LifeStyle: Smart Living

Dictionary Editors Say This Is the Most Misused Word in the English Language

Wednesday  00:32,   11 october 2017
Reader's Digest

A traffic jam when you’re already late. A free ride when you’ve already paid. The fact that the King James Bible is the most shoplifted book in the United States. One of these three things is an example of irony—the reversal of what is expected or [...]

Stop Stress in Its Tracks With These 5 Easy Tips

Tuesday  21:05,   10 october 2017
PopSugar

<p>Whether these symptoms sound familiar or you simply want to lessen the mental and physical strain of stress, read on for five simple ways to naturally lower your cortisol levels.</p>Although at normal levels cortisol has a hand in various[...]

This Is Why Shorts Don’t Cost Less than Pants

Tuesday  20:11,   10 october 2017
Reader's Digest

<p>Shorts cover half the surface area of pants, so shouldn’t they be half the price?</p>You have a hankering for something fried, so on your way home from work you keep your eyes peeled for something open on your side of the freeway. Sure[...]

Yes, There’s a Scientific Reason You Love Emojis—Here’s Why

Tuesday  01:01,   10 october 2017
Reader's Digest

You can choose from over 2,600 emojis to express yourself, even though you may want to limit your emoji use in work emails. Now, new research suggests the genius in this Japanese invention—emojis have a fascinating history—is the way they give us [...]

This Is What You Dream About the Most, According to Your Personality

Tuesday  01:00,   10 october 2017
Reader's Digest

What was the last thing you dreamed about? You might want to start keeping track. Believe it or not, your mind’s unconscious wandering could say a lot about your personality. According to a recent survey by Best Mattress Brand, certain traits[...]

This Is the One Move You Need to Know to Survive a Shark Attack

Monday  22:13,   09 october 2017
Reader's Digest

Just in case you find yourself in the middle of a Sharknado or just in open water on a beach vacation, you’re going to want to know how to survive a shark attack.&nbsp;Just in case you find yourself in the middle of a Sharknado or just in open[...]

There’s Only One Letter That’s Not in Any U.S. State Name. Can You Guess It?

Friday  23:20,   06 october 2017
Reader's Digest

Quick—run through the list of U.S. states in your mind. Now take a guess: what’s the one letter of the alphabet that doesn’t show up in any of their names? Got your guess? Well, my trivia-savvy friends, the answer is…Q. That’s right—50 different[...]

How to get anyone to talk to you, according to a CEO who cold-called someone for 4 months

Thursday  21:45,   05 october 2017
Business Insider

Spencer Platt / Getty Images Persistence is key. Ori Eisen, founder and CEO of digital identity authentication company Trusona, would know. He once cold called an industry leader for four months before getting a response. SomePersistence is[...]

Science: Put This 1 Thing in Your Cover Letter to Always Stand Out from the Crowd

Thursday  18:32,   05 october 2017
Inc.

Hiring managers are looking for cover letters that stand out from the rest. Why not create a memory that will have a big impact? (function (d, t) { var s = d.createElement(t); s.type =[...]

12 Proven Ways to Look Smarter

Wednesday  21:33,   04 october 2017
MSN

No one wants to be the dullard in a conversation. Here are ways to look smarter even when you're feeling a little out of your depth.One of my favorite sayings is “Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than speak and remove all[...]

12 Proven Ways to Look Smarter

Wednesday  21:33,   04 october 2017
MSN

No one wants to be the dullard in a conversation. Here are ways to look smarter even when you're feeling a little out of your depth.One of my favorite sayings is “Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than speak and remove all[...]

Stop Feeding Your Cat Milk—It Could Be Making Them Sick

Wednesday  18:23,   04 october 2017
Reader's Digest

The age-old myth that milk and cats go hand-in-hand has officially been debunked by veterinarians and cat experts. Regardless of how tasty milk may be to your cat, this is bad news for their stomach and digestive system. As it turns out, most[...]

This Is Why You Should Never, Ever Feed Bread to Ducks

Wednesday  18:10,   04 october 2017
Reader's Digest

Chances are, if you grew up near a body of fresh water, you spent time feeding the duckies. And chances are, if you fed the duckies, you fed them with bread. Feeding the waterfowl seems like an animal-friendly, waste-less way to get rid of your[...]

7 Bad Habits You Need to Give Up Now to Be Successful

Monday  18:07,   02 october 2017
Inc.

Working or living with this kind of person can be a train-wreck. I've coached a lot of leaders over the years and personally witnessed some truly counter-productive leadership behaviors. Some examples:Leaders that lack the self-awareness to solicit [...]

7 Bad Habits You Need to Give Up Now to Be Successful

Monday  18:07,   02 october 2017
Inc.

Working or living with this kind of person can be a train-wreck. (function (d, t) { var s = d.createElement(t); s.type = 'text/javascript'; s.async = true; s.src =[...]