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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

This Is the Most Fun Way to Make Your Life Awesome

“Working on your goals” is usually not fun. It’s way too formal and serious. And that’s one of the reasons we quit.<p>So how can you build good habits, …

Happiness

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10 Proven Ways You Can Increase Intimacy

What rates highest in a long-term relationship? Passion is important, certainly, but <i>intimacy</i> rates highest. That’s what psychologist Robert J. …

Relationships

6 Secrets That Help My Clients Lose Weight

In any profession, there is knowledge that you can learn through books, classes, or research, and there is knowledge that you can only see through …

Weight Loss

Unbelievably Exponential: It's Just About... Life

How many of us would love to have a great day everyday? You could if you would take time to focus in on the one thing you might just be ignoring that could change everything -- yourself.<p>Take it from someone who knows. Someone who just a few years ago was named the world's youngest self-made female …

On The Shortness of Life: An Introduction to Seneca

<b>“We don’t beat the Reaper by living longer. We beat the Reaper by living well.”</b><p>This week, one of my friends died after a long battle with pancreatic …

7 Profound Lessons From The Books Of Alan Watts

<i>“The universe is the game of the self, which plays hide and seek forever and ever.” -Alan Watts</i><p><b>…</b><p>From the late fifties to early seventies, Alan Watts …

Here’s the Schedule Very Successful People Follow Every Day

All too often, productivity tips are a dime a dozen. Some even <i>conflict</i> with each other. What we need is a system.<p><b>What schedule do the pros use? What</b> …

The Top 5 Reasons to Be a Jack of All Trades

<b>Are the days of Da Vinci dead? Is it possible to, at once, be a world-class painter, engineer, scientist, and more?</b> <i><br>“No way. Those times are long</i> …

The Surprising Benefits (and Pitfalls) of Being a "Jack of All Trades"

People look down on the multitalented—even the phrase “Jack of all trades, master of none” has a bit of a negative caveat. But there are a lot of …

Swiss Army Knives

13 ways to happiness... and beyond

Sir Anthony Seldon claims to have discovered the answer to life-long happiness. Here, he shares his secret<p>• <b>Accepting ourselves</b> is the first step on the path to happiness. We need to learn to love ourselves.<p>• <b>Belonging</b> to groups, sharing with and receiving from them, is important in our growth and is …

The Best Ways to Boost Your Metabolism

Lose weight faster by tricking your body into burning more calories—with less effort.

Fitness

Warren Buffett and Bill Gates Agree—This Factor Was Most Important for their Success

Focus is one of the most important traits of successful people.<p>Warren Buffett, Steve Jobs, and Bill Gates have all attributed their success to one …

Investing

7 Strange Questions That Help You Find Your Life Purpose

One day, when my brother was 18, he waltzed into the living room and proudly announced to my mother and me that one day he was going to be a senator. …

Self-improvement

How to build a relationship with yourself to live the life you love

<i>Chandresh Bhardwaj Meditating - photo taken by Melly Lee</i><p>If you've been following me, you know that I emphasize the benefits of networking and cultivating authentic and strategic relationships with others. I know that every person we meet is an ocean of opportunities, knowledge and resources we can …

Why Japan's Longest-Lived Women Hold the Key to Better Health

<b>Excerpted from The Blue Zones Solution by Dan Buettner, publishing April 7th, 2015.</b><p>It took me two days to convince Gozei Shinzato to show me her arsenal of longevity supplements, but, in the end, she delivered.<p>Before me lay at least five compounds that could explain how the spry centenarian had …

Smartcuts

"…the fastest route to success is never traditional…"<p>Imagine you are driving in a storm. Between the furor of the windshield wipers, you make out the …

Success

The Looking Glass Self: How Our Self-image is Shaped by Society

<b>Published on</b> May 27th, 2013<p>9<p><b>By Joachim Vogt Isaksen</b><p><b>Do you sometimes experience that the mere presence of other people leads to feelings of discomfort</b> …

8 Common Thinking Mistakes Our Brains Make Every Day and How to Prevent Them

Get ready to have your mind blown.<p>I was seriously shocked at some of these mistakes in thinking that I subconsciously make <i>all the time</i>. Obviously, …

Critical Thinking

Are You Saying This One Word That Hurts Your Love?

Candlelight dinners and material gifts may feel great in the moment but they are not the things that truly sustain healthy relationships. Many …

University of Pennsylvania

100 Tiny Swaps That Can Make Your Life Totally Different

Small things add up. If you want to improve your life, check out these 100 small swaps you can make today to improve various aspects of your life, …

Help Your Partner Give You What You Want

In relationships, there is often a miscommunicated expectation that you should know how your partner feels, what they need, and vice versa. One of the first healthy steps you can take in your relationship is to start letting go of these expectations.<p>So what does this mean for you? Be open about who …

23 Best Productivity Hacks of the Year

These productivity techniques will keep you on track and happy all year long. Get ready to dominate.<p>1. Turn Off Alerts<p>It’s terribly tough to get into …

The Secret to Effective Arguing With Your Spouse

Relationships<p>11 Times Fictional Couples Taught Us Real Relationship Lessons<p>Relationships<p>6 Marriage Tips From Our Fave Bachelor Nation …

15 Books by Billionaires On How to Run the World

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Billionaires

A Harvard psychiatrist says 3 things are the secret to real happiness

Psychiatrist Robert Waldinger is the director of the Harvard Study of Adult Development, one of the longest and most complete studies of adult life ever conducted. Waldinger described some of the secrets to happiness revealed by the study in a recent TED talk.<p>The study followed two cohorts of white …

50 universal truths that will make you more successful

I've been a journalist for the better part of two decades and during that time I've interviewed and written about thousands of people in various stages of success, from CEOs of multibillion companies to entrepreneurs launching startups (including one founder who launched a startup while fighting …

20 Pictures Of Small Tips To Live A Satisfying Life

What does it mean to live a satisfying life? It means living a life in balance. It means making sure that your emotional, mental, physical, and …

Can a Man and a Woman Really Have a Platonic Relationship?

Let's say that a man and a woman are friends. They have known each other for a while and nothing has ever happened between them. By "nothing," they mean that they've never kissed.<p>The chemistry between them is palpable and they've been in situations where he could have made a move but he did not. …