Isabella Goodson

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22 Things I Wish I Knew When I Was 22

<b>1.</b> Confidence is built on accomplishments.<p><b>2.</b> Failure is the foundation of success; the more you fail the more you will succeed. Do not fear failure.<p><b>3.</b> No amount of schooling or research is a substitute for experience.<p><b>4.</b> Overall happiness and success is built on discipline.<p><b>5.</b> You are as good as the …

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9 Habits of People Who Never Settle for Mediocrity

When someone says it can't be done, or that it is impossible, you should be the first one in line to test it out.<p><i>How can I stop being average? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Lukas</b> …

Motivation

Want To Be More Confident? Stop Doing These 7 Things

Eleanor Roosevelt said, “You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.”<p>It’s no secret that fear is a big roadblock to confidence. Fear of taking risks. Fear of failure. Fear of saying or doing the wrong thing. There are a myriad of …

Breaking Through

Here are 10 daily habits that could make you a millionaire

<i>Editor's Note: An earlier version of this article stated that Daniel Ally became a self-made millionaire at age 24. We are no longer confident in those assertions and have removed them.</i><p>You have to pay the cost if you want to be the boss.<p>The cost is discipline. No leader can achieve success without …

12 Must-Read Book Recommendations From Millionaire Entrepreneurs

A good book is every successful entrepreneur's constant companion. Here are top recommendations and reviews from millionaire entrepreneurs.<p>Most successful people have mentors and coaches. Every successful person has a favorite books list. These millionaire entrepreneurs say their favorite books …

Entrepreneurship

24 Valentine's Day Desserts That Are Better Than A Date

All the chocolate.<p>Unless you're one of the lucky few, Valentine's Day sucks. It either makes you feel like you're all alone (don't worry, you're not) or it convinces you that the romance from your relationship has simmered to a neutral (not true, either). The expectations of love for this one …

3 Blue Cheeses for People Who Think They Hate Blue Cheese

If you think you don't like blue cheese, these 3 might change your mind.<p>When I was working at Murray's Cheese in N.Y.C., first as a cheesemonger, then in the classroom, I heard a lot of people say, with surprising conviction, "I don't like blue cheese." It hurt me, like a cheese knife straight in …

7 ways Amal Clooney has perfected a modern work wardrobe

There's a certain irony that Amal Clooney - the human rights lawyer who would rather we all cared about the abuses going on in the Maldives more than her clothes - has become a pin-up for a modern working woman. But someone has to. Because aside from the fictional Alicia Florrick in The Good Wife …

The best pastries you can find in Paris

Already binged through the <i>Great British Baking Show</i>? May we suggest streaming <i>Qui Sera</i> <i>Le Prochain Grand Pâtissier</i> (translation: Who <i>Will Be the Next Great Pastry Chef)</i>, France's equivalent of the UK breakout.<p>We tapped the host, venerable pâtissier Philippe Urraca, for his picks for Paris' best …

Europe's Most Overlooked Smaller Cities

By: <i>Barbara Woolsey</i><p>@barbarawoolsey<p><i>Credit: Stefano Termanini/Shutterstock</i><p>If you learned anything from repeated late-night viewings of the movie <i>EuroTrip</i>, it's be wary of absinthe. Also, nude beaches and sex clubs are <i>never</i> what they're cracked up to be.<p>But what you should've also taken away is that a …

5 Shortcuts To Bonding Deeply With a Romantic Partner

How do you get to crazy love — or get crazy love back when it’s gone away?<p>Forget the silly relationship books, let’s look at the real science and get …

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7 things that hold people back from being successful

Is it simply that they're more innately talented, or they just got lucky? Probably not.<p>Over on Quora, users have weighed in with their thoughts on the beliefs, attitudes, and behaviors that can prevent you from achieving your full potential.<p>We've highlighted the most insightful responses, along …

Self-improvement

What Are the Three Ways to Train Your Brain to Be Happy?

