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12 Simple Phrases That Are Guaranteed to Make People Like You More

A dozen simple, easy-to-remember phrases, and they'll almost always make other people react positively to you.<p>The late, great American poet Maya Angelou once said, "People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."<p>The truth is, …

There's even more evidence that one type of exercise is the closest thing to a miracle drug that we have

Aerobic exercise, or cardio, might be the closest thing we have to a miracle drug.<p>When we commit to regular workouts that raise our heart rate and get us moving and sweating for a sustained period, magical things happen to our mind and body. We start to think more clearly, feel better about …

Exercise

These Are the 8 Types of Friends You Need in Your Life

Do your friends sometimes disappoint you? Ever feel like there is something missing in your relationships? You’re not alone.<p>Tom Rath and the Gallup …

Seven of the most bizarre sex injuries ever recorded

It’s supposed to be a pleasurable experience for all involved.<p>But for some, sex can leave them bent and broken in ways you can’t imagine.<p>And here you …

Nice Brains Finish Last

We all like to think that being kind, responsible, and fair will lead to a happy life. But what if we’re wrong? What if nice guys really do finish …

How to Detect When People Are Using the Truth to Lie to You

There are three types of lies: omission, where someone holds out on the facts; commission, where someone states facts that are untrue; and <i>paltering</i>, …

Sick of Meditation? Try This Powerful Mindfulness Practice Used by Top CEOs and Athletes

Sophrology is a blending of Eastern and Western practices that you can quickly bring into your day.<p>There's no doubt that the modern work environment is a hotbed of stress.<p>With nonstop emails, constant pings on Slack, and a slew of endless meetings, we rarely have enough time to do our best work, if …

27 cities around the world where expats are happy, rents are affordable, and jobs are plentiful

If you're thinking about living abroad, the best people to ask for tips might be the people who have already done it: expats.<p>InterNations, an expatriate network and global guide, put together a list of the best cities for living and working abroad, according to expats they surveyed.<p>To compile the …

United Arab Emirates

Have Yourself a Golden Little Christmas With These Festive Makeup Tutorials

The festive season is the perfect time to go all out when it comes to makeup. Whether you like to try out new eyebrow trends, play with your …

Best Ways to Make Money on Facebook

Everybody uses Facebook. Okay, slight exaggeration. But with two billion users worldwide, including more than 200 million in the United States alone, …

The Complete, 12-Step Guide to Starting a Business

Everything you need to know about how to start a business.<p>There are no limits on who can become a great entrepreneur. You don't necessarily need a college degree, a bunch of money in the bank or even business experience to start something that could become the next major success. However, what you …

Small Business

11 Habits of Genuinely Likable People

How to make a great first impression -- and a great lasting impression.<p>There's a formula to making a great first impression: Smile, make eye contact, be engaging. But first impressions can also quickly lose their impact, especially when there's no substance beneath the surface glow.<p>Being genuinely …

Here’s how to stop worrying so much

Ever feel like you can’t turn your brain off? Worried about how to stop worrying? We all deal with this when life gets challenging.<p>There is a way to …

Mindfulness

Watch what happens when kittens come to yoga. (So much more than downward dog.)

By Karin Brulliard<p>, Reporter/editor<p>The yoga class would take place in the middle of a scorching Washington afternoon, but in a cool basement, and in the presence of 10 furry kittens. Naturally, it sold out fast.<p>Twenty minutes before Kitten Yoga was to begin, some participants were already rolling …

Pets

This Is When You Reach Peak Happiness on Vacation, Says a Psychologist

If you were to describe your dream getaway, chances are you'd opt for more days vacationing rather than fewer. But it turns out there actually is a …

How to lose belly fat

You’re doing crunches, swearing off fast food and sweating on the treadmill. But is your stubborn belly fat going away?<p>If you’re trying to whittle …

The Best Mindfulness Exercise Most People Don’t Know

“Live in the moment,” “one moment at a time,” “just breathe,” “look within,” “be in the here-and-now,” “face your problems head-on.” Who’s not …

How to Finally Start Living on Your Own Terms

Start by cutting out the caffeine.<p>1. Stop consuming caffeine.<p>Although people think they perform better on caffeine, the truth is they don't. Actually, we've become so dependent on caffeine that we use it to simply get back to our status-quo. When we're off it, we underperform and become …

The Emerging Science of Computational Psychiatry - MIT Technology Review

Psychiatry, the study and prevention of mental disorders, is currently undergoing a quiet revolution. For decades, even centuries, this discipline …

10 Ways to Majorly Reduce Anxiety in a Very, Very Stressful World

<i>Let's get real: life can be pretty stressful. Like, really stressful. Luckily, experts at YourTango have uncovered some great tips so you can cut down on all that anxiety and live a more balanced, healthy, and relaxing lifestyle. Here's what they found.</i><p>Instant calm and happiness.<p>Through the daily …

5 Powerful Ways Mindfulness Meditation Will Change Your Life

Years ago, I bought a book on a whim. Little did I know that it would completely transform my life and lead me on the path I tread today.<p>That book …

How to Be Mindful While Reading

“Reading is so much a part of our everyday lives that we take it for granted – text messages, the banners that run across our televisions, the ads that pop up. And yet, reading can be a crucial opportunity for mindfulness — the ability to be in the present moment, aware while withholding judgment, …

10 Best Exercises for Weight Loss Torch Some Serious Calories

Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart and arms at your sides. Push your hips back, knees bent, and lower into a squat. Place your hands on the …

5 Ways You Can Use Mindfulness To Fix Your Brain, Reduce Stress and Boost Performance

Mindfulness is the simple act of focusing all of your attention on the present. This requires you to observe your thoughts and feelings objectively, …

The Best Colleges for Your Money

Move over, Ivy League. Schools in our "Paycheck League" offer you the best odds of real-world success.<p>Thirty years ago, when the cost of sending a …

College & University

Don’t waste time brushing your own teeth — Amabrush does it better, faster

Most people spend a few minutes brushing their teeth before starting their day and after the day is through. While it may not seem like a lot of time …

Test Your Balance With These 5 Moves

Balance is one of those skills that you probably don't think about honing every day, but it's so important for everyday health. It's essential for …

You CAN get rid of dark under-eye circles, says doctor―and this is how

And no, we don't mean covering them with makeup...<p>Under-eye circles are one of the most frustrating skincare issues to deal with – no matter how rested and relaxed we feel, those dark bags can make us look exhausted.<p>Even with the help of a trusty under-eye concealer, it can be difficult to …

The science of getting people to change their minds

How do we get others to change their minds? That is the question many of us are asking in this polarizing social and political climate, where the …