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One Exercise Sure to Make You Feel Better About Yourself. The Procrastination Matrix. Here's The Schedule Very Successful People Follow Every Day. All too often, productivity tips are a dime a dozen.

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. The bride flutters her hands in front of her face. Tears mean that this is the perfect dress. 12 Weird Shapes You See Frequently But Probably Didn't Know Have Real Names. Posted May 02, by Dominic Trombino We learn all sorts of shapes in grade school, things like square, circle, triangle and the rest.

12 Weird Shapes You See Frequently But Probably Didn't Know Have Real Names

But did you know there are plenty more? And you probably see theme very day and never even realized it. 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. Herself. Herself. Right Thinking. The Thinking Man sculpture at Musée Rodin in Paris (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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

Clutch’ and ‘The Logo’ (since the NBA logo is an image of him) 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.

The Death Of Expertise

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.

Origins Of Popular Jewish Surnames

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. The process began in the Austro-Hungarian Empire in 1787 and ended in Czarist Russia in 1844. In attempting to build modern nation-states, the authorities insisted that Jews take last names so that they could be taxed, drafted, and educated (in that order of importance). Until this period, Jewish names generally changed with every generation. 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.

Introduction

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. This course offers a treasury of Zen tradition: teachings, anecdotes, stories, legends, sayings, and wisdom culled from the classic texts of Chinese Chan and Japanese Zen. 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. "Our life is the creation of our mind," according to Buddhist scripture.

Buddhist philosophy developed an entire science of training the unruly mind to help anyone overcome its constant fluctuations to achieve stillness, and eventually, enlightenment. 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.

How to make your life better? All you need is email. I’ve covered a lot of research on how to make your life better but many people struggle with implementing changes because it seems like a major undertaking. It doesn’t have to be. You can make strides in 5 fundamental areas by just sending 5 emails. Every morning send a friend, family member or co-worker an email to say thanks for something. 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 | 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. A mix of confusion and awe as I step off the platform. 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. Essentially, they found that liberals have more gray matter in a part of the brain associated with understanding complexity, while the conservative brain is bigger in the section related to processing fear.

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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.