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Top 10 Nightlife Cities

Travel<p>The globe’s hottest party spots cater to all tastes—glitzy, gritty, seductive, and strange.<p><i>This list was first published in the National Geographic book</i> The World's Best Cities<i>.</i><p><b>Dublin, Ireland</b><br>Wedged between Trinity College and the old city, the Temple Bar area is a decadent neighborhood of …

Tips to make the best chocolate chip cookies ever

When it comes to the chocolate chip cookie, it doesn't take much to achieve face-melting levels of deliciousness.<p>After all, it's a dessert that tastes pretty amazing even when made with the recipe on the bag of chocolate chips. But that doesn't mean that you should be content with mere excellence. …

How to Form Habits That You'll Keep for Life

Forming new habits can be hard, but there are plenty of ways to make the process more manageable.<p>Back in 2011, l lost 42 pounds in six months, and it was--by far--one of the hardest things I've ever done in my life.<p>The thing is, I wasn't always overweight. In fact, until I started working in an …

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The 9 Habits of People Who Never Have to Clean Their Homes

A maid isn't needed, just some better habits.<p><b>1. They put away their clothes every night.</b>When you're changing into your pajamas, it might be tempting to just toss your clothes on a chair or even on the floor, but don't fall prey to that lazy trap. It takes a couple of seconds to put them in your …

DIY an Easy Wood Slice Plant Stand

Showcase your plants in an unexpected way.<p><i>Photo by Brepurposed</i><p><i>We're big fans of hometalk, the social network for home and garden lovers, so we're excited to share one of our favorite posts today. Check out the amazing reveal and make sure to check out the site for more great projects.</i><p><i>Photography by</i> …

The Science Behind Motivation

Being motivated is a key part of being successful as an entrepreneur, and as such, it’s a subject that’s always fascinated me. Motivation comes from vision, goal setting, and celebrating small successes, but there’s more to it – there’s actually a science behind motivation.<p>Psychology – Why is …

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The Science of First Impressions (and How to Use It to Your Advantage)

If there's one thing I've learned over the past five years of working as a journalist, it's that success can come down to the two seconds after you …

9 Surprising Ways Your Body Can Influence Your Mind

Psychologist Alice Haddon explores the intriguing relationship between our minds and our muscles.<p>Most of us are aware that a positive attitude can improve health and speed recovery from illness, but does this also work the other way around?<p>'Embodied cognition' is a term used by psychologists to …

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Change Your Brain, Change Your Life

Our personalities, thought patterns and emotional responses are wired into our brains, says Richard Davidson, Ph.D., author of <i>The Emotional Life of Your Brain</i>, but you can change your brain. Here are several exercises that will help rewire the neural pathways to help you think more positively, …

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10 Home Decorating Mistakes Everybody Makes

From the editors of ELLEDecor.com, the most common interior design mistakes to avoid.<p><b>1) The Looks-Great, Feels-Uncomfortable Piece Of Furniture</b><br>The decor world equivalent of the Stiletto heel: Beautiful, but oh-so-impractical. It ultimately taught you that no matter how good-looking something is, if …

How To Make Different Kinds Of Creativity Work For You

There are at least two different kinds of creativity, but both appear to function in an irrational way. So how can you work with either?<p>On my way to work each morning, I ride my bike from Brooklyn to Manhattan on the Manhattan Bridge, which has a walkway for pedestrians on its south side and one …