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Seven Ways To Build Your Mental Resilience

In a world where most people are afraid to fail, especially at work, mental resilience is becoming one of the most sought-after personal attributes that a leader can have. Fundamentally, mental resilience is about facing challenges head on and bouncing back from adversity. It’s a crucial element of …

Self-help

How Toxic Is Your Workplace Exactly? Quite Toxic if These 8 Things Keep Happening Every Day

Do your co-workers violate company policies repeatedly? Yes, toxic.<p>According to UNC Keenan-Flagler Business School, it is estimated that toxic workplaces cost U.S. employers $23.8 billion annually in the form of absenteeism, health care costs, lost productivity, and more.<p>A company's most valuable …

The Workplace

Want to a job in Massachusetts’s marijuana industry? Here’s what to know.

"There’s opportunity for everyone regardless of your background."

Cannabis

The 12 Best Flavors of THC Oil

The world of concentrates and extracts has opened up exciting new ways to consume cannabis. In many ways, vaporizing concentrates is a totally …

Cannabis

A Lush Wallcovering Brings the Feeling of Nature Into This Tiny New York Apartment

A Manhattan pied-à-terre provides a homey retreat for Canadians who frequently visit New York.<p>When Vancouver residents Dale Steele and Dan Nguyen began looking for a pied-à-terre in New York, they were intent on finding a home away from home, not just an impersonal stand-in for a hotel room. "Even …

Interior Design

No Lie: These Vitamins Will Make Your Metabolism Skyrocket

Did your parents always remind you to eat your vegetables and take your vitamins? As always, their advice was right (were they ever wrong?). Eating a …

Wellness

Paint Your House This Color and It Could Sell for Almost $5,000 More

Originally published by Real Simple<p>It’s true that it’s a seller’s market out there, especially with reports that this year is one of the most …

3 Totally Doable Mortgage Hacks That Can Save You Thousands

There's nothing quite like the excitement of finding and buying your dream home. You found a home within your budget, set aside a down payment and …

12 Clever Little Things People Do To Feel Motivated

You. Can. Do. It.<p><i>Responses have been lightly edited for length and clarity.</i>

How to figure out who pays how much rent when your partner makes more — or less — than you

"I'm moving in with my girlfriend. She makes way more than I do. Can I suggest we "ratio" our rent or is that weird and unsexy?"<p>Here's the truth about that: It <i>is</i> unsexy. But it's also practical. So you're going to have to decide what you care about more when it comes to the financial part of your …

Here’s Why You Need to Leave Grass Clippings On The Lawn

Gathering up those grass clippings has always been an integral part of the lawn care routine. But after looking at the science, it may not have to be …

5 Hard Things You Need to Start Doing for Yourself on Hard Days

On particularly hard days when I feel that I can’t endure, I remind myself that my track record for getting through hard days is 100% so far.And, I …

'I'm Sorry' Can Undermine Your Career. Here's What to Say Instead

When "I'm sorry" becomes overused, it gets tuned out -- and so do you.<p>We all make mistakes. From minor ones like mispronouncing someone's name (which, depending on the person, could be a big deal) to major ones like making an expensive misguided hire, every single one of us can remember the …

Time I

Weed 101: How to Choose Marijuana

I’ve never been great at smoking weed. While some lucky smokers can come home, spark up a fatty and enjoy the benefits of ancient plant medicine, …

Cannabis

Google Automatically Rejects Most Resumes for Common Mistakes You've Probably Made Too

Former HR chief Laszlo Bock says Google gets 50,000 resumes a week. This is how it eliminates many of them.<p>Want to get hired at Google (or any other desirable employer)? Chances are, you won't, because your resume is getting in your way. Not because you didn't phrase things just right, or you …

Employment

135 Amazing Facts for People Who Like Amazing Facts

Store these away for future trivia nights.<p>1. Mister Rogers always mentioned out loud that he was feeding his fish because a young blind viewer once …

Tony Awards

If You Want to Work From Home In 2018, Check Out This List

Forget the cubicles and awkward water cooler chat. For the careers of tomorrow, you may just need to make your way to the couch. Okay, it <i>may</i> require …

Is Your Workplace Toxic? Here's How to Avoid Being Part of the Problem

Shift your negative energy by seeing what's possible.<p>Last week, I was invited to do a Facebook Live session. Arriving at the studio I felt a bit intimidated with all the cameras and lights and action of a live set. The purpose of the session was to promote my new book called <i>Match In The Root</i> …

Self-help

The best VPNs for Mac users looking for privacy

There are a number of reasons why you might want to start using a virtual private network or VPN. VPNs offer many benefits, like getting around …

If Stress Is Destroying Your Life, This Doctor Says You Need Adaptogens

We've forecasted that adaptogens will be taking over in 2018. And why? Because we honestly <i>really</i> need them. It seems that the world has become swallowed up in stress more than ever before, and because these herbs are stress-fighters — and stress can impact so many areas of our health — we …

How to Save $1 Million for Retirement -- When You Have Nothing Saved by Age 50

Believe it or not, it can be done.<p>It's no secret that Americans on a whole are mostly unprepared for retirement -- but sadly, that includes those who …

How to overcome low self-esteem

You ARE good enough to go for that job and, no, you don't annoy all of your friends...<p>Studies have linked low self-esteem and poor self-image with a …

Self-help

If I Could Buy Only 1 Marijuana Stock, This Would Be It

Marijuana stocks are hot. And this one could generate heat for a long time to come.<p>According to the Chinese, 2018 will be the year of the dog. When …

Cannabis

Your iPhone tracks every place you visit. Here’s how to see the map.

Your iPhone knows where you are, and it remembers where you have been. It keeps a record of your frequent hangouts — aka “significant locations” — and uses this data to make location-based suggestions using Siri and to power other features. Don’t panic, though: This data is kept on your phone, not …

Track Down

How to add any audio file to iPhone’s Music app

It’s 2017, and yet you still can’t add music to the Music app on your iPhone. If you have an MP3 file that somebody sent you, that you downloaded, or that you created with one of the zillions of powerful apps on iOS, you can’t just add it to your library. Instead, you must add it to iTunes on your …

Apps

6 ways to delete yourself from the internet

If you're reading this, it's highly likely your personal information is available to the public. And by "public" I mean everyone everywhere. To drive home this point, I give you exhibit A: Earlier this week, Facebook came under fire when it was revealed that the data of more than 50 million …

Internet

Volkswagens will start talking to each other in 2019

When cars start communicating with one another, it can be a boon to both driver safety and navigation. If you're keen on a new Volkswagen, you will get a taste of that technology if you're willing to wait until 2019.<p>Volkswagen announced this week that it will enable vehicle-to-x (V2X) communication …

Modern Living Room Wall Units Full Of Class And Pizzazz

If you had to pick a new wall unit for your living room, how would it look like? The question is actually not as easy as it seems. It’s definitely …

Living Rooms

Here's How To Deactivate Alexa Calling After You Sign Up

Don't go looking in the app. You need to *call* Amazon.<p>Earlier this week, Amazon launched its own Internet voice and messaging service, Alexa Calling and Messaging, available free to all users with an Amazon Echo, Echo Dot, or Alexa app for iOS and Android. You can also use the service on Amazon’s …