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Want to Be A Better Leader? Then Adopt These 9 Habits! | Inc.com

Over the course of my career, I must have spent over 3000 hours reading leadership books, attending training sessions, and studying leadership. From this I learned a lot of things which have worked, many that didn't and several I should have just known better and avoided.<p>I've led large complex …

Leadership

Why PhD Students Procrastinate and What We can Do About It

PhD students are notoriously famous for procrastinating. To understand why, let’s take a look at an equation Nick Winter presented in his book The …

4 Ways to Maintain Momentum

<i>That’s it,</i> you tell yourself. <i>This time I’m doing it. For real!</i><p>Fed up, you make yet another commitment to yourself: Start that business, hit the gym, …

8 Causes of Procrastination (Why You Can’t Get Things Done)

Don't you hate it when you have something you need to do, but you just don't want to do it or you can't get yourself motivated? Everyone …

Procrastination

6 strategies that decisive people use to make tough calls

<b>Related: The 7 Styles of Decision Making</b><p>You're the one who has to make the call, and the one who has to deal with the consequences. It's no wonder that depression affects entrepreneurs more than the average population.<p>Sooner or later, you'll be forced to make a tough call; it might mean firing an …

Management

What to Do When You Have a Dysfunctional Team Member

<b>By Leigh Thompson, J. Jay Gerber Professor of Dispute Resolution & Organizations at the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University</b>Every team seems to have an alpha member — someone who is naturally dominant. Every team seems to also have a problematic or dysfunctional team member. Let’s …

Leadership

30 Things About Life Everyone Should Learn Before Turning 30 | Inc.com

Life is full of lessons. Some lessons are learned in an instant--like when you touch a hot stove. Others take time to fully understand--for example, what it truly means to be in love. But regardless of the size of the lesson, there are 30 important ones everyone should know before exiting young …

Self-improvement

The Peculiar Thought We Often Have When Facing Illness

In the middle of my PhD, I was diagnosed with kidney cancer. There were many psychologically interesting and rich things that happened after my …

Psychology

This text line is helping teens talk about mental health without saying a word

"He won't stop raping me. He told me not to tell anyone."<p>In August 2011, teen-focused social change organization DoSomething.org received this …

An Easy 6-Day Plan to Lose 10 Pounds

Get the motivation you need to slim down and stick with it.<p>If you could design your dream diet, what would it include? Lots of variety so meals and snacks never get boring? Plenty of treats? A day to cheat a little? Well, we hear you — and we've worked all that into our program. Follow this easy …

9 Genius Charts That Let You Skip Cooking Math

Cooking shouldn’t be rocket science -- but when you’re faced with complicated recipes, ingredient substitutions or party-sized portions, it can feel like memorization and math skills stand between you and your best meal yet.<p>We’ve partnered with Campbell’s to bring you calculatingly fun new cooking …

Slow Cookers

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Top 10 Baking Tips<p>Get glorious cakes, flaky pie crusts and delectable goodies.<p>We're here to make your holiday season sweet and easy. Want to be a …

Dessert

No Butter? No Problem. Every Baking Substitute You Could Ever Need.

You're halfway through a brownie recipe -- pot-infused or otherwise -- when you realize you have no eggs, and the grocery store is closed. You <i>could</i> …

The 15 Best Movies About Psychotherapy

What is the role of psychology in contemporary society? How is the psychologist perceived by the modern mindset? Is the therapy process recognized as …

Mental Health

When Physical & Mental Illnesses Merge Paths

More than half of Americans live with at least one chronic illness. Heart disease, cancer, arthritis, thyroid disease- these are only a few examples. …

Exhaustion: the ‘leaky emotion’ of chronic illness

"Is exhaustion an emotion?" asks a heart patient. "We don't know, but is there a state of being more intense than exhaustion? It's the state of …

Emotions

National Cupcake Week: World's Best Cupcakes

Share412<p>Tweet<p>Pin<p>Reddit<p>Email<p>Shares 412<p>There’s nothing tea and cake can’t solve. For a taste of something wonderful, here’s where to find the best …

No Eggs, No Problem: How to Avoid the Most Common Vegan Baking Mistakes

Baking is a science—and today's lesson is in vegan baking. Learn how to make the fluffiest, loftiest, most moist dairy- and egg-free pastries around by avoiding these common mistakes.<p>These days, it's easy to find great vegan pastries at bakeries, cafés, and coffee shops. It's a little trickier to …

Vegan

12 Books That Will Lift You Up When You Are Down

Sometimes, you need a pick-me-up. You're feeling blue, down in the dumps, maybe even dealing with a lump in your throat. Whichever idiom fits your situation, you're just not feeling like your best self.<p>To abate the waves of sadness, or palpitations of dread, we've compiled a list of books that can …

Books

30 Things Every Self-Respecting Food Lover MUST Eat in Her Lifetime

<b>1.</b> Spit-roasted pork tacos at <b>Empellon Al Pastor</b>. This new spot's version calls for house-made corn tortillas filled with chili-rubbed pork shoulder and caramelized pineapple. empellon.com/al-pastor<p><b>2.</b> "Drunken-style" whole wood-oven fish at <b>Mission Chinese Food</b>. Chef Danny Bowien uses Xiaoxing (a …

You aren't just lazy — these 7 psychological theories explain why you procrastinate

But in reality, procrastination often stems from much deeper psychological issues. Maybe you're reacting to overbearing parents, or maybe you're concerned that other people will think you're stupid if you mess up.<p>Whatever the problem, the first step to conquering the behavior is figuring out …

Procrastination

15 Most Inspiring Life lessons from Humans of New York

You’re probably living under a rock if you haven’t come across Humans of New York yet. The Facebook page started by Brandon Stanton in 2010, a …

Kelly McGonigal: How to Turn Stress Into an Advantage

About this presentationIn her book, <i>The Upside of Stress</i>, McGonigal asks, “If you could choose how stressful tomorrow will be, would you hope for a …

Psychology

Workouts You Can Do in 5 Minutes or Less That Are Actually Effective

We've got awesome moves for when you have very little time to exercise.<p>Best news ever: Even quickie workouts have plenty of benefits. (Science says so!) Knock out one—or all—of these drills faster than you can think of an excuse not to.<p>For more quick workouts, check out our Shape-Up Shortcuts …

Concentrate! How to tame a wandering mind

Procrastinate often? Caroline Williams does, so decided to find out if brain training could tackle her wandering mind. What she discovered could help everyone.<p>I am about to be zapped in the head with an electromagnet, once a second, for eight minutes. I fidget, trying to get comfortable in a huge …

The Brain

When Doctors Grieve

I remember so clearly all of the idealistic optimism I felt at the beginning of medical school: the naïve certainty that I was going to help people and save their lives... and I would do that through the power of love. Yes, I came to medicine with the awareness that love is actually the force that …

Medicine

Time 100: PM Modi thanks Barack Obama for calling him 'India's reformer-in-chief' - Firstpost

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday became a part of Time Magazain's 100 most influential people, and the little write up that summed up Modi's …

How Highly Sensitive People Interact With The World Differently

Highly sensitive people have been labeled a lot of ways in the past, like fragile, over-emotional and intense. But there's more to a highly sensitive person than just excess crying and a whole ton of feelings.<p>Those with an empathetic personality are actually biologically wired to behave the way …

Emotional Intelligence

24 Books That Are Straightforward About Mental Illness

Because sometimes it's hard to explain or understand on your own.