Lifestyle Archive
  • »Living Well: 12 Habits of Genuine People

    Sun 11 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    There’s an enormous amount of research suggesting that emotional intelligence (EQ) is critical to your performance at work.
    TalentSmart has tested the EQ of more than a million people and found that it explains 58% of success in all types of...
  • »Ex-Top Gear Host Richard Hammond Injured in Swiss Crash

    Sat 10 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    Ex-Top Gear host Richard Hammond has been airlifted to hospital after a crash while filming in Switzerland.
    The 47-year-old presenter was taking part in a race in an electric car for Amazon Prime show The Grand Tour.
    Mr Hammond "climbed out of the...
  • »George, Amal Clooney Welcome Twins Ella, Alexander

    Tue 6 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — George and Amal Clooney have welcomed their twins - a girl and a boy called Ella and Alexander.
    They were born on Tuesday morning, the actor's publicist Stan Rosenfield told the BBC.
    He said: "Ella, Alexander and Amal are all...
  • »The Opportunity to End AIDS As We Know It: 36 Years Later

    Tue 6 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    Thirty-six years ago today, if someone had told me that we would be on threshold of controlling the HIV/AIDS pandemic without a vaccine or a cure, I would not have believed it. But today we can realize that potential. And with the critical and...
  • »Emotional Intelligence: 8 Signs You’re Being Lied To

    Wed 31 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    How many people have you spoken with today? Chances are that most of them lied to you—and that they did it more than once. It’s a hard fact to accept, but even your closest friends and co-workers lie to you regularly.
    University of...
  • »Could Subject-Teaching Soon Be a Thing of The Past in Finland?

    Mon 29 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    By Penny Spiller (BBC)
    Finland has long been renowned for the quality of its education and always scores highly in international league tables.
    Now it is rethinking how it teaches in the digital age - seeking to place skills, as much as subjects,...
  • »Your Lack of Sleep Is Not Helping You Make Any Friends

    Thu 25 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    Here’s evidence that getting your beauty sleep isn’t just a cliche: Sleep loss can make you appear less approachable to people, according to a new study.
    Researchers examined how strangers reacted to 25 men and women after only four...
  • »Living Well: 10 Expert-Approved Ways to Turn Around A Crappy Day

    Sun 21 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    The worst part of having an off day is the sour mood that inevitably comes along with it.
    Your emotional state becomes less about the critique from your boss or the tiff with your spouse but about everything. It seems like the whole universe is out...
  • »How Shyness Can Help You Take Better Pictures

    Tue 16 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    By Fiona Macdonald (BBC)
    “I was such a shy kid. Anyone who knows me from when I was young can’t believe this is what I do,” laughs the photographer Alec Soth. He says when he started taking portraits after college “it...
  • »Can Athens Become Europe’s New Art Capital?

    Sun 14 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    By Alastair Sooke (BBC)
    Earlier this year, the British artist Michael Landy was dining outside at a restaurant in the Athens neighbourhood of Exarcheia – where the streets, home to anarchists, are thick with graffiti – when he was...
  • »Fifteen Signs That You Are Emotionally Intelligent

    Mon 8 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    When emotional intelligence (EQ) first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: People with average IQs outperform those with the highest IQs 70 per cent of the time. This anomaly threw a massive wrench into the...
  • »Four Ways Caffeine Keeps You from Realizing Your Potential

    Sun 7 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    Today’s tip for improving your performance is one of the most simple and straightforward methods I’ve provided thus far. For many people, this tip has the potential to have a bigger impact than any other single action. The catch? You...
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