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The two mental shifts highly successful people make

<b>“When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.”</b> — Max Planck, German quantum theorist and Nobel Prize winner<p>There are two primary mental shifts that occur in the lives of all highly successful people. Many make the first, but very few make the second.<p>Both of these …

Self-improvement

Stuck in Old Ways of Thinking? Try This Simple Innovation Technique

How to root out orthodoxies and generate breakthrough ideas for innovation (that no one else has thought of)<p>A great way to get unstuck and find breakthrough ideas is to Identify the orthodoxies and assumptions that rule your business. Assumptions are beliefs we take for granted and accept as true. …

Grace Hopper

Science Says This Is the Simplest Way to Remember More of What You Read

Hit pause. Reflect on the content. Excel. Repeat.<p>Whether it's Facebook content, Bill Gates' favorite book or the latest critical business report, most of us enjoy reading or have to do quite a bit of it through the day. But in the rush to do everything in less time, you might be missing a crazily …

Productivity

This Neuroscience Trick Will Help You Overcome Any Fear

How can you overcome fear? Learn how your brain works and it becomes super simple.<p>Many business leaders pretend they are incredibly controlled, stoic, and confident. The perceived ideal image is for them to show that they do not feel fear.<p>Truth?<p>I have never met anyone that doesn't face fear.<p>Every …

Self-improvement

Changing these 4 beliefs will make you surprisingly happy

Traffic upsets you. People upset you. Your job upsets you… Wrong, wrong and wrong.<p>Actually, none of those things upset you. Your beliefs about them …

This map shows the US really has 11 separate 'nations' with entirely different cultures

The United States comprises several different regions, each with its own rich history and cultural identity.<p>Exactly where those regions start and end has been a long-running debate, but according to author Colin Woodard, the United States can be divided into 11 distinct sub-nations.<p>Woodard mapped …

Black History

Mindfulness Is So 2017. This Is the Practice That Will Bring You Peace in 2018, According to a Psychologist

Resolve to try this?<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>You're never good enough, are you?<p>Never happy enough, never relaxed enough.<p>And never, you know, sufficiently at one with the world, no matter how much you've been practicing …

Why This Award-Winning Psychologist Says You Should Throw Out Everything You Know About Intelligence

The most important type of intelligence, he says, has to do with setting and accomplishing your goals.<p>It used to be that cognitive intelligence was the king of the hill in terms of importance. Then emotional intelligence showed up. But now Cornell University's professor of human development, Robert …

What the Heck Is Bitcoin? Here’s Everything You Need to Know

The internet is buzzing about Bitcoin right now. A cryptocurrency that’s been around for a decade has been thrust into the mainstream, and it seems everyone is suddenly talking about it. If you’re a little lost as to what Bitcoin actually is, you’re definitely not alone. Here’s a quick primer on …

Bitcoin

You Must Tone This Under-The-Radar Muscle If You Want An Amazing Butt

Hint: We're not talking about your glutes.<p>Everyone wants a great butt. (If that weren’t true, social media never would have blessed us with the ridiculousness of the #belfie.) And everyone knows squats—which fire up your glutes, along with most of your lower body—are one of the fastest ways to get …

Here Are Ways You Can Be More Persuasive, According to Science

We can't guarantee these are ethical.<p>Whether it's getting your partner to do more housework or making your colleagues back your latest idea, we all …

Psychology

8 'Facts' About The Human Body Debunked by Science

No, you're not "double-jointed".<p>When you know a particular topic really well, you might say you know it like the back of your hand. But how well do …

Sleep

27 Amazingly Affordable Skincare Products Your Face Deserves

Get glowing skin on a budget.<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a small share of sales from the links on this page.</i><p><i>Reviews here have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Elon Musk shares first photo of Boring Company’s underground LA tunnel

It’s coming along quite nicely<p>Elon Musk on Saturday shared the very first image of the Boring Company’s underground Los Angeles tunnel that is actively under construction. We’ve known for months now that Musk’s cleverly named tunnel-digging venture has been testing equipment and technology beneath …

