Erica Arrechea

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The psychology of why rekindled romances are so intense

Last month, the New York Times’ Modern Love column told the tale of two romantic relationships that ended and were then rekindled many years later. The author’s romance first ended when her boyfriend lost the piece of paper with her address and had no other way of contacting her. When they saw each …

This robot will read your Facebook profile and make you a cocktail based on your personality

A group of German product designers created a robot that uses data from your Facebook account to create a personalized cocktail made just for you.<p>Here's how it works: The user logs into the terminal, grants access to his or her Facebook profile, and then the system uses an algorithm developed by …

How to Turn Your Expertise into a Scalable Business

I’ve had a lot of people reach out these past couple of months asking about how to build an online business, how to create an online course, or how …

Business Strategy

The 12 Best Podcasts For Entrepreneurs

The best entrepreneurs are always looking for a new edge, and increasingly, podcasts have become an unparalleled source of applicable advice. A bunch of podcasts focusing on tech, startups, and the challenges of growing your business have launched in recent years. Forbes has sampled a whole bunch, …

12 Commandments Of Happy, Long-Lasting Relationships

It's the little things that count most.<p><i>By Charles J. Orlando</i><p>When it comes to creating successful relationships, you need certain critical traits in place. Traits not just merely "present," but existing in a real and genuine way that emanates from each partner through their own want (not because …

Mobile Devices

5 Women Entrepreneurs You Probably Don't Know About--but Should

Female entrepreneurs often get short shrift. Here are a few, in tech and healthcare, who've had tremendous impact.<p>When I interviewed Theranos's Elizabeth Holmes recently, she said she was the only female startup founder to singlehandedly found a technology or health care company and then take it to …

Amy Schumer Takes Aim At The Kardashians In Hilarious 'SNL' Monologue

Hopefully they weren't watching.<p>Amy Schumer hosted "Saturday Night Live" last night and judging by her performance, we're betting she'll be back.<p>The comedian opened up the show with a hilarious and spot-on monologue that focused on Hollywood's lack of positive female role models. Her main subjects …

19 And CEO: Meet Forbes' Youngest All-Star Entrepreneurs

At Forbes’ Under 30 Summit in Philadelphia this past week, the spotlight was on Generation Y, with millennials on the older end of the demographic taking much of the top billing.<p>The world’s youngest self-made woman billionaire, 31-year-old chemical engineer Elizabeth Holmes, was handed the event’s …

Entrepreneurship

Meditation Guide for Beginners

Kamil Olszak<p>4:27 AM Core Basics, Featured, Meditation<p>This post is a meditation guide for beginners.<p>First of all, I’m really glad you decided to …

Patti Stanger Answers Our Love Questions

Hollywood's favorite matchmaker gets us a date.<p>Two-drink maximum? "Not today!" Patti Stanger exclaims, pouring me another tall glass of wine, in defiance of the one rule she enforces at all her mixers on <i>The Millionaire Matchmaker</i>. Does she ever break the rule herself? "Have you seen me with …

The Unlikely Traditionalism of Millionaire Matchmaker Patti Stanger

Patti Stanger looks like a feminist hero. She’s single, she’s rich, and she, as they say, has it all. The host of Bravo TV’s <i>The Millionaire …

Patti Stanger's Dream Date Is ... Liam Neeson!

Now that she has broken up with longtime boyfriend David Krause, Patti Stanger is single and ready to mingle.<p>The star of Bravo’s hit reality series,</i> …

New Facebook Rules Could Hurt Small Business

Small businesses that use status updates to advertise their products on Facebook will be less visible—featured less and less on their friends' …

One potential predictor of a lasting relationship is something you'd never ask on a first date

Perhaps that's one of the reasons why researchers devote so much energy to pinpointing the factors that may indicate contentment and longevity, such as how much they laugh together, to how much sex they have every month, to the way they feel around each other.<p>Here's another potential factor to add …

12 Habits That Set Ultra Successful People Apart

Ultra successful people delight themselves by blowing their personal goals out of the water. Here's what sets them apart.<p>A study at Strayer University found that most people think success is about achieving your personal goals.<p>Ultra successful people delight themselves by blowing their personal …

10 Habits That Can Unlock Your Inner Awesomeness

Here's a list of 10 habits that could take your life into the stratosphere of greatness.<p><i>What habits have changed people’s lives? originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question.</i><p><b>Answer by Nelson Wang, founder of www.CEOLifestyle.io, on Quora:</b><p>When I was 17, I was fired from my job as a …

5 strategies for conquering fear and anxiety, from one of the most successful self-help authors in history

His 1948 book, "How to Stop Worrying and Start Living," deals with tactics for liberating yourself from nagging anxieties that make you less happy and less productive.<p>The book grew out of Carnegie's experiences teaching adult education courses at the YMCA in New York City. Carnegie realized that …

Does Your Personal Brand Broadcast Success?

How do other people describe the way you work? Are you approachable and collaborative? Or maybe judgmental and controlling? Or perhaps even inspiring and empowering?<p>The actions you take each day build your personal brand. The way you think, the way you feel and the way you behave shape the stories …

Speed dating goes halal in Muslim-majority Malaysia

<b>KUALA LUMPUR</b>: Dressed in a headscarf and full-length robe, 24 year-old Nurnadille Edlena takes notes intently as the man before her introduces …

What People REALLY Want In A Dating Partner

<b>No matter how many times Life in the Boomer Lane (or anyone else) writes about the characteristics people look for in relationships, those actually looking for relationships will read it</b> LBL is starting to think that, in the category of "hope springs eternal," humans believe that if enough studies …

This Week in Content Marketing: The Internet of the Future Will Be Ruled By Few

<i>PNR: This Old Marketing with Joe Pulizzi and Robert Rose can be found on both</i> <i>iTunes</i> <i>and</i> <i>Stitcher</i><i>.</i><p>In this week’s episode, Robert and I discuss Jay …