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11 things successful people do right before bed

Successful people understand that their success starts and ends with their mental and physical health, which is almost entirely dependent upon their getting enough sleep.<p>That is why good bedtime routines are a key ritual for so many of them.<p>Here's what many successful people do right before bed:

Sleep

Moms are furious at the new Bugaboo ads that show a model running in a bikini

A photo posted on the high-end buggy company Bugaboo's social-media accounts of an athletic mom wearing a bikini and jogging along with her $800 Bugaboo stroller has sparked outrage among many of the brand's followers.<p>"See how the model and mum Ymre Stiekema stays fit and healthy with the Bugaboo …

Bikinis

7 Mistakes Smart People Make

Being smart is a huge leg up in life, but it’s not a golden ticket. Intelligent people, despite their natural gifts, can, and often do, end up …

Self-improvement

Avoid These Three Traps and Become a More Decisive Leader

I recently oversaw a study designed to clarify the relationship between pivotal decisions and leadership. Based on our nationwide survey of 500 …

A new study is upending long-held theories about the relationship between birth order and personality

But those stereotypes bear little validity, according to a recent study that researchers say is "the biggest in history looking at birth order and personality."<p>A study of 377,000 high school students by University of Illinois psychologists found that firstborns have an IQ advantage, on average, of …

Psychology

7 Signs You Are an Emotionally Intelligent Person

Do you believe you are an emotionally intelligent person? Here are some signs to help you find out for sure.<p><i>Emotional Intelligence</i> is a term often …

Diagnosing celiac disease not always a one-step process

<b>DEAR MAYO CLINIC:</b> My blood test for celiac disease came back negative, but I am still having symptoms. Is it possible that I still could have it? …

Hoy En Mi Gente News: Thick OITNB Banger Dashca Polanco Talks Body Image And Booty Insecurity

Dascha Polanco Talks Insecurities, Body Image And Personal Struggle<p>Hi, Dascha!<p>“Orange Is The New Black” star Dashca Polanco isn’t shy about sharing …

New Research Associates Social Anxiety With High IQ, Empathic Abilities, And Intelligence

Of all the psychological disorders, anxiety is the most common in the United States. About 18% of the population, or 40 million adults, suffer the …

Psychology

6 body language secrets of powerful people

Often times, it is because of subtle body language that draws people to them.<p>In this episode, I'll share six secrets that you can use today to exude confidence and feel powerful:<p>You know the feeling. When a person makes eye contact with you, especially when you are talking, you feel important to …

Public Speaking

This was the best of the best in advertising from the past 12 months

Every ad agency and marketer attending the week-long event hopes to come away with a Cannes Lions Grand Prix award, the top gong in the industry.<p>The awards run across several categories — mobile, press, film, health, and creative data, to name just a few — and are presented based on their …

Advertising

Can you teach people to have empathy?

<b>Empathy is a quality that is integral to most people's lives - and yet the modern world makes it easy to lose sight of the feelings of others. But almost everyone can learn to develop this crucial personality trait, says Roman Krznaric.</b><p>Open Harper Lee's classic novel To Kill A Mockingbird and one …

Empathy

“Inside Out” Movie – The Buddhism of Modern Day Neuroscience

Watched “Inside Out” with my 3 year old daughter. She might be too young for it. But, come to think of it, we – as a civilization – might be too …

When playing dumb at work can actually advance your career

I know what you're thinking: This sounds like a terrible idea. In a setting where your goal is to show how capable you are, why would you ever want …

8 Powerful Ways to Make Habits Stick

Many of my clients see me because they want to change. There's something in their lives that is so routine, yet so undesirable or unhealthy. Maybe it's a poor diet, dating toxic men or women or laziness. They seek change, yet it eludes them. Most behaviors, good and bad, become automatic or …

Self-help

How Does the Brain Learn Best? Smart Studying Strategies

In his new book, “How We Learn: The Surprising Truth about When, Where, and Why It Happens,” author Benedict Carey informs us that “most of our …

How To Win An Argument Every Time

<i>This article was cowritten by Joseph Grenny, the</i> New York Times <i>bestselling author of</i> Crucial Conversations <i>and the cofounder of VitalSmarts.</i><p>Between the two of us, we’ve spent 50 years studying what makes people successful at work. A persistent finding in both of our research is that your ability to …

Emotional Intelligence