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Perfectionism is on the rise – and we're all paying the cost

A study of 41,641 college students shows that perfectionism is increasing year after year.Along with perfectionist tendencies, researchers noted a symmetrical rise in anxiety, depression, and suicide. The study looks not at parental influence, but at neoliberal policies that have fostered a cult of individualism. None Should we really be surprised by a study entitled, "Perfectionism Is Increasing Over Time?" Though written in 2017, this research from Thomas Curran and Andrew P. Hill was recently...
Tags: Psychology, Motivation, UK, Suicide, Failure, Happiness, America, Depression, Innovation, Derek, Hill, Curran, Thomas Curran, Andrew P Hill, American Psychological Association Though


May 21 Blu-ray, Digital and DVD Releases

May 21 Blu-ray, Digital and DVD Releases Welcome to ComingSoon.net’s May 21 Blu-ray, Digital HD and DVD column! As you can see, we’ve added a video player at the top highlighting this week’s releases, and you can find more detailed write-ups of different titles below! Click each highlighted title to purchase through Amazon! New Movies on Blu-ray/DVD How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (exclusive deleted scene) When the appearance of a Light Fury dragon coincides with the darkest threat...
Tags: TV, Movies, Horror, Digital, Los Angeles, TV News, Kevin Hart, Dvd, Bryan Cranston, Southern California, Derek, Jamie, Bernard, Kurt, Donnie Yen, Clark Gable


MDMA heads to Phase 3 trials for helping PTSD

A new study in Psychopharmacology shows MDMA has a 50 percent efficacy rate for PTSD victims. A series of six controlled, double-blind studies moves research to Phase 3 trials. Combined with psychotherapy, MDMA could be a potent force in treating one of the our most challenging problems. None Over 8 percent of Americans will suffer from post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) at some point in their lives, which is double the global average. Considering the current world population, that means rou...
Tags: Psychology, Health, Mental Health, Ptsd, Innovation, Emotions, Derek, Mdma, Michael Pollan, Cognitive Science, Allison Feduccia, Feduccia


Surround Yourself With Climbers

by Geraldine Mair, author of “Choose to Climb – Reaching Your Personal Summit: A Reference Manual For Life’s Challenges With 100 Inspirational Passages Of Clarity, Strategy And Direction“ It does not matter who you are, where you come from or any historical beliefs that make you feel less in this moment. You’ll find the capacity to triumph when you surround yourself with those who believe there is enough for everybody and take enormous pleasure in celebrating those wins with fervour. The indivi...
Tags: Startups, Climbing, Self Awareness, Self Improvement, Derek, Thinking Aloud, Geraldine Mair, Summit Club


Wear a wristband if you can't pay for lunch? The dilemma of school lunch shaming.

Students in the Warwick school district were informed that unpaid debts would result in cold sandwiches for lunch. An uproar ensued from irate parents and celebrities, accusing the district of lunch shaming. 76 percent of American school districts currently have school lunch debt. None As of 2019, American borrowers owe $1.5 trillion in student debt loans. A total of 44.7 million citizens, over 13 percent of the population, are struggling to pay college and postgraduate loans, making student deb...
Tags: Facebook, Education, Youth, Alabama, America, Los Angeles, Chobani, Economics, Teaching, Innovation, Msnbc, Inequality, Rhode Island, Social Change, Providence, Derek


Heartache as Ant McPartlin's ex-wife Lisa Armstrong loses her dad to cancer

Lisa Armstrong is mourning the loss of her father Derek who has sadly died of cancer. The...
Tags: Derek, Lisa Armstrong, Ant McPartlin


20 states are attempting to pass "heartbeat laws." Georgia and Ohio just passed their own.

