Susanne Stocken

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The most underrated coastal towns in Europe to go to before they become touristy

The vertiginous houses of Positano, the white settlements of Santorini and the poetic villages of Cinque Terre might still be some of the most …

Italy

Meditation Changes Your Brain In These 7 Ways, According To Science

Are you in the habit of breathing deeply and clearing your mind for five or ten minutes a day? It turns out that meditation and mindfulness training …

The oceans’ circulation hasn’t been this sluggish in 1,000 years. That’s bad news.

The Atlantic Ocean circulation that carries warmth into the Northern Hemisphere’s high latitudes is slowing down because of climate change, a team of scientists asserted Wednesday, suggesting one of the most feared consequences is already coming to pass.<p>The Atlantic meridional overturning …

Global Warming

7 Bad Habits Truly Wealthy People Never Have

Almost all of those in the 1 percent have this in common: They don't spend their time doing these things.<p><i>What does the 1 percent do with their time compared to the 99 percent? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better</i> …

21 Low-Cost Ways to Make Money from Home

Startup costs can be a real barrier to getting up and running, so here are some work ideas that cost little to no money to consider.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Startup costs for training, schooling or equipment can be a real barrier for many people who want to make …

An Expat in the City of Light: Finding 'Home' in Paris

<i></i>Leti<i>zia Bordoni</i><i>/John Towner</i><i>Editor’s note: We love when writers share their personal experiences of making Paris their home on the blog. The expat</i> …

France

Free Classical Concerts in Paris

<b>Article by Secrets of Paris contributor Yvonne Shao</b>Whether you live in Paris or you’re just visiting, a free concert is a great, economical way to …

France

11 First Sentences That Guarantee the Rest of Your Email Won't Get Read | Inc.com

Imagine you get this email. You don't know the sender, but you open it anyway. How long would you keep reading?<p>Dear Jeff,I hope you're having a great President's Day! I definitely am. Even though I'm spending a little time at work right now, I plan to spend at least part of the day having fun with …

Top 10

The 20 best countries to live in around the world

Switzerland is the best country in the world for the second year running, according to the third annual ranking of the world's nations released by U.S. News & World Report.<p>The list compiles the results of surveys from 21,000 people around the world who scored their homelands based on 65 attributes …

Science Says This Is the Simplest Way to Remember More of What You Read

Hit pause. Reflect on the content. Excel. Repeat.<p>Whether it's Facebook content, Bill Gates' favorite book or the latest critical business report, most of us enjoy reading or have to do quite a bit of it through the day. But in the rush to do everything in less time, you might be missing a crazily …

How to Defrost Your Car Windshield in Less Than a Minute

If you live in a place where it snows for three or more months out of the year, you know that defrosting car windows is not just a slight …

Homemade

Where to Travel in Europe in Your 20s, 30s, 40s, and 50s

With so many different countries (44 to be exact) and cultures, Europe is likely to be a lifelong source of wanderlust for many travelers. So where …

European Travel

Underrated Mediterranean Destinations to Visit Right Now

Dive deeper into this remarkable region.<p>Rome and Barcelona certainly have their charms. But, the two cities are also perfect starting points to dive into the other cultures and communities along the Mediterranean Sea, where there’s so much to discover. For travelers ready to explore around the …

Italy

A 15-Minute Bodyweight Workout for Crazy Core Strength

<i>Join Cody for $20 a month and access more than 2,500 workout videos to establish an at-home yoga practice, challenge your strength, and up your</i> …

Steve Jobs's Advice on the Only 4 Times You Should Say No Is Brilliant | Inc.com

In the frantic pace of life to do more and be more, we hardly think about the importance of <i>focus.</i><p>That's why, for those free-spirited, creative thinkers and entrepreneurs chasing after their dreams, this prophetic quote by Steve Jobs 21 years ago hits the nail on the head even more so today. Here's …

Time Management

Social networks are creating a global crisis of democracy

Silicon Valley once promised its digital revolution would topple dictators – but now it's disrupting the free world instead. Niall Ferguson asks: What have we done?<p>"Esc!" It's the key on the top left of the keyboard that you hit frantically when your laptop crashes. Confronted by the ghastly …

Social Media

Bill Gates' newest mission: Curing Alzheimer's

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's one of the holy grails of science: a cure for Alzheimer's. Currently, there is no treatment to stop the disease, let alone slow its progression. And billionaire Bill Gates thinks he will change that.<p>"I believe there is a solution," he told me without hesitation.<p>"Any type of treatment …

Dementia

Dolores O’Riordan: A Life in Pictures

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How do you strengthen hip flexors?

People who sit for extended periods of time are at a high risk of developing tight hip flexors. When hip flexors are tight, a person may experience …

America’s Worst Graveyard Shift Is Grinding Up Workers

No one knew her real name. At work she was Tiffany Sisneros, until her arm got crushed in a conveyor belt. She filed for workers’ comp as Martha …

Obama Administration

How to quit bad habits without willpower: 3 secrets from neuroscience

Got any serious bad habits? The extra-strength ones with the FDA warning. The kind you really beat yourself up about — but still engage in all the …

Self-help

Living the Paris dream: My time at the Centre Culturel Irlandais

Let them eat cake is reputedly what Marie Antoinette said back in the 18th Century upon learning that the French peasants had no bread to eat.<p>Were …

C’est la vivacious: experiencing Christmas in Europe

One of the most common, and panicked, topics on Paris travel forums centres around what to wear while on a holiday to the world’s fashion capital. …

The Dutch city that’s more like Dubai

Rotterdam is like Disneyland for architecture geeks. When you visit, you’ll likely go home and wonder why our cities can’t be a little more like this.<p>You should always arrive in Rotterdam by train. That way, as you leave the station, you can turn around, as I did last month, put your bag down and …

Architecture

A Guide to the 4th Arrondissement in Paris

Paris' 4th arrondissement (including the Beaubourg, Marais, and Ile St-Louis neighborhoods) is popular with both tourists and locals for a very good …

France

11 Little Mental Health Tips That Therapists Actually Give Their Patients

The goal of therapy is to give you the tools and strategies for navigating whatever is going on in your life—from stress or relationship issues to …

The Paris Dream Trip (Part 1)

Let's say you've never been to Paris. Or, more likely, you spent 18 hours there during a family holiday when you hit nine countries in ten days—or …

Paris

Jazz in Paris: From Standards to Swing, the Best Clubs in the City

<i>Studio de l’Ermitage</i>If you’re looking for live music in Paris, you’ve got plenty of choices. But the best shows in town are dedicated one of the …

France

The Best Pastries in Paris, According to Cronut King Dominique Ansel

You don't want to 'gram some mediocre croissant in front of the Eiffel Tower, do you?<p>Before Paris was on all your friends’ Instagram pages, it was young Dominique Ansel’s dream destination. The ultra-successful pastry chef was once a little kid growing up in a tiny neighborhood north of Paris who …

Baking

Paris in 48 hours: The Perfect Weekend Itinerary

Paris in 48 hours: The Perfect Weekend Guide<p>Where to eat and shop. What to see and do. Paris in 48 hours.<p>October 20, 2017<p>Paris is one of the most …