Nazia Shaikh

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The 50 Organizing Tips You’ll Regret You Didn’t Know Sooner

Take care of nagging clutter with these amazing organizing tips<p>Keep seven years' worth of business-related backup documents to support your tax …

Storage Ideas

5 Mindsets That Make It Impossible to Be Happy (Even When Good Things Happen)

Happiness is less about your circumstances and more about your mindset.<p>As a therapist, I often work with people who are struggling to deal with tragic circumstances or traumatic events. But, I've also worked with many individuals who struggled to feel good even when good things happened to them. …

Happiness

Words and phrases you should never include in your cover letter

It goes without saying that you always want to present yourself in the best possible light when you’re job searching. From how you structure your …

Employment

Doing These 4 Things Will Make You Happier, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

Self-improvement

How to Deal With Negative People Who Just Aren't Going Away

Maybe it's a relative or a colleague but real life includes people who scorn your optimism because they don't have dreams of their own.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Negative people love bringing others down. It can sometimes seem like that’s the only thing they enjoy …

Self-help

20 Simple Habits That Will Make You Happier

I am fascinated with the habits that affect happiness, health, productivity and success. I read everything I can get my hands on related to these …

Happiness

Tranquil Minimalist Lakeside Cottage

A gorgeous holiday retreat with amazing views is what most of us are dreaming about now. And the home we are sharing today is right like that – a …

Food & Dining

Microsoft launches 2 new Azure regions in Australia

Microsoft continues its steady pace of opening up new data centers and launching new regions for its Azure cloud. Today, the company announced the launch of two new regions in Australia. To deliver these new regions, Azure Australia Central and Central 2, Microsoft entered a strategic partnership …

Australia

10 Ways Successful Leaders Think Differently

Thinking differently begets behaving differently.<p>To be an effective leader, you need to think like a leader. But what does that even mean?<p>Successful leaders tend to share habits of thought that set them apart. While these patterns have many elements, they're grounded in an understanding of the …

7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

8 surprising things ultra productive people do every day

When it comes to productivity, we all face the same challenge — there are only 24 hours in a day. Yet some people seem to have twice the time; they …

15 Healthy Meal-Sized Salads You’ll Actually Crave

<b>1</b> of <b>15</b><p>Vegan Quinoa Taco Salad<p><p>Bring tacos out of their shell with this colourful quinoa number. Filled with good-for-you ingredients and bold …

Want to Stress People Out and Totally Dominate Them? Science Says This Facial Expression Holds Immense Power

There are three kinds of smiles, researchers say. This one has an unexpected effect.<p>Smile and the world smiles with you, they say.<p>But there's more than one kind of smile, and a new study suggests that nothing stresses people out like being smiled at the wrong way. In fact, it turns out there's …

10 unmistakable habits of utterly authentic people

Oscar Wilde said, “Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken.” Wilde made it sound so simple, but living with authenticity is a real challenge.<p>To …

Self-help

The Underrated Skills That Keep Couples Together

When it comes to romance, I want excess," says Vivian*, who is married and involved in a torrid affair. She wants emotional intensity, not compromise …

50 More Things to Do When You Unplug

Putting down our phones isn’t easy. It doesn’t matter where we are. It doesn’t matter what we’re doing. It’s hard not to scroll or refresh or reply. …

The evidence is in: first-born siblings are better

And the winner is: first-borns.<p>That’s right. New findings from large scale population surveys reveal that not only are first-born children more …

What Do Clinical Psychologists Do?

Clinical psychology is concerned with the assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mental disorders. While professionals in this field …

5 Questions to Help You Find Your Sense of Purpose

Finding meaning makes us healthier and more fulfilled. Here's how to look.<p>Sometimes it feels that our culture has nearly reached a saturation point …

Happiness

When You’re Fixated on Your Weight

Your internal dialogue might sound something like this:<p><i>Wow, I need to lose weight. ASAP.</i><p><i>I’m disgusting.</i><p><i>I hate my flabby arms.</i><p><i>My face is fat.</i><p><i>I can’t</i> …

10 Confidence Boosting Strategies For Parents & Their Kids

I am faced with patients who are thoughtful, caring, intelligent, attractive, and with many other positive characteristics. The challenge is that …

We’re Teaching Grit the Wrong Way

To get students to choose schoolwork over immediate pleasures, stop focusing on willpower.

Will Power

Self-deprecating humour linked to greater psychological wellbeing, study finds

Frequent use of self-deprecating humour has been linked to a better overall psychological wellbeing, a study has discovered.<p>When you hear someone …

Here's What Introverts Find so Annoying About What Extroverts Think

If you're someone who clearly identifies with being on either side of the personality fence, you know how challenging it can be living and working with people who can be so different from yourself.<p>Anywhere from a third to half of the population fits the definition of being introverted, meaning …

The Biggest Wastes Of Time We Regret When We Get Older

We spend a lot of energy looking for shortcuts to save time, and sure, those shortcuts add up. But when I look back, my biggest time regrets aren't …

Psychologists to Well-Meaning Parents: Indulging Your Kid's Anxieties Makes Them Worse | Inc.com

We live in anxious times, and it's taking a serious toll on our kids. Nearly one in three teens and adults will suffer from serious anxiety, reported <i>The New</i> <i>York Times Magazine</i> in the course of a recent deep dive article into spiking rates of anxiety among young people.<p>Not only has anxiety surpassed …

Psychology

The Breakfast-Bowl Recipe You're About To Be Obsessed With

Do you and your pup usually skip breakfast in favor of hitting the snooze button? We're about to change your mind. Unlike your typical fare — think: …

Funny people are more intelligent than their po-faced peers

Albert Einstein attributed his brilliant mind to having a child-like sense of humour. Indeed, a number of studies have found an association between …

How to declutter both your personal and professional life

Let’s face it, a lot of us feel we could do better. If it’s not with our finances, it’s with our health. If it’s not with our health, it’s with our careers. And if it’s not with our careers, it’s with our friends and family. Yes, the balance of life is no easy task, leaving a lot of us feeling …