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7 things I wish my current self learned when I was younger

I wish I had learned these 7 lessons when I was younger. It would have helped me get on the path to a happier and healthier life:<p>Health is priority #1<p>…

Online

10 Night Blooming Flowers To Help You Create A Magical Moon Garden

What if you could duplicate a starry night sky, but in your garden instead? These 10 night blooming flowers show off their beauty at night so you can …

Flowers

Before-and-After Porch Makeovers That You Need to See to Believe

This Porch Was Just a Stoop<p>Prior to the renovation, the entrance to the 600-square-foot cottage was just a stoop.<p>Now It’s a Classic Southern Porch<p>The …

Landscaping

5 Unbelievable Facts about Optimists

<i>For strategies, tips, and games to help you become more optimistic, visit Happify or download the app on iPhone or Android.</i><p>Optimism isn’t about being …

Happiness

Spiced Cherry Spritz

This deep maroon cocktail is cherry cola for adults but with a subtle, spicy, and not-too-sweet flavor.

Cocktails

The 100 novels Americans love the most, based on a survey of thousands

In 2018, Michael Wolff’s <i>Fire and Fury</i> and James Comey’s <i>A Higher Loyalty</i> have captured US readers with juicy insights into the Trump White House. But what books bring Americans deep, blithe pleasure?<p>Starting in May, PBS will run a series called <i>The Great American Read</i>, in which journalist Meredith …

Literature

Anyone can compost their food waste (and everyone should)

And it doesn’t have to smell.<p>When we think of composting, we tend to think of enormous dumpsters full of everything you didn’t eat for dinner that day, mixing together into an earthy, smelly, nasty concoction that seems to have a life of its own. But at its most basic level, composting is simply …

Gardening

15 Habits Of Well-Dressed Men

We ask some of menswear's leading experts to tell us what all well-dressed men have in common, and show you how to introduce these desirable habits …

Men's Fashion

Remodeling 101: A Guide to the Only 7 Types of Tile You Need to Know

Europeans have long had a love affair with tile. Walk into almost any café in Paris or Seville or Lisbon and you’ll see glorious tiled surfaces, …

Home Improvement

These Detailed Sexual Fantasies Are Better Than Fifty Shades Of Grey

Even if you think you’re not kinky, there’s a chance your brain might be. And when it comes to getting turned on and orgasming, our brains deserve …

Fifty Shades of Grey

A Grandfather's Advice Is Priceless. Mine Taught Me to Make the Most of This Short Life.

He confronted each day as if it were a barn that needed raising.<p>My grandfather, Dwight Archibald Garner, known to everyone as Archie, spent most of his early life working in the coal mines in and around Marion County, West Virginia. He quickly rose to become a foreman. Later he branched out and in …

Great Depression

The Sweet-Smelling Aphrodisiac Known as the ‘Sex Candle’

“I’ve found that the level of candle directly correlates to whether or not you’re going to have an orgasm,” says Caitlin, a 29-year-old who has run …

Candles

4 steps to getting anything you want in life

“Don’t wish it was easier wish you were better. Don’t wish for less problems wish for more skills. Don’t wish for less challenge wish for more …

Self-improvement

20 Simple Habits That Will Make You Happier

I am fascinated with the habits that affect happiness, health, productivity and success. I read everything I can get my hands on related to these …

Happiness

First look inside the TWA Hotel’s sleek, midcentury-inspired rooms

The hotel is gearing up for a spring 2019 debut<p>In about a year’s time, JFK Airport’s TWA Flight Center, a midcentury marvel, will be a property transformed. Its swooping, birdlike headhouse, designed by Finnish architect Eero Saarinen, will be the entry point for a 500-room hotel, with a whole host …

Hospitality

How to Position Yourself as an Expert Even If Nobody Has Heard of You

You don't need fancy credentials to prove you're worth hiring.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Launching a new business can be a daunting task and entrepreneurs need to be creative with how they stand out in their market.<p>Many entrepreneurs feel they need credentials, …

Marketing

How to last longer during sex - the best ways to keep yourself going in bed

If you think you’re not lasting long enough during sex, you may be comforted to know that the average length of penetrative sex is 5.4 minutes, with …

Numb

How You Deal With Stress, According to the Zodiac

T<p><b>he hard truth is that we humans aren’t inherently equipped to handle stress gracefully; it’s a learned skill that can take years (lifetimes!) to</b> …

Lackadaisical

Dent resigns, to leave Congress next month

Rep. Charlie Dent (R-Pa.), a frequent critic of President Donald Trump and leader of a moderate band of House Republicans, has decided to quit Congress next month.<p>Dent had already announced his retirement, but will now not serve out his term through the end of the year.<p>"After discussions with my …

Elections

The 5 Best Leather Briefcases To Buy Under $100

<b>* Upgrade your office attire with a briefcase</b> <b><br>* 5 highly-rated premium leather bags for under $100</b> <b><br>* Different looks for every style</b><p>Even though …

Men's Fashion

Use This Checklist to Accomplish Your Life Goals

A couple of weeks ago, I spent a weekend in L.A. with my friend and business mentor, Melyssa Griffin—a fab entrepreneur and creator of the Pursuit …

Happiness

The Best Men’s Fragrances Of All Time

These are the best men's fragrances ever created - from Calvin Klein and Jean-Paul Gaultier to Tom Ford and Chanel - as well as advice from fragrance …

Beauty

Five Easy Yoga Poses That Will Make You Feel Like a Million Bucks

Tired of halfhearted toe-touches? Try these movements instead.<p>The fundamental problem with stretching is that it is as critical to good health and injury prevention as it is painfully boring to actually <i>do</i>. Especially for those who are short on time, the banality of it all—a few halfhearted toe …

Yoga

How to Swedish Death Clean Your Closet

By now, you’ve probably heard of Swedish death cleaning. Also known as döstädning—from the Swedish words for “death” and “cleaning”—this home …

Minimalism

Can Your Car Reflect Your Personal Style?

<b>The type of car that you drive says a lot about the kind of person that you are,</b> but can it reflect on your style? Sometimes, money can be an issue …

Menswear

How Often Should You Use Lube With Your Partner?

It’s been forty years since the erudite and irreverent Frank Zappa sang the phrase: “Keep it greasy so it’ll go down easy”, but the question of how …

Skin Care

9 different ages for claiming Social Security -- and what they mean to you

Not sure when to file for benefits? Here's a rundown of your choices.<p>Social Security serves as a key source of income for millions of retired seniors, and as an eligible worker, you get an eight-year window to start taking benefits. Here are the various ages at which you might claim Social …

Retirement

Ikigai: The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life Might Just Help You Live a More Fulfilling…

Ikigai: The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life Might Just Help You Live a More Fulfilling Life<p>In Japan, millions of people have <i>ikigai</i> …

Happiness

These 8 Things Will Make Your Shoes More Comfortable

Honestly, you can’t have a good day if your feet are killing you. It could be because those killer new shoes you bought are breaking your foot on …

Shoes

Build a Bat House - Garden for Wildlife | National Wildlife Federation

I love bats because mosquitoes LOVE to bite me. Pesticides can be harmful to mosquitoes’ predators as well as mosquitoes. According to Bat …

Woodworking