Even smart people can make terrible decisions. Generally, it's not because they spent time deliberating and somehow arrived at the wrong answer. It's because they didn't spend any time thinking at all.
If you want to be happy, move to Finland. The Nordic country renowned as the Land of the Midnight Sun is No. 1 in the World Happiness Report released Wednesday by the United Nations. Finland boasts long,
• Likability isn't necessarily inherent. • You can practice certain behaviors in order to appear — and become — more likable. • Practices range from smiling more to honing your listening skills. Being
I've been meaning to write this column for some time. The reason I'm finally getting to it is because it's an excuse to avoid doing something else. Let's face it, few of us, if we're honest, wouldn't to
Have you ever sat down to work on a business pitch... or your resume... or an important speech you've been ask to give... and then realized it would be much less stressful to check the sports scores...
Everyone wants to be happy. Yet many people are not. Is that because of their circumstances, or because of their perspectives? Great question. Approximately 50 percent of your level of happiness, or what
Whether it's a date or a job interview, the small stuff matters — from the firmness of your handshake to how often you check your phone. We checked out the Quora thread "What are the really small things
A recent study found Xylitol, a chemical commonly included in gum and sugar-free peanut butter, was deadlier than chocolate to dogs. It made us wonder: what other common foods are dangerous for our pets?
To celebrate the release of my latest novel, Secrets of Successful People, I compiled these 10 success secrets from dialog in the book. In the novel, Kelly Ryan is a working mom who craves success and
Red carpet looks have nothing on these glamorous gowns. According to statistics gathered by The Knot in 2014, the average wedding dress costs $1,281 — certainly not pocket change, but it's a serious bargain
(CNN) — Donald Trump on Friday called himself a "victim" as more women continued to come forward on Friday accusing him of sexual assault and harassment. "As you have seen, I am a victim of one of the
Usually, it's because we find that simply working a job just isn't enough. We need to challenge ourselves, to test our ideas and to take control. Working for someone else just can't satisfy that kind personal
Muhammadu Buhari hits back at first lady Aisha’s criticism of his leadership and claims ‘superior knowledge’ Nigeria’s president Muhammadu Buhari has reacted to his wife’s criticism of his leadership saying
Unless you’ve flown first class, or in a private jet, aircraft loos are windowless, cramped affairs that usually reek of cheap sanitizer. But they have come a long way – and rarely get the recognition
While still children on the playground, we begin learning one of life's most beneficial skills: the ability to play well with others. That trait continues to reap benefits through adulthood. For example,
Nigerian oilman Muhammadu Indimi is one of Africa’s most successful businessmen. Indimi, who has a net worth of $500 million according to FORBES Magazine’s 2015 ranking of Africa’s richest people, is founder
Although some claim that seats over the wing of an aircraft are best (because the plane is “strongest” there), popular opinion has it that, in the event of a plane crash, the rear of an aircraft is the