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'I wish I’d known that when I went to university' - Telegraph writers share their student wisdom

Do sever ties to the past, don’t take a cat to college, do treasure the holidays, don’t worry about your future career, and never, ever attempt backflips when drunk... here's what Telegraph writers wish they had known before university.<p>Elizabeth Grice, feature writer<p><b>Manchester University, 1968:</b> …

South-east Asia

7 Science-Backed Steps To Take Before Quitting A Job That’s Burning You Out

Here’s the latest research on the small tweaks you can make to fall back in love with a job that’s getting the better of you.<p>When you first moved your things into your office, you couldn’t wait to put your talents to use and impress your new colleagues with your dedication and drive.<p>But at some …

Princeton University

Want To Double Your Salary? Of Course You Do—Try This

Research shows money (in the form of a paycheck) can buy happiness. Experts craft a game plan to double your salary.<p>The best things in life may be free, but a study out of Case Western Reserve University found that money does indeed buy happiness. Increasing income–to the tune of an annual salary …

Employment

Clueless About Money? This Simple Tool Could Empower Your Financial Life

We all hate not knowing where our money goes.<p>Peter Polson started Tiller out of frustration with the tools available to manage his money. In high school in the early 90's, Polson taught computer classes as a side job. His standard curriculum included Word and Quicken. Later in college, he worked …

Personal Finance

The 3 Stages of Failure in Life and Work (And How to Fix Them)

One of the hardest things in life is to know when to keep going and when to move on.<p>On the one hand, perseverance and grit are key to achieving …

DevOps Engineers: What They Are and Why Your Small Business Should Hire One

If your small to midsize business (SMB) uses a healthy amount of third-party and proprietary software, then you should probably consider hiring a Development Operations (DevOps) professional. These brainy developers are responsible for a wide range of tasks, including code writing, app creation, …

15 highly useful life hacks you can learn in a minute or less

Everyone loves a good life hack, especially if it's super quick to pick up.<p>While one minute may not seem like a lot of time to master a useful skill, …

Sinusitis

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Mystery of deja vu solved?

DEJA vu. We’ve all experienced that feeling of a moment within a moment. But now a new theory may explain what’s really happening.

The Brain

The Perfect Amount of Time to Work Each Day

The 8-hour workday is an outdated and ineffective approach to work. Let go of this relic and try a new, more productive approach.<p>The eight-hour workday was created during the industrial revolution in an effort to cut down on the number of hours of manual labor that workers were forced to endure on …

Time Management

7 Beliefs That Make Success and Happiness Automatic

Good timber does not grow with ease. The stronger the wind, the stronger the trees.<p>1. "Happiness is not something outside of me, but flows outward from me."<p>Most people are chasing happiness. They believe it's on the other side of success. That you must first do or have something before you can be …

Motivation

How to Become the Best in the World at What You Do

It can feel impossible to move toward your dreams. You know exactly what you want to do, but there are endless obstacles in your way.<p>There is so much …

Motivation

I’m In Love With My Ex & Will Do Anything To Get Him Back & From His Wife

Dear <b>Bossip</b>,<p>I am so in love with my ex till I cannot stop wanting him.<p>We were together for 4 years while he was married to his wife. I used to hear …

Relationships

Turning Off Your Phone Is an Underrated Behavioral Intervention

This past weekend my dad was in town, so my brother and I did what you’re supposed to do when you live in New York and have family visiting: We took …

Why Becoming Purpose Driven Is The Path To Success in the 21st Century

"A culture of purpose guides behavior, influences strategy, transcends leaders-and endures." - Punit Renjen, Deloitte Global CEO<p>The bigger purpose is a clear definition of why the company exists. When we explore this with companies, we always find a deeper reason that very often is <i>not</i> communicated …

Employee Engagement

No Divorce: Will Smith Says Doing This With Wife Jada Saved Them From Signing Those Papers

Will Smith Says Doing This With Wife Jada Saved Them From Divorce<p>Will Smith and wife Jada Pinkett-Smith have dodged divorce rumors for years but the …

6 Negative Thoughts That Can Destroy A Relationship

When you’re married or in a long-term relationship, there are plenty of things best left unsaid.<p>Negative thoughts can be just as harmful. Below, marriage therapists share six of the most damaging thoughts you can have about your relationship or your spouse.<p>It’s common for people to worry if their …

University of Washington

This Is What Your Gym Facebook Updates Say About You

We’ve written about the connection between sappy relationship posts on Facebook and low self-esteem—<b>but what about the psychology behind fitness</b> …

New algorithm finds signs of depression in your Instagram feed

While Instagram data can already be used to guess your age, a new research paper shows how it might also be used to check upon your mental health. Using a set of machine learning tools and several dozen users' Instagram feeds, a team of researchers from Harvard and the University of Vermont have …

17 Goals For a More Organised Life

Source: POPSUGAR Photography<p>Nothing is better than a home that is easy to navigate with belongings that are even easier to find. Don't forget about …

Personal Organizing

If you want to know more about your relationship, just look at how you're sleeping

If there’s one thing every single one of us can agree on, it’s that sleep is pretty much sacred. Not only is sleep necessary to stay alive, getting …

Why Popular Bosses Aren't Always Great Leaders

Leadership is, among other things, doing what others are not doing, without knowing how it will turn out, but believing it’s for the best. That …

Christianity

Melbourne Has Been Named The Most Liveable City In The World

The hipster beards, cold brew coffee and fixie bikes of Victoria’s capital have just become a little more appealing as Melbourne has just been named …

What's So Sensational About Your Customer Experience?

Digitally enabled and connected customers are looking for choice, transparency, simplicity, and personalized experiences when it comes to the products and services they buy. To the digitally empowered customer, products and pricing matter less. Experiences matter more. As a consequence, 89% of …

Customer Experience

The glorious Galaxy Note 7 is what happens when a company isn't afraid to go crazy

Samsung’s wild experimentation over the years is now paying off<p>Galaxy Note 7 reviews have hit the internet this week and the consensus among them is that it might be the best designed smartphone ever. Today I got my hands on this precious new device, and my skepticism has quickly morphed into geeky …

Galaxy Note

What to Do When the Relationship Is Great but the Sex Isn't

In an ideal relationship, you and your partner are compatible both physically and emotionally. But if you have a lackluster sex life while everything else is great, can what's lacking physically be made up for emotionally? And how much better can the sex get?<p><i>Prettyfrustratedtw</i> is dealing with this …

Lifestyle

The Origins of Religion: How Supernatural Beliefs Evolved

Many Catholics reveled in the pope's whirlwind visit to the East Coast of the United States last month. But as the devout return to life as usual, …

Harvard

The Seven Senses of Self-Development

The most fulfilling path to success and personal fulfillment comes through the pursuit of your own self-development. The radically happy and successful immerse themselves in self-development. They have a deep and vested interest in life and relationships. Through self-exploration they remain openly …

Self-improvement

Why We Fall in Love: The Paradoxical Psychology of Romance and Why Frustration Is Necessary for Satisfaction

“All love stories are frustration stories… To fall in love is to be reminded of a frustration that you didn’t know you had.”<p>Adrienne Rich, in contemplating how love refines our truths, wrote: “An honorable human relationship — that is, one in which two people have the right to use the word ‘love’ — …