Kristin Heitzler

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4 Things Great Bosses Say to a New Employee That Most Bosses Never Think to Say | Inc.com

You work hard to find, interview, and hire the right employees. They have great skills, great experience, and great attitude. So once they're hired and in the door, all you need to do is set them loose, right?<p>Not so fast. Knowing how to do a job is certainly important, but approaching a job with …

Employment

Why does every woman I know say she’s exhausted?

In a few short years it seems like every woman I know, and many of the ones I treat, have gone from saying, “I’m so busy” to “I’m so tired.” And it’s …

How to stop wasting time & start living your life

Adventurer Matt Prior shares some practical advice for our busy world.<p>We all have plates to spin and balls to juggle. And I'm not from the camp that …

Top 10 books about the apocalypse

Weaponised flu, hoax bombs that start exploding, totalitarian America and brain-thirsty zombies – here’s a flood of fictional world endings – and one that’s real<p>The apocalypse – the literal end of the world – has long captured humanity’s dark imagination. Is it because the end of life on Earth is …

Books

Welcome to the Dark Net, a Wilderness Where Invisible World Wars Are Fought and Hackers Roam Free

Through the eyes of a master hacker turned security expert, William Langewiesche chronicles the rise of the Dark Net—where weapons, drugs, and information are bought, sold, and hacked—and learns how high the stakes have really become.<p>I. The Back Door<p>His name is not Opsec, but I will call him that …

Security

The beginner’s guide to cutting out sugar

If you had to pick a public health enemy number one, you could make a <i>very</i> strong case for (or really, against) sugar.<p>The sweet stuff’s been deemed …

Nine Things that Improve Insulin Sensitivity: Accelerate Fat Loss & Build Muscle Faster! | Poliquin Article

We’re going to let you in on a little secret: The FIRST thing you should improve when you want to change your body by losing fat or putting on muscle …

What Happened When I Got Rid Of Everything In My House That Doesn’t Spark Joy

Do socks really “spark joy?” This writer went through (nearly) every item in her house with some surprising results.<p>I hate clutter. Growing up, my favorite book (and the only one I kept from my childhood) was <i>The Boxcar Children</i>, a story of four orphans who live in an abandoned train car with few …

Minimalism

How Tantric Sex Helped Me Find My Life's True Purpose

<i>Psalm Isadora is the top tantra expert in the world, and a highly sought-after sexuality, relationship, and trauma expert specializing in women’s</i> …

Bear is a beautiful writing app for crafting notes and prose

<i>BetaList features the newest startups. Today, we take a closer look at a beautiful writing app for crafting notes and prose. Submit your startup to get featured too.</i><p>What is Bear?<p>Bear allows you to write everything from quick ideas to essays and even books, then send your work to just about anywhere …

Is 'Curing' Autism Offensive? Neurodiversity Movements Reframe Brain Disorders as a Civil Rights Issue

While there are constant scientific efforts to find a cure for autism, some people do not feel a cure is necessary. In fact, they see <b>neurodiversity</b> …

Inside the mysterious world of witch tattoo art

The best word to describe Noel’le Longhaul’s tattoos is “primeval.” Even when freshly inked and uploaded onto her Instagram, they look like illustrations from an ancient grimoire or a book of disappeared folk tales, passed through the generations and probably bound in human skin. Her signatures are …

In San Francisco, a coordinated media effort to solve homelessness stirs the city

The wind whipped at blue plastic tarps protecting Andi Montoya's tented home, a mattress-topped wood platform on two giant Costco flat shopping carts, easy to roll if the cops force her to move.<p>As tough as it is on the sidewalk — no toilet, no shower, no trash collection — Montoya and her husband, …

The Roots of Mental Health—Maybe They’re Not In Our Heads

The number of people—and women in particular—who are taking antidepressants worldwide has skyrocketed in recent years. Here in the States, the count …

Wellness

The Kind Of Orgasm Nobody Should Ever Have

Did you know that there is a link between depression and your orgasm? It was shocking for me to read that, according to the National Mental Health Association, there are 12 million women in America that experience clinical depression each year. Not only that -- but one in eight women can expect to …

Depression

This is the Teenage Brain on Social Media

<i>Summary: A new study sheds light on the influence of peers and social networking on the teenage brain.</i><p>Source: UCLA.<p><b>The findings in a new UCLA study</b> …

Social Media

6 research-backed secrets to permanently changing your habits

We all want to get to the gym, be more productive, be kinder to our loved ones… and then we don't do it. Why?<p>Well, building solid personal habits can be hard.<p>In fact, research shows it takes an average of 66 days to build a new good habit.<p>From Oliver Burkeman's Help! How to be slightly happier and …

Credit Cards

LSD's impact on the brain revealed in groundbreaking images

First modern scans of people high on psychedelic drug has given researchers unprecedented insight into neural basis for its effects<p>The profound impact of LSD on the brain has been laid bare by the first modern scans of people high on the drug.<p>The images, taken from volunteers who agreed to take a …

Consciousness

The History Of Kimono Design In 15 Beautiful Images

The new book Kimono: The Art And Evolution Of Japanese Fashion takes us on a visual tour through centuries of design tradition.<p>The design of the kimono itself–the T-shape, the straight-seams, the wrap-around style–has changed very little over the centuries. The design of kimono patterns, however, …

Japan

Michael Moore just exploded the right’s biggest lie

Republicans have hid shamefully behind the patriotism and the flag. Michael Moore just upended the whole scheme<p>Michael Moore’s new film, “Where to Invade Next,” is sure to generate Oscar buzz. It is already on the short list of 15 documentaries from which the final five nominations will be …

Political Science

The Secrets of Orgasmic Meditation

We might just be the last people to this particular pajama party, but we recently found out that there’s an entire meditation practice that revolves …

Meditation

How to Determine the Number of Calories You Should Eat to Lose Weight

When you start a diet, determining how much to eat can feel a bit like playing calorie roulette. Many people turn to a calorie calculator, but they …

Henry Beston’s Beautiful 1948 Manifesto for Reclaiming Our Humanity by Breaking the Tyranny of Technology and Relearning to Be Nurtured by Nature

“Oh, work that is done in freedom out of doors, work that is done with the body’s and soul’s goodwill, work that is an integral part of life and is done with friends — is there anything so good?”<p>Twice a century, if we’re lucky, a writer comes along who re-enchants us with the glory and grandeur of …

Inflammation

7 Time Management Techniques for Teens

Some weeks, it seems like we have no time.<p>Your high schooler may feel the same way. And when they're stressed about upcoming tests and losing track of assignments, their grades can suffer.<p>To help your teen get organized and on track for school, introduce them to these 7 time management techniques …

Time Management

Annoyed by Loud Chewing? The Problem Is You

If a loved one’s lip smacking bothers you, you need to learn to cope, therapists say; Don’t try to change a chewer<p>By<p>Elizabeth Bernstein<p>Elizabeth Bernstein<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@EBernsteinWSJ<p>elizabeth.bernstein.50<p>Google+<p>Elizabeth.Bernstein@wsj.com<p>Christine Robinson was looking forward to a …

Wall Street

43 Books You Won't Be Able To Stop Talking About

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