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6 Negative Self-Talk Phrases to Cut Out of Your Vocabulary

I used to be a terrible communicator. I was the queen of slamming drawers, closing the dishwasher loudly, walking away during a stressful …

Self-help

Seven Strategies To Build A Mindset That Attracts Abundance

People often ask me, “What did you do to achieve such phenomenal growth so quickly in your business?” or, “What did you do to bring about such abundance in your life so soon?”<p>The askers believe that if they simply mimic others, then they can short circuit the process. However, although attracting …

Success

The Mystery of People Who Speak Dozens of Languages

What can hyperpolyglots teach the rest of us?<p>Last May, Luis Miguel Rojas-Berscia, a doctoral candidate at the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, in the Dutch city of Nijmegen, flew to Malta for a week to learn Maltese. He had a hefty grammar book in his backpack, but he didn’t plan to open …

How to Help Your Spouse Cope with Work Stress

Home is a sanctuary from work stress, right? Not always. Even if you are able to leave your projects and worries at the office, your spouse may have difficulty doing so — and that stress can rub off on you. How can you help your partner cope? What’s the best thing to say when your partner starts …

Self-help

400 free online courses with credits that can count towards your degree

These days, more and more universities are offering for-credit programs via MOOCs or Massive Open Online Courses. What started with a small number of degree programs, such as the iMBA from the University of Illinois (Coursera) and Georgia Tech’s Online Master of Science in Computer Science …

How Ikea quietly tweaks its design around the world

The Swedish furniture company just opened its first store in India–and just like Ikea does in most countries, it has carefully adjusted the inventory, design, and even food to fit local tastes.<p>This week, Ikea opened its first store in India–a feat the company has been planning for many years. But …

IKEA

A professor explains why networking is a waste of time and what you should be doing instead

College freshmen are lectured about it on their first day of class. Young professionals race to one more boring party so they can be seen and shake …

Some of the most delicious places for pie in all 50 states

Eyes on the pies<p>When going over a list of the most coveted pastry-protected creations, pie has got to be at the top. Sweet or savory. Handheld or …

Baking

Private Schools Are Becoming More Elite

The decline of Catholic schools is making independent education less accessible to middle- and lower-class students.<p>In 1925, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a ruling that cemented the country’s thinking on school choice: Families, the justices concluded in <i>Pierce v. Society of Sisters</i>, had the right …

Education

15 Traits of Unstoppable People

Unstoppable people keep their inner fires burning by developing the characteristics necessary to become successful.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Unstoppable people are like warriors. They are always ready to take on the world. They are guided by a light from within, …

Self-improvement

12 Exercises to Improve Your Posture

Having good posture is about more than looking good. It helps you to develop strength, flexibility, and balance in your body. These can all lead to …

Yoga

Behemoth, bully, thief: how the English language is taking over the planet

No language in history has dominated the world quite like English does today. Is there any point in resisting? By Jacob Mikanowski<p>On 16 May, a lawyer named Aaron Schlossberg was in a New York cafe when he heard several members of staff speaking Spanish. He reacted with immediate fury, threatening …

Trump Administration

See 200 Years of Immigration in the United States as a Graphic of a Growing Tree

Culture & Exploration<p>200 Years of U.S. Immigration Looks Like the Rings of a Tree<p>These data visualizers imagined each era of U.S. immigration as a ring in a growing tree trunk.<p>U.S. immigration by origin at birth, 1830-2015<p>1950<p>1850<p>1900<p>2000<p>Each dash<p>represents<p>100 immigrants.<p>Each ring represents<p>one …

The Scientific Quest For the Perfect S’more

My goal was simple, yet audacious: I wanted to figure out how to make the perfect s’more, that gooey campfire treat composed of chocolate bars and …

These 20 pictures will teach you more than reading 100 books

“Art isn’t only a painting. Art is anything that’s creative, passionate, and personal. An artists is someone who uses bravery, insight, creativity, …

