Chuck Dalrymple

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7 Ways to Overcome the Toxic Self-Criticism That Robs You of Mental Strength

A negative inner dialogue will prevent you from having a positive life.<p>Your private inner dialogue can either be a powerful stepping stone or a major obstacle to reaching your goals. If you constantly make negative predictions like, "I'm going to mess up," or you call yourself names, your self-talk …

‘A different dimension of loss’: inside the great insect die-off

Scientists have identified 2 million species of living things. No one knows how many more are out there, and tens of thousands may be vanishing before we have even had a chance to encounter them. By Jacob Mikanowski<p>The Earth is ridiculously, burstingly full of life. Four billion years after the …

Natural History Museum

Watch outer space for free on a live stream

Of course you have to sign up<p>A company called Slooh, which provides live streams of outer space via telescope, is opening up its sightings of eclipses, full moons, asteroids, and comets to anyone with an internet connection — for free. All you need to do is sign up on their website.<p>Slooh owns seven …

19 Reasons Why You're Stuck and How to Get Unstuck

Change is painful, but nothing is as painful as staying stuck somewhere you don't belong.<p>Change is difficult for most people. Left to our own devices, most of us would rather carry on as we are. But if you're holding yourself back from your potential, or if you feel stuck where you are, life is …

Self-help

What I learned from home DNA testing

They promise to reveal everything from our ancestry to our chances of serious illness. But are DNA tests accurate and do they tell us anything worthwhile?<p>There may come a time in everyone’s life when they find themselves sitting at the kitchen table on an otherwise unexceptional weekday morning, …

Genetics

Mary Meeker’s 2017 internet trends report: All the slides, plus analysis

The most anticipated slide deck of the year is here.<p>Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers partner Mary Meeker is delivering her annual rapid-fire internet trends report right now at <b>Code</b> <b>Conference</b> at the Terranea Resort in California.<p>Here’s a first look at the most highly anticipated slide deck in …

This Famous Quote Will Teach You Everything You Need to Know About Leadership

When you think about it, this quote makes perfect business sense.<p>Robert K. Greenleaf coined the term "servant leadership" in the modern corporate setting when he wrote these famous words in his legendary essay <i>The Servant as Leader,</i> published in 1970. He said:<p>The servant-leader <i>is</i> servant first. It …

12 habits of genuine people

There’s an enormous amount of research suggesting that emotional intelligence (EQ) is critical to your performance at work. TalentSmart has tested …

Should you pay the WannaCry ransom?

<b>WannaCry has infected hundreds of thousands of computers around the world in 150 countries. The advice is to update Windows to ensure you are protected.</b><p>But what do you do if the ransomware arrives on your computer?<p>The most crucial bit of advice from most experts is: Don't pay the ransom.<p>For some, …

Google I/O 2017: 8 Reasons To Pay Attention As Google Courts Developers

Last year’s conference will be a hard act to follow, but between Assistant, Daydream, Home, and other products, there’s lots of room for news and surprises.<p>This Wednesday and Thursday, Google is holding its annual developer shindig, I/O. The conference will turn the Shoreline Ampitheatre near the …

Live from New York: It's Sean Spicer's week

As speculation mounts over the White House press secretary's future, Melissa McCarthy ramps up her 'Spicey' caricature on Saturday Night Live.<p>At the end of a week that saw fevered speculation in the Washington media over the future of Sean Spicer, actress Melissa McCarthy reprised her caricature of …

If You Want to Be Truly Happy, Stop Worrying About These 24 Things in Your Life

We are each responsible for our own happiness.<p>If you want to be happy you have to find the things that make you unhappy.<p>If you want to move forward, there are always things you need to let go of first. It's a process that shouldn't happen just once a year. Taking stock should be an ongoing …

People Who Have More Sex Are Happier Than The Rest Of Us For The Least Sexy Reason

Here’s some vital information for your everyday life: People who have more sex are much, much happier than those of us who aren’t knocking boots at every opportunity. But is it the sex that’s making all your more amorous friends happier or is it something else? Could it be that it’s not the actual …

The surprising health benefits of having more sex

Some good news and some bad news from the world of sex research today.<p>First, the good news: having sexual intercourse several times a week helps to prevent life-threatening heart disease. Research published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine, found that regular rolls in the hay help to prevent a …

Want to Be Happy? Stop Doing These 10 Things.

