Melissa Sutjiadi

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How to have a dry January (and why it’s totally worth it)

Juice fasting and celeb-style meal delivery aren’t the only ways to give your body a post-holiday reset. The simple act of taking a break from …

Fears of a 'massive' global property price fall amid 'dangerous' conditions and market slow-down

Property prices have climbed to dangerous levels in several advanced economies, raising the risk of massive price falls if markets overheat, according to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).<p>Catherine Mann, the OECD’s chief economist, said the think-tank was monitoring …

10 ways to get to better sleep: 28-day Sleep Revolution Challenge | NOLA.com

In 2017, I resolved get more sleep - at least seven hours a night. I want you to join me on this journey with the NOLA.com 28-day Sleep Revolution …

Sleep

How to permanently delete your Facebook account

<b>Had enough of Facebook? Here's how to permanently remove your profile from the social network</b><p>Facebook can be a great tool for staying in touch with friends and family but, for some people, the constant bombardment of updates, messages, likes, pokes and advertisements can all become a bit …

Six Ways To Get Back To Work When You Don't Want To

After almost two weeks of the holidays causing a slower office tempo (if not a complete stop) it’s hard to focus on work again. If you’re feeling resistance to your normal schedule, here are six strategies to help you get back to work when you don’t want to:<p><b>Expect to be slow, and plan …

3 Popular Goal-Setting Techniques Managers Should Avoid

In 2002, professors Edwin A. Locke and Gary P. Latham, two of the best known academic researchers on goal-setting, wrote an article in <i>American Psychologist</i> summarizing their 35 years of research. Among their findings:<p>Setting specific, difficult goals consistently leads to higher performance than …

Are You Making These 7 Rookie Decorating Mistakes?

(Image credit: Suzy Hoodless)<p>Since we spend so much of our time discussing design on Apartment Therapy, I'm willing to bet that most of us have …

The 5 books guaranteed to advance your career in 2017

Welcome to the working world of 2017, where patience and conformity will not be seen as virtues. You are going to have to think critically and act …

Generation Z

Enriching Your Music Through Wireless Earbuds

Wearing headphones while doing any kind of physical exercise can be a nuisance. Those earbuds never seem to stay put in my ears — regardless of the size. And I finally found a completely wireless pair I loved several months ago, before losing them.<p>But then I discovered two of the latest Bluetooth …

Tracy Anderson’s 4-minute core sequence is a serious ab-blaster

Tracy Anderson has helped tone some of the best abs in Hollywood—from Gwyneth Paltrow to Jennifer Lopez—and now she’s sharing her go-to, ab-tastic …

If Employees Don’t Trust You, It’s Up to You to Fix It

Three years ago, 37% of CEOs were concerned about a lack of trust in businesses, according to the PwC Annual Global CEO survey. Across industries, that number has climbed to 55%.<p>A high level of trust between managers and employees defines the best workplaces and drives overall company performance …

17 Financial New Year's Resolutions for 2017

Image source: Getty Images.<p>Happy New Year everyone! For those of you who stuck to your long-term game plan in 2016, you were handsomely rewarded. All three major U.S. stock indexes pushed to new all-time highs during the course of 2016, and the unemployment rate hit a more than nine-year low.<p>But …

Editing Your Home to Happiness: Our Best Decluttering Strategies

Clutter, probably more than cleanliness, affects our sense of well-being at home. And in a place where we should feel relaxed, refreshed, and most …

The 3 Key Tips for Budgeting Your Money | Investopedia

It's almost a truism that budgeting is a critical step for anyone looking to get serious about money management. After all, you have to know where …

The Importance Of Coding For Women Entrepreneurs In 2017 And Beyond

Women today are more interested in entrepreneurship than ever before. One study found that women are launching, on average, 1,200 new businesses each day. That’s the good news. The not so good news is that many of these women don’t have the basic tech skills, including the ability to code, that can …

Computer Science

10 health rules to live by in 2017

Imagine believing a vibrating belt was the best way to tone your abs. (Hey, it was all the rage in the ’60s.) Or being told that Snackwell’s Devil’s …

What Made By Google Tells Us About The Future Of Retail

Google’s first pop-up, Made By Google, closed its doors today at the corner of Spring and Mercer St. in SoHo New York. The pop-up, Google’s second foray into a retail-like setting after its original Google Glasses shop, was greeted by adoring tech fans and curious tourists who were willing to stand …

Virtual Reality

The 10 Commandments of Saving: Smart Money Habits to Take to Heart This Year

Whether it's 20 minutes of exercise a day leading to a healthy body or picking up the living room every day giving you a perpetually clutter-free …

The Budgeting Methods Smart Finance Bloggers Swear By

Maintaining a budget is one of those things everyone knows they have to do, but not everyone actually understands how to do it (or rather, how to do …

Iyaz's Top 5 favorite gadgets

The host of "Top 5" lets you know which devices he's thrilled with.

Five stories that will make you pay attention to your health

Yeah, yeah, yeah. How many times have you been told you need to pay attention to your health? And how often have you avoided that advice? No more. Read the five stories below, and you’ll be better for it.<p>These stories were published in The Washington Post’s Health and Science section over the past …

A man who didn’t talk to his wife would not be funny. He would be an abuser

Since in 2016 turning on the news invariably resulted in a rush of negativity, it’s fair to say that by 31 December we were all fed up with the prevailing sense of doom. This perhaps explains why a story – the authenticity of which has been questioned – about a Japanese husband who didn’t speak to …

Sociology

Behavioral Insights: Are You Overconfident?

Credit Suisse is a long standing strategic partner of the World Economic Forum and regularly contributes to its annual meetings in Davos. This year's …

How your gut's circadian rhythm affects your whole body

We've known that bacteria live in our intestines as far back as the 1680s, when Leeuwenhoek first looked through his microscope.<p>Yogurt companies use that information in the sales pitch for their product, claiming it can help keep your gut bacteria happy.<p>The bacteria growing on our skin have also …

Breathless: To Ghost or Not to Ghost?

It was 8:00 p.m. on a Friday and Sarah was staring at an open book but not reading it, too busy glaring at her phone out of the corner of her eye. Sarah had dinner plans with Ed. They’d met on Tinder a month earlier and had gone on three great dates—always drinks or dinner in their shared …

4 Steps To Improving Your Finances In 2017

The New Year brings with it new resolutions for self-improvement. Many people want to improve their personal finances, but don’t know how to achieve their goals. The key to making a meaningful financial improvement is to focus on the process and the things that you can control. Below are some …

This man wrote a small book for his family — and it became a best-seller

In 2005, William Paul Young was working three jobs and living in a 900-square-foot apartment with his wife and four of his six children after losing …

Barnes & Noble

The 20 Things You Need To Accomplish In Your 20s

Our 20s are extremely important, formative years of our lives. It is primarily the time where we transition into adulthood. All of the habits and …