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These Skills Are Hard To Learn But Pay Off For The Rest of Your Life

This column is by Thomas Oppong, Founding Editor at Alltopstartups<p><i>“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies</i> …

27 books that can change your life forever, according to my coworkers

Books can be incredibly powerful. They have the ability to suck us in, take us on adventures, and influence the way we think.<p>They can teach us, move us, give us new perspectives, and help shape us. And the most powerful ones change our lives forever.<p>I asked my Business Insider colleagues to share …

Is addiction really a disease?

Treating addiction as if it is a learned pattern of thinking gives addicts the chance to stay clean<p>What is addiction? For the majority who have strong opinions on the matter, addiction is a disease. In fact it’s “a chronic relapsing brain disease” according to the American National Institute on …

Your favourite US national parks – and how to visit them

This week's winning entry<p>A taste of the Old West in Big Bend<p>Big Bend National Park in Texas is well off the tourist trail, unheard-of by many Americans and miles from the nearest settlement. It is a green desert landscape, dotted with exotic vegetation that thrives in a dry climate. Century plants …

These 7 Cool Tech Tools Can Help You Change Your Life

Want to break a bad habit or start a good one? Tech can help.<p>Changing your habits is hard. Really hard. Maybe that's why there are so many experts offering advice on exactly how to approach your quest for a better lifestyle.<p>No doubt many of these tips are helpful, but as with any difficult …

Product Hunt

How To Quit Your Job And Follow A Dream: Advice From Four Entrepreneurs Who Are Doing It

Traveling the globe in search of fine wine, exceptional coffee, and hidden beaches inevitably connects me to a vast network of dreamers. There’s the cellar rat chasing grape harvests across hemispheres, the barista traveling through the Antipodes perfecting latte art, and the scuba instructor …

Someone is writing a mysterious, dystopian novel of the future in Reddit comments

It all began in April, when Reddit user _9MOTHER9HORSE9EYES9 posted a bizarre comment on a thread on Reddit about the cover of George Orwell’s <i>1984</i>. The comment described a botched CIA program, called the MKUltra experiments, where subjects were fed a steady stream of LSD and other psychoactive …

5 meditation experts to relax with on YouTube

Experts of all kinds take to YouTube to share their wisdom. From makeup to video games, viewers can find coaches on virtually any topic.<p>Meditation …

Meditation

21 lifestyle changes to make if you want to save more money

When it comes to getting rich, the formula is simple: Spend less and save more.<p>That's easier said than done. To save a considerable amount of money, you have to make more than an intermittent effort. You have to make a lifestyle change.<p>What kind? We rounded up 21 lifestyle changes anyone can make …

How to answer an insanely hard brain teaser interview question without seeming nervous

<i>"How many people are currently online in Germany?"</i><p><i>"How many windows are there in New York City?"</i><p>And, most importantly: <i>"How the heck do you answer these crazy questions?"</i><p>If you're interviewing for a tech job, chances are you'll get thrown one of these brain teaser questions at some point during the …

10 books that will change the way you live your life

Whether the focus is getting out of bed as soon as the alarm goes off, getting a creative project off the ground, kicking procrastination forever, or figuring out — hallelujah! — what to do for a career, we're all works in progress.<p>But finding the path that'll get us there is a torturous, tender, …

Zen and the art of getting things done

<b>(CNN) —</b> The new hot trend in Silicon Valley office culture is a Buddh-ish encouragement of workplace mindfulness. Guided meditation is the new free cafeteria meals.<p>But David Allen, the author of the international bestselling productivity bible, Getting Things Done, has been teaching people how to …

Productivity

The Future of The Xbox Could Mean The End of The Games Console as We Know It

The end of an era.<p>New comments made by Microsoft’s Xbox chief Phil Spencer have raised eyebrows across the video game community, with the company …

You Can Heal Yourself With Your Mind (For Real)

I met Tunde Balogh at the Catholic pilgrimage site of Lourdes, France. The 37-year-old, originally from Hungary, had been diagnosed with breast …

Immune System

How To Naturally Boost The Brain Chemicals Sapped By Depression

Critical neurotransmitters were boosted in the study, possibly helping to restore mental health.Dr Jeremy Dean's latest ebooks are:• The Anxiety Plan: …

8 Frugal Habits That Will Make You a Millionaire

While becoming a millionaire rarely occurs overnight, it's still an achievable dream if you work hard and use these habits.<p>There are approximately 35 million people who are millionaires in the world. As Robert J. Samuelson states so perfectly in <i>The</i> <i>Washington Post</i>, "That's about 5 percent of the …

Bill Gates offered the best advice on how to not feel overwhelmed when taking on huge projects

Yes, even the richest people in the world desire things they can't have. Bill and Melinda were thinking about superpowers after being asked a bunch of stuff by some high school students in Kentucky, they explained in the letter.<p>To talk about the letter, and the upcoming goals they have for their …

23 Books Everyone Should Read, According to Mark Zuckerberg

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How to instantly connect with anyone

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that the ability to connect with others is a natural, unteachable trait that belongs to only a lucky few.<p>It's easy to fall prey to this misconception. In reality, this ability is under your control, and it's a matter of emotional intelligence …

7 Natural Ways To Boost Your Brain Power + Sharpen Your Mind

Sure, there's not much you can do to stop time. You can however, improve the <i>quality</i> of your life within the time you have — and that includes keeping …

Wellness

How to trick your brain into being productive when you can't focus

Or, worse, it's completely blank, save for the cursor mocking you each time it blinks (rude).<p>It's happened to all of us, and it's a <i>really</i> frustrating feeling. Especially when you've dedicated specific time to work on this project, and it is quickly ticking away.<p>It's even more nerve-wracking — and …

10 Free Online Courses To Make You More Successful

Do you often feel stressed out with too much of workload? As time passes by, do you feel like you have more tasks on hand than you have time to do …

Time Management

40+ Life-Changing Books to Read This Year

Books

The Psychology Behind Saving in the 21st Century

Making smart financial decisions after landing you first job is half the battle. Sure, you’ve got your budget, your financial goals for the future, maybe you even reassessed what your credit card is doing for you.<p>But, unfortunately, having the playbook and making a plan is not enough. When it comes …

Walmart is a cultural sickness: How the American workplace is enriching the wealthy — and destroying everyone else

<b>(Reuters/Kevork Djansezian/Salon)</b><p>American workers are conditioned to expect less and less even as they do more and more. And it’s killing them.<p>Kyle Schmidlin<p>June 2, 2015 6:15pm (UTC)<p>At a time when so many Americans are struggling just to earn a decent living and find adequate employment, it may …

8 Powerful Ways to Make Habits Stick

Here's how you can make that new behavior stick once-and-for-all.<p>Many of my clients see me because they want to change. There's something in their lives that is so routine, yet so undesirable or unhealthy. Maybe it's a poor diet, dating toxic men or women, or laziness. They seek change, yet it …

10 Life-Changing Things To Try In June

Because we tried them for you in May!

Single Task Your Way to a Better Life and Career

Multitasking used to be a sought-after professional competency thought to be a valuable skill for the busy professional. Research tells us that single-tasking is actually more effective and can result in higher productivity and time efficiency.<p>I can envision a woman at work reading this blog while …