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10 habits of mentally strong people

Despite West Point Military Academy’s rigorous selection process, one in five students drop out by graduation day. A sizeable number leave the summer …

Self-improvement

A Little-Known Hack to Learn a New Skill in a Fraction of the Time

It's called 'deliberate practice' and it's a proven way for your staff to master a new skill in a fraction of the time. Here are the five core elements that make it work.<p>In this article, I'm going to share one of the most effective tactics for coaching your key team members. I call it "deliberate …

Management

Emotion dysregulation in borderline personality disorder: A problem of too much drive and too little control?

Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a diagnostic label applied to people who have problems regulating emotional mood swings. This emotional …

Mindfulness

How Building 1 Keystone Habit Can Transform Your Life

Making significant change in your life can be as easy as starting each day with a glass of water. No...really.<p>This is the time of season where gym membership enrollment goes through the roof. I am sure self-help books are flying off the shelves right now too. We are telling ourselves that this is …

Keystone Pipeline

4 Little Things that Will Matter a Lot More to You in 40 Years

God willing, you’ll be gifted another 40 years of life experience.But even if you aren’t, the core principle of this article remains relevant:<b>As you</b> …

Positive Thinking

Field Tested: Therm-a-Rest Cot Sleeping System

Just to set the record straight, I come from a long tradition that goes back to wafer-thin Ensolite pads that were a vague illusion of comfort back …

Backpacking

6 Exercises to Improve Running Form

Target your glutes, hips, and arms with these pre- and postrun moves to make running feel easy and effortless.<p>Good running form happens on the roads, of course. But there are simple exercises you can do before and after you run to improve body awareness, strength, and flexibility that will carry …

Biomechanics

H2O Catalyst

Seeing the Trees Through the Forest: Vestiges of Ancient Woods

Photographer David Ellingsen’s family roots run deep. His relatives were some of the first European immigrants to settle Cortes Island, part of a small archipelago located a hundred miles north of Vancouver, British Columbia, in 1887.<p>“The forest really was our playground,” Ellingsen says of his …

Amendments would grow more safeguards for Glendale's many oak trees

The City Council is looking into strengthening protections for local oak trees by preventing them from being harmed by overwatering or damaged by nearby plants.<p>Amendments to an existing ordinance were introduced Tuesday and will return later for a final vote. They are aimed at oak trees on private …

DNA doubled in conifer ancestors

Conifers grew giant genomes thanks to double doses of genetic material. Ancient ancestors of today’s pine, cypress and yew trees had extra copies of …