Linda Williams

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How smart people handle difficult people

Difficult people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive …

Emotional Intelligence

‘I made Steve Bannon’s psychological warfare tool’: meet the data war whistleblower

The first time I met Christopher Wylie, he didn’t yet have pink hair. That comes later. As does his mission to rewind time. To put the genie back in the bottle.<p>By the time I met him in person, I’d already been talking to him on a daily basis for hours at a time. On the phone, he was clever, funny, …

Cambridge Analytica

Short Training for Your Long Game: How Writing Short Stories Can Help You Hone Your Novel-Writing Skills

<b>Even if you’re focused on writing a novel, writing short stories can be a wonderful creativity tool to help you strengthen elements of your fiction,</b> …

Creative Writing

9 Secret Shortcuts of People Who Are Good at Everyday Math

Even in an age of smartphones, crunching numbers quickly — and getting good at it — can give you snappy, useful answers to pressing real-life math …

Mathematics

27 Food Processor Recipes That Will Motivate You to Finally Start Using It

When it comes to making meal preparation easier, the culinary innovations just seem to keep on coming. From the Vitamix and the Instant Pot to the …

7 Sheet Pan Dinners That Will Make Your Life Infinitely Easier

Confession: When we want to whip up a flavorful meal without spending more than an hour in the kitchen, we turn to quick and easy sheet pan dinners. …

Cooking

3 Sauces Every Home Cook Should Know How to Make

Forget store-bought. These essential seafood sauces are not only whipped up with everyday pantry staples, they enhance the flavor of some of our …

6 Crunchy Air Fryer Recipes That Are Almost Too Good to Be True

This exciting kitchen gadget makes it possible to still eat your favorite "fried" foods, just without all the grease.<p>There's no denying it: You …

Food

What I’ve learned from a year of taking antidepressants

Happy fluoxetine-versary, me.<p>Just a year ago I was a miserable bundle of dark emotions and thoughts stuck in a pit of my brain’s own making.<p>I would …

10 Creative Solutions to Maximize Your Kitchen Cabinets

When you think about it, cabinets are pretty much just gaping holes that can get really, really messy. If you don't have the right organizational …

Home Offices

The Science Behind Baking the Most Delicious Cookie Ever

<i>This post originally appeared on Time and Ozy.com.</i><p>You like soft and chewy. He likes thin and crispy. If only there were a chocolate chip cookie …

Dessert

Research suggests there are five types of anxiety and depression

Ah, anxiety and depression – the magical, miserable combo.<p>When you’ve got anxiety and depression, your thoughts and emotions can play out in all …

Depression

Rick Perry In Saudi Arabia Is Exactly What You Never Knew You Needed

["Cabinet secretary with a Falcon" siren wails]

Never Been Able to Keep a Journal Before? This Is the Journal Format for You | Inc.com

I write about productivity and personal achievement for a living, so take it from me: You already know how to be successful. All the good advice? You've already heard it. No doubt multiple someones have told you to meditate, commit to lifelong learning, define your goals and then break them down …

Productivity

Superior Emotional Intelligence Comes From This 1 Practice (That Nobody Wants to Do) | Inc.com

No matter which successful person I have the honor of learning from, they all mention the same thing--emotional intelligence.<p>Everyone knows that emotional intelligence is important. Thought leaders like Gary Vaynerchuk and Tim Ferris both acknowledge the importance of being self-aware, but few …

Emotional Intelligence

There's a Big Difference Between Living Your Life and Working in It, And How You're Living Matters Big Time | Inc.com

Adulthood is full of lots of amazing things, including responsibility. But it is a double-edged sword that can lead you down a path of all the Have To's like paying bills, cooking, cleaning, running errands and more. If you are not careful, pretty soon your life outside work becomes another job, …

Motivation

22 lessons from Stephen King on how to be a great writer

Renowned author Stephen King writes stories that captivate millions of people around the world and earn him an estimated $17 million a year.<p>In his …

