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Searching for meaning in your life? This Japanese concept can help you find it

A very useful Venn diagram illustrates this concept perfectly.<br>Read More

Ikigai

AP FACT CHECK: Trump presidency creates an alternate reality

WASHINGTON (AP) — For all his errant swings at the facts, President Donald Trump sometimes gets it just right.<p>"There's been no first year like this," he told a Florida rally last month.<p>Were truer words ever spoken?<p>This Department of Corrections has certainly never seen a first year like this. …

Donald Trump

Motion Picture Mixtape: Music Discovery Through Film Soundtracks

While original film scores are tailor-made for visuals onscreen, creating the perfect soundtrack is an art unto itself. With the right song, at the …

Soundtracks

The Most Powerful Way to Remember What You Study

3 Simple Steps to Mastering Any New Subject, According to a Nobel Prize-Winning Physicist

Learn anything faster using the Feynman Technique.<p>As we get older, learning something new becomes more complex, tedious, and time-consuming than …

“Study tips by Nobel Prize Winner”" Feynman Technique in Easy Steps With Example " By Weread

With Stoptober and Sober October starting soon, we asked readers to tell us how they broke bad habits - and how this changed their life. Here’s what you said<p>Sunday is the start of October, which means that people across the country will be attempting to give up bad habits; some will try to give up …

Mental Health

Untangling your organization’s decision making

Any organization can improve the speed and quality of its decisions by paying more attention to what it’s deciding.<p><b>It’s the best and worst of times</b> …

Science Says This Tiny Change in Behavior May Increase Your Brainpower | Inc.com

According to a recent study conducted at Northwestern University and published in the Journal of Neuroscience, artificially creating a "fight or flight" response might increase your ability to remember as well as decrease your reaction time.<p>In the study, researchers monitored the breathing patterns …

You've Been Charging Your Smartphone Wrong

You've probably been hastening the death of your phone's battery with your charging habits.<p>Tech Reporter<p>This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>Do you know how to keep your smartphone's battery healthy?<p>Probably not. In fact, you've probably been hastening the death of your phone's battery …

Tim Ferriss Says You Need This Superpower to Achieve Mental Toughness (In Fact, It Saved His Life) | Inc.com

We know that Tim Ferriss is a New York Times best-selling author. We know that he's an extraordinarily successful entrepreneur, and an investor. What many don't know about Tim Ferriss is that he has bi-polar depression and was moments away from committing suicide during his college years.<p>It was …

TED Talks

To catch a paedophile, you only need to look at their hands

One day in 2006, Sue Black, a professor at the University of Dundee's department of Anatomy and Forensic Anthropology, received a phone call from a …

Video: Human Brain And Quantum Physics — Become Self Aware

Dr. Granville Dharmawardena of the University of Colombo writes that psychologists often speak of the mind and the body as two separate entities for …

Calcified Pineal Gland: How to Decalcify It

Authored or posted by Pao | Updated on July 30th, 2015 | Published on June 13, 2012<p>Image credit: www.flickr.com/photos/carbonnyc/7906814072/<p>The …

How Fluoride Damages Pineal Gland Health

Guest Writer for Wake Up World<p>Fluoride was originally added to the water supply sometime around the end of World War II in an effort to improve …

Quarks, basically. But more charming than usual<p>Last month the LHCb experiment, at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider (LHC), reported the discovery of a new particle. While this received a reasonable amount of attention, it didn’t really cause as much excitement as, say, last year’s unconfirmed hints of a …

Physics

7 Ways to Turn Your Dreams Into Reality

Dreams without action is a world of make believe. Consider the following.<p>96 percent of college professors believe they have above average teaching …

4 Quick Tricks: Exercises to sharpen your surf game

<b>Surf Fitness</b><p><b>From core strengthening to increasing endurance, these four exercises can help you this summer</b><p><b>Surfersvillage Global Surf News</b>, 8 June, …

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 …

A Psychologist Reveals 5 Mindfulness Techniques That Literally Strengthen Your Mind

Do you practice mindfulness? Ever wondered how you’re actually improving mind?<p>The truth is, it can take weeks or months before you experience any of …

7 Ways Mindfulness Will Vanquish Negative Thoughts and Feelings

It’s a problem we all face from time to time, some more than others. That little voice in your head, the critic that predicts disaster. Or the one …

Meaningful mindfulness: How it could help you be happier, healthier and more successful

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Dalai Lama and Lady Gaga walk into a room ...<p>That may sound like the start of a mildly amusing joke, but the unorthodox appearance of this dharmic duo at the United States' biggest meeting of mayors in June came about to address a serious topic: how to end violence and inequality in …

24 Quotes by the Dalai Lama on Meditation

Self<p>We shouldn’t think that self is something that is originally there and then eliminated in meditation; in fact, it is something that never existed …

Your Brain as Laboratory: The Science of Meditation

Meditation has surged in popularity in recent years, from a fringe interest to a mainstream trend championed by therapists, scientists, and …

This Simple Ancient Japanese Technique Can Relieve Stress and Anxiety in Under 10 Minutes

Researchers taught this acupressure technique to nurses and measured their stress levels before and after one month of daily practice.<p>They found that …

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Entertainment - MarketWatch.com

The contestants on the reality competition’s 10th season shared their approaches to saving, investing and running a small business.<p>3:32 p.m. March …

Winter Solstice Is Coming—Year’s Shortest Day Explained

From astronomy to cultural influences, get the facts about this annual phenomenon.<p>The Northern Hemisphere's procession of dwindling days is about to reach its nadir. The winter solstice is the year's shortest day, but the start of winter also launches the sun's steady climb toward the long, warm …

Astronomy

The American Dream, Quantified at Last

The phrase “American dream” was invented during the Great Depression. It comes from a popular 1931 book by the historian James Truslow Adams, who defined it as “that dream of a land in which life should be better and richer and fuller for everyone.”<p>In the decades that followed, the dream became a …

Demographics

Want to Raise Your IQ by 23 Percent? Neuroscience Says Take Up This Simple Habit | Inc.com

There are two types of intelligence: crystallized intelligence and fluid intelligence.<p>Crystallized intelligence is your ability to utilize information, skills, and experience already learned -- basically, it's cerebral knowledge. This tends to build as you age, and is emphasized in most Western …