Alexis Evanko

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How to Motivate Yourself to Work Out

We all know that working out is good for us and we should do it more often, but sometimes we just can't find the motivation. In my 30 years of teaching fitness classes, I've noticed a few things that help in the motivation department:<p><b>1) Enjoy It</b><p>If you don't enjoy the exercise you won't want to do …

Fitness

OPEC is struggling to keep up the pace in the oil-price war

CA recently noted that global demand outstripped supply by some 4 million barrels in April.<p>This comes in addition to the mounting evidence that the oil market, via rig-count declines, slowing production growth, higher demand, and huge API crude inventory declines, is starting to readjust.<p>Be that as …

Oil

Why the US economy can’t seem to shake off the Great Recession

Many have characterized the U.S. economy's inability to grow robustly as an expected after- effect of a severe cyclical downturn. Such interpretation is well past its sell-by date. It's time to recognize that globalization has brought with it issues that defy cyclical economic prescriptions. We …

Economics

What The Fed's Computer Model Predicts About The Future Of The US Economy

Now that our position since about 2009 that not only economic forecasting, but the economic profession in itself is just a big joke has finally gone …

Keynesian Economics

Meditation, Literally Reshaping Your Brain

Mediation’s been around for centuries. It’s considered a corner stone for mental health by numerous eastern religions, but meditation isn’t a …

Meditation

Podcast #2: How to Re-wire Your Brain and Body for Maximum Results

Hey guys, I just got off the phone with Brandon Epstein from Entrepreneur Fitness and we absolutely crushed it recording this episode of the Live …

Costa Rica

UK inflation turns negative

Headline CPI figure of -0.1% is first negative inflation figure since 1960 fuelled by lower air fares and ferry ticket prices<p>Inflation in Britain has turned negative for the first time in more than half a century, giving a boost to household finances and bolstering expectations that interest rates …

Economics

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Coconut-Oil-Whole-Foods-Market.jpg<p>Coconut oil is (still!) trending — and for good reason. It can be used in sautés, in cakes and cookies, or even in …

A 'villain' of the financial crisis is trying to make a comeback, and Wall Street can hardly believe it

"He's a villain," one hedge-fund professional said. "For real, what a joke."<p>You'll recall that Fuld was the CEO of Lehman Brothers when the now defunct financial firm went bankrupt in 2008.<p>Now his name is virtually synonymous with the hubris that preceded the financial crisis and the chaotic years …

Wall Street

Tag: Bathrooms

Vintage Luxe: New Bath Accessories from Rowen & Wren with Traditional Appeal<p>by Annie Quigley<p>Steal This Look: An All-White Scandi Bath in SoHo, New …

Can a city become too big?

The number of megacities has been increasing so rapidly in the last few decades that many are experiencing serious growing pains. Molly Crain investigates.<p>There are now some three dozen megacities in the world, each sprawling areas home to more than 10 million people. Bigger cities come with …

Geography

‘Uber For Weed’ Startup Eaze Raises $10 Million In Funding Led By DCM Ventures

There’s an Uber for everything nowadays, so why not an Uber for weed?<p>Eaze, a startup that enables medical marijuana patients to order cannabis products online and have those goodies delivered to their homes, today is announcing $10 million in Series A round funding led by DCM Ventures with …

Cannabis

Capitalism: Making Altruism Sustainable

Those with a genuine interest in helping the poor can apply capitalist principles to understand the needs of the market and provide it with what it …

Business School

Greek economy is bleeding 600 jobs a day, €22m in GDP

New figures reveal the true cost wrought by the country's continued financial crisis<p>Greece's economy is bleeding €22.3m a day.<p>The gridlock over the country's eurozone future is resulting in record numbers of lost jobs and a destruction in growth potential, according to figures from the Hellenic …

Economy

Forget calories, healthiness starts with the gut

Groundbreaking research suggests we can eat the same number of calories and still lose weight, if we start paying attention to part of our body we …

Struggling With the Transition to Eating Vegan? Try These Life Saving Tips! - One Green Planet

Deciding to eat a more—or completely—plant-based diet is a health choice many people are advocating and taking part in today. The last decade, we’ve …

Nutrition

10 Habits Successful People Give Up to Increase Their Productivity

What are you willing to do in order to reach success? It is common among people these days to be average and not stand out too much. But those who …

4 Reasons Drinking Water To Lose Weight Really Works

Drinking water to lose weight sounds too simple, but when you learn how important it is to fat burning you'll know it's a vital part of any weight …

7 Tips To Reduce Financial Stress In Your Life

Few of us like to talk about money. It’s a subject that’s often considered impolite to discuss, even among close friends and family. It turns out that this buttoned-up approach to our finances isn’t doing us any favors.<p>Americans are stressing about money, and that financial pressure is affecting …

Personal Finance