Felix Diaz

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My Favorite Books on Habit and Behavior Change

One of the greatest illusions I’ve had to overcome in my life is that I’m a rational human being. Sure I try to be, and sometimes I might succeed. …

Self-improvement

7 Habits of Remarkably Successful Millennials | Inc.com

Millennials are known for many things: idealism, selfies, and--perhaps most surprising to some--success. Right now, Millennials make up the largest part of the U.S. population, clocking in at a striking 83.1 million people. Regardless of how you feel about it, Millennials are on their way to taking …

Leadership

Funny Pictures – January 16, 2016

I found Di Caprio in The Ministry of the Interior of the Russian Federation. <br>viaTough call. <br>viaI’m just disappointed he/she didn’t give me their …

Libraries

How to master essential life skills

Matthew Peyton/Comedy Central/"Broad City"<p>If you haven't mastered some of the most essential life skills already, it may be time to take a different approach.<p>Whether you're looking to listen better or negotiate for a raise, here are 13 surprising ways you can master some essential life skills.<p>View …

Success

The Simple Technique To Fit A 40-Hour Workweek Into 16.7 Hours

This incredibly simple time-management system changed my workday.<p>I used to work a lot — 60, 80, or even 100 hours a week.<p>I let my work be a big part of how I defined myself. I wore those insane hours like a badge of honor . . . I loved telling people how “busy” I was and how much I “had to …

Time Management

5 Simple Ways to Boost Your Mental Performance

In life, having just a small edge can make a super colossal difference. Many of us start our work day with an unmotivated, distracted, and foggy …

6 Inspiring Quotes That Have Stood the Test of Time

A challenging morning can be made less difficult by reading a few inspirational or motivational quotes. Sources for inspiration can be found in the quotes of former presidents, successful business people, inventors or even your parents. A deeper meaning for each quote can be determined by what is …

Motivation

10 Great Apps Every Leader Needs to Be Effective | Inc.com

It's not enough for twenty-first-century leaders to focus on getting things done. They must also connect with employees to inspire performance. Digging deeper, top management today needs to marry purpose and meaning to each employee's contribution. Amid these expectations, and these are but a …

Apps

8 Brain Exercises To Improve your IQ Score

Can we make ourselves any smarter? The answer to that particular question is still a puzzle, trying to be solved by scientists all over the world. …

The Brain

6 Habits Of People Who Accomplish Everything On Their To-Do Lists

Does your to-do list take days to complete? Some people have figured out the secrets to getting everything done on time.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 habits to adopt to be better at your job in 2016. See the full list here.</i><p>Few things are quite as fulfilling as scratching that …

Time Management

13 Habits Of Exceptionally Likable People - INFORMATION NIGERIA

In a study conducted at UCLA, subjects rated over 500 adjectives based on their perceived significance to likeability. The top-rated adjectives had …

5 Scientific Ways to Make Yourself Smarter | Inc.com

About a decade ago, some early scientific research suggested that playing memory games could increase "fluid intelligence," which is the capacity to solve problems in novel situations, independent of acquired knowledge.<p>A spate of apps, books, and classes resulted, all claiming to make people …

The Brain

7 secrets to better parenting

What does it mean to be an intentional parent? The term "intentional parenting" seems to have originated sometime in the 1990's. It's become popular …

7 Online Classes That Will Make You Smarter and More Interesting | Inc.com

Since massive open online courses, known as MOOCs, exploded on the higher education scene, they've increased the breadth and access of classes in a variety of disciplines.<p>Websites like Coursera and edX have leveled the playing field, allowing curious students from around the world to explore …

Social Media Marketing

Small Things Couples Can Do Every Day To Keep Their Relationships Fresh

Anyone who’s been in a long-term relationship will tell you: the overwhelming infatuation you feel at the beginning of a relationship doesn’t last …

The Six Lists You Need To Make Every Day Productive

You might make a daily to-do list, but have you considered project lists or outsource lists? Here’s what to write down to get the most done.<p>Your brain is for thinking, not for storing a long list of random things you need to do.<p>“When you’re juggling a lot of tasks, things will fall through the …

Time Management

9 little things you can do for your spouse that say 'I love you'

Do you sometimes wonder how you can show more love for your spouse?<p>In marriage, love isn't a destination where love flows forevermore. It's a long …

Australia's binge drinking culture puts mental health at risk, experts warn

Australians are going to have to wish for more than 'good health' before a bout of binge-drinking to avoid sobering consequences to their mental …

Mental Health

Why You're Struggling to Fulfill Your Life Purpose

<i>Tejal V. Patel, Mindfulness Coach, Author and Meditation teacher</i><p>What can red leaves in August teach you?<p>A sign of a great teacher is one that gently suggests you in the direction of your answer but never outrightly tells you what to think or believe.<p>Nature is one such great teacher, if we are …

Meditation

What Generous People’s Brains Do Differently

Some people make giving look effortless. They’re the kind of people who bring donuts on Friday mornings and don’t think twice before helping overwhelmed colleagues, even if it means they end up working late (again). For these “givers,” taking one for the team comes <i>too</i> easily, and their needs often …

Self Control

An A-Z of Mental Wellbeing

<b>Keeping our minds well deserves as much attention as keeping our bodies healthy and strong. Use the A-Z below to investigate where your mental</b> …

Happiness

11 things smart people won't say out loud

There's no taking them back once they slip out, either.<p>I'm not talking about shocking slips of the tongue, off-color jokes, or politically incorrect faux pas. These aren't the only ways to make yourself look bad.<p>Often, it's the subtle remarks--the ones that paint us as incompetent and …

Emotional Intelligence

Don’t try to be your child’s friend. Here's why.

681 Shares<p>A piece of advice to all you parents reading this: Don’t try to be your child’s friend. Don’t get me wrong. You can be kind, you can be …

Parenting

6 Mental Habits That Will Wear You Down

Do you struggle with self-doubt and self-defeating habits?<p>Do you want to feel more confident about yourself and what you have to offer?<p>Do you focus …

Psychology

3 Time Management Mistakes You Don’t Know You’re Making

Some of our biggest time management mistakes are simply borne of ignorance.<p>No matter how smart or experienced you think you are, it’s important to remember you’re always a novice at something. Sounds obvious, but it’s something managers, entrepreneurs, and other business leaders are liable to …

Time Management

Homework: A New User's Guide

If you made it past the headline, you're likely a student, concerned parent, teacher or, like me, a nerd nostalgist who enjoys basking in the distant glow of Homework Triumphs Past (second-grade report on Custer's Last Stand, nailed it!).<p>Whoever you are, you're surely hoping for some clarity in the …

Teaching

A complete guide to designing your morning routine to double your productivity

On average, each of us wake up to 25,000 mornings in our adult life, which means we have 25,000 days to maximize how we spend it.<p><b>Your morning defines the rest of your day.</b><p>If you can optimize your morning routines, you’ve set yourself up to have a productive day ahead of you.<p>The good news is, we all …

The Simplest Way to Create More Calm in Your Life

<b>“I vow to let go of all worries and anxiety in order to be light and free.”</b> <b>~Thich Nhat Hanh</b><p>This particular week, I flunked. I’d be lucky if you gave …

Mindfulness

Neurons dynamically switch identity in response to brain activity

A surprising new discovery shows that some brain cells are far more malleable than previously thought<p>The human brain is often said to be the most complex object in the known universe, and there’s good reason to believe that this old cliché is true. Even the apparently simple task of compiling a …

Neuroscience