Grace Brown

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You Can Reach Your Biggest Goals by Making This One Small Change

Massively successful achievers know that reaching a goal isn't really the challenge. Instead, true success is in understanding the why behind the what.<p>Believe it or not, most people don't have an issue knowing what they have to do to reach their goal. The problem often comes down to <i>why</i> they want to …

Steve Jobs: This Is the Mindset That Separates Those With Extraordinary Lives From Everyone Else

He said it 22 years ago but it's just as true today.<p>To leave your mark on the world and accomplish truly interesting things, do you need to be rich? Brilliant? Able to take a mental beating and keep on fighting?<p>Not according to Steve Jobs. None of those factors will probably hurt your efforts to be …

This 6-Move Workout Reveals Your Abs By Targeting Your Entire Core

<b>Use it as a stand-alone workout, or mix it up with your usual strength-training routine…</b><p>Train your core and get your best abs with these six moves …

A professor of medicine explains why eating fat won't make you fat — but sugar will

• <b>Dozens of scientific studies suggest that eating fat isn't linked to weight gain.</b>• <b><br>Aaron Carroll, a pediatrician and professor of pediatrics, says it's perfectly OK to eat butter, cream, nuts, and avocados.</b>• <b><br>Instead of eating low-fat products, Carroll encourages people to eat less sugar, which studies</b> …

Low Fat

A Cheat Sheet to Using Adaptogens to Lower Stress, Increase Energy, and Improve Digestion

Ease anxiety, boost libido, reduce bloat, enhance your skin's natural glow — do any of these benefits sound too good to be true? Well, they're not. These are all very real benefits of some magic little plants and herbs called adaptogens.<p>Dr. Will Cole, DC, a functional medicine practitioner from …

Immune System

10 Things to Remember Before You Take Things Personally

Let me share three quick stories and some life-changing lessons with you…• This morning at a train stop near the hospital, a man and his three young …

10 Low-Carb Vegetarian Recipes That Will Have Meat Eaters Wanting Seconds

When recipes go meat-free, there's a tendency for them to be bulked up on the carbs—be it pasta, bread, or sweet potatoes. But just because you're …

Vegetarian Food

The Redline: Getting Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable

I wanted to really dig into managing a key part of your development as a CrossFit athlete or enthusiast: the notion that you have to be comfortable …

A beginner’s guide to self-awareness

The vast majority of people — up to 95 percent, in fact — believe they have a decent amount of self-awareness. And maybe you’re one of the lucky 10 …

A Little Self Deception Can Lead to Personal Self Destruction

What are the most common lies that people tell themselves? <i>originally appeared on</i> Quora: <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p>Answer <b>by</b> Matt Bodnar, Investor & Accidental Podcaster, on Quora:<p>I study evidence based growth and I’ve …

5 Ways to Help Others Without Getting Sucked into Their Drama

Leaders naturally want to solve problems and help others. Here are 5 things to remember so you don't sacrifice yourself.<p>Anyone that serves as a leader, on in the role of a consultant, coach, or trusted advisor, is vulnerable to personalizing or internalizing other people's challenges. It's often …

9 Things Insecure People Do That Ruin Their Lives

Insecurity is the dumbest thing that we all feel. Every person in the world has something he or she is insecure about – even if only slightly. Well, …

You won’t feel motivated every single day. Focus on this instead

It's taken me a long time to learn that motivation isn't an external source of inspiration.<p>It's an inner quiet you have to practice listening …

A Daily Dose of This One Food Can Boost Your Brain, Science Says

Now, you have one more reason to add these delicious bites to your dinner plate tonight (aside from the fact that they’re one of the healthiest …

Oprah's Brilliant Career Advice for 20-Somethings Is a Master Class in Emotional Intelligence

It's not, "What should I do with my life?"<p>If there's anyone in the world qualified to talk about the path to massive success, it's Oprah Winfrey.<p>A self-made billionaire, Oprah is not only one of the wealthiest women in the world but also obviously committed to contributing to humanity.<p>Her talk show …

How intermittent fasting can increase weight loss

Intermittent fasting, without restricting overall calorie intake, has been found to reduce weight and improve metabolism. A new investigation hunts …

Intermittent Fasting

How to Write Emails That People Will Actually Read

When it comes to emails, I tend to be pretty wordy.<p>I live with an intense fear of coming off as too direct or cold, and there’s something about all …

Long-Term Marijuana Use Changes Brain at the Cellular Level, Say Scientists

Chronic use leads to chronic problems.<p>In March, long-term marijuana smoker Woody Harrelson surprised fans by announcing he was giving up his chronic …

10 Things Incredibly Likable People Never, Ever Do (and Why You Love Them for It)

What you do can make you extremely likable, but so can what you don't choose to do.<p>Some people are incredibly likable because of the things they do. Some people are incredibly charismatic because of the things they do.<p>And some people are incredibly likable because of the things they <i>don't</i> do.<p>If you …

How to lose fat

Make no mistake: fat loss is an industry. The market is flooded with gimmicks and gadgets, programmes and diets – all of which claim to help you shed the blubber, and all of which stand to profit from your well-intentioned dedication.<p>As a result, the public's perceived wisdom on fat loss is not …

Eat This Carb and You Won't Gain Weight

Carbohydrates sound so innocent: mere starches, sugar and fiber that the body uses for energy. Yet health-conscious Americans despise them, designing …

9 Stressful Things You Need to Stop Tolerating--if You Want to Be Successful

Don't tolerate anything that stresses you or gets in the way of your success.<p>There are many things that can stress us out, especially when we want to create our own success stories.<p>Unfortunately, most of us end up tolerating some of our own bad habits, even though they cause much of the stress we …

Why Weight Training Is Ridiculously Good For You

<i>This article originally appeared on Time.com.</i><p>For many, weight training calls to mind bodybuilders pumping iron in pursuit of beefy biceps and bulging …

I've been waking up at 4 a.m. for a year and I'm convinced it helps me meet my goals

No matter where I am — even in bustling cities like Tokyo — this time of day is tranquil. Most of the world is still sleeping.<p>Not me. I have been getting up at 4 a.m. for the last year or so.<p>I was always an early riser, but recently, I've stepped things up.<p>In part, this is because of my current …

7 Ways to Jump-Start Your Metabolism

When your metabolism is running like a well-oiled machine, your body is working for you. Not only can it make maintaining (or losing) weight a little …

Work Stress

'I Did Khloe Kardashian's 'Revenge Body' Workout for 2 Weeks—Here's What Happened'

Khloe’s routine is no joke.<p>Living like Khloe Kardashian is hard as hell. No, not her lifestyles-of-the-rich-and-famous day-to-day existence (I’m sure that’s pretty great), but mimicking her diet and fitness routine? That’s another story completely. Then try doing that in the middle of the holidays …

Fitness

8 of the best free workouts on YouTube

Who says you need an expensive gym membership to get fit?<p>If you're looking to get fit, but the cost of a gym membership is putting you off and you …

Exercise

What's the Best Way to Get Toned Fast: Bodyweight Exercises or Strength Training?

Get the definition you want.<p>When it comes to building muscle, it seems there are two schools of thought on how to get toned: lift weights or use your own body weight. Let's get one thing straight: There's no loser here. “Both can be great for building strength and tone if done correctly,” says …

Exercise

The Best 40-Minute Workout To Do At The Gym

As the saying goes, an hour-long workout is roughly four percent of your day, so use it wisely. However, once you factor in your commute to and from …

The Ultimate 5 Minute Butt Workout

Butt workouts are where it’s at, and even a 5 minute butt workout is no exception. “Having a strong butt is just as important as having a strong …