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The neuroscience argument against “living in the present”

There are plenty of advice columns, self-help books, and loosely spiritual twenty-somethings devoted to extolling the virtues of living in the present. The advice is intended as an antidote to life spent scrolling absentmindedly through twitter or planning next weekend, while failing to appreciate …

Time Travel

The single best type of exercise for your brain, according to scientists

Get moving.<p>A wealth of recent research, including two new studies published this spring, suggests that any type of exercise that raises your heart rate and gets you moving and sweating for a sustained period of time — known as aerobic exercise— has a significant, overwhelmingly beneficial impact on …

Dear Cleveland Clinic: It’s food, not poison, for crying out loud!

Cleveland Clinic dietitians tell us that we should NEVER eat a pretzel because it's a "nutrient zero." Of course, it's a nutrient zero. It's a …

9 real people share the best relationship advice they've ever heard

Over on Reddit, thousands of people have answered the question, "What's the best relationship advice you have ever heard?" with insights that relate to everything from conflict to commitment.<p>Below, we've rounded up some of the best advice on that thread, so you can navigate your next first date or …

Train Less to Gain More? High Intensity Interval Training Explained

Photo by Bev Childress<p><b>In our current fast-paced society, it can be easy to get overwhelmed by subpar time management: too many tasks to accomplish</b> …

This Beauty Pageant Contestant's Acne Kept Her From Competing—Not Anymore

Beauty pageant contestant Rachel Crawley is proving that acne is nothing to be ashamed of. The 22-year-old is a finalist in the U.K.-based Miss …

Trainers Everywhere Love This Ab Move For a Tight Waist

We love going to all sorts of workouts, from barre to boot camps, Pilates to dance cardio, and everything in between. But lately we've been noticing a common thread in ab day across all our classes — the hip dip.<p>The elbow plank hip dip is a waist-whittling, ab-sculpting move that trainers LOVE to …

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6 ways to make a fasting diet work for you

A fasting diet doesn’t mean you feel like you're starving.<p>Numerous studies have shown fasting impacts the reduction of chronic disease risk, longevity and weight loss. Most diets are all about giving up what you love and feeling deprived; whereas fasting diets may actually make those cravings go …

The 1 Thing 20-Somethings Should Do for Themselves to Be Successful | Inc.com

Do you want to know the number one reason most people do not become successful?<p>Why it is that so many people talk about their dreams but so few actually reach them?<p>I'll tell you--and I'll tell you because this was the single most difficult lesson I had to learn as a 20-something with my own …

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<b>Contemporary Art in the Atrium</b><p>Contemporary art presented by the Onassis Cultural Center New York is shown in the Olympic Tower Atrium. <b>The Art Wall</b> …

The Best Curly Hair Products of 2018

It’s a fact that nobody knows more about—or loves—hair products than the curly-textured among us. Which brings us to this bit of good news: There are now more and better options to emphasize, nourish, and style wavy, curly, and coiled strands than ever. The days of trying to “tame” your hair is in …

Prioritize These Two Things and Watch Your Productivity (and Your Life) Transform | Inc.com

Imagine this: It's 3 pm, you have a weekly team meeting in an hour, and a 6 pm deadline looming--but you've only managed to check off one item on your lengthy to-do list.<p>We've all experienced days like this; days where no matter how much we will ourselves, we just can't muster any productivity. …

20 Profound Quotes From a Japanese Zen Master That Will Change Your Perspective on Life

Ever heard of Kodo Sawaki? If not, then you’re in for a treat of wisdom today.<p>Kodo Sawaki is considered to be one of the most significant Zen masters …

Weight loss research says morning ravers who wake up to party at dawn might be onto something

In 16 cities across the globe, people are waking up at the crack of dawn to get their dance and fitness on. And they're doing it stone-cold sober.<p>Daybreaker, a 3-hour morning party thrown in cities including San Francisco, New York, London, and Tokyo, is part of what its creators call a "movement." …

