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Business & Finance | Career Advice

14 Things You Should Never, Ever Say In A Job Interview

When interviewing for a new position, it's important to know not only what to say, but what not to say. Members of Forbes Coaches Council detail questions and statements applicants should never say in a job interview.

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

I Wrote in a Gratitude Journal Every Night for 32 Days and Here’s What Happened

It can be difficult to wind down at night, but keeping a gratitude journal is a simple way to lower stress and help you feel more relaxed before bed.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Is No Contact A Game?

Is no contact a game? Is using the no contact rule playing a mind game with your ex? Is it mature to use the no contact rule after a breakup to get your ex back?

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Does The No Contact Rule Work On Men?

Does the no contact rule work on men and will it work to get your boyfriend back? Coach Lee explains in this article.

Advice & Self-Help | advice and self help

14 Ways to Quiet Your Mind Explained With Pictures

Do you find it hard to shut down the chatter, clear your head, or find a sense of calm? These techniques could help. And they may have other benefits, too.

Cars & Motorcycles | Cars

Did I Miss Out on a Deal Because I Didn't Buy a Car Before the New Year?

As Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to help out. This week we will discuss whether or not you missed out on deals if you didn’t buy before

Business & Finance | BUSINESS

How To Say No In A Room Full Of Yeses

So, as we begin 2019, make a pact with yourself. Trust your gut this year. Always. Make it a habit. If something feels wrong, it probably is.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice From Bobby

How To Talk Your Way Out Of A Traffic Ticket

Here is a magical marketing secret with the side benefit of saving you money on traffic tickets. In marketing you often need the cooperation of others to get what you want. The path to attracting high-paying clients is paved with the cooperation of others

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

Feeling Stuck or Anxious? Change Your Story to Move Forward | Psychology Today

An exciting new line of research shows that creating psychological distance from negative memories or threatening future events can help you manage your emotional response.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Stop worrying that you’ve missed your chance at success—Science says you probably haven’t

Am I lagging behind? Why have I not yet achieved “success”? A study published in the journal Nature suggests we don’t need to worry so much.

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

Take 10 Minutes to Defuse Holiday Stress with This Mindfulness Practice - Mindful

'Tis the season to give up the guilt. Here's a practice for taking a more mindful approach to the holidays.

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

9 Ways To Not Be So Stressed & Overwhelmed - mindbodygreen

Dr. Samantha Brody, licensed naturopathic physician and author of upcoming book, Overcoming Overwhelm: Dismantling Stress From the Inside Out, shares nine ways we can combat stress and the secret behind why what we're programmed to do isn't working.

Psychology | Personality

Coping Styles That Will Ease Your Worries

If you are feeling stressed or overwhelmed, here are two coping styles that will help ease your worries. Because when you're stressed it's important to have a plan.

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

Stress-Free Holiday: Here's What to Do

Here's how to fill your life with gratitude and love, instead of stress. Trust us, it's even possible around the holidays.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

To Amplify Career Growth, Try Crowdsourcing Your Mentorship

Disrupt your career by crowdsourcing your mentorship and take your professional goals to the next level.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help!

11 Nifty Ways to Bring Your Clothes Back to Life – Op Cast

Why is it that your favorite clothes seem to take the brunt of wear and tear more heavily than your other clothes? Well, don’t […]

Psychology | Personality

When Complex Trauma Is Misdiagnosed as Anxiety | The Mighty

A woman shares the difference between anxiety from complex trauma and generalized anxiety.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice

Five things to do when you have too many ideas and never finish anything

Many people have mastered the art of starting, but few have built the habit of finishing.

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

An Astronaut's Guide to Navigating Stress - Mindful

In this video from Big Think, astronaut Chris Hadfield explains how to manage your reaction when stress hits.

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

When Should I Meditate and When Should I Relax - Mindful

Meditation isn’t a vacation from everyday life—it can be an intensive course in exploring your inner landscape. If you need rest, Editor-in-Chief Barry Boyce says meditation may not be the best way to manage your mind.

Psychology | Personality

5 Ways to Stop Yourself From Jumping to Conclusions | Psychology Today

Coming to a conclusion before you have all the facts is a common problem that can hurt yourself and your relationships. Follow these steps to slow yourself down.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

How to Find the Motivation to Work Out When You’re Depressed

Working out can be especially difficult when you’re depressed, even though the brain benefits are powerful. An expert explains how to harness the latest research and get motivated.

