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The things sex education should have taught us but didn’t

• Men and women have innate differences in how they experience their sexualities.<br>• These differences, despite existing, don’t really mean anything.

How well can you read other people's emotions? Take the test to find out

Do you consider yourself to have high emotional intelligence?<p>Being emotional intelligent means that, among other qualities, you are able to recognise how people are feeling based on their behaviour.<p>Studies suggest that having high emotional intelligence correlates with better mental health, being a …

The 1 Book Bill Gates and Warren Buffett Say You Should Read to Succeed

Wondering what one thing could be the key to helping you succeed in business? Well, you might be in luck.<p>Both Bill Gates and Warren Buffett--two of the most successful businessmen of our time--have said that <i>Business Adventures</i> by finance journalist John Brooks is the read that brought them …

It's World Book Day—here are the favorites of 7 self-made billionaires

There are a lot of benefits to reading. Science shows that the habit can make you smarter, more emotionally intelligent and even increase your odds …

The unorthodox productivity hacks of Elon Musk, Bill Gates, and Mark Zuckerberg

Approaching their ambitions with a single-minded intensity, none works less than 70 hours a week, including weekends, even at the expense of aspects of life other people value.<p>However, being armed with a strong idea, determined to be the best, and supported by a superhuman work ethic pays off: Mark …

Bill Gates

6 Tips to Reduce Your Daily Stress and Anxiety

There are two major reasons that for several decadesmore Americans become stressed, agitated and anxious — which in turn increases their daily …

Exercise can boost brain power, prevent heart damage

Looking for a magic elixir for health? There’s more evidence exercise may be it, improving thinking skills in older adults and protecting against heart damage in obese people, two separate studies published Monday show.<p>“Exercise has many, many benefits. ... I don’t know that we fully understand why …

21 Tweets About Marriage That Are Funny Because They Are True

"Nothing in life can prepare you for how much of marriage is spent just listening to someone cough."

Road Bumps and Deal Breakers: A Guide to the Stages of a Relationship

Not to point out the obvious, but every relationship shifts and develops over time. The way we relate to our parents, our friends, and, yes, our …

The 100 best nonfiction books: No 64 – Walden by Henry David Thoreau (1854)

This account of one man’s rejection of American society has influenced generations of free thinkers<p>On Independence Day 1845, an idealistic young American (Thoreau was just 28) turned his back on what he saw as his country’s depressing materialism, its commercial and industrial soullessness and took …

15 habits of self-made millionaires, from a man who spent 5 years studying rich people

Success doesn't crop up overnight. All self-made millionaires had to start somewhere.<p>Much of their transformation from ordinary to seven-figure status can be attributed to "rich habits," a term coined by Thomas C. Corley, who spent five years researching the daily habits of 177 self-made …

Self-improvement

Want to Be Emotionally Resilient? Science Says Do This

Anyone can do it and it doesn't cost a thing.<p>Do you worry a lot? Sometimes over things you absolutely can't control, so that worrying about them serves no practical purpose? Do you think you worry too much? Do you worry that all this worrying may not be good for you?<p>Most of us do at least some of …

Algorithm could predict fights between couples before they happen

Domestic arguments, the scourge of couples who want to enjoy spending time together but manage to rub each other up the wrong way, could soon be a thing of the past after researchers created an computer program that could help prevent fights.<p>Researchers at the University of Southern California have …

My Biggest Career Mistake Was Being Too Loyal

<i>Answer by Dandan Zhu on Quora</i><p><b>My biggest career mistake was never jumping ship to another employer.</b> As a headhunter, I constantly warn candidates …

Talent Is Overrated: Top 10 Habits Of Mentally Tough People

People with limitless determination always have enough talent to succeed.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Regardless if you’re an entrepreneur, athlete, coach, artist or politician, we all must overcome hurdles and setbacks at some point in our lives. These challenges …

