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Four Reasons to Give Someone a Second Chance The idea of giving someone a second chance is central to the notion of forgiveness. New research on nearly 42,000 participants across 30 countries shows how forgiving helps you.
4 Reasons to Give Someone a Second Chance The idea of giving someone a second chance is central to the notion of forgiveness; new research shows how forgiving someone benefits both of you.
How to Stop Emotions from Controlling Your Life Emotions are designed by nature to be fleeting. Biologically, emotion is meant to prompt us for action, give us important information about our surroundings, motivate us and help us communicate to others. However, most of us have learned to ignore this internal guidance system and … ...
How Pokémon GO Is Helping With My Autism and... So I’ve been playing a lot of Pokémon GO lately. Along with almost everybody else. I’m thinking this game is a unifying cultural phenomenon second only to Facebook. There’s more … ...
3 Things You Didn’t Know About Daydreaming If you’re like me, you spend a lot of time thinking about things other than what you’re doing in the present moment. In fact, if you’re like most people, your mind is wandering for almost half of your waking life. Considering how much time people spend with their minds adrift,...
Don’t Like Your Life? Create a New One I’ve not always liked my life. I’d complain about it, but never do anything about it, that is until now. Lately, in a series of events that can be described … ...
Trading changes how brain processes selling decisions Experience in trading changes how the human brain evaluates the sale of goods, muting an economic bias known as the endowment effect in which people demand a higher price to sell a good than they're willing to pay for it. The findings come from a set of experiments on why traders are less susceptible to the effect.
Exercise results in larger brain size and lowered dementia risk Regular physical activity for older adults could lead to higher brain volumes and a reduced risk for developing dementia. It particularly affected the size of the hippocampus, which controls short-term memory, and its protective effect against dementia was strongest in people age 75 and older.
Researchers image brain cells' reactions to concussive trauma Using a laboratory device that can deliver concussive impacts to cell cultures and image the aftermath in real time, researchers are gaining new insight into how brain cells react to trauma.
Avoiding Burnout in Home Schooling   Whether you’re studying in a traditional school or in a home schooling program, there will come a time when you will experience burnout. This is something that you have … ...
The Career Within You If you're looking for a job or need to manage the job you already have, get to know yourself as well as you can and learn what you can do to achieve practical results.
Does Donald J. Trump have the Temperament to be President? Political commentators on both sides of the isle have raised the question: does Republican presidential candidate Donald J. Trump have the temperament or character to hold what is,
From Rejection to Revenge The pain of rejection may be a significant cause of fraud as an act of revenge, new research says.
How your Personality Traits Predict your Love Life In love and sex too, character is destiny.
#206: The Shadow Knows   How can we explain the current upheaval in our society and indeed around the world? There are far more good people on the earth than bad so why does … ...
Today I Love The Places Where We Find The Truth Today I love the places where we find the truth, the honesty of friends, the fears that we didn’t know we had, the changes that show us what we miss … ...
Anxiety Depression: Learn How to Be Worry Free From a religious stand-point, Jesus once asked his 12 disciples: “Which of you by worrying can add a single strand of hair to your head?” Now, you may be of … ...
Best of Our Blogs: August 2, 2016 What’s harder than struggling with your own problem? Sometimes it’s seeing someone you love suffer through it. That explains why we often try to solve their problems. We get caught in an invisible dance. They’re trying not to upset us by pretending to do what we … ...
Light Therapy for Depression: Does it Really Work? There are a variety of treatments used for depression.  Popular talk therapies include cognitive and cognitive-behavioral therapy, interpersonal psychotherapy and a variety of short-term, solution-focused therapies. There is considerable data available supporting all of these psychosocial treatments.  And, then there are medications.  There are around … ...
3 Data-Driven, Practical Tips For Writing Well Among others: unnecessarily big words make us seem less competent, not more. I explain why, and offer other practical and effective tips.