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How to Not Kill Your Fancy New Cactus

The ultimate succulent survival guide.<p>Either we have chosen them or they have chosen us, but you can't wander into a café or boutique these days without encountering a jungle of needled succulents. Thing is, they may be hardy, resilient, and beautifully designed, but they're also deceptively tricky …

If we don’t want our sons to be monstrous men, we have to help them curb their anger

By Jessica Machado<p>I have never had a job where the mood wasn’t set by the temperament of men.<p>I’ve witnessed men chuck pens, wadded paper, whatever was in their hands, at a wall or down a hallway the second frustration struck. Once, when asked a question, a man slammed his hands on his desk, pointed …

Parenting

A Little-Known Hack to Learn a New Skill in a Fraction of the Time

It's called 'deliberate practice' and it's a proven way for your staff to master a new skill in a fraction of the time. Here are the five core elements that make it work.<p>In this article, I'm going to share one of the most effective tactics for coaching your key team members. I call it "deliberate …

Parental feeding styles can have consequences for kids. Which type is yours?

By Casey Seidenberg<p>Casey Seidenberg<p>Bio<p>Yes, feeding children can be challenging. They can be picky eaters. They may start rejecting foods they once loved or feel too afraid to try new ones. They may refuse vegetables and insist that ketchup top everything. All these behaviors are normal, yet as …

Weight Watchers

A to Z of oil paint techniques

Martin Kinnear, head of Norfolk Painting School, walks us through the world of oil paint, one letter at a time<p>A – Alla prima<p>Painting wet-on-wet or …

6 Smart Habits That Will Lead to a Fulfilling Life

Whom do you surround yourself with? This may be your first lesson toward a life of success.<p>Do you ever lay in bed at night in a state of insomnia and look back over your choices in life and think, "I wish I did that differently?"<p>Perhaps it's feeling like you should've made that transition into a …

‘A grand illusion’: seven days that shattered Facebook’s facade

They may now regret it but they knowingly unleashed the forces that have led to this lack of trust and loss of privacy<p>Left unregulated, this market will continue to be prone to deception and lacking in transparency<p>“Dumb fucks.” That’s how Mark Zuckerberg described users of Facebook for trusting him …

Cambridge Analytica

Siblings Can Have Surprisingly Different DNA Ancestry. Here's Why.

Genographic<p>When it comes to tracing your roots through your genes, biological siblings may have less in common than many people expect.<p>Last fall, siblings Kat and Eddy Abraham decided the best birthday gift for their dad involved a couple vials of spit.<p>“He’s the historian of the family,” Kat says, …

Siblings

The Beginner's Guide to Recognizing and Changing Negative Thoughts

This strategy will help you recognize and replace the negative thoughts that can hold you back in life.<p>A pessimistic, dismal outlook can take a toll on your life in more ways than you might think. Research consistently links negative thinking to increased risk of mental health problems, physical …

Want to Win an Argument? Science Says Stop Doing This 1 Thing

Once you start yelling, your listener will struggle to process what you say rationally.<p>Things don't always go smoothly in life, and when you encounter a bump, the temptation to yell at others can explode. Don't do it--a raised voice is one of the biggest swords you can drive into the stomach of …

Steve Jobs Knew How to Write an Email. Here's How He Did It

A detailed look at an old email from Steve Jobs teaches some important lessons.<p>Undoubtedly, Apple co-founder and visionary Steve Jobs wrote several thousands of emails throughout his life. Relatively few of them have been shared with the public, and most of those are short responses to customer …

My patients said floating in a sensory deprivation tank was healing. So I tried it.

By Nathaniel Morris<p>In mental health care, it's not uncommon for patients to pursue complementary therapies to manage mental illness. As a psychiatrist, I've seen patients who take dozens of daily vitamin supplements. Some try acupuncture or massage. Others swear by light therapy or Reiki.<p>But there …

Medicine

Want to Raise Kids Who Won't Give Up Easily? Teach Them the 'Batman Effect'

Instilling perseverance at a young age will serve your child well throughout life.<p>It's tough to teach kids perseverance and mental strength in the modern world. Technology allows for instant gratification and our digital devices offer an easy escape when things get tough.<p>Kids have shorter attention …

Neuroscience Says Listening to This Song for 15 Seconds Will Instantly Make You More Creative

Innovation matters. Creativity matters. Finding new solutions to old problems is what businesses -- and careers -- are often built on.<p>Sound therapy is a popular way to relax and reduce stress. But now you can use the power of music to be more creative.<p>Researchers at Radboud University split …

Career Development

Your Tight Lower Back Needs This 4-Minute Stretch Session STAT!

