Michael Newman

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Why is my otherwise polite 8-year-old so rude at home?

<i>Q: I have an 8-year-old daughter who is by all accounts friendly (if a little shy) and polite to others at school and elsewhere, but at home she often speaks quite rudely and can be dismissive of others’ feelings. It’s been going on for a while, and nothing we’ve tried — talking to her about it,</i> …

Parenting

20 Books to Read Before They Become Movies

Be prepared. And smug.<p>If you're anything like us, you probably like to read the book before seeing the movie. This year, as usual, Hollywood is adapting a slew of books — fiction and nonfiction — into films, some of which you may already be familiar with. If you want to prepare yourself for the …

9 Apps to Kickstart Your Mental Health Resolutions

While it’s always a good idea to make it a resolution to get fit and eat healthy in the New Year, we’re also making it a priority to get our brains in shape by trying to live more mindfully in 2017. That’s why we decided to set ourselves up for success (because let’s be honest — sticking to a New …

Mental Health

Always angry or stressed? Here are six exercises to bring back happiness into your life

“I choose to be happy today,” is easier said than done. But, if we adjust how we perceive things, life can be a lot better.<p>Paul Emery, a master …

These 32 books will please everyone on your gift list

No gift beats the perfect book.<p>Joel Grayson, bookseller from Manhattan children’s bookstore Books of Wonder, sums up the joy of finding that ideal …

3 Most Popular and Effective Ways to Relieve Stress Instantly

What are the Best Ways to Relieve Stress?<p>Mental pressure – most popularly known as ‘<i>Stress’</i> is a common health issue that each person at least once …

10 Steps to Finding Inner Strength

The two universal laws of impermanence are uncertainty and unpredictability. When life changes unexpectedly, we can often feel off balance, insecure, …

Mindfulness

Getting Your Mojo Back: 10 Things to Do When You Feel Stuck

What to do when you're stuck and need to get back into your creative space<p>Did your va-va lose its voom? Your edge its steely sharpness? Boomerang not coming back? Mojo not working its magic?<p>Chances are you're suffering from the age-old disease of "stuck." People feel their best when their focus and …

Productivity

Stanford Professor puts his entire digital photography course online for free

When it comes to the list of digital imaging pioneers, Marc Levoy is one of those names that belongs right near the top. His work has led to many of …

Digital Photography

How To Organise Your Home: A Lazy Man's Guide

Cleaning. It’s a bonafide first world problem that requires a certain level of motivation that many don’t naturally possess. Let’s be honest, when …

13 Brilliant Gadgets and Tools to Help Stress Management | Inc.com

Do you struggle with too much stress? That almost seems like a trick question. These days, most of us seem to be battling stress most of the time. And as we know, stress can literally kill you. Stress will also spread to the people who work with you, so that soon, your entire workplace will feel …

Mindfulness

42 Ways To Make Your Entire Home Cleaner Than It's Ever Been

:: bookmarks for next weekend ::<p>Bathroom; Kitchen; Bedroom; Living Room; All Around the House; Garage, Basement, and Outdoors

Best mobile games of 2015 (pictures)

Tomb Raider

How to Write: A Year in Advice from David Mitchell, Yiyun Li, and More

Highlights from 12 months of interviews with writers about their craft and the authors they love<p>2014 was the second year of “By Heart,” <i>The</i> <i>Atlantic</i>’s weekly series about writing, artistic influence, and the creative process. Though the series is based on a formula—artistic creators choose a favorite …

a foolproof guide to getting more done

<i>Photos by Sarah Lovrien</i><p><i>Today</i><i>’s post was written by Kate Matsudaira, founder of Popforms. In addition to building tools to help you be better at your</i> …

How Security Concerns And Developers Undermined The Design Of 1 World Trade Center

The first of two parts: The skyscraper we thought we were building is completely different from the one we actually built.<p>If you stand on the 57th-floor terrace of 4 World Trade Center, the Fumihiko Maki-designed office tower southeast of the National September 11 Memorial in New York, you can see …

World Trade Center

15 Free Organizational Tools for Photographers

These days, photographers are dramatically strapped for time. We live in a world where “busy” is the most common answer for “how are you doing?” …

The Best Illustrations from 150 Years of Alice in Wonderland

On July 4, 1862, English mathematician and logician Charles Dodgson boarded a small boat with a few friends. Among them was a little girl named Alice Liddell. To entertain her and her sisters as they floated down the river between Oxford and Godstow, Dodgson fancied a whimsical story, which he’d …

The Daily Routines Of 26 Of History’s Most Creative Minds

10 p.m. to 7 a.m.: Sleep. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Be a genius.<p>Even Beethoven and Balzac had just 24 hours in a day. How did history’s most prolific minds schedule their greatness? Based on research from Mason Currey’s <i>Daily Rituals: How Artists Work</i> (which we covered previously here), a new interactive …

Creativity

40 best iPhone and iPad games of 2014 (so far)

Hearthstone, Monument Valley, Supernauts, Boom Beach, Thomas Was Alone, Threes!, Leo's Fortune and more<p>If you're an iPhone and/or iPad-owning gamer in 2014, you truly are spoiled for choice when it comes to new titles.<p>This year has seen a steady flow of innovative, creative and above all …

Black Bean & Corn Salad with Chipotle-Honey Vinaigrette

Servings: 6 (as a side dish)<p>Total Time: 30 Minutes, plus at least one hour to chill<p>Ingredients<p>For the Salad<p>2 ears fresh corn<br>• 1 cup chopped red onion<br>• 1 …

Urban Instagram photographers you should follow

Love urban photography? Addicted to Instagram? These snappers capture their cities in beautiful and surprising ways<p>Follow our @GuardianCities Instagram account for daily updates on great urban photography from across the world and to share your photos with us. Here are the latest updates<p>SOUTH AFRICA<p>…