Scot Walker

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How did farming spread across Stone Age Europe? Two paths found.

Researchers use ancient DNA analysis to map a Neolithic migration that yields clues into the rise of agriculture in Europe.<p>Humans began to settle …

Want to Be a Great Leader? Ask Yourself These Questions Weekly

The art of asking questions is the source of all business success.<p>Whether you're running a business, an aspiring entrepreneur, or somebody with big dreams, achieving requires that you have goals, plans, and a way to hold yourself accountable. If you really want to stay on track, a weekly check-in …

Instructions for Listening Meditation

Try to sit stable like a mountain and vast like the ocean.<p>Listen to the sounds as they occur.<br>Do not imagine, name, or analyze the sounds.<br>Just listen …

12 Mindfulness Quotes that Will Change the Way You Spend Your Life

Over the past couple of years, as I’ve watched my son grow from a baby into a remarkable little boy, I’ve learned that a young child can teach an …

Climate change doubters really aren’t going to like this study

<i>This story has been updated.</i><p>Researchers have designed an inventive test suggesting that the arguments commonly used by climate change contrarians don’t add up, not only according to climate scientists (we know what they think already) but also in the view of unbiased experts from other fields.<p>The …

Climate Change

Do our genes ‘remember’ pain? Scientists suspect they might.

You pulled a muscle in your back carrying groceries, took a shot to the shin in flag football or suffer from fibromyalgia. But it’s months later, and the lower back still aches, the leg still throbs, the body remains tender to the slightest insult. Welcome to the club of chronic pain.<p><i>[CDC urges</i> …

Top 33 Mindful and Peaceful Jon Kabat-Zinn Quotes

Jon Kabat-Zinn, born on 1944, June 5 is an American born Professor of Medicine Emeritus and the creator of the Stress Reduction Clinic, Health Care …

There Are Cognitive Predictors of Longevity

If the headlines in the science sections of newspapers (not to mention the daily topics on the Dr. Oz Show) are any indication, people are interested …

Cognition

Top 51 Motivational And Inspiring Albert Einstein Quotes

Albert Einstein ( <i>Born</i> <i>March 14, 1879, in Ulm, Germany Died April 18, 1955, in Princeton, New Jersey, United States</i> ) was a theoretical physicist and …

Albert Einstein

10 Ways to Boost Your Emotional Resilience, Backed by Research

Ever dealt with a really difficult situation? We’ve all had our emotional resilience tested. Sometimes it feels like you just want to give up.<p>How do …

How to Manage Your Thoughts, Feelings, and Behaviors

The only things we can control in life are our thoughts, feelings and behaviors. If we can manage those, we can achieve our goals and gain success in …

Psychology

22 Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes for a Quick Boost of Inspiration

You're reading 22 Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes for a Quick Boost of Inspiration, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. …

9 TED talks that can help you become insanely productive

Reaching optimal productivity is about working smarter, not harder, and making the most of each day.<p>The following TED talks offer valuable lessons in doing just that.

TED Talks

What It Feels Like To Be An Introvert

Treasure alone time? Don't worry, you're not the only one.<p>Introverts, you are hardly alone. (Not that it would bother you!)<p>We’ve gathered 16 insightful stories ― and a bonus gift guide ― that will make you feel understood, loved and more than okay.<p>This mega-list covers all the introvert bases, so …

Antimatter changed physics, and the discovery of antimemories could revolutionise neuroscience

One of the most intriguing physics discoveries of the last century was the existence of antimatter, material that exists as the “mirror image” of …

What Causes Panic Attacks and How to Stop Them for Good

<b>“You empower what you fight. You withdraw power from what you release.” ~Alan Cohen</b><p>Panic attacks can seem to come out of nowhere, without any …

How to Use Self-Care for a Brighter, Less Stressful Life

<b>“The time to relax is when you don't have time for it.” ~Sydney Harris</b><p>I was working myself into the ground and I knew it. Balancing a full-time job, …

6 TED Talks You Should Watch To Up Your Mindset

Engaging your mind is the best way to keep it sharp, but in the hustle and bustle of daily life, it’s easy to fall into a slump. If you need a mental pick-me-up, check out these fascinating TED Talks. Get inspired. Get engaged. Give your brain a boost.<p><b>1. Daniel Levitin: How To Stay Calm When You</b> …

Dan Gilbert

Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me

I wish someone had told me when I first began my journey into a life of my own that where I needed to begin was sitting on the floor, with my eyes closed. I wish someone had told me that my first step, the first step anyone must take is inward.<p>I wish someone had told me when I felt I had nothing to …

Meditation

100 Tips to Be Your Best Self in 2016!

<i>This post originally appeared on mydailyvibe.com</i><p>A brand new year is always exciting! We are filled with anticipation, we resolve to achieve our goals and make our dreams come true. Given that this is a fantastic time to reflect, visualize and plan, here are 100 tips to be the best possible version …

Five Unconventional Ways to Trigger the Heart Chakra

The Riddler<p>8:30:00 AM Personal Empowerment, Spirit of Life<p>The heart chakra is the central chakra, right smack in the middle of the phenomenal …

Bodypainters Beautifully Blend Human Bodies into Nature

Using absolutely no Photoshop, bodypainters Leonie Gen and Joerg Duesterwald worked with photographers Laila Pregizer and Uwe Schmida in seamlessly integrating the human body into natural landscapes. Called <i>Metamorphosis</i>, the project blends naked models into everything from rock formations to curly …

Bodypainting

More Stunningly Surreal Portraits Featuring Wild Animals by Katerina Plotnikova

Since the last time we featured Moscow-based photographer Katerina Plotnikova's incredible portraits of young women holding wild animals, her stunning images have only grown more daring, now featuring even larger and more exotic creatures such as bears, elephants, giraffes, and elk.<p>The …

Giraffes

Screens May Be Terrible for You, and Now We Know Why

For more than 3 billion years, life on Earth was governed by the cyclical light of sun, moon and stars. Then along came electric light, turning night …

Vintage Photos of Everyday Life in 1950s New York Discovered in Attic 50 Years Later

These vintage photographs capture a timeless energy and diversity that is characteristic of the sleepless streets of New York City. The recently discovered antique portraits showcase the city in the midst of the 1950's, as seen through the Rolleiflex lens of the undiscovered photographer Frank …

Vintage

Find Your True Self Through Silence

<i>by Susi Amendola</i><p>"Within each of us, there is a silence, a silence as vast as the universe. And when we experience that silence, we remember who we are..." -- Gunilla Norris<p>Many great spiritual traditions honor the practice of silence as a way to deepen the connection to our innermost selves.<p>As we …

Meditation

3 scientific ways to prevent awkward conversations

You’re in the middle of a conversation, about to chime in but then…you <i>totally blank</i>. A conversation that should have flowed easily turns awkward, your conversation partner looks at you like you’re an alien and your confidence sinks.<p>Has that ever happened to you?<p>It’s common to feel nervous during …

Self-help