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Chinese Hotel Resorts That Will Turn Your Head Eastwards

(0) Comments | Posted July 9, 2014 | 2:04 PM

Now if you've seen the news in past years, you'll know that China's no picnic to travel around. Particularly on any national holiday.

You can expect busloads of visitors at every tourist attraction, a disproportionate amount of posing in front of historic monuments, and scant...

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Como dizer que você ama o seu pai (sem, de fato, usar essas palavras)

(0) Comments | Posted June 25, 2014 | 11:54 AM

Se você fica um pouco nervoso sobre falar que ama o seu pai, você não é o único.

Uma pesquisa recente da Wilkinson Sword revelou que 43% das pessoas acham que deveriam dizer "Eu te amo" com mais frequência, enquanto quase 25% admitiram que nunca dizem essas três palavras.

Mas...

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9 Habits Of People Who Never Worry

(2) Comments | Posted June 12, 2014 | 10:00 AM

If you're feeling stressed out by life, the first thing to remember is that you're not alone.

Anxiety is a huge problem in Britain and according to the charity Mental Health Foundation, levels of anxiety are rising.

Almost one in five people from around the UK feels...

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Amazing Global Work-Life Balance Ideas That Should Be Brought To The UK

(0) Comments | Posted June 10, 2014 | 10:00 AM

The way we live our working lives is never far from the spotlight, these days.

A recent survey for Depression Awareness Week revealed that as many as a third of people in the UK are struggling to cope at work because of depression, stress...

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Best Lunches For Sedentary Jobs

(2) Comments | Posted June 2, 2014 | 10:00 AM

Of all the meals in the day, lunchtime is the one that no longer has any 'me time'.

For office workers, this midday meal was long ago subsumed into the work routine, and is now more likely to involve something-from-Pret than a lovingly prepared homemade food offering, which...

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How Being A Perfectionist Is Holding You Back, Live A Little

(2) Comments | Posted May 30, 2014 | 10:00 AM

Sometimes we need to be called out on really obvious behaviours that are getting us nowhere. And, surprisingly, perfectionism is one of them.

When you think more deeply about the idea, it makes perfect sense.

If you assume that all your productive efforts are not good enough (because how can...

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How To Tell Your Dad You Love Him (Without Actually Saying Those Words)

(0) Comments | Posted May 20, 2014 | 10:37 AM

If you're slightly nervous about telling your dad you love him on Father's Day, you're not alone.

A recent survey by Wilkinson Sword revealed that 43% of us think we should say those three words more often, while almost a quarter admitted to never saying 'I love you' at...

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9 Simple Tricks To Help You Work Smarter, Not Harder

(0) Comments | Posted May 16, 2014 | 10:00 AM

Ouch. We know you don't want to hear it, but UK workers are lagging behind on the productivity front.

In 2012, the Office for National Statistics revealed we produced less than all the rest of the major industrialised economies.

Yes, we officially get less done than the...

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22 Best Pranks You Can Play On Your Friends At Work (VIDEO)

(0) Comments | Posted May 13, 2014 | 3:00 PM

Admit it. The last laugh you had a work wasn't an uplifting moment.

Perhaps you shared a juicy piece of gossip that raised a group smirk. Or you sniggered at your boss during a communal moaning session. Again.

But when was the last time you laughed out loud because you...

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10 Funny Quotes About Work That Ring True

(0) Comments | Posted May 12, 2014 | 11:26 AM

A dark sense of humour is definitely required when it comes to work.

Of all the areas of daily life, our careers tend to provoke as much anxiety, as happiness.

Each day we're faced with to-do lists of epic proportions, feelings of self-doubt and...

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Travel: 10 Amazing Trips To Add To Your Bucket List

(5) Comments | Posted May 12, 2014 | 10:00 AM

There are two fantastic reasons to update your travel bucket list today.

Firstly, the act of producing a list is a great boost to your wellbeing.

Experts agrees that externalising your thoughts and putting them into order is an excellent way of reducing stress,...

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Shhh....Seven Secrets Of Successful People

(0) Comments | Posted May 7, 2014 | 3:00 PM

If you listen to tales of success, they usually have one thing in common: an ability to fail.

A recent Ted Talk by Elizabeth Gilbert describes how the chart-topping author of autobiographical novel Eat Pray Love lived through years of rejection, before her big break.

At TED2014, Elizabeth...

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Former Trade Minister Lord Mervyn Davies Warns Against Pfizer Takeover Deal

(8) Comments | Posted May 3, 2014 | 9:47 AM

Former trade minister Lord Mervyn Davies has warned that British business could suffer if we lose our 'top industries' in takeover deals.

In a blog for The Huffington Post UK, Lord Davies referred to the recent bid made by multi-billion pound pharmaceutical company Pfizer for UK-based drug maker...

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Anonymous Hacks Twitter Page Of BNP Chairman Nick Griffin

(23) Comments | Posted May 3, 2014 | 5:28 AM

Nick Griffin has responded with good humour to his official Twitter account being taken over by a secretive hacking collective.

The BNP chair posted: "Nick Griffin Trolled. Good night." after his Twitter account was hacked by a member of Anonymous last night, and his feed populated with controversial comments.

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15 Of The Weirdest And Most Wonderful Things You'd Find In An Office (PICTURES)

(0) Comments | Posted April 4, 2014 | 10:00 AM

When you push through the doors of an office, you can no longer be certain the inside will seem familiar.

Sure, it could be the same old dreary formation of small desks, strip lighting and a single plant by reception. But these days there's a good chance this won't...

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Comedians Reveal Truths About How We Feel About Work (VIDEO)

(2) Comments | Posted April 2, 2014 | 10:00 AM

Any psychologist will tell you that laughter is definitely the best medicine when it comes dealing with anxiety, particularly when it comes to work.

Having a giggle will not only decreases those stress hormones, but relieve physical tension and release feel-good endorphins into your body.

To help you let off...

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10 Reasons These Are The Happiest Professions Ever (PICTURES)

(9) Comments | Posted March 31, 2014 | 10:00 AM

Although it might be tempting to assume that a new career will make you happy, there's more to feeling satisfied at work than your job title.

Research suggests that when it comes to judging our own happiness, small changes can make a huge difference to our comfort levels.

According to...

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10 Classic Office Romances From The Small Screen (VIDEO)

(1) Comments | Posted March 27, 2014 | 11:00 AM

Whatever generation you grow up in, your heart will belong to a certain televised work romance.

Whether it was Moonlighting, Cheers, ER, The West Wing, or Glee, it's difficult to imagine life without at least one pair of office-crossed lovers flitting through your mind every time you head to...

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Missing Malaysia Plane MH370: Final Cockpit Communication Was 'All Right, Good Night'

(22) Comments | Posted March 22, 2014 | 2:50 AM

Two weeks after Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 went missing, experts continue to pore over every detail that might explain its disappearance.

Yesterday The Telegraph published the final 54 minutes of cockpit communication between the co-pilot and control tower, up until the moment the aeroplane dropped out of radar...

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Georgia Man Uses 'Good Looks' As His Rape Defence In Court

(1) Comments | Posted March 21, 2014 | 7:08 AM

A man charged with raping a woman in Atlanta has said that his good looks partly explain why it was a consensual act.

Last September, Darrious Mathis from Georgia was tried in court for kidnapping, raping and robbing a woman. However, the judge declared a mistrial.

The case...

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