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The Paradoxical Traits Of Resilient People

Resilient people develop a mental capacity that allows them to adapt with ease during adversity. Like bamboo, they bend but rarely break. How resilient are you?<p>Journalist Hara Estroff Marano once wrote in a <i>Psychology Today</i> article “The Art of Resilience”:<p>“Resilience may be an art, the ultimate art …

Burnout is the consequence of a broken way of work

It’s the time of the year where we can start to feel overly stressed by the demands of work, family, and community. But for some of us, the stress at …

Iran and west to begin drafting nuclear deal after Geneva negotiations

Iranian and western officials will start drafting a nuclear agreement in Geneva on Friday after international negotiations made dramatic progress, Iran's foreign minister has told the Guardian.<p>As hopes of a breakthrough soared, the US secretary of state, John Kerry, is to travel to Switzerland on …

The Happiest Country in the World

TravelDigital Nomad<p>So far, I’ve been to about ten countries that each claim to be the happiest country on Earth.<p>In Iceland, in Denmark, in Holland, even in India once, someone pulled me aside to claim that their country is the happiest. I never disagree; I just simply ask, “How do you know?”<p>I’ve …

A Plan to Create Just Two Time Zones in the Continental United States

Daylight Saving Time is a reminder that losing another hour of evening light isn't just annoying—it's an economically harmful policy with minimal energy savings.<p>Editor's Note: This article was first published on Nov. 1, 2013. The original headline was, “Daylight Saving Time Is Terrible: Here’s a …

Why the webscale world — and CERN — is stoked about helium-filled hard drives

Storage vendor HGST is now shipping 6-terabyte hard drive systems filled with helium, and the technology already has some very big fans. CERN is …

As gun control debate rages, Switzerland offers interesting correlation -- but is it real?

While Washington debates what to do about guns, some gun advocates are looking abroad, to Switzerland, for inspiration.<p>They point to Switzerland, with its high gun ownership rates, low crime and lots of freedom as a model of what the United States should be.<p>But some Swiss reject the comparison. …

A Fight Over Toothpaste Has Resulted in New Restrictions on Executive Pay in Switzerland

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>On Sunday, Swiss voters approved a new "fat cat initiative" aimed at overpaid executives and the big …

Tax avoidance: UK effort to collect from assets hidden in Switzerland fails

The Treasury's attempt to tax wealthy individuals who hide their assets in Switzerland was declared an embarrassing failure by experts on Friday after the Swiss authorities said it would generate only a small fraction of the expected £3.2bn haul.<p>The Tax Justice Network campaign group said "giant …

Switzerland Stands On Top Of The Global Competitiveness Report Fr

Switzerland Stands On Top Of The Global Competitiveness Report From WEF<p>04 Sep 2013<p>The World Economic Forum’s (WEF) 2013-2014 Global Competitiveness …

7 Reasons Why Switzerland Is The Best-Run Country In The World

That's not the only way it beats other nations. From a Credit Suisse bulletin examining the country's success:<p>"The verdict is in, and it is unequivocal. Whether we are comparing global business locations and the civil liberties they enjoy, considering the number of Nobel Laureates or the quality of …