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10 unmistakable habits of utterly authentic people

Oscar Wilde said, “Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken.” Wilde made it sound so simple, but living with authenticity is a real challenge.<p>To …

Self-help

Ask Meaningful Questions to Help Employees Discover Their Passions

Employees who are enthusiastic about their work are more diligent and productive. But not everyone knows which aspects of their job they’re most excited about. As a manager, it’s your responsibility to push them to find out. Help employees reflect on their work by asking them thoughtful questions. …

Employee Engagement

A $6,625 Investment in This Dividend Stock Could Generate More Than $1,000 in Annual Income Within 5 Years

Visible growth makes this dividend stock a compelling option for retirees or those looking to work less in the future.<p>Income-seeking investors tend …

How to Avoid the Validation Trap

Why do you get nervous before an interview? When you see someone attractive, why don’t you talk to him/her? Pressure.<p>Pressure is what prevents us …

What "Introvert" and "Extrovert" Really Mean

Think about what an ideal evening for you might look like. Do you imagine yourself going out to dinner with a large group of friends, attending a …

Psychology

4 life hacks from ancient philosophers that will make you happier

You’ve probably heard about Stoics or Stoicism — and most of what you know is wrong.<p>They weren’t joyless bores. The ancient Stoics were the first …

The purpose of life is to be a nobody

We all experience the world like we are at the center of reality.<p>We think and we feel in relation to how our senses absorb information and how this information mingles with our personal memories. The subjective perception created by these interactions provides the illusion of importance.<p>We forget …

Self-improvement

The philosopher's guide to understanding the 'self'

According to Ubuntu philosophy, which has its origins in ancient Africa, a newborn baby is not a person. People are born without <i>ena</i>, or selfhood, and …

Why Do We Die?

It is tempting to set up religion against science in any discussion of life, death, and purpose. But religion and science are different kinds of …

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You are almost definitely not living in reality because your brain doesn’t want you to

Every cognitive bias exists for a reason—primarily to save our brains time or energy.<p>I’ve spent many years referencing Wikipedia’s list of cognitive biases whenever I have a hunch that a certain type of thinking is an official bias but I can’t recall the name or details. But despite trying to …

Psychology

10 Psychological Tricks That Can Make Your Life Much Easier

If you feel like you’re the awkward person at social events or you struggle to enter into conversations because you’re shy, it can impact your social …

Self-help

Ever noticed time seems to move faster when you're in control of things? Science can explain why

We’ve all been there: waiting for a boring meeting to finish or for a bus to arrive and time just seems to drag on far more slowly than usual. Yet …

The Brain

4 Stocks to Keep You Invested During Retirement

Image Source: NASA via Wikimedia Commons<p>Don't underestimate the profound impact that fear and greed can have on you as an investor. And, unfortunately, both emotions tend to work "their magic" at the worst times. Greed getting you in when prices are high and fear forcing you out after painful …

Time To Buy Titans Like Apple, Berkshire And These Three Stocks

<i>Disclosure: I’m long Apple.</i><p>We Americans like “big” We like our cars to be big enough to fit three kids, the dog, and a week’s worth of camping equipment. We like our televisions to be taller than a fifth-grader. Heck, we like our quarter-pound hamburgers to be, well, half-pound double bacon …