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Book Review: The Power of Positive Leadership NOTE: For this book review, I intentionally and excessively quoted the author throughout the post. I do this for two reasons: (1) I prefer to have the author’s words speak for themselves rather than me interpreting, generalizing, or inadvertently misinterpreting the intent, and (2) It helps you, the readers, see the quality of the author’s … Continue reading Book Review: The Power of Positive Leadership →
Should We Replace Math Classes With Chess Classes? Chess is a game that involves critical thinking, focus, spatial reasoning, and a whole range of complex cognitive skills. It’s also a game that’s just plain fun. Put those two things together, and you might have the perfect teaching tool. At least, that’s what a group of researchers from Denmark...
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Dementia-related brain changes observed before memory or thinking problems are noticeable Scientists discover a potential predictor for early dementia that could inform the development of drug and therapeutic interventions to treat or slow down the disease.
The Real Truth About Generational Differences Do generations actually exist? The truth about Millennials.
Why You Should Celebrate Your Poor Memory People with poor memories have one major advantage, study finds. • Use code 'activate' for 25% off Dr Jeremy Dean's new ebook "Activate: How To Find Joy Again By Changing What You Do". • Dr Dean is also the author of "The Anxiety Plan: 42 Strategies For Worry, Phobias, OCD and Panic" and "Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything".
This Can Make Working Motherhood Needlessly Harder — But... When you’re traveling for work, do you tell yourself that you’re abandoning your children and dodging your responsibilities as a wife and mom? When you’re working from home, and you let your child play by themselves, do you tell yourself that you’re a neglectful mom? … ...
A Proposal To Provide Hope For Middle-Aged Men Left Behind Men's pain today has to do with relationships, not just employment
Chronic childhood illness linked with later life mental health problems A new study into the effects of chronic physical illness in children on their life-long mental health has found that such experiences appear to increase the chances of them having depression and anxiety in adulthood.
Can Envy Ever Be a Positive Emotion? Envy lets us know about our rank in the pecking order. But how we respond determines whether the outcome will be destructive or help us become better people.
What’s So Special About Trump? It’s quite impossible to watch president Trump and remain unperturbed. But why?
Best of Our Blogs: May 12, 2017 Most of us have complicated relationships with our mothers. This makes holidays like the upcoming Mother’s Day difficult. Whether or not she is in our lives, it may be a reminder of the relationship we don’t have with her, which can cause grief and even … ...
How your neighbor’s income might affect your happiness Research supports that living amid the wealthy even when you are upper-middle class is bad for your mental health.
12 Songs to Motivate You in the Morning Now that winter is well and truly in the air, chances are you’re struggling to get out of bed in the morning. We know the feeling all too well, and while there’s no one solution to changing up your morning routine, we think having an epic playlist is a good first step. Whether you need […]
The Active Practice of Unconditional Love “Unconditional love really exists in each of us. It is part of our deep inner being. It is not so much an active emotion as a state of being. It’s not ‘I love you’ for this or that reason, not ‘I love you if you … ...
The Autism-Genius Connection Some people are exceptionally good at focusing on rarefied abstract problems. Some of these have exceptionally high IQ. Some are autistic. Some are both.
The human sense of smell: It's stronger than we think The assertion that animals have a better sense of smell than humans is a 19th century myth with no scientific proof, says a neuroscientist who spent part of the last year reviewing existing research, examining data and delving into the historical writings that helped create the long-held misconception.
Wipe That Smile Off It turns out that when you pose for photos with a wide smile, you're actually making yourself look older. You could have fooled me—and the research subjects, too.
This Is What Testosterone Does To Men’s Brains Can you get this brain teaser right? If not, maybe you've got too much testosterone flowing through your veins! • Use code 'activate' for 25% off Dr Jeremy Dean's new ebook "Activate: How To Find Joy Again By Changing What You Do". • Dr Dean is also the author of "The Anxiety Plan: 42 Strategies For Worry, Phobias, OCD and Panic" and "Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything".
PTSD: Using New Knowledge to Help Survivors Heal No one is prepared to deal with a traumatic event. The experience leaves the mind and body in a state of overwhelm. Survivors may have nightmares, feel jumpy or find themselves re-playing the event in their minds. They may even feel disconnected from the world. … ...