Kevin JeeHwan Choi

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Psychiatrists use an old trick to get people to trust them with their secrets — and it works just as well in business

Instead, psychologists say there's a somewhat scientific formula to gaining people's trust more quickly. The key is to strike a balance between warmth and competence — so that you seem credible but also human.<p>That idea is explored in detail in "Friend and Foe," a new book by Maurice Schweitzer, …

5 habits that helped turn ordinary people into self-made millionaires

Habits save the brain work and conserve brain fuel. There is very little processing power involved with respect to habits.<p>So what does that have to do with being rich? I studied 177 self-made millionaires and uncovered certain unique good habits that made it possible for them to automatically …

The World's Best-Designed Hotels 2015

This stately barrier-island resort has hosted a few <i>Downton Abbey</i>-themed weekends, and no wonder: Even if the exterior of the main building is …

5 Lessons From My 40th Birthday in Paris

In April, I traveled to Paris for the first time, approximately three months before my 40th birthday. Here I was, almost 40, and making my first trip to Europe. All of my life, I have dreamed of traveling abroad. I never studied abroad in college -- one of my two regrets in life (second to not …

How to Travel Luxe, No Matter Your Budget

While first-class cabins have become flying hotel rooms, hostels—remember those from your year abroad?—now have stylish interiors, sceney bars, and restaurants. Proof that when the industry ups its game, everyone wins.<p>If you’ve got $10,000…<p>This year, foreign carriers have made record leaps in …

12 Strategies to Help You Feel Happier

Try a combination of the following blues-busting strategies, and your life view can brighten up in no time<p>Shutterstock<p>Mike Genevie was the kind of guy who always came ready with a joke.<p>But when his relationship with his girlfriend went sour, his sunny outlook on life turned overcast.<p>“She stopped …

Are You Enough? (Hint: The Answer Is Yes)

So many of us are regularly plagued by self doubts. Instead of feeling free, happy and powerful, so many of us feel sad, exhausted, or overwhelmed. When we continually live with these de-motivating emotions, it keeps us from achieving the things we most want out of life.<p>These self-limiting beliefs …

8 Simple Ways to Avoid Burnout

Do you wake up exhausted and dreading what was once the highlight of your day? Are you overwhelmed with tasks and feel like your passion is taking a backseat to tedious, unappealing work? Every entrepreneur has been there -- burnout. It's your body's reaction to being overworked and deprived of …

10 Things To Remember If You Want To Do What You Love For A Living

According to the latest Gallup polls, only 32% of Americans actually love what they do for a living. That leaves a whopping 68% of people feeling …

Self-improvement

The 100 greatest novels of all time

<b>Our critics choose the best novels ever written, from Tolkien to Proust</b><p>100 <b>The Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkien (1954-55)</b><p>Hairy-toed hobbit Frodo leaves home to defend the world from dark forces by destroying a cursed ring, in Tolkien's epic trilogy. WH Auden thought this tale of fantastic creatures …

Literature

When The Winter Finds Us (poem)

32 photos that will make you want to travel to Iceland

Most of the island is an uninhabited landscape of jagged lava rock, fields of bright green moss, hot springs, towering waterfalls, glaciers, and volcanoes.<p>Many visitors say that the country is reminiscent of another world.<p>Plus, it is a perfect place for any adventurous traveler — visitors to the …

The 30 Best Trips of 2015

Warning: unless you’re an annoyingly carefree bon vivant with a hefty trust fund, reading our annual Best of Travel awards may trigger a deep sense of dissatisfaction with the pathetic state of your mundane life. There are so many cool places to go, you’ll think as you scroll through our 30 epic …

Adventure Travel

This map shows the optimal road trip across Europe

Europe is a massive continent with a diverse mix of cultures, so there's no way I'm going to pick a set of stops that will please everyone. However, last year Business Insider published a nice article listing "50 Places In Europe You Need To Visit In Your Lifetime."<p>These stops seemed like a nice …

18 coolest bars in Bali where you'll experience nightlife beyond your imagination

Bali is known for a lot of things – pristine beaches, fantastic swells for surfing, seafood and temples.<p>Let’s add bars to that list, and we’re not …

Swimming Pools

Top 10 highlights of San Francisco

You may think you know San Francisco from social media (Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and Pinterest all began here, after all) but for the real thing – the mouth-watering cuisine, ear-tingling performances and truly joyous celebrations of individuality – you have to be here. But where do you start …

The 10 Best Free Apps for Travel Junkies

Odds are you use no more than two travel apps to get from point A to point B, and that’s fine — surveys show you’re not alone.<p>But consider for a …

How to Get VIP Access to UNESCO Heritage Sites

Seabourn cruise line announces a new set of in-depth excursions to Unesco World Heritage sites.<p>In an effort to raise at least $1 million for the UNESCO World Heritage Centre, Seabourn Cruise Line announced today a new set of in-depth heritage site excursions available to its passengers.<p>The cruise …

The Virtue of Being Short

Taller does not mean healthier. It's more likely the opposite.<p>If you've ever had a tall man stand in front of you at a concert, blocking your view, and wished that he would have a heart attack, the odds were against you.<p>Tall men are less likely to develop heart disease than are short men, according …

10 Insanely Gorgeous, Under-The-Radar European Destinations

The value of the dollar against the euro is the highest it has been in years, making now the perfect time to take that trip you've been meaning to plan. But instead of the usual suspects (lookin' at you, London and Paris), why not try one of these under-the-radar spots that are far less crowded but …

31 Insanely Clever Products To Organize Your Whole Life

Your clutter will soon be under their control.

Shopping

What Undocumented Students Bring to the Classroom

Public discourse shouldn't focus on what immigrants "take" from America but rather on how they enhance the learning experiences for all the country's children.<p>Teaching requires flexibility, the ability to manage a class that could be made up of English-language learners, half-comatose stoners, and …

The Most Unique Natural Wonder in Each State

You don't have to travel far to find some truly magical landscapes.<p>Typical tourist destinations like theme parks and resort towns certainly have their charms, but sometimes, Mother Nature creates jaw-dropping attractions of her own. From caverns that feel like a cathedral to mesmerizing springs, …

10 Things You Absolutely Need In The Bedroom

How many can you check off the list?<p>The pieces and ideas you need for your most comfortable, luxurious, and personal bedroom ever. How many can you check off the list? This piece originally appeared on elledecor.com.

Interior Design

6 Ways to Use Your Journal

Keeping a journal is such an amazingly simple and powerful practice. It can help with all kinds of challenges and bring clarity, insight and awareness in your everyday life. So, I often recommend starting (or restarting!) a journaling practice to both my friends and clients.<p>I'm not talking about a …

How to Let Go of Comparison and Practice Wholehearted Gratitude

A year ago ago I had to go back to work as the authentic therapist I am after being out from a family member's life-threatening, and ultimately life-changing, accident. Only one year ago I had to pray before each session and take a deep breath in order to be present for my clients and to not …

7 Positive Psychology Happy Habits for Work and Life

As a positive psychology coach and educator, people share with me all the time, <i>"I just want to be happier."</i> Whether we are looking for greater harmony in our family relationships, more meaningful friendships, greater purpose and satisfaction at work, or more engagement in our community, the end …

Realize Your Purpose by Taking a Few GASPS

I talk about aligning your dreams with your purpose, but what if you don't know your purpose? How do you go about finding it? Well finding your purpose doesn't have to be complicated. In fact, you can find it just by taking a few quick GASPS:<p><b>GROWTH</b><p>In order to discover your purpose you need to be …