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Loneliness Is Bad For Your Health. Here's What You Can Do to Escape

Reach out.<p>Loneliness is a common condition affecting around one in three adults. It damages your brain, immune system, and can lead to depression and …

Mental Health

Seven Tips for Practicing Positive Discipline . Talking With Kids . PBS Parents | PBS

<b>Understand the meaning behind the behavior.</b> Naomi Aldort, the author of "Raising Our Children, Raising Ourselves," says that children want to behave …

Parenting

6 books Barack Obama recommends reading this summer

For the first time since leaving office, Barack Obama is returning to Kenya and South Africa, where he’ll speak in remembrance of the 100th …

Barack Obama

Square Root coffee shop Logo & Brand Identity design by Evelina Aleksiunaite, Dubai UAE | Evelina Aleksiunaite

• Year 2016<br>• Work started in 2016<br>• Work finished in 2016<br>• Status Completed works<br>• Type Bars/Cafés / Pubs/Wineries / Restaurants / Custom Furniture / Lighting …

Wineries

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I’m Officially Serving Them With Everything

Now this is a Pinterest trend I can get behind.<p>We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid …

Recipes

17 Simple Truths That Will Improve Your Life and Make You Incredibly Successful

Memorize these words, and work their meaning into your life. Then, watch the results.<p>There is no single secret to success. If there were, and if it were straightforward or easy, everybody would do it. But everybody doesn't do it.<p>That said, there are certainly habits and strategies that can make …

Motivation

German student comes up with an amazing 'mobile airbag' for your phone

We've all been there: A minor fumble, and seconds later your $500 (or more!) smartphone crashes to the floor.<p>A good case and a screen protector might …

Screen Protector

The No. 1 Mistake People Make When Handling Tough Conversations

No one enjoys difficult discussions, but if you want them to actually be helpful to your team, you're gonna need to lose the teleprompter.<p>I hardly have to tell you that the role of a leader is an important one. You're responsible for guiding and motivating your team to achieve its goals, and when …

Self-confidence

Tip: The Terrible Two Push-Up Challenge

This is awesome. And also terrible. It's terribly awesome. Can you do it?<p>Here's what it looks like:<p>Terrible Two Push-Up Challenge<p>How to Do It<p>Start …

Workouts

The Best Places to Travel in July

1 of 13<p>Palermo, Sicily<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 13<p>Telluride, Colorado<p>3 of 13<p>London, England<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 13<p>Fiji<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 13<p>Archipelago Sea, …

Rhode Island

Why Designers are going to take over the world — Design Thinking explained

Why Designers are going to take over the world — Design Thinking explained<p>About thirty years ago, Apple Computers released the first ever personal …

UX Design

Want to Be Happy and Successful at Work? Stop Doing These 10 Things

Often we're so focused on doing more, when we should be focused on doing less.<p>With a world of advice on how to improve our working lives at our fingertips, it may seem ironic that the most simple things can often derail our productivity and our happiness--both as an employee, and as a leader. And, …

Self-improvement

Warren Buffett Says These Simple Habits That Most of Us Ignore Separate Successful People From Everyone Else

The Oracle of Omaha wants you to succeed with these simple habits that even a 14-year-old could pull off.<p>Sometimes, I just have to shake my head at Warren Buffett's wisdom. Is it earth-shattering? Hardly.<p>At 87 years young, he keeps imparting on us the simplest advice that has made him a success …

Self-improvement

11 Cocktails to Be Inspired By in SF

Looking to shake things up the next time you're eating out? Flip over to the cocktail menu for a handcrafted drink that'll add an exciting twist to your meal. Whether it's a splash of something smoky, a fruity concoction or a savory blend straight up or on the rocks, San Francisco is home to a …

San Francisco

How to Develop Empathy for Someone Who Annoys You

When someone you work with annoys you, it’s tempting to avoid the person as much as possible. But this isn’t always feasible and often only makes the situation worse. You’re better off cultivating some empathy. How can you do that with a colleague who rubs you the wrong way? How can you foster …

