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How Do You Know Someone Has Emotional Intelligence? Look for These 5 Signs | Inc.com

It should be no secret by now that people exhibiting high levels of emotional intelligence (EQ) are drastically more self-aware, work better with others, and are promoted at a much faster pace.<p>Studies over the past three decades prove this. It's also no secret that whole work cultures of …

Emotional Intelligence

18 Healthy Dinners That Are 5 Ingredients or Fewer

We've all been there — the fridge is almost empty, the cupboard is gathering cobwebs, and that trip to the grocery store just keeps getting pushed back. In times like this, it's easy to reach for that bowl of microwavable mac and cheese or order takeout, ultimately throwing any health-conscious …

Healthy Eating

Outrageous Brownies

This was adapted from a recipe for chocolate globs in the Soho Charcuterie Cookbook.<p>Recipe courtesy of<p>Show:<p>Episode:<p>Total:1 hr 5 minPrep:30 minCook:35 …

Planking each day keeps the spine doctor away

There are 1,440 minutes in every day. If you practise healthy sleep habits, eight hours or 480 minutes are used to sleep. That gives you just less than 1,000 minutes to pack in the rest of your life. After commuting to and from work, putting in a good day at the office and unwinding with an …

16 easy one-pot pasta recipes for delicious weeknight dinners

What's better than a hearty bowl of pasta for dinner? Making that pasta dinner in one pot!<p>And even better? You'll only have one pot — or one slow cooker in the case of some of these tasty recipes — to clean after dinner. Here are 16 one-pot pasta recipes your whole family will enjoy, including a …

They look like crab cakes, but these vegetable patties can hold their own

You look at the photo and think, “crab cakes,” right?<p>Nope. These are made from hearts of palm and artichoke hearts, spiked with a little Old Bay and nori flakes, with no jumbo-lump anything included.<p><i>[Make the recipe: Hearts of Palm and Artichoke Cakes ]</i><p>So why wouldn’t I call them Vegan Crab Cakes? …

Recipes

Are You An Echo: The Remarkable Story of the Forgotten Young Woman Who Became Japan’s Most Beloved Children’s Poet

A celebration of indiscriminate empathy and a sensitive reminder that the tragic and the transcendent can coexist.<p>In 1966, while leafing through an obscure book, a 19-year-old Japanese aspiring poet by the name of Setsuo Yazaki discovered a poem that stopped him up short with its staggering …

Literature

Is it our attitude to veg that makes healthy eating guidelines feel so impossible to stick to? The secret to getting your five – or 10 – a day is to find the joy in simple things like cabbage<p>Arriving home late one weekend recently after a long train journey, fuelled by bad sandwiches and coffee, I …

Imperial College London

Is rice healthy?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Rice (technically a seed) is a staple food for many, but is the carbohydrate-rich grain a healthy one?<p>It depends on the kind of rice you choose.<p>White rice is considered a nutritionally inferior "refined grain" because its bran and germ are removed during the milling process, which strips …

Science Says Parents of the Most Successful Kids Do These 10 Things | Inc.com

We all want to lead happy, successful lives. But for parents, there's a time when your priorities shift a bit, and your most important goals start to involve setting your kids up for success and happiness in their own lives.<p>Parental priorities aren't the only factor, of course. There are plenty of …

Self-improvement

The Most Intelligent People on Earth All Eat This Ingredient

Interest in nutrition as it relates to brain health, memory, and learning is on the rise. Refreshingly, in 2017, women are growing less concerned …

The Best Way to Answer Kids When They Ask ‘Why?’

