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11 basic Excel tricks that will change your life

Microsoft Excel is an amazing piece of software, and even regular users might not be getting as much out of it as they can. Improve your Excel efficiency and proficiency with these basic shortcuts and functions that absolutely everyone needs to know.<p>Of course you can move from cell to cell with …

Tutorials

3 Easy Mindfulness Meditation Techniques to Practice at Home or at the Office

We've all had those moments where we're not sure whether to scream, run and hide or drop everything and get on the next plane to a faraway island. Whether work life, personal life or the delicate balance of the two is causing you stress, there are better ways to dealing with life's pressures than …

How to Manage Your Thoughts, Feelings, and Behaviors

The only things we can control in life are our thoughts, feelings and behaviors. If we can manage those, we can achieve our goals and gain success in …

Emotional Intelligence

Meditation for Beginners: How to Meditate

Shutterstock<p>Leave a Loud Room<p>There's no <i>wrong</i> place to meditate, but choosing a calm place might make it easier when you're first starting out: "Your …

What should I read next?

Spring marks the start of new beginnings, and though the crisp, sunny days might tempt you outside, others, like me, will be tempted by a new crop of books to choose from. So, if you’re looking for new literary beginnings, look no further. Our keen reviewers have been busy reading and critiquing …

Books

15 Ways to Entertain Kids on a Plane

Before I had kids I was a horrible flyer. When turbulence would hit I'd practically sit on the lap of the person seated next to me. (Awkward!) But after having kids, those fears were replaced by an even scarier one... fear of the whining/crying child!! I want our vacation fun to start as soon as we …

Science: Being a Working Parent Is Actually Great for You and Your Kids | Inc.com

When you're a parent, choosing between working and staying at home feels like a no-win situation. Whichever door you choose, regrets are always lurking in the background needling you about what you've given up. Whether you're a working parent or you've chosen to stay at home, chances are you're no …

Harvard Business School

5 Ways to Teach Your Children Civility and Why It Matters Now

Teaching civility means helping your children recognize the humanity of others and put the common good above their …

The Most Important Parenting Lesson I've Learned (So Far)

<b>"[Motherhood is] the biggest gamble in the world. It is the glorious life force. It's huge and scary--it's an act of infinite optimism." ~ Gilda Radner, American comedienne and actress</b><p>"Giving birth and being born brings us into the essence of creation, where the human spirit is courageous and bold …

Parenting Tools: How to communicate with your children

A parenting toolbox is something that we can draw upon to help us in our mission to raise our children successfully. In my case I am particularly …

Japan Opens a Futuristic Bullet Train Line from Tokyo to Hokkaido

This weekend Japan’s iconic rail network launched the newest addition to its system of <i>shinkansen</i> “bullet trains,” connecting Tokyo for the first time by high-speed rail with the northern island of Hokkaido. The new Hokkaido Shinkansen travels the 825 km (513 miles) from Tokyo to near Hakodate, …

High-speed Rail

Mom Heckles Comedian For Joking About Parenthood, It Doesn’t End Well

Comedian shuts heckler down when she gets offended by his jokes about parenting<p>People have opinions about parenting, because they do. Everyone may …

Parenting

Liquid Media: Hawaii Design and Marketing

Our servers are hosted and maintained by Liquid Web. Hosting costs are billed anually at in the first week of the year, we like to keep it simple, …

This is why Finland has the best schools

Unlike in the United States, where many schools are slashing recess, schoolchildren in Finland have a mandatory 15-minute outdoor free-play break …

A New Study Says People With Higher IQs Are Happier With Less Social Interaction

Maybe that's why you're such a homebody.<p>While the average person is happier with a large friend circle, new research reveals those with higher IQs are better off with a small one.<p>Evolutionary psychologists Satoshi Kanazawa of the London School of Economics and Norman Li of Singapore Management …

10 Easy Steps for Breathing Calm Into Your Anxious Brain

Your brain is brilliantly wired to react to life-threatening danger. When it perceives a threat, your core brain instantly shifts into “survival …

17 Processed Foods Nutritionists Approve Of

Despite processed food’s bad reputation—which, for the most part, is deserved—there are actually several items you can indulge in guilt-free. …

How to Focus Your Brain Like a Superhuman

You’ve heard it before I’m sure, <b>“we only use 10% of our brains and our potential.”</b> Now, I’m pretty sure this is a myth, because if you lost part of …

See For Yourself Why This Dark Urban Fantasy Book Is Making So Many Waves

This exclusive preview chapter from <i>Borderline</i> by Mishell Baker contains the best line I’ve seen in ages: “Suicide is not a way of ending pain; it’s …

Mind

5 Reasons the Coastal City of Thiruvananthapuram Is India’s Best-Kept Secret

Arabian Sea

These Comics Provide Hilariously Abridged Summaries of Classic Novels

Who needs Spark Notes when you can read John Atkinson's abridged summaries of some of the greatest works of literature? The cartoonist, from Ottawa, …

Literature

The invisible work (and value) of parenting

“You have a PhD, and you’re freelancing and home with the kids? That must be … nice,” said the mother of a friend of my 6-year-old daughter.<p>The “nice” hung in the air awkwardly, familiarly. Behind the question was genuine bewilderment, curiosity, a bit of judgment, a smattering of pity. In my next …

Parenting

Do You Know What Your Child Does in School All Day? 8 Ways to Find Out

Every morning we send our kids off for six or more hours at their school but do we really know what's going on? We see progress reports, grades, and an occasional email, but what are they learning and achieving? How are they socializing? How do they handle difficult situations?<p><b>8 Essential Ways to</b> …

The Evolution of Anxiety: Why We Worry and What to Do About It

Let’s pretend for a moment that you are a giraffe. You live on the grasslands of the African savannah. You have a neck that is 7 feet long (2.1 …

Cognitive psychology experiment reveals the invisible world of human perception

Stage magicians are not the only ones who can distract the eye: a new cognitive psychology experiment demonstrates how all human beings have a …

A Short History Of Deep Learning -- Everyone Should Read

Deep learning is a topic that is making big waves at the moment. It is basically a branch of machine learning (another hot topic) that uses algorithms to e.g. recognize objects and understand human speech. Scientists have used deep learning algorithms with multiple processing layers (hence “deep”) …

Machine Learning

5 habits of the happiest people

Some of the most powerful habits and traits that happy people possess are not what you’d generally expect — they’re simple yet profound. Developing …

How to find the perfect climbing plants for your garden

<b>Ideal for small gardens as they take up virtually no space on the ground, climbing plants can help disguise eyesores and soften fences or walls, as</b> …

Climbing

Reckon you were born without a brain for maths? Highly unlikely

It’s extraordinary what a badge of honour it is in our culture to declare: “I’m terrible at maths. I just don’t have the brain for it.”<p>You’d never get someone in India or China confessing to such a thing. Maths is regarded in such high esteem that admitting you can’t do it is akin to announcing …

Mathematics

Why Meditation Makes You Happier, Healthier, Successful and How to Get Started

The benefits of meditation have been talked about for years around mental health, boosted immunity, vitality and creativity. Sounds too good to be …

Meditation