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How Improving Your Emotional Intelligence Will Help Your Personal and Professional Life

<i>How can we improve our emotional intelligence? What are the benefits? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Chade-Meng Tan, Co-Chair of Nobel Peace Prize nominated campaign & NYT bestselling</b> …

A New House Designed For A Young Family On A Small Property In The City

Dan Gayfer Design has sent us their latest project, a renovation of a five-metre (16 ft) wide inner city home in Melbourne, Australia.<p>The only parts …

Hinduism

How to Defeat the No.1 Killer of Your Happiness

It's ghastly to be surrounded by negative people, isn't it?<p>And even ghastlier when some of those negative people are family and friends?<p>But odds are, not everyone around you shares your positive mindset. Or appreciates it.<p><b>Sometimes your 'nearest' aren't necessarily your 'dearest'.</b><p>The cynics and …

The Biggest Judgment Error You Don't Know You're Making

Organizational psychologist and best-selling author<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As a lifelong student of psychology, when the principles of human behavior spring to life around me, I typically respond with equal parts interest and glee. But a few weeks ago, I was on …

Psychology

'The Familiar Becomes New, the New Becomes Familiar': Changing Your Life Habits

In one of his Dharma speeches, my teacher Son Master Songdam uses the phrase "The familiar becomes new, the new becomes familiar" to describe the changes that occur through Son meditation practice. He says:<p>An ancient one has said, 'Where it is familiar becomes new. Where it is new becomes …

3 Secrets for Being More Confident, Backed by Research

Want to know how to be more confident?<p>There’s an easy answer: Don’t.<p>Yeah, it’s a trick question. But we’ve all been led to believe that …

41 Of The Most Suspenseful Books You'll Ever Read

*GASP*<p><i>Note: Entries have been edited for clarity and length.</i>

Books

14 books that will change the way you think about money

A lot of what holds people back from financial success are their thoughts and beliefs about money — not their job title or salary.<p>It turns out, you're probably already making enough money to become rich, as David Bach preaches in "The Automatic Millionaire"; and you <i>can</i> splurge on a $4 mocha and …

Personal Finance

The No.1 Killer Of Your Happiness (and How To Beat It)

Can you name your most precious asset?<p>The one that guarantees you the best chance of happiness? Of skipping through your days, laughing and smiling, …

Happiness
CNN

Resources

Below is my ever-growing list of tools I personally prefer or have used throughout my experience as a lettering artist. I’ve also compiled other …

Zebra

Is Shyness Holding You Back?

You don’t need to feel trapped by your inner critic’s nagging voice. Nor do you need to suppress it, or escape it. Sometimes all you need to do is …

Mindfulness

IBM Watson is creepily good at guessing what's in photos

IBM announced that its Watson AI is getting image recognition capabilities earlier in the year, but this site that lets you feed in your own photos to see what it thinks is in them is both impressive and scary.<p>The visual recognition demo lets you give Watson an image URL or upload a photo and it’ll …

10 books that will change the way you live your life

Whether the focus is getting out of bed as soon as the alarm goes off, getting a creative project off the ground, kicking procrastination forever, or figuring out — hallelujah! — what to do for a career, we're all works in progress.<p>But finding the path that'll get us there is a torturous, tender, …

Self-improvement

World's 10 happiest countries in 2016 | CNN Travel

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Self-improvement

How To Build Solid Relationships (With Enormously Successful People)

<i>“You are the average of the people you spend the most time with.”<br>― Jim Rohn</i>Over the years Angel and I have written a lot about our <i>personal</i> struggles …

Entrepreneurship

Geometric Tiles Create Optical Illusion Flooring

Core Deco's trippy tri-tone tiles (whoa, alliteration) will keep your apartment looking fresh.<p>The floor in my apartment is covered in cat hair, cigarette ash, and sticky beer spills. It's highly noticeable and very foul. Thus, when I saw these tri-tone geometric tiles by Matt W. Moore of Core Deco, …

Interior Design

9 Reasons Why Some People Prefer The Single Life

On the face of it, people in relationships may seem to be at the happiest stage of their lives. The world has drilled into us, that everyone, …

What If Physical Illness Were Treated Like Mental Illness?

What if you were sick in bed for three days? You’re popping Advil like candy to keep your fever down. You feel like you are going to die. Well-meaning friends offer to swing by the store if you need anything. Your mother brings over chicken soup and tells you to rest up and take it easy. Everyone …

Mental Health

Researchers want to grow human tendons on an incredibly advanced robotic hand

That alone is enough to improve the motion capabilities in prosthetics in a way that has never been seen before. But the researchers plan on taking the project even farther by growing human tendon and tissue on the robot hand.<p>That would mean people could have an <i>entirely new hand</i>, human skin and …

Robotics

6-Year-Old Painting Prodigy and Her Therapy Cat Continue to Inspire with Their Creative Memoir

6-year-old Iris Grace copes with autism by expressing herself through painting, but she's also received a heartwarming amount of help from her therapy cat Thula. "Ever since we came home with Thula, this precious, magical kitten has cast a spell over Iris," Arabella Carter-Johnson, Iris' …

Watch: Boston Dynamics are being jerks to robots, for science

If you’ve ever wondered about the event that would make robots rise up and begin to fight back against their human oppressors, it probably looks a lot like the tests Boston Dynamics puts its Atlas robot through.<p>While it may look like pure jerk-ery, researchers are putting their humanoid robot …

Robotics

25+ Unpublished Photos From National Geographic Archives

A picture might be worth a thousand words but National Geographic photographs leaves us speechless. Known for their captivating daily pictures, they …