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‘Draw This Again’ Challenge Shows That Practice Makes Perfect (New Pics)

It's easy to compare your artworks to those of the greats and feel miserable. But if you're an aspiring creator you need to understand that nobody …

Artworks

5 ways to stop living paycheck to paycheck

According to a 2015 Nielsen study, 25 percent of Americans earning over $150,000 are living paycheck to paycheck. That number increases to roughly …

Personal Finance

"Naked" Underwear Is Now a Thing

Over the past few months, we’ve introduced you to a plethora of lingerie and underwear trends. You might not have known that cage underwear is a …

Who should you trust? Psychologists have a surprising answer

Can you ever really know who to trust at the office?<p>While there’s tons of research on the actions and behaviors that create trust, few studies have successfully identified what makes some people more trustworthy than others to begin with. New research published in the <i>Journal of Personality and</i> …

University of Chicago

9 Realizations You Need to Have to Reach Your Full Potential

These nine realizations are important--maybe even necessary--if you want to unleash your full potential.<p>It's a sad truth that most of us never end up reaching our "full" potential. We have business ideas that we never follow through with, or we end up complacent at some point in our careers. While …

How to run your life like a business in order to find personal fulfillment

Just like the Fountain of Youth, El Dorado, or the Atlantis, the concept of a real-deal work-life balance tends feels like the oft-talked-about, …

This Simple 1-Question Test Will Help You Instantly Increase Your Emotional Intelligence

Ask it to yourself. Then, ask someone who will tell you the truth.<p><i>This column is an adapted excerpt from my new book,</i> EQ Applied: The Real-World Guide to Emotional Intelligence.<p>When Daniel Goleman published <i>Emotional Intelligence</i> in 1995, few had heard of the concept. The idea was primarily based on …

22 things to do after work that’ll enrich your life more than happy hour and Netflix

Are you feeling a little uninspired lately? It could be because you’ve gotten into a bit of a rut, especially when it comes to your after-work …

10 unmistakable habits of irresistible people

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likeable comes from natural, unteachable traits that belong only to a lucky few — the good …

How I Outwit Writer’s Block with 4 Simple Questions

The wonderful thing about writing is that there is always a blank page waiting. The terrifying thing about writing is that there is always a blank …

Writing: A skill to be learned or an innate talent?

What does the science say about becoming a natural writer?<p>Can you become a natural writer?<p>Is writing a skill one is born with? Or is it a skill to be …

Stephen King

14 Personal Branding Tips for Aspiring Freelancers

Here are some ways you can set yourself apart in the highly saturated freelance market.<p>This story originally appeared on Personal Branding Blog<p>The gig economy is bigger than ever, and it shows no signs of slowing down. With more professionals in virtually every industry going the freelance route, …

10 best books on artificial intelligence

Artificial intelligence has been the stuff of mad dreams, and sometimes nightmares, throughout our collective history. We've come a long way from a …

Artificial Intelligence

The Best Meditation Tips For People With Anxiety (From Someone With Anxiety)

<i>Sarah Wilson is a best-selling author, journalist, and entrepreneur who has spent years struggling with anxiety. In her new book,</i> First We Make the …

The Project Management Professional Certification Training Bundle: Lifetime Access

<b>Project Management Professional (PMP)</b><p>Increase Your Employability & Salary with This Industry-Recognized Certification<p>PMP for project managers is the …

Project Management

If You Haven't Read These Graphic Novels, Now's the Time

If you grew up loving and collecting comic books, chances are you'll love reading graphic novels as an adult. Personally, I didn't discover the joy …

Graphic Novels

Is Astral Projection Real?

Practitioners claim they can separate their soul from their body at will<p>Astral projection is a term commonly used by practitioners in the …

11 Best TED Talks For When You Feel Burnt Out

The signs are all there: you feel depressed, anxious, and detached; you keep getting head and back aches; your job performance and relationships are …

This 7-Word Mantra Saves Me Every Time I Feel Anxious

You would never meet me and think, <i>this woman has anxiety</i>. I walk into rooms wearing electric-berry lipsticks, flamboyant outfits (I’ve never met a …

Want to Immediately Become More Successful? Stop Using These 4 Toxic Words

You don't need any more strategies or morning routines. You need to watch your language.<p>We know that relationships, nutrition, sleep, and exercise all play a positive effect on our chances for succeeding in business. However, what you may not know or simply be overlooking is the role your daily …

Stephen King on Donald Trump: ‘How do such men rise? First as a joke’

He’s written novels with eerily similar plotlines – but how did Trump become president? The only way to find out: inject a panel of fictional voters with truth serum...<p>I started thinking Donald Trump might win the presidency in September of 2016. By the end of October, I was almost sure. Thus, when …

Donald Trump

8 qualities that will help you be great in any relationship, according to a psychotherapist

Do you ever wonder how some people seem so natural and at ease in relationships, while others really struggle to maintain them?<p>Is it a difference in temperament, like introversion or extroversion?<p>It could be, but as a psychologist, I can say the approach to relationships for each temperament is …

An Introduction to Art Paint Brushes

Artist's paintbrushes come in an array of sizes, shapes, and hairs. Find out more about the different shapes of art paint brush and their uses in …

Creative Work

4 rituals that will make you mentally strong

Grit. Resilience. Mental toughness. We hear a lot about them these days. But maybe we shouldn’t. Why?<p>Because there have been good solutions to the …

The Secret to Happiness Is 10 Specific Behaviors

Despite happiness being a primary human motivation, only one in three Americans say they're very happy.<p><i>Listen to this song while you read</i><i>? It's a beaut.</i><p>***<p>Despite happiness being a primary human motivation, only one in three Americans say they're very happy.<p>Several years ago in an interview with …

Eight habits of highly emotionally intelligent people

When emotional intelligence first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs outperform …

Political corruption scandals may be predicted by network science

According to the World Bank, corruption scandals siphon more than $2 trillion per year from the global economy, making corruption one of the major …

The Top 3 Tech Trends That Will Drive Your Business in 2018

What tech tips can you learn from this years Consumer Electronics Show?<p>Last weeks Consumer Electronics Show (CES) highlighted 3 key technology trends which should be driving your business over the next 12 months: voice activation, virtual reality and artificial intelligence.<p>The truth is that all …

10 Things All Inspirational People Immediately Stop Doing (to Discover Genuine Happiness)

Meaningful life changes start with letting go of what's not serving you.<p>Be honest with yourself.<p>You are the problem--the one creating your own suffering. You--the voice in your head reading this, thinking about past experiences, and dreaming of the future--are the only one responsible for your …

I was getting buried in clutter. Here’s how I finally got free.

By Valerie Peterson<p>With closets overstuffed with clothes that didn't fit, pots that threatened an avalanche every time I wanted to boil an egg and bookshelves packed two volumes deep, my apartment felt burdened. Growing piles of rubber tubs made it onerous to clean the floors — especially because …

Minimalism