All posts tagged: HOW TO

how to talk baseball like an expert on opening day 2019

It’s the surest sign of spring there is. Yes, that’s right. Opening Day for Major League Baseball. But how to talk about sports with a baseball fan if you’re only an occasional observer? Our correspondents Vincent and Michael Thomas, a father-son team of avid and knowledgeable baseball fans, are sharing their annual preview of the season. They’ve got expert tips on how to talk Major League Baseball like an expert on Opening Day 2019. Batter up!

Luxury Lessons: What You Need to Know About Crystals

In our stressed-out times, one of the most precious luxuries is a calm and purposeful state of mind. To help us all get there and stay there, our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy has developed a primer about how to use crystals in everyday life. Here’s our guide to what you need to know about crystals: what kinds there are, how to buy them, the best crystal-infused beauty products, and how to use crystals in your home. Get ready for the magic.

Silence is the latest in luxury wellness travel

The cacophony and intrusiveness of modern life and technology have made a stretch of  uninterrupted silence into a luxury good. Hard to find, but achievable if you have sufficient financial resources. In luxury wellness travel, silence is the latest trend in mindfulness. Where are the best places and spas to go for a silent vacation? Our correspondent Jillian Tangen has found 10 retreats where you can experience the joy of silence.

How to get the most out of Attending SXSW This Year

Heading for South by Southwest (SXSW) in March? Our correspondent Lillian Pontius-Goldblatt shares everything she learned during her first visit. And the things she wishes someone had told her before she went. Here are her inside tips on how to get the most out of attending South by Southwest (SXSW): what to pack for SXSW, how to schedule your time, and what to do while you’re in Austin.

shut the duck up: how to get out of your own way

Work can be a minefield when it comes to interactions with your boss, your peers and your team members. One of the toughest challenges can be silencing your own self-doubt. For Power Up, our expert – executive coach Malvika Singh – shares her tips about how to get out of your own way and perform at your highest level. She’s sharing practical advice on how to shut the duck up.