Lorna Pawis

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Want to Make a Lie Seem True? Say It Again. And Again. And Again

You only use 10 percent of your brain. Eating carrots improves your eyesight. Vitamin C cures the common cold. Crime in the United States is at an …

Critical Thinking

Anger & Attachment

Where does anger come from? As a person occasionally prone to angry outbursts, I’ve thought a lot about this question. The lesson of Zen practice is …

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, …

Success

meditation

Find inner-peace, while pounding the pavement<p>Feel like you're going to pieces? Read on for a solution<p>One writer’s adventure in ‘orgasmic meditation’<p>Tune in to your discomfort rather than trying to turn it off<p>Finding inner peace comes with some serious perks<p>Adrenaline is not just for emergencies …

How Refusing to Diet and Starting to Live My Life Helped Me Lose 40 Pounds

Jamie Mendell's inspiring story is proof that you have to transform your outlook before you can transform your body.<p><b>Before:</b> 160 <b>After:</b> 120<p><b>The Lifestyle</b>I went on my first diet when I was 17. Although I had a perfectly healthy body, I started to notice it changing—my boobs getting bigger, my arms …

10 Home Decorating Mistakes Everybody Makes

From the editors of ELLEDecor.com, the most common interior design mistakes to avoid.<p><b>1) The Looks-Great, Feels-Uncomfortable Piece Of Furniture</b><br>The decor world equivalent of the Stiletto heel: Beautiful, but oh-so-impractical. It ultimately taught you that no matter how good-looking something is, if …

3 Ways to DIY Dough Ornaments

One of my top crafty must-makes this Christmas are homemade dough ornaments. Great idea, but where to begin? There seem to be so many recipes out there, it can be a little overwhelming. I’ve taken the time to search out three different recipes (with awesome tutorials and tips) that will motivate …

Psychology: A simple trick to improve your memory

Want to enhance your memory for facts? Tom Stafford explains a counterintuitive method for retaining information.<p>If I asked you to sit down and remember a list of phone numbers or a series of facts, how would you go about it? There’s a fair chance that you’d be doing it wrong.<p>One of the interesting …

The Brain