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Men may have evolved better 'making up' skills

<b>Men's historical dominance of the workplace may, in part, be because of their ability to reconcile with enemies after conflict, a new study suggests.</b><p>Researchers examined the aftermath of same-sex sporting events and found that men spent longer talking, touching or embracing their opponents than …

How to completely transform your psyche - Part 1

Encountering the work of Jiddu Krishnamurti and David Bohm for the first time changed my life. It’s tempting to say that “my world came crashing …

Jiddu Krishnamurti

A Whimsical Look at Fallacies: Appeal to Authority Part 3: Leaving Plato's Cave, a Student Guide

Fixed in one brief moment of time and place on an insignificant planet in a minor galaxy, we unaccountably believe that we are the navel of the universe, the measure of all things, the epitome of creation, and the Alpha and Omega of the Good, the True, and the Beautiful. Ours is the only true way …

Teaching the Greeks and Critical Thinking - Part 8: Keeping In Touch with Your Inner Teenager

<b>Seeing Your Course through Students' Eyes</b><p>Remember when you were young with your whole life before you; when everything was possible and nothing was certain; when you had no idea of where you were heading, but savored the bliss of getting there while a glorious enchantment sang through your soul? …

Lifestyle Medicine: Blue Zones Of Soulful Data, Stories, And Social Networks

More than 35.7% of American adults are considered to be obese. About 75 million American adults have high blood pressure. Approximately thirty-four percent of Americans have high low-density lipoproteins. These grim and disheartening statistics- as showcased in the obesity prevalence maps below- …

How to Beat Procrastination

Procrastination comes in many disguises. We might resolve to tackle a task, but find endless reasons to defer it. We might prioritize things we can readily tick off our to-do list—answering emails, say—while leaving the big, complex stuff untouched for another day. We can look and feel busy, while …

Want Successful Kids? A Navy SEAL, a Stanford Dean, and Mark Zuckerberg's Dad Say Do These Things

The No. 1 rule has to do with setting a great example. Here are the other nine.<p>Last summer, my wife and I adopted a baby girl. It's tough to express how much becoming a dad changed my life for the better, and how much joy our daughter has brought my wife and me.<p>I doubt anybody is ever truly ready …

Want a Simpler, Less Stressful Life? Make These 10 Small Changes

Crowdsourced wisdom on how to clear the mental and physical clutter from your life.<p>Humans used to suffer from scarcity. These days lots of us in America suffer from overabundance. There's just too much in our lives, we feel -- too much stuff, too much information, too many worries.<p>If you want …

13 Moral Biographies That Make You A Better Person And Teach You About Life

Sometimes there is nothing like a 900-page biography. Most of the time though, nobody has time for such a thing. Especially with many modern …

The Next Step: How to Choose the Right Path after Medical School

Image Source Choosing what path to take in a medical career can be daunting. There are many factors to consider. Many of these choices will have to be made prior to the third year of medical school in order to stay ahead of the curve and maintain a competitive edge. It is important to have a clear …

Medical School

The Big Idea Behind Integrative Medicine

<b>Wherever the art of Medicine is loved, there is also a love of Humanity.</b><p><b>Hippocrates</b><p><b>Integrative medicine is an ecosystem of support for pursuing your own health and well-being. Inside that ecosystem is someone who cares about you.</b><p>Integrative medicine is emerging from a successful history of treating …

7 Keys To A Fantastic Marriage

I let go of what a marriage is "supposed" to look like and, instead, created a different way of loving the man in my life. I'd like to share with you seven keys that I believe are the foundation of a fantastic marriage.<p>"I want a marriage just like yours and Charlie's." I can't tell you how many …

Blended Family

The Algorithm that Will Help You Program a Successful Life

Joshua Torres<p>Read full profile<p>Aren’t you tired of the same old personal success advice?<p>You know, advice such as:<p>You need a clearly defined goal.<br>• Be …

