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Self-improvement guide to being happier in one week

Don’t look back.Chris Jackson/Getty Images for Ascot Racecourse We recently published a guide to changing your life — overhauling your habits and replacing them with better ones — in 31 days. But 31 days is a long time. If you need (or want) to see a change sooner, we’ve got …

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Google memo says Urs Hölzle discouraged pro-diversity posts

Google Senior VP Urs Hölzle Google Google is under fire for supposedly being an inhospitable place for conservatives and was sued this week by James Damore for allegedly discriminating against whites, males, and conservatives. But a former engineer, in a newly released memo, said the company is equally unwelcoming to employees …

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LinkedIn’s Reid Hoffman says successful people need to ‘unlearn’

LinkedIn founder and Greylock partner Reid Hoffman says it’s necessary to become an “unlearner.” Steve Jennings/Getty Images Billionaire LinkedIn founder and Greylock investor Reid Hoffman believes that successful people need to hone the skill of “unlearning.” “Unlearning” is the act of recognizing that the factors responsible for a past success …

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What flight attendants wish passengers would stop doing

Flight attendants share how they really feel about that Diet Coke you just ordered, and more potentially annoying habits.withGod/ShutterstockWe all have annoying habits, and travel tends to bring out the worst in people. If you have any sympathy for your flight attendants, who, day in and day out, are privy …

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How to know if you have the ‘January blues’

Joshua K. Jackson / Unsplash If you have been feeling down since the start of the new year, you are not alone. January blues are a real thing, and it can be caused by a number of different things. It is different to Seasonal Affective Disorder, which is brought on …

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How to start a daily meditation habit

With the resources readily available now, it’s the perfect time to learn how to meditate.Cindy Ord/Getty Images Over the last several years, meditation has surged in popularity in Wall Street and Silicon Valley. Even though it’s trendy, it’s still a scientifically proven way to alleviate stress. Apps like Headspace are …

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Things any functioning adult has in their home

That functioning adult can be you.SeventyFour/Shutterstock You know when you walk into someone’s home and it just feels like … an adult lives here? That’s the way you should feel when you walk into your home. It doesn’t happen by magic, though. You’ve got to furnish your space with all the essentials …

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