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11 Basic Practices of Emotionally Intelligent People

Easy in theory, difficult in practice.<p>Emotions. They're complicated.<p>On one hand, they're a natural and vital part of our lives. They motivate us, regulate us, empower us. But they can also limit us greatly--if we don't understand the effect they have on us and others.<p>So how do we improve our …

The 12 beauty products that are absolutely worth investing in

15 Essential Books That Will Help You Be More Successful

Do want you to be more successful in both your personal and professional lives?<p>Most of us would obviously answer yes to that question. But merely …

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Quiet entrepreneurs - how to succeed in a noisy world

About a third of people are believed to be introverts. But in in loud business world - where brashness often equates to success - how do the quiet ones get ahead?<p>To get ahead in business you need to be loud, brash and have an overwhelming confidence in your own, often slim, talents. That, at least, …

Personality

Let a grandmaster of memory teach you something you will never forget

Teachers and students can benefit from knowing the techniques of memory champions. It just takes imagination…<p>If you wanted to pinpoint the most absurdly geeky event in the world calendar, it would be difficult to beat the binary numbers challenge at the World Memory Championships. In it, a bevy of …

How To Eliminate 90% Of Your Regret And Anxiety By Thinking Like A Roman Emperor

Do you know what Steve Jobs, John D. Rockefeller, Amelia Earhart, and Ulysses S. Grant have in common?<p>They each possessed the talent of turning …

The 2015 Glammy Awards: The Most Wanted Beauty Products in America

<i>By Glamour</i><p>What are the most loved essentials in women's makeup drawers and bathroom cabinets? More than 414,000 votes have been cast by you in the Glammy Awards since 2005. Now, for our 10th anniversary, your picks for the best in hair, makeup, skin, and nails are in. Start making your shopping …

100 Best Motivational Quotes to Inspire Anyone

Motivational and inspirational quotes can pick you up on a bad day and inspire you to even greater heights.<p>Need a little inspiration? Need a quick burst of self motivation?<p>Here you go:<p>"Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it." Henry David Thoreau<br>• "If you are not willing …

Motivation

Is there room for introverts at the top?

Introverts, as lawyer turned best-selling author Susan Cain explained in her 2012 book Quiet, are people who gain energy from being alone.<p>In business, this means they often excel in roles that require solitary thought with minimum contact — such as coding or creating spreadsheet analyses.<p>But …

2 Ways to Beat Your Fear of Rejection, Backed by Research

We all deal with fear of rejection. Jia Jiang did too. But he overcame it… thanks to a box of donuts.<p>He explains how this happened in his wonderful …

Illustrator’s Ingenious Cut-Outs Turn Any Landscape into Clever Clothing Designs

Jordan-based illustrator Shamekh Al-Bluwi has found a brilliant way to combine his passion for fashion and architecture into a series of cleverly crafted illustrations. Like many of his contemporaries, the visual artist sketches his fashion illustrations on paper; however, he completes his drawings …

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9 foods to eat to give your brain a boost

We all have a general idea of what to eat to stay lean and healthy, but certain foods can help give your brain and body a boost by helping to narrow focus, improve memory, relieve stress, and reduce fatigue.<p>Broccoli and other greens contain a healthy dose of choline, for example, which studies …

Nutrition

How to become a master networker in any country in the world

Eventually, most businesses will get to a point where they want to expand into the global marketplace.<p>A natural first step to achieving that goal is to get out there and network with the various contacts and sources to help get you there.<p>Like most things in life and business, there's an easy way, a …

What Your Birth Order Says About Your Personality

Birth order myths aren’t just fascinating cocktail-party talk. (You are totally a middle child!) There are solid psychological reasons why many …

Indulgent food that can be GOOD for you from ice cream to peanut butter

From peanut butter and ice cream, to steak and fries: The indulgent foods you didn't know could actually be GOOD for you<p><b>Chocolate, peanut butter and</b> …

The 25 most popular tourist attractions in the world

The list is part of TripAdvisor's Traveler's Choice awards, which highlight traveler favorites based on ratings and reviews.<p>From the impressive Burj Khalifa in Dubai to the stunning Church of the Savior on Blood in St. Petersburg, Russia, here are the world's highest-rated landmarks.

The Results Are In—Here are the 36 Beauty Products You Said You Can't Live Without

Introducing our 2015 Beauty Awards winners!

Interview Test Prep: 6 Common Personality Assessments -- And How Employers Use Them

<i>This post originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>Once upon a time all you needed to land a new job was a typo-free résumé, some interview smarts, and a few good references.<p>But these days more and more candidates are finding that getting the gig may very well come down to … your innate …

Science says people decide these 9 things within seconds of meeting you

Within moments of meeting people, you decide all sorts of things about them, from status to intelligence to promiscuity.

A Former CIA Executive’s Advice On How To Make Hard Decisions

A five-step decision-making process from a man who spent 25 years making life-and-death decisions.<p>Each day we make thousands of decisions. Most are fairly insignificant, such as what to have for lunch or what to wear. Others carry weight and consequences. Complicating things is our access to …

Science says these 9 tactics will help you win any argument

We've scoured the research and compiled the following science-backed tactics that will help you win any argument.

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How Being An Oldest, Middle Or Youngest Child Shapes Your Personality

Only children have a reputation for being perfectionists and high-achievers, constantly seeking attention and approval from their parents and from others.<p>But children with siblings, too, express unique personality types based on their birth order.<p>While a number of factors play a role in a child's …

Parenting

The 18 funniest Chinese expressions (and how to use them)

<b>1.</b> Chinese people aren’t just in a class all their own. They’re “a crane among a flock of chickens.” (鹤立鸡群, hèlìjīqún)<p><b>2.</b> In Chinese, you’re not …

The Life of An International Fashion Model Is A Glamorous Lie -- Trust Me, I Used to Be One

It was after a coked up 13-year-old arrived at the agency with dark circles under her eyes and a boyfriend 10 years her senior that I had my final wakeup call.<p>I could no longer do it. I looked at myself. Emaciated body. Controlled life. Negative thoughts. And the fact that I worked in an industry …

Overnight Oats - 50 Best Recipes for Weight Loss

Ready-to-eat cereal isn’t the most waist-friendly variety on supermarket shelves. As it turns out, oatmeal is a much better way to ward off weight …

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