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What Kind of Friend You Are, According to Myers-Briggs

I<p><b>t took me a long time to have an interconnected group of friends, even longer to understand the interpersonal dynamics at play between us, and the</b> …

Personality

Sophrology is the latest wellness trend busting your stress one breathing technique at a time

Between being mindful, practicing clean breathing and attending our bi-weekly yoga classes, our attempts at wellness are actually going pretty well in 2018.<p>But, if your stress levels are still through the roof and none of the above are for you, then there's another new wellness trend on the block …

Mindfulness

Stop What You're Doing and Check These Facebook Privacy Settings on Your Facebook Account. I Was Truly Stunned by Mine

It's not quite panic time, but most people will be surprised by just how many apps they've given permission to access their data.<p>In the wake of the Facebook and Cambridge Analytics scandal, and the news now that the Federal Trade Commission has opened an investigation into Facebook's use of private …

Apps

Three steps to get up to speed on any subject quickly

“Don’t boil the ocean,” Terry said as he slapped a tall stack of papers on my desk. “Just tell us what we need to know.”<br>I was staring at a serious …

Benefits of Alpha-Stim: Q&A with Lila Massoumi, MD

<b>TCPR: Dr. Massoumi, you are one of the most nationally prominent psychiatrists teaching about complementary and alternative medicine (CAM)</b> …

'Stay Strong,' And Other Useless Drivel We Tell The Grieving

Author Megan Devine discovered our culture's unwillingness to acknowledge grief after her partner died suddenly in 2009.

Grieving

A Cure for Disconnection

In the world of Peanuts, Charlie Brown once visited Lucy's psychiatry booth and asked, "Can you cure loneliness?"<p>"For a nickel, I can cure anything," …

Psychology

17 Important Habits of Savvy iPhone Owners

Thanks to Apple’s design philosophy, iPhones are devices that just seem to <i>work</i> for basically any user. They’re simple, intuitive and powerful …

How To Tell When Someone Is Lying To You Because It's Harder Than You Think

I consider myself a pretty intuitive person, and I'd like to think that I can tell when someone isn't being truthful. However, research indicates …

Lose 11 Pounds in a Week on This Prebiotic Soup Diet That's Good for Gut Bacteria

Over the past decade, “good bacteria” have emerged as the darlings of the weight-loss world. Again and again, top doctors and nutritionists have …

This Is Totally Why You're Not Successful Yet | Inc.com

You're frustrated. No matter how hard you work, how much you plan, or how badly you want it, you are not living the life of your dreams. But success takes more than hard work. You may not want to admit it, but it's possible that the biggest obstacle to success is YOU. It's likely you're guilty of …

Self-improvement

Content Marketing and SEO: How to Build Links in 2018

<i>This is the fourth article in a series of guides for content specialists on how to write successfully both for people and search engines in 2018.</i> …

Marketing

How to upgrade to macOS High Sierra the right way

Apple’s latest update for the Mac finally arrived today in the form of macOS High Sierra, bringing a host of improvements to Mac users. While the update doesn’t contain a ton of outward-facing changes, it’s definitely worth taking the time to upgrade if you want your Mac to be faster and more …

High Sierra

The Four Foundations of Mindfulness

The Buddha's Instructions for the Practice of Mindfulness<p>Mindfulness is one of the most basic practices of Buddhism. It is part of the Eightfold Path …

Mindfulness

11 ways you might be ruining your life without even realizing it

As if life isn’t hard enough, there are always little setbacks and the occasional serious roadblock. And what we don’t always realize is how often, …

TV shows

23 Proven Ways To Drive Traffic To Your Website

So let’s just say you’re a budding entrepreneur. You’ve gone into business for yourself and setup that all-important website. It’s your digital storefront. No need for that brick-and-mortar store anymore. No need for the random person to patronize your shop from the street. Today, all you need are …

Marketing

Google’s 200 Ranking Factors: The Complete List

You probably already know that Google uses about 200 ranking factors in their algorithm…<p>But what the heck are they?<p>Well today you’re in for a treat …

SEO

What is a bullet journal? And why does everyone think it’s better than any productivity app?

Switching off screens, planning and reviewing your day with a notebook reduces the lingering dread of pending tasks.<p>In May 2016, I found myself …

New Neuroscience Reveals 4 Rituals That Will Make You Happy

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.Actually, don’t trust …

Self-improvement

New Neuroscience Reveals 4 Easy Rituals That Will Make You Stress-Free

The modern world seems to be designed to increase stress and I’m starting to wonder if worrying will soon be an Olympic sport.You may have your own …

Self-improvement

Home

In January of 2016, we launched ReThink:Sports to take ReThink’s unique approach to human performance to professional athletes. Building on earlier …

How to Reduce Wrinkles Without Lasers or Chemicals

On March 31, 2016, Jamie O’Banion, a former Miss Teen Texas with dewy, perfect skin, was barely 12 minutes into her debut on the Home Shopping Network’s beauty hour when a buzzer sounded and the words “Sold Out” were stamped in bright red on the screen. She was less than halfway through her …

Skin Care

The Cognitive Bias President Trump Understands Better Than You

Americans born in the United States are more murderous than undocumented immigrants. Fighting words, I know. But why? After all, that's just what the …

Ronald Reagan

Why Traditional SEO Is Dying

Life seemed simpler back in the early days of online search. Users relied on search engines to look up information, instead of apps and social media channels like they do now. Back then, brands simply needed to insert the right keywords in the right places to rank well in search results. But, …

Engines

15 relationship facts everybody should know before getting married

We've taken this opportunity to round up scientific research on the specific factors that can make or break a romantic relationship.<p>Below, we've listed 15 nontrivial things you might want to keep in mind before hiring a wedding planner.

Music Videos

A personal story: Did the Apple Watch save my life?

Data from the Apple Watch alerted me to a serious health problem with no symptoms whatsoever. Here's what happened and why it matters.<p>Last November, …

Smartwatches

How to create your first mobile app?

Ideas for mobile apps have become extremely common among the average person. While ideas are plentiful, the ability to build and execute a launch is …

Apps

12 Ways Successful People Handle Toxic People

Co-author of Emotional Intelligence 2.0 and President at TalentSmart<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Toxic people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive satisfaction from creating …

Emotional Intelligence

How To Generate More Alpha Brain Waves

Alpha brain waves are one type of brain wave that correspond to a certain state of consciousness. In terms of oscillations, they are measured by an …

Brainwaves