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10 Proven Ways You Can Increase Intimacy

What rates highest in a long-term relationship? Passion is important, certainly, but <i>intimacy</i> rates highest. That’s what psychologist Robert J. …

15 Ways to Boost Your Confidence Before a Big Presentation | Inc.com

You have to give a big, important presentation in just 15 minutes. Your heart is racing, your palms are damp--you're starting to panic.<p>It's completely normal. In fact, most speakers, beginners and veterans alike, readily admit to feeling nervous in the moments leading up to a big speech or …

Public Speaking

I’m a therapist. Here’s how I help people break their bad relationship habits. - Vox

Even the possessor of the most hardened or scarred heart secretly yearns to connect deeply with another person. How else to explain why Mandy Len Catron's January, 2015 New York Times essay "To Fall in Love With Anyone, Do This," about her efforts to create love using a 20-year-old study by …

The Akrasia Effect: Why We Make Plans but Don't Follow Through

Humans are prolific procrastinators. It’s easy to make plans and throw dates on your calendar, and yet it’s practically inevitable that you’ll let …

Valuing your time over money may be linked to happiness

<b>(CNN) —</b> Would you prefer a more expensive apartment with a shorter commute or a less expensive apartment with a long commute?<p>That's one of the many real world questions researchers at the University of British Columbia asked more than 4,600 participants in the latest study on happiness.<p>The …

Happiness

The Secret to Happiness? Value Your Time More Than Your Money

Time to take that annual leave already.<p>Scientists are always chasing the elusive secret to happiness: is it to do with quitting Facebook, speaking …

Making Relationships Work

Many couples go into a marriage thinking that love will see them through anything the future may hold. While this idea is romantically appealing and …

You Get 25,000 Mornings as an Adult: Here are 8 Ways to Not Waste Them

You’ll wake up for about 25,000 mornings in your adult life, give or take a few. These are 8 ways to get the best out of them.

Korea’s Yello Mobile Raises $47M More At A $4B Valuation Led By Formation 8

Korea’s Yello Mobile has made a name for itself raising $100 million and using it to hoover up more than 80 startups to build its mobile apps business, which now serves 18 million users. Now, Yello Mobile is raising again: it has racked up another $47.2 million in financing, led by existing …

Coffee Cocktails Are Next Year’s Drinks Trend

Manila is no longer a stranger to the third-wave coffee scene. These days, a shop specializing in their own beans and brews are almost as commonplace …

Cocktails

The Four Trends That Will Change The Way We Work By 2021

Hint: The rise of the gig economy is only the start of what’s coming.<p>In some ways, 2015 was the year of the gig economy, with the scale and diversity of the freelance workforce not just expanding, but attracting more mainstream notice as well. By our own recent estimates here at Upwork, some 54 …

8 industries robots will completely transform by 2025

Just as ATMs changed banking and computers took over the home and workplace, robots and artificial intelligence are going to transform a bunch of industries over the next decade.<p>By 2025, a machine may be putting together your driverless car in a factory with no human oversight. A robot maid could …

The Strategy That Led Starbucks's Stock Price to Jump 50 Percent | Inc.com

Love it or hate it, Starbucks is doing something right.<p>The company turned its primary product--a basic commodity and one of the most ubiquitous beverages in the world--into a multi-billion dollar empire. But that was just the beginning.<p>In 2015, shares of Starbucks's stock have surged more than 50 …

Coffee

Tech billionaire Michael Dell says 'big data' is the next trillion-dollar tech industry

Why would he be willing to do that?<p>Because he's convinced that EMC holds the keys to the IT industry's monstrous market: data.<p>He told The Irish Examiner's Sophie Curtis:<p>It used to be PCs and smartphones; now you have tablets and sensors and cars spinning out all kinds of telemetry data, and all …

Top Wines of 2015

2014 Winners<p>Curious what wines made the lists last year? Check out the top rated wines from 2014 and see what wineries have been able to crack the …

