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It wasn't as hard as it sounds
Practical and encouraging advice.
Behind the controls of the Metro-North train that derailed in New York earlier this week was a tired driver, according to new reports that engineer William Rockefeller fell asleep at the wheel. Could lack of sleep cause such a fatal mistake?
The goal is to have a clean brain.
Giving gifts is a great tradition that allows you to express love and share happiness with people you care about. It's also bogged down with warranties, rebates, extended coverage, and other boring paperwork.
Increase organization and increase peace of mind.
Gotta stay organized during the holidays
Let's not overtax our already fallible minds with dubious information.
Gossip undermines the foundation of all units, especially families. This is an interesting read that begins to explain why gossip is not only morally damaging and hard on relationships but also how it rewires the brain negatively.
Even researchers who question findings suggesting family meals prevent teens from using drugs generally support the idea of parents and children dining at the same table more often.
Find time to connect.
Neuroscientists have discovered the strategy for rewiring the brain. Contrary to popular approaches, this strategy involves more than just positive thinking or working hard.
Practice, practice, practice to form habit, habit, habit.
Everyone has heard it – the old saying we have two ears and one mouth, and we should use them in that proportion . . . We’ve heard it, but we seldom take action on the idea. It isn’t really because...
Listening is hard. Elevate, admire, relate, serve.
A few nights ago, after cleaning up from the play date I had organized for my 2½-year-old, changing his diaper, and refilling his water, I was about to start cooking him dinner before giving him a bath when the subject of Thanksgiving came up.
It's gonna take a lot of work.
We wish there was a handbook for success but there isn't. Here's the next best thing: a list of ways you can realize your dreams--and be a more...
Start with geting up early.
Along with friends and family, the holidays mean crowded airports and packed roads.
Wishing you safe and happy travels this holiday season.
When it comes to giving gifts, our selection shows how science delivers the beautiful as well as the technical
Gifts for people who have everything but love science or their cat...
You can't tackle stress management the same way you tackle other goals.
I call the same concepts as: Breath, Pray, Listen, Catch Thinking Distortions, and One Thing At A Time. They work.
Thanksgiving is a time to enjoy a meal with family and friends, but also a time to answer the question: "What is wrong with everybody?" Think of hosting (or visiting) as an anthropological experiment.
Vintage pics and common sense approach make this a fun read.
Whether you're buying clothing for a family photo shoot that you hope will make a picture-perfect card or outfitting your kids for the many cameras sure to be at the holiday party, there's a right way and a wrong way to shop.
Do you trust yourself? Are you trusted by others?
Encouragement for dauntless self acceptance.
Don’t be afraid to show others who you are. It is strength to show your vulnerabilities, not a weakness.
Many daily actions like perceiving through the senses, speaking, and walking require accurate timing, often to milliseconds. These underlying brain mechanisms are crucial to determining causality, ...
Thorough collection of current research related to time "demands* management.
Stress isn't out there -- it's how you respond to stress that determines your experience. Thoughts and words are a critical part of that because they mirror how you interpret what's going on around you.
Put kindness into action during stressful times.
Few holiday traditions are as tried and true as the Christmas tree.
"It was a good spring, almost a perfect spring for the trees."
America has an ample number of leaders, in the workplace and in politics. But unfortunately, what many of these leaders are actually doing is “leadIng.You'll note the capital “I.” That’s not a typo.
Courage to be real, to be your best self.
"Author Chris Lowney has observed the behavior of the first Jesuit pope and used him as a case study in effective leadership. In his new book, “Pope Francis: Why He Leads the Way He Leads,” Lowney writes of Francis’ first days as pope: “We were not watching someone trying to act like a pope. We were watching a person unafraid to be who he was.”
You will be a more effective leader if you place your own self-interests aside. People will work harder for you. Loyalty will increase. You don’t need an academic study to prove that – just think of the bosses, coaches, even parents, who have led you and helped you reach a better place.
Ingratitude is weak, small, ugly, arrogant, and contagious. Unthankful leaders repel healthy followers and attract the ungrateful. “Ingratitude is the essence of vileness.” Immanuel Kant Companions...
Gratitude works to battle fear, entitlement, envy, blame, and anger. Perfect.
With a few easy printouts, you can keep the kids calm and under control during Thanksgiving dinner.
Easy activity and practical help.
Blog post at The Wonder of Tech : It's that time of year again, time for the third annual Wonder of Tech Gift List. You can find tech gifts for any budget and any taste here.[..]
Babble How 21st Century Moms Should Use Technology Babble Juggling everything from work, family to household responsibilities, often leave us too depleted to take care of ourselves.
Exactly right. To get everyone on the same page, our family uses Gmail, Evernote, Google Calendar, Google docs, and Group.me.
how to stop procrastinating (RT @projecteve1: 10 Tips to How to Stop Procrastinating http://t.co/aL1moQFikC)
My favorite tip listed is to keep your to-do "skinny." 2-3 items per day is reasonable.
Watching people come and go and some reaching the point where they can no longer travel or cook or participate in the family rituals will make you realize how important family is.
My favorite? Be compassionate and hold your tongue.