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A Green Beret explains how the average person can learn mental toughness without joining the military

Mental toughness is, as inferred, a state of mind. An average person can develop this without being part of the military.<p>Mental toughness is resilience, an ability to stick to something regardless of obstacles, to be goal oriented, to be always trying to improve, to be dependable and consistent.<p>I …

Self-improvement

86 Ways to Become Incredibly Successful and Accomplish All Your Goals

Tips, strategies, practical steps, links....<p>It's fairly easy to be modestly successful; you just have to work hard. (Seriously: that is all it takes.) It's harder to be very successful; you have to work hard, and smart, and catch a few breaks along the way.<p>It's extremely difficult to be incredibly …

Self-improvement

31 Magic Tricks to Simplify Your Life

How many times has life overwhelmed you? It’s okay. It happens to everyone. The world moves at breathtaking speed. You have a hundred times the …

Productivity

8 Ways To Get People To Like You Immediately

Since it only takes seconds for someone to decide if they like you, and research shows that first impressions are very difficult to change, the pressure that comes with meeting new people is justifiably intense.<p>Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likable comes from natural, …

Emotional Intelligence

How to Train Your Brain for Success

These mindset hacks will help to leverage your problems into success.<p>It might seem like a daunting task to go from,"I have nothing," to, "I'm successful." It might even seem impossible.<p>But I am here to tell you that it is not impossible.<p>Countless entrepreneurs have gone from literally having …

Habits of extremely boring people

Mike Nudelman/Business Insider<p>We fear boredom — that we might be bored or, even worse, bore others.<p>One example: For a 2014 University of Virginia psychology study, participants gave themselves electrical shocks to avoid sitting alone with their thoughts for 15 minutes.<p>In a similarly themed Quora …

Why premium gas is a total waste of money

<i>Here are three of the week's top pieces of financial advice, gathered from around the web:</i><p><b>Premium at the pump? Don't bother.</b><br>"Drivers are wasting …

10 Life Lessons Millennials Learned From Video Games (That Older Generations Don't Understand) | Inc.com

While many individuals are skeptical about the role and impact of video games on well-being and productivity, millions of people around the world enrich their lives, develop lasting friendships, and learn life lessons from them.<p>To gain an insider's perspective, I interviewed a fellow Inc.com …

Entrepreneurship

Mystery Singapore Gold Supercar Owner Revealed – 24BusinessNews

The streets of London have been raving for months full with speculations about the mysterious identity of the owner of a few gold-plated supercars …

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Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of it's …

The 'Keurig for marijuana' is finally coming — and it looks amazing

The world's first single-serve, pod-based vaporizer system is coming to market in early 2017. Dubbed the CannaCloud, it's essentially the Keurig of cannabis.<p>The CannaCloud, made by Boston-based startup CannaKorp, could bring a level of precision and ease to marijuana consumption that could help …

A rare and horrifying look at living conditions in an iPhone factory

A rare look inside the abandoned facilities where Chinese workers toiled away making iPhones reveals a grim environment that’s a long way from Silicon Valley’s plush lifestyle.<p>Depressing images reveal the tiny rooms where up to 12 Pegatron workers slept each night, the dirty dining areas where they …

Human Rights

27 Tasty Crock Pot Recipes You'll Make Again And Again

Cooked slowly; eaten quickly.

The Senate's experiment with cannabis

Hardliners on Judiciary open up to research on medical pot<p>Obamacare. Gay weddings. Now pot?<p>As progressives celebrate a couple of big wins in Washington – the Supreme Court upholding the Affordable Care Act and legalizing same-sex marriage – another issue has remained firmly stuck at the national …

Cannabis

Why We Speak

An evolutionary biologist argues that humans started talking because they needed to negotiate.<p>Sometime around 120,000 years ago in the desert near Oued Djebbana, in what is modern-day northern Algeria, a human acquired some small seashells. The shells were from a species known as <i>Nassarius</i> …