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7 ways to improve your mood in less than 5 minutes

And it's no wonder bad moods can sneak up on us so often. According to psychologist Guy Winch, author of the book <i>Emotional First Aid: Healing Rejection, Guilt, Failure, and Other Everyday Hurts,</i> a bad mood can be caused by anything from guilt over forgetting someone's birthday, to outstanding tasks …


10 Things To Do To Change Your Life Forever

<i>“Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future”</i><br>~ John F. Kennedy<p>The one constant thing in …


NETFLIX EXEC: Users would be ‘paralysed’ if we allowed offline playback

Speaking at IFA in Berlin, Hunt said that "one of the things I've learned is that every time you offer a choice [i.e. offline playback], you paralyse some people who can't decide if that's what they want to do or not."<p>Hunt took a dig at Amazon Prime stating that "[u]ndoubtedly it adds considerable …


12 Scientifically Proven Habits That Will Change Your Life

There's a science to building new habits. Read on to get yourself unstuck and get the change you want kick-started.<p>Research says the best way to bring change into your life is by creating new routines and sticking to them until they become habits.<p>The way to make sure we cultivate the new behavior …


15 cognitive biases that screw up your relationships

In fact, we're pretty much hardwired to make mistakes in our judgments of and behavior toward others.<p>Here, we've rounded up 15 cognitive biases that affect our everyday interactions. The scary part is that most of them happen without us even noticing.


Advice From a Recovered Happiness Junkie

I used to be a happiness junky. Like an addict looking for the next fix I would beg, borrow and steal to get the rush of high that comes with those temporary moments of feeling like you're on top of the world.<p>Enrolling in classes, ingesting endless amounts of affirmations and quotes, and cutting …

20 Things Exceptionally Happy People Don't Do

Try to give up one of each of these behaviors for the 20 remaining weeks of 2015 and I guarantee that you will be more successful and much happier.<p>Many things that we value in life are the result of accumulating stuff; experience, wealth, and education all come from adding more to what we have. By …


How Canadian startups are disrupting the auto industry

Want to monitor your teenage son's driving speed, or track your mileage and gas for work? Jay Giraud has the tool for you.<p>As CEO of Vancouver-based Mojio, he produces a small Internet-connected device that plugs into your car's diagnostic port (usually just under the steering wheel). It beams your …