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7 Restaurants And Bars You Can't Miss In Brooklyn, New York

Brooklyn, New York, has rightfully stepped into the spotlight as one of America’s most buzzed-about dining destinations. So, the next time you’re headed to the borough, keep this shortlist of hot spots handy.<p><b>Fausto</b> <br>When Franny’s shuttered its doors after a 15-year run, locals and Manhattanites …

Italy

32 Neighborhoods Every Food Lover Should Visit in NYC

New York City has more than 200 major neighborhoods, along with dozens of micro 'hoods. You can spend a lifetime exploring and understanding your way around them. Here's a guide to 32 of our favorite dining districts, with notes about their local culinary superstars.<p>Manhattan<p>by Greg Morabito<p><b>East</b> …

Humans Of New York Photo Goes Viral With The Best And Simplest Marriage Advice

Humans Of New York post highlights couple’s long term romantic ritual<p>Humans of New York (HONY) always knows how to hit us right in the feels, and …

50 Side Jobs to Help You Make an Extra $500 or More This Month

Disclosure:<p>Some of the links in this post are from our sponsors. We’re letting you know because it’s what Honest Abe would do. After all, he is on …

Personal Finance

5 Ways to Prevent a Debt Spiral

Do you dread opening that credit card statement each month? You're not alone.<p>The big challenge with credit card debt is that it grows quickly thanks …

15 Scientifically Proven Ways to Be Happier | Inc.com

Forget success. Forget fame. Forget fortune.<p><b>Happiness</b> is something <i>everyone</i> wants, and wants to feel a lot more often--because where happiness is concerned, too much is never enough.<p>Unfortunately we all have a hereditary "happiness set point." That means approximately 50% of our happiness is outside …

Happiness

11 Habits Of Ridiculously Likeable People

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likeable comes from natural, unteachable traits that belong only to a lucky few--the good looking, the fiercely social, and the incredibly talented. It's easy to fall prey to this misconception.<p>When I speak to smaller audiences, I often ask …

Three things you think will make you happier at work (but won't)

For many of us, work’s not working out. Mundane tasks, too much to do and the nagging feeling that your job may be, well, meaningless – mean that 47% of people in the UK want to change jobs. And for millennials like me it’s even higher, with 66% of us wanting to quit. We all know what will make us …

7 lessons about finding the work you were meant to do

<i>Emily Pidgeon</i><p>You don’t “find your calling,” you fight for it — and other lessons from people who found their passion (sometimes late in life).<p>Whether …

TED Talks

How To Use A Personal Development Journal

<b>“If you’re serious about becoming a wealthy, powerful, sophisticated, healthy, influential, cultured and unique individual, keep a journal. Don’t</b> …

Productivity

Why Keeping a Daily Journal Could Change Your Life

<i>“The life of every man is a diary in which he means to write one story, and writes another; and his humblest hour is when he compares the volume as</i> …

My Favorite Books on Habit and Behavior Change

One of the greatest illusions I’ve had to overcome in my life is that I’m a rational human being. Sure I try to be, and sometimes I might succeed. …

Self-improvement

The 7 Personal Finance Articles We Loved This Week

My ferrety little Type-A brain latches onto challenges like Rikki-Tikki-Tavi latches onto cobras (shout out to the animators of the 1960s; y’all …

These Are the Worst 7 Money Habits You Didn't Know You Had—and How to

If you can pay your bills—without charging so much as your Netflix bill to your credit card—and still manage to sock away a few bucks every month into savings, you’re ahead of the money game in a lot of ways. But you could be still be sabotaging your ability to grow financially with bad money …

50 Ways Happier, Healthier, And More Successful People Live On Their Own Terms

1. Stop consuming caffeine<p>Although people think they perform better on caffeine, the truth is, they really don’t. Actually, we’ve become so dependent …

Self-improvement

How to Discover Your True Life’s Purpose

<i></i><b>“We are all visitors to this time, this place. We are just passing through. Our purpose here is to observe, to learn, to grow, to love… and then we</b> …

Happiness

'Human Resources' Just Doesn't Tell You What HR Really Does

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Here’s a simple truth. Human resources is an outdated term.<p>The HR director or HR coordinator no longer just focuses on hiring and firing employees and making sure the company is in compliance with benefits and payroll.<p>In fact, many …

This Mom Took 365 Days of Selfies to Document Her 126-Pound Weight Loss

When Justine McCabe’s husband, John Paul, took his life following a lifelong battle with depression, the mother of two turned to food for comfort, …

Weight Loss

19 Quotes That Will Inspire You To Change

Are you really open to change? Unfortunately, as we grow older we tend to become more and more reluctant to it. Our vision of the world being the …

Motivation

The Dark Side of High Employee Engagement

Although employee engagement has become something of an HR fad, it would be hard to deny that it matters. In fact, robust meta-analytic studies show that higher levels of engagement boost employee wellbeing, performance, and retention. For example, engaged business units tend to deliver better …

This Might Be Why You're Feeling Burnt Out At Work

It's about so much more than after-hours emails.<p>You get to the office but don’t start work. You’re struggling through chronic head, neck and backaches. You’ve become disillusioned about your place at the company, or the impact you’re having on the team. You’re tired, cranky and just don’t care …

Psychology

Coffee make you too jittery? There’s a green alternative.

Matcha tea has been touted as a superfood because it’s high in antioxidants and vitamins. But most who drink it have a simpler mission: It’s their morning cuppa.<p>A majority of Americans drink at least one caffeinated beverage per day, but the side effects can be unpleasant. Vandana Sheth, a …

Tea

A guide to radically improving your life and career in 31 days

Now that you have a glimpse into your own plan, a fair warning: It's not a quick fix. And it's not about you.<p>It took years for me to develop the understanding that life is really about giving, service, and meaningful relationships.<p>If you're still with me, these things have reshaped my path as …