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10 Ways Smart People Stay Calm

You can preempt much of your stress with these vital practices.<p>The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. TalentSmart has conducted research with more than a million people, and we’ve found that 90 percent of top performers are skilled …

Mindfulness

Why Do We Love Images Of Emptiness? Scientists And Artists Explain

Psychology reveals why wide open spaces appeal to the human eye.<p>Many of the most iconic photographs ever taken feature people as their subjects. But some photographs of empty spaces that are devoid of human life manage to freeze the echoes of human existence in a visually arresting way–and it can …

31 Ways to Improve Your Life in Just a Month

Imagine the possibilities of a life filled with these simple acts of joy that can be done in minutes. Here's a template to get started.<p>Before this 31-day plan became a lifestyle, I first had to remove the tumors of self-gratification and hubris (trust me, the attitude ruling my life in the old days …

Your cat knows you’re upset — he just won’t comfort you

Cats have long been one of our most mercurial pets. Only now are we starting to understand what makes them tick<p>Felicity Muth<p>April 6, 2016 6:05pm (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>In my last post I introduced the topic of cat cognition and what we broadly know about …

Pets

The Only 8 Moves Necessary to Stay Fit and Gain Muscle

How many exercises do your workouts include? No doubt, we need to hit muscles from different angles in order to stimulate them as much as possible …

Workouts

7 Habits That All Great Leaders Have

These unexpected qualities set truly exceptional leaders apart from merely ordinary ones.<p>There's the popular image of great leaders involving lots of stern-faced seriousness and pointing confidently into the future, and then there's real-life great leadership. According to a host of experts, the …

A college professor offered students 2 options for skipping a final exam — and stumbled upon the most effective way to motivate people

First and foremost, students were not required to take the quizzes. But if they did take a quiz and they answered it correctly, they would earn a point.<p>If they collected five points over the course of the semester, they would be able to opt out of the final exam if they chose.<p>There was one catch: …

Quizzes

How To Eliminate The 3 Most Common Public Speaking Fears

Imagine yourself on a stage in front of 3,000 people. Everyone is staring at you with anticipation. The room is eerily silent.The eager listeners in …

Public Speaking

50 Motivational Quotes To Empower Your Life

I know, it's tough! To stay motivated, to keep going towards our goals. Sometimes, we don't feel like doing it anymore.Do you know why all this …

5 Reasons People Who Struggle Are Actually Stronger Individuals

Struggles have always been looked back in negative remorse and is usually associated with being weak. But what many tend to ignore is that these …

Motivation

3 Mind Hacks to Increase Your Productivity

In the early days of Amazon.com, Jeff Bezos held book groups for his executives.This might not seem surprising, given that Amazon started out as an …

Time Management

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The science of magic tricks: From misdirection to 'pausing' time, experts reveal how their illusions mess with our minds

A magician must make a trick look effortless, but it's very unlikely that anything is casual or spontaneous in a magic show.<p>Just as you might go to a …

Cognition

The 17 equations that changed the course of history

Mathematics is all around us, and it has shaped our understanding of the world in countless ways.<p>In 2013, mathematician and science author Ian Stewart published a book on 17 Equations That Changed The World. We recently came across this convenient table on Dr. Paul Coxon's twitter account by …

Mathematics

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The 5-Step Process to Get Any Level of Success You Want

According to science, success is based on randomness more than anything else.<p>Think about it.<p>The best products aren't the ones that sell the most. The best music isn't what's popular. The best movies aren't the ones you go to see.<p>So why do you buy the products you buy?<p>Why do you see the movies you …

Motivation

20 Quotes That Will Inspire You To Truly Be Yourself

How often have you heard someone telling you to “just be yourself”? In reality, being ourself in a world that is constantly trying to make us …

The 10 Best Sex Positions to Stimulate Your Clit

Welcome to orgasm town.<p>When it comes to having so-good-your-neighbors-hate-you sex, making sure you stimulate your clitoris is rule number one. You know how in <i>A Midsummer Night’s Dream</i>, Shakespeare famously wrote, “And though she be but little, she is fierce”? Yeah, that basically sums up your …

22 Quotes From Albert Einstein to Take You Inside His Mind

Is it time to do some spring cleaning with the group of people who make up your circle of acquaintances, colleagues and friends? There are probably …

Big Data Doesn’t Exist

My customers always lie to me. They don’t lie about what they can afford. They don’t lie about how much (or how little) customer service they’ll need. They don’t lie about how quickly they can pay us.<p><i>They lie about how much data they have.</i><p>At first, I thought it was just a weird one-off. A client …

Is Your Mind Your Own? Find Out with a Simple Self-Test

We all like to think of ourselves as independent adults with minds of our own, right? But most of us aren’t as independent as we think. We’re …

4 Language Tips to Positively Change Your Psyche

Research has shown the language and word choices we use in our daily lives can positively or negatively impact our lives. Yet, for most of us we …

Are you damaging your hearing without realising it?

Many of us use earphones throughout the day to drown out noise in our commutes and at work. But is it prematurely damaging our hearing? Molly Crain investigates.<p>It starts gradually. The guitars in your favourite song no longer seem to sound loud enough, so you crank up the volume. You struggle to …

15 Sentences That Can Change Your Life

How to Get Big Muscles - Big Muscle Building Secrets For Skinny Guys

For skinny guys and hardgainers, struggling to get big muscles and put on weight, is nothing short of frustrating, especially when we follow the …