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5 Tips to Get Rid of Mental Clutter and Negative Self Talk

Eighty-five percent of our worries never come true.<p>I'm a worrier.<p>It's inherited. Or more likely, it's ingrained.<p>My grandfather worried. My mother worried. I worry.<p>About really dumb things. I'm talking about things that no one else worries about.<p>For example, growing up there was a rule in the house: …

6 science-backed ways to make great habits stick

We all want to get to the gym, be more productive, be kinder to our loved ones… and then we don't do it. Why?<p>Well, building solid personal habits can …

10 Self Improvement Steps (Part 1)

#1: Use your energy on important things<p>If you want to succeed in life, it is recommended that you do not waste your energy on activities that do not …

8 Books You Need to Read This February

<i>Each month, Boris Kachka offers nonfiction and fiction book recommendations. You should read as many of them as possible</i><i>.</i><p><b>The Queen of the Night, by</b> …

10 Things Successful People Do Before Going to Sleep

Everyone is obsessed with how successful people start their day. And if you’ve decided to do something about the quality of your life, you’ll start …

A Fiction Reading List to Help You Understand the World Around You

Melissa Tandiwe Myambo, <i>University of California, Los Angeles</i><p>The real world is often overwhelmingly complicated. Literature can help. This is true at universities too: courses in comparative literature offer students new insights into their chosen disciplines by unlocking new, varied …

9 surprising facts that can help you learn anything faster

But some people keep studying — and thinking — the same way all their lives.<p>Thankfully, cognitive science has taken a look at how people actually learn. The results are surprising and super helpful.

The best way to deal with stress, according to a 69-year-old monk who scientists say is the 'world's happiest man'

That's because he participated in part of a 12-year brain study on meditation and compassion led by University of Wisconsin neuroscientist Richard Davidson. And Davidson found his brain waves and activity to be off the happiness charts.<p>In 2008, Davidson had a group of expert meditators (including …

10 Habits To Make You Happy And Productive Every Day

Who needs Tony Robbins when you can motivate yourself? Overcoming the emotional hurdle to get stuff done when you’d rather sit on the couch isn’t …

Motivation

Want to Be Happy and Successful? Science Says Do These 7 Things | Inc.com

Why do we work so hard and get so little in return? Sure, we may be paid well for the work we do, and we may enjoy our co-workers and the work itself. But for most of us, we work harder and longer hours than ever before, believing that by doing so, we'll find the happiness and success we want in …

Happiness

11 Addictive New Books to Keep You Warm This Winter

You're sure to find something on this list that will make you want to get snowed in.<p>When the snow falls (…and falls… and falls…) a good book seems not only like a solid idea, but a necessity. Whether you're up to your knees in the white stuff and bound inside, or just feeling like the drop in …

Books

17 Books to Read Before Seeing the Movie Version This Year

From the latest Harry Potter to that zombified Jane Austen adaptation.<p>If you're anything like us, you prefer to read a book before seeing the story in movie form. Sure, Jennifer Lawrence may not have been who you pictured as dystopian heroine Katniss Everdeen, but at least you experienced <i>The Hunger</i> …

Books

BSO debut of ‘Oboe Concerto’ bursts with trills and colors

Next month, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra marks the 100th anniversary of its first public concert. This season and last, music director Marin Alsop has given both her programming and her musicians an energy-boosting shake-up. That happy trend continued Thursday night with the BSO’s concert in …

20 Small Things To Do To Be Mentally Stronger

Be mentally stronger with these simple tips that you can easily incorporate into you every day life.

Ann Morgan spent a year reading a book from every country in the world – 196 in total. Here she picks 10 favourites that vividly evoke the regions they describe<p>• <b>If</b> <b>you’ve read a book with a powerful sense of place or one that inspired you to travel, we’d love to hear about it in the comments below</b><p>In …

Books

Lists You Need to Make for a More Satisfying Life in 2016

Successful, satisfied, happy people have multiple ongoing lists that are prioritized and edited regularly. In 2016, Fill your SmartPhone with these …

Time Management

The 7 Step Morning Ritual That Will Make You Happy All Day

We read a lot about this or that morning ritual that will make you productive. But what about one that makes you happy?Research shows that being …

Fiction highlights for 2016

Once the <i>Star Wars</i> tie-ins (my favourite was <i>Slave to the Empire: An Erotic Star Wars Adventure</i>) and novelty Christmas books for people who don’t read (remember <i>A Simples Life: The Life and Times of Aleksandr Orlov?</i>) are safely remaindered, it’s time to look ahead to 2016’s fiction lineup. After a …

Books

Six free ways to make yourself smarter in 2016 | The Star

<b>1. The Science of Happiness</b><p><b>Offered by:</b> University of California, Berkeley<p><b>What</b>: The course provides a “basic overview of what researchers from …

Princeton University

31 Tiny Changes That'll Make This Year Awesome

Start waking up at 5 a.m. to go for a run every single day! Pack a healthy lunch every single day! Completely give up sugar, carbs, dairy, alcohol, gluten, and every food that has ever elicited joy! Noticing a theme? Most New Year's resolutions are made with the best of intentions, but they're …

Give the Gift of Flipboard to…Self-Improvers

For some people, the holiday season is a time to relax the health and fitness regimen, put it on the backburner until the new year. But for others, being healthy, happy and successful is a nonstop concern. If you’ve got friends who like to keep their minds and bodies in check all year long, then …

The Best Fiction of 2015

From a juicy examination of Washington, D.C. society to a harrowing tale of the Vietnam War, the best in this year’s fiction.<p><b>Finale</b>—Thomas Mallon<p>In …

17 Things Truly Happy People Always Do | Inc.com

Most people want to be happy, but they often set themselves up for discontent. It's not that they wake up and decide to do things that will make them unhappy. They simply don't have the right practices in place to gain the most joy from their daily life.<p>Truly happy people understand that happiness …

Happiness

YES! Happiness Is a Choice

What kind of life do you want?<p>I say a happy one. Why not!<p>Many people believe that you're either born happy or you're not. <b>I believe happiness is a choice -- that you have the ability to create real and lasting happiness for yourself.</b><p>We're always making choices and doing things to be happy - choosing …

The 21 most popular novels of the year so far

The beauty of fiction writing is its ability to take the reader into captivating imagined worlds, from fantasy-like environments to tales set back in time.<p>Every year, Amazon pulls together its most popular print books of the year​. Based on sales numbers and updated daily, the list is a good …

Books

10 Reasons To Run That Have Nothing To Do With Losing Weight

Move for your mind.<p>Earlier this year, I decided to commit to a regular running routine because climbing the stairs to my third-floor walkup wasn't really enough cardio.<p>I figured with access to some pretty incredible running paths (hello, Central Park!), I didn't have much of a reason not to give it …

Millennial listens to Beethoven for the VERY FIRST time (and it blows his mind)

18 October 2017, 17:28<p>Hard as it may be to believe, this 22-year-old had NEVER listened to Beethoven, Verdi or Rachmaninov. So we decided it was high …