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Science Says Stop Doing This to Eliminate Self-Doubt

What would you do if you could eliminate self-doubt? Here's a hack that works every time.<p>Self-doubt says, "You can't do that."<p>Self-doubt comes from worrying about what others will think if you try and fail.<p>Self-doubt is paralyzing, even for the best of us.<p>But self-doubt is just that -- <i>self-imposed</i> …

Self-confidence

13 small things you do that people use to judge your personality

Whether it's a date or a job interview, the small stuff matters — from the firmness of your handshake to how often you check your phone.<p>We checked out the Quora thread "What are the really small things that tell a lot about a person's psychology and personality?" and the latest scientific research, …

9 Things I Wish I'd Known About Love And Sex In My Early Twenties

<b>One guy looks back at all the lessons he learned the hard way.</b><p><i>By Christopher Post</i>, SELF<p><i>Photo: Karineh Gurjian Angelo</i><p>Today I'm a happily engaged, relatively well-adjusted thirty-something guy. But I wasn't always so lucky, and it was a long (occasionally miserable) path to get to where I am now.<p>For …

13 steps anyone can take to get rich, according to a journalist who spent his career studying millionaires

Prompted by legendary businessman Andrew Carnegie, who turned a few nickels and dimes into a fortune, journalist Napoleon Hill researched more than 500 self-made millionaires over 20 years before releasing his 1937 best-seller "Think and Grow Rich."<p>"It was Mr. Carnegie's idea that the magic …

Self-improvement

Dating Diary 7: Sexual Signals -- Does He Want It Or Not? We've Been Dating For Weeks, But...

<i>This week High50's midlife dating columnist hopes her Muddy Farmer will finally make a move on her, and realizes she might have to take matters into her own hands</i><p>So, Muddy Farmer and I have known each other for three months, and been seeing each other every week for two. My nether regions are neat …

14 things successful people do before breakfast

Those among us who have managed to find professional success and eke out a life actively embrace this philosophy. They must set aside their first hours of the day to invest in their top-priority activities before other people's priorities come rushing in.<p>Science supports this strategy. Vanderkam …

Stepups for 30 Minutes Straight? Here's Why It's the Most Genius Workout Ever

You'll boost lower-body speed, strength, and stamina—with one exercise.<p>When it comes to exercises, the stepup is as simple as it gets. You just place your foot on a box or bench, and then push your body up. That’s it.<p>But—<i>man!</i>—can it give your glutes, quads, and hips one hellish workout. Especially …

Try the ‘Humane Burpee’ for a Ridiculously Good Workout

You’ll pack more work into 4 minutes than most people do in 30<p>One of my favorite exercises to do when I’m time crunched: the humane burpee. (Those are two words I bet you never thought you’d see together.)<p>Created by my good friend Dan Martin, a powerlifter and former firefighter, the exercise works …

10-Minute At-Home Workout | Thrive

You’re not always going to have time for the gym. Sometimes you have that thing after work. Sometimes that thing is a networking event or a dinner date. Sometimes it’s that pint of beer that was calling your name since noon. Don’t worry. No one is here to judge.<p>Maybe you want to squeeze in a …

Exercise

Wage Theft Comes to America: The Facts That Drive the Sanders Revolt

<i>(From Runaway Inequality: An Activist's Guide to Economic Justice, Labor Institute Press, 2015)</i><p>In Denmark, companies like McDonald's and Burger King pay workers $20 an hour plus benefits, and don't bat an eye. These same companies, which are actually based in the U.S., pay American workers less …

The Genius Trick For Unclogging Your Shower Drain

Store-bought drain cleaner can seem like a godsend when you're ankle deep in gross, dirty water. But, as any plumber will tell you, all those chemicals can take a toll on pipes. So before you bring in the big guns, try <b>this two-step DIY trick</b>.<p><b>What you need:</b> A screwdriver, a plastic zip tie, …

The Game: My manual for picking up women turned me into a miserable sex addict

What if it turns out that sexual misadventure and fleeting relationships aren’t the key to happiness? Neil Strauss is the author of The Game, the internationally bestselling book about chatting up women in bars. He is a professional pick-up artist, the guru who transfigured shy men across the world …

