>If I see an article on the Internet or in paper publication worth reading, I take notes of the gist of the article and secure its reference.</b> If it …

10 Books That Can Change Your Life in One Long Weekend | Inc.com

<i>I want to read 52 books in 52 weeks. Which books changed your life? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Will Chou, Self development blogger who uses science-backed evidence at willyoulaugh.com,</b> …

Motivation