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Read This Story and Get Happier

Professor Laurie Santos didn’t set out to create the most popular course in the history of Yale University and the most talked-about college course …

Happiness

50 Must-Read Books with Gorgeous Writing

We book lovers read so much, and so widely, that we’ve seen it all. The good, the bad, the so-bad-it’s-good, the meh, the life changing. And we’ve …

Books

How to Give Your Home Positive Energy with Flowers & Plants

Has the season's unpredictable weather have you feeling gloomy or unmotivated lately? Does your home feel stale, uninspiring? If you've been in a rut of any kind, we're here to share one way to bring some positive energy into your home, stat―and it might be as simple as taking a trip to your local …

Michael Jackson's Estate Is Suing ABC For Copyright Infringement

The suit says an ABC special about Jackson used "at least 30 different copyrighted works" without permission.<p>Michael Jackson's estate filed a …

Apple faces multiple lawsuits after admitting to slowing down iPhones as their batteries age

iPhone owners aren't happy with Apple, and they're letting the company know with lawsuits. Five iPhone users filed a lawsuit in New York yesterday and are seeking class-action status over Apple intentionally slowing down their phones as the devices' batteries aged. <i>USA Toda</i>y first reported the …

8 Things You Need To Stop Doing If You Don't Want To End Up Alone In Life

People are always complaining about being alone. I’ll have people ask me, regularly, where they can find the love of their life. The truth is that I …

This Formula Will Make You Happier At Work and At Home in 2018

Wellbeing can be broken down into five key aspects.<p>Growth is good and we all want to be part of a growing company. But there is a dark side; a year of late nights, working on weekends, always-being-connected can really take a toll on people--depleting energy and impacting wellbeing.<p>Research shows …

10 regrets too many people will have in 10 years

In the final decade of his life, my grandfather woke up every single day at 7 am, picked a fresh wild flower on his morning walk, and took it to my …

Old school: 7 ideas from ancient thinkers to improve your modern life

The modern world has brought us a lot of great stuff. (I, for one, am a <i>huge</i> fan of antibiotics.)<p>That said, <b>we know there are things that were better</b> …

9 Books That Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, and Warren Buffett Think You Should Read

With Christmas around the corner, why not ask for the gift of reading the same books billionaires read?<p>Bill Gates reads about 50 books every year, Mark Cuban reads three hours every day, Mark Zuckerberg resolved to read 24 books in a year, and Warren Buffett spends 80 percent of his day …

10 Things Incredibly Likable People Never, Ever Do (and Why You Love Them for It)

What you do can make you extremely likable, but so can what you don't choose to do.<p>Some people are incredibly likable because of the things they do. Some people are incredibly charismatic because of the things they do.<p>And some people are incredibly likable because of the things they <i>don't</i> do.<p>If you …

Does Siri sound different today? Here’s why

Did you notice that Siri sounds a little more sprightly today? Apple’s ubiquitous virtual assistant has had a little virtual work done on her virtual vocal cords, and her newly dulcet-ized tones went live today as part of iOS 11. (Check out a few more lesser-known iOS 11 features here.)<p>It turns out …

13 Successful People on the Books That Changed Their Lives

Get these on your shelf now.<p>Need a book recommendation for a young, out-of-work, or fledgling wild-card on your Christmas list? Or some words of …

34 Mindful Ways to Remind Yourself Just How Much You're Worth

Did you get the memo that you're one of the people who deserves kindness from you?<p>When you take an airplane, airline personnel specifically tell you that, in the event of an emergency, put your own oxygen mask on before you help anyone else. The rationale is simple--you can't come to anyone's aid …

4 Interview Questions That Can Improve Your Hiring Results by 40 Percent

Research shows that top-performing team members demonstrate positive attitude, accountability, prior related job success and culture fit. Here's how to find out whether or not your candidate makes the cut.<p>As the leader of a high-growth company, you should be spending at least 50 percent of your …

Breaking bad: how to give up drinking, smoking, nail-biting and other unwanted habits

With Stoptober and Sober October starting soon, we asked readers to tell us how they broke bad habits - and how this changed their life. Here’s what you said<p>Sunday is the start of October, which means that people across the country will be attempting to give up bad habits; some will try to give up …

Breaking Bad

Why 'Why Buddhism Is True' Is True

Here is one thing author Robert Wright and I agree on when it comes to Buddhist meditation: It's really, really boring.<p>At least, it's boring in the beginning. But there is another thing we agree on, too. That <i>initial</i> meditative boredom is actually a door. It's an opening that can lead us to …

Meditation

9 Stressful Things You Need to Stop Tolerating--if You Want to Be Successful

Don't tolerate anything that stresses you or gets in the way of your success.<p>There are many things that can stress us out, especially when we want to create our own success stories.<p>Unfortunately, most of us end up tolerating some of our own bad habits, even though they cause much of the stress we …

Twitter experiments with doubling its character limit

Over the past couple of years, Twitter has slowly chipped away at its 140-character constraint. It removed @replies from the limit earlier this year, and exempted photos, videos and quotes from it last year. Now, it's ready to push those character restrictions once again. The company announced …

Feeling Off? Here Are 7 Key Indicators Your Life Is Out Of Balance

If things don't feel right, they probably aren't.<p>Chances are, your life is probably out of balance.<p>Entrepreneurs especially struggle with routine. It's the nature of the lifestyle, in the sense that it encourages you to say "Yes" to anything and everything--assuming you'll figure out how to make it …

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Apple finally unveils the iPhone 8 in all its glory

Apple announced today the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus devices at the Steve Jobs Theater near its "spaceship" headquarters in California.<p>The new phones …

The Scariest Things in the Stephen King Universe

<i>On Friday, the nation will once more be haunted by the mind of Stephen King, this time in the form of</i> It<i>, a movie about a killer clown who frequents</i> …

Appeals court: Grandparents not part of Trump's travel ban

SEATTLE (AP) — A federal appeals court on Thursday rejected the Trump administration's limited view of who is allowed into the United States under the president's travel ban, saying grandparents, cousins and similarly close relations of people in the U.S. should not be prevented from coming to the …

Immigration

3 Daily Habits to Maximize Productivity, Stay Focused, and Do Your Best Work

There’s a <i>ton</i> of productivity, efficiency, and focus advice out there.<p>Every week I seem to stumble upon some new tip or strategy for becoming more …

Want to Raise Mentally Strong Kids? Do These 3 Things (Most Parents Don't Do Any of Them)

All kids have the ability to develop mental muscle. We just need to teach them how.<p>Challenges, hardship, and setbacks are inevitable. Teaching kids to build mental muscle helps them become resilient. It's also the key to helping them reach their greatest potential in life.<p>But, it's easy to get so …

Here Are 4 Options Congress Could Take On DACA

<b>Updated at 11:58 a.m. ET</b><p>With President Trump's announcement on Tuesday that his administration is ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, the White House made clear it wants a legislative solution from Congress to protect the roughly 800,000 "DREAMers," who came to the U.S. …

Immigration