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The Neuroscience of Perseverance

Perseverance separates the winners from the losers in both sports and life. Are you someone who perseveres despite difficulties and setbacks, or do …

Motivation

The Interstitium, the Largest Organ We Never Knew We Had

The human body was thought to have 79 organs—until researchers stumbled on a strange phenomenon that could turn medicine and what we thought we knew …

Dental Care

Want to Raise Successful Kids? 7 Things the Most Successful Parents Do, According to Science

From Jeff Bezos to Sara Blakely and Tony Robbins, here's how the world's most successful people raise their kids.<p>The rich aren't like you and me, F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote almost a century ago. One of the ways that's most obvious today is how they choose to raise their kids.<p>Let's assume that the …

Self-improvement

Want to Raise Kids Who Won't Give Up Easily? Teach Them the 'Batman Effect' | Inc.com

It's tough to teach kids perseverance and mental strength in the modern world. Technology allows for instant gratification and our digital devices offer an easy escape when things get tough.<p>Kids have shorter attention spans and less patience than ever when things aren't going their way. The good …

Kids

What Your Daily Routine Should Look Like, According to Science

From what you eat in the morning to how often you wash the sheets you sleep in.<p>Wondering if it’s better to workout in the morning or at night? …

Wellness

How To Make Your Kids Smarter: 10 Steps Backed By Science

I’ve explored the science behind what makes kids happier, what type of parenting works best and what makes for joyful families.<p>But <b>what makes children</b> …

Kids

To Raise Creative Kids, Adam Grant Says Do This (You've Been Avoiding It Like the Plague) | Inc.com

When we want to encourage creativity, we usually try to make sure people feel psychologically safe. Never shoot down an idea no matter how ludicrous in a brainstorming session, we're told, while teachers and managers are reminded to cushion negative feedback with positive reinforcement.<p>All this …

Creativity

A new study shows that students learn way more effectively from print textbooks than screens

Teachers, parents and policymakers certainly acknowledge the growing influence of technology and have responded in kind. We've seen more investment in classroom technologies, with students now equipped with school-issued iPads and access to e-textbooks.<p>In 2009, California passed a law requiring …

Teaching

Depression is a physical illness which could be treated with anti-inflammatory drugs, scientists suggest

Depression could be treated using anti-inflammatory drugs, scientists now believe, after determining that it is a physical illness caused by a faulty immune system.<p>Around one in 13 people in Britain suffers from anxiety or depression and last year the NHS issued 64.7 million prescriptions for …

12 Things Truly Confident People Do Differently

Confidence takes many forms, from the arrogance of Floyd Mayweather to the quiet self-assurance of Jane Goodall. True confidence—as opposed to the false confidence people project to mask their insecurities—has a look all its own.<p>When it comes to confidence, one thing is certain: truly confident …

Self-improvement

Use These 5 Lessons From Elon Musk's Father to Help Raise Your Own World-Changing Entrepreneurs | Inc.com

If you ask me what entrepreneurs I want my sons to emulate as they grow up, the top three that come to mind are: Bill Gates, John Zimmer of Lyft and Elon Musk. I believe each of them has different and inspiring stories about how they've found success and how they've changed the world in positive …

Entrepreneurship

This dreamy Cahuenga Pass midcentury is tucked into the trees

Last sold in 1970, it’s now asking $1.07 million<p>Positioned on a lot shaded by tall trees, this Cahuenga Pass house dates to 1962. Views of those trees, along with a terraced yard, give the dwelling an extra-secluded feel, while hardwood floors, high ceilings, and walls of glass create a sense of …

Design

Prefab homes from Cover are designed by computer algorithms

Specializing in backyard studios<p>If you’re in the market for a prefab dwelling—either as a full-time home or backyard unit—options are aplenty. What L.A.-based startup Cover wants to add to the equation is a tech-driven efficiency that makes the whole design and building process a total breeze for …

16 brilliant quotes from Charlie Munger, Warren Buffett's right-hand man

And then he met Warren Buffett, and the rest is history.<p>As vice chairman of Berkshire Hathaway, Munger is Buffett's right-hand man. He has an estimated net worth of $1.51 billion.<p>Like Buffett, Munger is incredibly sharp in his wit and investing wisdom. You might even argue that his words are more …

Investing

The Tips I Give All My Patients To Lower Inflammation, Balance Hormones & Restore Gut Health

Inflammation is my specialty. But more and more, I'm convinced that hormones, inflammation, and gut health are like a trifecta. When you have one …

4 Easy Exercises to Shift Your Mood in 5 Minutes or Less

So many times when a negative emotion comes up we can feel "stuck" there. There is great power in looking at our emotions, especially the negative ones, and understanding why they are showing up - but we don't want to feel trapped by them. Letting negative emotions overwhelm us can put us in a …

Happiness

6 Insanely Popular Ways to Waste a Life

<i>What we truly need to do is often what we most feel like avoiding.</i>If we don’t go after what we want, we will never get it. If we don’t ask the right …

Time Management

How to explore the world's greatest archipelagos

Readers share their tips on exploring the world's archipelagos.<p>This week's winning entry<p><b>Escape from modern living</b><p>Inspired by your article in Discover, we explored Palawan and the surrounding islands on the only sailing paraw [outrigger] in the Philippines. This is as remote as travel gets. …

The Number-One Rule of Business Is to Stay Business-Focused

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>After listening and working with hundreds of entrepreneurs, I have heard many focused only on their next million-dollar idea, but very few make any money from an idea alone. On the other end of the spectrum, others focus totally on …

Small Business

Six Habits of The Best Conversationalists

Becoming a good conversationalist requires having a certain set of skills in your communication toolbox.<p>Some people have the gift of gab, and can talk to anyone about anything. And some people struggle to make small talk. What separates the two isn’t knowing what to talk about; it’s polishing up …

Communication Skills

Here’s How A Month Of Exercise Affected My Brain

It’s been long known that physical activity produces mental benefits, but are all exercises equal when it comes to brain boosts?<p>Recently the <i>New York Times</i> reported on a Finnish study published in the <i>Journal of Physiology</i> that found, as long thought, that physical exercise could have a positive …

Exercise

The #1 Way To Have a Happier, Longer Life

Who wants to live a happy, healthy, long life? Yeah, everybody. Turns out an incredible amount of scientific evidence points to one simple …

Happiness

Top Travel Websites For Planning Your Next Adventure

Technology’s effects on the travel industry are widespread, with innovation signaling the dawn of a new age of travel products and services after the birth of the Internet and modern-communication systems. Not only has the industry itself benefited from recent technological advancements such as …

Tourism

The Simple, Almost Surefire Way To Achieve Long-Term Financial Success

<b>Day 30: Make a long term plan.</b> <i>This post is part of FORBES’</i> <i></i><i>30 Day Money Challenge. Follow along on Twitter with #30DaysOfMoney</i> <i>or with the timeline posted here.</i> <i></i><p>Over the course of the FORBES 30 Day Money Challenge, you’ve been asked to check in on your income, track your spending, consider your …

Personal Finance

Tell Me What You Did Today, And I’ll Tell You Who You Are

<i>“Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.”</i> — Mahatma Gandhi<p>Gandhi was completely right. When you don’t act in …

Motivation