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Proven: These Photo Tricks Will Get You a First Date

So you're bored at home on a Friday night, grab your phone, tap on Tinder, and begin swiping one way and the other. While it may sometimes feel a bit …

Kickstarter Suspends 'Tinder for Adoptions' Campaign

The crowdfunding campaign for an app called Adoptly was suspended yesterday by Kickstarter. The pitch envisioned would-be adoptive parents selecting …

We Asked People in Long-Term Relationships About Their Fantasies of Being Single

Admit it: we've all thought about the ex we'd get in touch with, the mustache we'd grow, the clumsy threesome we'd try and coordinate.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE Canada</i><p>Admit it, folks in long-term relationships: you've thought about it.<p>Whether you've been together two years or ten, …

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Stop Waiting—Find the Love of Your Life With This Science-Backed Tip

Some believe that finding true love is but a destiny that no amount of willing or wishing can change—but that doesn't necessarily mean you should sit …

Not Having a Phenomenal Entrepreneurial Journey? Here's What's Missing.

It's easy to get lost in the hype. Stay focused on the crucial elements that distinguish an entrepreneur who is on fire.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>So you’ve left that job you hate, or you’ve come straight out of college and into the big bad world of …

Business Strategy

7 Things Mindful People Do Differently and How To Get Started

We’ve all heard a lot about “mindfulness” and its potential benefits. But what is it really? And how do you practice it?<br>This infographic from Mindful …

10 Creativity Quotes to Kick Off Your Year

<i>For many of us, 2017 was a doozy, but we here at Brit + Co are ready to hit refresh in 2018! Follow our Hit Refresh series through January for new ideas, hacks, and skills that will help you achieve (and maintain!) those New Year’s resolutions.</i><p>If accessing your creative side is one of your …

The World’s Top Hospitals Have Been Enabling Quack Medicine

From the Cleveland Clinic to top university hospitals such as Harvard, an eagerness to cash in on the alternative medicine bonanza has encouraged the …

Eating on the Cheap Doesn't Have to Be Sad

Ease up on your wallet with budget-friendly recipes and tips from Food Network that line up with your New Year's spending resolutions.<p>Matt …

Cooking

The two most important things that define a successful relationship

What makes a healthy relationship differs from couple to couple, but it turns out there are two key ways to safeguard your bond.<p>Robert Epstein of the …

3 videos that describe what it's like to have anxiety and depression when our own words don't suffice

Having anxiety is tough. For everyone, it is a slightly different beast, but many of the core aspects are the same. One of the most frustrating parts …

Recipe: How to Make Shanghai-Style Soup Dumplings

A few years ago, I was living in LA and taking regular trips to the San Gabriel Valley, home to hundreds of restaurants serving regional Chinese food (among other cuisines). With friends in tow, I’d drive into the parking lot of whatever dumpling house living legend/noted food writer Jonathan Gold …

Dalai Lama on Anger: The Ultimate Strategy for Dealing With Anger

The Dalai Lama is a man known for sharing wisdom and enlightenment. So you wouldn’t think he’s someone that gets angry.<p>This isn’t the case. In a …

Ask Amy: Husband sends marriage to the dogs

<i>Dear Amy: Shortly after my husband and I began dating, he bought a large-breed puppy. He took the dog everywhere he went. We then moved in together, we got a small, mixed-breed dog that we hoped would keep the large dog busy, since he was always demanding my husband’s attention.</i><p><i>One evening, the</i> …

13 Habits Of Super Persuasive People

Whether you're convincing your boss to fund your project or your preschooler to put his shoes on, persuasion is a skill that's instrumental to your success in life.<p>Persuasive people have an uncanny ability to get you leaning toward their way of thinking. Their secret weapon is likeability. They get …

Emotional Intelligence

Why the secret to productivity isn’t longer hours

Alex Soojung-Kim Pang noticed that he got more done on sabbatical than at work. His latest book is about the benefits of rest and shorter working days<p>Alex Soojung-Kim Pang is a consultant in Silicon Valley and a visiting scholar at Stanford University. He writes about technology and its cultural …

This DIY Platform Bed Saves Space, Has Tons of Storage

Arranging a decent-sized bed and other furniture in a small living space can feel like Tetris on hard mode, but if you’re up for a weekend project, …

Framing

How to Worry Less About the Future and Make Each Week Awesome

I used to worry incessantly about how the future would turn out. Then, it finally dawned on me that all this worrying was doing nothing to help me. …

CEO Secrets: How to make a small business really big

Think about how you can "scale up" your company from the moment you set it up. That's one piece of recurring advice we've been hearing on CEO Secrets, our series where we ask prominent bosses to share their business advice.<p>But what's it like to turn a very small company into a huge, multinational …

Small Business

Spending Time Around Traffic Is Literally Destroying Your Brain

New research finds a marked increase in dementia among those living by busy roadways.<p>The highways around where I live in Portland, Oregon are like congestion voids—black holes or boundless oceans. You go in hoping to reappear elsewhere in the city or beyond, but without any assurance of exiting at …

Make a Wall Mounted Desk With a Secret Compartment Underneath

A desk is a great place to work, but it’s also a great place to hide stuff. Over on YouTube, DIY Creators put together a desk that mounts to a wall, …

Woodworking

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Five Ways To Say “No” So You Can Finally Reclaim Your Focus

Staying productive is all about consciously deciding what not to do. Here’s how.<p>It isn’t news that culture is obsessed with <i>doing</i>–with being in motion, with being occupied, with being busy. But the upshot of all this doing is that we spend very little time deciding exactly what we should be doing in …

50 Easy Business and Personal Goals Everyone Should Be Doing This Year

Start the year off right.<p><i>This article originally published January 20, 2017.</i><p>When the New Year rolls around, we are all inspired to make changes in our lives, but it can be tough to figure out the best way to get started. You want to begin on the right foot, but you don’t want to take on too …

Employment

Seven Secrets to Successful Teamwork - OLBlog

A good relationship among all employees will help you improve productivity and customer service. You need positive team work for business …

Southern committed to railway accessibility | Letters

To suggest that changes by Southern Rail have made matters worse for disabled passengers (No guarantee of help for disabled passengers, 17 January) is profoundly misleading. There are more staff on trains who are now more focused on assisting passengers than ever. We are committed to making our …

12 Things to Stop Doing Right Now if You Want to Be Successful in 2017

Consider these changes to set you on the winning path in the new year.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A new calendar year always offers an opportunity for a fresh start and provides an additional pinch of motivation to banish some habits that have stopped serving you …

Self-improvement

Why Londoners are standing in solidarity with the U.S. at the Women's March

LONDON — This Saturday tens of thousands of people are expected to take part in Women's Marches around the world to protest Donald Trump's first day …

Human Rights