Maria Gaviero-Roberts

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Self-Absorption: The Root of All (Psychological) Evil?

If you’ve ever been called <i>self-absorbed</i>, you can be sure you weren’t getting a compliment. Not only is the root definition of the term negative, but …

Psychology

Too Self-Absorbed? These Tips Can Free You From . . . You

Solutions offered for detrimental self-absorption vary mostly on the basis of what <i>drives</i> such self-defeating rumination. Does it relate mostly to …

Psychology

7 Scary Cleaning Tasks (and How to Take Them On)

As a part of our reader month, we asked the AT community to weigh in on the scariest home cleaning tasks. Some of the responses were chores that are …

Using Evernote (the right way). – Be Yourself

I believe that the best insights are made possible when they’re built from the best knowledge available. Discovering that information gets easier and …

7 Morning Rituals To Make Your Day 8 Times More Productive

<i>“You will never change your life until you change something you do daily. The secret of your success is found in your daily routine. ” — John C.</i> …

How to Choose the Best Hardwood Flooring for Your Beach House

Hardwood flooring has a classic and timeless look, which is why we used it in this year’s Idea House in Newport, Rhode Island. Here, Armstrong …

What the beach does to your brain

Science says the surf and sand does the mind (and body) good. Here’s how to reap the benefits of all that 'vitamin sea.'<p>There’s nothing quite as synonymous with summer as the beach — and we’ve got good news for those who flock to the surf and sand as soon as work lets out on Friday …

Brainwaves

The books every new graduate should read, according to a dozen business leaders

New graduates may think they’re ready for the world, but even after all that learning, there’s still room in their heads for some wisdom. We asked a dozen business leaders—from CEOs of big companies and startups, to deans of leading business schools—what books they would put in the hands of a newly …

Penguin Random House

7 DIY ideas to hide household eyesores!

However perfect your home’s décor there’ll always be one element causing you to struggle with the aesthetic: homes have to be lived in.<p>How a home is …

Design

13 best-selling online classes you can enroll in for $10 right now

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>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>Flickr / Luke RedmondUdemy is offering more than 17,000 classes on their site for just $10 each.<p>We put together a list of some of our …

Programming

The Home Office Tax Deduction: One of the Most Misunderstood (and Dangerous) Tax Breaks

The home office tax deduction offers huge tax savings to those 24% of employed people who now do some or all of their work at home. Yet of all the …

Personal Finance

How Often You Should Clean the Most Commonly Neglected Parts of Your Home

You probably do the basic stuff when you clean your home, like wiping down counters and washing sheets, but some things undoubtedly get forgotten. …

Why the Wealthy Put Their Money Into Multifamily & Commercial Real Estate

Have you heard stats such as “80% of millionaires attribute their wealth to real estate”? Or heard stories of living the good life off passive cash …

Real Estate

Start scrubbing and dusting! Spring clean with these room-by-room tips

Spring is here and that means one thing.... it's cleaning season. From the bathroom to the bedroom to the kitchen, it's time to get every room in your house glistening in time for warmer days.<p><b>Bedroom</b><p><b>1. How often you should clean your pillows — and the right way to do it</b><p>Yes, those things you sleep …

The Two Biggest Twitter Hacks You Need To Be Doing Today

Chances are you’re screwing up on Twitter. Don’t take it personally. I did for a long time, too. Then about a year ago, I learned two things that …

29 Healthy (Easy!) Slow Cooker Recipes to Help You Stay on Track

<b>Follow us on</b> <b>Pinterest</b> <b>for more healthy eating inspiration.</b><p><i>Additional reporting by</i> <i>Justina Huddleston</i>

What ISIS Really Wants

The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here’s what that means for its strategy—and for how to stop it.<p>What is the Islamic State?<p>Where did it come from, and what …

The Fallacy of 'Giving Up'

The importance of talking with a doctor about values and priorities in life—at any age<p>At 30 years old, a person's brain weighs about three pounds. In its capaciousness it wears the skull like a well-tailored suit. So notes Harvard professor and surgeon Atul Gawande in his most recent book <i>Being</i> …

Medicine

Japan ‘fighting against time’ to seek release of hostages held by Islamic State

Japan is doing all it can to free two hostages the Islamic State group is threatening to kill within 72 hours, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Wednesday, vowing never to give in to terrorism.<p>Abe returned to Tokyo from a six-day Middle East tour slightly ahead of schedule and convened a Cabinet …

The Best Free Workout Videos on YouTube

Now that the holidays are creeping around the corner, you may have to break up with your regularly scheduled sweat sessions, at least temporarily. …

Exercise

WHAT WOULD DEREK JETER DO?

I've had a tough time coming to terms with Robinson Cano moving to Seattle. He was my favorite current player on the team. I have watched him since …

10 best apps to train your brain

Whether it's to focus at work, do better at school, or just stay sharp, there are various reasons for wanting to boost brainpower. But maintaining psychological well-being is equally as important.<p>"Stress and anxiety are among the most pressing and far-reaching public health problems we face," says …

9 Quick Fixes For Annoying Renovation Problems

You may not be able to control the larger problems when making over your home, but these little annoyances are easily solved.<p><b>1. Problem:</b> That stubborn layer of wallpaper adhesive that won't come off your wall.<p><b>Fix:</b> You've spent hours peeling away wallpaper but there are still those few spots of glue …

10 Genius New Uses for Dish Soap

It helps with so much more than just cleaning greasy pots and pans.<p>Dish detergent might be a sink-side staple, but its cleaning power is incredibly helpful all over the house. Because the liquid is mild, it's often a great choice over harsher chemicals (plus, we bet you've got an ever-ready …

How Much Do Real Estate Agents Make?

Real Estate Agents Are Not Likely to Be Rich<p>Share<br>• Flip<br>• Pin<br>• Email<p>Updated December 08, 2017<p>If you have ever wanted to peek at your real estate agent's tax …

How to Be Productive [Infographic] - Adioma

Here is the mindmap of 35 habits of the uber-productive:<p>Since the beginning of the year, I lived in 7 different countries, spend 3 months in a remote …

Time Management

5 Exercises That Will Show Your Lower Belly Who's Boss

One trainer's favorite moves for flattening that tricky spot<p>When you're trying to target your lower abs, all abs-strengthening moves are not created equal. Fact is, some are much more effective at working those tough-to-get-to muscles. So we asked celebrity trainer Michelle Lovitt, an Asics America …

6 Subtle Things Highly Productive People Do Every Day

<b>Know how many days a week you're actually productive?</b><p><b>About three :</b><p>People work an average of 45 hours a week; they consider about 17 of those hours to be unproductive (U.S.: 45 hours a week; 16 hours are considered unproductive).<p>We could all be accomplishing a lot more — but then again, none of us …

Time Management