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Are You Socially Awkward? Use These 20 Tips To Help You Communicate with Confidence

Say goodbye to awkward and say hello to confident.<p>Not everyone has the ability to walk into any room, job interview, dinner party or public gathering and "own it."<p>If you struggle in social situations, here are 20 tips to help you become a more confident communicator.<p>Never forget, when in doubt, the …

Public Speaking

Patterns In Black And White Photo Contest Winner

Thank you to all the photographers that shared their photos with patterns in B&W in the Patterns In Black And White Photo contest with chances to win …

Photography

The Best Sex Posts of 2017

2017 was a tough year for many of us, and what better way to get through these past twelve months than by getting it on? Here, in no particular …

Biting

11 high-paying jobs you can do from home

There are plenty of other industries looking to compensate skilled workers handsomely for doing the same work remotely.<p>FlexJobs, an online service specializing in telecommuting and remote work, recently sifted through its listings for high-paying remote jobs.<p>Each of the below positions pay at least …

Employment

The Best and Worst Olive Oil from the Grocery Store

Olive oil is as essential to the kitchen as a saucepan or stove. Yet, while it’s always in front of us, we don’t always pay attention to what it can …

Recipes

Five Vitamins That Help Maintain Your Mental Health

Whilst we are beginning to become very aware of how what we eat affects our physical health and wellbeing, we don't often connect what we eat with …

Wellness

If you’re considering home ownership, here’s what you should know

Get prepared for the costs involved<p>Down payment<p>If you can put down at least 20% of the cost of the home, you could avoid having to pay costly private …

7 Ways to Remain Motivated Even if Everything Is Falling Apart Around You

I was told I would never walk again.<p>Let's not sugarcoat this. Life can be a royal pain in the ass. One day you're on top of the world and the next you're scrambling to find your next dollar.<p>At some point we all experience this roller coaster ride known as life.<p>I've had a couple setbacks in life. …

Motivation

Your To-Do List Isn't Working. Here's How to Fix It in 1 Step

How to get unstuck, procrastinate less, and focus more.<p>You're probably familiar with the story for a jar that represents the time available in your life. You fill the jar with rocks, pebbles, and sand representing the big, medium, and small stuff you do every day. If you start with pebbles and …

Time Management

A former Navy SEAL commander says you can transform your life with 5 simple choices in the next 24 hours

As commander of US Navy SEAL Team 3's "Task Unit Bruiser," the most highly decorated special-operations unit of the Iraq War, Jocko Willink learned what it takes to lead people in incredibly dangerous and complex situations.<p>The mantra that Willink instilled into his men was "Discipline Equals …

Fitness

Do You Have a $4,000 Travel Photo Sitting on Your Hard Drive?

Have you ever wondered what your travel photos are worth? Most people take travel photos for themselves to remember the experience or share on social …

Photography

How to choose a Linux distro for your old PC

Looking to resurrect or transform a laptop or desktop? There are lots of versions of Linux to choose from, all of them free (and awesome). Here's how to decide which one is right for you.<p>Ready to give your old computer a new lease on life? Even if it's several years old and slow as molasses, you …

This Is the Best of Lifehacker 2016

At the end of every year, we take a look back at our most popular posts to reminisce (and to help you catch any stuff you might have missed). Here’s …

This Is the Best Diet for Weight Loss in Your 30s

If you've recently celebrated a milestone birthday (we're talking "over the hill") you may be wondering what the secret behind the best diet for …

Nutrition

75 quotes to inspire, motivate, and move you

<b>"I love quotations because it is a joy to find thoughts one might have, beautifully expressed with much authority by someone recognized wiser than oneself." Marlene Dietrich</b><p>Quotes, quotations, words of wisdom, pearls of wisdom...we all have our favorites. We call on them when we need motivation, …

Motivation

30 of the Most Important Photoshop Features and How to Use Them

Nate Dodson over at TutVid just put together one of the most comprehensive overviews of Photoshop’s key tools and features we’ve ever seen. 30 …

GYM EXERCISE PLAN FOR BEGINNERS

<b>Nowadays</b>, a lot of fitness gyms are built side by side. Business owners knew that <i>healthy lifestyle</i> is greatly in demand in the market today. Every …

Extreme Sports

Viral Video Tries To Show What It’s Like Inside The Mind Of Someone With Depression

<b>Wentworth Miller creates video showing what it’s like inside the mind of someone living with depression</b><p>It’s hard for people to understand what it’s …

14 TED Talks to watch when you're feeling totally burned out

If this sounds like you, odds are you're burned out.<p>Burnout isn't just the greatest challenge to the global health system or a drain on the American workplace — it's wreaking havoc on your well-being.<p>But with the help of TED's expansive online library of presentations, you can quickly learn what …

TED Talks

Watch All of the Trailers Released at San Diego Comic-Con

San Diego Comic-Con is sadly coming to an end, ladies and gentlemen. But don’t frown because it’s over, smile because <i>it happened,</i> and also smile …

Comics

4 Proven Ways to Increase Your Motivation to Exercise

Workout motivation. You don’t have any. You know exercise is good… and you still don’t do it. You’re not alone.<p>We all want a magic pill that makes us …

4 Powerful Ways To Awaken Your Life's Purpose

Nietzsche said, "He who has a why to live for can bear almost any how."<p>If you're feeling tired, burned out, or just stuck, awakening your sense of "why" can be a powerful way to build resilience and thrive. A strong sense of purpose is the everyday awareness and conscious acknowledgment that you …

Got 30 Minutes and Some Floor Space? Do This Simple, Effective Workout

Never underestimate what a few bodyweight exercises can do<p>Travel is no excuse to skip your workout.<p>Whether you’re at the beach, a Holiday Inn in Cleveland, or a cabin in the woods, you can do this beast of a routine designed by Emily Skye, a trainer and fitness model based in Brisbane, …

Bodyweight Exercise

13 Natural Ways to Repel Mosquitoes

Pesky bugs have no chance of winning this battle.<p>You're outside grilling dinners, hosting parties — and fending off what feels like a never-ending supply of mosquitoes. If chemical sprays aren't your thing, try these 13 non-toxic bug repelling tricks instead.

The most powerful protein shake ingredients you're not using

1. Ginger<p>I can’t confirm whether Confucius had a six-pack (or suffered from a chronically queasy tummy),
 but legend has it the Chinese philosopher …

Nutrition

10 Raised Garden Beds That Fit Any Backyard Space

Just add soil, seeds, and sunshine.<p>Starting a garden is no easy task, and it can be especially challenging if the terrain surrounding your property isn't amenable to the types of plants you'd like to grow. Enter the raised garden bed — a boxy unit that allows you to plant flowers, herbs, and …

Gardening

Top 10 TED Talks That Could Change Your Life

There’s no time like the present to grow or refine ourselves a little bit more, and few resources are as helpful as TED talks. In that vein, here are …

5 Happy Marriage Habits To Start Before You Tie The Knot

<i>by Jillian Kramer, BRIDES</i><p>Photo: Courtesy of CNP Montrose<p>Think you'll figure out how to make your marriage work as you go along? That's one way to do it, sure. But, "starting healthy habits before marriage can mean the difference between a marriage that thrives and lasts and a marriage that crumbles …