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Simple Gifts to Make Your Holidays More Joyful

HopeLab | Posted 12.22.2014 | Healthy Living
HopeLab

First, let others tell their stories. Rather than plunging headlong into a recitation of the world from our perspective, we simply commit to listening to others first, curious about what leads them to their perspective.

Leaders -- Too Cool for School?

Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells) | Posted 12.10.2014 | Business
Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells)

Opening up to a new, curious mindset is not an easy thing. For most of us, true change takes time and commitment. It is far easier doing the same things that we already know, that we've always done.

The Benefits of Curiosity: 5 Ways to Ignite and Nurture Your Curiosity

Adrienne Partridge | Posted 12.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Adrienne Partridge

One of the most valuable assets of curiosity is its ability to seek to understand another person -- fully and truly -- without judgment. I find that the most open and least judgmental people are curious.

The Biggest Mistake Emotional Eaters Make

Dr. Melissa McCreery | Posted 11.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Melissa McCreery

Think about it. How often is the moment that you decide you've "blown it again" the very same moment you decide to go ahead and finish the bag of chips or the cookie dough or whatever it was you just got mad at yourself for eating?

5 Benefits Of Being A Curious Person

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 11.09.2014 | Healthy Living

Curiosity killed the cat? Not exactly. Evidence continues to emerge about the benefits of being an inquisitive, interested person. Not only does stayi...

7 Reasons Why You Don't Have to Be Right

Joan Moran | Posted 11.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Joan Moran

When the mind is free to listen and learn, negative mindsets turn into positives energy, struggle and stress vanish and a happier and more fulfilling life will follow.

Does the Road Make the Difference? (PHOTOS)

Kyrié Sue Carpenter | Posted 12.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Kyrié Sue Carpenter

No matter what choices life throws at you keep following your path, refuse to settle, and walk your road your way, it makes all the difference.

The Power Of Curiosity

Posted 10.10.2014 | Healthy Living

By Nathan Collins Perhaps curiosity is its own reward. It's a lot easier to learn something when you're interested in it, and there's certainly s...

The Secret Benefits of a Curious Mind

Adoree Durayappah, M.A.P.P., M.B.A. | Posted 12.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Adoree Durayappah, M.A.P.P., M.B.A.

In this way, the secret to making boring work memorable is to harness the students' and workers' curiosity about something they are already motivated to learn.

What Is Mindfulness? 10 Answers From 10 Teachers

Kellie Edwards | Posted 12.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Kellie Edwards

Sometimes I think there are as many ways of describing mindfulness as there are brands of shampoo. This can be confusing. So we asked many of the experts we interviewed to put it in their own words. Here is what they told us.

Harnessing the Power of Curiosity

David Blake | Posted 11.29.2014 | Education
David Blake

Something any good teacher knows: It is not enough to simply make information available. Most of us need to be motivated to learn. We need to be curious.

Where Can I Sign up for the Activities Fair?

Jordan Dansky | Posted 11.25.2014 | College
Jordan Dansky

Yes, we probably shouldn't all up and quit our jobs every few months. Probably not the best tactic. But there is absolutely no harm in exploring other curiosities. You may not be in your dream job, but you may not know what that next step may be just yet either.

'Traffic Light' Spotted On Mars?

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 09.25.2014 | Science

Conspiracy theorists have gotten the green light to chatter about another strange object on the Red Planet. This time it's not a Mars rat or a jelly d...

Science Isn't Just For NASA: You Can Bust Out Your Own Science Spark

Laura Faye Tenenbaum | Posted 11.11.2014 | Science
Laura Faye Tenenbaum

We are smart enough. All of us. And we must remain curious and critical lifelong consumers of scientific information, equipped to make informed and responsible decisions that will affect the lives of our neighbors, our environment and ultimately, the whole world.

The Best Leaders Are Insatiable Learners

Harvard Business Review | Bill Taylor | Posted 09.09.2014 | World

Nearly a quarter century ago, at a gathering in Phoenix, Arizona, John W. Gardner delivered a speech that may be one of the most quietly influential s...

5 Tips To Stay Curious From People Who Do It For A Living

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 09.05.2014 | Healthy Living

Employers tend to emphasize a lot of the same traits when considering potential employees. Experience is a big one, as are honesty, persistence, creat...

11 Mysterious Objects On Mars That Aren't What They Seem

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 09.02.2014 | Science

Is there life on Mars? While recent evidence indicates ancient water may once have supported life on the red planet, our search for E.T. has come up d...

PHOTOS: Here's What Curiosity Looks Like After Two Brutal Years On Mars

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 08.28.2014 | Science

Curiosity killed the cat? Maybe. But one thing's for sure--Mars is slowly killing Curiosity. That's Curiosity the Mars rover, which earlier this mo...

5 Survival Questions for Leaders of Tomorrow's Economy

Silvia Damiano | Posted 10.27.2014 | Business
Silvia Damiano

From Silicon Valley to Capitol Hill, experts warn that without continuous innovation, companies and even entire economies will fail. And in leadership circles, you're still thinking inside the box if you don't drop the word "innovation" at least once at a meeting.

You're Not Supposed To Be Here

Ben Thomas | Posted 10.26.2014 | Home
Ben Thomas

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgWe hear so much about respecting boundaries that we tend to forget there's a world of difference between violating them and simply testing them. Every breakthrough -- whether in science, in art or in a one-on-one relationship -- involves crossing a boundary. And not all boundaries are as hard to cross as they seem.

Is That A Thigh Bone On Mars?

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 08.23.2014 | Science

NASA’s Curiosity rover has spotted a "thigh bone" on Mars -- or at least that’s what some paranormal types would have you believe. The folks a...

7 Questions That Will Keep You Curious

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 08.05.2014 | Healthy Living

“It was through the feeling of wonder that men now and at first began to philosophize,” Aristotle, the renowned Greek philosopher and scientist, o...

In Pursuit of Persistence

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 09.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

What factors influence our drive to persist? Perhaps instead of encouragement along the way, we're exposed to criticism that inhibits our progress. By contrast, an appreciative audience can spur us on like a favorable tail wind.

Being Curious and Other Values I Learned From My Dad

Carissa K | Posted 08.12.2014 | Parents
Carissa K

Curiosity is what drove me to learn more about the Little Free Library organization. And it's why my dad enjoyed the challenge of building the library. Curiosity is why we enjoy books, travels and stories from people we meet.

Where Has Our Children's Thrill of Discovery Gone?

Dr. Sten Odenwald | Posted 08.06.2014 | Education
Dr. Sten Odenwald

By middle school, students should have had many more opportunities to make their own personal discoveries about the world, and armed with their new tools in language and math, to take the next steps towards mastery.