Ihab Mamdouh

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The Best Way to Move on After a Breakup

The ability to find a silver lining in the midst of bad news may seem beyond your grasp. Your partner has left you for someone else, you’ve been …

What Apple And Starbucks Taught Me About Building A Brand

Alessandra Ghini shares insights from her work in marketing at Apple and Starbucks on the precipice of each company’s second golden age.<p>When we see an energetic advertisement from Apple that inspires our sense of adventure, or exchange hellos with a Starbucks barista in a way that feels like we’re …

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15 Habits That Will Totally Transform Your Productivity

From decluttering your desk to letting yourself complain, these 15 easy behavior changes can change how much you accomplish each day.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 Leadership stories of 2015. See the full list here.</i><p>People who manage to get a lot accomplished each day aren’t …

Productivity

Unraveling The Surprising Relationship Between Mood And Productivity

Mood affects your productivity more than you realize, but a new app is helping employees take control of their emotions at work.<p>Much of what we deal with in life is shaped by our mind-set.<p>There is a quote I love that says, “Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.” I’ve found …

The 10 Best Airbnb Pools From Around The World

We can't wait to dive in.<p>We don't know about you, but we <i>love</i> pools. Especially pools that we could theoretically swim in one day. And what better place to search pool porn than on Airbnb?<p>So, to further fuel our addiction, we trolled the rental site to find the best pools from around the world. From …

Beginning An Affair

<i>As a result of the Ashley Madison hack, male cheating is in the news a lot right now. But women cheat, too. What follows is a piece of fiction exploring a modern cheating scenario from a young woman's perspective.</i><p>You’ve been bored lately, or you just want attention. Things with your boyfriend are …

17 Things That Happen When You Have An Anxious Mind But A Laid Back Personality

There’s really no such thing as having an “anxious mind.” There is only having your anxiety fueled by your thoughts (which is something that everyone …

Staying Motivated At Work

Personal motivation is key to maintaining almost all aspects of life. If we're not motivated, we're more likely to be less productive and do things half-assed.<p>One area in life in which many of us have trouble staying motivated is our work life. Given that most of us spend more than 50% of our time …

Here Are 3 Awesome Secrets to Happier Memories, Backed By Research

You can’t trust your memory.<p>Memory is fluid. Every time you recall something you’re essentially rewriting it in your head.<p>Yet you’re prone to …

Happiness

8 Important Facts About Always Giving Too Much Of Yourself In Relationships

You down with OPP? (Other people's problems.)

Emotional Intelligence: Is It More Important than your IQ?

Our culture places a high importance on intelligence (IQ) when determining a person’s ability to be successful in the professional world. In reality, …

30 Things You Need To Let Go To Find Happiness

What do you need to be happy? All too often, we list the things we want: a bigger house, a cooler car, a trip around the world, money for …

Why You Should Never See A Therapist

Daniel Otzmatron<p>Otzmatron is a reactionary who loves womanizing, good beer and tobacco. He started deconstructing modern social conventions and …

8 Symptoms That May Require A Mental Health Evaluation

Last week I wrote about 8 Symptoms that should not always be labeled a mental illness. Life is life. We are all going to experience the worst of it …

Sapiosexuality: Why Some of Us are Attracted Purely by Intelligence (backed by science, of course)

A sapiosexual is defined as: “One who finds intelligence the most sexually attractive feature,” and they are way more common than you’d think. …

Focus: The Hidden Driver of Excellence by Daniel Goleman

<b>Book Review</b><p>From one of the most respected figures of authority in the field of psychology comes another book that is bound to get the attention of …

'Love hormone' oxytocin: Difference in social perception between men and women

The "love hormone" oxytocin affects men and women differently in social contexts: in men it improves the ability to identify competitive …

30 Ways Body Language Will Give You Away

Have you ever given someone the wrong idea or the wrong impression? You might hear someone say with surprise, “Oh, I thought you were mad,” or, “You …