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The Top 10 Psychology Studies of 2010. The end of 2010 fast approaches, and I'm thrilled to have been asked by the editors of Psychology Today to write about the Top 10 psychology studies of the year. I've focused on studies that I personally feel stand out, not only as examples of great science, but even more importantly, as examples of how the science of psychology can improve our lives.

Each study has a clear "take home" message, offering the reader an insight or a simple strategy they can use to reach their goals , strengthen their relationships, make better decisions, or become happier. How to Read Body Language to Reveal the Underlying Truth in Almost Any Situation. Meeting ideas: for your weekly meetings, conferences, and events. The Six Enemies of Greatness (and Happiness) Bad habits...that could help you get ahead - 24 March 2006. Read full article.

Bad habits...that could help you get ahead - 24 March 2006

Mental Heuristics Page. A heuristic is a "rule-of-thumb", advice that helps an AI program or human think and act more efficiently by directing thinking in an useful direction.

Mental Heuristics Page

Some of these heuristics are age-old wisdom, bordering on cliche, but most are actually helpful. If you want something done, do it yourself Comment: Obviously true, and doing it is usually very good for your self esteem. Pickup Podcast. A Free Guide On How To Improve Social Skills For Adults. TED: Ideas worth spreading. Top 6 Sites that Inspire and Educate & Life Scoop - StumbleUpon. If you’re a professional who likes to be intellectually stimulated and you enjoy keeping up with the latest news and breaking trends, the internet provides you with an endless choice of carefully curated sites to visit.

Top 6 Sites that Inspire and Educate & Life Scoop - StumbleUpon

Today, we bring you six of them that we believe are leaps and bounds above the rest. These sites will not only educate you on topics ranging from business and technology to art and design, they’ll motivate you to find your own, original ideas and see them through. They’re culturally relevant, they’re idea driven and most of all, they’re deeply inspirational. TED is short for three incredibly important subjects in our modern world; technology, entertainment and design. Started in 1984, TED brings together the most brilliant minds to teach us about issues that matter. Tip: Download TED’s free iPad app to browse through 800 videos by date, popularity or keyword. 2. Brain Pickings started from very humble beginnings.

Blogs, Articles and Videos from the World's Top Thinkers and Leaders. Videos from the World's Best Conferences and Events. ZZE.ST - inspiration & lifehacks to make life better. 10 Thirty-Day Challenges That Nobody Wants to Take. A week ago I asked my friends on Facebook about the craziest thirty-day challenges, and I got quite a few interesting ideas.

10 Thirty-Day Challenges That Nobody Wants to Take

I’m posting them here today, along with my own contributions. 30 Books I'm Glad I Read Before 30. In various ways, these 30 books convey some of the philosophy of how Angel and I live our lives.

30 Books I'm Glad I Read Before 30

I honestly credit a fraction of who I am today to each title. Thus, they have indirectly influenced much of what I write about on this site. A medley of both fiction and nonfiction, these great reads challenged my internal status quo, opening my mind to new ideas and opportunities, and together they gave me a basic framework for living, loving, learning and working successfully. If you haven’t read these books yet, I highly recommend doing so. 8 Ways to be UBER Charismatic. What did JFK, Marilyn Monroe and Hitler all have in common?

8 Ways to be UBER Charismatic

They were all renowned charismatics that lit up every room they entered. You’ve most likely met one of these kinds before. The guy/girl at the party. They possess some strange quality that causes them to be liked by everyone and constantly at the center of attention. 5 Ways to Give Yourself an Education That Kicks the Crap Out of the One You Got in School. 5 Ways to Give Yourself an Education That Kicks the Crap Out of the One You Got in School One of the biggest reasons that people are denied the privilege of education is because they can’t afford it.

5 Ways to Give Yourself an Education That Kicks the Crap Out of the One You Got in School

However, today we live in a world where knowledge and information are at our finger tips like never before. Technology has leveled the playing field so that anybody with an interest and an internet connection can receive a world class education. Bloggers, podcasters, search engines and digital content creators of all types of have made it possible for us to learn virtually anything we want to even if we don’t have the money. If you want to learn anything chances are there is somebody creating content about the subject and sharing it with the world at no cost. Self Motivation is Not Optional Taking this kind of approach to educating yourself requires an extremely high degree of self motivation. Handwriting tips - StumbleUpon. You’ve decided you want to improve your handwriting and you’re probably hoping a fountain pen will do the trick -- maybe a friend told you it would.

handwriting tips - StumbleUpon

Maybe you’re just adventurous and you want to try your hand at calligraphy (or you might, once your handwriting improves). Good for you! A fountain pen may make your writing look a bit better, but if your writing looks as if frenzied chickens got loose on the page, chances are this won’t be enough. Memory Improvement Techniques - Improve Your Memory with - StumbleUpon.

© VeerPRZEMYSLAW PRZYBYLSKI Use these techniques to improve your memory. The tools in this section help you to improve your memory. 8 Things Everybody Ought to Know About Concentrating - StumbleUpon. “Music helps me concentrate,” Mike said to me glancing briefly over his shoulder.

8 Things Everybody Ought to Know About Concentrating - StumbleUpon

Mike was in his room writing a paper for his U.S. History class. On his desk next to his computer sat crunched Red Bulls, empty Gatorade bottles, some extra pocket change and scattered pieces of paper. In the pocket of his sweat pants rested a blaring iPod with a chord that dangled near the floor, almost touching against his Adidas sandals. On his computer sat even more stray objects than his surrounding environment. Home Page. This wiki is a collaborative environment for exploring ways to become a better thinker.

Home Page

Topics that can be explored here include MemoryTechniques, MentalMath, CriticalThinking, BrainStorming, ShorthandSystems, NotebookSystems, and SmartDrugs. Other relevant topics are also welcome. SiteNews Wiki Topics. Life Hacks @imageBlog - StumbleUpon. 100 Ways to Simplify Your Life (and Make Yourself Happier) & miss minimalist - StumbleUpon. 30 Things to Stop Doing to Yourself. When you stop chasing the wrong things you give the right things a chance to catch you.

As Maria Robinson once said, “Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.” Nothing could be closer to the truth. 100 Tips About Life, People, and Happiness - StumbleUpon. - StumbleUpon. 50 Things Everyone Should Know - StumbleUpon. By Mark and Angel Self-reliance is a vital key to living a healthy, productive life. - StumbleUpon. Developing good habits is the basic of personal development and growth.