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

How I Learned That You Have the Power to Change Your Own Life

There were moments when it was easier to walk away, but I learned that change happens when you decide to keep going.

Health & Fitness | Health Tips

8 Ways to Tackle Morning Depression and Successfully Get Out of Bed

Depression can make it hard to get out of bed in the morning, especially when it’s kept you up all night or given you restless sleep. Here’s eight ways to tackle difficult mornings with a little self-care and consideration.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Owning your home doesn't make you rich. Owning somebody else's does - Los Angeles Times

In the United States more than almost anywhere else, wealth and income are concentrated among business owners and landlords. That club, blessed by capitalism, is becoming increasingly difficult to join.

Travel | Travel

I Traveled Around the World With Only a Carry-on Suitcase, and These Are the Things I Wish I Hadn't Packed

Even a month into my trip, it was clear there were things I just wasn't going to use, weren't right for traveling long term, or were taking up valuable real estate.

Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

11 Ways To Make Your Dog Feel Less Alone When You’re At Work All Day

It's one thing to leave your dog home alone when you've got a quick errand to run. It's a whole other situation when you leave your fur kiddo home for the eight hours or so while you're at work. But it's a pretty common scenario. Most dog owners…

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Study: Taking The Scenic Route To Work Every Day Improves Mental Health - Study Finds

Taking the scenic route to work every day may do wonders for your mood at the office. That's because a new study finds that people whose commutes to work take them through wooded areas, parks, or other natural settings are more likely to demonstrate stron

Psychology | Personality

Desiring to alter personality not enough unless you take concrete action to change –

By Christian Jarrett. Active behavioural change is required to achieve shifts in personality.

Business & Finance | Careers & The Workplace

These 15 Behaviors Will Make You Almost Irreplaceable At Your Workplace

It doesn’t take a genius manager to recognize the almost irreplaceable people in his company. Employees who practice all or most of these behaviors are the ones that any company wants and can't afford to lose.

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

Hug It Out: Study Shows Hugs Really Do Make Us Happier, Especially On Hard Days - Study Finds

In a spat with a loved one and can't reach a resolution? Hug it out. A new study finds that hugs shield us from the harmful effects of a soured mood that come from arguments and conflicts with others. 

Psychology | Personality

The Science Behind Why We Procrastinate — Breather Insights

Procrastination is a near-universal experience. Who hasn’t felt the impulse to briefly shrink away from our responsibilities to check our feeds, gossip with coworkers or just stare off into space?

Health & Fitness | Health Tips

Coffee Reduces Your Appetite, Belly Size, and BMI

Coffee doesn't just make you healthier, live longer and perform at a higher level. It also helps you lose weight. Yay!

Health & Fitness | Health Tips

10 Health Benefits of Living Caffeine-Free

Coffee, as many researchers put it, can be like a drug — meaning your energy levels and moods might depend on your morning cup, and without it your body may have withdrawal symptoms. But if you manage to hold out, you might notice some amazing changes t

Business & Finance | Careers & The Workplace

21 job interview questions that are designed to trick you | Ladders

Sometimes, questions can be tricky or confusing. Interviewers ask them to learn more about you, including information you may be trying to conceal.

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

Go ahead, talk to yourself. It's normal —and good for you.

Talking to yourself isn’t just normal, it’s good for your mental health — if you have the right conversations.

Psychology | Personality

12 signs of a depression relapse

After experiencing one period of depression, many people experience a relapse. This can happen either before recovery is complete, or some time later, as a separate episode. Learn more about the early signs of relapses and recurrence and possible trigger

Health & Fitness | Sleep

Struggling in the Dark - Mindful

Lots of research tells us what the best habits are around sleep, but if we are trying too hard day and night, rest may not come easily.

Health & Fitness | Sleep

Sleep Trackers May Actually Make Your Sleep Worse, Study Finds

A new study finds that wearable sleep trackers, such as ones found in some smart watches, might actually make your sleep worse.

Health & Fitness | Sleep

'World's Largest Sleep Study' Finds 7 To 8 Hours A Night Is Best For Our Brain - Study Finds

Researchers behind what's touted as the "world's largest sleep study" say sleeping for seven to eight hours a night -- no more, no less -- will put you at the top of your game the following day.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

When the Mind Goes Dark - Mindful

When depression hits, can meditating help you work through it? Maybe, but not always. Psychologists weigh in on when mindfulness therapies can (and can’t) help to ease depression.

