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Religion and Spirituality: Does Believing Make You Healthier?

Ever since the late 1990s, there’s been an explosion in the number of studies devoted to examining the role that spirituality and religion have on …

The 3 Time-Management Habits of Millionaires | Inc.com

Several years ago, I completed an international survey of over 20,000 business owners and leaders around the world. Many of the entrepreneurs I interviewed were millionaires, mostly due to their smart ideas, hard work -- and time management habits. Yes, you heard me right. These moguls were so …

Time Management

How to Make Dynamic Compositions

Woman with clear umbrella. Tokyo, 2017DYNAMISM — an element we want to integrate into our photography.What is ‘dynamic’?Diagonals and selfie. Red. …

Street Photography

Sleeping in a Cold Room Is Better for Your Health, Says Science

Who else loves to sleep in a cold room?<p>Those who prefer to keep bedroom temperatures chilly while catching some shut eye may be on to something. According to an article written by Dr. Christopher Winter, Medical Director at Charlottesville Neurology & Sleep Medicine, and published by the Huffington …

Sleep

9 things the best employees do that get them promoted

Along with, "How do I get a raise?" one of the most common questions that even exceptional employees ask their boss is, "What can I do to get promoted?"<p>For some bosses, the answer to getting promoted is obvious: Complete a specific task, gain a certain amount of experience, or simply be the next in …

Leadership

How to Tell If Someone Is Lying: 10 Tells and Clues | Inc.com

If you're suspicious that someone isn't telling the truth, can you look the person in the eyes and tell that they're lying? Well, let's try. Here are what might be three facts about lying. Can you tell which one (if any) is a lie?<p>The average person hears between 10 and 200 lies per day.Strangers …

Psychology

4 Ways to Learn Anything in 20 Hours

<i>“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”</i> — Mahatma Gandhi<p>What if you could learn anything in 20 hours, what would …

Self-improvement

Elon Musk reportedly gave his assistant a 2-week test when she asked for a big raise — what happened to her is an important career lesson

According to Vance, the assistant, Mary Beth Brown, asked Musk for a significant raise after she'd been working with him for 12 years. In response, Musk told Brown to take two weeks off, during which <i>he</i> would assume her responsibilities and see whether she was critical to his success.<p>When Brown …

AI is a powerful tool in the fight against anxiety and depression

The state of mental healthcare in the US is in crisis. Suicide is the second leading cause of death in the US, and at a 30-year high. Anxiety and depression are literally killing us. Something has to give.<p>Part of the problem is the stigma attached to seeking help for emotional problems, part of it …

PhD students have double the risk of developing a psychiatric disorder than the rest of the 'highly educated' population

Academia isn't for everyone. The hours are long, you're likely to spend a lot of time looking at a computer or in a lab, and you are endlessly trying to prove you deserve the title of "Doctor."<p>Many of the pressures PhD students face have been published in the Guardian's Academics Anonymous series, …

Mental Health

Widespread Loneliness Is Killing People And We Need to Start Taking This Seriously

Talk to a friend.<p>Researchers are warning that loneliness and social isolation is becoming a greater public health threat than the widely discussed …

Psychology

In Just 7 Seconds, You Can Sell Your Product, Your Company, Your Cause--or Yourself | Inc.com

Let's pretend, for a moment, that this whole Twitter thing never happened. And while I'm at it, I'm going to vaporize Facebook posts, Instagram, and even Snapchat.<p>My reason for annihilating social media is not that I think it's inherently flawed. It's just that the instant convenience of these …

Cotton Candy

UX Design, UI Design and No Design — Oh My!

Can I share with you that I am <b>not</b> that fun at parties. For those of you who have met me in person, that will make sense, and you won’t be surprised …

UI Design

Gestalt Theory for Efficient UX: Principle of Similarity.

Many designers can boast of having creative intuition and a sharp eye: they add as much passion and feeling into the layout of the future website or …

UI Design

Minimalist Design for Nike Desktop and Mobile Concept

I am a fan of minimalist design and the work that Anton Skvortsov shared on his Behance profile for a concept idea for what the Nike store could look …

Graphic Design

Study: Your Instagram posts can reveal if you’re clinically depressed

Depression is horrifyingly common. According to the UK mental health charity Mind, it affects 3.3 in 100 people. Exacerbating the matter, many sufferers struggle to obtain a formal diagnosis, which is vital to receiving further help. Could technology help as an early-warning mechanism?<p>One research …

Music Production

Synthology

Four Selector Racks, 148 presets<p>Synthology’s 148 emulations are housed in four Selector Racks: Bass, Synth, Chord 1 and Chord 2. Each Selector …

Music Production