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Financial planning: 11 habits to start in your 20s if you want to be a millionaire

If you want to build wealth, a good place to start is with your habits. The sooner you establish smart ones, the better your chances of reaching seven figures.<p>Here are 10 habits that have worked for ordinary people as they worked to achieve goals like financial freedom or early …

Personal Finance

4 Ways to Maintain Concentration in Mentally Exhausting Jobs

Here are some simple but valuable tips for staying as energetic as possible throughout your day.<p>4 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Personal Branding Blog<p>Some jobs are sprints, others are marathons. There are lots of roles, such as those in retail, hospitality and logistics, where you are …

Productivity

13 Sci-Fi Movies On Netflix That'll Actually Blow Your Mind

We live in an age where it's taken for granted you can plop down on the couch and have instant access to hundreds, if not thousands of streaming …

Entertainment

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

Surprising Ways to Beat Anxiety And Become More Resilient, According to Science

You're not alone.<p>Do you have anxiety? Have you tried just about everything to get over it, but it just keeps coming back?<p>Perhaps you thought you had …

The Neuroscientific Case for Facing Your Fears

A new study shows that mice have to remember their phobias if they are to lose them effectively.<p>Peter, aged 3, was scared of rabbits. So Mary Cover Jones kept bringing him rabbits.<p>At first, she’d take a caged rabbit up to Peter, while he ate some candy and played with other children. At first, …

The Brain

How to reset your midlife body to burn fat – in six easy steps

Weight gain is not an inevitability of ageing – although, for many people, as they accumulate years under their belt, they also gain pounds.<p>A big part of this is down to the modern dietary environment, which encourages gradual weight gain over time. Over the last 10-20 years, we have started to eat …

Focus on what you can control and you will win every time

“I think that everything is possible as long as you put your mind to it and you put the work and time into it. I think your mind really controls …

Rio Olympics

Warren Buffett's 10 rules to get rich

At first I thought the manager of my local Jimmy John's was just a huge Warren Buffett fan. But then I did some research online and I found out that this same plaque can be found in Jimmy John's restaurants all across the country.<p>Why are these plaques in Jimmy John's? Well, that remains a mystery. …

The best time of day to exercise, according to the creator of the viral 7-minute workout

Working out shouldn't feel like a chore, but with dozens of variables to nail down before hitting the gym, it certainly can. Did you remember to eat before your spin class? Did you pack the right shoes in your gym bag? Did you get enough sleep the night before?<p>But there's one thing you can get …

The one habit that makes it easier to achieve your goals

<b>What are ‘Keystone Habits’?</b><p>The idea of keystone habits was first introduced in Charles Duhigg’s book, <i>The Power of Habit.</i><p>According to Duhigg:<p>Keystone …

Keystone Pipeline

If You Want to Become a Multi-Millionaire, These Are the Top 3 Things You Must Sacrifice

You don't need to sacrifice everything, but these three actions will accelerate your success.<p>Over the years, I have learned the true meaning of sacrifice in order to achieve unbelievable wins for the growth of my company: You must be willing to be uncomfortable today in order to live a life of …

Self-improvement

I've found the key to being more productive and successful comes down to 3 hours of my day

When I feel overwhelmed with everything I need to get done, I remind myself of the power of three uninterrupted hours.<p>I am always less stressed when I have time alone to work and think  —  and I have learned that three focused hours drastically improves my mood.<p>This is true whether it is hundreds …

Time Management

The right kind of pessimism can have a positive effect on your life

It's not all bad.<p>How many times have you been told that something great will happen as long as you believe it is possible? From pop psychology books to self-improvement seminars and blogs, there’s a lot of hype surrounding the advantages of positive thinking. And there’s certainly some evidence …

Obscure 1984 Donkey Kong game released online

Previously, the Hudson Soft-developed PC title had only been available in Japan as one of the many Nintendo games licensed as PC games in the '80s. …

Habits Expert Charles Duhigg Dives Into the Science Behind Productivity Hacks | Heleo

“This act of allowing yourself to think is very, very useful because it’s a structured time when we force ourselves to think more deeply about our …

The 15 Most Important Exercises for Men

Every guy who’s into fitness has some methodology, piece of equipment, or program they like over anything else. Some like to circuit train every day, …

People with depression use language differently — here’s how to spot it

From the way you move and sleep, to how you interact with people around you, depression changes just about everything. It is even noticeable in the way you speak and express yourself in writing. Sometimes this "language of depression" can have a powerful effect on others. Just consider the impact …

How to Save $1 Million for Retirement -- When You Have Nothing Saved by Age 50

Believe it or not, it can be done.<p>It's no secret that Americans on a whole are mostly unprepared for retirement -- but sadly, that includes those who …

The 5 best apps to start investing with little money

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Acorns<p>Investing can be a confusing and intimidating activity to get involved with. The future payoff is worth it, but first-time investors …

How This 25-Year-Old Earns A Passive Revenue of $400K A Year While Traveling The World

It’s been almost two years since I left my corporate life in New York City to work remotely and travel the world. When I first left my apartment, job, and other comforts, I was terrified: I had no idea whether it was possible to build a business on the road, let alone make a decent living from …

Financial Services

This Is Totally Why You're Not Successful Yet

There is no shortage of excuses for failure, and even more for mediocrity. This list will make you aware of the real truth about your ability to be successful.<p>You're frustrated. No matter how hard you work, how much you plan, or how badly you want it, you are not living the life of your dreams. But …

Self-improvement

BuJoPro: Thoughts on Adapting Bullet Journal to a Hyper-Connected World

<b>Analog Productivity</b>Bullet Journal (BuJo for short) is a personal productivity system invented by a product designer named Ryder Carroll. You can find …

6 Easy Tips That Will Make You More Productive in the Morning

Time is non-refundable, use it with intention.<p>We all want to be more productive, it seems.<p>Productivity isn't about somebody standing over us with a stopwatch, shouting "Faster! Faster!" like an old cartoon. It's about moving ourselves closer to our goals and helping our team and organization move …

Time Management

8 Books Stanford Business School Professors Think You Should Read This Holiday Season

From spy thrillers to weighty philosophy, there's something here for every taste.<p>For many of us, the next few weeks will bring terrible weather, long nights, and less to do at work. What better time of year to catch up on your reading?<p>If you already have an unconquerable stack of titles to check …

Books

These 9 Easy Hacks Will Keep You Alert and Productive All Afternoon

Want to beat the 4 o'clock slump?<p>If you're like most people, the late afternoon is not the most productive moment in your workday. Instead, you find yourself zoning out during meetings, struggling to focus on complex tasks, and maybe discreetly yawning at your desk.<p>Are there things you can do to …

Time Management

Arnold Bennett’s Fight Against Steampunk Social Media

<b>How to Live</b>In 1910, Arnold Bennett published a short volume titled <i>How to Live on 24 Hours a Day</i>. He was alarmed with the way the newly emergent …

How to remove daily work stress with just 15 minutes each week

Of all the productivity habits I’ve studied and recommended, there is one that stands head and shoulders above the rest in its importance: the weekly review.<p>First named by David Allen in his best-selling book <i>Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity</i>, the weekly review has become an …

Productivity

10 Things You Absolutely Must Do Before You Board a Plane

<i>This article originally appeared on Travel + Leisure</i><p>Get fast-tracked.<p>If you haven’t already, sign up for TSA PreCheck ($85 for five years), which …

AI Is Dreaming Up New Kinds of Video Games - MIT Technology Review

Michael Cook, a 30-year-old senior research fellow at the University of Falmouth, has built an AI capable of imagining new video games from scratch. …