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Feeling lonely? Meet the people who suffered extreme isolation – then found happiness

The first ‘minister for loneliness’ has just been appointed to tackle a problem that seems more common by the day. We talk to people who were seriously lonely, but discovered ways to break free – including saying yes to every invitation<p>Steve talks in a way that makes you want him to keep talking. …

Loneliness

A new study can help us understand how creative people make unexpected connections

Creativity is often defined as the ability to come up with new and useful ideas. Like intelligence, it can be considered a trait that everyone – not just creative “geniuses” like Picasso and Steve Jobs – possesses in some capacity.<p>It’s not just your ability to draw a picture or design a product. We …

Creativity

The 8 different types of depression

Depression is often used as an overarching diagnosis, but there are several, specific types<p>As with all mental illnesses, depression isn't an …

Everything You Should Know About Happy Relationships in One Infographic

From communication to intimacy, this data visual has it all covered.<br>Read More

Happiness

I Planned 31 Creative Date Nights For The Hottest Month Ever

If you and your partner have been together for, oh, I don't know, more than two and a half days, you've probably watched enough Netflix together to …

Here Are Rotten Tomatoes' Best Reviewed Movies of 2017

If you’re looking to close out 2017 by watching the best reviewed movies released this year, Rotten Tomatoes has more than 100 options to choose from.<p>…

Rotten Tomatoes

Science Has Just Uncovered the World's Easiest Hack for Faster Learning | Inc.com

We've all spent a minimum of a decade in formal education, so you'd think that in all that time, we'd have at least mastered the most basic principles of how to study efficiently. But study after study shows that's not true. Many of the best scientifically validated tips and tricks for faster …

Study Skills

11 Things Organized and Productive People Do Every Day

These simple, time-proven techniques will help you become more organized and productive.<p>We often confuse being productive with working as fast as we …

50 Tough Questions You Never Ask Yourself, But Should | Inc.com

With the dawn of every New Year, pledges are made by hopefuls everywhere to do or change something big in their life and business. Most of these commitments are shelved or forgotten altogether soon after we ring in that very same New Year.<p><i>"Your vision will become clear only when you can look into</i> …

Self-improvement

The Power of Negative Thinking

Pessimists fare better than people with a sunnier disposition.<p>DEspite America’s reputation for optimism, nearly three-quarters of U.S. adults are pessimistic about the country’s future. <b>[1]</b> This may not be all bad, though. Decades of research have found that positive thinking isn’t always so …

Psychology

18 amazing countries where you can stay, eat, and tour for less than you live at home

When you ask Americans why they don't travel abroad, the top reason they cite is cost.<p>But once you get on that plane to a cheaper part of the world — Southeast Asia, say, or Central America, or even, yes, Northern Europe — man do the prices drop. You won't realize how rich you are until you land in …

5 Masterful Ways That People With Emotional Intelligence Avoid Drama and Conflict | Inc.com

In a recent report, top human resources officers were asked to forecast the 10 job skills they feel will be an absolute requirement by the year 2020.<p>Coming in at number six was emotional intelligence, which surprisingly landed above more cognitive skills like "judgment and decision-making" and …

Emotional Intelligence

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How A 10-Minute Exercise Can Give You The Focus Of An Athlete

It is all in the mind...<p>HuffPost<p>We can all recognise that there’s a big difference between the focus of a well-trained athlete and the rest of us. …

7 Truths You Need To Hear If You Ever Want To Learn To Let Go

There are so many things to learn in your 20s that no self-help book can explain to you. My mother calls these years “stepping stones” because …

The 8 Best Interview Questions You Could Ever Ask | Inc.com

I've interviewed a lot of people in my career for all kinds of positions and from many backgrounds. Most people have favorite interview questions to ask and some believe certain questions can quickly reveal what they need to know about a candidate's cultural and positional fit.<p>The leaders with the …

Employment

Five great reads to help teens become critical thinkers

Young adults who are, perhaps, still figuring out their needs don’t need to be overburdened with books they won’t like. The last thing we want is for …

10 Black Authors Everyone Should Read | PBS

They are poets, playwrights, novelists and scholars, and together they helped capture the voice of a nation. They have fearlessly explored racism, …

Black History

How to Talk to Someone Who Refuses to Accept Reality, According to Behavioral Science | Inc.com

Holiday family gatherings are right around the corner, which means you may soon find yourself face to face with that one kooky relative who believes that Obama is a Muslim, 9/11 was an inside job, or NASA staged the moon landing. Is there anything to do in this situation except change the subject …

Critical Thinking

15 Things Every Single Girl Can Relate To

Being single definitely has its highs and lows. But there's no doubt that flying solo is sometimes way better than dating. This may be one of the …

33 Books That Every Badass Woman Should Read

Where do you think badass women learn their sass, if not from books? Without strong female heroines like Jo March, Scarlett O'Hara, and, more …

100 Women: 'Disabled women have sexual needs too'

<b>Up to 10 million people in Iran are living with disabilities, campaigners say, but the culture surrounding the issue is largely one of shame, writes BBC Near East Women's Affairs journalist Feranak Amidi.</b><p>One area which is particularly taboo in the socially conservative country is sex, and more so …

Disability

17 Books Every Music Lover Should Read

Unmissable books about music, from Gucci Mane's autobiography to Ego Trip's rap tome to David Byrne's sweeping 'How Music Works.'

Books

5 Deep Questions to Discern if Your Friends Are Good for You

Chaplain Ronnie Melancon said, "Show me your friends and I'll show you your future." As a believer, I think everyone deserves to be loved and cared …

Science confirms your quality of life depends on your mood

There is not a single instant of the day in which we do not experience a mood, good or bad. And science has a lot to say about that.<p>Recent research …

5 Science-Backed Ways to Get Over a Rough Breakup

#1: DON'T stalk your ex.<p>The only way to truly get over a breakup is to give it time.<p>As biological anthropologist Helen Fisher previously told …

These are the 8 friends you need to be happy in life

Do your friends sometimes disappoint you? Ever feel like there is something missing in your relationships? You’re not alone.<p>Tom Rath and the Gallup …

Bill Gates reveals his 6 favorite books he read in the past year

Bill Gates reads about 50 books a year, but only a few make his annual list of favorites.<p>For several years, the Microsoft founder has chosen five titles he enjoyed over the past year and published reviews of them on his Gates Notes blog.<p>Here are his recommendations.

How to Stay Motivated in the Face of Loss | Inc.com

I don't want to be a downer. But, loss is a part of life -- whether if it's losing a job or loved one. It was this time three years ago that my biggest company I'd ever been apart of failed. I ended up having to lay off almost 80 people. The holidays weren't so bright. I felt like crap. I prayed …

Motivation

Dementia: Unprecedented detail of brain damage revealed

Using extremely powerful cutting-edge technology, a new study shows in great detail how dementia with Lewy bodies affects synapses, the important …