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How do I get rid of nagging neck and shoulder pain?

Do you suffer from pain in your upper trapezius muscles, the ones that run across the tops of your shoulders to the sides of your neck? You’re not alone.<p>These are the muscles that everybody loves having rubbed, says Lorrie Maffey, a clinical musculoskeletal specialist based in Calgary with the …

Pain

How this 25-year-old freelancer made $150,000 in 6 months off Fiverr

In November 2015, Alex Fasulo had been living in New York City for about a month. One morning, she left her apartment in the Bushwick neighborhood of …

Employment

This $10 Whole Foods Buy Cured My Chronically Bloated Stomach in 24 Hours

For the better part of April, I've unwillingly accessorized my go-to uniform of vintage Levi jeans, a white T-shirt, and a black leather jacket with …

When You Start a New Job, Pay Attention to These 5 Aspects of Company Culture

When you join an organization, you have a short window of time to adapt to its culture. It’s the old 90-day rule. And we know too many talented individuals who have stumbled in their new company because they failed to read the cultural tea leaves. This happens because most organizations don’t …

So You're Smart, but You're Not Rich? This Eye-Opening New Scientific Study Tells You Why

Could there be a reason? Yes, it seems there could.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Don't you look at rich people and find too many of them, well, dull?<p>Don't you listen to rich people and think: "What have they got that I …

Scientific Research

The Life and Death of Archduke Franz Ferdinand

Franz Ferdinand was born Franz Ferdinand Karl Ludwig Joseph on Dec. 18, 1863 in Graz, Austria. He was the eldest son of Archduke Carl Ludwig and …

Keep Track of Your Work Accomplishments Throughout the Year

When it comes time for your annual review or you want to ask for a raise, you likely know that you’ll need to back up your request for more money or …

9 words and phrases that make any professional look weak

<i>Hey, I’m not sure if you have the time right now, but it would be great if you can read my latest column. Is that OK?</i><p>…said the weakest communicator …

Employment

Japanese ‘Ikigai’ Philosophy Could Be the Secret Formula to a Long and Happy Life

Many of us spend our entire lives trying to achieve happiness and the perfect life balance to leave us fulfilled. So what is the key to living a full, fruitful life? In Japan, a concept called <i>ikigai</i> is central to finding one’s satisfaction and meaning in life. In fact, <i>ikigai</i> translates to “reason …

Ikigai

This is how to overcome anger: 5 powerful secrets from mindfulness

There’s a voice shouting. Takes a second before you realize it’s yours. You feel energized. Righteous. Driving every point home. It’s like the climax …

Mindfulness

What Your Resume Should Look Like in 2018

Plus a free downloadable template.<p>Let’s be honest: Writing a resume is a drag.<p>After all, this isn’t exactly a task for the gainfully employed. If …

Employment

First-Grader Answers Teacher's Lighthearted Riddle In Super Philosophical Way

"Existentialism grade 101."<p>Things got surprisingly philosophical when a teacher in California posed a riddle for his first-grade students.<p>Bret Turner said an “awed, somber, reflective hush fell over his class” at Head-Royce School in Oakland after one child responded to his “Puzzle of the Week,” …

Teaching

‘I was blacking out, asking for help, people ignored me’: The blind Singaporean fighting ‘prejudice’ against the disabled

SINGAPORE: You see a man with sunglasses enter the MRT train gripping a white cane. He has a badge that says 'BLIND', pinned to his shirt. He moves …

Commentary: Our hawkers deserve more

SINGAPORE: Readers responded with an outpouring of appreciation and admiration for local hawkers to a recent story written by my Channel NewsAsia …

The 14 Most Popular Healthy Recipes on Pinterest in 2017

2017 was another big one for healthy eating. Trendy foods like turmeric and aquafaba (aka chickpea juice) got a ton of attention. A bunch of …

