10 common traits of self-actualized people

Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs is updated for the 21st century in a new study.

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  • Maslow's famous "Hierarchy of Needs" describes different levels of human motivation.
  • A new study updates the hierarchy through modern methods.
  • The research shows that self-actualized people share 10 specific traits.
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There are two kinds of identity politics. One is good. The other, very bad.

Why free thought has died on university campuses.

  • Freedom is speech is being eradicated on college campuses in favor of identity politics and "snowflake" culture.
  • Rather than be open to new ideas, differing opinions that might make students "feel bad" are shut out.
  • This creates a cycle of negativity between not only the colleges and the students but also the very idea of college being a place of higher learning.
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How to make time for exercise — even on your craziest days

A new study shows choosing to be active is a lot of work for our brains. Here are some ways to make it easier.

There's no shortage of science suggesting that exercise is good for your mental as well as your physical health — and yet for many of us, incorporating exercise into our daily routines remains a struggle. A new study, published in the journal Neuropsychologia, asks why. Shouldn't it be easier to take on a habit that is so good for us?

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Can AI laugh? We investigated.

Comedy, A.I.-style. Our roving reporter, Evan Fleischer, went into The Laughing Room and here's what happened

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  • I tried to make a piece of Artificial Intelligence laugh.
  • The A.I. was powered by a library of transcripts by stand-up comedians.
  • It has been hypothesized that social laughter releases an opioid that helps solidify long-term human relationships.
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Bullet journaling 101: Mindfulness meets productivity

Journaling can help you materialize your ambitions.

  • For an illustrative explainer, head here
  • Organizing your thoughts can help you plan and achieve goals that might otherwise seen unobtainable.
  • The Bullet Journal method, in particular, can reduce clutter in your life by helping you visualize your future.
  • One way to view your journal might be less of a narrative and more of a timeline of decisions.
  • For an illustrative explainer, head here.
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