Daniel Avery

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Create a Kinder Mind: How to Stop Your Mean, Hurtful Self-Talk

<b>“You have been criticizing yourself for years, and it hasn't worked. Try approving of yourself and see what happens!” ~Louise Hay</b><p>In my quest to learn …

Positive Thinking

The Chinese secret to living a long life

Known better for gambling than helping you grow into your golden years – Macau unexpectedly holds the secret to a high life expectancy.<p>Ninety-year-old Mr Chan, known around Macau’s Coloane Village as “Fat Suk” or “Rich Uncle”, has practised the same routine every morning for as long as he can …

Macau

10 Fab Pho Recipes to Make ASAP

Why venture out to your favorite Vietnamese restaurant for a bowlful of pho when you can make it yourself at home? Check out these 10 bowls of noodle soup that are sure to wake up your tastebuds. Whether you have only five minutes or over five hours to spend cooking, there’s a recipe here for you! …

Why Multi-Tasking Is Worse Than Marijuana For Your IQ

What makes you more stupid – smoking marijuana, emailing while talking on the phone or losing a night’s sleep?<p>Researchers at the Institute of Psychiatry at the University of London studied 1,100 workers at a British company and found that multitasking with electronic media caused a greater decrease …

Venmo Is The 'Killer App' That The Mobile Payments Industry Has Been Waiting For

Venmo, owned by eBay's PayPal unit, already channels as much volume in total dollar value of transactions as Starbucks' successful mobile payment app, according to BI Intelligence's estimates. It has taken Venmo less than two years to achieve the same volume as Starbucks.<p><i>BI Intelligence is a</i> …

FinTech

5 Simple Ways To Solve Complex Problems

"My first helpful notion is that it is usually best to simplify problems by deciding big "no-brainer" questions first."<p>"The second helpful notion mimics Galileo's conclusion that scientific reality is often revealed only by math, as if math was the language of God. Galileo's attitude also works …

Mathematics

6 Reasons Why You Should Build an Information Marketing Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This excerpt is part of Entrepreneur.com's Second-Quarter Startup Kit which explores the fundamentals of starting up in a wide range of industries.</i><p><i>In Start Your Own Information Marketing Business, the staff at Entrepreneur Bookstore and</i> …

Small Business

How to Use Luminosity Masks in Photoshop to Transform Your Images

From exposure blending to fine contrast adjustments, luminosity masks are one of the most powerful set of tools available to photographers in …

10 Productivity Tips For Procrastinators

Are you procrastinating by reading this piece? If so, great, read on.<p>These are 10 tips on how be productive even if you’re prone to procrastination. All of us put things off sometimes, so there’s room to become more productive once we know how to deal with this. Why do we put things off? What is …

Can’t Save Money? 5 Ways You’re Wasting Money Without Thinking

Have you ever seen people that complain about being broke as they buy the newest iPad or some other similar expensive item?If so, you’re definitely …

Personal Finance

7 Habits Of Exceptionally Resilient People

"They find resilience by moving towards a goal beyond themselves, transcending pain and grief by perceiving bad times as a temporary state of affairs," says Hara Estroff Marano, editor at large of Psychology Today.<p>Highly resilient people know how to bend to inevitable failures and tragedies and not …

Self-improvement

The White List tracks which startups investors have their eye on

When an investor decides to put money into a startup, effectively putting a stamp of approval on that company, the tech industry pays attention to the startup’s next move.<p>But what if we get a sense of who investors are interested in earlier by watching their behavior on social networks?<p>That’s what …

50+ Mini-Tasks to Improve Your Finances One Step at a Time

Every new year, we set up big audacious goals that we want to accomplish in the new year. Some how, we are magically more likely to succeed because a …

Are You A High Performer? Try This Test

There are two ways to excel in business:<p>The first is by developing effective strategies. The second is making those strategies happen, in a highly effective manner.<p>The latter is all about personal high performance, yet very few executives and entrepreneurs spend much time improving their own …

11 Ways Warren Buffett Lives Frugally

View Gallery<p>11 photos<p>Krista Kennell / Shutterstock.com<p>Trying to build your savings, pay off debt and make the most of your money? You might want to …

5 Ways to Think Like a Millionaire

While a million dollars might not go as far as it used to these days, that magical, seven-digit number is still considered the benchmark for …

10 Questions To Ask A Financial Advisor

By Laura Shin <br>It’s not easy finding a financial advisor. After all, you have to trust this virtual stranger enough to reveal your financial situation – or hand your money over -- to him or her. But these steps can help you find the right fit.<p>Ask friends and family for referrals, says …

Successful Entrepreneurs Do These 5 Things Daily

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There is a saying that there are only three types of people in the world: those who watch what happened, those who wonder what happened and those who make things happen.<p>Entrepreneurs fall into the last category, of course. They are change …

Entrepreneurship

Why Couples Often Fail In Fitness And Finances

Allow me a moment of genuine excitement about a study I just read, because it addresses a question I’ve personally wondered about quite a lot. Maybe you have as well, in which case we can be excited together.<p>Here’s the issue: we’ve all been told or have heard that in everything from fitness to …