Creative Writing

Master of mindfulness, Jon Kabat-Zinn: ‘People are losing their minds. That is what we need to wake up to’

By taking the Buddhism out of the practice, Kabat-Zinn pioneered a meditative approach used all over the world to treat pain and depression. He talks about Trump, ‘McMindfulness’ and how a 10-second vision in 1979 led to a change in the world’s consciousness<p>The police in Cambridge, Massachusetts, …

Mindfulness

The Best Salad Greens, Ranked By Nutrition

It’s pretty well understood that salads are good for you. As long as you’re careful with a restaurant’s menu options, you can count on doing right by your body with a bed of greens.<p>But, not all greens are created equal and some contain significantly more nutrition than others. What you choose at …

Nutrition

The Atlantic on Twitter: "The First White President, by @tanehisicoates https://t.co/mjv5eJwQAd… "

New conversation<p>New conversation<p>Replying to @<b>cdhthegreat</b> @<b>TheAtlantic</b><p>I did. When I saw this line I was taken aback. Yes slaves did contribute to …

What’s It Like to See a Democracy Destroyed?

Hannah Dreier spent years covering the implosion of Venezuela. Her takeaway is a sobering one: There’s no rule that says that a miserable situation has to end, just because it’s too miserable.<p><i>Subscribe to The Global POLITICO on iTunes here.</i> | <i>Subscribe via Stitcher.</i><p>What’s it like to watch a country …

Venezuela

The Only 3 Things You Need to Live a Good Life

Here we go again. Another article advising you on how to live a better life. You’ve heard it all before, right?<p>Well, this one is a little different. …

New York City

Genius Ways To Use Up Ripe Bananas

Ripe bananas might not be so tasty on their own. But oh boy, can they really come in handy when it comes to bringing delicious dessert recipes to …

Breakfast

The 9 healthy recipes that people are freaking out over on Pinterest right now

Pinterest is a goldmine of healthy recipe inspo, but sometimes it can seem like there’s too much of a good thing: All those photos can be <i>a lot</i> to …

Social Media

LISTEN: How to beat perfectionism

Percussionist Patti Niemi talks about enduring anxiety, rejection and how to handle failure and not fall apart<p>When you have lots of conversations with women like I do, a few themes start to emerge. One that comes up again and again is the pursuit of perfection.<p>Anxiety is the drumbeat to perfection, …

Flute

A Few Indispensable Cooking Hacks I Picked Up in France

After my culinary training at Le Cordon Bleu in Paris and the International Culinary Center (formerly The French Culinary Center) in New York City, I spent some time working in the test kitchen at <i>Saveur</i> magazine and soon after became a recipe tester for Food52. I’m currently in Paris, helping an …

This Bestselling Author of 17 Books Just Gave Some Brilliant Writing Advice. Here It Is in 1 Sentence | Inc.com

Anne Lamott is a novelist and non-fiction author with 17 books and numerous essays to her credit. She writes about deeply personal topics, like her struggle with alcoholism three decades ago, single motherhood, and depression. She also writes frequently about her Christian faith.<p>Many readers know …

Writing

Transcript of New Orleans Mayor Landrieu's address on Confederate monuments

406K Shares<p>Just hours before workers removed a statue of Confederate general Robert E. Lee — the fourth Confederate monument to be dismantled in New …

Black History

Inside Russia’s Social Media War on America

On March 2, a disturbing report hit the desks of U.S. counterintelligence officials in Washington. For months, American spy hunters had scrambled to …

Social Media

All Extremely Confident People Give Up These 13 Habits | Inc.com

Real confidence is not narcissism.<p>Although the two often get confused, people with narcissistic tendencies need everyone to think that they're special. They have a need for admiration and a sense of entitlement that's rooted in deep-seated insecurities. Authentic confidence has nothing to do with …

Self-help