Karie Meyers

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14 Energy-Draining Everyday Habits To Avoid

Habits are the foundation of who we are as a person and as a professional. We are the product of our everyday habits, and we choose every day whether we want to improve ourselves, maintain excellence or contribute to our own discontent. But first we must be aware of bad habits, so we can take the …

Self-help

12 Poor Decisions You Are Probably Making Every Day

The wrong decision could put a damper in your productivity.<p><b>From email to social media to online dating, we make decisions every day without thinking about it.</b>• <b><br>But many of the choices you arrive at this way aren't so wise, like staring at a computer all day or refusing to let your partner's slightly</b> …

Time Management

How Mindfulness Protects You as You Get Older

In our minds, old age is often associated with a variety of ills, from aches and pains to forgetting where you put the keys. But research …

Mindfulness

Home of trusted psychology mental health information.

<b>J U S T P U B L I S H E D</b><p>By Erica Loberg<p>I’ll take a crack head spoking in the bathroom, than a passive aggressive person by the copy machine. Passive …

Mental Health

Comparison: The Perfectionist's Incessant Urge

Alice had experienced many successes in her youth. She was gifted with athletic skills, intelligence, and an outgoing personality. She qualified for …

The Truth Behind All Those Gut Health Claims

No alternative facts here.<p>I get it. Gut health is not a sexy topic. (Who wants to talk about something called "leaky gut?") It is, however, a buzzy one. Just do a Google search, and you can easily fall down a rabbit hole of weird blog posts and misinformation about diets and nutrition. Finding …

Wellness

How Anti-Science Forces Thrive On Facebook

Welcome to the corner of the internet that’s hell-bent on convincing you that GMOs are poisonous, vaccines cause autism, and climate change is a government-sponsored hoax. The message is traveling far and wide.

Mainstream Media

Can we know what animals are thinking? – The Economist

<i>For the first of our new series of Medium stories about the animal kingdom, we’ve chosen a 2015 essay about the minds of animals. Animals think,</i> …

The Candy Hierarchy for 2016: Halloween's best and worst treats

<b>BC:</b> Speaking of scientific legitimacy, I can’t believe we haven’t talked about the results that are already shocking the world.<p><b>DN:</b> You’re talking …

51 Of The Best Pieces Of Advice From Literature

"And now that you don't have to be perfect, you can be good." —John Steinbeck<p>2. "Life appears to me too short to be spent in nursing animosity or registering wrongs."<p>—<i>Jane Eyre</i>, Charlotte Brontë"<p>Suggested by khlaw1993<p>3. "Never forget what you are, for surely the world will not. Make it your …

Literature

Black History Month reading list: the best books this February

What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours by Helen Oyeyemi<p>It’s hard to believe, but What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours is Helen Oyeyemi’s sixth book and she is still only 31. The collection features nine stories linked by the theme of keys, doors and unlocking, with many of the same storytelling devices from her …

Books

What You Missed While You Were Trumping

2015 provided reasons to believe that America never stopped being great.<p>One of the most frustrating aspects of the Year of Trump, besides everything, …

Stated Clearly: Website to support science.

Here at BA Central, we’re* big supporters of evidence-based reality and using science as a way to collect and weigh that evidence.<p>Phil Plait writes</b> …

10 Ways to Win the Thanksgiving Argument | Inc.com

I absolutely love Thanksgiving. Still, I understand that if there's anything worse a big argument at Thanksgiving dinner, it's <i>losing</i> a big argument at Thanksgiving dinner.<p>With that in mind, I'm here to help. Before I became an author, I was a trial and appellate lawyer. (My dad is, too.) I was …

Bernie Sanders

8 science-backed mind tricks to beat procrastination and do that thing you've been putting off right now

But the thing about getting things done? It's hard — especially when whatever you're supposed to be doing is daunting, unpleasant, or particularly high stakes.<p>And as we've written before, there are powerful reasons you might be having trouble getting started. But the bills must be paid, the work …

Procrastination

Why Do Former High-School Athletes Make More Money?

Research hasn’t yet borne out whether sports breed go-getters or whether they attract kids with a knack for navigating the professional world.<p>This project was a slam dunk, that one was a home run, and it’s just the way the ball bounces—the last thing the business world needs to catalogue its …

What Good Is Thinking About Death?

We're all going to die and we all know it. This can be both a burden and a blessing.<p>In the heart of every parent lives the tightly coiled nightmare that his child will die. It might spring at logical times—when a toddler runs into the street, say—or it might sneak up in quieter moments. The fear is …

British Columbia

25 daily habits that will make you smarter

In the Quora thread, "What would you do to be a little smarter every single day?", readers shared the habits they follow to fuel their brains.<p>Here are some simple actions that could help you become a smarter person.<p>Think about how to reduce poverty, how to solve a daily problem you have, …

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