Olga Plushko

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13 Successful People on the Books That Changed Their Lives

Get these on your shelf now.<p>Need a book recommendation for a young, out-of-work, or fledgling wild-card on your Christmas list? Or some words of …

Success

26 Underrated Sci-Fi and Fantasy Gems You Shouldn’t Miss

A Novel<p>In this masterpiece of speculative fiction, Marge Piercy focuses on Connie Ramos, a woman who bears witness to two possible futures: one an …

Books

This Janitor Turned CEO Just Identified the Key to Building a Great Organization. Here It Is in 1 Word | Inc.com

Corey E. Thomas grew up in Georgia, the son of a self-taught electrician and a secretary. He credits his parents and humble background for shaping his work ethic and values, qualities that helped him work his way up to the chief executive position of Rapid7, a corporate network security company …

Leadership

Mind-Altering Cat Parasite Just Got Linked to a Whole Lot of Neurological Disorders

"This study is a paradigm shifter."<p>The brain-dwelling parasite <i>Toxoplasma gondii</i> is estimated to be hosted by at least 2 billion people around the …

The Most Important Emotional Intelligence Quote You'll Hear Today | Inc.com

Her new book <i>Braving the Wilderness: The Quest for True Belonging and the Courage to Stand Alone</i> begins with one of the toughest pieces of advice you can get. And Brown got it from Oprah Winfrey:<p><i>Her advice is tacked to the wall in my study: "Do not think you can be brave with your life and your work</i> …

Emotional Intelligence

11 Habits of Remarkably Likable Bosses | Inc.com

Are leaders born or made? That's the age-old question. Since that question is above my pay grade, why don't we ask a bonafide psychologist to rest this case?<p>Ronald E. Riggio, Ph.D., is the Henry R. Kravis Professor of Leadership and Organizational Psychology at Claremont McKenna College and the …

Leadership

Remote and Wild: A Tour Through Northern Canada

Canada is a place of poutine and hockey, maple syrup and epic ski runs, and in recent years, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. There’s the foodie haven of Montreal, which brought us Cirque du Soleil and Celine Dion, and the cosmopolitan and culturally diverse city of Toronto, which consistently lands …

Canada

10 Signs It's More Than Just Stress — Everything You Need to Know About Mental Health and Illness

Nobody's perfect. And the stressors we all face on a regular basis can bring out the worst in pretty much everyone. But how do you know when …

Mental Health

These 2 Personality Traits Are Sure Signs of Emotional Intelligence--But They'll Cost You Something Big | Inc.com

Personal branding in the age of the Millennials has become a double-edged sword. On the one hand, it's wonderful to see all of us young people declaring ourselves as "brands" to the world. On the other hand, I'm sure a few non-Millennials wish they could put the genie back in the bottle about the …

Personality

Psychologists find the key to a thriving life

Recent research published in the journal <i>European Psychologist</i> reviews the literature available on the concept of human thriving and outlines key …

Gwendoline Christie Is Here For Three-Dimensional Feminist Roles

The Brienne of Tarth actor contains multitudes<p>Gwendoline Christie is best known as Brienne of Tarth, or Captain Phasma if you’re a <i>Star Wars</i> stan, but it’s her new role in <i>Top of the Lake: China Girl</i> that gives the 6-foot-3 stunner a shot at playing a modern woman, existing and exemplifying life in …

Abstinence Programs Are Ineffectual and Stigmatizing, Study Finds

A recent report concluded that sex education that promotes waiting to have sex until marriage can be harmful, misguided, and stigmatizing for many …

The Most Googled Questions About Contraception Answered

There might also be medical reasons which make you less suitable for certain types of contraception so it’s always best to discuss with a doctor.<p>The …

Women's Health

We Asked 3 Totally Different Experts to Weigh In on the Benefits of Sex

For the most part, we're in a constant state of trying to be healthier—we go on detoxes to keep our bodies strong, try new workout plans to keep …

How to help your doom and gloom teenager reframe their dark thoughts

<i>; Credit: Jake Guild / Flickr</i>Mary Alvord | NPR"Why didn't she text me back yet? She doesn't like me anymore!""There's no way I'm trying out for the …

Self-help

Neuroscience study uncovers how threatening information invades the working memory of anxious people

Anxious people tend to perceive their world in a more threatening way. Now, a team of neuroscientists have shed new light on why the brains of …