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This is how to deal with passive aggressive people

We’ve all dealt with it. The subtle manipulations. Always angling to get what they want, but still looking like a little angel. Making you feel like …

Self-help

How These 3 Sleep Positions Affect Your Gut Health

When we’re pretzeling ourselves into poses at the yoga studio or lifting weights at the gym, we pay close attention to our form to avoid injury and …

Yoga

SciencOnly 8 Percent of People Actually Achieve Their Goals. Here Are 7 Things They Do Differently

Most of the time, it comes down to simple habits to keep us accountable.<p>According to the University of Scranton, a whopping 92 percent of people who set New Year's goals never actually achieve them. You can count me in that group. Failing to meet goals is pretty frustrating and can set you …

Time Management

A new tool uses legal loopholes to get you cheaper flights by checking prices 17,000 times a day

A new service is trying to exploit legal loopholes to get people cheaper plane tickets by automatically checking flight prices 17,000 times a day.<p>DoNotPay, an automated legal tool, is branching out into helping users book airline tickets, it announced on Monday. It says its services have previously …

Spread Triads: Making the Guitar Sound Beautiful

437<p>SHARES<p>This week, it's all about making the guitar sound as beautiful as possible. For me, the masters of this are Eric Johnson and Tim Miller (who …

Read These 5 Books On Writing In Lieu of Spending $40,000 On An MFA

Getting an MFA is admirable and useful, but it's also incredibly time-consuming and costly. There are other ways to get a similar education to start …

Top residential solar panels from the 10 largest suppliers

There were approximately 98GW of solar power installed globally in 2017, versus 70GW in 2016. That represents 40% volume growth in a single year! Woo, yeah!<p>The top 10 module suppliers delivered about 57GW of those volumes – 58% of the total. Even though these groups mostly tilt toward utility-scale …

Want to Raise Successful Kids? Do This to Help Them Be Strong, Confident, and Resilient

Instead of being victims, resilient kids see themselves as being in control of their destinies. As a result, they tend to grow and get better when bad things happen, instead of crumpling.<p>Much has been written about the habits and characteristics of high-achieving adults, and how they differ from …

personaldevelopment

'Whinge less, people!': Life advice from a 27-year-old woman dying from cancer is going viral for all the right reasons

A post written by a 27-year-old Australian woman who died of cancer last week has gone viral on Facebook with more than 50,000 shares and 60,000 likes.<p>Holly Butcher from Grafton, Australia, suffered from Ewing's sarcoma, which is often found in the bone and surrounding soft tissue.<p>She wrote the …

Apple will give you more cash for your dusty old Mac

Apple has increased its trade-in values for a bunch of old Mac models. Machines released in 2009 and later could now earn you up to $2,500. That’s a generous $1,000 more than the previous limit.<p>If you were thinking about treating yourself to a new Mac this Christmas, Apple just made it a whole lot …

MacBook Pro

20 Years Ago, Steve Jobs Said 1 Thing Separates Living an Exceptional Life From an Average One

It came easily to Steve Jobs -- and it's something we all should embrace.<p>Steve Jobs set extremely high expectations. He wanted things done a certain way, challenging other people to work harder, work longer, and sometimes to do more than they thought was possible.<p>Steve Jobs had high standards. He …

Self-improvement

These 17 Quotes Will Inspire you to Be More Persistent

Persistence is more than a buzz word, it's a way of life. These 17 quotes will inspire you to be persistent every day.<p>"Rome wasn't built in one day." It is a simple, yet powerful saying.<p>Everyone who has experienced a form of success knows that it never comes easy. One essential trait that all …

Motivation

Stomach acid blockers promote liver disease, study finds

Chronic liver disease appears to be promoted by taking stomach acid blockers known as proton pump inhibitors, according to a study led by University …

Medical Research

Why country music's biggest names wait a year for these guitars

<b>(CNN) —</b> At a youthful 37 years old, Stephen Gallagher is a throwback.<p>As the owner of the tiny Gallagher Guitar Company, he sees himself as more artist than an aspiring business magnate.<p>While some guitar manufacturers crank out dozens of instruments every minute, Gallagher prefers to build things …

