20 Places to Work if You Want to Learn and Grow Every Day

Here at The Muse, we partner with a lot of great companies to bring you insider looks at their offices and awesome job listings. These employers pay us to be featured on the site, but rest assured that we don’t just work with anyone. And when it comes to articles like this, these Muse-worthy brands made this list not becauseRead More

The city of Hull UK Capital of Culture – Really?

Ok, I admit it. Even though I had never visited, I was one of those who was cynical when the city of Hull (full name Kingston upon Hull) was crowned UK Capital of Culture 2017. I was that incredulous that all I could think was – who did they bribe? As recently as 2015, a survey by the City CouncilRead More

Are Carbs Standing in the Way of Your Weight Loss?

There’s no question that obesity is a major problem in the United States, with about two-thirds of all adults weighing more than they should. In recent years, carbohydrates have shouldered much of the blame for our struggles with weight loss and eating a healthy diet. The reality, however, is that a low carb diet is not theRead More

Could eating yogurt help treat depression?

A new study suggests that there may be an effective alternative to medication for the treatment of depression: probiotic bacteria found in yogurt. Researchers suggest that probiotic bacteria found in yogurt may help to treat depression. Researchers found that Lactobacillus – “friendly” bacteria present in live-cultured yogurt – reversed depressive-like behavior in mice by altering their gutRead More

Why New York is a great winter destination – just wrap up warmly

When I visited New York in December, I admit that despite thermals and layers, I was freezing. The cold temperatures – sometimes reaching lows of -2°C – were further blighted by biting Arctic winds. Yet streaming eyes, and a faced pinched by the frost did not deter me from enjoying an hour-long narrated horse and carriage ride around CentralRead More

LinkedIn Just Announced a New Mentor Matching Service (Here Are 5 Ways to Maximize It)

Yesterday evening, LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner posted a link to an announcement made through TechCrunch. LinkedIn is rolling out a new service that will pair LinkedIn users with mentors. Pretty cool idea. The free service will match users looking for mentorship with potential mentors. Mentors and mentees will be able to select parameters for matching: Within your network, within your area, fromRead More