Dan'nette Parker

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The 15 Most Romantic Places to Go in January

Time to hatch a winter escape plan with your significant other.<p>Say what you will about the snow, but there’s something incredibly romantic about the …

Snowfall

33 Smart Habits That Will Train Other People to Treat You With Respect | Inc.com

What do people want out of work? More than money, more than benefits, much more than job security, a recent survey says, they want to be treated with respect.<p>If that sounds like you, how can you increase the respect you get each day at work? It turns out that there are specific habits you can …

Jeff Bezos

8 Tips to Try When Shooting Portraits for Better Results

Here’s a 5-minute video with 8 simple tips beginning portrait photographers can try in order to improve results. These words of wisdom come from …

6 unreal bungalows you can book (cheap) in Bali for your next healthy getaway

Judging from all the mood-boosting eye candy on Instagram, Bali appears to be a dreamland filled with an endless number of infinity pools, yoga …

The US Coast Guard is operating floating prisons in the Pacific Ocean, outside US legal protections

If you've followed the War on Terror at all, you're almost certainly familiar with the US detention facility at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba — a US prison that exists outside the realm of the US justice system.<p>Now, it turns out, there's a secret US detention system in the War on Drugs, too — and this one …

Despite dubious claims, manuka honey may be antibiotic powerhouse

Manuka honey is often touted as a "superfood" that treats many ailments, including allergies, colds and flus, gingivitis, sore throats, staph infections, and numerous types of wounds.<p>Manuka can apparently also boost energy, "detox" your system, lower cholesterol, stave off diabetes, improve sleep, …

Immune System

How to be resilient: 8 steps to success when life gets hard

<i>“Stick with it!”</i><p><i>“Be resilient!”</i><p><i>“Never give up!”</i><p>I see a lot of stuff about resilience, persistence and grit. What I don’t see is a lot of legitimate …

10 Sex Tips You Haven't Heard A Million Times Before

So worth the effort.<p>A little experimentation never hurt <i>anyone’s</i> sex life.<p>To help couples in long-term relationships stretch their imaginations, we asked sexperts from around the country to share one piece of unconventional advice. See what they had to say below.<p>1. Watch each other masturbate.<p>“How …

San Francisco

15 'Secret' iPhone Hacks That Will Even Impress Siri

Want to know how to charge your phone super fast and correct Siri when she's wrong? These elusive shortcuts will help you save time.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>While Apple products were created to be simple and easy-to-use tech tools for the everyday person, it …

13 signs you're smarter than you realize

Everyone wants to be humble. <i>Who me, smart? Nah, I'm just a good test-taker</i>.<p>And anyway, it's kind of crass to go around proclaiming to everyone who'll listen that you're a genius.<p>But now that it's just the two of us, we can be honest. If you really are a genius — or at least smarter than average — …

Psychology

Understanding and improving your credit score

Your credit score impacts all areas of your financial life, from getting approved for a credit card to the rate you qualify for on a mortgage. Not …

12 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do With Your Streaming Devices

With the emergence of streaming devices, getting your favorite content from the internet to your TV is getting easier every day. Although Roku, …

Smart TV

Cancer cells destroyed in just 3 days with new technique

Cancer cells are relentless, possessing the vexatious ability to develop resistance to current therapies and making the disease hugely challenging to …

50 Things You Didn't Know About Stranger Things

It was originally called 'Montauk' and set on Long Island.<p>You've already finished your <i>Stranger Things 2</i> binge (or binges—we won't judge) and you've got a while to wait until Season 3. While you wait, click through to discover 50 things you didn't know about your favorite show.

