Amanda Bee

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9 books to read before seeing the movie

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The only 5 exercises you need to get fit

The only 5 exercises you need to get fit<p>We all want to start a fitness regime, but with our busy lives it becomes difficult, we feel it is a time …

6 of the best love poems for World Poetry Day 2018

World Poetry Day is today, so what a perfect time to get stuck into some beautiful words.<p>Love is a common theme in poetry.<p>After all, it’s an emotion …

17 One-Star Reviews Of Classic Novels That Completely Missed The Point Of The Books

Everyone is allowed to have their own opinion on the literary classics. I think even the most devout book-lover can agree that just because a book is …

The Mind of the Leader: How to Lead Yourself, Your People, and Your Organization for Extraordinary Results

Description<p>Publication Date: <b>March 13, 2018</b><p>Join the global movement that's making corporations more people-centric to achieve great results. The world is facing a global leadership crisis. Seventy-seven percent of leaders think they do a good job of engaging their people, yet 88 percent of employees …

The 50 best audiobooks of all time

If you love to read, but haven't had the time to sit down with a good book lately, consider listening to an audiobook. Today's audiobooks can be downloaded right to your phone, and make the perfect listening companion for your commute, workout, or anytime your hands are busy but your ears are …

A psychologist explains how to beat social anxiety

The problem isn’t your social skills<p>It is rarely helpful to tell a shy person to “just be yourself!” Riffing on that frustrating exchange, clinical psychologist Ellen Hendriksen has written a book that she hopes will answer the question the anxious person usually asks in return: How?<p>Hendriksen …

Psychology

'I had a cough - in a few days I'm told it is cancer and without treatment, I will be dead in three months'

<b>These columns were written by Sue Margolis for the Telegraph last year with the idea that she would chronicle her cancer journey in a regular series for the newspaper. Unfortunately, Sue became too ill to continue writing for us, but her first five columns are published below…</b><p><b>Column 1: The</b> …

Medicine

This week’s must-read books

<b>Red Clocks</b> <i><br>Leni Zumas (fiction, Little, Brown)</i><br>In the America of “Red Clocks,” IVF is banned and abortion is illegal. Five women in a small town in …

19 Novels to Stoke Your Wanderlust

What's just as good as going on a new adventure?<p>Riding shotgun as John Steinbeck boards a dusty pickup with his beloved pooch and sets off on a road …

5 Inspiring TED Talks That Will Free You to Be Happy and Successful

What’s the secret to happiness and achievement? Sometimes it’s not so much what you do as what you stop doing. That’s the lesson behind some of the …

4 Step Guide to Letting Go of the Past

We’re constantly struggling with the past, in so many ways:<p>Mistakes we’ve made that we regret or that make us feel bad about ourselves<br>• Anger about …

Mindfulness

A long-lost satire by F. Scott Fitzgerald perfectly mocks the fake news of the 1920s

Nearly 100 years ago, F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote a short story mocking what we now might call “fake news.” The story, never published, remained in the archives until today.<p>This morning, the New Yorker published “The I.O.U.,” a satire written in 1920 about the way publishers chase sensational …

Literature

Living and Loving Through Loss: Beautiful Letters of Consolation from Great Artists, Writers, and Scientists

Words of comfort and compassion from Albert Einstein, Abraham Lincoln, Rachel Carson, Charles Darwin, Alan Turing, Johannes Brahms, and Charles Dickens.<p><i>“Grief, when it comes, is nothing like we expect it to be,”</i> Joan Didion wrote in her classic memoir of loss. But however uncertain its guise may …

12 Podcasts That Will Make You a Better Leader | Inc.com

Podcasts continue to grow in popularity as a convenient way to stay on top of all kinds of topics. As a result, the field is becoming steadily more crowded--a recent check of iTunes showed more than 100 podcasts with the word <i>leadership</i> in their title. Some are focused on special interests like …

Leadership

My 10 Favorite Books: Suzanne Vega

<i>For his bookshop and website One Grand Books, the editor Aaron Hicklin asked people to name the 10 books they’d take with them if they were marooned on a desert island. The next in the series is the singer Suzanne Vega, whose seminal songs “Tom’s Diner” and “My Name Is Luka” turn 30 this year. She</i> …

Literature

11 Books That Remind Us There’s No Place Like Home

Complex and vivid, I feel at home in Istanbul, in all the good ways of that word: warm, content, and comforted. In Elif Shafak’s equally complex and …

30 Books You Should Read Before You're 30

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9 Incredible Countries Where You Can Live for Under $1,000 a Month

Travel widely enough, and you'll notice something about the Americans you encounter abroad. While the people I know in the States are too often …

The Author of "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People" Reveals His Perfect Morning Routine

Have you heard of Stephen Covey? He was an incredibly influential author, publishing the bestselling book <i>7 Habits of Highly Effective People</i> which …

Time Management

Canada Is Offering Free Admission to Its National Parks in 2017—Here’s Where to Stay

2 Secrets To The Good Life, Backed By Ancient Wisdom And Research

On the first day of his class on ancient Chinese philosophy, professor Michael Puett makes a promise to all the students:If you take the ideas in …

Happiness

Best scented plants to grow in winter

Winter flowering plants have to compete for the attention of the few pollinators that are on the wing on sunny still days in winter. However, such plants have evolved without the need for showy flowers that would succumb to bad weather; instead they offer scent on small flowers that continue for …

Landscaping

16 Book-To-Film Adaptations To Look Forward To In 2017

So you can read before you watch.<p>Novelists and short story writers are to thank for several of the more inventive movies that’ve come out in 2016. “Elle,” a haunting story about fear, anxiety, and triumph after assault, is based on the novel <i>Oh...</i> by Philippe Djian; “Arrival” is based on a short …

Books

A Naked Black Hole Is Streaking Across the Universe

Black holes are mysterious cosmic monsters, shrouded in a thick veil of gas and dust. They lurk in the heart of galaxies, waiting to gobble up stars …

5 Ways to Build Soil in Winter

It is a generally accepted fact that once soil temperatures drop below 45°F (7°C), biological activity slows to a crawl, and the soil and all its …

Gardening

How to Watch the Presidential Debate

The interminable presidential campaign is almost over! Monday night's presidential debate marks the start of the seven-week home stretch in the race …

Learn How Airlines Set Their Prices (So You Can Get a Better Deal) | Inc.com

We've all been there. In the morning, you check the price of an airline ticket for a trip you're pondering, and get one number. By lunch it's something totally different. And you find another price when you look again next Tuesday.<p>Are airlines just trying to torture us? Is there method behind the …

Google Flights

The one thing travellers are doing wrong after they've booked a flight

Once you've booked a flight, you probably forget about your reservation until it's time to check-in.<p>Frequent flier and points expert Gilbert Ott — …

Flying