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

How Tuning Into Your Body Can Make You More Resilient - Mindful

By balancing our physiology and nervous systems, body-based practices can help us through hard times.

Business & Finance | Careers & The Workplace

7 JOBS FOR CREATIVE WRITING GRADUATES

When I was coming up to graduating from my BA in Creative Writing, I received no guidance from the uni or anyone else about what to do […]

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

10 Mindful Attitudes That Decrease Anxiety - Mindful

By exerting more conscious control over our behaviors and attitudes, we learn to work with our intention, wise effort, and capacity to be kind to ourselves.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Five Ways to Help Teens Build a Sense of Self-Worth - Mindful

Teens are experiencing increased levels of anxiety and perfectionism. Encouraging them to develop their strengths and see beyond themselves can help boost their self-esteem.

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

Using Mindfulness to Treat Depression - Mindful

Daniel Goleman explains how Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy gives people the tools to recognize and talk back to negative thoughts.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice From Bobby

Want to Become a Self-Made Millionaire? Do This for 30 Minutes Every Day | Inc.

While exercise may not directly cause success...where self-made millionaires are concerned, the two are definitely linked.

Psychology | Personality

Your Fear of Confrontation Is Probably Unnecessary

New research from the University of Chicago finds that most people react better to honesty than we expect them to, suggesting that the common fear of confrontation is unhelpful and unfounded.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Battered woman syndrome: Definition, symptoms, and getting help

Battered woman syndrome is a condition that can develop as a result of an abusive relationship. Learn about the symptoms, stages, and complications.

Business & Finance | Business

How I spend my time as a startup founder - Balance Ventures

If left unchecked, the time of a startup founder can be easily spent taking unproductive meetings and putting out spot fires. After a few months of drowning in a sea of emails, calls, texts and meetings however, I sought advice from friends, mentors and t

Family & Parenting | Parenting

20 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me Before Becoming a Working Mom | Working Mother

Here are 20 things three moms with they had been told to help them prepare for the challenges of being working mothers.

Business & Finance | Business

To Scale Your Business, You Must Embrace A Niche

When it comes to starting a business, it is easy to want to offer your products or services to everyone. However, the more targeted you can be in your launch, the more likely you are succeed.

Business & Finance | Money & Finance

How to retire successfully when starting from scratch at age 50

This is the first of a four-part series on how to retire successfully when starting from scratch at age 50.

Health & Fitness | Health News

Should You Take a Daily Aspirin to Prevent Heart Disease? | Mental Floss

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

Health & Fitness | Sleep

Study: Sleep-Deprived Drivers Up To 15 Times More Likely To Be Involved In Crash - Study Finds

A new study finds that drivers who slept for less than four hours were 15 times more likely to cause a crash, compared to drivers who slept seven to nine hours, the recommended level for adults.

Advice & Self-Help | Dating

How to write a dating app bio that's actually good

Ideas for your Tinder or Bumble profile bio that don't suck.

Psychology | Personality

Who to trust: Study shows guilt-prone people are more trustworthy — Quartz at Work

New research from the University of Chicago suggests trustworthiness is actually linked to guilt.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice

How to Keep Cyberbullies Out of Your Life

Online harassment and cyberbullying are serious problems with serious consequences.

Psychology | Personality

Five myths about anger - The Washington Post

No, venting and breaking things won’t really calm your rage.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help!

How to Pick the Best Glasses for Your Face Shape: A Visual Guide | Allure

When picking out glasses, knowing your face shape can be helpful, so we consulted two stylists to help five staffers figure out the best pair of frames for their face.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Be the Architect of Your Time | Thrive Global

Is there anything more fundamentally important today than how we design our time?

Advice & Self-Help | Advice

25 Brilliant Life Hacks You Need to Try

Keep these life hacks in your back pocket to make everything easier.

Business & Finance | Careers & The Workplace

How to Answer the 6 Most Common Job-Interview Questions

Work columnist Alison Green shares how to answer the six most common job-interview questions, from “Tell me about yourself” to “What salary are you looking for?”

Business & Finance | Careers & The Workplace

9 Things That Interviewers Really Want To Hear From You In The Interview

The goal is to portray yourself as someone who wants to help contribute, has done your homework and arrives prepared.

