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Introverts Hate Being in Charge, But They're Pretty Good at It

Introverts actually tend to outperform extroverts in several leadership situations.<p>Introverts often don't think they will enjoy leadership roles and so are less likely to go for the top job, new research finds. In fact, introverts in our study thought they would be worried and distressed in …

Psychology

Scientists Have Discovered a Chemical That Causes Any Skin Type to Tan

And it protects against cancer.<p>It's the complete package: a chemical that can trigger the release of dark pigment in any type of skin tone - even in …

Harvard

21 No-Bake Cookies So You Don't Have to Turn On the Oven

When it’s summer and it’s hot and you want cookies, you have a few options: 1) Turn on your oven for baking and risk your kitchen turning into the …

Dessert

Milk bread: How to make the addictive, iconic bread

Bread: it’s one of life’s most simple but greatest pleasures. Bread is always there for you, whether sandwiching together delicious fillings or just …

Making brown rice? Don't follow the instructions on the box

When I was a kid, brown rice felt like punishment. Like the ever-increasing amount of whole wheat flour that would appear in my mom’s pancakes and waffles, brown rice with dinner felt like we had done something really wrong.<p>My mom would always scorch it, informing us that, in other parts of the …

My boyfriend is wonderful and loving – but he has a tiny penis

We have penetrative sex, but it is so small that I feel nothing and I fear that, if he’s to be my life partner, I may never again enjoy sex in quite the same way<p><b>After a series of unsuitable boyfriends, I have met a wonderful loving man. However, he has an extremely small penis. He can get an</b> …

Relationships

Earthing: How Walking Barefoot Could Cure Your Insomnia & More

Earthing therapy rests on the intuitive assumption that connecting to the energy of the planet is healthy for our souls and bodies. And while there’s …

Wellness

15 Signs You're Emotionally Intelligent, Even If You Don't Feel Like It | Inc.com

Have you ever let emotion push you into doing something you later regretted? Or allowed your feelings to hold you back from something you really wanted to do?<p>Guess what? We all have.<p>Emotional intelligence, the ability to make emotions work for you instead of against you, involves learning and …

Self-help

This Science-Backed Online Test Can Tell if You're a Morning Person or a Night Owl

Discover your chronotype.<p>Most of us know whether or not we are morning people. Either you can spring out of bed alert and ready to start the day - …

Stormy Daniels

Here's How You Can Bake Cupcakes Inside Real Egg Shells for Easter

Watch how this blogger does it, and prepare to be amazed.<p>Every Easter, we look forward to decorating Easter eggs and making delicious Easter treats. But now one blogger has figured out how to combine the two activities to take egg decorating to a whole new level.<p>In this <i>eggcellent</i> tutorial (sorry, …

The 10 most irresistible colognes, according to real women

When it comes to cologne, the first rule is a little goes a long way (someone tell that to our last Uber driver, please?). The second is to think …

Cologne

Why Your Brain Loves You Not Having a Boss, According to Science | Inc.com

Being your own boss has been the Holy Grail of business for a long time, but now, there's some science to back up the idea that you'll accomplish more if you don't have someone else calling the shots. According to Dr. Daniel Glaser, director of science at King's College London, your brain works …

Stanford University

Sway is a slick meditation app that makes sure you relax

Sway is a smartphone-based meditation (kind of) game, that comes from Ustwo, the company behind acclaimed mobile hit <i>Monument Valley</i>. No, this isn't a dreamily designed puzzler, but the same gentle aesthetics and attention to detail are definitely found in this app's DNA. I got to test Sway a few …

Apple Watch

Do These Things After Work Everyday And You Will Achieve Anything You Want In Life

This curated column is authored by Thomas Oppong, Founding Editor at Alltopstartups TheThe post Do These Things After Work Everyday And You Will …

Motivation

10 Loving Ways to Add Happiness to your Relationships

<i></i> <b><br>“Let your love be like the misty rains, coming softly, but flooding the river.” ~Malagasy Proverb</b><i>After receiving countless lovely emails and messages</i> …

