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Bill Gates and 20 Million More Smart Folks Use This Learning Platform--Should You?

Some 20 million people turn to it for 10,000 free, self-paced courses from companies such as Pixar.<p>Ever felt held back because you didn't have the chance to learn at your own pace? Welcome to my high school algebra class. It was years before I had the mental discipline, or maybe the patience, to …

Education

6 Scientifically Proven Benefits Of Mindfulness And Meditation

When I tell people that I’m a lawyer who teaches other lawyers and professionals to practice mindfulness and meditation, I get a lot of puzzled looks. Lawyers may seem like an unlikely group of professionals to practice mindfulness and meditation, but there’s a growing number of law schools and law …

How to Wake Up Earlier in the Morning

Because uuuuggghhhfjnjlknaiudghpoenughhhhh.<p>Getting up early is one of those Sisyphean wellness goals I resolve to achieve every single New Year, along with exercising more and Seamless-ing less. Does it ever work? Lol.<p>But it's *possible*, and, as basically every high-performing HBIC will tell you, …

Sleep

5 Quotes That Will Motivate You to Hike More

Get Excited for Hiking with These Outdoor Quotes<p>Are you stuck at work all week daydreaming about weekend adventures? Us too! We'd rather be hiking, …

The 5 books Bill Gates thinks you should read this summer

Want to know what the richest man in the world reads?<p>Bill Gates has written a blog post, recommending five books to his fans and followers.<p>He wrote on his website: "This summer, my recommended reading list has a good dose of books with science and math at their core. But there’s no science or math …

8 Foods for Better Sleep

<i>Photo: Well+Good</i><p><b>By Willa Tellekson-Flash for Well+Good</b><p>You've brewed countless cups of chamomile, taken your fair share of restorative yoga classes, and even tried to shut the lights just a little bit earlier. After all, quality ZZZs affect everything from your immune system--and we doubt you have …

10 Motivational Quotes to Start Your Monday Off the Right Way

Get inspired by the ideas of others to start this week off the right way.<p>Do you need a little inspiring motivation to start the day?<p><b>Here are 10 motivational quotes about success from some of my favorite people to help you off on the right foot:</b><p>"Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in …

Motivation

If you want to be like Warren Buffett and Bill Gates, adopt their voracious reading habits

Want to know one habit ultra-successful people have in common?<p>They read. A lot.<p>In fact, when Warren Buffett was once asked about the key to success, he pointed to a stack of nearby books and said, “Read 500 pages like this every day. That’s how knowledge works. It builds up, like compound interest. …

Success

How to Know When You Need to End a Friendship

<i>By: Lodro Rinzler</i><p>Friends are essential in life, yet there are times when we need to reassess how certain people contribute to our personal growth and happiness.<p>True friendship is essential to our spiritual journey, yet there are times when we may need to discern who actually is a true friend and …

How to Get and Stay Motivated Every Single Day

How can you be motivated if you don't know where you're headed?<p><i>How do I get motivated every single day? originally appeared on Quora--the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Matthew Jones, life coach and personal-growth expert,</b> …

Motivation

The Workout That Will Make You Sweaty, Sore, and Tired In 15 Minutes

Use this superfast routine to spur fat loss, hit every muscle, and crank up your metabolism<p>Want to lose your spare tire? Then think fast.<p>Superfast exercises build up lactic acid in your muscles because you’re working harder and faster than your body can clear the compound. This spurs human growth …

The 5-Minute Maxout Workout

The Maxout Workout is intense, but extremely efficient<p>Five minutes? That’s it?<p>Trust us, you don’t want to go for longer than that.<p>Follow-along with <i>Men’s Health</i> Next Top Trainer Gideon Akande in the workout shown above. Each minute, you’ll attack a different part of your body with two separate …

9 Architectural Photography Tutorials to Help You Get the Right Shot

While drawing or even writing about architecture can be a great way to be expressive in the field, today architectural photography is by far the most …

Photography Tutorials

The Ultimate Guide to Improving Your Focus

The only time you fail is when you fail to focus.<p>It's so easy to lose focus, and become susceptible to being busy but not productive. Sometimes we miss deadlines and unfortunately we even put off important things and then we wonder where our concentration has gone.<p>Successful entrepreneurship and …

Time Management

Your 7-Minute Fat-Blasting HIIT Workout

Want to burn a ton of calories, improve your endurance, and tone all over in just a few minutes? We've got the goods<p>Too busy to make it to your …

Exercise

Gardening 101: Everything you need to know to plant a thriving garden

<i>The first day of spring is days away — and that means gardening season is almost in full swing!</i><p><i>Chris and Peyton Lambton, hosts of DIY’s “Yard Crashers,” crashed the plaza Friday to show what how you — yes, you — can plant a successful garden this season, no matter how much of a novice you may …

Gardening

10 At-home Workouts You Can Do With 1 Kettlebell

Kettlebells are great for making your workout routines more challenging and creative. Kettlebells offer unique advantages over dumbbells, because the …

Exercise

15 Awesome Ideas for How to Eat Chia Seeds

Chia seeds have come a long way since being only recognized as the little things that made those funny chia pets grow. More recently they’ve become …

Breakfast

8 of the Most Toxic Items You Have In Your Home

These potentially dangerous foods and household items may have received chemical makeovers, but the replacements could be just as bad — or worse.<p>No one wants to be exposed to dangerous chemicals. That's why manufacturers sometimes phase out one chemical, and replace it with something that doesn't …

17 Healthy Ways to Lose Weight Fast

No crash diets allowed.<p>Sustainable weight loss doesn't happen overnight (and if it does, it's probably self-destructive). But if you're anxious to lose weight for a legit reason, follow these painless tips to improve your diet, streamline your workouts, and shed weight *the healthy way*.<p><b>1. Pregame</b> …

This Health Condition May Afflict Half The World By 2050

Soaring nearsightedness -- driven by staring at computer screens -- "is a true global health crisis."<p>If you don't already wear eyeglasses, there's a good chance you will by the middle of this century.<p>A new study predicts that by 2050, 4.8 billion people -- about half the global population -- will …

5 Foods That Can Help You Get a Better Night's Sleep

Here's a very good reason to treat yourself to a bowl of cherries.<p>It seems we're a nation of insomniacs. Nearly half of Americans suffer from at least occasional sleeplessness, and 22 percent experience it every (or almost every) night, according to the National Sleep Foundation (NSF). But what if …

5 top training tips for a toned, healthy body

Although it is losing popularity, the myth that steady-state cardio in the so-called ‘fat burning range’ will give you a lean and toned physique still has a large following. There are plenty of fitness enthusiasts spending hours a week jogging or cycling at low intensity.<p>The truth is, steady-state …

23 Free Health And Fitness Apps You Need To Download Immediately

Whether you're trying to lose weight, train for a 5k, or just track your sodium intake, there's an app for that.<p>Response in this post have been edited and condensed for clarity.