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12 Things Every 'Type A' Person Wants You To Know

Robert Frost once said, "The brain is a wonderful organ; it starts working the moment you get up in the morning and does not stop until you get into the office." He certainly wasn't thinking about Type A people when he said that. They barrel into the office like they're racing for a pot of gold, …

Emotional Intelligence

The Four Most Difficult Personalities and How to Handle Them

In a difficult work relationship, it is helpful to first define what kind of individual you are dealing with, then tailor your response to his or her limitations.<p>As a psychiatrist and psychotherapist, many clients seek my help handling difficult relationships. Although the old saying "it takes two …

15 things successful people do over 3-day weekends

"Successful people recognize how important it is to take advantage of a long weekend to refuel their passions and recharge their batteries," says Michael Kerr, an international business speaker and author of "The Humor Advantage."<p>They work extra hard the days leading up to the three-day weekend in …

Success

Tips to help Millennials save and invest for retirement

It's not easy being a working Millennial or Generation Xer these days. You've got student and maybe credit card debt to pay down. Plus, you likely have to set aside money for an emergency fund, maybe an engagement ring, and a down payment on a car and house.<p>You're also being told to start saving …

Lack of sleep can have role in obesity and diabetes, study says

<b>If you need a lie-in at weekends to make up for lack of sleep in the week, you may be at risk of obesity and type 2 diabetes, a study suggests.</b><p>The sleeping habits of 522 people found those losing sleep on weekdays were more likely to develop the conditions.<p>The findings, shown at the Endocrine …

13 Types of Sex Everyone Should Have at Least Once

And maybe a dozen more times. Or never again.<p>Throughout your life, you're probably going to have a lot of different types of sex. There will likely be Nicolas Sparks-worthy passion, a few regrettable decisions, experiments that don't turn out as planned, and all of the good, bad, and ugly in …

How to Lose Weight When Your Genes Are Working Against You

What to do when big bones run in your family<p>There are things that you’re thrilled to inherit from your mother, like her eyes—or her jewelry. But her struggle with being overweight? Are you fated to take that on, too?<p>While the exact influence of your genes on your poundage is a hotly contested …

This is what happens to your brain when you give up sugar

Anyone who knows me also knows that I have a huge sweet tooth. I always have. My friend and fellow graduate student Andrew is equally afflicted, and …

Neuroscience

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