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How to Be Daring in the Bedroom

'Future Sex' author Emily Witt opens up about learning to embrace her sexuality—and how you can, too.<p>For her first book, writer Emily Witt landed on a topic few are comfortable discussing outside the confines of close relationships: sex. Following several failed relationships, Witt spent five years …

Want to Keep Up With the Latest Technology? A Top Consultant Says to Do This??

There is one foolproof way to make sure you always adapt to high-tech innovation.<p>In an era of unparalleled technological change, staying ahead of the curve can be a tremendous challenge. As usual, the solution is to be found with our fellow human beings. Today's savviest businesspeople are …

9 simple steps to a perfectly Zen bedroom

Zen-influenced interiors have an enduring appeal as they tap into something deeper than mere aesthetic trends. They appeal to those wanting a quiet, …

Home Decorating

Best restaurants in the US and world according to TripAdvisor

There are many ways to plan a trip: by weather, attractions or hotel offerings. For the foodies in the world, it’s all about the restaurants. Just like you need a little help narrowing down exactly where you should go on vacation, so, too, does it help to know where to dine. That’s why travel …

10 more small things you do that people use to judge your personality

But we hardly covered all the weird ways in which people evaluate you. Below, we've drawn 10 <i>more</i> items from the original Quora thread, "What are the really small things that tell a lot about a person's psychology and personality?", as well as from other research.<p>Read on to learn what captures …

Psychology

10 Strange Productivity Secrets They Didn’t Teach You In School

Tom Hunt<p>Read full profile<p>School is good for some things…<p>Like the food…<p><i>(Actually no, the food is traditionally terrible)</i><p>For the freedom?<p><i>(Erm, actually</i> …

Self-improvement

Practice Mindfulness with a Daily Check-in

Mindfulness is a powerful habit that can help you deal with big things, like sticking to your goals or defusing tension with your partner. It can …

7 Invaluable Leadership Tips That Boost Accountability in the Workplace

If you want to improve your employees' performance, consider these wise tips.<p>Accountability is one of those buzzwords that was quickly recognized in management and leadership circles as an important concept. The unfortunate outcome of a buzzword is it minimizes the importance of the buzz-worthy …

Want to Get Ahead? 10 Things to Do During Your Lunch Break

One of the ways to make change in your life is to use your time wisely.<p>Are you given a whole hour at lunch time and not sure how to fill it in properly?<p>In my new book The Entrepreneur's Book of Actions: Essential Daily Exercises and Habits for Becoming Wealthier, Smarter, and More Successful …

19 Fascinating Crime Documentaries You Can Watch On Netflix Right Now

Prepare to be fascinated and disturbed in equal measure.

See a Brief History of Michelle Obama's Flawless State Dinner Style

Barack Obama and Michelle Obama walk out to the North Portico to welcome India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Susan Walsh—AP<p>1 of …

60 Motivational Quotes to Keep You Moving Toward Your Goal

Big successes are an accumulations of small successes<p>Success can be a long and winding road, filled with many obstacles and challenges.<p>There is no real short cut to success; it requires us to take action daily, to be persistent and consistent in our efforts which is not always easy to do. We can …

Do our brains have extraordinary untapped powers?

In rare cases, brain damage has unlocked prodigious mental abilities in patients. Now researchers are exploring the hidden potential in all of us<p>On 13 September, 2002, 31-year-old Jason Padgett, a furniture salesman from Washington, was beaten and mugged by two men after leaving a karaoke bar. He …

The Brain

Six Brain Hacks To Learn Anything Faster

Research proves there are ways to learn new skills and concepts with speed and ease.<p>Whether it’s a new technology, a foreign language, or an advanced skill, staying competitive often means learning new things. Nearly two-thirds of U.S. workers have taken a course or sought additional training to …

How To Find Your Soul Tribe

A <i>karass</i>, a term first introduced in Kurt Vonnegut's <i>Cat's Cradle</i>, is a group of people who are meant to further a collective purpose. Maybe your …

Daily Meditation: A Prayer For Mother Earth

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life.<p>Today's post features an interfaith prayer for the earth, provided by GreenFaith. As the Paris climate …

5 Powerful Practices to Expand Your Awareness and Harmonize Your Brain

While the brain and consciousness are inextricably linked, groundbreaking research into the nature of consciousness is revealing that their …

17 questions you should never ask at the end of a job interview

When you have the floor, you'll want to take full advantage of the opportunity to show that you've done your homework and to determine if the job is a good fit.<p>But it's imperative that you put just as much thought into what you ask as you do your responses to their questions, because your queries …

The Best Upper-Body Exercises When You Can't Do a Pull-Up (Yet!)

It takes more than strong arms to do a pull-up. And if you regularly crush your strength workouts or HIIT routines but still can't seem to get your …

Workouts

6 Before-Bed Yoga Poses to Help You Fall Asleep

The ultimate wind-down workout from Rachel Brathen, aka Yoga Girl.<p>Though a great Savasana is enough to make me woozy during yoga class, I still …

10 Tips for Staying Focused From 10 Very Busy Young Entrepreneurs

Getting a business up and running is the opposite of the typical 9-to-5 job. There's no time to fully clock out, founders work endlessly and having to be a Jack-of-all-trades means maintaining focus can be difficult.<p>Having just wrapped up their three-month stint working out of Techstars' New York …

Time Management

20 Things You Need To Give Up If You Want To Be Truly Happy

The only thing standing in your way towards happiness is you; no one else is allowed to set up limits for you but you, nor there should be. No matter …

Motivation

Why You Should Love Yourself Enough to Walk Away Instead of Settling

<i>Originally published on Unwritten</i><p>I was 18, fresh out of high school and about to embark on the thrilling journey known as college when I met him. He was entering his senior year of high school in a neighboring town: a fact that should have had me running the other way as soon as I found out. I …

Relationships

How to Be Studious

Being studious means being serious about and committed to learning. People who are studious still know how to have fun, but they make their studies a …