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10 Things Successful People Do To Maximize Their Time

Father and His 8-Year-Old Son Recreate the United States in Amusing Food Puns

Chris Durso, creator of the site Foodiggity, and his eight-year-old son make food fun with their amusing project titled <i>Foodnited States of America</i>. They started the endeavor back in 2014 with the idea to recreate the states out of specific foods that double as puns. The shape of New Jersey is cut …

He Asked 1500+ Elders For Advice On Living And Loving. Here's What They Told Him.

Karl Pillemer has spent the last several years systematically interviewing hundreds of older Americans to collect their lessons for living.<p>Pillemer admits he's an advice junkie. He's also a Ph.D. gerontologist at Cornell University.<p>Some years ago, after turning 50, he wondered whether there is …

To Win, You Have to Take Time to Love the Feeling

Starting to lose motivation? Remember your victories.<p>There is nothing quite like the feeling of victory. When we win at something, our body shoots us with dopamine. Boom, we feel like we can conquer the world. This is the feeling that can be dangerous, but it also has the ability to produce …

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A Guide To How Men's Clothes Should Fit

If you're like most men, you've probably been wearing clothes your entire life that are too large for you.<p>"Most guys are used to wearing baggy clothes," says Veeral Rathod, CEO of the men's clothing e-retailer J. Hilburn. "They want to dress properly and they want to present themselves well, but …

10 Rules to Live By From a Zen Master

7 Psychological Tricks For Winning A Negotiation

This kind of thinking can mean the negotiation is lost before the salesperson has even started to prepare for it. The first war to be won is the battle inside the salesperson against defeatist thoughts. By becoming clear on desired outcomes, he or she has the greatest chance at negotiation success …

5 Tricks to Stop Procrastinating for Good

I meant to write this piece two weeks ago. I created a Word document and fully intended to start banging away on my Mac. But I had to contact some …

10 Tips From a Buddhist Monk on Living a Fulfilled Life

Is there any doubt that people are searching for happiness in the wrong places?<p>Reaching a fulfilled lifestyle is much more than just a beautiful home …

12 Ways You Can Step It Up In Life To Rise Above Being Average | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

This is how I define being normal:<p>It is being the same as everyone else. This is a good thing as it means you’re a rational person who tries his best …

Top 10 FBI Behavioral Unit Techniques for Building Rapport With Anyone

Robin Dreeke is head of the FBI’s Counterintelligence Behavioral Analysis Program.<p>In his book It’s Not All About “Me”: The Top Ten Techniques for …

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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 …

2014 Calendar of Famous Movie Monsters in Surprisingly Sexy Poses

Los Angeles artist Erika Deoudes has created a fantastic 2014 calendar filled with illustrations of famous movie monsters in “surprisingly sexy” …

How to Win Loyalty From Other People

Although money is often seen as a prime motivator, ultimately the bonds that hold an enterprise together are psychological. Important data gathered …

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Mentally Strong People: The 13 Things They Avoid

<i>Editors’ Note: Following the huge popularity of this post, article source Amy Morin has authored a guest post on exercises to increase mental strength here and Cheryl Conner has interviewed Amy in a Forbes video chat about this article here.</i><p>For all the time executives spend concerned about physical …

Gratitude Practice: 25 Things You're Feeling Thankful For

Today, we're sending a little reminder out into the world to be grateful.<p>No matter the cards you've been dealt, or whether this week has felt tougher than most, there's always <i>something</i> to be thankful for. And there's good reason to find that something: Practicing gratitude can benefit your mind, …

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How To Turn A Job You Hate Into A Job You Love

<i>This is a guest post by Nisa Chitakasem, co-author of the book,</i> <i>How to Get the Job You Want. She blogs at</i> <i>Career Blog</i>. Her other articles for FORBES include, “How To Work A Room Like You Own The Place.”<p>Even people who are relatively happy at work go through periods when they hate their jobs—for days, …

Scientists Have Finally Found The First Real Reason We Need To Sleep

We know we need to sleep. We know our brains and bodies work better after sleep. But what we didn't know, until now, was why.<p>Scientists have just reported the first major mechanical reason our brains need to sleep — certain cleaning mechanisms in the brain work better when we shut the brain down. …

Incredibly Surreal Scenes Where Women Defy Gravity

In this project called <i>Zero Gravity</i>, Moscow-based photographer Nikolay Tikhomirov creates dramatic portraits that feature elegant female figures casually drifting into the air while everything around them stands still. The artist's surreal worlds are a creative blend between dreams and reality that …

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet For Reinventing Yourself

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>James Altucher is an investor, programmer, author, and several-times entrepreneur. His latest book, is “Choose Yourself!”</i> <i>(foreword by Dick Costolo, CEO of Twitter) . Follow him on Twitter @jaltucher.</i><p>Here are the rules: I’ve been at zero a few times, come back a few times, and done it …

Brains Sweep Themselves Clean Of Toxins During Sleep

While the brain sleeps, it clears out harmful toxins, a process that may reduce the risk of Alzheimer's, researchers say.<p>During sleep, the flow of cerebrospinal fluid in the brain increases dramatically, washing away harmful waste proteins that build up between brain cells during waking hours, a …

Money Can Buy Happiness -- If You Spend It Right

Benjamin Franklin got it wrong.<p>“Time is money,” the Founding Father famously wrote. But Elizabeth Dunn and Michael Norton, the co-authors of the new book <i>Happy Money: The Science of Smarter Spending,</i>say research shows that embracing Franklin’s view of time can actually undermine your happiness. When …

The Habits Of Supremely Happy People

Martin Seligman, the father of positive psychology, theorizes that while 60 percent of happiness is determined by our genetics and environment, the remaining 40 percent is up to us.<p>In his 2004 Ted Talk, Seligman describes three different kinds of happy lives: The pleasant life, in which you fill …

This Practice May Boost Intelligence And Lower Stress By Re-Wiring Your Brain

Meditation and mindfulness aren't just buzz words. A growing body of scientific research shows that the simple act of sitting still in thought confers long-term health benefits -- and even changes in brain function.<p>What exactly have scientists discovered? Here are eight scientifically backed …

Superheroes Have To Take Their Kids To School Too (ILLUSTRATIONS)

School mornings are stressful, even for the most organized and creative parents. If you ever feel like it would take a superhero to get your kids out the door on time, this series of images by Andry "Shango" Rajoelina, an artist and animator based in Paris, is for you.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>'Justice Families'<p>…

What Exactly Is Deja Vu?

Wrinkle your brain a little bit as it tries to wrap itself around what Deja Vu actually is. This TED Education animation by Michael Molina and …

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