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Staying Motivated Means Facing What's Holding You Back

There is something actively working against you, and it's the thief of possibility.<p><i>How does one hold motivation for a long period of time? originally appeared on Quora -</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Phil</b> …

Don't Let Money Be an Obstacle to Starting a Business -- 5 Reasons Why

If money is your only holdup for realizing your dream, do some research -- you might find more opportunities than you'd expect.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I've found that a surprising number of professionals -- the majority, in fact -- have dreamed about, or at …

Memories of fear could be permanently erased, study shows

Research in mice reveals a new approach to wiping memories from the brain, demonstrating that specific memories can be weakened or strengthened<p>The eternal sunshine of a spotless mind has come one step closer, say researchers working on methods to erase memories of fear.<p>The latest study, carried out …

43 Embarrassing Grammar Mistakes Even Smart People Make

Like it or not, words, spelling, and punctuation can leave a lasting impression on others. But even the most educated people often unknowingly make these common flubs.<p>When someone uses grammar incorrectly do you make an assumption about his or her intelligence or education? Like it or not, words, …

Language

How a coat of paint can determine your home's sale price

From the time of year to the neighborhood, a lot of factors come into play when you’re selling a home. But here’s one variable you might not have considered — color.<p>During open houses and online searches, the colors of your home are constantly working for or against you. That’s according to Zillow, …

The Myths of Grief: How to Stop Believing Them

You may feel that people around you would rather that you "get over it" quickly and "get on with your life" so they can get on with theirs too. Most of us aren't taught how to grieve, and so, we won't know how to be with others in a supportive way when they are grieving. Some myths about how one …

Grieving

How to blow your boss’s mind

We all want to get ahead. Still, even when it seems you’re doing everything right — you’re never late to work, rarely take a sick day, and always …

The 12 Biggest Life Secrets Forgotten by Mankind

The more I ponder about life, the more I come to one solid realisation: The biggest curse and predicament of modern Man is forgetfulness. Like a …

How to Secure Your Online Accounts By Revoking Access From Third-Party Apps

Every once in a while, an app like Unroll.me pops into the spotlight to remind us that we all tend to authorize a lot of apps to access our email and …

Apps

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How Smart People Work Less and Get More Done

How you work is far more important than how much you work.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Some people have an uncanny ability to get things done. They keep their nights and weekends sacred and still get more done than people who work 10 or 20 hours more per week than …

Nothing Will Work Unless You Do

When Coach Wooden coined his definition of success in 1934 (“Success is peace of mind, which is a direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing you …

High School

A Simple Mindfulness Technique That Literally Rewires Your Brain To Be More Present

There is a mindfulness strategy to master the habit of attaining focus and becoming present for every moment, which leads to experiencing a higher …

3 Mindful Breathing Exercises to Reduce Stress and Anxiety

Feeling a little stressed?<p>Don’t worry, you’re not alone. According to a recent study, more than three quarters of Americans say they’ve felt stressed …

The 25 Best Exercises to Tone Your Abs (and None of Them Are Crunches)

Let's be honest: crunches aren't the most exciting of exercises. And they're not always the most effective way to tone your abs anyway. If you're bored with your sit-up routine, here are 25 fun and effective moves to mix up your workout and tone your midsection!<p><i>— Additional reporting by Emily Bibb</i> …

Workouts

Make a Ninja Star Fidget Spinner

Makers continue to go crazy over fidget spinners, those little adult stress toys that you hold between two fingers and mindlessly spin while you’re on the phone, brainstorming, or planning to take over the world. The popularity of these adult shut-up toys has gotten to the point where people are …

Fidget Spinner

Easy Ways to Update Your Kitchen Backsplash

In an outdated kitchen, a dingy tile backsplash is one feature that reveals a room's real age. To modernize kitchen tile without spending the time …

How to stay motivated at work — and in life — according to science

You've been trying to get that promotion at work for months now — taking on extra responsibilities and fantasizing about kudos from colleagues and …

7 things people think are terrible for their finances that actually aren't

<i>Won't this derail my credit score and make me look irresponsible with money?,</i> I wondered, even though I never came close to the credit limit and paid off my balance in full every month. It scared me to have the power to spend money I didn't technically have.<p>Then a friend told me she had <i>six</i> credit …

One Social Media Post From Beyoncé Is Worth Over $1 Million

Selena Gomez may be Instagram's most-followed account, but she's not the most influential celebrity on the platform. According to D'Marie Analytics, Beyoncé actually is. One post from Queen Bey across her social media platforms is worth <i>over</i> $1 million. She is the first and only influencer to cross …

Social Media

How to set up an Android phone for your kid

Smartphones and children have a tricky relationship. While phones can be entertainment centers for kids, these devices are designed for adults and leave children's privacy and innocence vulnerable -- especially if they have their own phones. Google aims to empower parents and safeguard children who …

How Mindfulness Makes Us Happier & Better Able to Meet Life’s Challenges: Two Animated Primers Explain

The West has very rich contemplative tradition. Monastics of the early Christian church practiced forms of meditation that have been adopted by many …

How to stop wasting time & start living your life

Adventurer Matt Prior shares some practical advice for our busy world.<p>We all have plates to spin and balls to juggle. And I'm not from the camp that …

Motivation

Here’s the key to Trump’s outrageous lies: He sells them with conviction

<b>(Getty/Joe Raedle)</b><p>Research suggests people are more easily persuaded by apparent sincerity and wishful thinking than by actual facts<p>Amanda Marcotte<p>March 5, 2017 12:00pm (UTC)<p>Donald Trump lies, a lot. He lies so much it's usually safer to assume any random statement he makes is false until proven …