Rochelle Richards

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Court rules your SMS messages are not necessarily private

The Ontario Court of Appeal recently ruled that the texts you send in private can be used against you in court. The ruling yet again brings up the question, “How do we distinguish a matter of security from an encroachment of one’s privacy?”<p>On August 7th, the Ontario Court of Appeal rejected Nour …

Why Narrowing My Circle Of Friends Made Me Happier

When I was in fifth grade, I got my first taste of mean girl treatment. Being the new kid and having moved to town from a different part of the …

Does Burnt Food Give You Cancer?

If you’re offered a plate of blackened barbecue food this summer, you might think twice about eating it. It’s commonly thought that food that has …

Cancer

This Is Why You Should Never Swipe Your Chip Credit Card

Consider yourself warned!<p>You probably have a wallet full of credit cards with chips at this point. Banks have been rolling them out like crazy and they're supposed to be safer — as long as you use them the right way, that is. That's why the fact that some retailers — including Bed Bath & Beyond, …

Understanding: Wants Vs. Needs

<b>Wants vs Needs</b><p>How often do we create mountains out of molehills? We should start by defining our needs and our wants. What qualifies as a need? What is a want?<p>A need is something you have to do. A want is something you would like to do. I often confuse them. There are days when I take my needs for …

How to Get a Perfect Credit Score

What is a perfect credit score? Using the popular FICO scoring method, the magic number is 850, which is difficult, but not impossible to achieve. By learning how the FICO formula works, we can get some insight on how to get an 850 credit score, or close to it.<p>Unfortunately, the specific formula by …

Personal Finance

Steve Harvey Opens Up About Settling Down with the Love of His Life: 'When You Have a Happy Home, You Can Achieve Anything'

<i>From homeless to $100 million! Steve Harvey opens up exclusively to PEOPLE about overcoming homelessness to build an entertainment empire. Subscribe</i> …

Steve Harvey

How Improving Your Emotional Intelligence Will Help Your Personal and Professional Life

<i>How can we improve our emotional intelligence? What are the benefits? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Chade-Meng Tan, Co-Chair of Nobel Peace Prize nominated campaign & NYT bestselling</b> …

How to get your life back after being depressed

<i>This week (May 16-22) is Mental Health Awareness Week, with “relationships” as the theme. We’ll be running features all week about the mental health of those close to you, the mental health of the artists that inspire you and the different ways that communities and individuals deal with the issue.</i> …

Text Messaging

How to Become & Stay Motivated

I don't know about you, but I am never short of good intentions or ideas: the difficulty that I encounter at times is maintaining that enthusiasm over time. How do we do that? How do we make sure that our great ideas and intentions make it into reality? Through trial and error in my own life and …

14 Great Reasons to Start Your Own Business Today

It may seem easy to think of reasons not to start your business -- but here are plenty of reasons why you should.<p>Thinking about starting a business, but just aren't sure you're ready?<p>You <i>are</i> ready.<p>Here's why.<p><b>1. You do have the money.</b><p>As Growthink founder Dave Lavinsky says, being an entrepreneur is …

How to be human: how do I find emotional intimacy without a relationship?

<i>Leah Reich</i> <i>was one of the first internet advice columnists. Her column "</i><i>Ask Leah</i><i>" ran on IGN, where she gave advice to gamers for two and a half years. During the day, Leah is Slack’s user researcher, but her views here do not represent her employer. You can write to her at</i> <i>askleah@theverge.com</i> <i>and</i></i> …

It's Time to Retire the Word 'Failure' and Use This Word Instead | Inc.com

There's incredible wisdom in putting yourself on a path where success is possible. You may not be able to control the outcome, but you can control the conditions that will often determine the outcome--such as the people you work with, the city where you live, or the time a product is released. One …

Gardening

Success and Happiness Are a Result of Your Focus

In your magnificence you are putting your attention on what strengthens you and gets you juiced up.<p>Your attention expands and amplifies everything. Focusing on an event, a moment, a person's traits, or an emotion will reveal more detail and that detail will attract more detail... on and on... …

How Healthy Sleep Habits Shed Your Extra Pounds

Sleep is one of the most important factors when it comes to weight loss, yet it’s also the one ignored by most people even its importance is well …

Nutrition

16 bad habits that are sabotaging your productivity

While this is no easy feat, getting more done in less time is a much more attainable goal if you're not sabotaging yourself with bad habits.<p>Following are 16 things you should stop doing right now to become more productive.<p><i>Aaron Taube contributed to an earlier version of this article.</i>

This Is the Best Way to Improve Every Part of Your Life

You don’t celebrate enough.<p>I’m not talking about just having fun for the sake of having fun. Plenty of scientific research shows that celebrating is …

How to become a millionaire by retirement

Almost anyone can become a millionaire if they make a commitment to save early in their career and stick with it over several decades.<p>Savvy investors will be helped along by employer contributions and tax breaks and will skillfully avoid high fees that reduce investment returns.<p>Here's how to save …

Reading with intention can change your life

A random sampling of the world’s most successful people will show one common trait: a love of reading. Reading is the easiest way to continue the learning process, increase empathy, boost creativity, and even just unwind from a long day. But books can also change the way we think and live.<p>Warren …

Creativity

How Your Smartphone is Ruining Your Relationship

Nothing kills romance faster than pulling out a smartphone, and now, research confirms it. Being attached to your phone seems to sabotage your …

How to Start a Business With Little to No Money

Starting a business is the aspiration of every entrepreneur who’s ever lived, as well as every person who’s ever been stuck in a nine-to-five job and …

Small Business

7 tiny daily habits that can lead to huge results

Imagine that every choice you make in life is associated to a "bucket." Brushing your teeth goes in the "personal hygiene bucket."<p>Working on your novel goes in the "writing" or "creativity" bucket. Going to the gym goes in the "health" bucket. And so you have these five or six or 10 primary buckets …

Some Relationship Advice From Pope Francis

On Friday, Pope Francis released a 256-page document called "Amoris Laetitia," or "The Joy of Love." In it, he calls for the Catholic Church to approach issues of sex, marriage, family planning and divorce with less emphasis on dogmatic law and more emphasis on individual conscience.<p>While the …

Self-help

11 daily habits keeping you from getting rich, according to a man who spent 5 years studying millionaires

Author Thomas C. Corley spent five years studying the lives of both rich people (defined as having an annual income of $160,000 or more and a liquid net worth of $3.2 million or more) and poor people (defined as having an annual income of $35,000 or less and a liquid net worth of $5,000 or less).<p>He …