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7 Creative Ways To Help You Stress Less

Don’t have time to head to the gym as a means of relaxation after a long day at the office? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Coloring books, …

Self-Reflection

Want to be likable? 7 universal secrets to help you

If you want to be more likable then you must remember one thing … You cannot be liked by everyone.<p>You cannot make everyone like you!<p>Any time you …

Self-help

7 things I wish my current self learned when I was younger

I wish I had learned these 7 lessons when I was younger. It would have helped me get on the path to a happier and healthier life:<p>Health is priority #1<p>…

Online

6 Things Smart People Do to Have Really Interesting Conversations

Hate small talk? Tired of the same old questions? These six approaches will make you that much more interesting.<p>Next time you go to a traditional 'networking' event, a cocktail party or dinner, do us all a favor: lose the elevator pitch. That approach is quickly losing relevancy in making authentic …

George Mason University

This is how to become mentally strong: 3 secrets from neuroscience

Ever get to the point where your brain is just pooped? The ol’ grey matter is waving the white flag. You’re exhausted. You can’t go on. You’ve got no …

Self-help

12 Simple Phrases That Are Guaranteed to Make People Like You More | Inc.com

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, your word choice creates a brief impression that can lead to a lasting impression, long after the particulars …

Self-improvement

50 Tough Questions You Never Ask Yourself, But Should | Inc.com

With the dawn of every New Year, pledges are made by hopefuls everywhere to do or change something big in their life and business. Most of these commitments are shelved or forgotten altogether soon after we ring in that very same New Year.<p><i>"Your vision will become clear only when you can look into</i> …

Self-improvement

Why does my cat bite me when she seems happy being petted?

<i>(Click here, if you are unable to view this video on your mobile device.)</i><p>Those of us who share space — or have shared space — with that furry, …

If You Do Any of These 19 Things Now, You're Way More Productive Than You Think | Inc.com

Ever wish you had more than 24 hours in a day to get more things done? As 2018 draws near, this is the time of year to start thinking about new habits, tools, and techniques that work to our advantage without us working ourselves to death.<p>Well, nothing you do in 2018 can make you more productive …

Time Management

It all started when the cat began acting 'weird' …

Put a few dogs and cats in a room and you would be able to pick out the one that lives with you, right? I mean, they sleep on your bed, stare at you …

Pets

Americans are pack rats. Swedes have the solution: ‘Death cleaning.’

If your family doesn't want your stuff when you're alive, they sure won't want it when you're dead.<p>That's the blunt assessment of yet another self-help author from abroad who is trying to get Americans, who have an addiction to collecting and storage units, to clean up their acts.<p>The latest volley …

Minimalism

Oprah reveals the secret behind her successful talk show

Oprah Winfrey is dishing out some secrets to the success of her long-running talk show.<p>“Years ago I learned that your intention determines the …

Oprah Winfrey

Why Too Much Positive Thinking Will Get You Into Big Trouble

Most people would say that supreme confidence is the way to achievement. You have to envision yourself or imagine for yourself the ideal result, …

Self-improvement

Why do dogs and cats lick people?

Dogs and cats often lick more than themselves or other animals they sometimes transfer their sloppy affection to their owners.<p>But is that what lick …

What if Everything You Think About Cats Is Wrong?

A study of feline behavior shows that cats can be taught—despite their reputation for being untrainable and aloof.<p>For those who’ve long wondered if their cats regard them merely as kibble dispensers, a report in the journal <i>Behavioural Processes</i> should be reassuring. In a study that exposed adult …

Hurricane Irma: Cuba hit with strong winds and heavy rain

<b>Hurricane Irma is lashing Cuba with strong winds and heavy rain after devastating several Caribbean islands.</b><p>The hurricane made landfall on the Camaguey Archipelago, in Cuba's north-east, as a category five storm but has now weakened to a category three.<p>The Bahamas have largely been spared.<p>In …

Rainfall

'26 Time Management Tricks I Wish I'd Known at 20'

Always know the one thing you really need to get done.<p>Most people learn time management the hard way: by trial and error.<p>Étienne Garbugli, a …

Time Management

Lions' amazing reaction after seeing woman who hand-reared them for first time in seven years

The big cats come bounding over to hug, paw and lick their long-lost friend in an emotional reunion<p>Two big cats had an emotional reunion with the …

20 Hilariously Funny Animal Pictures with Captions (MUST WATCH)

Animals are cute. Yes, they are. In fact, they bring out the child out of us. We all love to have pets. Animals have their own funny picture, …

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 …

Self-improvement

How to Make a Tiny Sliding Barn Door for Your Peephole

We can't think of a more adorable security solution.<p>While peepholes are meant to let you see who's at your door before you open it, recent news stories have revealed how susceptible they are to tampering. According to media reports, people can manipulate peepholes in order to see inside a house or …

7 Simple Daily Habits to Sharpen Your Intelligence | Inc.com

You probably spend at least a couple of hours each week training your body--doing cardio, weight training, or even just walking. You're training your muscles to stay pliant and strong, your joints to stay fluid, and your body's physical systems to run optimally.<p>But how much time do you spend …

How sharing wealth makes us happy

Every government wants to increase GDP in order to better the lives of its citizens. But if politicians want truly happy and productive people, they …

Travel Photos Are Instantly Better With Dinosaur Toys

4.0k views<p>Paraguay photographer Jorge Saenz uses classic perspective tricks to bring dinosaurs to life in his epic travel series #Dinodinaseries. His …

South America

5 Science-Backed Strategies for More Happiness

<i>Kira M. Newman</i><p>Did you know that happiness has its own holiday?<p>Four years ago, the General Assembly of the United Nations proclaimed March 20 to be the International Day of Happiness. It's easy to understand why they see happiness as something to celebrate: Happy people are healthier; they get sick …

Happiness

Midlife - When We Want Happiness Now

Erik Erikson believed that identity has its origins in adolescence.<p>He was probably correct, but only in part.<p>While Identity may begin during middle …

Middle Age

21 insanely clever design ideas for your outdoor kitchen

Because spring/summer is upon us and your basic barbecue simply won’t do.<p>A picnic table with a built-in beer cooler.<p>And another beverage cooler …

15 Home Decor Splurges That Are a Lot Cheaper to DIY Than Buy

Why buy when you can do it yourself? The pursuit of the home of your dreams can get really expensive and leave you hanging mid way when you …