Carlo Fabros

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Shall the truth make you free? Hinduism, Buddhism, Stoicism, Skepticism and the nature of philosophical inquiry

What is philosophy for? Is it a quest for truth? Is it really the case that the truth shall set us free, as the Bible says (John 8:32), and if so, is …

American Philosophy

Airplane Air Makes People Really Sick Over Time, According to 2 New Scientific Studies

It's a new study--but an issue people have known about for years.<p>Flying stinks--and we're not just talking about the service and the experience of being crammed into coach.<p>Instead, this is about the air quality aboard commercial airplanes.<p>A pair of new scientific studies says it's often polluted …

Aviation

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 …

Kellogg School

The Simple Mental Trick To Get You Through Any...

When I think back to the hardest times of my life, I remember wondering, How am I going to get through this? When will things get better? In those …

Self-help

Ban These 5 Words From Your Corporate Values Statement

Practically every organization today has a set of core values that ideally function as the “operating instructions” of the company. The goal of articulating the essential and enduring principles of your organization is to inform, inspire, and instruct the day-to-day behaviors of everyone who works …

Leadership

10 People Reveal The Awkward Things They Do Before & After Sex & Honestly, Same

I have a lot of pre-date rituals — like getting a blowout, doing a face mask, and waxing <i>everything</i> — because, yeah, I'd like to think that some of my …

Smart TV

Never Considered a Cruise? Here’s Why You Should Think Again

Enjoy these once-in-a-lifetime cruises at insanely low prices. If you have never experienced a cruise NOW’S the time to do it! Never

Manscaping, social media and politics: The biggest dating turn-ons and turn-offs for singles today

Anyone who’s ventured into the world of dating can tell you that enjoying single life isn’t as simple as it sounds.<p>There are so many rules that you …

Relationships

7 Powerful Things You Should Always Be Able to Say About Yourself

What you say about yourself has much to do with how you will succeed.<p>There are elements within ourselves that can either sabotage our success or lead us to greatness. In my bestselling book, <b>The Leadership Gap: What Gets Between You and Your Greatness,</b> I speak about seven characteristics that can …

Leadership

14 Morning Rituals Successful Executives Swear By

People who consistently achieve the most in life are intentional about when they get out of bed and what they do in their first waking minutes.<p>How you start your day sets the tone for the rest it. It's why people who consistently achieve the most in life are intentional about when they get out of …

The 10 Most Filling Foods for Weight Loss

If you were to describe The Perfect Food, it might go something like this: healthful, delicious, bigger than a morsel and filling enough to fight …

The Top 16 Apps That Will Guarantee You More Success In 2018

<b>Productivity And Organization</b><p>Evernote (free)<p>Evernote is perfect for any kind of note or memo taker. Evernote can not only take notes but also voice memos. The unique feature of this app is its ability to organize notes into what they call “notebooks” for better sorting and finding. The app can also …

Apps

Forget 'Type A' — if you want to be successful, look at people who are 'Type R'

When life throws you a curveball—a setback at work, a job loss, or a painful event in your personal life—how do you react?<p>If you use the experience as an opportunity to get smarter, stronger, and better prepared for your next move, you may already be what co-authors Ama Marston and Stephanie …

Employment

Why Highly Intelligent People Suffer More Mental and Physical Disorders

People with high IQ are considered to have an advantage in many domains. They are predicted to have higher educational attainment, better jobs, and a …

17 Smart Tips for People Who Work From Home

More than 400 people shared their top work-from-home tips. Here are some of the best.<p>We've heard this advice over and over again--from everyone from Richard Branson, to a Stanford professor, to--well, everyone. If you want to be more successful and happier, work from home.<p>With that in mind, I asked …

We make first impressions in less than a second — how to perfect yours

First impressions can play a big role in your love life, workplace and anywhere else you meet people. But how do we form them? And are you really making the kind of impression you want to make?<p>This week, TODAY is taking a closer look at the science of first impressions, revealing how they work, …

Forget Iceland — these are the 10 places around the world everyone will be visiting in 2018, according to travelers

