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The Best Books Of 2018 We Can't Wait To Read This Year

This is how I know I’m reading an incredible book. All of the day’s obligations — making my bed, walking to the subway, cooking dinner — become …

Books

There Are Actually 3 Types of Empathy. Here's How They Differ--and How You Can Develop Them All

<i>The following article is an adapted excerpt from my new book,</i> EQ Applied: The Real-World Guide to Emotional Intelligence<i>.</i><p>We often hear about the need for more empathy in the world. No doubt you've witnessed this in one form or another: The manager who can't relate to the struggles of his team, and …

Empathy

7 Hacks To Keep Love Strong In Your Relationship, According To Science

Keeping love strong between you and your partner is one way to guarantee that your relationship stands the test of time. But as you probably know, …

Hacking

7 Books Successful People Read to Elevate Their Life

When you look at some of the most successful people on earth, you realize that most of them are voracious readers. They know the benefits of learning, and they make time to access the information and perspectives that books provide -- no matter how busy they are.<p>If you take a deeper look, you'll …

Startups

The 16 Most Beautiful Places in Europe Will Take Your Breath Away

Complete with fairy-tale castles, picturesque seaside retreats, otherworldly natural parks, and charming cities, Europe is full of striking places to …

National Parks

Your Arms Will Transform After Doing This 10-Move Workout

This workout combines dumbbell and bodyweight moves to give you the ultimate arm burn. Each move targets different areas of your upper body including the deltoids (shoulders), biceps, triceps, and traps. This workout will leave you feeling sore for days, and will also help you get lean, sculpted, …

Workouts

17 Quotes About New Beginnings That Will Inspire You to Hit the Ground Running | Inc.com

As summer draws to a close, many of us are gearing up to return to our office, cubicle, warehouse, or other place of work. Whether you are faced with a new office project, or even a new position or career, you should be excited about the adventure that is about to begin. To move forward in any new …

George Eliot

A Study Shows the Best Times of Day to Post to Social Media

U.S. companies are expected to spend more than $37 billion dollars on social media promotion annually each year by 2020, representing 24% of the economy’s total digital advertising spend. It’s an astounding number, given that the vast majority of social media managers charged with getting customers …

Social Media

The Stupid Easy Way To Clean Your Washing Machine

Yes. This is a thing you actually have to do.<p>It cleans, so you don't have to clean it, right? WRONG. Just like your towels (which BTW, you aren't washing enough), you have to keep your washing machine clean — <i>weekly</i>. And if you're doing heavy loads or washing things every day, then you may want to …

Cleaning

Here's why you should never buy eye cream, according to dermatologists

Once upon a time, you washed your face, slapped on some moisturizer, and threw on some sunblock. Now, a typical beauty routine consists of multiple creams, serums, peels, toners, and masks as medicine cabinets grow more crowded every day.<p>The most controversial step in your nightly skincare routine …

My Himalayan journey – trekking to Shangri-La

For those who want to see the high Himalayas, but are wary of their steepest passes, the Miyar Valley makes a great trip<p>At the top of the Miyar Valley in the high Himalayas, a chain of seven tiny turquoise pools nestle below the snout of a formidable glacier. Each one looks deceptively inviting. We …

Trekking

If you want to have a good time, ask a Buddhist | Oliver Burkeman

What with positive emotions being, shall we say, thin on the ground these days – in public life, anyway – I was pleased to encounter this wise insight into how to generate more of them, courtesy of the German-born Buddhist nun Ayya Khema: “We may believe that it’s the quality of the sunset that …

Meditation

Infographic: 10 essential parts of highly ranked websites

When customers want to find you, are search engines offering your website as a top result?Digital marketers and PR pros must pay keen attention to …

17 Books That Inspire Inner Peace and Happiness

Happiness is like a drug. It feels so good that we continually seek out more of those euphoric moments just to get another hit. In our modern …

Why I predict Progressive Web Apps will change the game for digital agencies

Let’s face it. Even though consumers love websites, no one is entirely happy about the prospect of opening a website on their mobile device, especially those laden with features and images, and using it all the way to check out things.<p>No matter how responsive or well-adapted to the interface, using …

