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Introduction to Psychology: A Free Course from Yale University

Taught by Yale professor Paul Bloom, this course presents an Introduction to Psychology and tries to explain what makes us tick:<p>What do your dreams …

Psychology

10 Ways to Make a Great First Impression, According to a Harvard Psychologist

Amy Cuddy says people answer one question when they first meet you -- and that answer lays the foundation for a business relationship.<p>Say you meet a new potential customer, a potential employer, or anyone with whom you want to establish a business relationship.<p>Which matters more:<p>Showing that you're …

Self-improvement

3 Mental Habits That Set True Geniuses Apart

What average people regard as 'work,' geniuses tend to regard as play.<p><i>What are some secret things geniuses do to solve problems? originally appeared on Quora -- the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Steve Denton on Quora:</b><p>I …

10 quotes from ancient philosophers show they figured life out 2,000 years ago

Modern homo sapiens have been around for about 200,000 years.<p>For about 2,500 years, we've had philosophers, sages, and deep thinkers to help us guide (and understand!) our behaviors.<p>Here's a highlight reel of the finest in ancient wisdom. Some names you'll recognize and some might be entirely fresh.<p>…

What You Can Learn From Bedtime Routines of Sleep Experts

See how sleep experts get their best rest, and how to create your own bedtime routine for more relaxing, restful nights.<p>Are your evening habits (or lack thereof) keeping better rest at bay? If you aren't getting great sleep as often as you'd like or have trouble settling down at night, it could be …

23 Best Motivational Quotes That Can Drive You To Success

When you have a dream to accomplish, many negative things can stop you. There are times when you give up on trying, and you set aside your dreams …

Must Read: Deadly Habits That Will Make You Unsuccessful And Struggle Eternally - Latest Naija news and gists

Habits is a usual way of behavior: more importantly, something one does in a regular or repeated pattern {Merriam-Webster}. Your habit could be …

Happiness

8 Traits You Need to Be Successful (Your IQ Isn't One of Them)

Is it possible that intelligence is overrated? Although a natural touch for acquiring and making sense of knowledge is undoubtedly a valuable trait …

Self-improvement

Want to Be Happier? Live by These 4 Rules

I bet you cringe at this sentence: "You deserve to be happy." The idea feels selfish, demanding, too self-centered to utter out loud. "You deserve to be happy."<p>I bet the words enter your mind with a twinge of unsettled emotion. I bet, just like me, you write them off as silly, unrealistic words …

A Science-Backed Way to Develop Incredible Self-Control

As many of us start the year with aims for healthier lifestyles, we are faced not simply with the creation of new habits but also with the management …

Mindfulness

2 research-backed ways to charm everyone you meet

Someone who is happy for you, wants the best for you and delights in your successes. Right?<p>And research agrees: <i>Being happy for people during their good times is more important than how we deal with the bad:</i><p>What really makes couples bond? How they handle the good times, not the bad.<br>• What about …

Self-help

The single most effective way to build wealth, from the author of a nearly 20-year-old personal-finance classic

If you're dedicating 2016 to growing your wealth, start by sticking to one money resolution: <b>Prioritize assets over income</b>.<p>That's what Robert Kiyosaki, author of "Rich Dad, Poor Dad," recommends — and is even concentrating on himself for the upcoming year.<p>"My goal is to stay focused on assets over …

11 Easy Ways to Be More Successful

<i>The Entrepreneur Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

4 Traits You Need to Change Your Life

What I know for sure is you can take an ordinary, boring, disappointing, and overwhelming life and turn it into a fulfilling, purposeful, happy, exciting and pleasurable life.<p>You don't have to suffer and keep having the same challenges in your life day after day.<p>I hear people complaining and …

Average almost never happens in the markets

It's something you'll hear in your entry-level courses in finance or investing: Stocks on average return about 10% a year, and bonds return about 5%.<p>Unfortunately, in any given year, average almost never happens. Just get it out of your head.<p>Those averages belie the incredible amount of volatility …

You Asked: How Much Protein Should I Eat Every Day?

