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15 Tips For Sounding Much More Professional At The Office

A little bit of rephrasing goes a long way.<p>"Using positive language in a negative situation can have a big impact on how you're remembered." —yourmate155<p>"It'll make them respect you more." —Inebriatedclusterfuk<p>"The phrase 'I assumed...' has a very negative connotation, and people will view it as …

Self-help

10 Best Hotels in Key West

1 of 10<p>Pier House Resort & Spa<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>The Gates Hotel<p>3 of 10<p>Southernmost Beach Resort<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 10<p>Ocean Key Resort & …

Key West

These 15 attitude changes will make you more likable

No man (or woman) is an island at work. The core truth is that our success depends on others. Whether we get promoted, get raises and succeed in …

A psychotherapist shares 4 ways you can channel your anxiety into something positive

Everyone faces anxiety from time to time. We feel nervous when we're going to approach someone with an important question, or feel butterflies when we're about to give a presentation.<p>The sweaty palms and rapid heartbeat you experience are normally thought of as hindrances to your performance, but …

Self-help

7 ways to make difficult conversations easy

Someone is screaming in your face at the top of their lungs. Or ranting angrily and you can’t get a word in edgewise. Or maybe they’re sobbing so …

Want to Be Happier? Answer These 34 Essential Life Audit Questions | Inc.com

Audits are standard in both personal and business finance, but in many ways, life audits are much more crucial. That's because life audits evaluate well-being not just in one area but in basically everything. They can mean massive changes to relationships, work, activities, and even what you put on …

Self-improvement

10 Literary Classics Every Business Leader Should Read | Inc.com

Biographies of inspirational figures, leadership how-to titles, and management case studies will all give you great insights on how to be a better entrepreneur and leader, but if that's all you read, you're really not getting a well-rounded diet of books.<p>Scientific research and much admired leaders …

Literature

A relationship expert says one word can defuse a fight with your partner — but most people don't use it enough

Being in a long-term relationship means that your partner gets to know you really well — which is a perfectly double-edged sword.<p>On the one hand, you can be yourself around them— your unfiltered, sometimes un-showered, lame-joke-telling self. On the other hand, they eventually learn better than …

Relationships

The Cheapest Places to Travel for Each Month of the Year

<i>This content originally appeared on Travel + Leisure</i><p>You’ve heard the myths: Tuesday is the best day to book airfare. Wednesday is the best day to …

Fort Lauderdale

I grew up in Alaska — here's what I tell my friends to do when they visit

The 49th state certainly lives up to its moniker of "The Last Frontier," but it is also home to vibrant, growing cities, a booming outdoor culture, and mountains that take your breath away. And yes, dog sleds.<p>As someone who was born and raised in Anchorage, the state's largest city, I consider …

National Parks

Forgetting These 7 Little Things Makes Every Day More Stressful

It never ceases to amaze me when I’m faced with the reality of how easily I lose sight of the truth – I catch myself stressing out over something …

Handy

The 50 Best Romantic Getaways

<b>Desert Escape</b> Though often overshadowed by Marrakesh, its fashionable neighbor to the south, this medieval city is the real soul of Morocco. And with …

Puget Sound

How to stop being annoyed by life

<b>(CNN) —</b> Do you get easily annoyed? At times, does that emotion quickly escalate to anger? You are not alone.<p>You shouldn't live with it, though.<p>Beyond improvements to your general mood and happiness, taming your anger can have important benefits to your health. Constant stress and aggravation is …

Mindfulness

The coolest thing to do for $20 in every state in the US

A few years ago, $20 seemed like a lot of money. However, these days, $20 can feel like nothing at all. You might spend $20 on your monthly gym membership or a movie ticket, sans popcorn.<p>Luckily, there are still some things to do in the U.S. for $20 or less; you just need to know where to go. Here …

National Parks

How to avoid alcohol without sacrificing your social life

LONDON — Meeting up with friends and eating out can be tricky if you don't drink alcohol — even if you're just taking a short break. A lot of bars …

