7 Stress Tips I Wish I'd Known before I Entered the Real World By As graduation approaches for many people around the country in the next few weeks, I've been reflecting on the nine years that have passed since I received my law degree. The date was May 20, 2002, and I remember gliding across the graduation platform to shake the dean's hand and grasp my hard-earned diploma. Little did I know then that the knowledge I had in my head would be only one tool in a large toolkit I would need to build in order to have both a successful and sustainable career . Stress is not a subject taught in school, it's just something we all experience as part of life. 1. 2. 3. a. b. c. d. 4. 5. 6. 7. The world needs more of you - strong, talented go-getters who are able to navigate the pressure that comes with being a high-achieving professional. Csikszentmihalyi, M. (1991). Fredrickson, B. (2009). Loehr, J., & Schwartz, T. (2001). McClellan, S., & Hamilton, B. (2010). Schwartz, B. (2004).
40 Photo-Illustrated Questions to Refocus Your Mind Asking the right questions is the answer… It’s not the answers you get from others that will help you, but the questions you ask of yourself. Here are 40 thought-provoking questions to help you refresh and refocus your thinking: Please share your thoughts with us in the comments section below. if you’re interested in reading even more inspiring, thought-provoking questions.Title photo by: Helga Weber For all other photo credits please refer to ThoughtQuestions.com Related 40 Questions Everyone is Afraid to Ask Judge a man by his questions rather than his answers. April 13, 2012 In "Aspirations" 40 Questions that Will Quiet Your Mind Judge a person by their questions, rather than their answers … because asking the right questions is the answer. August 5, 2015 In "Happiness" 25 Photo-Illustrated Reminders to Help You Find Happiness Happiness is the highest level of success.
Biologically inspired adhesive tape can be reused thousands of times Surrounded by other team members, Achim Oesert from the University of Kiel hangs from the ceiling using bioinspired polymer tape (Image: University of Kiel) alongside an image of a gecko (Image: Wahj via Flickr) As is so often the case these days for those searching for a better way to stick stuff together, researchers from the Zoological Institute at the University of Kiel in Germany have turned to the biology of gravity-defying ceiling walkers, such as geckos and insects. These creatures served as inspiration for a new dry adhesive tape that not only boasts impressive bonding strength, but can also be attached and detached thousands of times without losing its adhesive properties. The secret to the wall climbing ability of many insects and geckos lies in the thousands of tiny hairs called setae that cover their feet and legs. It is this technique that the research group, led by Stanislav Gorb, have mimicked with their silicone tape. About the Author Post a CommentRelated Articles
Men Who Dress Like Men 1. Life isn’t fair, but it’s still good. 2. When in doubt, just take the next small step. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. 43. 44. 45. (Source: reginabrett.com) How to run a successful research lab without having a lab At the meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Atul Butte gave a talk entitled, "Translational Medical Discoveries Through Data Transparency and Reuse." It could just as easily been called "how to run a successful research lab without having a lab." Butte, who is faculty at Stanford, was part of a panel that discussed the open sharing of data, and he used his own experience to provide a compelling case study that showed that, when researchers share their data, it enables others to drive a field forward in new ways. Butte focused on a specific type of data, generated by what are called DNA or gene chips. Because this data is entirely digital, the National Institutes of Health has entered what Butte termed "government in library keeping mode." The two major repositories now hold over 850,000 data sets between them. Butte's group has used this data to identify possible disease-drug combinations.
x Innovations Each month, we'll be highlighting 5 great innovations and ideas bubbling up from the TEDx community -- both in a newsletter, and here on the TEDx site. If you have an innovation to share, email firstname.lastname@example.org. All active TEDx licensees receive the TEDx Monthly Innovations Newsletter. If you would like to receive the monthly TEDx Innovations newsletter, click here to sign up. TEDxYouth@SanDiego mixes it up At TEDxYouth@SanDiego, organizers devised a creative way to make sure youth attendees met one another. TEDxIntuit goes on a picnic During TEDxIntuit's (an internal, corporate event), lunch break, attendees were instructed to grab the next 5 people in the lunch line, and take a picnic basket with them to the grass. Vegetables straight from the farm at TEDxKrakow "About 7 months before the event," says TEDxKrakow organizer Ewa Spohn, "we contacted some local organic farmers who run one of Poland's first farm to home programs and asked them to grow the vegetables for our lunch."
5 minute Management course - The Australian PT Cruiser Community Lesson 1: A man is getting into the shower just as his wife is finishing up her shower, when the doorbell rings. The wife quickly wraps herself in a towel and runs downstairs. When she opens the door, there stands Bob , the next-door neighbor. Before she says a word, Bob says, "I'll give you $800 to drop that towel. After thinking for a moment, the woman drops her towel and stands naked in front of Bob. The woman wraps back up in the towel and goes back upstairs. "It was Bob the next door neighbor," she replies. "Great," the husband says, "did he say anything about the $800 he owes me? Moral of the story: If you share critical information pertaining to credit and risk with your shareholders in time, you may be in a position to prevent avoidable exposure. Lesson 2: A priest offered a Nun a lift. The nun said, "Father, remember Psalm 129? The nun once again said, "Father, remember Psalm 129? "Me first! Puff! "Me next! Puff!
Sex Diaries Editor Gets Personally Inspired by the Diarists It began with the hedge fund guy who crossed state lines for sex. When I read his sex diary, my expectations were low; they sunk to a nadir when I opened the e-mail introducing his submission: I am a loyal reader, and this diary combines a decent week sexually with an insight into a complex psyche, if I say so myself. A self-centered finance guy. Joy. Men like him were the downside of my side job: assigning and editing sex diaries—accounts of everything that happened in a week in an anonymous New Yorker's private life—for the Sex Diaries hub on New York magazine's website. His was the 150th diary I'd read; the other 110 or so were by women in my demographic: late twenties, child-free, with the time and inclination to respond to my ads seeking diarists, usually spending a week hanging off various Manhattan and Brooklyn chandeliers, often fueled by a combination of alcohol, cocaine, and breakup. Overnight bag packed. Well. My modus operandi is simple. What this was, I still had no idea.
MehdiDib : Lesley Perkes #TED2013... Einsteins Puzzle # Copyright (C) 2004 Lauri Karttunen # # This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify # it under the terms of GNU General Public License as published by # the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or # (at your option) any later version. # This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, # but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of # MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the # GNU General Public License for more details. Einstein's Puzzle Variations of this riddle appear on the net from time to time. Let us assume that there are five houses of different colors next to each other on the same road. The Englishman lives in the red house. The question to be answered is: Who keeps fish? This is a simple constraint satisfaction problem. The next concept to define is that of a House. The result is a network with five paths. With C16 added, only one solution remains. We can now see the solution.
DAVID FOSTER WALLACE, IN HIS OWN WORDS A cache of over 40 letters reveals the artist’s humour and imagination ... From THE ECONOMIST online When René Magritte was 13 years old, his mother drowned herself in a local river. He would become obsessed with the hidden. For nearly a century fans of Magritte have studied his works, determined to find hidden meanings within them. The letters, most of which are undated and not included in the collection that was published in 1994, span more than 20 years and cover a wide range of topics—artistic, literary and surreal. Magritte had met the pretty Georgette Berger when they were both schoolchildren. The artist and the poet had met three years earlier and quickly became close friends. Magritte’s letters to Colinet were recovered from his studio by Georgette after his death and sold at auction in London in 1987. In writing, Magritte is unremittingly cheery. The letters are full of sketches that show Magritte’s vivid imagination.
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