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Want To Live a Better Life? Use These 8 Life Lessons To Build Your Personal Philosophy

Discover your personal philosophy and then build your life around it.<p>Following a morning hike among the serenity of red rocks, wildflowers, and mountain views, I sat in conversation with an old friend. We had an important topic to discuss. Mainly, my future career.<p>My friend knows that I'm a …

Happiness

19 Books Bill Gates and the CEOs of Microsoft, Google, PayPal, and Wal-Mart Think You Should Read

The book 'Hit Refresh' by Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella makes this list twice as a great read.<p>What I know about successful people is this: They love to devour books to expand their minds. Bill Gates has stated that he reads about 50 books a year. Mark Zuckerberg? About 24 books a year.<p>But the …

Bill Gates

5 Critical Warning Signs That You're Making Bad Decisions

Everyone's entrepreneurial journey is different, but the pitfalls are the same.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Starting your own business is a labor of love. You’ve made a commitment to go out on your own. Then the hard part starts: figuring out how to …

Entrepreneurship

Neuroscience Has Discovered the Secret of Creativity

There are things we can do to create more opportunities for eureka moments, leading to more creativity, innovation, and insight at work.<p><i>What are some good ways to foster creativity and innovation in everyday work? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling</i> …

Creativity

How ‘Shock Therapy’ Is Saving Some Children With Autism

Electroconvulsive therapy is far more beneficial—and banal—than its torturous reputation suggests.<p>For a boy who needs routine, this day is off to a bad start. It’s early, just before 8 a.m., and unseasonably warm for June. Kyle, 17, has been up since 6:20 a.m., which isn’t all that unusual. But …

New Research Confirms That Kids Get Their Intelligence From Mom

Science just proved what your mom has been saying all along.<p>When it comes to your IQ, "I got it from my mama" couldn't be more accurate. New research featured in <i>Psychology Spot</i> says people are born with conditioned genes that work differently depending on if they're from your mother or father — and …

10 Ways to Dramatically Increase Your Happiness

Just be happy. Boom, there you go, look at that. There’s the ultimate way to become happier. Anybody who doesn’t like that answer can leave this post …

Dietary Supplement May Prevent and Reverse Damage to Aging Brain

<i>Summary: According to researchers, a complex dietary supplement has shows anti-aging properties that appear to prevent, and even reverse brain cell</i> …

A scientist spent 26 years studying a black hole 10 times the mass of the sun. Then it did something incredible

Modern science is more about patience and persistence than about great epiphanies. It is therefore extremely satisfying when you make a breakthrough, …

14 skills every professional should have

But there are certain skills that are absolute must-haves, no matter what type of career you pursue.<p>Unfortunately, no one tells you what those skills <i>are</i> until they realize you don't have them — like when you fumble through your first presentation at work because you never learned the art of public …

The surprisingly easy way to reduce your anxiety

It isn't easy being anxious. You can't sleep, you can't concentrate, you're tired and cranky. The good news: Curbing your anxiety may be easier than …

Forget mindfulness, stop trying to find yourself and start faking it

Why is the history of Chinese philosophy now the most popular course at Harvard? Top tips on how to become a better person according to Confucius and co<p>People are often surprised to learn that Confucius, Mencius, Laozi and other classical Chinese philosophers weren’t rigid traditionalists who …

Confucius

The 26 best comedy movies you can stream on Netflix right now

And thankfully, Netflix has some great comedies that you can watch right now to brighten up your day.<p>Whether it is a classic like "Groundhog Day" or an under-the-radar gem like "Sleepwalk with Me," there's something to stream for all comedy tastes.<p>Here are 26 we highly recommend.

5 Ways You Can Use Mindfulness To Fix Your Brain, Reduce Stress And Boost Performance

There’s no shortage of advice out there claiming to make you better, but mindfulness meditation is the rare, research-proven technique that boosts your performance by physically altering your brain.<p>Researchers from the University of British Columbia recently pooled data from more than 20 studies to …

Mindfulness

8 Secrets Insanely Successful Entrepreneurs Know That You Don't

Success is an effect, not a cause―the outward manifestation of an internal reality.<p><i>"Circumstance does not make the man; it reveals him to himself."</i>―James Allen<p>Success is an effect, not a cause―the outward manifestation of an internal reality. To be successful, you must see the world different from …

Self-improvement

Why Finland has the best schools

The Harvard education professor Howard Gardner once advised Americans, "Learn from Finland, which has the most effective schools and which does just about the opposite of what we are doing in the United States."<p>Following his recommendation, I enrolled my 7-year-old son in a primary school in …

Education

Meditation Is Good for You in More Ways Than You Ever Imagined

I am sure everyone is aware that there are benefits to meditation in terms of creating calm and focusing. There are more than 75 scientifically proven ways in which meditation is healthy and constructive for each of us that you may have never thought of. So, while many have not given much thought …

The Differences between Happiness and Meaning in Life

“Humans may resemble many other creatures in their striving for happiness, but the quest for meaning is a key part of what makes us human, and …

Psychology

Cosmic Consciousness: Part II. Evolution and Devolution: Chapter 1. To Self Consciousness

prepared it for the reception and support of living creatures and the more rapid growth and branching of vital forms, these having once appeared, …

The Chemicals That Can Affect Your Metabolism

Chemical exposures can have a significant effect on your metabolism by reducing thyroid hormone levels or impairing thyroid hormone action.<p>Your thyroid is responsible for maintaining healthy metabolism and growth, so when it slows down (hypothyroidism) you can experience constipation, weight gain …

13 Annoying Email Mistakes Even Smart People Make

Top executives reveal their chief complaints about the email they receive.<p>How good are you at email? We all complain about getting too much of it, and we all try to cut down the time we spend on it. Yet in our email-driven business world, it remains a primary form of communication, something we …

Hillary Clinton

The Most Important Thing To Know About Parenting Sensitive Kids

A while back, I fervently recommended this groundbreaking <i>Atlantic</i> magazine article in which author David Dobbs explains a bold new theory of genetics—that “most of us have genes that make us as hardy as dandelions: able to take root and survive almost anywhere. A few of us, however, are more like …

8 tricks for remembering everything you read

But just because forgetting is a human phenomenon doesn't mean you should simply accept it. In fact, there are plenty of simple, creative strategies for retaining more of what you read — whether that's novels, news articles, or scientific textbooks.<p>To find out what some of those techniques are, we …

3 Ways Empathy Can Improve Your Life

Does it ever feel like people are all self-absorbed jerks? Like they’re not listening? Only in it for themselves?<p>You’re not crazy. Empathy is …

Empathy

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Consciousness

Carmen Di LuccioMarch 16, 2018<p>We are having a New Moon in Pisces which will occur on March 17th or 18th, depending on where you are located in the …

Earth - What is our Universe made of?

If an alien managed to visit our Universe from a parallel reality, there is a high chance they would not even notice we exist.<p>In a way that's obvious: the Universe is enormous and our planet is but a small, pale blue dot. But it's worse than that: the aliens might not even notice all the stars and …

Dark Matter

12 Scientifically Proven Habits That Will Change Your Life

There's a science to building new habits. Read on to get yourself unstuck and get the change you want kick-started.<p>Research says the best way to bring change into your life is by creating new routines and sticking to them until they become habits.<p>The way to make sure we cultivate the new behavior …

personaldevelopment

12 Hidden Gifts of Not Pursuing Happiness

<i>“We need much less than we think we need.” —Maya Angelou</i><p>Life is difficult.<p>And so it is only natural for you as a human to gravitate towards happiness.<p>…

Happiness