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Yoga Burn

What if it doesn't work for me?<p>That's an easy one. Listen, if you are not completely satisfied with this program or your experience for any reason …

A Map Of How Emotions Influence Our Lives, Commissioned By The Dalai Lama

When the Dalai Lama teams up with a top psychologist, who teams up a top data viz firm, you get the Atlas of Emotions.<p>The five circles slowly pulsing on my screen are meant to visualize the entire core of human emotion. Fear. Disgust. Anger. Sadness. Enjoyment.<p>Reductive? Yes. But that’s exactly the …

Learn a key negotiating skill from FBI negotiator Chris Voss

<b>Chris Voss:</b> You know, successful negotiation is not about getting to yes, it's about mastering no and understanding what the path to an agreement is. …

12 Mindfulness Quotes that Will Change the Way You Spend Your Life

Over the past couple of years, as I’ve watched my son grow from a baby into a remarkable little boy, I’ve learned that a young child can teach an …

Hotel Owners Raffle Off Tropical Resort In Micronesia For $49

The three-acre property comes with tropical gardens and a private beach.<p>For the cost of a decent bottle of wine, you could have a three-acre island resort complete with tropical gardens, a dive center, private beach, 32-foot pool, and a nearby reef.<p>Allow us to explain.<p>The owners of the Kosrae …

10 TED Talks to Watch for Some Major Career Inspo

Whether you’re dreaming of moving up the corporate ladder at your current gig or you’re considering a career pivot, finding and landing your dream job is no easy task. Luckily for us, the Internet is filled with much more than cat Vines and fail vids (although, we do love a good summer Pinterest …

Shonda Rhimes

10 Troubling Habits of Chronically Unhappy People

Happiness comes in so many different forms that it can be hard to define. Unhappiness, on the other hand, is easy to identify; you know it when you see it, and you definitely know when it's taken ahold of you.<p>Unhappiness is lethal to everyone around you, just like second-hand smoke. The famous …

17 unprofessional work habits that make your boss and coworkers hate you

Do your coworkers or boss show signs that they secretly hate you?<p>If you answered "yes," then sure, it could be that they're generally disagreeable …

Employment

90 Minute Man Bread

90 Minute Man Bread<p>Ingredients<p>1½ cups of warm water (105-115 degrees)<br>• 1 Tbsp honey<br>• 2¼ tsp active-dry yeast<br>• 2 Tbsp coconut oil, melted<br>• 4 cups bread …

'Strange Gods' Chronicles The History Of Secularism And Conversion

Journalist Susan Jacoby tells <i>Fresh Air</i> that more than half of Americans will change religion at least once in their adult life time. Her new book is <i>Strange Gods: A Secular History of Conversion.</i><p>Transcript<p>TERRY GROSS, HOST:<p>This is FRESH AIR. I'm Terry Gross. My guest, Susan Jacoby, is an atheist, …

7 Short Videos That Will Make You More Social and Likable | Inc.com

<b>Editor's note:</b> <i>"The First 90 Days" is a series about how to make 2016 a year of breakout growth for your business. Let us know how you're making the first 90 days count by joining the conversation on social media with the hashtag #Inc90Days.​</i><p>My previous two posts have been about the difference …

10 qualities of people with high emotional intelligence

According to Psychology Today, "Emotional intelligence is the ability to identify and manage your own emotions and the emotions of others." This usually involves:<p>Emotional awareness, which includes the ability to identify your own emotions as well as those of others;<br>• The ability to harness emotions …

43 Fun And Creative DIY Gift Ideas Everyone On Your Gift List Will Love

Sometimes the best gift is one you create yourself! We’ve found several creative and fun gift ideas that you can do at home. There’s no need to have …

The 30 Minute Infinity Scarf (Tutorial)

(Via Handimania) Chunky scarves are still in style and I don’t predict the trend dyeing out anytime soon. At least I hope that it doesn’t! Because …

Are your opinions really your own?

The “wisdom of crowds” doesn’t always apply – sometimes group-think nudges people to make wrong-headed decisions.<p>The downstairs room of a central London pub is not where most psychologists would choose to stage an experiment in decision-making, but for Daniel Richardson it is ideal. A researcher at …

Critical Thinking

How to Make a Shawl for the Best DIY Layer Ever

Truth: I’m a layering queen. I am the friend who is always cold. Winter is when all the expert layering skills come in handy because it’s bitter cold outside, but once you step inside, central heating makes your office feel like a tropical destination wedding. Now I’m not joking when I say this is …

Sewing

It's the Little Things: 5 Ways to Spend Less & Reduce Clutter

I was at Target the other day, and standing in front of me in line was a gentleman buying a plunger. That's it. A plunger. While I really should have …

A Simple Formula for Changing Our Behavior

“Whoa! What are you doing?” I asked aghast.<p>I had just walked into my daughter’s room as she was working on a science project. Normally, I would have been pleased at such a sight. But this time, her project involved sand. A lot of it. And, while she had put some plastic underneath her work area, it …

16 Lists to Make to Jump-Start Your Career in 2016 | Inc.com

<i>This story first appeared on The Muse, a Web destination with exciting job opportunities and expert career advice.</i><p>There's nothing I love more than a good list, especially at the end of the year, when reflecting and resolution-making abound.<p>You, too? Then here are 16 lists to make in 2016 that'll …

Luxury Lotus Tent: Yurt-Like Shelter Packs Into Duffle Bag

Unless you’re the hardcore backpacking type, chances are you’ve had a camping experience in a squat, flimsy tent that left you wishing for the …

Say Goodbye To These Thoughts For Self-Improvement

When you talk to yourself, what do you say? Do you motivate yourself with kind, empowering words like you do when you speak to your loved ones, or …

Self-help

What Your Dog’s Body Language Actually Means

We love our three dogs. They are a big part of our life. Every one of them has a different personality, needs, and wants. That is a part of what …

8 Tips For Getting Publicity (Without a PR Agent)

Brooklyn-based Malene Barnett has gotten her business, Malene B Carpets, featured in the glossy pages of major magazines — from <i>HGTV Magazine</i>, to <i>New</i> …

Public Relations

100+ of the Best DIY Gifts Ever

Don't settle for store-bought gifts when you can give your loved ones these one-of-a-kind DIY presents. No matter the occasion, giving someone a gift you made yourself makes it much more meaningful. Show how special the receiver is to you by putting in some time, effort, and love on something …

6 Sleep Habits Of Productive People

For starters: They don’t need alarm clocks, stick to their bedtimes, and don’t sleep with their smartphones.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 habits to adopt to be better at your job in 2016. See the full list here.</i><p>You may feel super productive by pulling all nighters, but you’re …

33 Creative Bookshelf Designs

If you don’t read books and don’t care about the bookshelves don’t be too quick to close this article. Just think about it. What impression does a …

10 Signs You Have Exceptional Mental Strength | Inc.com

Just a few weeks ago here on Inc.com we published advice from psychotherapist Amy Morin laying out bad habits you need to break if you want to achieve incredible mental strength. But what if you read the list and were inspired to give your brain a workout, axing unhelpful thought patterns from your …

My Students Don't Know How to Have a Conversation

"Students’ reliance on screens for communication is detracting—and distracting—from their engagement in real-time talk."<p>Recently I stood in front of my class, observing an all-too-familiar scene. Most of my students were covertly—or so they thought—pecking away at their smartphones under their …