Children ask tons of questions; one analysis put preschoolers at 76 per hour. Most of the time they’re looking for facts, but as they turn into …

Need a Shot of Inspiration? Here are 5 Awesome TED Talks for Entrepreneurs | Inc.com

Entrepreneurship is hard. There's no getting around it.<p>But it's also worth it. It can be a way of getting wealthy, yes, but it's also a way of expressing what you're really about -- the best of who you are.<p>These five TED talks are 20-minute shots of inspiration. While they're bite-sized, they can …

Entrepreneurship

Bill Maher, Michael Moore Blast Trump for ‘Using’ Navy SEAL Widow as a ‘Prop’

On a special midnight edition of ‘Hardball’ with Chris Matthews, Bill Maher and Michael Moore tore Trump’s speech to shreds.<p>On his own, MSNBC’s Chris …

6 ways to stop your body feeling old

Age is not an excuse<p>Many believe that muscle pain and stiffness are due to general old age and are just an inevitable part in the ageing process. But …

12 brownies from around the UK that you have to try - delicious. magazine

Who doesn’t like a brownie? Whether you’re a cocoa purist, or enjoy your slice loaded with caramel and Oreo crumbs, these rich, gooey morsels prove …

10 Easy Skincare Tips To Help You Take Care Of Your Skin This Summer

Who doesn't love summer and the fresh, easy-going vibe that comes with it? However, there's also sweaty skin and sun burns. Which is why we all need …

Healthy Apple Cider Vinegar Recipes: Drink To Your Health!

If you can't handle shots of vinegar but want the health benefits, these recipes are for you.<p>Of all the vinegar options out there, apple cider is the one loved for its health benefits. It can help regulate blood sugar. It may help reduce weight gain, according to a Japanese study. And it’s also …

The Best Food For Your Brain: Try These Ginger Recipes

It adds great flavor AND is good for us. Win, win.<p>Let’s be honest here: we can all use a little brain boost from time to time. The days are long and busy ― it’s easy to feel mentally fried. We have a little secret to share with you. Ginger, the delightfully spicy root, is just what you need. Not …

These Are the 21 Buzziest Beauty Launches For March 2017

On Monday March 20, you can ditch your heavy overnight creams and vampy lipsticks for some lighter beauty choices. The start of Spring and the month of March means it's time to clean out your vanity to get organized for new goods. We combed through all of the hottest new launches to share the …

Beauty

Want a Younger Brain? Forget Sudoku and Do This | Inc.com

Nobody wants to lose cognitive function, especially when so much of business--and life in general--depends on being "on top of it" to stay ahead of the competition. But statistically speaking, the reality is, you have to fight to stay sharp. Doing Sudoku and crossword puzzles isn't going to hurt. …

Our Favorite New Beauty Products of February 2017

Skin Care

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Brown Bread

198<p>43<p>People often ask me if I make my own bread. Since where I live, within a one block radius of my apartment there are literally four very good …

Baking

Taste Beyond The Tongue

The ‘Putty’ That Makes My Pores Invisible

Peter Thomas Roth’s Pore Putty wins for best product name and for best primer.<p>I live right by a Sephora, so I do most of my drunk shopping there. Last week, I stopped in after two big glasses of wine specifically to buy a Beautyblender (I’m very behind) and then remembered that there’s one product …

Want to Be Happy? Stop Doing These 10 Things.

A few small adjustments to your outlook could be the key to happiness.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Last year, the Journal of Happiness Studies published research by Michael Minkov and Michael Harris Bond that claims happiness has a genetic component -- some people …

Can We All Agree That Chemical Peels Are the Best Treatment for Your Skin?

Basically, <b>chemical peels help your skin do what it naturally does better</b>. As you age, your skin cannot renew itself as well as it did before. Peels …

My partner and I have been separated for years by the government’s net migration policy – and Brexit is the last straw. I’m leaving for Europe<p>Much has been written about the possible brain drain among European nationals following the Brexit vote. A huge 76% of European academics are thinking about …

United Kingdom

After scientists recommended eating 800g a day to prevent early death, readers tell us how they get so much greens in their diet<p>Forget five a day, now it’s all about getting 10 portions of fruit and vegetables into your diet. That is according to scientists who say doing this could prevent up to …

Slow Cookers