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These are the top 5 books you must read to be successful

I post about a lot of books. Most people don’t have the time to read them all, so here are a few of my must-reads.<p><b>1.</b> <i>Influence</i><p>What is it?<p>Most consider …

Self-improvement

8 Ted Talks On Work-Life Balance You Need To Hear

Work-life balance is something people are taught to want in life, however, what it looks like in reality and how to achieve it remains a mystery to most. One thing most people can agree on is that work-life balance is rooted in many concepts like time management, success, and of course, happiness …

Work-life Balance

Understanding Emotions and How to Process Them

The mental health of our society is far from ideal. Rates of stress, depression and anxiety are increasing.The data on college students is especially …

Emotional Intelligence

9 tips for cooking salmon like a pro

You probably have your favorite way to cook salmon. Maybe you roast it. Or, maybe, you place it on a cedar plank, close the grill, and let those two …

5 Simple Daily Yoga Exercises Which Have A Good Effect For Your Body

By Neny Herni Sunday, September 4, 2016 Yoga<p>Yoga For Health.....<br>Some of the selected daily exercises from yoga for healthy living are given below. …

8 Secrets Of Great Communicators

When it comes to communication, we all tend to think we’re pretty good at it. Truth is, even those of us who are good communicators aren’t nearly as good as we think we are. This overestimation of our ability to communicate is magnified when interacting with people we know well.<p>Researchers at the …

Public Speaking

50 Books Every Woman Should Read Before She Turns 40

Consider this your life's library.<p>This list celebrates female writers who wrote coming-of-age classics as well as modern page-turners. They've won awards, provoked discussion, and ultimately their work has become cherished favorites on the bookshelves of many.

Books

Alexander McQueen's Skin is Being Used To Make A New Collection of Bags & Leather Jackets

Yes, you read that correctly.<p>In strange fashion-meets-tech news, a fashion design student is currently working on a collection of leather bags and jackets made from the late Alexander McQueen's skin. Quartz reports that London-based designer Tina Gorjanc, who is a student at Central Saint Martins, …

Millions of Women Are Injured During Childbirth. Why Aren't Doctors Diagnosing Them?

When Jennifer had her second child in 2005, she knew within days that something worrisome had happened to her body. For the first time in her life, she couldn’t make it to the toilet. She peed without warning. She took her 2-week-old to the grocery store down the block and had to waddle home with …

DIY Beauty Products: 4 Superfood-Packed Beauty Products You Can Make In Your Kitchen

Ever toss your kale and berries into your blender and think “Facial mask!”? (Us too.) Of course, your skin care products can come directly from your kitchen, and not the beauty counter, says green-beauty savant Deborah Burnes.<p>Should you love the idea of being able to identify everything that goes …

6 Ways To Be A Fabulous Partner

If you're aching finally to find love in the new year, forget about dating advice.<p>And if you want to improve your relationship, we have some surprising advice: forget about trying to make your relationship better!<p>Complaining that there are no good people out there or that your partner needs to …

Mentat will apply for jobs on your behalf and guarantee you get an interview

Did you know nowadays there are more people who dislike their jobs than like them?<p>While there was once a time where the vast majority of Americans were happy with their current job, now anywhere from 50 to 70 percent of employees are dissatisfied with their current position.<p>Combine that statistic …

Employment

7 Lies Carrie Bradshaw Told You

Being a single freelance writer in New York will be fun and glamorous, she said. You should try it, she said.<p>Whether you're willing to own up to it or not, at some point or another you've probably tried to channel your inner Carrie Bradshaw. It's okay, we've all been there and those who haven't are …

13 Parenting Tricks You'll Wish You Thought of First

All of these ideas have that why-didn't-I-think-of-that magic we love.<p>Summer vacation can be a long (long) few months. Especially when you don't have any tricks up your sleeve to keep your kids entertained, mess-free and, most importantly, happy in a pinch. Try these ideas and we guarantee both you …

