Kristine Briguela

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Why missing a night of sleep can damage your IQ

<b>London (CNN) —</b> From Napoleon Bonaparte and Margaret Thatcher to Twitter founder and Square, Inc. CEO Jack Dorsey and Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer, many successful leaders have claimed they only need 4-5 hours of precious sleep a night. They seem wired differently and shame the rest of us for craving …

Sleep

Here’s What Your Voice Tells Others About You

People judge you by your voice in many ways.<p>Via Subliminal: How Your Unconscious Mind Rules Your Behavior:<p>The result: speakers with higher-pitched …

Psychology

8 Hidden Facebook Tricks You Need to Know

More than 1 billion people regularly use Facebook, but that doesn’t mean they know all the hidden tricks for using the social media platform. Both …

Social Media

25 Vegan Soups So Unbelievably Creamy, You'll Never Know They're Dairy-Free

No dairy? No problem. You can still have your creamy, hearty, delicious soup and eat it, too.<p>Thanks to brilliant recipes that swap heavy cream for ingredients like cashews, buttery vegetables and heart-healthy oils, lush and velvety soups can be yours for the slurping. Whether you're vegan, …

Neil deGrasse Tyson Selects the Eight Books Every Intelligent Person on the Planet Should Read

In December of 2011, <b>Neil deGrasse Tyson</b> — champion of science, celebrator of the cosmic perspective, master of the soundbite — participated in Reddit’s Ask Me Anything series of public questions and answers. One reader posed the following question: <i>“Which books should be read by every single</i> …

11 Economic Lessons to Make You a Smarter Shopper For Black Friday

When you hit the stores this weekend, remember three things: Shopping is a sport, this is its Super Bowl, and retailers are better at playing it than you.<p>The first and last rule of prices is that nobody knows what anything is worth. Shoppers are guided by shallow clues ("this is cheaper than that") …

The Best Free Workout Videos on YouTube

Now that the holidays are creeping around the corner, you may have to break up with your regularly scheduled sweat sessions, at least temporarily. …

Strawberry Ice Cream You Can Make In Just 45 Seconds

We're going to start off by admitting that we just lied to you. Or, really, Jamie Oliver lied to you -- to all of us. You see, there's no cream in this strawberry "ice cream" recipe. There's no milk or sugar either. So technically, it's not ice cream at all, even though Jamie Oliver calls it that. …

3 Insightful Takeaways from Arianna Huffington’s Convergence Keynote | LinkedIn Marketing Solutions Blog

Arianna Huffington took the stage at Microsoft Convergence as the keynote speaker to talk about how technology is reshaping and redefining how the …

100 Books Everyone Should Read Before They Die

Many of the books are 20th century classics or recent bestsellers — the oldest book on the list is Jane Austen's 1813 masterpiece "Pride and Prejudice." It also spans multiple genres, with adult fiction, nonfiction, children's, and young adult novels such as "The Hunger Games" and "Harry Potter" …

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Trends

How to Attract Positive Friends

Identify your strengths and project them outward. Orloff suggests that you routinely take the time to focus your "inner pep talk," choosing to …

How to Stop Judging and Being Hard on Yourself

<b>“You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.” ~Buddha</b><p>For a long time I joked that if I had a time …

Counter-culture

Learn from Your Mistakes and Find Opportunities in Your Problems

<b>“Mistakes are a great educator when one is honest enough to admit them and willing to learn from them.” ~Unknown</b><p>We have all made mistakes and bad …

8 Steps To Continuous Self-Motivation

Many of us find ourselves in motivational slumps that we have to work to get out of. Sometimes it's like a continuous cycle where we are motivated …

10 Ways to Instantly Build Self Confidence

Self confidence is the difference between feeling unstoppable and feeling scared out of your wits. Your perception of yourself has an enormous impact …

Self-help

To Succeed, Forget Self-Esteem

If you look under the <i>Self-Help</i> heading on Amazon, you’ll find roughly 5,000 books listed under the subhead <i>Self-Esteem</i>. The vast majority of these books aim to not only tell you why your self-esteem might be low, but to show you how to get your hands on some more of it. It’s a thriving business …

Women and the Negativity Receptor

My goddaughter, visiting from college, is sprawled on my bed while we enact one of our regular rituals: I peruse my closet, offering her the clothes …

University of California

Why We Should Stop Chasing Self-Esteem and Start Developing Self-Compassion

It has almost become a truism in our culture that we need to have high self-esteem in order to be happy and healthy. Psychologists have conducted thousands of studies touting the benefits of self-esteem. Teachers are encouraged to give all their students gold stars so that each one can feel proud …

10 Ways To Be More Confident At Work

There are many reasons you may lack confidence at work. Maybe you’re in a job that requires skills you don’t have, or you’re less experienced than anyone around you. Perhaps you’re new to the company and feel uneasy about your ability to succeed—or you feel threatened by colleagues; you fear losing …

Elon Musk: Triumph of His Will

For his entire life, Elon Musk has bent people to his insatiable will. Most recently, he's co-opted NASA. And now we'll see whether he's a) the visionary who forces americans to become explorers again, or b) a man so distracted by vision that his life's work is a series of brilliant disappointments.<p>…

The 12 Most Horrific Parts of <em>Rolling Stone</em>’s Massive Animal Cruelty Story

In a new feature, <i>Rolling Stone</i> takes a very close look at animal cruelty on factory farms. As it covers the billions of animals raised and …

24 Glittery Christmas Cookies That Will Fill You With Joy

OMG sparkles.<p><b>TO LEARN</b>: The best book on cookie decorating is Cookie Craft. You can also find great decorating tips on Sweetopia here and here.<p><b>FOR TOOLS</b>: Cookie cutters, edible glitter, luster dust, colored sanding sugar, dragées, paint brushes, piping bags, and tips. Whatever your recipe calls for, …

Struffoli: Italian Christmas Tradition

<b>Struffoli is a Neapolitan dessert that is traditionally prepared at Christmastime.</b><p>It is made of tiny dough balls that have been deep-fried and soaked in honey.<p>They are served piled high on plates and serving trays. Some like to form them in the shape of Christmas trees or wreaths. Regardless of …