Scientists have struggled for millennia to understand human consciousness — the awareness of one's existence. Despite advances in neuroscience, we still don't really know where it comes from, and how arises.
Sharpening your emotional intelligence begins by learning to ask the right questions. As emotional creatures, the way we feel plays a large role in the decisions we make. That's why learning more about
The first 3 hours of your day are your most precious for maximized productivity. The traditional 9-5 workday is poorly structured for high productivity. Perhaps when most work was physical labor it made
Your career is going great but your life isn't full of joy? Here's what to do. What do you do when your career is moving along nicely, your relationships are going smoothly and your health is good--but
How to beat procrastination and get things done even when you don't feel like working. Procrastination affects everyone. It sneaks up on most people when they're tired or bored, but for some, procrastination
Because your brain recreates your memories, you can train it to automatically create memories that propel you forward. Successful people always find ways to manage their emotions and thoughts. Steve Jobs,
We often think of body language as the result of our attitude or how we feel. This is true, but psychologists have also shown that the reverse is true: changing your body language changes your attitude.
By Melissa Dahl A good run can sometimes make you feel like a brand-new person. And, in a way, that feeling may be literally true. About three decades of research in neuroscience have identified a robust
People may believe that decisions are based on logic only, but the brain doesn't work that way. Here's how to make your prospect's decision easy with emotionally intelligent marketing. A few weeks ago
If you feel that stress is affecting your work, health, and well-being, you are not alone. Here are some tips on how to de-stress that actually work. Today most of us are expected to do more with less.
If your memory constantly lets you down, here’s a simple technique that may just be the answer to your problems (if you don’t forget it). It’s known as the drawing effect and will help you remember and
A friend who knows I'm in a long-term relationship recently sent me a New York Times' opinion piece titled "13 Questions To Ask Before Getting Married." What she probably doesn't know is that she sent
There are a few things we literally cannot live without. Oxygen is one. Another is food and water. And then there is sleep: forcibly keep an animal awake for long enough and you will kill it. The same
We never intended to be the Richard Dawkins of mindfulness — but, because of our book, we seem to have started a public debate about its downsides nonetheless. Our approach was to go through almost half
(CNN) — The new hot trend in Silicon Valley office culture is a Buddh-ish encouragement of workplace mindfulness. Guided meditation is the new free cafeteria meals. But David Allen, the author of the bestselling
Inside the often disturbing world of "involuntary celibacy" I heard the woman calling Michael's name before he did. First it was tentative, a question: "Michael? Michael?" When she knew for sure it was
Thanks to improvements in medicine, more of us are living longer. That makes we have a heightened investment in making sure our brains stay in shape as we age, too. While an increased life expectancy not
Research shows that being happy actually makes you more productive. So let's kill two birds with one stone and focus on smiles. What's the first step? Here's a little secret: Happy mornings don't start