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Finally Learn How to Do a Push-Up Correctly

Still wondering whether you're doing push-ups the right way? Get it down pat once and for all, and reap all the strong-body benefits.<p>There's a reason …

Workouts

Have Better Conversations And Reduce Awkwardness: 3 Tips From Tribute Cofounder Andrew Horn

Pioneering psychologist Virginia Satir once said, “Communication is the largest single factor determining what kinds of relationships [a human] makes with others and what happens to him.” Decades later, Stanford determined the only consistent variable determining the success of their students was …

Self-help

Let's silence the creative writing course snobs

These days, it is normal for authors to go to writing workshops – or teach them. So why does the idea they produce derivative writers persist?<p>What makes a writer? How do you become one? When I was younger, even asking those questions seemed to disqualify me: a writer isn’t something one becomes, I …

Creative Writing

Three Workday Productivity Hacks

I always knew I was a pretty organized person — but then came moonlighting for a startup. To be honest, I think we can all push ourselves to be as productive as possible, but sometimes it takes a specific situation to make us fulfill our potential. I found this out quickly, as I have been …

Time Management

The cool neurological similarity you may share with your best friend

If you sometimes feel like your closest friends "just get you," new research might be able to explain why.

The Brain

Research: When You Don’t Have an Alternative in a Negotiation, Try Imagining One

Conventional wisdom suggests that negotiators need alternatives to succeed. Alternatives give negotiators the confidence to negotiate offers more ambitiously, to push for more optimal outcomes, and to walk away from the table when needed. But negotiators often have no alternative at all. For …

Psychology

Why Every Dog Owner Should Have Coconut Oil In Their Pantry

Unless you’re crawling out from under a rock today, you’ve heard a lot about the healing properties and health benefits of coconut oil. But did you …

Coconut

Mystery of sea nomads' amazing ability to freedive is solved

Scientists have uncovered the secrets of the Bajau people, long-famed for their ability to hold their breath for extraordinary lengths of time<p>The secret behind the ability of a group of “sea nomads” in Southeast Asia to hold their breath for extraordinary periods of time while freediving to hunt …

Biology

Doing These 4 Things Will Make You Happier, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

Self-improvement

How to Get People to Accept a Tough Decision

Imagine this: You’re a general manager for a manufacturing company and orders are up. You know you should be celebrating, but instead, you feel gut punched. Your plants are facing severe capacity and material constraints and you know you can’t fill these orders. Now you have to decide which ones to …

Management

4 Simple Words That Will Make You a Better Critical Thinker

Few questions expose the limits of one's knowledge quite like these four words do.<p><i>How can we develop our critical thinking abilities? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Allen Lobo,</b> …

Critical Thinking

Why Cats Want You to Pet Them in These Key Places, According to Science

Mystery solved.<p>Cats are funny, finicky creatures; when they require human affection, you’ll know.<p>Although every kitty has their own favorite spots to …

Pets

Are You Approach Or Avoidance Motivated? A Mini Quiz

What gets you moving? When you have a goal or need a change, what’s top of mind; the reward – or the avoidance of a loss?<p>Today’s SKILL WEEKLY talks …

Psychology

6 tips to help you leave work on time today - and everyday

According to a new study, more than a third of us stay late at work due to a culture of presenteeism (what? only a third, I hear you cry!)<p>Research by Totaljobs found that two out of five people linger in the office, due to a culture encouraged by bosses. While, one in three employers looked down on …

Time Management

How To Grow Unlimited Amounts Of Blueberries In Your Backyard

Blueberries are not only delicious snack but they are also very healthy fruit too. Whether you eat them raw, squeezed in your juice, added to your …

Gardening

Want to Improve Your Communication Skills? Stop Saying These 25 Words.

Stop saying these words in the office. You'll improve your communication skills and your coworkers will thank you.<p>For thousands of years, our most powerful tools to change the world and our surroundings have been our words. That’s still true today.<p>From the lines you hear on TV, the commentary you …

Communication Skills

20 Tips You Definitely Need If You're Always Busy And Stressed

Bookmark this for a rare moment when you're not rushing around.