10 Stunning Private Islands You Can Rent From $307 a Night, Ranked By Price

Check these out if you're in search of a beautiful, secluded getaway.<p>If you’ve always fancied taking over a secluded private island for a night, …

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Every successful relationship is successful for the same exact reasons

Hey, guess what? I got married two weeks ago. And like most people, I asked some of the older and wiser folks around me for a couple quick words of advice from their own marriages to make sure my wife and I didn’t shit the (same) bed. I think most newlyweds do this, especially after a few cocktails …

Relationships

Research Says Doing This 1 Thing for Your Kids Will Make Them More Creative Forever | Inc.com

Whatever you call it--creativity, innovation, or creative problem-solving--being able to test assumptions, see alternatives, and come up with unique solutions to life's challenges is a key to success, and perhaps even happiness.<p>But is creativity something you must be born with, or can it be …

Creativity

A Better Way To Deal With The Negative Thoughts In Our Heads

If you’re familiar with contemporary definitions of mindfulness, you’ve probably heard something along the lines of not getting too attached to our thoughts, but letting them arise and subside of their own accord, like clouds. Our job is just to witness them, non-judgmentally, and let them fade …

Mindfulness

15 things you can do today to become rich in the future

<i>"The greatest reward in becoming a millionaire is not the amount of money that you earn. It is the kind of person that you have to become to become a millionaire."  — Jim Rohn</i><p>Most people wish their circumstances would magically change for them. They don't have the desire to become better themselves …

Self-improvement

A Nine-Year Collaboration Has Just Shown How Sugar Influences Cancer Cell Growth

This is huge.<p>There's a long-known relationship between cancer and sugar, but figuring out exactly how it works has proven elusive. Now, thanks to a …

10 Life-Changing Questions to Ask Yourself Today | Inc.com

Happiness, life satisfaction and the daily habits of the most successful people are topics which researchers love to study. And what they consistently find is that individuals who reach the end of their lives feeling fulfilled, grateful and devoid of regrets do so by being intentional with how they …

Happiness

How to set a budget and stick to it

Whether it's something you need or something you want, creating a budget can help you keep your spending in line so you can reach your financial …

Manipulative people brainwash their partners using something called 'perspecticide' — here are the signs it's happening to you

Living with a controlling or abusive partner is confusing and draining. They blame you for things that weren't your fault, or that you didn't even do, and you become isolated from your friends and family in an attempt to keep the abuser happy.<p>The way you see the world can also completely change, …

Spying

35 Secrets to Marriage Success

For many married couples, falling in love and saying "I do" was the easy part. Living happily ever after is the part that takes a whole lot of work.<p>My family history doesn't have the best track record when it comes to the vow "until death do us part." My parents divorced when I was 18, and on my …

Would You Do This to Reduce Your Stress? Researchers Say It Really Works | Inc.com

It appears that talking to one's self has gotten a bad rap. While once perhaps viewed as crazy, people who talk to themselves do a better job at quickly bringing down their stress levels. The trick is to hold your conversations in the third person.<p>Legendary psychologist, Ethan Kross, researches …

Psychology

Exclusive: Vegas killer described his unusual habits in 2013 testimony

<b>Las Vegas (CNN) —</b> He was a nocturnal creature who gambled all night and slept all day.<p>He took Valium at times for anxiousness, and had the doctor who prescribed it to him on retainer.<p>He wagered up to a million dollars a night, but wandered around glitzy Las Vegas casinos in sweatpants and …

Casinos

Forget the iPhone 8 and iPhone X — here are 7 reasons you should buy the iPhone 7 instead

There are a ton of great phones you can buy right now. But if you're intent on buying an iPhone, don't bother with the new iPhone 8 or the high-end iPhone X.<p>I've owned an iPhone 7 Plus for over a year, but I've tried the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus, and currently own the iPhone X.<p>I can easily say the …

Want your kids to be resilient? Here’s what not to do.

Amy Morin knows a lot about resiliency. A licensed clinical social worker, psychotherapist and foster parent, she has devoted her life to helping others resolve problems and conflicts.<p>But she also has personal experience with building resiliency. While in her 20s Morin faced the unexpected loss of …

Parenting

The Anxiety Detox: Train Your Mind For Relaxation

It's possible, honest.<p>A big cause of stress is feeling like you have to be permanently ‘on’ and when it comes to travelling for work, that pressure …

Everyone says time is more valuable than money — but they're missing the most important resource of all

<i>"Money isn't the most important thing in the world. Your time is."</i><p>Parents, teachers, and mentors all around the world have spoken these words to us, in one form of another, throughout our lives. It makes sense, too.<p>Most of us come to realize at some point that money is a means, not an end. It …