Kim Hurley Owen

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12 Things Truly Confident People Do Differently

Confidence takes many forms, from the arrogance of Floyd Mayweather to the quiet self-assurance of Jane Goodall. True confidence—as opposed to the false confidence people project to mask their insecurities—has a look all its own.<p>When it comes to confidence, one thing is certain: truly confident …

Self-improvement

13 ways to stop drinking soda for good

You know soda's not exactly good for you—but at the same time, it can be hard to resist. Its sweet taste, pleasant fizz, and energizing jolt often seems like just what you need to wash down your dinner, get you through an afternoon slump, or quench your thirst at the movies.<p>But the more soda you …

5 Ways To Make Vegetables Amazing

For three decades, Mollie Katzen has been transforming the humble veggie into something extraordinary. Here's how you can, too.<p>2. Be quick<p>Like most of us, Katzen has little time to think about dinner, so she often relies on quick-cooking techniques to coax the most flavor out of veggies in the …

Lessons From Chronic Pain

We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey." -- Kenji Miyazawa<p>For six years now, I have struggled with chronic pain due to a musculoskeletal and neuropathic condition. Shortly after graduating from college, while working out on the elliptical machine, I felt an unforgettable sharp …

The Absolute Best Workout to Combat Belly Fat

While weight training was the determining factor when it came to lower waist circumference, lead author Rania Mekary, Ph.D., said in a news release that weight training and cardio is the best anti-pooch combo. “Engaging in resistance training or, ideally, combining it with aerobic exercise, could …

15 Powerful Documentary Photography Stories

When we speak about a documentary photo story, we look at the change we can bring upon the individual or a community through the pictures. The …

Alzheimer's Disease

How Successful People Stay Productive and In Control

TalentSmart has tested more than a million people and found that the upper echelons of top performance are filled with people who are high in emotional intelligence (90% of top performers, to be exact). The hallmark of emotional intelligence is self-control—a skill that unleashes massive …

Emotional Intelligence

Saudi Arabia’s free-speech crackdown linked to war on terror and critical support of clerics

A man is given 50 lashes in a public square for "insulting Islam" on a liberal blog. Another is arrested for filming and uploading a woman's public beheading. Two females are imprisoned and put on trial for writing on Twitter in support of women driving.<p>These cases have thrust Saudi Arabia's record …

Saudi Arabia

Are You Really Happy? These Are 5 Traits of a Happy Person

Happiness is a universal want. If you ask people what their goal in life is, the most prominent answer would be happiness. They may not use that exact word. Instead they could say to be rich, land their dream job, or start a family. That's what they link to the feeling of happiness. At the end of …