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The One Thing You Need To Do For Your Mind In 2018 For Less Stress & More Patience

It's not always easy to find time to spend with yourself and really check in with <i>you</i>. I know that, even when I'm doing something that's just for me, …

Mindfulness

9 Things You Should Know About Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

You’ve probably heard of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), the evidence-based psychotherapy treatment method focused on changing negative thoughts …

Self-help

Add a little mindfulness to your daily routine with this notebook that's going crazy on Kickstarter

You take that yoga class twice a week and do your daily meditation practice (when you see the push notification from the app) but mindfulness is …

Mindfulness

3 Surprisingly Easy Ways to Trick Your Brain So You Don't Overreact

Things go wrong, mistakes are made, deadlines are missed. Is your first reaction to lash out? Or do you know someone who does? If so, here are 3 ways to keep your cool and maintain your perspective to shine as a leader: the practice of 'noting'.<p>We've all had those highly emotional moments where a …

Self-help

Learning to Deal With Stress Just Got Easier

Stress is a fact of life, but how you deal with it is up to you, so I called in an expert to show you the way.<p>I just wrapped up an amazing call with Dr. Laurel Geise, Founder and CEO of The Geise Group, on a mission to help companies implement Mindfulness at Work Programs. She and I really got down …

Mindfulness

Don't Get Excited About the New Study Saying Video Games Don't Make You Violent

The new study comes from a journal with a history of embarrassing retractions.<p>On Wednesday, the open-access journal <i>Frontiers in Psychology</i> released a study claiming that long-term playing of violent video games doesn't effect the empathy of players, which is great because I love killing people in …

Research

People Who Learn 10 Times Faster Know These 5 Techniques

Have you ever sat down and tried to read for work or school and wondered if there was a way that you could learn the material faster and not forget …

4 Ways to Improve Your Strategic Thinking Skills

If you’ve ever received feedback that you “need to be more strategic,” you know how frustrating it can feel. To add insult to injury, the feedback rarely comes with any concrete guidance on what to do about it. One of my coaching clients, Lisa, a vice president of HR, was in this situation and …

Change Your Morning Routine, Change Your Whole Life

The first big sign that my health was out of whack came when I was just fifteen years old.<p>A previously highly motivated and energetic teenager, I could no longer bring myself to getting out of bed in the morning. I would wake up extremely fatigued and desperate just to get a few more minutes of …

Apple vows to resist FBI demand to crack iPhone linked to San Bernardino attacks

Tech giant Apple and the FBI appeared headed for a deepening confrontation Wednesday after the company’s chief pledged to fight federal demands to help mine data from an iPhone used by one of the shooters in December’s terrorist attacks in San Bernardino.<p>The clash reflects wider debates in the …

Privacy

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A 69-year-old monk who scientists call the 'world's happiest man' says the secret to being happy takes just 15 minutes a day

Matthieu Ricard, 69, is a Tibetan Buddhist monk originally from France who has been called "the world's happiest man."<p>That's because he participated in a 12-year brain study on meditation and compassion led by a neuroscientist from the University of Wisconsin, Richard Davidson.<p>Davidson hooked up …

Introduction to Mindful Awareness | Diana Winston - UCLA Health

What Are the Three Ways to Train Your Brain to Be Happy?

You can train your mind to be unhappy and you can train it to be happy.<p>Training your mind to look for errors and problems (as happens in careers like …

Happiness

The 11 Daily Habits of Supremely Happy People

We all have different goals, values, beliefs, and experiences, but there is one universal thing that binds us all: We just want to be happy. But for the most part, happiness seems more like an existential dream than an attainable reality.<p>Yet, everything we think, say, and do are linked to our …

How to Stop Being Lazy and Get More Done: 5 Expert Tips

Some days the to-do list seems bottomless. Just looking at it is exhausting.<p><b>We all want to know how to stop being lazy and get more done.</b> I certainly …

Time Management

9 things mentally strong people do every day

In her book "13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do," psychotherapist Amy Morin writes that your genetics, personality, and life experiences all play a role in your mental strength.<p>Since we know what mentally strong people <i>don't</i> do, we asked Morin about the key habits they do follow.<p>Here are nine …

How to make your Xbox One faster (and make Fallout 4 better)

It's never been so clear to me that Microsoft and Sony should have released the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 with modern solid state drives rather than the older tech both companies decided to include with their most recent consoles. And it's <i>Fallout 4</i>'s fault.<p><i>Fallout 4</i> is a really great game. I like …

Xbox

The Top 10 Things That We Should Be Informed About in Life

<i>This piece originally appeared on Quora: What are the top 10 things that we should be informed about in life?</i><p>I’m 30 years old. I wish I could travel …

23 Rules For Life That Happy People Follow

The author of Better Than Before: Mastering the Habits of Our Everyday Lives shares her wit, wisdom and research on how to feel happier, even when we've hit a low patch.<p>1. When things get tough: Treat yourself like a toddler. A cranky toddler. A toddler who shouldn't get too hungry, too cold, too …

What Makes a Buddhist a Buddhist?

photo credit: Steven Schwartzberg<p>Here's an old Jewish joke:<p>Stan has been shipwrecked on a desert island for decades. One day he is rescued. Before leaving the island, he shows the rescuer how he spent his years alone: Building a main street with several huts, each with a different purpose.<p>"This hut …

It does not get more retro than a PlayStation 4 with real wood accents (update)

The folks over at Toast sent Polygon an email about their latest product, real wood veneers for the already striking PlayStation 4. Many here scoffed, but I for one deeply miss my wood-paneled Xbox 360 and, before that, my Intellivision. So yeah, I said with a pang of nostalgia, send 'em along.<p>My …

Woodworking

What should we make of 'By the Sea'?

It's all so beautiful.<p><i>By the Sea's</i> first frames focus on two of the most photogenic movie stars on the planet (married in real life, to boot), careening along a seaside road in Malta. The world, not to mention the box office, should be their oyster.<p>But upon viewing Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie's …

The Xbox One Is Getting Dramatically Better Today

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Guitar Hero

Apple, Microsoft, and Google are trying to incite a quiet app revolution

Reports have been circulating that Google is working on a hybrid operating system that combines the best of Android and Chrome OS, while simultaneously promising to keep supporting the two independently.<p>It's the perfect example of this dilemma in minature.<p>Google, a company famously and perpetually …

Air Button adds shortcut buttons to the back of your phone

When you think about it, there's a lot of unused space on the back of your phone. So why not put something useful on that empty slab of case, like a couple buttons that can instantly perform common tasks?<p>That's the idea behind Air Button, an NFC-powered shortcut button that can be configured to do …

Gear & Gadgets

How to Apply Success From One Area of Your Life to Another (That Needs It)

In New York, people say you're always searching for one of three things: a new love interest, a better job, or a better apartment. But that idea …

You can now customize Facebook’s notifications tab on Android and iOS

Facebook is rolling out a new way to curate notifications on its mobile apps that it hopes you’ll find more useful. In this update, the notifications tab will display more than just people commenting on your posts or telling you about today’s birthday. Now it’ll show you milestones your friends …