Chelsea Blackstone

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The Thing About Low Self Esteem Is...

Unless you've suffered, mental illness can be very difficult to explain to outsiders, even your family and friends. My blogs aim to try and express …

How to Make a Great First Impression

Six strategies for making a better first impression:<p><b>1. Stop acting and be your best self:</b><p>"Be yourself" is the best all-time phrase in personal development. However, you can plus that by being your best self. During your next networking or social situation, just show up with the intention of being …

4 Ways to Hold Yourself Accountable to Your Goals

Over the past few years, I've struggled with staying consistent with goals that I set for myself. I would make goals, legitimate things I wanted learn, or ways I wanted to better myself, and not stick to it. For instance, I attempted quite a few times to gain conversational fluency in a language, …

How to beat smoking, other bad habits with better self-control

<b>(CNN) —</b> Ready to kick your bad habit once and for all?<p>Even if you're not completely committed yet, there's a technique that may unconsciously help, whether you're intending to quit smoking, binge eating, gambling or another addictive behavior -- and even if you don't think you're ready.<p>A review of …

Self Control

Here's What Rich CEOs Say to Do In Your 20s

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7 Fundamentals of Success and Happiness Only You Can Deny Yourself

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Life's biggest frustrations and disappointments come from expecting too little of yourself and too much of others. Expectations shape all of your relationships, including in the workplace. By setting your expectations for yourself and …

Self-improvement

9 Proven Success Factors That Can Accelerate Your Career and Life

Give Brian Tracy's unique success factors a try and watch your success in career and life accelerate.<p>Brian Tracy is a highly recognized and sought-after speaker, coach, trainer, and author who travels extensively around the world. His presentations and seminars cover a multitude of areas, including …

6 Small Shifts to the Way You Talk That Will Make You (and Everyone Else) Happier at Work

Ask us how we're doing at the end of a long, stressful workday, and chances are you’ll hear, “I’ve been better” or some equally snippy response. …

10 Self-Help Books that Actually Help

Photo: Getty Images<p><i>ELLE editor Amanda FitzSimons is an admitted self-help addict. In a recent review of new self-help tome Promise Land: My Journey Through America's Self-Help Culture for ELLE's January issue, she writes, "Looking back, I guess you could say The Secret was my gateway drug. I had</i> …

17 Small Habits To Make You More Productive

<i>“The goal of a mini-habit is to be consistent. In fact, consistency is much more important than what you accomplish with this daily habit.”</i><p><b>The</b> …

Forget bootcamp — this is the grueling new workout that will push you to your limit

Black lights snaked along the ceiling, illuminating the white towels on every machine.<p>When the clock struck 6 a.m., instructor Laura Cozik cranked the music and the workout began.<p>At 28 E. 4th Street in NoHo, Mile High Run Club is the first dedicated running studio where "everyone trains like an …

6 Ways You're Unknowingly Sabotaging Your Workout

Fix these mistakes pronto to sweat like a champ and get results.<p>At this point, you've got the workout basics—like not trusting the calorie count on the treadmill and spending quality time with the foam roller—down pat. But there are other smaller details that are easier to overlook—and that can …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best Stuff<p><i>GQ</i>’s editors pick the freshest menswear, sneakers, watches and more worth your disposable income.<p>17 Photos2 days agoView …

Men's Fashion

10 Ways to Kill the Distractions and Supercharge Your Productivity

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Technology is both a blessing and a curse. While we all occasionally find ourselves obsessing over our Facebook feeds, technology also helps us perform better at our jobs.<p>A 2014 survey by Pew Research Center reported that technology has …

Productivity

What Most People Don't Know about ADHD

Today, there are still many myths, misconceptions and misunderstandings about attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Everyone from the …

Speed-like stimulants prescribed for adult ADHD part of ‘psychiatric fad,’ risk being used for mental edge

The growing number of adults being prescribed speed-like stimulants to help them focus risk becoming an epidemic of over-diagnosis, warns a leading …

7 Ways to Start Your Journey Toward Self-Love

For many of us, we could all use some help in the self-love department. Our own level of self-love can be detrimental to our success in relationships, career, health, and overall well-being.<p>Here are seven ways to start your journey toward self-love:<p><b>#1 -- Do mindfulness practices.</b> To be mindful …

Mindfulness

If You Can Do This One Simple Thing, You'll Succeed

It's not necessarily the smartest who succeed, but the people who are willing to keep trying. If this isn't something that comes naturally to you, you can change that.<p>Wouldn't it be great if there was a simple test you could take (or give to your kids) to determine your chances of success? Well, …

5 Ways To Quickly Pull Yourself Out of a Funk If Your Life is in The Dumps

I was in a funk for a very long time around my “Quarter-life crisis” period and like most people, I turned to the Internet for advice before asking …

10 Deathbed Regrets You Can Avoid by Making Changes Now

<b>“While I thought that I was learning how to live, I have been learning how to die.” ~Leonardo Da Vinci</b><p>It’s terrifying, isn’t it?<p>There you are—days, …

Major cancer breakthrough: Doctors solve long-standing mystery of how to stop cancer from growing

Cancer is a terrifying disease that researchers around the globe are obsessively working to cure. Now scientists from the USA have made a …

Sex & Drugs: Prison Seamstress Joyce Mitchell's Confession Revealed

Prison seamstress Joyce Mitchell, who pleaded guilty Tuesday to helping two inmates escape, told investigators that she performed sexual acts on one of the men and sent X-rated selfies to the other and knew the duo planned to kill her husband, police documents show.<p>Mitchell, 51, told investigators …

America's Largest Mental Hospital Is a Jail

At Cook County, where a third of those incarcerated suffer from psychological disorders, officials are looking for ways to treat inmates less like prisoners and more like patients.<p>It was 9 o’clock in the morning at Cook County Jail, but in the subterranean holding cells where dozens await their …

ISIS reportedly selling Christian artifacts, turning churches into torture chambers

The Islamic State is turning Christian churches in Iraq and Syria into dungeons and torture chambers after stripping them of priceless artifacts to sell on the black market, according to reports.<p>Ancient relics and even entire murals are being torn from the houses of worship and smuggled out through …

Q&A: Can Apple Cider Vinegar Really Help You Lose Weight?

Stars like Megan Fox and Miranda Kerr reportedly swear by it—so should you give it a try?<p><b>The question:</b> Miranda Kerr reportedly uses apple cider vinegar on her salads to stay slim, while Megan Fox mixes it with water to "clean out her system," according to <i>The Daily Mail</i>. So can apple cider vinegar …

25 Reasons You Can't Lose Weight

Learn the common culprits standing in between you and your weight-loss goals.<p><i>This article was written by Lizzie Fuhr and repurpsoed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Even if you've kicked off a fitness routine and you're choosing healthier food, you may not be seeing the weight come off the way …

A Lot of Smart People Think North Korea Didn't Hack Sony

The evidence linking agents of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea to the recent digital implosion of Sony remains vague. And even though the …