If you've been sitting hunched over your computer for hours and just realized that your lower back is so tight, it even hurts to straighten up your torso. Your lower back needs some love! Slowly move onto the floor and do this four-minute stretching routine. It not only targets the lower back, but …

Yoga

Alan Watts Reveals the Most Crucial Factor in Achieving Your Goals and Living the Life You Want

We all have big goals that we want achieve, however many of us are unsure about how to actually achieve them.<p>It’s not easy. Competition is always …

Mind Over Meta’s Top 10 Posts Of 2017

We’re now near the end of 2017 and I find this time of year brings out the reflective side of me. I think New Year often causes people to look back …

Want to Raise Successful Kids? Do This to Help Them Be Strong, Confident, and Resilient

Instead of being victims, resilient kids see themselves as being in control of their destinies. As a result, they tend to grow and get better when bad things happen, instead of crumpling.<p>Much has been written about the habits and characteristics of high-achieving adults, and how they differ from …

Self-improvement

This 1 Piece of Advice Won't Be Popular, But It May Save Your Career

"A moment of patience in a moment of doubt can save you a million moments of regret."<p>During this time of year, my social media feeds get flooded with new years resolution advice. Everywhere I look, there's another tip or life hack. Although I've read hundreds, I'm always curious to see if someone …

How To Teach Your Brain Something It Won’t Forget A Week Later

Cramming got you through college, but it’s probably paying diminishing returns in your career. Here’s the scientific reason why.<p>Of all the things you learned in school, chances are the right way to <i></i>learn wasn’t one of them.<p>To make it through academic life, most of us opt for what psychologists call …

Kodak Last-Gasp Hope: KodakCoin

What do you get when you cross the feverish world of cryptocurrencies and a faded industrial giant desperate for a new lease on life? The answer, provided Tuesday by Eastman Kodak, is KodakCoin.<p>Kodak filed for bankruptcy protection in 2012 after fumbling the shift to digital images. Now, the …

Mark Wahlberg's Workouts Never Take a Vacation

Wahlberg shows off how he is staying fit for his upcoming movie<p>Most guys take vacation as an opportunity to skip the gym for a while. Not Mark Wahlberg. The Men's Health cover guy, actor, and all-around good guy posted a video on Instagram of what a vacation looks like for him, and let's just say …

Ronda Rousey

5 Habits That Let Emotionally Intelligent People Adapt To Anything

The ability to stay flexible and open-minded in uncertain times isn’t just a personality thing. It also depends on what you do.<p>Adaptability has always mattered in the workplace, but with automation on the march and many industries experiencing major upheavals, it may be a more crucial skill now …

Emotional Intelligence

This Unreleased Demo of David Bowie's 'Let's Dance' Might Be More Timeless Than the Album Version

Hear the recently released track with Nile Rodgers.<p>When David Bowie first played an early version of "Let's Dance" for Nile Rodgers in 1982, the Chic guitarist was not impressed. "I come from dance music," Rodgers told Bowie at the time. "You can't call that thing you just played 'Let's Dance.'"<p>So …

At the Golden Globes, Hollywood Does What Washington Won’t

The story of the past year, beginning with an inaugural speech of darker bile and greater bunk than any in my lifetime, has been the abdication and outsourcing of the moral authority that the presidency of the United States once had.<p>On Sunday night, Hollywood, of all places, picked up the slack.<p>I …

Our Most Popular Recipes with Only 3 Ingredients

As someone who is very much a minimalist, I firmly believe the best recipes are the ones with the least amount of ingredients. Not only are they …

How one couple saved their marriage by asking each other a simple question

Relationships<p>On the brink of divorce, this question made all the difference.<p>For years, novelist Richard Paul Evans and his wife Keri struggled with their marriage. Then, one day, they learned to ask each other a simple question: “How can I make your day better?”<p>The question, which Evans wrote about …

Salt Lake City

10 Creative Ways to Print Pictures from Your iPhone

T<p>Create a Wood Calendar<p>Let’s face it—with the rise of technology, physical calendars have become a pretty archaic concept. After all, we carry our calendars with us everywhere we go in the form of an iPhone app, so why have a paper calendar taking up unnecessary space on our wall? Well, you might …

The movement to impeach Trump is just beginning

Before you settle down for a long winter’s nap with adult visions of sugar plums, consider a key fact about the 2018 midterm elections: We already …

7 steps to declutter your home, life and finances before 2018

Money<p>Get rid of the clutter now so that, come 2018, you can focus on the things you want to add to your life.<p>Like a lot of people, I entered into this year with a lot of goals in mind. I was going to save more money, eat better, actually exercise, etc. — and for the most part, I made the changes I …