Amanda Nelson

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7 Things To Say NO To In 2016

“There are often many things we feel we should do that, in fact, we don't really have to do. Getting to the point where we can tell the difference is …

The Science of Laughing Through the Tears

A new study shows that illogical reactions may help people regulate their emotions.<p>Oriana Aragón was watching Conan O’Brien’s late night show on TBS when she noticed something strange: The fashion model and actress Leslie Bibb—O’Brien’s guest for the evening—began describing “a thing where if …

Here's How Many Bacteria Spread Through One Kiss

First base is a great place to get your mouth microbes some new friends, finds a new study in the journal <i>Microbiome</i>. A ten-second French kiss can …

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An Introvert's Open Letter to Extroverts: 5 Things You Should Know About Me

Photo Credit: silvia sani via Compfight cc<p>Dear Extrovert,<p>First, let me start by thanking you for being in my life. You are the yang to my yin. You get me out more, meeting new people, having new experiences and stretching my comfort zone. You help color my external world with a vast richness that I …

14 Places You're Probably Pronouncing Wrong

Are you <i>sure</i> you booked a trip to Mon-tree-awl? Or are you instead headed to Muhn-trawl?<p>Pronouncing the correct name of a city or country can make it sound like a whole new place. Accurate accentuation can also really help you jive with locals.<p>Study a few place names you may have been saying wrong …

13 Common Money Mistakes -- And Their Solutions

By Laura Shin<br>Sometimes it feels like being good with your money is hard. And being bad with your money? Well, you think, that’s <i>easy</i>. But actually, all that's required to be good with your money is a set of simple tasks. It’s just a matter of getting them done. Here, some financial planners weigh in …

52 Tips for Happiness, Health and a Better Life

We all want a happy, healthy life. The good news is there's so much information out there within easy reach that can help us do that. However, with so much information things can get complicated so sometimes I just like to step back and look at the bigger picture through a quick checklist.<p>Following …

Miami Summers: Pure Luxury and Hidden Gems

Summer vacations in Miami are fun and a smart travel strategy. Restaurants are more accommodating (Miami Spice program runs from August 1 to September 30 offering $23 lunch and $39 dinner tasting menus at prime restaurants). Hotels and spas that are over-booked during the winter months are offering …

10 Tips For Saving Money On Your Electricity Bill

Rich or poor, we could all use a little frugality in our lives. After all, who wants to waste money on electricity bills when there are far more fun …

7 Bucket List Sights You Didn't Know You Could Cruise To

"<p>A cruise can take you to inland wonders, too, including the Great Wall of China. - Photo by Simon Harris / eStockPhoto<p>Cruises are a great way to tick boxes off your bucket list. You can get to some of the world's most historic and significant places, including lots of UNESCO World Heritage sites, …

How to Tell a Great Story

We tell stories to our coworkers and peers all the time — to persuade someone to support our project, to explain to an employee how he might improve, or to inspire a team that is facing challenges. It’s an essential skill, but what makes a compelling story in a business context? And how can you …

10 Reasons Why You Should Hire an Interior Decorator

It’s something to think about if you haven’t already done so. Hiring an interior decorator is a smart decision if you’ve invested a good bit of money …

10 Floor Plan Mistakes And How To Avoid Them In Your Home

Every homeowner has gone through it – you choose a home that you think will be ideal for you and your family and once you move into, you wonder, “why …