Jack Treinen

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A Blueprint To Building Wealth - The 4 Deadly Sins Of D.I.Y. Investors

Investor psychology prevents a lot of do-it-yourself investors from performing well in their investing endeavors.<p>A dividend growth strategy can be …

Investing

Scientists have found the source of anxiety in the brain - and how to turn it off

Anxiety is a useful emotion, but it can result in crippling personality disorders.<p>Anxiety is a feeling of unease, such as worry or fear, which …

This Neuroscience Trick Will Help You Overcome Any Fear

How can you overcome fear? Learn how your brain works and it becomes super simple.<p>Many business leaders pretend they are incredibly controlled, stoic, and confident. The perceived ideal image is for them to show that they do not feel fear.<p>Truth?<p>I have never met anyone that doesn't face fear.<p>Every …

Self-improvement

Want to Raise Successful Kids Who Aren't Perfectionists? This 27-Year, 41,000-Person Study Shows How

The study shows the wrong kind of youth movement--one of rising perfectionism. Here's why it's bad, and what to do.<p>I'd hazard a guess that one out of every three interview respondents uses "I'm just too much of a perfectionist" as the weakness to talk about in interviews--as if it were an okay …

Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, and Mark Cuban Consume 50 Books a Year (More or Less). Here Are 8 You Need to Read in 2018

You're not 100 pages into a book this year? Then you're already behind.<p>The world's most successful business leaders--Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, and Mark Cuban among them--are prolific readers. According to some studies, CEOs consume as many as 50 to 60 books a year. If you're seeing this article …

Warren Buffett

What happened when I tried to teach Harvard undergrads about inequality and poverty

I checked the syllabus for the next topic in the undergraduate economics class I teach at Harvard, and I lit up. I was going to cover inequality and poverty in the US and across the world.<p>After a few dry lectures on market demand and supply and drawing graphs to understand taxes and subsidies, I …

Income Inequality

The inventor of Linux is furious at Intel

Linus Torvalds, the inventor and founder of the Linux operating system, is not known for holding back strong opinions he has about computers, and he is now one of the loudest voices critical of Intel's handling of "Meltdown," the flaw revealed Wednesday that could enable an attacker to steal …

Linux

12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …

Fishing

I'm 29 and Manage $100 Million — Here Are the 7 Best Pieces of Advice I Can Give You About Investing

No. 6: Do not fall in love with your investments.<p>At 29 years old, I manage $100 million in assets.<p>Some may think I’m on the young side to be managing …

This 20-Minute Routine is the Laziest (but Most Effective) Workout Ever

By properly distracting yourself, this kind of exercise can actually be enjoyable.<p>Maybe you don't have time to exercise. Or, maybe instead of logging some miles on the treadmill, you tend to use your spare minutes shopping online or wasting time on Facebook. Whatever your excuse, you know that …

What The Superstars of Emotional Intelligence and Body Language Always Do In Conversation

They know how to make a conversation flow in a way that is almost magical.<p>Can I tell you a quick secret?<p>I'm not a superstar of emotional intelligence (EQ) and body language. I'm a writer, a confirmed introvert, and have an analytical nature, but my number one gifts are not related to picking up …

60 Uplifting Quotes to Read When You are Having a Bad Day

<b>Keep smiling because positivity attracts positivity.</b><p>When you feel your day is not going as expected, don’t let worries hover in your mind. Take a few …

A personal trainer reveals the 'most effective method of intermittent fasting' — here's how to get started

Intermittent fasting is changing the way people eat. But there are so many different ways to fast these days, is one method better than all the rest? Personal trainer and health coach, Max Lowery says, cutting your eating down to just 2 meals a day is the best way to tackle fasting head-on. He also …

Fitness

Where Millennials Come From

And why we insist on blaming them for it.<p><i>Audio:</i> Listen to this story. To hear more feature stories, download the Audm app for your iPhone.<p>Imagine, as I often do, that our world were to end tomorrow, and that alien researchers many years in the future were tasked with reconstructing the demise of …