Wineries

The Middle Class Is Dying in America

<b>Summary</b><p>The middle class in America has officially fallen below 50% of the population. Income disparity is hindering the recovery as 99.9% of the gains funnel up to the top 10%. Families that take home less than $50,486 after taxes plunge deeper into debt each year.<p><b>Here's why the economy isn't</b> …

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Drinking Milk Is Linked to Parkinson’s Disease: Study

Studies have found a connection between the consumption of dairy products and a higher risk of developing Parkinson disease, the neurodegenerative …

6 Predictions About The Future Of Digital Transformation

Gazing intensely into their respective crystal balls, Gartner, IDC, and Forrester have come up with predictions for 2016 and beyond, highlighting digital transformation and its impact on businesses and consumers worldwide.<p>According to Forrester, only 27% of today’s businesses have a coherent …

Digital Transformation

What Happens When You Find The Woman You've Been Looking For - James Michael Sama

There are a lot of articles out there, mine included, which discuss traits or characteristics of the ‘right person.’ Ways they treat you, ways they …

Check out 10 technologies that could change your life in 2016

Introduction<p>Forget drones, FinTech and (especially) apps that claim to be 'digitally disruptive'. The big tech trends that will have a significant …

5 Predictions Shaping The Future Of Customer Experience For 2016

2015 was a year of disruption. In 2015 the world’s largest taxi company owns no taxis (Uber), the largest accommodation provider owns no real estate (Airbnb), the most popular media owner creates no content (Facebook), the largest telecom operator owns no telecom infrastructure (Skype and WeChat), …

Customer Experience

How to Maintain Desire and Intimacy

<i>Esther Perel talking to a room full of entrepreneurs on how to maintain desire and intimacy.</i><p>Last weekend I attended Summit at Sea -- a conference/retreat/adventure hybrid for entrepreneurs, creatives and artists that was filled with thought-provoking programming, from Edward Snowden live-streaming …

How Giant Tablets Could Be the Future of Television

Today’s televisions are smarter than ever. Thanks to on-board intelligence or devices like the Apple TV or Roku, TVs can, for the first time, run …

The brain’s miracle superpowers of self-improvement

We used to believe our brains were hardwired at birth. Now we believe we can will them to change. Is that true? Will Storr analyses the truth and hokum about 'neuroplasticity'.<p>For years she had tried to be the perfect wife and mother but now, divorced, with two sons, having gone through another …

The Brain

Forget Wi-Fi: You may soon access the internet via ordinary light bulbs

Light-speed internet may be upon us. A technology called “Li-Fi” uses light waves from ordinary LED light bulbs to deliver internet connectivity that that is cheaper, more secure and 100 times faster that broadband internet.<p>Velmini—a tech company in Tallinn, Estonia—is the first to test visible …

Wi-Fi

Amazon On Track To Exceed $7 Billion A Year In AWS Cloud Services

Amazon’s “Amazon Web Services” (AWS) and Microsoft’s Azure are in a global land grab, according to cloud expert Adrian Cockcroft. He spoke at the annual <i>Structure Conference</i> last week, shared a tightly focused “state of the cloud” presentation, where he expressed that the tech and investor community …

Cloud Computing

Founders of Microsoft, Facebook, LinkedIn, Amazon, and more to invest in clean energy tech

Bill Gates and a group of elite private investors — including Facebook cofounder Mark Zuckerberg, Alibaba cofounder Jack Ma, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, LinkedIn cofounder Reid Hoffman, and Salesforce founder Marc Benioff, among others — on Monday announced the launch of Breakthrough Energy …

Bill Gates

The Magic of Mindfulness: Complain Less, Appreciate More, and Live a Better Life

Photo: Susan Burdick This is another special (and short) episode of <i>The Tim Ferriss Show</i><i>.</i> In this episode, I share my personal experiences, apps, …

Mindfulness