Alice Vuong

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Bill Gates and Warren Buffett Say You Need to Stack Your Network With These Types of People

Buffett says this advice applies to choosing your spouse too.<p>Most parents at some point give their kids a lecture about the importance of not getting caught up hanging with the "wrong crowd." The well-meaning warnings come because our parents know how closely our actions (and at times inaction) are …

‘This is how I spend it – I have cancer but make the most of the time I have’

I live in the East End of London and own my flat. I have a brain tumour. I’m dying – it’s inoperable, and I’m halfway through my third round of chemo.<p>I try to live my life to the full, in four-week sprints, with a round of chemo coming up every month.<p>When I was 25, I had a job paying a very decent …

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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 …

Self-improvement

26 "As Seen On TV" Products That Actually Work

I need all of these.

16 Cooking Tips That'll Make You Say "Why Didn't I Know About These Sooner"?

Learn the secrets to a perfect grilled cheese and super creamy mashed potatoes.<p><b>Want to be featured in similar BuzzFeed posts? Follow the BuzzFeed Community on Facebook and Twitter.</b><p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

This Is Totally Why You're Not Successful Yet

There is no shortage of excuses for failure, and even more for mediocrity. This list will make you aware of the real truth about your ability to be successful.<p>You're frustrated. No matter how hard you work, how much you plan, or how badly you want it, you are not living the life of your dreams. But …

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9 Things Insecure People Do That Ruin Their Lives

Insecurity is the dumbest thing that we all feel. Every person in the world has something he or she is insecure about – even if only slightly. Well, …

Muhammad Ali's Life In Quotes: 20 Quotes Honoring The Legend

Muhammad Ali is easily one of the most captivating public figures to have ever lived. Not only is he considered to be one of the greatest boxers to …

25 Famous Women on Fear

Fear of failure or trying new things can be paralyzing or motivating, depending on who you are. Below, 25 women — including Nora Ephron, Shonda …

Shonda Rhimes

I read 15 books this year on happiness, productivity, and success — here are the most meaningful insights I've taken away

The bad thing is that one time a stack of said books collapsed on my desk neighbor.<p>Without a doubt, the books that moved me most this year focused on psychology and behavioral science — and as 2016 draws to a close, I'm reflecting on everything I learned.<p>Below, I've rounded up the most meaningful …

Self-improvement

11 Things Every Grown-A$$ Women Stopped Giving A F*ck About A LONG Time Ago

<b>Live your own damn life.</b><p>As a woman, I'm fully aware of how much we contradict ourselves.<p>We say we want more time to ourselves, but then we RSVP to …

Relationships

Top 51 Happiness And Motivational Dr. Seuss Quotes To Boost Your Life

Theodor Seuss Geisel ( Born on March 2, 1904, Died on September 24, 1991 ) was a cartoonist, book publisher, animator, artist, and a writer.<p>His most …

Motivation

5 Reasons Why You're Unhappy -- and How You Can Start Being Happy Today

So maybe you have the awesome house or apartment, a great relationship, and an amazing job. But despite the fact that everything in your life looks so great on "paper" or upon someone viewing your Facebook or Instagram accounts, for some reason, somehow your just not happy.<p>What I've come to realize …

Happiness

Give Zero F**ks: How to Care Less About What Other People Think

It took me a <i>lot</i> of practice to be the kind of woman that gives zero f*cks and actively care less about what other people think, because I misunderstood what the 'give zero f*cks' mindset is all about. The misconception about women who give zero f*cks is that they have no priorities or passions.<p>In …

Happiness

8 Million People Have Watched This Video of a 3-Ingredient Cheesecake

Don't let looks fool you — this dessert is so easy to make.<p>Three-ingredient soufflé cheesecake, also known as Japanese cotton cheesecake, is a magical thing. It's blowing the minds of people on the Internet right now (myself included). With just three ingredients — eggs, dark or white chocolate, …

9 Next-Level Breakfast Sandwiches to Kick Off Your Day

These things are cereal killers.<p>If you thought bacon, egg, and cheese was the be all end all of breakfast sandwiches, you're dead wrong: These nine killer spins, from Dan Seidman of TheChefDan, will satisfy all of your cravings.

10 Affordable Countries That Budget Travelers Can't Miss

Traveling is a way of life. Traveling inspires, changes us, and broadens our horizons. We should all travel at least once in a while.<p>Unfortunately, …

Dominican Republic

Want to Lead an Exceptional Life? 7 Powerful Lessons From the Late Oliver Sacks

The world-famous neurologist and author shared his love of life and his wisdom right up to the end.<p>Ever wonder what makes an extraordinary life? Few have been more so than that of Oliver Sacks, bestselling author, world traveler, prominent homosexual, and undoubtedly the most famous neurologist of …

This Is What Will Happen When You Become a Minimalist

Are you usually punctual or late? Do you finish things within the time you stipulate? Do you hand in your reports/work on time? Are you able to …

15 Simple Ways to Live a Happy Life

"Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence."<p>Aristotle said this more than 2,000 years ago. And it still holds true today. What is the true purpose of life, if not to live a happy life until we die?<p>Happiness is one of the most sought-after goals in …

Happiness

The World Is Running Out of Fresh Water. Here’s What You Can Do to Make a Difference

The thought of trying to sustain life as we know it without fresh water is unimaginable. We rely on it for food production, hydration, cooking, …

12 Dalai Lama quotes that will make you think differently about happiness

He fled his home during the Chinese occupation of Tibet and soon set up a government in exile in India.<p>The monk has been the spiritual leader of his people and his religion since he was 15 years old. He's also one of the foremost authors and philosophers within Tibetan Buddhism, having authored …

Happiness

67 Motivating Quotes That Will Inspire You to Be Successful

Here they are: some of the wisest and most inspiring quotes that will help motivate you to succeed.<p>I once scoffed at the notion of inspiring quotes and aphorisms. Then, I grew up a bit and shed some of my cynicism. I came to appreciate how reflecting on true words of wisdom can help you to develop …

9 Rice Krispies Treat Recipes for Any Occasion

Having trouble deciding on the right dessert? Rice Krispies Treats are a culinary giant. Everyone is glad to see them at a party or potluck table, …

Dessert