Emotional Intelligence

Daniel Wenzel's interactive type specimen for Ginto reacts to sound, movement and mouse position

Currently working at DIA Studio in New York City, Daniel Wenzel is a typographer, graphic designer and developer. Merging his artistic and scientific …

Erin Rae's Tender 'Putting On Airs' Is For The Space Between

<i>Note: NPR's First Listen audio comes down after the album is released. However, you can still listen with the Spotify or Apple Music playlist at the bottom of the page.</i><p>What is the thought you think before you say the thing you think you should say? What about the one that you keep close to your own …

Mental Disorders

Logo Design Trends For 2018, Illustrated With Real-World Brand Marks

Images via Wikimedia Commons, Tapestry and Visit Belfast<br>You might have noticed that an increasing number of big brands are going for simple, …

There are three levels of self-awareness you need to hit before you know yourself

Self-awareness is like great sex: everyone thinks they have a ton of it, but in reality no one knows what the fuck they’re doing.<p>The fact is that the majority of our thoughts and actions are on autopilot. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing either. Our habits, routines, impulses, and reactions carry …

Self-help

Somni restaurant review - Los Angeles, USA

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Want to Make a Great First Impression? Try the 1 Thing People Like as Much as Food and Money (and Even Sex)

Best of all, this technique for making a great first impression works even if -- especially if -- you're shy and introverted.<p>I couldn't help but overhear what she said about me to her friend as they walked away.<p>"He and I just had the <i>best</i> chat," she said. "What a wonderful conversation."<p>I smiled to …

The Brain

12 of the best beach towns in southern Europe

Šibenik, Croatia<p>It’s known as the gateway to Krka national park and the Kornati islands, but this 1,000-year-old city has enough in itself to keep visitors happily busy for days. A slow amble along its waterfront goes past bars, restaurants and the 15th-century Cathedral of St James, a Unesco world …

European Travel

Jeff Bezos admits Amazon has 'the weirdest meeting culture you will ever encounter'

If you go to work as an executive at Amazon — no matter what your expertise — you'll be required to become a good writer, and a good reader, in order to lead the meetings necessary to do your job.<p>And Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos admits that this will likely be "weird," he explained during an onstage …

100 classic books all secondary pupils should read: the DfE's definitive list

Erica Wagner, author and literary critic, has read 50. Mick Connell, director of the National Association for the Teaching of English has read 34. …

5 Questions Truly Exceptional Bosses Ask Their Employees

Why performance evaluations suck.<p>Performance reviews suck. Why?<p>Well, doing these reviews is like trying to drive forward, while keeping your eyes trained on your rear view mirror. You won't get anywhere. And you might just get into accidents!<p>Here's what I mean: you're hoping that your employees …

workimprovement

Theories of Personality Psychology

What exactly is personality? How does understanding your own personality help you gain greater insight into your emotional well-being? Personality is …

Psychology

5 of the Best Apps Perfect For Hungry Travelers (and Foodies, too!)

Here at <i>TPG,</i> we’re all self-proclaimed foodies and, of course, avid travelers. After all, cuisine is a huge part of travel and an active (and …

Mastering meditation on a 10-day silent retreat in Taiwan: hard beds, mosquito murder and a quiet mind | Post Magazine | South China Morning Post

It’s half a century since the Beatles embarked on a Transcendental Meditation course in northern India. Fashions for alternative therapies have waxed …

20 great lake and mountain holidays in Europe

<b>Trail running,</b> <b>Dolomites, Italy</b><p><b>Stay</b> Mountain huts<b><br>Suits</b> Hardened runners<br>It sounds easy: “Cruising over rocky passes and through lush meadows.” But runners on this holiday in the Dolomites will have to concentrate hard on their footwork: the scenery of this limestone wonderland is so beautiful it …

European Travel

Calling All Budget Travelers—These Are the 6 Cheapest Destinations in the World

Along with the need to clean and redecorate, springtime also signals that it's time for a much-needed vacation. Now is the perfect time to start …