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How To Stop Being Lazy And Get More Done - 5 Expert Tips. How to debug your brain. 47.9k shares Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Our brains are the most bug ridden pieces of junk since Internet Explorer.

How to debug your brain

To replicate one common bug, try telling your brain to “go to the gym”. Most brains will respond by updating their Facebook status, and watching cat videos. What is true love? Aramaic/Hebrew Words & Names. 13 of the most bizarre lakes in the world. Omgfacts. How to Name a Baby. The first time a friend of mine had a child, it was intensely jarring.

How to Name a Baby

I’d be living my normal day, and then the thought would hit me—”Matt has a son”—and my whole world would get turned upside down. Three years and six friend babies later, I’m 32 and have numbed to the whole thing considerably. The Sunk Cost Fallacy. The Misconception: You make rational decisions based on the future value of objects, investments and experiences.

The Sunk Cost Fallacy

The Truth: Your decisions are tainted by the emotional investments you accumulate, and the more you invest in something the harder it becomes to abandon it. You can learn a lot about dealing with loss from a video game called Farmville. You have probably heard of this game. In 2010, one in five Facebook users had a Farmville account.

The Truth About Religion in America: The Founders Loathed Superstition and We Were Never a Christian Nation. Once they begin to circulate, falsehoods—like counterfeit currency—are surprisingly tenacious.

The Truth About Religion in America: The Founders Loathed Superstition and We Were Never a Christian Nation

It doesn’t matter that there’s no backing for them. The only thing that counts is that people believe they have backing. Then, like bad coins, they turn up again and again. One Exercise Sure to Make You Feel Better About Yourself. The Procrastination Matrix. Note: To best understand this post, you should first read Part 1 of Wait But Why’s previous post on procrastination.

The Procrastination Matrix

Back in high school, if you had asked me if I were a procrastinator, I would have said yes. High school students are given all these lectures about “pacing yourself” on longer projects, and I proudly paced myself less than almost anyone I knew. Here's The Schedule Very Successful People Follow Every Day. Say Yes To The Stress. In relationships, you can have identical actions that generate vastly different consequences.

Say Yes To The Stress

Kind of like watching “Say Yes To The Dress.” Which is to say that my wife adores watching fluffy wedding shows where the bride tries on a zillion froofy outfits, parading this latest dress in front of her family, before finally settling tearfully on the perfect dress. 12 Weird Shapes You See Frequently But Probably Didn't Know Have Real Names. Food Timeline: food history research service. The Political Compass. 20 Things I Learned While I Was in North Korea. Well that was weird.

20 Things I Learned While I Was in North Korea

I was only in North Korea for five days, but that was more than enough to make it clear that North Korea is every bit as weird as I always thought it was. If you merged the Soviet Union under Stalin with an ancient Chinese Empire, mixed in The Truman Show and then made the whole thing Holocaust-esque, you have modern day North Korea. It’s a dictatorship of the most extreme kind, a cult of personality beyond anything Stalin or Mao could have imagined, a country as closed off to the world and as secretive as they come, keeping both the outside world and its own people completely in the dark about one another—a true hermit kingdom. A question, then, is “Why would an American tourist ever be allowed into the country?” Herself. Herself. Where did you grow up?

Herself.

Right Thinking. Apophenia makes unrelated things seem connected: Metaphors, paranormal beliefs, conspiracies, delusions. Photo illustration by Lisa Larson-Walker.

Apophenia makes unrelated things seem connected: Metaphors, paranormal beliefs, conspiracies, delusions.

Photos by Green Mamba/Flickr and Thinkstock. The Naked Lotus » Fearless Press. Mind & Sport Institute. “I would go to bed feeling like I didn’t even want to live”- Jerry West As reported on NBA.com, NBA Legend Jerry West known as ‘Mr.

Mind & Sport Institute

Erect Penile Length and Circumference Dimensions of 1,661 Sexually Active Men in the United States - Herbenick - 2013 - The Journal of Sexual Medicine. The Death Of Expertise. I am (or at least think I am) an expert. Not on everything, but in a particular area of human knowledge, specifically social science and public policy. Symbols of West Africa.

Origins Of Popular Jewish Surnames. Correction, Jan. 29, 2014: Some of the sources used in the reporting of this piece were unreliable and resulted in a number of untruths and inaccuracies. The original post remains below, but a follow-up post outlining the errors, as well as further explanation, can be found here. Ashkenazic Jews were among the last Europeans to take family names. Some German-speaking Jews took last names as early as the 17th century, but the overwhelming majority of Jews lived in Eastern Europe and did not take last names until compelled to do so.

Introduction. Growing out of the wisdom of China, India, and Japan, Zen became a powerful movement to explore the lesser-known reaches of the human mind. Today we are rediscovering modern significance in its ancient insights. This course is an attempt to encounter Zen in its purest form, by returning to its legendary masters. 9 Ways To Become The Master Of Your Own Mind.

Many of us spend an exorbitant amount of time and energy -- not to mention money -- taking care of our bodies, and trying to keep ourselves looking and feeling our best. There’s a Word for That: 25 Expressions You Should Have in Your Vocabulary. Recently I came across this amazing little Tumblr named ‘OtherWordly‘ – itself a play on words. How To Make Your Life Better By Sending Five Simple Emails. Improve Your Life: What 10 Things Should You Do Every Day To Improve Your Life? What are the 6 things that can make you dramatically more persuasive? 7 Must-Read Books on the Art and Science of Happiness. Captive Virgins, Polygamy, Sex Slaves: What Marriage Would Look Like if We Actually Followed the Bible. March 27, 2012 | Like this article? Join our email list: Stay up to date with the latest headlines via email.

The invention of the heterosexual - LGBT. How I Overcame Bipolar II (and Saved My Own Life) SebastianMarshall.com: Strategy, Philosophy, Self-Discipline, Science. Victory. August 11th, 2011. Chiba, Japan. Responsibility Expoundathon. Tiny Buddha. Brains of liberals, conservatives structured differently: study - CTV News. Perhaps the reason that liberals and conservatives have such a hard time seeing eye-to-eye is because when they're compared brain-to-brain, they're built quite differently. A new study that analyzed the brain structures of peoples' brains based on their political affiliations has found some significant differences. Розготерапия - Статья. Proudly Canadian made! Zafus & Zabutons (meditation cushions and mats), buckwheat pillows, meditation benches, yoga supplies, yoga, Ontario, yoga mat, yoga meditation, meditation, walking meditation, meditation benefits, guided meditation, buddhist medita.

Snow Lion Canada. Wired 9.12: Take The AQ Test. Why Lying Broken in a Pile on Your Bedroom Floor is a Good Idea. ~ Julie (JC) Peters. How to Help Someone Who Won’t Help Themselves. Quotes - Let's Talk Sense. Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Compassion - Chapter 1. SolarBeat. Tony Schwartz: The 90-Minute Solution: How Building in Periods of Renewal Can Change Your Work and Your Life (POLL) Tyler Durden’s 8 Rules of Innovation. Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi – Does Creativity Make You Happy? The Multitasking Myth (Ashgate Studies in Human Factors for Flight Operations) (9780754679974): Loukia D. Loukopoulos, R. Key Dismukes, Immanuel Barshi. The Myth of Multitasking: How "Doing It All" Gets Nothing Done (9780470372258): Dave Crenshaw.

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