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You make or break your life between 5-7 a.m.

While serving a humanitarian and ecclesiastical mission at the age of 20, I learned potentially the most important lesson of my life. How you spend …

Self-improvement

Here’s the difference between leading and managing a team

<b>What’s the difference between leading and managing a team?</b><p>It takes great leaders and talent to grow a successful company. One of the best …

Leadership

Adobada

Adobada is a general term that refers to meat (often pork) that is marinated in a very thick, flavorful, chile-based mixture. When cooked in a hot …

Cooking

Is your home making you unhappy? The quick fix interior tips to boost your mood

Two years ago, Victoria Harrison was unhappy; burnt out from her commute, stressed at work, not sleeping, and living on chocolate and coffee. When she looked at her friends, also successful 30-something professionals in their dream jobs, she noticed something similar.<p>“We were all tired but wired,” …

15 Tips For Sounding Much More Professional At The Office

A little bit of rephrasing goes a long way.<p>"Using positive language in a negative situation can have a big impact on how you're remembered." —yourmate155<p>"It'll make them respect you more." —Inebriatedclusterfuk<p>"The phrase 'I assumed...' has a very negative connotation, and people will view it as …

19 Great Truths My Grandmother Told Me on Her 90th Birthday

<i>“I have seen and touched and danced and sang and climbed and loved and meditated on a lifetime spent living honestly. Should it all end tonight, I</i> …

Legend of Zelda

Practice the Change You Wish to See in the World

Life is a practice, and what you choose to practice is what makes up your character. It’s worth considering what you value in life, and then making …

Happiness

5 Questions to Help You Find Your Sense of Purpose

Finding meaning makes us healthier and more fulfilled. Here's how to look.<p>Sometimes it feels that our culture has nearly reached a saturation point …

The Mantras That Helped Me Recover From Anxiety & Depression

Today I am happy, peaceful, and living my potential—but it wasn’t always this way.<p>Almost a decade ago, I was diagnosed with clinical depression. At …

Check-in Time Hours Away? How to Ditch Those Annoying Bags

You’re familiar with the predicament: You’ve got a few hours before you can check into your vacation rental, or before you leave for your flight, and you want to do some sightseeing — but that means slogging along crowded sidewalks with your (undoubtedly overstuffed) luggage in tow.<p>Or does …

Luggage

16 Ways To Free Yourself From Overthinking

The Greek philosopher Socrates once proclaimed that the unexamined life is not worth living, implying that it is only through self-examination that …

What You Should Use to Schedule Your Time Instead of a To-Do List

If there’s one pattern I’ve come across in dozens of articles, books I’ve read, and the 100’s of people that I’ve interviewed, it’s that the most …

The psychological origins of procrastination — and how we can stop putting things off

<b>(fotogiunta via Shutterstock)</b><p>Truly understanding the reasons why procrastination happens takes looking at multiple variables<p>Elliot Berkman • Jordan Miller-Ziegler<p>January 6, 2018 5:59pm (UTC)<p>This article was originally published on The Conversation.<p>“I love deadlines,” English author Douglas Adams …

Procrastination

5 Proven Ways to Be More Productive

Want to know how to be productive? Create goals, make a plan and execute. We all know this is a good idea… and it never, ever seems to work.<p>It’s like …

4 things that will make you more motivated, happy, and creative at work

Harvard’s Teresa Amabile gave office workers something very simple: diaries. Then she reviewed their ups and downs and drew connections. What she …

Cancer cell growth halted with cold and flu drug

"Feed a cold, starve a fever," so the saying goes. The results of a new study, however, suggest that "treat a cold, starve cancer cells" might be a …

Cancer

Want to Get More Done? Answer These 5 Questions Every Night

Changing your life and winning the next day starts with these 5 questions.<p>When it comes to staying on the positive end of the spectrum to growth and expansion, many people think that high performers have a secret that the majority doesn't possess.<p>However, their success isn't rooted in secrets and …

Lifehacks

Why I'm in Love With the Hada Labo Gokujun Hyaluronic Lotion Moist - Best Products for Dry Skin

Lurk around the skin-obsessed forums of Reddit for more than five seconds, and you'll see one product mentioned over and over again, generally …

35 Birthday Wishes for Daughters and Sons - Birthday Messages, Greetings & Quotes for Sons & Daughters

<i>This is an excerpt from the full collections of</i> birthday wishes for son <i>and</i> birthday wishes for daughter<i>.</i><p>Who is more special than our sons and daughters? And what day could be more important than their birthday? Thinking back to the day they were born, when they first entered the world helpless and …

DIYs to Make Your Living Room The Coziest Place in the House

A strange phenomenon occurs when temps drop below 50º. It's like all of a sudden we need <i>all</i> the blankets, <i>all</i> the boots, <i>all</i> the knitted sweaters, <i>all</i> …

How to Free Yourself From Toxic Situations That Are Bringing You Down

Science has found that following these 6 habits will help you rid yourself of toxicity.<p>Ever wondered what makes some people highly successful in life while others struggle with basic things?<p>The answer lies in developing habits which yield highly successful results. These habits can be adopted by a …

Self-improvement

5 hard-to-kill indoor plants to get your urban jungle started

Try as you might, some people wind up with a home garden that looks more like a plant cemetery than a Pinterest board (guilty!). But there’s good …

Opinion: Who has the guts to buy Equifax stock — and potentially make a killing?

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (MarketWatch) — Here’s a test of whether you have what it takes to be a contrarian investor:<p>Did you invest in Equifax Inc. EFX, …

Stock Markets

18 Hard Things to Do If You Want to Be a Successful Leader

Everyone can rise above their circumstances and achieve success if they are dedicated about what they do.<p>Nobody ever said that being a leader would be easy. If you've taken more than a couple of steps down the path, you know that leadership comes with challenges and complications at every …

Leadership

Where to Eat Fried Chicken in Atlanta

When fried chicken is done right, it's savory and crispy on the outside, tender and juicy on the inside. There’s no shortage of good yardbird in Atlanta from restaurants that have been in business for nearly a century to relative newcomers on the fried chicken scene. This unranked list of 17 …

Fried Chicken

Wicked good Boston cream pie with America's Test Kitchen

Our friends at America's Test Kitchen call the Boston area home. Assuming they would know a thing or two about it, we wanted to get their thoughts on …

Cities Need To Transition To Circular Economies: Google Wants To Help

The company has made strides in making its own operations and buildings focus on reuse and recycling–now it wants to apply the lessons it has learned to urban environments.<p>Cities–home to half the world’s population–are already ahead of national governments in meeting goals to cut carbon emissions. …

Sustainability

10 Ways to Be Happier

A few years ago, on a morning like any other, I had a sudden realization: I was in danger of wasting my life. As I stared out the rain-spattered …

Happiness

Why We Shouldn’t Sweat the Small Stuff

There are two types of people in this world: those who swoop up their accidentally dropped keys with no complaints and go along their merry way and …

Self-help