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Seven Tips for Practicing Positive Discipline . Talking With Kids . PBS Parents | PBS

<b>Understand the meaning behind the behavior.</b> Naomi Aldort, the author of "Raising Our Children, Raising Ourselves," says that children want to behave …

Parenting

How to Have Goals Without Making Yourself Miserable

Goals can make us happier — if we set them the right way. Here are some thoughts about what makes a “good goal” with some goal-setting specifics for …

TED Talks

How to Design a Logo You Love—With Less Stress

When most people think of a brand, they think of a logo. A brand is much more than that, but a logo is certainly one of the most prominent pieces of …

Graphic Design

3 questions to never ask on a first date—and 4 to lead with instead

When a first date feels more like an interrogation than the adorable banter portion of a rom-com, chemistry can fizzle faster than those perfect …

Relationships

Struggling to get your new business off the ground? Think back to that original spark

Getting a new business off the ground is always a challenge, even for companies that are now generating over a hundred million dollars in revenue like Boxed.<p>Before Boxed CEO and co-founder Chieh Huang's company was valued at over half a billion dollars, it was a startup in a garage. And like all …

Startups

A daily ritual that will help you de-stress (in just 5 minutes)

For many, stress is an accepted part of daily life, whether it’s triggered by a mile-long to-do list at work, a schedule packed full of family commitments or the stream of never-ending bills in your mailbox (or, likely, a combination of all three).<p>Research suggests that over the past decade there …

Mindfulness

Americans Are At Risk of Forgetting Slavery and Repeating Our Mistakes

Even historians find themselves startled by the past.<p>My blood ran cold on a recent visit to Montgomery, Alabama. I was there to experience something …

Black History

Your Brain on Meditation, According to Neuroscience

Let your noggin chill, brother.<p>Contrary to the popular stereotype, meditation isn’t just for hairy, granola-loving hippies. In fact, the science is …

Meditation

Why you should reinforce values instead of rules

As a company, we have always aspired to not have a lot of rules. Instead, we prefer to focus on and reinforce our company’s core values. We believe …

Sociology

An evolutionary biologist's profound TED talk explains why you should think of life as an 'unfinished book'

Prosanta Chakrabarty, a professor of evolutionary biology and ichthyology (the study of fish) at Louisiana State University, wants you to rethink everything you think you know about evolution.<p>In a TED talk delivered in April but released on Friday, Chakrabarty dispels the notion that humans are the …

Biology

A Trainer Says Do These 7 Things to Get the Most Out of Your Workout

Have you ever completed a great workout that left you feeling like a total badass? POPSUGAR spoke with Pratik Patel, New York Giants director of performance nutrition and assistant strength and conditioning coach to find out how to maximize that feeling throughout the day. He shared that to get the …

Exercise

Surprising Ways to Beat Anxiety And Become More Resilient, According to Science

You're not alone.<p>Do you have anxiety? Have you tried just about everything to get over it, but it just keeps coming back?<p>Perhaps you thought you had …

Self-help

What determines human decisions?

One could call Daniel Kahneman the unicorn of economics. As a psychologist, he had a profound influence on people who criticized the homo economicus …

Critical Thinking

4 Critical Thinking Skills That Could Save Your Career

It’s true that automation could overtake many jobs in the future. To ensure you’re not replaceable by a machine, you need strong critical thinking …

Critical Thinking

People Aren't Rational, and That's Why We Need Free Trade

By imposing heavy tariffs on steel, aluminum, and household appliances, President Trump is rejecting the consensus of economists on the benefits of trade. This general view, which dates back to Adam Smith and David Ricardo, is straightforward: If countries import goods that can be made more cheaply …

Critical Thinking

13 cognitive biases that really screw things up for you

The human brain is a natural wonder. It produces more than 50,000 thoughts each day and 100,000 chemical reactions each second. With this amount of …

This 15-30 minute routine makes your brain healthier, younger, and smarter

“Everything popular is wrong”  —  Oscar Wilde<p>In the book, <i>BLUE ZONES: Lessons for Living Longer From the People Who’ve Lived the Longest</i><i>,</i> author Dan …

Albert Einstein

Mental noise is hurting us: Why silence is the think tank of the soul

Upon meeting a Zen master at a social event, a psychiatrist decided to ask him a question that had been on his mind for a long time.<p>“Exactly how do …

Build Your Confidence In Three Months By Doing These 3 Things Now

Confidence is like a muscle, the more you build it the stronger it will be<p>Confidence, it's something we all want and yet struggle to have consistently. Why? Because building confidence is like learning a new sport, you have to work at it every day. Just like learning tennis, it requires discipline. …

Self-improvement

7 Brilliant Life Hacks You Can Only Learn In Therapy

Everyone loves a good life hack — especially when it seems like something you can only learn in therapy — because therapists have a way of helping …

Self-help

6 Smart Ways People With Emotional Intelligence Respond When Their Buttons Are Pushed

hen conflicts flare at your workplace, how do you respond?<p>Everyone has a "drama" story at work. What's yours?<p>In a previous company, I vividly recall a senior executive marching down the hall spewing expletives on his way to wage war with a middle manager. An ongoing issue boiled over, and this VP …

Emotional Intelligence

To have what you want, you must give up what’s holding you back

If you pay attention to your life, you’ll begin to see the patterns.<p>In 2005, the National Science Foundation published an article showing that the …

Motivation

How to Break the Stress Reaction Cycle

As hard as it may sound to pull out of this stress reaction cycle, it is possible. The first step in creating any positive change is always raising …

Mindfulness

How Jeff Bezos makes the right decision 30 years in advance

Throughout the years, many people have doubted Jeff Bezos and Amazon.<p>He’s most famous today for being the richest person alive, and while his image in the media oscillates between both good and bad, one thing is for certain — no one doubts him anymore. Amazon is an absolute giant of a company.<p>That …

Management

The Importance of Setbacks

niekverlaan / PixabayToo often, we get caught up in the rush of everyday life. The press of everyday activity, the constant intrusion and …

Self-help

How to Brute Force Your Way to Productivity

Looking for the secret to forcing positive results in almost any situation? It's easier than you think.<p>Over nearly two decades at my own business, I've learned a few tricks to help me and my company stay motivated and productive. One is the idea of forcing functions--or, a method of restraining …

Productivity

12 Science-Backed Ways to Make Yourself Smarter

From chewing gum to having more sex, here are some things you can do to boost your brain power.<p>6 min read<p>There are a variety of things a person can do, at any age, to make themselves smarter. And they're easier than you think.<p>One simple way to make yourself smarter is to believe that it's possible …

The Brain

8 signs your partner is gaslighting you

1/<p>1. They deny things you’ve said or done.<p>Being forgetful sometimes happens to everybody, but gaslighters take "forgetfulness" to a whole other level.<p>…

Narcissism

This Table Of Exercises Shows You How To Get Fit Without Any Equipment

You can get a complete workout with just your body. This "Periodic Table of Bodyweight Exercises" showcases dozens of moves -- from easy to insane -- …

8 Keys To Changing The World According to Harvard Business School

Two Harvard Business School professors describe what it takes to win a founder's battle to change the world<p>If you want to change the world, it's not enough to startup -- you have to turn an idea into a company worth billions that keeps growing fast. In other words, it's not enough to startup, you …

Harvard Business School