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These Detailed Sexual Fantasies Are Better Than Fifty Shades Of Grey

Even if you think you’re not kinky, there’s a chance your brain might be. And when it comes to getting turned on and orgasming, our brains deserve …

Fifty Shades of Grey

If You Want to Raise Honest Kids, Harvard Researchers Suggest These 3 Tips

Raising a child who is honest, trustworthy, and open is every parent's goal, but with the white lie ever-present in everyday life (especially for parents — sometimes you just have to tell your kid their favorite pizza spot is closed to get a vegetable in them), how do you ensure you're raising your …

Parenting

These are the plants that will actually clean up your air

No matter how clean your home is, chances are, the air’s still got a <i>little</i> somethin’ somethin’ in it that isn’t exactly *great* for your body …

Plants

11 Flirty Phrases That'll Get Your Long-Term Partner In The Mood Instantly

We usually associate flirting with being single; with trying to pick someone up. It’s the stuff of cheesy pickup lines or eyes across the bar or the …

15 Summer Activities For Kids That Will Make Them Forget All About the TV

For kids, Summer is pure, uninterrupted freedom. The warm weather, sunny skies, and blissful few months off from school pave the way for an endless amount of adventures. But for some parents, Summer can be a bit overwhelming as you try to plan activities to make sure kids get outside, stay active, …

12 Things Successful People Do On Friday Afternoons

How you end your workweek will not only have a huge impact on how productive you are the following week, but also may determine how relaxed you are …

Productivity

The 6 Best Snacks for Anyone Cutting Out Sugar, According to a Nutritionist

If you’re trying to wean yourself off sugar, you know that eating on the go can get tricky. So many packaged (and easily portable) foods are full of …

Nutrition

6 Ways to Have More Intense Orgasms

Everyone loves a happy ending—so why stop at just one? In our exclusive Health.com orgasm survey, three-quarters of you said you want more: more …

Lifestyle

9 questions the most interesting people ask to cut through small talk

I remember early in my career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to schmooze or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the windbag who dragged on forever, so I learned to be brief, to the point, and …

Self-improvement

5 Fifty Shades sex positions to set your climax free

Your inner goddess will thank you. Maybe.<p>A lot of the sex scenes from <i>Fifty Shades Freed</i> elicit a resounding "hell no" from me. Sorry, but I just don't find sex in a meadow erotic. Ticks, anyone?! But a select few are actually worth a shot if you're feeling brave, or have run out of Netflix shows to …

Sofa

25 words you should use on your resume if you want to get more interviews

When it comes to making hiring decisions, including "team player language" on your resume makes it less likely you'll get an offer.<p>So, how do you write a great resume that uses language that will get you hired?<p>A lot of well-meaning people will suggest you should use "action verbs." But that's fast …

Employment

Why You need A Wacom Tablet & How To Set Up A Wacom Tablet For Lightroom

I can’t function in clutter. I loathe clutter. I’m not necessarily OCD about it, but I learned a long time ago that it makes more sense for me to …

5 Steps for Conducting an Effective Annual Review | Inc.com

This week at Zillow Group, we're kicking off annual reviews -- a time when employees sit down with their managers to receive feedback on the past year's performance and discuss the coming year's goals. Structured feedback within annual reviews is critical to our employees' career development; while …

Employment

Photoshop Tips: Learn to Fix Underexposed Portraits and Pump Up Color in Just 2 Minutes (VIDEO)

The next time you mistakenly shoot flat, underexposed portraits, and it’s too late for a do-over, the simple tutorial below will save the day. This …

Tutorials

9 lessons about life I wish I'd known 30 years ago

At 57 years old, I'm able to look back and view my life in an utterly different light from when I was 40, 30 or 20. So much of what I believed was crucial to my success and happiness when I was in my 20s and 30s proved to be erroneous and misguided.<p>And most of those misguided notions were based on …

