Would you like to learn the secret to becoming insanely productive? Productivity and organization go hand-in-hand. When we get busy or face times of stress, it’s easy to let things slide. And before you
The think tank's education director Andreas Schleicher explains how much positive impact can come from simple changes such as parents taking time to talk to their children and eating a meal together. the
Sears' sales have dropped from $41 billion in 2000 to $15 billion in 2015. Kmart, which merged with Sears in 2005, has seen its sales plunge from $37 billion to $10 billion in the same period. In interviews
Every day, thousands of teens attempt suicide in the U.S. — the most extreme outcome for the millions of children in this country who struggle with mental health issues. As we've reported all week, schools
A few months ago, when Dr. Thomas Lee logged in to his patients' electronic medical records to renew a prescription, something unexpected popped up. It was a notice that one of them had died. Lee, a primary
Emotional intelligence can be the most potent weapon in our armory. It helps boost our self-awareness, self-control, motivation, empathy, and social skills, all of which help us become much better leaders.
Treating addiction as if it is a learned pattern of thinking gives addicts the chance to stay clean What is addiction? For the majority who have strong opinions on the matter, addiction is a disease. fact
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Emotional life is far richer than the vocabulary we have to describe it. Sadness, joy, exhilaration, regret, fury, etc., bleed into each other, creating unique blends in which one emotion is tinged with
A new investigation shows Oxycontin doesn't last nearly as long as advertised for many patients. When America saw the first signs of an opioid addiction epidemic in the mid 1990s, one major mystery began
Stephen King purportedly wrote Dreamcatcher in longhand — using a Waterman cartridge pen. J. K. Rowling penned The Tales of Beedle the Bard — all 157 pages of it — in longhand, and the leather-bound tome
We've all been in situations where it feels as if your life is on replay, as if you were in a time loop. Things are happening, events are exchanging but somehow its all the same experiences day after Monotonous.
A few years back, I assumed The One True Genius Mashed Potato Recipe was going to be the Jeffery Steingarten method of heating, then cooling, then heating the potatoes again, so that the starches have
Last week, in his first major piece since his blogging hiatus, Andrew Sullivan joined the frenzy of pundits trying to make sense of Donald Trump. Sullivan's completely straight-faced take is that the days
A new study found that many people who befriend their former lovers are narcissists and psychopaths. We spoke with an expert to understand why your troubled ex-boyfriend has been sliding into your DMs.
Did you know that soil is an antidepressant? It's time to whip out your gardening gloves because not only are digging and weeding great exercise, a good stint of gardening boosts mental health too. Last
What are some less common somatic symptoms of depression? originally appeared on Quora – the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. Answer by
Have you ever sat down to complete an important task — and then suddenly discovered you were up loading the dishwasher or engrossed in the Wikipedia entry about Chernobyl? Or perhaps you suddenly realize
Maps shape how we see the world. The world has less than 500,000 kilometers of borders. By comparison, it has 64 million km of highways, 4 million km of railways, 2 million km of pipelines and more than
Marijuana, best-known for its "feel-good" effects and touted for its ability to relieve various symptoms of illness and disease, can also be damaging, especially when overused. When weed's active ingredient,
Defining the US Democratic presidential race as a choice between economic and social justice was a masterstroke from Hillary Clinton. But Sanders has something that she lacks: the ability to build a movement