Psychology | Personality

Smile! Happiness After 60 Key To Living Longer, Study Claims

Happiness could be the key to a longer life, a new study finds. Researchers from the Duke-NUS Medical School in Singapore found that the happier a person is, the more likely they'll enjoy a greater lifespan.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Taking Care Of Your Teeth May Help Prevent Cancer - Study Finds

Oral health might play an important role in preventing cancer, two recent studies suggest.

Business & Finance | Business

Why Networking Is a Complete Waste of Time. Here's What You Should Do Instead

People bond over common interests and experiences, not hors d'oeuvres.

Psychology | Personality

Seven Ways to Help Someone with Anxiety

Simple tools to better support your loved ones without trying to fix them.

Science & Technology | Technology

The first 7 Alexa skills you should enable - CNET

The ever-growing world of Alexa skills can be daunting. Here are the seven you should give a go first.

Health & Fitness | Sleep

How to Stop Worrying and Fall Asleep Faster

New research says that mindfulness therapy, which focuses on helping people get over their anxieties about not falling asleep, may be an effective treatment for insomnia.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice

Psychologists Reveal The Easiest Hacks For Overthinkers To Try When They're Spiraling

Overthinking is the type of thing you don't realize you're doing until it's already succeeded in making you feel horrible. Whether it's some nightmarish, worst-case scenario you've imagined for the future, or a spiral about a text exchange with your…

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

A Simple Trick for Eliminating 'Filler Words' Like 'Like' From Your Vocabulary | Mental Floss

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

The Best Ways to Pivot When You're Feeling Overwhelmed

'Delete, delegate, delay and do' is a time-management technique you're likely to find helpful.

Advice & Self-Help | advice and self help

5 Amazon obscure settings you should change now | Fox News

The items we buy say a lot about our lifestyles, our finances, and our domestic lives. If you have an Amazon account, the amount of data that the retail giant collects is astonishing. Many people don’t know you get much more just free two-day shipping w

Advice & Self-Help | Advice

5 Ways To Overcome Online Social Media Fatigue For Mental Well-Being

Are you feeling anxious, stressed and overwhelmed with social media? You might be suffering from social media fatigue. Here are top 5 ways to tackle and overcome social media fatigue for mental health and well-being.

Business & Finance | Business

5 Tips to Nail Your LinkedIn Profile Like a Boss

A digital media and commerce company that enables creativity through inspirational content and online classes.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

11 secrets of small business success

Over the years, my small business has had its share of ups and downs. Here's how I survived, and you can, too.

Advice & Self-Help | advice and self help

Pictures of 15 Things to Do to Avoid Spanking

Experts say spanking can do long-term damage to your child. Here are some things to try instead.

Business & Finance | Startups

2 Venture Capitalists Reveal Their Brilliant Advice for Raising Startup Capital

Two venture capitalists offer founders great advice: if you want to raise capital for your startup,  have empathy for capital providers and change your capital strategy at each growth stage.

Business & Finance | Money & Personal Finance

Here's How Much Money You Save By Cooking At Home

A cost comparison of cooking at home versus getting delivery or using a meal kit.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

How turmeric and coconut oil whiten your teeth | Well Good

Beauty vlogger Farah Dhukai points out the genius secret to teeth whitening—and Ayurvedic experts say it's a time-tested method. Basically, these two pantry staples are about to become your go-tos.

Health & Fitness | Health

CDC: Cancers Linked To Obesity Account For 40 Percent Of All US Cancer Cases

New research points to the cancer risks associated with weight: researchers discovered that of all the cancers diagnosed in the U.S. in 2014, 40 percent were related to overweight and obesity.

Advice & Self-Help | Health & Fitness

Panic Attack vs. Heart Attack: How to Tell the Difference

There are a few easy, helpful ways to distinguish between the two. Here, an expert explains how to spot the difference.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice

Five Features of Better Arguments - The Atlantic

A former Clinton administration official studied how to facilitate more constructive arguments among Americans. These are his conclusions.

Miscellaneous | Other Kinds of Whatnot

The Best Affordable Wine for Every Occasion

What to pick when drinking with Mom.

