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20 Books As Inspiring As A TEDTalk — According To The People Who Give The Talks

Want to spend your vacation working on self-improvement and -enrichment? There are 20 books TED speakers want you to read this summer, and I've got …

Books

Read This Story and Get Happier

Professor Laurie Santos didn’t set out to create the most popular course in the history of Yale University and the most talked-about college course …

The resume of the future will tell employers who you are, and not just what you’ve done

Resumes are a poor proxy for a human being.<p>Whether on paper or LinkedIn, they may tell an employer about a job seeker’s experience and credentials, but they’re frustratingly silent about almost everything else. They have virtually nothing to say about a candidate’s personality, or their character, …

The best pubs, cafes and restaurants in the UK countryside – readers’ travel tips

Readers reveal some foodie gems in rural Britain, including perfect pasties, spectacular seafood, corking kippers and Yorkshire’s answer to limoncello<p>Great food need not be expensive. In the tiny fishing port of Craster stands L Robson & Sons smokery and restaurant. The family has been smoking fish …

Here's one time-wasting mistake the most successful people almost never make

Procrastination is a tendency that many of us struggle with. It's also a trait that can seriously hamper your success, in both the short and long term.<p>In order to understand (and beat) time wasting habits, it's important to recognize how exactly the most successful manage their time.<p>TopResume …

Success

A philosopher’s 350-year-old trick to get people to change their minds is now backed up by psychologists

The 17th century philosopher Blaise Pascal is perhaps best known for Pascal’s Wager which, in the first formal use of decision theory, argued that believing in God is the most pragmatic decision. But it seems the French thinker also had a knack for psychology. As Brain Pickings points out, Pascal …

Psychology

How to make ice cream and other frozen treats without a machine

If there's one dish that signifies summer, it's probably ice cream. Be it a simple bowlful or carefully balanced scoops piled high in a sugar cone, this is the stuff of bright colors and vivid flavors, perhaps a little messy but always fun. It's an easy antidote to the heat that takes us straight …

11 Personal Finance Books to Read this Summer

One of my favorite things about the summer is sitting by the pool or relaxing on a beach with a really good read. But, if you’re like me, you also …

Personal Finance

#Recipe : Lemon Chicken with Asparagus

Recipes<p><b>Ingredients</b><p>1 lb. boneless skinless chicken breasts<br>¼ cup flour<br>½ tsp sea salt, pepper to taste<br>2 tablespoons butter<br>1 tsp lemon pepper …

The Definition of Happiness Changes as You Age, According to Science

The definition of happiness shifts radically but predictably with age, research shows.<p>Type a simple search into Google and you will bombarded by tips on how to be happy. You could spend weeks if not years reading all that advice on boosting well being.<p>Many of these articles are valuable, but most …

A former lawyer who's been running a business remotely for 8 years shares her favorite tools for working on the road

Spotty Wi-Fi, noisy cafes, and constantly changing time zones are all par for the course.<p>But these stumbling blocks haven't stopped Jodi Ettenberg, a former corporate lawyer who left the legal profession to travel in 2008, from working while roaming from continent to continent.<p>Ettenberg sustains …

Project Management

The best quotes to help you find business success

Could a five-minute test predict how quickly adults can learn a second language?

Why is it that for some adults learning a second language is a breeze, while for others it feels like an insurmountable task?<p>Research from the Institute for Learning & Brain Sciences at the University of Washington suggests part of the reason might lie in the rhythms of adults’ brains. In a new …

Humanity

Truly Successful People Never Compromise on These 6 Things

Successful people do their deep work early in the day, when most people are still fast asleep.<p><i>How do smart and successful people maintain sanity and manage their time, career, and lives? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people</i> …

9 Google Goals for your path to self-improvement

Google announced its new feature, Goals, on Wednesday. The tool makes it easier to track of whatever personal goal you are trying to achieve.<p>While …

For many of us, monogamy is not an emotionally healthy pursuit

Popular wisdom suggests that an emotionally fulfilled life is one spent with a stable, monogamous partner by your side till death does you part. It’s the one fairytale that continues to hold truth post-childhood and indeed, there are some studies suggesting a connection between marriage or monogamy …

Scientist claims there's even more evidence of Planet Nine's existence

More evidence is pointing toward a mysterious Neptune-sized planet lurking at the outer edges of our Solar System. One of the scientists who claimed in January to have found strong evidence for a ninth planet — temporarily named "Planet Nine" — now says there are even more clues that support the …

This Mental Trick of Olympic Athletes Can Radically Increase Your Productivity

Top athletes use this simple but powerful technique to perform at their best. So can you.<p>This summer in Rio de Janeiro, we're likely to see awe-inspiring displays of physical prowess. What we're unlikely to see is the mental work that goes into those jaw-dropping accomplishments.<p>Everyone knows that …

Body image: how actors push their bodies to the limits

Matthew McConaughey<p>Before: 84kg (13st 3lb/185lb)<br>After: 61kg (9st 8lb/134lb)<p>McConaughey has already scooped a number of industry accolades for his role in Dallas Buyers Club, which he prepared for by consuming only Diet Coke, egg whites, chicken and the odd spoonful of tapioca. He has won both the …