Dave 'Boye MD.

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10 Things You Don't Know about Yourself

You probably do not understand yourself as well as you think you do

'I'm Sorry' Can Undermine Your Career. Here's What to Say Instead

When "I'm sorry" becomes overused, it gets tuned out -- and so do you.<p>We all make mistakes. From minor ones like mispronouncing someone's name (which, depending on the person, could be a big deal) to major ones like making an expensive misguided hire, every single one of us can remember the …

Time I

Are your phone camera and microphone spying on you? | Dylan Curran

Taping over the lens is just the first step in keeping online snoopers out of your business<p>Here is what the former FBI director James Comey said when he was asked back in September 2016 if he covered his laptop’s webcam with tape.<p>“Heck yeah, heck yeah. Also, I get mocked for a lot of things, and I …

Spying

With 5 Quick Clicks, You Can See All the Data Facebook Has on You (I Was Truly Stunned by What I Found)

It takes just five short steps to download the entire archive. You probably want to do it immediately.<p><i>(Update: Facebook says it's changing how you can access and change your privacy settings. Details are here.)</i><p>Tough times for Facebook--and they're only getting worse. The FTC is investigating, the …

Social Media

The 30 Most Common Reasons People Might Criticize You

Criticism is a universal but painful experience. Being criticized may trigger fear, shame, or anger, and feed into your insecurities about being …

Can dim light make us...dim?

Dusk, moonlight, a cozy fireplace light — undoubtedly, all of these evoke a romantic mood, but according to a new study, there's more to dim light …

The Mind-Blowing Way Your Posture Can Change Your Mood, According To Science

You know that one person in your life who's constantly harping on the importance of good posture? Unfortunately, the naggers might just be onto …

Body Language

4 Simple Ways to Quickly Recover Your Positive Attitude After a Setback

Obstacles and setbacks don't have to ruin your day. Here's how to turn setbacks into moments of growth.<p>When it comes to next level leadership and productivity, maintaining control over your emotions is a necessity. After all, your emotions often provide the navigation to the actions you're going to …

Self-help

The origin of 'us': what we know so far about where we humans come from

The question of where we humans come from is one many people ask, and the answer is getting more complicated as new evidence is emerging all the time.<p>…

This is the difference between a cold and the flu

It is the season for sniffles with many of us will be feeling rotten as illnesses are on the rise.<p>For most us it is a sick day in bed with a few …

Start a new (good) habit, kill an old (bad) one

<b>(CNN) —</b> Odds are, you are trying to break a bad habit or institute a good one right now. As a species, we are impressively committed to self-improvement, and most of us believe that habits are an effective means to that end.<p>Habits -- actions performed with little conscious thought and often …

Die Hard

This Infographic Breaks Down 52 of The Most Common Misconceptions

You'd think that in the age of the internet, where more information than we can possibly consume in several lifetimes is at our fingertips, stubborn …

Infographics

15 Things Psychologists Wish You Knew Can Gradually Destroy Self-Esteem

It can be tough to step outside yourself, and truly recognize what affects your self-esteem. That's because nobody wakes up in the morning <i>wanting</i> to …

Slideshow: 10 Health Myths Debunked

AI is now so complex its creators can’t trust why it makes decisions

Artificial intelligence is seeping into every nook and cranny of modern life. AI might tag your friends in photos on Facebook or choose what you see on Instagram, but materials scientists and NASA researchers are also beginning to use the technology for scientific discovery and space …

Artificial Intelligence

Science Says These 10 Things Will Help You Raise Extremely Smart and Successful Kids

Here are some science-backed parenting strategies to help you raise highly successful kids.<p>What parent doesn't want their child to do well in school, stay out of trouble, and grow up to be a highly successful adult? But as I've found over the years raising my own daughter, that's far easier said …

Parenting

3 Gross Things That Happen to Your Face When You Drink and Smoke

You knew they were bad for you, but you probably didn't know they were this bad<p>The health effects of too much drinking and smoking are major. Everything from cancer to heart disease to stroke have been linked to those bad habits. If that’s not enough to make you quit, well, we’ll appeal to your …

Are You Looking for Love or Do You Just Want to Stop Feeling Lonely? How to Tell the Difference

We often hear from our friends or ourselves say that we are looking for love, but are we actually looking for real, true love or do we just want to …

Making Marriage Work--Even When You are Totally Exhausted

When my husband and I were newlyweds we lived in a neighborhood filled with other young couples and starter families. One weekend afternoon I went to …

Divorce

Neuroscientists have identified how exactly a deep breath changes your mind

Breathing is traditionally thought of as an automatic process driven by the brainstem—the part of the brain controlling such life-sustaining functions as heartbeat and sleeping patterns. But new and unique research, involving recordings made directly from within the brains of humans undergoing …

The Brain

10 Foods To Boost Your Memory And Improve Focus

Go ace your exams this year and thank me later.<p>November 15, 2017<p>With finals coming up, I'm on the lookout for some tricks and hacks that'll help with …

Everyone's Engaged & You're Still Single — Here's How To Cope

There are certain things I expect around the holidays. I expect to stress over how to afford all the gifts I want to buy while also paying my …

Self-Pity

Here's How Long You Should Be Single Before Jumping Back Into A Relationship

Someone once told me "better to be alone than in bad company," and that always resonated with me. I've never been what you would call a serial …

Relationships

Slideshow: What Does Alcohol Do to Your Body?

Cleveland Clinic

How to Stop Checking Your Ex's Social Media

We asked relationship experts for their best advice.<p>Relationships die, but feelings linger. At least initially. Breakups would obviously be a lot easier if they didn't. But until you master the art of not caring, you'll wonder what your ex is up to. Nowadays, because of social media, it's easier …

Social Media

10 Reasons Some People Just Can't Let Go of an Ex

Most people will eventually heal after a relationship ends, especially if both partners mutually agreed to separate. With helpful guidance, they …

The reason you struggle to get up in the morning might have nothing to do with being tired

If you've got a closer relationship with the snooze button than your own partner, this could be why.<p>It's weird how sometimes, despite having had a …

Shaken Baby Syndrome

Shaken baby syndrome is a serious brain injury caused by forcefully and violently shaking a baby. Other names for this condition include abusive head …

What Is Shaken Baby Syndrome?

Slideshow: 18 Secrets for a Longer Life

Mediterranean Diet