Business & Finance | Careers & The Workplace

These are the 5 “super skills” you need for jobs of the future

Work is changing, so to stay ahead you’ll need to master these skills that you probably didn’t learn in college.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice

The '8 Hours of Sleep' Rule Is a Myth. Here's What You Should Do Instead

In today's world obsessed with hustling, cutting sleep is met with a badge of honor--and that needs to stop. Here's why sleep scientist Daniel Gartenberg says 8.5 hours is the new eight hours.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

17 Amazing American Beach Towns You Can Actually Afford to Live In

Look to the American South -- in particular, the Gulf of Mexico -- for beach communities with absurdly low housing prices and costs of li...

Health & Fitness | Psychology

How Much Smartphone Use Is Too Much?

Researchers have a term for the fear of being without your phone: nomophobia ("no mobile phone phobia").

Advice & Self-Help | Psychology & Relationships

Positive Self-Talk: 7 Things Mentally Healthy People Tell Themselves

The messages we give to ourselves every day have enormous power. Anything that is repeated and repeated and repeated can become "truth" -- even when it isn't. Any coach will tell you that practice doesn't necessarily make perfect but it certainl

Travel | Travel

There's an art to travel. Here's how to master it.

It all comes down to understanding the purpose of travel, knowing the right people and processes and having a productive attitude, experts say.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice

Sleeping in on the weekend might be good for you, but it's not going to fix all your problems

A new study found that time spent sleeping on the weekends could impact the likelihood of dying young. But don’t start partying ‘til 2 a.m. on weeknights just yet.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Travel snacks, as picked by nutritionists - CNN

Don't let flights and car trips mess with your good eating habits. Just bring these healthy on-the-go foods with you.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice

Simple Mistakes Everyone Makes at the Grocery Store - Thrillist

Most grocery stores aren't going to try actively screwing you... but they all set up situations where you can easily screw yourself.

Advice & Self-Help | Psychology & Relationships

A New Approach to Understanding Social Anxiety

There’s more to social anxiety disorder than just its symptoms says new research

Advice & Self-Help | Psychology & Relationships

Rewiring Your Avoidant, Anxious, or Fearful Attachment Style

Sometimes it's less about figuring things out and more about practicing behaviors that will help rewire your emotional system and give you the freedom to change.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

12 Ways to Reduce Stress in Under 5 Minutes

Breathe in, breathe out. If that doesn't help, try these other options.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

5 Tips for Cleaning Your Laptop, Both Inside and Out | Mental Floss

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

These 25 Public Colleges Give Students the Biggest Return on Investment | Money

PayScale's annual College Return on Investment report shows graduates of schools with heavy STEM emphasis earn the most.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

3 Presentation Tips I Learned From Preparing CEOs for IPOs

The IPO road show is a performance. Here's how entrepreneurs prepare for their big payday.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice

Here are 300 free Ivy League university courses you can take online right now — Quartz

The eight Ivy League schools are among the most prestigious colleges in the world. They include Brown, Harvard, Cornell, Princeton, Dartmouth, Yale, and Columbia universities, and the University of Pennsylvania. All eight schools place in the top fifteen

Business & Finance | Careers & The Workplace

Is It Safe To Give Two Weeks Notice When I Quit?

Years ago we wouldn't think twice about giving two weeks notice when we were ready to leave a job. It was expected. Nowadays it's not always a good idea to give two weeks notice -- here's why!

Health & Fitness | Health

Five breathing techniques that will help you to fight stress.

In order to meaningfully reduce stress, we need to tap into a state of true relaxation. We can do that with some breathing techniques

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Never, Ever Give A Recruiter Your Salary Details -- Do This Instead

What should Miah say when recruiters ask her for her salary details? Here's a script she can follow!

Business & Finance | Startups

These are the top 4 reasons why start-ups fail - Business Insider

Start-ups with dysfunctional teams, inadequate market research, and a lack of ambition are likely to fold.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

10 Strategies For Responding Effectively To Criticism | Cultivating Contentment & Happiness

It's generally not fun to be at the receiving end of criticism. Also, there's no doubt that some criticism is mean-spirited, hostile, and not really meant to be helpful. However, often we can learn a lot from constructive criticism. The challenge is to re

Advice & Self-Help | Creativity

15 Netflix Documentaries to Inspire You to Be More Creative

Here are 15 documentaries on Netflix that might inspire you with their visions of compelling artistry, incredible design and bursting creativity.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Why You Need an Untouchable Day Every Week

I hate meetings. They sit subconsciously in my brain, taking up space. I prepare for them in my notebooks. I travel to them, and then back again, in the middle of my work days. And what do most meetings usually result in? You guessed it — more meetings.