Four states have now passed "heartbeat laws," which ban abortions at about six weeks. Ohio's new law prohibits rape and incest victims from having an abortion. In Georgia, having a miscarriage could result in an investigation. None Distinguishing between actual news and The Onion has become a tragic sport in recent years, yet even the satire site wouldn't post an article entitled, "Should 11-year-old girls have to bear their rapists' babies? Ohio says yes." Nope, that's the Chicago Tribune. On ...
Tags: Hbo, Hollywood, Activism, Mississippi, Kentucky, Senate, Religion, Alabama, America, Georgia, Choice, Jj Abrams, Christianity, Innovation, Protests, Argentina


The Marlins Are Sending Everyone to Spanish Class. Even Derek Jeter.

While English instruction for Latin American prospects has become standard in baseball, the Marlins are teaching Spanish at all levels of the organization.
Tags: News, Baseball, Miami Marlins, Derek, Jeter, Spanish Language, Language and Languages


Page 69 Test: Offline

Disclaimer: The Page 69 Test  is not mine. It has been around since 2007, asking authors to compare page 69 against the meat of the actual story it is a part of. I loved the whole idea of it and so I'm stealing it specifically to showcase small press titles - novels, novellas, short story collections, the works! So until the founder of  The Page 69 Test  calls a cease and desist, let's do this thing.... In this installment of Page 69,  We put Brian Adams' Offline ...
Tags: Books, Massachusetts, Brian, Derek, Jonathan, Sheila, Brian Adams, Meagan, Greenfield Community College, Northampton Massachusetts, ETR Associates


Creativity isn't just for the young, new research shows

There are two peaks to creativity: One in our mid-20s and another 30 years later. Conceptual innovators set out with explicit goals that they carefully execute, while experimental innovators are synthesists, collecting ideas and incorporating them as they age.The study focuses on 31 Nobel laureates in economics. None Over the weekend, my wife and I watched The Creative Brain on Netflix. Being a fan of David Eagleman's writing, I was eager to see how his ideas translated onto the screen. As expe...
Tags: Motivation, Aging, Economics, Creativity, Netflix, Innovation, Pablo Picasso, Kelis, Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Personal Growth, Derek, David Eagleman, Goal-setting, Northwestern University, Ohio State University


Losing sleep over rude colleagues? Build a "psychological buffer."

A new study has shown the reasons why incivility at work causes sleep problems such as insomnia.Negative health problems associated with workplace stress include cardiovascular disease, negative mood, and increased blood pressure.The researchers suggest creating a "psychological buffer" between you and your workplace through a variety of techniques. None A lot of attention has been given to the negative consequences of social media on the human psyche. Likewise, specific and long overdue workpl...
Tags: Psychology, Work, Sleep, Bullying, Communication, Depression, Work-life balance, Innovation, Emotions, Silicon Valley, Derek, Bill Campbell, U S Forest Service, American Psychological Association, Oakland University, Rebecca Solnit


Want better sleep? Build a psychological buffer between your work and personal life, says study

A new study has shown the reasons why incivility at work causes sleep problems such as insomnia.Negative health problems associated with workplace stress include cardiovascular disease, negative mood, and increased blood pressure.The researchers suggest creating a "psychological buffer" between you and your workplace through a variety of techniques. None A lot of attention has been given to the negative consequences of social media on the human psyche. Likewise, specific and long overdue workpl...
Tags: Psychology, Work, Sleep, Bullying, Communication, Depression, Work-life balance, Innovation, Emotions, Silicon Valley, Derek, Bill Campbell, U S Forest Service, American Psychological Association, Oakland University, Rebecca Solnit


Over half of Americans are stressed because of medical bills

More than 137 million people in the United States are struggling to pay their medical bills, according to new research.A recent survey also suggests that employer-based insurance programs are not helping as much as believed. The worst hit group is uninsured Americans, who struggle to keep up with mounting medical expenses. None Health care is at the top of the ticket in the rush toward the 2020 presidential election. Details between "Medicare for all" and public and private options will be on f...
Tags: Health, Activism, US, America, United States, Capitalism, Innovation, Medicare, Health Care, Pharmaceuticals, Los Angeles Times, Derek, American Cancer Society, Kaiser Family Foundation, National Health Interview Survey NHIS, Surveillance and Health Services Research Program


Are you ready for cricket burgers?

