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Anticipating doom is brutal. And anticipating brutality is even worse.<p>It creates an enormous amount of emotional overhead. It makes it difficult to …

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On The Shortness of Life: An Introduction to Seneca

<b>Samurai and Seneca agreed: comfort with death brings better living.</b> (Photo: Kalandrakas)<p><b>“We don’t beat the Reaper by living longer. We beat the</b> …

Analog Methods For Getting Things Done—Superpower Your Productivity With Pen and Paper

As we’ve developed endless digital systems, software, and apps to help our lives run smoother, there’s a massive community of people who have opted …

Productivity

The Science Behind Smarter Decision Making: 7 Mental Models To Know

Every one of us make dozens, if not hundreds of small to big decisions on a daily basis.<p>Some don’t impact our lives at all, while some can change the outcome of our entire lives.<p>“75% of European digital ecosystem is present at #TNW2018”Are you doing business in Amsterdam in May?Join us<p>Whether it’s …

Time Management

7 Habits of Highly Ineffective People

5. They want change without having to change.<p>Stephen Covey taught us the habits of highly effective people. We learned them, we applied them, and we …

9 webs en las que conseguirás imágenes mucho más bonitas que en Google Imágenes

Si estás buscando fotos de stock gratis para tus proyectos, te recomendamos 9 sitios web mejores que Google Imágenes donde descargar imágenes bonitas.<p>…

How to supercharge the way you learn

What is the easiest way to learn? David Robson meets a group of scientists and memory champions competing to find techniques that make facts stick... fast.<p>Face to face with the world’s leading memory experts, my mind is beginning to feel very humble. Ben Whately, for instance, tells me about the …

Language Learning

8 Ways to Be a More Confident Person

Look at yourself. Who do you see? Superhero, muscles bulging, cape flying—ready to conquer the world? No? If you don’t <i>believe</i> you can conquer the …

Self-confidence

Stop Trying to Be Happy and Start Working Towards Your Ideal Self

If you have to try to be cool, you will never be cool. If you have to try to be happy, then you will never be happy. Happiness, like other emotions, …

The Truth About How Your Brain Gets Smarter

“What’s your greatest fear?” I asked Bill Gates one night, over Tom Yum Gai.<p>“Easy—not getting smarter.”<p>Bill then laid out his plan to ensure he’d always be surrounded by super smart people.<p>Maybe he didn’t know about myelin.<p><b>The Smarter Secret</b><p>Let’s assume “smarter” means making better choices, …

The No. 1 Predictor Of Career Success According To Network Science

It has been over three years since Steve Jobs died.<p>Since then, books have been written and movies have been made.<p>Each has celebrated his legacy and aimed to share the secrets he used to build the largest company in the world; things like attention to detail, attracting world-class talent and …

Peer-Reviewed

Conversational Hypnosis: How To Switch On Emotions Using "Hot" Words

The Martians Are Coming!<p>No, they’re not really. But that’s the kind of headline you might find in a tabloid newspaper. It’s not meant to be factual – …

6 important things you should know about how your brain learns

Whether you want to learn a new language, learn to cook, take up a musical instrument, or just get more out of the books you read, it helps to know …

The Brain

6 Ways Your Brain Is Lying To You Every Minute Of The Day

You think your brain is your friend. It's not. It's tricking you, all the time.

Psychology

How To Stop Procrastinating: 4 New Steps Backed By Research

<i>I don’t wanna. I don’t wanna. I don’t wanna. It’s awful and horrible. I hear it causes cancer. I’ll do it when I feel better. I’ll do it tomorrow.</i> …

14 Tips For Learning Any Skill Incredibly Fast

He writes:<p>"Whether you want to learn how to speak a new language in three months, how to shoot a three-pointer in one weekend, or how to memorize a deck of cards in less than a minute, the true recipe of this book is exactly that: a process for acquiring any skill. The vehicle I chose is …

Top 10 Highly-Desired Skills You Can Teach Yourself

On countless occasions, you’ve likely said to yourself “I wish I knew how to do ______.” Then, of course, life got in the way and you put it off …

the HeART of STORY: Science behind Stories and Storytelling

What exactly is the science behind a story? Why do stories stir up so much of our emotions and our humanity? Why do they have such a lasting effect …

50 Life Secrets And Tips

<b>by Jordan Lejuwaan</b><p>1. Memorize something everyday.Not only will this leave your brain sharp and your memory functioning, you will also have a huge …

How to Get People to Like You: 7 Ways From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

The Single Most Effective Method for Influencing People Fast - PsyBlog

Works like magic: a little-known influence technique that out-guns the usual suspects.<p>Influence techniques vary considerably in how effective, …

Seven Essential Steps: The Power of Your Mind and Setting Intentions

If you're an ambitious and driven person, chances are you've heard the word intention thrown about:<p><i>Set your intentions...Be mindful of your intentions...Create powerful intentions...</i><p>But the term can be vague and convoluted. Is it a belief? A prayer? Is it having faith?<p>In simple form, your …

This Is How You Can Raise Your IQ And Improve Your Memory

Many traditional theorists on intelligence hold that there are limits set by biology on IQ and memory. However, modern psychologists have shown with …

Hacking Into Your Happy Chemicals: Dopamine, Serotonin, Endorphins and Oxytocin

<i>Image Credit: Pixabay.</i><p>We might not have a money tree, but we can have a happiness tree. Dopamine, serotonin, oxytocin and endorphins are the quartet responsible for our happiness. Many events can trigger these neurotransmitters, but rather than being in the passenger seat, there are ways we can …

9 Lies You Tell Yourself That Keeps You Away From Success

Our capacity for self-deception is enormous. Discover the most common lies that are preventing us form achieving success

Success

Associated Press News

India Wants To Build Massive Digital Infrastructure To Cover 800 Million Rural Citizens by 2019

A $17-billion government program to build a national optical fiber network that will connect India’s gram panchayats, or village-level governments, aims to cover the entire country in three years and could be a game changer, an Indian minister told Forbes.<p>Ravi Shankar Prasad, minister of …