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24 life skills every adult should master before turning 30

There’s no handbook for adult life.<p>Somehow you’re just supposed to know that you should have more money coming in than going out and you shouldn’t …

Time Management

What the color of your urine says about your health and hydration

If you spot red in the toilet after relieving yourself, you may want to call a doctor.<p>Red urine could be a sign that there's blood in your pee, or that you have a urinary tract infection, prostate problems, kidney disease, a tumor, or some other condition. But if you recently ate beets, …

Wellness

10 Actually Cool Uses For A USB Drive

The humble USB drive - supplanted by the download and the cloud sync, but still useful in all kinds of ways. If you've got an old drive lying around, …

How to use acids in your beauty routine to make your skin look younger, smoother and brighter

An acid doesn't sound like the most friendly of ingredients, and you might be wondering why on earth you'd want to slather it on your face - but it …

Here's Why You Have Dark Under-Eye Circles—and How You Can Fix Them

<i>This article originally appeared on Health. For more stories like it, visit health.com.</i><p>You know what I'm talking about—those shady hollows under your …

Skin Care

10 Unexpected Psychological Tricks That Will Help You Make A Great Impression On Anyone You Meet

Making a great first impression is something that doesn't come easily to everyone. Sure, there are people out there who can confidently walk up, …

The Single Worst Way to Respond to Customer Complaints (and How to Avoid It) | Inc.com

Exceptional customer service is critical to keeping your business humming. Getting there can involve all kinds of strategies, but the real key is to grasp that most difficult customer- service experiences involve reactance theory. Wrap your head around this one principle and you might see your …

Customer Service

These are the ingredients you need to deal with *every* single skin issue

With shiny packaging, bold graphics, and alluring promises of clearer, firmer, and brighter skin in just days, the skin-care aisle can prove …

How to boost your microbiome

The microbes in your gut can help you to get thinner, be happier and live longer. Here’s how you can give them a helping hand…<p>The gut microbiome is a …

19 Keto Lunches That Will Help You Stick to Your Resolutions

It’s probably not surprising that the vast majority of New Year’s resolutions have something to do with food and diet. It could be ditching gluten or …

Healthy Eating

15 Sad Reasons People Give Up On Their Dreams | Inc.com

It's a sad truth in life that the vast majority of people give up on their dreams.<p>Sometimes it happens early. A kid is told by his or her parents that whatever they're aiming for is impossible to reach.<p>Sometimes it happens later. You get older, tired, and instead of trying to pivot once more, you …

Motivation

Why the Best Ideas Almost Always Seem Wrong Now--and Right Later | Inc.com

I've been reading a good book about creativity entitled <i>Light the Dark</i>, in which writers talk about what inspired their books and articles. One particularly good article was written by Mark Haddon, who wrote <i>The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time</i>. In it he (apparently) misquotes Jean …

Innovation

25 People Shaping the Future in Tech, Science, Medicine, Activism and More

He's probably the only person who has started four billion-dollar companies – PayPal, Tesla, SpaceX and Solar City. But at his core, Elon Musk is not …

SolarCity

15 'Secret' iPhone Hacks That Will Even Impress Siri

Want to know how to charge your phone super fast and correct Siri when she's wrong? These elusive shortcuts will help you save time.<p>While Apple products were created to be simple and easy-to-use tech tools for the everyday person, it turns out they’ve got a whole slew of their own hidden tricks and …

Hacking

A Cheat Sheet to Using Adaptogens to Lower Stress, Increase Energy, and Improve Digestion

Ease anxiety, boost libido, reduce bloat, enhance your skin's natural glow — do any of these benefits sound too good to be true? Well, they're not. These are all very real benefits of some magic little plants and herbs called adaptogens.<p>Dr. Will Cole, DC, a functional medicine practitioner from …

The Athlete's Guide to Healthy Grains

Because there's more than just brown rice out there<p>Carbs are the literal fuel that power an athlete’s pursuits. During a long run or ride, you look for fast-acting carbs in their simplest form, typically sugar, but in your meals, you want to stick to high-quality, complex grains. “Whole …

Nutrition

Slideshow: Food Dos and Don’ts to Tame Inflammation

Nutrition

9 Free Apps You Didn't Know Your Small Business Needed | Inc.com

When you're starting out as a small company, prices can easily skyrocket in the search for experienced, knowledgeable employees. But with the flourishing enterprise app market, solutions may be right at your fingertips -- literally!<p>While technology can't take the place of a real person, it can ease …

Apps

The Secret Toxic Ingredients in Your Favorite Healthy Drinks

The ingredients they don't want you to know about.<p>November 05, 2017<p>Like most people, I have a bit of a sweet tooth and love to satisfy it with a …

10 Ways Your Body Is Telling You You’re Running Low on Key Vitamins

Your body gives you a lot of information, including what's going on inside that you may not be able to see. The key is to pay attention to …

Wellness

13 Successful People on the Books That Changed Their Lives

Get these on your shelf now.<p>Need a book recommendation for a young, out-of-work, or fledgling wild-card on your Christmas list? Or some words of …

A Beginner's Guide to Biryani, the Ultimate Rice Dish

Take a regional tour of this elaborate South Asian essential<p>Biryani is my go-to dinner party dish. A one-pot meal of rice, meat, and aromatic spices, …

10 Most Filling Foods That Will Banish Your Snack Cravings

Think of your meals and snacks as deposits toward your total health. Would you rather deposit a penny or a dime? They’re roughly the same size, but a …

10 Crucial Health Tweaks to Make by Your 50s

For most people, your 50th birthday is the signal that it's time for a first colonoscopy screening—and you should know the best time to schedule your …

The 7 Best Oils For Your Face And Body

We go to the pharmacy, take a walk down the beauty aisle, and notice plenty of skin, hair, and nail products derived from oil. Using oil is often …

10 minutes to a flatter, firmer belly

This 10-minute routine from <i>Prevention’s</i> new Fit in 10: Slim and Strong—for Life! program will help you tone and strengthen your deepest core muscles for a flatter, firmer belly. It combines highly effective Pilates work with essential corrective exercises to help you reactivate weak belly muscles …

How To Overcome The Fear Of Rejection For Sales And Careers

I visited potential universities with my daughter this month. The programs she is considering are highly regarded and extremely selective. At one point she said, “I’m never going to get in.” Instead of embracing the opportunity, she was guarding herself against the potential rejection she might …

Employment

7 Superfoods You Need for a Longer, Healthier Life

Is it true that you can add years to your life by making smarter food choices? Believe it or not, it is!<p>Our life span is dependent on several …

Nutrition

50 things Millennials can do now so they can retire at 65

It seems like you’ll be punching a clock forever, right? Well, one day, you’ll likely stop spending 9 to 5 at a desk and will enjoy your golden years in retirement. But that’s assuming everything plays out nicely and you have enough money set aside to do so. Stressful, right?<p>Well, according to a …

Personal Finance