Happiness

5 Daily Habits of the Brightest and Happiest People | Inc.com

Every day we are faced with decisions that are out of our control. Next time you miss that important appointment because the Uber driver got lost, or your grumpy boss is throwing a hissy-fit, remember to chalk it up to chance. You're not responsible.<p>Here's what you <i>are</i> responsible for, and what you</i> …

Happiness

This bluebell forest looks like it's straight out of a fairy tale

If you visit any this spring, perhaps it should be this one<p>Walking through <b>any forest</b> can be a relaxing experience. Nature just has a way of calming …

East Sussex

A Mindfulness Expert Reveals 10 Essential Keys to Mindful Living (Without Any BS)

Mindful living has a simple goal: Do more things mindfully. There’s nothing more to it.<p>But, just because something is simple doesn’t mean that it’s …

How One Woman Started a $25 Million Company After Being Let Go

<i>You spent your 20s working toward building your dream career, but now that you’re in your 30s, what do you do when you’ve, well, changed your mind?</i> …

5 crazy Caribbean resorts you have to stay in before you die

Now that you've finally decided to take your dream trip to the Caribbean, it’s time to choose where you should stay.<p>Will it be Anguilla, St. Lucia, the Bahamas, or Turks and Caicos?<p>Regardless of where you end up staying, you'll enjoy spectacular views of see palm trees, pearly-white sand, clear, …

Where to Stay in Mexico: 5* Blue Diamond Riviera Maya

December 2016 was a big month for me, personally. I was turning 29 years old, and to top it off, I hadn’t taken a vacation in almost three years. …

Dogs Often Take On Their Owners' Personalities

We've long known that dogs and owners often look alike. We also know that dogs have bonded with humans for so long that they can both understand …

Pets

4 apps for couples you and your partner need to try right now

Technology has become a huge way for people to meet each other, and the majority of singles say they've joined a dating app at some point. But what about apps for couples? Where does technology fit in for those of us already in relationships? As it turns out, there are plenty of options for us …

Homemade Cinnamon Rolls Recipe by Tasty

Ingredients<p>for 14 servings<p>Dough<p>½ cup unsalted butter, melted<br>• 2 cups whole milk, warm to the touch<br>• ½ cup granulated sugar<br>• 1 pack active dry yeast<br>• 5 cups flour, divided<br>• 1 teaspoon baking powder<br>• 2 teaspoons salt<p>Filling<p>¾ cup butter, softened<br>• ¾ cup light brown sugar<br>• 2 tablespoons ground cinnamon<p>Frosting<p>4 oz …

11 Must Visit Places in Indonesia

Indonesia is the biggest country in Southeast Asia, fourth largest country in the world and with over 17,000 islands, the largest archipelago in the …

Asia Travel

People Who Cry Often Are Mentally Stronger, Proven By Psychologists

Why does one person get choked up over those heart wrenching SPCA commercials, while another will barely shed a tear for the death of a loved one – …

Mental Health

Why Thailand Still Lives Up To The Hype For Young Budget Travelers

If Southeast Asia is on your bucket list, Thailand is (still, after all these years) your perfect place to start. The tourism-boosted nation is a friend to all foreigners but particularly the young. Low prices and laid-back hospitality make it a natural destination of easygoing backpackers and a …

Asia Travel

These are the world's best beaches according to TripAdvisor

25. Ngapali Beach, Ngapali Rakhine State, Myanmar<p>Getty Images<p>Advertisement - Continue Reading Below<p>Advertisement - Continue Reading Below<p>24. White …

Beaches

Why Everything You Thought You Knew About Skincare Is Wrong, According To Drunk Elephant Founder, Tiffany Masterson

In 2009, Texas-based stay-at-home mom Tiffany Masterson began working for a cosmetics company selling an imported facial bar that completely changed her skin. “I thought the bar was magic,” Masterson explains over the phone from Drunk Elephant's headquarters in Houston, Texas. “But it turned out it …

Skin Care