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How To Defuse An Argument With Your Partner With Just One Word

Unless you’re living in a fairytale, arguments in long-term relationships are inevitable.But a relationship expert has revealed how to nip these disagreements in the bud before you say something you later regret.According to Hal Runkel, you can take the heat out of a fight with a single word: “ouch”. According to Runkel, we often use the personal information we’ve gathered about a loved one against them in the heat of the moment. If our partner does this to us, our instinct is often to fire a hurtful home-truth back, which…

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BUSINESS Editor's Choice 

5 Books Bill Gates Wants You to Read This Summer

Every spring, bloggers, booksellers, aspiring multi-billionaires, and just about everyone else waits eagerly to see which books Bill Gates will recommend as summer reading. Well, the list just came out. Looking at Gates’s choices, it’s clear he’s trying to teach us all a single important lesson this year and the lesson is this: Learn to look beyond your own experience and point of view. Gates himself touches on this point in his blog post announcing the list. “The books on this year’s summer reading list pushed me out of my…

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How periods can affect the performance of female athletes?

This Menstrual Hygiene Day we should erase the taboo surrounding the topic of menstruation and discuss the issues faced by athletes during their periods. Sportswomen have always faced step motherly treatment when compared to their male counterparts. From making do with poorer infrastructure and training facilities to smaller remunerations, women athletes face a struggle every step of the day. They also have to battle mother nature alongside man-made issues. Even while competing in high-stress competitions at the national and international level, including Olympics, women athletes have to deal with the pain…

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Something Disturbing Is Realized When Men Are Removed From These Photos

Despite efforts being made to equalize the workplace for both men and women, the world of politics largely remains a male-dominated environment. To highlight this disparity, the ELLE UK magazine removed all the men in the pictures of politicians, leaving the meeting rooms and assemblies looking a bit deserted. “The story of how women in positions of strength continually support and empower each other is consistently ignored while the myth that we pit ourselves against each other perpetuates,” reads the #MoreWomen campaign page on Elle. “We want to change this…

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BUSINESS Editor's Choice 

Stop Calling Everyone an Entrepreneur -But Why?

We have gotten a bit carried away with the “entrepreneur” label. Stop it. So many business people are now considered entrepreneurs that it is now easier to figure out who’s who if we just have the non-entrepreneurs raise their hands. Too often, I see people confusing entrepreneurs with small-business owners. A lot more people are qualified to run a Jamba Juice than take companies from inception, through market traction, funding, growth and eventual IPO or exit. As someone who has founded a number of startups and had successful acquisitions, I…

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Deepak Chopra’s 3 Simple & Surprising Productivity Secrets

Spiritual guru Deepak Chopra is a big believer in the power of the mind-body connection. It influences everything he does, from his teaching and writing to his spiritual practice and his fascination with wearable technology. He is the founder of The Chopra Foundation, co-founder of The Chopra Center for Wellbeing as well as a medical doctor and a professor at University of California, San Diego, Health Sciences and researcher in neurology and psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital. He is the bestselling author of 86 books, and his most recent, You Are the…

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Editor's Choice HEALTH & LIFESTYLE 

What Causes Depression and Mood Disorders?

Depression and mood disorders  are devastating health problems today.  When you go to your doctor, their answer is often a prescription for one of the various popular anti-depressant  drugs.  Many doctors do not investigate for metabolic or nutritional deficiencies that may be the ‘real problem’ for your depression. Patients have no idea why they feel so awful or where to start looking for the answer. They expect their doctor to give them real solutions. Instead they get drugs as the easy fix. Drugs are not an easy fix because of…

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Evan Williams, Twitter Co-Founder, Sorry For Social Media’s Role In Trump’s Rise

A co-founder of Twitter says he’s sorry if the popular social media platform helped put Donald Trump in the White House, as the president has suggested. In an interview with The New York Times, Evan Williams says Twitter’s role in Trump’s populist rise is “a very bad thing.”  The president has credited Twitter with his election to the highest office in the land. When confronted with that notion, Williams said: “If it’s true that he wouldn’t be president if it weren’t for Twitter, then yeah, I’m sorry.” The 45-year-old Silicon…

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This is the trick to getting a second date

First dates are always filled with assumptions and tensions as to whether it will lead to a second date or not.So, to end that nerve-wrecking mode, a new study finds that one thing, which can lead your first date to a second: be nosy. Researchers from Harvard University found that asking a lot of questions about your date and their life, makes him/her more feel more connected.Many single people are worried about seeming too intrusive on a first date, but the psychologists say showing genuine interest in someone can majorly…

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Editor's Choice HEALTH & LIFESTYLE 

10 Powerful Life-Altering Things You Need to Do Alone

There are many major decisions in life where you should consult the wisest people you know. There are other, profound things you need to do on your own. Your success hinges on being able to trust your personal intellect and intuition. Looking to your own abilities to guide you through your most pivotal life moments. Here are ten things you should trust to nobody other than yourself: 1. Go to the college you want to. Never go to a college for your parents, your teachers, or your advisors. Find the…

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Editor's Choice TV & CELEBS 

Nicki Minaj helps an Indian village get clean water & computers

Rapper Nicki Minaj has surprised us by putting up a sweet Instagram post. The ‘Anaconda’ singer has been contributing funds to an Indian village since last few years. It’s due to her that a village in India (she did not reveal the name of the village) has a computer center, a tailoring institute, a reading program and two water wells! Minaj known for her giving nature had cleared student loans via Twitter, where she tweeted students to tweet back to her. “We complain about the most ridiculous little things when…

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Editor's Choice HEALTH & LIFESTYLE 

Instagram is giving us an eating disorder

‘It’s like ‘this week I’m cutting out carbohydrates, next week I’m not going to eat carbohydrates or dairy, and then the next week I’ll stop eating gluten, too.’ What you find is people are allowing themselves to eat less and less until all they can eat is green cabbage which they will only get from the farmer’s market on Sunday. It is debilitating and effects a lot of people’, she says.

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