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How to Save Money on a Vegan, Celiac, or Paleo Diet—According to Nutritionists

We’ve got tricks that’ll keep you healthy while cutting back your grocery bills.<p>There’s a common perception that non-standard diets are pricey. But this all depends on who’s doing the perceiving. For vegetarians, vegans, “flexitarians,” pescatarians, gluten-free eaters, and people on eat low-sodium …

Need Some On-the-Go Paleo Grub? Try These Yummy Snacks From Whole Foods

Grain-free, dairy-free, low carb, high protein: these are a few basic dos and don'ts of the ever-popular Paleo diet, which aims to mimic a caveman diet, filled with fresh fruits and vegetables, grass-fed meat, and very little processed ingredients.<p>Chances are you're already wondering how the heck …

Organize Your Financial Documents With These 10 Helpful Categories

Can you quickly locate last year’s income tax return? Do you have the contents of your wallet and your account information recorded somewhere in case it is stolen? Can you find your homeowners insurance policy? If you can’t answer ‘yes’ to these three questions – don’t panic – but you may need to …

Want to Be Extraordinarily Persuasive? Start by Banning These 3 Weak Words

Hint: It's your fear that holds you back from convincing others.<p>We all want to look professional, be more successful, and learn the linguistic tricks that can help us get there quickly.<p>Here's some advice that will help. It revolves around three words.<p>Quick story: My wife's uncle had a successful …

7 Ways to Quickly Show How Competent You Are

A first impression isn't everything, but it's important to start off on the right foot.<p>People form impressions of your personality in a matter of seconds.<p>It's not necessarily fair, but it's reality.<p>Especially in a professional setting, one thing you'll want to immediately appear is competent: …

7 Simple Daily Habits to Sharpen Your Intelligence

Give your brain a daily workout to sharpen your focus and become more intelligent.<p>You probably spend at least a couple of hours each week training your body--doing cardio, weight training, or even just walking. You're training your muscles to stay pliant and strong, your joints to stay fluid, and …

8 tricks for reading people's body language

Body language provides an amazing amount of information on what other people are thinking <i>if</i> you know what to look for. And who hasn't wanted to read people's minds at some point?<p>You already pick up on more body language cues than you're consciously aware of. UCLA research has shown that only 7% of …

Language

The Seven Countries Most Vulnerable To A Debt Crisis

For decades, some of the most important data about market economies was simply unavailable: the level of private debt. You could get government debt data easily, but (with the outstanding exception of the USA—and also Australia) it was hard to come by.<p>That has been remedied by the Bank of …

3 Foods to Avoid If You Want Younger-Looking Skin

Would you look 25 forever if you subsisted on cucumber-kale puree? Maybe. But there are some foods that stand between you and great skin.<p><b>Cupcakes.</b> Sugary foods break down collagen and elastin in the skin, causing dullness and wrinkles over time. "There's no reason to skip dark chocolate, though," …

Is There a Place for Psychology in Sales and Customer Service?

Psychology as a subject is now over 100 years old and has become one of the most popular courses to be undertaken at college. But perhaps a far …

Customer Service

Why women are smarter than men

Trying to compare intelligence and gender doesn't typically yield much in the way of productive discussion, but sometimes research comes along that's worth opening this particular can of worms.<p>Decades of research show unequivocally that men and women are equal in general intelligence (IQ), but that …

Emotional Intelligence

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