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25 changes to make in your 20s to set yourself up for lifelong success

In fact, one psychologist calls this time period the "defining decade," since it sets the stage for the rest of your life.<p>We understand that might sound intimidating. To reduce some of the pressure, we put together a road map of sorts based on several Quora threads on how to make the most of your …

Libraries

How I Totally Changed My Life to Finally Get Organized

I figured out it wasn't just about the stuff — it was also about me.<p><i>We love the little hacks and tweaks that can make your home tidier, but the truth</i> …

Minimalism

This Is What Happened When I Pocketed My Phone for a Week

I’ve never seen my co-worker Allen use a phone. I know he has one; I’ve called and texted him, and he asked my opinion on the iPhone 6 versus the …

The best piece of advice Mark Cuban has ever given on how to be successful

So what is the real secret to his success?<p>According to Mark, "It's not about money or connections, it's the willingness to outwork and outlearn everyone."<p>That's it. Success is based primarily on working hard — incredibly hard.<p>Whenever I write about how success is often based on outworking other …

Self-improvement

100 Life Hacks You Need To Read To Start Your 2016 Right

<i>What are some of the best life tips? originally appeared on Quora--the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Nelson Wang, founder of CEOLifestyle.io, on Quora:</b><p>Over the past 31 years of my life, I've learned a lot through my …

These tips are the combination of years of blood, sweat and tears. Follow them to the letter, and I promise that you will feel an enormous amount of momentum backing you up on a day to day basis, the likes of which you have never felt before. I’m not a guru & I don’t mean […]

97 Shares<p>Share Email Comments<p>These tips are the combination of <b>years of blood, sweat and tears</b>. Follow them to the letter, and I promise that you will …

Motivation

Top 10 TED Talks That Could Change Your Life

There’s no time like the present to grow or refine ourselves a little bit more, and few resources are as helpful as TED talks. In that vein, here are …

italiers.com

Why People Who Don't Chase Love Are Blessed By Cupid

If you feel like you’re the awkward person at social events or you struggle to enter into conversations because you’re shy, it can impact your social …

16 Things to Do Now to Make 2016 Your Best Year Ever

What will your 2016 bring? Will you start with resolutions but end up with more of the same? Or will this be the year that you bring out your best …

'I Don't Love My Husband Anymore'

Reader Not Feeling It writes:<p>My husband and I have been married 7 years, together 12, one 5 year old daughter. He's a hard worker and does really well, I gave up my job to stay at home (which I think was a bad idea in my case). I know empirically that he is a good, kind, decent man and he loves me. …

Superhot

To Be a Success You Have To Stop Making THESE 8 Mistakes

I know it sounds crazy. How could you be blocking your own success, you want it more than anything.You’re always thinking about how you want things …

Why Time Feels Like It’s Flying By (and How To Slow It Down)

Our parents warned us about it, but it’s hard to understand until you experience it first hand: as you get older, time seems to fly. It catches you …

Mindfulness

Why Broke People Stay Broke

I wish I had a $1 for every time I received an email asking, "How can I afford personal development if I'm broke?" I'd likely take more online classes than I do now. What else would a self-proclaimed self-help junky do with such a windfall?<p>My response is typically the same. "Personal development …

Self-improvement

5 Lifestyle Tweaks for a More Productive Life

Whether it be social media, television, text messages, or emails, we all face distractions like never before. These distractions lead us down a path that can keep us from living the productive lives we desire.<p>Despite all the distractions, there are proven ways to increase your productivity that are …

15 ways to stay focused all day, according to scientists

We've all had days where we can't seem to focus, asking that question too many times to count. For some of us, those days are more common than we'd like.<p>Whether it's fatigue, distractions, lack of motivation, or something else entirely, our inability to focus digs a hole in our productivity and, …

Productivity

I stop working by noon every day — and I've never been so productive

Focus has always been a challenge for me, but I've always felt there should be a better way.<p>I've tried accountability groups, productivity apps and all sorts of other gimmicks for getting more done. But on their own, nothing seemed to work.<p>Recently, I spent some time reviewing and considering …

Time Management

19 Ways to Hold Yourself Accountable

When you are working "in" your business, it is very difficult to find time to work "on" it, let alone on yourself. However, failing to do so can be the difference between moving a business forward or not. If you ignore your own personal development, you run the risk of someone passing you by. It is …

Study Skills You Absolutely Need to Rocket Learning Results

It’s a question that tortures every student: How can I improve my study skills? Is there any way to do it fast and effectively?<p>First off, you need to …

6 Secrets to a Hotter Marriage

What one couple sees as hot in marriage, points out Emily Morse, Ph.D., ex therapist and host of the podcast <i>Sex With Emily</i>, "might look like an arctic freeze in another relationship. However, we can all agree what's <i>not</i> hot in a long-term union, and that's getting stuck in a sexual routine." You can …

3 Decisions You Should Make TODAY to Take Control of Your Life

Let’s face it, changing can be difficult, but you must if you want to take your power back and be in the driver’s seat of your life. There are three …

How to Work 40 Hours in 16.7 (The Simple Technique That Gave Me My Life Back)

<i>I used to work a lot — 60, 80, or even 100 hours a week…</i>I let my work be a big part of how I defined myself. I wore those insane hours like a badge …

Time Management

How to Get the Conversation with Your Spouse Flowing Again

When you first started dating, you could listen to your partner talk about anything for hours. But now, the conversation between you two seems stilted. "After a while," says Laurel House, relationship coach and author of <i>Screwing The Rules: The No-Games Guide to Love</i>, "you know each other's stories, …

Time-Management Tips From 8 Self-Made Billionaires

There are 1,440 minutes in a day. Here's how the most successful people on the planet make the most of them.<p>When I first heard about Kevin Kruse's new book <i>15 Secrets Successful People Know About Time Management</i>, I was intrigued. In it, he interviews seven billionaires, 13 Olympic athletes, and 239 …

15 books successful people read to their kids

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, reading aloud to your children and talking about pictures and words in age-appropriate books can strengthen language skills, literacy development, and parent-child relationships.<p>What's more, a study conducted this year by a number of pediatricians …

Books

Japanese children as young as 6 or 7 take the subway and run errands alone — here's why

They wear knee socks, polished patent leather shoes, and plaid jumpers, with wide-brimmed hats fastened under the chin and train passes pinned to their backpacks. The kids are as young as six or seven, on their way to and from school, and there is nary a guardian in sight.<p>Parents in Japan regularly …

Japan

Is finding your calling as easy as taking a personality test? This company thinks so.

The growing cost of college has put more pressure on students than ever to enter school armed with a plan to finish in four years with a degree that …

College & University

12 sites that will teach you coding for free

<i>This post is in partnership with Entrepreneur. The article below was originally published at</i> <i>entrepreneur.</i><i>com</i><i>.</i><p>By John Rampton, Entrepreneur<p>There was a …