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The 11 Best Tricks to Help You Turn Into a Morning Person

For the most part, the business world is set up to accommodate early birds.<p>One study found that workers who got into the office earlier were judged …

Researchers Uncover Even More Breastfeeding Benefits for Moms

We've heard before that breastfeeding has health benefits for moms as well as their babies, but new research has uncovered even more long-term pluses for mamas who choose this route.<p>It is well documented that breastfeeding provides numerous benefits for babies. Breastfeeding has also been proven to …

Pregnancy

Doctor’s Orders: Avoid These Seven Mistakes That Slow Your Metabolism

If you find yourself gaining weight or your weight loss efforts have slowed down to a crawl, it’s time to look at what may be the problem – your …

13 Inspiring Things Successful People Do to Be Extra Productive

Shown Above: Colonel Harland Sanders, Founder of KFC restaurant chain<p><i>This column is by Larry Kim, Founder & CTO, WordStream</i><p>If only there were some …

True Leaders Are Teachable

Lists can be remarkably instructive and challenging, especially when they appear in articles that address matters relating to Christian living and …

Single Women Are Crushing the Entrepreneurial Game (and You Can, Too)

In the race to entrepreneurship, single women aren’t just at the head of the pack -- they’re blazing a trail for everyone behind them. According to U.S. Labor Department data, single women are becoming entrepreneurs at a faster rate than married women and, surprisingly, men in general.<p>Last year, …

The 11-Minute Weighted Core Workout

Of course, bodyweight workouts are effective <i>and</i> challenging. But if you want to take your core workout to the next level, add a set of dumbbells.<p>This …

The Most Important Leadership Competencies, According to Leaders Around the World

dave wheeler FOR HBR<p>What makes an effective leader? This question is a focus of my research as an organizational scientist, executive coach, and leadership development consultant. Looking for answers, I recently completed the first round of a study of 195 leaders in 15 countries over 30 global …

The Ultimate Dictionary of Marketing Terms You Should Know

On the 61st anniversary of Alexander Fleming’s death, we are on the road back to where he started: the days of people dying from common infections and injuries<p>In 1928, as Alexander Fleming was sorting through a pile of petri dishes that he’d been cultivating bacteria in, he noticed something …

Medicine

2016: Your Year of Living Intentionally

We’re officially one week into 2016, and I love this time of year. I’ve noticed that it’s the most productive time for many people: gyms are packed, …

This Healthy Recipe Hack Tastes Like a Wendy's Frosty Without the Crazy-High Calories

Someone grab us a straw.<p>I'm calling it now, everyone: It's going to be an Indian summer. So while we may be moving straight into September, the higher temps aren't going anywhere — and neither is my craving for ice cream. Specifically, Wendy's glorious Frosty that I can dip a side of fries into.<p>The …

10 Foods to Eat to Avoid a Winter Cold

'Tis the season to get sick.<p>The drop in temperatures brings with it a spike in sicknesses, but you can outsmart the common cold in the kitchen. Lisa Yarah, New York State Certified Nutritionist and Registered Dietitian, shares the 10 immunity-boosting items to stock your fridge and pantry with this …

Nutrition

Develop These 7 Habits to Unlock Your Greatness

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We are all born with an equal potential for greatness. There are no exceptions, yet most achieve far below their potential while a small handful rise to extraordinary heights and become legends. To rank amongst the elite you must …

12 Helpful Tips Women Who’ve Lost Weight Swear By

We asked weight-loss bloggers to share their secrets to success.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>The 6 Best Things For Your Body

6 Ways to Get Motivated When You Feel Like Doing Nothing

Even the most ambitious, motivated people occasionally have difficulties getting things done. The good news is that we can often discover why we’re …

Pope Francis Slams 'Lofty' Judgmental Christians In His First Book As Pontiff

Pope Francis has hit out at hypocritical Christians in his new book, saying that mercy is more important than doctrine, and those who judge others …

17 Citrus-Packed Recipes to Fight Off That Winter Cold

Chilly winter months always seem to bring on the roughest of colds — the sneezy, runny-nose and headache that simply won’t go away. If you’re prone to getting hit with holiday bugs, stop what you’re doing right now and start loading up on your vitamin C. In addition to boosting your immune system …

Healthy Eating

Funniest Parenting Tweets: What Moms And Dads Said On Twitter This Week

Kids may say the darndest things, but parents tweet about them in the funniest ways. So each week, we round up the most hilarious 140-character quips from moms and dads to spread the joy. Scroll down to read the latest batch and follow @HuffPostParents on Twitter for more!<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>Cute Kid Notes

Top 5 Parenting Habits for Raising Happy, Healthy Kids

We all know that parenting can be difficult. In those first few months after birth, when you're basking in the glow of becoming a new mom or dad while reeling from the difficulty of nighttime feeds, much of what's necessary to raise a child hasn't really hit you. But, over time, as the months and …

Calm Your Baby In Seconds With Dr. Robert Hamilton's Quick Trick

It's like a miracle, only better.<p>Could it really be this easy?<p>Dr. Robert Hamilton of Pacific Ocean Pediatrics in Santa Monica has a technique he says can calm most crying babies almost instantly.<p>Hamilton showed off his baby-calming method in a video on YouTube with two little ones that were …