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'I feel cold fear. I want to stay repressed': What it's like to go to sex-therapy

When Anna Maxted spent a weekend at a sex-therapy workshop, she was stunned to find herself go from terrified sceptic to self-help convert<p>It is a Sunday afternoon. My children are at the park with their dad, and I am at a workshop called 'Know Your Sexual Self'. Why? Because I avoid sexual …

Communism to capitalism: Romania sees huge changes

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania has changed dramatically in the 25 years since the people rose up against dictator Nicolae Ceausescu, executed him …

Russia hikes interest rates to 17pc to stop rouble collapse

Russia's central bank makes shock move just days after raising rates to 10.5pc, after rouble crashes 13pc against the dollar<p>Russia’s central bank has hiked the country’s benchmark interest rate to 17pc, just days after raising it to 10.5pc, in a bid to stop a full-blown currency crisis.<p>The shock …

Daily Inspiration #1949

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

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A Scaling Playbook for Entrepreneurs: Hiring for Growth

<i>Henry Kim is the president and co-founder at Symphony Commerce.</i><p>Generally speaking, entrepreneurs are great at creating something from nothing. We are ideas people, and good at getting them off the ground through laser focus on product concept and development as well as early cultivation of a …

The hidden lives of those who care

<b>While nobody sets out to be an unpaid carer, it is a job more than six million people currently perform, according to the 2011 Census. This hidden workforce, thought to save the economy £119bn a year, is drawn from all ages and backgrounds.</b><p>Here are a few of their stories.<p>Gill<p>"You'll be listening to …

What structural reform is and why it is important

Feeling Like a Winner Changes What You Think Is Fair

Do our beliefs about justice, skill, and trust change depending on whether we feel like a winner or a loser?<p>Yes, according to new research from Jazmin L. Brown-Iannuzzi, Kristjen B. Lundberg, and B. Keith Payne of UNC Chapel Hill and Aaron C. Kay of Duke University. To explore these issues, the …

There Is No Shortage of Leaders

“Our world looks in vain for strong leadership,” lamented the commentary for a new report by the World Economic Forum about the global outlook for 2015. The Geneva-based foundation, best known for its gatherings of world leaders, surveyed 1,767 experts about the major trends likely to keep …

Turkey criticised for detaining journalists

The US and EU have criticised Turkey over the police crackdowns and more than two dozen detentions, targeting two opposition media outlets.<p>Istanbul police raided on Sunday the country’s most-read newspaper and a national television close to Fetullah Gulen, an influential US-based religious leader …

Why the oil price is falling