Matthew Vanderpool

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Why we should all give up on goals already

Amanda Ruggeri investigates why a focus on outcome alone can create a hamster-wheel mentality.<p>To be successful or fulfilled, we all know you need to have specific goals.<p>To achieve them, you should visualise, plan your steps there and attach deadlines and incentives. Work hard, even if you hate the …

Harvard Business School

How to Cook Chicken Thighs: 17 Chicken Thigh Recipes You Have to Try

If you don't know how to cook chicken thighs—especially the bone-in, skin-on variety—getting started can be a little daunting. Having only ever …

Cooking

The Script That New Managers Need To Use When Meeting Their New Employees

New managers have a fair number of challenges; maybe they’re a manager for the first time, or taking over a new team that loved their previous manager, or they got promoted over some of the employees they now have to manage.<p>Whatever the situation, the first thing a new manager has to do, before …

Leadership

Here are 250 Ivy League courses you can take online right now for free

The 8 Ivy League schools are among the most prestigious colleges in the world. They include Brown, Harvard, Cornell, Princeton, Dartmouth, Yale, and …

How Facebook could be threatening your romantic relationship

Getting the facts right.<p>Some argue that technology has an immensely positive influence on our closest relationships. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg …

Social Media

Forgetting These 7 Little Things Makes Every Day More Stressful

It never ceases to amaze me when I’m faced with the reality of how easily I lose sight of the truth – I catch myself stressing out over something …

Handy

10 Crock-Pot Recipes For Beginners That Definitely Don't Taste Simple

I'll be the first to admit that I don't love cooking, but eating out or ordering in every night isn't financially sustainable no matter how much I …

The Anxious Lover: Stop Feeling Insecure And Get The Love You Crave

Why do people manipulate others? Is it because they're an asshole? Is it because they need to feel powerful?<p>I manipulated an ex-girlfriend once. Years ago, when I was in a toxic relationship with someone I loved, I lied to get a reaction out of her. I told her I was going to watch her soccer game, …

21 Hidden Roku Tricks for Streaming Success

We help you discover hidden features in your favorite streaming device.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions …

Smart TV

I polled 1,500 people about their best relationship advice — and everyone said the same thing

I think most newlyweds do this — ask for advice, I mean, not s--- the same bed — especially after a few cocktails from the open bar they just paid way too much money for.<p>But, of course, not being satisfied with just a few wise words, I had to take it a step further.<p>See, I have access to hundreds of …

8 Signs You’re Not the Environmentalist You Think You Are

It might be time to reconsider your decision to buy only organic.<p>Being the conscientious and considerate person that you are, you’re trying to be an environmentally friendly consumer. You read on the internet that farming is part of the problem, so you shop only for local organic produce at Whole …

The Indian curry with a taste of Southern charm

When you’re game to try Indian food that’s not the same-old, call K.N. Vinod . The chef and co-owner of Indique in Cleveland Park makes this dish to honor his native southern state of Kerala, and it might be unlike most curries you’ve had.<p>Some ingredients are essential, and available online or at …

Why Pre-Martial Counseling Is SO Important For Engaged Couples

What do you think of when you hear the words "pre-marital counseling?"<p>For many, the traditional Catholic pre-cana comes to mind — a series of meetings with the parish priest, sometimes in a group environment with other couples that involve talking about how you're going to integrate the Catholic …

Does Prozac Really Treat Anxiety? Maybe Not

Neuroscientist and author Joseph LeDoux proposes a new system of classification for anxiety and fear.<p>For as much time and money our culture spends on …

Amygdala

Floating Fire Ball Prop for Cosplay & Costumes

With NYCC and Halloween right around the corner, you might be planning your next cosplay costume. And if you’re planning to go as any number of the …

Costumes

BrightSide — Inspiration. Creativity. Wonder.

I'm an Alcoholic, but I Can't Date Sober Men

After getting sober at 20, one woman thought she could never date someone who drank. The love of her life had different plans.<p>When I entered rehab at 20 years old, one of the first thoughts to cross my mind was literally, <i>"Great. Now I can only date sober guys."</i><p>It was overly dramatic, but I believed …

How 10 Couples Stay Madly in Love After Many Years

You're madly in love now, with your wedding on the horizon and your whole life together in front of you. But after years of marriage, it can be tough to remember those head-over-heels feelings you once had. With these secrets from couples who've been married for more than a decade, though, you can …

Self-help guru James Altucher only owns 15 things

'My ambition is to have no ambition'<p>Altucher is simply practicing what he preaches. Over the last half-decade, this former tech entrepreneur, venture …

Self-improvement

How To Unleash The Cauldron Of Desire From Your Pelvis

What if it was possible to use your sexual energy not just for great sex, but to fuel other parts of your life like your career, fertility or even crafty activities such as painting or cooking? It's all about harnessing the power of your pelvis, and then unleashing that energy right where you want …

Unbelievable Shots Of A Photographic Exhibition Under The Sea

“Andreas Frank” Austrian photographer to set up his exhibition, like the legendary Atlantis underwater world created to see to it must be equipped …

How To Eliminate 90% Of Your Regret And Anxiety By Thinking Like A Roman Emperor

<i>This column is by Raad Ahmed, Founder & CEO at lawtrades</i><p>Do you know what Steve Jobs, John D. Rockefeller, Amelia Earhart, and Ulysses S. Grant have …

Motivation

This Neuroscience Hack Can Make You Unstoppable

Because your brain recreates your memories, you can train it to automatically create memories that propel you forward.<p>Successful people always find ways to manage their emotions and thoughts. Steve Jobs, for example, used mindfulness meditation to remain centered and focused. Many CEOs have …

The Brain

The Best (and Worst) Time to Schedule a Job Interview

Much has been made of how you should dress for a job interview, the answers you should give to tough questions, and even the questions your …

5 Best Marinade Recipes

Why Your Surroundings Are More Important to Success Than You Think

Your environment -- including the people you surround yourself with -- is the clearest indicator of who you are and who you're becoming.<p>If you want to make any permanent change in your life, willpower won't get you there.<p>Whether you want to get healthier, stop using social media so much, improve …

Self-improvement

When Will You Meet "The One"?

In their book Modern Romance, Aziz Ansari and Eric Klinenberg focus on how people search for a partner, a date, or a mate in a hyper-connected era …

How to Make Yourself Forget a Bad Memory

Memories aren’t neat, self-contained wholes; summon up a specific incident from your past, and you’re really remembering a big jumble of sensory and …

Stanford psychologist Carol Dweck Says Mindset Is Critical in Successful Relationships

Since the publication of her book, <i>Mindset: The New Psychology of Success</i>, Stanford psychologist Carol Dweck’s theories on fixed and growth mindsets …

4 Exercises to Teach Your Kids about Mindfulness and Compassion

As a parent, you want your children to be successful. But have you ever considered your personal definition of success? Although society typically …