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The Secret Psychology Of Restaurant Menus

If nothing tickles your tastebuds, don't be fooled into ordering apps.<p>The most successful restaurants lure you in with top-notch tastes and an inviting atmosphere. But more subtly, they get inside your head to make you shell out and chow down.<p>Modest touches like loud music, calculated interior …

Psychology

Five Lies Depression Told Me

<i>Ten years ago, TWLOHA came into existence as a story that invited people to speak and to be heard, to seek help and to help others, and to live this</i> …

Arnold's Twin Secrets To A Massive Chest

Arnold Schwarzenegger's peak physique has often been called the best of all time, and there's no argument here. Melding the best of aesthetics and …

7 Post-Workout Eating Mistakes You’re Probably Making

Don’t let your grub sabotage your results.<p>Shutterstock<p>High five—you’re making it to the gym on the regular, building muscle, and torching calories. Thing is, if you’re not refueling with the right foods after you towel off in the locker room, you might be undoing all the benefits of your sweat …

6 scientific tips to improve your writing - Futurity

A new book uses insights into the reading brain to give writers clear-cut, science-based guidelines—and to debunk some classic writing advice.

7 Hobbies Science Says Will Make Your Brain Works Smarter And Faster

All parts of our body age. And our brain does too. We’ve all witnessed the natural deterioration of brain functions in older relatives. …

5 strategies for conquering fear and anxiety, from one of the most successful self-help authors in history

His 1948 book, "How to Stop Worrying and Start Living," deals with tactics for liberating yourself from nagging anxieties that make you less happy and less productive.<p>The book grew out of Carnegie's experiences teaching adult education courses at the YMCA in New York City. Carnegie realized that …

Michael Faraday on Mental Discipline and How to Cure Our Propensity for Self-Deception

“That point of self-education which consists in teaching the mind to resist its desires and inclinations, until they are proved to be right, is the most important of all.”<p>The pioneering English physicist and chemist <b>Michael Faraday</b> (September 22, 1791–August 25, 1867) planted the seed for the study …

American Philosophy

12 sites that will teach you coding for free

<i>This post is in partnership with Entrepreneur. The article below was originally published at</i> <i>entrepreneur.</i><i>com</i><i>.</i><p>By John Rampton, Entrepreneur<p>There was a …

A complete guide to designing your morning routine to double your productivity

On average, each of us wake up to 25,000 mornings in our adult life, which means we have 25,000 days to maximize how we spend it.<p><b>Your morning defines the rest of your day.</b><p>If you can optimize your morning routines, you’ve set yourself up to have a productive day ahead of you.<p>The good news is, we all …

7 books that will train your brain to overachieve

1. "Curious"<p><b>Subtitle:</b> The Desire to Know and Why Your Future Depends On It<p><b>Author:</b> Ian Leslie<p><b>5 Second Summary:</b> Harness your natural curiosity to develop the ability to think more broadly and deeply.<p><b>Best Quote:</b> "Curious learners go deep, and they go wide. They are the people best equipped for the …

London School of Economics

15 Qualities You Need to Develop Mental Toughness | Inc.com

We all reach critical points in our lives where our mental toughness is tested. It might be because of a toxic friend or colleague, a dead-end job, or a struggling relationship.<p>Whatever the challenge, you have to be strong, see things through a new lens, and take decisive action if you want to move …

Emotional Intelligence

5 mistakes standing between you and your first million

The total number of millionaire households reached 9.6 million in 2013, but has topped 10.2 million already in 2015.<p>With the technology, resources, mentorship, research, and information available, it's becoming easier than it has in the past. Sadly, most still won't reach the seven-figure annual …

Looking for Spirituality Books Backed By Science? Here are 8 Recommendations

There are so many self-help and spirituality books out there, it can be hard to figure out which ones are going to be useful and which ones not to …

Self-improvement

When my therapist dared me to sleep with her

I had been grappling with self-esteem issues all of my adult life. Lori was a godsend — until she wasn’t<p>It’s the waning moments of my fourth session with a new therapist. I’m holding back — and she knows it. My entire body feels tense, not ideal for the setting. I try to relax, but the plush …

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10 Foods You Should Never Eat Raw

Raw foods get a lot of hype for their nutritional power, and it's deserved in many cases. While a 100 percent raw diet's health value is …

5 Tips for Leaning Out

If you’re the type of person who can formulate a plan and stick with it <i>to a T</i> for months on end no problemmo, then you won’t find this article as …

Quantum Physics Explains Coincidences?

When surprising coincidences occur, it seems we are connected to the world around us in a mysterious way. For example, you are thinking about a song …

Quantum Mechanics

15 Healthy Foods That are Easy on Your Wallet - Consumer Reports

<b>Refried beans</b><p>Plain or spiced up with a little salsa, they make a quick side, a taco filling, or a hearty dip for veggie or tortilla chips. Their …

The 20 books you’ll be reading – and talking about – for the rest of the year

<b>Go Set A Watchman by Harper Lee, July 14</b><p>How does a writer follow up one of the most beloved books of all time? Released in 1960, To Kill A Mockingbird is a deeply felt and beautifully told story of childhood, family, race, and friendship. Most everyone figured Harper Lee would never publish another …

Books

What Are Tomatoes Good For?

<b>Tomato Talk</b><br>Botanical name: <i>Lycopersicon esculentum P. Miller</i><p>There are hundreds of them – varieties of tomato, that is – tiny types like grape, plum, …

5 Foods with More Protein Than an Egg

<b>Dried Spirulina</b> <br>Fish aren't the only ocean fare packed with protein: Just two tablespoons of this dried seaweed contain an amazing eight grams of protein—all for just 40 calories. Hint: Try sprinkling spirulina over a salad, or use it to season roasted vegetables.<p><b>Roasted Soybeans</b><br>A quarter cup of …

14 Lessons I Learned After 34 Years Of Lifting

A lot has changed since my senior year at Occidental College in Los Angeles. The year was 1981. Ronald Reagan was president, MTV launched on cable …

Two Dynamic Bench Cycles That Will Blow Your Bench Up

<b>COMPENSATORY ACCELERATION</b><p>The dynamic effort method is used to train the bench press in this manual. This method is defined as lifting a non-maximal …

Exercise