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When Is It Ok to Blow off Weddings, Funerals, and Other Major Milestones?

In an ideal world, maybe you’d love to spend a large portion of your free time attending the weddings, birthdays and other life cycle events of your nearest and dearest. But life, work, and geographical boundaries often get in the way, making it a tricky a proposition to attend every single milestone event for every…Read […]

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Why Everyone Seems to Know the Same Urban Legends

You know that creepy urban legend you heard about that thing in your town? Yeah, someone is probably telling that very same story in another part of the country right now. Here’s why everybody seems to know the same spooky stories, no matter where they are.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Introverts: Make Deeper Connections, Not More, at Big Events

Venture capitalist Hunter Walk is an introvert in an extraverted line of work. To get the most out of big events like conferences and industry parties, he focuses less on broadening his connections, and more on deepening. He’s learned to change his goal from “meet everyone at the conference” to “have five or ten…Read more… […]

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Introverts: Make Deeper Connections, Not More, at Big Events

Venture capitalist Hunter Walk is an introvert in an extraverted line of work. To get the most out of big events like conferences and industry parties, he focuses less on broadening his connections, and more on deepening. He’s learned to change his goal from “meet everyone at the conference” to “have five or ten…Read more… […]

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Introverts: Make Deeper Connections, Not More, at Big Events

Venture capitalist Hunter Walk is an introvert in an extraverted line of work. To get the most out of big events like conferences and industry parties, he focuses less on broadening his connections, and more on deepening. He’s learned to change his goal from “meet everyone at the conference” to “have five or ten…Read more… […]

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Horrible Rick & Morty Fans Demonstrate How Not to Be a Fan

Why does everyone hate fans of the sci-fi cartoon Rick & Morty? It’s a question that spawned two massive threads on the Rick & Morty fansite known as Reddit. A Twitter search for “Rick & Morty fans” shows that yeah, a lot of people do hate them, calling them obnoxious and elitist.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Horrible Rick & Morty Fans Demonstrate How Not to Be a Fan

Why does everyone hate fans of the sci-fi cartoon Rick & Morty? It’s a question that spawned two massive threads on the Rick & Morty fansite known as Reddit. A Twitter search for “Rick & Morty fans” shows that yeah, a lot of people do hate them, calling them obnoxious and elitist.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Help Your Kids Manage Stress By Telling Them People Change

Adolescence is a rough time. Teens are acutely aware of relationships and social status, but they don’t yet have the psychological and emotional fortitude to let social struggles roll off their backs. They also don’t have the life experience to know that setbacks or failures are temporary and can overcome.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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You Need A Shoebox Full of Birthday Cards, Organized by Month

Have you ever heard of emotional labor? The concept has been around since the sociologist Arlie Hochschild defined the term in 1983. It’s essentially the work that we do, either professionally or personally, to regulate and present our emotions in a socially acceptable way—and to care for the emotional well-being of…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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How to Change Your Voice to Sound More Confident

We all know that being seen as confident, but not cocky, at work can have a positive effect on our careers. From one-on-one meeting with your boss to giving a presentation to the whole team, your voice is one of the most important parts of project confidence. Here’s how to adjust your voice so that […]

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How to Survive Panel Job Interviews

A one-on-one job interview is stressful enough, add to that three to five other people all sitting across from you and firing questions your way and you have some people’s worst nightmare. It’s no one’s idea of a good time, but with a little preparation and practice, you come across as a confident, excellent candidate…Read […]

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How to Survive Panel Job Interviews

A one-on-one job interview is stressful enough, add to that three to five other people all sitting across from you and firing questions your way and you have some people’s worst nightmare. It’s no one’s idea of a good time, but with a little preparation and practice, you come across as a confident, excellent candidate…Read […]

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How to Split a Vacation Rental with Your Friends without Ruining Your Trip

Sharing a vacation rental with friends is a great way to cut down on accommodations costs and have a space to relax together after a long day sightseeing. But splitting a vacation rental doesn’t always go smoothly — we’ve all had that one friend who hogs the bathroom getting ready, spews their stuff all over […]

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