Adeline Van Zittert

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What Do Hallucinations Reveal About Our Minds?

<i>Part 1 of the</i> TED Radio Hour <i>episode</i> The Unquiet Mind<i>. Watch Oliver Sacks' full talk —</i> What Hallucination Reveals About Our Minds<i>— on TED.com</i><p><b>About Oliver Sacks'</b> <b>TEDTalk</b><p>The notion is that if you see things or hear things, you're going mad. But the psychotic hallucinations are quite …

7 Tips To Start 2014 On A Fabulously Positive Note

Have you ever heard the Erma Bombeck quote: "Worry is like a rocking chair? It gives you something to do, but it doesn't get you anywhere." It's so …

How To Survive Your Family This Holiday Season

Like Santa's reindeer, your relatives have their own special nicknames. On Bitter and Spitter, Vicious and Vixen, Vomit, Stupid, Yawner, and Victim. …

Can you train your brain to make better decisions?

When making a big decision, how aware are you of the underlying brain processes informing your choices? When you go with your gut instinct, are you aware of the bodily signals that have informed your actions?<p>While it may seem that there is no time for the close inspection of the body and mind at …

How to Really Embrace Yourself (Even in the Face of Criticism)

<b>“</b><b>Above all, be true to yourself, and if you cannot put your heart in it, take yourself out of it.” ~Unknown</b><p>Sitting at a party minding my own …

Positive Thinking

How Do You Motivate Yourself: With Love or Fear?

<b>“The heart is like a garden: it can grow compassion or fear, resentment or love. What seeds will you plant there?” ~ Jack Kornfield</b><p>My whole life has …

8 Things You Could Be Doing Better Today

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Think Fast: 10 Ways To Be Prepared For Any Question

One of the hardest parts of delivering an effective presentation is dealing with questions. When done well, it's an opportunity to boost your …

What It Means to Just Be Yourself and 3 Ways to Do It

<b>“Waking up to who you are requires letting go of who you imagine yourself to be.” ~Alan Watts</b><p>I’ve heard the statement “just be yourself” so much. It …

Positive Thinking

How to Work a Party

Headed to some fun parties over the next few days? If you're looking to possibly leave with a lady friend, we've got you covered. Dating coach Nick …

15 Easy Ways to Beat Anxiety Now

I’m halfway out the door in the morning with a heavy bag in one hand and a mug of coffee in the other. Then I wonder: Where did I put my keys? And so …

You mentally undress your friends, Tony Blair, the lollipop lady. Your thoughts are X-rated. You wonder if you're a paedophile – or just losing your mind. A sufferer describes the nightmare – and dark comedy – of living with pure OCD http://t.gu.com/opUpO Photograph: Linda Brownlee for the Guardian

Earth life 'may have come from Mars'

<b>Life may have started on Mars before arriving on Earth, a major scientific conference has heard.</b><p>New research supports an idea that the Red Planet was a better place to kick-start biology billions of years ago than the early Earth was.<p>The evidence is based on how the first molecules necessary for …

Today's front page: Blow to Cameron's authority as MPs rule out British assault on Syria http://t.gu.com/op8SE?CMP=OTCNETTXT8115 US prepares for military action without Britain - live updates http://t.gu.com/op8Wr?CMP=OTCNETTXT8115

The 5 Must-Have Qualities Of The Modern Employee

A few weeks ago I wrote an article covering the 5 Must-Have Qualities Of The Modern Manager. However it’s not just the managers that need to adapt and evolve to the changing workplace; it’s also the non-managerial employees. As I mentioned in the previous article dramatic changes in the way we work …

5 Ways To Unleash The Power Of Your People http://bit.ly/19IlTIv A lot of people are unhappy at their jobs. They feel unfulfilled, unappreciated, stifled and just plain bored. And their performance reflects it. But there are ways to banish zombieland and turn your company into a hive of happy employees bringing their best self to work every day. More insights on the Future of Work: forbes.com/future-of-work/

Looking For Undervalued Situations? These Stocks Are Cheap Right Now!

<b>Patrick S. Kaser, CFA, Managing Director & Portfolio Manager, Brandywine Global Investment Management, LLC</b><p><b>Patrick Kaser:</b> How do we put ourselves in the best position for consistent, long-term success? Recognizing that we’re not going to beat the market in any given year, but if you have a good …

Research Experiment Produces First Human Brain-To-Brain Interface

In more brain news, researchers from the University of Washington (UW) say they’ve created the first successful, non invasive brain-to-brain-interface.<p>Don’t run screaming from your computer just yet. This is a research project in a controlled lab. The researcher, Rajesh Rao, says he was able to …

6 Surprising Signs You're Stressed Out

The very visible (and bizarre) things that stress does to your body<p>You're stressed. We're stressed. Everyone's stressed. No big deal, right? Because it's so common, you might think that if you're not lying on the floor from exhaustion, you're probably fine. But stress has an insidious way of …

Lose 10 Pounds or More: Training Plan

Our custom workout plan will help you lose 10 pounds (or more) quickly and safely<p>Your secret weapon if you want to break the double-digit barrier and lose 10 pounds--or more? Strength training. Adding resistance builds muscle and helps you burn more calories during (and after!) your workout, says …