Sarah Woodward

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Use These Words At The End Of Your Emails To Increase Your Chance Of Getting A Reply

It may seem like an inconsequential part of your message, but the closing of your email has an impact on whether you’ll get a response.<p>You undoubtedly spend time drafting the body of your email, but how much thought do you put into your sign-off? “Sincerely,” “Thanks,” or “Best”–the words you use …

Emotional Intelligence Has a Scary Dark Side, Says Science | Inc.com

Back in 1995, Daniel Goleman published the bestselling book, <i>Emotional Intelligence</i>. It was based on a concept introduced roughly three decades earlier by Michael Beldoch: Emotionally intelligent individuals have the ability to identify and respond to emotions both in themselves and others. Now, …

Emotional Intelligence

Five Secrets to a Stress-Proof Brain

When you’re stressed out, you feel thrown off balance. Your thoughts race as you imagine negative outcomes. Your heart pounds, and breathing gets …

Mindfulness Meditation Helps Quell Negative Thoughts, 'Monkey Mind'

Our brains do a lot of chattering without our permission. When left to its own devices, the mind tends to ad lib for extended periods, and the reality is that much of the chatter is negative, usually revolving around fear and worry-based thoughts. People have been writing about the “mind chatter” …

Mindfulness

This is the First Thing You Need to Do to Change Your Life

In the 1960’s, cognitive neuroscientists Michael Gazzaniga and Roger Sperry performed research on split-brain patients (1).<p>These patients had once …

5 exercises to train your brain for happiness and success

If you call yourself names, doubt your abilities, and second-guess your decisions, you'll harm your performance (and most likely you'll also be risking your physical and psychological health). But the good news is, you can change the way you think.<p>Here are five exercises that will train your brain …

Emotions are Cognitive, Not Innate, Researchers Conclude

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York University

Your Breath is Your Brain’s Remote Control

We have all heard this simple saying during times of trouble: “Take a deep breath in.” Science being science, however, indicates that we may now have …

The Brain

Could Your Child Be a Psychopath?

<b>Credit: Courtesy of Open Road Media</b><p><i>By: Daniel O'Connor</i><p>Have you ever wondered if someone you know could be a psychopath? What if that person lived under your roof? What if he or she was your own child?<p>It can be difficult to draw the line between childhood mischief and the troubled behavior of a …

The big problem with one of the most popular assumptions about the poor

In the late 1960s, Walter Mischel, a researcher at Stanford University, invited several hundred children to participate in a game in which they were given a choice: They could eat one sweet right away, or wait and have two a little later. Initially, the goal was simple: to see how and why people …

Psychology

psychology

17th Century

How Star Wars Ruined Star Trek

Live long and may the Force be with you.<p>Star Trek made its debut on television way back in 1966 with the episode "The Man Trap," a tale which saw …

Will religion ever disappear?

Atheism is on the rise around the world, so does that mean spirituality will soon be a thing of the past? Rachel Nuwer discovers that the answer is far from simple.<p>A growing number of people, millions worldwide, say they believe that life definitively ends at death – that there is no God, no …

Religion