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19 simple social skills that will instantly make you more likable

<b>• Likability isn't necessarily inherent.</b><p><b>• You can practice certain behaviors in order to appear — and become — more likable.</b><p><b>• Practices range from smiling more to honing your listening skills.</b><p>Being likable is entirely under your control.<p>All it takes is the ability to pick up a few key social skills …

18 Best-Selling Beauty Products to Buy on Your Next Walmart Run

I always find myself in Walmart at around 11:30 P.M. on a Sunday night. Inevitably, I need to buy something <i>right now</i> and Walmart is the only place …

Skin Care

8 vitamins and foods that boost hair growth

Long hair is a commitment. Once you have length, everything will take longer, be it a shampoo, colour touch-ups or blow-drys. Time will need to be …

Nutrition

101 Inspirational Quotes to Inspire You in 2018

My favorite quotes that will help you get the new year started in a positive way.<p>I don't know about you, but I'm ready for 2018. With a new year, we are presented with an opportunity to make a success plan which will help us achieve the goals we have set for ourselves. A new year gives us a chance …

A Pro Makeup Artist Gave Us A Bunch Of Really Good Tips For Every Skill Level

9 lessons about life I wish I'd known 30 years ago

At 57 years old, I'm able to look back and view my life in an utterly different light from when I was 40, 30 or 20. So much of what I believed was crucial to my success and happiness when I was in my 20s and 30s proved to be erroneous and misguided.<p>And most of those misguided notions were based on …

2018 Goals: Get more sleep. Sleep deprivation is toxic to your health

You can live for about three minutes without air, three days without water and about 21 days without food. But in between food and water, there is something else critically essential: sleep.<p>It turns out you can only live about 11 days without sleep. You can give it a try if you don’t believe me, …

Toxins

Sephora's Best-Selling Beauty Products of 2017

Every month in 2017, we've rounded up the top-selling beauty products at Sephora. And every month we're as excited as you are, looking forward to opening that email to discover what those best-sellers are because sometimes they're expected (like a buzzy new launch such as Fenty Beauty or …

How to Increase Mental Toughness: 4 Secrets From Navy SEALs and Olympians

Know what’s really interesting? Learning how Navy SEALs build mental toughness to handle deadly situations.<p>Know what else is really interesting? …

What Is Winter Solstice? Learn About the Shortest Day of the Year

Thursday in the northern hemisphere marks the winter solstice, the single day that has the shortest period of daylight of the year. The day is also …

There's a scientific reason some people are more motivated than others — but it's possible to change

There are mornings when I look over my to-do-list and just keep staring blankly at it. Instead of getting to work, I keep checking my inbox, news feed, and making a fresh cup of green tea. Then I notice the dirty dishes in the kitchen.<p>I get the dishes cleaned up, but there are also those clothes …

The Meaning of Buddhism

Fundamental principles of the Theravada doctrine

Spirituality

Want to Live a Happier and More Fulfilled Life in 2018? Read These 11 Books

Happiness is a skill you can learn. These books teach it.<p>Happiness isn't a gift of the universe. It isn't luck. It isn't even entirely down to your genetic predisposition to cheer or gloom (though that undeniable plays a role). A big chunk of happiness is skill.<p>"All of the work that we and other …

Money Won't Make You Happy. Here's What Will, According to Science

Consider this when making big career choices.<p><i>At age 25, would you pursue a well-paying corporate job that makes you unhappy or a hobby that makes you happy but has no guarantee to pay the bills? originally appeared on Quora -- the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from</i> …

The 'world's happiest man' reveals the secret to happiness takes only 20 minutes a day

Buddhist monk Matthieu Ricard has got the answers...<p>According to scientists and Google, the world's happiest man is a Tibetan Buddhist monk named …

Infinity book store looks like an endless tunnel of books

Imagine an infinite row of books as far as your eye can see.<p>This bookstore and library in Yangzhou, eastern China, has transformed its space into an …

Books

How to do ‘no make-up’ make-up

Make-up trends are constantly changing. Heavy, contoured make-up has been a trend for the past two years, but so has going au naturel. The no make-up …

Makeup

5 Rare Qualities of Truly Happy People, According to Science

It takes a lot of work to train your brain for this, but when you arrive, welcome to the happy life.<p>I have been writing on positive psychology ever since I read the masterful <i>Happiness Advantage</i> by one of the movement's current poster boys -- Shawn Achor.<p>The beauty of this field is found in the …

Nature Communications

Why Genghis Khan’s tomb can’t be found

While the great warrior’s tomb may contain treasure from across the ancient Mongol Empire, Mongolians want its location to remain a mystery.<p>This is an outsized land for outsized legends. No roads, no permanent buildings; just unfurling sky, tufted dry grass and streaming wind. We stopped to drink …

8 Ways Any Millennial Can Be a Millionaire in 5 Years

Hustle, thrift and perseverance combined are a potent financial force.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Millennials are hitting the workforce in large numbers each year, facing challenges as they do so. Recent research from USA Today reveals that millennials earn 20 …

Entrepreneurship

5 Lessons Most People Learn Way Too Late in Life

It's best to learn these lessons while you're still young.<p><i>"What are the lessons people most often learn too late in life?" originally appeared on Quora--the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Alyssa Satara, co-founder</b> …

These 9 Things Are Proven To Make You Happy

From our friends at The Zoe Report<p><i>Curated by Rachel Zoe and her team of editors and stylists, The Zoe Report is not only your stop for all things fashion and beauty but all-around lifestyle as well. Check out their site for everything from shopping tips to dating advice, to the latest in celebrity</i> …

Why Hiking Is the Perfect Mind-Body Workout

At first, walking and hiking may sound like two words for the same form of exercise. The footwear and scenery may vary, but the lower-body mechanics …

How to get a toned butt: 5 effective moves for the perfect curves

While it might not always seem like it, you’re actually working your butt all the time. “The gluteus or the butt is the largest muscle group in your …

Dark Circles Don't Stand a Chance With These Concealers Under $10

Ladies, it's time to fess up: a good concealer is the cornerstone of your makeup regimen. It visibly reduces blemishes, masks under-eye circles, and generally helps your complexion look its best. But while these miracle workers are super helpful, we don't always want to break the bank on them. …

L'Oréal

NASA video of the aurora borealis from space will make you catch your breath

If you didn’t want to be an astronaut before today, you will now. Recently, NASA scientists aboard the International Space Station had the honor of …

Environment

Why do we think poor people are poor because of their own bad choices?

If an unexpected medical emergency bankrupts you, you view yourself as a victim of bad fortune – while seeing other bankruptcy court clients as spendthrifts. Why?<p><i>Outclassed: The Secret Life of Inequality is our new column about class. Read all articles here</i><p>Cecilia Mo thought she knew all about …

5 Tricks to Learn a Foreign Language Way Faster

Learning a second language is great for your brain and your business. Here's how to speed up the process.<p>Science shows that learning a second language can help you solve problems more critically, focus more intensely, and even keep your brain sharp as you age. And that's not even mentioning the …

If you want to be smarter, learn to say “I don’t know”

There is an old legend in which Socrates, the great Greek philosopher, is recognized by Pythia, the Oracle of Delphi, as the wisest man alive. It’s notable for Socrates’ response.<p>“I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing, and that is that I know nothing.”<p>I think that if Socrates lived today, …

Hunx & His Punx - "Baby of the Band"