Shelley Brooks

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10 habits of super likeable leaders

If you want to be a leader whom people follow with absolute conviction, you have to be a likeable leader. Tyrants and curmudgeons with brilliant …

Self-improvement

The Military Secret To Falling Asleep In Two Minutes We'll Be Trying Tonight

Your go-to guide to falling asleep quickly<p>Whether it's scrolling through Instagram until the early hours of the morning, tossing and turning to find the perfect position, or a work worry that just won't shift, falling to sleep quickly is a skill we're yet to master.<p>However, little did we know …

Muscle

Everything you need to know about retinoids — the skin-care trend that can prevent acne and smooth your skin

Turns out, there's actually a product that dermatologists agree can deliver clearer skin with minimal cost and effort, all while delivering "anti-aging" properties.<p>Retinol first popped up in the 1970s as a treatment for acne. Now, retinoids are skin-care essentials that are perfect for every age. …

Skin Care

This 23-word sentence reveals the secret to winning with people

“<b>When you meet someone, treat them as if they were in serious trouble:</b><br>… and you will be right <b>more than half</b> the time.” — Henry Eyring<p>Every person you …

William Shakespeare

9 Sneaky Causes Of Depression

From the weather to your lifestyle habits.<p>For some people, sub-zero temperatures aren’t the only difficult side effect of winter. Approximately 10 million Americans also experience seasonal affective disorder, a depression-related mental health condition that waxes and wanes depending on the time …

Mental Disorders

Dealing With a Lack of Motivation

Being Motivated With Depression<p><i>Carla and counselor Eric share their tips and experience with depression and motivation.</i><p>Carla’s Experience With a Lack …

The Wisdom of Uncertainty

The Buddha’s search for enlightenment began when he left home. Because modern people travel so easily, we may not appreciate the weight of this …

Buddhism

Detox Diets: 9 Signs You Need To Do One + Exactly What To Eat

The term "detox diet" is broad, divisive, and often conjures thoughts of cleanses featuring cayenne-laced lemon water that promise to curb cravings, …

Wellness

Want a Happy Marriage? Science Says Couples Should Do These 7 Things for Each Other Often

Author Eric Barker dissects the book, "The All-or-Nothing Marriage: How the Best Marriages Work," and discovers science-backed behaviors for a happy marriage.<p>How many motivational books have you read? You know how it goes, right? The author conveys his or her version of the secrets of life, …

This Could Be a Game-Changer for Retirement Savers

Legislation that would dramatically increase an important contribution limit just cleared a major hurdle.<p>The House of Representatives recently passed …

Alzheimer’s breakthrough could stop memory loss before it starts

Researchers have made a breakthrough in treating Alzheimer’s disease — but treatment needs to happen before symptoms begin.<p>A new paper published in …

10 Things Mentally Strong People Give Up to Gain Inner Peace

Letting go of certain things can open the door to true contentment in life.<p>Mental strength and inner peace go hand in hand. Mentally strong people are confident that they can handle whatever life throws their way.<p>That's not to say they don't feel pain or that they don't get sad--they experience …

What Is Chronic Inflammation? Doctors Explain Why It Underlies So Many Other Conditions

You may have heard the buzz about eating an anti-inflammatory diet and how combating inflammation can help you lose weight, ease joint pain, fight fatigue, and be overall healthier. But what exactly is chronic inflammation?<p>Since chronic inflammation isn't exactly something you can see or even …

What Is The Glass Skin Trend? Here's How To Achieve The Ultimate Dewy Look

Korean skincare has been taking the world by storm for a number of years now, and the glass skin trend has been making beauty lovers try everything …

The 10 Best Indoor Hanging Plants to Turn Your Home Into a Jungle

Interior design may not be everyone’s strong suit, but even the most inexperienced decorator knows a simple trick for creating atmosphere: indoor …

Houseplants

The 12 Stages of Burnout, According to Psychologists

How bad is your burnout? Here's the scientific answer.<p>Tell someone "I'm sick" or "I'm tired" and you're not really giving the person much information. How sick? How tired? Do you have a mild cold or a dreaded disease? Are you a new parent who hasn't slept in months or did you just enjoy the party …

Burnout

Want to Know If Someone Is Trustworthy? Look for These 15 Signs

If a person demonstrates these cues and traits, they're keepers.<p>Great relationships give life significantly more purpose, and in business, they translate to resources, advice and stability. Trust is at the heart of these connections.<p>These 15 signs are dead giveaways that you're dealing with a …

Some Economists Predict a Recession in the Next 2 Years. Do These 7 Things to Prepare

The economy is getting better before it gets worse, and all business owners should be prepared for the fall.<p>It was once said that astrology was invented so economics would seem like a more accurate science by comparison. Yet we listen with interest to the warnings of economists, as well we should. …

This Is the Key To Letting Go Of Your Divorce Anger

As you recover from your divorce and move on, there is one all-too-common emotion that causes us way more headaches than you need.Anger. Being ticked …

What an Attachment-Based Therapist Has to Say About Insecurity in Relationships

Have you ever experienced insecurity in a romantic relationship and questioned whether that meant that your S.O. was not the right person for you? …

Insecurity

This Is What Your Addicted Brain Looks Like

The fine line between feeling good and developing a dependency.<p><i>This article is supported by the NSW Government, who want to help empower you to quit smoking. In this article, we look at how addiction affects your brain.</i><p>Even when we know that something—drugs, alcohol, smoking, checking our Instagram …

The 10 things confident people won’t ever do

In <i>The Empire Strikes Back</i>, when Yoda is training Luke to be a Jedi, he demonstrates the power of the Force by raising an X-wing fighter from a swamp. …

Win This Brand New Butter London Product That Will Make You Look Airbrushed

I've always loved Butter London's Glazen Eye Gloss ($24), so I couldn't wait to try out Butter London's new Glazen Blush Gelee ($26) and Glazen Face Glow ($26). The Blush Gelee is a liquid-cream consistency that is easily applied with your fingers. It feels ultracomfortable on my skin and blends …

Ulta Beauty

4 Rock-Solid Reasons to Remodel Your Home in 2018

As 2018 dawns, there's no question the real estate market is, well, a little crazy. Home values are surging, money is relatively cheap, and inventory …

6 scientists reveal the nutritional supplements they use every day

Supplements are a multi-billion dollar industry.<p>But, unlike pharmaceutical companies, manufacturers of these products don't have to prove that their products are effective, only that they are safe— and that's for new supplements only.<p>We wanted to know which supplements are worth our attention (and …

Neuroscience Says Listening to This Song for 15 Seconds Will Instantly Make You More Creative

Innovation matters. Creativity matters. Finding new solutions to old problems is what businesses -- and careers -- are often built on.<p>Sound therapy is a popular way to relax and reduce stress. But now you can use the power of music to be more creative.<p>Researchers at Radboud University split …

Career Development

29 Strange Products People Are Buying On Amazon That Are Pure Genius

People are always telling me I have an affinity for the bizarre, and I like to think that translates over to the kinds of things I love to buy …

This New Documentary on Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is a Must-See—and Not for the Reason You Think

Most of us only <i>watch</i> Netflix in bed. Jennifer Brea self-directed a documentary, now streaming on the service, from hers, offering up a stunning glimpse of life with myalgic encephalomyelitis, the mysterious illness better known as ME, or chronic fatigue syndrome. Brea was a Ph.D. student at Harvard …

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome