If you’ve ever had the feeling that you aren’t as sharp as you used to be – perhaps you get frustrated that you can’t put a name to an actor or politician who has been in the news, for instance, or maybe you’re not as quick at mental arithmetic as you were – it might have given you p
Here are a few things to try. We’ve all been there at one time or another. Something is…just a bit off in your relationship. You can feel it. No, this isn’t a lets-draw-up-the-divorce-papers scenario. But there’s a palpable sense of distance and disconnection.
There are a quadrillion articles and videos that promise to teach you to become more attractive, likable, and influential. But while adding new traits to your personality can be a good add-on, what’s even more important is keeping an eye on the things you’re already doing.
The transition from your 20s into your 30s is a major one. For many of us, the decisions we make in those pivotal years end up defining our trajectory throughout the rest of our careers.
It’s true that in order to live our purpose in this world, we’ve got to have a vision and a plan for achieving our dreams. We must be tenacious in working toward our goals, and we might occasionally have to sacrifice a little sleep for that dream.
Do any of these experiences sound familiar? You get to the bottom of the page and realize you have no idea what you just read. Entering a room, you've forgotten why you went there in the first place. Looking up from your phone, you realize you've been scrolling for way too long.
“Successful people aren’t born that way. They become successful by establishing the habit of doing things unsuccessful people don’t like to do.” ―William Makepeace Thackeray. Great self-improvement advice tends to not change over time.
How to Do It is Slate’s sex advice column. Have a question? Send it to Stoya and Rich here. It’s anonymous! I think I might be bisexual. I’m a woman who grew up in a very conservative Catholic family and married my high school boyfriend.
My clients were speaking with conviction, planting their feet, making good eye contact and gesturing with intention. But when I asked them for the point of their speeches, their responses were all over the map — including themes, topics, categories, titles and catchphrases.
Increasing your productivity doesn’t have to be rocket science. No need for complicated productivity systems, new apps, or Navy SEAL-level habits. Some of the simplest actions and micro-habits can have the biggest payoff in mental focus, energy, and overall productivity.
How to Do It is Slate’s sex advice column. Have a question? Send it to Stoya and Rich here. It’s anonymous! I am a 44-year-old married man with a secret. Prior to the pandemic, I traveled extensively for work—and I would take advantage of my evenings in other cities to become “Tammy.
Most people overlook the value of social relationships; they prefer to keep their heads down and check things off the to-do list. But researchers agree that friendship and sociability are important, especially when it comes to work.
This post is part of TED’s “How to Be a Better Human” series, each of which contains a piece of helpful advice from people in the TED community; browse through all the posts here. True confession: Next to my bed I have a little bit of guilt.
If you want to edge out the competition, hit your goals and achieve more than the week should allow, these following clock hacks should help...