Self-improvement

8 non-awkward ways to cancel coffee plans with someone

So, canceling coffee plans is one of the those things that we love to hate but really love doing. As beloved comedian John Mulaney once said, “In …

The Brain Tricks Heavy Drinkers Into Thinking They're Just Fine

Heavy drinkers tend to think that they’ve attained some sort of practice and are better able to handle themselves while drunk. But previous research …

This Is the Best Age to Get Married

When it comes to marriage and age, there’s a serious double standard for men and women. Men are often told to wait to get married until they feel …

11 Truths About Being Socially Awkward

I have ADHD. I also have an anxiety disorder. My psychiatrist says it’s not uncommon to have both at once, which makes me feel less like a special …

If You Want to Be Truly Happy, Stop Worrying About These 24 Things in Your Life

We are each responsible for our own happiness.<p>If you want to be happy you have to find the things that make you unhappy.<p>If you want to move forward, there are always things you need to let go of first. It's a process that shouldn't happen just once a year. Taking stock should be an ongoing …

32 Favorite Books of High Achievers

These are the books dozens of successful executives say everyone should read.<p>Inspiration, escape, and ideas for self-improvement often come in the form of a good book. Here are the top picks of more than two dozen high-achieving executives.<p>1. <i>Tiny Beautiful Things</i> by Cheryl Strayed<p>"[E]very single …

What people with autism want you to know

Like many autistic people, I have complicated feelings about Autism Awareness Month, which rolls around every April. According to the Autism Society, the initiative was created "to promote autism awareness, inclusion and self-determination for all, and assure that each person with [Autism Spectrum …

Autism

To Get Paid What You're Worth, Master This 1 Thing

Here's the one thing you can do to always be in demand, and always paid at a premium.<p>Over the years, I've consistently fielded the same question: How do I get paid what I'm worth?<p>It is a good question. It's one we should all ask more often.<p>How do I get paid what I'm worth?<p>It's No Secret: Master One …

It's True, Hot Baths Burn Calories

Why calorie counting is almost useless and often misleading<p>“A new study says taking a hot bath burns as many calories as a 30-minute walk.”<p>That popped up in a tweet from <i>Time</i> on Tuesday night. It referred to a small investigation into the physiologic effects of heat exposure.<p>The responses on social …

Nutrition

The secret to a happy marriage: Don’t fight

Therapist Winifred Reilly has an unconventional approach when it comes to marital disputes: Just walk away from fights.<p>“You can’t have a tug of war …

11 Habits of Remarkably Happy People

Being happy isn't just better for your emotional well-being--it also makes you more successful.<p>Despite how appealing turmoil, negativity, and pessimism can sometimes seem, being happy isn't just better for your emotional well-being--it also makes you more successful than those who are not.<p>Check out …

​This Workout Will Serve Up A Major Dose of Muscle From Head to Toe

Turn your body into a powerhouse with this barbell and plate workout<p>This workout, by Ashley Horner, owner of American Sled Dogs, combines three strength moves that will turn your body into a powerhouse and build a lower body of steel.<p>The barbell heavy squat not only builds massive legs and glutes, …

Why it matters if there's a power imbalance in your relationship

It could be seriously detrimental for women.<p>You'd be right to think gender equality in straight relationships was what all heterosexual couples should be aiming for. We know this is incredibly important as women are already fighting for equality in schools, public, and at work (to name a few). Why …

A psychologist identifies 7 signs it's time to let go of a friendship

Research actually confirms what we've all experienced: most middle school friendships don't even last a year. And while some adult friendships last throughout life, some make us feel like we've been sentenced for life. So how do you know when to make a break for freedom?<p>Sometimes it's obvious: a …

Billionaire CEO Jack Ma says that if you want your life to be simple, don't be a leader

As founder and CEO of LearnVest, which got acquired by Northwestern Mutual two years ago, I've learned that you're never done growing when it comes to leadership.<p>There are days where you're great, and days where you're nowhere close. So I'm always stretching myself to evolve and get better at …