Productivity

3 Types of Burnout, According to Psychologists (and Signs You're Headed For Trouble)

Be aware of the signs so that you can catch them early.<p>You're working hard and hustling to build a career you love. But you're also tired, stressed, and feeling cynical about the future.<p>Could you be burned out?<p>Burnout refers to a collection of different physical, emotional, and mental reactions …

Burnout

Seven things you're doing that make people distrust you immediately

You can lose someone's trust pretty quickly.<p>All it takes is a missed deadline, a weird facial expression or a feeling that you just don't get the …

Columbia University

20 Simple Habits That Will Make You Happier

I am fascinated with the habits that affect happiness, health, productivity and success. I read everything I can get my hands on related to these …

Happiness

The lie pictures tell: an ex-model on the truth behind her perfect photos

‘In this image, in all of them, I marvel how little of myself is left. The more pieces of myself I lose, the more men I attract’<p>I sit in child’s pose on the carpet, my back inches away from the heater in the wall, cradling images of the girl I used to be. I cup her many faces in my hands, like …

Music Videos

This "Shower in a Bottle" Does Exactly What It Says on the Tin, and I'm Sold

• Popsugar<br>• Beauty<br>• Beauty Product<p>Umberto Giannini Shower in a Bottle Review<p>This "Shower in a Bottle" Does Exactly What It Says on the Tin, and I'm …

Hair

What depressed robots can teach us about mental health

The idea of a depressed computer may seem absurd – but artificial intelligence and the human brain share a vital feature<p>Depression seems a uniquely human way of suffering, but surprising new ways of thinking about it are coming from the field of artificial intelligence. Worldwide, over 350 million …

Artificial Intelligence

You Share Everything With Your Bestie. Even Brain Waves.

A friend will help you move, goes an old saying, while a good friend will help you move a body. And why not? Moral qualms aside, that good friend would likely agree the victim was an intolerable jerk who had it coming and, jeez, you shouldn’t have done this but where do you keep the …

Psychology

A real-life Lord of the Flies: the troubling legacy of the Robbers Cave experiment

In the early 1950s, the psychologist Muzafer Sherif brought together a group of boys at a US summer camp – and tried to make them fight each other. Does his work teach us anything about our age of resurgent tribalism?<p>• Read an extract from The Lost Boys<p>July 1953: late one evening in the woods …

Psychology

3 Wildly Ingenious Ways to Make Sure You Wake Up on Time, Every Time

We've all been there. You wake up and look at your clock in disbelief as sheer panic settles into the pit of your stomach. Stop this from ever happening again by doing these 3 things.<p>You know the drill: you hear your morning alarm, hit the snooze button, go back to sleep, wake up in a panic, rush …

Time Management

My 13 Favorite Productivity Tools

When you think of productivity tools, you probably think of apps and other technological tools. Unfortunately, apps are not the route to greater productivity. As a matter of fact, technology often consumes more time than it saves. Here are my 13 favorite productivity tools, none of which require …

Productivity

Here's why you should never shower or do dishes during a thunderstorm

Turns out this isn't an old wives' tale.<p>Sure, it's common knowledge to take refuge inside when you hear thunder, but did you know that lightning can …

Weather

Britain's safest car revealed, with no road deaths in 16 years

The country's safest car has been revealed as a Volvo model that has seen no drivers or passengers killed inside it in the 16 years it has been on sale.<p>A high-tech safety mechanism for automatic braking saw the Volvo XC90 crowned the safest vehicle ever tested, according to independent laboratory …

Autonomous Cars

How often to clean everything you own, from your toilet to your phone, according to science

Humans do not live in our homes alone. There are approximately 7,000 different species of bacteria floating around in your house right now. And that's just in the dust.<p>The rich and complex web of dirt, viruses, and pollen floating around us isn't all bad. It's important to keep some microbes around …

E.coli