Ricki Ramirez

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The Mark’s Manifesto: Conned by Narcissists, We Rise Again.

We’re not the first or the last people to be conned by narcissists.<p>They had us at hello, but it wasn’t the hello as much as the disarming smile that …

How to Build a Lucrative Business by Renting Your Expertise

Renting your expertise to high-profile individuals, celebrities, and corporations could be your way to millions.<p>Let's face it, every hopeful entrepreneur may not have the next big app, invention or product that will make them fortune in today's market. However, that does not exclude you from …

Small Business

What Is Vero? The Anti-Facebook App Sees an Adoption Bloom

"We're experiencing an outage due to heavy load."<p>Adoption of a new mobile social platform seemed to bloom over the weekend. Vero, the slogan of which …

Social Media

Bacardi to buy out Patron tequila in $5.1 billion deal | Reuters

(Reuters) - Bacardi has agreed to buy out Patron Spirits International in a deal valuing the top high-end tequila maker at $5.1 billion, highlighting the appetite big drinks groups have for the Mexican spirit.<p>FILE PHOTO - An exhibitor arranges Bacardi rum bottles during the TFWA (Tax Free World …

Why she killed herself: a film-maker's painful search for meaning in her sister's belongings

After her big sister took her own life Hope Litoff sought answers in her journals, art and old pill bottles – and made a brutally candid film, 32 Pills, of the process<p>When Hope Litoff’s sister Ruth, a talented photographer and artist, killed herself, her belongings were put in storage because they …

Mental Health

My partner has been leading a secret sex life

He has confessed to going to sex parties to meet other partners. Am I nuts to stay with him? Annalisa Barbieri advises a reader<p><b>My partner and I are in our 60s and got together after long-term marriages. Although we are not married, we live together, share children and grandchildren and have built a</b> …

The Running Conversation in Your Head

What a close study of "inner speech" reveals about why humans talk to themselves<p>Language is the hallmark of humanity—it allows us to form deep relationships and complex societies. But we also use it when we’re all alone; it shapes even our silent relationships with ourselves. In his book, <i>The Voices</i> …

Language

8 Handy Homework & Study Apps

1 of 9<p>What Are the Best Homework Apps?<p>After a long day at school, the last thing any child with ADHD wants to do is a mountain of homework — …

Apps

Words Will Never Hurt You

1 of 14<p>Kids with ADHD Struggle with Writing<p>Studies suggest that more than half of children with ADHD struggle with writing. Despite an overflow of …

How to be a leader: Be like Albert Einstein and embrace your ignorance

What is leadership?<p>I am often asked for my thoughts on the subject, and I always have to ask for clarification. The term is so vague that it’s hard to know what it means and how to do it right.<p>Conflicting advice makes things even worse: some say “lead by example,” others say “lead by following,” …

Albert Einstein

Finding Focus: How to Take Control of ADHD with Evernote

<i>October is ADHD (Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder) Awareness Month. We asked Nikki Kinzer and Pete Wright, hosts of Take Control: The ADHD</i> …

Fall Asleep on Handmade Book Pillows While Reading

I’ve lost count of the number of times I’ve fallen asleep while reading. Thanks to Brassington Hollow, I could have a plush, pillow version of a book …

Smokers with Acute Hyperactive ADHD May Respond Better to Smoking Cessation Aids

<i>August 25, 2017</i><p>Decades of research indicate that adults with ADHD are more likely to smoke cigarettes and suffer from nicotine use disorder (NUD) …

Research

Recognize the narcissist in your life

Narcissists are all around us and until you have to deal with one you may not know how to recognize them. This deck will help you understand the red flags and behaviors. for more information visit my website http://narcissistabusesupport.com

Narcissism

Could A Bus With Sleep Pods Replace Airplanes?

If you ever have to travel a long distance — say, Washington, D.C., to Atlanta, Detroit to Chicago, San Francisco to Los Angeles — you might be stuck with only bad options: a flight from an airport with chronic delays that's hard to get to, or an Amtrak train ride that costs three times as much as …

NPD Awarness

5 Crazy Things That Music Does To Your Brain, Explained By Science

As it happens, music isn't "magic" after all.<p>Kurt Vonnegut once wrote that music was the only proof he needed for the existence of God. But if …

The Brain

6 Ways Stephen King Can Improve Your Business Writing

The modern master of suspense has sold more than 400 million books. His advice can inspire leaders to become stronger communicators.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>“Words create sentences; sentences create paragraphs; sometimes paragraphs quicken and begin to</i> …

Stephen King

15 Fantastic Podcasts for Writers

As much as we might want to, we can’t write all the time. Our bodies and minds need time to recharge in order to do our best work. And no, jotting …

Writing

This Archive Of Rave Posters Will Bring You Back To The '90s

June 20, 2018 Vladimir Ivkovic Selects His Favorite ’90s Trance Tracks That Sound Better Slow<p>June 18, 2018 We Went To Remedy State, A New Wellness Retreat In Ibiza For The Dance Music Industry<p>June 14, 2018 The Third Room’s Ahmet Sisman On Hybridity, Raves In Refineries And The Scene In Essen<p>June …

Posters

How To Use Evernote For Blogging

Evernote can be an amazing tool for organising your blog. With the tagline "<i>capture what's on your mind</i>," Evernote promises a smarter way to work. If …

What Draws Partners to a Dance of Codependency and Narcissism?

The dance of codependency and narcissism begins when two opposite, distinctly off-balance behavior patterns, attract one another.<p>At first, it seems a …