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If You Want Real, LASTING Love, You NEED These 4 CRUCIAL Things

"All you need is LOVE" ... right? Not so much.<p>Many of us grow up being taught that when we grow up, we'll fall in love and everything will end in a blissful, fairy tale ending. Except, they forgot about the rough, tough, and downright IMPOSSIBLE spots along the way. We were never prepared for the …

Social Psychology Facts That Will Blow Your Mind

Psychology is the scientific study of how people act, think, and feel. <b>Social psychology</b> studies how people act, think, and feel in the context of …

Think Twice Before You Show Your Data On Pie Charts

Data visualization tools give businesses the opportunity to display data using various visually appealing graphics rather than traditional rows of …

Is Your Mind Wandering?

<b>Is your mind wandering?</b><p><b>The Practice: Pay attention.</b><p><b>Why?</b><p>Moment to moment, the flows of thoughts and feelings, sensations and desires, and conscious and unconscious processes sculpt your nervous system like water gradually carving furrows and eventually gullies on a hillside. Your brain is …

Theseus

Theseus is a legendary hero from Greek mythology who was considered an early king of Athens. Famously killing villains, Amazons, and centaurs, his …

Ancient History

Can't Sleep? New Study Says Try Therapy, Not Pills

People with insomnia should try counseling before they turn to pills, which often carry dangerous side-effects, a doctors’ group advised Monday.<p>Specialized counseling can and does work, even if people don’t like doing it and even if doctors often don’t know how to do it, the American College of …

24 Things You Need to Do to Heal Your Life From Anxiety

1. The opposite of addiction isn't sobriety, it's connection. The same is true for anxiety. Anxiety is being disconnected from the present moment, other people, or yourself. Usually all three. You must reconnect with your life.<p>2. You must give yourself permission to want what you really want. There …

10 Habits of the Most Remarkably Passionate People | Inc.com

Exploring how successful people conduct their lives can motivate and guide our own. Sometimes, while seeking deeper understanding, we find ourselves drawn to something other than success.<p>We realize that it's the most passionate people who we're drawn to. Whether in business, politics, or …

Self-improvement

Life Reimagined

10 Reasons You Should Say "I Love You" First

Because waiting sucks and being in love rules.<p>Even though women are usually more ~in tune~ with their feelings, there's still this idea that men are supposed to be the ones to make relationship decisions big and small, like whose place you'll sleep over at that night, which restaurant you should go …

8 Tricks to Fall More Deeply in Love

No matter how wildly in love you are now, says Lesli Doares, marriage coach and author of <i>Blueprint For a Lasting Marriage</i>, you can always fall deeper. Ready to take an even bigger plunge? Here's how.<p><b>1. Try something new together.</b><p>Doing the same old thing day after day can dull your affections. But …

8 Reasons You Should Sleep Naked

Like, aside from the fact that it makes middle-of-the-night sex way easier.<p>Sure, it feels sexier, but that doesn't even scratch the surface. Sleeping naked is legitimately good for your health — and, of course, it <i>is</i> sexier. Here are all the reasons you should strip down before settling in to the …

Earth Is Tipping Because of Climate Change

The north pole is on the run. Although it can drift as much as 10 meters across a century, sometimes returning to near its origin, it has recently …

Do Smart People Make Good Friends?

Recent research suggests that our IQ, or intelligence quotient, might be related to our “SQ,” or social intelligence, depending on how close we fall …

How Embracing Awkwardness Can Improve Your Work Relationships

That awkward feeling indicates that something’s up. Tune into it, and you can build trust and intimacy.<p>Like you, I admire people who are effortlessly smooth in uncomfortable situations. And like you, I can be cool under pressure and warm easily to others–some of the time.<p>I’m not like that much of …

Body & Soul Boot Camp: Yoga for a Clear Mind

Get centered and clear-headed with this 15-minute meditative yoga class<p>We're all stressed out at some point during the day—it's how we handle our …

Insomnia Linked To Abnormal Brain Connections In New Sleep Study

Insomnia is thought to affect one in three people in the UK.<p>People who suffer from insomnia are more likely to have damaged brain connections, a new …

NASA: Global warming is now changing how Earth wobbles

WASHINGTON (AP) — Global warming is shifting the way the Earth wobbles on its polar axis, a new NASA study finds.<p>Melting ice sheets — especially in Greenland — are changing the distribution of weight on Earth. And that has caused both the North Pole and the wobble, which is called polar motion, to …

7 Ways to Quickly Show How Competent You Are | Inc.com

People form impressions of your personality in a matter of seconds.<p>It's not necessarily fair, but it's reality.<p>Especially in a professional setting, one thing you'll want to immediately appear is competent: knowledgeable, skilled, and capable.<p>Fortunately, there are ways to make yourself seem …

In ancient DNA, the story of how Native Americans thrived — and then were wiped out

It all began with a tiny, brave band of people who strode across the land bridge connecting Asia to Alaska and into the unknown. Within a few millennia they would conquer the Americas, laying the groundwork for civilizations as varied as any in the world — the prehistoric creators of Clovis points; …

Anthropology

Facebook video search means it's finally ready to take on YouTube

Facebook has long been trying to catch up YouTube as a source for videos, but it’s faced one big problem: you could only see videos shared on your News Feed or individual pages.<p>The company is now changing that by finally implementing video search, a small but important addition that will change the …

Social Media

Here's a Gender Breakdown of Dialogue in 30 Disney Movies

Earlier this year, researchers reported that many Disney princesses speak less than the male characters in their own movies. Now a new analysis of …

Is God Dead?: TIME's Iconic Cover at 50

By Lily Rothman<p>Don Hamilton remembers the day well. This was back in 1966. He was 12 when a classmate asked him the question: <b>“Does your father think</b> …

You Have More Influence Over People Than You Think

Want proof? Start asking for more favors.<p>Do you hesitate to ask people for favors simply because you assume they'll say no? A new study suggests others are far more likely to do your bidding than you probably think.<p>For 10 years, psychologist Vanessa K. Bohns, Ph.D., and colleagues from Cornell …

Scientists use laser to "weld" neurons together

Whether it's as a research tool or a step in repairing severed nerves, the ability to join neurons together has some serious applications. If left to …

Graphene successfully interfaced with neurons in the brain

Scientists have long been on a quest to find a way to implant electrodes that interface with neurons into the human brain. If successful, the idea …

How quantum biology might explain life’s biggest questions

How does a robin know to fly south? The answer might be weirder than you think: Quantum physics may be involved. Jim Al-Khalili rounds up the …

Drinking more coffee may help prevent alcohol-related cirrhosis

<b>(CNN) —</b> Make that black coffee order a double.<p>Upping your coffee intake may help reduce your chances of developing alcohol-related cirrhosis, according to a review done by the journal Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics of multiple existing studies.<p>Drinking just two more cups of coffee every …

Rumors of God’s Death Have Been Greatly Exaggerated

<i>Is God Dead?</i><p>With these words 50 years ago, TIME published one of its most famous and controversial covers. The question was placed in distinctive red …