Craig Edney

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The Law of Attraction Explained in Simple Terms

Many people have a very deluded idea of what exactly the Law of Attraction (<i>LOA</i>) is these days. Due to mass popularisation of the law, it has been made to seem like a very simple, almost magical process in which you just imagine what you want and "<i>BAM!</i>" it's there. Not so.<p>This law of the Universe …

8 common things you should never do when you're trying to get a good sleep, according to an expert — and what to do instead

Poor sleep makes us miserable. Not only that, but research has shown that if we don't get enough sleep, it can be bad for our mental health, result in poor performance and concentration, and in the long term can increase our risk of diseases like cancer and Alzheimer's.<p>But no matter how many times …

15,000 Scientists From 184 Countries Are Warning Humankind We Are Screwed

Human impacts on the environment are putting our future at risk, they say.<p>More than 15,000 scientists from 184 countries warn the evidence is clear: Current and future human health and wellbeing are at serious risk from climate change, deforestation, loss of access to freshwater, species …

A New Hypothesis That Challenges Einstein's Physics Could Soon Be Put to The Test

Is the speed of light really a constant?<p>The speed of light in a vacuum, or <i>c</i>, is pretty much the most fundamental constant in physics – and according …

Physics

How to use your brain power to fight off a cold

Neuroscientists don’t fully understand the link but what we believe has a powerful effect on how our body responds to illness<p>At this time of year, it feels like people are constantly warning you they are “coming down” with a cold. But if I have a slightly sore throat or a runny nose, I always try …

What workers crave more than money

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>For older workers, a pay raise is great. But what many really, really want, in the words …

Duke University

'Out of control' Chinese space station to crash to earth in 2017

China appears to have confirmed speculation that it has lost control of its 8.5-ton space station, which is expected to come crashing down to Earth in 2017.<p>Officials speaking at the launch of the Tiangong-2 space lab said the Tiangong-1, or "Heavenly Palace" lab, which launched in 2011, had …

Space Exploration

According To Science This Is The One Exercise You Need To Burn Belly Fat

Whether you are a every-day-gym-bunny or a once-a-week-wonder, you will know that there are some areas that are harder to tone and shift weight from …

Marijuana Could Be the Answer to Curing Alzheimer's Disease, Study Shows

Image source: Getty Images.<p>The statistics associated with Alzheimer's disease are downright depressing.<p>The disease, which typically affects the elderly and is characterized by a progressive decline in cognitive function, currently afflicts 5.4 million Americans, and the Alzheimer's Association …

Take One Tablespoon Of This Before Bed And You Will Never Wake Up Tired Again!

Insomnia is a worldwide issue, and numerous people every single night struggle to fall asleep and get the proper rest their body needs.<p>Due to this, …

You are almost definitely not living in reality because your brain doesn’t want you to

Every cognitive bias exists for a reason—primarily to save our brains time or energy.<p>I’ve spent many years referencing Wikipedia’s list of cognitive biases whenever I have a hunch that a certain type of thinking is an official bias but I can’t recall the name or details. But despite trying to …

Psychology

Meet RAW, The Best Photo Editing App Powered By Photographers

There’s a brand-new app in town that every photographer must add to their everyday essentials. Introducing RAW by 500px—it’s going to totally change …

9 Habits of People Who Move Up the Corporate Ladder Higher AND Faster

The 9 Habits of People Who Move Up the Corporate Ladder (Higher AND Faster)<p>Posted at in Leadership by Oriane Perrin<p>Whether you’re at the bottom of …

The Simple Mind Trick That Instantly Makes You More Persuasive

Mastering the art of persuasion is as simple as beginning with "You're right."<p>Even as neuroscientists continue to unearth new discoveries about the human brain, some of the most effective brain hacks have been around for years. Take Blaise Pascal, for example, born in 1623. The 17th-century French …

Hacking

The Best Advice You Need When Starting a New Job

This is the beginning of everything you want.<p>So, you finally got the job you wanted. Congratulations! Now you're faced with a new set of challenges as you make the transition to a new job, a new environment, new co-workers. It can all be a little overwhelming. Here are some tips to make sure you …

Employment

15 TED talks that offer career advice you've probably never heard before

But often some of the most valuable advice is the stuff that doesn't get repeated ad nauseam.<p>Thankfully, unconventional thinking is at home on the TED stage, and there are plenty of talks that feature some insightful, if not counterintuitive, career wisdom.<p>Here are some of the best talks:

11 Public Speaking Tips From the Best TED Talks Speakers

Use these techniques from top TED speakers to take your presentations to the next level.<p>There's no question about it: TED Talks have raised the bar sky-high for what's considered a memorable and compelling business presentation.<p>That being said, there are a handful of TED Talks speakers so talented …

Public Speaking