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How To Read People: 5 Secrets Backed By Research

We’d all like to learn how to read people like Sherlock Holmes. And research shows understanding things like body language is even more powerful than …

Body Language

8 toxic habits that are destroying your happiness

Believe it or not, you are sabotaging your own happiness every day. But you can change that. Here are 8 things destroying your happiness that you can …

Happiness

Curiosity Killed The Cat? No, It Can Save Your Relationship

What makes a great relationship? Having things in common? Having the same goals and aspirations? The ability to keep a sense of humour in adverse …

Creativity

7 Quotes to Stop You from Worrying About Things You Can’t Control

<i>Letting go of control… and being OK with it.</i>That is one of the greatest struggles many of us deal with on a daily basis, myself included.Because …

Down Syndrome

Six Habits Of People Who Make Friends Easily

The secret to making new friends is as simple as being open to it. Here are things you can do to fill your calendar.<p>Friendships are more beneficial than just sharing laughs over a cup of coffee. A lack of strong relationships increases your risk of premature death from all causes by 50%, according …

10 Yoga Stars You Should Follow To Get Your Daily Practice Going

Spark your inner zen with one scroll at a time<p>Pull out your mat, grab your cell phone, and get inspired wherever you are!<p>Whether you’re looking for motivation, instructional videos or just some beautiful photos, these 10 yogis are sure to liven up your Instagram feed.<p>From beginners to professionals …

3 steps to training yourself to be more emotionally intelligent

<i>This answer from Chade-Meng Tan, co-chair of a Nobel Peace Prize-nominated campaign and NYT bestselling author, originally appeared on Quora.</i><p>Emotional Intelligence (EI) is defined as the ability to monitor one's own and others' feelings and emotions, to discriminate among them, and to use this …

Mindfulness

What to Do When Your Life Has Gotten Messy

Source: Diego Cervo/Shutterstock<p>Your home is in disarray, you’re behind on your bills, your In box is overflowing, and your cat is in need of a visit …

Couples who divvy up household chores have best sex lives, study finds

If photos of your '90s hair weren't evidence enough of rapidly shifting tastes, consider new research about what leads to a healthy, happy sex life.<p>In the early 1990s, couples who aimed for an equal division of housework had the lowest sexual frequency and satisfaction. Today they have the …

Why Women Are Smarter Than Men

Trying to compare intelligence and gender doesn’t typically yield much in the way of productive discussion, but sometimes research comes along that makes opening this particular can of worms worth it.<p>Decades of research show unequivocally that men and women are equal in general intelligence (IQ), …

Emotional Intelligence

7 Secrets About Men Most Women Don’t Know

• shares<p><b>Whether or not you believe men have the advantage in dating – at least, in these 7 areas, there’s no question – women have the advantage.</b><p>—<p>Would …

10 Pet Peeves That Drive Pro Organizers Crazy

1 of 10<p>Getty<p>Not making your bed.<p>There's a reason Amelia Meena, organizer and founder of Appleshine, is willing to sound like your mother (her words!) …

Minimalism

This Totally Counterintuitive Mind Trick Will Make You Much Happier

Chasing happiness usually backfires. Try this instead.<p>Happiness is an important life goal for a lot of people, so we should spend a lot of time thinking about how to be happy, right? Actually, no. Thinking a lot about happiness is a pretty surefire way to make yourself miserable, according to a …

See 10 Photos of African-American History Through the Eyes of Children

Rehabilitation client and his family on Lady's Sound off Beaufort, S.C., 1936.<br>Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African Am<p>1 of 10

The 7 Things You Need to Know to Text With Good Etiquette

Author, Business Etiquette Expert and Founder of The Protocol School of Palm Beach<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It seems the good, old-fashioned telephone call has gone by the wayside, replaced with texting, a more convenient method of communication that has increased …

Text Messaging

6 documentaries on Netflix that will make you smarter

The reason these are the best of Netflix's many "brainy" entries is they all share a multifaceted approach — looking at the economics, social, and cultural angles of each problem while also keeping us tied to a single, compelling narrative.<p>Six incredible, stimulating documentaries, all streaming on …

Tahrir Square

I asked 6 top psychologists to tell me what blows their mind — here are their answers

If you're at all inclined to nerd out over the study of human behavior (nope, not me), the convention is one of the coolest places you'll ever find yourself.<p>Dozens of top psychologists were there to present their findings on topics including happiness and well-being, memory, and goal pursuit.<p>Around …

Psychology