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8 “anti-resolutions” to make this January so that you’re happier in the new year

Author Sarah Knight is a personal hero of mine. While the wider world dove into <i>The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up</i> and extolled the virtues of …

Baby Showers

How Essential Oils Became the Cure for Our Age of Anxiety

Aromatic oils have become big business. But are they medicine or marketing?<p>Twenty years ago, Carla Cohen fell mysteriously ill. She couldn’t put her finger on what was wrong; it felt as though some conspiracy between her mind and her body were eroding her capacity to work. Cohen, who was an …

These Adults Have ADHD But Were Misdiagnosed For Decades

BuzzFeed News spoke to adults who learned that they have ADHD after being misdiagnosed for years with conditions including borderline personality disorder and bipolar disorder, with life-changing results.<p>A noisy pub is not the ideal place to try out a new medication. But the first time Sonja (who …

Your favourite US national parks – and how to visit them

This week's winning entry<p>A taste of the Old West in Big Bend<p>Big Bend National Park in Texas is well off the tourist trail, unheard-of by many Americans and miles from the nearest settlement. It is a green desert landscape, dotted with exotic vegetation that thrives in a dry climate. Century plants …

Invisibilia: Is Your Personality Fixed, Or Can You Change Who You Are?

<i>Editor's note: This is an excerpt from the latest episode of the Invisibilia podcast and program, which is broadcast on participating public radio stations. This story contains language that some may find offensive.</i><p>This is the story of a prisoner who committed a horrible crime and says he's no …

Psychology

3 Easy Workouts for Mountain Bikers

Whether you’re threading through trees at near highway speeds, bouncing from berm to berm or cranking your way up the side of a mountain, your body …

The One Stock You Need in a Low Rate Environment

When the Federal Reserve raised interest rates a measly 0.25% last December, some investors thought it was about time.After all, pundits had been …

The Family Dynamics We Grew Up with Shape How We Work

Does your CEO remind you of your bullying older brother? Or the mother who always refolded your clothes because you didn’t do a good enough job? Or the emotionally distant father who never praised you? Watch out: Chances are your CEO is recreating the very same dynamics that shaped his early family …

How to Refresh Your Brain In a Matter of Seconds When You're Stressed

Experiencing a massive brain shutdown? Try these 3 ways to restore your higher-level thinking.<p>Your rational brain can process about six bits of data at once.<p>For example, let's say you're in a meeting with someone. You could be processing:<p>what happened in your last meeting with her;<br>• the concerns that …

To Be a Better Leader, Learn This FBI Hostage Negotiation Tactic

Before getting to yes, strive for “that’s right.”<p>As a strategic messaging and positioning consultant, I preside over lots of contentious meetings. …

Globalization

Why There Is No Science in Your Salary

A look at how one company has aimed for more logic in its pay structure<p>Here is the truth about your salary: When it comes to pay, most companies are making things up as they go.<p>Only 38% of employers have a formal compensation structure or philosophy guiding their pay decisions, according to …

Compensation

Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping reaches an audience of 30+ million each month. In addition to the magazine brand, the Good Housekeeping Institute is the consumer …

Are Shipping Container Homes A Fad?

It’s been over 10 years since the first shipping container home was built in the US, and more than 20 years since the world’s first shipping …

Top 20 Shipping Container Home Designs and their Costs 2018

There is a hot new trend: shipping container homes. Basically, you modify and re-purpose used shipping containers and stick them together to build a …

Costa Rica

Get a good night’s sleep with this easy 5 step method

If you spend your nights tossing and turning – but you can’t figure out why – this five-step formula might finally help you get a good night's sleep. …

Breaking Down Real Estate Investment Income

Real estate is a fundamental asset to preserve and accumulate wealth. When considering real estate investment income as a potential revenue stream or …

Make Your Own Big Ass Knife, Declutter Your Workspace and Learn Wood Glue Basics in This Week's Maker's Roundup

Getting Your Workspace Organized<p>Ron Paulk has been optimizing the on-board storage in his Rolling Toolbox, and here he shows us how he executes an …

Innovative ideas to tackle a throw away society

Over the last year or so, I have read about some brilliant ideas and inventions that tackle some of the great environmental issues of our time. …

5 Principles We Follow That Make a Big Difference in Our Home & Family

<i>This was originally published in April 2015.</i><p>My husband and I have been married for over 13 years and in those years, I’ve learned and grown a lot.<p>The …

This Is the Only Way to Fight Global Climate Change

After 170-plus nations signed the Paris climate agreement last week and now with trans-Atlantic trade talks back on President Obama’s agenda, it’s …

30 Great Side Jobs

Photo: familymwr<p>There are thousands of side jobs out there these days, but they aren’t necessarily created equal. Some are better than others, …

These are the three most effective ways to chop your carbon footprint

Earth Day can be a bit overwhelming. Each year, the holiday produces a new spate of commandments from environmentalists on high, ranging from the familiar (Recycle more! Eat local!) to the esoteric (Stop eating almonds!).<p>For those who freeze up when faced with the prospect of making so many …

Top 15 Shed Designs and Their Costs: Styles, Costs, and Pros and Cons

Summer is coming fast and you’ve been dying to dive right into a new home improvement project. Last year you were so excited about building a pool, …

Hail the King: Muddy Waters rules the Copenhagen Jazz Festival, 1968

In his later years, when Muddy Waters started making the money he was long overdue, he’d call up his friend John Lee Hooker and the pair would …

Guitar

7 Short Videos That Will Make You More Social and Likable | Inc.com

<b>Editor's note:</b> <i>"The First 90 Days" is a series about how to make 2016 a year of breakout growth for your business. Let us know how you're making the first 90 days count by joining the conversation on social media with the hashtag #Inc90Days.​</i><p>My previous two posts have been about the difference …

Developers have abandoned their original goal of building the world’s first zero-carbon city in the UAE desert. With completion originally scheduled for this year, just how much of the once-revolutionary vision has actually been realised?<p>Years from now passing travellers may marvel at the grandeur …

Renewable Energy

The quake-maker you've never heard of: Cascadia

<b>(CNN) —</b> Mother Earth slowly reveals her secrets, and this time, it's a fault line deep in the belly of the planet.<p>Its name is a whopper: The Cascadia subduction zone.<p>Its gargantuan size and potential power amaze earthquake experts, who say it could cause the worst natural disaster in the history of …

We got 10 CEOs to tell us their one killer interview question for new hires

Where do you see yourself in five years? Tell me about a time when you showed leadership. What is your biggest weakness?<p>These are the standard questions that job candidates face during interviews. And by now, everyone also has standard answers. (“My biggest weakness? I work too hard.”)<p>As you scale …