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8 Things Every Person Should Do Before 8 A.M.

Life is busy. It can feel impossible to move toward your dreams. If you have a full-time job and kids, it’s even harder.<p>How do you move forward?<p>If you don’t purposefully carve time out every day to progress and improve — without question, your time will get lost in the vacuum of our increasingly …

Learn How to Properly Run in 30 Days

On Day 1 of your 30-Day Quick Start Guide, you completed your first run. During your first week, you slowly increased your run time/distance. Now …

Biomechanics

We Tried Weightlifting For Six Weeks And Here's What Happened

A three-times-a-week program that even fitness newbies can do.<p>Or, well, we decided we wanted to become at least a <i>little</i> bit stronger. Both of us are pretty fit people (averaging 2-5 workouts per week), but neither of us had any real prior experience with weight training. The free weight area always …

Workouts

The 20 most popular TED Talks of all time

Since its founding in 1984, the TED nonprofit has hosted thousands of short speeches around the world on technology, entertainment, and design.<p>It began posting video of the presentations online in 2006, and there are now more than 2,100 TED Talks that have been viewed well over a billion …

Al Gore

What You Should Have Learned About Money, But Never Did: A Gen Y Guide to Empowered Personal Finance Kindle Edition

You did what you were supposed to do. You got good grades in high school, went to a prestigious college, graduated with honors and got a job in the …

12 things successful people do on Sunday nights

In fact, a whopping 76% of American workers say they get the Sunday-night blues, according to a 2015 Monster survey.<p>Even if you love your job and typically look forward to getting back into the swing of things, "it's easy to feel a bit of trepidation on Sundays about the stresses waiting for you on …

Success

15 Free Resources To Get You More Organized In 2016

Elise Moreau<p>Read full profile<p>So, it’s 2016 and you’re ready to get your life organized, once and for all. The question is <i>how</i>? There’s only so much …

7 nighttime habits that guarantee a more productive morning

Since most of us work in the morning and afternoon, productivity is often seen as a day strategy. However, your nighttime habits and rituals can have a major impact on how productive you are the next day.<p>Try implementing these habits in your nightly life to guarantee yourself a productive morning:

6 easy-to-start habits that could help you build wealth

<i>"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit,"</i> Aristotle said. And that's good advice. Yet some habits are hard to start or stop. Like, smoking, for one. Or ... complaining about your boss.<p><i>Related: 10 Powerful Habits That Will Make You a Millionaire</i><p>Other habits, …

Productivity

When Should You Retire And What Is The Magic Retirement Savings Number?

As a professor of retirement income planning at The American College of Financial Services, I constantly receive questions about the best Social Security claiming strategy or the magic retirement savings number. It is really tempting to believe that there is a simple and quick answer to these types …

Meal Planning 101: How to Really Save Time and Money in the Kitchen

<i>This piece originally appeared on Fix.com.</i><p>Wandering the grocery store aimlessly can cost you. Consumers spend 40 percent more on impulse purchases …

Why Creating A To-Do List Is Derailing Your Success

Most of us make them, but to-do lists make us more stressed and don’t account for how long tasks take. Here are three things to do instead.<p>Nearly two-thirds of professionals write to-do lists, but 41% percent of all to-do list items never actually get done, according to research from the …

15 Surreal Places In Texas You Need To Visit Before You Die

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National Parks

3 Foolproof Ways to Build Wealth in Your 40s

Building wealth takes time. Your approach will depend in part on the stage of life you’re in. The way you handle your money as a 40-something is likely a bit different than the way you managed your finances in your 20s and your 30s. If retiring rich is your ultimate goal, here are three ways to …

10 Secret Mindsets of Multi-Millionaires

I have a ton of rich friends who’ve wanted me to write this for a long time.<p>Yesterday, I was chatting with future billionaire, Josh McAfee (Founder …

How to get your retirement savings on track

<i>I'm in my 30s and want to know whether I'm on the right track for retirement. How do I go about doing that? -- Mike, Connecticut</i><p>The close of one year and the start of a new one is a good time to take a fresh look at your retirement planning to determine whether you're making progress and, if not, …

100 Amazing Mini Habits That Will Make 2016 Awesome

Today I'm sharing with you my top 100 tips on work and life.<p><i>What are some of the best life tips? originally appeared on Quora--the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Nelson Wang, founder of CEOLifestyle.io, on Quora:</b><p>Over the …

The misunderstood psychology of weight loss — how to lose 30 pounds in 2016

<i>An extremely effective fat loss and muscle-building blueprint anyone can use.</i><p>There’s a huge connection between physical wellness and mental clarity. …

Anyone taking Social Security for the first time in 2016 needs to know these things

<b>How to apply for Social Security benefits</b> <br>You can file an application for Social Security retirement benefits once you reach the age of 61 years and nine months. The Social Security Administration recommends that you apply three months before you want your benefits to start in order to provide …

Seven bucket list holidays your family should take in 2017

Whatever the age of your child, there is a world of opportunity in 2017 to challenge your family to try something new.<p>Perhaps you’ve always dreamt of seeing the Northern Lights in Scandinavia; maybe you seek a spell of island escapism in the Indian Ocean; or it may be that you wish to bring your …