Can’t sleep? Now you can hire a sleep coach. Yep, believe it or not people are hiring sleep professionals to help them get a good night’s rest. And how valuable is that rest to people? A lot. These coaches can cost up to $10,000. (NY Post)
The holidays have officially arrived … Starbucks holiday cups are in stores across the country starting today. (Twitter)
The secret of success is the struggle… Researchers tried to figure out the secret to being great during job interviews and found that it’s all about how you tell your story. Of course, communicating your achievements is important. But, you make a better first impression – and appear more likeable – if you do a good job describing the struggle behind your success. The researchers also found this strategy works just as well on first dates. (City University of London)
TOPIC: Sounds You Just Can’t Take
We can all agree that the sound of nails on a chalkboard or a knife scraping on a plate is horrible. Just thinking about them can make you cringe. But for some people, there are sounds that most of us wouldn’t even notice that are even worse for them than feedback on a microphone.
According to Reddit users, these are some of the sounds that most people aren’t bothered by but some people absolutely can’t stand:
- Dogs licking themselves
- Styrofoam squeaking
- The squeak of a clean glass in your hand
- The sound of someone eating a banana
- Teeth scraping on a fork
- Nails on pantyhose
- The sound of cotton balls when you roll them between your fingers
- A rake on pavement
Your turn … What sound is like nails on a chalkboard for you but most people aren’t bothered by?