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How Happy Brains Respond to Negative Things

You drop a glass while making breakfast. You get stuck in traffic on your way to work. Your boss yells at you for being late. Congratulations! <i>You’re</i> …

Amygdala

How to control your home media with 3D Touch and Launch Center Pro

While some apps haven’t quite figured out best use cases for 3D Touch yet, a handful of apps have gotten it right. One of those apps is Launch Center Pro, which lets you choose what apps you get access to through 3D Touch actions.<p>I’ve chosen to take advantage of this by using Launch Center Pro to …

Apps

8 Ways Resilient People Approach Life, Love and Success.

Resilient people have a sense of grit at their core. They are persistent and tough-minded in the face of failure, loss, heartbreak, success and challenge. They are committed. Whatever they pursue is met with their full attention and nothing less. There is no amount of hard work they will shy away …

Self-improvement

Complaining Is Terrible for You, According to Science

Steeping yourself in negativity has seriously terrible consequences for your mental and physical health.<p>Why do people complain? Not to torture others with their negativity, surely. When most of us indulge in a bit of a moan, the idea is to "vent." By getting our emotions out, we reason, we'll feel …

What Did You See First?

Everyone has a unique perspective of the world but there are some commonalities that can give away clues to our personality, and tell us how we fit …

15 ways to manage stress according to scientists

Stress is an unavoidable aspect of life. From overwhelming public gatherings to project deadlines, it's easy to get caught up in it all and let the stress overcome you.<p>But it doesn't have to be that way. Here are 15 science-backed ways to take control of your stress, according to researchers:

Ramsey

26 things you should do on your first day of work

"Most of us remember our first days at every job because of the heightened pressure to impress," says Lynn Taylor, a national workplace expert and the author of "Tame Your Terrible Office Tyrant: How to Manage Childish Boss Behavior and Thrive in Your Job." "But you can reduce your anxiety by being …

Employment

This Steve Jobs quote perfectly sums up the difference between billionaires and the rest of us

In a Quora thread answering the question "Do billionaires know something that normal people don't?" Patrick Methieson noted a Jobs quote that encapsulates the "billionaire mentality":<p><b>"Everything around you that you call life was made up by people that were no smarter than you and you can change it,</b> …

Billionaires

Here Are 10 Powerful New Insights From The Science Of Happiness

The most surprising, provocative, and inspiring findings from the last year.<p><i>This article first appeared on Greater Good, the online magazine of the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley.</i><p>More than a decade after <i>Greater Good</i> first started reporting on the science of compassion, generosity, …

Psychology

How I started a business that makes up to $55,000 a month after quitting my job at age 29 without a plan

My boyfriend, who was working as a trader, covered everything while I figured out my next step: the apartment, living expenses, healthcare. (A $50,000 publishing salary in New York doesn't allow for much in savings.)<p>I ended up wasting a lot of time. I interviewed for jobs I didn't want, studied for …

5 things that will make you happier, according to neuroscience

Let's get more specific: what's going to make your <i>brain</i> happy?<p>And let's focus on things that are simple and easy to do instead of stuff like winning the lottery.<p>Neuroscience has answers.<p>I've discussed this subject before and it was so popular I decided to call an expert to get even more dead simple …

Jim Cramer reveals the secret to surviving on less than 4 hours of sleep

Jim Cramer, host of CNBC's Mad Money and co-founder of TheStreet.com, survives on less than 4 hours of sleep a night. We sat down with him during Business Insider's IGNITION conference to find out how he does it.<p><i>Produced by Jenner Deal. Camera by Graham Flanagan.</i><p><b>Follow BI Video:</b>On Facebook

5 habits of people who are both happy and successful

But how do you know if you are a happy successful person?<p>And if you know that you are currently not one or both of those things, how can you become a happy and successful?<p>Here are 5 simple habits of happy and successful people:<p>Can you hear your mom shouting from the other room, "don't forget to …

Success

12 investing books to read if you want to get rich

"On average, millionaires invest 20% of their household income each year. Their wealth isn't measured by the amount they make each year, but by how they've saved and invested over time," writes Ramit Sethi in his New York Times bestseller, "I Will Teach You To Be Rich."<p>To help you get started, we …

Investing

18 books billionaire Warren Buffett thinks everyone should read

Even now, he still spends about 80% of his day reading.<p>"Look, my job is essentially just corralling more and more and more facts and information, and occasionally seeing whether that leads to some action," he once said in an interview.<p>"We don't read other people's opinions," he said. "We want to …

Investing

Ten Simple Steps to Change Your Life From Disappointment to Happiness

<b>Here it is, another day gone and another series of disappointments. How is it that life got so, well, disappointing?</b><p>It wasn’t like that before. When …

Hacking a Corporate Culture: Stories, Heroes and Rituals in Startups and Companies

I’ve spent this year working with corporations and government agencies that are adopting and adapting Lean Methodologies. I’ve summarized my …

Tony Robbins has taught this productivity trick to clients ranging from Bill Clinton to Serena Williams

He's sold millions of books, videos, audio recordings, and tickets to his seminars. He's personally coached everyone from former President Bill Clinton to tennis icon Serena Williams to revered hedge fund manager Paul Tudor Jones.<p>Although every coaching session is personalized, we asked Robbins for …

Bill Clinton

7 Tips to Improve Your Memory

Learning ability is probably the most important skill you can have.<p>Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of <i>Make It</i> …

How to read body language (and improve your own)

There are tons of articles out there telling you how to read body language. From Psychology Today to Business Insider, they give you tips on how to …

Body Language

One of Silicon Valley's top angel investors shares 8 books that changed his life

He's invested in well over 100 startups, including several "unicorns" like Twitter and Uber that went on to become huge companies. He is also the founding CEO of AngelList, a resource for entrepreneurs and angel investors to find each other and make deals.<p>He recently spoke with "The 4-Hour …

Silicon Valley

How To Outsmart Any Multiple-Choice Test

Because of this fundamental flaw, William Poundstone, author of "Rock Breaks Scissors: A Practical Guide to Outguessing and Outwitting Almost Everybody," claims to have found several common patterns in multiple-choice tests, including computer-randomized exams like the SATs.<p>After examining 100 …

Middle School

Psychologists discovered a ridiculously simple tactic for negotiating a bigger raise

What's the best way to phrase your question?<p>In a new study cited by The Wall Street Journal, Columbia Business School scholars evaluated the effectiveness of five pitch approaches to find out.<p>Coauthors Daniel Ames and Malia Mason found that the "bolstering range offer" — where you ask for a range …

Research

How To Write Content Strategically: The Guide To Getting Traffic, Subscribers & Sales With Your Articles

Are you happy with the ROI of your articles? Do they bring you enough traffic, email subscribers and sales? I guess we can never get enough of these. …

Secret London: 16 more odd sights you never knew were there

22 Men Dish on the Hottest Oral Sex They’ve Ever Received

It never hurts to give your guy some incentive to return the favor…

The Underlying Psychology of Office Politics

All organizations are political – and to some degree, they always will be. The underlying reasons are psychological. First, work involves dealing with people. That means finding a compromise between what they want and what we want; and it’s often a zero-sum game. Second, humans are emotional …