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A Formula for Happiness

A Formula for Happiness | Interesting Reading | Scoop.it
Social scientists have determined three sources of supreme contentment: genes, events and values. (RT @raehanbobby: A Formula for Happiness. A #goodread for #leadership, live and love.

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John Michel's curator insight, January 7, 2014 8:04 PM

 It turns out that choosing to pursuefour basic values of faith, family, community and work is the surest path to happiness, given that a certain percentage is genetic and not under our control in any way.

Angie Mc's curator insight, January 7, 2014 9:06 PM

Interesting article with related links and videos to explore.

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Books worth reading, as recommended by Bill Gates, Susan Cain and more...

Books worth reading, as recommended by Bill Gates, Susan Cain and more... | Interesting Reading | Scoop.it

52 of the world's leading thinkers offer the books that inspired them and their work.

 


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NYP library users can check out the availability of the books from the Library Catalogue. E.g. Read the book "Creative Confidence" by Tom Kelley and David Kelley from NYP Library's IE Collection, Call number: HD53 K29

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The Greatest Books of All Time, As Voted by 125 Famous Authors

The Greatest Books of All Time, As Voted by 125 Famous Authors | Interesting Reading | Scoop.it

Why Tolstoy is 11.6% better than Shakespeare. "Reading is the nourishment that lets you do interesting work," Jennifer Egan once said.


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When In Doubt, Nap It Out: Why Napping Is A Beneficial Daily Habit

When In Doubt, Nap It Out: Why Napping Is A Beneficial Daily Habit | Interesting Reading | Scoop.it

Like most people, I used to believe napping was unproductive and a sign of laziness.


But really, napping is an art form that promotes productivity.


Napping is a difficult task to master that requires much dedication, but the benefits are more than worth it.


And did you know that naps can help prevent heart disease?


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Yes! Finally an excuse to nap!

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The 29 Rules Of Social Media - And Which Ones To Break

The 29 Rules Of Social Media - And Which Ones To Break | Interesting Reading | Scoop.it

How did you end up learning the unwritten rules for social media etiquette?

It’s hard to know which rules exist, which ones are real, and which ones are okay to break or follow.

I’d love to help shed some light here so that you can go forth and share confidently.


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Books to Read to Be Considered Well Read - How many have you read?

Books to Read to Be Considered Well Read - How many have you read? | Interesting Reading | Scoop.it

Contemporary or classic novels, plays, poem and short story anthologies, that any serious reader should read at least ones in his or her life.

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Why The Stupid Say They're Smart

Why The Stupid Say They're Smart | Interesting Reading | Scoop.it
Psychologists have shown humans are poor judges of their own abilities, from sense of humour to grammar. Those worst at it are the worst judges of all.
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Interesting facts about the Dunning-Kruger effect explaining why some incompetent people are so annoying, and also injecting a healthy dose of humility into our own sense of self-regard.

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12 Tough Truths that Help You Grow

12 Tough Truths that Help You Grow | Interesting Reading | Scoop.it
As you look back on your life, you will often realize that many of the times you thought you were being rejected from something good, you were in fact being redirected to something better.


You can’t control everything. Sometimes you just need to relax and have faith that things will work out. Let go a little and just let life happen. Because sometimes the truths you can’t change, end up changing you and helping you grow.

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For a More Creative Brain, Travel

For a More Creative Brain, Travel | Interesting Reading | Scoop.it

There are plenty of things to be gained from going abroad: new friends, new experiences, new stories. But living in another country may come with a less noticeable benefit, too: Some scientists say it can also make you more creative.


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"Going to Cancun for spring break probably won’t make a person any more creative, but going to Cancun and living with local fishermen might."

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10 INSPIRING TED TALKS ABOUT TRAVEL | Flying The Nest

10 INSPIRING TED TALKS ABOUT TRAVEL | Flying The Nest | Interesting Reading | Scoop.it

"Travel is the only thing that you buy that makes you richer"


Get inspired with these top 10 Ted Talks about travel.

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25 Ways to Be More Creative

25 Ways to Be More Creative | Interesting Reading | Scoop.it
Feel like you lack imagination? Know this: Everyone can be more original--it just takes practice.

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What It Takes To Change Your Brain's Patterns After Age 25

What It Takes To Change Your Brain's Patterns After Age 25 | Interesting Reading | Scoop.it
Most of our brain's patterns are solidified by our mid-20s, but it's possible to change your brain's pathways and patterns with these methods.
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Magnetically Levitating Elevators Could Reshape Skylines

Magnetically Levitating Elevators Could Reshape Skylines | Interesting Reading | Scoop.it
With the debut of passenger elevators some 150 years ago, cities were forever changed. Freed from the tyranny of stairwells, architects built as high as they liked. That is, until they ran into another barrier: the weight of steel cables.


A new elevator design from German company ThyssenKrupp may solve that problem by trading cables for tracks that employ magnetic levitation, or maglev.

