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5 Signs Of High Emotional Intelligence

Emotional intelligence predicts people’s ability to regulate themselves, manage other people, and achieve success. Research shows a link between emotional intelligence and career success. Not everyone is born with it, but unlike IQ, emotional intelligence can be acquired and improved with practice. …

Emotional Intelligence

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Zen spa decor is quintessentially calm and peaceful. It is often a favorite decorating scheme for homeowners seeking a relaxing appearance for their bedroom spaces. By incorporating a nature-inspired color palette, luxurious bedding elements and calming accessories, this design is fairly easy to …

The 5 Benefits Of Being A Dog Owner After Age 50

Cat lovers need not apply.<p>Besides being cute and cuddly, man's best friend also offers health benefits to those facing the challenges that can come with age. Read on to find out how a pup can improve your life.<p><b>1. They help fight loneliness.</b><p>According to a 2012 report by the Administration on Aging, …

It’s basically impossible to be a vegetarian

In case you’ve forgotten the section on the food web from high school biology, here’s a quick refresher.<p>Plants make up the base of every food chain of the food web (also called the food cycle). Plants use available sunlight to convert water from the soil and carbon dioxide from the air into …

Duck, Death and the Tulip: An Uncommonly Tender Illustrated Meditation on the Cycle of Life

“When you’re dead, the pond will be gone, too — at least for you.”<p><i>“Death is our friend precisely because it brings us into absolute and passionate presence with all that is here, that is natural, that is love,”</i> Rilke wrote in contemplating how befriending our mortality can help us feel more alive. …

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Exercise’s amazing effect on the brain: time on the treadmill helps keep your mind sharp

Exercise can keep the mind young, according to a study published in the journal <i>NeuroImage</i>.<p>The research suggests that people with better general fitness have larger brains and better memory function. It concludes that exercise can promote the growth of new cells in the hippocampus — where new …