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Celonis scores $50M Series B on $1B valuation

In the age of digital transformation, it’s important to understand your business processes and find improvements quickly, but it’s not always easy to do without bringing in expensive consultants to help. Celonis, a New York City enterprise startup, created a sophisticated software solution to help …

Venture Capital

Shrooms Could Help Scientists Better Understand Consciousness

Could that psychedelic-induced dreamlike state help scientists figure out how to better treat mental illness?<p>“I suddenly became strangely inebriated. The external world became changed as in a dream. Objects appeared to gain in relief; they assumed unusual dimensions and colors became more glowing. …

Do These 3 Things to Speed Up Your Metabolism (Not These 3)

Experts love to talk about effective ways to increase our metabolism in order to burn more calories and lose weight. But have you been getting the wrong advice? This comparison photo from fitness and lifestyle coach Marci Nevin illustrates three things you absolutely can do to speed up your …

Exercise

The Pros and Cons of Dating Each Myers-Briggs Personality Type

Look, I’m not here to tell you who to date.<p>Attraction is an incredibly subjective matter. What entices one person bores another. What repulses you …

You're Doubling The Glycemic Index Of A Sweet Potato When You Bake It

But there's actually something you can do about it, and it involves your microwave.<p>A baked sweet potato is one of those rare things in life that’s both good for you and intensely satisfying, kind of like watching multi-episode TV crime dramas. In terms of nutrition, a baked sweet potato is high in …

4 Natural Supplements That Are as Powerful as Drugs

Most supplements don't really work, or at least haven't been proven to work.<p>However, there are some exceptions to this.<p>In fact, a few supplements are</i> …

High Blood Pressure

Cardiologists Set the Record Straight on Eggs, Coconut Oil, Gluten, and More

While the big pillars of a heart-healthy diet haven’t changed much over time, it <i>can</i> be difficult to keep track of those smaller details that seem to …

Nutrition

11 Designer Tricks That Will Make Your Ceilings Look Twice As High

It's all about the stripes, people.<p>If your home wasn't blessed with super tall ceilings, you're not alone. The good news? Interior designers have been faking high interiors for years. We asked some of our go-to pros to share their secrets so you can use them in your own home.

These Are the Best Lighting Options for Your Apartment

You're on your way to a well-lit abode.<p>Apartment dwellers understand the challenge of choosing light fixtures that address issues like a lack of natural light and minimal floor space. To transform your dreary apartment into a well-lit abode, see these expert tips on how to choose the best lighting …

Home Decorating

8 Paint Colors That Always Work for a Small Bedroom

Your bedroom is where you go to unwind and sleep, so it's important that it doesn't feel like the walls are caving in around you. Which can be a …

Farrow & Ball

The role of the brain when it comes to the limits of human endurance

‘The brain’s interpretation of the body signals is maybe more important than the body signals themselves’<p>Once, we believed that the body was a machine, and the secret to optimal performance came from the muscles, the lungs, the heart. Then, we were told that it’s all in our head, and we just need …

5 Reasons Not to Retire Before 66

One of them has to do with your health.<p>Just over half of Americans retire between the ages of 60 and 65, making this the most popular age range for …

Retirement

If a woman has these 14 qualities never let her go, scientists say

People in long term relationships will someday get to the point where they need to ask themselves: Is this really the person I want to spend the rest …

Relationships

My wife always climaxes during foreplay, leaving me feeling as if I am just servicing her

<b>My wife schedules sex once a week. Foreplay is mainly spent on arousing her, and she will always climax before penetration. After sex, I am left empty and regretful as I feel I am just servicing her. I want to experiment and I have tried to talk about it but she refuses to listen. I am close to</b> …

I Spent 15 Years Studying Why People Hate Their Jobs. This Is the Top Reason Why

Here's the biggest reason people choose unfulfilling careers.<p>Finding a career path that makes us feel satisfied and successful isn't easy. It's not something they teach us in school, which makes the journey that much more challenging.<p>For the past 15 years, I've been devoted to studying the deep …

Study Skills

9 ways digestive problems could be totally screwing with your weight

It could explain why that number on the scale is rising.<p>When everything is flowing smoothly, life is good. And we're not just talking good hair days or a flawless presentation at work. Your digestive tract counts too. But when it's out of whack, it could affect — you guessed it — the …

5 Simple Things You Can Do Every Day to Be Super-organized

We all have those super-organized people in our lives: the ones who always seem to get things done long before they’re due, keep their homes and …

Productivity

Want your kids to talk to you? Try this...

