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How to Be Creative: 6 Secrets Backed By Research

Whether it’s at work or in our free time, many of us would love to learn how to be creative. Coming up with great ideas and new perspectives is a …

These Are The Recipes That Won 2015

Here's what our editors and readers loved this year.

Cooking

12 Qualities That Set Ultra Successful People Apart

Ultra successful people delight themselves by blowing their personal goals out of the water. They succeed along many different dimensions of life--their friendships, their physical and mental health, their families, and their jobs (which they are not only good at but also enjoy).<p>TalentSmart has …

7 Skills You Must Learn to Reach Your Full Potential (And Where to Learn Them)

To become our best selves, we must constantly be learning more skills and educating ourselves on how to provide more value to the world. Here are 7 …

Learning

9 things mentally strong people do every day

In her book "13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do," psychotherapist Amy Morin writes that your genetics, personality, and life experiences all play a role in your mental strength.<p>Since we know what mentally strong people <i>don't</i> do, we asked Morin about the key habits they do follow.<p>Here are nine …

Top 100 Most Difficult Novels - How many have you read?

Literature

4 Ways to Increase Your Resilience, According to Psychology

Psychologist Albert Bandura is famous for his social learning theory which is really more of a model than a theory.<p>He stresses the importance of …

What Bill Gates’ and Mark Cuban's Failures Can Teach Us About Success

<i>Answer by Elijah Medge on Quora.</i><p>When you think of Mark Cuban or Bill Gates, what comes to mind? Perhaps the names of the famous companies they’ve …

Five Truths About Eternal Security

In this lab, John Piper deals with the security of every believer, explaining how God keeps his children from falling away.

Security

How to make yourself work when you’re not in the mood

<i>This post originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow the author here.</i><p>Procrastination affects everyone. It sneaks up on most people when they’re tired or bored, but for some, procrastination can be a full-fledged addiction. They avoid all day the work that is right in front of them, only to go home and …

Procrastination

Top 15 Books of 2015

2015 marks my tenth year choosing the best books of the year, and it was the most difficult of them all. Non-fiction Christian book publishing …

Theology

4 Timeless Ways to Boost Your Intelligence

Although intelligence means something different to everyone, psychologists and scientists have tried to pin it down to just our IQ, as if a number …

Self-improvement

5 Simple Ways to Improve Your Memory and Memorize Anything Faster

Imagine the power of being able to memorize anything faster.<p>Think about how much time you’d have, how much you could shorten the learning curve, and …

Science says parents of successful kids have these 11 things in common

And while there isn't a set recipe for raising successful children, psychology research has pointed to a handful of factors that predict success.<p>Unsurprisingly, much of it comes down to the parents. Here's what parents of successful kids have in common:

33 books everyone should read before turning 30

While the only way to learn is to survive the inevitable cycle of successes and failures, it is always useful to have some guidance along the way.<p>To help you out, we've selected some of our favorite books that likely never made your high-school or college reading lists.<p>It's an eclectic selection …

Books

NASA releases breathtaking ultra-HD video of the sun - CNN Video

Watch this stunning 4K footage of the Sun, and find out what you didn't know about the star at the center of the Solar System.

4K Ultra HD

5 Scientific Ways to Make Yourself Smarter | Inc.com

About a decade ago, some early scientific research suggested that playing memory games could increase "fluid intelligence," which is the capacity to solve problems in novel situations, independent of acquired knowledge.<p>A spate of apps, books, and classes resulted, all claiming to make people …

The Brain

5 Ways to Learn and Remember Absolutely Anything | Inc.com

<i>What learning strategies do "quick learners" follow? originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question.</i><p><b>Answer by Alessio Bresciani, strategist with 15 years of experience in digital and mobile, on Quora:</b><p>Your question is a great one. And it forced me to reflect about the things I have …

Learning

7 things new health insurance users should know

You pay your premium, get your insurance card and go to the doctor. Simple, right? Not always. Dealing with health insurance companies and health care providers, such as doctors and hospitals, is complex. The process for newly insured patients can be confusing and comes with high stakes: One wrong …

​8 mental habits the most successful people learn to break

That bit of wisdom comes from Sandja Brügmann, serial entrepreneur and founder of the Passion Institute, a recently launched online educational program and consultancy for executives and entrepreneurs.<p>"Once we have developed understanding of how we interfere with our visions and goals, then comes …

Self-improvement

Time Management Techniques - Skills to Increase your Efficiency and Productivity - Handbook of Success

Do you love life? Then do not squander time, for<br>that’s the stuff life is made of. – Benjamin Franklin<p>We all have the same 24 hours each day, yet how …

Time Management

10 Cross-Cultural Novels that Illuminate the World We Live In

When Ifemelu departs military-ruled Nigeria to pursue her studies in America, she is forced to grapple with what it means to be black for the first …

Books

7 Hobbies Science Says Will Make Your Brain Works Smarter And Faster

All parts of our body age. And our brain does too. We’ve all witnessed the natural deterioration of brain functions in older relatives. …

Humanity

What Are You Learning?

<b>What are you learning?</b><p><i>The Practice:</i><p>Ask questions.<p><i>Why?</i><p>My dad grew up on a ranch in North Dakota. He has a saying from his childhood - you may have heard it elsewhere -- that's: "You learn more by listening than by talking."<p>Sure, we often gain by thinking out loud, including discovering our truth by …

Mindfulness

How to Eat Clean to Lose Weight

This 24-hour plan leaves no stone unturned.<p><i>This article was written by Lizzie Fuhr and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Whether you're trying to take off weight or improve your health, adopting a clean-eating lifestyle can be the change you need to see (and feel) the results. …

7 Powerful Ways to Turn Every Failure Into Success | Inc.com

Failure is part of life, and most certainly part of business. We don't often acknowledge it, but failure is also a fundamental element of our success.<p>Our instinct is to be ashamed of failure, maybe because we don't like how it makes us feel--humiliated, as though we have done something wrong.<p>But if …

Self-improvement

The Most Critical Key to Success May Surprise You

Study those who've gone before. You'll learn how little you really know, and how few of your ideas are really original. You'll also learn how to become truly great.<p><i>What is the key to success? originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question.</i><p><b>Answer by Rod D. Martin , founder and CEO of</b> …

25 Habits That Will Make You Smarter

Want to expand your mind? A little bit of effort every day goes a long way.<p>In the Quora thread, “What would you do to be a little smarter every …

Taking Up These 10 Hobbies Will Make You Smarter

There is a general perception that we can’t do much to enhance our intelligence. It’s almost always believed that whether you’re smart or not is …

The Brain

8 tricks for remembering everything you read

But just because forgetting is a human phenomenon doesn't mean you should simply accept it. In fact, there are plenty of simple, creative strategies for retaining more of what you read — whether that's novels, news articles, or scientific textbooks.<p>To find out what some of those techniques are, we …