Behnoosh Afiat

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Communication Strategies That Help an Introvert Get More Influence in an Extrovert World

Not very often that you luckily find a job that matches your personality. Sometimes you fall in a job that is totally a contrast to your personality.<p>But before you try to escape, I think at first you can take this opportunity to learn interesting things in order to develop yourself, or maybe you …

7 things you (probably) didn’t know about Charles Dickens and his family home

Louisa Price, curator of the Charles Dickens Museum at 48 Doughty Street in London, shares seven lesser-known facts about Dickens and the family home …

The death of Caesar: do we know the whole story?

For centuries we’ve been told that two Roman senators called Brutus and Cassius masterminded the plot to butcher Julius Caesar on the Ides of March. …

thegoodreads.in

Eight Things Successful Educators Never Say

Words matter. They carry incredible power and reveal our underlying attitudes and assumptions. The words you choose each day can serve to lift others …

Self-improvement

Students Can Learn From Their Mistakes If We Let Them

John Hattie says that teachers answer 40 to 50% of the questions they ask students in the classroom. Why do we do that? How can we change?

Pedagogy

17 Clever Psychological Tricks You Can Use In Your Daily Life

Actions speak louder than words, yet we don’t understand them completely. Now while it isn’t possible to decode someone’s mind exactly, attempts can …

Science Explains...When You Should and Shouldn't Trust Your Brain

<i>This article originally appeared on Inverse.</i><p><b>By Sarah Sloat</b><p>Advice is usually boiled down to regurgitations of the idea that you are the best judge. Follow your heart, trust your gut, <i>to thine own self be true</i> -- all utterances that essentially say, hey, what you're feeling and what you're thinking is …

22-Year-Old's Incredibly Artistic Self-Portraits

<b>Prejudice</b><p>Though Budapest, Hungary-based photographer Noell S. Oszvald currently has only 22 total photos on her Flickr page, they're all so incredibly powerful, you could spend hours looking at each one. The 22-year-old started taking photos a little over a year ago, though you wouldn't know that …

Photography

Everything You Need To Know Before You Go Vegan

Life<p>by Daniela Morosini | 31 10 2016<p>Thinking of going vegan? Making the switch from omnivore to vegan is quite the lifestyle shift.<p>Being vegan means …

Dry Skin

Three 15-Minute Muscle-Building Workouts

Workout #1: Opposing Muscle Groups<p><b>Time:</b> 15 Minutes<p>Charles Staley’s Escalating Density Training (EDT) is a favorite around the <i>Muscle & Fitness</i> office …

Basic Self-Defense Moves Anyone Can Do (and Everyone Should Know)

Would you be able to defend yourself and your loved ones if someone were to physically attack you? It’s a question most of us don’t want to consider, …

Be thankful: Science says gratitude is good for your health

If you need one more reason to be thankful, here it is. More and more researchers are finding that gratitude doesn’t just make you feel like a better person, it’s actually good for your health.<p>“Clinical trials indicate that the practice of gratitude can have dramatic and lasting effects in a …

Secrets of kindness from Matthieu Ricard, the 'world's happiest man'

If being kinder is a goal for you, Matthieu Ricard has some good news. Kindness leads directly to happiness, says the 69-year-old Buddhist monk.<p>Ricard, often called the “happiest man in the world," has undergone hours of MRI scans during which scientists found unusually high levels of upbeat …

You Can't Be Rational If You Are Not Emotional (11.1)

<i>"The heart has reasons that reason knows nothing about." -- Pascal</i><p>You can't be rational if you are too emotional. But you can't be rational if you are not emotional.<p>When you are too emotional, you don't want to do what you know is best. Think of times you've succumbed to temptation and, against …

Why Hitler was such a successful orator

Bundesarchiv<p>"I know that men are won over less by the written than by the spoken word, that every great movement on this earth owes its growth to great orators and not to great writers." —Adolf Hitler, "Mein Kampf," 1925<p>One of the world's most influential orators created the largest German …

Study Skills You Absolutely Need to Rocket Learning Results

It’s a question that tortures every student: How can I improve my study skills? Is there any way to do it fast and effectively?<p>First off, you need to …

3 Body Language Hacks to Improve Your Portrait Photography

I’m going to ask you to put your camera down for now. I know it’s a lot to ask, but the secret I’ve discovered to better portrait photography has, in …

Photography

What Happens If An Astronaut Floats Off In Space?

In short: he's in trouble.<p>In the film <i>Gravity</i>, which opens this month, two astronauts are on a spacewalk when an accident hurtles them into the void. So what would actually happen if you went, in NASA's terminology, "overboard"?<p>NASA requires spacewalking astronauts to use tethers (and sometimes …

Proof success has nothing to do with a high IQ

<i>MPW Insider is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s answer for:</i> …

Artist's Illustrations Capture The Simple Beauty Of Everyday Love

Love is in the little things.<p>For the past five years, artist Nidhi Chanani has been working on a series of illustrations that show the small, ordinary moments that make up a romantic relationship.<p>The collection, aptly titled "Everyday Love," serves as a reminder that love is about more than grand …

Relationships

How to Turn a Bad Day Around

Let’s face it. Life can be full of frustrations—an argument with your teenager over breakfast, a missed train, or even just a spilled coffee can make you wish you could crawl back into bed. How can you change your mood when you’ve started your day off on the wrong foot? How do you stop annoyances …

12 Ways to Raise a Kid Who's Healthy for Life

We get it: It’s hard enough persuading your kids to eat anything that isn’t shaped like a dinosaur, to say nothing about dragging them away from the …

How To Never Get Angry: 3 New Secrets From Neuroscience

They’re one inch from your face, boiling with rage, screaming and yelling at you.And all you want to do is scream and yell back. But you know that’s …

Anger Management

7 Horrible thoughts that hinder success

Getting control of your mind is one of the toughest challenges entrepreneurs face and something you will likely work on your whole life. It’s normal …

12 mountains everybody should climb

Whether you're a first-time climber or searching for your next high-altitude challenge, don't overlook these 'classic' peaks...<p>1. Toubkal,</b> …

Immanuel Kant

In his consulting room at Berggasse 19, in central Vienna, Sigmund Freud came…<p>Many of us want to start our own businesses. Public space is filled …

12 Mini Habits of Insanely Successful People

“Mini habits” are daily routines that take just a few minutes to perform, but have huge returns in the overall quality of your life as a result of …

Success

3 Simple Tips to Be More Productive

Working smarter and faster is a must in today’s increasingly complex world. But productivity hacks don’t have to be complicated. Here are three …