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Being a Good Person: 5 Things That Can Help You Make the Right Choices

In case you aren’t getting your RDA minimum of irony lately, I’m here to inform you that ethics books get stolen more frequently than other</b> …

Psychology

15 Research-Backed Ways To Make People Like You

Sometimes, though, we want to make an effort to befriend a new acquaintance or become a better friend to those around us.<p>We scoured the psychological research to find science-backed strategies to get people to like you.

Science Has It: You Should Stop Doing These 10 Things To Be More Productive

Want to be more productive? Science shows that you can stop doing these 10 things and boost productivity. Only on Lifehack.org.

Secrets of the Creative Brain

A leading neuroscientist who has spent decades studying creativity shares her research on where genius comes from, whether it is dependent on high IQ—and why it is so often accompanied by mental illness.<p>As a psychiatrist and neuroscientist who studies creativity, I’ve had the pleasure of working …

Searching For Stress Relief? Try Feeling Your Breath

Many Americans are swamped with stress, but there may be ways to ease the tension without changing the circumstances.<p>Almost half of all adults say they've experienced a major stressful event in the past year, according to a poll conducted by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard …

Scientists Say Child's Play Helps Build A Better Brain

<i>This week, NPR Ed is focusing on questions about why people play and how play relates to learning.</i><p>When it comes to brain development, time in the classroom may be less important than time on the playground.<p>"The experience of play changes the connections of the neurons at the front end of your …

5 Things the Dying Want Us to Know

<b>1. The 72-hour mark is when it begins.</b><p>After losing my sister and father within nine weeks, I spent five years investigating what happens when we die. …

10 Ways to Become a Morning Person

Ever wonder why you’re able to stay up until 2 am, while your best friend can’s make it until 10 pm? It has everything to do with your internal …

Weight Loss

First Date Conversation: 5 Things Research Says You Should Talk About

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Staten Island

Ten foods to tackle diabetes

Diabetes is spreading to epic proportions in the UK. It affects 3.2 million people, a figure which has doubled since 1996 and is expected to rise to five million by 2025.<p>Around 10 per cent of these people have type 1 diabetes, where the body can’t produce enough of the hormone insulin to convert …

34 Ways to Encourage Positive Thinking | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

The brain is a powerful organ; it controls the entire body. But your thought process is much more influential. Your thoughts dictate who you become, …

Living Rooms

6 Simple Alterations to Become More Present | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Do you think about the day ahead, the deadlines, projects, meetings; while driving? Do you worry and stress over an email you sent days ago that …

10 (Free!) Printables to Get Your Life Organized

We are so obsessed with making lists, we make lists of lists. And now, we’re sharing our list of our favorite lists. While that might seem a little kooky, these gorgeous printables will keep you obsessively organized. These puppies will facilitate everything from your grocery list to your impromptu …

Food Trucks

Men Say 'Uh' and Women Say 'Um'

Our word-fumbles offer subtle clues about our personalities and intentions.<p>Um, guys. I have some information to share with you, and fair warning, it's, uh, going to make you scrutinize your speech for several days.<p>You know when you're searching for a word, or trying to say something more nicely …

10 Signs You Don’t Love Yourself Enough (And What To Do About It) | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

<b>Note:</b> <i>If you find yourself feeling uncomfortable while reading this, remind yourself that uneasiness can signal a positive change; in fact, the</i> …

12 Things You Can Do With Dryer Sheets Other Than Laundry

No one thinks twice about the purpose of dryer sheets, but they can do much more than make your shirts softer.<p>The little miracle-workers can make …

She Loves Me Like Jesus Does

We’re big country music fans around our house. I grew up on a farm and my husband’s hidden country-loving persona became exposed very quickly after …

The Grace Dare

Some people can’t believe God could ever love them because of their past. They’ve been too bad for God to accept or use. They’ve obviously never …

How to Avoid a Marriage Shut Down

With all of the dysfunction of the national government lately, I keep thinking if you tried to run a household like the government is modeling for us …

Dangerous Indifference

“I feel like we’re nothing more than roommates!”<p>I hope I’m not the only woman who has ever said that.<p>Or, the only woman who has felt her revealed …

Growing Up in Marriage

Author and speaker David Erickson recently said, “There is a child in me always seeking to destroy the man that I am.” As I sat with Josh and Katy a …

Two Dimensions of Marriage

There are two questions we can ask within marriage that will take us to two entirely different dimensions. We have to choose which dimension we want …

When Your Spouse Can't Meet all of Your Needs

To be filled up. That is what we all seek in life. We need our emotional tank filled up. Our physical tank filled up with touches and affection. We …

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Portraits of Children Around the World and Where They Sleep

<b>Alex, 9, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil</b><p>Where Children Sleep is an eye-opening project by photographer James Mollison that takes a look at children from all across the globe and the diverse environments they go to sleep in. The series presents a portrait of each child or adolescent accompanied by a shot of …

By Tracking Spending and Finding Deals, BillGuard Hopes to Be Heir to Mint.com

The BillGuard app will now help users save money, not just fend off bad charges.<p>BillGuard, an iOS finance app that launched four months ago, would …

Line App Proves Instant Messaging Is Hot Stuff With Huge User Growth

Line is one of many instant messaging apps with skyrocketing popularity. But it seems to be growing especially fast. It now has over 300 million registered accounts, up from 200 million accounts on July 21st.<p>While we don’t know how many of the people who registered for new accounts are actually …

Improved App Store Search Engine Now Corrects For Users’ “Fat Finger” Mistakes & Other Misspellings

A recent change to Apple’s App Store search engine now leads to improved search results for misspelled queries with small typos, we’ve learned. In addition, searchers looking for an app they know by name, but are unsure if it has spaces in the title, are also seeing better results. For example, …

ADHD Affects 11 Percent of U.S. Kids, CDC Reports

New research by the Centers for Disease Control and prevention reports that attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) affects 11 percent of American children, spiking a staggering 43 percent since 2003 and growing by 2 million children since 2007. Researchers, far from being alarmed, are …