Stefan Schmidt

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How to feel amazing before 8 a.m.

In the first 60-120 minutes of your day, you can change your entire life.<p>You can routinely get yourself into a “peak” or heightened state of mind and …

Immune System

5 Simple Sex Positions You Actually Haven't Tried Yet

These sexy spins on moves you already love will take your hookup to the next level.<p>Trying something new in bed can be intimidating. But attempting …

Sexual Health

How to get rid of the thoughts that are clogging your brain

I want to ask you a question. How many hours per day do you think?<p>“I never thought about that.” So let me get this straight. You’re thinking all the …

This is how to raise emotionally intelligent kids: 5 secrets from research

Dealing with kids ain’t easy. They need an exhausting amount of attention and help.<p>Behavioral psychologists have observed that preschoolers typically …

Self-improvement

7 Ways To Fix Ontario's Dismal Public Education System

It won't be easy to implement any of these recommendations. The educational establishment will fight every step of the way.<p>Ontario has serious …

Education Policy

A little-known program has lifted 9th grade performance in virtually every type of school

<i>This story first appeared in The Hechinger Report.</i><p>—<p>There’s a school improvement model that has gotten consistent results in large schools, small …

Education

The Research-Backed, 3-Step Method to Hack Your Brain, Break Bad Habits, and Make Better Decisions

<i>The following article is an adapted excerpt from my new book,</i> EQ Applied: The Real-World Guide to Emotional Intelligence<i>.</i><p>Have you ever felt that you're an unwilling slave to your emotions? As if you were programmed to react a certain way to a specific set of circumstances, and there's simply …

Emotional Intelligence

'Skip time-outs' and 9 other parenting secrets to fixing your kids' bad behavior

<i>Editor's note: This was originally published in May, not long before the end of school. The start of a new school year seemed like a good time to</i> …

Parenting

How To Choose The Stair Railing Height So Your Design Is Up To Code

When designing or building a staircase we focus mostly on the big things, more exactly the actual staircase and we tend to ignore the details such as …

The Staircase

The CEO of a $700 million company uses a simple sentence to turn lazy employees around

Duolingo CEO Luis von Ahn knows exactly what to do with lazy employees.<p>The founder of the language-learning app, which has been valued at $700 million, recently discussed his strategy for dealing with unengaged employees in an interview with the Financial Times.<p>"You can turn somebody from being a …

Employment

A Dating Coach Reveals Why Being A Nice Guy Can Make You A Loser

Nice guys finish last. It's an old saying which has been debated over for way too long so we've hit up our resident dating expert, Chris Manak of …

Dating

How To Flirt With People In Real Life & Get Out Of Your Comfort Zone, Like I Did

I'm perfectly comfortable sending a flirty message online via dating apps or iMessage, or after an already-established connection is made, but …

Relationships

This Self-Hypnosis Technique Will Bring You Instant Calm

As I write this, I’m on an airplane. For me, flying isn’t just an uncomfortable nuisance. It’s an extremely anxiety-producing affair, so much so that …

Meditation

Mindful sex: could it put an end to unhappiness in bed?

When we have better sex, we tend to want more of it, so it becomes a satisfying circle<p>Healthy sexual response requires the integration of the brain and body Lori Brotto<p>So there you are, in bed with your partner, having perfectly pleasant if serviceable sex, when your mind starts to wander: what was …

Mindfulness

Teacher's Brilliant Trick to Find Out Which Children Are Being Left Out Needs to Happen in Every Classroom

It's been four years since a fifth-grade math teacher's simple yet brilliant idea to prevent bullying garnered national attention, but it's still making waves online.<p>Back in 2014, author Glennon Doyle wrote about how her son's teacher, Cathy Pitt, used a simple piece of paper once a week to gather …

Seagate Technology

Try This Military Meditation Routine to Fall Asleep Fast

Need to fall asleep fast? One mid-century relaxation technique, developed in the U.S. Navy Pre-Flight School, supposedly works within minutes. It may …

Meditation

31 Must-Try Egg Breakfasts for Every Day of the Month

Start your day off right with these nutrient-filled, protein-rich options<p>1 of 31<p>Veggie-Packed Black Bean Omelette<p>Not eating enough veggies? This omelette from Fit Foodie Finds will solve that. Plus, eggs and black beans provide a huge protein boost to start your day.<p><i>Per serving: 330 cals, 26 g fat,</i> …

Healthy Eating

Tom Brady's Opinion on Kneeling for the Anthem Is Pure Emotional Intelligence. You Can Learn From It

Love him or hate him, the football legend gave a legendary response to a tough question.<p>I keep wanting to not like Tom Brady, for the usual "one man shouldn't have it all" reasons. He's won too much, he has too much money, he's married to a supermodel, he's impossibly good-looking. He might have …

Emotional Intelligence

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Architecture

14 Things Every Woman Needs to Know About Oral Sex

<i>This article originally appeared on Health. For more stories like this, visit health.com.</i><p>It’s one of the most intimate and private acts a couple can …

Public Health

5 ways to orgasm at the same time as your partner

It's not news that guys can go from hello to O in minutes, while we often take way longer. But syncing up is totally possible. Follow our advice and …

A Tiny Florence Flat Is Reborn as an Architect's Live/Work Space

An architect revamps a 1970s Florence apartment, turning it into her chic, functional home and office.<p>When architect Silvia Allori found a 452-square-foot flat designed by Italian architect and furniture designer Roberto Monsani, she fell in love with it and immediately snapped it up. Located in …

Living Rooms

The Daily Ritual That Makes Me a Calmer, More Present Dad

It makes me a better father, husband, and all-around person.<p><i>Welcome to “How I Stay Sane,” a weekly column in which real dads talk about the things</i> …

Addiction, Lies & Shame: How Porn Is F*cking With Australian Men

Giving up any addiction is hard, but giving up porn is one stiff challenge. Literally.<p>Although it starts as an ‘innocent’ indulgence, many guys are …

These hip-opening stretches combat the pain of sitting at a desk all. day. long.

How many of you have been here before? You manage to squeeze in that 6 a.m. pre-work fitness class (major props BTW) and you’re feeling great and …

Lust Is Complicated, But Studies Show These 19 Things Make Men More Attractive to Women

It's all about the light beard.<p>Romantic attraction is a complicated thing that scientists still don't completely understand.<p>But, through research and …

This $30 Vibrator Is Basically God's Gift To Your Amazon Cart

Oh yeah, and it's Prime-eligible! *adds to cart, never leaves home for a month*<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.</i>

The Secret About Resumes No Recruiter Will Tell You

There are thousands of books and millions of websites about writing great resumes, but none of them reveal this all-important secret.<p>For decades, job seekers have been told the importance of having a great résumé. Rules and guidelines abound. Your résumé​ should be no longer than one page, …

Never Worry About Cash Flow Again by Using These 5 Strategies

Negative cash flow is a sure sign your business is struggling.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the most important lessons I've learned as an entrepreneur is every business, regardless of industry, size or financial status, is dependent on cash. It doesn't matter …

Create engaging animated content with Animatron Studio Pro Plan

It's no secret that video animations are great at attracting online viewers. Who doesn't love a fun and colorful animated distraction? Don't you wish …

Social Media