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Letting Go of Anxiety (Video)

Life starts to slow down when the feelings of anxiety begin to creep up, and if you're faced with an important interview or a meeting, then "going in" anxious comes with the anticipation of a detrimental result. Meditation provides a fast and effective relief from emotions that are getting into the …

How to Read People Like Sherlock Holmes: 5 Secrets Backed by Research

We’d all like to learn how to read people like Sherlock Holmes. And research shows understanding things like body language is even more powerful than …

Psychology

A UPenn psychologist uses the 'Hard Thing Rule' to teach her kids to take control of their success

It's doubly so if that successful person is a top psychologist who specifically studies how to help kids thrive.<p>That psychologist is Angela Duckworth, a professor at the University of Pennsylvania whose new book, "Grit," offers research and anecdotal evidence on how passion and perseverance lead to …

8 Habits of Happy, Healthy, and Successful People

Simple behaviors that are committed to over time can yield enormous results.<p>According to Harvard psychologist Shawn Achor, happiness and success cannot be pursued directly. Instead, these things are organic byproducts of quality habits and vision. As Aristotle put it, "To be excellent we cannot …

Self-improvement

26 Awesome TV Shows From Around The World

Great television knows no borders.<p>Note: some responses have been edited and condensed for length or clarity.

7 Exercises For a Strong and Stunning Midsection

Core training is always a hot topic. If we're honest, we all want that toned midsection for Summer, and from a health perspective, a strong core is vital. Especially as we get older and especially if we're stuck at a desk all day. Posture, balance, lower back health — they all relate to the …

A Harvard psychologist says your success in any situation hinges on 3 things

As she described in her 2012 TED Talk, power-posing is about taking advantage of the body-mind connection: You adopt the body language of powerful people so that you feel and act more confident.<p>But power posing is just one path to a state of calm self-confidence that will help you succeed in …

The Ultimate Wedding Day Photo Checklist

You spend months planning your wedding, and then just like that, it's passed you by in a flash. Thankfully, great photos can capture every aspect of the big day — even the tiny details you may have forgotten to notice. Without a doubt, there are certain shots no wedding should go without (like a …

This Indian Wedding Was Shot On An iPhone And The Pics Speak For Themselves

"It is a whole new experience."<p>For years, photographer Sephi Bergerson had this crazy idea: to shoot an entire wedding with just an iPhone.<p>When the iPhone 6s Plus came out, the technology was finally advanced enough to go ahead with it. The hard part? Finding a couple willing to go along with his …

These Stunning Wedding Photos Will Actually Make Your Jaw Drop

They're worth way more than a thousand words.

13 Super Sweet Real Weddings Photos To Brighten Your Monday

Congrats to the happy couples!<p>The most beautiful wedding pictures are those that convey the deep love between family and friends. Fortunately, our readers who tied the knot this weekend captured some of those love-filled moments on camera.<p>Check out some of the sweet shots below:<p>If you go to a …

These Incredible Wedding Photos Were Shot With an iPhone

Israeli photographer Sephi Bergerson was asked to shoot an Indian wedding in Udaipur in November 2015. But instead of packing up all of his equipment, he left his camera gear at home and instead used only his cell phone, an iPhone 6S Plus.<p>"The problem till now was not only the technological …

Meet Quasimodo - the adorable hunchbacked German shepherd who's melting hearts online

Dog-lovers are queueing up to adopt a super-cute stray German shepherd afflicted with a hunchback.<p>Quasimodo is one of only 14 dogs ever known to have …

Super Bowl: Richard Blais' Fried Chicken Oysters from The Crack Shack - Great Ideas : People.com

<i>To celebrate Super Bowl 50, we’ve</i> <i></i><i>partnered with</i> Taste of the NFL <i>and their chef partners all season long. The charity helps to raise awareness and</i> …

Modular backpack switches things up for work and play

Starting with the basic Slicks backpack, users get a bag that comes with sleeves and pockets for storing their laptop, phone, shoes, and bulky items …

Cele|bitchy | Star: Taylor Swift is a ‘total nightmare’ diva to staffers on her two private planes

I think I knew at some point that Taylor Swift has her own private plane. But did you know she has TWO private planes? That’s what Star Magazine …