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How Trigger Warnings Are Hurting Mental Health on Campus. Something strange is happening at America’s colleges and universities.

How Trigger Warnings Are Hurting Mental Health on Campus

Eclectic excerpts delivered to your email every day from editor Richard Vague. Today's encore selection -- from "Busting Big Myths in Popular Psychology" by Scott O.

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Lilienfeld, Steven Jay Lynn, John Ruscio, and Barry L. Finally Home — Would you complain because a beautiful sunset... How To Make Your Mind Happy: 5 Secrets To Mindfulness. Sometimes it seems like your brain just sits around creating lousy feelings and worries.

How To Make Your Mind Happy: 5 Secrets To Mindfulness

You want this, you’re frustrated about that, you’re annoyed about some other thing and the list never stops. And it makes it impossible to be happy. What would be nice is to have a perspective that helps your brain deal with all of these negative emotions. And there may be one — and you’ve probably heard the name a lot lately: Mindfulness.

And research shows it works. Three big names in the field have collaborated to produce an app that can teach you how to be more mindful. These 20 Books Are Game Changers, Read Them Before You Turn 30. Books offer wisdom that we ourselves might need years to figure out.

These 20 Books Are Game Changers, Read Them Before You Turn 30

Between 20 and 30, we all would undergo lots of struggles and have lots of doubts. Below are 20 books that can make your way much clearer, promising and easier. Quitter: Closing the Gap Between Your Day Job & Your Dream Job – Jon Acuff Through wit and experience, Jon Acuff takes us through a journey from dispising your current job to getting your dream job. These images show the naturalness of breastfeeding worldwide. ANYWHERE, ANYTIME — this is the “right” time for a woman to breastfeed her child or children.

These images show the naturalness of breastfeeding worldwide

Many societies and cultures these days have taken offense to displays of breastfeeding, as something that is unnecessary to do in public. Meanwhile, breastfeeding remains an ancient, beautiful, natural, and yes, necessary and life-giving act for humankind, and it takes place every minute of every day all around the world. Tony Robbins on his morning routine. Tonyrobbins.com Seminars that last 12 to 14 hours require Robbins to have an athletic stamina.

Tony Robbins on his morning routine

"I made a deal with myself: If you don't have 10 minutes for yourself, you don't have a life," Robbins said. What I Learned From Dating Women Who Have Been Raped. The Shortness of Life: Seneca on Busyness and the Art of Living Wide Rather Than Living Long. The Expose Project. How To Stop Being Lazy And Get More Done - 5 Expert Tips. Some days the to-do list seems bottomless.

How To Stop Being Lazy And Get More Done - 5 Expert Tips

Just looking at it is exhausting. We all want to know how to stop being lazy and get more done. I certainly want the answer. 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 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 counterfeit idea that circulates with frustrating stubbornness is the claim that America was founded as a Christian nation. 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. 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.

All too often, productivity tips are a dime a dozen. Some even conflict with each other. What we need is a system. Say Yes To The Stress. 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. Herself. Herself. Right Thinking. Apophenia makes unrelated things seem connected: Metaphors, paranormal beliefs, conspiracies, delusions. The Naked Lotus » Fearless Press.

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. 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. 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. But when it comes to the mind, less attention (literally) is paid. Taking care of the mind can come as an afterthought, and often we think of the mind as something outside of our own control. 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.

The invention of the heterosexual - LGBT. How I Overcame Bipolar II (and Saved My Own Life) SebastianMarshall.com: Strategy, Philosophy, Self-Discipline, Science. Victory. Responsibility Expoundathon. Tiny Buddha. Brains of liberals, conservatives structured differently: study - CTV News. 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. Creativity + Productivity = Success. Life...Your Way — Personalized Solutions for Everyday Living.

Why Multitasking Doesn’t Work.