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How to Respond When You’re Put on the Spot in a Meeting

“Katherine, have a go at it?”<p>I love this scene from the 2017 movie, <i>Hidden Figures.</i> Katherine, played by Taraji P. Henson, is put on the spot by her boss, played by Kevin Costner, in a room filled with top brass NASA officials — all male. She is asked to go to the chalkboard and lay out the math to …

Participation

11 Perfumes That Smell Like a Clean White T-Shirt

It's exciting to wake up with the opportunity to start fresh every single day. We know—it sounds easy in theory, but everyone needs a little push …

Beauty

4 Layering Tops for the Office

Wardrobe feeling stale? We all have those days when getting dressed for work feels especially repetitive, but sometimes all it takes is a little jolt …

See Why Reviewers Are Loving These 7 Bestselling NYX Products

If you have a total obsession with NYX Cosmetics, you're not alone. This cruelty-free brand has garnered quite the following since it was founded in 1999. From its wide range of eye shadows and never-ending lip collections, we're continuously hooked. If you can't decide which product to get, we …

Makeup

I Did These 5 Things to Build a Stronger (2 Inch Bigger!) Booty

I never set out to get booty gains. In fact, when I began working out for the first time, I literally had never heard of that concept. I started my fitness journey with running and yoga: two beautiful, incredible forms of fitness that shaped me in ways well beyond the physical, but two activities …

It's Official: These Are the Biggest Lingerie Trends Right Now

If you’re an avid Who What Wear reader, then you may remember late last year when we shared insight on the lingerie trends to look out for in 2018 …

How do I stop being lonely? You asked Google – here’s the answer

Every day millions of people ask Google life’s most difficult questions. Our writers answer some of the commonest queries<p>Loneliness is a stealthy bastard. It can settle in on your soul without you even noticing, until the texture of the words appear on your tongue one day: “I’m lonely.” It’s a …

Psychology

Want to Be the Most Interesting Person in Any Conversation? Experts Say These 5 Techniques Will Work | Inc.com

You walk into a room at a social event where people are mingling and networking near the bar. In one corner of the room, something catches your eye. You notice a small crowd of people gathered around one individual.<p>She's not doing much talking, yet it appears that people are gravitating to her …

George Mason

10 Things Therapists Want You To Know If You’re Tired Of Being Single

Trust. It's 100% possible to be single and living a happy, fulfilling life.

Relationships

The First & Most Important Full Super Moon of the Year brings Powerful 11:11 Energy.

<i>**Whether numerology is science or magic, we’re open to most things, if they may be of benefit. ~ Ed.</i><p>January’s full moon is incredibly special.<p>Not …

Spirituality

6 amazing all-natural skincare brands from India that you need to try

Clean up your beauty act<p>While your skin has been fighting pollution, stress and bad lifestyle choices, these natural skincare brands in India have …

Skin Care

Cokie and Steven Roberts: A Half-Century of Changing Together

<i>Because marriage is an ever-evolving experience, we constantly shift, change, love harder, love less and, in some cases, start over. In It’s No Secret, a new</i> <i>feature, T</i><i>he Times highlights couples who share</i> <i>thoughts about commitment and what they have</i> <i>learned about themselves and each other along the</i> …

Relationships

12 Simple Phrases That Are Guaranteed to Make People Like You More | Inc.com

The late, great American poet Maya Angelou once said, "People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."<p>The truth is, your word choice creates a brief impression that can lead to a lasting impression, long after the particulars …

Self-improvement

How to find love (when all your friends are coupled up)

We find ourselves deep in the party season, when even those who are antisocial the rest of the year feel obliged to enter the fray. Now, if at no other moment, one is compelled to meet people, commune, converse – meaning the suggestion of sex hovers alluringly in the air as surely as the mull and …

I Lived in Europe for 5 Years — These Are the Places I Tell All My Friends to Visit

<i>This story originally appeared on Thisisinsider.com.</i><p>These talented women have turned buttercream into a business<p>The 'Star Wars: Rogue One' trailers …