I Went Camping Alone and It Was Terrifying

In some of our most beloved best-sellers, women embark on insane adventures and come back transformed. Molly Langmuir tells a more complicated tale about putting yourself in peril.<p>The tram from Teton Village takes nine minutes to travel 2.4 miles of wire, and as it speeds upward, Wyoming's Jackson …

9 U.S. Drives You Have to Take in Your Lifetime

It's so easy (or is it?) to hop on a flight these days; paid time-off is limited, and travelers want to get the most out of their vacations -- which, to many, means more time spent in the destination. But we've all heard it before: <i>It's the journey that counts, not the destination.</i> While we find …

Hiking

7 Time Management Techniques for Teens

Some weeks, it seems like we have no time.<p>Your high schooler may feel the same way. And when they're stressed about upcoming tests and losing track of assignments, their grades can suffer.<p>To help your teen get organized and on track for school, introduce them to these 7 time management techniques …

Time Management

5 Stocks Under $10 Actually Worth Buying

Even though these stocks are cheap, they could still make excellent long-term investments.<p>Many low-priced stocks are that way for a reason and should …

Investing

Five money milestones to hit while you’re in your 40s

You’re nearing or are in your 40s, and you’re likely making a little more money now than your 30-year-old self. You’re feeling more set in your career. Or maybe you’re in the middle of a reinvention because you finally have the resources to do so. (And yes, there is still time for that.)<p>Whatever …

Retirement

8 Hilarious Instagram Accounts You Need to Check Out

<b>1. @2trashybitches</b><p>If you like this feed -- and if you have a sense of humor you will -- then you should follow the other members of the #FABSQUAD, including @goodgirlwithbadthoughts, @queens_over_bitches, @girlsthinkimfunny, @mum_probs, @thehandyj, @sobasicicanteven, @northwitch69, and @scouse_ma. …

Pumpkin Spice Latte

11 tips to make you a Netflix master

Everyone loves Netflix. For $7.99 each month, it puts many of our favorite shows and movies at our fingertips and on nearly all of our devices 24/7.<p>And with its growing collection of original programming ("House of Cards," "Orange is the New Black," "Marvel's Daredevil," and more), Netflix keeps …

Televisions

15 Things You're Not Taught In School That Determine Your Success

Does school really prepare children for life in the real world? Find out what is missing from education these days.

40 Financial Rules For 40 Year-Olds

Every decade of life has its financial challenges and opportunities.<p>In your 20s, you feel invincible.<p>Your 30s brings on a whole new set of responsibilities including career and family.<p>However, your 40s are especially important because you are closing in on retirement.<p>Making a huge money mistake in …

Personal Finance

Self-driving car will make trip from San Francisco to New York City

It's all of the road trip and none of the driving — at least, not by a human.<p>An autonomous car, developed by Michigan-based Delphi Automotive, will …

10 Everyday Relationship Issues That Aren't Worth Freaking Out About

One of the best parts of my job as a couples therapist is that I get to deliver good news.<p>Couples come in fearing that their marriage is too far gone to fix, and I get to tell them it's not.<p>Yes, some people are in serious trouble and if they keep going in the direction they're headed, their worst …

Vital Apps and Sites That Will Make You a Better Spontaneous Traveler

Procrastinators, rejoice: a new crop of digital tools can help you book an entire trip in a matter of minutes, even mere hours before takeoff. So get …

Drone warfare: life on the new frontline

Safely ensconced behind flickering computer screens, military personnel are waging war in lands thousands of miles away. But is there a hidden human cost to remote-controlled combat?<p>Just a three-hour drive from Washington DC on the scenic Virginia coast, Langley Air Force Base is home to one of the …

Military

5 Secrets for Building Self Confidence

“The more you work at just being yourself, the more likely you’ll feel purposeful and significant in your life” Wayne W. Dyer<p>Have you ever looked at …

Motivation

Use this trick to see a map of everywhere Google knows you've been

Luckily, there's an easy way to see exactly what Google knows about where you've been, and you can even see a map of past locations you have visited.<p>This all depends on whether you have enabled two settings tied to your Google account: location reporting and location history. Of course Google lets …

Apps