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5 power poses that will instantly boost your confidence

"Power posing" is all about changing your body language in ways that can make you feel more confident.<p>The idea was popularized by Harvard Business School professor Amy Cuddy, who says that power poses are expansive and open: You take up a lot of space and hold your arms and legs away from your body.<p>…

How to teach ... body image

What do Sadiq Khan and Barbie have in common? They’re both waging war on unrealistic body image pressures. The London mayor recently announced that he will ban adverts on London transport that “demean people, particularly women, and make them ashamed of their bodies”. The move comes a year after …

Teaching

Underneath We Are Women is the body image campaign we’ve all been waiting for

2016 really is looking like the year of body image positivity. We’ve had a number of campaigns which have showed cellulite, plus sizes and all the …

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How to Feel Good In Your Skin: 7 Powerful Lessons on Beauty

<b>“Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.” ~Proverb</b><p>I struggled with body image for years while I was living in Europe because I have a very fair …

Why we need creative confidence

In 2012, IDEO founder and longtime Stanford professor David Kelley took the TED stage in Long Beach and shared a deeply personal story. It was the …

Design

Kimberly Bryant Wants to Bridge the Digital Divide for Women of Color

<i>In a new series called #TechTalk10, we'll be asking powerful women in the tech industry 10 questions each. We're tempted to ask them way more questions, of course, but these women are busy and important and have really, really interesting work to get back to.</i><p>Photo: Courtesy of Kimberly Bryant<p>These …

Women of Color

11 Things Every Parent Should Tell Their Kids Every Day

Ben Affleck just recently got in bodybuilding-shape for the movie Batman vs. Superman. What few people know is that Ben Affleck is 45 years old at …

Ben Affleck

50 priceless gifts your children will treasure for life (that don’t cost a cent)

What are the best gifts to give your children?<p>The latest smartphone? A new laptop? A fun vacation?<p>There’s nothing wrong with giving children material …

The 7 Step Evening Ritual That Will Make You Happy

Everybody talks about morning rituals to get the day started right. (Even I have.) But <i>ending</i> the day right can be even more important. Why?<p>Because …

5 Ways Katie Ledecky, Michael Phelps and Other Olympians Visualize Success

Techniques honed by elite athletes are also used by top CEOs<p>If you watched the Olympics like I did, you may be wondering what tricks you can learn from successful athletes to achieve extraordinary results.<p>Outside of thousands of hours of practice, there is one common trait amongst gold medalists …

11 TED talks that can help you become insanely productive

Reaching optimal productivity is about working smarter, not harder, and making the most of each day.<p>The following TED talks offer valuable lessons in doing just that.

Study Finds Link Between Spending Time Outside And Health

Why Is This Important?<p>Because this is why they call it The Great Outdoors.<p>Long Story Short<p>A scientific study has found that people who spend more time outside have a better body image and generally feel better about themselves than those who are stuck inside.<p>Long Story<p>These days it seems that …

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Eva Longoria's Advice for Entrepreneurs: Create Social Impact

The actress and entrepreneur says having a social impact is vital. Here's her other top advice for today's founders.<p>Eva Longoria might not be the first person you'd look to for entrepreneurship advice. After all, the actress is best known for her role as feisty Gabrielle Solis in ABC's hit show</i> …

How Business Can Lift People Out Of Poverty: 4 Insights From The World's Best Social Entrepreneurs

<b>* Any views expressed in this article are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters Foundation.</b><p>How do you profitably sell to a customer who …

Entrepreneurship

Final Five Squad Goals: How the U.S. Women's Gymnastics Team Can Inspire Us All to Be Better at Life

Watching the Final Five compete over the past week, we've learned a lot.<p>Oh, we're still mostly in the dark about what an Amanar really is or where …

Illustrator Wants To Cure Unhappiness With His Adorable Animal Sketches

<b>Di Liu is a Chinese illustrator</b> who has a fascination with all kinds of animals. He loves them so much that they are often the theme in most of his …

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3 Ways to Boost your Self Esteem

“One Simple Idea” Teaches You to Turn Dreams into Profit

“One Simple Idea: Turn Your Dreams into a Licensing Goldmine While Letting Others Do the Work”, teaches everyday people how to leverage their ideas …

7 Peak Performance Must-Dos For Business And Life

“What did you do!” I yelled at my accounts manager. He was lying down tanning on the terracotta gravel roof of our building, oiled up with darkened Hawaiian Tropic, blasting ACDC out of a giant silver boombox. I was on the phone with the WWE about a televised national wrestling match. He’d arranged …

Michelle Obama’s State of the Union Dress Sells Out Within Minutes

The Obama presidential terms have been characterized by hope and optimism, and President Obama’s seventh (and final) State of Union address was no exception. As POTUS gave a rousing speech on the continued growth and change that his seven-year term has thus far wrought, the First Lady practically …

Michelle Obama

Fashion Illustrator Transforms ‘Star Wars’ Characters Into Haute Couture Outfits

<b>Inspired by</b> the sartorial potential of the props and costumes worn by various characters in the recently released seventh <i>Star Wars</i> installment, …

Is Perfect Posture the New Six-Pack? 3 Ways to Straighten Up

A ribbed sweater at Loewe, slashed below the collarbone. A white bolero blouse at Proenza Schouler dripping off both arms. If the Spring 2016 collections are any indication, the shoulder is the new décolletage. And much like the crop top and toned abs before it, the shoulder-baring piece brings …

Yoga

3 Steps to Make the Law of Attraction Work for You

“The action of mind plants that nucleus which, if allowed to grow undisturbed, will eventually attract to itself all the conditions necessary for its …

Spirituality

Why do people meditate?

Meditation is practised by millions for health, religious and or spiritual reasons, but for many, particularly in the West, meditation is regarded as …

Beginner’s guide to Yoga | Yoga

There are so many different styles of yoga that it can be quite confusing, but the core journey and aim of the practice remains intact, and that is …

Five apps to teach financial responsibility

Students can learn about financial principles and consequences with these interactive appsFinancial responsibility is an essential skill, and …