Frederik Iversen

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20 Surprising Health Benefits Of Coffee

Hugh ‘Wolverine’ Jackman voices our thoughts when he says, “To me, the smell of fresh-made coffee is one of the greatest inventions”. Admit it, tea …

Coffee

7 tough lessons people often learn too late in life

Life lessons are full of wisdom because they often have to be learned the hard way. However, the hardest part about that process is realizing that sometimes not every opportunity lasts forever. You finally "get it" long after the fact.<p>If possible, it's best to learn these things sooner rather than …

Self-help

5 Elements of a Peaceful Home

When looking for ways to manage stress, people often overlook one of the simplest and most effective strategies: create a peaceful home. Because most …

Feng Shui

Teenagers aren't reading enough tough books – here's why they should worry

We may be living in the digital age, but reading books is still a big part of growing up. And the books that young people read – and how difficult …

Teaching

What’s the Right Age to Read a Book?

What was the book that changed your life? How old were you when you read it?<p>Sometimes I wonder how many great books — even those I have since come to revere — were wasted on my younger self. And not because I wasn’t a devoted reader then (I was), but because sometimes what books have to say can’t …

Literature

The Best Books of 2018 (So Far)

Here are the new titles that have caught our eye so far in 2018.

Books

17 Fantasy Books You Missed As A Kid — But Should Read As An Adult

I've spent a lifetime reading fantasy novels, but there are <i>so many</i> novels and series that I didn't have the chance to read when I was younger and …

Books

21 intriguing books I want to read in 2018

Every year, I read advance copies of dozens of big idea and business books. So do other authors, but we all do it separately—and rarely get a chance to discuss, debate, and share our insights. My resolution this year is to change that.<p>I've started a book club with Malcolm Gladwell, Susan Cain, and …

Books

This Book Is A Must-Read For Everyone Who Needs Help Getting Through Their To-Do List

I am all too familiar with the specific, morbid feeling that I'm going to be physically crushed to death by the emails in my inbox. I realize this is …

Writing

13 Incredible New Books to Add to Your Bookshelf This Month

Books

7 Self-Improvement Books That Actually Work

Stuck in a rut and want to get more out of your day than sitting at a desk, punching keys and drinking lukewarm coffee? Hate reading those dull …

Tim Ferriss

“I’ll Do It Tomorrow” Attitude

I recently graduated with bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering. I have three elder siblings (two sisters and a brother, eldest of all). Now …

Eldest

If you’re scared to run a marathon, take inspiration from 83-year-old great-grandmother Jean

If you’re anything like us, you’ve always told yourself you’d love to run a marathon… but you haven’t done anything to take you closer to that goal.<p>A …

Marathons

What you should do if your child is a ‘quitter’

Bella was going out of her mind. Her 9-year-old daughter, Angie, would agree to sign up for an activity with great enthusiasm. Swim team? Yes, please! Book club? You bet! Ballet? Sign me up! Then something would happen that made the activity, well, <i>hard</i>. Her team had to practice diving off racing …

Parenting

Shift Your Perspective and Change Your Life

There’s plenty of solid evidence that how we think about what’s going on in our lives can greatly contribute to whether or not we find events in our …

Psychology

What exactly is the keto diet?

If you’ve heard of a high fat, low carb diet (like the one Vanessa Hudgens says she lost 10 lbs. on), then you may, in fact, be familiar with the …

Nutrition

Study finds link between processed food and cancer

Those of us who eat highly-processed food are more likely to develop cancer.<p>According to a group of French scientists who've studied the diets of more than 100,000 people, eating highly-processed (or ultra-processed) food puts people at a higher risk of developing cancer.<p>Ultra-processed foods …

Cancer

5 secrets for staying healthy this cold and flu season

The common cold is one of the most feared parts of these chilly winter months. And while it may seem unavoidable (your S.O. is sick; your coworkers …

Wellness

Tips for Training Your Focus

Checking email. Scrolling social media. Sending a text. Visiting a random website—or five. These are small actions that can significantly muddy up …

Writing

There are only four types of drunk in the world. Which one are you?

It’s easy to see alcohol consumption being a result of thousands of years of ritual and a lifetime of habit. But have you ever stopped to consider …

Alcohol

13 Foods That Will Clean Your Blood

Food is more than just something we feed our bodies with. It can also be seen as a manner of healing our bodies, as there are certain types of foods …

10 habits that will dramatically improve your life

In Hans Christian Andersen’s fable <i>The Red Shoes,</i> a young girl longs for a pair of pretty red shoes. She ultimately tricks the blind woman who cares …

Happiness

How to Stop Overthinking

Overthinking is a byproduct of trying to control. The "human" part of our being believes that we can think our way to safety and resolution when in fact, it is a combination of our left (thinking) brain and our right (intuitive/creative) brain that we form the best decisions and conclusions for our …

Meditation

The To-Do List Method That Finally Got My Life In Order

Who knew graph paper could make such a difference?<p>You’ve probably heard by now about the life-changing magic of a functional to-do list. <i>You’ll be</i> …

Productivity

A study of more than 100,000 people has found that one food group is closely linked with cancer

If scientists told you there was a single lifestyle factor that may best predict whether you get cancer, you'd want to know, right?<p>Researchers in France may have found just that. After studying more than 100,000 adults for years, they found that eating processed food was more closely linked with …

Cancer

10 Horrible Habits You're Doing Right Now That Are Draining Your Energy

For most people the biggest obstacle they face is themselves, but it doesn't have to be that way.<p>Entrepreneur and Connector<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the greatest ways that you can improve your daily productivity is to cut out habits that drain your …

Self-help

15 Foods That Increase Blood Pressure and Should Be Avoided

High blood pressure can damage your heart, brain, kidneys, and cause a number of other complications such as disabilities. There are certain foods …

Nutrition

You can teach yourself to read an entire book in a single day

There’s no better superfood for your brain than a book.<p>Reading is the best way to rapidly gain a deep, and broad understanding of a topic or discipline.<p>You can read an entire book every day, but it will cost you. It’s a massive goal and can be unreasonable, but it works for me.<p>I am selective about …

Writing

The 4 Types of Problem-Solvers (and Why Knowing Which One You Are Will Make You More Successful)

There is more to motivation than ambition and work ethic. Learn how to recognize and maximize key drivers for business success.<p>Entrepreneurs are typically highly motivated individuals. Driven and ambitious, they see the reward in taking less predictable approaches and embracing routines that stray …

Self-improvement

How Writing changed my Life and so will yours…

Image Courtesy: pexels.com<b>“I write to give myself strength. I write to be the characters that I am not. I write to explore all the things I’m afraid</b> …

Creative Writing