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52 Easy Yet Highly Effective Ways to Motivate Yourself

If you can't seem to find yourself motivated because of several reasons, take a deep breath and try to motivate yourself with these simple yet …

9 Ways to Convince (or Trick) Yourself to Start Working Out

<b>Don't have enough time? Schedule it.</b><p>We schedule other obligations like work meetings, classes, and dinners with friends. If you're not used to …

Exercise

The Two Things Killing Your Ability to Focus

I used to wake up, stumble over to my phone, and immediately get lost in a stream of pointless notifications. This digital haze continued throughout the day, keeping me from accomplishing important tasks. I was distracted, anxious, and ineffective as a leader. I knew I had to change but could not …

Productivity

6 Quick Ways To Remove Negative Energy Around You

Practice these ways to soothe your life into a calm and peaceful one, turning all the negative energy into positive.

It’s Fourth of July Morning, Do You Know Where Your Sangria Is?

It’s the Fourth of July! So get the grill going and mix up a big batch of fruity, boozy sangria.<p>Here, six ways to amp up your sangria to make it …

July 4th

5 Amazing Apps to Help You Build Habits Faster

66 Days.<p>That’s how long it takes to build new habits.<p>This is no easy task. And it’s no surprise that 9 out of 10 people fail to achieve their New …

5 Tricks to Dramatically Increase Your Motivation

Most of us are better at imagining what we want rather than putting forth the effort to get it. From dreams to everyday responsibilities, people say …

Motivation

Sometimes I wake up in the middle of the night and can't move — here's why

I wake up but can't move, except for my eyes, which dart frantically underneath fluttering, heavy lids. I feel a heavy presence on top of my chest, squeezing the air from my lungs and throat. Then a shadowy, cloaked figure starts looming just within the corners of vision.<p>I'm not dreaming. And no …

Sleep

The Tools I Use to Manage Work, Money, and Life

Every year or two since I started The Simple Dollar, I’ve sat down and reviewed the wide variety of tools – both electronic and otherwise – that I …

Productivity

Gardening for beginners: the cheat’s guide to herbaceous borders

Daunted at the prospect of planning a new border? Help is at hand…<p>The herbaceous border is the ultimate demonstration of gardening skill: a masterpiece of juxtaposed shapes, colours and textures, all reaching a climax in the summer months. It has humble origins in cottage gardens, where flowers for …

Gardening

'Hi, Anxiety': Women hide their mental illness out of shame, says author

Kat Kinsman’s anxiety began in kindergarten with upset stomachs and a nervous habit of picking at her thumb until it bled.<p>By 14, depression set in after being bullied, and her symptoms became so severe, she stopped going to school. Her parents finally took her to a psychiatrist.<p>But just as …

Depression

CHICKEN SALAD RECIPES SANDWICHES THAT ROCK PAIRED WITH SANTA MARGHERITA PINOT GRIGIO.

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Santa Margherita USA. All opinions are 100% mine. CHICKEN SALAD RECIPES SANDWICHES Spring is upon …

Sandwiches

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 …

Productivity

7 Great Places To Use Tile (That Aren't Your Floor)

Even if you've never tiled before, you can get impressive results without spending a lot of time or money.<p>Whether you've got tile left over from a flooring project or you're just looking for a way to get creative, here are some excellent places to put this material to work and add some excitement …

Fancy-Feeling Products You Can Actually Afford

price ain’t nothing but a number<p>Before you take your paycheck and mail it to whatever new luxury beauty brand the bloggers are currently freaking out about, consider the fact that there are often products just as good—if not <i>better!—</i>hiding in the crowded shelves of your local drugstore. Yes, we're …

8 Beauty Secrets I Learned From Jordana Brewster

The American Crime Story actress on glowy skin, better brows, and an addictive muscle treatment.<p>There are famous doppelgängers, and then there are faces so eerily similar that the resemblance feels genetic. For Actress Jordana Brewster, who stars as Denise Brown on FX's <i>The People v. O.J. Simpson:</i> …

American Crime Story

Why Your Coffee Addiction Isn't So Bad for You

Getty Images (4)<p>Getty Images (5); Gif by Mia Tramz for TIME<p>Getty Images; Tara Johnson for TIME<p>Getty Images (1); Gif by Mia Tramz for TIME<p>Getty Images …

Nutrition

My strategy for turning $15,000 into $200,000 every month

Each company starts off with $100 in capital.<p>One has a one-month sales cycle (i.e., people go from prospect to client in one month). The other company has a four-month sales cycle.<p>Not surprisingly, the slower business brings in less over time. But do you know how much less after one year?<p>It only …

Marketing

28 Makeup Charts That'll Make Your Life So Much Easier

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10 Great Apps Every Leader Needs to Be Effective | Inc.com

It's not enough for twenty-first-century leaders to focus on getting things done. They must also connect with employees to inspire performance. Digging deeper, top management today needs to marry purpose and meaning to each employee's contribution. Amid these expectations, and these are but a …

Apps

7 Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Start Getting Stuff Done

Are you tired of stressing out over your growing to-do list? Learn how to finally get stuff done and be more productive.<p>If you're like many of my clients prior to them seeing me, you might have a hard time getting started with projects and completing tasks. Maybe you do everything but what you need …

Procrastination

5 Fears Successful People Face Head-On | Inc.com

Successful people experience many of the same fears as everyone else. But rather than avoid the things that cause them discomfort, they strive to conquer their fears. They're willing to tolerate anxiety-provoking situations in an effort to accomplish bigger and better feats.<p>Here are five common …

Success

10 Rituals That Morning People Use To Start Successful Days

Learn how building good habits helps morning people sharpen their mind and strengthen their body for achieving success.

Daily Meditation: Spirit Guides

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life.<p>Today's meditation features a song by American folk group Hem. "Seven Angels" explores the notion that …

Meditation

16 Tips for Living a Happy Life Starting Right Now

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It doesn’t matter your age, how much money you have in your bank account, your marital status or what you do for a living, we all want to be more successful in our lives. Of course, defining success is different for each us, but here are …

Happiness

How to Stop Worrying

Ever feel like you can’t turn your brain off? Worried about how to stop worrying? We all deal with this when life gets challenging.<p>There is a way to …

Mindfulness

3 Steps To Mastering Your Habits

Why is it so hard to adopt good habits like everyday exercising or eating healthy food? To answer these questions it is necessary to understand what …

6 Super-Smart Eye Shadow Hacks You NEED to Try

<b>Use a Large Oval Brush to Apply All Your Shadows</b><br>You can forget using a separate brush for every different color of your shadow look. Waitesmith says that you can use the <b>Artis Oval 3 Brush</b> ($32, artisbrush.com) to apply each layer, including under the lower lash line. Simply sweep your base color …

Makeup

Arm Exercises To Fight Arm Jiggle | Women's Health

The (15 Minute) Bye-Bye Arm Jiggle Workout<p>Ture Lillegraven<p>Strapless dresses expose your upper back, shoulders, upper chest, and arms. This workout will shape all those places. Do these arm exercises one after another with no rest in between. Repeat the circuit, resting a minute between circuits.

Women's Health