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The After-Effects of Awakening

As a psychologist, I have been studying what I call "awakening experiences" for a decade, and have recently published (with a co-author) a new study …

7 Toxic Thoughts You Need to Stop Now (If You Want to Succeed)

All actions results from thought, so it is thoughts that matter.<p>Are you the kind of <b>person who overthinks</b> and <b>overanalyzes everything</b> so much that you end up working less effectively than you'd like?<p>The good news is you're not alone. It's a trait shared by many, many people--particularly those in …

Here’s why you don’t like new music any more

Every week, Spotify and Apple Music are flooded with a slew of new, zeitgeist-defining albums that are yours for the streaming. Why, then, after a …

People with depression use language differently - here are the signs someone might need support

Scientists have long tried to pin down a link between depression and language, technology is helping us get a full picture<p>From the way you move and …

This mindfulness trick is super-effective at calming anxiety

People are saying the results are instant<p>When anxiety starts to take over, it can feel impossible to gain perspective and get out of the spiral of …

Chloe Kim dominates in snowboard halfpipe to win Olympic gold

The expectations placed upon Chloe Kim could not have been any higher entering the PyeongChang Olympics. But the 17-year-old delivered on the biggest …

An effortless way to improve your memory

A surprisingly potent technique can boost your short and long-term recall – and it appears to help everyone from students to Alzheimer’s patients.<p>When trying to memorise new material, it’s easy to assume that the more work you put in, the better you will perform. Yet taking the occasional down time …

Alzheimer's Disease

How to re-embrace face-to-face instead of virtual everything

When was the last time you wondered how to let someone know exactly what you were thinking without using a gif or emoji?<p>“The increase in technology …

Can’t fall asleep? It might be stress

<i>The Global News and CKNW Health Series will be tackling the issues of sleep and stress. Today’s topic, insomnia.</i><p>Ever have trouble sleeping? You’re …

Sleep

Tips for keeping your hiking strength and endurance during winter

While we certainly need periods of rest and relaxation to thrive, becoming relatively inactive for months on end is rarely a good idea for your …

The 19-Year-Old Who Made His Fortune In Bitcoin Says If You Don't Become a Millionaire In The Next 10 Years, It's Your Own Fault

He says he's found there's no need to panic over lows or bubbles.<p>German teenager Erik Finman has an unusual success story.<p>When was 12 years old, he …

15 Genius Apps Anyone With Anxiety Needs To Download

Whether you have an anxiety disorder, or simply feel worried sometimes, there are apps that can help with anxiety, and get you through your day. …

Google Just Launched a New Tool to Help You Find Cheap Flights. Here's How to Use It

It'll help you find good quality flights on a budget.<p>The introduction of “basic economy” fares in the last couple of years has made finding a deal on …

25 Simple Daily Habits That Separate High Achievers From Everyone Else

Everyone wants their life to be above average, but what are you really doing to make it happen? In truth, succeeding in business and life often depends on consistency, diligence, and discipline. At least, that's what more than two dozen high-achieving executives say. Here are the daily habits they …

Deep Learning

‘Anyone can change any habit’: the science of keeping your 2018 resolutions

Living a healthier lifestyle isn’t always down to sheer willpower – it can be<br>as simple as forming new habits. But how do we do that?<p>Last year, my New Year resolution was to go for a run first thing every morning. It started well: 1 January was a great success. On 2 January, though, I hit snooze and …

Athletic Apparel

26 Small Changes To Make In 2018 That'll Actually Improve Your Life

From little things, big things grow.

Productivity

Do You Really Know What Bitcoin Is?

<i>What to know about the crypto-craze before it implodes.</i><p>Maybe it was those stories you heard — Lamborghinis and second mortgages, fortunes made and …

Tip: The Barbell Ab Rollout

Make the ab rollout even better by lifting your feet up. This takes the hamstrings out of the movement and makes your core work harder.<p>The barbell …

This Is The One Most Important Thing To Know To Truly Succeed In Life

What gets you out of bed to go to the gym instead of hitting the snooze button? What inspires you to say no to the donuts and sweet treats at the office Christmas party? What is the driving force behind your decision to work weekends to get your company up and running when you could be going out …

The Best National Park in Every U.S. State, Mapped

In case you didn't know already, this year, America's National Park Service is 100 years old — and to celebrate, we're disclosing a few of the …

National Parks

Break the Cycle of Stress and Distraction by Using Your Emotional Intelligence

Being able to focus helps us succeed. Whether it’s focusing inward and attuning ourselves to our intuitions and values or outward and navigating the world around us, honing our attention is a valuable asset.<p>All too often though, our focus and attention get hijacked, leaving us feeling frazzled, …

10 of Our Favorite All Season Rooftops to Enjoy This Winter in NYC

Whether you're visiting NYC for the festive decor or are an NY native, check out these year-round rooftops with sweeping Manhattan views, heated …

Hudson River

12 Podcasts Every Founder Should Listen to in 2018

The ultimate way to learn while on the go.<p>To be successful as an entrepreneur, you have to dedicate yourself to constant learning.<p>Conferences, entrepreneur organizations, mentors, and books are the traditional paths to take but over the past few years, along with many other entrepreneurs, i've …

12 Simple Phrases That Are Guaranteed to Make People Like You More

The late, great American poet Maya Angelou once said, "People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."<p>The truth is, your word choice creates a brief impression that can lead to a lasting impression, long after the particulars …

Self-improvement

Neuroscience Has a Lot To Learn from Buddhism

A scientist and a monk compare notes on meditation, therapy, and their effects on the brain<p>Can training the mind make us more attentive, altruistic, and serene? Can we learn to manage our disturbing emotions in an optimal way? What are the transformations that occur in the brain when we practice …

The Best Pizza Places in Every U.S. State, Mapped

If there's one thing we love about pizza it's that it's perfect at any time of day. Breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner — 3 am in the morning — hot or …

How to Fall Asleep in Under a Minute

<i>Tech savvy</i>. <i>Culturally aware</i>. <i>Underemployed</i>. <i>Spiritual</i> but not <i>religious</i>.<p>These are all words and phrases that have come to be associated with the …

Here Are the First 6 Books You Should Read In 2018

And if you've already read one of these, I recommend the perfect complement.<p>If you love lists, December is a fun month to browse the internet. These lists usually take one of two forms: You're looking back on the previous year or eyeing the horizon for the year to come.<p>Some of the lists in the …

This Insanely Intricate Nautical Door Will Keep the Kraken Out

Sometimes an artist downplays the work they’ve done. In this case John Hansen casually shows us his project, a “wooden nautical door” that is simply jaw dropping. He casually explains that it is all made of wood, and how it works, but WOW look at this thing! He’s barely scratching the surface of …

Changing one simple habit can improve your entire life

Michael Phelps is the most decorated Olympian of all time.<p>He has won 28 medals in multiple swim categories and still holds several world records even though he has retired. His 80-inch wingspan and flexible ankles make him naturally predisposed to swimming—perhaps even more so than walking on …