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How to Be Yourself

"Be yourself" is quite possibly the most commonly used phrase in the history of individualist-based advice. Be yourself. It's such a vague adage. …

Self-help

How to Forgive

Forgiveness is something that must be created. If done thoughtfully and effectively, it will transform the way you think, feel, and live your life. …

Happiness Is A Choice

<b>Three simple ways to create more happiness at work, at home and in life</b><p>Here’s the easiest quiz you’ll ever take:<p>“April showers bring May flowers” was coined by:<p>a) A grumpy old man named Bernie<p>b) An optimist who <b>chose</b> to view inclement weather as the source of rainbows and tulips rather than bad hair …

3 Metrics You Aren't Tracking--But Should

If your people are your most important asset, why aren't you spending more time optimizing their talent? Here's how to do it.<p>Let me guess: You say your people are your most important asset.<p>Then why don't you spend more time using metrics to track--and then optimize--their talent?<p>Your business is …

The Next Generation of Flipboard, Now on Android

Inside Flipboard / May 9, 2013<p>After nearly a year of enjoying Flipboard as readers, now people with an Android phone or tablet can be editors, too. …

Social Media

Portrait Of The One Who Got Away

By Stephanie Georgopulos,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/125D7fP<p>His story starts like this: your hair was salty after spending hours wrapped in the …

How To Exist In A Dead-End 'Relationship'

By Wes Janisen,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/125D6bT<p>Start something you probably have no business starting. Refer to your first date as ‘practice’ …

What to Do When Social Media Drives You Crazy

Is Social Media Anxiety Disorder, known as SMAD, the newest affliction resulting from our love affair with Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and other …

10 Simple Ways to Build Self Confidence

We live in a world where criticizing people and focusing on negative attributes seems to be the social norm.<p>It’s an unfortunate aspect of life and …

14 Important Life Lessons From Jimmy Eat World's "The Middle"

"The Middle" taught us everything we needed to know about how to have a happy and fulfilling life.

Please Don't Envy Me: The Facebook Status Everyone Should Read

Envy is a dangerous chick, isn't she?<p>When envy decides to visit, she assassinates all rationale. Envy erases our understanding that being happy for another's success and joy does not affect or detract from our personal success and contentment.<p>The more I rejoice in another's accomplishments, the …

Social Media