Marilyne Kpetemey

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Disney, Brain Science and Understanding Emotional Intelligence

I never thought seeing a kid's movie would become the inspiration for a new blog on emotional intelligence. Seeing <i>Inside Out</i>, the new movie from Disney/Pixar got me thinking about how we think.<p><i>photo courtesy of Disney/Pixar</i><p>Almost the entire animated movie takes place inside the brain of a young …

3 Remarkably Effective Habits for a Happier, More Successful You

When you're happier at work, you're 31 percent more productive.<p>To be happy, you have to want to be happy. It is a personal choice. You can define your own happiness; it is OK. Going through life is easier when you embrace happiness and when you see life through a more positive lens. Not only that, …

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How to Work With Influencers to Promote Your Business

Although influencer marketing is sometimes touted as a newer technique, taking advantage of the way social media has created individuals with incredible online reach and influence, it is – at heart – an old school marketing technique. Human beings have always looked to those they admire for …

Here's Why You Should Pursue Things That Are Intimidating: How 'Mozart In The Jungle' Became An Amazon Show

Jason Schwartzman's memories of childhood trips to classical concerts are filled with trepidation. "When are you supposed to laugh and applaud -- when are you not?" he wondered. "When do you stand?"<p>These tend to be a common complaints. Recently in David Byrne's book, <i>How Music Works</i>, the Talking …

Waiting For A Break: Obama On 'Strategic Patience' In Foreign Policy

President Obama has two more years in office to match his grand ambitions to the grim realities in foreign policy.<p>He spoke of his plans in a year-end interview with NPR, shortly before leaving Washington for the holidays. Obama defended his strategy and vision, despite continued chaos in the Middle …

5 Signs He's Falling In Love With You

Women’s Health's Guy Next Door tips you off to the dead giveaways<p>Men aren't always the best at expressing our emotions. It's not that we <i>can't</i> talk about our feelings—we just don't even stop to think about them very often. Emotion, especially the lovey-dovey stuff, is kind of like elevator music to …

18 Ebooks to Help You Start Your New Year Off Right

If you have plans and hopes to get some areas of your life in order this coming year, I’ve compiled a list of my favorite 18 ebooks to help you …

Six reviving juice recipes to kickstart your January

Sarah Cadji, owner of the Roots & Bulbs juice bar, shares six delicious juice and smoothie recipes to make at home<p>When it comes to Christmas eating, we Britons aren't known for holding back. From that first glass of sherry in the morning to the mince pie before we go to bed, the food we cram into …

56 Ways to Start Losing Weight Today

Consider it your ultimate weight-loss guide.<p><i>This article was republished with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Losing weight isn't easy, and whoever tells you differently is lying. It takes commitment, hard work, and for many, a complete lifestyle makeover. But these 56 techniques will make losing …

The 40 Preppiest Nicknames Ever

From the editors of TownandCountryMag.com, even if you weren't born with a preppy name, you can always adopt one of these nicknames.<p><b>For the girls:</b><p>BettinaBitsyBunnyCeceChaseyDedeEllieGigiHillyIzzyLivLuluMimiMissyMuffyPeachyPippaPollyPosieSissyTibbyTopsy<p><b>For the …