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People lie to you about success all the time — and once you realize it, you can never go back

And it is FASCINATING.<p>Once you recognize these lies, you can never go back.<p>For example, let's take an interview of a big-name CEO. Someone asks, "What advice would you give to someone who wants to do what you do?"<p>His answer: "My number 1 piece of advice to people is to discover their calling."<p>Now …

Self-improvement

9 Ways to Cost-Effective Interior Design | Investopedia

Decorating your home could easily end up costing tens of thousands of dollars (or more), but you don’t have to spend that kind of money to create …

9 simple tricks to make your bathroom look like it's from a magazine

A bathroom that enhances relaxation, luxury and tranquillity… wouldn’t that be perfect? In this article we consider 9 awesome yet simple tricks to …

Interior Design

Nick Offerman shares his misadventures in sawdust and workshop projects for all levels

I got into woodworking recently after buying my first house. I started building furniture not so much as a hobby, but because after buying a house I …

Woodworking

The Top 6 Apps for Learning a New Language

We all love traveling abroad in an authentic way - meeting the locals, sampling the regional cuisine and hanging out at haunts not frequented by …

Language Learning

Change Your Life In 6 Months With These 5 Skills

Learning a new skill that can change your life doesn’t have to take forever. In fact, you can learn several skills in as little as 6 months!<p>Some of …

These 7 Cool Tech Tools Can Help You Change Your Life

Want to break a bad habit or start a good one? Tech can help.<p>Changing your habits is hard. Really hard. Maybe that's why there are so many experts offering advice on exactly how to approach your quest for a better lifestyle.<p>No doubt many of these tips are helpful, but as with any difficult …

Productivity

8 Easy Ways to Kill Bad Habits, According to Research

Bad habits; we all got’em. You know what they are. You know you should stop. But… it’s hard. In fact, sometimes you feel downright powerless. And …

Self Control

Don’t Use Round Numbers in a Negotiation

What is the best way to start a negotiation about money: by offering a round sum, like $10, or a more precise one, like $10.20?<p>Many people gravitate toward the former. But is this actually the most effective way to get what you want? Petri Hukkanen of the Boston Consulting Group and I tested this …

Selling
Entrepreneurship

The Strangest Places on Earth (Are Also the Most Sublime)

Technicolor mountains, otherworldly forests, and glow-in-the-dark beaches: These unusual places around the world prove that weird can also be wonderful.<p>Reed Flute Cave: Guilin, China<p>Sadly, magical fairy dust is not the secret behind Reed Flute Cave's glowing interior: Multi-colored lights have been …

National Parks

How To Build A Crazy 1000W, 90,000 Lumens LED Flashlight

I am not really sure when you would need a hand-held 90,000 Lumens flash light. The kind of light that lights an entire mountain side from far, far …

Light Bulbs

How to schedule your day for maximum productivity when you own a small business

Time is a precious commodity, especially when you're a small business owner and it feels like there are always a million things to do.<p>"Most small business owners don't build time into their workdays for things that are not just run, run, run for the business," Laura Vanderkam, time-management …

Small Business

Top 10 Skills We Wish Were Taught in School, But Usually Aren't

Even though we learn a great deal in school, some of the most essential skills we need as adults aren’t universally, formally taught. Here are some …

41 Hacks To Help People With ADD/ADHD Work Better

Michael Phelps, multiple gold medal winner in swimming, has ADHD. So do many other famous and successful people. If you have this diagnosis, you have …

Productivity

25 Websites Other Than Social Media To Upgrade Your Life

Have you been spending too much of your time on social media recently? Is that making much of your internet usage wasteful? Social media can be so …

Google Tricks That Will Change the Way You Search

Google Search's learning curve is an odd one. You use it every day, but still all you know is how to search. But the search engine has plenty of …

AdWords

Eat yourself happy with food to improve your mood and mental health

It’s long been associated with good health, reducing the risk of heart disease and some cancers, and now the Mediterranean diet has been linked to …

11 Daily Habits That Will Make You Mentally And Physically Stronger

<b>SPONSORED</b><p><i>When people post updates about finishing marathons or passing some major professional milestone, it can be easy to envy them, thinking</i> …

Opera introduces new logo and brand

Opera is off to a fresh start with its new logo, which comes accompanied by a revamped brand philosophy that better aligns with the company’s current endeavors. As it goes with any re-design, the Opera definitely put a lot of effort into making all the right decisions, so let’s tell you a bit about …

Graphic Design

19 Simple Daily Habits for a Happier Life

<b>“Hug harder. Laugh louder. Smile bigger. Love longer.” ~Unknown</b><p>Did you ever have it all mixed up?<p>Happiness, I mean. I once thought that a university …

A Navy SEAL shares 8 secrets to grit and resilience

The emerging science of grit and resilience is teaching us a lot about why some people redouble their efforts when the rest of us are heading for the door.<p>Research is great, but it's always nice to talk to someone who's been there firsthand, and to see how theory holds up against reality. So who …

Nobel Prize

4 Rituals That Will Make You Happy, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

Self-improvement

Quick And Easy Home Hacks Every Renter Should Do

<i>By: Alex Robinson</i><p><i>Credit: Shutterstock</i><p>Renting a new home or apartment can be an invigorating opportunity to start anew -- but moving all your crap out of boxes and into piles on the floor is only the first step (fortunately, we've got you covered with a bunch of apps that can help you with the …

Hacking

The Fed holds fire, the price of London life and the six-hour workday

The Fed held interest rates at record lows as concerns over an increasingly brittle global economy overshadowed evidence of a resilient US recovery. …

Interest Rates

Architizer

Productive Daily Routine That Works Well For Both Early Birds And Night Owls

Following a productive daily routine is a great way to improve your productivity. Depending on your lifestyle and needs, you will need to decide when …