Brent Whittington

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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 …

Fun Maps: See What NYC’s Skyline Will Look Like in 2020

The New York City skyline is getting a major face lift. By 2020, the city will have almost 40 new skyscrapers above 700 feet. While we’ve already …

Nothing prepares you for being the daughter of ageing parents

Old people’s wards are hell for old people. Geriatric wards are bedlam, bonkers, bananas. A toothless woman screaming when left alone, a cry that reaches the high hospital ceiling. A woman effing and blinding – the polite curtain will not protect her from the indignity of a nappy change. A woman …

Kitchen Makeover Tips from The Home Depot Design Team

Is a kitchen redesign in your future? We recently interviewed Sarah Fishburne, The Home Depot’s director of trend and design, as well as three other Home Depot kitchen designers to share their tips and tricks of the trade with you. Read on and start designing the kitchen of your dreams!<p><b>FIRST …

Depression Isn’t What You Think It Is

Millions of people are diagnosed with major depression, while a growing number of scientists are saying it isn’t a distinct condition. It’s part of a big shake-up in psychiatry as researchers attempt to define mental disorders by what’s going wrong in the brain rather than using checklists of …

3 Tax Loopholes for the Merely Middle Class

You don't have to be super wealthy to find profitable loopholes in the tax code.<p>Former presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s legendary tax deduction …

Retirement

How Would You Do On The Supposedly Smarter SATs? (Updated)

The dreaded college entrance exam is getting revamped. Take our quiz to see how the new questions stack up against the old.<p><b>Update, December 16, 2014:</b><p>The charts above show how 310 readers did on our highly abbreviated SAT exam. The quiz included a verbal and a math question from both the current …

Take steps to turn your temp job into full-time employment

It’s no secret that a temporary job is an excellent way to enter the workforce and meet new employers.<p>Never underestimate the value of an opportunity to meet hiring decision-makers and make a contribution, no matter how temporary the assignment, because each day, there are things you do that you …