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English barristers trained to be less pompous in bid to win over wealthy international clients

English barristers are being trained to come across as less pompous in social situations in a bid to win over wealthy international clients.<p>Middle Temple, one of the four Inns of Court, has held training sessions teaching members how to “work a room” and to listen in conversation rather than …

Richard Branson

These Were the 5 Best Speeches From the 2018 SAG Awards

With the 2018 SAG Awards officially wrapped, it's time to take a look at some of what is sure to be the evening's most talked about moments—namely, the speeches. From witty quips to more serious discussions about ageism and the Time's Up movement, the awards show wasn't short on using thank you …

Awards

The Most Beautiful Cakes We're Planning to Bake in 2018

Easy on the eyes and bursting with flavor.<p>With the start of the New Year comes our annual declaration of ambitious resolutions for the coming months …

9 Ways to Be Kinder to Yourself in 2018

• POPSUGAR<br>• Living<br>• Self Care<p>Self Love Resolutions<p>9 Ways to Be Kinder to Yourself in 2018<p>Shares<p>With a new year come new pressures, and you won't need to …

45 Dalai Lama Quotes To Enrich Your Life

The Dalai Lama is the 14th and current Dalai Lama as well as the longest lived incumbent. Dalai Lama’s are the head monks of the Gelugpa lineage of …

How to Control Your Emotions During a Difficult Conversation

It’s hard not to get worked up emotionally when you’re in a tense conversation. After all, a disagreement can feel like a threat. You’re afraid you’re going to have to give up something — your point of view, the way you’re used to doing something, the notion that you’re right, or maybe even power – …

The Explosive Legacy of Guy Fawkes, the Man Behind the Mask

A popular symbol of protest today, Guy Fawkes was first the face of treason because of his role in the murderous Gunpowder Plot of 1605.<p>Tensions were high in England in late October 1605, when an English nobleman, Lord Monteagle, received a mysterious letter. Along with the rest of England’s peers …

Humanities

Chocolate Banana Peanut Butter Pie (No-Bake Dessert)

Let me tell you a secret – I don’t like baking – and I am avoiding it anytime I can (as you may already notice from my previous recipes)! But I love …

12 Yoga Poses To Undo The Damage Of Your Desk Job

You may <i>joke</i> that your job is slowly killing you, but it might actually be true.<p>And while job-related stress seems like the main culprit when it comes to health and your career ( it can have negative health effects as far ranging as increased heart attack risk, depression or premature aging), …

Tip: Fix Your Stiff Neck in 5 Minutes

Improve your posture, get rid of that headache, and relieve your shoulder and upper back pain. Try these simple stretches.<p>Do You Have Duck Neck?<p>You …

Exercise

This tiny (but mighty!) move is Shakira’s secret to a strong core

When you’re not talking about Shakira’s voice, you’re probably talking about her abs—but who knew one tiny exercise could be the key to such an …

Number One Habit You Need To Develop To Become A Great Leader

It's not just about being authentic, showing integrity and humility.<p>If you want to be a great leader then you need to have great leadership qualities such as authenticity, integrity, humility, etc., and you need to deliver.<p>At the end of the day, great leadership is all about getting results.<p>That …

Leadership

80 Books Every Person Should Read

1 of 88<p>Michiko Kakutani, @michikokakutani<p>Chief book critic for <i>The</i> <i>New York Times</i>, Pulitzer Prize winner, and perhaps the only person on earth with the …

Smart weekend rituals to make your workweek less anxious

A classic weekend spent lounging around the house and meeting with family can be the gift we all deserve after a long week. But it always feels like …

Time Management

5 Workout Moves You Can Literally Do In Front Of The TV

Running can be a divisive topic, much like cilantro: Some people love it and some people would literally rather do anything else. If you fall into …

No Equipment Needed: 9 Bodyweight Training Articles and Workout Programs

So you can run far and lift heavy, but can you do basic bodyweight movements like pull ups, handstands, and pistols? Here are 9 articles and workout …

8 Barre-Inspired Abs Exercises You Can Do at Home

When you think of barre workouts, you probably picture a ballet barre in a studio with walls covered in mirrors and floors lined with mats. You also …

Yoga

The perfect pre-wedding workout routine (take note, Prince Harry)

There's nothing like seeing a couple who feel confident in their own skin. And that's exactly how Prince Harry and Megan Markle appeared earlier this week, when announcing their engagement to the world in front of a sea of fluttering camera lenses.<p>Inevitably, they'll be under pressure to be just as …

10 Workouts You Can Do Without Needing to Leave the House

When the gym seems intimidating or impossible to get to, home workouts reign supreme. And guess what? You don't need a fancy gym, studio, or even a bunch of equipment. Even better? You don't even have to put on real clothes. Do any of these workouts in your PJs — we dare ya. No matter what you're …

Exercise

8 Reasons Why Carbs Help You Lose Weight

Eating a diet packed with the right kind of carbs is the little-known secret to getting and staying slim for life.

Nutrition

You Have 20 Minutes to HIIT It!

When you don't have time to mess around at the gym, try this quick, at-home HIIT workout. It's only 20 minutes and requires no equipment, so you can fit in your fitness no matter where you are. Just press play, and get ready to work.

HIIT

The Church of CrossFit

Gyms and other secular communities are starting to fill spiritual and social needs for many nonreligious people.<p>“You always know if someone goes to Harvard or if they go to CrossFit—they’ll tell you,” said Casper ter Kuile, a ministry innovation fellow at Harvard Divinity School. “It’s really …

Carly Rae Jepsen

Meditation How-Tos With a Kundalini Guide

<i>In our next installment of the Meditation How-Tos marriage advice series, the Kundalini guide behind Benshen, Desiree Pais, gives you the step-by-step methods you need to practice to stay focused and calm before, during, and after you tie the knot.</i><p>Sometimes with a to-do list that rolls down to the …

A Killer Core Workout That Builds Both Strength and Endurance

There are two main ways to get in shape: build strength and gain endurance. This core workout knocks out both in just 25 minutes.<p>Instructor Kelly Lee …

Exercise

Yoga Poses To Relieve Stress That Actually Work

Stress... It's like that clingy ex who just won't. Let. It. Go.<p>No matter how much you may try to avoid it, it's natural to feel frazzled from a busy …

Sweet Potato Pound Cake

Make this delicious sweet potato pound cake in a Bundt pan or tube cake pan. Feel free to use chopped walnuts in this cake in place of the pecans.<p>The …

Exactly How To Build Lean Muscle — Without The Bulk

<i>By Allison Winn Scotch Image by Glen Montgomery</i><p><b>More muscle means you’ll burn more fat. Score! But if fear of bulking up is keeping you out of the</b> …

Stretch yourself fit (and young!) with this simple plan - and it will even improve your figure

At last some health news you want to hear – you don’t have to get on the treadmill to change your shape. In fact, some fitness experts now say that …