If you want your kids to talk to you, don’t ask them questions.<p>Kids and husbands have a lot in common—both hate questions. Husbands don’t have the nerve to tell their wives how much they detest the <i>why</i> word. Kids? Boys will grunt a nonsensical response, girls will flash a dramatic eye-roll, and both …

3 Bad Mistakes Even Good Parents Make

Good intentions aren't enough to put your kid on the path to success. You also need knowledge.<p>There are plenty of bad parents out there, but if you're reading this article, you're probably not one of them. Truly bad parents don't show much of an interest in scientifically validated parenting …

This Elon Musk Email to Tesla Employees Is a Powerful Lesson in Authentic, Heartfelt Leadership

When times get tough, great leaders don't just protect -- they connect.<p>Elon Musk is one of the world's most popular entrepreneurs. As the guiding force behind Tesla, SpaceX, and OpenAI -- not to mention helping to found PayPal -- he tackles some of the biggest challenges.<p>That includes some of the …

28 Years Ago, Steve Jobs Said 1 Thing Is More Powerful Than Technology. It's Even More True Today

For a guy like Steve Jobs, it was a remarkable statement...and it's something we can all put to use in our own lives.<p>Steve Jobs helped create wildly popular products that changed entire industries. (Hello, mobile devices. Howdy, music business.)<p>But while he definitely believed in his own ideas and …

Your To-Do List Isn't Working. Here's How to Fix It in 1 Step

How to get unstuck, procrastinate less, and focus more.<p>You're probably familiar with the story for a jar that represents the time available in your life. You fill the jar with rocks, pebbles, and sand representing the big, medium, and small stuff you do every day. If you start with pebbles and …

The Social Muscle

Loneliness and social isolation are deeply physical ailments, on par with obesity and smoking for negative health outcomes. They have a damning effect on productivity, innovation, and organizational commitment, and they exact a high price on individuals, organizations, and our entire society. …

The Nobel Prize in medicine explains how animals, humans, and plants are all synchronised to Earth

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 2017 has just been awarded to the three scientists — Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash, and Michael W. Young — who uncovered certain molecular mechanisms for these body clocks, or "circadian rhythms."<p>The winners were announced at the Nobel Forum at the …

Nobel Prize

Mentally Strong Kids Have Parents Who Refuse to Do These 13 Things

Give up the bad habits that rob kids of mental strength.<p>Raising a mentally strong kid doesn't mean he won't cry when he's sad or that he won't fail sometimes. Mental strength doesn't make you immune to hardship and it's not about suppressing your emotions.<p>In fact, it's quite the opposite. Mental …

Billionaire CEO Sara Blakely Says These 7 Words Are the Best Career Advice She Ever Got

Sometimes the simplest things are the most profound.<p>Sara Blakely founded Spanx in her late 20s. The company made $4 million in sales in its first year and $10 million in its second year. In 2012, <i>Forbes</i> named Blakely the youngest self-made woman billionaire in the world.<p>She is clearly massively …

Sara Blakely

Tip: Do This Before Leg Day

Here's how to wake up and prepare your body for your toughest lower-body workout.<p>The goal of your warm-up should be to prepare you for your workout …

Mental health data shows stark difference between girls and boys

There is a discrepancy between emotional problems perceived by parents and the feelings expressed by their children<p>A snapshot view of NHS and other data on child and adolescent mental health reveals a stark difference along gender lines.<p>Related: Stress and social media fuel mental health crisis …

Mental Health

Richard Branson Reveals 3 Important Lessons Most Leaders Learn Too Late in Life

At Virgin Group, it's OK to encourage and even celebrate failure.<p>Sir Richard Branson has modeled an unconventional leadership approach that has attracted a cult-like following, as evidenced by some of his best-sellers -- <i>Like a Virgin: Secrets They Won't Teach You at Business School</i> and, of course,</i> …

Writing In A Journal Has Helped Me Create My Future And Achieve My Goals .

Of all the things that have been helpful to me in personal growth and goal achievement, using my journal daily is at the foundation.<p>Of all the things that have been helpful to me in personal growth and goal achievement, using my journal daily is at the foundation.<p>Writing in my journal <i>every single</i> …

Productivity