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These are the 3 habits you need to learn anything

Habits are learned through rewarded practice. Some habits are completely unconscious, for example: checking your phone when you experience a moment …

Self-improvement

Cannabis Stock Index Grew 236% In 2016

Marijuana's ambiguous legal status appears to have little effect on cannabis investment euphoria.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Putting money into the marijuana industry has become one of the hot topics for stock market investors.<p>The internet abounds with articles and …

A test can identify ‘supertaskers’, but only a few pass it

Only a small percentage of the population can multi-task well – could that be you?<p>I’m the kind of person who permanently has at least 10 windows open on my computer, at the same time as I hold a conversation, listen to the radio and send texts. I insist that I can concentrate perfectly well on all …

The Brain

This Technology Could Be a Game-Changer for the Marijuana Industry

The marijuana industry is scorching hot right now, and it's no wonder that investors are seemingly champing at the bit to get their hands on a company, or series of companies, with strong double-digit growth potential.<p>According to cannabis research firm ArcView, the legal marijuana market could …

Cannabis

What Immediately Happens to Your Body When You Stop Smoking

Knowing the damage that smoking does to your body in the long term doesn’t make it any easier to quit, but there are surprisingly some immediate …

Nicotine

Better Marijuana Stock to Buy: GW Pharmaceuticals or Insys Therapeutics?

Following last November's election, 28 states have legalized medical marijuana, and according to Gallup, Americans' attitude toward medical marijuana use has never been better. As a result, the use of medical marijuana is soaring. Tapping into that growth could bea big opportunity for drugmakers<b>GW</b> …

Your business is legal, but you can't use banks. Welcome to the cannabis all-cash nightmare

After decades as a corporate operations executive, Julia Gosnell decided it was time to become her own boss.<p>"It's now or never," she told me in the family room of her comfortable East Bay home as her Pomeranian, ChiChi, sat in her lap.<p>"This is my last good decade of working," said Gosnell, 54.<p>She …

Cannabis

3 Marijuana Stocks Ready to Soar in 2017

Marijuana stocks enjoyed a terrific year in 2016. Barring increased enforcement of federal laws prohibiting the sale of marijuana, many of these stocks should continue to do well this year. Put <b>GW Pharmaceuticals</b> (NASDAQ: GWPH), <b>Insys Therapeutics</b> (NASDAQ: INSY), and <b>Scotts Miracle-Gro</b> (NYSE: SMG) …

Investing

Why The Multiverse May Not Be Madness

Alternate realities, parallel dimensions, and multiple universes. Whatever you call it, the notion of other versions of existence is one of the most …

Physics

6 Powerful Ways to Build Unbreakable Self-Discipline

If you look at your life right now, what is the reason you are not as successful, happy, or healthy as you could be at this point in your life?<p>Apart …

Thinking of starting your own business? Read these 3 books.

These reads will teach you how to handle your finances, set up systems, and manage people.<p>January 20, 2017 —If you’re considering starting your own …

How I Turned $3,000 Into a Successful Fine Art Photo Business

About a year and half ago, after what seemed like a lifetime of living paycheck-to-paycheck (paying off student loans and other debts) my wife and I …

Customer Service

Sitting down for hours a day speeds up ageing - new research

Elderly people who spend most of their time sitting down age significantly quicker than more active contemporaries, according to new research.<p>A study of 1,500 pensioners found those who kept to a sedentary position for ten hours or more a day and who did less than 40 minutes moderate physical …

Aging

5 Things To Do Now While You Are Younger

The Insidious Yeast Infection We All Have—and How to Treat It

Functional medicine expert Dr. Amy Myers’s Austin-based practice is largely devoted to solving women’s health issues that are common but extremely …

Why the Humble Push-Up Could Be the Key to the Body You Want

It turned Jake Gyllenhaal into a prize fighter, and it can do the same for you.<p>The one exercise that can be performed anywhere at any time, the push-up is, nevertheless, an often misunderstood and under appreciated aspect of bodyweight fitness.<p>Many men ditch it early on in their workout lives for …

Workouts

Just 20 minutes of walking may reduce inflammation in your body

Just 20 minutes of exercise may help fight inflammation in the body, a new study suggests.<p>In the study, 47 people walked on a treadmill at a brisk pace for 20 minutes, and had blood samples taken before and after this exercise session.<p>The researchers found that this amount of exercise reduced …

The 50 Best Movies of 2016 to Stream on Netflix

<i>2016 wasn’t all bad. For proof, one need look no further than the impressive array of independent films released last year, some of which have now</i> …

The Barn

Resembling the classic farmstead outbuilding on the outside, The Barn uses a mix of rustic finishes and modern updates for a one-of-a-kind …

Earth - Plants can see, hear and smell – and respond

Plants, according to Jack C Schultz, "are just very slow animals".<p>This is not a misunderstanding of basic biology. Schultz is a professor in the Division of Plant Sciences at the University of Missouri in Columbia, and has spent four decades investigating the interactions between plants and …

Botany

10 Things Confident People Don't Do

When people believe in themselves and their abilities without bravado, there are certain things they simply don't do.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In <i>The Empire Strikes Back</i>, when Yoda is training Luke to be a Jedi, he demonstrates the power of the Force by raising an …

The case for eliminating sugar. All of it.

Gary Taubes argues in a new book that sugar is toxic and should be consumed as often as tobacco. As in, never.<p>For years, the conventional wisdom about diet has been that we get fat because we eat too many calories.<p>Gary Taubes, the enfant terrible of nutrition writing, has long been making the case …

23 Small Things You Can Do Every Day That Will Make You Happier

According to a happiness expert.<p>We asked a happiness expert for some easy ways to feel great that don't involve buying a fifty grand watch, going to the Maldives, or dating a supermodel.<p>Step forward Andy Cope—a happiness expert and co-author of <i>The Little Book of Emotional Intelligence: How to</i> …

Happiness

How to Trade Stocks Online

So you've opened your first online discount brokerage account, and put a little money in it. You're all ready to trade stocks online. But how do you start?<p>With just the push of a few buttons, you can learn to invest and start trading stocks online. Image source: Getty Images.<p>Learning where to start …

Investing

The Best GoPro Footage of 2016 Will Make You Hate Being Back at Work

Not that you were thrilled anyway.<p>If, like us, you are back at work and surrounded by grey plastic, idle chatter, and dark winter skies, then this video of beautiful people doing fun activities in some very nice locations will either bring you happy detachment or bleak envy.<p>With whale sharks, base …

Regulating cannabis is inevitable. We should talk about getting it right

The annual turnover of the cannabis market in Australia is estimated to be bigger than our wine market. But unlike our wine market, not a cent of Australia’s cannabis is taxed.<p>In 2014-15, 66,309 people were arrested in Australia for possessing cannabis. The number of people arrested for cannabis …

Cannabis

Micro-dosing: The Drug Habit Your Boss Is Gonna Love

What started as a body-tinkering, mind-hacking, supplement-taking productivity craze in Silicon Valley is now spreading to more respectable workplaces, maybe even to your office, where the guy down the hall might already be popping a new breed of brain-boosting pills or micro-dosing LSD—all in the …

Peter Thiel