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I've Been to Italy 12 Times—These Spots Are Straight Out of a Fairy Tale

You'd be forgiven for thinking Natalie Obradovich is permanently on vacation. The blonde perennially tanned travel photographer seems to spend more …

Italy

17 Simple Truths That Will Improve Your Life and Make You Incredibly Successful

Memorize these words, and work their meaning into your life. Then, watch the results.<p>There is no single secret to success. If there were, and if it were straightforward or easy, everybody would do it. But everybody doesn't do it.<p>That said, there are certainly habits and strategies that can make …

Motivation

Exceptional Leaders Never Speak First. Neither Should You

As a leader, you already know what you know. Here's the perfect way to find out what other people know.<p>I felt I had a good idea. Who am I kidding -- I felt I had a <i>great</i> idea. I had done the analysis, done the reasoning, and done the math. Still, just to make sure, I asked a key employee for …

openended

1 hour per day doing this mental exercise will exponentially increase your success

<b>“Remember, dreams without goals are just dreams and they ultimately fuel disappointment. Have dreams, but have goals, life goals, yearly goals,</b> …

exponentially

How to deliver an unforgettable speech

Ways to engage the audience and own the stage.<p>About to make your conference stage debut? Practising your keynote or pitch in the bathroom mirror is a common and sensible tactic employed by those who tread the business event boards often.<p>But Simon Bucknall, a public speaking expert and member of …

Public Speaking

Best summer books 2018, as picked by writers and cultural figures – part two

Maggie O’Farrell<p>I loved Andrew Sean Greer’s Pulitzer prize-winning <i>Less</i> (Little, Brown) and I can’t think of a better book to stash in your suitcase. It follows Arthur Less – who keeps emphatically reiterating that he is absolutely not heartbroken by his boyfriend marrying someone else – from San …

Books

15 Must-Have iPhone Apps That Will Make Your Life 10x Easier

Worth the storage space, promise.<p>Many people, including myself, either classify apps as their best friend or mortal enemy. Often it's the latter because nobody has a damn clue what's <i>actually</i> worth the storage space. (I'm looking at you Starbucks app I forget about every time.) Download these 15 …

Apps

The most amazing infinity pools in Santorini

The Best Movies Of 2018 So Far

Don’t miss these masterly stories about bears, demons, horses, survivors and strivers.<p>In surveying all that 2018 has given and taken from us so far, at least one patch of blue sky hangs overhead: It has been a dynamite year for movies.<p>This list of the best includes every genre and mode of …

Black Panther

4 Tips on Being Empathetic in Contentious Negotiations

When negotiating gets tough, empathy can help you get to a breakthrough.<p>Negotiations can be tough, especially if the other person plays hardball. In these instances, understandably, you may want to get in and out as quickly as possible to avoid feelings of discomfort or intimidation. But by rushing …

Self-help

Read 'The Cabin At The End Of The World' And You Won't Sleep For A Week

The worst kind of horror plays for shock — for extremes of blood and gore and screaming nonsense. It is instantly recognizable for existing in a universe too far gone from our own to truly haunt anyone still tethered to the everyday.<p>The best kind of horror is soft. Quiet. Almost gentle in its …

Books

Forget Santorini, Check Out Sidi Bou Said in Tunisia

Tourists by the thousands flock to Santorini for the classic pic of whitewashed houses with blue trim and bougainvillea, but an overlooked town in …

North Africa

Fashion Apps You Should Be Using

If you’re a fashion lover like me, you need to add these fashion apps to your phone, stat. Here’s a breakdown on the top fashion apps and why they’ll make your life so much easier. As a mom, I’m always trying to find things to make my life easier, accomplish things faster and …

Apps

The 18-Piece Capsule Wardrobe a Travel Editor Wears on Vacation

Call me an optimist, but I’m planning to travel to Sardinia, Italy, for one week with only items I can squeeze into my carry-on. It’s not as crazy as …

Clothing

Airbnb Plus Best Luxury Home Rental Properties

You’ll totally want to stay at these super chic yet affordable best Airbnb Plus home rental properties listings boasting resort-like amenities.

Hospitality

6 Super Easy Dinner Ideas For When You Just Don’t Want To Cook

Cooking dinner for yourself is the absolute <i>last</i> thing you want to do after a long day. Finding the motivation to whip up a healthy, well-balanced …

Recipes

Eight cruises that stay longer in Mediterranean ports

Cruise ships tend to leave a port around 5pm or 6pm – meaning you may miss seeing Mediterranean destinations at their most magical. However, some cruise lines arrange late-evening departures or even overnight stays in key ports, giving chances to soak up the twilight atmosphere, explore without the …

European Travel

If You Think Horror Movies Are Scary, Wait Until You Read These Novels

If you've ever wondered whether or not your love of horror movies and scary stories is creepy, this should give you some peace of mind: There's …

Poke Bowls Have Officially Taken Over London

<b>Whether or not you've been staying on top of dining trends these days,</b> it's no secret that there's one culinary craze which has completely taken the …

The 20 top restaurants outside London in pictures

40 Restaurant Takeout Copycat Recipes

Takeout can get expensive, fast. Luckily, there’s no need to forgo your favorites—like pizza, egg rolls and wings—when you want to save. We have …

Cooking

I Tried Maybelline's Tattoo Studio Brow Tint Pen & It's The Perfect Dupe For Microblading

As I sat down in the chair to get my very first tattoo, I could hear my mom's voice getting bigger and bigger inside my head: "<i>Why are you doing</i> …

18 Travel Experiences Around India That Are Worth Saving Up Your Precious Pennies For

To travel is to live, said author Hans Christian Andersen. And we have only one life to explore so much that our travels and explorations have to …

I Finally Caved and Bought Allbirds' 'World's Most Comfortable Shoes'—and I Get It Now

It doesn’t matter how many five-star reviews a product has or what its sell-out rate is: I'll only ever spend by Mint-allotted “me budget” on something that's come recommended from people I actually know. That can be a friend or a colleague—never a stranger on the Internet. Yet even I haven't been …

15 proven ways to get people to take you seriously

Just because you’re smart, thoughtful, and competent doesn’t necessarily mean people perceive you that way.<p>If you want coworkers and friends to take …

Public Speaking

Face Yoga 101: 4 Anti-Aging Exercises to Do Instead of Facelifts

<i>Ommm.</i> That’s the sound we want to make whenever we start this workout. It’s yoga, but unlike any yoga sequence we’ve tried before—no downward dogs or …

Yoga

These Psychological Thrillers Will Have You on the Edge of Your Beach Towel

Summer, otherwise known as psychological thriller season, is almost upon us. Since we can't wait to hit the beach with a gripping read in one hand …

Books

10 habits of unlikeable people

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likeable comes from natural, unteachable traits that belong only to a lucky few — the good …

Body Language

Reddit's List of the Most Disturbing Movies of All Time Will Freak You the F*ck Out

In early May, Reddit user Ladyberries posed an interesting question for other people on the site: "What are movies that genuinely disturbed you that don't have rape, violence, cannibalism, or gross images?" Sure, it's easy to get scares out of audiences when blood is being splashed all over the …

Horror

How to Plank Like a Pro (and Avoid These 6 Mistakes)

Crunches are easily the most common of the abdominal exercises but they are certainly not the most effective way to strengthen your core.<p>Core …