Self-improvement

12 Top Positive Psychology Courses You Can Take Online

Andresr/Shutterstock.com<p>Boost your happiness IQ from the comfort of your own computer.<p>What brings a sense of purpose to our lives? Why is gratitude …

29 Habits You Need to Break Before Turning 30

Most of us spend our 20s figuring sh*t out: our careers, our relationships, ourselves. And we're going to make plenty of mistakes along the way.<p>That's more than OK--no one's perfect. Plus, mistakes build character. As someone recently told me, "Sometimes you win, and sometimes you learn."<p>But as I …

Siblings

Yet Another Unexpected Health Benefit of Spicy Foods

A new "hot" sports drink could help prevent muscle cramps.<p>Muscle cramps are generally associated with, you know, exercise. A runner's calf goes into an excruciating clench, a tennis star's thigh becomes unusable right before the match. The thing is, muscle cramps don't just happen when muscles are …

The 6 Talks a Couple Needs to Have Before Marriage

Unless your Facebook feed is very different from mine, you must have noticed that wedding and engagement season is in full swing. Looking at the …

The Essence Of Spiritual Practice

The essence of spiritual practice is change - the self-transformation kinda change. If you are on any spiritual path you have to be ready and willing to not fit in where you used to, with the people you used to and or the way you're used to. Why? Spiritual practice changes you. It changes you at …

Radiologists Take On Bigger Role in Diagnosing

The doctors who interpret imaging scans have begun working more closely with physicians who make medical decisions for patients at NYU Langone Medical Center<p>One of the top radiology departments in the country is trying a simple but unusual arrangement: Radiologists play an active role in helping to …

Imaging

#21DaysOfSummerMindfulness Challenge Day 1 – Developing Mindfulness in Children

<b>Day 1</b><p>Breathing is one of the most natural things a person can do and an automatic reflex that is hard wired in our brains. It changes energy from …

Mindfulness

10 pictures that show your daily recommended servings of fruits and vegetables

I realized, though, that part of the problem was that I didn't really understand how much we were talking about. What does a daily recommended amount of fruits and vegetables look like? I decided to find out, once and for all. Here are 10 photos of fruits and vegetables, each one a complete daily …

Healthy Eating

Canada's Trippy History of LSD Therapy

On a sunny day in 1952, Humphry Osmond decided he wanted to go for a walk. He invited his wife, Jane, to accompany him through a residential area of …

8 Very Simple Skills That Will Radically Improve Your Life

Spend a few minutes a day learning these skills - you'll be amazed at how far they take you.<p>We often focus only on learning skills that are directly pertinent to our job during the busy workweek.<p>Wealthy and successful people, on the other hand, know that there are some other skills outside of their …

This is how you make better decisions, according to science

Life would be a lot easier if we just knew how to make good decisions. Research shows we all make a lot of bad ones, according to Chip Heath's "Decisive: How to Make Better Choices in Life and Work."<p>With careers:<p>In our jobs:<p>And in our personal lives:<p>We get a lot of sketchy tips based on unreliable …

Top 10 Mindfulness Lessons from Jon Kabat-Zinn

Jon Kabat-Zinn’s mindfulness lessons are simply gold. It helps us in so many ways. I learned a lot of things from his teachings. His words are …

How to Make Something You Don't Really Enjoy a Habit

Something amazing happened this morning. Instead of hopping out of bed, having breakfast, then plunging myself headlong into work, I casually sipped …

10 Timeless Habits That Will Change Your Life Right Now

Use these as a template for living an awesome life. The first step is to get intentional about one of them. Then the rest will follow.<p>I've had many low points in life, the lowest stemming from a divorce that led to months of recovery from depression and anxiety.<p>It was also the best thing that ever …

Learning to Die in the Anthropocene

I am a bad Buddhist. I don’t meditate every day, and some weeks, I feel lucky if I find the time to meditate at all. I go to zendo in rare spurts, a …