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7 challenges smart people choose to overcome

It’s truly fascinating how smart, successful people approach problems. Where others see impenetrable barriers, they see challenges to embrace and …

Self-improvement

4 harsh truths that will make you a better person

Why is it that whenever someone says, “face the facts” you know you’re about to hear something you don’t want to hear? Probably because of a second …

Happiness

I Was a Top Clinton Aide. Here’s What I Think About Comey’s Book.

Jennifer Palmieri reviews the former FBI director’s blockbuster memoir.<p>I have never met Jim Comey. We overlapped briefly in the Obama administration—he, as FBI director; I as director of communications at the White House—and have mutual friends and even the same literary agents. We’ve lived …

Donald Trump

7 tips to keep your brain as sharp as your body

When it comes to our hearts, even the non-medical types among us pretty much know what we need to be doing. In a nutshell: exercising and eating right.<p>But when it comes to our brains, guidelines tend to be foggier. Besides, we figure, since we’re probably as smart as we’ll ever be, what can we …

The Only Dumbbell Exercises You’ll Ever Need

There are hundreds of ways you can use weights to ramp up your workouts. But many basic moves target just one group of muscles, such as the biceps or …

Exercise

To Our Readers

<b>How we will continue to inform and inspire you in 2018</b><p>The world in 2018 will be full of dramatic change, improbable victories, and game-changing breakthroughs. Elections will be won and lost. Olympians will be hailed. Cryptocurrencies will rise and fall. And technology will continue to inexorably …

Gaza resident finds ancient graves in vegetable plot

A Palestinian man has found an ancient grave complex in his backyard after it was partially unearthed in heavy rain. Experts believe the site dates …

Underwater robots to measure Antarctica climate threat

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's a $2 million gamble.<p>Scientists with the University of Washington in conjunction with Paul G. Allen Philanthropies are sending robots to Antarctica for as long as a year in what will be the longest mission ever undertaken in the region.<p>The aim: to gain more extensive data about the rate …

Global Warming

20 Years Ago, Steve Jobs Said 1 Thing Separates Living an Exceptional Life From an Average One

It came easily to Steve Jobs -- and it's something we all should embrace.<p>Steve Jobs set extremely high expectations. He wanted things done a certain way, challenging other people to work harder, work longer, and sometimes to do more than they thought was possible.<p>Steve Jobs had high standards. He …

Self-improvement

Female code breakers: The hidden figures of the greatest generation

<b>(CNN) —</b> Do you like crossword puzzles and are you engaged to be married?<p>Those were the questions asked of many college-age American women by their professors, college presidents, or military officers to assess their suitability to do secret work breaking German and Japanese codes during the Second …

Women's History

Tiny blood vessel damage tied to depression among older adults | Reuters

(Reuters Health) - Keeping tiny blood vessels healthy may be one way to ward off depression later in life, suggests a new analysis of existing research.<p>Damage to the microvascular system - often caused by high blood pressure or diabetes, and made worse by smoking - is tied to an increased risk of …

A Look at 10 Minimalist Scandinavian Cabins

After a tough, dark winter, the arrival of summer sends Scandinavians off to vacation homes and cabins to enjoy longer days surrounded by nature.<p>Thanks to their love of minimalist design and respect for their surroundings, Scandinavians have created some incredible getaways in beautiful bucolic …

Instagram Created a Monster: A No B.S. Guide to What’s Really Going On

I remember how excited I was when I first started posting on Instagram. I finally had a platform to get my work seen, tell my stories, share my life …

Are You Constantly Worrying About the Future? If So, You're Risking Your Success Potential in These 3 Ways.