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Stop consuming, start acting

Stop consuming, start acting | Interesting Reading | Scoop.it

We live in a world of tips and tricks, listicles and deep thoughts (in 140 characters or less). This is a world we actively perpetuate by continually showing how eager we all are to consume this type of information. It lures us in with promises of saving time, building better habits, retiring early by working less, etc…

Like ravenous dogs, we refresh our feeds – even though we just spent the last 20 minutes reading some life-hacking article. Maybe a new one will appear with even more hacks! We salivate for more, unsatiated by the last.

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This Fascinating Chart Depicts All The Stages of Your Life, From Birth to Death

This Fascinating Chart Depicts All The Stages of Your Life, From Birth to Death | Interesting Reading | Scoop.it

Despite their differences, most people nonetheless follow a psychological trajectory from birth to death that is nearly identical.


This fascinating chart depicts all of your life changes, from birth to death, with eery clarity...

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10 Mind-Blowing Experiments That Will Change The Way You Understand Yourself

10 Mind-Blowing Experiments That Will Change The Way You Understand Yourself | Interesting Reading | Scoop.it
Why do we do the things we do? Despite our best attempts to "know thyself," the truth is that we often know astonishingly little about our own minds, and even less about the way others think
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Yes, You Too Can Read at 1000 Words Per Minute

Yes, You Too Can Read at 1000 Words Per Minute | Interesting Reading | Scoop.it
Ever wondered how to read faster. Here is a solution that will allow you to read 1000 words per minute.


Spritz, a Boston based start-up, is developing a technology that would enable you to read up to 1000 words per minutes. Spritz’s mission is to change the way people read and make communication faster, easier, and more effective.

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100 Must-Read Books: The Essential Man’s Library

100 Must-Read Books: The Essential Man’s Library | Interesting Reading | Scoop.it
There are the books you read, and then there are the books that change your life. We can all look back on the books that have shaped our perspective on politics, religion, money, and love.


Some will even become a source of inspiration for the rest of your life. From a seemingly infinite list of books of anecdotal or literal merit, we have narrowed down the top 100 books that have shaped the lives of individual men while also helping define broader cultural ideas of what it means to be a man.

Whether it be a book on adventure, war, or manners, there is so much to learn about life’s great questions from these gems.

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How To Make Yourself Unforgettable

How To Make Yourself Unforgettable | Interesting Reading | Scoop.it
In person, online, in your words and actions: Here's how to become one of those people that everyone remembers.
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How to learn with zero effort

How to learn with zero effort | Interesting Reading | Scoop.it
What is the easiest way to learn? David Robson meets a group of scientists and memory champions competing to find techniques that make facts stick... fast.

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Impressive tactics and strategies that can rapidly increase your memory potential.

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Rosemary Tyrrell's curator insight, May 3, 8:12 PM

Interesting article from the BBC. 

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15 Tips On Becoming More Powerful

15 Tips On Becoming More Powerful | Interesting Reading | Scoop.it
Desire for power is a basic human instinct. But few people achieve it — or at least a great deal of it.

In his book "Power: Why Some People Have It — And Others Don't," Stanford business professor Jeffrey Pfeffer tells us why we should want it, and how to go about getting it.
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10 habits to achieve emotional maturity

10 habits to achieve emotional maturity | Interesting Reading | Scoop.it
In the same manner you repeat the motions of what you believe will slam dunk the score in your weekly basketball game, or your presentation for work, emotional maturity is also obtained through careful, strategic actions. Following these ten steps will take you there.
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How to Plan Your Week to Keep Your Weekend Free

How to Plan Your Week to Keep Your Weekend Free | Interesting Reading | Scoop.it
Don’t wait until Friday to think about it.


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Work is life. But you need to plan your week in order to take the time for recreation and healing during the weekend. Here are some great suggestions on how you can accomplish that...


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Work is life. But you need to plan your week in order to take the time for recreation and healing during the weekend. Here are some great suggestions on how you can accomplish that...

 

(From the article): If you want to experience the benefits of weekend time off, you must smartly invest your time during the week. Waiting until Friday to assess if you’ll have to work Saturday and Sunday will only set you up for another frantic weekend. Plan your time off by following some simple tips at the start of your week.

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How to Talk to Pretty Much Anyone About Pretty Much Anything

How to Talk to Pretty Much Anyone About Pretty Much Anything | Interesting Reading | Scoop.it

Learn how to navigate every scenario from cocktail parties to conference rooms with ease.

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Ask better questions to get better answers.

If you ask yes or no questions, you’ll get yes or no answers. Most of us are conditioned to ask and respond to the same questions at every cocktail party we attend -- so do everyone a favor and leave the “what do you do for work” as a first question at home.


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My Jaw Dropped To The Floor When I Realized What This Image Really Was, NO WAY

My Jaw Dropped To The Floor When I Realized What This Image Really Was, NO WAY | Interesting Reading | Scoop.it

I am completely speechless by this, so glad I found out about it. You will be amazed at what you are about to see in this video.


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16 Amazing Places Around the World and How You Can Visit Them

16 Amazing Places Around the World and How You Can Visit Them | Interesting Reading | Scoop.it

"Are you tired of having “average” and boring vacations? Here is a list of some amazing destinations where you can enjoy a completely different experience and go on the adventure of your life.


These are for the curious travelers who are not afraid to try something new and are looking to witness the beauty of our planet."


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