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These are the verbs that should never appear on your resume — and what to use instead

Your resume isn't a place for modesty; it's a chance to show companies all the awesome things you've done — and what you can do for them if given a chance. Take the opportunity to liven things up a bit. Weak, vague or overused verbs can actually diminish the excellent work you did at your last job, …

Employment

10 Popular Cauliflower Recipes to Make Right Now

One of the coolest things about being an adult (I use that term loosely) is to see foods that used to take a backseat to other showstoppers finally …

Cooking

7 Ways to be a Positive Person

You're reading 7 Ways to be a Positive Person, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please …

Happiness

12 Signs You May Have an Anxiety Disorder

This article originally appeared on Health. For more stories like this, visit health.com.<p>Everyone gets nervous or anxious from time to time—when …

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

12 Vegan Dinner Recipes to Fall in Love With This Fall

It’s here — the time of year we all have a mini freak out over the fact that summer produce is disappearing from markets shelves as if corn and zucchini are the <i>be all end all</i> of veg-based dishes. But, may we remind you that there is a *whole* other slew of produce we love and crave on the way, like …

Vegan

Mindful Leadership – To Transform Yourself And Inspire Others

<b>“The practice of mindfulness begins in the small, remote cave of your unconscious mind and blossoms with the sunlight of your conscious life,</b> …

Mindfulness
Motivation

Introverts Hate Being in Charge, But They're Pretty Good at It

Introverts actually tend to outperform extroverts in several leadership situations.<p>Introverts often don't think they will enjoy leadership roles and so are less likely to go for the top job, new research finds. In fact, introverts in our study thought they would be worried and distressed in …

Psychology

What Motivates Employees More: Rewards or Punishments?

The 18th-century polymath Jeremy Bentham once wrote, “Pain and pleasure govern us in all we do, in all we say, in all we think.” Modern neuroscience strongly supports Bentham’s intuition. The brain’s limbic system, which is important for emotion and motivation, projects to the rest of the brain, …

Employment

A New Kind of Self-Help – 6 Tips to Unfu*k Yourself

October 3, 2017<p>Life is bumpy. You may be having a mid-life crisis, feel like you can’t get ahead in your career or generally go through your days …

13 Transformative Quotes to Inspire Your Personal Growth

It’s officially time to hang up your swimwear. Fall is here, and soon enough a season of change will unravel the past to create something incredible …

Motivation

Can You Outgrow a Drinking Problem?

When I was 29, I gave up drinking. When I was 37, I quietly started again after mulling over the idea of revisiting wine. One night, without any …

Drug Addiction

9 common punctuation mistakes that make you look dumb

National Punctuation Day is celebrated every year in the US on September 24.<p>Founded by Jeff Rubin in 2004, the day was created to celebrate the correct usage of all punctuation, from the "lowly comma" to the "ever-mysterious ellipsis."<p>In honor of National Punctuation Day this year, INSIDER rounded …

Linguistics

Banana Bread Recipe

This version of banana bread is the only one I make now. It is perfect - tender, flavorful, and it works every time. It isn't your typical quick …

Breakfast

5 Yoga Poses That'll Do So Much More For Your Core Than Any Waist Trainer Could

When you're trying to get into a fitness routine and adopt a healthier lifestyle, it can be challenging as all hell at first. Consistency is key, and …

Yoga

Try These Resume Templates For Every Stage Of Your Career

Try these eight tips to highlight your strengths right at the top of your resume, no matter where in your career you might be.<p>You know you’re supposed to tailor your resume for every job you apply to. But while that’s true, there are a few changes you can make to your resume depending on your …

Employment

Check Out This Incredible Music Video With All In-Camera Effects and No CGI

London-based Director Oscar Hudson recently released a mind-boggling music video for Bonobo’s “No Reason,” and it's incredible. The music video, …

Videography

9 Most Common Behavioral Interview Questions and Answers | Inc.com

If you're an interviewer and like to ask behavioral interview questions, you'll like the following list of behavioral interview questions. And if you're a job candidate trying to prepare to answer behavioral interview questions at your next job interview, you'll love the matching list of behavioral …

Success

7 Obvious Red Flags The Person You're Dating Is A Loser So GTFO

I don't know about you, but I have dated several undesirable people in my life that made my friends wonder, <i>what the hell are you doing</i>? And even when …

Relationships

The 14 Best Places to Buy (Stylish) Furniture on a Budget

So you have a list of everything you *need* to make your home Insta-perfect. But where can you go to get the most bang, er, furniture, for your buck? If you’re working with a tight budget, let this list of 14 affordable shopping destinations (both online and brick-and-mortar) satisfy your design …

Urban Outfitters

6 Really Good Things That Happen to Your Body When You Quit Sugar

Want lasting energy? Less belly fat? Younger-looking skin? Of course you do! Here's all the motivation you need to break up with the sweet …

Nutrition

10 Trader Joe's Hummus Dips, Ranked From Best to Worst

As a versatile, simple, and healthy dip, hummus has taken the world by storm, and Trader Joe's does not disappoint in its inventory of different flavors. Aside from a classic dip, there are so many great ways to use hummus, like as a dressing or even added into soup. When searching for all the bean …

Healthy Eating

How to Make Banana Ice Cream That Tastes Like the Real Deal

Banana ‘nice cream’ is blowing up for a reason. The frozen treat tastes as rich as regular ice cream, but it’s made with clean ingredients, so you …

Food

Address Numerology: Unlock Your Home's Hidden Personality

You already know your home has a story. You can literally <i>see</i> it when you strip away 30 years of paint off an old brick wall, like I've been doing …

Self-employment

3 Healthy Chicken Recipes for When You Need Some Meal Inspo

When you have no idea what to make for dinner, chicken is always a good idea—it's mild in flavor, it's ultra versatile, and dare we mention that it's …

These Are the 50 Most Popular Trader Joe’s Products of All Time

Though we never need an excuse to celebrate all the great offerings at Trader Joe’s, the company is giving us just that with their 50th anniversary. …

Chicken Tikka Masala

10 Pieces of Killer Advice From Famous Creative Geniuses | Inc.com

There's something incredibly potent and calming about insightful quotes from geniuses. As any entrepreneur or creative will attest, funks, ruts, and blocks happen. And knowing that brilliant minds tackled similar issues is priceless. Lucky for us, they were able to distill sharp lessons from their …

Creativity

Doctors Say Everyone's Grooming Their Nether Regions All Wrong

For safety's sake, ditch the razor.<p>If you’re an adult, odds are you’ve trimmed your pubic bush at some point. And if you’re a frequent groomer — …

San Francisco

Illustrator Sums Up The Happiness And Perks Of Living On Your Own

Binge eating and watching TV without a care in the world<p>Image by Yaoyao Ma Van As and featured with permission<p><b>LA-based painter,</b> illustrator and …

Happiness