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20 Secrets to Living a Happier Life

Our brains are focused on survival. Anything more than that, you have to work for it.<p>10 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s an unfortunate reason why happiness is often elusive -- our brains simply aren’t wired that way. Instead, our brains have evolved to …

Happiness

The No. 1 Mistake People Make When Handling Tough Conversations

No one enjoys difficult discussions, but if you want them to actually be helpful to your team, you're gonna need to lose the teleprompter.<p>I hardly have to tell you that the role of a leader is an important one. You're responsible for guiding and motivating your team to achieve its goals, and when …

Self-confidence

I've Got Some Things to Say

I remember the exact moment I knew we were broke. I can still picture my mum at the refrigerator and the look on her face.<p>I was six years old, and I …

Soccer

How to manage your mood

Are you currently in a good mood or a bad mood?<p>Now, let me ask you another question: How is your day? I bet that you’re having a bad day if you’re in …

Want to Be the Type of Leader People Will Remember for Life? Do the 1 Thing Most Bosses Hate the Most

The essence of great leadership really comes down to where you place yourself on the organizational pyramid.<p>In management theory, certain concepts from yesteryear no longer hold true. Like, for example, the idea that people must be driven to perform.<p>Yet over the years, I've learned that <i>driving</i> …

Profit

99 Percent of Job Seekers Fail to Answer "Why Do You Want This Job" Correctly. Here's Why

An innocent response could cost you the job.<p>As a career coach, I work with people every day on interview preparation. Interviews are a form of public speaking. 99 percent of people fear public speaking more than death. Thus, it's no wonder interviews unnerve my clients. Not only do we go over all …

Employment

To have what you want, you must give up what’s holding you back

If you pay attention to your life, you’ll begin to see the patterns.<p>In 2005, the National Science Foundation published an article showing that the …

There are two ways to read, but one is useless

Reading is telepathy, and a book is the most powerful technology invented.<p>Homer, Shakespeare, Voltaire, Flaubert, Tolstoy, Woolf, Hemingway—these are names without a living body. We can’t talk to them, nor touch them, but their thoughts are immortalized through the written word.<p>Aristotle’s logic, …

Self-improvement

12 Science-Backed Ways to Make Yourself Smarter

From chewing gum to having more sex, here are some things you can do to boost your brain power.<p>6 min read<p>There are a variety of things a person can do, at any age, to make themselves smarter. And they're easier than you think.<p>One simple way to make yourself smarter is to believe that it's possible …

The Brain

Why eight hours a night isn’t enough, according to a leading sleep scientist

For something that we spend a third of our lives doing (if we’re lucky), sleep is something that we know relatively little about. “Sleep is actually a relatively recent discovery,” says Daniel Gartenberg, a sleep scientist who is currently an assistant adjunct professor in biobehavioral health at …

Brainwaves

How to Make the Korean Pomegranate Drink That's Helping Women Lose a Pound a Day

You know how much Americans love the refreshing tang of lemonade? That’s how folks in Asia feel about a sweet-and-sour drink made with pomegranate …

2018 World Cup squads: 23-man rosters for all 32 nations

The 2018 World Cup is near. How do we know? Because Monday was deadline day for teams to submit their final 23-man squads to FIFA. And as of 11 a.m. …

The 10 Obsessions You Need to Have to Become a Self-Made Millionaire

You get rich by fixating on getting rich.<p>9 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Becoming a successful entrepreneur and achieving millionaire status isn’t easy -- less than 10 percent of the U.S. population ever reaches this goal. Most people give up along the way, …

10 Healthy Food Staples You Should Always Have In Your Kitchen

Stocking your pantry and fridge with nourishing food staples is one of the simplest and most effective ways to stick to healthy eating.<p>“Having an organized and well-stocked fridge and pantry of nutritious foods can make all the difference as you’re setting yourself up for healthy choices ,” says …

Nutrition

10 Muscle-building Foods Every Man Should Have in His Pantry

We get it: You’re busy, and you don’t have a lot of time to make whole meals from scratch. Between family, work, and finding time to hit the gym …

How cough syrup in Nigeria is creating a generation of addicts

<b>When the younger brother of the BBC's Ruona Meyer became addicted to cough syrup, she began to investigate the men who make and sell opioid-based medicine on the streets of Lagos.</b><b>Her investigation took her deep into Nigeria's criminal underworld, uncovering an epidemic that is destroying young</b> …

If You Need A Job, These Are the 25 Best Cities to Live In

Is there anything worse than job hunting? Editing your resume, sending out applications, and writing cover letters are grueling work. Then actually …

Linguine with White Clam Sauce

Bring a large pot of water to boil for pasta. In a large straight-sided skillet, heat 4 tablespoons olive oil over medium heat. Add sliced garlic and …

4 steps to getting anything you want in life

“Don’t wish it was easier wish you were better. Don’t wish for less problems wish for more skills. Don’t wish for less challenge wish for more …

10 Dead-Simple One-Skillet Meals That Will Save Dinner

During the busiest weeks, it's worth leaving your skillet out on the stove ready for anything. That's because it can help churn out some of the …

Meditation Changes Your Brain In These 7 Ways, According To Science

Are you in the habit of breathing deeply and clearing your mind for five or ten minutes a day? It turns out that meditation and mindfulness training …

The 'world's happiest man' reveals the secret to happiness takes only 20 minutes a day

Buddhist monk Matthieu Ricard has got the answers...<p>According to scientists and Google, the world's happiest man is a Tibetan Buddhist monk named …

Meditation

Healthy, Quick & Easy Dessert Recipes

ADVERTISEMENT<p>Microwave Desserts<p>The oven isn't your only option for cooking dessert—you can make a microwave dessert. Microwave desserts are ideal for …

Food

23 Pasta Recipes That Take Only 30 Minutes to Make

Who doesn't love an amazing pasta dinner? When you're entertaining guests, the perfect dinner recipes are those that will impress your guests with …

A Luxurious Cream of Mushroom Soup—Without the Cream!

Are you a soup person? I am, without a doubt. Whatever the weather, I find great comfort in soups of all persuasions: a rich chowder to ward off biting winds, a perfectly chilled gazpacho to celebrate summer's tomato bounty, a seafood-studded bouillabaisse for whenever I can get my hands on it. …

Ruby Tandoh’s recipe for milk cakes with raspberry and rose curd | The sweet spot

You haven’t really known cake until you’ve had it steamed. There’s a Chinese restaurant in Sheffield where you can get hulking portions of Malaysian steamed sponge cake: firm, featherweight, cakey and moist, all at once. These milk cakes are a riff on that; raspberry curd adds sharp-sweetness and …

Dessert

olive magazine podcast ep90 – Kombucha, sparkling red wine and who makes the best scotch egg?

In this week’s <b>olive</b> magazine podcast, drinks writer Hannah introduces editor Laura to sparkling red wines and recommends two very different styles to …

39 Great Whiskeys You Can Actually Find at Your Liquor Store

Here’s the truth about most “Best Whiskeys” lists you’ll find online: a slideshow of rare Pappy Van Winkles and Macallan Lalique releases aren’t …

Sunday Strategist: A Week of Healthy Dinners - February 19-23

Every Sunday, we publish a week of Cooking Light dinner plans filled with our favorite recipes—both from current issues and classics. Each meal is …

3 seafood dishes for Lent from Tom Fitzmorris' reissued 'New Orleans Food' | NOLA.com

Flip through Tom Fitzmorris' "New Orleans Food: More than 250 of the City's Best Recipes to Cook at Home" (Feb. 20, 2018, Abrams, N.Y., $26.99) for a …