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How To Take Care Of Your Mental Health On A Daily Basis By Doing These 7 Little Things

Ad failed to load<p>Let's be real: Sometimes, it can be hard just to be a human, let alone navigate all the many challenges that <i>come</i> with being a human. …

Mental Health

14 Negative Body Language Signals And Speech Habits To Avoid

With the face alone being responsible for over 250,000 signs (the body over 700,000), according to a report by Personal Power Information, the silent signals you portray may be harming your business without you even knowing it. Poor body language can damage your business relationships by sending …

Self-help

Gen Z Reaching Epidemic Levels of Loneliness? Startling New Study Says We Should Stop Blaming Facebook

The real causes are working too much, lack of sleep, and lack of physical activity.<p>We all need to spend more time with each other.<p>That's a recent finding after researchers surveyed 20,000 people over 18, asking 20 questions about anxiety, depression, and loneliness.<p>The questions, based on the UCLA …

Social Media

Taking A Mental Health Day? Read These 11 Uplifting Books While You Recharge & Reset

You've all heard about Mental Health Days. They have become a huge topic of conversation in the past few years. These days, taking off from work not …

Mental Health

8 of the best subscription boxes to send to someone with depression

opinion<p>Writer and mother, passionately outspoken about living with mental illness.<p><b>Remember the childhood excitement of plunging your hand into a</b> …

Want to Improve Your Communication Skills? Stop Saying These 25 Words.

Stop saying these words in the office. You'll improve your communication skills and your coworkers will thank you.<p>For thousands of years, our most powerful tools to change the world and our surroundings have been our words. That’s still true today.<p>From the lines you hear on TV, the commentary you …

Communication Skills

Science Discovered That Banning Small Talk from Your Conversations Makes You Happier (Try Asking These 13 Questions Instead)

It's time to delete questions like 'what do you do?' and 'where do you live?' from your vocabulary forever.<p>Ever walk into a networking event or cocktail party and all you hear is superficial chit-chat? The small talk is deafening and doesn't evolve into anything substantial. You can hardly stand …

Nonprofits

107 free online courses from the best colleges in the US — including Princeton, Harvard, and Yale

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Coursera was founded by two professors at Stanford University. Shutterstock/MintImages<p>Every year, US News & Reports releases its ranking …

Online Education

Want to Raise Happy Kids? Science Says Limit Screen Time to Exactly This Amount Per Day

Researchers looked at data from 1 million teenagers. Here's the sweet spot for smartphone use and happiness.<p>Every parent I know wants to raise kids who are at least as successful and happy as we are--more so, if we can pull it off. But something disturbing has happened in the last few years to …

The 6 Things Millennials Bring Up The Most In Therapy

And how to address each problem.<p>On any given day in her office, San Francisco-based therapist Tara Griffith hears millennials wonder aloud: Is this it? Am I failing at being an adult? How did my parents have it all figured out by this age?<p>“They’re dealing with reality versus expectations,” said …

San Francisco

You only need to do three things to make a great presentation

You’re in front of a group of people. Your jaw juts and words poke out almost by themselves. The room seems glazed. Its den of eyes stare out, but are turned off from the inside. CLICK. You make the next slide appear. It thumps to arrival. The eyes don’t stir.<p>You turn to the presentation. The …

Public Speaking

Is It, Like, OK To Say 'Like'?

John Hamilton McWhorter V thinks that the pervasive and prolific insertion of the word “like” into daily conversations by teenagers—and increasingly by adults — is a <i>positive</i> contribution to spoken communication. Although Mr. McWhorter is an unimpeachable authority on language (Columbia University …

Language

This is the text slang all parents should know

Written communication among kids and teens today has morphed into such a confusing mixture of acronyms and emojis that it can almost make …

School Social Programs for Teens Should Focus Less on Skills, More on Emotional Climate

School-based social and emotional learning (SEL) interventions for teens should focus less on improving students’ individual skills and more on …

What I Learned in Prison About the Most Powerful Public Speaking Skill | Inc.com

The day I went to prison started like most other days--well, actually, maybe not.<p>Richard J. Donovan Correctional Facility is a men's prison east of San Diego, and the closeness creates a sharp contrast between the two. The inmate acting as master of ceremonies announced to the TEDx visitors, "You …

TED Talks

10 Toxic People You Should Avoid Like The Plague

Quit trying to beat them at their own game.<p>Toxic people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive satisfaction from creating chaos and pushing other people’s buttons.<p>As important as it is to learn how to deal with …

Charisma is a skill, not a gift — a Stanford psychologist shares 6 ways to build it

In researching my book "The Happiness Track," however, I found that charisma is not so much a gift as a learnable skill you can master.<p>What presence has to do with it<p>If you meet someone at a cocktail party whose eyes are constantly flitting around the room, do they make a good impression? Do they …

Bill Clinton

6 ways to survive bullying and feel good about yourself

People once routinely brushed off bullying as a normal part of childhood that built character. Now we know with certainty that it actually tears …

Mental Health

9 TED Talks to watch before public speaking

If you’ve got a presentation to give at work or school — or are perhaps getting ready to speak at a TEDx event? — we recommend these talks to help …

Public Speaking

Benefits of Gratitude

What if there were a solution to stress that involves nothing more than feeling thankful for the good things in your life? In fact, there is. That …

The Top 5 Lessons I've Learned After Reading 500+ Self-Help Books

By the time I was 15 years old, my mom, sister, and I had moved homes at least 25 times. My father was an alcoholic. I was getting government-paid school lunches and had a weekend job at a local bakery. I was not surrounded by much ambition or inspiration.<p>But I knew the life I was given was …

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How to Take Care of Your Face, According to Dermatologists

Why does your face need special care? It's exposed to the elements every day—which means it's vulnerable to dirt, pollution and damaging UV rays. …

Skin Care

What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast

Mornings are an underutilized tool to aid productivity.<p>Let me explain.<p>We’re often at our peak in the mornings. This is why Mark McGuinness suggests …

33 Books Millennials Need to Read Before Turning 30 | Inc.com

Your 20s are a time for figuring out who you are and what you want from life.<p>While the only way to learn is to survive the inevitable cycle of successes and failures, it is always useful to have some guidance along the way.<p>To help you out, we've selected some of our favorite books that likely never …

Books

Tabata Challenge - 25 minute workout.

Be the Light to the World

In the video I’ve shown a small part of the forest Buddhist monastery grounds where I’m staying at the moment.<p>I was happy to discover that in this …

The 5-Minute Back Workout You Can Do Without Weights

<i>Photo: Pond5</i><p><i>By Alex Orlov for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>Bathing suit season may have come and gone, but that doesn't mean it's OK to slack on working your back. Even though you can't see your posterior when you look in the mirror, you rely on this pillar of strength each and every day.<p>Aside from helping you …

These Are the 19 Products I Put on My Face in One Day

As a beauty editor, I admit, I don’t exactly have a streamlined beauty routine. I’m often testing out products as part of my job. Plus, I'm obsessive …