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10 Things Happy People Understand

All of us have been around people who are genuinely happy. Happiness I have found, is not something that always comes naturally. Actually, it takes work. It requires us to deliberately and consistently take stock of our lives.<p>There are ten characteristics that seem universal to happy people. It is …

7 Mental Tricks to Help You Crush Every Workout

Crank up your performance with these simple motivational strategies<p>There’s a crucial piece of exercise equipment that doesn’t cost a thing, and it can help you perform your best every time you enter the gym.<p>It’s called your brain. Use these seven simple mental tricks from scientists and fitness …

5 Morning Mistakes That Ruin the Rest of Your Day

If you roll out of bed, hit the shower, guzzle your coffee, then bunker down in your office, you'll barely see the light of day until lunch. Missing out on morning rays might mess with your body mass index, a new study from Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine found. People who get …

The 6 Smartest Things You Can Do Every Night and Every Morning

Here at The Muse, we’re big fans of productivity. We love finding ways to save time (and keyboard strokes). We’re all about reducing the amount of …

Make This Playlist and Have the Best Sex Ever

Seduce her with these sensual jams<p>Want to turn a late-night cocktail into an all-night encore? Concoct a sexy playlist. Let William "Fuzzy" West, director of special projects at streaming service Beats Music, show how it's done.<p><b>RELATED VIDEO:</b><p><b>1. Begin with Audio Foreplay</b><br>Start with a sexy bass …

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This Is Your Body Without Water (Infographic)

Whether I eat too much at lunch and suffer a classic food coma, or have a horrible night's sleep and feel groggy the next day, I've learned the hard …

Wellness

How to Communicate Your Needs in a Relationship | The Art of Manliness

As we’ve discussed before, many men these days have trouble being assertive. One of the things these “Nice Guys” struggle with is communicating their …

The Big Question

Q: What was the worst business decision ever made?<p><b>Peter Stearns, provost, George Mason University</b><p>The early-18th-century <b>British South Sea Bubble</b> led to loss or ruin for most involved. Parliament pondered a resolution to tie the bankers up in snake-filled bags, while Isaac Newton, who’d lost money, …

5 Meditation Apps for Channeling Your Inner Peace

Meditation and, more broadly, mindfulness have of late been linked to everything from increased creativity to stress reduction. But who has time to …

The Simplest Way to Build More Muscle

The solution may come down to basic math: what you're doing + a little more = better results.<p>"There's a dose-response relationship between volume and hypertrophy," says Brad Schoenfeld, Ph.D., author of <i>The M.A.X. Muscle Plan</i>.<p>For beginning lifters, or those returning after a long layoff, the …

The Laws of Etiquette | The Art of Manliness

When Kate and I were in Vermont last summer, we stumbled upon a book called <i>Hill’s Manual of Social and Business Forms.</i> It was published in 1880. The …

6 Sneaky Tricks to Make Someone Tell the Truth

Cops and lawyers don't even know these strategies<p>"Cross your heart and hope to die." It sounds childish, but asking someone to place a hand on his heart while answering your questions could result in more truthful answers, finds a new study from Poland.<p>Because your mind associates the gesture with …

23 Children's Books You Need To Read Again As An Adult

With help from The New York Public Library's Youth Materials Specialist, Betsy Bird, we put together a list of 23 books worth giving a second read.

The Truth About 'The Most Interesting Man In The World'

For over 40 years, Jonathan Goldsmith worked as a journeyman actor with hundreds of IMDB credits to his name.<p>In 2006, he booked the role of a lifetime: the spokesperson for a Dos Equis beer campaign that soon made him known to millions as "The Most Interesting Man In The World."<p>Goldsmith lived and …

How to connect deeply with anyone (in 5 minutes)

I’m going to share a game with you. This game will reveal incredible things about whoever plays it; surprise, shock and delight complete strangers, …

11 Exercises That Will Strengthen Your Attention and Concentration | The Art of Manliness

In this series on mastering your attention, we have emphasized the fact that attention is not just the ability to focus on a single task without …

How to Develop Charisma | The Art of Manliness

For the last few weeks we’ve been talking about the three components of personal charisma. First we explored the importance of Presence – giving …

Want to Be Happier? Stop Doing These 10 Things Right Now

Happiness—in your business life and your personal life—is often a matter of subtraction, not addition. Consider, for example, what happens when you</i> …

Don't Get Defensive: Communication Tips for the Vigilant

When we get defensive, we make it that much harder for our conversational counterparts to hear what we're saying. We also make it harder to really …

Self-help

Couple Married 75 Years Shares Their Secret To Lasting Marriage

After 75 years of wedded bliss, Morrie and Betty Markoff know a thing or two about making a marriage last. The secret to their success? Communication.<p>The Los Angeles-based couple tied the knot in 1938 after meeting at a wedding and have been madly in love ever since; they celebrated their diamond …

30 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Die.

<b>How much have you loved?</b> Count the people. Add it up. When it comes to love, I’ve always felt in red numbers. I’ve been so focused on the minuses — …

How to Increase Your Energy Levels

Time to Wake Up!<p>Even if you’re a morning person, you’re probably far from firing on all cylinders when you first open your eyes. “It can take up to …

10 Weird Tricks To Make Your Life Easier

We all know that things like exercise and a proper diet are important for a healthy lifestyle, but in a world where everyone’s looking for the easy …

Best Movies to Watch: 100 Must See Movies | The Art of Manliness

For whatever reason (most likely the fact that viewing is easier than reading), films don’t seem to get the same kind of cultural respect as books …

Life Lessons from The Old Man and the Sea | The Art of Manliness

<i>“Que va,” the boy said, “It is what a man must do.”</i><p>“Success” is all too often assumed to be the indicator of the value of a man. But success, in and …