Miguel Tellez

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This 100-Year-Old To-Do List Method Promises Maximum Productivity

When you’re writing your to-do list, it’s tempting to write down all the tasks you might <i>possibly</i> get done the following day. But where do you even …

9 Things I’ve Learned About Relationships In My 20s

When I entered my 20s, I was dying to experience a serious relationship. I met my first boyfriend that year, and it was the epitome of a first love. …

The Frog Rule Can Help You Stop Procrastinating on Important Tasks

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Read This Google Email About Time Management Strategy

A Google employee teaches his colleagues how to block out interruptions and set aside “make time.”<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 Leadership stories of 2015. See the full list here.</i><p>I recently wrote an email to our team that posed a simple challenge in time management. The response …

1 Surprising Strategy to Make the Morning the Most Productive Part of Your Day

Consistency is critical to making every day more productive.<p>It's nearly impossible to recover from a bad morning, or so they say. And for me, things don't even have to go all that wrong to throw my finely tuned "get-ready machine" all out of whack. For most of us--and especially for those with the …

This is Why Millennials Are Afraid of Marriage

Shares 1K<p><i>Is fear paralyzing our ability to commit… or are we being given a bad rap?</i><p>–<p>My name is Nate, and I’m a millennial… oh, and I’m also super …

Relationships

The Ugly But Honest Truth About Motivation

Motivation alone will not help you accomplish your goals. There, the elephant in the room has been called out. We are fascinated by motivation, its origin, how to obtain it, keep it, fuel it and more. We have motivational speakers, self-help books and gurus all available and ready to help us be and …

Motivation

15 Kurt Vonnegut Quotes About Writers and Writing

As affable and loquacious as he was, Kurt Vonnegut disliked interviews. In <i>Palm Sunday</i>, he mentions his distaste for the process itself, of being …

What stress does to your brain

New research examines the myriad ways chronic stress and anxiety can damage your long-term health<p>Thor Benson<p>August 15, 2015 12:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on ATTN:.<p>Stress can be a dangerous enemy for the brain. In fact, it can have serious effects on your brain's ability to operate …

University of California

Teacher-Student Relationships: When Are You Too Close?

Developing relationships with our students is essential for effective learning and risk taking.<p>We all strive to embed a feeling of safety and comfort …

10 Answers To Questions You Always Wondered About

July 29, 2015 | No Comments » | Topics: Interesting<p>When I’ve done nothing wrong, why do I feel guilty when passing by a cop? What’s the psychology …

Watson will assess your personality based on your writing

Turns out IBM's Watson can not only critique your writing, but use it to assess your personality, too. The supercomputer has a service called "Personality Insights" that can analyze your traits from written text. It needs at least 100 words of your own writing in either English or Spanish to …

7 ways mentally strong people take advantage of solitude

But solitude can be highly beneficial to your mental health, creativity, and productivity, psychotherapist Amy Morin writes in her book "13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do."<p>In the book, Morin says mentally strong people "don't fear alone time," since it offers restoration and a chance for …

Self-help

Study Tips for College Success | The Art of Manliness

When 160,000 undergraduates in the University of California system were asked to name the obstacles that impeded their academic success, the students …

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Schizophrenia may be the price of our humanity

Research suggests the disease is linked to changes in brain size on the evolutionary road from ape to man<p>Bret Stetka<p>June 28, 2015 8:00pm (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>Plenty of us have known a dog on Prozac. We have also witnessed the eye rolls that come with the …

Neuroscience

27 Words You Should Never Use to Describe Yourself

Some are incredibly overused. Others just make you sound full of yourself. Either way, you lose.<p>Do you use cheesy clichés, overblown superlatives, or breathless adjectives to describe yourself in your social media profiles and marketing materials? Do you write things about yourself you would never …

“Just be yourself” is cruel, fraudulent advice to give young people

<b>(Christopher Futcher via iStock)</b><p>As my daughters graduate, they’re hounded by this hollow motto of Western capitalism. What should we say instead?<p>Jesse Browner<p>June 15, 2015 12:00am (UTC)<p>Their entire lives, my children have been hounded by one simple yet relentless, cruel and existentially …

Success

Mental exhaustion has its perks: The secret to unlocking your creativity

<b>Jesse Eisenberg in "The Social Network"</b><p>Counterintuitive new research suggests we’re often our most dynamic selves when we’re completely drained<p>Madhuvanthi Kannan<p>June 12, 2015 8:30am (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>If you walk down to the office gallery at …

Starting with failure is good for creativity, as long as you get started

The three most destructive words in the English language may be “before I begin.”<p>Oscar-winning screenwriter Charlie Kaufman: “To begin, to begin. How to start? I’m hungry. I should get coffee. Coffee would help me think. I should write something first, then I’ll reward myself with cof- fee. Coffee …

Creativity

20 psychological principles for teachers #10 Mastery

<i>This is the second of four posts exploring what motivates students and the tenth in my series examining the Coalition for Psychology in Schools and</i> …

Pedagogy