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How to Forgive Someone Who Will Never Say Sorry

If a poisonous snake bites you, the bite can kill you, right?<p>Wrong.<p>It’s not the bite itself, but the venom inside of your body, that’s …

Positive Thinking

'Imposter syndrome' makes people feel like they don't deserve success — here are 10 ways to keep it from getting to you

Have you ever walked into a meeting hoping that you'll be able to convince others that you're an expert in your field, when in reality you feel as if you're faking it? Have you ever feared that you would be "found out" to be less competent than others think you are? The "impostor phenomenon" was …

Self-improvement

Need A Boost? These 15 Habits Will Put You On The Road To Better Self-Esteem

<i>What are some tips for boosting self-esteem? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from</i> …

Self-help

26 time-management tricks I wish I'd known at 20

Time-management skills can take a while to learn.<p>Étienne Garbugli, a Montreal-based product and marketing consultant, the author of "Lean B2B: Build Products Businesses Want," and the creator of a course to help entrepreneurs find their target market, distilled the lessons he wishes he'd known when …

Time Management

8 Signs You're a Perfectionist (and Why It's Toxic to Your Mental Health) | Inc.com

People often confuse high achieving behavior with perfectionistic behavior. High achievers are dedicated, determined individuals who have a strong desire to accomplish something that's important to them. Their achievements are not about what others will think of them or a fear of failure, it's to …

Self-improvement

Why Happy People Cheat

A good marriage is no guarantee against infidelity.<p>“Most descriptions of troubled marriages don’t seem to fit my situation,” Priya insists. “Colin and I have a wonderful relationship. Great kids, no financial stresses, careers we love, great friends. He is a phenom at work, fucking handsome, …

Relationships

2 Quotes That Will Reshape Your Approach To Life | Inc.com

In the movie, Gattaca, a young man, Vincent, is born with every disadvantage imaginable. It simply isn't his "fate" to have the life he wants.<p>But he doesn't accept that fate. Instead, he does everything, even risks his very life, to have the life he most deeply desires.<p>One scene in the movie is …

Self-improvement

8 Ted Talks On Work-Life Balance You Need To Hear

Work-life balance is something people are taught to want in life, however, what it looks like in reality and how to achieve it remains a mystery to most. One thing most people can agree on is that work-life balance is rooted in many concepts like time management, success, and of course, happiness …

Work-life Balance

The Top Five Ways to Make Adult Friends

Because we're all a little lonely.<p><b>By Eric Barker</b><p>When you were a kid it was a lot easier. In college you almost had to be trying not to make friends. …

Happiness

18 Posts For When You're Trying To Eat Healthier

Everything you've ever wanted to know about nutrition, but, like, simply explained.

How to get rid of blackheads

Have you ever googled blackhead extraction? Be warned, you need a strong stomach. But with more than two million people subscribing to the YouTube channel of Dr Pimple Popper, a US dermatologist who specialises in blemishes, it’s safe to say that I’m not the only person eager to unclog my pores.<p>My …

Skin Care

Albert Camus on the Will to Live and the Most Important Question of Existence

“The body’s judgment is as good as the mind’s, and the body shrinks from annihilation. We get into the habit of living before acquiring the habit of thinking.”<p><i>“If the universe is meaningless, so is the statement that it is so… The meaning and purpose of dancing is the dance,”</i> Alan Watts wrote in …

10 Proven Ways To Help Learn Anything Better

Psychologists say this is the simplest way to get — and stay — happy

It's an amazing, but often fleeting, feeling. And many of us don't get enough of it.<p>What's more, there's a common belief that if we seek out things like a better career, more money, and meaningful companionship, we'll be happier as a result.<p>But that may be a harmful misconception, as science …

Happiness

20 HABITS OF HAPPY PEOPLE YOU SHOULD ADOPT IN 2017

<b>1. Forgive more.</b><p>The Buddha once said,<p><b>Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one</b> …

The Keys to Happiness When You're an Introvert

Take a moment and imagine the happiest person you know. Got him or her in mind? Now think about how you would describe that person’s personality.<p>Did …

Polyamorous People Tell Us How They Make Their Relationships Work

If you want to bang other people while you're already in a relationship, there might be a few rules to follow.<p>While monogamy works for some, others spend their lives serially cheating on their partners while trying and failing to adhere to it. As an alternative, there are people who have found that …

Relationships

27 scientific ways your childhood affects your success as an adult

From the biological side of things to how we're nurtured, a lot of what goes on in childhood influences how we turn out as adults.<p>And while there isn't a set recipe for ensuring achievement and happiness in adulthood, psychology research has pointed to a handful of factors from childhood that can …

Psychology

65 Habits That Can Help Boost Staff Morale and Motivation | Inc.com

Employee engagement should be every leaders number one priority because when you have an engaged, highly motivated team then everything becomes that much easier and it helps to achieve amazing results and drive customer satisfaction.<p>With employee engagement lagging at less than a 33 percent in the …

Employee Engagement

​We Can’t Commit to One Person Because There’s Always Someone Better, Says Science

Confirming what we already know: social media is a plague on relationships.<p><b>Read more: Are Young People Really More Open to Polyamory, or Do We Just Like to Cheat?</b><p>In what comes as zero surprise to anybody under the age of 40, a new study looking at long-term relationships found that the reason we …

Relationships

The Smart Water Source For Your Garden That You're Not Taking Advantage Of

When you pair your expensive home landscaping water needs with a gray water filtration system, the result is an eco-friendly solution that saves …

Home Improvement

Japanese Robot Farm Company Going Big And Looking At New Vegetables

Companies like Spread are giving Japan’s agriculture industry a serious upgrade for the 21st century. Spread shot to fame for its highly automated, vertical farming units. The company is now looking at possibilities for widening its business, as well as possibly expanding into new kinds of …

Aquaponics

3 Insights About Kinky and Nonmonogamous Sex

Kinky sex has been around for eons, since long before Richard von Krafft-Ebing popularized the terms “sadism” and “masochism” in 1886 with his …

Which Tech Should You Learn Now?

There are so many tech stacks and platforms to chose from. Should you learn Angular 2, React, Node, or something else entirely? Let’s take a look at …

19 apps to reinvent yourself in 2016

It’s a New Year and a new you. At least that’s the idea, tackling 2016 with sound mind, body, diet and finances. You want to be smarter, look better …

Earth - Why are we the only human species still alive?

Two million years ago in Africa, several species of human-like creatures roamed the landscape. Some looked surprisingly similar to each other, while others had distinct, defining features.<p>In September 2015, another species was added to the list. Hundreds of bones discovered in a South African cave …

Humanity

The incredible power of ignoring everything

Fyodor Dostoevsky, the 19th Century Russian author, once famously challenged his brother to try out a strange task: Don't think about a polar bear right now. “Try to pose for yourself this task: not to think of a polar bear, and you will see that the cursed thing will come to mind every minute,” …

Johns Hopkins University

Get Better Sleep and Start Mornings Strong With the "10-3-2-1-0" Formula

A productive day starts with a great morning, and you can’t have a great morning if you didn’t get any rest the night before. This simple five-part …

Time Management

A Deadlift Variation That Works Just About Every Muscle in the Body

Deadlifts may as well be deemed the unicorn of exercise moves. Praised by trainers and physical therapists alike, the strength training move simultaneously works the core, back, butt, upper body, and legs — no stone unturned here. But if you want an even bigger challenge, try it on one leg with a …