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The 20 Best Movies Of 2015

A dystopian thrill ride and an unlikely romance headline the year's finest.<p>It's that time of the year again -- the time for lists. Making them is interesting because all of a sudden you're forced to decide what was actually memorable from 2015. It turns out a lot of movies were.<p>In a year where …

The Surprising Benefits Of Having A Quiet Ego

<b>This article first appeared on</b> <b>QuietRev.com</b><p>If you stroll down the self-help aisle of most bookstores in America, you’ll notice that book after book is about how to <i>be great</i>, <i>look good</i>, and <i>win</i>. All of these promises for self-enhancement can be loud and quite overwhelming. Sometimes I cheekily wonder, …

9 Boxing Moves to Burn Ridiculous Calories

To look like a boxer, do as boxers do.<p>Boxing for fitness, not fighting, is now a thing for a good reason: It burns <i>tons</i> of calories and tones your entire body.<p>While you can hold light weights for an extra challenge, you don't need a punching bag, gloves, or a partner to participate, according to …

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, …

Yoga For Anxiety: 10 Poses To Reduce Stress And Support Mental Health (PHOTOS)

Roughly 40 million U.S. adults suffer from anxiety (that's around 18 percent of Americans age 18 and over), making it the most common mental illness in the country. But even those who haven't been diagnosed with an anxiety disorder aren't immune to experiencing stress, tension and anxiety in their …

5 Ways To Be Productive When The Pressure Is On

The key is "being able to keep up the intensity even though there's no external accountability," says Sharon Melnick, a business psychologist and author of Success Under Stress. This means you need to be able to "manage your stress levels and stay motivated even when you're not," she says, because …

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Why your brain loves music

New neuroscience study sets out to explain why in some respects music offers the same sort of pleasure as a really good thriller.<p>The love affair between <b>music</b> and neuroscience just keeps going and going. And this isn’t surprising because music’s power over us is so huge, and so odd. It’s not like …

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What Job Candidates Really Want: Meaningful Work

What talented people want has changed. They used to want high salaries to verify their value and stable career paths to allow them to sleep well at night. Now they want <i>purposeful</i> work and jobs that fit clearly into the larger context of their career. And that means they want jobs that are sensible …