Lisa Wilkins

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Being Yourself Can Make You Happier, According to Research

I’d revise it to “be your <i>best</i> self.”<p>People who deliberately exercised their signature strengths — those qualities they were uniquely best at, the …

Don Cheadle's Miles Ahead Captures the Spirit of Miles Davis, But Not the Music

The biopic stays faithful to the Kind of Blue trumpeter's essence at the expense of his output.<p>By the time Miles Davis laid down his essential jazz album<i>Kind of Blue</i>, "cool" was behind him. Quite literally—after cutting 1957's <i>Birth of the Cool</i>, one the pillars of a post-war, bebop-alternative …

Soul Music

6 subtle things highly productive people do every day

<b>Know how many days a week you're actually productive?</b><p><b>About three:</b><p>People work an average of 45 hours a week; they consider about 17 of those hours to be unproductive (U.S.: 45 hours a week; 16 hours are considered unproductive).<p>We could all be accomplishing a lot more — but then again, none of us …

Confucius’ Top 7 Tips for a Happy Life

<i>“It is better to play than do nothing.”</i><i>“Men’s natures are alike; it is their habits that separate them.”</i><i>“Only the wisest and stupidest of men never</i> …

Self-help

15 Questions To Ask Your Kids To Help Them Have Good Mindsets

The adage says where your mind goes, energy flows. If you want your child to develop a good mindset, ask them the right questions to encourage …

Kids

13 Tricks People Good At Impressing Anyone Would Know

First impressions last a lifetime, especially when it comes to impressing anyone. Dale Carnegie, author of <i>How to Win Friends and Influence People</i> …

Body Language

Why Trusting Your 'Gut Feeling' Is Often the Best Strategy

There is no such thing as a purely logical decision. The brain uses a combination of logic and emotion when making decisions of any kind. That …

Windows 10 is spying on almost everything you do – here’s how to opt out

Windows 10 is amazing. Windows 10 is fantastic. Windows 10 is glorious. Windows 10 is faster, smoother and more user-friendly than any Windows …

Windows 10

If You're Not Happy, Stop Complaining and Make a Change

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>How many times have you seen an, “Ugh, I hate Mondays” post on social media? Or how about the classic “FML” status update? F**k your life? Seriously?<p>Those who are completely happy have put themselves in that position because anything …

45 questions Reddit users asked Stephen Hawking

Professor Stephen Hawking is taking part in an AMA (Ask Me Anything) on Reddit. Here are some of the best questions he has been asked so far. He is planning to answer them over the next few weeks<p><i>I wanted to ask: Which is a scarier prospect for you? That we're alone in the universe, or not?</i></b> …

The Real Secret to Success Isn't Really a Secret

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Over my career, I have observed people with different personalities, backgrounds, and behavioral styles achieve success in life. Many times I wondered if there was a reoccurring theme running through their success stories that would …

How to Look Good After a Weekend of Partying

10 nutrition and beauty tips to help you bounce back by Monday.<p>You may have spent Saturday night dancing on tables until the lights turned on, but give yourself 24 hours of antioxidants, vitamins and reparative skin treatments and no one will be the wiser come Monday. Here's your hangover cheat …

This Trait Can Predict If A 5-Year-Old Will Grow Up To Be A Successful Adult

Want your kid to succeed? Teach them to play well with others.<p>Watching a young child playing with others can reveal a great deal about who they are -- and who they'll be in 20 years.<p>That's the conclusion of an eye-opening new study from Pennsylvania State University.<p>The longitudinal study, which …

Emotional Intelligence

Samsung patents Apps Edge, brings new software tricks

Early last week, Samsung filed a patent on a new enhancement for it’s edge devices called “Apps Edge.” At this point in time, there are not many …

Twitter launches a new Safety Center to help you learn how to handle harassment

Twitter has been making a few changes recently to help make its users a bit safer from harassment, and today it’s launching a new Safety Center so you can learn how to best handle misbehaving users.<p>While there aren’t any new features, it basically works as a hub to educate you on best practices …

Walking Away From a Man That I Love

• shares<p><i>After 31 years and much effort to create a healthy marriage, she has to walk away.</i><p>—<p>Don’t like ads? Become a supporter and enjoy The Good Men …

23 of the Most Amazingly Successful Introverts in History | Inc.com

There are a lot of misconceptions regarding introverts. Some look at those they consider to be introverted and toss out all kinds of hyperbole, such as, “they are so shy they would not being able to deliver a speech in a public,” or “she is so shy and introverted -- she does not like people all.” …

Behavioral Sciences

NHS Blood and Transplant calls for more organ donors as donations fall

By<p>The number of people donating organs has fallen for the first time in more than a decade, leading to a call for more donors.<p>Fewer people dying in …

Medicine

Microsoft releases emergency patch for all versions of Windows

The flaw, which also affects Windows 10, allows a hacker to take over a machine.<p>Microsoft has released an emergency out-of-band patch for a critical …

How To Control Your Children's Use Of Technology

There's a very simple principle that should underlie how you control your children's access to and use of technology. It has to do with (gasp!) …

14 Rare and Interesting Vintage Photos of Cream in the 1960s

Cream was a 1960s three-piece British band consisting of bassist/lead vocalist Jack Bruce, guitarist/vocalist Eric Clapton, and drummer Ginger Baker, …

Guitar

Why Pixar's Inside Out is the best children's film ever made

Bryony Gordon meets Amy Poehler, whose new movie, she says, has a positive message for everyone<p>In a central London cinema, a group of adults old enough to know better watched the latest Pixar film <b>Inside Out</b> and they cried. At first they attempted to sob silently, but it soon became too much. The …

Animation

10 reasons Windows 10 is better than Chrome OS and Mac OS X

Windows 10<p>Windows 10 will be the latest edition of Microsoft's operating system, so it's no wonder that the tech giant has gone all out to make it …

Art and science combine to reveal the inner workings of our DNA

How can cells that contain the same DNA end up so different from each other? That is not only a difficult question for science to answer, but also a …