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How Helicase is Changing the Game of Human Performance through Nutrition | Andrew Herr and Tiffany Newenhouse

By  •  3 months ago

IVY Members Andrew Herr and Tiffany Newenhouse are paving the way in the development of cutting-edge human performance enhancement. Their company, Helicase, specializes in combining the newest science and technology to …
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How to Get a Great Night’s Sleep: Secrets from the Sleep Doctor

By  •  4 months ago

Most of us are poor sleepers. Americans currently get an average of 6.8 hours of sleep each night, which is down more than hour from 1942. While experts recommend anywhere from …
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How to Leave Work Healthier Every Day: Five Tips from Celebrity Trainer and Fitness Guru Paul Vincent

By  •  4 months ago

Our bodies are designed to adapt to our environment, conforming to the positions in which we spend the most time. If you spend nine hours a day sitting at your …
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The Secret to Being a Better Public Speaker and a Happier Person: Lifehacks from Amy Cuddy

By  •  4 months ago

“Focus less on the impression you’re making on others and more on the impression you’re making on yourself.”

So writes TED legend and Harvard Business School Professor Amy Cuddy in …
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How to Close the Gap Between Workouts and Well-being

By  •  5 months ago

These days, people like their fitness programs like they crave cold-pressed juice: sizeable and often. Crossfit, SoulCycle, P90x: the list of available workout options that promise body transformation goes on …
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Five Ways to Boost Your Self-Confidence

By  •  5 months ago

Self-confidence is crucial to success. People with high levels of self-confidence exhibit greater motivation, personal belief, and ability to overcome fears.

Yet with all the curveballs life throws at us, …
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How to Avoid the Dangers of the Social Media Echo Chamber

By  •  5 months ago

In a world in which everybody and their mother has a digital platform to publicly voice their thoughts, the number of opinions we come across on a daily basis has …
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Why Philosophy Matters for You (and the Former Dean of Columbia)

By  •  6 months ago

The former Dean of Columbia College Michele Moody-Adams talks about how she learns best and why all of us need those big conversations if we ever hope to understand the …
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How to Lead an Ethical Life: A Step-By-Step Guide To The Good Life

By  •  6 months ago

“Watch your thoughts, for they will become actions. Watch your actions, for they’ll become habits. Watch your habits for they will forge your character. Watch your character, …
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How to Manage Your Emotions and Get on the Fast Track to Success

By  •  7 months ago

We’ve all said things we regret. Whether it’s at work or over dinner with family, it can be difficult to control our emotions in stressful situations. And the fact is, the …
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Powerful Life Hacks from Ancient Chinese Philosophy

By  •  7 months ago

When it comes to happiness, the Ancient Chinese had it all figured out.

At least, this is the argument made by Harvard Professor Michael Puett and author Christine Gross-Loh, co-authors …
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A Striking View of How Religions Are Building a Positive Vision of Peace

By  •  7 months ago

Is spirituality the key to building a better world? IVY Magazine sat down with Dr. William Vendley, the Secretary General of the Religions for Peace International, to hear his answer …
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Where Does Fear Come From? And How to Overcome It

By  •  8 months ago

It’s human nature: we all aim to avoid worst-case scenarios so as to protect ourselves against potential losses. Yet in doing so, we actually crowd out opportunities by putting disproportionate …
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The Expert Exercise Tips that Anyone Can Follow

By  •  1 year ago

It’s no secret that taking care of your body is key to being happy and successful. Exercise can ease stress, anxiety, and depression—and even decrease memory loss; improve self-esteem; and …
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This 15-Question Chakra Evaluation Will Make You More Mindful | Myk Likhov

By  •  1 year ago

As an idea, mindfulness is mainstream. As a practice, most of us are far from leading a fully mindful lifestyle. We run from one place to another, feeling stressed, angry, …
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How to Find Meaning in a Dating Apocalypse | Laurel House

By  •  1 year ago

Vanity Fair recently published an article, which likens the current dating scene to online shopping—only you’re ordering a person, not a piece of clothing.

“We are in uncharted territory,” …
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The Power of Compassion to Change the World

By  •  1 year ago

Dr. James Doty wants to change the world with compassion. He’s encouraging all of us to look inward, harness our minds, and feel radically empowered to take on life’s great …
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How to Make the Perfect Grilled Cheese (And Write a Food Blog)

By  •  1 year ago

These days—online content is king. But that doesn’t make it any easier to craft an engaging, readable blog.

