Brannon Harbur

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What a psychic taught me that my religion couldn’t

In my religious upbringing, visiting a psychic was the equivalent of putting out the welcome mat for Satan<p>“Please come in,” the woman said, smiling as she held open the front door. <i>I’m about to enter the Devil’s lair</i>, I said to myself. Despite my apprehensions, I stepped through the threshold. The …

Spirituality

18 Things You Need To Give Up To Become A High-Achieving Person

A secret about success is that it is just as much about what you give up as what you gain.<p>Are you willing to give up late nights out for late nights in working? Are you willing to turn a deaf ear to blind criticisms? Are you willing to listen to helpful ones? Are you going to be able to give up the …

Self-help

How to make $400,000 a year writing about what you love — according to someone who's doing it

After posting my blogging income report from last year (where I made $401,681 with my blogging side hustle), I've been getting a lot of reader questions about how much money can you actually make blogging? I think blogging is the perfect side hustle because you can do it in your own time, you can …

Marketing

The Psychical and Mental Benefits of Cold Showers

Cold exposure is a method of body hardening, which increases your tolerance to stress and disease. Odds are you’ve heard whispers around the water …

I Tried 5 Days Of Meal Prep — & Here's How Much It Cost

The new year always seems to bring a newfound desire to get our lives in order and start "adulting" once and for all. A major goal of mine for 2018: …

Food

Vegan Bodybuilder Shares What He Eats In a Day | Men’s Health

People are increasingly adopting vegan diets for ethical and health reasons, too. Plant-based products are in higher demand than ever and will grow as a food trend in 2018, according to predictions from Whole Foods Market. In fact, when we polled <i>Men's Health</i> readers about going vegan on Twitter, …

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

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 wanted things to be done his way.<p>But he also believed in the power of …

Self-improvement

40 Cozy Fall Dinner Recipes to Make All Season Long

Crisp Fall days are meant for comfort food, and there are so many ways to make that happen with Fall produce. Pumpkin pastas, butternut squash soups, and more hearty Autumn dinners will warm your soul and fill you up on chilly nights. Consider this your ultimate guide to Fall dinner recipes that …

This shade of blue paint makes my apartment feel like a permanent vacation

I actually loved watching this paint dry<p>As a perpetual renter, I’ve never felt so strongly as to paint a place I knew I’d be leaving sooner or later. Call it uncommitted, lazy, what have you, but it never made much sense to me to ruin a perfectly good T-shirt with paint splatters just to have to …

10 easy ways to save $10 every single day: That's an extra $3,650 a year

Americans report daily spending of around $100 on average — and that's outside of car or home payments and basic household expenses, according to …

Personal Finance

The 10 best abs exercises for beginners

1. High-tension plank<p><b>Why it's effective:</b> The plank is one of the most common core exercises, ever, but most guys get it wrong. Creating tension in …

Workouts

11 Smart Home Devices For an Efficient Home

If you're looking to make your home work more efficiently and reduce energy costs, the smart home market has a lot to offer.<p><b>Google Home</b> is a voice-activated speaker that uses Google Assistant to allow users to activate everything from music and lights to the weather via voice command. It's …

HARD Goals, Not SMART Goals, Are The Key To Career Development

Good employees want the opportunity to grow and develop on the job. And here’s the great news, a simple, 15-minute conversation, that focuses on HARD Goals, will encourage your people to take a more active and self-sufficient role in planning for and reaching their desired career growth.<p><i>Watch on</i> …

Employee Engagement

Turbo Gin and Tonic is the new cocktail trend that combines two of our favourite drinks

Have you tried it yet?<p>By now, you are well acquainted with a classic gin and tonic and know just how you like it. But have you tried the latest gin …

The 1-Minute Chocolate Smoothie That Burns Fat And Reduces Anxiety

Indulging in chocolate frequently is one thing, and craving it is another, very different thing. In most cases, cravings for chocolate are due to the …

The Science Behind Effortless Weight Loss | Heleo

“People who are overweight are given the idea that, ‘It’s your fault you’re fat. This is about willpower.’ And it’s not.”<p><b>Dr. Mark Hyman</b> is a …

Nutrition

300-Calorie Iced Coffee Protein Smoothie (Tastes Like Melted Coffee Ice Cream!)

What would happen if an iced coffee went on a date with a protein smoothie? And they got married, bought a house, and had a baby? It'd look just like this — an iced coffee protein smoothie. A deliciously creamy, slightly sweet breakfast with a strong coffee flavor. This is one cool way to enjoy …

17 Recipes That Actually Got Me Through Whole30

From someone who can barely cook and likes to eat.<p>Because of that, I can promise all of these recipes: are simple and easy to make<p>* don't use any fancy appliances because I have a tiny-ass kitchen and three roommates<p>* require no outlandish ingredients, except for a few Whole30-specific things that …

10 Awesome Pack-And-Go Lunch Recipes (For Grown-ups)

Packed lunches are just for the kids. Whether you’re preparing a picnic or packing lunch for work, these easy recipes will leave you feeling happy and satisfied — no reheating required!<p>1. Golden Gazpacho<p>This unique recipe is adapted from Oleana chef Ana Sortun’s inspiring cookbook, Spice: Flavors …

Food

Here's How To Eat A Little Healthier This Week

It's actually easier than you think.

5 Foods That Belong On Your Skin and Hair

Some of the best beauty treatments you can buy are probably already in your kitchen.<p>Oh, the lengths people go for beauty. Whether it’s banking on a small-batch botanical serum or booking a celebrity-endorsed facial months in advance, the game of looking and feeling good is often hard-fought and …

Skin Care

An Excellent, One-pan, Protein-packed Power Pasta

One-pot meals are the savior of weeknight cooking, and this pasta is one of my go-tos. It's pasta and lentils simmered in crushed tomatoes, finished …

Food

4 Ways to Grow Your Business (and Your Audience) Using LinkedIn Pulse | Inc.com

Plenty of people post articles on LinkedIn... and plenty of people wish they could reach a bigger audience.<p>Want to know how? The best way is to learn from people who have.<p>The following is from Dennis Williams II, a LinkedIn Top Voice in marketing, the co-author of the Content Engine, and Content …

Marketing

6 in-demand skills you can learn online

However, the advent of sophisticated technology — which propelled the development of many apps, software and social media — has made skills and knowledge easily disseminated and accessible.<p><b>Related: 8 Free Training Tools That Will Help You Excel at Your Job</b><p>There are countless websites readily …

Entrepreneurship

Five Ways to Work Out in the Gym When It's Crazy Packed

You want to work out, but when the gym is so packed that every machine and bench are taken you need all the self-control to not say, “Screw it!” and …

After writing about money for half a decade, here's the spreadsheet I built to keep track of my spending

<i>A lot</i>.<p>I don't pretend to be a financial expert or hold any kind of certification, but between writing, editing, and reading hundreds (thousands?) of stories about money, I've picked a few things up.<p>Chief among them is that the best, most critical first step you can take to improve your finances is …

Personal Finance

Furniture folds out of the walls in this tiny transforming apartment

In order to transform this apartment in Berlin into a comfortable environment in which to live and work, Itay Friedman Architects introduced a …

21 Incredible Dishes You Can Make in One Skillet

Because doing dishes is a huge buzzkill