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Is Shyness Holding You Back?

You don’t need to feel trapped by your inner critic’s nagging voice. Nor do you need to suppress it, or escape it. Sometimes all you need to do is …

The 4 Rituals That Will Make You an Expert at Anything

We hear a lot about “10,000 hours” being what it takes to become an expert. But the majority of people totally misunderstand the idea.<p>So I decided to …

These 7 Nootropics Are the Real Smart Drugs

Nootropics are drugs, supplements, and foods that improve mental function. Sometimes people refer to them as smart drugs. They facilitate desired …

Exploring the mind’s power over the body

<i>Sally Satel is a psychiatrist and resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute. She is co-author of “Brainwashed: The Seductive Appeal of Mindless Neuroscience.”</i><p>In “Cure,” Jo Marchant, a British biologist turned science writer, sets out to show that states of consciousness such as hope, …

University of Florida

Science Says You Need To Be Aware Of Overly Polite People, Here's Why

Just met someone at a party and they’re a little too nice to you already? Out at a concert or sporting event and someone is being overly polite? You …

This global wealth study will make you weep: The most disturbing findings from Oxfam’s latest report

The world’s richest 62 billionaires have as much wealth as the poorest 3.6 billion. But wait, it gets so much worse<p>Steven Rosenfeld<p>January 21, 2016 8:45am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>You may have seen the headlines from Davos, Switzerland, where Oxfam’s latest global …

The 50 richest people on earth

The wealthiest 50 people in the world control a staggering portion of the world economy: $1.46 trillion — more than the annual GDP of Australia, Spain, or Mexico.<p>That's according to new data provided to Business Insider by Wealth-X, which conducts research on the super-wealthy. Wealth-X maintains a …

Real Estate

Did the 15 richest Americans gain as much wealth as the bottom 100 million?

By Glenn Kessler<p>Glenn Kessler<p>The Fact Checker<p>Email Bio Follow<p><i>“Is the economy rigged? Well, the fifteen richest Americans acquired more wealth in two years than the bottom one hundred million people combined.”</i><p><b>—Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), remarks in a television advertisement</b><p>We discovered this ad in …

Bernie Sanders

Are you asking the right questions?

Contextual Inquiry is core to building a holistic business and product strategy around your product hypothesis. Feedback for your product idea comes …

A 10-Year Study Reveals What Great Executives Know and Do

Despite the huge impact executives can have on their organizations, failure rates remain high. Prescriptions for what to do continue to fall short. So we wondered: If we closely studied the executives who succeed in top jobs once appointed, could we identify distinguishing features that set them …

Should You Feel or Flee Your Emotions?

To a great extent, we live in a culture that resists and fears emotion. From the time we're babies we're taught to quickly shut off "negative" feelings like anger, sadness or pain. Yet, learning to suppress or overly control our emotions has serious consequences. When we avoid our feelings, we tune …

Firestone

The secret old age psychiatrist's diary: 'Alcohol has put her on a downward spiral'

A psychiatrist who works with elderly people tells of the problems many patients face – from addiction to depression and dementia<p>My first home visit is to a patient in their 90s who lives alone. He is socially isolated, has depression and spends all his time in bed. A lot of people are restricted …

Diply

Diply is a leading social entertainment publisher that creates captivating content for millennials. We are a ComScore Top 10 Lifestyle property with …

How Will the Universe Die?

I’ll be honest with you, folks: I’ve been anticipating this moment with some trepidation.<p>I’ve always been fascinated with big explosions, doomsday …

You might be among the world’s richest people and not realize it

By Ana Swanson<p>Ana Swanson<p>Reporter<p>Bio Follow<p>Most people these days know that global wealth is unequal, and becoming more so. But the latest statistics that illustrate these trends are still mind boggling, no matter how you look at them.<p>There are lots of ways of comparing the inequality of wealth -- …

Credit Suisse

12 Mind-Altering Quotes from the Brain of Timothy Leary

Timothy Leary is best known for his role as the poster boy of the 1960’s counterculture revolution.<p>It was Leary who advised the world to “turn on, …

This Artist Got Cancer Of The Pineal Gland. His Paintings Will Leave You Speechless. – Evolve + Ascend

The tiny, pea sized pineal gland located in the center of the human brain has for ages been thought to be the seat of the soul, or the third eye, the …

Conscious Relationship – Being Authentic is the Only Choice

January 13, 2016<p>Conscious Relationship: Why Being Authentic in Your Relationship is the Only Choice to Make<p>Here is an example about how important it …

Top 62 People Hold As Much Wealth As The World's Bottom Half

Global inequality is reaching new extremes.<p>In 2015, just 62 individuals held the same amount of wealth as the bottom half of the global …

If Your Biology Professors Believe in Adam and Eve, You’re Not Getting a Proper Science Education

January 19, 2016 by Hemant Mehta<p>A month ago, when the brouhaha at Wheaton College (in which a professor got in trouble for saying Muslims and …

7 ways smart people ruin their own success

Some of them will make it. Many of them won't.<p>Lots of people say they want to be successful. They work to be more productive. And yet they manage to sabotage their path at every turn.<p>Perhaps it's because they don't know any better. Or maybe they have blind spots concerning their own behavior. Many …

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14 people share the things that helped them deal with depression

Depression isn’t something that can be instantly cured. There’s no one magic pill that will resolve things forever. One therapy session won’t …

What This Fortune 500 Exec Wants Millennials to Know About Success

<i>The Fortune 500 Insider Network is an online community where top executives from the Fortune 500 share ideas and offer leadership advice with</i> …

How Getting Naked Eased my Depression & my Life

1992. I’m running. Up West 10th, past Safeway, past the Starbucks. I’m running like an exploding jack in the box. I turn a corner, running, past that …

How to Fall Asleep in Under a Minute

<i>Tech savvy</i>. <i>Culturally aware</i>. <i>Underemployed</i>. <i>Spiritual</i> but not <i>religious</i>.<p>These are all words and phrases that have come to be associated with the …

Harvard

The psychology of behaviour management (part 1)

The topic of behaviour management and the problems teachers face in dealing with disruption to lessons continues to evoke strong argument within the …

6 Steps to Build the Emotional Fitness Necessary to Succeed

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you are serious about succeeding as an entrepreneur and person, expect to experience heart-wrenching moments that will test your faith, your endurance and patience. Keep in mind that success is a virtue. It is something you practice …

7 Ways to Increase Your Charisma, According to Psychologists

Anyone can become more charming and engaging over time--all it takes is a little practice.<p>As is the case with most personality traits, some people are naturally more charismatic than others. (Think Oprah Winfrey or Bill Clinton.)<p>But contrary to popular belief, anyone can become more charismatic …

8 Things We Simply Don't Understand About the Human Brain

Despite all the recent advances in the cognitive and neurosciences, there’s still much about the human brain that we do not know. Here are 8 of the …