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An A-Z of Mental Wellbeing | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

<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> …

Self-improvement

The Psychology Behind Why People Steal Their Coworkers’ Stuff

You spend every day with these people, people who likely would never steal outside of the office. So why is your yogurt always going missing?<p>It happens in every workplace. You put a sandwich with your name on it in the office refrigerator, but by lunchtime it’s gone. Your stapler mysteriously …

12 Things The Most Lively Speakers Do To Make Their Presentations Funnier

You’re talented, you have great ideas and you’re hard working, but you’re often unrecognized, misunderstood and taken for granted.<p>Whether it’s in …

Self-help

10 Illegal Interview Questions You Don't Have To Answer

You’re talented, you have great ideas and you’re hard working, but you’re often unrecognized, misunderstood and taken for granted.<p>Whether it’s in …

Self-help

7 Mind-Expanding Lessons From TED Talks on How to Hack Your Own Brain

You can make yourself more confident, more generous, and less likely to succumb to stress. Here's how.<p>Would you like to be smarter, more confident, kinder, more resilient under stress, and more successful? Of course you would, and you can. In a fascinating series of TED Talks, social psychologists …

Is Your Ego Limiting Your Ability to Succeed?

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A strong desire to win is a necessary ingredient in anyone’s formula of success. The only way to accomplish your biggest goal is to completely attack it with everything that you have. However, when you invest so much of yourself into a …

Motivation

How Much Oil Does the World Have Left?

The short answer to the question posed is….a lot. Or at least way more than many groups and people out there want you to believe. Today, the world is swimming in oil, and prices have been sliced in half over the past year. “Peak oil” theory for production is predicated on the work of legendary …

7 truths about the mind you missed in psychology class

The longer you live, the more you realize that the difference between success and magnificent failure lies in how well you understand people. If you’re like many, that fact makes you regret not having studied psychology. I hate to be the one to tell you, but holding both a BSc. and an MSc. in …

Self-improvement

Principles for Effective Teaching Outlined by Psychologist Group

Psychological research on learning is sometimes overemphasized in the classroom, but that doesn't mean some concepts shouldn't play an important role …

12 Things Sigmund Freud Got Right

May 6 was Sigmund Freud's birthday (born in 1856). It has been more or less 100 years since Freud wrote many of his groundbreaking books and papers …

Psychologists stay home: Nepal doesn't need you

<i>Following the earthquake in Nepal, psychologist Alessandra Pigni recalls her experiences in humanitarian aid: she reminds Western do-gooders that</i> …

Mental Health

How Delayed Gratification Can Determine Success or Failure?

The keys to success have finally been revealed by just one experiment done by psychologist Walter Mischel in the late 1960s to early 1970s. Walter …

Stanford University

The psychology of greed: 3 attitudes that explain the worst behaviors of the 1 percent

<b>David Brooks (AP/Nam Y. Huh)</b><p>Research reveals the upper class tend toward narcissism — and their sense of entitlement may actually be growing<p>Paul Buchheit<p>May 12, 2015 8:00am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Many of us wonder what possible reason could exist for the failure to invest …

Scott Walker

Fortune.com

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What I learned about love during my years of reporting on weddings

<i>Ellen McCarthy wrote the On Love column for The Washington Post for four years, exploring the mysterious nature of love and spending many of her Saturday nights at someone’s wedding. Despite this long disruption to that most favored night for dating, McCarthy, newly single when she started the</i> …

What Seinfeld Understood About Motivation and Psychology

There aren’t many life lessons that haven’t been covered in <i>Seinfeld</i>: in the show’s nine year run it covered difficult parents, relationships, …

Jerry Seinfeld

The Sad Thing Men Do to Impress Attractive Women

Let’s all collectively shake our heads.<p>In news that will leave you feeling all kinds of bummed, the latest research suggests that guys donate more money to charity when they see other dudes donating to an attractive woman's fundraising page.<p><b>RELATED:</b> 13 Messed-Up Examples of Everyday Sexism<p>For the …

Silva Method Mind Control by Jose Silva

“Discover How To Live Your Dream Life With One Of Silva Method’s Best Meditation Courses For Free”<p>Get The Unlimited You — A Silva Method Beginner’s …

Meditation

Why Men Just Can't Help but F**k Up Relationships, According to a Man

Writer and comedian Josh Gondelman explains the well-intentioned reasons guys often get grand, romantic gestures so very, very wrong.<p>In college, I was dating a lovely girl for a few months before we went home for summer break. Being the creative gent that I am, I decided to send her weekly packages …

Use This Infographic to Find the Best Career for Your Personality Type

Infographics are fun, especially when they can help you with your career. In this case, Truity Psychometrics, which provides online personality and career assessments, broke down four dimensions of your personality (energy style, thinking style, values style and lifestyle) to help give you a better …

31 Powerful Lessons on Love, in 31 Years

Shares 3K<p><i>Nate Bagley’s birthday gift to himself is a list of 31 tough lessons he’s learned about love and relationships.</i><p>–<p>This year for my birthday I …

Relationships

Study supports the mental benefits of yoga and meditation

Yoga practitioners know firsthand the physical and mental benefits the activity produces, as meditation is often embedded in yoga sessions. Now, …