#FF 9/19/14 Wonderful Weekend Review

By Barbara Bogdanow Lavi | Today's Fabulous Finds include posts about psychology & self help, a classic song for the soul by Earth Wind & Fire, and of course Sunday's Comics like the cover video.

Discovery Connections Helps Troubled Teens Connect to Careers

Career Development

Measure Backward, Not Forward

<i>James Clear writes about using behavioral science to master your habits and improve your health. His free guide, Transform Your Habits, has been downloaded more than 80,000 times. This post originally appeared on his blog.</i><p>We often measure our progress by looking forward. We set goals. We plan …


What The Greatest Self-Help Books Of The Last Decades Can Teach You In 7 Minutes

As a writer, I’m fortunate to connect with authors and experts all over the globe who have vitally important messages to share. While each of these experts sees the world in his or her own very unique way, and shares a special filter or perspective on life, progress and success, when you peel the …

Malcolm Gladwell

10 best apps to train your brain

Whether it's to focus at work, do better at school, or just stay sharp, there are various reasons for wanting to boost brainpower. But maintaining psychological well-being is equally as important.<p>"Stress and anxiety are among the most pressing and far-reaching public health problems we face," says …

The Brain

Illustrator Creates Doodles That Interact With Their Surroundings

French art director and illustrator David Troquier, who goes by Troqman, has an impressive sense of humor. He creates scrapbook doodles and places …


The Song That Never Ends: Why Earth, Wind & Fire's 'September' Sustains

If you've ever been to a wedding reception in the U.S., you know there's one question that can get a whole family on the dance floor: "Do you remember the 21st night of September?"<p>Earth, Wind & Fire's "September" even shows up at fictional weddings, as in the opening of the 1997 movie <i>Soul Food</i>. …

New York University

Watch Tim McGraw Talk 'Dem Smurf Bastards' With Jimmy Fallon

'Tonight Show' host gets creative with country singer's song catalog<p>Tim McGraw has had a lot of hits… 54 Top 10 hits and 35 Number Ones, to be exact. …

The last supermoon – in pictures

This full moon marks the third in a trilogy of supermoons this summer. July and August’s full moons both fell during the moon’s perigee – when it was at the closest point in its orbit to Earth. It is also a harvest moon, which rises around the same time that the sun sets, giving the moon a …