Elon Musk

A Yale psychologist's simple thought experiment temporarily turned conservatives into liberals

Social scientists have long known how to turn liberals into conservatives in the lab — all they have to do is scare them.<p>"Research has shown that you can make liberals more conservative by threatening them and making them somewhat afraid," Yale psychology professor John Bargh writes in his new …

Psychology

Knowing This One Thing Might Make You a Better Friend, Partner, and Coworker

Ever wonder what’s holding you back from being a better communicator, collaborator, friend, or partner? <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author Gretchen Rubin knows a thing or two about harnessing the power of our unique experiences, personality traits, and creativity to live a more productive and happy …

Happiness

Whatever Happened to Just Being Type A?

A few years ago, Gretchen Rubin, the best-selling self-help author, pivoted from the happiness racket into the habit business with her seventh book, “Better Than Before: Mastering the Habits of Our Everyday Lives.” Embedded in it was a personality typing system of her own invention she called the …

J. K. Rowling

Whose Health Care Is Best? A Look at the Pros and Cons of 6 Countries’ Health Care Systems Across the World

Health Care

12 Quick Breakfasts That Give You the Toast With the Most

With school in session and busy mornings at peak status, breakfast for the busy mom tends to get put on the back burner. Luckily, there are a few ways to hack the first meal of the day and give yourself something nutritious and delicious with just a few ingredients and very little time — like …

Breakfast

11 gadgets that will help you get a better night's sleep

Getting a good night's sleep is one of those things we all dream of, but for most of us, it doesn't happen nearly as often as we'd like.<p>Whether you're waking up throughout the night to tend to the kids or feeling restless because of stress, there are an endless number of things that prevent of us …

Smart Homes

10 Creative Ways to Use Bone Broth

Now <i>this</i> is a health food trend we can get behind: Bone broth is cheap, simple to make, and totally lazy-girl approved… yet it’s FULL of nutrients and brings tons of health benefits. But while bone broth can taste amazing all by itself, most people want more creative ways to consume it. And we’ve …

Cooking

20 Salted Desserts That Make Us Want to Break Out the Maldon

Dessert

15 Clean Eating Recipes for Dinner

Clean Eating Dinner Recipes: Chickpea-Chard Stew<p>Serve up a hearty soup with a double dose of fiber from this chickpea and chard combo. Can't get …

Cooking

My FAVORITE Salad Recipes… all in one post.

73 Comments May 11, 2015<p>I don’t know if you have noticed yet but I really love salads. I love a big ol’ salad because I can get in a bunch of …

28 Of The Best Slow Cooked Pulled Pork Recipes

Winter may be over, but there's nothing like getting the slow cooker going on a cool spring day. And the perfect companion to this kitchen appliance? …

Cooking

Quick Pickled Onions

Ingredients<p>1/2 cup cider vinegar<p>1 tablespoon honey<p>1 tsp kosher salt<p>1 tsp yellow mustard seeds<p>1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes<p>1 bay leaf<p>1 medium red onion, thinly sliced<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Bring vinegar, honey, salt, mustard seeds, red pepper flakes, and bay leaves to a boil in a medium …

Food Preservation

20 Basic Cooking Techniques That Every Home Chef Should Master

Cooking

50 Healthy Meals Made Even Better With Sriracha Hot Sauce

Sriracha (pronounced sir-rotch-ah or sear-raw-chah) is a bright red hot sauce that’s getting seriously popular. The paste-like sauce—named after Sri …

10 Stellar DIY Steak Rubs (Beyond The Salt and Pepper)

It's never too early to look toward some summer grilling or some savory cast iron skill-ing. For those of you who love steak as passionately as I do, …

BBQ

How to Make Your Own Chia Pudding

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Jessica Murnane of One Part Plant shares her recipe for homemade chia pudding that will make you forget all about those grocery store pods.</i><p>Not …

Breakfast