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Vintage Photographs of Frida Kahlo

There are many ways one can celebrate Cinco de Mayo, but there is only one reason to do so. Cinco de Mayo is not Mexico’s Independence Day—which is …

Mexico

The Relationship Between PTSD and Borderline Personality Disorder

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and borderline personality disorder (BPD) commonly occur together. It has been found that many individuals with …

Mental Health

Mindfulness could help to stave off dementia, research suggests

Mindfulness and meditation could stave off dementia, research suggests. Analysis of research involving 30,000 people found that those who suffered moderate to severe anxiety in mid-life were more likely to develop dementia years later.<p>Researchers said responses to stress may speed up brain cell …

Dementia

Revealed: 22 Unpublished Pictures From Marilyn Monroe's Final Photo Shoot

Back in June of 1962, <i>Cosmopolitan</i> assigned the photographer George Barris to capture Marilyn Monroe around Los Angeles, which he obligingly did over the course of several weeks—and, by the looks of it, over the course of more than several martinis. The resulting 150 photos, which stretched from …

How Mindfulness May Change the Brain in Depressed Patients

In 2015, 16.1 million Americans reported experiencing major depression during the previous year, often struggling to function while grappling with …

Mindfulness

The 5 Second Rule — Why It’s Important for Writers. And Procrastinators

Being both a writer and procrastinator can be a lethal combination — a productivity killer of the highest order.Many of us know of <b>The 5 Second Rule</b>, …

Recognize Borderline Personality Disorder Triggers With This Exercise

Many people with borderline personality disorder (BPD) struggle to identify triggers that exacerbate their symptoms. Sometimes people with BPD feel …

These Are Not “Your” Thoughts

It’s March, and that means Meditation Month is back! Our annual challenge to sit every day until March 31 is a great opportunity to reinvigorate your …

18 Things You Need To Give Up To Become A High-Achieving Person

A secret about success is that it is just as much about what you give up as what you gain.<p>Are you willing to give up late nights out for late nights in working? Are you willing to turn a deaf ear to blind criticisms? Are you willing to listen to helpful ones? Are you going to be able to give up the …

Self-help

Diaphragmatic Breathing Exercises and Your Vagus Nerve

This <i>Psychology Today</i> blog post is phase one of a nine-part series called "<i>The Vagus Nerve Survival Guide."</i> The nine vagal maneuvers featured in each …

Yoga

12 Ways to Master Your Calendar and Manage Your Time for Maximum Results

Getting more done is all about assigning sufficient time to work without distraction on what is most important.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Charles Darwin once said, “A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.” Some people, and …

Time Management

10 Thinking Errors That Will Crush Your Mental Strength

Mental strength requires a three-pronged approach—<b>managing our thoughts</b>, <b>regulating our emotions</b>, and <b>behaving productively despite our …

Just 3 hours a day is all it takes to become more successful

When I feel overwhelmed with everything I need to get done, I remind myself of the power of three uninterrupted hours.<p>I am always less stressed when I have time alone to work and think  —  and I have learned that three focused hours drastically improves my mood.<p>This is true whether it is hundreds …

I Tried This Oprah Meditation Hack Every Day for Two Weeks. Here Are My 5 Takeaways.

When my insomnia gets bad, I reach for an 'Oprah tool.'<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Oprah Winfrey is a meditation buff, and she’s in good company: Arianna Huffington, Rupert Murdoch and Marc Benioff are some high-profile meditators who also happen to be brilliant …

What makes someone more likely to be bullied at work and how companies can help them

Being bullied as a child, being female, young, and neurotic are significant predictors of whether you might be bullied in the workplace, our online …

Only A Quarter Of Children Who Need Mental Health Treatment Are Able To Access It, Report Reveals

Lack of support branded 'a scandal'.<p>Corbis<p>Only a quarter of children and teenagers who need treatment for mental health problems are able to access …

Mental Health

Release of JFK files prompts scramble for fresh leads and theories

The US government released 2,800 previously classified JFK assassination files on Thursday, sending historians, researchers and conspiracy theorists scrambling online to scour some of the last remaining documents for fresh revelations.<p>But president Donald Trump delayed the release of other …

Donald Trump

Hemingway's Writing Tip That Will Save You Time and Energy | Inc.com

When it comes to writing a book, there are many reasons to emulate the masters. Proust famously wrote in bed, while Joan Didion took an hour before dinner to read that day's writing with a drink in hand. Most authors have a strict schedule for writing days that they adhere to without question. But …

Writing

Why we should teach all pupils as if they have dyslexia

Huge advancements have been made in education around the teaching of pupils with dyslexia. Teachers are more keenly aware of both when a diagnosis …

Ofsted wants a change in the law so it can inspect multi-academy trusts

<b>The change would mean the inspectorate could scrutinise MATs themselves, as well as their schools</b>Ofsted wants to change inspection legislation, so …

Education

Mindfulness Is More Than A Buzzword: A Look Behind The Movement

The popularity of mindfulness in the western world has skyrocketed in recent years. It’s on the cover of magazines and appears on the evening news. Celebrities swear by it, scientists study it, monks still practice it and business leaders use it to thwart burnout.<p>As mindfulness becomes a buzzword …

Mindfulness

How childhood trauma affects the brain

It is not news that people abused as children are more exposed to clinical depression, anxiety, and a higher risk of death from suicide. But now, …

Writing Your First Book Is the First Big Step to Build Your Personal Brand

Get oriented to the task before putting pen to paper through self-assessment, audience targeting and relentless testing. Just like any other product.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you want to be a better leader, get paid more or grow your business, then you need to …

‘My quitting teaching had very little to do with the kids and everything to do with the grown-ups’

It took 24 years of marking dog-eared exercise books, resolving "friendship issues", planning lessons (and then planning new ones as the entire …

Mental health data shows stark difference between girls and boys

A snapshot view of NHS and other data on child and adolescent mental health reveals a stark difference along gender lines.<p>Stress and social media fuel mental health crisis among girls<p>Read more<p>As reported earlier this week, the results of a study by University College London and the University of …

Mental Health

Exclusive: Funding formula poses 'real problems' for SEND pupils

<b>SEND pupils in dozens of local authority areas stand to lose out from the government's funding shake-up, analysis indicates</b>Pupils with special …

Disability

There is a way to prevent so many teenage girls being depressed – but no one wants to admit it

Even if it were possible, there is nothing on earth that would make me want to go back to being a teenage girl. My early twenties? Possibly. My …

13 fall books that will make you think

Fall is coming, and with it cooler temperatures, the shedding of leaves and those perfect evenings for holing up with a blanket and a book.<p>For the …

The science behind meditation — and why multitasking is a ‘myth’

So you fell asleep easily enough, but now it’s 3 a.m. Your mind is spinning, and rest is elusive. You’re reliving every foolish or embarrassing thing you did in the past 24 — or 48 or 72 — hours, and that is a lot of material to run through. And you simply can’t stop.<p>Except maybe you could, if only …

Every Person Should Do These 8 Things Before 8 A.M. | Inc.com

Life is busy. It can feel impossible to move toward your dreams. If you have a full-time job and kids, it's even harder.<p>How do you move forward?<p>If you don't purposefully carve time out every day to progress and improve -- without question, your time will get lost in the vacuum of our increasingly …

Self-improvement