We're barely into 2018, but travelers are already chiming in on this year's newest travel hotspots.<p>TripAdvisor recently released its annual list of global travel destinations on the rise, and this year's list includes gems from Croatia to Kenya.<p>TripAdvisor based its rankings on year-to-year …

European Travel

Geniuses aren't born, they're made — and 3 of their daily habits can make you smarter

The word "genius" is one of the most misused terms in history.<p>While it's often referenced accurately, the connotation that we commonly associate with it diverges away from the truth.<p>We correctly label intellectual brilliance and creative power as genius — and we should — but it's about time we …

Self-improvement

The CEO of Chevron Just Gave Some Brilliant Leadership Advice. Here It Is in a Few Words

John Watson, who is retiring next month, reflects back on his 37-year journey at Chevron.<p>After 37 years working at Chevron, CEO and Chairman John Watson, who took over the helm in 2010, is hanging up his cleats and headed for retirement.<p>In a moment of transparency while reflecting back on his …

How to Train Your Brain for Maximum Creativity. (Here's What the Science Says.)

For starters: If you want to be more creative, you aren't going to get there if your brain is constantly fighting off negative stress hormones.<p>Business success simply isn't going to happen without the creativity required to dream up new ideas and new visions for the future. Think about Steve Jobs, …

This 20-Minute Routine is the Laziest (but Most Effective) Workout Ever

By properly distracting yourself, this kind of exercise can actually be enjoyable.<p>Maybe you don't have time to exercise. Or, maybe instead of logging some miles on the treadmill, you tend to use your spare minutes shopping online or wasting time on Facebook. Whatever your excuse, you know that …

What's Behind The Work Stress Epidemic?

Stressed out at work? You’re not alone. Research shows that roughly 70% of Americans name work as being a major cause of stress, with 40% reporting feeling tense and stressed out during a typical workday. One study of more than 46,000 U.S employees showed that health care costs were 46% higher for …

Psychology

The Best Non-Technology Activities for Your Kids

As a parent, it can be hard to balance child rearing and tasks at home. While quality time with our children is important, we must encourage them to …

We Were All Born With A Supercomputer In Our Heads -- Here's How To Fully Utilize It

We’ve all been there – you’re at a conference shaking hands and swapping business cards, meeting other professionals in your field. Everything is going great until you go to say goodbye to your new friends… and you can’t remember anyone’s name. If there’s one thing that can kill a burgeoning …

Albert Einstein

Millennials aren’t entitled. They are empowered

I often hear big firm law partners complain about the work ethic, or lack thereof, of millennials. <i>They’ve got no commitment, no drive</i>. Those partners are in good company. I hear a similar complaint from plenty of other business owners and executives. I suspect you’ve read articles in the same vein. …

Seth Godin

House OKs tax overhaul, but procedural snag forces new vote

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican-controlled U.S. House of Representatives gave final approval on Wednesday to the biggest overhaul of the U.S. tax code in 30 years, sending a sweeping $1.5 trillion tax bill to President Donald Trump for his signature.<p>In sealing Trump's first major legislative …

10 Business And Personal Tasks You Should List On Your Calendar

I can’t live without my calendar. It’s the primary tool that I rely on to remain organized and productive. In fact, I check my calendar every evening and morning to know what exactly is going on in my life.<p>Of course, there has to be a method to the madness. If you list every miniscule task onto …

Productivity

28 Phrases You Should Speak More Often to Your Coworkers

Research suggests that certain phrases will increase morale and employee engagement.<p>You think words matter? According to a CareerBuilder survey, 50% of employees believe turnover would go down if managers simply recognized their efforts more frequently.<p>That brings up some obvious questions. Do you …

25 Things About Sex That All Men Would Like Their Women To Know

Have you ever wondered why the sex lives of most couples fall in a rut after some time? There's a lot of action, yes, but not the kind they'd really, …

Relationships

This Online 30-Day Sex Challenge Has Gone Viral ... But Would You Be Able To Handle It?

Just reading the rules is exhausting.<p>An online sex challenge to have sex every day for 30 days is gaining steam, but to many, it also sounds …