Yaya Sew

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The Caribbean is making a mysterious sound so loud that it can be 'heard' from space

The ocean's a noisy place, but under the regular din of marine life and ship traffic, scientists have detected a strange, much louder sound coming from the Caribbean Sea.<p>It's too low to be heard by human ears, but the whistle-like noise is so powerful that researchers have been able to pick up its …

Gulf Stream

Tips for success: 11 ways to silence your 'inner critic'

<b>Too many women are letting their "inner critic" stop them from succeeding in life, according to the head of a chain of all-girl schools.</b><b>But how do you go about silencing your "inner critic"? We've compiled some advice from BBC News readers - and a few well-known faces.</b><p>To contribute your advice, …

J K Rowling

7 Reasons Why Smart, Hardworking People Can't Find Success

Think back to when you were in high school. Do you remember that person who stood out amongst the class? That guy or girl everyone thought would change the world?<p>They got straight A's on their report card and were praised all the time. People would talk about the things that person would go on to …

Self-improvement

How I Quit Smoking, Stopped Vaping and Learned to Eliminate Stress... One Breath at a Time

When I quit smoking with a rudimentary electronic cigarette in 2010, I was so passionate about this viable alternative to combustible tobacco that at the age of 25 I started a vaping company to help others. Slowly I realized that smoking, which became vaping, had caused me to focus on my breath. …

Meditation

National Express investigates claim of driver's 'racist and Islamophobic' tirade

National Express has launched an investigation after a Muslim woman claimed she was racially abused by one of its bus drivers.<p>Student Yusra Ahmed, 20, alleges that she and three friends were subjected to a “racist and Islamophobic” tirade by a driver who barred them from a coach from Manchester to …

48 hours in Sydney: what to do, where to go

From beautiful beaches to amazing brunches, cool bars and fascinating foodie suburbs – a weekend in Sydney is joyride for the senses<p>Paul Keating once said Sydney was the only place to live in Australia – the rest were camping out.<p>The New South Wales capital can certainly lay claim to being one of …

50 Mindful Steps to Self-Esteem (Interview & Book Giveaway)

<i>Update: The winners for this giveaway have been chosen. They are: Julie C. Perry and GoBubbles1.</i><p>Growing up, we learn innumerable things about how the …

Mindfulness

How successful people beat stress

• Sell more than other employees do<br>• Give better customer service<br>• Adjust better to new assignments<br>• Take home an average of 50 to 150% more in annual income

Success

A Healthcare System that Gets You

<i>The first post in a series on</i> <i>Designing for Clinical Empathy</i><p>When you have a chronic condition, you end up seeing a lot of healthcare providers. A …

Obese children do worse at school—but it may not be their fault

Negative stereotypes towards heavier individuals starts to affect long-term life opportunities from a young age. A number of studies in recent years have suggested that bigger children fare less well in school than their slimmer peers.<p>The Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children followed …

Education

10 Things Successful People Do To Maximize Their Time

Is your house full of clutter?<p>Are you looking for some help to finally get things under control?<p>Decluttering is the act of removing clutter, or all …

Mental Illness Is A Much Bigger Problem For The Poor, New Study Shows

If you want to talk about inequality in America, you should be talking about mental illness -- and the ability of people to get treatment for it.<p>On Thursday, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a new study that demonstrates, in vivid terms, something that public health …

How to Stop Worrying

Ever feel like you can’t turn your brain off? Worried about how to stop worrying? We all deal with this when life gets challenging.<p>There is a way to …