These 9 Easy Hacks Will Keep You Alert and Productive All Afternoon

Want to beat the 4 o'clock slump?<p>If you're like most people, the late afternoon is not the most productive moment in your workday. Instead, you find yourself zoning out during meetings, struggling to focus on complex tasks, and maybe discreetly yawning at your desk.<p>Are there things you can do to …

The Surprising Ingredient You Should Be Adding to Your Eggs

No matter how you’re cooking them (some prefer runny, others very well-done) scrambled eggs need little more than butter for the pan and a dash of …

7 legit meals you can make in a microwave that will save you time and money

The average American household spends $3,000 a year dining out. That's a lot of money that could go towards savings goals or a retirement …

11-Year-Old Has Spent Her Life in Jail, a Serial Killer as a Cellmate

JALALABAD, Afghanistan — Meena got chickenpox, measles and the mumps in prison. She was born there, nursed there and weaned there. Now 11 years old, she has spent her entire life in prison and will probably spend the rest of her childhood there as well.<p>The girl has never committed a crime, but her …

Ashraf Ghani

Stained Glass Cookies

Stained-Glass Holiday Cookies<p>You can make these cookies as simple or ornate as you like: Just trace your design onto a sheet of parchment, fill the …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Build Trust with Anyone Using These 10 Proven Strategies

Look them in the eye, and deliver on your promises.<p>If you are launching a company, success in your work will always boil down to your ability to build trust with new people. Prospective customers, potential employees, possible investors -- all people you want to buy into your vision and follow your …

Leadership

Elle Fanning Has a Fairytale Fashion Moment at Toronto International Film Festival

The corset trend is not for the faint of heart, which is why it’s frequently seen on the most bold of street style stars such as Bella Hadid and Kim Kardashian West. Though it seems that the lingerie-inspired look can also be shockingly sweet, as demonstrated by Elle Fanning yesterday at the …

Don't Rush To Reply To That Job Ad -- Here's Why

When you see a job opportunity you’re interested in, it’s tempting to spring into action and apply for the job immediately. The most widespread misconception I hear from job seekers is “If my resume isn’t one of the first resumes they receive after the job is posted, I might lose my chance!”<p>When a …

Psychology offers a simple rule to consider before you tell someone your woes

The emotional impact of serious trauma tends to ripple across family and friendship groups. Those directly affected (the person who’s seriously ill or caught up in a natural disaster, for example), their loved ones, and closest friends all experience suffering. And when an entire social network is …

Hurricane Harvey

Lose Weight With These 50+ Protein-Packed Vegan Breakfasts

Get energized with the power of plants! These vegan breakfasts offer protein, fiber, and healthy fats to keep you satisfied all morning, which can prevent the mindless snacking that leads to weight gain. The chocolate coconut almond overnight oats and the sweet potato and kale tofu scramble are …

8 Delicious Low-Carb Dinners You Can Whip Up In 30 Minutes

Low carb doesn't have to mean low flavor.<p>Paleo. Whole 30. Keto (a.k.a. the ketogenic diet). These days, it seems like everyone is doing the low-carb thing. They’re skipping the sugars and starches found in bread, pasta, and many processed foods and embracing protein, healthy fats, and vegetables. …

'Spider-Man' Star Tom Holland's Response to Kirsten Dunst Is a Lesson in Emotional Intelligence

Rather than get baited into a war of words, the 21-year-old delivered an admirable response.<p><i>Spider-Man: Homecoming,</i> the recent film reboot of one of the world's most beloved comic books, is an official hit. Loved by fans and critics alike, some are calling it one of the best superhero movies in …

How To Successfully Respond To A Question You Really Don’t Want To Answer

Take a beat, watch your tone, and other techniques to deal with a challenging line of questioning.<p>If you watched the presidential debates, you may have come to the conclusion that answering questions is optional. If you don’t want to provide an answer, simply insert your own topic and carry on.<p>When …

Step Inside Singapore's Cheapest Michelin Star Restaurant

There’s fine dining and then there’s fine hawker dining. Chan Hon Meng owns the latter, one of just two humble food stalls in Singapore awarded with …