Humans have eaten insects for a long time, yet Westerners rarely put them on their plate.Insects are a sustainable and nutritious alternative that can help mitigate the effects of climate change. Currently, the edible insects market is $55 million and growing. Vegan blogs are rejoicing over Burger King's decision to sell an "Impossible Whopper," a soy-based take on the burger chain's classic offering. While Impossible Foods has been around since 2011, this recent news has almost resulted in sh...
Tags: Health, Food, Climate Change, Animals, Austin, Thailand, Innovation, Agriculture, Un, Burger King, BYU, Insects, Derek, Bill Maher, Impossible Burger, Colin Tudge


Finding meaning in life without religion

Meaning is a relative term, though some religious sects claim to have a stronghold on a definition. While meaning is possible through doctrine, there are other ways to find meaning in life. The story of activist and model, Halima Aden, highlights how meaning can come from many angles. None Can life have meaning without religion? The common sentiment, expressed by the religious, usually translates as, "How could anyone refute the notion that a rough approximation of the god I believe in exists?"...
Tags: Minnesota, Religion, America, Judaism, Beauty, Christianity, Islam, Innovation, Philosophy, Kenya, Unicef, Self, Derek, Tiffany, Aden, Halima Aden


Sparks newcomer and ESPN analyst Chiney Ogwumike is thinking WNBA title

Chiney Ogwumike hopped on the conference call with reporters Thursday moments after leaving the set of ESPN’s “The Jump” in Los Angeles, where she was welcomed to town by host Rachel Nichols and thrilled to have met Tracy McGrady, a favorite player of hers growing up in the Houston area. Five days before Ogwumike’s latest appearance on ESPN’s daily NBA show, the Sparks traded their 2020 first-round draft pick to the Connecticut Sun for the two-time WNBA All-Star, who was the No. 1 overall pick i...
Tags: Stanford, Sports, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Connecticut, Nba, Espn, Houston, WNBA, Lakers, Sparks, Mvp, Derek, Rachel Nichols, Derek Fisher


Depression and western cultural hegemony | Letters

It is wrong to brush aside non-western mentalities and understandings of distress, says Derek SummerfieldAs a teacher of psychiatry to medical students in Zimbabwe, I find Tina Rosenberg’s account of the work of Vikram Patel overly glossy (The long read: Busting the myth that depression doesn’t affect poor countries, 30 April). At issue is the globalisation of western psychiatry, for which Patel is a prominent salesman.In claiming that a local idiom of distress – “thinking too much” – is really ...
Tags: Health, Africa, Society, World news, Mental Health, Depression, Zimbabwe, Derek, Patel, Tina Rosenberg, Vikram Patel


Amid obesity epidemic, many American kids are still ditching water

A research letter, published in JAMA Pediatrics, notes that one out of every five children (ages 2–19) do not drink water on any given day. Children that replace water with sugar-sweetened beverages drink twice as many calories. Researchers note that this is a factor in childhood obesity, type 2 diabetes, fatty liver disease, and other avoidable ailments. None An old friend of mine never drank water — ever — a fact I didn't notice until she pointed it out one day. We often DJ'd together, meanin...
Tags: Health, Biology, Children, Obesity, Water, Innovation, Derek, Flint, Penn State, JAMA Pediatrics, National Health, Human body, Asher Rosinger, Department of Biobehavioral Health, Rosinger


AI is turning thoughts into speech. Should we be concerned?

