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25 questions to ask a mentor

A few years ago, around the time when I was launching this blog, I wrote an article called 4 Types of Questions to Ask A Mentor. To this day, it is …

How To Get Rid Of All Your Stuff — For $$

We tend to forget just how much junk we’ve stashed away in closets and drawers until we start digging into our nearly forgotten boxes of winter gear. …

This Company Will Pay You to Take a Month-Long Road Trip Across Europe

There are few things as romantic as picking up and heading out on a long road trip. The only way you could improve a great road trip is if someone …

Zac Efron Swears This Diet Totally Changed His Life

Over the years, Zac Efron has taken on some pretty extreme diets to adapt to different roles. He's cut out carbs for two months to trim down for</i> …

Tinder and Instagram are ‘crippling’ relationships, sex therapist Esther Perel says

On the latest Recode Decode, Perel says dating apps are giving us too many options, and other apps give us an excuse to be “psychologically gone.”<p>Most people would define “cheating” in a relationship as sleeping with another person, without your partner’s consent. But psychotherapist Esther Perel …

Relationships

Add These 5 Skills to Your LinkedIn Profile to Land a High-Paying Job

Searching for a new job can be a daunting task, but if you've been toying with the prospect of switching roles, there's a simple place to start: …

24 Weird Bras & Underwear On Amazon That Are Actually Genius

When you get dressed in the morning, you probably don't think twice about your bras or underwear. Neither a stretchy triangle with three holes or a …

8 reasons why you should rethink your stance on cheating

Psychotherapist Esther Perel thinks we'd be a lot better off if we weren't so hard on infidelity.<p>In decades of relationship counselling, psychotherapist, relationship expert, and author Esther Perel has seen quite the range of experiences on cheating and infidelity. So much so that she could — and …

Is there an easy way to delete masses of emails in Gmail?

Alan’s Gmail inbox needs tidying up, and it’s easy to sort emails and save space using built-in search commands. But not before he makes a back up<p>Is there an easy way of doing mass deletes in Gmail? I’ve rather let the inbox grow, and I would like to trim it. Manual deletion would take forever. …

Gmail

5 last-minute tax moves to make now before the GOP's tax reform plan passes

<i>Update: Republican leaders released their final version of the tax bill on Friday, December 15. We have an updated article with the most recent proposed 2018 tax brackets.</i><p>The Republicans' tax plan might be passed soon.<p>In case it does, there are some things you can do now to prepare for the looming …

Income Tax

JetBlue's All You Can Jet Pass Offers Free Year of Flights

Want to travel the world without the price tag associated with all those flights?<p>JetBlue is offering just that through its All You Can Jet Pass …

10 Texts To Send After A Date If You Need To Let Them Down Easy

Tell me if this sounds familiar: You went on a bad date, and that’s a bummer, but even worse, apparently, your date didn't get the memo, and they are …

Hearst Castle Pool Party

New Kit Goodies<p>Be sure to check out my kit.com where I have a few new goodies in there. One of my favorite new upgrades is the JBL Pulse 3! I like it …

December is an expensive time to be single

By Carey Purcell<p>January is a month of disciplined eating for many attempting to drop extra pounds gained during two months of holiday parties and dinners. But for Lauren Peckman, four weeks of dining on lentils and rice were not an attempt to lose weight. The 32-year-old nonprofit worker maintained …

Personal Finance

Take an Inside Look at Thailand’s New Adults-Only Retreat

Taking a trip to Thailand in the near future? Then you might want to prepare yourself for the mass tourists surrounding its best-known regions, …

Want To Quit Your Job To Go Freelance? These Skills Are In Hot Demand

Many people dream of saying goodbye to the nine-to-five and becoming a freelancer. If you want to hit the ground running, it’s important to offer services that are in demand.<p>The skills you use may overlap with what you are currently doing in your job but not necessarily. It’s possible that some …

Flights to Europe Are Now on Sale for Under $300 Round-trip

<i>This article originally appeared in Travel + Leisure.</i><p>According to Thrifty Traveler, the sale is available on flights from now until early June 2018, …

Why Cats Smell Everything

A cat's sense of smell defines life for your cat. We used to believe dogs relied more on scent than cats, but current research indicates felines are …

A couple paid for two Teslas by sharing them on the Airbnb for cars — here’s how they did it

As Chad Hurin puts it, he's not a car guy. But he is a Tesla enthusiast.<p>Before buying his first Tesla — a Model S 60 — Hurin owned a 2008 Pontiac that he guesses is worth $2,000 at this point. It still sits in his driveway in San Diego, California, flanked by the $68,000 Model S and his wife's …

Tesla

More ways to sell and donate your stuff

Once you’ve done your uncluttering, the final step is to get the unwanted things out of your home or workplace. I’ve written before about the many …

San Francisco

Cabin Moving Hotel

Cabin is a one-of-a-kind moving hotel that lets you fall asleep in San Francisco and wake up in Los Angeles (and vice versa). The boutique hotel on …

Kaplan Has Nearly 100 Work-from-Home Jobs Open with Full Benefits

As a company that connects people to educational resources, Kaplan understands the value of remote work. The test prep company features online …

Vegetable and lentil soup

Ingredients<p><b>500 g</b> brown lentils• <b><br>80 ml</b> extra-virgin olive oil• <b><br>2</b> white onions, chopped• <b><br>8</b> cloves garlic, finely chopped• <b><br>3</b> celery sticks, thinly sliced• <b><br>4</b> …

How To Write A Stellar LinkedIn Summary

Several years ago, I posted an article on the three steps to writing the perfect LinkedIn summary. A lot has changed since then. LinkedIn has made many updates and revisions, and they recently launched an entirely new interface. In addition, the world of work has evolved even more into a place …

LinkedIn

Best Websites for Teaching & Learning 2017

The 2017 Best Websites for Teaching & Learning foster the qualities of innovation, creativity, active participation, and collaboration. They are …

Google’s powerful job search tool is going live today

Google is rolling out new features that will make it easier for jobseekers to connect with employers, straight from the search page.<p>Here’s how it works. Jobseekers can simply type queries like “jobs near me” or “retail jobs” in the search box and Google will return a list of available positions. It …

Employment

Career mistakes to avoid: Never use these 10 red flag phrases on a resume or cover letter

Describing yourself in a cover letter or resume as a "well-seasoned team player" who is an "exceptional communicator" and is "results driven" could …

Are Startups Creating A Healthier American Workplace?

The American workplace hasn’t always been an epicenter for health and wellness. Not only is there a lot of sitting, but the diet of the average 9-to-5 worker tends to be pretty poor. The combination of a sedentary lifestyle and poor dietary habits can lead to weight gain, heart disease, and a host …

How To Lead A Healthier, Happier Workforce

Employee wellness isn’t simple, and it’s not a one-step process. Employee wellness is complicated because of all the factors that contribute to health and wellness. While providing fresh fruit in place of donuts for a morning team meeting is a step in the right direction, it doesn’t even begin to …

Employee Engagement

Upscale Hotel Brands Are Forgoing FitTech to Focus on Holistic Wellness

Wellness is now mainstream in luxury hospitality, and it’s becoming more prevalent in the upper-upscale category as well.<p>Not that people always …