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Stanford professor: The workplace is literally killing us

No good employer is going to outright say that they kill you, but new research finds that too many modern workplaces are grim reapers inflicting a …

Free Eye-Catching Résumé Templates To Help You Stand Out From The Crowd

<b>Competition in the</b> employment market can be tough. Thanks to this list of 17 free résumé templates by Creative Bloq, you can choose from a variety of …

Apple Cobbler Crumble Recipe

"This super-easy cobbler is great for unexpected company or spur-of-the-moment cravings. The juice from the fruit cooks out to produce enough …

How to achieve extreme productivity

7 ways to use “systemized common sense” in your day.<p>By Kara Baskin | January 17, 2018<p>You don't have to do all of this. Here's how to temper your …

Top 10 signs you work in a toxic office

<b>I don’t work for one of those cool small businesses you always talk about. Instead, my manager is a jerk, the owner is absent and this place runs on fear. I wish I had known before I started, but for various reasons, I’m stuck here. — Jerry</b><p>Yes, it is easy for pundits like me to wax poetic about …

Yale's Most Popular Class Ever Teaches How to Live a Happier Life (Here's What Students Learn)

The fact the class is so wildly popular speaks to the state of mental health on campuses today--and in your workplace. Audit the course by reading on.<p>News flash--adult life is filled with unhappiness traps and the search for keys to happiness (or even a good happiness hack to help us get by).<p>It …

Happiness

Research Shows This 1 Rare Habit Separates Successful Leaders From All Others

This may be cringeworthy but the research doesn't lie.<p>When it comes to choosing a leadership philosophy that will turn employees into loyal and committed high-performers, who will then win over loyal and committed customers time and time again, you can't beat ​Servant Leadership.<p>In fact, the …

Leadership

Old-Fashioned Oatmeal-Raisin Cookies

Step 1<p>Preheat the oven to 375° and position racks in the upper and lower thirds. In a medium bowl, whisk the flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt. …

This lifehack will completely change the way you cook pasta

Okay, we just found the very thing you’ve been waiting for — and you didn’t even know it. This lifehack will completely change the way you cook …

The Secret To Looking Younger Forever | goop

In her new book, <i>Younger</i>, Dr. Sara Gottfried, our go-to expert for all over-forty health concerns, shows why aging gets a bad rap that isn’t deserved: …

Wellness

How To Plant Succulents in Containers

Easy-to-plant succulents survive both drought and heat; they practically take care of themselves!<p>Easy-to-plant succulents—from every variety of cacti …

People with Autism Can Read Emotions, Feel Empathy

There is a persistent stereotype that people with autism are individuals who lack empathy and cannot understand emotion. It’s true that many people …

Autism

11 things that are proven to make a relationship better

We can thank modern science for all the extensive research that’s been done on how to have a happy relationship, because it teaches us a lot about …

Almost All Managers Have at Least One Career-Limiting Habit

Rick’s boss thinks Rick is both brilliant and a tyrant. He recently told Rick he is not on the succession plan to become the next CEO because his volatile temper could destroy the company. Ultimately, Rick retired early and angry, toggling between resentment and self-recrimination at failing to …

Self-help

Any Kind of Pet Can Strengthen The Social Skills of a Child With Autism

A child with autism can develop stronger social skills and assertiveness if they have a pet at home, regardless of whether it’s a dog, cat, rabbit, …

Autism

17 Easy DIY Home Decor Craft Projects That Don't Look Cheap

DIY home decor crafts are fun but making something that will actually have decor value may be a bigger challenge than you’ve anticipated. Indeed, …

5 Ways to Stop Your Racing Thoughts

<b>by Patricia Harteneck, Ph.D.</b><p>Racing thoughts—fast, repetitive thought patterns about a particular topic—are a common feature of anxiety and other …

4 Websites to Help Quit Your Job and Start a Business

Taking your work to the next level means setting and keeping career goals. A career goal is a targeted objective that explains what you want your …

Employment

How to Master Microsoft Office Word

Microsoft Word is easily the biggest, most popular word processing program available, but it does a lot more than just edit text and TPS reports. If …

Software

How Autism Nearly Ruined My Marriage

The stress of parenting a child with autism slowly chipped away at our marriage until we were left holding crumbling pieces of a once thriving …

Overwhelmed? 10 ways to feel less busy

You can’t do it all, so try Oliver Burkeman’s tips to reclaim your time and your sanity<p>Work isn’t working; that much seems clear. If you’re a human being with a job and you don’t feel unpleasantly busy yourself, you almost certainly know several people who do, and who rarely stop mentioning it. The …

Time Management

My Autistic Brother's Quest for Love

<i>I am woken by a loud commotion. It's 1996, and I'm ten years old, two years older than my brother, Randy. He is banging on the wall our rooms share—</i>BOOM! BOOM! BOOM!<i>—and screaming, "I'M SO STUPID! I WANT TO DIE!" Our mother, Feryn, runs into his room and I follow close behind. Amber hair matted</i> …

Here's an Easy Two-Minute Trick to Calm Your Racing Mind

<b>Obsess much? Here's a way to stop the cycle (and basically tell your brain to STFU).</b><p><i>By Amanda Schupak</i>, SELF<p>Photo: Kyle Ericksen/WWD<p>Replays of awkward interactions, missed opportunities and embarrassing regrets distract us during the day and keep us up at night. Think about how many times you've …

200+ Free Vintage Resources to Replenish your Design Toolbox

5/5 (1)<p>This style in all its manifestations has become increasingly popular amongst the hipster subculture. But it is even more widely used in …

Graphic Design

How Hollywood Keeps Minorities Out

Elyce Helford, director of Jewish and Holocaust studies at Middle Tennessee State University and an author who has written about Hollywood, says the …

10 Best Fried Chicken Sandwiches in L.A.

Fried chicken sandwich at Free Range L.A.<p>B. Rodell<p><b>10. Free Range</b><br>This food truck is the ethical man's answer to the fast-food fried chicken sandwich. …

10 Personal Skills That Set the Very Best Leaders Apart

Leadership skills that worked in the past won't carry you into the future.<p>Do you have the personal qualities you need to be an effective leader in the coming decades? Even if you've been successful so far, the answer may be no. The aggressive personality and hard-driving skill set that got so many …

Leadership