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Starting a new job soon? The tip that changed my life

<b>Here’s a tip that my mentor told me a few years ago before I started my most recent role and it CHANGED. MY. LIFE.</b><p><b>I report to the CEO</b> of the company …

Employment

14 ways to gain confidence when you’re at a new job and an introvert

If you are an introvert, there are many aspects of life that can feel extra challenging — like gaining and communicating self-confidence at a new …

The First 6 Pages of Bill Gates's Favorite Book Will Change Your Life (and the Next 500 Pages Aren't Bad Either) | Inc.com

If you're pessimistic about the state of world today, Bill Gates and Harvard psychology professor Steven Pinker have a message for you: "This bleak assessment of the state of the world is wrong. And not just a little wrong--wrong wrong, flat-earth wrong, couldn't-<i>be</i>-more-wrong."<p>The quote appears on …

Bill Gates

This short test could tell you which treatment is best for your personal type of anxiety

We have some great news for anyone who struggles with anxiety, but there is a bit of a catch. Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago …

I Tested 10+ Photoshop Alternatives to See How They Stack Up

To Adobe or not to Adobe. That is the question many photographers are asking with the spate of new image processing programs vying to “kill …

Tutorials

20 Great Scifi Movies You May Have Missed in 2017 (But Shouldn't Have)

If nothing else, 2017 has been a truly great year for science fiction and fantasy films. While many have been major motion pictures that no one could …

Horror

9 types of people who never succeed at work

Experience and knowledge are rapidly losing their relevance to success in the workplace. Harvard economist David Deming studied workplace tasks from …

Emotional Intelligence

4 Simple Morning Habits That Will Improve Your Day (and Each Takes Only 5 Minutes) | Inc.com

The alarm clock is ringing and the next course of action is to hit the snooze button for an extra few minutes of sleep that often times turn into 30 minutes or more (there goes that morning gym session).<p>After hitting the snooze button a couple of times, you finally get up and aimlessly wander …

Self-improvement

Make It Your Style: Kitchen Island Alternatives Using Repurposed Pieces

The kitchen island is often the central hub of a home, so why not make one that reflects your home's core style? Start with an unexpected …

Kitchens

Fresh Decorating Ideas: Creative Places to Use Wallpaper

One of the most important design trends we've seen in the past few years is the return of wallpaper. And these aren't just the small, fussy patterns …

Trends

Start Doing These Things for Yourself to Transform Your Life in Less Than a Year

You and I have one thing in common: We want to constantly improve our lives and be the best version of ourselves. But unfortunately, many people have …

22 Things I Wish I Knew When I Was 22

<b>1.</b> Confidence is built on accomplishments.<p><b>2.</b> Failure is the foundation of success; the more you fail the more you will succeed. Do not fear failure.<p><b>3.</b> No amount of schooling or research is a substitute for experience.<p><b>4.</b> Overall happiness and success is built on discipline.<p><b>5.</b> You are as good as the …

Selfies

Science Says Listening to These 5 Songs Will Make You Remarkably Happy | Inc.com

For as long as sound has existed, music has always been tied to deep emotion in all living beings. It's one of the stimuli that are most likely to evoke a memory or intense reaction, one of the strange phenomena that allow humans to access a different mental or emotional space than the one they …

Brain Imaging

Follow This 4-Step Routine Every Friday

Don't make the mistake of treating Friday like any other workday.<p>Having a specific and intentional routine on Friday will set you up for a relaxing weekend and a successful following week.<p>Follow this 4-step process every Friday to maximize your productivity and peace of mind:<p><b>1. Block off your</b> …

Time Management

We Hand-Craft World Globes The Same Way They Were Made Hundreds Of Years Ago

We invited Berlin photographer Ana Santl into our private London art studio for the day, to see what daily life is like for a traditional globemaker. …

30 Great Literature Quotes About Happiness

<i>Here are 30 great quotes about happiness from authors and poets [gathered by Regina Kenney].</i><p><b>“For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of</b> …

Why am I not finding the blog post? Reshaping INDIHOPE

<b>Disclaimer</b><p>Dear Reader, if you have come across here from a different blog post, then it means the blog that you are looking for is no longer …

This 3-in-1 Magic Cake Will Blow Your Mind

You have to bake it to believe it.<p>Magic cake has actually been around for years, but I've been noticing these miraculous recipes that transform one easy-to-make batter into three distinct layers popping up all over the internet recently, showing up everywhere from Instagram to Pinterest.<p>So what …

7 Houseplants That Purify The Air (And Are Nearly Impossible To Kill)

By Neny Herni Saturday, August 13, 2016 Benefit houseplants<p>According to the Environmental Protection Agency, Americans spend an estimated 90 percent …

12 Lessons You Learn Or Regret Forever

Sticking your neck out and taking charge of your career is no trivial matter. Whether that's switching careers, going back to school, or walking away from a j-o-b to start your own business, it takes a lot of guts.<p>But guts will only get you so far. Once you build up the nerve and make the leap, …

Self-improvement

This is what your histogram is for and how to use it

The histogram is based around a fairly simple principle, but one that many still struggle to get to grips with. Put simply, it’s a graph showing the …

13 Inspiring Bold Colorful Bathrooms For Those Who Love Color

1. This bathroom uses multiple shades of red glass tiles to cover the walls and ceiling.<p>2. Red tile covers the entirety of the floor, walls, and …

Interior Design

Inspiring 50 Happiness Quotes From Deepak Chopra

Deepak Chopra born on October 22, 1947, is an Indian author, alternative medicine advocate and a public speaker.<p>He is a prominent figure in the field …

How to Conquer the Most Difficult Hair Selections in Photoshop

Accurately selecting a subject’s hair is not an easy task; a bit of frizz is enough to make a photographer pull their <i>own</i> hair out. But have no fear, …

Tutorials

8 Bad Habits That Destroy Your Creativity | Inc.com

If you think some people are born creative and you're not one of them, think again.<p>What makes some people more creative than others is that they nurture their creativity. In fact, experts say that creativity is primarily a learned skill. And like any other skill you want to learn, it requires that …

Creativity

This Couple Revealed Their Baby’s Gender in This Totally Unexpected Way

When it comes to revealing your baby’s gender, there’s no shortage of cool ways to make the big announcement. But it’s even more special when you find a way to do it that truly reflects who the two of you are not only as people, but as a couple (like these twosomes did in some of these creative …

U.S. Army

17 Of The Best Ways To Add More Knitted Things To Your Home

Often we associate knitted things with our grandparent’s homes filled with antique furniture, but there are people out there creating awesome modern …

Knitting

15 Pour Over Coffee Stands That All You Coffee Snobs Need To Be Aware Of

Since pour over coffee is a popular choice for coffee drinkers these days, we thought we should put together a list of interesting and/or just …

Coffee