LifeStyle: Smart Living

Why Every Day Should Be "Bring Your Dog to Work Day"

Friday  00:56,   22 june 2018

You probably knew about Bring Your Child to Work Day, but did you know there's also a day set aside each year for welcoming your fur babies into the office? Yup, every June features a Bring Your Dog to Work Day (this year it falls on Friday,[...]

That Time My Ex Tried to Buy Me Out of Our Cat

Thursday  21:50,   21 june 2018

Sharing a pet can turn an amicable split into an ugly one.I’ve heard rumors that there is such a thing as an amicable breakup — unfortunately, I’ve never been lucky enough to experience one of those for myself. There was a time toward the end of my[...]

Banish your fear of aging: Happiness actually *increases* after your midlife “crisis”

Wednesday  20:28,   20 june 2018

Their lessons are super valuable, even if you're decades away from middle age. Researcher Jonathan Rauch prefers to call this time of life, which usually hits just before age 50, as the midlife slump. "Crisis implies that there's something[...]

7 Small But Powerful Ways to Celebrate the Summer Solstice

Wednesday  19:26,   20 june 2018

The summer solstice, the longest day of the year is a good time to set intentions and make goals. Here are some simple rituals to celebrate.Cast a[...]

Looking ruff! Mangy mutts prepare for world’s ugliest dog contest

Wednesday  18:01,   20 june 2018

The annual contest to find the world's ugliest dog will take place at the Sonoma-Marin Fair, Petluma, California, with entrants coming from far and wide.The annual contest will take place at the Sonoma-Marin Fair, Petluma, California, on[...]

This 1 LinkedIn Mistake Is a Huge Red Flag to Hiring Managers

Tuesday  00:05,   19 june 2018

The secret to a good LinkedIn profile is in the text. While LinkedIn has tried to make it easier for us to create a professional summary of our skills and experience, it's still pretty daunting for most people to fill out their online profile.[...]

14 Fascinating Facts About Foxes

Sunday  16:07,   17 june 2018

Despite being all around us, they’re a bit of a mystery. Here’s more about this elusive animal. 1. Foxes Are Solitary. © Provided by The Week Publications Foxes are part of the Canidae family, which means they’re related to wolves,[...]

People Who Say These 5 Words Have Very Low Emotional Intelligence

Sunday  16:07,   17 june 2018

They mean the exact opposite of what you think. But only emotionally intelligent people understand why. The words hit me like a hurricane: "I know how you feel."They're right there on pages 80 and 81 of my colleague Justin Bariso's  new book[...]

Science Says Only 8 Percent of People Actually Achieve Their Goals. Here Are 7 Things They Do Differently

Sunday  16:07,   17 june 2018

Most of the time, it comes down to simple habits to keep us accountable. According to the University of Scranton, a whopping 92 percent of people who set New Year's goals never actually achieve them. You can count me in that group. Failing to meet[...]

15 Delightful Facts about Dolphins

Saturday  00:55,   16 june 2018

Dolphin calves are born tail first, rather than head first, so that they don't drown during the birthing process. After nursing for one to two years, a calf typically stays with its mother for the next one to seven years, before mating and[...]

Freed Circus Elephants Are Getting Their First European Retirement Home: Photos

Wednesday  16:02,   13 june 2018

As circuses close across the world, dozens of animals once forced into a life of entertainment are faced with a new chapter. According to a press release from World Animal Protection, the Danish Parliament recently announced its commitment[...]

A 2-year-old girl went missing for 2 days — her dog stayed by her side the entire time, and is being hailed a hero

Tuesday  16:38,   12 june 2018

Two-year-old Charlee Campbell and her dog Penny went missing for nearly two days, until the dog helped guide her home.On Thursday, Charlee Campbell and her pitbull Penny went missing in a densely wooded area near her grandparent's house, about 30[...]

5 Things I've Learned From Humiliating Myself at Work

Monday  20:06,   11 june 2018

We all make mistakes from time to time, but we don't have to let them crush us.Most of us can recall our first big blunder at work, but mine was a doozie. It happened while I was working for a construction company in Idaho. I'd only been on the[...]

Two’s a good boy? Adorable cocker spaniel born with two noses shows off ‘heart-shaped’ double features

Monday  20:01,   11 june 2018

Curly-haired cocker spaniel Jack was born with a canine form of a cleft palate which left him with two noses. The pooch’s endearing double features were the first thing his owners Chrissie George, 32, and Colin George, 56, noticed when they went to[...]

This Is Biggest Regret in Life Most People Have

Friday  00:25,   08 june 2018

Anew study published in the journal Emotion indicates that the old adage still rings true: it's not the things you do in life that you regret, it's the things you don't.We focus so much on the decisions we make in the moment, but a new[...]