Ian Strong

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Emotional Intelligence: The Social Skills You Weren't Taught in School

You’re taught about history, science, and math when you’re growing up. Most of us, however, aren’t taught how to identify or deal with our own …

Mindfulness: The Power of “Thinking About Your Thinking”

Dan Harris from ABC News contacted me out-of-the-blue a few years ago to discuss the power of mindfulness and meditation. His book, <i>10% Happier,</i> which …

Mindfulness

Avoid Negative Thinking by Naming the Critical Voice In Your Head

There’s nothing wrong with a little negative thinking, but when you’re too critical with yourself, you can kill your motivation entirely. Naming the …

Seneca vs Social Media: Dumping the Smartphone for Idle Thought

Photo illustration by Gear Patrol.<p>Irecently started reading <i>Letters from a Stoic</i> by Seneca. It was recommended by a coworker and friend, a smart man …

Study: Reminders of Buddhism reduce prejudice -- even among Christians

Researchers from Belgium and Taiwan have found that being exposed to Buddhist concepts can lead to increased prosocial behavioral intentions and …

Lots of Facebook friends? Doesn't mean you're popular

Only introverts - who make up one per cent of the population - have a true reflection on social media sites of how many real friends a person has<p>The number of friends on Facebook or followers on Twitter falsely leads others to think you are more popular than you really are, new research has …

What to Say During Sex

And intimacy is, in turn, a common prerequisite for getting it on. “In general, men tend to get an emotional connection through sex, but women need to get an emotional connection to <i>want</i> sex,” Orbuch says.<p>Adds Ian Kerner, Ph.D., author of <i>She Comes First</i>, “Words can be a powerful aphrodisiac and …