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To Be Successful Stay Far Away From These 7 Types of Toxic People

You need a network of talented people, not toxic personalities who undermine you.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Surrounding yourself with prospective mentors is an excellent way to build lifelong success. When Steve Jobs founded Apple, he learned from colleagues like …

10 Part Action Plan for Writing Your Very First Book

There’s no doubt that writing a book is an excellent way to bolster your credibility and establish yourself as an authority. A book can also help you …

Writing

'He Was Masturbating… I Felt Like Crying': What Housekeepers Endure To Clean Hotel Rooms

Low-wage workers have been fighting sexual harassment for years. The national conversation is finally catching up with them.<p>Cecilia was working as a minibar attendant at a Chicago hotel when she knocked on the guest’s door and announced herself. The man’s response was quick and unequivocal: “You …

Hospitality

When Kids Have to Act Like Parents, It Affects Them for Life

Some people who have to be responsible for their siblings or parents as children grow up to be compulsive caretakers.<p>Laura Kiesel was only 6 years old when she became a parent to her infant brother. At home, his crib was placed directly next to her bed, so that when he cried at night, she was the …

Where's the Proof That Mindfulness Meditation Works?

The concept of mindfulness involves focusing on your present situation and state of mind. This can mean awareness of your surroundings, emotions and …

The Barriers Stopping Poor People From Moving to Better Jobs

Highly educated people still relocate for work, but exorbitant housing costs in the best-paying cities make it difficult for anyone else to do so.<p>MERCED, California—Seccora Jaimes knows that she is not living in the land of opportunity. Her hometown has one of the highest unemployment rates in the …

Starchy enters race to be the sixth taste

<b>(CNN) —</b> Scientists have long known that the human tongue can detect five basic tastes: sweetness, sourness, saltiness, bitterness and "umami," or savory.<p>However, a small study published in the journal Chemical Senses last month suggests that a sixth taste should be added to that list -- starchiness …

Nutrition

How to Have a More Mindful Pregnancy

Mindfulness is a popular practice that's great for your health—including your mental health. Here's how to make it work for you during pregnancy.<p>The benefits of mindfulness are well-documented—study after study shows how much it can help practitioners with everything from anxiety and depression to …

Practice Deep Listening to Change Your Stress Response & Start Truly Receiving Yourself

462<p>SHARES<p>In YJ's newest course, Restorative Yoga 101, Jillian Pransky, director of Restorative Therapeutic Yoga teacher training for YogaWorks and …

When the Mind Wanders

An anatomy of daydreaming<p>In 2014, one in 16 Americans visited the ER for home injuries that resulted from, among other things, fumbling knives (the cause of at least 249,000 injuries), ladders (at least 105,000), and cookware (at least 22,000). One of the main causes of these accidents? A wandering …

CITI: Retail jobs will 'vanish' due to technology and it 'will affect every city and region'

"The lesson of the twentieth century has been that most jobs that become automatable eventually disappear," writes Carl Benedikt Frey, the codirector for the Oxford Martin Programme on Technology and Employment. "Retail is one industry in which employment is likely to vanish."<p>Benedikt Frey, who …

World Economic Forum

British Airways in furious row with Home Office over airport queues

A furious row has broken out between British Airways and the Home Office over “dreadful” immigration queues at airports.<p>The airline launched a …

If You Are Serious About Achieving Success…Master Your Mindset

This curated column is authored by Thomas Oppong, Founding Editor at Alltopstartups IfThe post If You Are Serious About Achieving Success…Master Your …

Self-improvement

Which Style of Meditation is Best for You?

As my long-time friend and colleague, neuroscientist Richie Davidson, and I worked on our book, <i>Altered Traits: Science Reveals How Meditation Changes</i> …

Meditation

What Do Kids Need To Know About Race?

The goal of raising the next generation as <b>race conscious and accepting human beings</b> is one that I think needs to be placed firmly on our parental agendas. Sometimes we might get caught up with focusing on our kids’ happiness and success - and assume that issues of racism, antisemitism, chauvinism …

Parenting

Trees Can Save A City $500 Million Every Year

It’s a thankless job, but green spaces save us millions by soaking up pollution and cooling us down.<p>Trees have a proven positive impact on cities: They lower wind speed and thus energy consumption. They reduce pollution and heat. They generally improve how neighborhoods are perceived. They make …