Worrying about the future might seem productive, but it can actually hurt you in the long run.<p>Focusing on the future can be helpful when it comes to taking control of your own productivity and achieving your goals, but there's a downside we don't often acknowledge. As many of us know, <i>focusing</i> on …

Self-help

10 Essential Qualities for Living an Authentically Empowered Life

Success is the process of becoming the best version of yourself.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To be powerful in the business world you must possess the essential qualities that will guarantee to keep you ahead of the game. The majority of people do not reach …

Self-improvement

Here’s Why Millennials Are So Dedicated to Practicing Mindfulness

A trendy topic at buzzy start-ups, popular companies, and on well-read wellness blogs, mindfulness is a super important part of maintaining a healthy mindset, and it can even help you feel happier by easing stress. Interestingly, new research shows that millennials practice mindfulness much …

7 Minutes. No Equipment. One Science-Backed Core Workout That Works

In the faster-is-better world we live in, carving out 30 to 45 minutes a day for a good workout can seem like a major challenge—and that can totally …

Workouts

All Extremely Happy People Give Up These 17 Behaviors

You have the power to decide how you want to live.<p>Happiness is something that all people want. People spend billions of dollars each year trying to buy material items that are supposed to make them feel fulfilled, only to discover that, once purchased, the goods lose their appeal. Happiness, it …

Happiness

Who was Steve Jobs? Tech trailblazer and co-founder of the Apple empire

Steve Jobs, who died on October 5, 2011, aged 56, was the visionary co-founder, and later chief executive, of Apple, makers of the Macintosh computer, the iMac, the iPod, iPad, and iPhone, and the man behind the astonishing success of the computer animation firm Pixar, makers of Toy Story and …

6 Vitamins And Minerals That Boost Brain Power

The human brain is a complex organ requiring many different nutrients to function properly. Nutritional deficiencies have been shown to contribute to …

2 Big Lessons From the Biggest Happiness Study Ever Conducted

Here's what researchers learned after following people for more than 75 years.<p>If you want to study happiness, you first have to define what you mean by the word.<p>There are the momentary pleasures of a great glass of wine, a smile on a child's face, or a soft couch after a long day. But there are …

Happiness

The 1 Smoothie Recipe You Need to Lose Weight

If you've tried kale in smoothies before but weren't a fan of the earthy flavor, you've got to give this creamy recipe a try. The pineapple not only helps prevent belly bloat, but its strong tangy flavor helps hide the bitterness of the kale.<p>This 350-calorie smoothie not only tastes great, but it …

Learning to distinguish “fear” from “fear of fear” is key to leading a happy life

There’s one piece of advice that’s always stuck with me: “The only way to not be scared of being punched in the face is being punched in the face.” This is quite true, as I learned after receiving the first (and only) punch in my life. Late one night, I inadvertently bumped into someone outside a …

Framing

How School Choice Turns Education Into a Commodity

Schools are a public good that extreme market proliferation would eventually destroy.<p>Buoyed by Donald Trump’s championing of a voucher system—and cheered on by his education secretary Betsy DeVos—Arizona just passed one of the country's most thoroughgoing policies in favor of so-called “school of …

5 Hidden Blessings in Failure

<b>“Remember that sometimes not getting what you want is a wonderful stroke of luck.” ~ Dalai Lama</b><p>Recently I received some “bad” news; after years of …

If You Want to Be Truly Happy, Stop Worrying About These 24 Things in Your Life

We are each responsible for our own happiness.<p>If you want to be happy you have to find the things that make you unhappy.<p>If you want to move forward, there are always things you need to let go of first. It's a process that shouldn't happen just once a year. Taking stock should be an ongoing …

Happiness

Sleep In and Make Millions: Why You Don't Need to Wake Up at 5 A.M.

Sleep-loving millionaires share the secrets to their success.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We've all heard how successful entrepreneurs wake up well before the crack of dawn and get a metric ton done before 5 a.m.<p>However, as a successful entrepreneur who …

Time Management

Learning These 9 Tough Skills Will Immediately Improve Your Entire Life

This curated post is authored by Elle Kaplan, Founder &The post Learning These 9 Tough Skills Will Immediately Improve Your Entire Life appeared …

Potential new treatment found for 'chemo brain'

Chemotherapy is the most commonly available form of cancer treatment, but its serious side effects are well-known. New research investigates the …

Megadonor urged Bannon not to resign

Trump’s strategist threatened to leave the White House after clashing with Jared Kushner.<p>The man credited with honing Donald Trump’s populist message and guiding him into the White House has grown frustrated amid continued infighting in the West Wing, so much so that in recent weeks a top donor had …