This Underwater Mermaid Wedding Is Everything

Newlyweds Susana and Jovany always knew they wanted to take beach weddings to the next level—to be specific, they wanted an underwater mermaid wedding. So while most beach weddings take place on the sand several yards from the water, this couple dreamed of marrying each other in the ocean. …

5 Ways to Slow Down and Be Happy

When we are in hurry and try to get things done quickly, we realize that there is hardly any joy in what we do. It becomes only a means to an end …

Whether or not you’ll be successful in school comes down to one surprising factor

In order to be successful, many people believe, one must be passionate. Passion makes challenges enjoyable. It bestows the stamina necessary to excel. However, there are telling counterexamples where passion doesn’t seem to be a necessary ingredient for success. One such case is academic success. …

Exactly How Much Sleep Mark Zuckerberg, Jack Dorsey, and Other Successful Business Leaders Get | Inc.com

Unlike Ernest Hemingway who said, "I love sleep. My life has the tendency to fall apart when I'm awake," today's entrepreneurs can't get anything done when they're unconscious in bed.<p>For leaders like Apple CEO Tim Cook, who wakes up at a ridiculous 3:45 every morning to get a head start on the …

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20 quotes from self-made billionaire Mark Cuban that will make you better with money

Since then, the Dallas Mavericks owner has added chairman and CEO of AXS TV to his resume. To top it off, he's an investor in a variety of companies including Landmark Theaters, Dropbox and Axon Sports.<p>If you're struggling with your finances — or want to start a business — get inspired by these …

When Self-Improvement Gets Boring, Try These 6 Motivational Strategies

As human beings, we're always striving to be better. The most common self-improvement goals people set, particularly this time of year, are things like losing weight, improving our cholesterol numbers or blood pressure, or getting in shape for a marathon. These are body goals. They are concrete and …

11 Little Ways To Focus On Your Own Self-Improvement

Even if your life is going swimmingly, there is always room to focus on self-improvement. But this never more so the case than when your life has …

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Out of shape? You can probably blame bad habits. But it's never too late to build better ones

Tomorrow is a new day, but you probably know a lot about it already: what you’ll have for breakfast, the route you’ll take to your office, which website you’ll visit first. None of us has the mental energy to think about everything we do, so we spend a lot of time on autopilot, following patterns …

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6 Proven Ways to Spot an Emotional Intelligent Leader | Inc.com

Leadership is ultimately about holding yourself responsible for the people you lead--not just their productivity but their teamwork and imagination and commitment. And the more responsibility you have for others, the more important your emotional intelligence becomes.<p>We're learning more every day …

Emotional Intelligence

Chow Down Underwater At This Brussels Diving School

Normally, a meal enjoyed underwater is soggy and comes with the unpleasant side dish that is drowning.<p>You May Also Like<p>Brussels Airlines’ Pilots Plan …

Scuba Diving

This Company Will Pay You to Travel Europe for Six Months

The only thing better than a six-month vacation is getting paid to go on a six-month vacation. That's what one company is offering right now.<p>European …

European Travel

How to Center Yourself Within 60 Seconds

Looking back on the past 24 hours, were you mainly calm or reactive?As you worked, were you focused or scattered?In the evening, did you feel …

This iPhone app built by teens helps you finish your tasks on time for once

If you constantly find yourself overwhelmed by your daily schedule, maybe it’s time to seek help. Who ya gonna call? Try teenagers Shaan Singh, 17 and Erik Vanderplas, 15, whose cleverly designed productivity app, Time, is ready to assist you in crushing your tasks.<p>Available for iPhone, the app …

Want To Know What Your Brain Does When It Hears A Question?

Questions hijack the brain. The moment you hear one, you literally can’t think of anything else. And that can be a powerful tool.<p>What color is your house?<p>After reading that question, what were you thinking about? The obvious answer is the color of your house. Though this exercise may seem ordinary, …

7 Morning Rituals That Will Change Your Life