According to scientists, visiting the beach can change your brain in an incredible way

Source: Pexels By: Alexandrea Becker That incredible feeling of peace and calmness that you experience at the beach is now being referred to as “blue space.” That’s what scientists have dubbed the effect that the combination of soothing smells and sounds of water have on your brain. The blue space is enough to make you feel…

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3 Proven Ways to Change a Bad Habit

  By Heidi Grant Halvorson Ph.D.The Science of Success . Each year, we see January 1st as a time for fresh starts – for tackling our bad habits head on and replacing them with new, healthier ones.  Maybe you want to start exercising regularly, quit smoking, lose a few pounds, or remember to call your mother more…

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Keys to Success: 6 Traits the Most Successful People Have in Common

Eric Barker May 14, 2014 Stanford MBA school professor Jeffrey Pfeffer looked at the research on success and power along with studying the lives of such high achievers as LBJandRobert Moses. He identified six traits that were keys to success. Pfeffer was thorough in that he did not just note the qualities all successful people had, but specifically…

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People Love To Identify As “Introverts” — But What Does That Term Actually Mean?

  Why does it seem trendy to be — or at least call yourself — an introvert? The label “introvert” hasn’t always been fashionable. It used to carry mostly negative connotations in the West, where traits associated with introversion — quiet, reserved, reflective — aren’t exactly as championed. Some have even considered introversion a behavioral defect. But in…

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The Future of Humans? One Forecaster Calls for Obsolescence

HOMO DEUS A Brief History of Tomorrow By Yuval Noah Harari Illustrated. 449 pp. Harper/HarperCollins Publishers. $35. “Organisms are algorithms,” Yuval Noah Harari asserts in his provocative new book, “Homo Deus.” “Every animal — including Homo sapiens — is an assemblage of organic algorithms shaped by natural selection over millions of years of evolution. . . .…

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The Two Adams

By Bill Gates  | December 7, 2015 I turned 60 at the end of October. Like a lot of people who reach that milestone, I got to thinking about the “résumé virtues” (the traits that drive external success) and the “eulogy virtues” (the qualities that lead to deeper meaning)—and finding the right balance between the two.…

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The One Shortcut That Exists in Life

      All of us are looking for shortcuts in life.  We want to be able to take a pill that will make us smarter or find some formula that will make it so we don’t have to go through 10,000 hours.  Unfortunately, there are no shortcuts.  But mentorship is the one and only shortcut that exists…

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Your Brain and Money

      Do you think money affects how you think? If you don’t, think again. Today, a new field of science called neuro-economics (research on how the brain is affected by money) has emerged. It’s rise to the limelight can be attributed to its potential ability to predict stock markets based on peoples behavior.…

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