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7 Signs Your Aging Parents Need Extra Help

<b>By Joanna Nesbit, Next Avenue Contributor</b><p>While their 84-year-old father recovered at a rehabilitation facility after landing in the hospital with symptoms of a mini-stroke, the Jones (not their real name) siblings took the opportunity to do some cleaning at his house.<p>Opening the fridge, they were …

Here’s What The Most Successful People Read And Why

There’s a reason why the most successful people look to other leaders’ lives for guidance and inspiration.<p>One of my favorite things to ask people in job or story interviews has nothing to do with business or work: “What do you read?”<p>We already know that the simple act of reading can have …

New study suggests walkable cities don't make people happier

However, a new study from the University of Virginia finds that <b>people who live in more walkable areas are healthier — but not happier — than people living in places dominated by cars.</b><p>The findings undercut much of the research into well-being, which suggests that physical and emotional well-being …

Expectation of happiness leads younger generations to self-destruction

But I do know an abject and unrelenting failure of self-knowledge when I see one – especially when it commits an entire generation to the flip-flop …

Happiness

LinkedIn may be irritating, but it knows how to make money

LinkedIn gets a lot of grief from the technology press, and even from many of its own members, for being unpleasant to look at, difficult to use, and …

Unconventional happiness quotes to change your life

Happiness is something everyone usually strives for on a day to day basis, a sense of well-being which leaves you feeling accomplished and often …

What Do Entrepreneurs Do All Day?

If you ever go home at the end of the day saying, "I have no idea what I did today," then maybe it's time to start tracking.<p>Have you thought about what your day looks like as an entrepreneur? Or what it would look like if you ever decided to leave the rat race and start your own company? Karsten …

Time I

Gear of the Year: Fall/Winter 2015

The Season's Best New Gear Traditionally, fall and winter are when you give up your “summer” sports. The bike gets a tune-up, three-season tents and bags get washed, and the trail runners go on the shelf until the snow melts. But, wow, have things changed. Fat bikes extend adventure cycling to four …

Is Sexism All in Your Brain?

A new study says the brains of misogynists are also super-dense in regions that control fear and anger. But there’s a twist.<p>Sexism is deeply …

Our ancient ancestors may have slept better than you, but less

<b>(CNN) —</b> Our hunter-gatherer ancestors must have gotten more sleep than you. Before modern stresses and schedules and binge-watching "House of Cards," humans were certainly getting at least eight hours of solid deep cave sleep, right? A group of scientists studying the history of human sleep …

Success, Failure + the Space Between

It was a hot summer day, my windows were down, the sunroof was cracked, and the GPS read right around 400 miles to Atlanta, as I turned onto I-85 S. …

Motivation

8 Simple Crafts for Lazy DIY-ers

Looking at all of the cool Pinterest crafts you have on your "DIY" board can get overwhelming. The great ideas you've pinned in a state of self-confident bliss suddenly seem like impossible feats when you're ready to buckle down and actually make them. Who comes up with this stuff? You think as you …

Thrifting

When Root faced Vaughan

Photo: Philip Brown<p>Joe Root talks to former England captain and long-time confidant Michael Vaughan about his rise to world No 1, Yorkshire's school of hard knocks - and how being dropped was the making of him<p><i>By Michael Vaughan, Wednesday 28 October 2015</i><p>As Joe Root sinks into a high-backed sofa in …

The ONE thing you need to know (that the experts won’t tell you) to be Successful

<b>Most personal development experts stick to the tried and tested route when it comes to explaining how to be successful. They'll give you the version</b> …

14 things successful people do before breakfast

Those among us who have managed to find professional success and eke out a life actively embrace this philosophy. They must set aside their first hours of the day to invest in their top-priority activities before other people's priorities come rushing in.<p>Science supports this strategy. Vanderkam …