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Constantly imagining the worst case scenario is called 'catastrophising' — here's how to stop your mind from doing it

• <b>Some people always let their minds jump to the worst possible conclusions.</b>• <b><br>This is known as catastrophic thinking, or "catastrophising."</b>• <b><br>It's a habit</b> …

10 Things You Don't Know about Yourself

You probably do not understand yourself as well as you think you do

Psychology

9 questions the most interesting people ask to cut through small talk

I remember early in my career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to schmooze or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the windbag who dragged on forever, so I learned to be brief, to the point, and …

The 20 greatest cities to visit in spring

John Keats was not a man given to effusive bursts of happiness. Witness his brooding “Ode to a Nightingale”, written in the growing warmth of May 1819, but lost to an opening line of: “My heart aches, and a drowsy numbness pains my sense/ As though of hemlock I had drunk”.<p>And yet even this most …

Caring for Yourself as a Highly Sensitive Person

You are bothered by loud noises, big crowds, strong smells, sirens and scratchy fabrics. You avoid violent TV and movies. You notice details in your …

Mental Disorders

This mindfulness trick is super-effective at calming anxiety

People are saying the results are instant<p>When anxiety starts to take over, it can feel impossible to gain perspective and get out of the spiral of …

Mindfulness

People with depression use language differently - here are the signs someone might need support

Scientists have long tried to pin down a link between depression and language, technology is helping us get a full picture<p>From the way you move and …

Mental Health

This 1 Simple Exercise Will Change How You Handle Toxic People

How to avoid the 1 mistake everyone makes in dealing with difficult people.<p>A big idea. A thirst for freedom. The desire to help others. The drive to reach your own potential. The search for a more interesting life. Entrepreneurs have so many inspiring reasons for taking the leap. But there's …

A Single Word Can Change Your Life in 2018. Here's How

It can inspire you all the way to 2019.<p>Do you believe that just one word can change your life for the better? If not, I don't blame you. I was skeptical too until I tried it. What's the special word? It's different for everyone. Here's how to find yours.<p>I first learned about this process from the …

5 Kinds Of Childhood Emotional Abuse We Don’t Talk About

So what kind of symptoms present in adulthood as a result of childhood emotional neglect?<p>According to Dr. Mari Kovanen, a UK-based clinical …

Mental Health

The College Girl's Guide to Surviving the Holidays

It's officially "the holidays" -- are you prepared?If you're anything like me, October ends too quickly. The pretty leaves fade to dead twigs covered …

15 Life-Changing Fiction Books to Read When You Need an Escape

The only thing I enjoy as much as reading is coming up with a reading list in preparation for an epic (recreational) readathon. Seriously. So as any …

Domestic Drama And Pitch-Perfect Protagonists: 7 Stellar Mysteries To Read This Fall

The days are getting darker and Halloween is nigh. It’s the perfect time to lose yourself in a good mystery novel, like this year’s much-anticipated</i> …

Why I Capture the Castle has gained a secret cult of book lovers

“Every time I meet someone who also loves <i>I Capture the Castle</i>,” writes Jenny Han in her foreword to the new edition of Dodie Smith’s 1948 classic, “I know we must be kindred spirits.”<p><i>I Capture the Castle</i> is that kind of book. It’s not quite famous, even among Smith’s works (her most famous title …

10 Books to Read Before They're Movies

There’s an ongoing debate concerning whether it’s best to read the book before you see the movie. On the one hand, spoilers are almost unavoidable if …

The most popular Netflix show of the summer might surprise you

Netflix came into 2017 with a prospective content budget of $6 billion. Midway through October, Netflix has already released dozens of original …

12 New Books You Should Read in October

Books

Whatever Happened to Just Being Type A?

A few years ago, Gretchen Rubin, the best-selling self-help author, pivoted from the happiness racket into the habit business with her seventh book, “Better Than Before: Mastering the Habits of Our Everyday Lives.” Embedded in it was a personality typing system of her own invention she called the …

Books

Intelligence Isn't Something You're Born With. It's Acquired When You Learn How To Do These 5 Things | Inc.com

Outliers have a tendency to give the masses the wrong ideas.<p>When we hear stories about a seven year old who can speak 14 different languages, or see a video of someone with a photographic memory repeating back every single person's name in a fifty person auditorium, we sit back in awe.<p>"How can they …

Self-improvement

16 science fiction, fantasy, and horror books to read this October

Demons, space pirates, and more to add to your to-read pile<p>It seems like yesterday that I put together the September book list. Where did the month go?<p>I’ve been trying to read more non-fiction and specifically non-genre books recently. My background is in military history, so when I first saw Josh …

11 Book Recommendations From Famous Authors, So You Can Read Like A Writer

If you're ever looking to boost your To Read list, check out what the best writers are reading. Here are 11 book recommendations from literary stars …

Books

10 pore-clearing natural masks for deep-cleaning your skin

Pores are practically the junk drawer of the face. You definitely have them (we all do!), but you probably wish they would stay tucked away, …

13 new books you'll want to curl up with this fall

Looking for the ultimate autumnal accessory? Try a good book.<p>Whether you’re relaxing by a fire or commuting to work, a great read is the perfect fall complement (besides chunky scarves and chic rain boots, of course).<p>From exciting thrillers to historical fiction to deeply personal memoirs, you’re …

Children born in September are smarter, study finds

Being one of the older ones in the year group gives children an advantage in school, a new US study published in the <i>National Bureau of Economic</i> …

7 secrets that will make you build good habits

Building good habits can be hard. Real hard. Nearly half of dieters give up within a week.<p>Forty percent of dieters quit within one week and more than …

Self-help

Here Is How to Grow New Brain Cells and Improve Your Brain Health, Regardless of Your Age!

According to a neuroscientist, Sandrine Thuret, everyone can grow new neurons. She offers research as well as practical advice on how to support …

Wellness

What Your Dreams Actually Mean, According to Science

If dreams were movies, they wouldn’t make a dime. They’re often banal, frequently fleeting and they’re screened for an audience of just one. As for …

Every book Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has recommended online

J.K. Rowling may be an acclaimed author, the queen of taking down trolls on Twitter, a screenwriter, and a philanthropist, but she’s also …