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11 Ways Successful People Stay Happy

You should never sacrifice happiness in order to be successful.<p>The book <i>If I Knew Then</i>offers advice on careers, finances, and life from the Harvard Business School's Class of 1963. It's interesting to note that no one says having a ridiculous amount of business success and money is the key to …

Happiness

Neuroscience Discovers 5 Things That Will Make You Happy

So what’s going to make you happy? Let’s get more specific: what’s going to make your <i>brain</i> happy? And let’s focus on things that are simple and easy …

Happiness

How to Organize Your Entire Life with Trello

Trello is an awesome project management tool that makes collaboration easy and, dare I say, even fun. But this visual list tool can do so much more, …

Project Management

5 Ways to Battle Procrastination

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Everyone procrastinates from time to time, but some do it more often than others. For those habitual procrastinators, the ability to complete even the smallest tasks or projects can seem elusive. However, it’s important to remember that …

Procrastination

4 apartment workouts to burn fat insanely quickly

You're fully capable of doing the kind of workouts that leave you sputtering and spent on the floor—the kind that leads to real results—without the …

How To Master Your Life With The Decision-Making Diet

When I first noticed that Steve Jobs, Barack Obama and Mark Zuckerberg are mostly seen in the same clothes, I wondered why these powerful and wealthy people (globally influential to the nth degree) didn’t seem to buy new clothes. Clearly, it wasn’t about affordability. There simply had to be some …

Will Power

Cover Up Your Breakout — Without Making It Worse

Photo: MCV/Firstview.<p>On those special mornings when we're greeted by <b>an invasion of mountainous zits</b>, our first instinct is to squeeze 'em dry and …

Contour With the Makeup You Already Own in Just 5 Minutes

Prep: Foundation + Concealer<p>Apply your foundation or tinted moisturizer, concealer and powder first.<p>Step 1: Bronzer Hack<p>Grab a medium-neutral brown eyeshadow like Buck from the Urban Decay Naked Palette ($54) with a small fluffy brush and apply along your hairline and down to your temples, in the …

Makeup

The Best Drugstore Foundations for Every Skin Type

If you’re into rocking a full face of makeup every day, you may notice your high-end foundation’s cost per wear is a bit steep. Even if you’re not a makeup maven, you might just have more important things to spend your hard earned cash on, like new digs for your apartment… and wine! Whatever the …

Skin Care

8 Changes To Make If You Want To Be A Truly Happy Person

The pursuit of happiness is believed to be one of the basic human rights, but even with all the freedom in the world to pursuit it, a lot of people …

22 Things To Know Before You Decide To Stop Eating Meat

Whether you're thinking of going vegetarian or vegan or just trying to eat way less meat, these tips can help you do it in a healthy and sustainable way.

This Buddhist Monk Has Unlocked The Secret To Happiness, And It May Help Us Save The Environment

Matthieu Ricard has lived many lives.<p>As a young student in Paris during the late 1960s, he was writing his dissertation in biochemistry at the prestigious Institute Pasteur. Five years later, guided by an inner stirring to explore a deeper side of life, he was living Darjeeling, India, where he had …

Meditation

How to Spot an Emotional Grown-Up

Dr. Robin Berman has written two pieces for <i>goop</i>—<i>The Legacy of a Narcissistic Parent</i> and <i>Being Involved with a Narcissist</i>—and so in the final piece of …

Newport Beach

26 Things To Remember If You Want To Be Truly Happy

If you’ve asked yourself how to become a happier person, this is already a very good sign. Happiness is not something that happens to us by chance. …

What to Eat Before and After a Workout

Chris Gallo<p>Before: Whole Wheat Toast with Sliced Banana and Cinnamon<p>When it comes to gearing up for workout, carbs are your gym BFF. The key is to …

18 Healthy Dip Recipes That Literally Anybody Can Make

Double dipping is advised.

29 Ways To Eat Vegetables That Are Actually Delicious

Eat yer veggies, no salads necessary.

19 Delicious Ice Cream Recipes You Can Make Without A Machine

No churn, no problem.

5 Ways to Organize Your Desk

Having a clean desk is an essential part of killing it in the workplace. Sure, some creative geniuses thrive in chaos, amid piles of papers, stacks …

Genius

78 years ago, a journalist studied 500 rich men and boiled down their success into 13 steps

At the peak of Andrew Carnegie's career, he crossed paths with an impressive journalist named Napoleon Hill, who he trusted to document — and share with the world — the strategies that turned him into one of the wealthiest and most successful businessmen of all time.<p>"It was Mr. Carnegie's idea that …

Self-improvement

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 …

Spirituality

11 things ultra-productive people do differently

<i>This post originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow the author here.</i><p>When it comes to productivity, we all face the same challenge—there are only 24 hours in a day.<p>Yet some people seem to have twice the time; they have an uncanny ability to get things done. Even when juggling multiple projects, they …

Time Management

Why you need to stop obsessing over how happy you are

The more you fixate on your happiness or force yourself to be happy in the present moment, the worse you may feel.<p>Yet new research suggests you don't have to sit around waiting for Pharrell to spontaneously appear.<p><b>The key is structuring your days in advance to include activities that are likely to</b> …

Happiness

3 Mind Hacks To Boost Your Motivation

The question I am always asked by the unmotivated is <i>“how do others become motivated?</i>” Motivation is created by both internal and external …

Motivation

The 9 Best Beauty Instagrams of the Week: Beyoncé, Taylor Swift, and More

This weekend’s solstice has us embracing all things outdoors in celebration of summertime, and we’re not alone. <b>Beyoncé</b> soaked up the sun on freshly cut grass, her golden skin elevated by fresh-from-the-water waves. French model <b>Ophelie Guillermand</b> also posed on a grassy expanse, the surrounding …

7 steps to take when you don't know what to do with your life after college

Then someone asks you, "So, what do you want to do with your life?"<p>Panic strikes, and your mere moment of bliss is deflated by your lack of retort. You have no idea what you want to do with your life.<p>Luckily for you, this crushing realization isn't the end of the world.<p>Ryan Kahn, a career coach, …

Employment

why I don’t trust God

I haven’t been blogging much these past couple months. Popping out a fetus notwithstanding, I’ve been busy. Busy with other life stuff. Busy putting …

Here Is What A Registered Dietitian Eats In A Typical Day

Jessica Jones, M.S., R.D., co-host of Food Heaven Made Easy, shares what she eats and drinks for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks.<p>You may be wondering whether you should eat three large meals versus five to six smaller meals throughout the day. Research has shown that unless you have a …