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How to Produce Stunning Change in Your Life Immediately | Inc.com

We all want positive change in our lives. We seek to succeed, and to break free from the doldrums of the everyday rat race.<p>We also know that motivation can be fleeting. So how can we buckle down and shock ourselves into the change we need?<p>I'm going to share seven ways to produce stunning change in …

Time Management

Here's a Blueprint for the Perfect Morning

Never wake up on the wrong side of the bed again.<p>What is the common thread that links the people we most admire, whether it's successful CEOs, high flying sportsmen or novelists who find the time to, y'know, write a damn book?<p>You can bet your bowl of cornflakes they know exactly what they're doing …

Sleep

5 Ways to Break Bad Habits That Harm You (And Replace Them With Good Ones)

From biting our nails to eating junk food, we all have bad habits. Some of us have figured out how to break bad habits, while others continue to …

Junk Food

How to Lose Weight When You Weigh 400 Pounds

If you weigh 400 pounds, it's a near certainty that you could stand to lose a few pounds. In many ways, the process is the same as if you weigh 200, …

World-Famous Scientist: God Created the Universe

Michio Kaku has made a name for himself as a world-leading theoretical physicist unafraid to speak his mind.<p>Kaku, the Henry Semat Chair and …

Physics

Widow Loses 9 Stone By Clean Eating And Taking Selfies Every Day For A Year

'I needed to truly live.'<p>A widow has transformed her life by taking selfies every day for a year to help her shed nine stone.<p>Justine McCabe, 31, was …

6 Skills Every Entrepreneur Needs to Learn

Skills. We all have some, and we’re all working towards attaining more.<p>Except we aren’t.<p>Between the projects that we already work on, and the …

3 Psychologists Share Their Best Research-Backed Leadership Tips | Inc.com

As a discipline, leadership may be as old as the first tribal headman who led his band on a victorious mammoth hunt. But that doesn't mean the art and science of being a great leader isn't always evolving.<p>Just as every year physics expands our understanding of how the universe functions and …

Leadership

10 Podcasts That’ll Help You Be Your Healthiest Self

Whether you’re trying to take more steps, max out your ClassPass membership with majorly helpful insider hacks or eat better by bringing healthy lunches to work, a lack of motivation is bound to happen. So what’s a girl to do when it’s a struggle to summon some willpower? Phone a friend, turn to …

Running A Small Business? Here Are 5 Proven Social Media Marketing Ideas That Won’t Blow Your Budget

Small business owners are generally hard-pressed for time and resources. In fact, a Bank of America survey revealed that small business owners find …

Marketing

Biblical Archaeology: Exploring The Dead Sea Scrolls (Paleo Genesis – Exodus)

This is now the second series created on biblical archaeology. This series will be specifically discussing the texts of the dead sea scrolls. Our …

Theology

A poor brain is as worthy as a rich brain: psychotherapy faces a privilege problem

A study showing psychotherapists are less likely to offer appointments to working-class people comes as researchers say poor communities and communities of colour grapple with inordinate levels of trauma<p>When Terrell Jermaine Starr, a high-profile 35-year-old political reporter, entered therapy for …

Mental Health

10 Proven Ways To Grow Your Brain: Neurogenesis And Neuroplasticity

Scientists once thought the brain stopped developing after the first few years of life. But new research has shown that the brain can form new neural pathways and create neurons even in adulthood (Neuroplasticity and Neurogenesis).<p>Exercise for 30 minutes per day or meditation stimulates the …

This Spaghetti Recipe Is Going Viral

And for a really good reason.<p>One of the best things about working at a food website is being so close to our readers. On Facebook, you guys exclaim "Making this for dinner!" and "Looks so yummy!"—and never hold back from sharing when you think something I've made looks absolutely foul. (Thanks for …

The Secret To Fixing The Bad Habits You May Not Know You Have

Most of us don’t see the flaws in ourselves that other people do. Step one is finding out what you’re overlooking.<p>Most people are unaware of their bad habits. That’s normal. Psychologically, we’re inclined to think of ourselves in a more positive light than others tend to see us.<p>And it cuts both …

Why it's wrong to call addiction a disease

Apart from being scientifically baseless, the disease model undermines hope, fails to end stigma and doesn’t always get addicts the help they need<p>Is addiction a disease? Most people think so. The idea has become entrenched in our news media, our treatment facilities, our courts and in the hearts …

Drug Addiction

The Not-So-Secret Truth About Emotional Eating

There are few things in this world we can all agree are bad. Terrorism, cancer — you know, the stuff everyone wishes we could eradicate once and for …

Sometimes Embracing Emotional Distress Is the Best Medicine

An unfortunate side effect of the biological revolution of psychiatry is in perceiving emotional discomfort as undesirable or bad, something we …

5 Mental Habits That Can Limit Your Ability to Think

Our brain is like a computer processor: It has a finite amount of processing power, or intellectual resources, that can be used in a given moment. …

Self-help

Dear America - Check Your Christian Privilege

A few months ago, when I was teaching Sociology of Religion at Rice University, the topic of Ted Cruz and Christian privilege came up in our classroom. In response to questions about his commitment to conservatism, Cruz stated: "I'm a Christian first, American second, conservative third and …

The Best Psychology Books You Should Read

Every few years I update my list of favorite psychology books and it’s that time again. It turns out that this is my most popular blog post. There …

Psychology

The Reason Why This 4-Year-Old Boy Doesn't Want to Get Married Will Leave You in Stitches