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28 Reasons You Should Choose to Be Happy Right Now

One of the books that I like to read over and over again is actually a conversation between two psychoanalysts that took place in 1971. Although it …

Happiness

Advanced Ab Workout for Super Core Strength

Before you launch into the advanced ab workout, you will want to ease into it with some basic core exercises to warm up the abdominal muscles. The …

Workouts

Truly likable people all share the same trait — here are 9 ways to know if you're one of them

Everyone worries from time to time.<p>Maybe you walked into a roomful of coworkers whispering and assumed they were gossiping about you. Or maybe your friends forgot to include you on the email chain for an upcoming getaway.<p>Our advice? Relax. You're probably plenty well-liked.<p>But if you're really …

Indian government: pregnant women should shun meat, eggs and lustful thoughts of sex

“Pregnant women should detach themselves from desire, anger, attachment, hatred and lust.” Mother and Child Care booklet<p>India’s government is advising pregnant women to avoid all meat, eggs and lustful thoughts.<p>Doctors say the advice is preposterous, and even dangerous, considering India’s already …

Pregnancy

The Greatest Albums You’ve Never Heard

There are <b>cult heroes</b>, and there are <b>one-hit wonders</b>. And then there are bona fide megastars who, despite enjoying worldwide acclaim, still release …

How to Work with Someone Who Isn’t a Team Player

Do you work with someone who isn’t a team player? Maybe they’re overly focused on completing and promoting their own work. Or they don’t chip in when everyone else is scrambling to meet a deadline or pulling a presentation together. This isn’t simply frustrating; it can affect your entire group’s …

3 Reasons Your Employees Are Miserable at Work (and What to Do About It) | Inc.com

Patrick Lencioni, renowned business consultant and bestselling author of <i>The Five Dysfunctions of a Team</i>, knows a thing or two about organizational health.<p>In his sixth fable released in 2015, <i>The Truth About Employee Engagement,</i> he hits it out of the park again with a topic that anyone who has ever …

Employee Engagement

An Expert Says This Is the Number 1 Way to Work Your Core

Don't waste your time just doing crunches that only work one part of your belly. If you want to look down and see a six-pack, you need to do exercises that challenge your entire core.<p>Kristina Marcussen, a neuromuscular physical therapist who specializes in working with athletes of all ages, has an …

Workouts

Hinduism is more than cows and karma

<i>Views expressed in opinion columns are the author's own.</i><p>"So you pray to cows, right?"<p>If I had a dollar for every time someone asked me that question, …

6 Forgotten Leadership Lessons From Childhood | Inc.com

You want to know the top lessons in leadership training? It turns out you already know them. They're more or less the same lessons you learned as kids.<p>The things that your parents and your primary school teachers drilled into you are the same ones the best executive coaches will drill into you to …

Leadership

Tip: The 10 Minute Deadlift Tutorial

Here's just about everything you need to know about deadlift variations.<p>There are several variations of the deadlift, and a ton of tips for …

Tutorials

The Workout Plan for Everyday People

<b>Most workout programs are geared towards two types of people:</b> those chasing aesthetics (building muscle or losing fat), or those pursuing …

10 Bad Habits You Must Eliminate from Your Daily Routine

You are the sum of your habits. When you allow bad habits to take over, they dramatically impede your path to success. The challenge is bad habits are insidious, creeping up on you slowly until you don't even notice the damage they're causing.<p><i>"Chains of habit are too light to be felt until they are</i> …

The 100 Greatest Singer-Songwriter Songs

In a time long ago – well sometime before the early 60s – songwriters wrote songs and singers sang them. It was less often that people did both. Of …

How You Know You're Too Old to Be a Backpacker

Traveling at 19 is wild and innocent. But one day you turn around, and you're no longer 19. You're just traveling with people who are.<p><i>This post originally appeared on VICE Australia.</i><p>Remember when you were 19, and you went to Ibiza or Bali for the first time and saw a temple and thought "pffft …

Take the Plank Challenge to Carve Your Core

We're here to help you challenge your core (you're welcome) with this plank series. It's part of our Jump-Start fitness plan, helping you move every day for two weeks. This challenge uses all sorts of planks to give your arms, abs, back, and butt a great workout. Click here for a printable PDF of …

Workouts

37 Books With Plot Twists That Will Blow Your Mind

Whaaaaaaat?!