How the Cornish pasty became a Mexican delicacy

When they emigrated to the New World, Cornish miners brought their packed lunch with them<p>In the early 19th century, the tin mines in Cornwall, the …

Comfort Food

15 Infertility, IVF, and Fertility Treatment Myths

There are many misconceptions on fertility, IVF, and fertility treatments in general. Infertility myths are more commonly believed <i>outside</i> of the …

10 important life lessons we are often taught too late

Life is a continuous learning experience. Throughout our lives we keep rising and falling, picking up important lessons along the way. Some of these …

The Science of Saving the Declaration of Independence

How science helped—and harmed—efforts to preserve the U.S.'s founding documents.<p>The official declaration of America’s independence from Britain may be dated July 4, 1776, but the story of the Thomas Jefferson's hallowed document <i>really</i> begins two weeks later. On July 19, the Continental Congress …

The epic story of the map that gave America its name

A few hundred years ago, when much of the world was mysterious and unknown, two European humanists came together to produce an extraordinary map of the world.<p>St-Dié-des-Vosges is a small, leafy town in the Meurthe valley in north-east France. It lies 68km south-west of Strasbourg in France, 93km …

History of Science

‘God Bless America’: 100 Years of an Immigrant’s Anthem

The 5-year-old and his family had traveled thousands of miles to escape. When they finally arrived on American soil, free from the marauders who had burned their house to the ground, the boy was placed in a holding pen with his brother and sisters, while immigration officials decided their …

Civil Rights

50 States, 50 Dishes: America’s Favorite Foods and Where to Get Them

Okay, technically there are 52—we see you, D.C. and Puerto Rico.<p>We love talking about where to eat around the world: the best breakfast spots in Sydney, cafés in Paris, street food stalls serving to-die-for tom yom soup in Bangkok. But this Fourth of July, we're looking in our own backyard. With …

Fried Green Tomatoes

12 words and phrases to avoid when giving feedback

Providing feedback gets easier with time and practice. The anticipation and lead up to the conversation is typically worse than the actual meeting, …

Summer Salads: The Ultimate Guide - Chowhound

Salad is one of the most basic components of a meal: toss some greens together with a light vinaigrette and you’ve got the basis for a healthy and …

‘Cwtch’: The hug invented by the Welsh

‘Cwtch’ has no literal English translation, but is an emotionally significant embrace and an intrinsically Welsh word that evokes a sense of home.<p>I’m a quarter Welsh. My darling grandmother grew up in the Rhondda Valley, a small mining town where her father was the school principal. She didn’t …

Safe-Space

Will we stop speaking and just text?

The young often text more than make calls so is speech itself doomed? Texting may be closer to speech than formal written language, writes James Harbeck.<p>Say this out loud: <i>zomg wtfffffff im going 2 pwn you!!!!1111 lololol</i><p>Well, OK, you can’t. And yet, in its loosely structured live interactivity, …

Vocal Cords

7 most important mindsets that will set you up for long-term success

Your life is your creation. You have most things you need to shape it and make it incredible. It's not something that happens to you — unless you …

How to Make Pesto like an Italian Grandmother

If you've ever tasted pesto in Italy you know that the pesto here in the United States just isn't the same. I received a lesson in how to make pesto …

Pesto

52 Motivational Quotes to Inspire Success in Your Career and Personal Life

Sometimes all you need is one little spark. So here are 52 to choose from.<p>While there are as many ways to define success as there are people, there is one thing we all have in common: We're all trying to be more successful. (That's why I wrote a book about achieving huge goals.)<p>Since success starts …

17 Essential Mindfulness Quotes to Inspire and Motivate You

Live the happiest and healthiest life you can with these inspirational words of wisdom.<p>Want to live a happier, healthier, and more efficient life? Follow in the footsteps of Steve Jobs and try practicing mindfulness.<p>The wisdom of mindfulness can be found in daily meditation, regular spiritual …