How to Deal with Distractions While Meditating Meditation is a skill like learning to ride a bike or drive a car. It takes time, effort, and making mistakes before you feel you’ve mastered the skill. Sometimes, we fall into an it-looks-easy-so-it-should-be-easy mindset, which can cause a lot of frustration if you’re struggling to master a particular skill. Most skills require hours of practice. Best Portable Charger For iPhone, Android Phones There are so many portable chargers on the market that it can be difficult to know where to start when you’re looking for one. Well, you can start right here. The Anker PowerCore 10000 with Quick Charge 3.0 is a portable battery pack that has about the same footprint as a credit card, but it packs a large 10,000 mAh capacity that can charge your iPhone or Android phones several times over before needing to be recharged itself. It also features the latest Quick Charge technology from Qualcomm but somehow, it’s only $22 shipped. Some highlights: The Anker Advantage: Join the 10 million+ powered by America’s leading USB charging brand.Quick Charge 3.0: Up to 4x faster than standard chargers, able to charge compatible devices to 80% in just 35 minutes.
I’m With The Banned — Welcome to the Scream Room The car pulls up outside a dinner being held by Fox News, and two giant, besuited security guards get in on either side of me. They are the single most massive individuals I have ever met. Then, at last, Milo arrives. He slides into the front seat, all bleach and bling and giant sunglasses—I won’t get to see his eyes all evening. He asks me how I’m feeling. A Novel Mechanism Regulating Stress is Identified Neuroscience researchers from Tufts identify potential target for drug therapy for wide range of disorders associated with stress Neuroscience researchers from Tufts have demonstrated, for the first time, that the physiological response to stress depends on neurosteroids acting on specific receptors in the brain, and they have been able to block that response in mice. This breakthrough suggests that these critical receptors may be drug therapy targets for control of the stress-response pathway. This finding may pave the way for new approaches to manage a wide range of neurological disorders involving stress.
The Best Science Sites Of 2016 – So Far Here’s my latest my-year list. You might also be interested in: The Best Science Sites Of 2015 The Best Science Sites Of 2014 – Part Two The “All-Time” Best Science Sites Trying to make it in the non academic world… This post is by Ella o’sulllivan Last autumn I made a decision. I was getting out of academia. 40 Quotes that Will Quiet Your Mind post written by: Angel Chernoff Peace does not mean to be in a place where there is no noise, trouble, or hard work. Peace means to be in the midst of all those things and still be calm in your heart. You know how you always turn down the volume on the radio when you need to think clearly about something complicated or confusing?
If your ex wants to be friends with you, science says they might be a psychopath It’s the question that will haunt us until the day we die: Should we stay friends with an ex? It’s not an easy feat to accomplish, but it can be done. Recent research has given us a warning on the matter, though. If your ex is trying to keep a friendship with you after you’ve broken up, there could be something more serious going on.
I’ve Got a Serious Problem with “Serious Academics.” – The Tattooed Professor Earlier today, a robust debate emerged around an article in the “Academics Anonymous” section of The Guardian‘s “Higher Education Network” and its sweeping denunciation of social media in academe. With the charming title “I’m a Serious Academic, Not a Professional Instagrammer,” the author takes pains to tell us they are a PhD student and not “some cranky old professor harking back to the Good Old Days” before deploying every trope in the cranky old professor playbook. Lament the current “selfie culture?” Check. Study Determines This Is the Most Relaxing Song Ever Looking for something to help you relax before bed that doesn't involve popping a pill? You might want to load up your iPod with a song by Manchester band Marconi Union. Sound therapists were able to rate ten of the most relaxing songs, with Marconi Union's 8 minute trance-inducing tune, "Weightless", coming out on top thanks to its continuous rhythm of 60 BPM, an ideal tempo for synchronization with the heart and brainwaves, making it an ideal audio accompaniment for a good night's rest. Listen to it after the jump… Lyz Cooper, founder of the British Academy of Sound Therapy notes:
This Period Cramp Robot Is Changing Your Time of the Month The inventions developed with the intention to reduce menstrual cramps are varied. There’s your standard pain medication like Midol or Pamprin, there’s cannabis cocoa butter (yes, really), and now, there’s a tiny, colorful robot that claims to stop cramping without any medication involved. Introducing Livia. The device is currently on Indiegogo with about a month left in its campaign—even though it’s already earned $150,000 more than it has asked for by backers. So, what is it, really? Livia is a small version of an electrical stimulation machine, which pulses to fight against pain sensation messages before they travel up the spinal cord and get processed by the brain, chief medical advisor Bari Kaplan explained to Cosmopolitan.com.
We Can Handle the Truth The Society of Professional Journalists Code of Ethics starts out with a bang: Seek truth and report it. But how do you know what is true? Where do you seek it, and what have you missed? Bone Breathing: Making Your Breath Reach the Bones “Remember to breathe. It is, after all, the secret of life.” ~ Gregory Maguire Prana or life force is the vital energy that keeps the body alive,
How To Get Unlimited Free VPN On Google Chrome Web Browser Keeping your online activity and data private may be a big thing to you, and perhaps with good reason. You don’t need to be doing something illegal to want to hide it online these days, and with companies seemingly determined to track our every move online, keeping as much data encrypted as possible is one way to keep control. VPNs are great ways to stop outsiders from observing an internet connection and what it is being used for as VPNs fully encrypts the internet traffic from your device. The good news is that if you are a Google Chrome user, there are ways and means of getting VPN coverage for free and with no usage limitations, right from within Chrome web browser. The process is surprisingly simple as well, because it just needs a few clicks and that’s it, you’re all done.