Saquina Robinson

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Microdosing Weed: The Definitive Guide — How much marijuana you need for a functional, minimal high

In an era when marijuana is gaining legal status from coast to coast, giant joints and big bong rips are out. Microdosing is in.<p>Although …

Three Strategies For Persuading Your Boss And When To Use Them

Your boss has feelings, too. Here what the research says about how and when to appeal to them.<p>Quick—think of one thing that would make your job better.<p>Maybe you’re itching to work from home once a week, lead a new project, or get a promotion. You have solid reasons why it would benefit you and your …

Nine Things That Make You Unlikable

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likable comes from natural, unteachable traits that belong only to a lucky few—the good looking, the fiercely social, and the incredibly talented. It’s easy to fall prey to this misconception. In reality, being likable is under your control, …

5 Ways To Stop Settling For Less Than You Deserve

A person becomes an accomplice in their own dissatisfaction when they constantly settle for less than what they want. As you begin to make decisions that reflect what you desire from your life and your relationships, you will start to feel better about yourself. The better you feel, the easier it …

Self-Criticism

The Night On The Bridge

“A patient of mine dated her boyfriend for two years and suffered from severe depression,” the psychiatrist told me. “She confided in her boyfriend …

11 Signs That You Lack Emotional Intelligence

These are the behaviors that you want to eliminate from your repertoire.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When emotional intelligence (EQ) first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs outperform those with the …

Emotional Intelligence

The 7 Deadly Sins of Manager-Employee Communication (and How to Avoid Them)

Which of these communication sins are you committing?<p>For modern businesses, employee engagement is key. High engagement leads to reduced turnover, higher productivity, and increased profitability. However, the latest research from Gallup shows that less than 30% of employees are engaged at work. …

10 Ways To Stay Productive (and Avoid Your Afternoon Slump)

Change your approach to productivity and let the results speak for themselves.<p>By the time 3:00 p.m. hits, my body starts telling me that it's time to check out. Despite my high motivation and earnest desire to achieve my goals, simple biology causes my energy levels to plummet, negatively impacting …

Want to Reach Outside Your Comfort Zone? Do This One Simple Thing.

You have the power to turn a difficult situation into something you can handle.<p><i>The material in this post is adapted from my new book</i> Reach: A New Strategy to Help You Step Outside Your Comfort Zone, Rise to the Challenge, and Build Confidence​ <i>(launching January 24, 2017 with Penguin Random …

Why self-care is an important part of parenting, and how to make time for it

In traditional ground-fought wars, the command post behind the lines would often have hot coffee, good food and dry clothes. Was this because the generals were selfish? Or because they deserved it for having made the highest ranks in the military?<p>No, it was because if the command fell or …

We dedicated a year to self-improvement: here’s what it taught us | Carl Cederström and André Spicer

From brain and body to money and sex, we optimised aspects of our lives to see if self-help culture works<p>On 1 January last year we began a new research project called “Optimised”. We had published a book called The Wellness Syndrome the year before, questioning the growing pressure to become …

Self-improvement

12 Warning Signs of a Toxic Relationship with Your S.O.

It's important to be able to recognize the warning signs of a toxic relationship. While relationships can be full of playful dates, positive emotional growth, and a stream of sunsets and heart emojis, that isn't always the case. Unfortunately for many women, romantic relationships can also be major …

Relationships

The 7 Best Meditation Apps to Download in the New Year

Relaxation is probably the first thing on your mind after the flurry and hurry of the holiday season. It may be the most wonderful and festive time …

7 Psychiatrist-Backed Tips To Help You Manage Anxiety

Because this disorder can be a real pain.<p>People with anxiety disorders often face a sense of worry or dread and spend hours ruminating over worst case scenarios, which can get in the way of professional goals, personal relationships and a good quality of life. But there are ways to cope.<p>Here, …

A Single Tip That Will Make 2017 Your Best Year of Work, Ever

Instead of focusing on the easiest tasks, or even most pressing, focus on this.<p>It's a new year, and that means a fresh start.<p>Want a simple tip that will help you make this year your best year of work, ever?<p>Use every morning to focus on your Most Important Task (MIT).<p>Your MIT isn't your easiest …

7 Body Language Tips Everybody Should Know

<i>This article originally appeared on Motto.</i><p>Many professionals often underestimate the importance of nonverbal communication. Most people plan what …

10 Irresistible Habits of the Most Likable People

Try out some of these to make your first impression a great one.<p><i>What are the secrets of being likable? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Andrew Lynch, Publishing Manager at Book In A Box, on</b> …

Unique POEMS Collections by Famous & Modern Poets

A poem is first and foremost an expression of emotion and speaks to the soul in a way everyday conversation cannot. Poems have the power to change …

A 7 Step-Strategy to Stop People From Taking Advantage of You

Being a people-pleaser is not the same as being a people-helper. One will lead to others taking advantage of you. Here's how to break the cycle.<p>Lets suppose that you've spent a good portion of your life trying to make sure that other people will like you. Maybe you work hard to try and please …

Self-help

7 Differences Between Spirituality And Religion

A lot of people mistake Spirituality for Religion or some mysterious, supernatural occurrence. Some even think of it as a sect but this is because of …

What The Music You Love Says About You And How It Can Improve Your Life

The Music You Love Tells Me Who You Are<p>Ever been a bit judgy when you hear someone’s taste in music? Of course you have.<p>And you were right — <b>music</b> …

This Is The Best Way To Motivate Yourself To Exercise: 4 Proven Secrets

Workout motivation. You don’t have any. You know exercise is good… and you still don’t do it. You’re not alone.We all want a magic pill that makes us …

How to stop being annoyed by life

<b>(CNN) —</b> Do you get easily annoyed? At times, does that emotion quickly escalate to anger? You are not alone.<p>You shouldn't live with it, though.<p>Beyond improvements to your general mood and happiness, taming your anger can have important benefits to your health. Constant stress and aggravation is …

Mindfulness

This 1 Science-Backed Rule Is All You Need to Stay Motivated

The road to success is long. Stick it out with this research-backed trick.<p>In case you haven't heard, there really is no such thing as an overnight success. Breakout hits are almost always followed by years of toil and failure.<p>Angry Birds was Rovio's 52nd attempt. Elon Musk studied battery …

Motivation

Want to Radically Increase Your Emotional Intelligence? Stop These Toxic Habits, Like Now

Positive and happy people have really good boundaries. Here's what you will never see them doing.<p>Something is in the water. Everybody, it seems, is blogging, speaking, or doing research about the concept of happiness and freedom in the workplace.<p>Some call the new happiness movement frivolous. But …

3 Mental Habits That Set True Geniuses Apart

What average people regard as 'work,' geniuses tend to regard as play.<p><i>What are some secret things geniuses do to solve problems? originally appeared on Quora -- the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Steve Denton on Quora:</b><p>I …

Genius

4 easy ways anyone can start developing leadership skills at work

Ever feel like you’re at the bottom of a long chain of authority? Pretty sure there aren’t enough resources at your company to help you develop …

The Food Lab: Follow These Rules for the Best Fried Rice

I've been holding off on doing a full fried rice story for several years now. I'm not really sure why. Fried rice is a great way to use up leftovers, it is infinitely variable, and there are <i>plenty</i> of variables worth testing out. Couple that with the number of rules that everyone says you simply …