Karen Meredith

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How To Explain Working With Difficult People In a Job Interview

This simple technique will make you sound like a great co-worker.<p>Getting past the first interview is tough. Today, hiring managers tend to interview a half dozen people, choosing the best 2 or 3 for the next round. Making a good impression is a big part of what gets you to the second interview. …

Employment

Chris Pratt's 9 rules show he's the ultimate good guy

<b>(CNN) —</b> Preach, Chris Pratt.<p>The actor received the Generation Award at the MTV Movie & TV Awards on Monday night and used his speech as an opportunity to share some wisdom with the event's younger viewers.<p>"I'm going to cut to the chase and I am going to speak to you, the next generation," Pratt …

Particles

How to Organize Your Closet in 30 Minutes Flat

It doesn’t matter how many color-coordinated hangers or scarf organizers you buy: There will come a day when you look at your closet and wonder, <i>how</i> …

Cleaning

Cesar Millan Explains How Dog Lovers Create Anxiety in Dogs

Television's favorite canine behaviorist <b>Cesar Millán</b> is on the road this summer for another round of his celebrated educational live shows.<p>During the …

Dogs

Which essential oils can help with rheumatoid arthritis?

Rheumatoid arthritis can cause chronic inflammation and pain in the joints. Many people use essential oils to relieve these symptoms, but do the oils …

My mom's 40-year search for her birth mother led to a father she didn't expect to find

How my mother's search for her mother ended in something she never anticipated: a father.

What does it mean if you have a high C-reactive protein?

C-reactive protein is a substance that the liver makes in response to inflammation. The C-reactive protein test measures the amount of this protein …

7 Stretches to Relieve Tight Hips

Foam roller stretches and hip flexor stretches can help to relieve tightness in the hips.<p>1. Foam roller stretch<p>You can use a foam roller to loosen up …

These free services can help in genealogy research

If you want to research your family tree, it’s probably worth it to invest in for-profit online resources such as Ancestry.com. But there are also …

Why You Should Be Using a Foam Roller — and Which One to Buy

Right up there with kettlebells and battle ropes, foam rollers are ubiquitous at gyms but nevertheless require a bit of explanation if you want to …

How to Talk to Your Doctor About Pain

Take these tips to your next appointment.<p>Everyone talks about bedside manner, but what’s more important than whether your doctor is nice to you is whether he or she <i>listens</i> to you. Studies have shown that doctors don’t always recognize their patients’ pain levels. In one randomized trial where …

Discovering La Famiglia: Finding Your Family in Newspapers

Readers are loving our Discovering La Famiglia column! If you have used Roslyn’s methods to research your family’s history, we would love to hear …

Genealogy

I just read a book that called me out on my excuses for not seeing friends, not finishing my work, and wasting time on social media — and I loved it

Courtesy of Laura Vanderkam<p><b>Time is a precious commodity, but too many of us waste hours of it every day.</b>• <b><br>In her new book, "Off the Clock,"</b> …

The Best Children's Books of the Year, According to Bank Street College of Education

The Children's Book Committee at Bank Street College of Education in New York City recently released its 2018 list of the best children's books on …

What's Going On In Your Child's Brain When You Read Them A Story?

"I want The Three Bears!"<p>These days parents, caregivers and teachers have lots of options when it comes to fulfilling that request. You can read a picture book, put on a cartoon, play an audiobook, or even ask Alexa.<p>A newly published study gives some insight into what may be happening inside young …

The Brain

Orthopedic Management of the Ehlers-Danlos Syndromes (for Non-experts) | The Ehlers Danlos Society

William B. Ericson Jr. and Roger Wolman, adapted by Benjamin Guscott<p>The role of orthopedic surgery in the Ehlers-Danlos syndromes is controversial …

Expert Advice: Strategies for Successful Decluttering, from the Authors of ‘New Minimalism’

2. Have an assistant.<p>Enlist the help of a friend, a family member, or anyone whose opinion you value and who is committed to assisting you from start …

Minimalism

What causes multiple sclerosis? Landmark study finds clue

Multiple sclerosis can cause debilitating fatigue, vision problems, impaired balance and coordination, and muscle stiffness. It is usually disabling, …

We’re calling it: This Buddhist Monk is the next Marie Kondo

According to home guru Marie Kondo, organizing and tidying up sparks joy—and science backs her up on the life-improving benefits derived from …

buddhistmonk

The Truth About Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia, a potentially debilitating syndrome marked by chronic body-wide pain and fatigue, has long been hard to diagnose and treat.<p>For years, …

10 things you're doing that are making your dog secretly hate you

1/<p>You hug them too tight.<p>Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images<p>There's been some debate over whether or not dogs hate being hugged, but the consensus seems to …

Pets

9 Extremely Subtle Signs You Have Too Much Inflammation In Your Body

If you're experiencing signs that your body has inflammation it may crop up in a number of different ways, and be a sign of a number of different …

24 life skills every adult should master before turning 30

There’s no handbook for adult life.<p>Somehow you’re just supposed to know that you should have more money coming in than going out and you shouldn’t …

Time Management

3 Great Leadership Lessons I Learned Sitting by a Campfire With a Navy SEAL

He learned these lessons on the battlefields of Iraq and Afghanistan.<p>Rorke Denver is a bear of a man. Not because he's a decorated Navy SEAL. Or that he served tours of duty in some of the most intense and treacherous battle spaces in recent U.S. warfare (Al Anbar province, 2006). Or that he ran …

Military

Best Essential Oils for Pain - Back, Nerve, Neck, Shoulder & Knee

Essential Oils for Pain<p>Pain is an inevitable aspect of life that can get in the way of living. Whether the pain comes suddenly or slowly builds over …

Pain

How Tom Tryniski digitized nearly 50 million pages of newspapers in his living room

<b>Tom Tryniski does not lock his doors.</b> He spends most days sitting in his living room in Fulton, New York, 30 miles northwest of Syracuse, in front of …

Tests Indicated His Infection Was Getting Better. Why Did He Feel Worse?

“Something’s wrong,” the woman told the young doctor, her face lined with worry. “This is not my husband.” The 68-year-old man lay unmoving in the hospital bed, his eyes dull, his face expressionless. His wife stood by him, as she had for nearly four decades of marriage. You don’t know him, she …

Medicine

A Genealogist's Quick Guide to Finding County Histories

To commemorate the signing of the Declaration of Independence, FamilySearch estimates that, "Thousands of county histories were published as part of …

If Your Employees Aren't Learning, You're Not Leading

There’s a strong positive relationship between how much people learn on the job and how much they love their job. Employees who score high on survey questions like “I will have to learn new skills to achieve my assigned goals for this year” have higher scores on questions such as:<p>“I consider myself …

Leadership

POTS syndrome: Symptoms, causes, and treatment

People with postural orthostatic tachycardia (POTS) experience a marked increase in heart rate upon standing up that can cause a variety of …