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The two mental shifts highly successful people make

<b>“When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.”</b> — Max Planck, German quantum theorist and Nobel Prize winner<p>There are two primary mental shifts that occur in the lives of all highly successful people. Many make the first, but very few make the second.<p>Both of these …

Self-improvement

25 graphic design freebies to make your life easier

In an ideal world, we would carefully, lovingly handcraft every graphic design asset ourselves. But in the real world of tight deadlines and squeezed …

Graphic Design

Ask Emily: Which Sex Toys Are Best for Getting It On With My Girlfriend?

<i>Hi Emily!</i><p><i>I have been having sex with my girlfriend for eight months now and was a virgin before her. Although she's a lot more experienced than me sexually, she has never been in a same-sex relationship before, and we are figuring everything out together. The sex that we have is amazing, but up</i> …

Matched

5 TED Talks on how to understand your inner potential

No one takes the same life path to personal success. These talks can help you examine and identify the unique passions and perspectives that make …

How to Make the Jammiest Ramen Egg Ever

That jammy (soft-boiled) egg you get in your ramen is good just about anywhere else.<p>Six and a half minutes. Not six. Not seven. Six minutes and 30 seconds. That’s how we like our jammy-yolked, peel-and-eat soft-boiled egg. (Distinct from the eaten-in-the-shell-with-toast-soldiers kind, though we …

Breakfast

Business

13 new trailers you should watch this week

Sometime last year, my girlfriend told me she'd watched <i>Carol</i> while on a flight. It was mostly a great movie, she'd said, but she couldn't understand why, in a movie about a woman becoming comfortable with her interest in another woman, it would be so prudish about showing actual intimacy. It almost …

How to make the perfect cacio e pepe

It’s 2016 most popular pasta dish, but should you use spaghetti, how much pepper do you need, is pecorino or parmesan best – and how do you achieve a smooth, creamy sauce?<p>If you’ve never heard of it, don’t worry – until about two months ago, neither had I. Then, suddenly, cacio e pepe was …

Recipes

9 books everyone looking for a job should read

Whether you're just starting out in your career or making a transition, odds are there's some part of the job search process that's at least a little mystifying.<p>From interviewing to negotiating your salary, there are a lot of factors at play when looking for a new job, and one mistake could put the …

Employment

35+ HTML & CSS Resources for Beginners

by Bradley Nice, Content Manager at ClickHelp.co<p>In case you are not familiar with HTML and CSS, here’s a quick intro.<p><b>HTML</b> is a markup language used …

10 TED Talks that are worth more than an MBA

But being a great leader doesn't have to mean going to management school.<p>You can emerge as an effective trailblazer in your office by being true to yourself and constantly learning from the information that is at your fingertips.<p>Start by watching these short lectures and embodying their lessons.

TED Talks

These Google employees are using high-tech, dirt-free shipping containers to grow organic herbs

Feeding a small city of employees is a huge undertaking. There's an entire "Google Food" team that staffs more than 185 cafes globally and serves over 108,000 meals each day, with about 30 cafes at the Mountain View Googleplex headquarters alone.<p>The idea is to nourish employees with food that …

Aquaponics

7 Work Looks That Are Simple and Comfortable

In case Monday just hit you like a ton of bricks after a carefree summer weekend, we're here for you, sartorially speaking. There are approximately …

Clothing

21 books to read if you want to boost your career

With summer <i>finally</i> here, and hopefully a vacation or two on your calendar, you’re probably on the hunt for a good book. While you should give your …

Vibrant Color Palette Combos Take Colors From the World to Inspire Creativity

With its vast collections of images, photo filters, free icon and shape elements, and fonts, Canva allows users around the globe to create sleek graphics and presentations through its online app—no design degree required. The company's Senior Graphic Designer, Poppie Pack, shares a variety of savvy …

Eco-Friendly Botanical Wall Art Brings the Self-Sustaining Beauty of Nature Indoors

Designer Erin Kinsey is something of a moss boss. Her handcrafted botanical artwork transforms one's living space by bringing the beauty of the outdoors, inside. Combining a dual passion for design and nature, she has established a company named Artisan Moss which offers one-of-a-kind plant wall …

Environmentally Friendly

How Your Car's AC Works, and How to Recharge It When It's Dead

Finally, someone explains how air conditioning works in a way you'll completely understand.<p>Air conditioning is a modern automotive miracle when it's working. And when it's <i>not</i> working, you'll feel like a punk for having paid for a luxury item you can no longer use. Luckily, recharging your car's A/C …

Clean Energy

4 Ways to Be More Effective at Execution

Most people recognize that execution is a critical skill and strive to perform it well, but they may a) underestimate how important it is to their career advancement or b) not realize that you can improve on execution without working longer hours.<p>On the first point, bosses place a premium on …

Co-CEO of Thrive Market Explains Emotionally Intelligent Leadership

I wake up to an email from an overseas client whom I’ve been supporting through a recent breakup: <i>I just listened to your podcast with Gunnar Lovelace</i>, it reads. <i>T</i><i>he guy’s self-awareness, emotional intelligence, and humility are so amazing and inspiring! Definitely the type of guy worth holding out</i> …

Deeply

The Definitive Guide For Making The Right Career Move

Thinking of changing careers? You’re not alone.<p>More now than ever, people aren’t just changing jobs, they’re changing careers. Thinking of leaving your job to start your own business? You too, are in good company. The rate of MBA grads showing a preference for going into a startup is higher than …

Employment

What an Anti-Memory Is and How It Frees Your Mind

Neuroscientists at Oxford just discovered how your brain moves memories into long-term storage. It’s called an anti-memory, and it’s more helpful …

The Brain

The Property Brothers' Design Cheat Sheet That You Need

In their new book Dream Home, the HGTV hosts reveal a few essential measurements—from area rug size to chandelier height—that'll help you decorate …

Home Decorating

Is My Career On Track At Age 30?

Dear Liz,<p>I’m going to turn 30 in August and I’m feeling bad about my career. I got off to a good start eight years ago in my first job but apart from the fact that it was entry-level work, of course, that was the best job I’ve had yet.<p>I was working in a manufacturing company as an Order Expediter …

Employment

The 10 Countries You Can Visit To See The Northern Lights

Stars can’t shine without darkness..and neither can the enchanting swirls of color that a large population of people have as a checkpoint on their …

European Travel

These could be the first science textbooks students actually want to read

If you were bored to tears in high school science classes, these could be the books you wish you had.<p>On March 21, the New York Times reported that …

Textbooks

Google Makes $150 Photo Software Suite Free

Today is a great day for those of us who edit photos on a PC or Mac. Google has announced that the entire Nik Collection of image processing tools is now free to download and use.<p>Formerly available at a cost of $150, the suite of seven professional-grade plugins is now available for download …

Tutorials
Employment

20 Stylish Alternatives to the Standard Office Shirt

Just when you feel like you’ve gotten your winter work style down to a T — BAM — it’s spring. With so much on your plate, pulling together fresh-feeling work outfits day after day can be exhausting, and the whole button-down-and-trouser thing can get old <i>fast</i>. Instead of surrendering to your …

Clothing