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7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often

Happiness can be a choice -- especially when you take the right actions.<p>Happiness: Everyone wants it, yet relatively few seem to get enough of it, especially those in their early 40s. (I'm no psychologist, but that's probably about when many of us start thinking, "Wait--is <i>this</i> all there is?")<p>Good …

Happiness

Fashion Instagrams To Follow - Best Photos

How Poverty Impairs People's Ability to Think Clearly

<b>What's the Latest Development?</b><p>Psychological researchers at Princeton University recently gathered more evidence in favor of the theory that poverty …

Trends

The 59 Countries That Are Most Prepared To Handle An Uncertain Future

We normally judge which countries are “doing best” by looking at economic growth–a realm in which places like China and India thrive, despite their environmental and other problems. A more grounded approach might look at a range of factors, from a country’s energy mix to its democracy.<p>That’s what a …

Pop Up 120 opens on Ossington with a mid-heat wave punk party

Thorocraft Spring/Summer 2014 Collection Preview

California-based brand Thorocraft was founded in 2009 and has become known for paring modern technology and rebellious bold style with classic …

To celebrate Selena Gomez's 21st birthday, we count down 10 of the best house party music videos

To celebrate Selena Gomez’s 21st birthday, we count down 10 of the best house party music videos<p>Date July 22, 2013<p>It’s a big week for <b>Selena Gomez</b>—on …

How to wear neon: 9 Style Panel tips for including fluorescent hues in even the most neutral wardrobes

How to wear neon: 9 Style Panel tips for including fluorescent hues in even the most neutral wardrobes<p>Date July 23, 2013<p>Once relegated to summer …

Kia Brings Compact Cars Into the 22nd Century

This isn’t your grandmother’s Smart car. The Kia Electric POP concept vehicle, set to be unveiled at the Paris auto show in October, brings the …

Kia

10 Ways To Make Your Office More Fun

Is your office sort of blah? Are your coworkers disengaged? Fear not, we’ve got some quick productivity-boosting fixes so fun that you’ll forget you ever wanted to go home three hours ago.<p>We feel like we’ve been a little harsh lately. So, like, mea culpa.<p>Recently we’ve told you what not to wear to …

Not your grandmother’s retirement home

When Don Allgeier required hip replacement surgery last year, he and his wife Betty decided to sell the house where they had lived for 24 years and look for a retirement home.<p>They checked out several options before choosing Westmount Retirement Residence, a new 105-suite facility here overlooking …

How to Find the Best Sunglasses for Your Face Shape

Everyone looks good in wayfarers, but find out who looks great in aviators.<p>Finding a flattering pair of sunglasses can be slog, but with this advice you'll be able to pick the frames that complement your face in a snap. And if you're still unsure, here's a pro top: <i>everyone</i> looks good in a classic …

The 6-Month Solution For Building Your Brand The Right Way

Scott Stratten’s Twitter bio says it best: “Kind of a big deal on a fairly irrelevant soc media site which inflates my self-importance.” That combination of wit and humor has propelled Stratten into becoming one of the digital marketing world’s no-nonsense leaders.<p>In Twitter’s early days, Stratten …

Marketing

2:55 P.M.: When Productivity Dies

You’re not getting anything done in the afternoon. So what can you do about it?<p>You’re cross-eyed from monitor glare, comatose from lunch digestion, and you don’t even realized you just opened up Facebook: It’s 2:55 in the afternoon, the time of day when productivity dies.<p>Deconstructing the …

Time Management

Is Kanye West Releasing a New Men’s Collection This Fall?

Most of you should remember Kanye West‘s debut as a fashion designer at Paris Fashion Week a couple of years ago. Even though the two women’s …

Summer street style: 20 photos of Toronto’s cool kids sunning in Trinity Bellwoods

Summer street style: 20 photos of Toronto’s cool kids sunning in Trinity Bellwoods<p>Date July 3, 2013<p>Summer is finally here and whether or not it …

A Conversation with Boogie on his Recent Collaboration with 10.Deep

Streetwear brand 10.Deep has teamed up with Vladimir Milivojevich aka Boogie to work on a limited edition capsule collection. The Serbian-born artist …

Water Landscapes Around the World Showcase Nature's Beauty

<b>This post is brought to you by Poland Spring Brand 100% Natural Spring Water.</b><p>When you first hear the word landscape, what comes to mind? Do you think of mountains, hills or the general countryside? In fact, landscape is more broadly defined as “all the visible features of an area of land” which …

How Meditation Works

Mindfulness meditation is having a moment in the West, and with it some compelling reasons to understand and try it.<p>NicoleAbalde/Flickr<p><i>Mindfulness meditation</i>. Chances are that you've either heard or seen (or rolled your eyes at) these words in recent months, as studies, celebrity endorsements, and …

55 Charming Morocco-Style Patio Designs

Morocco is an exotic country in the Northern Africa which is distinct in its peculiar Eastern style. Moroccan style is very popular thanks to its …

39 Ways to Live A Beautiful Life

When I was about nine years old, a beloved aunt on my mother's side was involved in a serious, life-altering car accident. The accident left her …

Deep Inside Taco Bell’s Doritos Locos Taco

From handshake deals to experiments at Home Depot, the history of Taco Bell’s disruptive faux cheese-dusted taco.<p>In early 2009, three years prior to Taco Bell’s 50th anniversary, CEO Greg Creed was already experiencing something of a midlife crisis. “Our target audience is [customers] in their 20s. …

Taco Bell

3 Reasons Exercise Makes You Smarter

Your brain is a part of your body. Your body works better with exercise–and, research suggests, so does your brain.<p>If you need more reason to make a jog part of your morning routine or to turn your afternoon meetings into walk-n-talks, try this: <i>exercise boosts your cognitive functioning and</i> …

Humanity

6 Publicity Lessons From Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln was an early master of public relations. On the anniversary of his birthday, here's what you can learn.<p>Although Abraham Lincoln is often remembered as one of our greatest Presidents, few people have taken the time to study his complete mastery of the then-unknown art of what we …

War

What Does A Public Relations Agency Do?

We don’t buy ads.<p>We don’t write stories for reporters<p>We don’t put up billboards.<p>We don’t come up with catchy phrases to make people buy more products they probably don’t need.<p>So what do public relations agencies do?<p>PR agencies, as opposed to advertising agencies, promote companies or individuals …

Bookmark This! Wantering, A New Way to Online Shop in Canada

Wantering’s style quiz<p>It’s a rare instance, on my computer at home or in the office, that I don’t have at least one browser tab open to an online …

4 Fast Ways To Understand People Better

What predicts success? Hint: it’s not your test scores, how loud you are, or your follower count.<p>We’re usually wrong about people.<p>Mighty Google once surveyed tens of thousands of interviewers and interviewees, tracking the way one scored the other and then how the candidate eventually performed–and …

Leadership