What is the Value of a Species?

Changing Planet<p>Let’s be honest, these are challenging times to be a conservationist, animal lover, nature fan, outdoorsman…a human. No matter the label, one thing that we all share in common is a desire to feel wonder: a wonder that often arises from experiences in the natural world.<p>Somehow, just …

12 Habits of Horrible Leaders and How to Break Them | Inc.com

In leadership, everything you do counts. All eyes are on you, even when you aren't there. Employees feel your presence throughout the day because you set the tone.<p>This is what it means to be a leader--to be aware of how your actions and decisions impact others even when you are physically absent.<p>I …

Leadership

Tragedy on Everest Remembered in Pictures

A year ago photographer Roberto Schmidt stared at a wall of snow, took three photos, dove into a tent, and nearly died. On assignment for Agence France-Presse, Schmidt was at Base Camp on Mount Everest on April 25, 2015, the day that a disastrous earthquake and ensuing avalanche struck. After being …

Natural Disasters

These Haunting Photos Reveal Today’s Afghanistan

A photographer shares his dedication to telling the story of a country that has slipped from the headlines.<p>Australian photographer Andrew Quilty has been photographing in Afghanistan since 2013 for publications such as the <i>New York Times</i>, <i>Time</i>, and <i>Foreign Policy</i>. Like many of his generation, he says, …

Foreign Policy

These Are the Girls Who Escaped Boko Haram

“I was in a deep sleep … They asked my sister, mother, and me to come outside. My father was not around at the time. They asked our names, and upon hearing our Christian names they decided to take me away. I am the daughter of a pastor, and at the time I was only 14 years old … I was forced to join …

On Instagram, Powerful Short Stories From the ‘Other Iraq’

“When I’m reporting, I write everything down,” says Neil Shea. “I fill at least three or four notebooks during every story.” He also takes pictures of everyone he interviews. These chronicles become a way for him to better understand the situations he’s encountering.<p>An assignment with photographer …

No-Man

How to Photograph the Invisible

How do you photograph what you can’t see? That’s the obstacle that Chilean photographer Tomás Munita faced as he traveled to the favelas of Recife, Brazil, to photograph the story of the Zika virus.<p>Unlike other stories Munita has photographed, the main character was hidden. The <i>Aedes aegypti</i> …

Public Health

Now THAT'S the ultimate road trip: Adventurous family-of-four drove across 11 countries from India to France over 111 days (surviving an earthquake, passing the Himalayas and the world's largest burning crater along the way)

• <b>The Baid family from India set off from Bangalore in their trusty Fiat Linea Tjet in the pursuit of new experiences</b>• <b><br>The 14,154-mile journey saw them</b> …

In Greece, Driverless Buses Are Now Accepting Passengers

An automated bus program goes with the flow of traffic<p>Greek commuters have a new way to get to work: a completely driverless bus that operates within normal traffic. The buses are part of a program that has been running in Trikala, Greece, since earlier this summer, but so far they’ve only been …

Behind the Story: The New York Times Follows Syrian Migrants

<b>Story/series:</b> “A Family Swept Up in the Migrant Tide” <b><br>Outlet:</b> The New York Times <b><br>Reporter:</b> Anemona Hartocollis (@anemonanyc) <b><br>Flipboard Magazine:</b> Four Years of War in Syria<p><i>When the Syrian Civil War broke out four years ago, fighting was confined between the regime of President Bashar al-Assad and rebel</i> …

100 books everyone should read Amazon Goodreads

To celebrate, start working your way through this list of 100 Books To Read in a Lifetime, as voted on and ranked by users of Goodreads, the largest book recommendation site on the web.<p>Amazon, which owns Goodreads, had its editors agonize over their own list, but the two turned out very …

21 Portraits That Gaze Into Your Very Soul

When it comes to portraits, it's hard to argue against the saying, "it's all about the eyes." The so-called windows of the soul can draw you in like few other features have to power to. There's a reason one of (if not the) most popular National Geographic cover ever was Afghan Girl by Steve …