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12 Hard Things You Need to Hear About Your Attitude

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, the mind is your ultimate battleground. It’s the space where the greatest and fiercest conflict resides. …

Self-help

Experts Say These 5 Things Mean You're Overthinking To The Point Of Exhaustion

Hi, my name is Julia, and yes, I will be analyzing every bit of this conversation when it ends. OK, I’m exaggerating — well, sort of. Overthinkers, …

Self-help

11 habits of ridiculously likeable people

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likeable comes from natural, unteachable traits that belong only to a lucky few — the good …

Emotional Intelligence

Eight ways to improve your decision making

The decisions we make every day - frequently automatic and incredibly fast - impact every area of our lives. Michael Nicholas, author of 'The Little …

Ten books every teacher should read

Plato’s Republic, Rousseau’s Émile and Dewey’s Democracy and Education – there’s a strong case to be made, as Dennis Hayes has, that these are the only books on education that teachers need to read.<p>But if I was about to enter the classroom as a teacher for the first time or was looking to improve …

Pedagogy

9 of the most successful people share their reading habits

A young Elon Musk read for 10 hours each day before growing up to become Tesla CEO. These days, former Microsoft CEO Bill Gates reads a new book every week.<p>Here's how some of their peers incorporate reading into their own lives.

32 Books That Will Make You a More Well-rounded Person

Do you aspire to be one of those people who knows at least a little bit about everything?<p>There's any easy way to do it: Read everything!<p>You can't …

Books

How to Beat Anxiety, According to Science

So you don't totally freak.<p><b>By Olivia Remes, University of Cambridge</b><p>Do you have anxiety? Have you tried just about everything to get over it, but it …

How to make more interesting portraits using front bokeh

Most of us shoot portraits with bokeh behind the subject. But what if we reverse the position of lights and the model? In this video, photographer …

Photography

The Portrait Photographer's Guide to Budget Friendly Lenses

Portrait photography is for sure one of the most popular niches of photography, with many people getting into photography specifically to learn how …

Photography

5 Hacks to UP your LANDSCAPE PHOTOGRAPHY in 100 seconds!

Freelance landscape and travel photographer Toma Bonciu give you 5 tips to improve your landscape photography. You only need a tripod and some ND or …

Landscape Photography

Magnesium may not ease nighttime leg cramps

Patients suffering from leg cramps at night don't get any more relief from these symptoms with a magnesium pill than they do with a dummy pill, a recent Israeli study suggests.<p>Researchers randomly selected 94 people with nocturnal leg cramps to take either magnesium oxide tablets or similar looking …

High Blood Pressure

A neuroscientist explains the 5 most effective methods to keep your brain healthy

Neuroscientist and leadership coach Dr. Tara Swart spoke with Business Insider about some of the most effective methods to keep your brain healthy.<p>She picked her five key areas: sleep, nutrition, hydration, oxygen, and meditation.<p>When talking about nutrition, Dr. Swart said: "My top five …

This is How to Stop Dreaming and Start Doing

You’ve heard the same message from an early age.<p><i>“Think positive. Be optimistic. Look at the bright side of things.”</i><p>It’s repeated over and over again …

A Giant Neuron Has Been Found Wrapped Around The Entire Circumference of The Brain

This could be where consciousness forms.<p>For the first time, scientists have detected a giant neuron wrapped around the entire circumference of a …

Anxiety and Depression?

It’s hard to describe, but I’m going to do my best.<p>I’m depressed. I’ve written about it, I’ve been aware of it, I felt it come creeping in, and have …

People Who Cry Often Are Mentally Stronger, Proven By Psychologists

Why does one person get choked up over those heart wrenching SPCA commercials, while another will barely shed a tear for the death of a loved one – …

Getting Started with Narrow Depth of Field Photography

An up close view of an organ pipe cactus by Sarah Marino.<p>Using narrow depth of field is one of my favorite ways to create abstract renditions of …

Landscape Photography

The Science Of Gender: No, Men Aren't From Mars And Women From Venus

Testosterone Rex is extinct.<p>That's the central conclusion of a fascinating new book by University of Melbourne psychologist Cordelia Fine. Testosterone Rex: Myths of Sex, Science, and Society hit the bookstores Tuesday.<p>"Testosterone Rex" is a nickname for the view that women and men are essentially …

Fish

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> …