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Sitting Still Is Bad For Your Neurons

A sedentary lifestyle can be alarmingly harmful, according to a new study published in <i>The Journal of Comparative Neurology</i>.<p>Researchers gathered a dozen rats and split them between two types of cages: enclosures with running wheels and enclosures without. After three months, scientists injected the …

Neuroscience

Success at Work and Happiness at Home: Mutually Exclusive?

Many Americans are finding it increasingly difficult to balance grueling, but necessary, work schedules with family time.<p>It's a question that has fixated philosophers for generations: What are the ingredients of a successful life? It's also a question that Patrice H. wrestles with in far grittier …

Overcome Procrastination by Writing Down All of Its Side Effects

It's important to find the cause of your procrastination, but it's equally important to identify all of the aspects of your life it affects. Writing …

Procrastination

6 Things Super Productive People Do Every Day -- and It Doesn't Involve Checklists

<b>It's all about mind over matter.</b><p>by Stacy Adimondo, for Rodale's Organic Life<p>PHOTOGRAPH BY MARIANNA ARMATA/GETTY<p>Where there's a will, there's a way, but that's just half the battle. Research shows that true and sustained productivity means staying the course to accomplish goals, and it takes more …

Time Management

I Used This Simple Chart To Prioritize My Crazy Busy Work Life

This former media executive hated saying “no,” so she created a system that forced her to set boundaries.<p>I was a few weeks into my maternity leave when I heard that my company named a new CEO. Several of my colleagues emailed me saying, “You’d better get in here; she’s developing relationships with …

Time I

Failing To Prepare Is Preparing To Fail: How To Never Lose Again

Losing can be a tough pill to swallow when you define losing the way most of us do. Most of us are hardwired to judge our success and ‘winning’ based on whether or not we achieved the result we set out to achieve. Once you begin to judge your win on your effort, rather than your results, you will …

Motivation

You Should Quit Your Job

Do you feel unmotivated? The projects you are working on have no impact? Can't you remember the last time you learned something or faced a challenge? …

Employment

This Tiny Shift in Thinking Can Keep You Motivated

Here’s why you’re so good at setting goals but not so great at following through—and how to change that, according to science.<p><i>This article originally</i> …

Motivation

Kangaroo Pelted With Rocks Dies in Chinese Zoo, and Fury Flies

BEIJING — Visitors to a zoo in southeast China, apparently hoping for a livelier show, pelted kangaroos with rocks, ultimately killing one, injuring another and setting off a wave of public disgust and anger.<p>The 12-year-old female kangaroo died in a zoo in Fuzhou, the capital of Fujian Province, …

Communist Party

Shorter, high-intensity workouts offer the same benefits as longer, moderate ones — here's how to get started and how it could transform your body

High Blood Pressure

Neuroscience: Sitting at Your Desk All Day May Raise Your Risk of Alzheimer's and Dementia

Unfortunately, for many of us our jobs require us to do a lot of sitting. Turns out that's not so great.<p>We all know that sitting in a chair in our office all day -- staring at a computer screen -- is not conducive to our good health. In fact, scientists have already found that sitting for long …

Neuroscience

Scientists Say Even 1 Night of Poor Sleep Might Up Your Risk of Alzheimer's

Proteins associated with Alzheimer's accumulated in the brain after just one evening of disrupted rest.<p>Just about every professional--myself included--has lost sleep for work at some point. But as the number of people with Alzheimer's disease has climbed, scientists have grown increasingly …

Dementia

How your mindset determines your health

It’s not just how much exercise you do but how you compare yourself with your friends that really determines your fitness.<p>If your New Year’s exercise regime has already failed, try not to focus on all the workouts you should have done. New research has revealed a surprising connection between …

Stanford University

Four exercise routines you can do virtually anywhere, according to fitness experts

I’m in pretty good shape, overall. I run four to five times a week, do callisthenics and do a decent amount of strength training.<p>What I basically …

Exercise

A Cancer 'Vaccine' Cured 97% of Tumors in Mice. What's That Mean for People?

A promising new cancer "vaccine" that cured up to 97 percent of tumors in mice will soon be tested in humans for the first time — but experts say …

Cancer

There's a previously undiscovered organ in your body, and it could explain how cancer spreads

Ever heard of the interstitium?<p>No? That’s OK, you’re not alone — scientists hadn’t either. Until recently.<p>And, hey, guess what — you’ve got one! The …

Cancer

Newly-discovered human organ may help explain how cancer spreads

A newly discovered network of fluid-filled channels in the human body may be a previously-unknown organ, and it seems to help transport cancer cells …

Cancer

Budget Vacation? Try Language School

Aqui was mi problema: "<i>Quiero apprender mas espanol porque hablo solamente un little y solamante en el presente.</i>" I was tense challenged.<p>Think very bad Spanglish.<p>No matter. I wanted to upgrade my Spanish, to see if the old brain could still learn to conjugate. And with only a week for this …

One type of exercise is the closest thing to a miracle drug that we have — and new research suggests intense workouts aren't the only option

To walk, or to run? That is often the question.<p>In other words, if you're looking to improve your health, is it better to commit to an occasional all-out sweat fest, or incorporate more walking and moving into your day?<p>A new study suggests there's an answer to this years-old conundrum: It doesn't …

Marathons

Another reason to stick to your workouts? Stopping could lead to depression symptoms

The relationship between exercise and depression isn’t exactly novel; most people are probably aware of the exercising-gives-you-endorphins …

Australian Universities

Tony Robbins: 'You Have to Fail to Be Successful'

LAGUNA NIGUEL, Calif.—Tony Robbins has become a go-to life coach for CEOs, celebrities, and politicians. But his life hasn’t always been …

Tony Robbins

Teach the World to Respect Your Time

If you don't believe your time is valuable, why should anyone else?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Despite its third-quarter dip last year, Uber has “rocketed to become the highest-valued private startup company in the world." Why? Uber doesn’t sell rides. Uber sells</i> …

Time Management

Want to Come Up With More Brilliant Ideas? This Is the Key Ingredient, According to Social Science | Inc.com

Teresa Amabile, a social psychologist and Harvard Business School professor, has been conducting studies about creativity in the workplace for years in her quest to open up the "black box" of creativity. Some of the most profound insights uncovered by Amabile and her team of researchers have come …

Creativity

11 Questions That Will Help You Prioritize Your Daily Schedule | Inc.com

I get it. That frantic feeling where you have a million important things to do and only time to do roughly three of them. How do you know what's worth putting on the schedule? How do you come up with a reasonable, doable calendar that doesn't drive you and everyone else around you bonkers? But you</i> …

Employment

This is how to “work smarter not harder”: 3 secrets from research

“Work smarter, not harder.” Sounds good. But how do you actually do that?<p><i>*crickets*</i><p>Well, luckily someone finally took up the challenge of finding a …

Picture Dictionary, Custom Parts of Speech Colors and Roaming Settings come to Immersive Reader

Microsoft continues to build on our commitment to create inclusive learning environments, with tools that empower students of all abilities to work …

Your Gut and Your Resistance to Stress

Could your gut be affecting your mental health?<p>The science is young, but we see the connection to the gut in some psychiatric conditions like …

Wellness

‘Disease X’ could be the world’s worst nightmare

As if Ebola, Zika and SARS aren’t enough to worry about, The World Health Organization has added a mysterious, yet-to-exist new malady to its list of …

Scientists Discover The Root Of Autoimmune Diseases – And How We Can Treat Them

Cases of autoimmune disease have risen in recent years but because it is frequently invisible and only fairly recently has there been a big effort to …

Autoimmune Diseases