LifeStyle: Smart Living

People Are Burning Out at Work and Quitting, and Companies Don't Seem to Understand

Wednesday  20:21,   29 march 2017
workingmother

A new study asked HR professionals about employee burnout. Here's what they got right. Even though the United States seems more productive than ever with a lower rate of unemployment and a longer workweek, employees are feeling burned out by[...]

Drinking Games Grown-Ups Can Play Without Feeling Silly

Tuesday  22:30,   28 march 2017
thedailymeal

No party would be complete without games, of course. No party would be complete without games, of course. And everyone knows that the best kind of games are drinking games. Drinking games are a great way to get a little alcohol in your[...]

What To Say To A Friend Who's Using You As A Therapist

Tuesday  20:51,   28 march 2017
refinery29

Many of us have a friend who "just needs to vent" pretty much every day. Friends give great advice, and that's what friends are for. But, if it starts to feel like you're telling a friend the same advice over and over again, and[...]

Here’s How Many Books You Can Expect to Read Before You Die

Monday  22:56,   27 march 2017
mentalfloss

This table might inspire you to cut down your reading list.The table below breaks down the number of books you'll have time for if you maintain your current reading habits. Twenty-five-year-old women, for example, have 61 years left to live[...]

Why It's Totally Fine To Enjoy Being A Loner

Monday  22:29,   27 march 2017
refinery29

If the enduring popularity of Friends wasn't enough of an indication, let us be the ones to tell you that our society places a lot of value on friendship as an indication that you're, well, someone worth being friends with. First[...]

50 Life Lessons Written by a 50-Year-Old Woman

Monday  21:58,   27 march 2017
popsugar

I turned 50. I had a great party with family and friends, and I have a bucket list I am slowly filling. I turned 50. I had a great party with family and friends, and I have a bucket list I am slowly filling. What I am focusing on now is a[...]

11 Forgotten but Important Moments in Women's History

Monday  20:56,   27 march 2017
mentalfloss

America's first female mayor may have been nominated as a prank, but her win paved the way for other women to hold office.Soon after Ada Lovelace was born, her mother and father—the poet Lord Byron—separated. Determined that their daughter would [...]

Clydesdale horse roams halls at nursing home cheering residents

Friday  21:51,   24 march 2017
today

The Clydesdale, named Neigh-Neigh, cheered residents at a senior living community in Michigan.But when you do, it just might go viral because it's so darn[...]

8 Slang Terms from The Breakfast Club, Decoded

Friday  21:25,   24 march 2017
mentalfloss

The events in The Breakfast Club took place on this date in 1984. The events in The Breakfast Club took place on March 24, 1984—33 years ago today. While it’s easy to understand how the characters felt—isolated, pressured, demented and sad, but[...]

17 Absolutely Infuriating Examples of Mansplaining

Friday  21:00,   24 march 2017
cosmopolitan

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'Faith in Humanity Restored.' A Firefighter Brought a Dog Back to Life With CPR

Friday  20:30,   24 march 2017
time

A lifeless dog that was pulled out of an apartment fire in California was brought back to life after a firefighter performed mouth-to-mouth resuscitation on it earlier this week. Santa Monica firefighter Andrew Klein's life-saving efforts[...]

How Smart People Handle Difficult People

Friday  20:25,   24 march 2017
entrepreneur

Toxic people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negativity they spread, while others seem to derive satisfaction from creating chaos.Studies have long shown that stress can have a lasting, negative impact on the brain. Exposure to even a [...]

12 Unusual Drive-Through Services

Friday  19:30,   24 march 2017
mentalfloss

They offer everything but fries.With wedding packages starting at $75 (plus the cost of a marriage license), A Little White Wedding Chapel is mostly known for its “Tunnel of Love Drive-Thru.” Since 1951, the Las Vegas chapel has been the prime site[...]

Studies Have Shown Writing About Your Emotions Can Help Reduce Stress and Anxiety

Thursday  21:06,   23 march 2017
popsugar

The next time you feel stressed out, you may want to dig up your old journal. The next time you feel stressed out, you may want to dig up your old journal. I've personally experienced the therapeutic effects of writing as others may have,[...]

50 of Our Favorite Books by Women

Thursday  20:50,   23 march 2017
mentalfloss

You can thank us later for creating your reading list for the next five years. 1. A WRINKLE IN TIME BY MADELEINE L'ENGLE © Provided by The Week Publications If you didn't read L'Engle's classic 1962 work as a young adult, pick it up now[...]