Fiona Nkatha

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The Science Behind Why You Get Hangry

<i>By Kelly Fitzpatrick, Life by Daily Burn</i><p>You know the feeling: You were in a rush out the door and skipped breakfast, or maybe you have a huge dinner …

12 Powerful Habits I Have Stolen From Ultra-Successful People

As you may already know I am very curious about habits, behavior psychology and how it all affects success. For over two years I have been …

12 Lessons of Waking Up at 4:30 a.m. for 21 Days

If it works for me, maybe it works for you!<p>On April 2, I put myself to a new challenge. It was one of the biggest life hacks I’ve ever done.<p>The …

The High-Intensity Workout That Will Erase Your Crappy Day

Kick ass, feel better, repeat.<p>On top of making you feel frustrated and angry, a crappy day drives your adrenaline and cortisol sky high. The fallout from these powerful chemicals can cause your energy to crash, your to brain shut down, and sugar cravings to kick in. <i>Gah</i>!<p>Though you can't always avoid …

6 Illustrations That Show What It’s Like In An Introvert’s Head

<b>This article first appeared on</b> <b>QuietRev.com</b><p>Dear Extroverts,<p>We love your energy and excitement. But as introverts, we sometimes feel misunderstood. We wish you could visualize what’s going on inside our brains—you might be surprised! Here are six illustrations of what it’s like to be in our …

31 Things That Will Happen When You Finally Decide To Live Your Dreams

Commit to living intentionally.<p>506<p>SHARES<p>You’ve been thinking about this for a long time, haven’t you?<p>You’ve reveled in shallow friendships, numbed …

Want to see America before Trump takes power? These are the 50 greatest US experiences

Given the ever-so-slightly negative reaction to Donald Trump's election victory, not to mention concerns that some nationalities will face difficulty just getting into the country after January 20, it's safe to say that many will want to make the most of the US before the 45th president takes …

Make This Pasta When You Swear There's Nothing in the Fridge

Break free from your usual basil-and-pine-nut routine with a wintry pesto that was practically meant for a simple plate of spaghetti.<p><i>Welcome to Cooking Without Recipes, in which we teach you how to make a dish we love, but don’t worry too much about the nitty-gritty details of the recipe, so you</i> …

Have You Settled for a Less-Than-Ideal Life?

I pulled my hood over my head as I looked down into one of nature's most magnificent creations, and one of my favorite things: a gorgeous waterfall.<p>We were ten kilometers into our hike at Yosemite National Park in California, and I wasn't at all tired. I was energized, drinking in every moment, …

Be Happier: 9 Things the Happiest People Never Do

How you think--and what you do--matters a lot more than what you have.<p>Many people think happiness, both professional and personal, is based on having a bigger house, nicer car, larger income. It's all about better, faster, higher, <i>more</i>.<p>Yet the happiest people I know focus a lot more on what they <i>do</i>, …

Happiness

17 Verbal Habits of Highly Likable People

It starts with what you say--and what you know not to say.<p>We all know a few people--probably just a few, actually--who win over everyone they meet. Their charisma is hard to quantify, and yet it makes others feel at ease and drawn to them.<p>How do they do it? One of two ways: either they're born with …

Body Language

How to Improve Your Emotional Intelligence and Be A Better Leader

<b>We get promoted because of our IQ and we get fired because of our lack of EQ.</b><p>I remember when I was first promoted to a leadership position, I was so proud, and yet I was so unprepared too.<p>It was my technical skills that had gotten me the job, not my leadership skills, as these had barely had the …

Donald Trump blasts Neil Young's 'hypocrisy' over use of song

Neil Young is a “total hypocrite”, according to the American tycoon Donald Trump. Young recently attacked Trump for using the song Rockin’ in the Free World among the music at the launch of his presidential campaign.<p>That’s all well and good, but in a series of tweets, Trump said that Young had …

Amazon Echo Is The First Artificial Intelligence You’ll Want At Home

Alexa could be your next personal assistant<p>Your home is about to get a whole lot smarter. On Monday, Amazon announced its artificially intelligent bluetooth speaker—the Amazon Echo—is being made publicly available for purchase. The Echo was first unveiled in November 2014, but it was sold on an …

12 iPhone Storage Hacks That Will Change Your life

Getting harassed daily by 'Storage Almost Full' notifications will be a thing of the past...<p>1. Find out which apps are hogging the most space<p>Did you know you can see which apps are taking up the most space in just a couple of taps? Head to Settings > General > Usage, and then click Manage Storage. …

Divorcing, Same-Day Divorces in the U.K.

Anyone who's ever been through a divorce knows they're painful, laborious, and (in some cases) a <i>very long and expensive</i> process. But the U.K. is attempting to speed things up by offering over-the-counter divorces processed same-day or within 48 hours—lightning fast when compared with the country's …

The Best Fashion Hacks Every Woman Needs to Know

This story originally appeared on PopSugar. For more stories like this, visit popsugar.com.<p>Sure, a lost button or red-wine stain <i>could</i> wreak havoc on …

Why We Speak

An evolutionary biologist argues that humans started talking because they needed to negotiate.<p>Sometime around 120,000 years ago in the desert near Oued Djebbana, in what is modern-day northern Algeria, a human acquired some small seashells. The shells were from a species known as <i>Nassarius</i> …

5 Tips to Take Less Photos of Everything and Take More Photos That Mean Something

How many photos do you have from a recent holiday, that you just haven’t had time to organize? Or, have you come back from a dream vacation and your …

Digital Photography

Microsoft CEO says 'magical things' and 'tough choices' are ahead

'Our mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more.'<p>Microsoft is becoming a company of laser focus under Satya Nadella, and today the CEO emailed staff with a new mission statement and outlook for the 2016 fiscal year. Nadella's message, obtained by …

Insurance Agents Are Pretty Freaked Out About Climate Change

Lloyd's prepares "an exploration" of apocalyptic scenarios<p>Rarely does a document prepared by an insurance group read like an apocalyptic screenplay. But it does happen. In this case, Lloyds, a storied insurance market put out a report outlining the potential global meltdown that could occur if …

What to wear as a middle-aged wedding guest

Everybody loves a wedding, but choosing what to wear when you’re middle aged is not the same as when you’re in your 20s and you get invited to one every month. By the time you’re 50, the whole wedding-guest experience is different, if only because the chances of being invited to a celebration of …

Middle Age

Kim Kardashian to speak to prestigious Commonwealth Club

Kim Kardashian is joining a prestigious list that includes Teddy Roosevelt, Martin Luther King Jr., Dwight D. Eisenhower, Bill Clinton and Bill Gates.<p>…

New Mini Clubman grows to accommodate five adults comfortably

If you have ever ridden in the back of a Mini Cooper, you know that the car is very small and uncomfortable. The normal Cooper might as well be a two …