Stephen Robertson

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There’s a trick to improving your mood—but you probably don’t want to do it

Conventional wisdom holds that mood and motivation supercede action: The better we feel and the more motivated we are, the more likely we are to act.<p>While this is certainly true in a lot of situations, there are some situations in which it’s not. Sometimes when we are feeling down and unmotivated, …

A Short Guide to Strategy for Entrepreneurs

It sometimes appears that the traditional rules of business are being upended by today’s mega-trends of multisided platforms, big data, machine learning and AI, crowdsourcing, the internet of things (IoT), and more. These trends have transformed the world of business immeasurably. But they have …

10 Habits Of People In The Happiest Relationships

A kiss hello and a kiss goodbye go a long way.<p><i>The HuffPost Lifestyle newsletter will make you happier and healthier, one email at a time. Sign up here.</i><p>Happy relationships don’t happen by accident. It takes two emotionally healthy, loving people who are committed to being the best partners they can …

The 22 Most Beautiful Places in the World

These destinations are just begging to be Instagrammed.<p>There are so many amazing places around the globe to see, we couldn't possibly include them all in just one list. But, these breathtaking destinations are definitely worth bumping to the top of your travel bucket list – whether you're looking …

Make Crispy Hash Browns in Just Three Minutes

Hash browns are awesome, but they can take a terribly long time to cook. Follow the video instructions above, however, and you won’t have to wait …

20 Masculine & Stylish Home Bars For The Sophisticated Gentleman

1 of 20|Get Reflective|Positioning your home bar beneath a mirror or reflective surface adds a personal touch and also means you can enjoy a G&T …

Interior Design

Exploring the Adriatic: A Guide to Croatia's Best-Kept Secrets

<b>By: College Tourist</b><b>, by Roslyn Kent</b><b>, University of Calgary</b><p><b>Croatia is slowly becoming the next big tourist destination for those looking for an incredible mix of adventure, sun, and sea. Visit these off the grid places for a more authentic Croatian experience.</b><p>Vis:<p>When you plan a trip to Croatia, …

3D Facial Projection Technology Creates Digital Skin

<b>Using computer graphics and facial projection and tracking technology, Nobumichi Asai creates a new art form of facial tattoos, where digital makeup</b> …

Intel Corporation

Top 10 Surprising Foods You Can Make in Your Waffle Iron

It’s time to dust off that neglected waffle maker and waffle all the things. Here are 10+ unusual foods that are perfect for cooking in the waffle …

Breakfast

Europe's 16 oldest cities

7 truths that will transform how you think about yourself

"The essence of knowledge is self-knowledge," claimed the Greek philosopher Plato. But how do you go about learning <i>actual</i> new truths about yourself when it's so easy to get caught up in comforting confirmation biases and pleasant patterns that only support what we already know?<p>Well you could try to …

The 22 best small towns to visit in your lifetime

All around the globe, there are lots of small towns with an old-school atmosphere, incredible landscape, and an array of activities for travelers.<p>We've put together a list of 22 delightful small towns to visit around the world, from the coastal town of Positano, Italy, to Bled, Slovenia, whose …

Freezer-paper food packaging

There are many reasons that you might want to make this type of food packaging. I have kids who often argue over snacks because they all like the …

Six Scientifically Supported Ways to Crush Procrastination

Procrastination is something that <i>everyone</i> deals with. It’s hard to place too much blame on ourselves though, as the internet offers an unlimited …

Procrastination

The Best Exercises for Your Shoulders

Biomechanics

Religion satisfies 16 basic human desires, says OSU psychologist

Tough Love Performance Reviews, in 10 Minutes

There’s growing evidence that conventional performance reviews are not working. According to a CEB analysis, organizations can only improve employee performance 3% to 5% using standard performance management approaches. Last fall, 53% of human resources professionals in a Society for Human Resource …

7 Ways to Improve Employee Development Programs

Making the right investments in learning and development programs has never been more important – or more of a challenge – for business leaders.<p>Unfortunately, despite spending approximately $164.2 billion dollars on learning and development programs, many executives still grapple with how to …

A neuroscience approach to innovative thinking and problem solving

Allocating work time to experiment and cultivating a ‘fail fast’ culture have been hailed by many organisations as ways to foster innovative thinking …

Brainwaves

Learn How to Turn Butter Knives Into Fancy Steak Knives with This Video

High quality steak knife sets can cost some serious dough, but that doesn’t mean you can’t have a swanky set for less. This video shows you how to …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best Dressed<p><i>GQ</i>-approved kits from every red carpet, airport arrival, and coffee run across the globe.<p>10 Photos2 days agoView More<p>Style<p>At 36, the …

Red Carpet

7 Apps for Better iPhone Photos

Faster, smaller, better — that’s technology’s mantra. Camera phones are no exception to that rule, and you’ll find many accomplished photographers …

Eight ways to be more creative and insightful | The Star

People who are highly analytical have more activity in their left frontal lobe. And people who are highly insightful have more activity in the right …

Creativity

GQ Fitness: Eat Healthy All Week For $60

Unless you’re the kind of home cook who’s into pork belly and foie gras, it’s almost always cheaper and easier to eat healthy if you’re preparing your own food. But at lunchtime—when you’re miles away from your kitchen, starving at your desk—pretty much everyone feels the gravitational pull of the …

The Leg Exercise That Destroys Your Abs

For an epic core and quad burn, try this movement at the gym today<p>The goblet pause squat is what I call a “money” exercise. Here's why:<p><b>1. It builds the bottom of your squat like a champ.</b>And once you own the bottom of the exercise, you own everything else in between.<p><b>2. It’s easy on the joints—but</b> …

Workouts

5 Healthy and Quick Lunches You Can Make For $5

Prep a few minutes the night before and you’ll eat like a king come noon—without straining your wallet<p>It’s no secret that brown-bagging your lunch is cheaper, healthier, and all around better than buying an overpriced, oversized sandwich at the corner deli. But even so, most of us don’t have much …

Healthy Eating

An 18-Minute Plan for Managing Your Day

Yesterday started with the best of intentions. I walked into my office in the morning with a vague sense of what I wanted to accomplish. Then I sat down, turned on my computer, and checked my email. Two hours later, after fighting several fires, solving other people’s problems, and dealing with …

How to Use Your LinkedIn Profile to Power a Career Transition

Kenneth Andersson for HBR<p>Are you raring to change careers? Break into a whole new line of work that makes you leap out of bed, happy to go to work every day? Parlay personal passions into professional endeavors? Or focus on a different clientele, type of product, or service?<p>We all know the power of …

The Two Stretches You Need to Do before a Workout

Mobility work can be a bore. Cut down your warmup by focusing on these two stretches from world-renowned strength coach Dan John<p>You probably approach mobility work with the same mentality as you do jury duty: Get it done as quickly and painlessly as possible.<p>We get it: Even though mobility …

Windmill

29 Recipes Every Millennial Should Know

You’re in the real world now. That means it’s time to cook like the young professional you are. If you’re clueless and without any cookbooks, have no fear. Cooking is easier than you think, and you can whip up some gourmet meals in no time. Spoon University is here to help with easy recipes that’ll …

Ice Cream