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Workout Your Brain By Learning A New Word Every Day, You Will Get Smarter

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Workout Your Brain By Learning A New Word Every Day, You Will Get Smarter
Have you ever had the feeling of speechless because you are running out of words to speak your mind? Or have you ever read a word that you are familiar with but suddenly cannot recognize its meaning? Sometimes there also might be the case that you have a word in mind but you forget how to spell it right. These situations do not prove you are not intelligent enough but somehow show that your brain needs some more training.
Workouts aren’t just for your body, your brain needs that too.
The brain, anatomically speaking, cannot be called a muscle, though it is partly composed of muscle tissue.
There’s a very good reason though why experts use the analogy of exercising your brain as if it were a muscle. In both … Read More »


If You Want To Be More Productive, You Need To Stop Work From Expanding

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If You Want To Be More Productive, You Need To Stop Work From Expanding
Have you ever decided to refresh your resume, only to see what should be a 30-minute job take weeks? Believe it or not, this has little to do with the nature of the challenge itself, but more your outlook and the amount of time that you allow for completion.
In this post, we will talk about the importance of mind-set and how you can become more productive when completing non time-sensitive tasks.
Parkinson’s Law: work expands when your give it too much time
The key to improving your productivity and avoiding procrastination is to understand Parkinson’s Law, which is an old adage which declares that ‘work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion’. It is a psychological principle that has inspired numerous studies and pieces of … Read More »


Why And How To Sleep Tight In 10 Infographics

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Why And How To Sleep Tight In 10 Infographics
We all know that sufficient sleep is essential to maintain a good health. However, there are some more benefits of sleep that we might not know. Here we are going to share the secrets of sleep and all the things you need for a perfect night!
People Who Sleep Better Tend To Be Happier
Do you have the feeling that when you don’t have a good sleep, you would be in a bad mood? You are not the only one because research has found that sleep is closely associated with our happiness!

Sleep Also Affects Your Beauty Inside And Out
Sometimes if you find wrinkles on your face or graying hair, it might not be the result of aging but the result of insufficient sleep!

Getting Enough Sleep Is Just As Important As Hitting The Gym
If you … Read More »


Learning Can Be Much Easier If You Follow This 5-Step Approach

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Learning Can Be Much Easier If You Follow This 5-Step Approach
Learning a new concept can be a rewarding experience, yet it is frustrating when new information simply floats around in your head without sticking. Often times, we are forced to read a book repeatedly just to get the information to store in our memory.
Learning should not be simply about forced memory, and it should not be a difficult task. The mind is an amazing tool. Luckily, there are powerful methods that can assist us in truly grasping difficult concepts. The ADEPT Method for Learning is a practical approach to improving your brainpower. Incorporate this approach into your way of thinking and use it to learn everything with ease.[1]

Start with an Analogy
A simple trick to improve how we learn is to compare it to something we already know. For example, how would … Read More »


The Best Picture At The Academy Awards Isn't Always The Picture That's Best For Your Needs

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The Best Picture At The Academy Awards Isn’t Always The Picture That’s Best For Your Needs
Some people choose the films to watch based on how many awards a movie gets nominated or receives — that must be a pretty handy reference to identify some of the most-worth-watching films, but can those awards references always get you the films that fit you best? Probably not.
There have been eighty-nine movies winning Best Picture at the Academy Awards including Forrest Gump, Titanic, The King’s Speech, this year’s Moonlight, and more. The award winning movies range from action films, drama, biographical film, sci-fi to fantasy etc. They are amazing films in their own genre, but when it comes to winning the Best Picture, they are competing against those in another genre. Interesting isn’t it?
What others define as Best Picture will not always be YOUR Best Picture.
The economic reporter Dan Kopf … Read More »


People Who Cry Often Are Mentally Stronger, Proven By Psychologists

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People Who Cry Often Are Mentally Stronger, Proven By Psychologists
Why does one person get choked up over those heart wrenching SPCA commercials, while another will barely shed a tear for the death of a loved one – if even then? Does the exhortation “Have a good cry” carry any physiological or psychological merit?
Researchers have begun studying the science of crying in an effort to help us better understand what human tears mean from social, psychological, and neuro-scientific perspectives. Recent studies[1] show that crying is not only perfectly healthy, but is also critical for good mental health and stability.
Crying is good for your mental health
Crying is part of our human emotional package. Crying provides an effective channel and filter for worrisome thoughts and disturbing events. Frequently bottling up your emotions and withholding tears can lead to long-term psychological damage.
Here are four … Read More »


Dating Isn't Just About Having Fun, But Knowing Your Love Deeply

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Dating Isn’t Just About Having Fun, But Knowing Your Love Deeply
Whichever way you look at it, dating can either be seen as a necessary chore to find the love of our lives, or a fun way to explore new potential relationships. But it can be hard for many to see dating as a casual act – being free to see where it’ll take the two of you and being open to it working out or not.
Those that throw their hearts into dating from the beginning shouldn’t feel ashamed of doing so. It shows your ability to love deeply, be vulnerable and see ahead to the possibilities of a budding path to love.
Dating Simply For Fun Will Get You Nowhere
Dating is usually synonymous with being casual, light and fun. While this is perfectly fine for lots of people, many of us secretly … Read More »


To Have Better Control Of Your Life, Remember To Focus On Your Own

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To Have Better Control Of Your Life, Remember To Focus On Your Own
People say you can’t control much in life. Partly true.
You can’t control 100% about what happens in your life, but you can choose how to live with them. This is what differentiates successful people from unsuccessful ones.
This seems to be easier said than done. Indeed we need some concrete ways to do so. Below are 5 tips to help you focus on yourself and have a more fulfilling life.
1. Measure what you can control, don’t obsess over what you can’t.
When working towards a difficult goal, it’s easy to fall short of the targets you set for yourself. That’s because you’re setting the wrong targets. You might be thinking, “I should have a new job in two weeks’ time,” when a more helpful goal would be, “I should send out 10 … Read More »


Human Minds Have Limitations In Reasoning, What You Believe Is Right Likely Is Wrong

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Human Minds Have Limitations In Reasoning, What You Believe Is Right Likely Is Wrong
How often do you ride on a car? Even if you don’t have your own car, you must have seen one. I want to start this piece with a small challenge for you. Using only your memory, recall it in your mind a car you often see.
Okay, I see the wheels, the window, and the overall car frame. Does it look anything like this?

Oh but wait, what about the headlights and tail lights? Where’s the handle for opening the doors? And where’re the mirrors?
Why would we miss so many of those things? Don’t we all have a clear idea what a car is like?
We believe that we know way more than we actually do.
Yes we do. In a study conducted at Yale[1], graduate students were asked about their understanding in everyday … Read More »


True Winners Don't Just Aim To Win, They Appreciate And Learn From Their Competitors

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True Winners Don’t Just Aim To Win, They Appreciate And Learn From Their Competitors
So the Academy Award Shows’ over, I bet one of your most remarkable moments would be the mixing up mistake for the Best Picture Award. After all, nothing like this had ever happened over the past 89 years of Academy Award Shows.
While people are hotly debating over the internet whether it’s the host or Leonardo DiCaprio for causing the mix-up of the Best Picture, I would rather stick my focus to the incredible crew and cast of both Moonlight and La La Land.
Once the La La Land team realized that the Best Picture actually went to Moonlight, La La Land’s producer Fred Berger felt proud to hand the award to their friends in Moonlight, and the team graciously handed over their statues to the people behind Moonlight. And during the thank … Read More »