We don’t know our own habits. Other people have to tell us about them. I worked with a woman who could not let anyone around her finish a sentence. We will call her Beth. Beth had a nervous habit that
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Summer's officially begun, and that probably means you're going to need something to read on your next trip to the beach or for the long flight to your vacation destination. You'll be kicking back, but
Here's what made the cut. For most of my adult life I've been drowning in beauty products. Literally. When I lived in Los Angeles, I had an amazing antique claw-foot bathtub set against the back wall my
The never-ending supply of fresh, seasonal produce is one of the best features of summer. Eaten just-picked and bursting with juice, fruit can be a transcendental experience -- a little taste of heaven
The secret to making new friends is as simple as being open to it. Here are things you can do to fill your calendar. Friendships are more beneficial than just sharing laughs over a cup of coffee. A lack
The key to winning an argument is to not start one at all. In 2004, amidst George Bush and John Kerry's heated US presidential election campaign, an Emory University professor of psychology and psychiatry
What differentiates those who are successful from those who are not? There are lots of ways to approach that question, but one of the most powerful is also one of the most simple. It's a matter of habits.
Relatively few workers in America have pensions these days, so it's increasingly up to the workers to provide for their own retirements. Employers help to some degree, often by providing workplace-based
But, the TED Talk is only one of Cuddy's defining moments. In her book, "Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges," Cuddy discusses how to feel liberated and perform at your best.
The Roth IRA hasn't been around as long as its traditional IRA counterpart, but the tax-free nature of the Roth in retirement opens up some unique opportunities for those willing to add them to their retirement
According to student loan servicer Sallie Mae, nearly two-thirds of families (65%) used grants and scholarships to pay for college in 2013, up from 61% in 2012 and up from only half of families five years
These are anxious times – one in five Britons suffer from some form of anxiety disorder. We examine what makes everyday stresses spiral out of control, and four writers reveal how their fears rule their
Expenses can add up quickly. Danielle Wagasky, who stretched $14,000 a year to cover her family's needs for five years, would know. Before becoming such a savvy saver, she dug herself into a financial
According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, an estimated 40 million American adults suffer from anxiety disorders. Only about one-third of those suffering from an anxiety disorder treatment,
Dive in to this ancient spiritual tradition. Buddhism is one of the world's oldest religions. Founded by Siddhartha Gautama, later known as the Buddha, circa the 5th century BCE, Buddhism outlines a path
One way of combining the necessity of getting to our workplace with success is to spend the time reading or listening to books. Here are my suggestions for great business books to read or listen to during
There are plenty of ideas out there to make long-range travel cheaper and faster, such as Elon Musk's Hyperloop and supersonic airliners. But until they actually arrive, we're stuck with regular air travel,
The human brain is a powerful reasoning machine, but it has its Achilles' heels. These mental shortcuts help us navigate the enormous amount of information we're exposed to at any given time, without paralyzed.
It's not just an eccentric hobby. Fox then goes into the kitchen and prepares what he gathers at Nomad.PDX, one of the most innovative new restaurants in Portland. Fox's approach to cooking is risky and
When you read other Top Ten Film lists, consider that the journalists do not give equal weight to docs, animation and dramatic features, nor foreign versus American indies and studio pictures. Perhaps,