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20 Things Women Who Have Their Sh*t Together Do Every Day

No. 13 is seriously so important, and you probably already do it.<p><b>1. Brew their own coffee at home instead of spending approximately half their paycheck on Starbucks every day.</b> You do not want to do the math on how much you could potentially spend in a year buying coffee every day. That's a …

9 Traits of a Highly Sensitive Person

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Sensitive people get a bad rap. Research suggests that genes are responsible for the 15-20% of people who qualify as “highly sensitive.” Psychologist Elain Aron has studied this phenomenon extensively, and using MRI scans of highly …

Emotional Intelligence

All the 1 Percent Ladies: Wealthy Women Drive Wave of Luxe Travel

Rising numbers of female millionaires and billionaires around the world may help drive a rise in luxury health and wellness holidays and women-only hotel services.<p>The number of female ultra-high net worth individuals — those with net assets of $30 million or more, excluding their primary residences …

Shy Entrepreneurs Can Use the Power of Silence and More to Master Negotiating

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As an introvert, you may feel like you have some disadvantages that your extroverted counterparts don’t have to deal with. However, this isn’t exactly true. In reality, you merely operate best under a different set of circumstances. And, …

Entrepreneurship

11 TED Talks to watch when you're feeling totally burned out

If this sounds like you, odds are you're burned out.<p>Burnout isn't just the greatest challenge to the global health system or a drain on the American workplace — it's wreaking havoc on your well-being.<p>But with the help of TED's expansive online library of presentations, you can quickly learn what …

TED Talks

Columbia University 'mattress project' lawsuit dismissed

<b>New York (CNN) —</b> A New York judge has dismissed a Columbia University graduate's lawsuit claiming the school allowed a woman who said he sexually assaulted her to publicly brand him a "serial rapist."<p>In the federal suit, Paul Nungesser said he was cleared of responsibility in Emma Sulkowicz's 2013 …

Columbia University

Paris like you’ve never seen her before

The latest video from New York filmmaker Tyler Fairbanks is nothing less than a love letter to the City of Light.<p>Bonjour, Paris!, the newest video from New York filmmaker Tyler Fairbanks, is certainly nothing less than a love letter to the City of Light.<p>For both admirers of Paris and the …

France

Prefabricated Eco-Homes : affordable house

Deltec is a building brand based out of California that offers prefabricated homes made from sustainable materials to consumers seeking an affordable …

People Are Going To Prison Thanks To DNA Software — But How It Works Is Secret

A new breed of software claims it can find DNA matches for forensic cases with unprecedented accuracy. But if it’s sending people to prison, should its secret source code be revealed to the accused?<p>Two days after Christmas 1977, police found Shelley H. dead in her apartment in Long Beach, …

The best paintings of all time, ranked

Countless paintings have been produced throughout the history of Western art, but only a few have become timeless icons. What accounts for the …

The Secret War Crime: How Do You Ask Women to Relive Their Worst Nightmares

Ayak poses while nine months pregnant at a safe house in Uganda, Dec. 8, 2015.She lost her entire family to a rebel atta<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Lynsey …

South Sudan

The Bundle Bed Might Be The Ultimate Sleeping Bag for Car Camping

The Bundle Bed Might Be The Ultimate Sleeping Bag for Car Camping With its built-in air mattress, pillow, and sheets, this sleeping bag is almost as …

Why the Clothes in the Courtroom Matter

How women are judged on the stand.<p>Put a defendant on the stand in handcuffs and prison orange, and a defense attorney is going to have an uphill battle. But even when defendants appear in civilian attire, their wardrobe can play a decisive role in the jury's perception, and this is even truer for …

Pictures Show How Dangerous It Can Be to Give Birth

On International Women’s Day, we visit women for whom pregnancy can mean death.<p>Last year, 303,000 women around the world died from pregnancy and birth-related complications. A disproportionate number of these deaths were in developing countries.<p>“A woman in sub-Saharan Africa is 100 times more …

I just visited India for the first time, and it's unlike anywhere else in the world

It was my first time visiting the country. I've been to a lot of other places in Asia and around the world, but India was somehow completely new.<p>Here's some of what I learned when I was there ...

Taj Mahal

How Americans Die Abroad

I recently traveled to Egypt and before departing was met with expressions of surprise from friends who thought the place too dangerous to visit. …

Dating and Mental Health: How Open Should You Be?

“Adventurous, compassionate soul seeking fun-loving female to wander the world, discuss latest <i>New York Times</i> headlines, and exchange witty political …

We'd Eat These Vegetarian Galettes Any Night of the Week

Meet Shelly West, our Readers' Choice Week winner for best vegetarian main dish.<p><i>For this year's Readers' Choice Week, we asked our readers to prove their cooking prowess by sharing their best recipes with us—and boy, did they deliver. Our Test Kitchen selected their favorite submissions in the</i> …

His stress is not like her stress

Muscles tighten, the heart pounds and nausea takes hold: In the face of sudden stress, men and women respond alike. But when threats, scares or …

12 Cool Psychology Tricks That Will Make Your Life Easier

Here are some useful psychology tricks which can help you improve your communication skills and make your life easier in some way.<p><b>To find out if a</b> …

Self-help

The Connection Between Yoga and Addiction Recovery

The Deadlift. It is the quintessential weightlifting exercise. According to David Robson, a bodybuilder, personal trainer and contributor to …

How To Keep Money From Messing Up Your Marriage

Mary Fusillo and her husband, Bob, have been married for 20 years. She met him on a blind date in Houston. Right away, she knew she liked him.<p>He was very intellectual, and he "read jazz biographies of dead jazz musicians," she says, laughing.<p>"And I was used to guys that went hunting on the …

15 Signs You're With A Good Man | Pinterest | Relationships, Advice and Stuffing

When it comes to dating and relationships, I often find myself wondering how certain people end up with others. Wondering why they don't walk away if …

Chemistry, Attraction and the Heart of Love

As a marriage coach one of the most misunderstood topics I encounter is the difference between love and attraction. Most couples come together and marry in the heat of infatuation. The chemistry is undeniable (to them) and attraction is off the charts!<p><b>You're Not Really in Love</b><p>This isn't love, no …

The Difference between Being Alone & Being Lonely.

I have gone large amounts of time of being by myself, especially while traveling, yet in those moments it has never felt appropriate to say I feel</i> …

Loneliness

28 Ways We Sabotage Our Happiness (And How to Stop)

<b>“The simplest things in life are the most extraordinary.” ~Paul Coelho</b><p>Life can be frustrating. Things don’t always go according to plan.<p>People let …

Happiness

Have You Settled for a Less-Than-Ideal Life?

I pulled my hood over my head as I looked down into one of nature's most magnificent creations, and one of my favorite things: a gorgeous waterfall.<p>We were ten kilometers into our hike at Yosemite National Park in California, and I wasn't at all tired. I was energized, drinking in every moment, …

7 Offbeat Adventures Around the World

Itching for an adventure, but want to set your sights on something a little out of the ordinary? Look no further.<p>Treat yourself to a wholly unique experience with any one of these offbeat adventures:<p>Live Like a Bedouin in Egypt<p>If commonplace adventures sound too tame for you, consider immersing …

Glamping: Getting Close to Nature In Luxury

Camping is not for everyone. In fact, camping has never been our type of holiday, despite being fans of budget family travel. As much as we love …