David O'Neill

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The Science of Procrastination and How to Manage It, Animated

From AsapSCIENCE — who have previously brought us the scientific cure for hangovers, the neurobiology of orgasms, and how music enchants the brain — comes this illustrated explication of the science of procrastination and how to manage it, a fine addition to these five perspectives on …

Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity, with David Allen

Daily Self-Improvement Exercises That Will Take You 5-10 Minutes

Let’s face it: no matter how busy we are, we could all use some personal time to improve ourselves. Some of us may feel a bit overwhelmed when we …

Productivity

The Future of Self-Improvement, Part II: The Dilemma of Coaching Yourself

What separates those who accomplish outstanding feats from those who don’t? According to author and researcher Joshua Foer, it’s the dedication and …

The Future of Self-Improvement, Part I: Grit Is More Important Than Talent

In the late ’60s, Stanford psychologist Walter Mischel performed a now-iconic experiment called the Marshmallow Test, which analyzed the ability of …

Self-improvement

Keep a Fact Book of Things You Learn Throughout the Day

Learning is as good for your brain as exercise is for your body. Even if you're learning a new and unfamiliar skill, it can help your memory. Give …

Reprogram Your Brain

We live in a food-abundant environment. From break rooms to advertising, we are bombarded with food, images of food, and talk about food. For some of us, these exposures set off a chain reaction of thoughts and feelings, conflict and struggle, and sometimes overeating.<p>And it all starts with a …

Study: The Secret To Ending Procrastination Is Changing The Way You Think About Deadlines

Quite often, the biggest obstacle to reaching our goals is our lack of motivation to get started. Whether we want to launch a new marketing campaign, get more organized, or lose weight, there’s often a long pause between thinking about change and actually creating change. This may be largely due to …

How To Trick Your Brain To Hold On To Positive Habit Changes

You start strong, with great intentions, but soon that new habit falls to the wayside. Here’s how to cement it into your daily life.<p>We truly are creatures of habit.<p>Nearly half of our everyday behaviors tend to be repeated in the same location almost every day, according to research out of Duke …

How to Overcome Self-Doubt

<i>“Our doubts are traitors and make us lose the good we oft might win by fearing to attempt.”</i> – William Shakespeare<p><b>Taming the monkey mind</b><p>It’s an all …

Brain 'can classify words during sleep'

<b>The brain is still active while we are asleep, say scientists, who found people were able to classify words during their slumber.</b><p>Researchers from Cambridge and Paris introduced participants to a word test while awake and found they continued to respond correctly while asleep.<p>The sleeping brain can …

The Brain

Where Do Baby Carrots Come From?

Don’t send the kids out of the room just yet. This isn’t a story about the birds and the bees, but one about Mike Yurosek and his lumpy veggies.<p>Like …

The 10 Essential Habits of Positive People

Are you waiting for life events to turn out the way you want so that you can feel more positive about your life? Do you find yourself having …

9 Personality Types: Which One Are You And What Are Your Merits And Defects ?

The nine personality types, as documented by 9types.com, are a great way to get a stronger sense of what kind of individual you are. To start …

Idealism