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25 Skills LinkedIn Says Are Most Likely to Get You Hired in 2018 — and the Online Courses to Get Them

All online courses are affordable and will make your resume a standout.<p>With the introduction of far-reaching and robust technology, the job market …

Online Education

12 Ways You Can Absolutely Make Money Online

For many people, making money online would be an absolute dream come true. If they could find a way to make money with a website or some other online venture, they could quit their job to focus on entrepreneurship, spend more time with their family, and finally take back control of their time and …

Marketing

5 Unhealthy Behaviors That Rob You of Happiness

Do you do these things?<p>Many people unwittingly engage in habits that reduce joy. Without meaning to, they repeat misery-making behaviors and wonder …

Happiness

Do I Care Too Much What Others Think? 8 Ways To Tell Your Self-Esteem Is Too Reliant On Validation

When it comes to how to have healthy self-esteem, it is a lifelong pursuit that involves collecting emotional data from the world around you to …

Self-help

Forget the Year-End Performance Review: This Feedback Technique Is Far More Effective

A few simple words can have a big impact on someone's mindset and performance.<p>Many years ago, I had a colleague who had a particular talent for giving frank, unembellished, on-the-spot feedback.<p>Immediately after a meeting--or sometimes even just mid-way through a one-on-one conversation with …

Filmmaking

People Swear These Weighted Blankets Are The Best Anxiety And Insomnia Remedy

Here's how it works.<p>While there are all kinds of insomnia solutions already out there for the those who don't get enough sleep (hello, lavender body lotion!), more and more people are turning to these cozy, weighted blankets to help them get some shut-eye.<p>The Gravity Blanket was inspired by a …

Sleep

I've studied happiness for years — here are the 12 best pieces of advice I'm giving my daughter

"Drift" is the decision we make by not deciding, or by making a decision that unleashes consequences for which we don't take responsibility.<p>You go to medical school because both your parents are doctors. You get married because all your friends are getting married. You take a job because someone …

Happiness

The Simple Mental Trick To Get You Through Any Challenge

When I think back to the hardest times of my life, I remember wondering, <i>How am I going to get through this? When will things get better?</i> In those …

How To Think Through Stress and Not Obsess

Have you ever found yourself obsessing over something negative that's happened to you, and getting more and more upset, but feeling unable to let it …

7 things I wish my current self learned when I was younger

I wish I had learned these 7 lessons when I was younger. It would have helped me get on the path to a happier and healthier life:<p>Health is priority #1<p>…

Online

10 essential career lessons to embrace before it’s too late

Keep your head down and your nose to the grindstone—or so we’ve been taught.Is that really the best career guidance?People often take this sort of …

Public Relations

What Is Behind the Psychology of Positive Thinking?

<b>Question:</b> <i>"I always hear people talk about the benefits of positive thinking. What exactly is positive thinking and how can it be used to improve</i> …

Happiness

I built my net worth to over $500,000 in 4 years — here are the 10 best pieces of advice I can give you about money

1/<p>1. Make a budget and track your spending<p>Sean Gallup/Getty Images<p>Tracking your spending and creating a budget is a must. Most people don't know …

Personal Finance

6 Reasons Why Chemistry Is a Necessity For Relationships

• Popsugar<br>• Love & Sex<br>• Dating<p>How Important Is Chemistry in a Relationship?<p>6 Reasons Why Chemistry Is a Necessity For Relationships<p>Shares<p>Chemistry is …

Relationships

Here's how to beat anxiety without medication, according to a new scientific study

Do you have anxiety? Have you tried just about everything to get over it, but it just keeps coming back? Perhaps you thought you had got over it, …

University of Cambridge

How to Fake a Smile When You're Miserable

It's all about celebrating the little things.<p><b>By Eric Barker</b><p>You don’t celebrate enough.<p>I’m not talking about just having fun for the sake of having …

Happiness

5 Unbelievable Facts about Optimists

<i>For strategies, tips, and games to help you become more optimistic, visit Happify or download the app on iPhone or Android.</i><p>Optimism isn’t about being …

Happiness

Want to be likable? 7 universal secrets to help you

If you want to be more likable then you must remember one thing … You cannot be liked by everyone.<p>You cannot make everyone like you!<p>Any time you …

Self-help

How to Fill Yourself With Real Confidence (Instead of Just Pretending)

Real confidence means going beyond just standing straight and repeating positive mantras.<p>You know the standards like great body language and questioning the inner critic yammering in your head. Yet, your confidence still isn't as strong as you'd like it. What else can you do to feel capable of …

Self-help

Doing These 4 Things Will Make You Happier, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

Self-improvement

Starting a new job soon? The tip that changed my life

<b>Here’s a tip that my mentor told me a few years ago before I started my most recent role and it CHANGED. MY. LIFE.</b><p><b>I report to the CEO</b> of the company …

Employment

5 Things My Therapist Didn't Tell Me About Depression (That I Wish I Had Known)

<i>Depression is far more complex than many of us think. Jed Diamond from YourTango reveals some of the hidden causes of this mental health disorder that you may not have already known.</i><p><b>Your doctor has probably never told you this.</b><p>Like millions of others in the US and throughout the world, I've been …

Peer-Reviewed

25 skills LinkedIn says are most likely to get you hired in 2018 — and the online courses to get them

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Online Education

The Top TED Talks of 2018 So Far -- and What You Can Learn From Them

Check out seven compelling speeches that offer key takeaways.<p>Inspiration can take many forms, but oftentimes, we find it through other people. That spark can be lit by a colleague, a friend, an acquaintance or even a complete stranger, and that last one is what TED -- a nonprofit with a mission to …

Brainwaves

Use This Checklist to Accomplish Your Life Goals

A couple of weeks ago, I spent a weekend in L.A. with my friend and business mentor, Melyssa Griffin—a fab entrepreneur and creator of the Pursuit …

Happiness

This is how to easily make your relationships awesome: 4 secrets

Relationships are important.<p>Like, more-important-than-Vitamin-C important. Scurvy is no fun but a lack of relationships might kill you faster.<p>A study …

Demonstration

How to Quiet That Negative Voice in Your Head

Do you have a tiny gremlin that lives in your head, constantly telling you what your “flaws” are? Why “no one needs you” in the art world? Welcome to …

Self-help

Practicing This Every Day Could Help You Achieve Lasting Happiness

My dad is the type of guy who texts you "Happy Monday!", "Happy Tuesday!", Happy Wednesday!", etc. Though I usually save my morning greetings for …

Happiness

Secret to financial freedom: Why the 50/30/20 savings rule is a win

<i>JOHANNESBURG — In this excellent article, independent financial advisor and asset management consultant Candice Paine outlines some key tips to</i> …

Personal Finance

Starbucks's CEO Showed a Classy Example of What a Great Leader Does When Managing a Crisis

Two black men are racially profiled and arrested inside a Starbucks store, although no crime was committed. Here's what Starbucks' chief executive officer, Kevin R. Johnson, did next.<p>If you're just getting wind of the latest race-related debacle, it involves two black men arrested at a Starbucks in …

Justice