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18 iPhone Tips That'll Make You Seem Like A Phone Wizard

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IPhone 8

The Power of Listening in Helping People Change

Giving performance feedback is one of the most common ways managers help their subordinates learn and improve. Yet, research revealed that feedback could actually hurt performance: More than 20 years ago, one of us (Kluger) analyzed 607 experiments on feedback effectiveness and found that feedback …

Psychology

You might be able to meditate your way to a sharper mind, science says

The wide-ranging restorative powers of meditation give proof to the power of your mind—and the direct link between the mind and body. The ancient …

Meditation

12 Books You’ll Want to Read on the Beach This Summer

Is there anything better than lounging in the sun engrossed in a great book? If you’ve got some serious summer plans and need a good read to keep you company on the plane, on the beach, or in your house with the A/C on full blast, make sure to pack of few of these in your bag. Whether you prefer …

Books

The 25 Best New Books to Put in Your Beach Bag This Summer

<i>Brenda Janowitz is the POPSUGAR books correspondent. She is the author of five novels, including The Dinner Party.</i> We can feel it — the beach is calling us. Calling out to us, because after that long (so very long!) Winter, Summer is here to entice us with its sunny, lazy days. And what's the best …

Books

Kendall Jenner’s Shoes Will Make Your Legs Look A Mile Long

Kendall Jenner In Elie Saab Dress and Yeezy Shoes<p>At Tiffany & Co. Paper Flowers event and Believe In Dreams campaign launch in New York City.<p>Shop …

Kendall Jenner

New molecule may stop Alzheimer's from spreading

A compound called cambinol shows great promise as a future Alzheimer's drug. The molecule has halted the spread of the toxic brain protein tau in …

Dementia

Heated Exchange Between President And First Lady Caught On Open Microphone

Transcript of conversation that included unsparing personal insults was leaked to reporters just hours after incident occurred<p>A war of words ensued …

Donald Trump

Mindfulness could help to stave off dementia, research suggests

Mindfulness and meditation could stave off dementia, research suggests. Analysis of research involving 30,000 people found that those who suffered moderate to severe anxiety in mid-life were more likely to develop dementia years later.<p>Researchers said responses to stress may speed up brain cell …

Dementia

Harvard Scientists Say Doing This Can Lower Your Blood Pressure. Hint: It's All in Your Head

Harvard researchers have made an interesting discovery: Mindfulness can lower your blood pressure by changing how your genes operate.<p>You know that fight-or-flight feeling: tense muscles, pounding heart, rapid breathing, and sky-high blood pressure. We're a nation of stressed-out workers tackling …

Mindfulness

A Meditation Exercise For People Who Simply Cannot 'Quiet' Their Minds

<i>In a warp-speed world, it can be difficult to entertain even the thought of slowing down for a meditation. The following mindfulness exercise,</i> …

Mindfulness

Want to be likable? 7 universal secrets to help you

If you want to be more likable then you must remember one thing … You cannot be liked by everyone.<p>You cannot make everyone like you!<p>Any time you …

5 Questions Truly Exceptional Bosses Ask Their Employees

Why performance evaluations suck.<p>Performance reviews suck. Why?<p>Well, doing these reviews is like trying to drive forward, while keeping your eyes trained on your rear view mirror. You won't get anywhere. And you might just get into accidents!<p>Here's what I mean: you're hoping that your employees …

Employment

This Simple Blood Test May Detect Alzheimer’s YEARS Before Symptoms Start

Scientists have discovered a simple blood test that could detect Alzheimer's almost a decade before symptoms start showing up.<p>Alzheimer’s disease is …

5 Great Podcasts You Should Start Listening to Right Now

If you want to change your your business (or personal) life for the better, that is.<p>I don't need to convince you to start listening to podcasts.<p>But I do want to convince you to give <i>these</i> podcasts a try. (Some are a little off the beaten business podcast path, but in a very good way.)<p><b>1. WorkLife</b> …

Self-improvement

12 Brilliant Books You Can Read in a Weekend

There's something for everyone in this diverse collection of novels, memoir, and nonfiction and each book can be devoured, cover-to-cover, in 48 …

10 Best Book Club Books That Everyone Will Want to Read

One of the most common — and most forgotten — New Year’s Resolutions we all make is to read more. But between demanding jobs, happy hours, families, and Netflix queues, it often seems impossible to find the time. Which is where book clubs come in. I started a book club in 2010, and since then, …

The One Anti-Inflammatory Drink You Should Have First Thing When You Wake Up In The Morning

The food and drink choices we make in the morning can set the stage for a day of great eating. Provided we’re selecting the right anti-inflammatory …

12 Books That Will Make You Laugh Out Loud

T<p><b>he actual sound of an “lol” is dead silence or a small puff of air through the nostrils</b>. In the 12 years I’ve been sending texts I know this to be …

Books

This 1 Productivity Hack Can Bring Out an Employee's Full Potential In Just 5 Minutes

Checklists might be boring... but they are effective as hell.<p>When was the last time you had a wow experience that you just wanted to tell all your friends and family about?<p>Just imagine this. You arrive at your hotel after a long drive or flight. You walk into the room, and the first thing you see …

29 Ways to Be More Mindful Right Now

As much as I would love to be able to sit down for a few minutes, close my eyes, and clear my head without squirming or feeling like I would rather …

Meditation Changes Your Brain In These 7 Ways, According To Science

Are you in the habit of breathing deeply and clearing your mind for five or ten minutes a day? It turns out that meditation and mindfulness training …

Blood test detects Alzheimer's before symptoms appear

A group of researchers is close to developing a blood test that can detect Alzheimer's disease long before symptoms appear. The test will be …

Best Podcasts for Learning a Language

Credit: Maxx-Studio/Shutterstock<p>Thanks to podcasts, there's an unprecedented variety of resources for learning a language, available on demand. While …

Learn French Online

Episode #369<p>Weekly News in Slow French<p>Mouse-over French text fragments in blue to see English translation<p>Catherine:<p>Nous sommes le jeudi 22 mars 2018. …

How to use Files app with Dropbox, Google Drive, and OneDrive

The Files app can reach documents stored on more than just iCloud Drive. It gives access a whole range of cloud-storage solutions. A new video from Apple shows how to set this up, but it’s a simple process.<p>This is part of a series demonstrating ways to get more out of an iPad, but this guide …

15 incredible Netflix hacks that WILL change your life

Netflix is already hugely popular thanks to the range of TV series and films it has to offer - but even its biggest fans may not be aware of these …

18 Documentaries That Have Shocking Endings

"I'm thinking the allegations are clearly false, and then...bam!"<p><i>Warning: Some spoilers ahead. Continue at your own risk.</i>

Entertainment

The 3 Vitamins that Prevent Brain Loss, According To Doctors

One in five people older than 70 suffers from cognitive impairment, and it will progress to dementia and death in half of these people in five years. …

7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

Self-help