Occupy Wall Street

Veteran game designer creates ‘War Room,’ the ultimate WWII tabletop game

<i>Axis & Allies</i> is a classic tabletop strategy wargame that’s sold millions of copies. For many, it was their first introduction to wargaming. Now the …

Board Games

How the Bible Helped Me Become an Atheist

Christianity immortalized the seeds of its own deconstruction by putting them in the mouth of its very founder.<p>This hit me like a ton of bricks …

Addiction is formed by motivation NOT habit, study shows

Researchers at the University of Michigan studied male rats, giving them complicated puzzles for a reward of cocaine<p>You might associate addiction …

Neuroscience

You’ve Been Conditioned Into Low Self-Esteem: Here’s How to Get It Back

People often confuse confidence and self-esteem. While correlated, they’re not one in the same. Confidence is a feeling of self-assurance that arises …

Self-help

This Is How Every Type of Alcohol Affects Your Mood, According to Science

Pick your holiday drink wisely.<p>A new study has analysed how different types of alcohol cause different emotional responses in both men and women.<p>The …

Train Your Mind: Overcoming Negative Thoughts Is Half the Battle

<b>“Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” ~Theodore Roosevelt</b><p>I could not find the bottom of the pool.<p>The task seemed simple enough: Wearing no more …

Theodore Roosevelt

3 Popular Stretches That Suck

And What to Replace Them With<p>When it comes to injuries, fitness is cursed by a "mobility fixes all" mentality. This approach works sometimes, but it …

Massage Therapy

How to increase sperm count: 14 tips to boost fertility naturally

Sperm count or total sperm count refers to the average total number of sperm present in one sample of semen. Sperm count is one of the several …

Wellness

How Thor’s Summons His Mighty Hammer, Explained by Science

If you’ve ever seen an episode of <i>Because Science</i> you could probably guess that I’m a fan of Thor. And over the years, I’ve attempted to science …

Thor

Back Workout Hack For Bigger Lats!

Today’s article is going to be about the number one mistake holding back your BACK growth.<p>The reason why this topic came up is because I was noticing …

6 Ways to Build Resilience and Handle Tough Conversations

Emotional resilience. Why you need it -- and how to get it.<p>It is a fundamental fact of human existence: communicating with others while respecting differing views is a necessary life skill.<p>By our basic nature, most people have difficulty handling emotionally charged conversations. Our capacity to …

Self-help

To be resilient, start by avoiding the word “happiness”

Happiness isn’t a country. You don’t get there and stay. It’s a fleeting space, a feeling that comes and goes, so focusing on <i>being</i> happy is just a distraction, according to some psychologists. Better to develop resilience, which is a characteristic that you can cultivate to improve the quality of …

Self-help

Neuroscientists have discovered an important clue about how we push away negative thoughts

When an intrusive, unwanted thought comes to mind — something like, 'That interview went really poorly!' or 'I wish I hadn't said that!' — most of us are capable of simply pushing it away.<p>In people with psychiatric diseases like depression and PTSD, however, these thoughts can run wild, churning …

Neuroscience

How to Be More Influential at Work (Without Coming Across as Overbearing)

It takes time, patience, and perseverance.<p><i>How do you get your managers/co-workers to buy-in your new ideas? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Tami Rosen, Vice President of People at</b> …

Self-improvement

If You're Not Online, You're Not Alone. And You're Probably Struggling. Try This Brilliant Growth Hack.

Using Airbnb's online marketplace, Brian Page and many others have been able to create their own short-term rental businesses making money renting out other people's properties on Airbnb.<p>With the Internet changing the ways in which we buy and sell over the last 20 years, one would think that by now …

Marketing

8 Myths About Sugar You Need to Stop Believing

Here's what the science says.<p>We've seen the alarming documentaries, sat through health class lectures, and watched the obesity numbers steadily grow …

Diabetes