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The bad habits you should give up if you want to be successful

Sometimes, to become successful and to get closer to the person we know we can become, we don’t need to add more things to our lives—we need to give up on some of them.<p>There are certain things that are almost universal. These things, if you give them up, will help you become more successful (even …

Motivation

A Navy SEAL Explains 8 Secrets to Grit and Resilience

Sometimes you just want to quit. You know you shouldn’t but nothing seems better than crawling back into bed and hiding under the covers. (I am there …

Are You Picking the Right Exercise Tempos to Burn Fat and Build Muscle?

Here’s how to mix up your speed to speed up results<p>Most gym goers have one exercise speed: FAST!<p>While performing explosive reps has benefits, doing every exercise as fast as possible may lead to decreasing stability in your muscle and joints, and deteriorating form and technique.<p>As a result, your …

Lawsuit Details Horrific Abuse of Mentally Disabled Restaurant Worker

The owners of a South Carolina restaurant are being accused of horrific treatment of a long-time employee. According to <i>The Atlanta Journal-Constitution</i>, a mentally disabled restaurant worker at J&J Cafeteria in Conway, South Carolina was reportedly forced to work 120 hours per week for 50 cents an …

It's time to do away with the concept of 'manhood' altogether | Zach Stafford

Centuries of war, pillaging and violence show that manhood is never in crisis, as alarmists like to claim, but it is often at the heart of these phenomena<p>Men are pretty terrible people. They commit significantly more violent crimes, robberies and assaults each year than women do, according to the …

The Only Parenting Advice You Really Need

<b>1. Let your kids fail.</b><p>To learn self-sufficiency, kids need to occasionally dust themselves off (literally and figuratively) without your help. "Most …

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When God furnished Adam and Eve with sinless bodies of flesh, muscle, and bone, they weren’t commanded to go out and get a sun tan, work on their …

Theology

How Free-Range Parenting Saved My Kid's Life

It was a beautiful Saturday morning. The sky was bluebird. It was one of those perfect days in the mountains where there is a just a little bite to the air that makes you wish for Fall and cuddling on the couch and making stew. My 8 yo son had a soccer game that morning. I won't ever forget that …

Parenting

The 5 Best Ways To Lose Belly Fat

<i>By K. Aleisha Fetters for DETAILS</i>.<p><i>(photo: Getty Images)</i><p>Repeat after me: "crunches do not burn belly fat."<p>And it's not just crunches. Neither will planks, leg throws, nor the yoga boat pose.<p>"These exercises can strengthen your abs muscles, but those muscles will still be hidden under a cover of …

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, …

Top Regrets to Avoid - How to Not Live a Life of Regrets

7 Jump Rope Moves Even A Klutz Can Do

But seriously, you've got this.<p>You know you want to give it a try.<p>Jumping rope seems to be making a comeback as a fitness trend lately, thanks to the rope being so easy to transport as well as an efficient calorie burner and a ton of fun. This old-fashioned aerobic exercise from our playground days …

12 Scientifically Proven Habits That Will Change Your Life

There's a science to building new habits. Read on to get yourself unstuck and get the change you want kick-started.<p>Research says the best way to bring change into your life is by creating new routines and sticking to them until they become habits.<p>The way to make sure we cultivate the new behavior …

10 Great American Hikes That (Almost) Anyone Can Do

<i>Photo: Thinkstock/Purestock</i><p>Hiking is the most democratic of American pastimes: Almost everyone can do it, and there’s no special equipment necessary. …