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Finally, a cure for insomnia?

We live in a golden age of sleeplessness. The buzz of the all-night streetlamps, the natter of 24-hour news anchors, the scrolling Niagaras of social media feeds have built a world that is hostile to sleep. Night is no longer clearly delineated from day. The bedroom is no longer a refuge from the …

Teens & ADHD: Ned Hallowell gives advice on what to do if your teen rejects diagnosis

21 Practical Steps to Be More Peaceful

If you're looking to reduce stress levels, it's likely that you're keen to find more inner peace. It's impossible to just "feel more peaceful," though. There are external conditions as well as internal conflicts that can have an effect on how peaceful we feel. But there are simple, practical steps …

The 10 qualities of an emotionally intelligent person

There are many different kinds of intelligence, and it’s our job to discover what they are and how to integrate them into our lives. Sources of …

33 Things to Stop Doing to Your Kids Right Now

In our quest to be a great mom or dad, we often don't see that our actions aren't always best for our children. Now's the time to take off the …

Parenting

3 Ways to Declutter Your Mind So You Can Focus on the Things That Matter Most

Getting rid of the mental clutter makes room for the things that really matter.<p>Researchers estimate you have about 60,000 thoughts each day. And many of those thoughts involve thinking the same things over and over again.<p><i>I never have enough time. I have nothing to wear. I look stupid. My house</i> …

Self-help

Here's What Introverts Find So Annoying About What Extroverts Think

If you're someone who clearly identifies with being on either side of the personality fence, you know how challenging it can be living and working with people who can be so different from you.<p>Anywhere from a third to half of the population fits the definition of being introverted, meaning these …

A CEO with ADHD says these rules can make anyone more successful

Having ADHD is paradoxical. There are amazing highs and soul-crushing lows. You can be on top of the world, while secretly sure you can’t accomplish …

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Try this trick to go straight to sleep

Each time you choose to stay up a little longer bingeing that Netflix show, you’re beckoning death, slowly cutting off years from your life. This was …

Can Face Shape And Size Predict People’s Sex Drive And Odds Of Cheating On Their Partners?

More and more psychological researchers are making use of facial morphology to predict one’s traits and behaviors through their face shape. …

Blocking the 'love hormone' may reduce social anxiety

A new study in the journal <i>Biological Psychiatry</i> suggests that inhibiting the hormone oxytocin may help people to recover from unpleasant, stressful, …

We're Calling It: This Is What the Dynasty Home Would Look Like Today

If you were alive in the 1980s, chances are you remember <i>Dynasty</i>, the dramatic soap opera that shone a light on the 1% of American families. With big …

Will & Grace

How Some Neuromyths Just Don’t Go Away

Some commonly held ideas about what we know about the brain are nothing more than myth, and a new study recently published in <i>Frontiers of Psychology</i> …

Depression is a physical illness which could be treated with anti-inflammatory drugs, scientists suggest

Depression could be treated using anti-inflammatory drugs, scientists now believe, after determining that it is a physical illness caused by a faulty immune system.<p>Around one in 13 people in Britain suffers from anxiety or depression and last year the NHS issued 64.7 million prescriptions for …

'26 Time Management Tricks I Wish I'd Known at 20'

Always know the one thing you really need to get done.<p>Most people learn time management the hard way: by trial and error.<p>Étienne Garbugli, a …

Time Management

30 Behaviors That Will Make You Unstoppable

A lot of people are good at what they do.<p>A lot of people are good at what they do. Some are even elite. A <i>select few</i> are completely unstoppable.<p>Those who are unstoppable are in their own world. They don't compete with anyone but themselves. You never know what they will do -- only that you will be …

How to Win an Argument, According to Science (Infographic)

With a few simple tricks, you can consistently be on the winning side.<p>Whether you’re right or wrong, winning an argument can be a challenge. Luckily, with a few simple tricks, you can learn how to debate like a pro.<p>For starters, rather than coming off aggressively, start a conversation. Having a …

Widowed Early, A Cancer Doctor Writes About The Harm Of Medical Debt

Ten years ago, Fumiko Chino was the art director at a television production company in Houston, engaged to be married to a young Ph.D. candidate.<p>Today, she's a radiation oncologist at Duke University, studying the effects of financial strain on cancer patients. And she's a widow.<p>How she got from …

DNA Research Shows Canaanites Were Not Wiped Out By Israelites

A study published Thursday found that the ancient Canaanites were not destroyed by the Israelites as the Bible says, but rather that they went on to …

Archaeologists Find Ancient City Where Jesus Christ’s Apostles Were Born

Archaeologists may have found the lost Roman city where three apostles of Jesus Christ lived.<p>A team found a Roman-style bathhouse on the north shore …

How to Prepare a Business Requirements Document for a Business Project

Your small business is getting ready to expand — or sell new products — or a variety of changes. And you are looking for a consultant or a contractor …

Integrating The Habits of Mind In The Classroom

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Set Yourself Up for a Successful Week With This 15-Minute Checklist

Set yourself up for success by doing a little prep for the next day.<p>While an entrepreneur's workday never really ends, it's important to maintain some work/life balance and create structure. Downtime is necessary to recharge your batteries, reset priorities, and renewed focus. Here are some things …

Manipulative people hook their victims with a tactic called 'love bombing' — here are the signs you've been a target

You think you've met the love of your life?<p>Stop. Take a step back. Why do you think that?<p>If you've just met somebody who is saying you're "soul mates" and declaring their undying love for you after a few weeks, you might have just become the victim of something called "love bombing."<p>According to …

Relationships

Roomba maker iRobot plans to sell digital maps of your home

But will consumers want to share their home layout with everyone?<p>While iRobot may have originated as a bomb-disposal robot maker at MIT in 1990, the company is probably better known as a robot vacuum company. So much so that it has taken to suing competitors like Bissell and Hoover, who sell their …

I, Robot

You Can Reprogram Yourself to Be a Positive Person and You Should

Rational optimists are much more in touch with reality than chronic pessimists.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The end of a relationship or the failure of your business can make you feel negative. <i>Life</i> can make you feel negative. We all have to persevere through …

Happiness

Three visual illusions that reveal the hidden workings of the brain

Visual illusions show us that we do not have direct access to reality. They can also provide an inkling of the mental processing that delivers our …

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