When IVY member Kit Graham started The Kittchen, her food and …
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How to Practice Mindfulness Throughout the Workday

By  •  1 year ago

Researchers at Harvard recently reported that we spend over 46% of our waking hours distracted, thinking about something other than what we’re doing. And almost all of us know the …
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The Art of Finding Your Voice as a Public Speaker

By  •  1 year ago

Allison Shapira never imagined she’d write a folk song on the steps on the Paris Opera House. As a child, she always dreamed of being an opera singer, but after …
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Why Algae is the World’s Next Big Superfood | Catharine Arnston

By  •  1 year ago

If you bite into a capsule of algae, you’ll find it tastes a lot like the bottom of a pond. “We encourage people to swallow,” says algae entrepreneur Catharine Arnston. But …
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How to Beat Exhaustion | Dr. Holly Phillips

By  •  1 year ago

It’s time to stop accepting your fatigue as normal. “I was tired for 20 years straight,” says Dr. Holly Phillips, author of The Exhaustion Breakthrough. “At one point, I was drinking a …
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The Importance of Taking a Walk

By  •  1 year ago

A moment ago I sat down to jot some ideas about the act of walking. It took seconds before I stood up again and paced to a balcony overlooking the …
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The Art of Choosing | Sheena Iyengar

By  •  1 year ago

Believe it or not, most of us make more than 35,000 of these decisions every single day. How do we ensure we’re making the best ones?

Columbia Business School Professor …
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The One Leadership Skill You Need the Most

By  •  1 year ago

What does it take to succeed? Should you radically pursue your own self-interest or should you focus more on cooperation and collaboration?

The best leaders do both, says Columbia Business …
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The Secrets of Habits & Happiness with Gretchen Rubin

By  •  2 years ago

It’s no secret that our deeply ingrained habits—good or bad—shape our lives. We repeat a whopping 40% of our behavior each day. If we improve our habits, does that mean …
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How to Become a Powerful Communicator with Barbara Tannenbaum

By  •  2 years ago

If you’re building a venture, running a country, or starting a movement, you need to know how to persuade people. What makes someone more a persuasive communicator than others?

Professor …
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I’m Gluten-Free — But Am I Healthy?

By  •  2 years ago

There’s more to “gluten-free” than fad diets—some people say “no” to grains because of a serious gluten-intolerant disorder known as Celiac disease. This disease affects the lining of the small …
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4 Things You Should Know, by Neil deGrasse Tyson

By  •  2 years ago

During this season of commencement speeches, lucky Amherst students heard from astrophysics legend Neil deGrasse Tyson, who in his own words, shared, “things you should know going forward in life.”


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Thomas Jefferson’s 10 Top Rules for Living a Good Life

By  •  2 years ago

One year before he died, Thomas Jefferson was asked by a friend to give some life advice to his young boy.

Jefferson obliged, penning a letter in which he listed …
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Three Ways to Rewire Your Brain and Elevate Your Life

By  •  2 years ago

Kristen Eykel has no shortage of talents: she is an international supermodel, yoga expert, meditation guru, mystic, hypnotherapist, TV host, teacher, mom, entrepreneur, childbirth consultant, writer—the list goes on.

But perhaps …
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Benjamin Franklin’s 13 Ways to Live a Better Life

By  •  2 years ago

If Ben Franklin were your mentor, what advice would he give you?

To answer this question, let us revisit the writings of young Ben, who at age twenty penned a wishlist …
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Nietzsche’s Most Powerful New Year’s Resolution

By  •  2 years ago

After 4,000 years of trying to come up with New Year’s Resolutions, we still can’t get them right.

According to a recent poll by the University of Bristol, our collective …
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Top 7 Ways To Avoid Cancer

By  •  3 years ago

Can we put an end to illness?

Meet cancer pioneer and health legend Dr. David Agus, who takes a new approach to an old disease. Rather than changing cancer itself, he …
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A New Company Committed to Changing Plastic Surgery Around the World

By  •  7 years ago

These days, when we think about plastic surgery, it is most often in the context of Hollywood celebrities and reality television. We live in culture where it has become commonplace …
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