Climb the Google rankings: How to master SEO

There's no point having a beautifully designed website if no one can find it. That's where Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) comes in. SEO is both an …

50 hikes with the best views in the US that are definitely worth taking

If you’re already a part of the growing crowd of backpack-touting, dirt-loving women who are hitting the trails, then you know that taking a hike is …

Hiking

Take a Mental Vacation With These Enchanting Magical Realism Books

Magical realism is one of the most unique forms of narrative fiction. It also happens to be one of the easiest genres to fall in love with. Weaving …

Realism

21 Best Beaches in the World You Must Visit

The best beaches in the world, stretching from Kenya to Cornwall, with shimmering sands and turquoise waters.<p>Serenity and peace of mind may be found …

Best shampoo for hair loss – if you’re worried about thinning and seek volume

Thinning hair beware<p>As women, we associate a full head of glossy hair with our femininity, we work the best hair oil into our locks in the hope that …

How a teaspoon could stop you from getting sunburnt

Scientists from King's College London have shared their advice on exactly how to avoid turning red from the sun - and it involves a teaspoon.<p>The …

42 (Not Boring) Questions That Will Help Make Any Relationship Stronger

Turn small talk into real talk.<p>You know how sometimes when you meet someone, you click almost immediately, and it feels like you've been besties your entire life? And then, there's those other relationships that take a little more work (i.e., how you have to pulling pull to learn anything about …

17 Wise Nelson Mandela Quotes That Will Inspire Your Success

Nelson Mandela is the father of the modern nation of South Africa. His wisdom will endure through the ages.<p>If you happened to be putting together a short list of leaders who have had the greatest impact on the world, then Nelson Mandela would surely be at or near the top. Mandela was an outspoken …

You Don't Need a Gym to Lose Fat and Build Muscle — Try These 11 Equipment-Free Moves

The gym isn't the only place where you can lose body fat and build muscle. Weightlifting will allow to you achieve both goals simultaneously, but it isn't your only option if you want to get stronger. Using your body as a weight can and will help you turn excess body fat into lean muscle. …

Why Search Engine Optimization Is the Key to Making Money Online

You can't make money online without an audience, and search engine optimization can bring millions of people to your website.<p>There are all sorts of ways to make money from a blog or website. You could sell ads, write sponsored content or work with content partners. You could create an online shop …

The aspidistra isn’t called ‘cast iron’ for nothing

If you want a truly indestructible houseplant, there are few that will survive quite such a high level of neglect as an aspidistra. It will tolerate more shade than pretty much any other, not to mention months of drought, the coldest of drafts and almost any pest going. Hence the Victorian common …

Sunday Riley Luna Sleeping Night Oil Review | Allure

Among the expansive landscape of facial exfoliants, there is a subset of product I like to call “fake retinols.” Fake retinols, which <i>do</i> contain retinol for the record, look remarkably similar to real retinols and tout the same benefits — more cell turnover, smaller pores, better skin texture, a …

Skin Care

Inside Amazon's plan to dominate advertising business in 2019

Amazon’s unrelenting efficiency, obsession with automation, and brutal pricing strategies have helped it disrupt or dominate industry after industry, which began with books way back in 1997. Over the next year, it’s bringing those tactics to bear on the organization’s latest target: the advertising …

Want Instant Motivation? Read This Book Now.

Recently, I started reading it again. Immediately, my workouts got more intense. I began thinking bigger about my goals and my vision for my future.<p>I've read hundreds (potentially thousands) of self-help and business books over the past decade. Very few have the <i>it-factor</i>. Some of them do, though. …

Walking Spain's most spectacular coastline

Have we hit peak Camino de Santiago? Almost, according to a copy of the El Correo Gallego newspaper I found lying in a bar in the harbour town of Muxía in north-west Spain: a record 301,036 walkers completed the pilgrim trail last year – 98.6% capacity, said a professor.<p>I mention this because Muxía …

Coastlines