Lifehacker reader Gabriel Wyner was tasked with learning four languages in the past few years for his career as an opera singer, and in the process landed on “a pretty damn good method for language learning that you can do in limited amounts of spare time.”
News is bad for your health. It leads to fear and aggression, and hinders your creativity and ability to think deeply. The solution? Stop consuming it altogether.
Nutrition experts contend that all we need is what’s typically found in a routine diet. Industry representatives, backed by a fascinating history, argue that foods don’t contain enough, and we need supplements. Fortunately, many excellent studies have now resolved the issue.
The Buffett Formula for getting smarter is simple but not easy. Warren Buffett combined the habits of reading and thinking to improve his mind. Here’s how.
Current research shows that some of the most commonly used and seemingly positive phrases we use with kids are actually quite destructive.
Looking at what emotional intelligence is, and how to develop your own.
Physical activity may have less to do with weight loss than we think.
I asked 1,500 people for relationship advice, and kept getting the same answers.
Solitude is a practice that prepares one for social and political life. To be with others, first learn to be alone.
Mark Bittman and doctor David L. Katz patiently answer pretty much every question we could think of about healthy food.
At the top of the world, the Inuit culture has developed a sophisticated way to sculpt kids’ behavior without yelling or scolding. Could discipline actually be playful?
If procrastination isn’t about laziness, then what is it about?
An introductory breathing class fixed my sleep and left me calmer than ever. It took me years to find out why.
After more than a decade of writing life-changing advice, I know when to move on. Here’s what else I learned.
We’ve been taught that if we want more — money, achievement, vitality, joy, peace of mind — we need to do more, to add more to our ever-growing to-do list. But what if we’ve been taught wrong?
Don’t leave juicy targets lying around for attackers.