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Here's How You’re Most Likely To Get Your Heart Broken, Based On Your Zodiac Sign

Getting your heart broken can be one of the most painful experiences you can have in your life. But if you're into astrology, being familiar with …

Eat yourself to sleep: the foods that can help get a good night’s rest

According to one study, eating kiwi fruit before bed helps deep sleep. But which other foodstuffs may aid a long and peaceful slumber?<p>Ahead of World Sleep Day next week – an awareness-raising exercise that should surely be renamed World Sleep Night – there has been increased focus on how much sleep …

Sleep

25 Genius Design & Storage Ideas for Your Small Bathroom

A bathroom doesn't have to be big to have great style and function. To us, a small space means a fun challenge when it comes to storage and design, …

Storage Ideas

How to Immediately Change Your Life For The Better

Ready for a change? Here's how you can make it happen.<p>There's an old joke where a man says, "I really want to go to medical school, but it takes at least seven years--and I'll be 50 in seven years!" A wise friend replies, "And how old will you <b>be in seven years if you don't go?"</b><p>If you're not where …

Self-improvement

Learn How to Forgive and Move On

Although forgiveness brings many benefits, particularly to the ‘forgiver,’ to forgive is not always easy. In fact, many people who would <i>like</i> to let …

The Best Concealer I've Ever Used Isn't Even a Concealer

Not too long ago, a makeup artist introduced me to a product that would change my daily routine forever. While I have normal-to-combination skin, my …

21 intriguing books I want to read in 2018

Every year, I read advance copies of dozens of big idea and business books. So do other authors, but we all do it separately—and rarely get a chance to discuss, debate, and share our insights. My resolution this year is to change that.<p>I've started a book club with Malcolm Gladwell, Susan Cain, and …

Books

5 Smartphone Upgrades You Didn't Know You Needed

If you don't have the need or the budget to upgrade your smartphone, then the next best thing is buying an upgrade for the phone you've already got. …

20 Best Beauty Hacks

Hacks That Help You Get Ready Faster<p>Halve Your Shower Time<p>If you’re an a.m. hair washer, shampoo and condition simultaneously. Lather up the top of …

The Ultimate Guide to Tipping While Traveling

It’s always one of the more interesting conundrums of traveling, either domestically or abroad – whom do you tip, when, and how much? Here are some …

Bartenders share the best ways to get their attention at the bar — and surefire ways you'll get snubbed

When the bar is packed and your bartender appears to be out of earshot, what do you do?<p>Do you wave your credit card in the air? Do you snap your fingers? Or maybe you reach over the bar and start pouring yourself a drink?<p>To find out the right and wrong ways to get a bartender's attention at the …

5 dreamy European castles on Airbnb where you can *actually* stay

When it comes to my regularly scheduled Netflix time, I’m more into feel-good TV shows than <i>Downton Abbey–</i>esque period pieces or <i>Game of</i> …

Interior bloggers Topology reveal their hacks for compact city living

Making a compact, city home feel spacious and welcoming can be a tough challenge. Small spaces can easily become overcrowded and gloomy if you're not …

3 mistakes most people make when they think they’re being a good listener

Most people consider themselves pretty good at giving emotional support. When your best friend has a problem with her partner, a colleague, a family …

How to *actually* banish chapped lips, according to science

If your lips feel like they’re in a permanent state of Sunday morning hangover right now, you’re not alone. As soon as the cold weather hits, our …

Skin Care

SPY Guide: How to Avoid Getting Wrinkles While Sleeping

Sleeping is the one thing we do for at least 1/3 of our life. Unfortunately, while sleep is essential for staying healthy, it can cause wrinkles – …

How to keep growing as a professional despite the day-to-day, corporate grind

With so much on your plate during the average week, it’s entirely possible for your professional growth to slip through the cracks. Here’s how to …

How to give yourself a salon-style face massage for free

Beauty experts share the amazing way you can benefit your face and body - minus pricey salon prices.<p>Your face is your calling card but the best …

9 of the safest destinations for a family vacation

As a parent, you want to expose your kids to an array of experiences and cultures, and travel is one of the best ways to do that. The problem is, even for the most dedicated family of travelers, the world can be a scary place. News about crime, war, and terrorism can lead you to believe that the …

World Economic Forum

What If Stress Is All in Our Heads?

My first real career mentor was my manager at my third full-time job out of school. She was a vice president at our company and had a smart reply for …

Many people stop actively learning after college — and it's hurting their success

What would you say the odds are that a person who left college after just one year to take a job for $57 a week as a stock clerk in a department store would one day grow up to become a millionaire at 31, become the vice president of a major corporation, speak around the world to hundreds of …

Self-improvement

The 86 Best Days of the Year to Get a Fresh Start, According to 700 Scientific Papers

Popular TED Talk speaker and best-selling author Daniel Pink shows us how to stick to our goals all year long.<p>By the time you read this, chances are you've given up on your New Year's resolution or it's fading fast. By the eighth day in January, 25 percent of people who made resolutions have failed …

Times Critics’ Top Books of 2017

This was a year when books — like the rest of us — tried to keep up with the news, and did a pretty good job of it. Novels about global interconnectedness, political violence and migration; deeply reported nonfiction accounts of racial and economic strife in the United States; stories both imagined …

Best books of 2017: The best fiction

The Power<p><i>Naomi Alderman</i><p>Alderman’s inventive, globe-spanning thriller imagines a world in which girls and women have discovered they have the ability to maim and kill men thanks to a mysterious new electrical power. The uncompromisingly feminist novel has drawn comparisons to Margaret Atwood, …

Books

15 Great New Books to Read Over the Weekend

Let us plan your weekend reading list.<p>Long weekend on the horizon? You’ll need a new book. Whether you want new reading material to keep you company …

Books

20 Books Every Parent Should Read ASAP

Parents, you are NOT alone.<p><i>The reviews for this post have been edited for length and clarity.</i>

Parents, stop teaching your kids to be weak

What traits do we want our children to possess as they grow up?<p>In the last year we’ve heard so much about “how to talk to kids” about current events, …

How to Create an Editorial Calendar That Will Streamline Your Content Strategy

Are you tired of stressing over your content at the last minute?You know the feeling.The deadline for content is rapidly approaching, and so you …

Productivity

Why You Should Read 50 Books This Year (And How To Do It)

From Mark Zuckerberg to Bill Gates, all of the most successful leaders are avid readers. Here’s how to build the habit.<p>If you want to get ahead in business, sit down and pick up a book. Warren Buffett spends 80% of his day reading. Bill Gates reads for an hour each night before going to bed. And …