Having a victim mindset is linked to internalizing a vigilante identity

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Individuals who frequently believe they have been victimized in their relationships with others are more likely to develop a vigilante mindset, according to a series of four studies. These studies, published in the journal Personality and Individual Differences, suggest that such individuals are more likely to construct a vigilante identity organized around monitoring their environment looking for signs of wrongdoing and delivering punishment A vigilante is an individual who takes the law into their own hands and engages in acts of justice or retribution without the authority of law enforcemen...

World’s second patient to receive experimental pig’s heart transplant dies

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Lawrence Faucette, the second person in the world to receive a genetically modified pig's heart in an experimental transplant, has died. The 58-year-old patient lived for nearly six weeks after receiving the transplant in mid-September. “We mourn the loss of Mr Faucette, a remarkable patient, scientist, Navy veteran, and family man who just wanted a little more time to spend with his loving wife, sons, and family,” said Bartley Griffith, the patient's surgeon at the University of Maryland Medical Centre. Before his death on October 30, Faucette was doing physical therapy and spending time with...

11 Ways to Improve Your Brain Health

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Whether you’re thinking, remembering, feeling, or moving, your brain controls everything you do. Like any organ, your brain must be cared for to stay healthy. To improve brain health, you can do many physical and mental things. Check out these 11 evidence-based tips: 1. Exercise regularly.Your heart, body, and brain all benefit from exercise. In addition to improving blood flow to the brain, it may also help to prevent cognitive decline. Several studies show that physically active people are less likely to lose their mental function and are less likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease. Try to ex...

7 Things You Didn’t Know Could Help Your Productivity

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Most people would love to boost their productivity levels. Who wouldn’t like to get more done in less time with less effort? Yet even the most widespread productivity-boosting methods can only do so much. Take the concept of turning off the notifications on your phone. It can give you a little productivity bump if you’re trying to focus. However, you eventually have to pick up your phone again. At that point, you can wind up getting lost in a myriad of missed texts and messages. While you still may have improved your productivity briefly, you still had to pay for it later. That being said, you...

Finding the Time to Think Strategically

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Taking the time to think strategically can be challenging in today’s fast-paced world. Time demands are constant, and taking a long-term view can be difficult. Many surveys back this up, with one revealing that 96% of leaders surveyed did not have enough time for strategic thinking. Additionally, Jane Sparrow conducted a LinkedIn poll of her own, in which over half of those who took part reported having no time or finding it difficult to find. For success, however, strategic thinking is essential. After all, it consists of clearly defining your goals, developing a plan for achieving them, and ...

15 of the Best Time Management Apps

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Time is arguably our most precious commodity. As such, it should be used wisely. With so many demands on our time, however, keeping up with everything can be a challenge. It is here that time management apps come in handy. The following are some of the benefits of time management apps: Establish and track your goals.Scheduling appointments and planning your day.Keep your focus and avoid distractions by prioritizing tasks.Collaborate with others and delegate tasks.Keep track of your time and identify areas for improvement.There are many different time management apps available, so choosing the ...

What Is Productivity Management and Why Is It Important

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Being successful in business generally requires you and your team to remain productive and use time, money, and talent efficiently. And it is especially important as we adjust to new ways of living and working. To recognize, motivate, measure, and improve productivity, leadership often plays a critical role. As a leader, you can develop professional capabilities by learning about management for productivity. Throughout this article, we will explore what management for productivity is, why it’s important, and how management affects productivity. Productivity Management 101Individuals, teams, an...

12 Time Management Tips for College Students

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A successful college career relies on time management. College students have a lot on their plates with classes, homework, extracurricular activities, and social obligations — and now the holidays are coming up. But, effective time management is essential for students to stay on top of their work, avoid procrastination, and reduce stress. Plus, it’s an essential life skill that you carry you through college and beyond. “Your ability to manage your time is one of the critical factors that will define your success or failure throughout life,” explains Deanna Ritchie in a previous Calendar articl...

Disney and Universal Studios now have a huge new theme park rival

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By Kirk O’Neil Walt Disney Co. DIS and Comcast's CMCSA Universal Studios' theme parks are constantly expanding their facilities with new rides, attractions and lands, and even opening new parks, in a battle to attract the most guests and revenue. Universal has the biggest project underway with its Epic Universe theme park, a third gate at Universal Orlando Resort that is set for opening in the first half of 2025. Universal has said that Epic Universe is developing themed lands, including Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Ministry of Magic, Super Nintendo World, Universal Classic Monsters and H...

Dave Ramsey explains why not to buy a house before marriage

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By Jeffrey Quiggle Bestselling author and radio host Dave Ramsey spends a lot of time and effort giving advice to people who are trying to take control of their finances. Often, Ramsey is asked about the conditions under which people should consider purchasing a home. Related: Kroger, Walmart rival kills popular Coca-Cola soda alternative The personal finance personality frequently discusses the importance of paying off debt and setting up an emergency fund before considering a serious commitment such as buying a house. He also says it's important to not buy a house that is out of one's price ...