Guitar

9 Signs You Are Genuinely Confident, Without Seeming Cocky at All

The best confidence is quiet confidence. Here's how to know if you have real confidence -- and if not, how you can develop it.<p>Like most people's, my confidence level ebbs and flows. I'm what I call situationally confident. Depending on the setting, sometimes I'm extremely assured. Other times I'm …

personaldevelopment

Top 40 of the Best Excel Shortcuts You Need to Know

Almost everyone uses Excel in some form or fashion in the modern workforce, but many of us may be wasting a little too much time trying to format …

Tutorials

First cancer 'living drug' gets go-ahead

<b>The US has approved the first treatment to redesign a patient's own immune system so it attacks cancer.</b><p>The regulator - the US Food and Drug Administration - said its decision was a "historic" moment and medicine was now "entering a new frontier".<p>The company Novartis is charging $475,000 (£367,000) …

Guitar Lesson 15b: Mixolydian madness with a country twang

Guitar Lessons

Every Guitar Technique in One Solo

Becoming a versatile guitar player is something everyone should consider, regardless of whether your passion lies, genre-wise. Training yourself to …

15 Funny Tweets About Having Anxiety That Are Way Too True

At least we can laugh together?<p>Let’s not sugar coat it: Anxiety can be a real nightmare.<p>One of the worst parts about the condition is feeling like you’re totally alone in your experience. But here’s the good news: You’re not. In fact, nearly 40 million Americans also deal with the disorder. And a …

The best electric guitar strings in the world today

What are the best electric guitar strings?<p><b>Every note you play starts life as a string vibrating at a desired frequency. Looked at that way, strings</b> …

A psychologist with 20 years of experience says there are 5 simple ways to improve your self-esteem

The positives are obvious, but improving self-esteem can be challenging, especially if we've experienced setbacks in the past. In a blog post on TED, the psychologist Guy Winch, who has 20 years of experience working with patients, says the problem is that our self-esteem is rather unstable anyway, …

Tools for the Task: Buffers

SUHR<p><b>Buffer</b><br>This transparent signal buffer/line driver employs unity buffering to reverse the effects of capacitance without impacting your …

guitarmusic

14 “Expensive” Guitar Chords You Can't Live Without

625<p>SHARES<p>These chords sound like a million bucks, and they can be yours.<p>There's a catch, though. Unless you’re a lottery winner, earning a huge …

Looking for a (paid) gig as a music curator? This startup has you covered

Everybody wants to be a DJ nowadays, right? Well, now’s your chance to actually get paid for selecting music.<p>Amsterdam-based startup kollekt.fm launched Atmosphere, a new service that aims to connect creators of playlists to brands – and have brands pay the curator a monthly fee for using the …

Is this the hardest pose in yoga?

Yoga poses generally fall into one of two camps: the ones that feel straight-up awesome (looking at you, happy baby), and those that make you want to …

How Snapchat will change the music industry in 2017

It started with a Twitter video, announcing: <i>New music coming Friday</i>. Then, an Instagram video—revealing a beat, and some lyrics.<p>But when globally …

Top 25 Cities Where You Can Live Large on Less Than $70k | Investopedia

We’ve all heard the real estate mantra: location, location, location. As far as price is concerned, where a house is located is typically more …

Millennials Are Creators of New Economy

By <i>AsiaToday</i> reporter Jina Koh -"Millennials are unprecedented." As former MySpace CEO Mike Jones said, it's hard to define the millennials.<p>Whether you love them or not, you can't ignore them. As things are little tougher for millennials than their Baby Boomer parents, they are often described as …

9 Apps to Kickstart Your Mental Health Resolutions

While it’s always a good idea to make it a resolution to get fit and eat healthy in the New Year, we’re also making it a priority to get our brains in shape by trying to live more mindfully in 2017. That’s why we decided to set ourselves up for success (because let’s be honest — sticking to a New …