Saul Martinez

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Five Questions to Ask Before You Start Dating

I just turned nineteen, and I have never been on a date.<p>Seriously, no coffee, no dinner, no movie, no one-on-one — ever. That’s not because I don’t …

Three Mindfulness Exercises To Reduce Anxiety

Mindfulness is one of the most effective ways of controlling anxiety. Here are three ways to apply this approach in your everyday life.

Psychology suggests the best way to change your life is through a series of small experiments

During my 20s, I didn’t give much thought to money. I was in grad school for a long time—seven years total between my masters and PhD—and I assumed my finances would straighten out once I graduated and got a job in the real world.<p>But shortly after I settled into my new job, my student loans came …

The Keys to Happiness When You're an Introvert

Take a moment and imagine the happiest person you know. Got him or her in mind? Now think about how you would describe that person’s personality.<p>Did …

Behavioral Sciences

Lead more balanced life and boost your confidence with simple meditation techniques

Meditation is an art and science of mind-body practice. It oversees our attention to our deeper thoughts and breath. Meditation helps us develop …

12 Ways to Know You Genuinely Have Emotional Intelligence

Genuine people have a profound impact upon everyone they encounter. Discover the unique habits that cause them to radiate with energy and confidence.<p>There's an enormous amount of research suggesting that emotional intelligence (EQ) is critical to your performance at work. TalentSmart has tested the …

What's Wrong With Devoting Too Much to Your Relationship

As humans, we are most fulfilled when we are able to receive and give support. However, quite a few of us are in lopsided relationships—we either …

The Goldilocks Rule: How to Stay Motivated in Life and Business

This story originally appeared on JamesClear.com<p>It was 1955 and Disneyland had just opened in Anaheim, California when a ten-year-old boy walked in and asked for a job. Labor laws were loose back then and the boy managed to land a position selling guidebooks to visitors for $0.50 a piece.<p>Within a …

How much protein do you need to build muscle? (video) - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

WASHINGTON, July 19, 2016 — For those striving to build muscle, protein is essential. While this is obvious to many athletes and gym-goers, the …

Hey, Listen! How to Be a Better Friend to Someone Who’s Depressed

One of the most common questions that we get at Take This is, “How can I help someone I care about?” Seeing a friend suffering is hard, and it’s made …

Do I Have Depression?

Signs of Depression<p><i>Article Updated July 24, 2017</i><p>Have you ever felt disconnected from things and people around you? Maybe you’ve felt irritable, sad …

6 fixable flaws that are holding you back from success

To be successful, we have to first learn to guard against destructive behaviours — most people will be confronted with them (or even exhibit them) at some point in their careers.<p>Let me highlight six of the biggest mistakes for anyone in a leadership role.<p>These characteristics are what make us …

21 Things Successful Entrepreneurs Never Worry About

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Everyone wants to know the secret to success, which is why we all look up to role models such as Bill Gates, Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg. But one of the biggest lessons you can learn from them? It’s simply to worry only about the …

How To Get Yourself Highly Motivated All the Time By Using This Golden Rule

While we all have goals and aspirations in life, conceiving these is far easier than executing them. In this respect, learning how to motivate …

11 Brilliant Sex Tips From Yoga Instructors

Go with the ~*~flow~*~ to have more fun in bed.<p>Like cheerleaders and gymnasts, yoga instructors often have to field the innuendo-laced question, "How flexible are you?" Yes, they're usually pretty flexible. But — because you know this is what the asker was implying — that's not the only reason …

Make These Books Your Next Beach Reads

What if this year, instead of tossing an easy, breezy book in your beach bag, you spent your downtime with something a little more substantive? Here, <i>Glamour's</i> philanthropic...

Attachment and Non-Attachment: Attachment Theory and Buddhism

Copyright © 2009-2010 by Nobo Komagata (http://nobo.komagata.net/pub/Komagata09-Xtachment.html, http://nobo.komagata.net/pub/Komagata09-Xtachment.pdf)<p>…

10 Motivational TED Talks to Watch With Breakfast | Inc.com

One of my favorite innovations in recent years is the idea of TED Talks. Whether you attend a session in person or watch online, you can learn and gain inspiration and see and hear people tell their stories and share their expertise firsthand. It's accessible, substantive information on virtually …

Motivation

What you read matters more than you might think

A study published in the International Journal of Business Administration in May 2016, found that what students read in college directly affects the level of writing they achieve. In fact, researchers found that reading content and frequency may exert more significant impacts on students’ writing …

Creative Writing

Why Do Our Minds Wander?

Sometimes the mind wanders. Thoughts pop into consciousness. Ideas or images are present when just a moment before they were not. Scientists recently have been turning their attention to making sense of this.<p>One natural picture of the phenomenon goes something like this. Typically, our thoughts and …

Consciousness

12 Things Women Actually Want In A Relationship (But Don't Say)

As men, it can be difficult to understand what women want from us. Their actions seem contradictory and their words are confusing. They usually don’t …

Neil DeGrasse Tyson Pays Homage To Orlando In The Most Scientific Way

The science of rainbows is surprisingly poetic.<p>Neil deGrasse Tyson knows the science behind a rainbow, the colors of which have become a global symbol of LBGT pride.<p>On Tuesday, just two days after the deadliest shooting in U.S. history targeted a popular gay club in Orlando, the famed …

Read the Bible as if it were a diary of humanity's teenage years

<b>To the editor:</b> Carel van Schaik and Kai Michel have an interesting premise, but they miss a major point. ("Atheists and believers are reading the Bible the wrong way," Opinion, June 10)<p>Yes, the Bible is a series of stories written to explain the natural world and the culture of the time, and it was …

Bible

How to Make a Relationship Last: 5 Secrets Backed by Research

Love is wonderful, love is joy, love is the greatest thing in the world… Love is also an enormous pain in the ass. Marriage is hard work.<p>(Older …

Here’s How A Month Of Zen Meditation Changed My Life

The Buddhist meditation practice is over 1,500 years old, but modern science says it has very real mental and physical health benefits.<p>On a trip to Japan last year, one of the places I visited was Kyoto, home to over 2,000 Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines. During one of my daily walks exploring …

8 Bad Communication Habits You Need to Break Immediately | Inc.com

Conversations are a big part of our everyday lives. And whether you think of yourself as a world-class communicator or as someone who would rather just send an email than deal with face-to-face chatter, chances are you have at least a few bad communication habits that are driving people crazy.<p>Take …

Public Speaking

10 Totally Bogus Stresses You Need to Let Go Of

Let's face it: this is a stressful world! And while I can't advice you to stop opening your monthly bills or driving to work so you can avoid traffic (though believe me, I wish I could tell you to do just that!), I can say that many of our daily stresses are actually incredibly simple, incredibly …

How Improving Your Emotional Intelligence Will Help Your Personal and Professional Life

<i>How can we improve our emotional intelligence? What are the benefits? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Chade-Meng Tan, Co-Chair of Nobel Peace Prize nominated campaign & NYT bestselling</b> …

100 of the Wisest Quotes of All Time

<b>In life, we constantly seek new sources of wisdom in order to help us understand this journey a little bit better.</b> Life may not always give you what …

5 Signs Of High Emotional Intelligence

Emotional intelligence predicts people’s ability to regulate themselves, manage other people, and achieve success. Research shows a link between emotional intelligence and career success. Not everyone is born with it, but unlike IQ, emotional intelligence can be acquired and improved with practice. …

Emotional Intelligence