Once again, Elon Musk is making headlines for half a dozen separate reasons. Public interest is at an all-time high for this quirky innovator. But how did Musk get to where he is today? While there are movies about WeWork’s founder and Mark Zuckerberg’s years at Harvard, info on Musk’s early career is much harder […]
Where Does Wellness Start?
Sure, there are some questionable claims in the alternative health industry about the healing power of thoughts. But from a scientific perspective, there is strong evidence that our imaginations, feelings, and thoughts can cause biological and chemical changes in our bodies. No, you can’t magically wish away a disease with positive thinking. But your attitude […]
Who’s in Charge?
Most of us are raised to believe that leadership is only possible from a position of authority. But that’s not true at all. Leadership and authority are two different things, and you can have one without the other. In fact, you can exercise leadership in any role as a strategy for obtaining more authority and […]
What is Climatic Depression?
The climate problem has been building for a long time. Since 1880, the average global temperature has increased by around 1 degree Celsius. That may not sound like a lot, but the results over time will be catastrophic. This is not just an environmental problem, but also a financial and business problem. Researchers believe that […]
Who Killed the Middle Class?
During the Great Recession, there was a historic decline in homeownership across the United States. A small handful of magnates took advantage of the financial crisis and made millions off their risky bets. They benefited from a rigged system that left American taxpayers to bear the cost of substantial losses. The people who benefitted were […]
The Longevity Question
There is no cure for aging, of course. But many researchers approach the effects and disorders of aging as inevitable, which is a limiting perspective. Instead, it’s helpful to look at aging as a process that can be treated, slowed, or even partially reversed. Cutting-edge science is focused on “biological reprogramming”: dietary restrictions, genetic modifications, […]
One Weird Tip For Surviving Disaster
The next time you find yourself in the middle of an emergency, you might want to pour yourself a drink. That’s what the chief baker on the Titanic, Charlie Joughin, did on the day of the disaster. He had been in the kitchen all day. When the ship hit an iceberg, he simply headed to the […]
How to Find the Hook Point
Each and every day, you’re bombarded by a massive amount of information in the form of texts, notifications, emails, ads, and other posts. Your brain decides whether or not to ignore a given piece of information in just three seconds. That’s an effective filtration system, and it serves you very well! But if you’re in […]
How do you fix a problem you can’t see?
In New York City, more than 40 percent of residents live around or below the poverty level. There’s also a high homeless population, including 22,000 children. These problems are everywhere, yet they’re easy to overlook. In the hustle and bustle of a city with more than 8 million people, homeless families are all but invisible—and […]
Turn Off The Struggle Switch
It’s natural to label emotions as good and bad. But joy and anger are just feelings. One is pleasant and the other is not, but both will pass eventually. It may be more helpful to look at your emotions as a series of shifting urges and sensations without categories. That’s because labeling an emotion as […]