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Serotonin enhances learning, not just mood

The neurotransmitter serotonin is linked to the control of mood, though it also helps to regulate various other functions, such as sleep and sexual …

Neuroscience

Doing These 4 Things Will Make You Happier, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

Self-improvement

Alphabet's Project Shield expands DDoS protection to politics

Today, Alphabet announced that Project Shield is widening its scope. The free service is now expanding to include protecting any registered political organization from DDoS attacks. This includes candidates, political action committees and campaigns.<p>Project Shield is a product of Jigsaw, formerly …

How to Meditate

The Routine<p>We know, we know. You’re too wound up to meditate. You don’t have time. It’s not your thing. But before you roll your eyes and get on with …

Meditation

What Is Karma?

The Law of Cause & Effect<p><i>The self-controlled person, moving among objects, with his senses free from attachment and malevolence and brought under his</i> …

Spirituality

Science Says These 7 Attention Exercises Will Instantly Make You More Focused

In just a few minutes a day, you can rebuild your declining attention span.<p>With knowledge workers--software engineers, writers, entrepreneurs, and most people with a "white-collar" job--currently outnumbering all other workers in the U.S. four to one, it's clear that the thinkers will inherit the …

Mindfulness

How To Stay Calm Under Pressure At Work

Ripping your hair out on the daily is not a healthy way to live or work. Sure, pressure can get the best of us, but it’s important to keep our professionalism by keeping our cool.<p>I once had a client who was constantly frazzled with intense anxiety every time she even thought about work. It was not …

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How to stop worrying all the time in 4 simple steps

Stop the worry in its tracks...<p>I have a vivid memory of being four years old in a diner with my mom and her boyfriend at the time, who happened to be …

This simple yoga technique can boost focus and make your skin glow

You know it’s called a monkey mind because it keeps jumping from one thought to another. Ancient yogis estimated that we think—on an average—about …

Meditation

How to Breathe Your Way to Inner Calm

<b>“Sometimes the most important thing in a whole day is the rest we take between two deep breaths.” ~Etty Hillesum</b><p>Today I’d like to discuss something …

Mindfulness

6 Ways to Stop Overthinking Everything

Get out of your own head and start taking action.<p>While everyone overthinks situations once in a while, some people are plagued with a constant barrage of thoughts all the time. Chronic overthinkers rehash conversations they had yesterday, second-guess every decision they make, and imagine …

Self-help

How Complaining Rewires Your Brain For Negativity (and How You Can Use Mindfulness to Help You Stop)

Are you a complainer? Do you sometimes feel like anything you do can be complained about? Complaining feels good, like how smoking and eating …

The Main Reason Changing Your Life is Tough

Many of us have things we’d like to change: our exercise and diet habits, procrastination and productivity habits, patience and mindfulness habits, …

Self-help

This Is What Happens To Your Body When You're Always Negative

Have you ever noticed that after a day of dealing with annoying family members or arguing with a loved one, that parts of your body ache?<p>Giphy<p>This is …

Self-help

The 5 Causes of Suffering According to Buddhism And How You Can Overcome Them

We all encounter mental roadblocks in life. To feelings of self-doubt to anxiety and depression, mental hindrances can be extremely tough to deal …

8 simple, science-backed tricks to get better sleep

But these days, with hectic work and family schedules and essentially unlimited hours of shows to stream, a good night's sleep can be hard to come by.<p>Luckily, a few simple lifestyle changes can help you reverse this trend.<p>The eight sleep tips in the graphics below are based on actual scientific …

How to Rewire Your Negative Thinking Habits and Feel Happier

Use these three simple tips to train your brain to be more positive.<p><i>This article originally appeared on Health.</i><p>For many of us, it’s second nature to …

Meditation & Mindfulness Expert Reveals 5 Tips for the Perfect Night of Sleep

By the time you get ready to go to bed, you check your clock and realize it’s way later than you realized. You jump into bed, and then you find that …

6 Crowdfunding Success Stories You Need to Know About

Traditionally, entrepreneurs are full of ideas – but they aren’t always so full of money.<p>So often, ideas come and go from the minds of the …

Crowd Funding

How-To: Install iOS 10 public beta on your eligible iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch [Video]

As we reported earlier today, the iOS 10 public beta has been released for all interested in having an early hands-on look at iOS 10. Anyone can install the public beta, not just registered Apple developers. Accessing and installing the beta is a fairly straightforward process, but we’re here to …

11 basic Excel tricks that will change your life

Microsoft Excel is an amazing piece of software, and even regular users might not be getting as much out of it as they can. Improve your Excel efficiency and proficiency with these basic shortcuts and functions that absolutely everyone needs to know.<p>Of course you can move from cell to cell with …

This CEO was a millionaire at 22, went nearly bankrupt, and now runs a $100 million business

Tomas Gorny's life is a true rags-to-riches story that should serve as an inspiration for any budding entrepreneur.<p>He arrived in the US from Poland in the '90s when he was only 20. Barely speaking any English, Gorny had to work part-time valet-parking and carpet-cleaning jobs during his first …

This website shows how long it would take for a hacker to break your password

Using data benchmarks from Intel and the password cracking tool John the Ripper, the site gives an eye-opening view for average users wondering whether they may have a strong password.<p>Many people still resort to weak passwords, which hackers can easily guess using free software tools like John the …

Nanorods Of Photocatalysts Achieve 100% Conversion From Solar Energy To Solar Fuel

There are many reasons that I love working in materials chemistry, and particularly in artificial photosynthesis – splitting water using sunlight to generate hydrogen and oxygen gases. You’ve heard me ramble on about this, my most favourite example of nature-inspired nanotechnology in previous …

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Do You Think Like an Entrepreneur?

<i>Ilya Pozin is a serial entrepreneur, writer, and investor. He is the founder of online video entertainment platform Pluto.TV, social greeting card company Open Me, and digital marketing agency Ciplex.</i><p>Entrepreneurs are a breed of their own. While many people fantasize about breaking free from their …

Raw footage: Larry Tesler on Steve Jobs' visit to Xerox PARC

So many myths have attached themselves to Steve Jobs’ visit to Xerox’s Palo Alto Research Center in the winter of 1979 that I’m surprised the YouTube …