Dieting used to seem simple. If you were slim, you were in “good shape.” If you weren’t, losing a few pounds would benefit your health. But the …

Nutrition

5 Scientific Ways to Make Yourself Smarter | Inc.com

About a decade ago, some early scientific research suggested that playing memory games could increase "fluid intelligence," which is the capacity to solve problems in novel situations, independent of acquired knowledge.<p>A spate of apps, books, and classes resulted, all claiming to make people …

The Brain

10 Rules to Live By for Those Who Want to Live a Positive Life

<b>1. Be comfortable in your own skin.</b><p>The first step to becoming happy is to feel comfortable in your own skin. Everyone was born with a flaw. No one is perfect. Accept yourself with what you're born with whether it be your background, your skin, your nose, your eyes, your hair, your freckles, your …

This Is Your Brain and Body on Yoga and Meditation: 4 Powerful Scientific Findings

The many benefits of yoga, a 5,000-year-old discipline, are finally getting support from modern science.<p>If you've ever taken a vinyasa class or spent time meditating, you may be familiar with the even-keeled buzz often referred to in the yoga world as "yoga bliss" or "yoga high." As it turns out, …

Meditating Can Physically Restructure the Brain!

You may think of meditation as an esoteric practice with little to no grounding in reality. However, a number of recent studies have found that …

Mindfulness

Al Gore, Felix Salmon, ‘Sustainability,’ and Aspiration

On the eve of the Paris climate talks, let’s get back to “sustainable capitalism.”<p>After my piece about Al Gore’s sustainability-minded, and so-far very profitable, Generation Investment firm came out last month, Felix Salmon of Fusion wrote an email on all the reasons he was skeptical of the …

Learning to Love Loneliness: Tips for Traveling Solo at 25

<i>*This post was originally published on Cool Gear's The Cool Down.</i><p>Three months ago, I decided to risk it all for the sake of travel. I had hit a rut -- that "quarter life crisis" slump, which is apparently a thing. I hated my lack of self confidence, the nagging heartbreaks that happen post-college, …

Millward Brown Study Reveals What Viewers Like (And Hate) In Digital Video Ads

AdExchanger |As digital video sellers angle for TV dollars, here’s something everyone should remember: People hate ads on their smartphone or laptop …

Advertising Industry

How to Get Single-Digit Body Fat

Physique competition is a deeply, weirdly fascinating pursuit. It’s hard to even call it a sport, considering that the goal is to show up with the most muscle, the least fat, the most aesthetically pleasing proportions, and the best posing routine. So while many bodybuilders were accomplished …

Neuroscientists Suggest These 5 Easy Ways To Create Genuine Happiness In Your Life

Happiness

Inspirational Quotes From Bhagavad Gita That Will Completely Change The Way You Look At Everything!

50 Most Inspiring Quotes From The Bhagavad Gita<p>on October 7, 2015 at 1:03 pm<p>Credit: graphicstock.com<p>When Arjuna was faced with the dilemma of going …

Spirituality

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Cannes Film Festival<p>Maybe it’s the high-stakes dealmaking, the laid-back atmosphere, or the fact that it’s France, but these guys are bringing their …

Lifestyle

The 7 Keys To Incredible Life Success

There was a time in my life, the majority of my youth, when I was a slacker whose primary skill was to find new ways to avoid anything worthwhile. I …

Top 10 Most Spectacular Drives in the World

Whether you're a bona fide globetrotter or would-be wanderluster (if not for that day job!), you'll likely concur that our planet plays host to diverse and picturesque landscapes just waiting to be explored. From coast to coast and hemisphere to hemisphere, these breathtaking sites are virtually …

100 Best Motivational Quotes to Inspire Anyone

Motivational and inspirational quotes can pick you up on a bad day and inspire you to even greater heights.<p>Need a little inspiration? Need a quick burst of self motivation?<p>Here you go:<p>"Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it." Henry David Thoreau<p>"If you are not willing …