How to say 'I'm sorry' and really mean it

First rule: The apology isn't about you.<p>What makes a good apology? It’s a question we may be ruminating on as disgraced celebrities like Louis CK respond to allegations of sexual harassment and misconduct. Surely, these are extreme situations where a possible crime has taken place and an apology …

Sexual Harassment

9 Things I’ve Learned From Eavesdropping on Couples Therapy Sessions

<b>In the middle of troubling discussions on grief, betrayal and regret, relationship therapist Esther Perel always manages to make her clients laugh.</b> …

Turn-On

How to Give a Blow Job: 10 Things I Learned At Blow Job School​ | Men’s Health

I Went to Blow Job School, and Here Are 10 Things I Learned<p>Here's what I learned on my oral exam— and how you can bring these lessons home to your partner<p>Getty<p>I don't have a PhD, nor have I written the next Great American Novel. I have no desire to train for Tough Mudder or any other iteration …

Inverted Hip Extension With Pushup | Women's Health

<i>(Get more legs-sculpting workouts from Women's Health's Look Better Naked DVD.)</i><p>Image courtesy of Furthermore<p><b>How to:</b> Start in plank position with legs extended or knees down on floor. Extend your left leg diagonally toward ceiling, then bend your elbows by your sides, lowering your chest to the …

Workouts

7 Tricky Work Situations, and How to Respond to Them

You know the moment: a mood-veering, thought-steering, pressure-packed interaction with a colleague, boss, or client where the right thing to say is stuck in a verbal traffic jam between your brain and your mouth.<p>Sian Beilock, president of Barnard College and author of <i>Choke</i>, found that this …

C-suite Leadership

​ These 6 Mountain Climbers Are Guaranteed to Shred Your Core | Men’s Health

With <b>slow mountain climbers</b>, your core gets challenged under greater time and tension. You rely less on momentum or elastic energy, and as a result, your shoulders and abs will also be feeling the burn. Meanwhile, <b>twisting climbers</b> pick up the pace—as well as your heart rate—so you'll get a cardio …

8 Body Weight Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

Are you worried you don’t have the right gear for a good workout? Don’t be, says Michele Olson, Ph.D., professor of exercise science at Auburn …

Exercise

4 world champions of public speaking explain how to deliver presentations your audience will love

Being a great public speaker requires much more than confidence.<p>It's about connecting to audience members on a personal level and leaving them with a satisfying message they can act on.<p>We spoke with some of the most talented speakers around the globe —the last four Toastmasters International world …

Public Speaking

Don't Know What to Do at the Gym? Let These 2 Trainers Guide You Through a Workout

Have you ever walked into a gym and immediately had no idea what to do or where to start? Those machines and weights may look like a lot at first, but you just need someone to show you the ropes . . . then it gets fun. Masters of said fun are Carlos Davila and Troy Brooks, trainers at Fhitting Room …

The Way You Text Someone You Just Started Dating Says Everything About Your Relationship

I have an imperfect tone when it comes to texting. TBH, calling it "imperfect" is me being very generous to myself. When I'm distracted by a podcast, …

Relationships

This 3-Minute Squat and Plank Workout May Be Short, but It's Intense

This total body workout is devoted to two types of exercises that you might despise because they're so hard, but man, they are effective at …

Workouts
Relationships

Who Owns the Internet?

What Big Tech’s monopoly powers mean for our culture.<p>On the night of November 7, 1876, Rutherford B. Hayes’s wife, Lucy, took to her bed with a headache. The returns from the Presidential election were trickling in, and the Hayeses, who had been spending the evening in their parlor, in Columbus, …

Journalism

Here's the exact email you can use to get a meeting with anyone, no matter how successful or intimidating

In reality, however, it can be hard to get busy, successful people on the phone, much less sitting across from you in a cafe.<p>In a post on his website, I Will Teach You to Be Rich, GrowthLab CEO Ramit Sethi says that your initial email is crucial to getting a meeting — and he'll tell you exactly …

Success