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The best documentaries to watch on Netflix right now

True crime and documentaries were once the hallmark of ‘boring’, watched by those who were either too dull or too unimaginative to cope with anything …

Entertainment

The 15 Best Netflix Documentaries You Need To Stop Skipping Over

You always see them on Netflix, now it's time to watch them.

Entertainment

Why Reading Books Should be Your Priority, According to Science

You're not doing yourself any favors if you're in the 26 percent of American adults who haven't read even part of a book within the past year.<p>More than a quarter--26 percent--of American adults admit to not having read even part of a book within the past year. That's according to statistics coming …

Books

24 Favorite Books of High Achievers

People who do great things typically are serious about self-improvement.<p>Share on<p>BY - 29 Aug 2017<p>PHOTO CREDIT: Getty Images<p>People who do great things …

Research Shows This 1 Mindset is Why Some People are 10X Happier (and, Wealthier) Than Others

Could zero-sum thinking be the reason you've got less than others? Definitely. Here's why...<p>Imagine you're in a classroom. The teacher announces an upcoming test will determine 100 percent of your grade and is going to be graded on a curve. That means, the worse other's do compared to you, the …

Happiness

13 Incredible New Books to Add to Your Bookshelf This Month

Books

Why Asking This 1 Question Will Get You a Job Much Faster

Finding a new job will be faster and easier when you take this important first step.<p>Hillary spent seven months in 2017 looking for a job. She didn't get any interviews. She was convinced there was something wrong with her. Her career confidence dwindled. I don't blame her for feeling this way. The …

Employment

7 Yoga Poses For Each Day Of Your Period To Make It Way More Bearable

Each day of your period seems to bring with it a hellish new set of symptoms that make you want nothing more than to curl up in bed with a heating …

Yoga

Suspended – Medium

5 Signs You Need A Serious Lesson In Emotional Intelligence

I never thought I'd be saying this, but this season of "The Bachelor" has brought an important lesson to the forefront of our national conversation: …

Emotional Intelligence

Essential Stretches for Runners

Who needs to stretch?<p>Even a slight jog gives your muscles a workout, and many doctors recommend stretching those muscles both before and after …

The best clutches and cross-body bags for party season

Sculpt Your Whole Bod with Just 3 Dumbbell Moves | Women's Health

When it comes to choosing dumbbells, pick weights that feel heavy but still allow you to execute all reps with proper form. It should be a challenge—but not impossible.<p>Complete three to six rounds, resting for 60 seconds between rounds. Then pat yourself on the back if your arms haven't turned to …

Best Ways to Answer Interview Questions About Your Strengths

Interview Question: What Is Your Greatest Strength?<p>Best Ways to Answer Interview Questions About Your Strengths<p>Updated April 05, 2018<p>"What is your …

Employment

The Science of Happiness, and What You Can Learn From Unhappy People

If you've ever heard of "positive psychology," then you already know the technical term for what is often called the "science of happiness."<p>Positive psychology focuses on the opposite of what psychology has historically concerned itself with — our negative thoughts and behaviors. Scientists are …

Happiness

18 Special Moments in Daily Life to Discover God’s Presence

<i>“God acts in humility and silence; ‘spectacle’ is not his style!” (Pope Francis)</i><p>Not infrequently I’ve heard it said, <i>“God has forsaken me, God does</i> …

What is Emotional Intelligence and Why Does it Matter?

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most people are conditioned to believe that knowledge is power, when, in fact, knowledge is only potential power. In my life, I’ve been blessed enough to have many meaningful conversations, yet the one I had this past week on emotional …

Emotional Intelligence

The 42 best books to read before you die – our favourites

Books are deeply personal things. Each of us form unique bonds with the characters we read about, relate to storylines and personalities in different …

10 Reasons Why Life Gets Better As You Grow Up (Not the Opposite Way Around)

We don't age by years, we age by experience. Yet, we're largely under the impression that life gets worse as it goes on -- the "golden days" we've attributed to being our budding adolescence, yet generally speaking, that is the most difficult and uncertain time of life, both biologically and …

Happiness

What It’s Like When You Make Decisions Without Your Parents’ Support

Once you hit your 20s, pissing off your parents loses its appeal.<p>After outgrowing your teenage angst, you strive for the approval and support of your …

Happiness

17 Things To Expect When You Date A Girl Who’s Used To Being On Her Own

<b>1.</b> Expect her to do her own thing often and without letting you know, at least at first. It’s not that you don’t matter; it’s just that she’s learned …

5 Things I Can't Worry About Anymore

I've always been a worrier. This stems from a lot of places, namely that I spend a ridiculous amount of time thinking and rethinking and overthinking just about everything. I play out possible scenarios in my head with the veracity of an air traffic controller monitoring thousands of crisscrossing …

Time I

This Is What Your Dreams Really Mean

Have you ever woken up from a dream that had you really scratching your head, wondering what the heck it really means?<p>The famous Swiss psychiatrist and psychotherapist Carl Jung analyzed 20,000 dreams over the course of his lifetime and theorized that dreams were the key to understanding the …

Spirituality

5 Simple Rules for Living a Life of Happiness

One of the greatest feelings you can possess is happiness. When you are happy, people want to be around you. It's a simple attraction principle; when you are happy, you attract other happy people. Happiness can spread quickly and is very contagious when gratitude, generosity, and positivity are …

Happiness

Why Failure Should Be Seen As An Asset, Not An End Point

Progress, development, growth and achievement — these are all things for which we strive. We seek short-term gains in the hope that they will …

Motivation

The Reality Of Being Shy

I’ve always been shy. When I was little, I hid in the other room whenever my parents had company, and now that I’m an adult, I still hide in the …

Pilates Workout for Abs

9 Pilates Moves For A Flatter Stomach<p>Hit the mat and try these exercises for a sculpted waistline<p>Pretty much every move in Pilates targets your core, but if flat abs are your goal then there’s definitely a way to step things up. Case in point: These 9 belly-sculpting exercises from the <i>Women’s</i> …

Yoga

Irisin Molecule Could Help Explain Why Exercise Is Good For The Brain

It's no secret that exercise is not just good for your body, but also the mind. Now, scientists have pinpointed why working out holds these brain benefits.<p>The findings, published in the journal Cell Metabolism, show that endurance exercise seems to lead to the production of a molecule called …

The 15-Minute "Work Out Any Time "Workout

Exercise 1 Leg Curl<p>Lie faceup on the floor, knees bent and both heels on a towel; lift your hips until your body forms a straight line from knees to shoulders <b>(a)</b>. Slide your heels away from you as far as you can without dropping your hips <b>(b)</b>. Pause, then return to start. That's one rep. Do …

21 Reasons Why Some People Get So Lucky in Life

Did you ever look at someone and think, "He is so lucky. He has money, he's in a great relationship and wow -- what a great career, being able to travel like that?"<p>I've done it too. And as my mind entertained this thought, I would find myself in an often depressing place overthinking about reasons …

Happiness