Recent research in epilepsy patients has provided a breakthrough in AI-enabled speech recognition technology.Soon researchers believe such an application will translate brain waves into speech. The moral dangers of AI, especially concerning privacy, continue to be an issue. None Tara Thomas thought her two-year-old daughter was inventing voices, perhaps the result of nightmares spilling into daytime. Thomas's disbelief was suspended when she heard pornography being played through the Nest Cam i...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Future, Software, Innovation, Health Care, Ai, Bay Area, Derek, Thomas, Glenn Cohen, Geoffrey Moore, Big Problems, Tara Thomas, Chethan Pandarinath, Yahia Ali


New hope for cancer patients: Studies identity whether you will respond to chemotherapy or not

Using radiomics, two new studies identified whether patients would respond to chemotherapy or not.This breakthrough occurred by investigating tissue around the tumor, instead of only looking at the tumor itself. This could lead to the cessation of much suffering for patients that will not respond to chemo. None We can thank warfare for one of the most important medical discoveries of the 20th century. An article published in The NY Times in 1946 sums up a fascinating study on the usage of "nitr...
Tags: Science, Cancer, America, Chemistry, Medical Research, Italy, Innovation, Health Care, Bayer, Derek, Ny Times, Mukherjee, Hodgkin, New Haven, Ehrlich, Paul Ehrlich


How do I buy a laptop with an encrypted hard drive?

Derek needs to find a laptop with Windows 10 Home’s device encryption to keep his data safe I want to buy a new Windows 10 laptop for home use, and I want one with device encryption capability, so that the boot drive is encrypted. Until recently, this has only been possible with Windows Professional editions using BitLocker. I now see that if a laptop has the right specification, all versions of Windows 10 can have device encryption turned on.The problem is that it’s difficult, if not impossible...
Tags: Apple, Technology, Microsoft, Windows, Computing, Data and computer security, Windows 10, Laptops, Derek


20% of elderly Americans are either employed or looking for work. Here's why.

For the first time, over 20 percent of senior citizens are working or looking for employment. By contrast, over half of millennials believe they will be millionaires despite contradictory evidence. Regardless of age, the question remains: Is work meaningful when the main goal is a paycheck? None A 2017 study on nursing home populations found four key experiences most prevalent for deriving meaning in life:Physical and mental well-beingBelonging and recognitionPersonally treasured activitiesSpir...
Tags: Money, Youth, Aging, Economics, Work-life balance, Innovation, Inequality, Derek, Abraham Maslow, United Income


Schoettle joins Great Hill Partners

Great Hill Partners said April 24 that Derek Schoettle has joined as an operating partner. Schoettle is the former CEO of ZoomInfo. PRESS RELEASE Great Hill Partners Expands Operating Partner Program with the Addition of Derek Schoettle Former ZoomInfo CEO Brings Go-to-Market Intelligence to Portfolio of High-Growth Companies BOSTON, April 24, 2019 – Great Hill Partners, a leading growth-oriented private equity firm, today announced a further expansion of its Operating Partner program with the a...
Tags: Boston, Trends, People, Ibm, Derek, Dickinson College, Babson College, Michael Thompson, Market Intelligence, Schoettle, Great Hill Partners, Jesse Hertzberg, Great Hill, Chris Gaffney, Vertica Systems, Derek Schoettle


Is there an optimal time of day to exercise?

Research at the Weizmann Institute of Sciences declares evening to be the best time for an exercise session.Not so fast, says a new study at UC Irvine, which replies that late morning is the optimal workout time. Both studies involved mice on treadmills and measured different markers to produce their results. None We know timing is everything, but does everything rely on timing? When it comes to when you exercise, the answer might be yes.Two complementary studies were recently published in the ...
Tags: Health, Productivity, Biology, Obesity, Innovation, Zmp, Derek, Goal-setting, Asher, UC Irvine, Human body, Paolo Sassone Corsi, Weizmann Institute of Sciences, Gad Asher, Department of Biomolecular Sciences, Center for Egpigenetics


