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The US is the biggest loser on the planet thanks to Trump’s calamitous act

His withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement belittles his country, but could galvanise the world<p>Life here in the US feels surreal lately, like a very bad reality TV show, thanks to Donald Trump. In no case is this more evident than the president’s decision – and the process and theatre around …

Climate

6 Important things to do BEFORE you publish that blog post!

Shares 41<p>So you’ve worked really hard and have completely written a blog post.<p>Wohoo! You certainly deserve a pat on your back.<p>Now, let’s go ahead and …

Creative Writing

The good goodbye: How to break up with a woman the classy way

It’s a truth universally acknowledged that great lovers give excellent break-ups. There’s a direct correlation between your bedroom dexterity and …

A relationship expert shares the 4-letter word that can diminish conflict with your partner — and it does not get said enough

Hal Runkel is a family therapist and the author of "Choose Your Own Adulthood." In this video, he shares the one word, it's a four-letter word, that does not get said enough in marriage. The following is a transcript of the video.<p><i>There is one word, it's a four-letter word, that does not get said</i> …

Relationships

Men & Women Reveal The Tragic Ways They Tried To Save Their Marriages

It's worth exploring every last option before calling it quits on your marriage -- but sometimes, there's nothing you can do to keep an unhealthy …

A marriage therapist breaks down 'the most horrific piece of advice I can imagine' for relationships

As it turns out, more than just annoying clichés, these metaphors are actually terrible descriptions of a healthy relationship.<p>At least, that's according to Hal Runkel, a marriage and family therapist who is the author of multiple books on parenting and relationships, including, most recently, …

Semantics

How to Recover after a Narcissistic Relationship | The Exhausted Woman

One of the defining characteristics of Narcissistic Personality Disorder is a lack of accurate perception of reality. The narcissist sees the world …

Carolyn Hax: Is couple’s therapy with a controlling spouse ever a good idea?

<b>DEAR CAROLYN:</b> You warned a writer with a controlling husband against couples therapy, suggesting that a controller can even take advantage in that …

55 Facts You May Not Know About Google

Google, now a part of parent Alphabet, is one of the most impressive companies to be born in the last two decades.<p>The domain was registered in 1997 …

7 Better Questions To Ask Interviewers Than “How’s Your Work Culture?”

When it comes to asking about company culture, you have to be pretty specific.<p>If you want to know what it’s like to work for a company, you can’t exactly waltz up to a recruiter and ask, “What’s your company culture like?” Besides the fact that company culture covers a whole lot of ground, and …

Employment

How To Write And Manage Your CV If You Have No Job Experience

First time job seekers always have a hard time getting jobs since they don’t have a job experience to prove that they qualify for the job. The hiring …

Do you have a question about parenting or relationships? Here's how to ask Dr. Phil

Need advice on a particular problem you're facing?<p>Submit your pressing question and Dr. Phil may answer it live in an upcoming segment on April 27.<p>UPDATE: We are no longer taking questions. Tune in on April 27 to TODAY to see Dr. Phil!

Relationships

Thank-you notes aren't enough anymore — here's the follow-up email that will show hiring managers you're a rockstar

But showing is even better than telling. In other words, <i>show</i> the interviewer you'd knock it out of the park if you got the position, rather than just <i>telling</i> the person and hoping he or she believes you.<p>It's not especially complicated to do, at least according to Alexandra Cavoulacos and Kathryn …

Employment

10-minute HIIT workout you can do in your living room

The high-intensity interval training (HIIT) workout, led by Joy Bauer and Dr. Oz, is comprised of six body-weight exercises that are meant to be done during commercial breaks — yes, you can do this while you're watching TV! Watch the video below and check out the descriptions of the exercises for …

Workouts

25 of the Best 20-Minute Workout Videos — All in 1 Place!

You don't have to spend hours exercising if you want to lose weight or get stronger. Fitness instructor John Kersbergen says three to four 45-minute workouts a week is enough. If 45 minutes is more than you can devote at one time, break up your workouts, because it all adds up! Here are the best …

Exercise

Change, Little Bit by Little Bit

Source: unsplash.com/pexels.com<p>"I can’t change,” people tell me. “I want to. I can’t.”<p>Yet the research landscape is changing. And now it’s arguing …

Exercise

How ‘superagers’ stay sharp in their later years

A new study shows how strenuous mental and physical exercise keeps your brain firing on all cylinders<p>When it comes to retirement, experts recommend that everyone do some hard thinking. By this, they mean you should plan your finances responsibly, consider carefully where to live, and decide what …

The Brain

Do These 3 Things in Your Living Room to Lose Weight

You're already binge watching the highly addictive <b>13 Reasons Why</b>, or maybe the heartwarming <b>This is Us</b> is more your speed. Since you know you'll be in in your living room for 30 to 60 minutes, it's the perfect time to fit in a little fitness. Every little bit helps, so even if you don't feel like …

Burn Fat and Build Muscle With This Full-Body Cardio Workout

This 30-minute workout offers the best of both worlds, mixing fat-burning cardio with muscle-building strength training. And isn't that really what we want out of a sweat sesh to get leaner and stronger? Best of all, you don't need any equipment for the workout. So what are you waiting for? Press …

Fabric Stenciling Projects

We make all kinds of DIY projects out of fabric on a regular basis. Sometimes these involves sewing and other times they’re a little more …

5 Quick Fixes: Inventive Toilet Paper Storage

Here are our latest additions in our long-running obsession with loo roll holders.<p>N.B.: This post is an update; the original story ran on February …

How to Shop For Natural Skin-Care Products

A simple tutorial from a pro.<p>Author:<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>169<p>A simple tutorial from a pro.<p>169<p>SHARES<p><i>Beauty tutorials are big on YouTube — a search</i> …

The Coffee Cart is the New Bar Cart: DIY Coffee Stations

We always say that your home should reflect your interests and hobbies—so if you happen to be a caffeine-loving espresso guzzler, it only makes sense …

Hobbies

11 Things You Probably Didn't Know a Dremel Drill Could Do

Power tools can be intimidating, we get it. If you're interested in getting into the world of power tools but aren't sure where to start, let us …

Woodworking

This Simple (and Free) Tech Hack Can Instantly Improve Your Writing | Inc.com

Three years ago, when I was starting my blogging journey , I worried about many things.<p>What should I write about? Could I think of enough topics to meet my goal of publishing a post each week?<p>As if those questions weren't the source of enough worry, I had an even bigger concern: What would my …

Creative Writing

Writing For Profit. Three Failures And A Big Lesson

Four years ago I decided to break out of my cubicle handcuffs. I wanted to be a writer.<p>I needed a plan. Being a writer can mean so many different …

Resources to Help Reluctant Writers

We have all had students who seem to get stuck when it comes to independent writing time. We have developed these resources with those students in …

Teaching

Dig Deep Into Drawing Fundamentals with Drawabox.com

It’s been a while since we featured a resource here at Illustration Age, but this one caught my eye due to its sheer breadth of useful drawing …

Sitting