There's a plan to get the world's biggest club drug approved for medical use by 2021

But in the next decade, all that could change, according to Rick Doblin, who has a plan to make it happen.<p>Doblin, the founder and executive director of the nonprofit Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies, outlined his next steps toward getting MDMA approval at the Horizons …

What to say (and not say) to someone who is depressed

Depression doesn’t play favorites. Men and women, the young and the old, and even those people who seemingly have everything can suffer from the complex disorder that makes all facets of life just so hard.<p>While most mental illnesses are quite rare, major depression is exceedingly common. Nearly 7 …

How to Never Get Angry: 3 New Secrets From Neuroscience

They’re one inch from your face, boiling with rage, screaming and yelling at you.<p>And all you want to do is scream and yell back. But you know that’s …

Self-help

5 Things You Don't Understand About Productivity

Myths and misunderstandings about productivity abound. Believing them is slowing you down.<p>There's a ton of advice out there when it comes to getting more done. Not all of it is created equal.<p>Part of the problem is the ease of hanging out your shingle as a productivity guru. No one licenses those …

Time Management

This Device Will Turn Your Clunker Into A Smart Car for $200

Backed by frogVentures, Voyomotive is tackling the burgeoning connected-car space.<p>Tech companies and automakers are racing to get more connected cars on the road, but unless consumers have a few grand to spare on a new ride, they’re missing out on some of the fuel savings, security, and diagnostic …

Carsharing

Everything You Need to Know About Social Security

If you pay taxes and you plan on retiring in your golden years, you should probably know a thing or two about Social Security. No doubt you’ve heard …

Retirement

Life is different for people who think in metaphors

Some people are literal minded – they think in black and white whereas others colour their worlds with metaphor. A new paper published recently in …

What it means if you’re attracted to other people

It shouldn’t shock you to learn that your wife or partner may be attracted to other men. You’ve probably checked out other women—maybe even fantasized about one—in the last 24 hours.<p>But that doesn’t mean this information is easy to digest: 70 percent of women in relationships admit to having …

Music that does a good job of exploring mental illness

Music does not always adequately articulate mental illness. Just like Hollywood films, songs often perpetuate negative stereotypes, sensationalise conditions, or are full to the brim with inaccuracies. Somewhat unsurprisingly, the music that seems to express mental illness in the most meaningful …

12 beautiful words describing love that don't have an English equivalent

LONDON — Have you ever had a strong feeling or emotion that you can't easily put into words? Although the English language might not be able to help, …

6 Harsh Reasons Why Men Cheat

<b>Deception</b><br>This is probably the easiest reason why men cheat. While guys don’t have radars as strong as "women’s intuition," we have our ways to find …

10 Daily Habits That Hugely Strengthen Both Your Body And Mind

Our daily routines may keep us active, but how active are you really, and is your mind active enough? There are many habits that we get into that …

What's Your Type? Functional Workplace Application of MBTI.

MBTI or Meyers-Briggs Personality Theory started in the early 1900's and evolved through the years into a self-analyzing tool that in some circles is cult-like. Originally started as a means to understand one's affinities and abilities in the their career, it still has yet to reach its potential in …

How to design with developers

As explained in The Designer’s Guide to Collaborating With Developers, a comparable analogy for learning about development could be learning about computer hardware. Although you may never install a new graphics card or upgrade your RAM, it’s good to understand how these things work and how they …

Two Nobel Prize winners figured out the perfect salary for happiness

His work investigates how humanity's overall quality of life has surged in the past 100 years, thanks to global advancements of tech and healthcare, as well as Asia's incredible economic growth.<p>But he's also dug into the ways that Westerners relate to money. In a popular 2010 paper, he partnered …

3 Big Lies Entrepreneurs Tell Themselves

Running a business is tough enough without telling yourselves these comforting fibs.<p>Entrepreneurship is a relentless, unforgiving career path. It is easy to tell ourselves that things are better (or worse!) than they actually are. You can put on a brave face for the public, but it is key that you …

Entrepreneurship