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Stop Acting Like You're Going To Live Forever

Everyone knows someone who always appears to be frantically busy. Too busy sweating the small stuff. Too busy to take on new opportunities. Too busy to enjoy themselves.<p><b>“Busy” is not an indicator of success. “Busy” means ineffective time-management or poor prioritization.</b><p>The attitude of “it will be …

Time Management

A Second Grader Just Sent an Extraordinary Letter--and Taught a Major Lesson in Emotional Intelligence

It's a wakeup call to parents everywhere.<p>Louisiana elementary school teacher Jen Adams Beason recently asked her second grade class to write about an invention they wish had never been invented.<p>"Out of 21 students, four of them wrote about this topic," Beason related on Facebook. She added an emoji …

Emotional Intelligence

Here are the 5 books you need to read this summer, according to Bill Gates

With summer fast approaching, it's time to start compiling your vacation reading list. And fortunately, Bill Gates is here to help.<p>On Monday, the …

These are the books Bill Gates says to read this summer

His annual beach reading list includes a biography of da Vinci, award-winning fiction, and new ways of thinking about global progress.<p>Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates may spend heavily on vaccines and aid programs, but he seems to recognize that the one of the things that money can’t buy is …

Books

You’ve heard of mindfulness, now meet its young cousin sophrology

‘Warmth spreads across my shoulders. I feel a quiet buzz’<p>In 'the raisin meditation' you spend five minutes studying a raisin with all your senses, then eat it<p>Mindfulness is the tried-and-tested tool of our times for anxiety, depression, chronic pain, addiction and more, but what if it’s not your …

Mindfulness

How to stay out of the office politics and do your job

Is it possible to just go into work, do your job, and stay out of the office politics and cliquey stuff?<p>Yes, I’ve made a career out of it. And here’s …

7 Clever Ways To Help Your Partner Out Of A Bad Mood, According To Experts

Everyone has their fair share of good days and bad. But when your partner is in a bad mood, it can have a way of affecting you in a way your own …

What makes kids picky eaters — and what may help them get over it

Tips you can use to help raise kids who aren’t afraid of food.<p>Some kids are happy to snack on carrots, raw peppers and hummus, while other kids would be happy to follow a carb-based “white” diet of pasta, rice and bread.<p>Why are some kids so fussy about food? It turns out there a dizzying number of …

Kids

Be like Bill Gates and Warren Buffett: If you’re not spending 5 hours per week learning, you’re being irresponsible

“In my whole life, I have known no wise people (over a broad subject matter area) who didn’t read all the time — none. Zero.” <i>— Charlie Munger, Self-made billionaire & Warren Buffett’s longtime business partner</i><p>Why did the busiest person in the world, former president Barack Obama, read an hour a day …

Self-improvement

How to Increase Mental Toughness: 4 Secrets From Navy SEALs and Olympians

Know what’s really interesting? Learning how Navy SEALs build mental toughness to handle deadly situations.<p>Know what else is really interesting? …

The most germ-infested places you encounter every day — and how to avoid getting sick

It's 6 a.m. Your alarm shrieks and you hit the snooze button. You have just deposited germs on your alarm clock. Most of us cringe when strangers cough or sneeze near us in public. But the truth is, hands are the real germ carriers. And our own hands are culprits, too. As you go about your day, …

Cleaning

Finally, the reality of Brexit can no longer be avoided

For many of the British people, Brexit has been a long, slow process in accepting the reality that should have been better understood before the …

Britain has become a zombie state. Philip Hammond cannot save it | Polly Toynbee

As civil war rages in the cabinet and the chancellor is undermined by Theresa May, he won’t reverse the damage of austerity

War

Why Italy is racing to save the game of bocce

In the bars of small-town Italy, ageing bocce players are keeping the country's local dialects alive.<p>“Piia na cadreia e setat su a vardà.” Battista Valenti greeted me, but I didn’t understand a word he was saying. His Italian was harsher than what I’m used to; he stretched his syllables, which …

Northern Italy

Should You Quit Your Job? When To Leave And When To Stick It Out

Sometimes it’s really time to move on, but other times, you’ll be better off sticking it out. Here’s how to know which situation you are in.<p>Sometimes it’s clear when you need to quit your job: if you have a toxic work culture, or you are never going to get a promotion.<p>But there are other times when …

Employment