Alaa Farrouh

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3 Rules I Use to Stay Productive and Not Overwhelmed

I get 1,000 emails a week, but I only work 40 hours. Here's how I do it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To say my life is busy is an understatement.<p>I'm a father of three kids under the age of three. I have a portfolio of 40-plus startups I've invested in and actively …

Time Management

Pay Attention to These Surprising 6 Red Flags Signaling Burnout. You May Be Closer Than You Think

Burnout doesn't come from nowhere. This is what you should be looking for.<p>Contrary to what you might think, it's surprisingly easy to ignore the signs of burnout. You might be so determined to meet a deadline or achieve some goal that you miss the red flags or warning signs that something is about …

The Best Free and Cheap Things to Do in London

London can get expensive, but not every activity has a hefty price tag.<p>England is a country filled with history and culture and perhaps no place more …

Dozens killed as suicide bomber hits convoy of civilians evacuating besieged Syrian towns

Around 100 people were killed on Saturday when a suicide bomber struck a convoy of buses carrying civilians out of two Syrian towns where they had been besieged for more than two years.<p>Residents of Fuaa and Kafrya had been surrounded by rebels forces since March 2015 and were finally being …

This Is What Actually Happens to Your Body When You Don't Get Enough Sleep

Sleep deprivation messes with you from head to toe—and a third of the population is losing a lot of zzz's.<p>There's no question that sleep deprivation is an American epidemic, with a third of the country getting less shut-eye than the recommended 7 to 9 hours per night, according to recent research …

Russian military still at large in Syria, says Pentagon

<b>Washington:</b> Russia's military strength in Syria has barely changed since President Vladimir Putin<br>announced a partial withdrawal from the war-torn …

Middle East

10 Modern Myths About Marriage

Mark Twain once said, <i>“It’s not the things you don’t know that will hurt you; it’s the things you know for sure that just ain’t so!”</i><p>When it comes to …

February 2016

If You Want to Be Happy, Be

You're reading If You Want to Be Happy, Be, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please …

Happiness

JP MORGAN STRATEGIST: Central banks tried to control the world … and failed miserably

The Federal Reserve kept US interest rates at 0% for seven years.<p>The Fed, the European Central Bank (ECB), and the Bank of Japan (BoJ) all launched massive quantitative-easing programs.<p>And most recently, the BoJ joined the ECB in doing what was once unthinkable: instituting negative interest …

Interest Rates

The 12 most frightening roads in the world

From eastern Russia's "Road of Bones," where a flat tire could mean freezing to death, to Brazil's "Death Road" that hangs off a 11,000-foot ascent, these road trips are <i>not</i> for the faint of heart.<p>We scoured the internet for the most frightening roads around the world, made dangerous by hairpin …

Roads