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The 15-Minute Six Pack Shimmy

Get ready for your abs to burn and shake<p>This 15-minute abs workout from <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour has a fun name, but it’ll cause your abs to burn and shake.<p>The routine’s five movements hit every last muscle in your core, including your shoulders, obliques, rectus abdominis, hip …

Workouts

33 Life-Changing Books: Today in Critical Linking

<i>In honor of International Women’s Day, Women’s History Month, and all women everywhere, we asked the all-volunteer staff at VIDA to tell us about the</i> …

How To Master Your Life With The Decision-Making Diet

When I first noticed that Steve Jobs, Barack Obama and Mark Zuckerberg are mostly seen in the same clothes, I wondered why these powerful and wealthy people (globally influential to the nth degree) didn’t seem to buy new clothes. Clearly, it wasn’t about affordability. There simply had to be some …

Duke University

Improve Your Mood With These 5 Decorating Tips

How your style your home affects more than you thought.<p>Neuro-architecture may sound complicated and unapproachable, but the concept is actually quite simple: it's all about improving how humans respond to the environment around them.<p>You probably already knew this, but the interiors in which we live …

5 Stunning Ways To Style Your Bar Cart

Don't just throw those liquor bottles haphazardly on the shelf.<p>Bar carts don't always live up to their potential, with function beating out form more often than not. (Their main purpose is right there in the name, after all.) But by adding in a few key accessories (and a little extra thought), your …

5 Ways to Cure Chronic Procrastination | Inc.com

New research from Stockholm University has confirmed that procrastination isn’t just a time-management issue. In this study, researchers found that emotional reasons are often a trigger for procrastination, and some people claim they purposely leave things to the last minute because they work …

Procrastination

12 sites that will teach you coding for free

<i>This post is in partnership with Entrepreneur. The article below was originally published at</i> <i>entrepreneur.</i><i>com</i><i>.</i><p>By John Rampton, Entrepreneur<p>There was a …

12 Money Hacks You Must Learn Now Or Regret It In 20 Years

If you’re a young professional, the lifestyle of your 40s will be dictated by your choices in the coming years, and even in the coming months. They …

Personal Finance

Russia and Saudi Arabia are 'sending signals to each other' about what happens next to the oil market

Arkady Dvorkovich, the deputy prime minister, said OPEC producers are suffering the ricochet effects of their attempt to flush out rivals by flooding the world with excess output.<p>"I don't think they really want to live with low oil prices for a long time. At some point it is likely that are going …

Why Process Is the Secret Weapon for Boosting Productivity

Image by Dennis Hamilton via Flickr<p>Many professionals start off their day staring at a blank screen, waiting for orders, or drowning in email. The idle time lost hoping your manager may hand over a list of to-dos for the day could have been better spent sleeping, walking to work or exercising. …

Time Management

The Best Workouts for People Over 40

Aging is a unique experience. For some, the effects will present themselves sooner rather than later, and for some who are luckier, the "aches and pains" and won't present themselves as prominently.<p>Either way, exercise will remain an important part of your daily routine for a handful of different …

7 Items That Make You Instantly More Attractive

According to science.<p>Infinite information is out there on fashion and what makes certain trends so appealing, which colors are best to wear, which pieces make the biggest impact. It's no secret that we're fascinated by the psychology behind our sartorial obsessions—and making style choices backed …

Boston University

5 details you shouldn't give Facebook

The whole point of Facebook is to share your life with other people. You probably have more than a few friends who fall into the over-sharing category. But don’t snicker. You may be one, too, and not even know it.<p>Here are five personal tidbits Facebook asks you to share that you’re much better off …

20 Genius Small-Kitchen Decorating Ideas

Bigger is not always better, especially when we’re talking kitchens. Small kitchens are usually more efficient workspaces than large ones. Space and …

20 tools to help you craft irresistible infographics

Imagine helping people digest 1,000 words' worth of information in a few seconds.<p>Readers want quick access to information, and infographics are a …

Be Remarkable, Be Indispensable, Get Permission, and Oh, by the Way, Your PowerPoint Sucks! | Inc.com

How does one article accurately capture the man, the myth, and the legend that is Seth Godin? After more than two decades of trailblazing entrepreneurship, 18 best-selling books that have been translated into more than 35 languages, and his recent induction into the Direct Marketing Hall of Fame, …

21 Easy Things To Do On Sunday That Will Make Mondays Suck Less

Because Mondays really don't have to be so awful.

Productivity

26 Incredibly Specific Workout Playlists For Every Human Ever

From Disney buffs to ex-emo kids, there is a mix for you to sweat to.

10 DIY Beauty Oils to Mix Up Now

When the temps start to drop, so does the moisture in our skin. That’s why we’re breaking out the masks, new beauty products and lotions as if the release of the pumpkin spice latte depended on it. When beginning a new beauty routine for the season, we recommend starting with oils. Not only do the …

Skin Care

10 Tips That Can Take Your Life From Average to Awesome

<i>What are the top 10 good habits that I should follow daily to have a beautiful life? originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question.</i><p><b>Answer by Nicolas Cole, Creative Marketing Strategist, on Quora:</b><p>These 10 habits have helped me transform my life from one of frustration, anxiety, …

10 Reasons Why You Should Start Your Own Business

<i>This post originally appeared on BrandMentalist.com</i>.<p>Are you thinking of quitting your job and starting your own thing but not sure if it's the right decision?<p>Are you scared of failing? of going broke? of living uncomfortably? of disappointing your loved ones?<p>Are you scared that you might not be …

5 Simple Ways to a Less-Cluttered Life

Weeks and weeks of putting the mail on your kitchen counter eventually adds up! And that shoe pile by the door -- how long has that been building up? Since we know you're busy, here are a few easy tricks that will help you clean up your clutter in no time and with virtually no hassle.<p>Add It to Your …

Exhaled Pounds: How Fat Leaves the Body

When you lose weight, where does it go? Turns out, most of it is exhaled.<p>In a new study, scientists explain the fate of fat in a human body, and …

Brazil falls deep into recession

Brazil is going bust.<p>Its currency is plummeting, unemployment is rising, its stock market is down 20% from a year ago and its president, Dilma Rousseff, has an 8% approval rating -- the lowest since 1992 when Brazil's president was impeached.<p>Once a major economic success story, Brazil sank into …

The Only Two Rules You Need To Know To Be Successful In Work And Life

Staying focused on the right things can make all the difference.<p>There are three skills you need to be financially successful: making money, keeping money, growing money. James Altucher is mostly only good at making money.<p>“I’ve had several instances where I’ve started a business, sold it, made a lot …

5 Steps to Take Before Quitting Your Job to Become an Entrepreneur

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>While some professionals have managed to start work on a side business while maintaining their integrity in a nine-to-five job, such a setup has little potential for long-term success. Whether you’ve come up with a new idea or you’re …

Program Yourself for Success

Constructing new ways of thinking and converting them into habits is no easy task. As a matter of fact, it's one of the most difficult things to do, especially as you grow older and your habits are more firmly rooted.<p>Most of us are programmed for mediocrity. Most people are smart, educated and …

When Living Large isn't a Compliment

It started as a fun golf game with another couple we enjoy. It ended with me wanting to stab myself with a knife. Life is like that sometimes.<p>We finished our round with a good score and returned to the club house for dinner. As we waited for the food, the man casually mentioned that his wife and my …

Habits of Successful People

If you take a look at the world's most successful people, whether their millionaire investors, established entrepreneurs, or elite athletes chances are they have one major thing in common. Today's most successful individuals tend to be creatures of habit. These are the people that have found …