Cara Schock

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Life looks good on the surface - so why are we all so lonely?

‘But you can’t be lonely,’ a friend tells me crossly. ‘You’re out every night.’ The backhanded compliment makes me laugh. But it also makes me sad.<p>On paper my life sounds glamorous. My Facebook and Twitter updates show evenings spent at film premieres and West End first nights. Last weekend I was …

Mental Health

ISO Explained for Beginner Photographers

For beginning photographers, one of the hardest parts of learning photography is figuring out all those exposure settings.You know...aperture, …

How Thinking About Death Can Make Your Life Better

It’s so important to live your life fully, in the now, aware of everything you have. Author Wayne Dyer said that in order to appreciate the beauty of …

Get Schooled in Everything From Big Data to AI With This Online Course

Learn from the experts.<p>Machines are becoming smarter than ever before, and all that artificial intelligence is going to play a crucial role in the …

5 Life-Changing Realizations About Fear and Anxiety

<b>“Fear is inevitable, I have to accept that, but I cannot allow it to paralyze me.” – Isabel Allende</b><p>I was lying on the sofa in my tiny flat in …

Mind

3 Reasons Why You Should Go into Project Management

Now is the best time to get accredited.<p>With the tech market’s explosion over the past few years, project management is quickly becoming a field invaluable to any organization’s success. Seasoned project managers use training from specific certifications to ensure that projects are well-structured, …

HBR Guide to Data Analytics Basics for Managers

Publication Date: <b>November 15, 2016</b><p>Today's business environment brings with it an onslaught of data, but leaving the analysis to others in your company just won't cut it. Now more than ever, managers must know how to tease insight from data--to understand where it comes from, make sense of the …

The Downsides of Being Very Emotionally Intelligent

Gemma is extremely caring and sensitive. She pays a great deal of attention to others’ emotions and is kind and considerate. Gemma is also quite optimistic. She is usually upbeat and remains positive even in the face of bad news. Her colleagues love working with her because they see her as a beacon …

7 Journaling Prompts For Those Days You Just Don't Feel Like Writing

You've probably heard by now—journaling is an amazing way to declutter your mind, get crystal clear on your desires, and recognize the obstacles …

12 Great Places to Go in 2017—and How to Do Them on a Budget

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10 Science-Backed Ways To Be More Positive In 2017

2016 was full of negativity. Adopting these 10 habits can help guard against bringing that bad energy into the new year.<p>For a variety of reasons ranging from sorrow over the deaths of some beloved cultural icons to the bitter acrimony that characterized much of the political scene, a fair number of …

Want Clarity In 2017? Ask Yourself These 7 Questions | Inc.com

When each year begins to wind down, most of us make special efforts to plan for the future. We create resolutions. We put up new calendars in our office. We write out a list of new goals for the year.<p>Answering the question, "Where do you see yourself at the end of the year?" before the year even …

Top 10 Motivational Apps That Will Help You Nail Your Resolutions | Inc.com

With the annual renewal of the year-long calendar comes a natural renewal of our resolve to be better people: eat better, workout more, call our loved ones regularly, and meet our professional goals. Though we may have started the last year with best of intentions, we're only human, and everyone …

18 bad habits you should break in 2017 to be more productive

While this is no easy feat, getting more done in less time is a much more attainable goal if you're not sabotaging yourself with bad habits.<p>Below are 18 things you should stop doing right now to become more productive.

How to Be Happier in 2017: 9 Science-Backed Habits That Will Leverage the Power of Positive Psychology | Inc.com

What are your resolutions for 2017? Lose weight? Finally start that business you've been talking about? Travel more, or finally get organized?<p>Meet Mike Erwin, one of the most mindfully optimistic people I know. He's a soldier and combat veteran who came back home to study positive psychology at the …