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The 5 Practices That Bring Us Closer to Our True Selves | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Somewhere along my journey, I’ve realized that certain things I do bring me closer to my authentic, true self and others do the opposite. There are …

A Field Of Medicine That Wants To Know Where You Live

In 1854, an English doctor named John Snow pinpointed an outbreak of cholera in London to a single contaminated water pump.<p>A pioneer of modern epidemiology, Snow used information about where the sick people lived to deduce that they were drinking tainted water from that source.<p>And while using clues …

Get Fit While Watching TV

You know that feeling when all you want to do is sit at home watching something on TV? The world outside has ceased to exist but that doesn't mean that your drive for fitness needs to go bye-bye. Quite the opposite in fact. Here's a chance to turn that sofa into your playground, making the night-in …

Sofa

Video: Paralyzed Rats Walk Again, Now Farther Than Ever

Scientists found that fluctuating the electrical signal to the rodents' paralyzed legs can make them step higher and walk for longer.<p>Like a severed telephone line (from back in the days when phones had wires), a spinal cord injury can cut off communication between the brain and the rest of the body …

Algorithms

How to Meditate: How Meditation Changed My Life

Meditation is about being able to sit with yourself. Why is that hard? Well, maybe you live in a busy part of Brooklyn, as I did, where the street noise never stops, or maybe your window is next to a busy bus stop, as mine was—but all that's actually of no matter. Meditating isn't about being in a …

4 Strategies For Remembering Everything You Learn

• knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system kinda skips one of them, which is terrifying, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

Washington University in St. Louis

Dan Harris: Hack Your Brain's Default Mode with Meditation

5 Exercises That Will Show Your Lower Belly Who's Boss

One trainer's favorite moves for flattening that tricky spot<p>When you're trying to target your lower abs, all abs-strengthening moves are not created equal. Fact is, some are much more effective at working those tough-to-get-to muscles. So we asked celebrity trainer Michelle Lovitt, an Asics America …

Run Faster, Get Firmer: The 15-Minute Runner Workout

This do-anywhere workout will tighten your bod and boost your jogs.<p>It's summer: great time to say buh-bye to the gym and take your workouts outside But that doesn't mean you have to ditch your strength training and just focus on cardio, says Jordan Metzl, M.D., author of <i>The Exercise Cure</i>. It's …

You Get 25,000 Mornings: Here Are 8 Ways Not to Waste Them

<i>James Clear writes about using behavioral science to master your habits and improve your health. His free guide, Transform Your Habits, has been downloaded more than 80,000 times. This post originally appeared on his blog.</i><p>You’ll wake up for about 25,000 mornings in your adult life, give or take a …

The 5-4-3-2-1 workout http://t.co/0zIV3aHxVQ

The best science and technology podcasts

The best science and technology podcasts, from astronomy for beginners to consumer advice, selected and updated by Pete Naughton<p><b>SCIENCE</b><p><b>Hubblecast</b><br>Galactic mergers, the Monkey Head Nebula and an operational time machine are just a few of the stranger-than-science-fiction topics touched upon in this …

This Video About Worry Will Really Make You Think

"Can you allow your mind to be quiet?"<p>British philosopher Alan Watts poses the question in his speech on worry, which he describes as "a mind in the grip of vicious circles." Tragedy & Hope wonderfully illustrates the cycle of worry in the video above, layering visual elements with Watts' original …

5 reasons why I’m starting to hate hackathons

When I first started writing about tech, I though hackathons were the bee’s knees. It was exciting to see groups of strangers put their heads down …

Startups

6 Summer Salads You'll Actually Crave

<b>1. Black Bean, Corn & Avocado Salad with Chipotle-Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>With black beans, sweet corn, crisp bell peppers and creamy avocado, this is one of those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead recipes that everyone loves. You can serve it as a side dish, salad or dip. The vinaigrette is similar to the …

Healthy Eating

How to Stop Absorbing Other People's Emotions

Judith Orloff, MD, <i>Guest</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>Emotions such as fear, anger, frustration, and immobility are energies. And you can potentially ‘catch’ these …

This Is How To get High Without Using Plants Or Drugs

Humans have enjoyed getting high since the beginning of time. From orgasm, to booze, to fasting- people love to have their consciousness altered and …

Get a Flat Belly in 4 Weeks

Score gorgeous abs fast with this fat-blasting core workout from Tracy Anderson.

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Creativity

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Get a tight stomach in just six weeks without doing a single crunch. This may be the easiest workout we've ever printed<p>Get ready to whip off your cover-up: This workout, created exclusively for <i>Women's Health</i> by Rachel Cosgrove, C.S.C.S., owner of Results Fitness in Newhall, California, combines …

The Sleep Schedules Of 27 Of History’s Greatest Minds

The science of sleep and its glorious effects on creativity, productivity, and sanity gets a lot of press these days. That said, the sleep habits of some of your favorite writers, musicians, and artists may surprise you a little.<p>The bedtimes and rising times of history’s greatest minds are …

This is your brain on meditation | (Grens)wetenschap | Earth Matters

<b>(Waking Times | Rebecca Gladding, M.D.) I realized today that in all my posts regarding the brain and how to sculpt it with mindfulness, I’ve never</b> …

Mindfulness

Reproductive Technology: Mum, Dad And Mitomum

In-vitro fertilisation, the technique that resulted in her conception, was pioneered by Robert Edwards and Patrick Steptoe, two British doctors. In 2010 Mr Edwards was awarded the Nobel prize in medicine for his work.<p>Now the government is pondering another first. On June 3rd the Human Fertilisation …

Genetics

Developing Your Brain, Increasing Intelligence and Unlocking Your Potential

Brandon West, <i>Contributor</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>Each and every one of our negative habits, be they thinking habits, behavioral habits, or emotional habits, we …

Could This App Create A Free, Secret Web?

Facebook is doing it with drones, Google is doing it with balloons that occasionally crash into power lines. Bringing free Internet access to the unconnected millions in developing countries is complicated and expensive. What if there was an easier way?<p>A startup called Open Garden thinks the answer …

10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

Focus on Yourself Instead of Trying to Change Someone Else

<b>“If you can’t change the circumstances, change your perspective.” ~Unknown</b><p>I was the one who was the designated driver in high school and college. I …

Success: A Story of Desire, Failure and Persistence | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

I already had a fine car… a reliable, relatively new Toyota with ample amount of comfort. But I could not figure out why my heart skips a beat when …

Your Skin Is Talking To You: Are You Listening? | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Your skin is a mess and you’ve tried everything. Prescriptions, supplements, peels and oils. But what if something more is at work? What if your skin …