Jesse Vega

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8 Plank Variations That Don’t Suck

I know what you may be thinking.<i>“Really, Tony. An article covering planks? What’s next: Something on best exercises for a jacked Tibialis Anterior?</i> …

7 Things You Didn't Know You Should Negotiate, and How to Get the Best Deal

Most people know that they should try to negotiate a higher salary or a better deal on a car, but you may not whip out your haggling skills on …

The Only 8 Moves You Need to Be Fit

Squat<p>For the most elemental of human movements—sitting down and getting back up, or lifting something heavy off the ground—there is no better …

These are the specific conversations you need to have with your boss every month of the year

When you think about those monthly check-ins with your boss, it’s the standing invite on your calendar that likely brews both excitement and anxiety. …

The opposite of a narcissist is an 'empath' — here are the signs you could be one

Empathy is the ability to understand the way someone else is feeling. Most people who do not have antisocial or narcissistic personality disorders feel empathy on some level.<p>But some people are more empathetic than others, and those very high up on the scale are known as empaths.<p>"An empath is an …

Narcissism

Want to Raise Kids Who Won't Give Up Easily? Teach Them the 'Batman Effect'

Instilling perseverance at a young age will serve your child well throughout life.<p>It's tough to teach kids perseverance and mental strength in the modern world. Technology allows for instant gratification and our digital devices offer an easy escape when things get tough.<p>Kids have shorter attention …

Surprising Harvard Research Says Giving Negative Feedback to Peers Won't Work (Unless You Do 1 Simple Thing)

Harvard researchers say we've got it all wrong on giving negative feedback to peers. It's useless if you don't do this too.<p>Giving negative feedback to peers can be as stressful and confounding as figuring out how to give feedback to your boss or how to give feedback to a difficult employee.<p>And now …

Astrology isn’t fake—it’s just been ruined by modern psychology

It’s time to speculate about what 2018 will bring. Condemned by science and denigrated by much of society, you might think that astrological predictions are fluffy woo-woo that won’t help you navigate the year ahead. But that’s not because astrology itself is inaccurate. It’s because astrology has …

Can game theory end world conflict?

Robert J. Aumann isn’t only famous for his long white beard and deep sense of wisdom. He’s also renowned for a string of controversies. On one hand, …

Prevent back pain: Exercises to help strengthen your back - Health - ABC News

Almost four million Australians suffer from back pain at any one time.<p>The list of reasons you might experience it is long and includes injuries, …

Barack Obama has a plan for the Trump era

It’s a mix of political goals and apolitical ideals, six interviews with current and former Obama aides reveal<p>In the cafes of New York City and the offices of Chicago, blue America seeks his wisdom like he’s a prophet or a sage. What should we do? they ask. Show us the path.<p>He likes to respond with …

The Ultimate All-In-One Workout

Looking for an awesome workout that combines weights and conditioning into a compact, 30-minute training session? We've got you covered.<p>I'm Performix …

10 bad driving habits that damage your car

You know how important regular oil changes, tire rotations, and changing drive belts are for keeping a car running smoothly and reliably for many years. Perhaps you have a calendar for taking care of routine maintenance tasks, but the way you drive on a daily basis has a significant impact on the …

Why Movie Sex Scenes Have Looked the Same for Decades

Not much has changed in 80 years.<p>Go ahead, think about it.<p>As the Film Theorists explain in their most recent video, Hollywood has been using the same tricks since its very first sex scene—from the silent film <i>Ecstasy</i> in 1933—to film love making. The main trick is close-ups.<p>The term "male gaze," …

Want to Double Your Employees' Loyalty? Science Says Provide These 3 Things

Humans make relationships harder than they need to be. At our very core, we crave only three things (after food, shelter, and good Wi-Fi service):<p>To feel safe. "I can take risks and not be demoralized or penalized."<br>• To feel like we belong. "These are my people. This is my tribe."<br>• To feel like we …

Employee Engagement

‘Pokemon Go’ Players May Have Discovered A New Hack To Control ‘Eeveelution’

If, like the rest of the world, you’re obsessed with <i>Pokemon Go</i>, here’s a handy new hack to try.<p>The augmented reality game is basically the only thing people are talking about these days. Sure, hunting those cute, cuddly little anime creatures can cause bad things to happen — stampedes in Central …

How to level up fast (and catch rare Pokemon) without spending money in Pokemon Go

Pokemon Go is free, to a certain degree. If you run out of Pokeballs and other supplies, you'll need to run around to various PokeStops to get more. That can take a while and make leveling difficult.<p>The other obvious option would be to buy what you need from the game's shop, but no one wants to …

Top 10 smart questions to ask your used car dealer

As one of the largest financial commitments you’ll make, buying a new-to-you car or truck can be one of the most stressful situations any consumer …

How to Get 10X More Done (and Still Leave Work on Time!)

Picture your perfect day. You wake up early. The sun is shining. Everything goes your way during your morning routine as you get off to work, where you arrive a few minutes before everyone else. You avoid the temptation of checking email immediately and settle into a major project.<p>Time passes …

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Why The 8-Hour Workday Doesn't Work

The eight-hour workday is an outdated and ineffective approach to work. If you want to be as productive as possible, you need to let go of this relic and find a new approach.<p>The eight-hour workday was created during the industrial revolution as an effort to cut down on the number of hours of manual …

Time Management

A retired Navy SEAL commander’s 12 rules for being an effective leader

For their service in the 2006 Battle of Ramadi, Navy SEAL Team Three Task Unit Bruiser and its commander Jocko Willink became the most highly …

These Are The Best Times Of Day To Tackle Each Part Of Your To-Do List

The most productive part of the day to send email, give a presentation, schedule a meeting, and more.<p>Picture this: It’s 1:30 p.m., and you’re just getting started on an important project that’s due to your boss first thing the next morning. But rather than brilliant ideas flowing from your head to …

Seven of the worst things you can do to damage your car

For all the expense, worry, and inconvenience of automotive maintenance and repairs, you’d think we would know better. But time and again, we ignore …

Why are young feminists so clueless about sex?

A few months ago, a Harvard senior named Reina Gattuso wrote a column in the school newspaper. It described her crummy night of drunken sex with a couple of men she didn't know. "I have so much to drink my memory becomes dark water," she wrote. She freely admitted that she consented. …

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Bullying does more long-term mental health harm than abuse, study says

The long-term effects of being bullied by other kids are worse than being abused by an adult, new research shows.<p>Among a large group of children in England, those who were bullied were 60% more likely to have mental health problems as adults than were those who suffered physical, emotional or …