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Learning These 7 Tough Skills Will Immediately Improve Your Entire Life

<b>These essential skills are never</b> <b>taught</b> <b>in school, but they will</b> <b>pay dividends</b> <b>for</b> <b>your entire life.</b><p><i>“Anyone who stops learning is old whether at 20 or</i> <i>80.Anyone</i> <i>who</i> <i>keeps</i> <i>learning stays strong.” — Henry Ford</i><p>We often focus only on learning skills that are directly pertinent to our jobs during the busy …

Brain scans highlight a hidden, "higher" state of consciousness

Reaching a higher state of consciousness is a concept you're more likely to hear a spiritualist spout than a scientist, but now neuroscientists at …

6 unexpected psychological reasons people get into fights

Whether you're fighting with your significant other, friends, coworkers, or family, a bad fight can leave you feeling unhappy and overwhelmed for days on end.<p>More often than not, it also keeps you from achieving the very goals you're arguing about.<p>A study of nurses found that when they argued about …

Signs Of Depression And Anxiety Can Be Seen In Newborns

Early differences in brain connectivity predict later symptoms, a new study suggests.<p>Depression and anxiety can take root as early as the very first moments of life.<p>Certain patterns of brain connectivity seen in newborn babies can predict the baby’s likelihood of showing early symptoms of mental …

Pediatrics

My 5-year-old is scared to go to bed by himself. How can we all get some sleep?

<i>Q: I need advice on helping my 5-year-old son with his fears. He does not like to go upstairs by himself. At night he tells me he does not want to go to bed because he is afraid of bad guys or wolves or scorpions. I try not to quash his emotion, and say something like “Scorpions — that sounds</i> …

Parenting

Every book Barack Obama recommended during (and after) his presidency

Whether he was reading to kids at the White House, hitting up local bookstores on Black Friday, or giving recommendations to his daughters, former …

The Best Meditation Apps for Every Personality

Meditation often conjures up images of blissed-out hippies wearing flowing clothes and sitting in trance-like stillness. If the only stillness you …

Just One Dose of This Psychedelic Drug Can Ease Anxiety

Cancer is a brutal disease on both the body and mind. Not only do treatments like chemotherapy take a massive toll, but the emotional side effects …

How Giving Up Drinking and Drugs in Your 20s Can Change Your Life

For many young men, booze and drugs are a way out of fully confronting mental health issues. We spoke to a couple guys who decided to put down the pints to see what effect it's had.<p><i>This post originally appeared on VICE UK.</i><p>Theresa May, Donald Trump, Brexit, an uptick of racism and hate crimes, …

How to order prescription Snapchat Spectacles

Fear not, glasses wearers. Prescription lenses for Spectacles, Snap's video-camera glasses, have arrived.<p>Rochester Optical, a lens manufacturer based …

Mobile Photography

Depression and anxiety affect the body differently—here’s how

It’s not a news flash that if you have digestive probs or acne that it could be linked to your emotional state. (And it’s no coincidence that your …

Build your own tiny house with Bunk Box plans

The Bunk Box is based on a 16 ft (4.8 m)-long double-axle trailer. There's 125 sq ft (11.61 sq m) of floorspace on the ground floor and another 72 sq …

Consciousness Is Not The Voice In Your Head

I’ve been pondering a fascinating theory first published by Julian Jaynes in his 1976 book <i>The Origin of Consciousness in the Breakdown of the</i> …

New Antibody Neutralizes Nearly Every HIV Strain

NIH scientists find most potent, wide-reaching HIV antibody so-far known.<p>Researchers at the National Institutes of Health have isolated an antibody from an HIV-positive patient that is capable of neutralizing 98 percent of HIV strains. It's a success rate that makes it easily the most potent, …

The 5 Things Your Kids Will Remember About You

The Electoral College Was Meant to Stop Men Like Trump From Being President

The founders envisioned electors as people who could prevent an irresponsible demagogue from taking office.<p>Americans talk about democracy like it’s sacred. In public discourse, the more democratic American government is, the better. The people are supposed to rule.<p>But that’s not the premise that …

An ancient Buddhist strategy for overcoming paralyzing fear

The first step in taming all-consuming dread of a Trump presidency is to get calm.<p>In the days since November 9, an oppressive cloak of fear and dread has descended upon a great many Americans.<p>The causes are endless: Our government is at risk of becoming “systemically corrupt” under President-elect …

Meditation

The US surgeon general just issued a landmark report calling addiction a brain disease

Nearly 21 million Americans were directly affected by drug or alcohol addiction last year — roughly the same number of Americans who have diabetes — according to a new report from US Surgeon General Vivek Murthy on addiction.<p>But just one in every 10 of those people got treatment.<p>"We would never …

This Revolutionary Parenting Insight Will Help Your Love Life

Even before children start forming episodic memories, they’re learning relationship dynamics that will color their entire lives. Consider a mother …

You Are Not What You Think You Are

Why you are not what you think you are<p>Often we can go through life identifying with our thoughts, our habits of thinking and believe this is the …

4 Tips for Parenting When the News is Overwhelming

<b>What the heck, 2016? Could you be any more challenging?</b> Let’s start with the news from abroad. It has been consistently disturbing and bleak since January. The headlines in the States haven’t been much better with multiple mass shootings and other incidents of violence occurring from coast to …

Primary school bans homework after pupils and parents voted to read books instead

A primary school has scrapped homework after the move was backed in a poll by parents and pupils.<p>Children at the 193-pupil Inverlochy Primary School in Fort William have been urged instead to use the time they would have spent on homework to read books, magazines and comics.<p>Nearly 80 per cent of …

Teaching

A school's "no homework" policy led to kids getting better grades and it's a super inspiring story

In grade school, homework was the bane of our existence. It wasn’t uncommon to glance around to see a classmate working on assignments for other …

Adele opens up about depression and her ‘very dark side’

In a new interview with <i>Vanity Fair</i>, Adele has opened up about her melancholic temperament and her tendency toward depression.<p>“The music I’ve always been drawn to is sad,” she says. “I’ve always been pretty melancholy. Obviously not as much in my real life as the songs are, but I have a very dark …

Mental Health

This glowing orb will help you sleep

There's a proud tradition of "bedroom technology" that's meant to keep you up all night, but a new device from Hello has something else in mind. It's …

Woman's fart starts fire during surgery, causing serious burns to her body

A patient's flatulence sparked a fire which caused her serious burns to her body, according to a university hospital in Japan.<p>Although the incident …

Understanding My Child's Learning and Attention Issue: My A-Ha Moment

The second a teacher said the words attention deficit disorder I felt the monumental puzzle pieces of life falling into perfect place. Suddenly all of the things my son had struggled with made sense.<p>He's all boy. He's full of energy. He's so curious.<p>I had heard all of these phrases before; I had …

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