Middle Age

3 Simple Time-Management Tricks to Boost Your Employees' Productivity | Inc.com

As a leader, it's your responsibility to help everyone on your team do more of their best work. This means coaching them to prioritize their work, giving them the insights they need to spend time wisely, and most of all, making sure you're not getting in their way.<p>But with all the other tasks on …

Time Management

Want Your Best Workers to Never Quit? Research Says It Comes Down to Asking Them 6 Simple Questions | Inc.com

A question I get asked a lot is how to go about getting teams or whole workforces "engaged." It's a legitimate question pondered by head-scratching managers, execs and HR people everywhere looking to architect workplaces that produce results by motivated employees.<p>Well, lets first remove the nap …

Employee Engagement

How to explain how babies are made and eight other 'mysteries' to children - Cornwall Live

Nearly half of parents admit they often struggle to answer their youngsters' tricky questions.<p>From 'Is Father Christmas real' to 'Why is the sky …

Father Christmas

7 Things Your Kids Need to See You Do Every Day to Feel Loved

Between busy schedules, daily routines, and blurs of life events, days spent with our families have a tendency to tumble into months and years faster …

Kids

How to Have That Talk With Your Son—Without Dying of Embarrassment

When it comes to initiating that awkward but necessary discussion about puberty with your kids, there has always been a sense of urgency about girls: …

Puberty

The Key to Teaching Your Kids to Be Gracious Losers

Kids will lose. Here's how you can help them develop the grace to shrug it off and focus on fun.<p>By<p>Nov 24 2017, 2:03 PM<p>Any preschool playground will …

How to explain to a child when you can’t (or don’t want to) buy something

With holiday shopping in full swing, parents are getting on-the-fly — and often pie-in-the-sky — wish lists from their children. No matter what the hot item is this season it will fly off the shelves and be resold for an astronomical price, as parents scramble to fulfill those wishes.<p>My 8-year-old …

Parenting

These Are the Chores Your Child Should Be Doing This Year Based on Their Age

If you're a mama who feels like she's doing literally everything around the house, including picking up after your very capable kids, we know how you …

Kids

Jeff Bezos asks 3 questions before bringing a new hire onto an Amazon team

If you're looking to give yourself a crash course in cutting-edge business thinking, you could do a lot worse than taking a leaf out of VC Li Jiang's book. An investor at GSV Capital, Jiang recently set himself an intriguing project — read every one of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos's Letters to …

Self-improvement

7 signs you aren't managing your time effectively

Time and calendar management can influence all aspects of your life. It's important to be on the lookout for the following seven signs that things may not be going as well as you think.<p>Once you become an effective manager of your schedule you won't just become a time and calendar boss. You will …

Time Management

This Mum's List Of "Don'ts" For Her Daughter Is So Empowering

Recent studies have found that rigid gender stereotypes negatively impact girls as young as six years old, but writer Toni Hammer is doing everything …

How Emotionally Intelligent People Give Negative Feedback | Inc.com

It's a moment you always dread. Someone--your employee, your partner, your child, or even a vendor--has failed to fulfill a commitment to you, or delivered a poor performance. Now you have to give that person negative feedback. Your goal is to avoid a repeat of whatever went wrong. Your fear is …

Self-help

Google is sharing its management tools with the world

Speaking at his alma mater in January, Sundar Pichai, Google’s low-profile CEO, revealed his key to effective management: “Let others succeed.”<p>Enacting Pichai’s advice is easier said than done. But Google is sharing some tools that might help. Its Re:Work blog is offering a series of instructive …

11 Things Every Parent Should Know About Kids and Sleep

Turns out, those Zzs are super important.<p>Experts Do Offer Recommendations for How Much Sleep Kids Should Get<p>And that number changes as they get …

Teens

7 old-fashioned manners today's parents should still teach their kids

But sometimes life gets in the way, and you're just too busy or exhausted to remind little Johnny to chew his hamburger with his mouth <i>closed</i>, for goodness sake.<p>"Everybody's so stressed out today," said Barbara Pachter, a business-etiquette expert and the author of "The Communication Clinic." "If …

Kids