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Going Under Anesthesia May Impact Your Memory

You might expect to get temporarily knocked out by general anesthesia during surgery, but new research has found that it may have lasting impacts on …

Cognition

I Have Fine Hair, and This Volume Spray Is a Total Game-Changer

If the big hair of the ‘80s ever swings back into style, I’m toast.<p>My hair is unmotivated when it comes to trying new things: It’s stick-straight, so …

Hair

This Brow Transformation Is So Dramatic, People Are Mistaking It for Microblading

When a Redditor named Bikinipiglet recently posted a rose-gold eye shadow look she created on the MakeupAddiction subreddit, more people were amazed by her brows than her seamlessly blended shimmery shadow. She later shared exactly how she transforms her thin, overplucked brows into full, sculpted …

Makeup

A bottle of this face serum is sold every minute around the world

Serum is a crucial step in anyone's path to great skin - so if you feel like your pre-bed routine could do with some amping up, invest in a good …

Skin Care

How to Stop Taking Things Personally

Source: Pexels photoWhen other people wrong you and you take their actions personally, it can feel as if you’ve been punched in the gut. I know that …

Self-help

How to test your emotional intelligence, and use it to improve your life

There are a number of different tests, including those developed by experts and free tools you can access online.<br>Read More

Psychology

10 incredibly useful online sites you didn't know about

If you had to guess, how many different websites do you think exist in the world today? From simple blogs to complex businesses, the Internet spans the gamut, dispensing and gathering information. Keep your answer in your head because, at the very end of this article, I’ll tell the closest estimate …

Information Systems

These Charts Will Help You Determine Your Skin Tone Once and for All

In an effort to make your beauty routine as easy as possible, we're constantly offering up advice on the best beauty looks for every skin tone. Looking for the most complimentary red lipstick for your complexion? We got you. Same goes for nude nail polish, highlights, and blush. Deciding if your …

Skin Care

11 Plant Combos You Should Grow Side-by-Side

It's part folklore, part science, but companion planting just may help your garden grow.<p>Step back in time to embrace some gardening wisdom your grandparents may have practiced: The concept of companion planting, or planting combinations of specific plants for their mutual benefit. "The theory …

Gardening

What Makes an Intimate Relationship Intimate?

How many of these characteristics are in your relationships?

These 15 Questions Can Help You Determine if Your Relationship Is Worth Keeping

6. Is your partner your best friend?<p>Decisions are a part of life. At various times you may need to choose the best vacation spot, job candidate, …

Psychology

I was gaslighted and nearly lost my mind

It was around 6 a.m. when the hospital called to say my boyfriend had been found bleeding in a park. I’d been expecting the call. My boyfriend, …

Relationships

In experiments, researchers figured out what men and women really want in a mate

What do women want? And for that matter, what do men want? These are age-old questions, and they are particularly top of mind on Valentine’s Day when we celebrate romance. It turns out that behavioral science has some answers to offer based on careful empirical research, and perhaps not …

Relationships

A dermatologist shares her 6 go-to anti-aging products to stop wrinkles before they appear

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>This face mask is packed with antioxidants that help firm your skin. Nordstrom<p>While most of us will skate through our 20s with little to no …

Skin Care

#WhatsTrending: Zen Out with Succulents!

For some reason, succulents are huge right now. They seem to be popping up everywhere as both a test of your green thumb and easy décor! But if …

Plants

5 reasons your indoor plants keep dying

Do you want to be a “Plant Mom”, but your indoor plants keep on dying on you so you end up being more of a “Plant Grim Reaper?”<p>Here are some common …

Plants

10 Amazing House Plants That Can Actually Purify Your Home : Plants

House plants don’t just make your place look gorgeous and adult AF — they can also improve the air quality.<p>They can make your home more ~breathable~ …

Plants

The Most Over-the-Top Tourist Attraction in Every U.S. State, Mapped

The U.S. is home to some of the world’s most popular attractions. From the Big Apple’s Empire State Building, to Seattle’s Space Needle, its cities …

National Parks

5 incredible ways to use your smartphone's camera you never knew until now

Unless you’re a serious photographer, you probably don’t carry a digital camera anymore. There’s no need: A typical smartphone comes with at least one camera, and lenses are sharper and more dynamic than ever. Even pro photojournalists often turn to their Samsung Galaxy, and entire feature films …

Samsung Galaxy

Here's What Introverts Find so Annoying About What Extroverts Think

If you're someone who clearly identifies with being on either side of the personality fence, you know how challenging it can be living and working with people who can be so different from yourself.<p>Anywhere from a third to half of the population fits the definition of being introverted, meaning …

Psychology

15 things you should be doing after work instead of watching TV if you want to be happier

For the longest time, I would come home from work and immediately pop on the TV. It was mindless — after a day of meetings, intensive heads-down work, and never-ending email chains, the only thing I thought I wanted to do was watch five episodes of some sitcom I'd seen hundreds of times before.<p>But …

Productivity

10 Signs You're Out Of Touch With Your Emotions

<i>Hilary Jacobs Hendel is a certified psychoanalyst and AEDP psychotherapist with a passion for helping people become their authentic selves. Her new</i> …

Mindfulness

How to Prune Your Plants For More Flowers and Fruits?

Did your flowering plants stop blooming after some years? Are you experiencing reduced fruiting in your fruit plants? Then this may be one of the …

Good Leaders Know Why Responding is Better Than Reacting

Don't let your emotions damage your career<p>Driven by their emotions, bad leaders react quickly to situations often without worrying about the facts or the repercussions of their actions, believing that they can always show good emotional intelligence by apologizing later.<p>Unfortunately, it doesn't …

14 Things Emotionally Intelligent People Do In Times Of High Stress

You know the feeling: Everything seems to be falling apart and people are looking to you for answers, but you’re one question away from blowing up in front of everyone.<p>Everyone has stressful days in and out of the office, and it’s natural to have a negative emotional response in these situations. …

Emotional Intelligence

5 Habits That Let Emotionally Intelligent People Adapt To Anything

The ability to stay flexible and open-minded in uncertain times isn’t just a personality thing. It also depends on what you do.<p>Adaptability has always mattered in the workplace, but with automation on the march and many industries experiencing major upheavals, it may be a more crucial skill now …

How to understand and cultivate real self-awareness

Posted at 07:24h in Uncategorized by Dr Happy<p>To be happy, one needs to know oneself – the good and the bad.<p>Happiness, therefore, requires knowledge …

Harness the Power of Emotions to Help Your Students Learn

I’ve been thinking a lot about emotional presence in our online and face-to-face classes. There seems to be an enduring sense that emotions have no …

Teaching

IQ versus EQ: Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace

As business professionals, we pride ourselves on our technical skills, industry expertise, and innovation. These hard skills are what make our resumes stand out, but ultimately they’re only one part of the equation. According to Harvard Business Review, emotional intelligence (EQ) is "the key …

The opposite of a narcissist is an 'empath' — here are the signs you could be one

Empathy is the ability to understand the way someone else is feeling. Most people who do not have antisocial or narcissistic personality disorders feel empathy on some level.<p>But some people are more empathetic than others, and those very high up on the scale are known as empaths.<p>"An empath is an …

Emotions