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How to Break the Paycheck-to-Paycheck Cycle

62% of Americans have no emergency savings.47% of households don’t save anything at all.And 76% of Americans rely on the next pay period, living …

Home Organizing Challenge Week 7: Bathrooms

We’re half way through the 2015 Home Organizing Challenge – yay! If you’ve been following along, great job! Keep on going. You can do it! This week, …

One five-minute fix could help you meet savings goals

As far as savings strategies go, "divide and conquer" has its merits.<p>Consumers repeatedly hear that we're not saving enough: Not for retirement, for …

How to organize your desk to do your best work

My desk has been worse. Teetering stacks of a mishmash of my lives at work and at home — papers and notebooks and files and magazines and stuff to read and receipts and scribbled reminders and bills to pay and doctor’s instructions and Girl Scout cookie forms and towers of business cards.<p>If I …

Overworked And Overwhelmed? Use These Mindfulness Secrets To Restore Balance In 2015

<i>“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” – Aristotle, as quoted by Scott Eblin, author of “Overworked and Overwhelmed: The Mindfulness Alternative“</i><p>Stress and burnout are an all-too-frequent condition for executives, and especially for entrepreneurs. But feeling …

A Mindful Minute: 3 Fun Mindfulness Exercises For Kids (Illustrated)

Inspired by questions from my last article on how to actually teach mindfulness to kids, I'm putting out a new weekly post with FUN mindfulness exercises for the family. After all, who said mindfulness had to be a drag?!<p>Remember, mindfulness takes training. The goal is to train your mind to observe …

20 Mindful Habits To Practice For A Happier Holiday

As the holiday season moves into full swing, it's important to remember that it IS possible to engage in too much of a good thing.<p>The fun, the …

35 Quotes to Help You Stay Happy and Productive in 2015 | Inc.com

What is true happiness?<p>For some, it is the fulfillment of a dream. For others, it is staying content with what you do in life and in the workplace. These quotes are meant to inspire you to find the balance between big dreams and daily contentment. Which one is your favorite?<p>1. "A belief in …

10 Daily Habits of the Happiest People You Know | Inc.com

You probably know someone who's eternally positive and makes you feel good just by emanating his or her perpetual sunshine. How do you become this kind of magnetic individual? Do what happy people do.<p>1. Refuse to make assumptions.<p>Don't you hate it when someone assumes you're thinking or doing …

Easy Ways to Be More Mindful in 2015

With 2015 right around the corner, it's time to get started on your resolution! What will it be this year? Eating healthier, joining a gym, doing more SoulCycle? Resolutions are so often driven by the desire to be healthier, fitter, and more energetic. With every new year comes a fresh start, a …

Manage Your Time with a #DIY Planner

Today it’s all about time. Yes time ~ that four letter word because when you can’t find it you are desperate for ways to create that 25th hour. And …

Practicing Kindness Can Change Your Brain, New Study Suggests

<b>Being compassionate is thought to be a personality trait that only some of us have</b>. The ability to ignore suffering and turn a blind eye toward the …

100 Coaching Book Recommendations, Part 2: Life Skills, Productivity, Peak Performance, and Personal Finance

In my last post I shared book recommendations for entrepreneurship, leadership and management, sales and marketing, job search, career change, and biographies of business and career success. Here are more coaching book recommendations for general life skills:<p><b>Life Coaching</b><p><i>Awaken the Giant Within:</i> …

7 Morning Rituals That Will Change Your Life

Rings Dropped In Salvation Army Donation Kettle Pay For $21,000 Worth Of Toys For Kids

BOSTON (AP) -- Not even J.R.R. Tolkien could dream up rings as precious as these.<p>A former Salvation Army bell ringer is paying $21,000 for a diamond engagement ring and wedding band that a widow placed inside a red donation kettle in Boston. A note accompanying the rings asked that the jewelry be …

Why no one should multitask — and how I finally stopped

Usually, at any given time, I have about 10 to 20 tabs open on Chrome. I'm also juggling several tasks at once: answering emails as they come in, …

6 Ways To Help You Declutter For Good

This time of year, you’re supposed to feel grateful for the roof over your head, for the fact that you have one. But what if you’re not feeling very thankful right now due to the chaos of stuff barely contained beneath that roof? That most likely means one thing — you’re suffering from a serious …

Organized "Dream Home" Tour

Call me a bit crazy, but I decided it would be fun to create the ultimate organized dream home. Have you ever done anything so silly?<p>I get asked a …

The ONLY Two Promises you NEED to make(to yourself!) for A Positive New Year

<b>‘For last year’s words belong to last year’s language And next year’s words await another voice.’</b> ~ T. S. Eliot<p>As the year end inches closer and …

What It Takes to Go From Dead Broke to 6 Figures in 6 Months

Leading Authority for Young Entrepreneurs<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As entrepreneurs we know life is often a roller coaster with lots of uncertainty and chaos. When you’re in the struggle, it’s tough to see a clear path to success, but it’s crucial to let your …

What Your "Working Memory" Does (and How to Give It a Tune-Up)

Working memory is like your brain's scratch pad, managing information as you go about your day. But our routine deluge of information can make us …

The Brain

Follow These 6 Rules to Accomplish More Each Day

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Have you ever noticed some people are able to stay organized while getting a massive quantity of work accomplished, while others appear to be busy but never actually produce results? Time management is the key to becoming a successful …

5 Unexpected Ways To Get More Done

Alarms to go to bed, shorter to-do lists: These tips might seem counterintuitive, but give them a try and see how your productivity soars.<p>I wrote a post recently about ways that you can work smarter, not harder. As I worked through the list of techniques I’d collected, the post became so long that …

I Tried the Kardashian Kollection

As a fashion editor, I was pleasantly surprised.<p>I'm beginning with an admission: I'm a huge fan of Kim Kardashian's style. Ever since her chic transformation under the tutelage of husband Kanye West, Kim has evolved into somewhat of a daily style inspiration for me. Her tone-on-tone outfits, …

Clothing

9 Ways To Make Your Home Look Expensive

New York-based home stager, Cheryl Eisen, shares her best ideas for creating stylish interiors. After years of designing spaces for high-end real estate companies, she's spilling the beans on how you can spruce up your home decor without draining your wal<p>New York-based home stager, Cheryl Eisen, …

Interior Design