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I'm a Shopping Editor, and These Are 10 Must Haves I Can't Wait to Buy For Spring 2018

I have to admit, I'm quite lucky — I shop for a living. As an editor, I'm always searching for the coolest products readers should know about. As we transition from Winter to Spring, I'm loving pastel blazers, printed dresses, kitten heels, and cat-eye sunglasses. But fashion isn't the only thing I …

Clothing

Don't Make This Common Mistake About Determination

If you never win, and you never quit, then you're an idiot!<p>You've heard the saying, "Winners never quit, and quitters never win." In fact, you probably live by it. It's a good motto to have, right? All the best bosses have it, don't they?<p>Actually, no. it's a reason why so many leaders fail.<p>There is …

Motivation

Michelle Obama Wears Milly in Her Official Portrait--Here’s the Story Behind the Dress

Former President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama were immortalized today. Their official portraits, his painted by Kehinde Wylie and hers by Amy Sherald, were revealed inside the Smithsonian Museum this morning, and both were far from traditional. Mr. Obama is pictured seated in a chair …

Barack Obama

1 in 5 Americans are making a terrible 401(k) mistake

If you aren't doing this one thing, you could cost yourself hundreds of thousands of dollars.<p>Too many Americans underestimate the value of their employer-sponsored retirement savings accounts, particularly if the employer is willing to match some, or all, employee contributions. While the majority …

Retirement

The Ultimate Guide To Free Meditations To Help You Conquer Stress

Put more Namaste in your work day with this collection of free mindfulness resources.<p>Bad days happen to all of us, but nevertheless it can be hard to regain composure when you're in the thick of overwhelm. Your emotions may be running high, preventing you from performing at your best.<p>Stress shuts …

Mindfulness

Are You Black Enough to Watch Black Panther? A Quiz

<i>Black Panther</i> premieres to the general public this week. And as we all already know, it will be the blackety, black, black, black, black, black, …

Black History

Amazon rolled out a great new perk for Prime members who love to read

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Amazon<p>Amazon Prime comes with a lot of perks— among which are notably free two-day shipping on all purchases and access to services like …

Shopping

1 Sure Sign That Separates the Best Workplaces From All The Others

Wharton professor Adam Grant says that when people find this at work, it will not only improve their happiness, it will boost their and your company's productivity.<p>In the quest to crack the code on keeping employees happy and motivated, corporations the world over spend a chunk of wasted money on …

Employee Engagement

This Best-Selling Management Expert Nailed The Definition of Leadership in 6 Words

Warning: This is cringeworthy but the research doesn't lie.<p>When it comes to choosing a leadership philosophy that will turn employees into loyal and committed high-performers, who will then win over loyal and committed customers time and time again, you can't beat Servant Leadership.<p>In fact, the …

Leadership

You'll Have to Wake Up Early to Watch Harry and Meghan's Royal Wedding

The couple announced the time of their ceremony, plus more details on their big day.<p>Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have shared more details of their upcoming royal wedding, which is only about three months away from today.<p>Their ceremony will commence at 12 noon on May 19 at St. George's Chapel at …

Family

The White House's Problem Is Dishonesty, Not Chaos

The fumbling of domestic-violence accusations against Rob Porter is a story about the administration’s inability to tell the truth, not its disorganization.<p>The White House’s response to allegations of domestic violence against former Staff Secretary Rob Porter has so stunned reporters that the …

Donald Trump

Every Great TED Speaker Uses These 3 Writing Techniques

Start with the structure to ensure success.<p>Every great TED talk begins with a good outline. If you want your presentation to leave a TED worthy impression, you'll need to start planning long before the day of the speech: how can you make your message memorable? What should be included in the talk? …

Public Speaking

Teens Are Leaving Facebook in Droves for This Way-Cooler App

Facebook is for olds.<p>Facebook's not cool anymore. Not according to the gatekeepers of all things cool: kids and young adults. An independent study released by research firm eMarketerfound that Facebook will lose 2 million users under the age of 25 this year. The research also found that less than …

Snapchat

19 Breakfast in Bed Recipes You Don't Need a Special Occasion to Make

Breakfast in Bed Is Easy to Pull Off With These 19 Recipes<p>If you're going to be lazy, you might as well go all out.<p>January 09, 2018<p>Breakfast in …

How much water should you actually drink every day?

