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Work Smarter, Not Harder: 10 Ways to Be More Effective at Work

We are creatures of habit and so are our brains. When we establish routines, we can carry out tasks faster since we don't have to think about the task.<p>Regardless of your job or industry, there aren't always enough hours in the day to get everything done. As a result, you constantly feel like you're …

Time Management

How one couple saved their marriage by asking each other a simple question

On the brink of divorce, this question made all the difference.<p>For years, novelist Richard Paul Evans and his wife Keri struggled with their marriage. Then, one day, they learned to ask each other a simple question: “How can I make your day better?”<p>The question, which Evans wrote about in a viral …

Relationships

16 Small Habits That Could Seriously Improve Your Life Within A Year

H/T Reddit<p>"If you read for 30 minutes every day, that's 3.5 hours a week, which is enough to finish a book every two to four weeks. Depending on what you choose to read, that's 12 to 24 books completed in a year!" —a_tame_zergling<p>"I used to (and still do) have a problem with over-apologizing in …

Paramount Pictures

44 Home Products On Amazon Our Readers Loved In 2017

Your home will thank ya!<p><b>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a small share of sales from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.</b><p><i>Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

How Do You Know Someone Has the Leadership Skills of the Future? Look for These 5 Signs

At the end of the year, success comes down to what you've done for your team members.<p>As you think ahead to improving your leadership skills in 2018 and beyond, the best traits I have found which will profoundly impact individuals and teams may not be futuristic at all. But -- and you can take this …

Leadership

22 Skills Every Kid Should Have By the Time They’re 10

<i>The following was produced in partnership with our friends at</i> <i>New York Life</i><i>, who are committed to helping families be happy, successful, and good at</i> …

Kids

How Are You Perceived at Work? Here’s an Exercise to Find Out

It’s not easy to understand how other people perceive us. We are often uncertain, confused, or even completely unaware of what we project. And this lack of self-awareness can be career-limiting.<p>Consider a former client of mine who was angling for the C-suite but had received feedback that his …

Leadership

36 Taco Recipes So Good You’ll Never Want to Make Anything Else

Need a standout “Taco Tuesday” recipe? With these cheesy, meat- and veggie-packed tacos on the menu, you’ll want to have one (or three) every …

Cooking

Want To Be More Successful Next Week? Remove These 4 Thoughts This Weekend

Establishing the foundation for a successful week requires establishing the foundation for an empowering mindset which starts with removing these 4 thoughts.<p>High performers take advantage of the weekends to separate themselves from the pack by deliberately refocusing and recharging along with …

Self-improvement

The 8 Best Drugstore Serums for Seriously Glowing Skin

I didn’t even know what face serum was until recently, but when I learned that they’re the quickest way to get active ingredients deep down into your …

34 Cult-Favorite Products On Amazon That Actually Live Up To The Hype

You can buy a lot of weird AF stuff on the Internet. From socks that make your skin peel off to fun shower heads, there's no shortage of wacky things …

Presenting the 30 Best Beauty Products of 2017

In 2017, we laughed, we cried, and, perhaps most of all, we shopped. When we hit up cosmetics counters this year, chances are we bought one of the following 30 products. Whether we wanted skin care or lipstick, it's safe to say these ubiquitous products earned their buzz in the past 12 months.<p>From …

Beyond salary: Benefits may matter more than you think

So you’ve just gotten your first job offer. While salary may be your main focus, there’s much more to consider. Here’s how benefits—many of which are …

The 7 Best Anti-Aging Products of All Time, According to Dermatologists

Skin Care

The 10 Most Essential Winter Slow Cooker Recipes

While the slow cooker is really an all-season tool in the kitchen, it shines most in the cold winter months, when it can work overtime churning out …

10 Top-Rated Drugstore Beauty Products That Are Truly Worth the Hype — All Under $13

If you haven't delved into the world of drugstore makeup, your beauty game is seriously suffering. There are so many affordable brands out there that deliver high-quality products. I am always on the hunt for the very best cosmetics that are easily accessible, so I test items on the regular. If you …

14 Highly Rated Beauty Products Anyone Would Love To Find In Their Stocking

For the person who won't trust anything with less than 1,000 reviews, especially when it comes to their skin and hair.<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock</i> …

The Easiest Crock Pot Beef Recipes

Beef cuts, especially tough, fatty cuts, are excellent candidates for long, slow cooking. Even though most of the recipes don't require pre-browning, …

5 Cheap Natural Products Dermatologists Swear By For Sagging Skin

As we get older, we begin to lose components in our skin that keep it looking firm and youthful. Some of these components include collagen and …

23 Splurge-Worthy Parenting Products That Are Actually Worth Your Money

#WorthIt<p><b>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.</b><p><i>The reviews for this post have been edited for length and clarity.</i>

What are the best essential oils for allergies?

Essential oils are among the most popular natural remedies for allergies. These concentrated aromatic liquids are distilled from plants and have been …

‘The Crown’: Royals Biographer Sorts Out Fact and Fiction

The royals biographer extraordinaire talks about what’s true and imagined on the Netflix series, about which royal he’d like to be, and whether the …

Should you own multiple Instant Pots? These women do

On Facebook, the official Instant Pot community page has nearly 800,000 followers. Nell Potter of New Boston is among them. Potter loves using the …

Recipes

This site lets you take Harvard’s most popular computer science class and more courses from top universities for free

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Online learning has made education more accessible than ever, but few platforms make getting a quality education easier or more affordable …

How to Book 'Secret' Flights with Your Chase Ultimate Rewards Points

Many people like the Chase Sapphire Preferred and Chase Sapphire Reserve credit cards for earning travel rewards, myself included. You can use the …

You Should Be Making Your Own Stock—Here’s Why

The top 5 reasons our editors are making their own stock this winter.<p>You can always tells when soup season rolls around. Suddenly you crave a warm, …

10 Waterproof Eye Pencils Because Smudgy Liner Just Won't Do

Eyeliner and I have a very complicated relationship. I wore a shocking amount during my middle school and high school years, lining my eyes in thick …

This $10 Curling Iron Is So Good, I Threw Out My $200 Wand

Certain drugstore products are like starter kits for budding beauty girls. In high school, I hoarded Maybelline's Great Lash, Burt's Bees Lip Balm, and L'Oréal Paris True Match Blush. As I got older and made (ever-so-slightly) more money, I branched out into trying the big kahuna prestige products. …

Hair

7 Easy Dinners That Basically Make Themselves

Minimum effort, maximum payoff.

Yotam Ottolenghi’s slow-cooked chicken recipes

The longer you leave chicken to cook, the deeper and more intense its flavour will be<p>I can almost see readers’ eyebrows raising whenever I suggest leaving a pot on the stove to cook slowly for an hour or two. I think I’m expected to justify the time involved, even though I’m not asking anyone …