This controversial documentary says competitive tickling is a tale of wealth and power

When David Farrier first stumbled upon the largely secret world of competitive endurance tickling, it seemed like just another quirky story for him to cover as an entertainment and pop culture journalist for New Zealand television.<p>But the tone of his story changed after he took a closer look and …

Vaping Helped an Estimated 6.1 Million Smokers Quit, Study Says

The estimation, based on survey responses, shows how little we understand vaping as a smoking cessation tool.<p>An estimated 6.1 million Europeans have quit smoking by switching to vaping, according to a paper published online this week in <i>Addiction</i>.<p>Though only an estimation, the study highlights the …

Public Health

Watch Out, Coal! Dubai Announces Plans For World's Lowest Cost Solar Plant

King Coal is taking a lot of blows recently. But at least it could usually count on being the cheapest alternative. Now even that’s called into question.<br>The latest battering to coal’s standing came when Dubai announced June 27 that it would build a massive 800-megawatt solar plant that will produce …

Renewable Energy

The Artists Using the US-Mexico Border as a Blank Canvas

We spoke to artists who have painted "Fuck Trump" murals, created instruments from items abandoned by border crossers, and used paint to make parts of the fence disappear.<p>The centerpiece of Donald Trump's presidential campaign, that big wall on the Mexican border, can feel like an abstraction. When …

5 Easy Ways I Balance My Hormones Every Day: A Functional Medicine Doctor Explains

I recently found out (after genetic testing) that I don't detoxify estrogen well at all. The estrogen level in my blood was low, so I never thought I …

These 10 Questions Can Foretell If You'll Be Successful In Life

Success isn’t limited to just how far you’ve climbed up the corporate ladder, but other aspects of your life, too, such as instilling a healthy …

Real-Life ‘Love Potions’ Are Coming, But Are they Ethical?

In the future, our relationships will be neuro-enhanced.<p>In the Middle Ages, a common trick for getting your crush to like you was the "love cake." The recipe called for baking the cake while naked, and pressing the dough to your breasts, armpits, and genitals to absorb the sweat. Get your crush to …

Relationships

A Friendly Chat About Suicide

I was once told that talking about suicide "makes people uncomfortable." Now, if you haven't felt suicidal, and talking about it makes you …

Mental Health

Your Brain Is On Autopilot More Than You Think–Here’s How To Wake It Up

It isn’t that we’re making bad decisions. More often, we aren’t even aware there’s a decision to make.<p>Wednesday. Hump Day. The part of the week when we’re over the hill and begin sliding toward the weekend. If hitting midweek feels even a little bit better than slogging through Monday or Tuesday …

University of Pennsylvania

Regular Christians Are No Longer Welcome in American Culture

One of the most elaborate national celebrations of liberty leading up to Independence Day is the U.S. Catholic Bishops’ new annual “fortnight for …

Religion

How to Make Yourself Work (When You're Not in the Mood)

How to beat procrastination and get things done even when you don't feel like working.<p>Procrastination affects everyone. It sneaks up on most people when they're tired or bored, but for some, procrastination can be a full-fledged addiction. They avoid all day the work that is right in front of them, …

Procrastination

I Am Depression, Hear My Cry

I am depression, hear my cry.<p>I am the voice inside that tells you how worthless you are and how you will never amount to anything.<p>I am the reflection in the mirror that tells you how fat and ugly you are and that nobody will ever love you.<p>I am the knife that tears at your heart from the inside, …

Mindfulness: It’s Not Just for Meditation, Here’s How to Add It to Your Meetings Too

Let’s face it, most of us don’t love meetings — especially on days they dominate our calendar. Unfortunately, we’ve all sat through horribly …

A biologist has a radical plan to save the Earth

<i>The following is an excerpt from "Half-Earth: Our Planet's Fight For Life," by Edward O. Wilson.</i><p>The global conservation movement has temporarily …