Anna Kulichkova

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Expat life in the land of hobbits

With a laid-back, outdoorsy vibe, New Zealand’s largest city is often called one of the world’s best places to live. Here’s how to land a job there.<p>When Lizzie Brandon first arrived in Auckland, New Zealand in 2008, she used to write down things about her new home that were different to life in …

WATCH: Disabling IPhone Animations Can Actually Speed Up Your Device

Just one little tweak makes your iPhone feel brand-new again!<p>Compared to desktop computers, iPhones run very lean and very mean, but that's not to …

America's 12 best big cities to live in right now

Big cities aren't for everyone. But America's best metropolises have become magnets for people looking to find a great job and start a new, exciting life.<p>In its recently released ranking of the best places to live in America, U.S. News & World Report gathered data on the 100 most populous US …

The Surprising, Deeper Reason Introverts Avoid Small Talk

<b>It ALL makes sense now.</b><p>I’m definitely an introvert. It’s not that I constantly sit by myself in a corner and never talk to people. I can be social, …

Self-help

David Bowie's Visual Legacy

In W magazine's August 2011 issue, photographer Tim Walker captured Tilda Swinton in David Bowie-inspired images. In an accompanying interview, the actress shared that she and Bowie share the same “planetary DNA.” And she's not the only artist who looked to the late musician, who died of cancer in …

People and TODAY Beauty Awards 2015: Skin product winners

Whoever said to "save the best for last," must have referring to the People and TODAY Beauty Awards. Because on this "Tryday Friday," we're bringing you the best skin-care products of 2015. From eye creams to moisturizers, face masks and more, we've done the research to bring you all the serums and …

To Stop Procrastinating, Start by Understanding the Emotions Involved

Time management goes only so far; the emotional reasons for delay must also be addressed<p>Putting off a work or school assignment in order to play videogames or water the plants might seem like nothing more serious than poor time-management.<p>But researchers say chronic procrastination is an emotional …

Time Management

Tim Cook On Apple’s Future: Everything Can Change Except Values

In an exclusive Q&A, the current CEO discusses the Watch, how Steve Jobs informs Apple’s future, and how Apple lives “outside the box.”<p>Fast Company: How does Steve Jobs’s legacy live on at Apple?<p><b>Tim Cook:</b> Steve felt that most people live in a small box. They think they can’t influence or change …

Why ‘Work-Life Balance’ Is a Farce | Inc.com

Sometimes, you just have to hear someone you respect say something contrarian to spark that blinding glimpse of the obvious. Last week, I had the pleasure of meeting and speaking with Bert Jacobs, Co-Founder and "Chief Executive Optimist" of Life Is Good, a $100 million dollar lifestyle brand. …

Forget Resolutions, What’s Your “Beautiful Question” For 2015?

Big questions can lead to big breakthroughs, writes Warren Berger, author of A More Beautiful Question. Here’s how to find yours.<p>With New Year’s comfortably behind us, we’ve all had enough talk of resolutions. But for those still looking for a way to spark change in their lives, I’d like to suggest …

Answer These 6 Questions - And Customers Will Love You

There is great power in simplicity. For instance, the most powerful ideas are often expressed in very simple terms: E=MC2, for instance, or the 272 words of the Gettysburg address. Last month, I was introduced to the blog of a guy named Jim Connolly. It’s the most popular marketing blog in the UK, …

The Real Roots of Midlife Crisis

What a growing body of research reveals about the biology of human happiness—and how to navigate the (temporary) slump in middle age<p>This summer, a friend called in a state of unhappy perplexity. At age 47, after years of struggling to find security in academia, he had received tenure. Instead of …

The complete guide to networking for introverts

Most people find networking to be a somewhat uncomfortable endeavor. But the task of meeting and greeting strangers en masse—and ultimately asking them for business—can be far more painful for introverts, according to research. Extroverts, who tend to excel at building contacts outside their …

Mixed race in the UK: am I the future face of this country?

With ‘mixed race’ now the fastest-growing ethnic minority in the country, prejudice should be a thing of the past – but as one writer reveals, we've still got a long way to go<p>Where I grew up, a mixed-race family was something of an anomaly. Families, according to our neighbours – and the pictures …