When it comes to the number of trips you’re taking to the kitchen each day to refill your water glass, eight 8-ounce glasses a day has long been the …

The One Exercise That Will Flatten Your Stomach in 10 Minutes

Moms everywhere know the struggle of post-baby bulge, or that extra bit of flab that leaves their bellies wiggly and jiggly. It seems like all of the …

Fitness

The 38 Essential Atlanta Restaurants, Winter '18

It's time to update the <b>Eater 38</b>, the answer to any question that begins with, "Can you recommend a restaurant?" This highly elite group covers the entire city (inside the perimeter, loosely), spans a myriad of cuisines, and collectively satisfies the majority of dining needs.<p>Every couple of months,</b> …

This 1 Piece of Advice Won't Be Popular, But It May Save Your Career

"A moment of patience in a moment of doubt can save you a million moments of regret."<p>During this time of year, my social media feeds get flooded with new years resolution advice. Everywhere I look, there's another tip or life hack. Although I've read hundreds, I'm always curious to see if someone …

So THAT'S Why You Feel Sick After Taking Vitamins

Nothing like a side of nausea with your nutrients.<p>A daily multivitamin or supplement may give your well-being an extra boost, but if you’ve ever swallowed one and felt sick right after, you know it’s hardly a pleasant experience. It can even make you want to ditch the regimen altogether.<p>Taking …

23 Random Products You Won’t Believe Have A Cult-Following On Amazon

Sometimes, it's truly the most unexpected items that become staples in your life, as evidenced by this list of random products with a cult-following …

Shopping

'Let's Roll the Dice. What Could Go Wrong?'

It’s less than a week since Michael Wolff said in <i>Fire and Fury</i> that all—“100 percent”—of those who worked with Donald Trump thought him unfit for duties of the office. Then Trump himself replied, via Twitter, that he was “like, very smart” and “a stable genius.” I reported that actual very smart …

Political Science

Here’s What to Eat for Lunch If You’re Trying to Slim Down, According to a Nutritionist

Breakfast gets all the glory as the most important meal. But lunch plays a key role in your day too, especially for anyone trying to slim down. If …

The Secrets of Thin People

Thin people favor bulky foods.<p>Barbara Rolls, a professor of nutrition at Pennsylvania State University, has done extensive research on “calorie …

50 Most Anticipated Movies of 2018

From a solo Black Panther to a young Han Solo, Spielberg going retro to Barry Jenkins doing James Baldwin – the films we can't wait to see this …

Han Solo

Science Says 'Team Players' Don't Get Hired (Here's the Surprising Data)

All the folks who tell you to say you're a "team player" are dead wrong. Here's why.<p>Looking for a job? Maybe you've been told you should makes sure people know you're a real team player.<p>It turns out, that's a huge mistake.<p>Because sure, employers like to <i>say</i> that they value people who can work well …

Kendrick Lamar And TDE Are Producing The Soundtrack For 'Black Panther'

As if we weren't already excited about the release of <i>Black Panther</i>, more news has rolled in about the upcoming film's soundtrack.<p>Kendrick Lamar and …

The Fast That Changed My Life and it Has Nothing to Do With Juicing

When most people hear the word fast their mind tends to freak way out -- thinking their days will be filled with choking down vegetable juices while …

Solange And Kanye West Star In Helmut Lang’s Iconic New Project

Solange and Kanye West are both basically fashion icons in their own right, but the two musicians just starred in a new project for Helmut …

Black Pain As Fodder: Digesting The ‘Black Museum’ Episode Of ‘Black Mirror’

Director Jordan Peele may be rebooting <i>The Twilight Zone</i> but can he possibly top what’s already being done over on <i>Black Mirror</i>?<p>Netflix’s sci-fi …

Donald Glover Welcomes Second Son With Girlfriend, Announces Return Of 'Atlanta'

Donald Glover is starting off 2018 with a bang!<p>The multi-talented entertainer confirmed that his girlfriend Michelle had given birth to their second …