Lifestyle Archive
  • »Living Well: 10 Things Confident People Don’t Do

    Wed 22 March / Mar 2017. 12:00 AM
    In “The Empire Strikes Back,” when Yoda is training Luke to be a Jedi, he demonstrates the power of the Force by raising an X-wing fighter from a swamp. Luke mutters, “I don’t believe it.” Yoda replies, “That is...
  • »Success: Why Smart People Don’t Multitask

    Mon 20 March / Mar 2017. 12:00 AM
    You may have heard that multitasking is bad for you, but new studies show that it kills your performance and may even damage your brain. Every time you multitask you aren’t just harming your performance in the moment; you may very well be...
  • »Living Well: 10 Habits That Will Dramatically Improve Your Life

    Sun 19 March / Mar 2017. 12:00 AM
    In Hans Christian Andersen’s fable The Red Shoes, a young girl longs for a pair of pretty red shoes. She ultimately tricks the blind woman who cares for her into buying her a pair. Her love for the red shoes causes her to give them priority...
  • »Living Well: How to Stay Motivated and Energized When Working Long Hours

    Thu 16 March / Mar 2017. 12:00 AM
    In today’s world, it has become normal for many people to work after hours and not get enough sleep as a result. While most people would tell you to simply stop working overtime and go to sleep at a reasonable hour, which is not always...
  • »Living Well: 4 Ways to Maintain Your Composure under Stress

    Wed 15 March / Mar 2017. 12:00 AM
    When life is humming along at a smooth pace, and every character is behaving as you prefer, it’s easy to keep it together. Composure becomes exceedingly more difficult when you’re under significant pressure or when others are decidedly...
  • »Why English Speakers Worry About Slipping Up

    Sun 12 March / Mar 2017. 12:00 AM
    By James Harbeck (BBC)
    Since Jonathan Swift’s 1712 Proposal for Correcting, Improving and Ascertaining the English Tongue, two centuries of self-appointed correctors and improvers of English usage - such as Robert Lowth, HW Fowler, George...
  • »Healthy Living: 5 Life Hacks to Help Prevent a Heart Attack Later

    Sat 11 March / Mar 2017. 12:00 AM
    It’s easy to feel invincible when we’re young, but as we get older, we begin thinking more critically about the ways our everyday decisions will impact our health in the future ― especially when it comes to matters of the heart. Or, more...
  • »Healthy Living: 12 Signs You’re ‘The Rock’ Of Your Friend Group

    Thu 9 March / Mar 2017. 12:00 AM
    Are you level-headed in a crisis? Do you hide your anxieties or feelings from others? Meet your emotional type: “The rock.”
    Emotional types are personality categories based on how you interact with other people and yourself,...
  • »Why Micromanagement Isn’t So Bad!

    Thu 2 March / Mar 2017. 12:00 AM
    By Eric Barton (BBC)
    Dan Ruch knows a thing or two about micromanaging, because he finds himself doing it all the time.
    One of his junior employees even requests it, he says. The person is always asking for feedback and praise, even for small...
  • »How Celebrities Influence Your Everyday Health!

    Wed 1 March / Mar 2017. 12:00 AM
    By Zara Aziz (BBC)
    One Friday morning at my practice, I meet Jake*, a 42-year-old computer engineer with an unexpected favour to ask.
    I am a little intrigued to know why he is sitting opposite me. That’s because Jake is normally well and an...
  • »Why Your Boss Will Crush All Your Good Idea

    Tue 28 February / Feb 2017. 12:00 AM
    By Simon Constable (BBC)
    Surely you’ve heard the plea from on high at your company: we want more innovation, from everyone at every level. Your boss might even agree with the sentiment — because, of course, who doesn’t like...
  • »Moonlight Wins Best Picture after Announcement Mix-Up, ‘La La Land’ Takes Home 6 Oscars

    Mon 27 February / Feb 2017. 12:00 AM
    Moonlight has won best picture at the Oscars - but only after an error saw La La Land initially declared the winner.
    The La La Land producers were in the middle of their acceptance speeches when the mistake was discovered.
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