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Balancing act: how to succeed in the age of hybrid working

08/08/2022

People don’t like commuting – so what?” Such was the aggressive – and very public – response that Jamie Dimon, JP Morgan Chase’s chief executive officer and a billionaire titan of Wall Street, made to the suggestion that hybrid working might be here to stay. That was in May 2021; a year later, he had changed his tune, acknowledging in his annual shareholder letter that at least 40 per cent of employees at America’s largest bank would work partially remotely,…

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CAN SWEARING ACTUALLY BENEFIT Your Life and Relationships?

08/08/2022

If you were a young kid in the early ’90s or before that, you may be pretty cognizant of the level of no-no that swearing was. It was a pretty big deal. Parents would earmuff their kids around thoughtless adults or movies rated R for language much more than we see today. Perhaps it was the pandemic, or maybe it’s the age of the internet—we know there is only so much we can shield our kids from when they have…

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Why Do We Think SOME PEOPLE SMELL SO GOOD?

06/08/2022

Smell is a powerful sense, especially when it comes to attraction. But why do some people smell good to us, and others don’t? The answer has to do with hormones—specifically, pheromones. “Pheromones are chemicals that animals and humans produce, which change and influence the behavior of another animal or human of the same species,” says Erica Spiegelman, wellness specialist, recovery counselor, and author of The Rewired Life. “Pheromones are a hormone and—fun fact—are secreted outside the body, unlike other hormones that are…

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Lady Gaga Is Officially Joining Joker: Folie à Deux—and Suddenly We’re Invested

05/08/2022

Joker fans can rejoice — an official sequel to Todd Phillip’s acclaimed film is happening, this time with Lady Gaga along for the ride. After months of speculation, Lady Gaga confirmed the major casting news on social media simply writing “Joker: Folie à Deux 10.04.24” alongside a quick clip featuring the silohuettes of Joaquin Phoenix’s Joker and what fans are assuming is the shadow of Harley Quinn — the Joker’s most famous love interest in the films and comics. Historically, Quinn’s…

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9 Of Meghan Markle’s Best Summer Looks

04/08/2022

The Duchess of Sussex is known for her polished style with a personable edge. From waving the flag for sustainable fashion in brands like Stella McCartney and Gabriela Hearst, to doubling down on glamour in Givenchy and Emilia Wickstead, Meghan knows how to make a statement with her sartorial choices. Her summer style is just as unforgettable. Whether wearing a lightweight Veronica Beard shirt dress while on a royal tour in Cape Town, or a tailored jacket with straight-leg blue jeans for a more casual…

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HIIT Workout for a PILATES BUTT

03/08/2022

Ass(king) for a friend over here: how can I tone my butt at home? We’ve got you with this workout, as it combines two of our favorite things: Pilates and booty workouts. In the video below, Bridget O’Carroll, founder of Studio Qila, the first Indigenous-owned digital fitness studio, leads us through a short and effective HIIT butt workout using sliders or socks. It’s a blend of bilateral (both sides) and unilateral (one side at a time) moves, with the option to modify to just bodyweight. THE…

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Airport Outfit Ideas

02/08/2022

This period is all about travelling and exploring, but as much as we love travelling, we have seen the news and all over social media that flights have been delayed or cancelled. Given that there are no Covid-19 restrictions, more and more people are exploring new places. This explains so much chaos in big airports. If you are travelling somewhere you will for sure be faced with hours of waiting and you probably have to be there 4 hours before…

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Celebrity Airport Outfits That Make Absolutely No Sense

30/07/2022

For us regular people, standard airport attire is our comfiest sweats and sneakers—perfect for catching a few zzzs while squeezed into a seat designed for a doll. But when it comes to celebrities, many choose fashion over function, and most times, the looks make no sense. From Lady Gaga to Miley Cyrus, these celebrities have made some questionable choices when it comes to airport dressing. Click through to see some of the wildest travel looks over the years.        …

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Why FINANCIAL LITERACY Is So Important for Women

30/07/2022

Let’s go girls! As we’ve talked about before, women encounter patronizing “tips” and stereotypes constantly when it comes to finances and money. This breeds confusion and shame and sends the message that finances are a masculine concern. Which is bullshit. Normalizing conversations about money and educating ourselves about finance is so important for women. Financial literacy is being able to understand and use personal finance tools and fundamentals to build a healthy relationship with money. Without financial literacy, we become stuck…

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Everything to Know About Netflix’s Marilyn Monroe Movie, Blonde

29/07/2022

Fans of Marilyn Monroe are about to see the film icon in a whole new light. Netflix released the first trailer for its upcoming Andrew Dominik–helmed Marilyn Monroe film, Blonde, based on Joyce Carol Oates’s book of the same name. The movie, which stars Ana de Armas as the late actress, is set to be one of the more raw and revealing looks at her life and career. Monroe, born Norma Jeane Mortenson, starred in more than 30 films before her untimely…

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