You can train your mind to be unhappy and you can train it to be happy.<p>Training your mind to look for errors and problems (as happens in careers like …

Happiness

LA's Hottest Trainers Reveal 16 Secrets to Fitness Success

While stylish insiders have plenty of fitspiration to offer, we all know that behind every blogger body is a top-notch trainer. Just like last year, we're strolling sweating through memory lane and rounding up some of the wisest words spoken by our Hottest Trainer 2015 contestants.<p>Whether you're …

Fitness

After reading over 1,000 business books, I learned these are the 3 signs you're going to be successful

Yes, I realize that you are automatically thinking — "Duh! Of course it does," but I'm talking about changes in every part of my life.<p>At the time, I was a police detective with the Ottawa Police Service in Canada. Like any newly expecting dad, I started to take account of where I had gotten in life …

5 Diet Tips I Learned From Channing Tatum's Nutritionist

"I never have a client where my only goal is weight loss. I want them to have more energy and have better skin."<p>"People do resolutions and they're done with them by the end of January," says glowing green human Kimberly Snyder, the nutritionist behind Hollywood hard-bodies like Channing Tatum (and …

The TV wardrobes that put the pow in power dressing

What with <i>Empire</i> and <i>Jessica Jones</i> forging ahead with fearless female leads, we've never had so many Bechdel-test passing boss ladies on our television and tablet screens. We love a strong leading lady as much as the next woman, but we like them even more if we can extract some style inspiration, so …

10 Secret Mindsets of Multi-Millionaires

I have a ton of rich friends who’ve wanted me to write this for a long time.<p>Yesterday, I was chatting with future billionaire, Josh McAfee (Founder …

Apple, Google, Facebook and Twitter to meet White House over terrorists’ use of social media

Top executives from several major Silicon Valley tech firms are scheduled to meet with senior White House officials as well as US intelligence and security agencies to discuss measures to counter militant groups’ use of social media for recruitment and spreading propaganda.<p>Reuters reports that …

How to Make Carbonara Like a Pro

Carbonara is a creamy, intensely satisfying Italian dish of pasta, eggs, bacon and black pepper. Here are seven reasons to add it to your weekly …

The 10 most important things in the world right now

Good morning! Here's what you need to know on Tuesday.<p><b>1. 2016 got off to a horrible start in the European markets, with every major bourse closing in the red on the year's first day of trading.</b> Terrible data from China sent all of Europe's major stock indexes plunging early Monday morning.<p><b>2.</b><b>US</b> …

The 10 most important things in the world right now

Good morning! Here's what you need to know on Monday.<p><b>1. Saudi Arabia has given Iranian diplomats 48 hours to leave the country after severing diplomatic ties between the two nations.</b> The move comes after Iranian protesters attacked the Saudi embassy in Tehran in retaliation for Saudi Arabia's …

A Quick 4-Move Bodyweight Workout To Work Your Entire Body

If you have 10 minutes and just a few feet of floor space, this bodyweight workout is for you. We completely understand that it can feel impossible …

Workouts

3 Relationship Resolutions to Make in the New Year

And keep them!<p>Every year I make three solemn New Year's vows: I'm going to declare war on my burrito addiction, I'm going to do at least eight crunches a week, and I'm going to get better at my relationships. With my wife, my boss, my mom, my cat, my best friends. I can do better with everyone. I …

33 business books every professional should read before turning 30

To help you figure out how to navigate the professional world and set yourself on the right trajectory, we've rounded up some of our favorite business books.<p>They include career guides, business memoirs, and academic research on how to maximize your time and network.<p>Here are the business books we …

Searching for Authentic Love

When I was in the 7th grade, Ms. Comely introduced herself to me as the 9th grade Chemistry teacher. I will never forget that visceral naivety that flooded my system. Completely dumbfounded and awe-stricken, I looked her in the eye and said, "You mean... You get to teach about love?" Flushed with …