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The First 6 Pages of Bill Gates' Favorite Book Will Change Your Life (and the Next 500 Pages Aren't Bad, Either)

Steven Pinker's new book reveals three mental biases that will keep you from achieving your leadership potential.<p>If you're pessimistic about the state of world today, Bill Gates and Harvard psychology professor Steven Pinker have a message for you: "This bleak assessment of the state of the world …

Bill Gates

Confederation: The One Possible Israel-Palestine Solution

“The two-state solution is over,” Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat told reporters, responding to Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as …

Israel

3 Reasons Why Meditation Is the Smartest Thing You Can Do for Your Career

It's time to clear your head.<p><i>What are the benefits of meditation for busy, career-driven people? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Yuhna Kim, Founder & CEO of Simple Habit, on …

Meditation

To Be More Successful In Your Career -- Cultivate The Skill Of Mindfulness

Hearing the term “mindfulness” might conjure up a smiling guru sitting peacefully in a quiet, meditative posture. But mindfulness is no longer just for gurus. Mindfulness is a skill you can cultivate to help you be successful in your career.<p><b>Watch on Forbes:</b><p>A wide range of companies, including …

Mindfulness

How To Apply The Brain Science Of Resilience To The Classroom

Neuroscience isn't on many elementary school lesson plans. But this spring, a second grade class at Fairmont Neighborhood School in the South Bronx is plunging in.<p>Sarah Wechsler, an instructional coach with wide eyes and a marathoner's energy, asks the students to think about the development and …

Want to Save 20 Hours of Your Work Week? Start Using These 9 Apps

Get your productivity systems in order, so that you can focus on the work that really inspires you.<p>In today's world of work, there are many distractions, opportunities, and things to do. A startup mentality has invaded all levels of work: an all-hands-on-deck mindset that encourages us to handle …

This daily routine will help you achieve peak productivity

By 1918, Charles M. Schwab was one of the richest men in the world.<p>Schwab was the president of the Bethlehem Steel Corporation, the largest …

Time Management

Andrew W.K. on Meditation

Be your own guru.<p>John S. Shealy is a Louisville, Kentucky-based psychologist who has written much about meditation and mindfulness, an act he and countless others liken to taming a wild horse. Our mind, he writes, "loves to run fast, wildly chasing after first this thought, then that sensation, …

Meditation

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How mindfulness makes your brain happy

Everybody is talking about mindfulness, but nobody seems to be able to explain clearly what the heck it really is. Ask people and you'll hear, "Umm, …

Kurt Vonnegut

8 Ikea Dresser DIYs So Chic, You'll Think They're Designer

If there's one downside to purchasing an Ikea dresser, it's putting something in your home that everyone else on the block has. The superaffordable furniture pieces have become ubiquitous amongst a certain set of apartment dwellers and young homeowners. But instead of thinking of your Malm, Kullen, …

A List of Books that May Change your Life

I started off 2015 with a 10-day silent Vipassana meditation course, one of the hardest things I’ve ever chosen to do. I wasn’t a meditator. I had …

Books

17 Things That Happen When You Have An Anxious Mind But A Laid Back Personality

There’s really no such thing as having an “anxious mind.” There is only having your anxiety fueled by your thoughts (which is something that everyone …