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Can Science Explain The Human Mind?

Can Science Explain The Human Mind? | encouragement | Scoop.it
Science will one day explain visual perception and memory loss. But will it also explain romantic love and morality? Tania Lombrozo considers people's beliefs about what science can and can't explain.
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How can you use science to help you advance?
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Lessons from the longest study on human development

Lessons from the longest study on human development | encouragement | Scoop.it
For the past 70 years, scientists in Britain have been studying thousands of children through their lives to find out why some end up happy and healthy while others struggle. It's the longest-running study of human development in the world, and it's produced some of the best-studied people on the planet while changing the way we live, learn and parent. Reviewing this remarkable research, science journalist Helen Pearson shares some important findings and simple truths about life and good parenting.
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Very interesting study. How can the lessons learned help you?
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Two Sisters Sell Lemonade To Help Pay Off School Lunch Debts For Families

Two Sisters Sell Lemonade To Help Pay Off School Lunch Debts For Families | encouragement | Scoop.it
When 6-year-old Amiah Van Hill heard that families owed over $23,000 from lunch costs at her school, she wanted to help. So the young entrepreneur started a lemonade stand outside her home with her 4-year-old sister, Aria.
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If these very young children can create such an impact, what about you, me, and the rest of us?
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Never Let Go of a Childhood Dream

Never Let Go of a Childhood Dream | encouragement | Scoop.it
I didn’t end up publishing my first novel until I was forty-five. Before that I had published some short stories in anthologies, and I had eve
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What dream have you paused? Consider restarting this aspiration.
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Meet the man who has planted over 1M trees in 30 years

Meet the man who has planted over 1M trees in 30 years | encouragement | Scoop.it
Hermann Borg, the founder of Mother Earth Network -- a group that is aiming to strengthen environmental conservation issues in Kenya
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If you think one person can't make much of an impact, think again.
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Elie Wiesel on the Loneliness of Leadership, How Our Questions Unite Us, and How Our Answers Divide Us

Elie Wiesel on the Loneliness of Leadership, How Our Questions Unite Us, and How Our Answers Divide Us | encouragement | Scoop.it
"Could it be that questions are the remedy for solitude? After all, we have learned from history that people are united by questions. It is the answers that
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Very thought provoking and powerful.
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A summer school kids actually want to attend

A summer school kids actually want to attend | encouragement | Scoop.it
In the US, most kids have a very long summer break, during which they forget an awful lot of what they learned during the school year. This "summer slump" affects kids from low-income neighborhoods most, setting them back almost three months. TED Fellow Karim Abouelnaga has a plan to reverse this learning loss. Learn how he's helping kids improve their chances for a brighter future.
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What an inspiration!
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The secret to living a meaningful life

The secret to living a meaningful life | encouragement | Scoop.it
Your ambitions to improve your life do not need to be confined by your personality.
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Stretching beyond your typical path can create amazing opportunities - personally and professionally.
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9 Beliefs and Behaviors to Live By

Everyone needs a guidance system in good times and bad
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Interesting insights.
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6 Unusual Tips to Skyrocket Your Self-Esteem

6 Unusual Tips to Skyrocket Your Self-Esteem | encouragement | Scoop.it
Struggling with your confidence and self-esteem? Try these 6 tactics to get you back in the driver seat of your success and happiness!
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Science Says Listening to These 5 Songs Will Make You Remarkably Happy

Science Says Listening to These 5 Songs Will Make You Remarkably Happy | encouragement | Scoop.it
Music has long been tied to deep emotion in all living beings--including happiness.
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The research team discovered that 5 songs in particular across a number of genres created musical chills in the people who listened to them--and, ultimately, a positive emotional response.
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4 Fun Hobbies That Will Make You Way Smarter

4 Fun Hobbies That Will Make You Way Smarter | encouragement | Scoop.it
You can start enjoying these hobbies in just minutes a day, but mastering them will take much longer.
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I'm all for fun and getting smarter.
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Bodybuilder with cerebral palsy inspires countless others

Bodybuilder with cerebral palsy inspires countless others | encouragement | Scoop.it
"I may have a disability, but I'm not disabled."
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What an amazing story! Maybe something you think is impossible is really possible.
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8 Tips on How to Live a Meaningful Life

8 Tips on How to Live a Meaningful Life | encouragement | Scoop.it
In today's crazy digital world it's easy to lose track of who you are and what you really want. Here are 8 tips to find your focus and a meaningful life!
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Good reminders. Find tiny ways to put them into practice.
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Does Happiness Really Make You Healthier? It Depends on Where You Live

Does Happiness Really Make You Healthier? It Depends on Where You Live | encouragement | Scoop.it
A new study makes the case that the effect of happiness on physical well-being can vary by culture because of different ideas about the value of happiness.
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How are happiness, well-being, and geography related?
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5 Things Productive People Do Every Night

5 Things Productive People Do Every Night | encouragement | Scoop.it
Start with these five steps to capitalize on that crucial time, and improve your odds of waking up feeling truly rested each morning.
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Being Neurotic May Help You Live Longer

Being Neurotic May Help You Live Longer | encouragement | Scoop.it
A new study found that people high in neuroticism, one of the “Big Five” personality traits, tend to live longer.
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You may live longer - but will it be happily?
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The One Secret to Becoming Smarter (Hint: It’s not what you think)

The One Secret to Becoming Smarter (Hint: It’s not what you think) | encouragement | Scoop.it
Want to get smarter? Start relying on a skill you learned at a very young age but have probably let fall to the wayside: Reading
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There are so many benefits to reading. So allocate time to it!
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Walking as a revolutionary act of self-care

Walking as a revolutionary act of self-care | encouragement | Scoop.it
"When black women walk, things change," say T. Morgan Dixon and Vanessa Garrison, the founders of the health nonprofit GirlTrek. They're on a mission to reduce the leading causes of preventable death among black women -- and build communities in the process. How? By getting one million black women and girls to prioritize their self-care, lacing up their shoes and walking in the direction of their healthiest, most fulfilled lives.
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How can walking revolutionize your life?
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Introverts: How to Trump Over Our Social Anxiety

Introverts: How to Trump Over Our Social Anxiety | encouragement | Scoop.it
It’s a well established fact that not all introverts are shy, nor are they socially anxious. Although these states may be closely linked, they are distinct.
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Leverage your being an introverts.
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How to Change Your Life in Just 5 Minutes a Day | PickTheBrain

How to Change Your Life in Just 5 Minutes a Day | PickTheBrain | encouragement | Scoop.it
Can you find 5 minutes a day? Everyone has them! Those 5 minutes can really change your life. Think of it as an investment in your personal growth.
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5 Reasons Why We Hold on to Anger

5 Reasons Why We Hold on to Anger | encouragement | Scoop.it
It takes SO much energy to stay mad at someone. And when you're using that much energy you're actually hurting yourself! Here are 5 reasons we keep doing it
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Why holding onto anger could derail your happiness and career.
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Ask Arianna Huffington, Passion Does Not Equal Burnout

We are in the midst of a global burnout crisis. Time to put down your phone and catch some Z's, like, now.
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Have your passion and get your rest for viability and success.
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10 people I met in 2016 who give me hope for 2017

10 people I met in 2016 who give me hope for 2017 | encouragement | Scoop.it
A year of inspiring humans, from activists to teachers to a high school student who raised $10,000 for feminine care products for homeless girls
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If you need a little boost, read Heidi's column.
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Inspiring quotes from Successful people around the world. How do you motivate yourself?

Inspiring quotes from some of the most Successful people around the world. How do you motivate yourself? How do these sayings effect on you?
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