Kelly Elisabeth

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4 Truly Enlightening Ideas From Self-Help Books

Looking to make changes? We sifted through this year's new releases, eliminated anything superficial or silly and discovered a few practical, illuminating techniques.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>40 Books To Read Before Turning 40

You Can Be Productive or Creative, Not Both

A psychologist offers a reality check for both organizations and individuals.<p>In order to be successful in business you need to have good ideas and to execute on them. If you want to accomplish both you'd better not bury your head in the sand -- the tough truth is these two aims are at odds with …

Does Trying to Be Happy Make Us Unhappy?

As we muddle through our days, the quest for happiness looms large. In the U.S., citizens are granted three inalienable rights: life, liberty, and …

The 18 Best Fiction Books Of 2015

Don't sleep on these bad boys.<p>In 2015, we were overwhelmed by the thoroughly kickass roster of new books on offer. We tore through some, and others we savored slowly. A few disappointed us, while many more thrilled us unexpectedly. Sci-fi, memoir, magical realism, short fiction, very (very) long …

10 Netflix Documentaries To Watch With Your Partner This Winter

The holidays means extra time off and (for many of us) chilly weather, so cuddle up with your partner in crime and get lost in a documentary.<p>1. For …

3 Great Networking Tips for Introverts

Networking doesn't have to drain the life out of you. Try these tips and you might actually enjoy it.<p>Your heart sinks. You want nothing more than to run back to your room.<p>What happened? Did you humiliate yourself? Did you realize you're wearing mismatched shoes? No, you just walked into a room full …

21 Healthy Meals (and Desserts) You Can Make in a Mug

The microwave gets a bad rap these days, but when you’re running late or only have 10 minutes between errands, tossing a few ingredients in a mug for …

How to Maintain Desire and Intimacy

At work, we show up 100 percent, are on time, are responsible, are proactive and intentional. Then, when we get home, we bring what Perel calls, "the leftovers". We're exhausted, we're on autopilot and even flat out lazy. No wonder desire and intimacy is dwindling with this way of showing up.<p>Last …

Take This Extremely Simple Action to Avoid Having Your Identity Stolen

Freeze, homie!<p>Stop whatever you’re doing (except reading, that is) and listen up. If you’re a human being with an identity that you prefer to …

10 Mind-Blowing Books That People Who Love Thinking Can't Miss

10 Mind-Blowing Books That People Who Love Thinking Can’t Miss<p>Emily Myrin<p>Copywriter Read full profile<p>P.J. O’Rouke once said, “Always read something …

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The Simple Technique To Fit A 40-Hour Workweek Into 16.7 Hours

This incredibly simple time-management system changed my workday.<p>I used to work a lot — 60, 80, or even 100 hours a week.<p>I let my work be a big part of how I defined myself. I wore those insane hours like a badge of honor . . . I loved telling people how “busy” I was and how much I “had to …

How to learn a new language, according to a guy who became fluent in 4 in just a few years

Unfortunately, that's not the situation most adults find themselves in. As a result, many people assume they've got no chance of ever mastering a foreign tongue.<p>But that's where they're wrong. Just ask opera singer Gabriel Wyner, who achieved fluency in <i>four</i> languages — Italian, German, French, and …

25 Healthy Dinner Recipes for Two

One might be the loneliest number, but two is pretty difficult too—at least when it comes to making dinner. Whether you’re wooing a significant …

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Out-of-the-Box Approaches to the Job Search (That Actually Work)

You've heard the commonly cited statistics before: 80% of job openings are unlisted; there are 100+ resumes submitted for every job posting; 50% of …

11 Things All Introverts Should Know

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10 Yoga Poses That Help With Bloating, Back Pain and More

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I'm Voting for Bernie Sanders Because He Answers Questions. Clinton 'Breaks Her Silence' Often

In April, <i>The Economist</i> ran a cover with the words, "What does Hillary stand for?" Essentially, that's why Bernie Sanders will win the Democratic nomination; Democrats no longer want a moderate Republican on issues like war, trade, and Wall Street. After 9/11, when Hillary Clinton's "mistake" helped …

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7 Simple Techniques to Unleash Creativity

If you are prone to creative work, you know that inspiration hits you naturally. Sometimes you fall into a dark spot, so you think that waiting is …

30 Places To See Before You're 30

Seeing the world is a surefire way to enrich your life and learn, and some destinations are best visited while in your twenties. Amazing destinations around the world cater to the particular strengths and challenges of the twenty-something set.<p>Seeing the world is a surefire way to enrich your life …

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$99 Flights to Europe Are Back This Fall and Winter

Note: you may have to cough up a bit more to get home.<p>WOW Airlines, the ultra-budget Icelandic airline that made headlines last fall for announcing …

5 TED Talks That Will Help You Understand--and Improve--Your Brain

Your brain is the most important yet least understood organ in your whole body.<p>Without it you couldn’t keep breathing, let alone reading this column. Yet how often do you think about your own brain–how it works, what it needs, and how it could work better? Your brain is both the most important and …

Dimensions of Personality Types and Ideal Careers For Each

Does it ever feel like the things you want to accomplish always end up on the back burner? If the answer to that question is “yes,” you’re not alone. …

5 Insane Overwater Bungalows You Can Actually Afford

You might not be flush with cash, but that doesn't mean you need to give up on the overwater-bungalow fantasy, because who hasn't dreamed of staying in a cabana stilted over shimmering water, fish cruising below? We combed the world and came up with five stellar stays.<p>You might not be flush with …

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Planning a vacation? Travel + Leisure ranks the world's friendliest cities

Got wanderlust on your mind? Then you just might want to read this first.<p>As beautiful as many cities around the world may be, filled with historic architecture and charming streets, part of any travel experience are the the locals. They're the people you call on when you're lost or looking for a …

Craving Broccoli Cheese Soup? Bake These Healthy Cheesy Bites Instead

There are few comforting restaurant dishes I love more in this world than a hot bowl of broccoli-cheese soup. In college, I can remember going to "study" with girlfriends at Panera Bread where I would order this fatty soup in a bread bowl. I needed to fuel my brain, right?!<p>While I no longer indulge …

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24 Signs You're An Introvert- Not Shy

Many people believe introversion and shyness are one and the same, but this is not true. All my life I was told that I was shy. I believed it too… …

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The best jobs for every personality type

The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator personality test, which measures preferences like introversion and extroversion, has been part of business culture for decades.<p>Today about 80% of the Fortune 500 and 89 of Fortune 100 companies use it in an attempt to get employees into the right roles and help teams …

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A Doctor’s Dictionary by Iain Bamforth review – an almost crazily good book

These insightful, erudite and wide-ranging essays illuminate the mysteries of our bodies and our minds<p>First of all, the title is misleading. If you are looking for something that might, say, explain medical terms or those notes on files that doctors use to acronymically conceal their scorn (the …

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