Elderly folks now outnumber children younger than 5 for first time ever

For the first time in recorded history, there are more over-65s than under-5s.Aging populations worry economists that certain countries will undergo profound financial stress. Yet the current distribution of resources does not allow for further population explosion. None In 1979, the Chinese government decided to implement its infamous one-child policy, which was actually a revision of the nation's two-child policy. Beginning in the '50s, China installed safeguards to protect against an unsusta...
Tags: Japan, China, Aging, Economics, Sustainability, Innovation, United Nations, Population, Alibaba Group, Jack Ma, Social Change, Derek, Ma, Global Issues


10 Krishnamurti quotes on the meaning of life

The Indian philosopher taught that concepts get in the way of observation, and only by ridding yourself of concepts can you experience freedom. Reared to be a Theosophist leader, Krishnamurti rejected that system (along with all others) in formulating his outlook. His books touch upon topics such as education reform, physics, and meditation. None Of all the philosophers on my bookshelves, Jiddu Krishnamurti might be the hardest to implement. Born in India in 1895, he was initially groomed to be...
Tags: Psychology, India, Intelligence, Mindfulness, Innovation, Philosophy, Personal Growth, Derek, Gotama, Ojai, Nonviolence, Krishnamurti, Helena Blavatsky, Annie Besant, Jiddu Krishnamurti, Intelligence Freedom


Do calories even count? Research counters a longstanding assumption.

In a new article in 1843, Peter Wilson argues that counting calories is an outdated form of weight management. Research shows that labels are up to 20 percent off true caloric totals; 70 percent in frozen processed foods. Not all digestive systems are created equally; humans process foods at different rates under varying conditions. None Quantifying workouts has resulted in an increasingly suspect trend in the fitness industry. The gamification of exercise is one thing — if hitting 10,000 daily...
Tags: Psychology, Health, New York, Biology, Obesity, Germany, Public Health, Innovation, Wilson, Derek, Don, Peter Wilson, Atwater, Wilbur Atwater, Human body, NBC News Energy


Dietary supplements don't reduce mortality rates, Tufts researchers say

A new study at Tufts University discovered that a variety of supplements do not extend life and can even be dangerous.High doses of vitamin D and calcium were linked to higher rates of cancer and all-cause mortality. Benefits of the vitamins and nutrients were discovered in eating whole foods, not taken in pill or powder form. None Sunlight: the cause of much consternation for skincare advocates, yet a necessary component of biological life. Not only needed for, well, everything on this planet,...
Tags: Health, Science, Obesity, Cancer, Aging, America, Public Health, Innovation, Tufts University, Derek, Tufts, Annals of Internal Medicine, Fang Fang Zhang


Exercise makes you happier than money, Oxford and Yale researchers say

American adults that exercise spend an average of 18 fewer days depressed every year.The large-scale study includes data from over 1.2 million Americans over a five-year period.The researchers note that too much exercise negatively impacts mental health. None Weekends in Los Angeles are dominated by physical activity: hiking, surfing, running, cycling, yoga. It's easy to affix stereotypes to this city's denizens, yet year-round sunshine affords residents every opportunity to stay fit. Many take ...
Tags: Psychology, Health, Happiness, Los Angeles, Mindfulness, Depression, Yale, Innovation, Oxford, East Coast, Derek, Goal-setting, Wendy Suzuki


Physically active adults are less inclined to be depressed, say Oxford and Yale researchers

American adults that exercise spend an average of 18 fewer days depressed every year.The large-scale study includes data from over 1.2 million Americans over a five-year period.The researchers note that too much exercise negatively impacts mental health. None Weekends in Los Angeles are dominated by physical activity: hiking, surfing, running, cycling, yoga. It's easy to affix stereotypes to this city's denizens, yet year-round sunshine affords residents every opportunity to stay fit. Many take ...
Tags: Psychology, Health, Happiness, Los Angeles, Mindfulness, Depression, Yale, Innovation, Oxford, East Coast, Derek, Goal-setting, Wendy Suzuki