How This Brand Convinces You to Pay 8x More

Why do you buy things? Because you like them? Because you need them? I would argue that you buy things that appeal to you. And this happens because of marketing, branding and priming. Let’s take an incredible example: Manuka honey. Manuka honey is 8X more expensive...

Post Traumatic Growth: Move Forward When Bad Things Happen

Post-traumatic growth is when someone experiences positive benefits after trauma. This is a silver lining in a dark cloud for many of us.Life is a rollercoaster. Some days we will have a spring in our step and a happiness in our hearts that we wish we could bottle up...

How to Do a Digital Detox: 3 Easy Steps for Success

Introduction If you’ve been following my YouTube Channel, you know that I recently did a 10-day “digital detox”, in which I got the chance to unplug and get off social media and email for 10 days. I’ve been very pleased to see the feedback from some of you who have...

The Benefits of Music: How the Science of Music Can Help You

Did you know there are many benefits to listening to music? Crank up the tunes and blast those beats, because the results are in — music is good for you. We know the healing power of music. Bad breakup? Cue “We Are Never Getting Back Together” by Taylor...

Why Do We Eat? 10 Amazing Science Facts Behind Our Eating Habits

Do you know why you eat? We eat because we are hungry. We eat for energy. You might know some of the reasons we crave certain foods, but most of our food decisions come from hidden forces. In fact, Food Psychologist Dr. Brian Wansink has found that we make more than...

The 9 Masks of Masculinity and How to Unveil Them, with Lewis Howes

In this episode of our series “The World’s Most Interesting People,” I sat down with Lewis Howes. Lewis is the author of The School of Greatness and The Mask of Masculinity.  He’s also an entrepreneur, former Arena League professional football player and...

How Long to Nap: Ideal Nap Lengths for the Perfect Shut-eye

Ah yes, napping. Do you know how long to nap? There is both an art and a science to the perfect nap. Naps are the perfect way to unplug, even if it’s just for a brief period. Napping is a global phenomenon that begins when we are infants and continues through...

Beauty Standards: See How Body Types Change Through History

Perceptions surrounding beauty and body types not only vary by culture, but have evolved significantly throughout history. In a visually dynamic attempt to recreate this evolution, BuzzFeed Video showcased a diverse cast of models to depict more than 3,000 years of...

11 Incredible Clothing Hacks Everyone Should Know

I would like to wear pajamas all day, every day. Alas, people don’t seem to like when I do this, so I have to face the facts: Style is a part of presence.Clothing shapes our image.Appearance contributes to our first impression. I’m no fashionista, but I know the...

The Weirdest Fact About Human Tongues

You know I love the weird parts of science and today is no exception. I stumbled upon a crazy fact about tongues and had to share it with you. If you are tired of reading, let me entertain you with this video explanation: Here’s the quick read: Did you know that...

How to Get Out of a Funk (5 Ways to Stop Being Depressed)

Have you ever been in a ragingly dangerous bad mood?A slumpy, frumpy, dumpy funk?This ain’t the good kind of funk that gives you a sick beat and great dance moves. Nope, I’m talking about the burnt-out, stressful funk that hits even the best of us on low...

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