You're not as clever as you think you are so here's why… Do you believe your horoscope | UPDATED: 01:41 GMT, 26 November 2012 You might think your horoscope is, at times, uncannily accurate about the 'real' you – but check the others. Although we all like to think we're unique, the choice words for other stars can just as easily apply
10-second life coach: How to get your own way | UPDATED: 22:10 GMT, 21 October 2012 Try an experiment. Hold out your thumb as if you are giving a thumbs-up, and then read the following: 'Anna wanted to move out of her rented flat – her contract had expired – but the landlord was refusing to return her deposit. One day, she picked up the telephone, and shouted abuse at the landlord.' A study has shown that holding your thumb up makes you feel positive about things What do you think of Anna Now extend your middle finger as if you are giving someone the 'bird' and then read the paragraph again.
Forty-year-old virgin Don't panic! Losing your virginity later in life helps you enjoy more satisfying relationships, say scientists Psychologists discovered that those who have sex after they turn 20 are more likely to have happy relationships These people are less likely to be married and more likely to be university educated | UPDATED: 14:46 GMT, 18 October 2012 People who lose their virginity later than their teenage years are more likely to enjoy satisfying relationships later in life, according to a new study. Researchers found that people who didn’t have sex until they turned 20 or even later are more likely to end up in a happy relationship. However, these people are less likely to be married and are also more likely to have had a university education and work in a well-paid job
10-second life coach: A simple writing exercise that can help you feel more confident | UPDATED: 23:37 GMT, 7 October 2012 Self-esteem exercise: Take a pen and paper and rate how confident you feel about yourself on a scale of one to seven Take a pen and paper and rate how confident you feel about yourself on a scale of one (not at all confident) to seven (very confident). Now, take a look at the following list of adjectives and choose three words that reflect your best traits and three that reflect your worst: Loyal, affectionate, ambitious, aloof, unmotivated, secretive, caring, callous, cheerful, grumpy, considerate, thoughtless, rude, cooperative, unhelpful, courageous, indecisive, enthusiastic, apathetic, flexible, stubborn, unforgiving, focused, frugal, generous, hard-working, grateful, lazy, honest, humble, dishonest, arrogant, jealous, modest, immature, sincere, optimistic, pessimistic, punctual, self-confident, insecure, disorganised, pretentious, ostentatious. Now place the pen in your non-dominant hand and slowly write the three negative traits
Why red-faced men turn a woman's head: Girls can't resist a healthy glow like Prince Harry's, say scientistsWomen find a red face sexy because it indicates health and dominanceBut too much redness suggests anger and aggression, study suggests | UPDATED: 00:54 GMT, 8 October 2012 Glowing: Men with ruddy complexions, like Prince Harry, are apparently irresistibly attractive to women Tall, dark, handsome and… red faced
Why it takes longer to get ready for work on Monday | UPDATED: 22:25 GMT, 1 July 2012 If you’re getting ready for work today, be prepared for it to take a little bit longer. Women devote extra time to their hair, make-up and clothes at the start of the week so they can make a good impression on colleagues, according to a study. But standards slip with each passing day, with four in ten women admitting they stopped making an effort by Wednesday
Un-thin-spiring: Super skinny stars like Victoria Beckham and Cheryl Cole are a turn-off for dieters Women find their fragile frames 'demotivating' Dieters say thin celeb figures make them feel even less satisfied with their own – and more likely to give up By Deborah Arthurs PUBLISHED: 12:57 GMT, 4 May 2012 | UPDATED: 13:23 GMT, 4 May 2012 It is an age-old dieter's trick. Sticking a photo of a skinny celebrity on your fridge in the hopes it will put you off the chocolate might work for some.
How housewives are as happy as women who go to work For decades, women have been told that being housewives will leave them downtrodden and unfulfilled.
Tyra Banks proves she's more than just a pretty face as she graduates from Harvard Business School As the brains behind the America's Next Top Model franchise, we already knew Tyra Banks was more than just a pretty face. Now the model and mogul has defied any remaining doubters by graduating from Harvard Business School. While the rest of the style set was in New York for Fashion Week, the 38-year-old was in Boston, Massachusetts, collecting her diploma.
Cover up to look smart: Men and women who bare more flesh are regarded as less intelligent, study finds TOWIE girls: Peri Sinclair, Sam Faiers and Billie Faiers often show off their cleavages, which may give the impression that they are less intelligent Wrong impression: Wearing skimpy clothes in an environment like the office can have a negative impact