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In Praise of Better Praise

In 1911, the psychologist Edward Thorndike proposed a fundamental law of animal behavior called the Law of Effect. Reward a behavior, and it would be more likely to take place again; punish the behavior, and it would be less likely to recur. Thorndike’s subject of choice was the cat, and his reward …

45 Uses For Lemons That Will Blow Your Socks Off

<b>5% Discount Coupon: Unknown Tentsile</b><p>Most people know the traditional uses of lemons such as soothing sore throats, adding citrus flavor to foods, …

7 Keys to Traveling Alone -- and Loving It

Traveling alone doesn't have to be lonely. In fact, it can be a wonderful, freeing experience, and a journey toward self-discovery. So, if you are alone this season, perhaps the best thing you can do is go on a solo adventure. I believe that solo travel can be better than therapy because it forces …

10 tips on how to destroy employee morale

I have (mostly) had the fortune of working for some very good managers/leaders throughout my career, including some excellent Singaporean managers. …

14 Destinations For Your 2014 Travel Bucket List

The new year is rapidly approaching and we're making resolutions and wish lists for the year of travel ahead.<p>If you crossed some adventures off your 2013 travel bucket list, surely you'll need some new additions. Check out these awesome, under-the-radar destinations you should add to your list for …

The Ultimate Weight-Loss Circuit Workout

<i>By Joe Dowdell, CSCS for Shape.com</i><p>If you're short on time but still want to fit in an effective training session -- especially if your goal is fat loss -- metabolic resistance training (MRT) is tough to beat. With this training style, the goal is to maximize caloric expenditure while also …

Thoughts on Closing the Achievement Gap

Earlier this year, the U.S. Department of Education released student performance data in its National Assessment for Educational Progress report. The data is compiled every two years and it assesses fourth and eighth graders and their reading and math achievements. This particular report also …

19 Habits Of Really Healthy Women

There are certain determinants of health that are largely, if not entirely, out of your control. Your genetic makeup and biology have major bearing on your overall wellbeing, as do any number of socioeconomic factors, and your access to high-quality care. If you have an inherited health condition, …

How To Look Younger - Anti-Aging Tips, Glowing Skin

Anti-aging

How to tame your tum: Is yours a spare tyre or a stress bulge?

How to tame your tum: Is yours a spare tyre or a stress bulge? Finding out your tummy type is the key to getting a perfect midriff<p>By<p>For many women, …

13 Foods to Help You Burn Calories (and Fat)

Try these foods to spike the metabolism, release fat, and eliminate toxins<p>We know, it sounds like it's too good to be true. But there actually are some things you can eat that spike the metabolism, trigger hormones that release fat, and eliminate toxins that make it hard for your body to shed …

Nutrition

How to Exercise Without Really Trying

Today, there's a multitude of exercise and diet fads to help us lose weight—but women of the 60s, as evidenced in this 1963 essay from Harper's Bazaar, were about accomplishing more with less effort. Were they on to something?<p>Every so often, one meets a woman "lovely in her bones"; a woman, that …

Yoga

Mandela and the Politics of Forgiveness

In 1966, Senator Robert F. Kennedy delivered a speech at the University of Cape Town. He began by stating that he was there to talk about a country settled by the Dutch, which fought a bloody war of independence, and had then become an international pariah for its treatment of black people. He …

How To Look Younger — No Surgery Required

Illustrated by <b>Isabel Castillo Guijarro</b>.<p><i>When it comes to our faces, we don’t rely on just anyone to tell us what our skin needs to get that</i> …

The 9 Paint Color Mistakes You Should Never Make

Case in point: This bedroom — it makes four of them.<p>If you ever spent more time agonizing over the difference between "Sunshine Yellow" and "Daylight Yellow" than you have with your family in a given week, we feel your pain. Choosing a color isn't a decision to take lightly, as it sets a room's …

Home Decorating

5 Best Liu Sha Bao aka Golden Custard Buns in Singapore. Let’s Ooze!

<b>by</b> admin<p>November 07, 2013<b>in</b> Feature - Food Guide, Feature - Review, Food - Chinese44 Comments 13438<p>[Will be updating this list. Let me know if any …

Top things to do in Rome

Few cities evoke the sheer wonder and amazement of Rome. Ancient history, outstanding art and religious icons are around every corner and when it all gets too much you can just join the locals in sipping espresso in one of the city's many squares. With so much to see and do, the real test will be …

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Travel

23 Signs You're Secretly An Introvert

You might be a "quiet type" after all.<p>Think you can spot an introvert in a crowd? Think again. Although the stereotypical introvert may be the one at the party who’s hanging out alone by the food table fiddling with an iPhone, the “social butterfly” can just as easily have an introverted …

I Heart My City: Nicola’s Rome

<b>Nicola Ferlei-Brown</b> is a British travel writer based in Rome who’s passionate about getting the word out about where to eat, shop, and see all things divine in the city of Seven Hills. Here are a few of this art history aficionado’s favorite things about the place she’s proud to call home.<p><i>Follow</i> …

Long Weekend in Sicily

An hour’s flight from Rome, Sicily makes the perfect holiday-within-a-holiday. (Or, obviously, a holiday all its own.)<p>Sicily is one of Italy’s two …

The Definitive Guide to Amsterdam

In Europe’s refreshed design capital of Amsterdam, the fashions are funky, the masterpiece-filled museums have been fabulously restored, and a formerly barren neighborhood is being reborn as a hipster hotbed.<p>Forget red lights and reefer bars. In Europe’s refreshed design capital of Amsterdam, the …

How to Do Florence on a Budget

<i>Photo Courtesy of mcmillent/myBudgetTravel. Article by Kaeli Conforti of Budget Travel.</i><p>Florence is an Italian city best known for its art. Home to the <b>Galleria degli Uffizi</b> and the <b>Galleria dell'Accademia</b> (where Michelangelo's <i>David</i> masterpiece resides), visitors from around the world flock to see …

Cafe Hopping Singapore | Uncovering Singapore Cafes

Fringes: six of the best beauty products

Fringes are the easiest way to achieve the excitement of a new hairstyle without losing length. I've just had mine cut back in after two years and it's thoroughly cheering. My hairdresser, Louise Brown at Trevor Sorbie Brighton, is a fringe genius. When I want it to sweep softly to the side (the …