Peter J. Kim

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5 Words And Phrases That Can Transform Your Work Life

A Stanford design and engineering professor says making simple changes to the words and phrases we use can empower us to achieve our goals.<p>Reporting for this story took a different turn from the beginning.<p>Usually when I reach out to experts I get enthusiastic replies. But that was not the case when …

16 Tips for Shaking Off Stress Like a Pro

Let’s face the facts: Stress is a normal part of modern life. That’s right, even if you’re Queen Bey, stress is part of the daily grind. The thing is, it doesn’t have to be a BIG part of your life — <i>if</i> you can manage it effectively. We’ve looked into the daily lives of successful people from all …

OK, don't read this article about passive-aggressive behaviour. Honestly, it's fine

It was Valentine’s Day recently, a fraught time for anyone in a relationship. Perhaps the gift you got your partner was obviously a last minute purchase from a petrol station? Or maybe you ignored Valentine’s Day because you both agreed it’s stupid, only your partner didn’t <i>quite</i> mean it?<p>Whatever …

Psychology

What we’re not being told about suicide and depression

For decades doctors — and Big Pharma — have pointed to neuroscience. Cultural variables are often more telling<p>Bruce E. Levine<p>February 19, 2015 9:30am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>For nearly two decades, Big Pharma commercials have falsely told Americans that mental illness is …

Nurturing The Brain – Part I, Caffeine

Overall, more than 85% of children and adults consume caffeine regularly. But what does it do to the brain?Coffee is one of the most consumed …

Neuroscience

The new neuroscience of depression: Why your brain’s architecture may be to blame

<b>(Shutterstock/Twin Design)</b><p>New research suggests people with wraparound occipital lobes may be more prone to the condition<p>Tori Rodriguez<p>January 27, 2015 9:45am (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>Scientists have studied brain structure for decades, so most …

4 Stories Great Leaders Tell To Engage Their People

German novelist and playwright Gustav Freytag wanted to understand how storytelling impacted the human psyche. He wondered, “What makes a story so engaging that it changes a person’s behavior?” After studying William Shakespeare’s work, Freytag designed a map of storytelling—a key that explained …

The Most Ancient and Magnificent Trees From Around the World

The Bowthorpe Oak is a massively thick, millennium-old tree in Lincolnshire, England that once was rumored to hold three dozen people in its …

Convert Info Into A Picture

Because most information--a name or series of numbers--is abstract, converting it into a related image helps your brain latch onto it. If you park your car in row B13 of a parking garage, for example, you may imagine a birthday cake with 13 candles. When you return later, your mind will draw up the …

Four Steps to a Calmer, Confident, Creative, Capable You

You’d like to make better use of your talents and your time, but you procrastinate instead. So, what’s going on? Do you doubt yourself? Are you …

How Patient Suicide Affects Psychiatrists

Mental-health practitioners whose clients kill themselves can face stigma from their colleagues, lawsuits, and a toll on their own psyches—making them less likely to take on suicidal patients who need their help.<p>It’s hard to listen to a psychiatrist who sounds so broken. I expect a mental-health …

Mental Health

3 Defining Moments that Drove Amazing Success

The greatest battle that must be won is commonly inside your own mind - what's holding you back from true success are often a self-doubt or limiting belief.<p>It's the little encouragements that have the greatest impact on an individual's future success. In my reading and work with entrepreneurs, I …

7 Secrets to Knowing Your Higher Self

by Asoka Selvarajah Each of us is connected with the Divine. The Higher Self within us far transcends the understanding of our conscious min...<p>Recent …

The Info Post – Blog

Who would have thought? These three things – messiness, staying up late and swearing – usually are considered to be signs of laziness, bad manners …

Superfoods