Monette De Leon

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How these face-changing 'super serums' can be your one quick step to better-looking skin

Whenever experts get on to ‘step four’ of their skincare ‘regimen’, I have to stop them. Not only is the word ‘regimen’ a uniquely joy-sapping Americanism that can only ever be spoken in a Californian whine, but step three is as far as I’ll go with daily skincare.<p>I don’t want to look like human …

Elasticity

13 Signs of High Emotional Intelligence

In 1995, psychologist and science journalist Daniel Goleman published a book introducing most of the world to the nascent concept of emotional intelligence. The idea--that an ability to understand and manage emotions greatly increases our chances of success--quickly took off, and it went on to …

Emotional Intelligence

33 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 …

Sensitive Skin

The 6 Best Vitamins and Serums for Hair, Brow, and Nail Growth

Want stronger hair, nails, and brows? Here's your guide to the best vitamins, serums, shampoos, and other treatments that live up to their claims and …

Here Are 31 Beauty Products Instagram Users Say Actually Work

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Skin Care

A Pro Makeup Artist Shares the Best Celeb-Tested Foundations for Oily Skin

Without even a touch of cakiness.<p>We wouldn't blame you for thinking that every celebrity in Hollywood was born with skin that's naturally dewy — but …

Are you instilling these 7 important virtues in your child?

These attitudes are universally important and crucial for healthy growth.<p><i>“Teaching is more than a profession; it is a mission that consists in</i> …

10 things smart people never say

There are some things you simply never want to say at work.<p>These phrases carry special power: They have an uncanny ability to make you look bad even …

Self-improvement

These Lipsticks Will Last Through Drinks, Dinner, & Everything Else

There are a handful of advancements that have changed the beauty industry so profoundly, we'd liken their creation to the invention of the wheel — …

Lips

Six steps to younger looking skin with simple facial yoga workout

Fancy lifting, firming and smoothing your skin for zero cost? A simple facial yoga workout has been shown to turn back time the natural way.<p>Imagine …

31 Awesome Beauty Products That'll Make You Feel Super Confident

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The incredible message you may have missed from Holly Butcher, a 27-year-old dying woman

Holly Butcher, who recently died at age 27 of a rare form of cancer that affects the bones, wrote a letter to her friends and family in her last week of life giving wise and moving advice about how to get the most out of whatever time we each have on Earth.<p>I’ve gleaned 14 life lessons from the …

Happiness

Want to Live a Happier and More Fulfilled Life in 2018? Read These 11 Books

Happiness is a skill you can learn. These books teach it.<p>Happiness isn't a gift of the universe. It isn't luck. It isn't even entirely down to your genetic predisposition to cheer or gloom (though that undeniable plays a role). A big chunk of happiness is skill.<p>"All of the work that we and other …

Holiday Gift Guide 2017 - Best Design / Luxury Tech

The design and luxury tech folks have not been asleep in 2017, with some impressive innovation and attention to detail from the home to the mobile market. Here are my pics for the best gifts to buy the design-obsessed and luxury-loving individual in your life.<p><b>1) Smart Rope [Tangram Factory]</b> <br>With 23 …

3 Bad Mistakes Even Good Parents Make

Good intentions aren't enough to put your kid on the path to success. You also need knowledge.<p>There are plenty of bad parents out there, but if you're reading this article, you're probably not one of them. Truly bad parents don't show much of an interest in scientifically validated parenting …

32 Books Anyone Who Wants to Succeed Should Read

The most successful people typically work hard, practice the right habits every day, and often are readers who strive for self-improvement. If reading is something you're willing to do to sharpen yourself, take some suggestions from more than two dozen executives who highly recommend these …

Customer Service

7 Rules to Follow If You Want to Live a Life Without Regrets

Live so that you feel you've left nothing on the table.<p>What do you think when a plane you're traveling on hits turbulence? Maybe you pray, maybe you mentally recite the excellent safety statistics of flying, or maybe you distract yourself with daydreams. But chances are excellent you don't have the …

Pete Carroll

How to make your life better by sending five simple emails

How to make your life better? All you need is email.<p>I’ve covered a lot of research on how to make your life better but many people struggle with …

Employment

Stop Beginning Your Speeches with 'Good Morning and Thank You' and Start With This Instead

It doesn't matter how compelling your presentation is if you haven't grabbed your audience's attention in the first few seconds.<p>Every presentation is an opportunity to make an impression. You can either use your pitch to build credibility, engagement and buy-in, or blow the chance to share your …

The Emotionally Intelligent Way for Introverts to Meet New People and Make a Great First Impression

If you find it hard to make small talk with people you don't know, this is the perfect solution -- and best of all, you'll make someone else feel less insecure, too.<p>I walked into a room filled with strangers and immediately became that guy.<p>Confidence is a funny thing. Stick me on a stage in front …

Science Says Children Will Grow Up to Have a Happier and Longer Life If You Teach Them This 1 Habit

The use of two words on a regular basis could be the key to better health and wellness.<p>Growing up, when your parents stressed to always say "<b>thank you"</b>, who would've thought they were also teaching you the secret to lasting happiness--not just proper manners? It turns out, sincere gratitude is a …

21 Ways to Think Positively Every Day

A good attitude always starts with good thoughts. Positive thinking is equally as powerful as negative thinking: you'll start to believe it …

12 Ways Successful People Get More Done Than the Rest of Us

Successful people are not more gifted. They just work hard, and then succeed on purpose.<p>Most of us know at least one madly productive person--someone who's able to accomplish more in a couple of hours than the rest of us get done all day. And chances are that person is also quite successful.<p>It's no …

Mentally Strong Kids Have Parents Who Refuse to Do These 13 Things

Raising a mentally strong kid doesn't mean he won't cry when he's sad or that he won't fail sometimes. Mental strength doesn't make you immune to hardship and it's not about suppressing your emotions.<p>In fact, it's quite the opposite. Mental strength is what helps kids bounce back from setbacks and …

Self-help

22 Time Management Quotes to Inspire You to Achieve Your Goals

Make the most of the time you have.<p>Time is the one thing in life that you can never get back. Once it's gone, it's gone forever.<p>In today's fast-paced world, even though it seems like we're working 24/7, are we really making the best use of our time? Use these 22 quotes to help inspire you to …

This Mum's List Of "Don'ts" For Her Daughter Is So Empowering

Recent studies have found that rigid gender stereotypes negatively impact girls as young as six years old, but writer Toni Hammer is doing everything …

6 High-Performance Habits Only the Most Extraordinary People Share, Backed by Science

Incredibly successful -- and happy -- people consistently do six things. And you can too.<p>Why do some people succeed more quickly than others, and maintain that success over the course of decades? And out of that extremely small subset of people, why do some of them seem miserable, while others live …

4 Ways of Choosing Happiness from Within

<i>What makes you happy?</i><p>Reflect on what you’ve done today. <i>What do your behaviors say about your approach to happiness?</i><p>These are the question I usually …

I used to be jealous of other people's wealth and success — here's how I finally got over it

A neighbor will buy something extravagant, like a gorgeous new car, and you look at your older car in the driveway and feel some envy.<p>A relative will get a great job and make more money in a year than you ever have. You'll overhear talk of that person's salary, think about your own salary, and feel …

Luxury Lifestyle

These are the skills you should learn that will pay off forever

The further along you are in your career, the easier it is to fall back on the mistaken assumption that you’ve made it and have all the skills you …