A few small adjustments to your outlook could be the key to happiness.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Last year, the Journal of Happiness Studies published research by Michael Minkov and Michael Harris Bond that claims happiness has a genetic component -- some people …

Happiness

Is Your Job the Right Fit? Take This Quiz to Find Out

Want a job you love? The first step is figuring out if you're in the right role right now.<p>We all want to do a job we love, but many of us are unfortunately stuck in jobs that just aren't right. And what's more, some people aren't even aware of the fact that their job isn't the one for them!<p>If …

15 Things You Can Do to Be Happier at Work

Employees have more self-determination in their careers than ever, but with the added independence many of us enjoy today comes a responsibility to …

15 science-backed tips to get someone to fall in love with you

Candy hearts, lavish flower arrangements, and boxes of chocolate line the shelves of stores, waiting to be purchased by lovebirds for their Valentine.<p>But if you don't have a partner to celebrate with on February 14th — and you'd like that to change — don't despair. We've got you covered.<p>In the …

Dating

7 Books to Help You Slow Down and Cheer Up

We live in a fast-paced, frantic, noisy, and highly overcharged society. Wired in more ways than one, the thought of disconnecting strikes fear in the hearts of most. We are addicted to speed — online, in life, and even in our dreams. But is this constant push forward healthy? Are our never-ending …

Forever Broke: 15 Things Holding You Back From Becoming a Multimillionaire

As Mark Cuban once said, "Ideas are worthless until you do something with them."<p>There's no surefire way to become a millionaire. But there are definitely things that are holding you back from achieving that elusive multi-millionaire status.<p>Over my 32 years of being alive (yes, I'm 32), I have been …

How to activate your brain's ability to learn

A new study looks at the power of practicing well beyond mastery.<p>In music, you have scales. In Jiu Jitsu, it’s drilling. Most of us just call it practice. Whatever you label it, many believe that greatness, heck even mere competency, requires training a skill well past proficiency. It's continuing …

The Brain

This LinkedIn Recruiter’s Tips For Showcasing Soft Skills On Job Interviews

“It’s more about who you are than what you do,” one LinkedIn insider explains.<p>If you’ve heard a lot about “soft skills” lately, it’s at least partly because employers want you to develop them. According to our Global Recruiting Trends study here at LinkedIn, more employers are rolling out “soft …

You can now point your phone at Japanese text and get an instant translation

Google's Word Lens is a smartphone app that lets you point your camera at text and get an instant translation on-screen. That's nifty enough as it is …

Japan

How to Be an Exceptional Leader: Advice From a Navy SEAL

Great leaders push, pull, teach...and never set their teams up for failure.<p>If you're even a semi-regular reader of mine, by now you know I love the reality series <i>The Selection: Special Operations Experiment</i>, which airs Thursday nights at 10 p.m. EST on History. (Or you can catch up on the show's …

Machine learning could finally crack the 4,000-year-old Indus script

After a century of failing to crack an ancient script, linguists turn to machines<p>In 1872 a British general named Alexander Cunningham, excavating an area in what was then British-controlled northern India, came across something peculiar. Buried in some ruins, he uncovered a small, one inch by one …

How to ace every exam you ever take

Mocks are over and the Easter holidays are on the horizon, which means the number of parents fretting over their children’s revision schedules – and whether they’ll get the grades they need – is growing apace. For many, a place at Oxbridge is the desired reward for that hard work. It might seem …

List-Worthy

How to Boost Your (and Others’) Emotional Intelligence

Among the various core ingredients of talent and career success, few personal qualities have received more attention in the past decade than emotional intelligence (EQ), the ability to identify and manage your own and others’ emotions. Importantly, unlike most of the competencies that make it into …

Emotional Intelligence

6 Personality Tests That Will Actually Help You Learn About Yourself

<i>For many of us, 2016 was a doozy, but we here at Brit + Co are ready to hit refresh in 2017! Follow our Hit Refresh series through January for new ideas, hacks and skills that will help you achieve (and maintain!) those New Year’s resolutions.</i><p>Humans have a weird desire for self-awareness, even …

90 Smart Ways to Radically Boost Your Productivity

An epic list of ways to increase your personal productivity and be a lot more successful.<p>Ninety days, 90 ways to be more productive in 2017. While some will only take a few minutes, they will still make a major impact on your productivity. Others might take a little longer, especially if creating a …

10 Success lessons from Dale Carnegie – “Best-Selling Author” for entrepreneurs

Share82<p>Tweet<p>Share168<p>+12<p>Shares 252<p>Dale Carnegie was a famous lecturer and writer as well as the developer of very popular courses in self-improvement, …

Motivation