Aimee Slomanson

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Baking Soda May Be Just What the Doctor Ordered for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Baking soda is often touted for its many uses, ranging from household cleaning to dental care and more.<p>Now, treating rheumatoid arthritis (RA) may be …

Antiinflammatory

Use This Checklist to Accomplish Your Life Goals

A couple of weeks ago, I spent a weekend in L.A. with my friend and business mentor, Melyssa Griffin—a fab entrepreneur and creator of the Pursuit …

The Real Reason Why Your Brain Is so Scared of Failure

Failure doesn't scare you. Not knowing does.<p>You've just recklessly jumped ship -- left the security of your job or refused the investor who isn't offering exactly what you want. You find yourself gripped by a cold, raw fear. What are you <i>actually</i> afraid of?<p>Imagine you're driving along a clear …

9 questions the most interesting people ask to cut through small talk

I remember early in my career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to schmooze or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the windbag who dragged on forever, so I learned to be brief, to the point, and …

How A New Twist On An Old School Paper Notebook Can Help You Be More Productive In 2018

What's old is now new, and the old-fashioned paper notebook has evolved in a way that not only might surprise you but might just make you more organized, productive, and efficient than even the best technology out there.<p>Given the central role technology has in our digital age, there is always a lot …

A philosophy expert explains how journaling can help you solve the problems in your life

We sometimes continue in our well-worn grooves even though they haven't served us for a long time. But then, we wake up and realize that we don't feel good about our lives. We might even realize that we've been unhappy for a long time.<p>When that happens, pay attention. Stop, reflect, process. …

'4-Hour Work Week' author Tim Ferriss is convinced New Year's resolutions are a waste of time — so he does a simple annual ritual instead

As someone who's made a career of analyzing the habits of routines of the world's most successful people, Tim Ferriss is convinced that New Year's resolutions are a waste of time.<p>The "4-Hour Workweek" and "Tribe of Mentors" author and podcast host thinks that the practice of setting an ambitious …

Weekly Penny

1. Cord-Cutting Explodes: Never Pay For Cable Again<p>This brilliant device allows you to watch new movies and TV without a monthly subscription. We all …

I asked some of the most successful people what books they give as gifts — and there were 5 winners

"What's your favorite book?" seems like a good question. So innocent, so simple. In practice, it's terrible. I interviewed more than 100 of the most successful entrepreneurs, athletes, actors, writers, and other experts for my book, "Tribe of Mentors." These are people who have often read hundreds …

Steven Pinker

Never Been Able to Keep a Journal Before? This Is the Journal Format for You

You know journaling is a good idea. Here's how to actually do it.<p>I write about productivity and personal achievement for a living, so take it from me: You already know how to be successful. All the good advice? You've already heard it. No doubt multiple someones have told you to meditate, commit to …

9 Tiny Things You Should Do Sunday Night to Have a More Productive Monday Morning

Success starts the night before.<p>Productivity is the result of preparation.<p>Anyone who wakes up late, tired, in a rush, and disorganized, will find it very difficult to be productive.<p>But anyone who takes the time to prepare ahead of time will find it very easy to get into the zone, because they …

Here's 31 Underrated Creepy, Disturbing, And Downright Scary Films You Can Watch Throughout October

A movie a day for the spookiest month of the year.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Horror

How Real, Honest Journaling Helped Me Lose 40 Pounds

And no, it wasn't a food diary.<p>After 10 years of dieting and binge eating, I was at an all-time low. My self-esteem was terrible, my life felt like it was constantly on hold until I lost the weight, and I thought that I would never be able to feel "normal" around food.<p>Through all the ups and downs …

The Essential Guide to Crowdfunding

Everything you ever wanted to know about asking strangers for money on the Internet.<p>Last December, Nur-E Farhana Rahman sat in an Uber car in New York City, tears streaming down her face. Her months-long project to raise $30,000 on Kickstarter, to expand production at her jewelry company, was about …